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August 21, 2019 - 6:42 am
(NEW YORK) -- Severe storms moved through the Plains and Midwest on Tuesday, bringing three tornadoes in Iowa, a 73 mph wind gust at Indianapolis International Airport and flash flooding from heavy rain in Washington, D.C. On Wednesday, severe storms will move into Philadelphia, New York City and...
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U.S. Attorneys Office for the District of New Jersey
August 21, 2019 - 6:16 am
(NEW YORK) -- A 57-year-old man charged with owning a cache of weapons, including a grenade launcher, and with the intent to sell methamphetamine also owned a document "purporting to be an instruction manual for owning a slave," according to the Department of Justice. Joseph Rubino, of Lafayette...
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August 21, 2019 - 5:46 am
(SEATTLE) -- The Department of Justice announced the arrest of a Maryland man on Tuesday who allegedly sent threatening messages to a Spanish restaurant employee and said he wanted to kill every Hispanic person in Miami. The 35-year-old man, Eric Lin, repeatedly expressed an affinity for President...
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August 20, 2019 - 10:18 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Jeffrey Epstein had sex with women who were trafficked to his Florida office and home while he was on work release from jail in 2009, two of those women alleged in new federal court complaints. It’s among the allegations against the deceased financier laid out in three separate...
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August 20, 2019 - 2:18 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A federal program is taking some serious heat for recommending that homes be kept at 78 degrees during the day. Energy Star, a program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy, said people should set their thermostat to 78 degrees when they are...
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August 20, 2019 - 1:46 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Multimillionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein redrafted his last will and testament two days before his death by suicide in a federal jail in New York, enlisting a lawyer for Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to witness him signing the document and appointing Bill Gates'...
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August 20, 2019 - 12:31 pm
(FULLERTON, Calif.) -- Police released surveillance video Tuesday in the search for a man wanted for targeting and killing a retired administrator on California State University Fullerton's campus. Steven Shek Keung Chan, 57, was found in a car in a campus parking lot with "numerous" stab wounds...
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August 20, 2019 - 11:26 am
(DURHAM, N.C.) -- A 9-year-old boy was sitting in a car when he was shot dead this week in Durham, N.C., sparking outrage and a renewed call to get guns off the street. Zion Person was among five children and one adult in the car when a gunman opened fire from another vehicle, fatally hitting the 9...
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August 20, 2019 - 10:13 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- A man and woman were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide Monday night while a 2-year-old girl was safe at the scene, authorities said. The man and woman, who were not identified, were both discovered dead from gunshot wounds Monday night in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Sun...
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August 20, 2019 - 10:06 am
(MARBLEHEAD, Ohio) -- A man who clung to the hull of his sailboat for 12 hours after it capsized in Lake Erie was rescued by boaters who happened upon him the next morning. The man was sailing home to Port Clinton on Sunday when the winds picked up around 8 p.m., knocking his boat over and sending...
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