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Police: Man sets woman on fire during domestic incident outside

Police: Man sets woman on fire during domestic incident outside

Police are investigating a domestic incident at the Tim Hortons in the City of Tonawanda. According to City of Tonawanda police, a man contacted his girlfriend, who works at the location, and told her to come outside. He then threw a flammable liquid on her, setting her on fire. Police say he also accidentally set…MORE

Woman convicted of allowing toddlers to smoke marijuana

Woman convicted of allowing toddlers to smoke marijuana

A Winston-Salem woman who was seen on a viral Facebook video allowing young children marijuana was convicted on Monday, the district attorney confirmed to FOX8. Judge Gordon Miller of Forsyth District Court found 18-year-old Candice Jasmine Little guilty of three counts of misdemeanor child abuse and three counts of contributing to the delinquency of a…MORE

New surveillance video shows unexplained explosion

New surveillance video shows unexplained explosion

A new surveillance video from a woman in Glendale shows an unexplained explosion early Saturday morning. The footage, taken on a backyard surveillance camera and provided by Rita Castaneda, was recorded at 4:39 a.m., showing a flash followed by a boom. The house is located near the intersection of 45th Avenue and Bethany Home Road.…MORE

Yemeni mother wins visa fight to see her dying child in a California hospital

Yemeni mother wins visa fight to see her dying child in a California hospital

The US State Department granted a Yemeni mother, whose 2-year-old son is on life support in an Oakland hospital, a waiver Tuesday to travel to the United States, according to officials with the Council on American-Islamic Relations. Shaima Swileh will get on the earliest available flight out of Egypt, said Basim Elkarra, the executive director…MORE

Here are 4 rocket launches you could watch this week, conditions permitting

Here are 4 rocket launches you could watch this week, conditions permitting

If you like watching humans blast things into space, you could be in for a feast this week. Space companies intend to launch four rockets, if conditions are right — and all of them are expected to be shown online. Here’s a schedule of what’s launching, and when. 8:57 p.m. ET Tuesday: United Launch Alliance…MORE

These families are the unexpected faces of the US immigration debate

These families are the unexpected faces of the US immigration debate

Imagine getting banned from seeing your dying child because of your nationality. Or watching your children get tear-gassed in front of you. Or trying to provide a better life for your 7-year-old daughter, only to have her die suddenly. These horrors became reality for several families who have become reluctant faces of the US immigration…MORE