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  • Rapper Juice Wrld died Sunday morning after suffering a seizure at Chicago’s Midway Airport, according to a report. He was 21. >> Read more trending news  The Chicago-born singer, whose real name was Jarad Anthony Higgins, suffered the seizure while walking through the airport after deplaning from his California flight, TMZ reported. Chicago police confirmed a 21-year-old man suffered a medical emergency at the airport about 2 a.m. after getting off a private jet, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. The man was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead, the newspaper reported. The cause of death has not been revealed. the Sun-Times reported. The emo rapper’s single “Lucid Dreams” peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in June 2018, Rolling Stone reported.
  • Minnesota woman received $28K in public aid while winning $190K at casino, authorities say >> Read more trending news  According to a criminal complaint, Connie Linh Tran, 49, of Anoka County, began receiving public assistance through the Anoka Couty Department of Human Services in 2015, WCCO reported. She submitted her most recent application for benefits Dec. 13, 2018, the television station reported. Between August 2016 and July 2018, Tran willfully misrepresented or withheld information about her household income, court documents allege. As a result, Tran received $28,205.61 in benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Investigators became suspicious after Tran provided them with a bank statement showing large deposits and withdrawals inconsistent with her reported income, WCCO reported. Authorities forwarded Tran’s file to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. Investigators contacted a compliance coordinator at Mystic Lake Casino and discovered that between Jan 1. 2017 and May 6, 2018, Tran received $190,896.69 in winnings paid out by cashiers at the casino, WCCO reported. Tran had never reported that income, according to WCCO. Investigators obtained a search warrant for Tran’s bank accounts and determined she had been under-reporting her income. Three checking accounts revealed total deposits of $61,913.82 in 2016, $171,205.76 in 2017, and $85,388.14 through August 23, 2018, WCCO reported. Information on file with the Department of Employment and Economic Development revealed Tran reported annual household income of $15,614.80 in 2016, $24,493 in 2017, and $26,176 in 2018, the television station reported. If convicted, Tran could serve up to 10 years in prison, according to WCCO.
  • A United Airlines passenger said she was stung by a scorpion Thursday morning during a flight to Atlanta from San Francisco. >> Read more trending news  According to TMZ and SFGate, the passenger said she felt a stinging sensation on her leg. When it continued, she went to the bathroom and discovered the arachnid. “The woman says that’s when the scorpion dropped out of her pant leg, still alive, and scurried across the floor,” TMZ reported. “It was eventually caught by flight attendants.” United Airlines said in a statement Friday that upon landing in Atlanta, the woman was met by medical personnel and taken to a hospital. “We have been in contact with our customer to ensure her well-being,” the statement said. In 2017 there were two reported occurrences of scorpions on United flights. In April 2017, a scorpion stung passenger Richard Bell on a United flight from Houston to Calgary when it fell from an overhead bin, according to CNBC. A month later, a different flight was evacuated in Houston after a passenger spotted a scorpion crawl out of a fellow traveler’s sleeve. It was determined he had not been stung.
  • Police in Kentucky discovered $100,000 worth of methamphetamine hidden inside an air fryer, authorities said.  >> Read more trending news  In a Facebook post, Louisville Metro police officials said narcotics officers were tracking a parcel Saturday containing the 20-pound package of drugs, which was being mailed to a residence in Louisville, WHAS reported. The narcotics unit verified the package was delivered and then executed a search warrant to confiscate it, WLKY reported. “The suspect was not home at time of seizure,” Louisville police wrote on Facebook. “On blast ... Hey, Mr. Sergio Figueroa, if you want your dope ... call LMPD.” Police said the investigation was ongoing. “We’re not done,” Louisville police wrote on Facebook.
  • A Texas man is behind bars after police said he repeatedly punched his girlfriend, then used a knife to carve his name into her face. Read more trending news According to the San Antonio Express-News and KABB-TV, police arrested Jackub Hildreth, 19, on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon Friday, one day after he attacked the woman during a dispute at a San Antonio apartment. Authorities said Hildreth struck the woman’s face 10 times while clutching her neck, KABB reported. He also slashed his name onto her forehead, police said. In addition to the aggravated assault charge, Hildreth also was wanted on previous charges of burglary and family violence, the Express-News reported. Read more here or here.
  • An Arizona man is accused of fatally stabbing his twin brother Friday night, authorities said. >>Read more trending news Christian Piedra, 27, of Phoenix, was arrested and booked into a Maricopa County jail on suspicion of second-degree murder, the Arizona Republic reported. According to police, Piedra got into an argument with his brother, Bryan Piedra, at their Phoenix apartment shortly after 10 p.m., KNXV reported. Bryan Piedra was taken to an area hospital, where he later died from his injuries, Phoenix Police Detective Luis A. Samudio told the television station. Samudio said Christian Piedra was taken into custody without incident. The cause of the dispute is under investigation, KNXV reported