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Mail bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc’s trial scheduled for July

Mail bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc’s trial scheduled for July

The trial for a Florida man accused of sending mail bombs to CNN offices and prominent Democrats last month has been scheduled for July 15, a federal judge in New York said Thursday. Cesar Sayoc’s trial date was set by US District Judge Jed S. Rakoff during a court hearing in Manhattan. Sayoc, 56, appeared…MORE

Teen was sold into sex trafficking – and escaped

Teen was sold into sex trafficking – and escaped

The victims of sex trafficking are from every race, religion, neighborhood and zip code. On Wednesday, we begin a multi-part series with the voice of one brave survivor from Chicago. “My mom kicked me out when I was 17,” she said. “I’ve been living on the streets since then.” Because the people who sold the…MORE

Transgender woman used stolen credit card, license to buy puppy, police say

Transgender woman used stolen credit card, license to buy puppy, police say

Police in Largo are searching for a transgender woman who they say used a stolen credit card and stolen Florida Driver’s License to fraudulently buy a fawn colored French Bulldog from a puppy store in October. Bryant Farfan used a stolen credit card and a stolen Florida Driver’s License to buy a fawn colored French…MORE

Man accused of human trafficking, housing “sex dungeon”

Man accused of human trafficking, housing “sex dungeon”

An Ellington man is facing charges following an investigation into underage human sex trafficking. On Tuesday, police arrested 46-year-old Simon Hessler, of Ellington. Early Wednesday morning, investigators were spotted digging through one of Hessler’s businesses. They were at Vernon-New England Hospitality Management. Hessler is facing numerous charges, including risk of injury to a child, criminal…MORE

Homeowners want to know why their home keeps flooding

Homeowners want to know why their home keeps flooding

Waterfront property was not part of the deal. Some homeowners in Caddo Parish are sick of their neighborhood flooding whenever it rains. Keithville’s Woolworth Oaks subdivision took on water Monday morning. Jason Daily says this is the fifth time water came up to his house, and the second time it flooded in just three years.…MORE

Man clung to cooler after boat overturned in River

Man clung to cooler after boat overturned in River

A man was pulled from the chilly Saginaw River Thursday morning. Carrollton Township, Zilwaukee, and Saginaw Fire Departments were called to the river, near 1st Street in Saginaw, at around 9:12 a.m. for reports of a man calling for help. When crews arrived they found a man clinging to a floating cooler, his boat was…MORE

Commissioner called on to resign after ‘master race’ comments

Commissioner called on to resign after ‘master race’ comments

A Leavenworth County Commissioner is once again calling for his colleague to resign after a county commission meeting Tuesday. The commissioners had been listening to a land-use study and commenting on the presentation. At one point during his comments, commissioner Louis Klemp addressed an African-American woman who had just presented the study. “I don’t want…MORE

Tree Falls on Home, Barely Misses Sleeping Family

Tree Falls on Home, Barely Misses Sleeping Family

It was a frightening wake-up call for a Polk County family Thursday morning. A huge tree came crashing down onto their home in Saluda, around 5:30 am. News 13 was there as a friend of the family – who is also an arborist – came out to inspect the damage. The entire root ball of…MORE

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