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January 31, 2019

Chicago police rescue man who jumped in icy Lake Michigan to save his puppy

ChiccoDodiFC/iStock(CHICAGO) -- The Chicago Police Department has released dramatic body-cam footage showing officers rescuing a man trapped in the frigid waters of Lake Michigan. Five officers formed a human chain, grabbing onto each others’ belts and stretching a dog leash into the water to reach ..
January 31, 2019

Neighbor who filmed aftermath of shooting of Botham Jean has received death threats, she says

Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images The casket carrying Botham Shem Jean arrives at Greenville Avenue Church of Christ on September 13, 2018 in Richardson, Texas.(DALLAS) -- The woman who filmed the aftermath of the shooting of Botham Jean — the man killed in his own apartment by former Dallas Po..
January 31, 2019

Sexual assault and harassment cases up significantly at military service academies despite prevention efforts, Pentagon survey finds

icholakov/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Pentagon officials are concerned that despite significant prevention efforts, a new, anonymous survey indicates a nearly 50 percent spike in the prevalence of unwanted sexual contact at the three military service academies last year, while the number of incidents that..
January 31, 2019

ICE confirms force-feeding of detainees on hunger strike

tzahiV/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Eleven detainees at an ICE detention facility in El Paso, Texas, have been refusing food, some for more than 30 days, and six of the detainees are being force-fed per orders by a federal judge, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed Thursday. An additional fo..