Many passengers jumped overboard to save themselves. The Island Lady regularly shuttled passengers to and from the Tropical Breeze Casino, an offshore casino boat in international waters near the Gulf of Mexico
The monument was found splashed with red paint with the words “Racist Anthem” sprayed on the sidewalk nearby.
The Perris, Calif., home where police say David and Louise Anna Turpin had been holding their 13 children captive. (Getty)
The Perris, Calif., home where police say David and Louise Anna Turpin had been holding their 13 children captive. (Getty)
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The driver acknowledged using narcotics, police said.

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