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Kaylene Bowen-Wright was sentenced to six years in prison for subjecting her son to more than 320 hospital visits and 13 surgeries over the first eight years of his life before Child Protective Services removed the boy from her care after a Dallas hospital said he didn't have cancer or many of the symptoms Bowen-Wright reported.

Michael James Pratt, 36, and Matthew Isaac Wolfe, 37, owners of pornographic websites, and one employee, Ruben Andre Garcia, 31, were charged with sex trafficking and other crimes, accused of coercing several women to engage in sex videos that were posted on the internet.

Ariane Moore, 28, of St. Louis said her vehicle was stolen at gunpoint by two men as she and three friends left a festival, and after she located the vehicle using GPS, the same men stole it again as she waited for a locksmith to unlock it.

Paul Rockwell, who was born with cerebral palsy, plans to travel 218 miles across Georgia from Savannah to Plains by wheelchair to raise awareness for a food shelter, hoping he will make it to Plains in time to see former President Jimmy Carter teach Sunday School on Oct. 27.

James Brown, 55, a medal-winning Paralympian, is accused of gluing himself to the top of a British Airways plane at a London airport to draw attention to global warming, telling authorities he was compelled to do so because of his "concerns for the future of my children."

Marilyn Hartman, 67, who over the past decade has been arrested several times for sneaking onto planes without a ticket, was arrested again Friday after police said she tried to sneak through security at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

Kevin Malone and Kyle Bowen, police officers in St. Louis, saved 61-year-old Cathy Visor, who has cerebral palsy and can't walk, from her burning home, hauling her out on a mattress as the flames closed in on them.

Carol Lyn Parrish, spokeswoman for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, said DNA tests showed that a couple who thought they were attacked by a bobcat this month were actually attacked by a raccoon.

Domingo Ramirez-Cayente, 29, who was charged with aggravated assault in the shooting of a transgender woman in Dallas and was released on bond without an ankle monitor, is in the U.S. illegally, according to immigration officials.

A Section on 10/13/2019

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