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Miami-Dade police captain and father of NFL player killed in car crash

Miami-Dade police captain and father of NFL player killed in car crash

Miami-Dade Police Department Captain Tyrone White was killed in an off-duty car crash on Sunday, the department announced Sunday evening. White, who is the father of NFL running back James White of the New England Patriots, was pronounced dead on the scene. His wife Lisa, who was also in the car, and another person were…MORE

125 million-year-old dinosaur found buried by a volcanic eruption in China

125 million-year-old dinosaur found buried by a volcanic eruption in China

Archeologists in China have discovered two perfectly preserved fossils of a new 125 million-year-old dinosaur species. The new species of burrowing dinosaur was discovered in the Lujiatun Beds, the oldest layers of the famous Yixian Formation in northeast China, according to a news release. Scientists believe that they were trapped by a volcanic eruption while…MORE

A Florida woman was attacked by a 10-foot alligator while trimming trees

A Florida woman was attacked by a 10-foot alligator while trimming trees

A Florida woman is recovering from injuries she received when she was attacked by a 10-foot, 4-inch alligator while trimming trees in Fort Myers. The 27-year-old woman was trimming by the edge of a lake near a country club in Fort Myers on September 10 when the alligator bit her. She was taken to Lee…MORE

Small plane crash kills four people in Texas

Small plane crash kills four people in Texas

Four people are dead after a small plane experienced engine trouble and crashed while attempting an emergency landing in Texas on Sunday. The single engine plane crashed at the Hilltop Lakes Airport around 10:50 a.m., Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Sgt. Erik Burse told CNN. All four occupants, two men and two women, died…MORE

New York police arrest 86 anti-ICE protesters

New York police arrest 86 anti-ICE protesters

Police arrested 86 people at a protest against the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) in Times Square on Saturday, according to the New York Police Department. The rally was calling for the abolition of ICE in the wake of a complaint made public last week that a Georgia ICE facility had a high rate…MORE

Bryson DeChambeau wins the US Open

American golfer Bryson DeChambeau won the 120th edition of US Open Championship Sunday at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York. The win marks the first victory for DeChambeau at one of golf’s major championships. DeChambeau, who turned 27 this week, won the tournament by a comfortable margin of six strokes. DeChambeau’s final score…MORE

1 dead in shooting at a Columbus, Ohio, gun show

One person was killed in a shooting at the conclusion of a gun show in Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. The victim, whose name, gender and age were not immediately available, was pronounced dead on the scene, Public Information Officer Marc Gofstein with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office told…MORE