Rachel Lynn Aldrich

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Imelda soaks Texas

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/20/19, 12:08 pm

Floodwaters just kept rising in the Houston area on Friday, prompting at least 1,700 of water rescues. Tropical depression Imelda has caused two deaths and significant damage in southeast Texas and southwestern Louisiana. Some areas face even worse flooding than during Hurricane Harvey in 2017.

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Colt suspends AR-15 production

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/20/19, 10:10 am

The gun-maker said it is shifting focus to fulfilling military and police contracts. Colt said Thursday that it is suspending production of its rifles for the civilian market, including the semi-automatic AR-15. Colt CEO Dennis Veilleux said in a statement that the company remains committed to the Second Amendment.

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Abortionist had remains of babies boxed up in his garage

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/19/19, 05:18 pm

The 2,246 medically preserved fetal remains authorities found earlier this week at the Illinois home of late abortionist Ulrich Klopfer were stored in small, sealed plastic bags in cardboard boxes in his garage. “In the 31 years I’ve been doing this job, I’ve never seen anything like this, ever,” Will County Sheriff Mike Kelley said Thursday. Kelley said investigators think the remains date to when Klopfer worked at three abortion facilities in Indiana between 2000 and 2002.

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