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A man suspected of shooting a Chicago police officer in the groin is in critical condition

A man suspected of shooting a Chicago police officer in the groin is in critical condition

Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the shooting of a Chicago police officer, a police spokesman said. Michael Blackman, 45, was shot and detained Saturday afternoon after an “armed encounter” with officers, Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. Blackman is in critical condition and undergoing surgery, Guglielmi later added. A manhunt had been…MORE

OK, but seriously, what really goes on inside Area 51?

OK, but seriously, what really goes on inside Area 51?

So apparently a bunch of people showed up in the Nevada desert this weekend to follow through on their Facebook pledge to storm Area 51 and “see them aliens.” And it wasn’t nearly as exciting as some had hoped. OK, but really. What goes on at Area 51? If people had actually gotten inside —…MORE

2 killed, 8 injured in bar shooting near Lancaster, South Carolina

2 killed, 8 injured in bar shooting near Lancaster, South Carolina

At least one person opened fire inside and outside a crowded South Carolina bar early Saturday, killing two people and injuring eight others before fleeing, authorities said. The shooting happened at the Ole Skool sports bar just outside the city of Lancaster around 2:45 a.m. ET, the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office said. No arrests were…MORE

The first day of fall is coming. Here are 5 things you probably didn’t know

The first day of fall is coming. Here are 5 things you probably didn’t know

Yes, the season for chunky scarves, pumpkin-spiced everything and fantasy football is upon us. Fall, autumn, harvest season — whatever you call it — starts Monday, September 23, in the Northern Hemisphere. Here are some interesting things to know about the season: 1. Fall isn’t caused by the Earth’s distance from the sun That’s right.…MORE

Some have started vape stockpiling in the US as a federal ban looms

Some have started vape stockpiling in the US as a federal ban looms

The great “vapocalypse” has begun and the horsemen leading the charge are from New York and Michigan. The news that both states have banned the sale of most flavored e-liquids set off alarms in the vaping community, and led to some vaping enthusiasts to stock up on flavors like Dinner Lady Lemon Sherbet, Vapetasia Killer…MORE

Thousands of abandoned medical records found in deceased Indiana doctor’s abortion clinics

Thousands of abandoned medical records found in deceased Indiana doctor’s abortion clinics

First, authorities discovered a spine-chilling 2,246 fetal remains in the Illinois garage of an abortion doctor after his death. Then, investigators found “thousands” of abandoned medical records across his abortion clinics in Indiana, the Indiana attorney general announced on Friday. Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill called Dr. Ulrich Klopfer one “of the more notorious abortionists…MORE

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