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July 21, 2018 - 10:17 am
(BRANSON, Mo.) -- Authorities released the names on Friday night of those who died in the duck boat tragedy at Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri. Nine of the victims came from the same family -- the Coleman family -- which was from Indiana and on vacation at the time of the accident. Two...
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July 21, 2018 - 9:57 am
(NEW YORK) -- Several clusters of thunderstorms are threatening the eastern U.S. on Saturday, with rain expected much of the day and the possibility for severe weather. One cluster is over Arkansas early Saturday and moving toward Mississippi, while another is over eastern Tennessee and moving...
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July 21, 2018 - 8:51 am
(NEW YORK) -- After a grand jury acquitted George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in July 2013, Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi created #BlackLivesMatter to start a broader conversation about racism in the U.S. Five years later, issues brought to the national fore...
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July 20, 2018 - 7:21 pm
(WILMINGTON, Del.) -- The pool employee who allegedly told children wearing hijabs that they could not go into a public pool has been reassigned as tensions over accusations in Delaware continue to make waves. The leaders of a Muslim children's summer camp joined with an advocacy group to sent a...
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July 20, 2018 - 4:33 pm
(HOUSTON) -- Houston police are searching for the suspect who fatally shot the prominent cardiologist who treated former President George H.W. Bush. Dr. Mark Hausknecht was riding his bike Friday when he was shot and killed, according to Houston Methodist Hospital. The former president released a...
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July 20, 2018 - 3:31 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A teen and his family accused Indiana police of excessive force for how they restrained the boy during an altercation at a festival where police accused him of slapping away an officer’s arm. "He didn't try to swipe away their arm,” the boy’s mother, Elizabeth Montejano, told ABC...
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July 20, 2018 - 3:29 pm
(WEST HAVEN, Conn.) -- A 4-year-old died and his 2-year-old brother was hospitalized after they were found in a hot car at a Connecticut apartment complex Thursday afternoon, officials said. Many details in the deadly tragedy remain unknown, including how long they were inside the car, the West...
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July 20, 2018 - 3:25 pm
(BRANSON, Mo.) -- Investigators are working to find out what caused a duck boat in Missouri to capsize on a lake Thursday night, killing 17 passengers and injuring seven others. How the weather impacted the conditions on the water and what the tour boat operators knew before heading out are...
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July 20, 2018 - 12:24 pm
A 2002 report from the National Transportation Safety Board shed light on the safety concerns of duck boats outfitted with canopies. Focus has been renewed on the report following the death of 17 people in a duck boat sinking on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri . The duck boat that capsized in...
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July 20, 2018 - 9:57 am
(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- Iowa, which usually averages about seven tornadoes in the month of July, saw 27 reported twisters rip through the state Thursday night, damaging buildings, overturning cars and rupturing gas lines. Marshalltown, Iowa, suffered major damage, while the Vermeer Plant in Pella...
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