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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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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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June 10, 2019 - 2:55 pm
(MOKELUMNE HILL, Calif.) -- Authorities are actively searching the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range for Davey Johnson, a veteran auto journalist who disappeared five days ago in the tiny town of Mokelumne Hill, California. Johnson, who was testing a Honda CB1000R motorcycle as part of...
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June 10, 2019 - 2:09 pm
(DALLAS) -- A Texas mom has been arrested after allegedly kicking her son out of her car and leaving him alone outside in extreme heat. Kesa Brown has been charged with child endangerment after allegedly abandoning her 10-year-old son at a busy intersection in Harris County, Texas, on North Sam...
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June 10, 2019 - 2:04 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A pilot died when a helicopter crashed onto the roof of a Midtown Manhattan building in a hard landing on Monday, filling the air with smoke and clogging the city streets with fire trucks, according to police and fire officials. No one else was injured, according to city officials...
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June 10, 2019 - 9:34 am
(HOUSTON) -- Houston authorities say they're searching for a "coward" gunman after an 11-year-old boy was shot and killed inside his own home in the middle of the night. The unknown gunman fired multiple shots at a family's home in Channelview, Texas, at about 4:20 a.m. Sunday, Harris County...
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June 10, 2019 - 8:39 am
(NEW YORK) -- Georgia authorities are searching for information after they say an abandoned newborn girl was found alive in a plastic grocery bag. Forsyth County Sheriff Ron Freeman called it "divine intervention" that the baby was found in good condition. The newborn was found along a road in...
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June 10, 2019 - 7:29 am
(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- A motorcyclist died in Florida after he was struck by lightning and crashed on a major highway, authorities said. The 45-year-old man was riding his motorcycle southbound on Interstate 95 in east-central Florida's Volusia County on Sunday afternoon when a lightning strike hit his...
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June 10, 2019 - 6:02 am
(NEW YORK) -- The same dose of tropical moisture that dumped 13 inches of rain in Boone, North Carolina, over the weekend is expected to make its way into the Northeast to start the work week. More rain is also expected for the Carolinas Monday as a combination of a cold front and a low pressure...
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