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Father Killed in Highland Park Shooting Died Shielding His 2-Year-Old Son, Family Says

Highland Park victim Kevin McCarthy died while using his body as a human shield to protect his 2 ½-year-old son, Aiden, his father-in-law revealed Tuesday. "He had Aiden under his body when he was shot," Aiden McCarthy's grandfather Michael Levberg told the Chicago Sun-Times about the bravery of Kevin, 37, during the mass shooting, which claimed the lives of seven people and left more than two dozen injured.
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Nine Unsolved Mysteries of the Human Body

I think we can all agree that fingerprints are so unique that no two people have the same ones. Even identical twins have different print patterns. In fact, it's even the odds of 1:68 trillion for someone to have the exact same handwriting as you! Yet, there must be a reason that humans have swirly patterns on their fingers, right?
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AME church to address BLM, voting rights, in meeting delayed by pandemic

The African Methodist Episcopal Church, the United States’ oldest historically Black denomination, launched its General Conference on Tuesday with delegates expected to address racial issues such as voting rights and the Black Lives Matter movement. “Our church claims to have the issue of justice in its DNA,” Senior Bishop...

Mother to Newborn Left Around Wooded Area in Glen Burnie Gets Sentenced Following Guilty Plea

A Glen Burnie woman has been sentenced after pleading guilty to leaving her newborn child in a wooded area last year shortly after she gave birth. Court records say on May 19, 2022, Olivia Thompson, 20, pled guilty to first degree child abuse, a felony punishable by up to 25 years in prison. During a sentencing hearing on June 29, 2022, in the Anne Arundel Circuit Court Court, Thompson was sentenced to 10 years with all but 18 months suspended.
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Fireworks Launched at Officers Responding to Shooting in Portland, Maine

Police in Portland, Maine had fireworks launched at them Monday night around 11 p.m. in Kennedy Park as they helped a man who was shot on the Fourth of July. A crowd of people started shooting the fireworks as officers gave the wounded man first aid on the ground. The Portland Police Department said “several officers were struck with sparks from the fireworks that were intentionally aimed at them. We are fortunate that officers did not receive any serious injuries.”

Hank Jr. Celebrates 4th Of July With A Bang

Paris, Tenn.–If you live close to Kentucky Lake and heard a loud bang on the 4th of July, it may have been Country Legend Hank Williams Jr. setting off his Civil War cannon. Williams has a bit of a tradition–and we know he knows a lot about traditions, especially a “Family Tradition”–of shooting off the cannon to celebrate Independence Day.

Chase, carjacking and mass airbag theft reported during weekend of vehicular mayhem in Arlington

Thieves did not take the Independence Day holiday off, keeping Arlington police busy this past weekend. It was a long weekend of vehicular mayhem across the county. In one of the earlier incidents, nearly three dozen vehicles — all Hondas and Acuras — had their airbags stolen overnight Saturday into Sunday in various neighborhoods, including the Rosslyn and Pentagon City areas.

Shooting leads to arrest for aggravated assault with deadly weapon

The Brownwood Police Department issued the following press release Wednesday morning:. On Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at approximately 12:50am, Communications Division of the Law Enforcement Center received a 911 call of a report of shots fired. The caller identified himself as the victim and stated that he was running away from several people around Bostick’s Automotive on Belle Plain. The caller stated that he was shot in the leg.

Dry, Comfortable Air Moves in Until Next Chance of Showers Friday

Fresh new air is moving into the region today as a cold front continues to exit the south coast of New England. Behind it, the humidity has been dropping and clouds have been on the decrease, and that trend will continue through the remainder of the afternoon. A few showers...

Premiere softball tournament returns to Broome County

BINGHAMTON, NY (WIVT/WBGH) – Broome County’s BAGSAI Softball Complex will host the 25th STOP-DWI Tournament of Champions fastpitch event this weekend, July 8th-10th. 70 teams from as far as Florida will compete in the premiere event and 48 colleges will be in attendance to recruit participating student-athletes. The...