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Six Baltimore police officers charged in the April death of Freddie Gray will be arraigned Today. The officers face different charges, and each remained free on bail until now. Freddie Gray, 25, died April 19 in the hospital one week after he suffered a severe spinal injury during his arrest.
Lost, stolen, broken: TSA pays millions for bag claims--paid passengers $3 million over the last five years for claims that airport security screeners broke, lost or stole their luggage or items inside. nearly 1 out of 3 claims filed from 2010 to 2014 go paymanet. Payments ranged from a few bucks for missing food or medicine to several thousand dollars for jewelry, electronics and other items passengers said were broken or disappeared in TSA’s hands.
Man bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks is 7th this summer— A shark bit a 68-year-old man yesterday in waist-deep water off North Carolina’s Outer Banks, the seventh in a record-breaking year of shark attacks for the state’s coastal waters.
An inmate who escaped from a Travis County Corrections officer has been captured in Houston.
Neighbors of a one-lane bridge near Pflugerville believe it is dangerous and they are asking for changes. The bridge on Weiss Lane in Travis County narrows from a two-lane road down to one lane. A sign warns drivers of the change, but there are no stop signs or lights at the bridge. Drivers have to either slow down and move close to the edge to squeeze by each other, or stop to let oncoming traffic pass. The bridge also has no guardrails. The only safety feature between the edge and the creek below is a curb a few inches high running along the bridge’s side.
A 40-year-old man was killed Wednesday after a forklift he was operating flipped over and crushed him, according to Austin Police. Austin-Travis County EMS said the incident happened about at the Floor & Decor store on West Braker Lane. Authorities provided no further information about the incident or the victim.