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California man to plead guilty to stealing endangered ring-tailed lemur

A California man has agreed to plead guilty to theft after he admitted taking a critically endangered ring-tailed lemur from the Santa Ana Zoo, according to a Department of Justice news release. Aquinas Kasbar, 19, broke into the zoo and used bolt cutters to access the lemur encampment and steal Isaac, the oldest ring-tailed lemur…MORE

New York might make it illegal to text while walking

Crossing the street here can be challenging any time, and you might be even less likely to notice that honking cab or zooming bicyclist if you’re looking at your phone. Now, it could become illegal to do so. A bill in the New York State Senate seeks to ban pedestrians from using portable electronic devices…MORE

A 22-year-old woman has died after collapsing during the Cleveland Marathon

A woman has died after collapsing in the Cleveland Marathon on Sunday, officials said. Taylor Ceepo, a recent graduate of Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio, was 22 years old. She was pronounced dead on arrival at a local hospital, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center spokesman George Stamatis told CNN. University Hospitals healthcare providers treated…MORE

Chicago police on alert after attempted arson and vandalism at synagogues

Chicago police are on alert after an attempted arson attack and vandalism at synagogues in the city, according to a police department spokesman. Chicago Police Deputy Superintendent Anthony Riccio has ordered special attention at all Jewish schools, synagogues and businesses, according to a tweet from Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi. Police said an attempted arson…MORE

Transgender woman who was attacked in April found dead on Dallas street

A transgender woman whose brutal assault in April was captured on video has been found dead on a Dallas street, police said. Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 7200 block of Valley Glen Drive around 6:40 a.m. Saturday, Dallas Police Major Vincent Weddington said. “Upon arrival, officers found the complainant lying…MORE

Tornadoes and flash floods threaten millions from Texas to Missouri

Fears of flash flooding followed a series of potentially life-threatening tornadoes that swept through parts of Texas and Oklahoma Monday night. A total of 14 tornadoes were confirmed in central Oklahoma and western Texas, carrying warnings of “considerable” damage to homes, businesses and vehicles and the possibility of “complete destruction.” At least two of them…MORE

Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin’s mother, is running for political office

Sybrina Fulton, an African-American mother who became a social justice activist after the 2012 fatal shooting of her son, Trayvon Martin, is running for political office in Florida. Fulton formally announced her candidacy Monday for a seat for the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners. “At first, I didn’t want to be the voice for…MORE

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