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Intruder breaks into home, cleans it and makes beds


Someone really cleaned this guy’s place out – literally. A Massachusetts man said someone entered his Marlborough home earlier this month and seemingly took nothing — but instead dutifully cleaned his bathrooms, bedrooms and made several beds. “Growing up in the age we do, my first thought was a serial killer,” Nate Roman told The […]

Jake Patterson gets life in prison for kidnapping Jayme Closs, murdering her parents


The Wisconsin man who kidnapped 13-year-old Jayme Closs after killing both her parents said he would “do absolutely anything to take back” what he did as he was sentenced to life in prison during an emotional court hearing Friday. “I would die to bring them back. I don’t care about me,” Jake Patterson said through […]

Colorado law caps cost of insulin at $100 a month


DENVER — People with diabetes in Colorado won’t have pay more than $100 a month for insulin under a new law. Gov. Jared Polis signed legislation Wednesday that caps insurance co-payments on insulin no matter the type of insulin. KCNC-TV reported that the Democrat declared that the days of insulin price gauging are over in […]

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jones is charged in a five-count indictment returned Wednesday by a grand jury. He is charged with possessing cocaine and methamphetamine and […]

Meteorologist takes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to task about climate change message


Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to social media on Thursday during a tornado warning in Washington, DC, and tried to connect the event to climate change — prompting a meteorologist to call her out for not knowing “the difference between weather and climate.” The freshman New York lawmaker shared a video on Instagram that showed heavy […]

Trump defends attack on Nancy Pelosi and rips Russia ‘hoax’


President Trump declared Friday that he was justified attacking Nancy Pelosi because she fired first, asserted that his administration would get to the bottom of the Russia “hoax” and said he hadn’t decided whether to pardon accused US war criminals. Asked about an edited video he shared on Twitter that showed Pelosi, 79, stumbling over […]

Man commits suicide after his service dog is killed by alligator


A Florida man whose service dog was killed by an alligator last week committed suicide after the attack, distraught relatives and neighbors said. Andrew Epp, who had struggled with mental health issues, took his own life Saturday, one day after his chocolate lab, Java, died after being attacked by an alligator at Dog Leg Park […]

Several injured in suspected package bomb blast in France


A package bomb exploded on a busy French street on Friday, injuring at least seven people, a report said. The explosion in the French city of Lyon occurred outside a branch of the bakery chain Brioche Doree and the victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to AFP. French President Emmanuel Macron called it an “attack” during […]

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse


VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in their care. The International Union of Superiors General, which represents leaders of some 400,000 […]

Disneyland holds auditions for Stormtroopers to work on ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’


Disneyland is looking for a few good stormtroopers to help defend the Dark Side in the California park’s new “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.” Auditions were held Friday for men and women who want to don the white armor and join the villainous First Order of the Galactic Empire. But would-be warriors hoping to embark on […]

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