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Parents of Indian girl who died in desert say they were desperate for asylum

The parents of a 6-year-old Indian girl who died this month in the Arizona desert say they made the journey because they were desperate. “We wanted a safer and better life for our daughter and we made the extremely difficult decision to seek asylum here in the United States,” Gurupreet Kaur’s parents said in a…MORE

A 4-hour standoff in California ends with 5 people killed in a murder-suicide

A California home was a scene of carnage after an apparent quadruple homicide and suicide, San Jose police said. Officers responded to multiple reports of shots fired at the home around 8:40 p.m. Sunday night. “Arriving officers located several family members fleeing the residence,” San Jose police said. Police used an armored vehicle to help…MORE

Truck driver in deadly motorcycle crash faces 7 counts of negligent homicide

The driver of a pickup involved in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire has been arrested and faces seven counts of negligent homicide, officials said Monday. A press release from Deputy Attorney General Jane E. Young’s office says that Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, was arrested at his home in West Springfield, Massachusetts, and…MORE

A model received second-degree burns in nightmare ‘fire queen’ photo shoot

A photo shoot spiraled into a fiery nightmare for a 22-year-old model in Canada. Robyn-Lee Jansen was left with second-degree burns across about 25% of her body after a photographer attempted to set a fire during a shoot in an abandoned warehouse, CNN affiliate CTV Vancouver reported. The two connected through an ad seeking a…MORE

Florida police arrest woman suspected of killing her stepfather and daughter

Florida police said Monday they have arrested a 28-year-old woman suspected of killing her stepfather and daughter. Alyssa Marie Torres was arrested at around 10:30 a.m. and was to be interviewed by detectives, Port St. Lucie Police said in a statement. Police said they had arrived to the Waterleaf Townhomes Apartments apartment complex just after…MORE

Dead man’s wounds look like alligator bites, authorities say

A man’s body found in a South Carolina pond looks like it has alligator bite marks, authorities say. The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to a report of a person missing since Saturday morning. They searched an area on Kiawah Island and found a motionless body in the pond. The man had bite…MORE

Once missing, med school grad says he can’t recall what happened in Mexico

Jessy Pacheco of Arkansas was reported missing for most of last week after his graduation from medical school in Mexico. His family feared he had been kidnapped. A cousin said Pacheco’s buddy was found shot dead near the bar where the two were last seen after graduation, CNN affiliate KARK reported. Now he’s back home…MORE

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