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Harris County Sheriff's Office
July 16, 2018 - 9:17 pm
(HOUSTON) -- A parolee who cut off his ankle monitor is now wanted in connection to a series of murders in the Houston area, police said. Jose Gilberto Rodriguez, 46, is a suspect in at least three slayings in the last week, with police calling him a "possible serial killer" at a press conference...
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July 16, 2018 - 4:34 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- FBI counter-intelligence agents have arrested a 29-year-old Russian woman on charges she acted as a Kremlin agent while working over the past three years to build relationships in the upper ranks of the National Rifle Association. Maria Butina, the cofounder of the mysterious...
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USGS
July 16, 2018 - 4:26 pm
(HONOLULU) -- A lava bomb punctured the roof of a tour boat in Hawaii Monday injuring 23 near where lava from the Kilauea volcano continues to spill into the ocean, the Hawaii Civil Defense said. A lava bomb is a large rock tossed through the area in a volcanic explosion, according to the U.S...
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The Mother Emanuel Nine Memorial/Handel Architects
July 16, 2018 - 3:58 pm
(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Plans for a new memorial honoring the nine victims of the 2015 church shooting tragedy in Charleston, South Carolina, have been unveiled to the church community. Michael Arad, the architect who helped design the National September 11 Memorial in New York, will design the “...
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ABC News
July 16, 2018 - 2:28 pm
(WEYMOUTH, Mass.) -- A Massachusetts police officer, Army veteran and father of two who died this weekend after being shot by his own weapon would have marked his six-year anniversary on the force Monday, authorities said. Weymouth police officer Michael Chesna and a local resident died in the...
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July 16, 2018 - 12:43 pm
(SAN ANTONIO) -- An instrument used to calibrate nuclear material containing a small amount of plutonium and cesium in the possession of federal experts went missing last year, according to a San Antonio police report. According to the police report, the device and material were stolen from a car...
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July 16, 2018 - 9:43 am
(LENOIR, N.C.) -- A manhunt is underway in North Carolina for a suspect accused of shooting a sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop, Caldwell County officials said Monday. The deputy, whose name and condition have not been released, was shot around 11:30 p.m. Sunday, officials said in a press...
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ABC
July 16, 2018 - 7:05 am
(NEW YORK) -- Hot weather moving into California and parts of western Rockies on Monday and the next several days -- with temperatures soaring into the 100s -- will has authorities fearing more fires could start. There are 35 large uncontained wildfires burning across the western U.S. on Monday...
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Portland Police Department
July 16, 2018 - 6:55 am
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- A poorly driving alleged drug dealer's escape from police lasted just minutes on Sunday when he crashed into a Drug and Vice Division car with $45,000 in ecstasy in his possession. Police in Portland, Oregon, said they were conducting a narcotics investigation when they spotted...
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ABC
July 16, 2018 - 6:47 am
(STANISLAUS COUNTY, Calif.) -- Police credited a "quick-thinking" gas station clerk in California for helping a woman escape a group of men who allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted her. Police in Stanislaus County, California, called the clerk, Savannah Pritchett, “a true hero” on Saturday...
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