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August 18, 2018 - 1:27 pm
(NASHVILLE) -- An all-out manhunt is underway for two "cold-blooded killers" in a rash of deadly shootings this month in Nashville -- and police are investigating whether all of the crimes are linked to the same gunmen. The latest shooting happened early Friday in the parking lot of a club on...
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August 18, 2018 - 8:38 am
(NEW YORK) -- Severe storms brought rain, lightning and damaging winds to the Northeast on Friday evening, with wind gusts up to 65 mph in parts of central and western New Jersey, and reports of over 5 inches of rain falling in Chatham, New York, overnight. Lightning lit up the sky in New York City...
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August 17, 2018 - 5:57 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Federal officials this week warned police around the country that drones are posing an ever-growing threat to safety and security. Citing the Aug. 4 attack during an appearance of Venezuela’s president, the FBI, Department of Homeland Security and National Counterterrorism Center...
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August 17, 2018 - 3:39 pm
(BALTIMORE, Md.) -- Authorities in Baltimore have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of a 7-year-old girl who was killed by a stray bullet while sitting in the backseat of a car. On the afternoon of July 5, second-grader Taylor Hayes was taken to the a local hospital after she was shot...
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August 17, 2018 - 2:45 pm
(VANCOUVER, Wash.) -- The 18-year-old who pushed her teenage friend off a 60-foot bridge in Washington state, leaving her with multiple injuries, has been charged with one count of reckless endangerment. Prosecutors filed the charge Friday, with a declaration of probable cause from the arresting...
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August 17, 2018 - 2:25 pm
(MESQUITE, Texas) -- A woman who barely survived a terrifying hit-and-run at a Texas gas station she owns has spoken out for the first time, saying that she suffers from intolerable pain but is glad to be alive. "I don't know what miracle saved me," gas station owner Alka Patel told ABC News...
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ABC News
August 17, 2018 - 11:12 am
(FREDERICK, Col.) -- Two days after Chris Watts' pregnant wife and two young daughters were reported missing, Watts was taken into custody, accused of killing Shanann Watts and the couple's children, Celeste, 3, and Bella, 4. Authorities have not commented on a possible motive in the case that has...
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August 17, 2018 - 9:35 am
(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) -- A 14-year-old girl was allegedly stabbed by a fellow student at a high school assembly in Oklahoma, according to local officials. The victim was stabbed repeatedly in the upper back, head, arm and wrist on Thursday while she was in the auditorium on the first day of school...
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ABC News
August 17, 2018 - 8:55 am
(PHOENIX) -- A 13-year-old Arizona boy who miraculously survived being struck by lightning says he's now waiting for his "powers" to kick in. Josiah Wiedman was walking home through a park in Phoenix with a friend when he said a jolt of lightning launched him in the air. "As we were walking, I got...
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ABC News
August 17, 2018 - 6:53 am
(NEW YORK) -- The 18-year-old woman who pushed her teenage friend off a 60-foot Washington state bridge, leaving her with multiple injuries, said she didn't consider the consequences beforehand. "She wanted to jump and she was scared and she had asked me to give her a push, and I didn't think about...
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