Friday , 19 January 2018

National News

Inside the Texas home where the malnourished, shackled siblings lived 18 years ago

Photos from the Texas home where David and Louise Turpin lived with their now-adult children nearly two decades ago show a filthy, decrepit interior that most likely had human feces on the walls, the current owner told ABC News. Thirteen siblings, believed to be the Turpins’ biological children, were found malnourished and shackled in a home in Perris, California, on …

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Chris Christie rebuffed attempting to skip security at Newark airport

Chris Christie has only been the ex-governor of New Jersey for two days but he has already felt the loss of at least one perk of the job. Christie was rebuffed while attempting to pass through a gate access point at Newark Liberty International Airport he used as governor, according to a person with knowledge of the incident. It would …

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US Marshal killed, officer wounded serving warrant

A 45-year-old U.S. Marshal was shot and killed Thursday morning as he and other officers were ambushed by gunfire while trying to serve a warrant to a woman in Pennsylvania’s capital. Deputy U.S. Marshal Christopher David Hill, a married father of two and an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan, was part of a fugitive task force that was fired …

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Olympic gymnast demands justice against doctor: 'He abused my body'

She was not present in the courtroom but Olympic gymnastics star McKayla Maroney’s words rang powerful and clear to the former doctor she called a “monster human being” and described how he repeatedly molested her from the age of 13 until she left the sport she loved. Maroney,22, a multiple Olympic gold medalist and member of the famed “Fierce Five” …

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