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October 19, 2019 - 9:22 am
(APALACHICOLA, Fla.) -- Tropical Storm Nestor expected to make landfall in Florida today as it brings heavy rain, gusty winds, storm surge, and possible tornadoes to parts of the Southeast U.S. As of 8 a.m. Saturday, the storm was about 110 miles west of the coastal city of Apalachicola, Florida,...
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Indiana State Police
October 19, 2019 - 8:55 am
(ROCHESTER, Indiana) -- A 24-year-old Indiana woman who struck four children with her pickup truck, killing three of them, as they crossed a rural highway to their school bus, has been found guilty of reckless homicide. Alyssa Shepherd was also found guilty of criminal recklessness in the Oct. 30,...
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October 18, 2019 - 4:51 pm
(LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.) -- There a number of ways to prevent wildfires, but for the city of Laguna Beach, California, fire officials used a unique method, in fact,1,000 of them. As of Friday, more than 1,000 goats were chewing their way through dry weeds and grass, vegetation that Laguna Beach’s...
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October 18, 2019 - 1:26 pm
(NEW ORLEANS) -- Demolition experts will use small explosives to bring down the two cranes still standing at the site of the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel collapse in New Orleans, authorities said. The controlled demolition is expected to happen around noon Saturday, New Orleans Fire...
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Alabama Law Enforcement Agency
October 18, 2019 - 12:20 pm
(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Police on Friday released surveillance video from the night a 3-year-old Alabama girl was abducted in hopes that the public can identify a man who might help with the case. The grainy footage shows two small children, including who's believed to be missing 3-year-old Kamille "...
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October 18, 2019 - 11:50 am
(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) -- A man accused of killing a young woman and saving videos of the crime to a memory card has now been charged in a second slaying, authorities said. Brian Smith was initially arrested on Oct. 8 for the September 2019 murder of 30-year-old Kathleen Henry. During that...
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October 18, 2019 - 8:24 am
(CHICAGO) -- Chicago Public School teachers took to the streets for the second day of their strike on Friday. Negotiations between teachers and the city's school district are still underway, and while there appeared to be some progress, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) said they're not close to...
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October 18, 2019 - 7:50 am
(NEW YORK) -- An area of disturbed weather in the Gulf of Mexico could potentially become Tropical Storm Nestor later Friday. Already tropical storm warnings have been issued from Louisiana through Florida’s panhandle, and storm surge warnings have been issued from Apalachicola to Clearwater,...
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Ryan Burnias
October 18, 2019 - 5:38 am
(UNALASKA, Alaska) -- A twin-engine Alaska Airlines flight from Anchorage to Unalaska Island overshot the runway and stopped just short of plunging into the waters of the bay Thursday evening. Two aboard were critically hurt and 10 others were treated for injuries, according to reports -- but...
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October 18, 2019 - 5:33 am
(FORT WORTH, Texas) -- Sacramento Kings star Harrison Barnes and Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson joined forces this week to help supply funeral services for Atatiana Jefferson, a black woman who was fatally shot by a white police officer in her Texas home last week. Jefferson, 28...
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