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October 23, 2019 - 7:47 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A haunted house has a long list of requirements for anyone who is brave enough to step inside, or patient enough to fill out a detailed 40-page waiver. McKamey Manor is not for the faint of heart and even the most extreme scare seekers must first consult a doctor, pass a drug test and...
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October 23, 2019 - 7:29 pm
(NEW ORLEANS) -- The family of one of the men who died when the Hard Rock hotel collapsed two weeks ago in downtown New Orleans has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the building's developers. The hotel was under construction on Oct. 12, when the top floors came tumbling down, killing three...
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October 23, 2019 - 7:06 pm
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Mass blackouts will be affecting hundreds of thousands of California residents in an effort to prevent wildfires amid a forecast of hot and windy weather. The forecast poses a higher risk for damage and sparks on the electrical grid, which could contribute to "rapid wildfire...
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October 23, 2019 - 5:54 pm
(HEBBRONVILLE, Texas) -- Two helicopters collided in midair as the pilots herded deer on a ranch in Texas, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The two Robinson R22 helicopters crashed Wednesday morning shortly after 9 a.m. local time on a ranch near Hebbronville, Texas, about 150...
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October 23, 2019 - 5:38 pm
(BERLIN, N.J.) -- A service dog in New Jersey is lucky to be alive after she was nearly strangled by her collar -- to the point of passing out -- and had to be rescued by firefighters. Debbie Mazza was driving in Berlin, New Jersey, recently with her puppy, named Ava, traveling in a crate in the...
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October 23, 2019 - 4:30 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Genetic genealogy has led authorities to the man who allegedly raped and strangled to death a Wisconsin teenager decades ago. But there will be no arrest since the suspect, Philip Cross, died of a drug overdose in 2012, Ozaukee County Sheriff Jim Johnson said at a news conference on...
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October 23, 2019 - 2:24 pm
(CHICAGO) -- Teachers in the nation's third-largest public school system and their supporters are taking to the streets in Chicago as a week-long strike continues. All told, thousands are expected to march on Wednesday, with several different streams of protesters leading to City Hall. Wednesday...
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October 23, 2019 - 1:53 pm
(BRIDGETON, N.J.) -- The family of 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez, who has been missing for more than a month, is planning a "massive search" in Bridgeton, N.J., on Sunday. "We still have hope that we will find her. We will never give up the hope," Norma Perez Alavez, Dulce's grandmother, said in...
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October 23, 2019 - 1:48 pm
(DALLAS) -- Attorneys for Amber Guyger, the former Dallas Police officer convicted of murdering her neighbor in his own apartment, have filed a notice to appeal her conviction. The notice was filed in the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals by Guyger's lawyer, Michael Mowla, earlier this month -- just...
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October 23, 2019 - 12:39 pm
(SOMERSET, Calif.) -- A California sheriff's deputy was shot and killed after responding to a call for service Wednesday morning. Deputy Brian Ishmael was a four-year veteran with the El Dorado County sheriff’s office , authorities said. Two men are in custody but "the scene is still active" in...
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