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Gulf County Sheriffs Office
August 21, 2019 - 5:53 am
(NEW YORK) -- An escaped Georgia inmate who was named as the suspect in a fatal shooting over a botched drug deal in Florida earlier this week took his own life on Tuesday night as authorities closed in. The suspect, identified as 34-year-old Stephen Michael Smith, was spotted driving on a highway...
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ABC News
August 21, 2019 - 5:42 am
(NEW YORK) -- Severe storms moved through the Plains and Midwest on Tuesday, bringing three tornadoes in Iowa, a 73 mph wind gust at Indianapolis International Airport and flash flooding from heavy rain in Washington, D.C. On Wednesday, severe storms will move into Philadelphia, New York City and...
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U.S. Attorneys Office for the District of New Jersey
August 21, 2019 - 5:16 am
(NEW YORK) -- A 57-year-old man charged with owning a cache of weapons, including a grenade launcher, and with the intent to sell methamphetamine also owned a document "purporting to be an instruction manual for owning a slave," according to the Department of Justice. Joseph Rubino, of Lafayette...
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August 21, 2019 - 4:46 am
(SEATTLE) -- The Department of Justice announced the arrest of a Maryland man on Tuesday who allegedly sent threatening messages to a Spanish restaurant employee and said he wanted to kill every Hispanic person in Miami. The 35-year-old man, Eric Lin, repeatedly expressed an affinity for President...
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August 20, 2019 - 9:18 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Jeffrey Epstein had sex with women who were trafficked to his Florida office and home while he was on work release from jail in 2009, two of those women alleged in new federal court complaints. It’s among the allegations against the deceased financier laid out in three separate...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, Harvey Weinstein enters State Supreme Court in New York. A lawyer for Weinstein has asked that the disgraced movie mogul's upcoming criminal trial be moved out of New York City, saying he can't get a fair trial. In a longshot motion filed with the state appellate court on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, attorney Arthur Aidala suggested the trial be moved to upstate Albany County or Suffolk County on Long Island. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
The Associated Press
August 20, 2019 - 8:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein has asked that the disgraced movie mogul's upcoming criminal trial be moved out of New York City, saying he can't get a fair trial. In a longshot motion filed with the New York State appellate court on Friday, attorney Arthur Aidala suggested the trial...
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August 20, 2019 - 1:18 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A federal program is taking some serious heat for recommending that homes be kept at 78 degrees during the day. Energy Star, a program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy, said people should set their thermostat to 78 degrees when they are...
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August 20, 2019 - 12:46 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Multimillionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein redrafted his last will and testament two days before his death by suicide in a federal jail in New York, enlisting a lawyer for Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to witness him signing the document and appointing Bill Gates'...
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Two boys watch as a Detroit police officer investigates a fatal dog attack on a young girl who later died of her injuries in Detroit on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Police say the owner of three dogs is in custody after the animals killed Emma Hernandez, 9, as she rode a bike. The girl's father, Armando Hernandez, says the man was warned that a fence was too flimsy to hold the dogs. (Max Ortiz/Detroit News via AP)
The Associated Press
August 20, 2019 - 12:42 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A man was in police custody Tuesday in connection with the death of a 9-year-old girl in Detroit who was mauled by three dogs despite efforts by neighbors and her own "heartbroken" father, who lamented that "she was gone when I reached her." Emma Hernandez was riding her bike in an...
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August 20, 2019 - 11:31 am
(FULLERTON, Calif.) -- Police released surveillance video Tuesday in the search for a man wanted for targeting and killing a retired administrator on California State University Fullerton's campus. Steven Shek Keung Chan, 57, was found in a car in a campus parking lot with "numerous" stab wounds...
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