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Seven family members killed when semi hits van

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Newborn and three other children among the fatalities.Tragedy struck a family trip from Chicago to the East Coast when a semi-trailer slammed into the back of their van, killing seven of the family members, including a newborn and three other children. The 1998 Toyota minivan was headed east on the Indiana Toll Road, carrying 10 relatives, six adults […]

Neighbor saves little girl from kidnapping

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Albuquerque, New Mexico police say the kidnapping of a 6-year-old girl was foiled by an alert neighbor. The neighbor, Antonio Diaz Chacon, saw a man snatch a little girl and shove her into a van as she walked home from a neighbor’s house just before 5 PM on Monday. According to police, Chacon jumped into his car and chased the kidnapper until […]

Mother charged after toddler dies in hot van

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Mum charged with manslaugher after letting 3-year-old tot die in hot vanIt’s a tragic story – 33-year-old Elena Isabel Rodriguez was doing housework, and believed her son was watching television. In reality, he had become trapped inside the families van, and died as temperatures topped 90 degrees. Rodriguez, who has seven children, said she had […]