from Aubrey Gehman
Middle school science teacher Robert Crosland allegedly fed a sick and deformed live puppy to a snapping turtle belonging to the school in front of his students. He has a track record of feeding guinea pigs to exotic snakes and snapping turtles during class. Read more here.
from Mikaila Barker
Prosecutors debate giving Nikolas Cruz, the Parkland school shooter, a death penalty. Read more here.
from Rachel Howard
Two package bombs detonated in people’s homes in Austin, Texas. They appear to be related as hate crimes – but only because of the skin color of the victims. Read more here.
from Lauryn Butler
An astronauts DNA no longer matches that of his twin brother after he returned from spending a year on the International Space Station. Read more here.
from Sierra Lagge
A Miami footbridge over a highway collapsed as the cables were tightened, killing at least 6 people. Read more here.