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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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FBI
July 16, 2018 - 5:32 am
(FORT WAYNE, Ind.) -- Police arrested an Indiana man on Sunday for the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl who was found dead in a ditch 30 years ago. John Miller, 59, was arrested on Sunday morning after DNA evidence linked him to the rape and murder of April Tinsley, whose body was recovered...
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ABC News
July 15, 2018 - 8:17 pm
(CHICAGO) -- A black woman said a CVS store manager in Chicago called the police after questioning the legitimacy of her coupon -- and posted the confrontation on social media in a video that has gone viral. Camilla Hudson told ABC News that when she went into the CVS in Edgewater Glen Friday night...
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July 15, 2018 - 3:11 pm
(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- A man suspected in a murder shot three police officers in Kansas City, Missouri, during a confrontation that began at a motel Sunday afternoon and ended with him being shot dead during a gunfight at a nearby home he had briefly barricaded himself in, authorities said. The...
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ABC News
July 15, 2018 - 2:41 pm
(ROCKVILLE, Md.) -- At a Peace Day celebration today in Rockville, Maryland, Mattie T. J. Stepanek was remembered. The memory of the boy, who died when he was 13 years old in 2004 of a rare form of muscular dystrophy, was honored Saturday by State Sen. Cheryl Kagan with a proclamation. It declared...
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Monterey County Sheriff's Office
July 15, 2018 - 7:01 am
(LANCASTER, Calif.) -- An Oregon woman has a spectacular story of survival to tell after she crashed her Jeep off a cliff and survived for a week before being discovered by hikers on Friday. Andrea Hernandez, 23, was reported missing July 6 when she failed to show up at her sister's house in...
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ABC News
July 15, 2018 - 6:35 am
(CHICAGO) -- Chicago police shot and killed a man Saturday night igniting protests in the city, clashes with cops and resulting in the officer being placed on desk duty just hours after the shooting. The protests led to multiple officers being injured, police said. Chicago Police Chief Fred Waller...
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ABC News
July 15, 2018 - 6:31 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Health and Human Services defended its decision to implement a less-stringent vetting process in order to more quickly reunite the thousands of children and parents separated by the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy. The government is facing a July 26...
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ABC News
July 14, 2018 - 9:56 am
(NEW YORK) -- Some of the hottest weather so far this summer is hitting parts of the West. In the last two days, temperatures have been near 100 degrees in the Pacific Northwest. It was 97 degrees in Portland, Oregon, and 99 degrees in Salem, Oregon, on Thursday. This hot, dry and windy weather...
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KHOU
July 13, 2018 - 6:50 pm
(HOUSTON) -- A 6-year-old girl whose voice shone a spotlight on the heartbreaking plight of separated families when she was captured on audio asking to call her relatives has finally been reunited with her mother. Alison Jimena Valencia Madrid and her mother, Cindy Madrid, were reunited in the wee...
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