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  • 9,000 barrels of bourbon fall in Kentucky distillery building collapse

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.– Pardon bourbon lovers for crying in their beer after half of the barrels being aged at a Kentucky distillery building fell to the ground when part of the structure collapsed. About 9,000 stacked bourbon barrels plummeted to the ground at Barton 1792 Distillery, home of the brand 1792 Bourbon. The building, which holds up to 20,000 barrels, was having a wall repaired. The collapse brought down half of the building, with the other half still intact. Bardstown Police […]

  • What’s the average age when kids get a social media account?

    It could happen at any time: Eventually, your kids may want their own social media accounts. “If you have a teen or tween, you should expect them to come home around the beginning of the school year and say, ‘Oh, I want to download so-‘n’-so,’ ” said Caroline Knorr, a San Francisco-based parenting expert with the nonprofit organization Common Sense Media. Yet at what age do most children launch their own social media presence? In the United States, “our understanding is […]

  • Retired Marine spray paints warning message on his own home after brazen attack

    SAN DIEGO — A retired Marine spray painted a warning message on his own home after he says an attacker tried to get inside while his sister was home alone. “I wanted to make sure that him and any other idiot around here knows that if you come here you will be taken care of,” said Beaux Englebert outside his Normal Heights house Thursday night. KGTV reports Englebert spray painted threatening messages in red on his boarded-up front windows. The broken […]

  • Supreme Court adopts new rules for cellphone tracking

      The Supreme Court on Friday said the government generally needs a warrant if it wants to track an individual’s location through cell phone records over an extended period of time. The ruling is a major victory for advocates of increased privacy rights who argued more protections were needed when it comes to the government obtaining information from a third party such as a cell phone company. The 5-4 opinion was written by Chief Justice John Roberts siding with the four most […]

  • After 13 years, GM is bringing back the Chevy Blazer

    A classic name in SUVs is coming back. An all-new Chevrolet Blazer that will go on sale next year was unveiled at an event in Atlanta on Thursday. General Motors, Chevrolet’s parent company, hasn’t made a Blazer since 2005. But the world has gone mad for SUVs, so an automaker like GM needs to offer one of every imaginable size. This new Blazer is designed to be a little bigger and roomier than the compact Chevrolet Equinox but smaller than the […]

  • ‘I am confused and afraid’: Teen wrote haunting poem two years before police killed him

    EAST PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania — “I see mothers bury their sons. I want my mom to never feel that pain.” Two years ago, Antwon Rose wrote those prescient lines in a poem for his 10th grade honors English class. He titled it, “I am not what you think.” He refused to be “just a statistic,” the African-American teenager wrote. On Tuesday, an East Pittsburgh police officer fatally shot the unarmed 17-year-old, who ran as police stopped a vehicle suspected of being involved in […]

  • Melania Trump makes surprise visit to border facilities

    First lady Melania Trump touched down in McAllen, Texas, Thursday making a publicly unannounced and hastily planned trip to get a first-hand look at the crisis affecting immigrant families at the US border. In doing so, she becomes the first Trump family member to personally witness the situation that has captured the country’s attention over the past several weeks. “She wants to see what’s real,” said the first lady’s spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham told CNN during a 10-minute press briefing en […]

  • There are 2,300 migrant kids spread across the US. What happens to them next?

      (CNN) — After days of backlash over children getting separated from their parents on the southern border, President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order to detain families together as they attempt to enter the United States illegally. But it raises questions about where all the families will be housed and whether the at least 2,300 children separated from their relatives will be reunited. While the President reversed course after days of digging in, finding a balance between enforcement of […]

  • TIME cover features Trump towering over sobbing girl whose mother is detained

    The Trump administration’s policy that effectively separated families crossing the US border has held up a big, glaring mirror to America’s moral character. In TIME magazine’s latest cover, the reflection is met with indifference in the face of human suffering. In the stark photo illustration, the towering figure of Trump looms over a sobbing child, who is the subject of a now-iconic photograph taken recently by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer John Moore. “Welcome to America,” the illustration reads. Moore told the […]

  • Florida man charged with murder in rapper XXXTentacion’s killing, police say

    A 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder in the fatal Broward County, Florida, shooting of rapper XXXTentacion, police said Thursday. Authorities arrested Dedrick Williams of Pompano Beach on Wednesday evening and charged him with first-degree murder. His inmate record describes the charge as “murder dangerous depraved (without) premeditation.” In many states, first-degree murder is premeditated, but Florida’s law allows suspects to be charged with the crime if they commit a murder while perpetrating another felony, or if […]

  • ‘I’ve never been out’: Chilling 911 call reveals abuse in Turpin family

    PERRIS, Calif. — The 17-year-old girl who called police to report her allegedly abusive parents in Perris, California, said the house the family lived in smelled so badly that she could barely breathe, and she thought she and her 12 siblings might need to go to the doctor. And when she struggled to remember the address of the home, the 911 operator asked her if she was around the corner from her house. “Yeah, I think,” the girl said. “I’ve […]

  • Pittsburgh area teen killed after running from car suspected in a shooting, police say

    PITTSBURGH — Hours after being sworn in on the local force Tuesday, a suburban Pittsburgh officer fatally shot a 17-year-old who ran when police stopped a vehicle suspected in a shooting, according to authorities and a local mayor. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office and a family attorney identified the victim as Antwon Rose II, of Rankin. Rose, who is African-American, died at a hospital. He had been a passenger in the car suspected of being involved in a shooting […]