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Bodies of woman, infant, toddlers found near Rio Grande River in Texas

Rex_Wholster/iStock(RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas) — Four bodies were found Sunday evening near the Rio Grande River, southeast of the Anzalduas Park in Las Paloma Wildlife Management Area, an area rife with human trafficking, authorities said.The deceased appeared to be two infants, a toddler and a 20-year-old woman, Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra told ABC News…read more »

Severe weather threatens 50 million from Wisconsin to Georgia

ABC News(NEW YORK) — More than 200 severe weather reports stretching from the Plains to the Southeast on Sunday included a reported tornado near South Bend, Indiana, that damaged a building but injured no one. About 4 to 6 inches of rain fell in southwest Missouri in fewer than six hours, resulting in a flash…read more »

Arkansas medical school student recalls blacking out before friend’s killing

Jessy Pacheco/Facebook(NEW YORK) — An Arkansas native attending medical school in Mexico spoke publicly for the first time since his apparent kidnapping last week, but the Sunday press conference seemed to offer more questions than answers.Jessy Pacheco, of Van Buren, Arkansas, and Carlos Alejandro Delgadillo Romero, also an American citizen and student at Mexico’s Universidad…read more »

City in Oklahoma ordered to boil water after possible E. coli contamination

iStock/kirilllutz(KINGFISHER, Okla.) — A northern Oklahoma town was warned against consuming public water without boiling it first after a city well tested positive for E. coli. bacteria. Residents in Kingfisher, about 50 miles northwest of Oklahoma City, were told to boil their water to kill potential E. coli bacteria or other possible “disease causing agents”…read more »

Man’s body found with apparent gator bite marks, South Carolina authorities say

iStock/Joe Pearl Photography(KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C) — A man whose body was found in a pond behind his South Carolina home may have been attacked by an alligator, according to authorities. Deputies from the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office responded to the man’s home on Kiawah Island, a barrier island about 30 miles south of Charleston, Saturday…read more »

Stranger allegedly asked Nashville couple for directions before fatal stabbing, Tenn.) —  Police are searching for a Connecticut man in connection with an attack on a husband and wife over the weekend that left one dead and the other seriously injured. Leigh Ann Zirkle, 58, and her husband Donald Zirkle, 59, were sitting on their back porch in Nashville, Tennessee, on Friday afternoon when…read more »