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School bus driver charged with DUI after crashing with 10 students on board

School bus driver charged with DUI after crashing with 10 students on board

Washington County Sheriffs Office(WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ore.) — A 20-year-old school bus driver in Oregon has been charged with DUI after he allegedly crashed a bus with 10 students on board, authorities said.The bus crashed Wednesday morning around 8 a.m. on Southwest Old Highway Road in Washington County, according to a news release from the Washington…

Man tries to smuggle $400,000 worth of liquid cocaine inside shampoo bottles: Authorities

Man tries to smuggle $400,000 worth of liquid cocaine inside shampoo bottles: Authorities

(U.S. Customs and Border Protection) U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport intercepted a traveler attempting to smuggle 35 pounds of liquid cocaine into the United States in shampoo bottles, Nov. 11, 2019. (HOUSTON) — Authorities confiscated hundreds of thousands dollars worth of liquid cocaine inside two dozen shampoo…

Aspiring nurse found dead less than 2 miles away from her Detroit home

Aspiring nurse found dead less than 2 miles away from her Detroit home

aijohn784/iStock(DETROIT) — When a 21-year-old Detroit, Michigan, aspiring nurse did not contact her father as she was heading home from work, red flags were raised.KaBria Arnold’s close-knit family had a system where they would text or call their dad wherever they went. On Sunday, Nov. 10, KaBria Arnold got off work from a local supermarket…

Former California school administrator pleads guilty in college admission scandal

Former California school administrator pleads guilty in college admission scandal

DNY59/iStock(BOSTON) — A former Southern California private school director and test administrator has agreed to a plea deal in cooperation with the government for his role in the college admissions scandal nicknamed “Varsity Blues.”Igor Dvorskiy, who was head of the West Hollywood College Preparatory School and test administrator for the College Board and ACT, appeared…

Coldest morning of the season hits East Coast and Gulf Coast

Coldest morning of the season hits East Coast and Gulf Coast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The coldest morning of the season is slamming the East Coast and Gulf Coast Wednesday morning, breaking dozens of record low temperatures.The wind chill plummeted Wednesday morning to a bone-chilling 1 degree in Syracuse, 4 degrees in Boston and 8 degrees in Pittsburgh.Even the South was feeling the arctic blast, with…

Record-breaking arctic blast stretches from Midwest to Northeast to South

Record-breaking arctic blast stretches from Midwest to Northeast to South

ABC News(NEW YORK) — An arctic blast is taking over a large swath of the country Wednesday, with brutally cold temperatures paralyzing the Midwest, the Northeast and even the deep south.The wind chill plummeted Wednesday morning to a bone-chilling 1 degree in Syracuse, 4 degrees in Boston and 8 degrees in Pittsburgh.Even the South was…

Firefighter dies rescuing crew members at 4-alarm blaze

Firefighter dies rescuing crew members at 4-alarm blaze

MattGush/iStock(WORCESTER, Mass.) — A Massachusetts firefighter and father of three died while rescuing members of his crew at the scene of a 4-alarm blaze overnight, officials said. The massive fire in Worcester, about 45 miles west of Boston, was reported just before 1 a.m. on Wednesday. Lt. Jason Menard, a member of the Worcester Fire Department…

YouTube star accused of abusing her seven adoptive children dies in hospital

YouTube star accused of abusing her seven adoptive children dies in hospital

Chanintorn.v/iStock(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) — A YouTube star who was accused of physically abusing her seven adopted children has died at an Arizona hospital. Machelle Hobson, 48, died Tuesday morning in a hospital in Scottsdale, Arizona, according to Maricopa Police Department spokesman Ricardo Alvarado. The cause and manner of her death was unknown. For years, Hobson ran…

School bus driver charged with DUI after crashing with 10 students on board

School bus driver charged with DUI after crashing with 10 students on board

Washington County Sheriffs Office(WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ore.) — A 20-year-old school bus driver in Oregon has been charged with DUI after he allegedly crashed a bus with 10 students on board, authorities said.The bus crashed Wednesday morning around 8 a.m. on Southwest Old Highway Road in Washington County, according to a news release from the Washington…

Man tries to smuggle $400,000 worth of liquid cocaine inside shampoo bottles: Authorities

Man tries to smuggle $400,000 worth of liquid cocaine inside shampoo bottles: Authorities

(U.S. Customs and Border Protection) U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport intercepted a traveler attempting to smuggle 35 pounds of liquid cocaine into the United States in shampoo bottles, Nov. 11, 2019. (HOUSTON) — Authorities confiscated hundreds of thousands dollars worth of liquid cocaine inside two dozen shampoo…

Aspiring nurse found dead less than 2 miles away from her Detroit home

Aspiring nurse found dead less than 2 miles away from her Detroit home

aijohn784/iStock(DETROIT) — When a 21-year-old Detroit, Michigan, aspiring nurse did not contact her father as she was heading home from work, red flags were raised.KaBria Arnold’s close-knit family had a system where they would text or call their dad wherever they went. On Sunday, Nov. 10, KaBria Arnold got off work from a local supermarket…