Family identifies singer’s remains
The remains of Mexican-American music star Jenni Rivera were headed back to the United States after being identified by her family, state officials said Thursday. The Nuevo Leon state government announced that it had released the remains. State security spokesman Jorge Domene said earlier in the day that Rivera’s family had made a positive identification but there would a delay of several days while DNA tests were completed.
Workers at a Des Moines recycling plant stumbled upon thousands of dollars wrapped in old newspapers that were nearly shredded. Workers at International Paper’s Des Moines Recycling Center found the money Wednesday stuffed into an envelope that was wrapped inside newspapers. Des Moines police Sgt. Jason Halifax says the fifty and one hundred dollar bills were clipped together with old, rusty paper clips. Police say the amount was tens of thousands of dollars.