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A Florida man was arrested for pointing lasers at planes landing at an airport

A Florida man was arrested for pointing lasers at planes landing at an airport

A Florida man was arrested on Wednesday night for pointing lasers at planes trying to land at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport. Charlie James Chapman Jr., 41, also is accused of pointing a laser at a Martin County Sheriff’s Office helicopter responding to the incident, according to a news release from the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. CNN…MORE

Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, killed in a helicopter crash in California

Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, killed in a helicopter crash in California

[Breaking news update at 5:52 p.m. ET] According to a manifest, nine people were on board a helicopter that crashed Sunday in Calabasas, California, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva told reporters. No one survived the crash, Los Angeles County Fire Department Chief Daryl Osby said. Officials did not identify the victims. Basketball legend Kobe…MORE

Small plane crashes in Florida neighborhood and sets home on fire

Small plane crashes in Florida neighborhood and sets home on fire

A small plane crashed into the side of a Lake City, Florida, home on Saturday, killing the pilot, according to Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. The crash happened less than a half-mile north of the Cannon Creek Airpark, a neighborhood with a landing strip for pilots living in or visiting the community, according to CNN affiliate…MORE

Police seek gunman who opened fire after party at a Salisbury, North Carolina, restaurant

Police seek gunman who opened fire after party at a Salisbury, North Carolina, restaurant

North Carolina authorities are investigating a shooting that unfolded shortly after midnight inside a Salisbury restaurant, leaving nine people injured, at least six of them from gunfire, police said. Sunday’s incident happened after a party at Thelma’s Down Home Cooking, located on a commercial thoroughfare in the city of 34,000 located about 45 miles northeast…MORE

Sophie Yazzie, a WWII veteran and member of the Navajo Nation, dies at 105

Sophie Yazzie, a WWII veteran and member of the Navajo Nation, dies at 105

One of the longest-living female WWII veterans, Sophie Yazzie, died Saturday, Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services Director Wanda Wright said in a Facebook post. She was 105 years old. Yazzie, a member of the Navajo Nation, was born in 1914 in Canyon de Chelly, Arizona, and joined the US Army Air Corps when she was…MORE

California firefighters rescue a puppy that got its head stuck in a wheel

California firefighters rescue a puppy that got its head stuck in a wheel

California firefighters responded to an unusual call this week — a puppy that got her head stuck in the wheel in a spare tire. Riverside County Animal Services officials initially responded to the call on Wednesday to find the 3-month-old Australian cattle dog in a precarious situation. The dog had put its head through the…MORE

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