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Turkey’s first astronaut returned from International Space Station – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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www.nbcdfw.com – – 2024-02-11 23:50:14

SUMMARY: Turkey’s first astronaut, Alper Gezeravci, returned from a three-week mission to the International Space Station to a hero’s welcome in Ankara. Gezeravci handed out Turkish flags he had taken with him to space and was greeted by children with bouquets. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called the mission a symbol of a growing, stronger, and assertive Turkey. The expedition was organized by Axiom Space with NASA and SpaceX, and landed in SpaceX capsule in the Atlantic off the Florida coast. Gezeravci’s mission is seen as a source of national pride and a highlight of Turkey’s technological advancements. Turkey plans to land on the moon by 2026 and established its own space agency in 2018.

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Rebekah A. Byler update: Shawn Cranston arrested after pregnant Amish woman murdered in Spartanburg, Pa. home

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abc13.com – ABCNews – 2024-03-02 15:27:28

SUMMARY: Police have arrested 52-year-old Shawn Cranston in connection to the murder of 23-year-old pregnant Amish woman Rebekah Byler in rural Pennsylvania. Byler was found dead with cuts to her head and neck in Sparta Township. Cranston is facing charges including criminal homicide of an unborn child. The community is shocked by the rare violent crime in their tight-knit town. The investigation is ongoing, and the motive remains unknown. The suspect is being held without bond at Crawford County Jail. The Pennsylvania State Police are continuing to investigate the case.

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4 arrested on drug charges in Elgin following raid

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www.kxan.com – Julianna Russ – 2024-03-02 14:10:10

SUMMARY: Four individuals were arrested in Elgin during a raid conducted by the Elgin Police Department. Angela Alvarado, Ivan Cook, Anthony Joiner, and Jamaal Bradley face charges related to the delivery or possession of controlled substances. The police seized firearms, narcotics, cash, and electronics during the raid. The area where the raid took place has been a site of violent crimes, drug trafficking, and other criminal activities, including a double murder in 2023. The Elgin PD has been conducting investigations and making arrests related to narcotics in the area. The DEA field offices in Austin and Houston, as well as local sheriff’s offices, assisted in the raid. Additional information can be provided to Sergeant Nichole Brimhall.

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Fleming Street shooting: HSCO deputies responding to stolen vehicle recovery shoots, kills man allegedly holding Uzi-type weapon

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abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-03-02 13:49:32

SUMMARY: A man was fatally shot by deputies in northeast Harris County after being found in possession of an “Uzi-type” weapon while recovering a stolen vehicle. The incident marks the third shooting involving law enforcement in three days in the Houston area. The sheriff’s office responded to a call and encountered the armed man, resulting in the use of deadly force. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, and no deputies were injured in the incident. The circumstances surrounding the shooting and the man’s connection to the initial call remain unclear.

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