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  • Missing children case did not warrant Amber Alert, sheriff says

    COLUMBIA, S.C. Lexington County Sheriff Lewis McCarty and SLED Chief Mark Keel defended the decision not to issue an AMBER Alert in the case of five missing children, saying it did not meet the criteria used to determine the appropriateness of such an...
  • Sex-trafficking guilty pleas: Teen runaway from Orlando hotel exploited

    Sex-trafficking guilty pleas: Teen runaway from Orlando hotel exploited
    The girl met the trio at an Orlando hotel. She was 16 at the time, a wanted runaway. On that Nov. 8, the visitors from California offered her an opportunity at a new life. But in exchange, she would have to join their team as a full-time prostitute....
  • Vigil Planned For Missing Hartford Girl

    HARTFORD — A vigil is planned Monday night at Dillon Stadium for a 14-year-old city girl who went missing on Aug. 25. Jillian Burgos, a student at CREC's Two Rivers Magnet School, was last seen by her father about 2 p.m. that day when she asked to...
  • California man rescued after making 'HELP' sign with cypress needles

    California man rescued after making 'HELP' sign with cypress needles
    A scavenger hunt for fish bait turned into a desperate five-day mission by a West Sacramento man to return home. If it was not for Mike Vilhauer’s quick thinking to fashion numerous sticks and bunches of cypress needles into an 8-feet tall ‘...
  • Body found in water was missing man, 21

    Body found in water was missing man, 21
    Police confirmed a body recovered from waters near M&T Bank Stadium was that of a 21-year-old man reported missing from southern Baltimore last week. The body of Vashon Christopher was found in the water off of the 300 block of Stockholm St. on Monday...
  • Rail firm poorly audited before Canada disaster: report

    LAC-MÉGANTIC Quebec (Reuters) - The Canadian government did not adequately audit the railroad company at the center of the Lac-Mégantic crude tanker disaster, which last year killed 47 people, an independent federal agency said on Tuesday, as it called...
  • Wednesday's Bulletin Board

    Wednesday ArtStart, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at ArtHall, 50 NE First St., Pompano Beach. Free. Call 954-586-1111. Back to School Cooking with Chef Brandon, 7 p.m. at Whole Foods Market, 810 University Drive, Coral Springs. Free. Call 954-753-8000. Crossroads...
  • Thursday's Bulletin Board

    Thursday Castaway Island, 9:30 a.m. to 5:20 p.m. at Topeekeegee-Yugnee Park, 3300 N. Park Road, Hollywood. $8; $5 after 3 p.m. Call 954-357-8811. Fun in Watercolor Land, 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Alvin Sherman Libary, 3101 Ray Ferraro Jr., Blvd., Fort...
  • Menahem Golan Remembered: Cannon Films Mixed Awards Bait with Schlock

    Menahem Golan, who died Aug. 8 at age 85, loved movies, perhaps too much. At its height, Cannon Films -- the Hollywood studio Golan ran with his cousin, Yoram Globus -- was releasing nearly one film per week: an eclectic bounty of awards bait and bottom-...
  • State Supreme Court Dismisses Avon Mountain Crash Lawsuits

    State Supreme Court Dismisses Avon Mountain Crash Lawsuits
    The state Supreme Court said Monday that victims injured and killed when an out-of-control dump truck careened down Avon Mountain cannot sue the state based on claims that the design of steeply graded Route 44 was defective and created inherently unsafe...
  • 'The Strain' recap: Setrakian and strigoi origins in 'The Runaways'

    'The Strain' recap: Setrakian and strigoi origins in 'The Runaways'
    "Finally," said not one single die-hard fan of FX's thriller "The Strain," "a bunch of historical background on vampires!" Too bad. That's what viewers saw in the most recent episode of the hit summer series, with professor-Holocaust survivor Abraham...