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7 students slit wrists at Maryland elementary school

  PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Maryland- Seven students at William Paca Elementary School removed the blades from pencil sharpeners and cut themselves at school, according to Prince Georges County school officials. Officials said the incident happened before spring break. A crisis counseling team came to the school and worked with the families involved. The district says all students involved were seen by the school nurse and the cuts were not severe enough to call warrant calling 911. PGCPS officials said they cannot release additional information to protect students’ privacy. Sources said this may have been bullying related. See more...

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Funeral service held for Hartville woman, 20, killed in crash

HARTVILLE, Missouri- The funeral service for Cassidy Alexa Sharp, 20, was held Monday in Hartville under the direction of Holman Howe Funeral Homes. Sharp was killed early Friday morning near Lebanon on Hwy 5 when her SUV was  allegedly hit by a wrong-way driver. Brock Turner, 43, of Cuba Missouri is now facing charges of Felony Driving While Intoxicated Involving the Death of Another, and Failure to Drive on the Right Half of the Roadway Resulting in a Motor Vehicle Crash. Turner posted his bond of  $50,000.00 with conditions according to court records available this morning and an appearance is set...

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Local author turns on the pain in ‘Turn the Paige’

LEBANON, Missouri (PRESS RELEASE)- If you come out to Boat Town Brewery on Saturday to meet local author Phyllis York, be careful. She can be kind of mean — at least to the people in her books.   York propels her beloved characters through a series of excruciating circumstances in the second book of her trilogy, Myths, Monsters and Mary.  The new book, Turn the Paige, is available now via Amazon in Kindle and paperback formats.   “I don’t really think it’s mean, but they do go through a lot of pain, stress and tragedy in this one,” York...

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14 confirmed dead after junior hockey team bus crash, more injured

‘Our organization will never be the same’ TISDALE, Saskakatchewan- Saskatchewan’s Star Phoenix reports fourteen people were killed Friday when the bus they were in — carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team — collided with a semi-trailer unit north of Tisdale. Fourteen others on the bus were injured, three critically. The RCMP is not confirming the identity of the victims at this time, including whether the deceased are players or coaches. There was no immediate word on the driver of the semi. Parents and family seeking information about their family members who may have been in this collision can...

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Thunderbirds pilot dies in Nevada training crash

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Neveda. – A U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot was killed when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed over the Nevada Test and Training Range Wednesday at approximately 10:30 a.m. during a routine aerial demonstration training flight. The identity of the pilot is being withheld for 24-hours pending next of kin notification. An investigation is being conducted into the cause of the mishap. The team’s participation at the March Air Reserve Base “The March Field Air & Space Expo” has been cancelled. It is unknown how this accident will impact the remainder of the 2018 Thunderbirds Season. More...

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