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June 13, 2019 - 10:45 am
(HOUSTON) -- Police in Houston say they're desperate to find a man who was wearing a security guard uniform and holstered gun when he shot a 1-year-old in an apparent road rage incident. The boy was struck in the chest and survived, authorities said. The shooting unfolded at about 1 p.m. on May 1...
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June 13, 2019 - 7:16 am
(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- A crowd of protesters clashed with authorities at the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Memphis, Tennessee Wednesday night. Some people hurled rocks and bricks at Memphis Police Department officers and Shelby County Sheriff's deputies, who were armed with plastic riot...
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LASD
June 13, 2019 - 5:35 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who was shot in the head at a fast food restaurant has died from his injuries, the department's sheriff said Wednesday night. Deputy Joseph Gilbert Solano, a 13-year veteran, was off-duty at a Jack in the Box in Alhambra when he was shot about...
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ABC News
June 13, 2019 - 5:31 am
(NEW YORK) -- In parts of Georgia and South Carolina, more than half a foot of rain has fallen in the last 24 to 48 hours and caused flash flooding. Downtown Charleston, South Carolina on Wednesday got more than 4 inches, a new record that flooded the streets. The storm system that delivered the...
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June 13, 2019 - 5:28 am
(CHICAGO) -- Visitors to Chicago’s Willis Tower, the city’s tallest building, captured video that appears to show cracks in the glass floor of its SkyDeck ledge 103 floors above ground. A Willis Tower spokesperson told ABC Chicago station WLS-TV that “no one was ever in danger.” “The protective...
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Louisiana State Fire Marshal
June 13, 2019 - 5:19 am
(NEW YORK) -- A Louisiana man accused of intentionally setting fires at three historically black churches has been charged with a federal hate crime, authorities said Wednesday. Holden Matthews, the son of a sheriff’s deputy, allegedly started a string of fires over a 10-day span in St. Landry...
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June 13, 2019 - 4:23 am
(PEORIA, Ill.) -- In a shocking courtroom revelation, the attorney for Brendt Christensen, a former teaching assistant at the University of Illinois, admitted that his own client had kidnapped and killed a young Chinese visiting scholar. “Brendt Christensen is responsible for the death of Yingying...
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The Dallas Police Department
June 12, 2019 - 8:57 pm
(DALLAS) -- Police in Dallas have arrested a suspect in connection with a string of murders targeting black transgender women. Kendrell Lavar Lyles, 34, was charged with murder in the slaying of Muhlaysia Booker, a 22-year-old transgender woman who found shot to death in the city last month. Booker...
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June 12, 2019 - 2:53 pm
(BOSTON) -- The former Stanford University sailing coach charged in the massive "Varsity Blues" college entrance cheating scam avoided a prison term Wednesday when he became the first defendant in the nationwide scandal to be sentenced. John Vandemore was sentenced in Boston federal court to six...
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June 12, 2019 - 2:28 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The number of unauthorized immigrants living in the U.S. hit a new low in 2017, according to estimates released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center . About 10.5 million lived in the U.S. in 2017 without citizenship or legal authorization. That’s down from a peak of 12.2 million...
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