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Nashville police are looking for the driver who dragged an officer with his ATV

Nashville police are looking for the driver who dragged an officer with his ATV

The Metro Nashville Police Department is looking for the ATV driver who dragged an officer down Broadway on Saturday. About 100 “dirt bikes, motorcycles, ATVs, and four wheelers” illegally took over the street around 3 p.m. on Saturday, MNPD said. It was the second day in a row that off-road vehicles began illegally driving on…MORE

Nebraskans are recovering from historic floods, but more are on the way

Nebraskans are recovering from historic floods, but more are on the way

Many Nebraska towns have become islands, highways are now fast-flowing streams and dozens of flood records have been broken — but there may be more flooding to come. The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says more rivers will break cresting records in the next two days. According to the National Weather Service, a crest is…MORE

Suspect in reputed crime boss killing to waive extradition, lawyer says

Suspect in reputed crime boss killing to waive extradition, lawyer says

The man who has been taken into custody in connection with the shooting death of the reputed New York crime boss Francesco “Frank” Cali, will waive extradition on Monday, his lawyer told CNN. Anthony Comello, 24, who is being held in a New Jersey jail, will be formally charged with murder when he’s extradited to…MORE

Nebraska floods have broken records in 17 places across the state

Nebraska floods have broken records in 17 places across the state

The flooding in Nebraska has gotten so bad it’s breaking records across the state. About 9 million people in 14 states along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers are under a flood warning, according to CNN meteorologist Karen Maginnis. Some of the records go as far back as 1960 and some are as recent as 2011,…MORE

Los Angeles gas explosion sends clouds of smoke over the skyline

Los Angeles gas explosion sends clouds of smoke over the skyline

A 9,000-gallon tanker that was leaking gasoline caught fire in Los Angeles, the city’s fire department said Sunday. More than 70 firefighters battled the blaze for an hour and a half before it was extinguished. Two people were hospitalized with injuries, the LA fire department said. A hazardous materials squad was working to lessen the…MORE

How 34 recorded phone calls brought down the college admissions scam

How 34 recorded phone calls brought down the college admissions scam

Rick Singer called up his client, the wealthy parent of a college student, and went into his prepared lines. The IRS was auditing his foundation, he said on the phone, and had some questions about payments the parent had made. Singer was definitely not going to tell the IRS that the money was actually for…MORE