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Impeachment moves forward

(NBC News) For only the fourth time in history Congress is moving forward with a formal impeachment investigation of a president. “What is at stake in all of this is nothing less than our Democracy,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said. “It’s a sad day because nobody comes to Congress to impeach a President of the United States, no one,” she…

California: Another Day, More New Fires

(NBC News) A new day brought new wildfires Thursday in California. Two new fires erupted overnight east of Los Angeles, destroying several homes and forcing hundreds to flee their homes. The fires burning near San Bernardino were fueled by winds gusting up to 70 miles pre hour at times, the worst Santa Ana winds in a decade. “We obviously face…

Cemetery vandals unearth baby’s remains

(WTLV/NBC News) Florida’s Clay County Sheriff’s Office is working to find the vandals who unearthed an infant’s remains while desecrating graves at a Middleburg cemetery. C.J. Jaushlin was walking through his family cemetery to visit his grandmother who recently passed. As he walked in, he saw family members’ graves crumbled or tipped over and what he thought was a baby…

Teen pleads guilty to girlfriend’s murder

(WNDU/NBC News) An Indiana teen has pleaded guilty to murder and feticide in the death of 17-year-old Mishawaka High School student Breana Rouhselang and her unborn child. Aaron Trejo, 17, pleaded guilty Wednesday during a status conference. Both Trejo and Rouhselang were students at Mishawaka High School. Rouhselang was six months pregnant with Trejo’s child at the time of her…

Police: Florida engineer faked college degree

(WFLA) A former engineer for the City of Lakeland, Florida has been arrested after being accused of providing false information on his 2012 job application. According to the city, John Bretz served as a city engineer for Lakeland Electric since 2012. He resigned October 8th after it came out during a licensing verification for a promotion that he falsified his…

Principal fired after Holocaust denial

(WPTV) Florida’s Palm Beach County School Board voted Wednesday afternoon to fire the former principal of Spanish River Community High School in Boca Raton after he made controversial comments about the Holocaust. The School Board voted to terminate William Latson in a 5 to 2 decision. Latson was removed as principal and reassigned in July after emails surfaced from 2018…

House approves impeachment rules

(NBC News) For only the fourth time in history Congress is moving forward with a formal impeachment investigation of a president. “What is at stake in all of this is nothing less than our Democracy,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said. The House voted Thursday to take the investigation into President Trump into a public phase. The resolution outlining the process…

California wildfires continue to rage

(NBC News) Multiple wildfires, driven by hurricane-force winds, are threatening entire neighborhoods and forcing thousands of evacuations in Southern California. At least nine new wildfires rushed into communities from Los Angeles through Simi Valley overnight. Strike teams are struggling to keep up, as the growing flames race across multiple communities and counties. A big part of that threat are the…

Court: Police won’t pay for destroying home

(KUSA) A family whose Greenwood Village, Colorado home was destroyed by police after an armed suspect took refuge inside it and refused to come out won’t get compensation from the city for their losses, according to a ruling from the 10th Circuit Appeals Court. John Lech lived at the home with his girlfriend and her 9-year-old son when on June…

Captured: Fugitive rapist back in custody after mistaken release

(WXIA) The search for a convicted rapist released by mistake is over. On Monday, the Georgia Department of Corrections confirmed that it had released Tony Maycon Munoz-Mendez from the Rogers State Prison in Reidsville in error on Friday, October 25. After spending nearly a week on the run, authorities confirmed he was captured Wednesday in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky, roughly 530…