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Religion and school choice on the line in 'crucial' Supreme Court case

(WASHINGTON) -- The battle over school-choice programs and state aid for religious schools returns to the U.S. Supreme Court this week as three mothers from Montana ask the justices to uphold a scholarship program that would help fund Christian education for their children. The case is a major test for…... Read More

Mountain lion attacks small child at California park

(LOS ANGELES) -- A small child was attacked by a mountain lion at a Southern California park on Monday, causing authorities to evacuate the scene while they raced to capture the wild cat. A 3-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital after the animal grabbed him by the neck as…... Read More

6-year-old saves family from fire in their home

(NEW YORK) -- A 6-year-old New Jersey girl is being hailed as hero for waking her sleeping family to alert them of a fire in their home. The incident took place just after 2 a.m. on Jan. 19, when Madalyn Karlbon awoke to the sound of a smoke detector in…... Read More

Puerto Rico distributes emergency supplies that were left in old warehouse for years

(NEW YORK) -- Government officials in Puerto Rico began distributing much-needed disaster aid that went unused for years while residents suffered in the wake of a deadly hurricane and more recently a batch of crippling earthquakes.The once-abandoned supplies -- which included thousands of sealed cases of water bottles, pallets of…... Read More

New Hampshire father strangles coyote that attacked his child

A New Hampshire man killed a coyote with his bare hands after the animal attacked his young child, according to police.Authorities had received multiple calls regarding a violent coyote Monday morning prior to its encounter with the family, the Kensington Police Department said in a press release.Around 8:40 a.m., police…... Read More

2 dead, 5 injured as patron opens fire 'indiscriminately' at San Antonio bar

(SAN ANTONIO) -- Two people are dead and five injured after a person opened fire "indiscriminately" at a San Antonio bar Sunday night.San Antonio Police Department responded to a shooting at a bar called Ventura, steps from the San Antonio River, at 8 p.m. local time. An altercation appears to…... Read More

Man charged with $1.5 million fraud for allegedly filing false damage claims on items shipped through USPS

(MIAMI) -- A Florida man has been federally charged with running a $1.5 million fraud for allegedly filing false claims on merchandise he sold through his online company.Miami resident Edwin Jim Garcia-Albarracin, 45, allegedly filed fraudulent claims for "purportedly damaged packages" sold through his online business, Rambos Market, stating that…... Read More

Shooting reclassified to homicide after Chicago man dies 9 years later from wounds

(CHICAGO) -- Chicago police reclassified a 9-year-old shooting case as a homicide Monday after a man succumbed to his gunshot wounds last week.Marco Rainge, 41, was shot multiple times in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood back on Oct. 12, 2010, according to the Cook County Medical examiner's office. Although he…... Read More

Meet Hansel, the 1st pit bull arson detection K-9 in the US

(MILLVILLE, N.J.) -- A pit bull rescued from a dogfighting ring in Canada is ready to protect and serve as the newest K-9 arson detection officer and the first of his kind in the U.S.Tyler VanLeer, a New Jersey firefighter, had a stroke of genius when he suggested the addition…... Read More

Armed protesters march through Richmond decrying proposed gun control bills

(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Armed with rifles, tactical gear and homemade posters, thousands of gun rights activists hit the streets of Richmond, Va., Monday to protest the state’s proposed gun control laws.Lobby Day went off with no major violent incidents in the morning despite threats from armed militias and white supremacist…... Read More

Activity from Alaska volcano triggers aviation warnings after spewing ash, lava

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) -- Activity from one of Alaska's 80 volcanoes triggered aviation warnings after it began to spew ash and lava over the weekend.The Shishaldin Volcano sits near an Aleutian village on an archipelago in southwest Alaska about 700 miles west of Anchorage. It began to resume activity early Saturday…... Read More