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July 13, 2018 - 3:08 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- A woman accused of severely injuring a 92-year-old man with a brick is now facing charges of attempted murder and elder abuse, prosecutors said. Laquisha Jones, 30, allegedly attacked the elderly man with a brick south of Los Angeles on July 4, the Los Angeles County District...
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ABC News
July 13, 2018 - 7:52 am
(NEW YORK) -- Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin spoke out about being "duped" into a spoof interview with British actor Sacha Baron Cohen. "It was proposed to me as a legitimate interview to speak about veterans’ issues in our military and current events to a new audience,"...
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July 13, 2018 - 5:34 am
(NEW YORK) -- No tarps, no cots, and fewer than 200 blue roofs. That is what the Federal Emergency Management Administration’s warehouse in Puerto Rico looked like as Hurricane Maria made landfall in September 2017. The vital supplies had been siphoned off elsewhere when Hurricane Irma had slammed...
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Kirk Spataro
July 12, 2018 - 5:43 pm
(ST. SIMON'S ISLAND, La.) -- A 19-year-old Louisiana teen spent 10 hours in the open sea after a rip current dragged him out into the ocean off the Georgia coast. Blake Spataro said he was sitting in the ocean off the coast of St. Simon’s Island Tuesday when a rip tide dragged him out to sea. “It...
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ABC News
July 12, 2018 - 4:17 pm
(KANSAS CITY, Kan.) -- Officials have approved plans to tear down Schlitterbahn water slide in Kansas City that killed a 10-year-old boy in 2016, according to the park's spokeswoman. Deconstruction of the Verrückt will proceed in the coming months, Schlitterbahn Waterpark spokeswoman Winter Prospio...
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Robeson County Sheriffs Office
July 12, 2018 - 3:17 pm
(ROBESON COUNTY, Calif.) -- A single fingerprint and the actions of an "above and beyond" deputy led investigators to arrest a man in North Carolina for allegedly murdering an elderly woman 31 years ago in California, according to officials. Grace Hayden, 79, was raped and killed in San Diego in...
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Miami-Dade Department of Corrections
July 12, 2018 - 3:09 pm
(MIAMI BEACH, Fla.) -- A homeless artist without arms has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a tourist in Florida with a pair of scissors -- using only his feet to wield the weapon, police said. Jonathan Crenshaw, 46, was taken into custody after officers from the Miami Beach Police Department...
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KSTP
July 12, 2018 - 2:11 pm
(ROSEMOUNT, Minn.) -- A mother and daughter died when a roughly 800-pound boulder fell off a truck and smashed into their car, and now that truck driver is in custody, according to police. Karen Christiansen, 67, was driving with her daughter, Jena Christiansen, 32, in Rosemount, Minnesota, Monday...
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ABC News
July 12, 2018 - 1:45 pm
(COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho) -- One early morning in 1987, staff at a local hospital in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, noticed an odd sight: a pregnant woman in labor had checked herself in alone, without any luggage or personal items. She signed in with the name Amy Dee Beach, claiming she was single and...
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July 12, 2018 - 12:26 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. service member was killed in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday due to wounds sustained during a combat operation, according to a release from U.S. Forces Afghanistan. The service member, who has not yet been identified, marks the fourth American combat death in Afghanistan this...
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