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One dead and 15 injured in house explosion in California

One dead and 15 injured in house explosion in California

One person is dead and 15 more are injured, after a house in Murrieta, California, exploded Monday afternoon. Crews from Southern California Gas were at the home fixing a natural gas line that was reported damaged by a contractor working on the house. The explosion occurred about an hour after the crew arrived, and the…MORE

What immigrant advocates advise people to do if ICE comes to their door

What immigrant advocates advise people to do if ICE comes to their door

Immigration authorities have begun a series of raids targeting about 2,000 undocumented immigrants in major cities around the country. These raids, promised by President Donald Trump for weeks now, have sparked panic and concern among immigrant communities and immigration advocates. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement will focus on a specific group of undocumented people: those…MORE

Paradise welcomes back first family to rebuild their home after the Camp Fire

Paradise welcomes back first family to rebuild their home after the Camp Fire

Paradise, California, is growing again. The town issued its first Certificate of Occupancy for a rebuilt home on Monday — eight months after the Camp Fire devastated the community. That means that the Sinclaire family can start moving in. “I’m finally home,” Victoria Sinclaire told CNN. “I think I’m going to sleep really good tonight.”…MORE

Preliminary report shows faulty relay protection system caused NYC power outage

Preliminary report shows faulty relay protection system caused NYC power outage

Con Edison blamed their relay protection system Monday for the weekend power outage in New York City, saying the system didn’t operate as designed, according to preliminary findings from the company. “That system detects electrical faults and directs circuit breakers to isolate and de-energize those faults,” the company said in a statement. “The relay protection…MORE

Toddler dies after falling into restaurant’s grease trap

Toddler dies after falling into restaurant’s grease trap

A 3-year-old boy died after falling into a restaurant grease trap Monday morning in Rochester, New York, police said. Rochester Police Department Investigator Francis Camp said they believe the boy fell through a plastic lid that gave way and into the grease trap embedded in the ground outside a Tim Hortons restaurant. The grease trap…MORE

Sentencing in GoFundMe scam case delayed until September

Sentencing in GoFundMe scam case delayed until September

The sentencing of a woman who made up a feel-good story and raised more than $400,000 as part of a GoFundMe scam has been delayed until September. Katelyn McClure, 29, has pleaded guilty to one count of theft by deception in the second degree in Burlington County, New Jersey, and she is now expected to…MORE

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