Modesto, California

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Quintuple Murder Suspect May Have Killed Last Year

Cops believe Martin Martinez killed 2-year-old in October

(Newser) - Modesto, Calif., is in mourning and a 30-year-old man is in custody after one of the most horrific murders in the city's history. Police found the bodies of two women and three girls—a 6-month-old, a 5-year-old, and a 6-year-old—in a house on Saturday afternoon and arrested Martin... More »

America's Most Miserable Cities

Detroit grabs the distinction from Forbes

(Newser) - Sorry, Detroit. Forbes is out with its annual list of the most miserable cities in America, which takes into account not only obvious factors such as unemployment and crime, but also things like taxes, foreclosures, home prices, and commute times. Some highlights:
  • The worst five: Detroit leads the way, followed
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