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Grandson of Malcolm X is found dead


Grandson of Malcolm X is found dead

Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of slain civil rights activist Malcolm X, was found beaten to death in Mexico City on Thursday, his battered body dumped near the famed Plaza Garibaldi, in what may have been a robbery gone wrong, police said. Shabazz, 28, had apparently traveled to Mexico City to visit a Mexican labor activist who had been deported from the United States this year.

Ottawa, Kan.

Man charged in deaths of three

A 27-year-old felon was charged Friday in the deaths of a woman and two men whose bodies were found at an Ottawa farm this week. Kyle Flack also faces charges in the death of the woman's young baby daughter, 1, whose body hasn't been found.

Ottawa, Ohio

2 teens found dead, 3rd in jail

Two teenage brothers who had been reported missing were found dead after authorities were directed to their bodies by a third teen, who pleaded not guilty to a grand theft auto charge and was jailed, officials said. The brothers — 14-year-old Blaine Romes and 17-year-old Blake Romes — lived together with the third teen and their mothers in a trailer home in northwest Ohio, neighbors said.


Death toll now at 8 in port crash

The Italian coast guard says divers have found the body of another victim of a cargo ship crash into Genoa's dock, raising the death toll to eight. The Italian cargo vessel Jolly Nero's crash into the dock Tuesday night toppled the harbor control tower into the water. A guardsman who was on duty in the control tower is still missing.

Newtown, Conn.

Sandy Hook school may be torn down

Officials in Newtown, Conn., say the district should tear down Sandy Hook Elementary School where 20 first-graders and six educators were shot to death in December and construct a new building on the property. A task force of 28 town elected officials unanimously recommended the plan on Friday. The proposal now goes to the local School Board, which has final authority.

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