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August 14, 2019 - 5:53 am
(NEW YORK) -- Severe storms moved through the Plains and the Southeast Tuesday, with seven tornadoes touching down in Colorado and Minnesota. Winds gusted to 80 mph in Nebraska and 82 mph in Kansas, where semi-trucks were flipped over on I-70, blocking traffic on the interstate. Huge hail up to 5...
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Navarro County Justice Center
August 14, 2019 - 5:22 am
(CORSICANA, Texas) -- A Texas woman was arrested this week after she failed to seek medical attention for a young girl who accidentally burned herself with scalding hot water and died, police said. The woman called 911 on Saturday morning about 12 hours after the girl, believed to be 4, had pulled...
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Harris County Sheriffs Office
August 14, 2019 - 5:14 am
(HUMBLE, Texas) -- Authorities have charged a 17-year-old from Texas with making a terroristic threat after he allegedly posted on Snapchat about blowing up a plane before flying from Houston to Guatemala. The 17-year-old, Hector Fernando Fonseca, posted messages on the app on Aug. 2, saying, "...
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August 14, 2019 - 5:09 am
(KALISPELL, Mont.) -- A Utah teenager died on Monday after being hit by falling rocks while vacationing with her family at Glacier National Park in northwest Montana. The family was riding in their vehicle at around 7 p.m. when multiple rocks came crashing down from a nearby mountain, landing on...
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Mahoning County Sheriffs Office
August 14, 2019 - 5:05 am
(BOARDMAN, Ohio) -- An Ohio teenager threatened to shoot federal agents, a Planned Parenthood and a gay bar and was found at a residence that had a gun vault and around 10,000 rounds of ammunition, according to police and court documents. Justin Olsen, 18, was the moderator of an online chat where...
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August 13, 2019 - 3:17 pm
(DAYTON, Ohio) -- New surveillance videos of the suspected gunman's movements ahead of the Dayton, Ohio, mass shooting were released by authorities on Tuesday. Police on Tuesday also updated the victim total, correcting the number of those shot and injured to 17, revealing that 26 people were shot...
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August 13, 2019 - 2:45 pm
(NEW YORK) -- U.S. Attorney General William Barr has ordered immediate changes in leadership at the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) in New York following Jeffrey Epstein's death. Barr ordered the staff shakeup amid investigations by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the U.S...
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Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office
August 13, 2019 - 12:12 pm
(LAKE WORTH, Fla.) -- A Florida mom allegedly threatened to shoot up an elementary school because she was upset over her kids' move to a different building -- and made reference to Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz in a conversation about the threat, according to documents. Miranda Perez, 28, of Lake...
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August 13, 2019 - 11:01 am
(HOUSTON) -- Police in Houston released an image of a suspect they say caused a stampede at a Houston-area mall on Sunday when he jumped onto a table in the food court and declared he was going to kill himself. The picture tweeted out by the Houston Police Department early Tuesday shows the suspect...
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August 13, 2019 - 10:50 am
(NEW YORK) -- For the eighth time this year, a New York City police officer has died by suicide, two police officials confirmed to ABC News. The officer, who was not immediately identified, died just before 3 a.m. on Tuesday in Yonkers from a single gunshot wound to the head, the officials said...
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