• Investigators Solve Mystery of Porcelain Dolls Left on Doorsteps

    Investigators Solve Mystery of Porcelain Dolls Left on Doorsteps

    (SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.) — Investigators in California say they’ve solved a strange case involving porcelain dolls being left on the doorsteps of girls they hold an eerie resemblance to. At least eight families received the dolls in the Talega community of San Clemente, with all of the girls targeted around 10 years old. Families began filing police reports about the dolls as early as June 16. Initially, police didn’t have a crime to investigate. But as the mystery grew – and as the families learned of the other dolls – authorities began examining the dolls and meeting with the impacted… Read more

  • Police Probe Mysterious Porcelain Dolls Left In Front of Homes of Girls They Resemble

    Police Probe Mysterious Porcelain Dolls Left In Front of Homes of Girls They Resemble

    (SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.) — Police are investigating a strange case in a California community, where porcelain dolls are being left on the doorsteps of girls to which they bear an eerie resemblance. At least eight families have received the dolls in the Talega community of San Clemente, with all of the girls targeted around 10 years old. Families began filing police reports about the dolls as early as June 16, but the mystery of their origin continues. “It caught me by surprise,” Lt. Jeff Hallock from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department told ABC News. “It spun of control.” “We’re trying… Read more

  • Tornado Kills Couple, Injures Son at Virginia Campground

    Tornado Kills Couple, Injures Son at Virginia Campground

    (NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, Va.) — Police have identified a couple who were killed in their tent by a tornado that ripped through a packed campground on the eastern shore of Virginia early Thursday, injuring two dozen people. Ferocious winds twisted trailers and mangled trees as golf ball-sized hail rained on more than 1,300 panicked vacationers huddling for safety at the Cherrystone Family Camping Ground and RV Resort in Northampton, Virginia. During a news conference Thursday, Virginia State Police said a tree had fallen on one tent, killing husband and wife Lord Balatbat and Lolabeth Ortega, both 38, and critically injuring their… Read more

  • Marine's Wife Miscarried Months Before She Went Missing, Friend Says

    Marine's Wife Miscarried Months Before She Went Missing, Friend Says

    (TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif.) — The wife of a Marine who vanished nearly one month ago had suffered a miscarriage a few months before her disappearance, a close friend said. She was pregnant again at the time she was reported missing, according to police. Police said Erin Corwin was last seen on June 28 before telling her husband she was going on a hike in Joshua Tree National Park. She did not return home that evening and her husband, Jonathan, called police the next day. Authorities are investigating the possibility that Corwin was having an affair with her married neighbor and… Read more

  • New Jersey Woman to Share $20 Million Lottery Jackpot with 19 Relatives

    New Jersey Woman to Share $20 Million Lottery Jackpot with 19 Relatives

    (OCEAN COUNTY, N.J.) — A New Jersey woman who hit the $20-million Pick-6 jackpot said she plans to share the winnings with 19 relatives. Sigrid Endreson said she has played the lottery for years, continuing a routine that her mother kept. She willl split the jackpot with 16 of her siblings, aged between 53 and 76 years old, and three children of a brother who died a few years ago. The split is not equal but is based on her mother’s wishes, Endreson said. Endreson said her mother, Flossie Endreson, always dreamed of winning the lottery and sharing the winnings… Read more

  • NYC Deputy Mayor on 'Chokehold' Case: This Time Is Different

    NYC Deputy Mayor on 'Chokehold' Case: This Time Is Different

    (NEW YORK) — It’s New York City’s ugliest roll call: Abner Louima, Amadou Diallo, Sean Bell, Anthony Baez — the litany of men of color injured and killed at the hands of New York City cops. A week ago, yet another name — Eric Garner — was added to that list. But with Bill de Blasio, a police critic and unabashed liberal, now sitting in the mayor’s office, it was supposed to be different. New York was supposed to be different. In an exclusive interview with ABC News, the man in charge of managing the current NYPD crisis insisted that… Read more

  • Six Ways Parents Can Save Their Kids from Deadly Hot Cars

    Six Ways Parents Can Save Their Kids from Deadly Hot Cars

    (WASHINGTON) — Alert passersby in a Philadelphia parking lot may have saved a life this week when they noticed an infant trapped in the heat of a locked car. The Good Samaritans, seen on cellphone video, called first responders who rescued the child, and took its parent into custody. But with the United States entering the deep summer months, too many families have been less fortunate: a sobering 17 children have died of heatstroke in vehicles so far this year and likely more will come. An average of 39 U.S. children have died per year since 2003, according to a… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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