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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 - 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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July 20, 2018 - 7:35 am
(BRANSON, Mo.) -- A tourist duck boat capsized in a lake near Branson, Missouri, amid powerful storms, killing at least 13 people, including children, the Missouri Highway Patrol said. The Thursday-night accident also injured seven people, and four others are still missing, officials said. A total...
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July 20, 2018 - 6:45 am
(NEW YORK) -- The bites that a 13-year-old boy sustained in the waters around the barrier island off Long Island's South Shore resulted from a shark attack, New York state officials confirmed on Friday. But experts have been unable to determine the species based on the size and condition of a tooth...
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July 20, 2018 - 6:21 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. government said late Thursday that it has reunited about 14 percent of the migrant children aged 5-17 separated from their families at the border, as a court-ordered deadline looms less than a week away. Of the 2,551 children stripped from their parents or family members,...
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July 20, 2018 - 5:50 am
(HOUSTON) -- A 3-year-old boy left unattended in a blistering-hot daycare bus for more than three hours has died. The child was unresponsive when discovered inside the vehicle by police, who said the temperature inside the vehicle at the time was 113 degrees. The bus was parked outside a daycare...
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July 19, 2018 - 6:23 pm
(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- Tornadoes have touched down in central Iowa, displacing families and causing destruction across multiple counties. A number of people have been injured and sent to the hospital, Lt. Shane Cox of the Pella Police Department told ABC News. The extent of the injuries is unknown...
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July 19, 2018 - 6:13 pm
(NEW YORK) -- New York may have been the site of two suspected shark attacks on Wednesday, but attacks by the creatures in these waters are so rare that there have been only 10 documented cases confirmed in nearly 150 years. The worst place in America for shark attacks? Florida. Statistics from The...
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July 19, 2018 - 4:19 pm
(NEW YORK) -- When New York State Police trooper Nicholas Clark responded to a reported suicidal person barricaded in a home this month, the suspect gunned him down before taking his own life. "A 29-year-old trooper, a stellar trooper with an extraordinary record, his whole life before him," a...
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