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Nuns embezzle ‘substantial’ amount of funds from church school, monsignor says

Nuns embezzle ‘substantial’ amount of funds from church school, monsignor says

Two nuns misappropriated “substantial amounts” of funds from a Catholic school in Southern California for their own use, the monsignor of St. James Catholic Church said in a letter to parishioners. An internal investigation found that over several years, Sister Mary Margaret Kreuper and Sister Lana Chang used funds set aside for St. James Catholic…MORE

Volleyball runs deep for Ferreira family

Volleyball runs deep for Ferreira family

Carl Ferreira has coached volleyball for nearly 40 years. This season, he led the Bakersfield College Women’s Volleyball team to a 19-match win streak and an appearance in the CCCAA Championships. A feat and career, he never imagined. “If you would have told me that I was going to coach Division I at Stanford and…MORE

FBI agent shot and wounded in Brooklyn

FBI agent shot and wounded in Brooklyn

An FBI agent wounded by gunfire on Saturday in Brooklyn was shot while sitting in a parked vehicle, a law enforcement official told CNN. According to the official, another vehicle pulled up next to the agent’s vehicle and fired into it on Saturday around 3:20 p.m. The agent returned fire and was struck in the…MORE

Woman buys WWII dog tags at garage sale, hoping to track down family

Woman buys WWII dog tags at garage sale, hoping to track down family

A trip to a garage sale turned into a mission after a woman purchased a set of dog tags from World War II. “It’s part of somebody’s life right here that I’ve got on the table that they want back,” said Jan Parker. Parker is determined to return the dog tags to their true owner.…MORE

Intoxicated gunman shoots two at Omni Hotel, police say

Intoxicated gunman shoots two at Omni Hotel, police say

CNN security was able to apprehend a gunman who shot two men on the 28th floor of the Omni Hotel on Sunday morning. According to Atlanta Police, the victims and gunman 31-year-old Sedarius Dennis attended a party at a suite in the hotel. The two victims were trying to get an intoxicated Dennis back to…MORE

Police: Juvenile court officer charged with sexual abuse of 16-year-old probationer

Police: Juvenile court officer charged with sexual abuse of 16-year-old probationer

A Metro juvenile court probation officer is now facing charges for allegedly abusing a 16-year-old male probationer. According to officials with the Metro Nashville Police Dept., sex crimes detectives arrested Thomas J. Myers, 29, and charged him with sexual battery by an authority figure on Friday night. The victim reported Myers to Metro detective Elizabeth…MORE

Toddler may need plastic surgery after dog attack

Toddler may need plastic surgery after dog attack

A toddler from Port St. Lucie is recovering in the hospital after being attacked by a dog Wednesday. Three-year-old Alyssa Bartolotta was with her Aunt, Francine Delvalle, in Melbourne for the day while her dad was at work as a barber back home. “She was definitely a trooper,” Delvalle told WPTV. “It happened so fast.…MORE