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August 17, 2019 - 11:03 am
(NEW YORK) -- Very heavy rainfall was falling across parts of eastern Kansas and western Missouri on Saturday morning, while gusty winds up to 75 mph have been reported in Kansas as well. Some storms are also firing in parts of Illinois and Indiana, too. Flash flooding will remain a concern through...
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August 17, 2019 - 10:59 am
(HOUSTON) -- The father of a 12-year-old girl who allegedly got behind the wheel of a car and accidentally ran down her neighbor has been charged with criminally negligent homicide. Tomas Mejia Tol, 42, was arrested on Friday after his daughter allegedly was driving in the parking lot outside their...
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Trinity County Sheriff's Office
August 17, 2019 - 10:52 am
(REDDING, Calif.) -- Authorities suspended search-and-rescue operations for a missing hiker in the mountains of Northern California on Friday night, but said they planned to return to the area on Saturday. Daniel Komins had embarked on a solo hiking trip in the Trinity Alps, about 75 miles...
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August 17, 2019 - 9:41 am
(NEW ORLEANS) -- A TV reporter for the local Fox affiliate in New Orleans was killed on Friday when the stunt plane she was filming a piece in crashed near Lakefront Airport. Nancy Parker, 53, had worked for the station for 23 years, WVUE said. Franklin J.P. Augustus, the pilot of the plane, was...
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August 17, 2019 - 8:10 am
(NEW YORK) -- The Manhattan District Attorney’s office has presented the criminal case against Harvey Weinstein to a grand jury for a second time to include testimony from a one-time Sopranos actress, new court filings show. Prosecutors are hoping the grand jury returns a new indictment against the...
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August 16, 2019 - 5:36 pm
(MIAMI) -- A 26-year-old Cuban man who stowed away in the cargo hold of a flight from Havana to Miami was arrested Friday morning by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. "CBP received reports of a possible stowaway shortly after midnight after a ramp agent encountered the man while offloading...
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August 16, 2019 - 5:22 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Travelers are facing significant lines at airports across the country from what U.S. Customs and Border Protection is calling a “temporary outage” with its processing systems. According to a CBP statement, the agency said it's “taking immediate action to address the technology...
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August 16, 2019 - 4:41 pm
(HOUSTON) -- The family of a Houston mother who is facing child endangerment charges after a car driven by someone else struck and killed her toddler is calling for the driver to be charged. Gissel Vazquez, 18, could be seen in surveillance footage on Wednesday walking far ahead of her 18-month-old...
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August 16, 2019 - 4:16 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's death in a Manhattan jail cell was ruled suicide by hanging, New York City's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has concluded, a source familiar with the conclusion told ABC News. ABC News has previously reported Epstein hanged himself with a...
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August 16, 2019 - 3:46 pm
(CHICAGO) -- Murder charges against the teenage burglary suspects whose friend was shot dead by a homeowner are "appropriate" because they were "solely responsible for placing" their friend in danger, an Illinois prosecutor says. Lake County State's Attorney Michael Nerheim on Thursday defended...
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