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September 19, 2018 - 6:15 pm
(GOODRICH, Texas) -- A great-grandmother in Texas hit an alligator in the bullseye earlier this week, killing the massive reptile with one shot to its head, she told a local news station. Livingston Mayor Judy Cochran believes the gator she found on her family ranch along the Trinity River in...
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September 19, 2018 - 2:18 pm
(MASONTOWN, Pa.) -- One person is dead and four injured after a shooting at a Pennsylvania courthouse, according to authorities. Four people who were shot at the Fayette County Magistrate Court in Masontown, Pennsylvania, Wednesday afternoon were transported to the hospital, a spokesperson for the...
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Flagler County Sheriff
September 19, 2018 - 1:27 pm
(PALM COAST, Fla.) -- It might have seemed like his lucky day when packages of marijuana washed ashore on a Florida beach on Sept. 13, but a man who allegedly took a "brick" of the drug and hid it in his car has been arrested, according to police. Over the course of two days, a total of 100 pounds...
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WKOW
September 19, 2018 - 12:49 pm
(MIDDLETON, Wisconsin) -- Local and federal authorities are responding to reports of an active shooter in Middleton, Wisconsin, about 6 miles outside of Madison. Middleton Police are leading the investigation. A.T.F. agents from the Madison office are also responding. Wis. Gov. Scott Walker tweeted...
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WISN
September 19, 2018 - 12:45 pm
(WAUWATOSA, Wisconsin) -- A U.S. Postal worker who was recently terminated from her job has pleaded guilty to stealing cash and checks from over 6,000 greeting cards. Ebony Lavonne Smith, 20, who had started working with USPS in early 2015 pleaded guilty on Sept. 12 to stealing mail — and the money...
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WJXX
September 19, 2018 - 12:33 pm
(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- A high school student in Florida was shot on his way to the bus stop Wednesday morning and is now in the hospital undergoing surgery for life-threatening injuries, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said. The 17-year-old boy was walking towards the bus stop around 6:15 a.m...
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September 19, 2018 - 12:29 pm
(NEW BERN, N.C.) -- Florence is a "storm like no other" and its deadly flooding means "a long road ahead" for North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper said at a joint news conference with President Donald Trump Wednesday. "Thank you, Mr. President, for coming to North Carolina as our rescue and recovery...
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ABC News
September 19, 2018 - 9:48 am
(DRAPER, Utah) -- Wanda Barzee, one of Elizabeth Smart's former captors, has been released from prison, much to Smart's surprise and disappointment. Barzee was released from the Draper Prison in Draper, Utah, Wednesday morning, Utah Department of Corrections spokeswoman Kaitlin Felsted said. She...
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Poweshiek County Sheriffs Office
September 19, 2018 - 9:35 am
(BROOKLYN, Iowa) -- The accused killer of Iowa jogger Mollie Tibbetts appeared in court Wednesday where he pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder, one month after he was arrested for allegedly killing the 20-year-old college student. Tibbetts, a rising sophomore at the University of Iowa,...
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Victorville Police Department
September 19, 2018 - 6:35 am
(SAN BERNADINO, Calif.) -- Police in Southern California arrested a 20-year-old man and two teenage boys this week after they allegedly scammed people in a fake funeral scheme. Richard Navarrete, of San Bernardino, California, and two unidentified 14-year-olds were taken into custody on Monday...
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