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August 17, 2019 - 8:10 am
(NEW YORK) -- The Manhattan District Attorney’s office has presented the criminal case against Harvey Weinstein to a grand jury for a second time to include testimony from a one-time Sopranos actress, new court filings show. Prosecutors are hoping the grand jury returns a new indictment against the...
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August 16, 2019 - 5:36 pm
(MIAMI) -- A 26-year-old Cuban man who stowed away in the cargo hold of a flight from Havana to Miami was arrested Friday morning by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. "CBP received reports of a possible stowaway shortly after midnight after a ramp agent encountered the man while offloading...
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August 16, 2019 - 5:22 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Travelers are facing significant lines at airports across the country from what U.S. Customs and Border Protection is calling a “temporary outage” with its processing systems. According to a CBP statement, the agency said it's “taking immediate action to address the technology...
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August 16, 2019 - 4:41 pm
(HOUSTON) -- The family of a Houston mother who is facing child endangerment charges after a car driven by someone else struck and killed her toddler is calling for the driver to be charged. Gissel Vazquez, 18, could be seen in surveillance footage on Wednesday walking far ahead of her 18-month-old...
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August 16, 2019 - 4:16 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's death in a Manhattan jail cell was ruled suicide by hanging, New York City's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has concluded, a source familiar with the conclusion told ABC News. ABC News has previously reported Epstein hanged himself with a...
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August 16, 2019 - 3:46 pm
(CHICAGO) -- Murder charges against the teenage burglary suspects whose friend was shot dead by a homeowner are "appropriate" because they were "solely responsible for placing" their friend in danger, an Illinois prosecutor says. Lake County State's Attorney Michael Nerheim on Thursday defended...
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August 16, 2019 - 3:39 pm
(FORT HOOD, TX) -- An Indiana Army National Guard soldier was killed in a tactical vehicle accident Thursday at a training area in Fort Hood, Texas. The soldier, whose identity is being withheld pending next of kin notification, died from injuries suffered during the accident, according to a Fort...
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August 16, 2019 - 1:31 pm
NEW YORK) -- A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper and a deputy with the Carter County Sheriff’s Department were shot Friday while serving an eviction notice to a man, who is now barricaded inside his home in Van Buren, officials said. The deputy was airlifted from the scene to an area hospital, while...
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August 16, 2019 - 12:44 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A 9-year-old girl was bitten in an apparent shark attack at a Florida beach on Friday, officials said. Her injuries are not considered serious and she's expected to recover, according to a shark incident report released by Volusia County. Just before 11 a.m, the girl was wading in...
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August 16, 2019 - 12:31 pm
(ST. LOUIS, Mo.) -- When classes resumed this week at public schools in St. Louis, Missouri, some desks were noticeably empty as grief counselors greeted students returning from one of the deadliest summers for children in the city's history. Xavier Usanga, a 7-year-old student at Clay Elementary...
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