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Coroner: Drug overdoses killed 3 California concertgoers

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say drug overdoses killed three people who died after attending a Southern California music festival. San Bernardino County coroner’s officials announced Wednesday that the three accidentally overdosed on the drug Ecstasy. Twenty-one-year-old Alyssa Dominguez of San Diego and 22-year-olds Derek Lee of San Francisco and Roxanne Ngo of Chino

‘Cisco’ the shark tagged for tracking

Summer is long gone, but researchers are still hitting the water in search of sharks. “Expedition Nantucket” ventured out in the Atlantic and reeled in this huge Great White Shark. The male shark was tagged for tracking. They named the shark Cisco, after Cisco Beach. Source: WHDH

Prosecutor: Officer acted lawfully in black man’s killing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Charlotte police officer who shot and killed a black man at an apartment complex will not face charges a North Carolina prosecutor announced Wednesday. Charlotte-Mecklenburg District Attorney Andrew Murray said Officer Brentley Vinson’s actions in killing Keith Lamont Scott were justified. Scott’s family has said he was not armed. However,

Officer, K9 injured after cruiser crash in Rockland

A police officer was transported to the hospital following a police cruiser crash in Rockland on Wednesday. Officials say the incident happened in the area of Beach Street and Industrial Drive A Plymouth County Sheriff’s Deputy was responding with lights and sirens engaged when it struck a car that turned left in front of the responding

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to child pornography charges

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former Massachusetts middle school teacher has pleaded guilty to charges he tried to buy child pornography from the Philippines online. Fifty-four-year-old Scott Peeler entered the plea Tuesday in federal court in Worcester to three counts of attempting to entice a minor to engage in unlawful sexual conduct

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