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Houston police sergeant arrested in death of his wife

Houston police sergeant arrested in death of his wife

A Houston police sergeant has been arrested in connection with the death of his wife, authorities said. Hilario Hernandez was arrested after his wife, Belinda Hernandez, was killed Saturday, CNN affiliate KTRK reported. Police responded to a report that the victim was found dead in a home in Pearland, Texas, a suburb of Houston. Belinda…MORE

For the second time in a week, a Parkland student has died in an apparent suicide

For the second time in a week, a Parkland student has died in an apparent suicide

A second Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student has died in what police are calling “an apparent suicide.” The student, who was enrolled at the Parkland, Florida, school at the time of death, has not been publicly identified. The death occurred Saturday evening and is under investigation, said Coral Springs Police spokesman Tyler Reik. It’s…MORE

Southern Poverty Law Center president resigns after a co-founder was fired

Southern Poverty Law Center president resigns after a co-founder was fired

Southern Poverty Law Center President Richard Cohen is stepping down from the nonprofit activist group, less than two weeks after co-founder Morris Dees was fired. “After more than 30 years at the Southern Poverty Law Center, I’ve decided to step down,” Cohen said in a statement Saturday. “Other legacy civil rights organizations have transitioned to…MORE

No one won the Powerball jackpot and now its up to $750 million

No one won the Powerball jackpot and now its up to $750 million

With no winner for Saturday’s Powerball drawing, the prize is getting even bigger. The numbers drawn for the $625 million jackpot were: 24, 25, 52, 60, and 66 and the Powerball was 5. A whopping $750 million, with a cash value of $465.5 million, is now up for grabs, according to Powerball. The next drawing…MORE