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Army says Vanessa Guillen died ‘in the line of duty’ and affords family some benefits

Army says Vanessa Guillen died ‘in the line of duty’ and affords family some benefits

The death of Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen occurred “in the line of duty,” Fort Hood officials announced Tuesday. The designation paves the way for Guillen’s family to be entitled to certain Army benefits. “Typically, these benefits include compensation to immediately help the family with expenses, funeral with full military honors, the Service members’ Group Life…MORE

Houston police officer killed in apartment complex shooting

Houston police officer killed in apartment complex shooting

A Texas police officer was shot and killed and another was injured Tuesday at an apartment complex, authorities said. Sgt. Harold Preston, 65, and another two officers were responding to a domestic disturbance call at south Houston apartment building, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said in a news conference. “It’s a big loss,” Acevedo told…MORE

Vermont coronavirus cluster traced to hockey teams and a broomball league

Vermont state health officials say an outbreak of nearly three dozen Covid-19 infections can be traced to games played at a hockey rink earlier this month. At least 34 cases have been tied to youth and adult hockey leagues, as well as a broomball league, involving teams that either practiced or played at Montpelier’s Central…MORE