Category Archives: CNN – US

Skydiver reunited with prosthetic leg he lost while 10,000 feet in the air

A worker at a California lumber yard made an unusual discovery on Monday: A prosthetic leg wearing a blue Nike shoe was found on the ground. The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office investigated the discovery and after calling some folks at the nearby airport they solved the mystery. It turns out the owner, who police identified…MORE

A replica of one of Columbus’ ships has sunk in Texas

The replica Columbus ship La Niña, located in Texas, sank to the bottom of the marina on Tuesday. The ship, made in Spain, took on water sometime in the early hours of Tuesday and now sits on the muddy bottom of the Corpus Christi marina. “She sank fast, but she is a survivor,” said Kim…MORE

Brooklyn man sentenced to life without parole in slaying of jogger

A Brooklyn man convicted of brutally killing a jogger in Howard Beach, Queens, was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Authorities said Chanel Lewis, 22, pulled Karina Vetrano, 30, from a running path on August 2, 2016, sexually abused her and strangled her to death not far from her home.…MORE

College admission scandal: Loughlin and accused parents want to see evidence before filing substantive motions

Seventeen parents charged in connection with the college admission scandal — including actress Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli — are asking the court to suspend “substantive motion practice” until they can review the prosecutors’ evidence against them, according to a motion filed Monday. While the government has indicated discovery is “extremely voluminous,” defendants…MORE