A wood platform holding live fireworks tipped over, sending the pyrotechnics straight into a crowd at the annual 4th of July show in Simi Valley, Calif.

Between 8,000 and 10,000 revelers were settling into their seats in the L.A. suburb for a fireworks display that never quite made it into the sky.

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A freak Fourth of July accident claimed an 8-year-old boy's life in Oklahoma Thursday after his father accidentally ran him over during a parade.

The boy was riding on a martial arts group's float at LibertyFest in Edmond, Ok., before he got down or fell from the vehicle at the end of the parade.

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The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

- Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

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Canadian real estate developer Adam Anhang was the target of a $3 million plot in which wife Aurea Vazquez Rijos tried to kill him, according to reports.

Vazquez was arrested Sunday by police in Spain after being sought for five years in the alleged murder-for-hire scheme in Puerto Rico, the FBI confirms.

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