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Charlottesville car rammer found guilty of first-degree murder
AndreyPopov/iStock (NEW YORK) -- The man who rammed his car into a crowd at the Charlottesville rally in 2017 where one counter-protester was killed and others injured has been found guilty of first-degree murder.Suspect James Alex Fields was on trial for the death and injuries he is accused of causing when he drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters.His lawyer said in court that Fields was "scared to death" after the Unite the Right rally turned violent and clashes had broken out between protesters and counter-protesters, and they built their case around the claim that he was acting in...
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USGS: Kilauea eruption, considered 'continuing' since 1983, could be considered over
Frizi/iStock (NEW YORK) -- After three months without surface lava activity, the U.S. Geological Survey says the eruption of Hawaii's Kilauea can be considered over.The USGS notes that Kilauea remains an active volcano, and eruptions are likely in the future. Kilauea erupted in May, throwing ash into the atmosphere and releasing lava into the ocean at multiple sites. The eruption slowed over the summer, and the last active lava was reported at the surface in September. Ninety days of inactivity led the USGS to declare the eruption over.One of five volcanoes on the Island of Hawaii, Kilauea has been eruption...
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Parents charged in 10-month-old daughter's overdose death
PeopleImages/iStock (UPPER DARBY, Pa.) -- A Pennsylvania couple have been charged with murder following the death of their 10-month-old daughter.Joseph Milano, 32, and Lauren Semanyk, 34, failed to seek medical treatment for their infant daughter even after she displayed signs of a drug overdose, according to the Delaware County District Attorney's Office.On April 16, authorities were alerted around 1 a.m. that an infant was in cardiac arrest, according to Upper Darby Police. Semanyk told responding officers that the infant had been taking a bath and slid under the water. The infant had no pulse and was not breathing when police...
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