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Catholics are losing faith in their church. D.C.’s Cardinal Wuerl isn’t helping

Catholics are losing faith in their church. D.C.’s Cardinal Wuerl isn’t helping

Last summer, Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington twice denied hearing any accusations about sexual misconduct by his predecessor, ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick. We learned last week that both denials were misleading at best. Wuerl’s denials also demonstrate why so many American Catholics, according to a recent Gallup survey, have lost faith in their church and clergy.…MORE

Teen’s service dog shot and killed outside home

Teen’s service dog shot and killed outside home

The Hunt County Sheriff’s Department is investigating what appears to be a disturbing case of animal cruelty. A teenager’s heart is broken after what happened outside her home in Quinlan Sunday morning. Journey was a 4-year-old golden retriever specially trained to detect the smell when Hannah Westmoreland’s blood sugar was low. The town of Quinlan…MORE

Toddler OK after car seat falls out of moving vehicle

Toddler OK after car seat falls out of moving vehicle

Police in Mankato say a toddler is OK after falling out of a car while strapped into a car seat. Dashcam video of the incident was recorded Monday morning by Chad Mock, who was driving behind the vehicle. Mock’s video shows the 2-year-old girl falling from the vehicle near Hy-Vee on Riverfront Drive. Mock is…MORE

Baby giraffe euthanized after being gored at zoo

Baby giraffe euthanized after being gored at zoo

A baby giraffe at the Safari Park had to be euthanized after suffering a gore wound to its stomach, and San Diego Zoo officials believe the injury was likely caused by an antelope. Over the weekend, the zoo announced that five-month-old Kumi was euthanized on Dec. 29, 2018, due to a gore wound that park…MORE

Letter: Parents yelling at referees to blame for Ohio’s ref shortage

Letter: Parents yelling at referees to blame for Ohio’s ref shortage

Rowdy parents are to blame, in part, for Ohio’s “alarming shortage” of high school referees, according to a letter from the National Federation of State High School Associations and the Ohio High School Athletic Association. Officials released a letter to parents of high school athletes Monday, saying parents need to stop yelling at referees during…MORE

Mother filing suit against police department after son detained

Mother filing suit against police department after son detained

Monday night the group Community Actively Seeking Transparency or C.A.S.T called for reform in the Annapolis Police Department. Ga’Juanah Holland said in October of 2016 an Annapolis City Police Department Officer deliberately turned off his body camera while detaining her then 12 year-old-son. According to a lawsuit, police dispatch issued a be on the lookout…MORE

Colorado home where Chris Watts killed his family is up for auction

Colorado home where Chris Watts killed his family is up for auction

Chris Watts’ multilevel Colorado home is being foreclosed and put up for auction — for any buyers willing to look past its tragic history. The house in Frederick, where Watts killed his pregnant wife and two young daughters in August, will be up for public auction on April 17 at the Weld County public trustee’s…MORE

It took this separated family 246 days to reunite

It took this separated family 246 days to reunite

The 12-year-old wore a pink Disney princess backpack that said, “We Can Do ANYTHING,” as she hugged her mom for the first time in eight months. It was a moment Vilma Carrillo feared would never come. “I held her so tight,” Carrillo said, describing the recent reunion in a phone interview with CNN on Tuesday.…MORE

13-year-old foils armed robbery at Family Dollar

13-year-old foils armed robbery at Family Dollar

Counterfeit cash, a stolen car and drugs have been found – after a 13-year-old helps halt an armed robbery at an Oklahoma Family Dollar. It all started with what was supposed to be a quick trip to the Family Dollar. As soon as the teen, Braydon Self, and his stepdad walked in – they were…MORE

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