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June 11, 2019 - 1:05 pm
(PHILADELPHIA) -- Authorities are crediting a good Samaritan with thwarting an alleged sexual assault on a woman on the side of a New Jersey highway. John Bishop was driving northbound on I-295 Thursday just before 3 p.m. when he heard a scream as he took the off-ramp to Route 73, he told ABC...
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June 11, 2019 - 8:33 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- A manhunt is underway after an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was shot in the head in a fast food restaurant, authorities said. The deputy was in a Jack in the Box in Alhambra at about 5:45 p.m. Monday when he was "tragically and senselessly shot in the head," Los...
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June 11, 2019 - 8:03 am
(NEW YORK) -- The man at the controls of a helicopter that crashed onto the roof of a high-rise building in New York City on Monday afternoon died putting "other lives first," his family said. The pilot, Tim McCormack, was the only person on board the privately-owned Agusta A109E chopper when he...
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June 11, 2019 - 7:59 am
(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) -- Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday signed into law a controversial bill that requires chemical castration for convicted child sex offenders before they are released from prison. The bill, HB 379, requires convicted offenders who abused a child under the age of 13 to take drugs...
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June 11, 2019 - 6:55 am
(NEW YORK) -- What was supposed to be a fun family day at the beach turned into a scary circumstance when a young boy on an inflatable pool toy got swept out to sea in North Carolina. "I was really scared and thinking like I might die and all that stuff," Declan O'Connor, 8, told ABC News. His...
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June 11, 2019 - 5:53 am
(NEW YORK) -- Family, friends and civil rights activists gathered for a justice rally in lower Manhattan, New York on Monday, demanding answers in the wake of a transgender woman's death while in prison. Layleen Polanco, 27, was found dead in a solitary confinement cell on Rikers Island, the New...
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ABC News
June 11, 2019 - 5:49 am
(NEW YORK) -- The rain has ended in flood zones in the Southeast and is moving out of the Northeast on Tuesday morning. It will be a much drier day for millions. There have been 13.57 inches of rain in parts of western North Carolina since last week, producing major river flooding. The story on...
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June 11, 2019 - 5:32 am
(ATLANTA) -- A family is in mourning after a 17-year-old high schooler from Georgia suddenly collapsed and died during a summer conditioning program for her school's dance team on Monday. Elyse Purefoy, who had just finished her junior year, was running on the track behind Arabia Mountain High...
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WWAY-TV
June 10, 2019 - 7:50 pm
(OCEAN ISLE, N.C.) -- A teenage surfer was rushed to the hospital on Monday after suffering from a possible shark attack off the coast of North Carolina, officials said. The 19-year-old boy was bitten at around 2 p.m. while surfing in waters off Ocean Isle Beach, located along the southern portion...
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June 10, 2019 - 4:02 pm
(CHICAGO) -- A pair of identical twins shared the honor of being named valedictorian as they received diplomas from their Chicago-area high school. On Saturday, Tia and Tyra Smith accepted the highest academic title at Lindblom Math and Science Academy in West Englewood, Illinois. The 18-year-old...
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