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Loyola’s good luck charm Sister Jean just turned 100

Loyola’s good luck charm Sister Jean just turned 100

Chicago’s favorite basketball-loving nun reached a milestone birthday and the community is giving her the party of a lifetime. Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt reached peak TV fame when the Loyola University Chicago Ramblers became the Cinderella story at last year’s NCAA basketball tournament. Fans grew accustomed to seeing the nun, who is the team’s chaplain,…MORE

California man planned mass shooting, police say

California man planned mass shooting, police say

Long Beach, California, police arrested a man they say was planning a mass shooting, the police chief said. Rodolfo Montoya, 37, allegedly was planning to shoot employees and guests at the Marriott hotel where he worked as a cook, Chief Robert Luna said at a press conference Wednesday. Police arrested Montoya at his Huntington Beach…MORE

Both sides in Florida manslaughter trial say video of fatal shooting will prove their case

Both sides in Florida manslaughter trial say video of fatal shooting will prove their case

Prosecuting attorney Fred Schaub said convenience store surveillance video showed that Michael Drejka fatally shot Markeis McGlockton as McGlockton was turning away from him. But defense attorney Bryant Camareno said the same video, watched without slow motion, showed that Drejka was acting in self-defense after McGlockton shoved him and his girlfriend threatened him. “We want…MORE

Teen gets life sentence for running over and killing a Baltimore County cop

Teen gets life sentence for running over and killing a Baltimore County cop

The 17-year-old who was convicted of felony murder in the 2018 death of a Baltimore County police officer was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday, his attorney said. Dawnta Harris admitted to police that he fatally struck Officer Amy Caprio with a Jeep Wrangler in May 2018 when he was 16. The officer was trying…MORE

Two people rescued after plane hits the water in California’s Half Moon Bay

Two people rescued after plane hits the water in California’s Half Moon Bay

A plane went down near northern California’s Half Moon Bay on Tuesday afternoon, but the pilot and passenger walked away practically unscathed thanks to some quick thinking and the US Coast Guard. David Lesh, 34, and his friend were doing a photoshoot of his new Beechcraft Bonanza, CNN affiliate KGO-TV reported, when things started to…MORE

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