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Danny Fire 90% Contained as Firefighters Battle Fast-Moving Brushfire

Danny Fire
The Danny Fire, a fast-moving brushfire in the Antelope Valley, has reached 90% containment, as reported by the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Spanning nearly 1300 acres, the fire prompted the swift response of the Los Angeles County Fire Department to the two-alarm blaze at West Avenue D and 130th Street in Fairmont, located northwest of Lancaster. Fire officials confirmed that the incident was attended to around 1:42 p.m. The progress of the firefighting operation was impeded by strong wind gusts, reaching speeds of up to 20 miles per hour, which pushed the fire north towards Kern County. These gusty southwest winds were expected to persist until Sunday evening. However, a positive development emerged with the forecast of a "moistening trend" by the National Weather Service for the Danny Fire, which would continue until Wednesday, potentially aiding in the containment efforts. While the cause of the fire remains undetermined, it resulted in the destruction of a nearby barn. Thankfully, no injuries were reported. As a precautionary measure, approximately 20 homes were evacuated under the guidance of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, as relayed by KTLA's Rachel Menitoff. However, residents have now been allowed to return safely to their homes. To bolster the county crews' efforts, a firefighting helicopter from the ...
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Tennessee woman tries to hire hitman to kill wife of man she met on Match.com

Tennessee woman tries to hire hitman to kill wife of man she met on Match.com
Prosecutors claim that an environmental compliance specialist attempted to hire a hitman to assassinate the wife of her hiking partner whom she had met on Match.com. Melody Sasser, 47, is accused of threatening David Wallace and his wife, Jennifer, by following her opponent using a fitness app and sending real-time updates and information to a fictitious assassination website, which finally alerted authorities. "This must seem like a chance encounter or accident" Sasser reportedly said under the pseudonym "Cattree" on the now-defunct "Online Killers Market" website. Sasser also added the option to "plant drugs on them, as I don't want a lengthy inquiry." According to court filings submitted in Knoxville, Tennessee, federal court, Sasser, a truck stop employee for Pilot Flying J, furnished the website with around $9,750 worth of bitcoin on January 11 along with details on Jennifer and requirements the hitman must complete to close the case. Even though it's still unclear what their connection was, David Wallace and Sasser looked to have been paired on the online dating service sometime in 2020. The two were close while they trekked in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, southeast of Knoxville. Wallace, a US Department of Energy employee, told investigators that year Sasser even assisted him in hiking the Appalachian ...
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Lori Vallow Convicted: Found Guilty of Killing Her Two Children and Husband’s First Wife

Lori Vallow Convicted: Found Guilty of Killing Her Two Children and Husband's First Wife
The highly publicized case of Lori Vallow and the verdict surrounding her has brought attention to the tragic disappearance and murder of her two children, Tylee Ryan and JJ Vallow. The case began in September 2019 when the children went missing in Rexburg, Idaho, sparking a nationwide search. It wasn't until June 2020 that their remains were discovered on Chad Daybell's property in Fremont County, Idaho. During the trial, prosecutors presented evidence indicating that Vallow had lied to authorities about the whereabouts of her children and had instructed others to do the same. As a result, she was charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit destruction, alteration, or concealment of evidence. Ultimately, the jury found Lori Vallow guilty of all charges related to the disappearance and murder of Tylee Ryan and JJ Vallow. The verdict brought closure to many who had followed the case closely, but it also serves as a sad reminder of the importance of protecting children from harm. The tragedy surrounding Tylee and JJ's deaths is undeniably heartbreaking, but justice has been served for these two innocent souls. One significant aspect that emerged during the trial was Lori Vallow's involvement in a doomsday cult called Preparing a People. Members of the cult believed that they were ...
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First graders allegedly forced girl, 6, to perform sex act

First graders allegedly forced girl, 6, to perform sex act
Enraged parents of a Texas first-grader allege their daughter was forced to perform a sex act on another kid in the classroom. At the same time, other students watched on — as one videotaped the terrible attack on a school-issued iPad. On Friday, around 200 enraged parents protested in front of the Plainview Independent School District's administration buildings. Chanting, "Be their voice!" as they expressed the school's inadequate response to the alleged attack. The April 19 event at Plainview South Elementary only came to light when a parent circulated the story on social media, the Plainview Herald said. The district finally acknowledged the assault a week after facing widespread public outcry. Heather Gonzales, a cousin of the 6-year-old girl who was attacked, noticed a change in the little girl's behavior after the traumatic incident. "She's in distress. She's like, 'My stomach hurts. "All I want to do is lay down," Gonzales told KCBD. "You can tell something's wrong with her. So, they said, 'What's going on? What happened?'" The young girl informed her family that a boy had made out with her in the school lunch line. She then said that a week before that event, she was taken beneath a desk and coerced to perform a sex act on ...
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Employee kills 4, injures 8, after opening fire in Louisville bank

Employee kills 4, injures 8, after opening fire in Louisville bank
According to authorities, a 23-year-old employee opened fire inside a bank in Louisville, Kentucky, on Monday morning, leaving four people dead and eight others wounded. Around 8:30 a.m., Connor Sturgeon entered the Old National Bank in the city's center, next to Slugger Field, and started shooting, according to the Louisville Metro Police Department. Within minutes, police arrived and engaged the gunman in gunfire. In a news briefing on Monday afternoon, the LMPD revealed that Sturgeon was shot and killed by police after he pointed a gun at them while live-streaming his attack on Instagram. The four dead victims have been named as bank workers Tommy Elliot, 63, Jim Tutt, 64, Josh Barrick, 40, and Juliana Farmer, 57. Among those injured were two police officers, including Nicholas Wilt, 26, who was shot in the head. Wilt, who had just recently graduated from the police school, underwent brain surgery and is currently listed in stable condition at the University of Louisville Hospital, according to LMPD. According to authorities, three victims are in non-critical condition, three are in non-critical condition, and two more victims have been declared dead. A tearful Elliot spoke to Gov. Andy Beshear as a close friend who "built my law career, helped me become governor, and gave me advice on ...
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Mississippi woman arrested over video showing her ‘having sex with dog’

Mississippi woman arrested over video showing her 'having sex with dog'
According to court records, a Mississippi woman recently detained for having sex with a dog on camera claimed that the individuals who paid her to produce pornographic videos coerced her into the act. According to an arrest complaint reported by the Laurel Leader Call, Denise Nicole Frazier, 19, said police she had sex with a German shepherd in footage that surfaced on Snapchat because she was "threatened to do it." The affidavit states that Frazier "admitted she was the one in the video but stated she was forced to do it." While detained by Jones County sheriff's deputies on Wednesday, Frazier allegedly stated that "people pay me" to appear in movies and that having intercourse with the male "service dog" was against her choice. JCSD Investigator Sgt. J.D. Carter spoke to the nearby outlet, "There is no evidence of that claim, but we are looking into it." It wasn't immediately clear whether the two males at the Myrick, Arkansas, residence where Frazier was detained were also involved. Police, according to Carter, intend to look into whether the distressing footage was forced onto her. Thus, we have just passed the first stage of it and are still in the early phase. Carter told the nearby station WLBT, "We're still going to ...
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Over 30 rockets launched at Israel from Lebanon in largest attack since 2006

Over 30 rockets launched at Israel from Lebanon in largest attack since 2006
After the Iran-backed terror organization, Hezbollah condemned an Israeli police raid on Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque and vowed to use "all measures... to deter the enemy," at least 34 rockets were fired into Israel on Thursday. The greatest attack from the north since 2006, when Hezbollah shot hundreds of rockets into Israel over the course of a 34-day battle, according to Israeli officials, who claim that just five of the missiles made it past the Iron Dome defensive system of the Jewish state. Two casualties have also been recorded. A 19-year-old guy and a 26-year-old man who were both struck by shrapnel while driving are being treated at the Galilee Medical Center, according to the facility. The bombings on the first day of Passover are also among the biggest since Hezbollah's takeover of Lebanon in August 2021. According to his office, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was informed of the incident and has scheduled a meeting with his high-ranking security cabinet. Following the rocket assaults from Lebanon, Defense Minister Yoav Gallant is said to have "given initial directives" to IDF Chief Herzi Halevi. The Iron Dome reportedly stopped at least 25 of the missiles, according to the Israel Defense Forces, who have not publicly acknowledged the precise number of rockets fired during ...
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Cash App founder Bob Lee stabbed and killed in San Francisco

Cash App founder Bob Lee stabbed and killed in San Francisco
According to his family, Bob Lee, a technology executive who created the mobile payment firm Cash App and had previously worked at Square, passed away on Tuesday after being stabbed close to central San Francisco. Around 2:35 a.m. on Tuesday, according to San Francisco police, officers responded to a report of a stabbing. The police discovered a 43-year-old male who appeared to have been stabbed. According to the authorities, he was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, where he eventually passed away. Lee's father and sibling recognized the man as the victim, but authorities withheld his identity. "Bobby was the brightest individual I've ever known and worked harder than anyone. He will be mourned by everyone who knew him," wrote Richard Lee in a Facebook message that included a news report about his son's stabbing. Thank you to everyone who offered their assistance. His father stated in the article that the two had relocated from California to Miami in October. After Bob Lee's mother passed away in 2019, their bond got even closer. Bob Lee returned to the Bay Area, but NBC News could not determine why. Tim Oliver Lee posted on Facebook that he was "so saddened and disheartened" to have lost his sibling. He was the finest ...
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