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Man is arrested with gas cans and lighters at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York

A man is in custody after he tried to enter St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York on Wednesday night with gallons of gasoline, lighter fluid and lighters, authorities said. When a security officer at the cathedral stopped the 37-year-old man, he left the church and was detained shortly after by counterterrorism officers, NYPD’s John Miller…MORE

Police say Kelsey Berreth’s remains were not found in landfill

Police will no longer search for Kelsey Berreth‘s remains at a Colorado landfill that had been the focus of their investigation for nearly two months. The Woodland Park Police Department announced its decision Wednesday, saying that officers did not find Berreth’s remains or any evidence linked to her death at the Midway Landfill in Fountain,…MORE

Cave diver who helped save Thai soccer team is rescued from Tennessee cave

A cave diver from the UK, who was part of the team involved in saving the Thai soccer team last year, needed rescuing after becoming trapped in a cave in Tennessee. Josh Bratchley went missing Tuesday when he failed to exit a cave he was exploring with four others, according to the Jackson County Emergency…MORE

18-year-old college freshman dies six days after suspected hazing incident

An 18-year-old University at Buffalo student died Wednesday after falling victim to a suspected hazing incident last week, his school’s president said in a statement. “I am deeply saddened to share with you that UB freshman Sebastian Serafin-Bazan passed away today,” University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi said. “Our hearts go out to Sebastian’s…MORE

Police say she was infatuated with the Columbine shooting. She’s not alone

For John McDonald, there’s nothing new about people infatuated with Columbine coming to visit. “We know that Columbine continues to attract people from around the world,” McDonald, the executive director of Jefferson County Department of School Safety, said on Wednesday. “We’re not a place to come visit if you’re not a student. If you don’t…MORE

California community decides to drop ‘Dixie’ from school district name

A school district on the West Coast will change its name from Dixie after a battle that has pitched neighbor against neighbor. The board of trustees for Dixie School District voted 3-1, with one abstention, at a meeting on Tuesday night to change the name by August 22, according to Marnie Glickman, one of the…MORE