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February 17, 2019 - 5:14 pm
(CHICAGO) -- The two brothers who were interrogated by police investigating the alleged attack on Jussie Smollett in Chicago told authorities that the "Empire" actor allegedly paid them to help him orchestrate and stage the crime, sources told ABC News Sunday. Detectives are trying to corroborate...
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The HSUS
February 17, 2019 - 4:11 pm
(HOUSTON) -- A young tiger found caged in an abandoned home in Houston has been transported to a wildlife sanctuary where he is free to explore the scenery as he pleases. The large cat was found last week by a man who had ventured into the home to smoke marijuana, Houston Police spokeswoman Kese...
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February 17, 2019 - 3:59 pm
(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- Having seen teachers score victories in Los Angeles, Denver and a string of states in their fights for higher wages and better working conditions, more than 3,000 educators in Oakland, California, have voted to go on strike this week. "Oakland teachers cannot afford to live in...
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February 17, 2019 - 1:06 pm
(BLUEFIELD, Virginia) -- A manhunt is underway for a 25-year-old man who is suspected of shooting a Virginia police officer during a traffic stop, authorities said. Donquale Maurice Gray, who is believed to be armed and dangerous, allegedly shot the officer from the Bluefield Virginia Police...
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February 17, 2019 - 12:44 pm
(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- It has been over a year since Hurricane Maria first made landfall on Puerto Rico. As the island slowly rebuilds, first responders, healthcare providers and scientists on the island have been left to deal with the emotional toll on their communities and their own families...
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February 17, 2019 - 9:03 am
(MIAMI) -- "Baby on board" was given a whole new meaning on one JetBlue flight late Friday. JetBlue flight 1954 was en route from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in South Florida when a passenger gave birth to a...
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Shadow Lantry
February 17, 2019 - 8:59 am
(TAMPA, Fla.) -- For once, police were thankful a group of criminals broke into a car. A group of inmates on work duty in New Port Richey, Florida, came to the rescue of a forgetful father who accidentally locked his keys -- and, more importantly, his 1-year-old baby -- in his truck earlier this...
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Moreno Valley Police Department
February 17, 2019 - 8:53 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- Two brothers have been charged in connection with murder of a 16-year-old girl who went missing in Southern California last month. Owen Shover, 18, and Gary Shover, 21, were charged on Friday in relation to the murder of Aranda Briones, of Moreno Valley, who has not been seen since...
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KTRK
February 17, 2019 - 8:43 am
(HOUSTON) -- Less than 48 hours after President Donald Trump called him up on a stage to express pride in the Houston Police Department, Chief Art Acevedo struggled to explain a scandal in which one of his narcotics agents allegedly lied to get a no-knock warrant for a drug-house raid that left a...
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ABC News
February 16, 2019 - 5:54 pm
(CHICAGO) -- When news broke of the alleged racist attack on a star from one of the most popular shows on television, it riveted everyone, drawing the nation into a heated discussion about race, politics and celebrity. But as the investigation continued, growing skepticism about Smollett's story...
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