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ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — At least eight people are dead from an explosion at a hotel in Havana, Cuba, apparently caused by a gas leak, officials said. Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel is now at the scene of the Saratoga Hotel in Havana with other officials. Search and rescue work continues to […]

Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office, Alabama (NEW YORK) — Missing Florence, Alabama, jail employee Vicky White withdrew approximately $90,000 in cash from multiple banks before allegedly fleeing with an inmate suspected of murder, officials said. Lauderdale County District Attorney Chris Connolly told ABC News the banks were local to the Lauderdale County area, but he could […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — Days before the second anniversary of Colorado mom Suzanne Morphew’s disappearance, her husband Barry Morphew and the couple’s two daughters are speaking out for the first time since murder charges against Barry Morphew were dropped. “We’ve been silent for a long time and we’ve decided that we finally want to […]

Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office (FLORENCE, Ala.) — The inmate who escaped from a Florence, Alabama, jail with a corrections officer last Friday was awaiting trial on capital murder charges. But those charges were just the latest in a litany of other offensives in his past, according to authorities in multiple states. Inmate Casey White, 38, […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images, FILE (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken tested positive for COVID-19 via a PCR test Wednesday afternoon, the State Department said. Blinken, who is vaccinated and boosted, is experiencing mild symptoms. Blinken attended the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday, where President Joe Biden was in attendance. The State Department said […]

Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office, Alabama (FLORENCE, Ala.) — The corrections officer and escaped murder suspect who have been missing for days had “a special relationship,” the local sheriff confirmed. Inmate Casey White and Lauderdale County Assistant Director of Corrections Vicki White — who are not related — went missing from Florence, Alabama, on Friday. “Investigators […]

Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office (FLORENCE, Ala.) — A manhunt is intensifying in Florence, Alabama, for an escaped murder suspect and a corrections officer who have been missing for days. A warrant has been issued for Lauderdale County assistant director of corrections Vicki White on charges of committing or facilitating an escape, Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick […]

Tetra Images/Getty Images (GULFPORT, Miss.) — Four people were gunned down across two neighboring Mississippi cities Wednesday morning, allegedly by the same gunman, according to police. The first shooting was reported at about 9:11 a.m. Wednesday at a Broadway Inn Express motel in Biloxi, police said. Three victims — two men and one woman — […]

San Jose Police Dept. (SAN JOSE, Calif.) — A family friend is among the three suspects accused of taking a 3-month-old baby boy from his Northern California home in what police believe was a premeditated kidnapping, authorities said Wednesday. The baby was found safe and in good condition Tuesday, one day after he was taken […]

Essex District Attorney’s Office (CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala.) — More than 30 years after an 11-year-old girl was stabbed to death in Massachusetts, a suspect has been arrested for her murder, officials said. On Sept. 12, 1988, Melissa Tremblay, a sixth grader from Salem, New Hampshire, was found dead at the Boston & Maine railway yard […]

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