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‘I believed we were going to die’: An elevator in a Chicago skyscraper fell 84 floors, requiring a dramatic rescue of six people

By Meagan Flynn | The Washington Post “Clack clack clack clack” was how they described the sound of your worst nightmare. Just after midnight Friday, a group of six people was descending from the 95th floor of Chicago’s 875 N. Michigan Avenue building, the famous, 100-story skyscraper formerly known as the John Hancock Center, when […]

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“We still don’t have the answers”: Colorado man sentenced to life in prison for murdering his pregnant wife, two daughters

Frank Rzucek leaned forward on a courtroom bench and sobbed as a prosecutor detailed the horrible ways his pregnant daughter and two young granddaughters were murdered by Christopher Watts, the husband and father whom the victims loved and trusted. The details were gruesome — how 4-year-old Bella bit her tongue while fighting back as her […]