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JACKSON, Miss. | Murder charge for grandmother after toddler found in oven

JACKSON, Miss.— The death of a 20-month-old girl found stabbed and burned inside an oven of a Mississippi Delta home led to a murder charge Tuesday against the child’s grandmother, authorities said. Bolivar County Sheriff Kelvin Williams Sr. said 48-year-old Carolyn Jones was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Royalty Marie Floyd in … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss. | Murder charge for grandmother after toddler found in oven

SYDNEY | Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in Sydney before 16-day tour

SYDNEY — Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle arrived in Sydney on Monday, a day before they officially start a 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific. The trip is their only international tour since the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were married in May, apart from a two-day visit to Ireland. The … Continue reading SYDNEY | Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in Sydney before 16-day tour

LONDON | Another royal wedding for Britain as Princess Eugenie weds

LONDON  — Britain will have its second royal wedding of the year when Princess Eugenie weds a tequila brand ambassador in a gala ceremony on the grounds of Windsor Castle. Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank are to marry Friday at St. George’s Chapel, which is part of the castle complex. The nuptials will draw most senior … Continue reading LONDON | Another royal wedding for Britain as Princess Eugenie weds

ATLANTA | Georgia girl, 11, dies as Michael hurls debris through roof

ATLANTA — By all accounts, Sarah Radney was safe inside her grandparents’ home when Hurricane Michael roared into southwest Georgia. If the family feared anything, it was probably falling trees — not a carport next to the house. In what could only be described as a freak accident, authorities say Michael’s powerful winds lifted the … Continue reading ATLANTA | Georgia girl, 11, dies as Michael hurls debris through roof

JACKSON, Miss | Police: Man in a wheelchair charged with killing 3 relatives

JACKSON, Miss. — A man in a wheel chair has been charged with fatally shooting his mother, grandmother and sister Sunday morning at a home in Mississippi‘s capital city, authorities said. The Jackson Police Department said in a statement that Maurice Forte, 22, is facing three counts of murder in connection with the deaths. Police … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss | Police: Man in a wheelchair charged with killing 3 relatives

PHOENIX | Police arrest 4 at ICE protest outside Arizona jail

PHOENIX — Over 100 activists gathered outside a jail in Phoenix on Wednesday to protest Sheriff Paul Penzone’s continued cooperation with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorities. Four activists who chained themselves to each other outside one of the jail entrances were arrested in an act of civil disobedience. Authorities said the four were sitting … Continue reading PHOENIX | Police arrest 4 at ICE protest outside Arizona jail

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | Arkansas man gets 50 years for road rage killing of toddler

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  — An Arkansas man who fired his gun into another driver’s car and killed a 3-year-old boy in the back seat was sentenced Wednesday to 50 years in prison without the possibility for parole. Jurors found Gary Eugene Holmes guilty of first-degree murder and terroristic threatening in the December 2016 death of … Continue reading LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | Arkansas man gets 50 years for road rage killing of toddler

California man struggles to cope with loss of family in fire

Ed Bledsoe swears the sound of angels was the last thing he heard before a call from his great-grandson abruptly ended and a wildfire killed the 5-year-old boy, his 4-year-old sister and their great grandmother while consuming their Redding, California, home. So the irony, the message or whatever you want to call it wasn’t lost … Continue reading California man struggles to cope with loss of family in fire