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August 12, 2019 - 10:43 am
(DOVER, Del.) -- Delaware has become the first no-kill state in the U.S. for animals that enter shelters, according to animal welfare activists. The Best Friends Animal Society, which tracks no-kill rates by state, announced the state's achievement at its annual conference in Dallas last month. For...
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August 12, 2019 - 9:16 am
(BOSTON) -- A teenage boy was rushed to the hospital Friday after being impaled by a flying umbrella on a Massachusetts beach, authorities said. The 13-year-old boy was at Good Harbor Beach in Glouchester on Friday afternoon when a gust of wind picked up the umbrella, which then struck and...
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August 12, 2019 - 8:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The details of how Jeffrey Epstein died in his Manhattan jail cell over the weekend have yet to be released, but medical officials have performed an autopsy on the high-profile inmate accused of sexually abusing underage girls.
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August 12, 2019 - 8:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein has brought new scrutiny to a federal jail in New York that, despite chronic understaffing, houses some of the highest-security inmates in the country.
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August 12, 2019 - 5:18 am
(NEW YORK) -- Among the 182 damaging storm reports from over the weekend were 12 that included tornadoes, from the Rockies into the Plains. Flash flooding was reported in parts of Arkansas as Little Rock saw more than 4 inches of rain on Saturday, a new daily record for the city. Other parts of the...
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August 12, 2019 - 5:16 am
(LAKEWOOD, N.J.) -- More than 100 tires have been slashed in a predominately Orthodox Jewish community in New Jersey in recent days, according to authorities there. All of the vehicles targeted in Lakewood Township, New Jersey, were owned or driven by Jewish people. The incidents are being...
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August 12, 2019 - 5:14 am
(IRVING, Texas) -- A 16-year-old has died from injuries sustained when he was attacked by three dogs in the early hours of Saturday morning in Irving, Texas. Police were responding to a call regarding a "suspicious circumstance" around 4:45 a.m. when officers discovered the teenage boy being mauled...
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August 11, 2019 - 6:45 pm
(MUSKEGON, Mich.) -- A Michigan police department has opened an investigation of one of its officers after a potential homebuyer reported seeing items associated with white supremacy at the officer's home. Police in Muskegon, Michigan, launched an internal investigation of officer Charles Anderson...
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August 11, 2019 - 6:41 pm
(ESTES PARK, Colo.) -- A bear that broke into a Colorado home made a wild escape to avoid being taken into custody when law enforcement arrived. The bear may have been attracted to the scent of garbage when it entered a home near Fall River Road in Estes Park, Colorado, Friday night, according to a...
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August 11, 2019 - 5:22 pm
(NEW YORK) -- When Maria Gonzalez was 3 years old, her mother heard from family who had already immigrated to the U.S. that she could find work in Marshalltown, Iowa. She followed their advice and took her two young children from Villachuato, their small town in central Mexico, to take a job on the...
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