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September 11, 2019 - 5:16 am
(NEW YORK) -- A former top Federal Emergency Management Agency official tasked with restoring power to a devastated Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria was arrested on disaster fraud charges for allegedly taking bribes from the president of a company that had received more than $1.8 billion in...
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September 11, 2019 - 5:07 am
(EL CENTRO, Calif.) -- A group of Southern California church leaders were arrested on Tuesday in a forced labor case involving homeless people who were allegedly held against their will and coerced to surrender their welfare benefits to the church. Twelve leaders of Imperial Valley Ministries,...
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September 11, 2019 - 5:01 am
(NEW YORK) -- A man in Mississippi suffered a medical emergency before the school bus he was driving crashed, leaving several children injured on a Mississippi highway, according to authorities. The children were on their way to classes Tuesday morning in Benton County when the bus rolled several...
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September 11, 2019 - 3:10 am
(SANTA FE, Texas) -- A chimpanzee is on the run in Texas and not letting anyone get in its way, officials said on Tuesday. The animal, which has been on the loose since Monday, has been harassing people and dogs, as well as trying to take cats in the Santa Fe area, according to Houston ABC station...
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September 10, 2019 - 7:57 pm
(BRUNSWICK, Ga.) -- One of the rescuers who helped get four crew members out of the Golden Ray, the cargo ship that capsized and caught fire off the coast of Georgia on Sunday, described the harrowing attempt to free the trapped men. Sean Cogan, a rope access supervisor for Elevated Safety, a...
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September 10, 2019 - 2:39 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The number of people suing the Catholic dioceses in New York over abuse they allegedly suffered as children continues to grow. Ten new lawsuits were filed on Monday, adding to the list of cases that have mounted against the diocese of Brooklyn in the wake of New York’s Child Victim’s...
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September 10, 2019 - 1:38 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The "Tribute in Light," New York City's annual homage to the victims who perished in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, endangers an estimated 160,000 migrating birds a year, drawing them off course and trapping them in the powerful twin beams that shoot into the sky and can be...
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September 10, 2019 - 1:22 pm
(NEW YORK) -- An upstate New York art foundry has been hired to repair the "Charging Bull" sculpture in Lower Manhattan after it was smashed and cut open by a man with a metal banjo. Polich Tallix, a fine art foundry located in Rock Tavern, is expected to begin the repairs at the end of the month...
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September 10, 2019 - 1:17 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A rare type of full Moon will soon grace the sky that coincides with a spooky date: Friday the 13th. The so-called “harvest moon,” which is the full moon nearest to the start of fall, or the autumnal equinox, will be seen in the U.S. on Friday in the Central, Mountain and Pacific time...
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September 10, 2019 - 10:15 am
(PHOENIX) -- A murder suspect who escaped custody with his wife by overpowering a transport team has been added to the Unites States Marshals' 15 Most Wanted List. The move to include suspect Blane Barksdale on the 15 Most Wanted List provides more resources to develop leads as investigators push...
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