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At least 5 die when SUV crashes after being chased by Border Patrol, then deputy, Texas sheriff says

At least 5 die when SUV crashes after being chased by Border Patrol, then deputy, Texas sheriff says

(CNN) - A vehicle packed with undocumented immigrants flipped Sunday, ejecting 12 people and killing at least five after a chase in south Texas, Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd said. Four people ... Continue Reading
Walmart shopper accused of making more than 1,000 fake returns

Walmart shopper accused of making more than 1,000 fake returns

(CNN) - A 23-year-old Walmart shopper is accused of making fraudulent returns at more than 1,000 of the chain's stores across the country.Thomas Frudaker was arrested Wednesday. Officials said he ... Continue Reading
New Jersey art festival shooting suspect had just been released from prison, prosecutor says

New Jersey art festival shooting suspect had just been released from prison, prosecutor says

(CNN) - Twenty-two people, including a teenager, were injured early Sunday in a shooting at a 24-hour art festival in Trenton, New Jersey, the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office said. Police ide ... Continue Reading
He's dying of cancer. Now, he's the first patient to go to trial to argue Roundup made him sick

He's dying of cancer. Now, he's the first patient to go to trial to argue Roundup made him sick

(CNN) - On bad days, Dewayne Johnson is too crippled to speak. Lesions often cover as much as 80% of his body.Doctors have said they didn't expect him to live to see this day. But Monday marks a m ... Continue Reading
Georgia woman says she killed rabid bobcat with bare hands

Georgia woman says she killed rabid bobcat with bare hands

(CNN) - DeDe Phillips' first thought when a bobcat attacked in her driveway in Georgia was "I wasn't dying today," she says.As the large feline clawed her, the adrenaline kicked in and she decided ... Continue Reading
3 inmates escaped from jail in boxers. Authorities say a guard helped them

3 inmates escaped from jail in boxers. Authorities say a guard helped them

(CNN) - A manhunt is underway for three inmates who escaped from a jail in New Mexico with the help of a guard, authorities said.Authorities have been searching for Aaron Davis Clark, 31; Victor A ... Continue Reading
American student detained in Vietnam after protests

American student detained in Vietnam after protests

(CNN) - An American citizen was detained in Vietnam while protesting a proposed economic zone law that could clear the path for Chinese investors, his family says.William Nguyen, 32, from Houston ... Continue Reading
Man who blocked traffic on Hoover Dam bridge wanted release of government report

Man who blocked traffic on Hoover Dam bridge wanted release of government report

(CNN) - The armed man who for more than an hour blocked a highway near the Hoover Dam with an armored truck and held a sign that said "Release the OIG report" is in an Arizona jail accused of several felonies, police said Saturday.

Matthew Phillip Wright, 30, of Henderson, Nevada, is accused of terrorist acts, unlawful flight from law enforcement, carrying a weapon in the commission of a felony and misconduct involving weapons. He also faces a misdemeanor charge of blocking a highway.

"Release the OIG report" apparently refers to the US Justice Department's internal watchdog report on the department's handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe. The 568-page report was released this week, leaving Wright's message unclear.

Police said Wright had a rifle and handgun when he was taken into custody following a pursuit.

Authorities were called to the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge over the Colorado River just after noon on Friday when Wright allegedly parked across the southbound lanes. Both sides of US 93 were shut down for about 90 minutes.

At about 1 p.m. PT, Wright slowly drove into Arizona, running over spike strips about 5 miles in. Less than 4 miles later he turned down a dirt road and eventually stopped. The pursuit last about 35 minutes, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said.

According to online jail records, Wright is being held without bail in the Mohave County Jail. It is unclear whether he has an attorney. Online records do not list one.

The Hoover Dam and the bridge are on the border between Arizona and Nevada.

Kilauea volcano destroys 467 Hawaiian homes, officials say

Kilauea volcano destroys 467 Hawaiian homes, officials say

(CNN) - Lava from the Kilauea volcano, which erupted more than a month ago, now covers 5,914 acres, or 9.24 square miles, the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency said Saturday.Lava has also destroy ... Continue Reading
Parkland students kick off 'Road to Change' tour in Chicago

Parkland students kick off 'Road to Change' tour in Chicago

CHICAGO (CNN) - Survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre kicked off a nationwide advocacy tour Friday in Chicago. Some of the survivors of the Parkland, Florida, shooting atte ... Continue Reading
She fled Honduras to save her son. In the US, she fears they'll be apart

She fled Honduras to save her son. In the US, she fears they'll be apart

(CNN) - Dalia Suyapa held her son close by her side as Border Patrol agents watched their every move before taking them to a processing center.The 24-year-old mother says she fled Honduras to esca ... Continue Reading
Settle in with these weekend reads

Settle in with these weekend reads

(CNN) - Sabastion Sparks knew parenting would come with serious challenges. But most new dads didn't give birth to their child. With Father's Day approaching, Sabastion, a 24-year-old transgender man ... Continue Reading
4 children in Orlando standoff were killed as they slept, police say

4 children in Orlando standoff were killed as they slept, police say

(CNN) - Four children were killed as they slept during a 21-hour standoff between police and a gunman who barricaded himself in an Orlando apartment last week.Officers found the children -- ages 1 ... Continue Reading
US Coast Guard crew seizes cocaine worth $206 million

US Coast Guard crew seizes cocaine worth $206 million

(CNN) - A recent deployment in the Pacific Ocean proved very successful for a US Coast Guard crew: During their 80-day patrol they seized nearly 12,000 pounds of cocaine worth around $206 million.

The Coast Guard cutter Campbell returned to its homeport in Kittery, Maine, on Friday after the counter-narcotic patrol in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific.

The Campbell intercepted suspected smuggling vessels six times, according to a statement from the Coast Guard.

The Campbell's commanding officer, Cmdr. Mark McDonnell, said he's "incredibly proud" of his team. The 29-year-old ship has a crew of 100.

The Cambell and another cutter, Active, seized the drugs off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, the Coast Guard said. The crew offloaded the drugs last week in Florida.

McDonnell said the presence of the Coast Guard and other law enforcement agencies is "essential to dismantling the crime networks that threaten the US with their illicit activities."

The crew detained 24 suspected smugglers during the patrol.

The Campbell's crew was assisted with MH-65 Dolphin helicopters from the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron unit, based in Jacksonville, Florida.

A photo shared by the Coast Guard shows some of the crew members standing around the massive cargo.

What does the Bible verse Jeff Sessions quoted really mean?

What does the Bible verse Jeff Sessions quoted really mean?

(CNN) - It's been called one of the most important -- and misunderstood -- passages in the Bible: Romans 13:1-7. "The most historically influential paragraph Paul ever wrote," in the words of one ... Continue Reading
Seth Meyers says celebrities need to talk about depression

Seth Meyers says celebrities need to talk about depression

(CNN) - Comedian Seth Meyers says he wants celebrities to open up about their mental health issues, and Meyers shared some of his own inner struggles on CNN's "The Van Jones Show.""I think one of ... Continue Reading
A man is traveling to all 50 states mowing lawns for the elderly, disabled, single moms and vets for free

A man is traveling to all 50 states mowing lawns for the elderly, disabled, single moms and vets for free

(CNN) - Rodney Smith Jr. found his purpose the day he came across an elderly man struggling to mow his lawn, and pulled over to help. "That night, I decided to mow lawns for the elderly, disabled, ... Continue Reading
She faked a rejection letter from her ex-boyfriend's dream school. Now she has to pay him $265,000

She faked a rejection letter from her ex-boyfriend's dream school. Now she has to pay him $265,000

(CNN) - Eric Abramovitz's hard work had paid off: The accomplished clarinet player had been accepted to his dream school. But he never got to hear the good news. That's because when his acceptance ... Continue Reading
2 people fall 34 feet after roller coaster derails in Daytona Beach

2 people fall 34 feet after roller coaster derails in Daytona Beach

(CNN) - Two riders fell 34 feet to the ground when a roller coaster derailed in Florida, the Daytona Beach Fire Department said. Ten riders were rescued Thursday night at the Daytona Beach Boardwa ... Continue Reading