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Man arrested after approaching historic St. Patrick’s Cathedral with gas can

TriggerPhoto/iStock(NEW YORK) — A man was arrested in New York City on Wednesday night after he tried to enter a cathedral with gas cans, triggering worries about a possible arson attempt in the wake of a destructive fire at the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.Sources with the New York Police Department said officers arrested…read more »

Columbine-obsessed teen Sol Pais, who threatened local schools, found dead: Police

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office(DENVER) — An armed teenager allegedly obsessed with the Columbine shooting was found dead in Colorado from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said Wednesday, bringing an end to a massive manhunt.The 18-year-old woman, Sol Pais, had allegedly made threats to schools in the Denver area, putting them into lockout and sparking…read more »

Fort Carson soldier who disappeared Monday night found alive

Chmiel/iStock(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) — A Fort Carson soldier, missing since Monday night, has been found alive and in good condition after a 24-hour search, the Army announced on Wednesday.The soldier, whose name has not been released, was last seen on foot around 9:45 p.m. local time on Monday at the Army post’s land navigation site…read more »

Manhunt intensifies for armed, Columbine-obsessed teen who threatened local schools

Marc Piscotty/Getty Images(DENVER) —  A manhunt is intensifying for an armed teenager allegedly obsessed with the Columbine shooting making threats to schools in the Denver area, according to authorities.The 18-year-old woman, Sol Pais, traveled this week from Miami — where she attends high school — to Colorado, where she bought a pump-action shotgun and ammunition,…read more »