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A tiny dino, a perfectly tailored reunion and other wonderful discoveries

A tiny dino, a perfectly tailored reunion and other wonderful discoveries

Have you ever learned something so fascinating, so truly wild and cool you had to immediately tell all of your friends? For me, it was when I learned the inventor of Pringles had some of his ashes buried in a Pringles can. This week was full of brag-worthy discoveries and brain-tickling finds that’ll surely earn…MORE

‘El Chapo’ Guzmán’s lawyers to seek new trial over alleged jury misconduct

‘El Chapo’ Guzmán’s lawyers to seek new trial over alleged jury misconduct

Attorneys for Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán will seek a new trial after a report that jurors at the kingpin’s drug conspiracy trial engaged in misconduct by following media coverage during the months-long proceedings. The head of Mexico’s murderous Sinaloa drug cartel was found guilty earlier this month of all 10 federal criminal counts against him,…MORE

Colorado police to search landfill in Kelsey Berreth investigation, source says

Colorado police to search landfill in Kelsey Berreth investigation, source says

Police will search the Midway Landfill in Fountain, Colorado, on Tuesday morning for evidence in the disappearance of Kelsey Berreth, a mother who went missing last Thanksgiving, according to a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation. A section of the landfill about a quarter-acre in size has been cordoned off by law enforcement.…MORE

Turpin parents plead guilty to multiple charges, including torture

Turpin parents plead guilty to multiple charges, including torture

The parents who held their 13 children captive inside their California home pleaded guilty to multiple charges, including torture, on Friday, prosecutors said. David and Louise Turpin each pleaded guilty to 14 charges of torture, adult abuse, child endangerment, false imprisonment and more. They face 25 years to life in prison, the Riverside County District…MORE

Jussie Smollett case shines light on Chicago’s litany of unsolved crimes

Jussie Smollett case shines light on Chicago’s litany of unsolved crimes

Rashad Pratt had been sitting in his SUV nearly seven years ago, near his mother’s Chicago home, when a man approached with a gun and shot him in the chest, fatally piercing his heart. “It’s still an open case,” lamented his brother, Dr. Abdullah Pratt, who practices at the University of Chicago Medical Center emergency…MORE

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft accused of soliciting sex, police say

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft accused of soliciting sex, police say

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is being charged with two counts of soliciting someone to commit prostitution, stemming from a raid in a day spa in Florida, police said Friday. Kraft, 77, was linked to a sting that has been going on for months, and his charges relate specifically to “two different visits” to…MORE

Flagstaff, Arizona had the snowiest day in its history

Flagstaff, Arizona had the snowiest day in its history

Snow in Flagstaff, Arizona is not uncommon. But Thursday’s snow was historic. Flagstaff is buried in snow: 35.9 inches of it. The city is under a state of emergency and the flakes haven’t stopped. The 2.9 feet that fell made Thursday the snowiest single day in recorded history there, destroying the previous record of 31…MORE

It’ll be a snowy weekend for the Upper Midwest and a wet one for the South

It’ll be a snowy weekend for the Upper Midwest and a wet one for the South

A full-fledged winter storm is in the cards this weekend for the Upper Midwest, while drenching rains will pound the South, threatening localized flooding and tornadoes, forecasters said. As the storm that delivered record snowfall to Las Vegas and Arizona pushes east, winter storm watches have been posted from the Plains into the Great Lakes,…MORE

Conservative activist allegedly attacked on UC Berkeley campus

Conservative activist allegedly attacked on UC Berkeley campus

A conservative activist reported he was attacked while recruiting students for Turning Point USA at UC Berkeley, according to campus police. The University of California Police Department said in a statement that officers responded Tuesday afternoon to a “report of a disturbance” on upper Sproul Plaza, a center of student activity on campus, where they…MORE

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