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Michigan interstate's mysterious green ooze identified, police say

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Fox News Flash top headlines for Dec. 22 are here. Check out what's clicking on A mysterious greenish liquid that forced lane closures after it seeped onto a Michigan interstate Friday allegedly came from a closed electroplating business whose owner is currently serving a year in federal prison for operating an unlicensed hazardous waste storage facility. Federal agencies had been called to investigate the strange oozing liquid pouring onto I-696 in Madison Heights -- a suburb of Detroit -- which they found to be the chemical hexavalent chromium, Michigan State Police said on Twitter on Saturday. "At about 2 30 PM on 12/20, we were asked by Madison Heights Fire Dispatch to block the right lane of eastbound I-696 near Couzens while the fire department cleaned up a liquid spill," MSP Metro Detroit said.

Nurse suspended after 5 infants suffer fractures, bruises: report

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A Wisconsin hospital says it is cooperating with authorities and has implemented new safety measures after a report outlined instances of abuse of infants. Five infants suffered serious injuries -- including a fractured skull, rib and arm -- in the newborn unit of a Wisconsin hospital, resulting in the suspension of the nurse who cared for them, a federal agency said in a report. UnityPoint Health-Meriter hospital in Madison didn't respond to the suspected abuse until early last month, when staff noticed two babies with bruises, the Wisconsin State Journal reported. An internal investigation revealed two similar cases last year and one from January. "The immediate jeopardy began on April 12, 2017 when the facility failed to protect and thoroughly investigate the first report of an injury of unknown origin" to one of the patients, the report said, according to WISC-TV.

Ex-nurse caused infants' broken bones, bruises, authorities say

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Christopher Kaphaem, 43, a former nurse, is accused of injuring several newborns at a Wisconsin hospital has been charged with child abuse. Prosecutors charged a former nurse Thursday with abusing multiple infants in a Wisconsin hospital's intensive care unit, accusing him of bruising them and breaking their bones. Christopher Kaphaem, 43, faces 19 felony child abuse counts involving nine infants. All but one of the counts carries a maximum sentence of six years in prison. The 19th count, intentional child abuse causing great bodily harm, carries a maximum 25 years behind bars.

'Fear The Walking Dead' Season 4, Episode 2 Synopsis, Sneak Peeks Released

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"Fear the Walking Dead" newcomer Jenna Elfman is set to make her debut appearance in tonight's Season 4, episode 2 of the AMC series. According to the synopsis for the hour, Elfman's troubled survivor Naomi finds allies in Madison and Alicia. In a sneak peek from the episode, Naomi points her gun at Madison (Kim Dickens) as the latter encourages the new character to come with them to their camp. "We have a settlement, strong walls, plenty of food, good people," Madison says. When Naomi shakes her head, Madison tells her about the girl they just welcomed into their camp.

'Fear The Walking Dead': Madison, Troy Discover New Threat In Season 3, Episode 5

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A new threat to the Otto ranch will be revealed in Season 3, episode 5 of "Fear the Walking Dead." According to the synopsis for the episode, a new threat reveals itself to Madison (Kim Dickens) and Troy (Daniel Sharman) as they search for the ranch's missing group. Madison volunteered to join the search party at the end of Season 3, episode 3 to show that she has an initiative and can be also be an asset to the sanctuary. Despite her good intentions, Nick (Frank Dillane) and Alicia (Alicia Debnam Carey) don't think that their mom has made the right decision. "Mom, you don't have to do this," Nick tells Madison in a sneak peek from this Sunday's episode.