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Parents of Kyle Plush, Ohio teen who suffocated in minivan, push for 911 system changes

Kyle’s parents said 911 emergency dispatchers and first responders across the country should have the ability to pinpoint callers via GPS/mapping technology, just like Uber drivers.

Shows Resume on Las Vegas Strip After Mass Shooting

The Bellagio’s fountains were back on display on Tuesday and most MGM shows resumed after being canceled in the wake of a mass shooting that left 58 dead.

Lawyer for Officer Who Shot Philando Castile: Case ‘Has Nothing to Do With Race’

An attorney for the police officer who fatally shot a black man in Minnesota said that the officer’s reaction “had nothing to do with race.”

Collin Martin, Major League Soccer player, says, ‘I’m gay’

With a tweet, Martin becomes the only openly gay male player in all the major North American sports leagues.

North Carolina Man Charged in Wife’s Murder Told 911 He Took Too Much Cold Medicine

“I have blood all over me and there’s a bloody knife on the bed. And I think I did it,” Matthew Phelps said in a 911 call.

Teen Kalamazoo Rampage Victim Abigail Kopf Is Making a Dramatic Recovery

Just six weeks ago she was declared brain dead by doctors. Now this determined teenager is walking and talking.

New year brings record low temperatures, cold eyed in eight deaths

Freezing temperatures were felt across the U.S., and authorities said the cold may have caused or contributed to deaths in North Dakota, Wisconsin and Michigan.

Like Many Others, Kansas Ride Where Caleb Schwab Died Is Minimally Regulated

The Consumer Product Safety Commission hasn’t had the power to oversee amusement parks for 35 years, after Congress stripped its authority in 1981.

Cedric Larry Ford Kills 3, Injures 14 in Kansas Shooting Spree

Three people were killed and 14 injured Thursday after a gunman opened fire at his place of work.