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Greg Zanis, who built crosses to honor mass shooting victims, dies

CLOSE White crosses have been placed on the Las Vegas Strip for each victim of the concert shooting. Retired carpenter Greg Zanis drove nearly 2,000 miles from the Chicago area to put up the 58 crosses Thursday afternoon. (Oct. 6) Greg Zanis, an Illinois man who spent over 20 years making and delivering crosses to honor victims of […]

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Murder victims to get help to fight for tougher jail sentences under plan from Tory London Mayor hopeful

FAMILIES of murder victims will get extra help to fight for tougher jail sentences under a new plan from the Tory London Mayoral hopeful. Shaun Bailey will set up a new sentencing unit and tsar in City Hall in charge of helping families fight for justice. 2 Jodie Chesney’s family have called for tougher knife […]

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Miami crime ring suspects stalked rich victims to steal millions in jewelry, authorities say

New York Yankees star pitcher Aroldis Chapman was among those robbed. February 19, 2020, 4:35 AM 5 min read Authorities in South Florida have uncovered an alleged organized crime ring in which nearly a dozen suspects stalked wealthy residents, including New York Yankees star pitcher Aroldis Chapman, to steal millions of dollars’ worth of jewelry. […]

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More than 90,000 people sign petition urging TV channels to support sexual violence victims

More than 90,000 people have signed a petition calling on TV networks to do more to support victims of sexual violence. The petition, published on campaign site 38 Degrees, says all channels should be obliged to provide support and information after showing sexual violence on screen. It also says there should be more advanced trigger […]

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5 victims include Carley McCord

LAFAYETTE, La. — A small passenger plane en route to Atlanta for a College Football Playoff game crashed Saturday in an open field in Lafayette, Louisiana, killing five people. One person in the plane survived and has been hospitalized. Among the victims: Carley McCord, the daughter-in-law of Louisiana State University’s offensive coordinator, Steve Ensminger. LSU is set to face Oklahoma University Saturday […]

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New Zealand divers attempt to recover last two volcano victims | News

Police divers returned to the waters around New Zealand’s volcanic Whakaari island at dawn on Saturday to search for the remaining two victims of an eruption that left at least 16 dead and dozens severely burned. Military specialists on Friday recovered six bodies from the island in a carefully planned but risky operation. More: Two […]

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Air station suspect, victims what to know

The gunman in a shooting that killed four people and injured several others at Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday morning was a Saudi national, according to Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. The FBI has taken the lead in the continuing investigation, though there has been no immediate determination on whether the shooting was terror-related, two sources told USA TODAY. Authorities […]

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London Bridge terror attack victim’s father lashes out at government

Boris Johnson is facing a backlash from a victim’s father for politicising the London Bridge terror attack today. The Prime Minister has launched a crackdown after 28-year-old convicted terrorist Usman Khan went on a rampage while out of prison on licence. Former University of Cambridge students Saskia Jones, 23, and Jack Merritt, 25, were fatally […]

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Albania earthquake leaves rescuers scrambling to dig victims out of rubble of collapsed buildings with at least 7 dead today

People stand next to a damaged building after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Durres, western Albania, on November 26, 2019 Hektor Pustina / AP Tirana, Albania — A strong earthquake rocked Albania early Tuesday, crumbling several buildings and killing at least seven people. At least 150 more were wounded by the temblor, which the U.S. […]

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