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May 22, 2019 - 9:51 am
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- Police officers in California's capital are coming under fire after a video surfaced showing them tackling a 12-year-old black child and placing a "spit mask" over his head before handcuffing and arresting him. The incident occurred in April near a carnival in Sacramento and...
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ABC News
May 22, 2019 - 9:11 am
(LANGLEY, Va.) — For two decades, it's been one of the best-kept secrets deep within the Central Intelligence Agency. Each spring, hundreds of CIA officers display their handcrafted works of art for all to see. Well, at least all those with the top secret clearance required to walk the halls at...
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May 22, 2019 - 8:46 am
(MCALLEN, Texas) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection has stopped taking in undocumented migrants at a border processing center in McAllen, Texas, citing a "large number" of people in custody with high fevers and other flu-like symptoms. The center is one of the busiest spots along the Mexico...
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ABC News
May 22, 2019 - 6:00 am
(NEW YORK) -- The Southern Plains were hit hard over the past two days with 56 reported tornadoes, 230 damaging storm reports and almost 9 inches of rain in Oklahoma. There have been three deaths reported due to the storm, including a woman who died in Perkins, Oklahoma, after driving around a...
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May 22, 2019 - 5:35 am
(CHICAGO) -- As his family prepared to bury the mother who never got to cradle him, a baby cut from her womb in a heinous Chicago homicide has opened his eyes while in his father's arms, a family spokesman said Tuesday. In critical condition and on life support, the newborn infant of murdered 19-...
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May 22, 2019 - 5:18 am
(HILLSBOROUGH, N.C.) -- A North Carolina elementary school teacher has been arrested after she allegedly threatened to shoot up the school where she taught. Kristen Thompson abruptly resigned last Friday from Pathways Elementary School in Hillsborough, according to the Orange County Sheriff's...
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ABC News
May 22, 2019 - 5:13 am
(NEW YORK) -- A New York man said he was shocked beyond measure when he discovered that his estranged wife, a New York City police officer, allegedly hired a hit man to kill him. "I can't believe it. I'm still in shock," Isaiah Carvalho told ABC's Good Morning America in an interview airing...
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May 22, 2019 - 5:07 am
(OLYMPIA, Wash.) -- Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation on Tuesday making the state the first in the country to legalize human composting. The law would recognize "natural organic reduction," sometimes referred to as liquid cremation, as an alternative to traditional burying or cremation...
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May 21, 2019 - 2:58 pm
(PHILADELPHIA) -- A man has been arrested for allegedly gunning down a transgender activist in Philadelphia, though police say the killing is not being investigated as a hate crime. Michelle Washington, 40, was shot in the head and torso on Sunday morning and pronounced dead at a hospital,...
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Penn State
May 21, 2019 - 12:43 pm
(PITTSBURGH) -- A Penn State professor with a side job as a Pittsburgh Uber driver who was arrested this month for allegedly kidnapping two women is now accused of kidnapping a third woman that same night. The third woman spoke with police on May 16, saying that on May 11, she was outside at a...
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