Mom Accused of Driving Children into Ocean Has Bond Set at $1.2M

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_846ee18080.jpgVolusia County Corrections (DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) -- A pregnant mother who was charged with attempted murder after driving a minivan filled with her three children into the Atlantic Ocean had her bond set at $1.2 million. At a court hearing on Saturday, prosecutors said that Ebony Wilkerson, 32, had a high flight risk and was a danger to the community, herself and her unborn child.

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Gun Hidden in Donated Sock Kills Woman in Chicago Thrift Store

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_c7342e7ffc.jpgStockbyte/Thinkstock (CHICAGO) --  A Chicago thrift store worker died after a handgun hidden in a donated item of clothing went off and the bullet hit the woman in the chest, police said. Carmen Dominguez, 54, was sorting through clothing with a fellow colleague at a Unique Thrift Store in Chicago, when she was fatally shot in the chest at 9:42 a.m. on Friday, a Chicago Police Department spokesman said.

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Colorado Combats Driving While Stoned with Ads, Police Training

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_004e8c4859.jpgABC News (DENVER) -- As Colorado grapples with a burgeoning legalized marijuana industry, authorities are becoming drug recognition experts, learning new tools in their fight against something that remains illegal: driving while stoned. “If it slows down your reaction time by even a second, one second on the road at 70 mph is the difference between life and death,” said Colorado State Trooper Joshua Lewis.

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It Will Soon Be Legal to Be Annoying in Grand Rapids, Mich.

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_588d6972cd.jpgHenryk Sadura/Thinkstock (GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) -- The city of Grand Rapids, Mich., says it’s now OK to annoy thy neighbor. A section of the city code stating that “no person shall willfully annoy another person” is set to be struck next Tuesday, after 38 years on the books.  And it's about time, says the city attorney.

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Mom Drove Van into Florida Surf as Kids Screamed for Help, Rescuer Says

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_92e360d32c.jpgABC News (DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) -- A man who helped pull three children from a sinking minivan said he tried to stop the mother from driving the vehicle into rough surf on a Florida beach, but she suddenly veered away and plowed into the water. Stacy Robinson, a sophomore at Seminole State College in Sanford, Fla., said he and his girlfriend were sitting in their car at the beach in Daytona Beach, Fla., when they saw a woman, whom police have identified as Ebony Wilkerson, 32, from Cross, S.C., driving a minivan partly in the rough surf.

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