Suspect due in court Monday after 9 die in sweltering truck

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Nine people are dead and the death toll could rise after emergency crews pulled dozens of people from a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what officials said was an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong.

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  • Written by By ERIC GAY and WILL WEISSERT , Associated Press

Actor John Heard, of 'Home Alone' movies, dies at 71

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NEW YORK (AP) — Actor John Heard, whose many roles included the father in the "Home Alone" series and a corrupt detective in "The Sopranos," has died. He was 71.

  • Written by By DAVID BAUDER , AP Television Writer

8 people found dead in truck in 'human trafficking crime'

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer loaded with at least 30 others outside a Walmart store in Texas' stifling summer heat in what police are calling a horrific human trafficking case. The driver was arrested.

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