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Much of eastern US to get snow, sleet or freezing rain

Much of eastern US to get snow, sleet or freezing rain

A potent winter storm is poised to deliver a mixture of snow, sleet, freezing rain and possible flooding across much of the eastern United States through Thursday. More than 117 million people in the country, many from the Plains and Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, are under some sort of winter weather watch, warning…MORE

Man dies in Border Patrol custody

Man dies in Border Patrol custody

A 45-year old Mexican man who was taken into custody by border patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas earlier this month died Monday, US Customs and Border Protection said. CBP says the man was detained on February 2 after crossing the border illegally. He initially asked for medical attention from the Roma…MORE

The Illinois gunman lied about his criminal history on his gun owner application

The Illinois gunman lied about his criminal history on his gun owner application

The gunman who killed five people in an Illinois manufacturing plant pleaded guilty in 1995 to aggravated assault in Mississippi, a felony that should have prevented him from getting a gun. But when Gary M. Martin applied for a gun owner’s identification card in Illinois in 2014, he answered “no” to the question, “Have you…MORE

A Colorado mom was killed with a baseball bat on Thanksgiving Day, officer testifies

A Colorado mom was killed with a baseball bat on Thanksgiving Day, officer testifies

The fiancĂ© of missing Colorado mother Kelsey Berreth killed her by wrapping a sweater around her head and bashing her with a baseball bat, according to testimony at a preliminary hearing in Cripple Creek, west of Colorado Springs. On Tuesday, nearly three months after Berreth went missing, prosecutors filed new charges against Patrick Frazee, including…MORE

Amy Klobuchar Fast Facts

Amy Klobuchar Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Amy Klobuchar, US senator from Minnesota and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. Personal:Birth date: May 25, 1960 Birth place: Plymouth, Minnesota Birth name: Amy Jean Klobuchar Father: Jim Klobuchar, Star Tribune columnist Mother: Rose (Heuberger) Klobuchar, teacher Marriage: John Bessler (1993-present) Children: Abigail, 1995 Education: Yale University, B.A.…MORE