ClickOnDetroit National Report -- Monday, July 8, 2019


Jeffrey Epstein charged with running sex trafficking ring

Federal prosecutors in New York unsealed a criminal indictment Monday charging billionaire Jeffrey Epstein with having operated a sex trafficking ring in which he sexually abused dozens of underage girls, allegations that have circulated around the politically connected businessman for years.

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Around the country:

  • Puerto Rico: Authorities say a toddler apparently slipped from her grandfather's hands and fell to her death from a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico. Read more.
  • Mississippi: Along Mississippi's Gulf Coast, all 21 of the state's beaches have been shut down for swimming due to a blue-green harmful algal bloom. Read more.
  • California: After two tremors last week, California's governor vowed that a state-wide early alert program will be coming out "shortly." Read more.

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Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce dies at age 20

Actor Cameron Boyce, who starred in the Disney Channel's television shows and series, has died at age 20.

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