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March 18, 2019 - 10:42 am
(NEW YORK) -- After the curtain was pulled back on the allegations of bribery, cheating and deception that has plagued some of the country's elite universities, a new study from a Harvard University-based group is urging parents and high schools to put ethics and character at the heart of the...
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ABC News
March 18, 2019 - 5:11 am
(NEW YORK) -- Parts of the Midwest, especially in eastern Nebraska, saw some of the worst flooding in decades over the weekend -- roadways and bridges were washed away as snow melt, ice jams and some rainfall combined to create extremely dangerous conditions. Widespread flood alerts and warnings...
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Andrew Weyer
March 18, 2019 - 5:04 am
(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Police are searching for an ATV driver who was caught on video dragging a Nashville, Tennessee officer down a busy road last week. Metro Nashville Police Department officer John Bourque, 22, was injured during an illegal bikers' demonstration on Friday when an ATV driver ran...
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Nash County Sheriff
March 17, 2019 - 1:56 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The husband of a murdered North Carolina nurse has been captured, authorities said Sunday. Rexford Lynn Keel Jr., 57, was taken into custody just outside Tucson, Arizona, about 34 miles from the Mexican border, Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone told reporters Sunday. He had a large...
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Dale County Sheriff's Office
March 17, 2019 - 12:53 pm
(BIRMINGHAM, Alabama) -- Alabama police have linked a suspect to the 1999 cold case murders of two 17-year-old girls using DNA and genetic genealogy. Investigators identified Coley McCraney, of Dothan, Alabama, in the murders of J.B. Beasley and Tracie Hawlett as the case closed in on two decades...
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ABC News
March 17, 2019 - 7:50 am
(NIOBRARA, Nebraska) -- Eastern Nebraska continues to deal with record-breaking river flooding this weekend due to rapid snow melt, ice jams and last week's rainfall. The flooding has caused parts of highways, including some bridges, to be washed away, isolating some communities. The scale of the...
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Milwaukee Police
March 16, 2019 - 4:48 pm
(MILWAUKEE) -- A child’s body wrapped in a blanket and found on the side of a road in Minnesota is believed to be that of Noelani Robinson, a 2-year-old girl for whom an Amber Alert was issued on Monday and whose father allegedly shot and killed her mother in Milwaukee on that same day. The body...
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March 16, 2019 - 2:12 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The first mob boss murder in New York in 30 years may have nothing to do with the mob, multiple law enforcement sources told ABC News. A 24-year-old suspect is in custody in connection with the murder of Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali. The alleged gunman made conflicting statements to...
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March 16, 2019 - 2:08 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Georgetown University, one of the eight universities involved in the largest college admissions scandal in history, conducted an internal investigation into the school’s former tennis coach, who was accused of accepting bribes from parents, but students weren’t informed of the probe...
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ABC News
March 16, 2019 - 12:41 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Major, even historic, river flooding is occurring in parts of the Plains and Upper Midwest and will persist through the weekend and into early next week. There are still flood alerts due to river flooding from Kansas to Michigan. There are also flood alerts for parts of upstate New...
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