Texas to fire newly hired teacher that was busted in child prostitution sting

A Texas school district is moving forward with the dismissal of a recently employed teacher, Gershon Caston, following his arrest in a child sex trafficking investigation. Dallas police took Caston into custody on July 20, charging him with child trafficking, sexual assault of a minor, and compelling prostitution of an individual under 18. The alleged incidents reportedly occurred in June and July. The Red Oak Independent School District, situated to the south of Dallas, has …

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Long Island serial killer may be tied to four murders in Atlantic City

The capture of Rex Heuermann, the man accused of being the Long Island serial killer, has ignited a wave of renewed investigations into unsolved murders across the United States. This includes the chilling 2006 case in a seaside neighborhood near Atlantic City, where four sex workers were found dead in a sewage ditch. In a shocking discovery on November 21, 2006, two women found the remains of 35-year-old Kim Raffo behind a line of motels …

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Obama’s chef dead after paddle boarding accident at Matha’s Vineyard

The former personal chef to the Obama family, Tafari Campbell, has tragically lost his life in a paddleboarding accident. The 45-year-old was found drowned in the waters of Edgartown Great Pond, near the Obama’s Martha’s Vineyard estate. The incident was confirmed by local authorities on Monday. Campbell had a significant history with the Obama family, having served as a sous chef during Barack Obama’s presidency. He was later employed as the family’s personal chef after …

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Blood on doorknob leads police to the arrest of cold case killer 40 years later

Minneapolis police have announced a breakthrough in a cold-case murder and assault from 1984, thanks to advancements in DNA technology. The suspect, Matthew Russell Brown, 66, has been charged with second-degree murder with intent, first-degree burglary, and assault. The crime took place on July 17, 1984, when Brown would have been 27 years old. The case had remained unsolved for nearly four decades, but recent DNA analysis has provided crucial evidence leading to the arrest. …

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Man posing as law enforcement held couple at gun-point for robbery

A startling event unfolded in Homosassa, Florida, when a man was taken into custody for masquerading as a Citrus County deputy and orchestrating a home invasion, during which he held a couple hostage. The man, 32-year-old Eric William Johnson, was transported to the location by Maynard David Selvog on July 19. Johnson was armed with a weapon resembling an AR-15 style rifle, which was later identified as an “Air-Soft” rifle. Johnson, after reaching the location, …

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College student falls off mountain and dies

In a tragic turn of events, a college student met his untimely death while attempting to climb an Oregon mountain. Joel Tranby, an Oregon State University student, was scaling the North Sister peak in the Cascade Mountains with his girlfriend when he fell an estimated 300 to 500 feet, sustaining life-threatening injuries. Despite his girlfriend’s frantic call for help, Tranby’s exact location remained unknown. Sgt. Tom Speldrich of the Lane County Sheriff’s Office reported that …

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Teen rescued from 61-year-old kidnapper

A 13-year-old girl from Texas was saved in California after she managed to signal for help to passersby while allegedly being kidnapped and sexually assaulted during a cross-country road trip. The accused, Steven Robert Sablan, 61, from Cleburne, Texas, has been indicted with charges of kidnapping and transportation of a minor with the intention of engaging in criminal sexual activity, as per the U.S. Attorney’s Office. His arraignment is scheduled for July 31 in downtown …

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Flash flooding kills at least five. Children still missing.

The devastating aftermath of a flash flood in Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania, has left the community in shock. Over the weekend, a sudden and severe storm resulted in a deadly flood that took five lives, including a mother whose two young children are still unaccounted for. The storm unleashed over seven inches of rain in less than an hour, causing a torrent on General Washington Memorial Boulevard and nearby areas. When the floodwaters rose, eleven …

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One officer killed and two others in critical condition

A violent incident unfolded in Fargo, North Dakota, on Friday, as a police officer was killed and two others were critically injured in a shooting. Two civilians also sustained serious injuries during the incident. The suspect, who was involved in the shooting, died as a result. The Fargo Police Department released a statement confirming the incident and providing initial details. According to the Fargo Police Department, the shooting took place at the intersection of 25th …

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Woman vanishes after stopping for toddler walking alone

Authorities in Hoover, Alabama, are ramping up efforts to locate a 25-year-old woman who vanished after making a distressing 911 call about a toddler walking along the side of the interstate. Carlethia “Carlee” Nichole Russell contacted emergency services on Thursday night before losing contact with a family member. The Hoover Police Department has since found Russell’s abandoned car and some of her belongings, but there is no sign of her or the child. A witness …

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