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(ABC News) An investigation is underway in Perris, Calif., after 13 siblings ages 2 to 29 were allegedly held captive in a home, some shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks, authorities said.
January 17, 2018 - 7:51 pm
(PERRIS, Calif.) -- The 13 siblings who were rescued from their parents' home, where they had been allegedly held captive, starved and, in some cases, shackled, were seen walking military-style, single-file, according to a former neighbor. The brothers and sisters -- ages two to 29 -- were found at...
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January 17, 2018 - 4:28 pm
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- A teenager was shot and killed during what appears to be a scuffle during a juvenile court hearing in Columbus, Ohio Wednesday afternoon. A 16-year-old was appearing in court for what Franklin County Sheriff’s officials say was a menacing with a firearm charge when a dispute...
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January 17, 2018 - 1:34 pm
(NEW HAVEN, Mich.) -- The meteor that lit up the night sky over southeast Michigan and shook the ground Tuesday night did not actually cause an earthquake, researchers say. In fact, meteors do not cause earthquakes to rupture along a fault, according to William Yeck, a research geophysicist at the...
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Orange County Sheriff's Department
January 17, 2018 - 11:22 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- A man has been charged with murder for allegedly stabbing to death University of Pennsylvania student Blaze Bernstein, the Orange County District Attorney's office announced Wednesday. Blaze Bernstein, 19, was at home in Southern California for winter break when he went missing on...
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January 17, 2018 - 7:23 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Thirty-one of the country’s most contaminated sites are likely to be available for building new housing, business or other development soon after they are cleaned up, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said today, a step that’s part of Administrator Scott Pruitt's push to...
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