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August 19, 2019 - 11:34 am
(PHILADELPHIA) -- An "extensive" investigation is underway after a gunman shot six Philadelphia police officers in a dramatic, hours-long standoff that left the city "reeling," prosecutors said Monday. All officers survived the Wednesday violence and the suspected shooter, Maurice Hill, is in...
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August 19, 2019 - 11:18 am
(NEW MIDDLETON, Ohio) -- The alleged white nationalist who was arrested for making threats towards a Jewish community center in Ohio is slated to appear in court for the first time since facing charges. The home of James Reardon Jr., 20, was raided, and authorities seized dozens of rounds of ammo,...
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Montgomery County Police Department
August 19, 2019 - 8:29 am
(SILVER SPRING, Md.) -- Police in Maryland are investigating why a newborn baby girl was left alone in the woods without so much as a diaper. The baby was rescued in Silver Spring, Maryland, on Friday when a passerby heard her crying from a nearby street, police said. The baby's cries may have...
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August 19, 2019 - 8:14 am
(EL PASO, Texas) -- Two teachers in El Paso, Texas, who put out a call for people to send postcards to their students after a mass shooting at a local Walmart, have been inundated with more than 1,000 cards and counting. “It has been a very humbling experience to receive such an outpouring of love...
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ABC News
August 19, 2019 - 6:47 am
(NEW YORK) -- Tumultuous weather is expected to continue across much of the middle of the country after a weekend of heavy summer weather. There were 422 damaging storm reports over the weekend from the central Plains into the Northeast corridor, including wind gusts of 94 MPH in Texas and winds...
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Trinity County Sheriffs Office
August 19, 2019 - 6:14 am
(NEW YORK) -- A Northern California hiker was found dead on Sunday after an intense three-day search, police said. Rescuers found the body of Daniel Komins late Sunday morning in a remote wilderness area in the Trinity Alps, where he had embarked on a five-day solo hike on Aug. 10, according to the...
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Dallas Police Department
August 19, 2019 - 5:19 am
(DALLAS) -- A vengeful aspiring rapper opened fire on the wrong Dallas home last week, killing a 9-year-old girl instead of the rival artist he intended to shoot, police said. Brandoniya Bennett had just gotten her nails done and was preparing for the first day of the school year on Wednesday when...
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August 18, 2019 - 2:54 pm
(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- A desperate search continued Sunday for two off-duty firefighters who never returned from a fishing trip off the eastern coast of Florida, officials said. Brian McCluney, a Jacksonville, Florida, firefighter, and Justin Walker, a member of the Fairfax, Virginia, Fire...
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ABC News
August 18, 2019 - 1:55 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A stalled weather system that has been bringing rain to parts of the Southeast will begin to slide northward over the next day bringing with it pop up thunderstorms and heavy downpours up and down much of the east coast and to parts of the Midwest. The result of this weather pattern...
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Mahoning County Jail
August 18, 2019 - 1:13 pm
(NEW MIDDLETOWN, Ohio) -- An Ohio man has been arrested for making threats toward a local Jewish community center in New Middletown. James Reardon Jr., 20, has been charged with telecommunications harassment and aggravated menacing and is being held in the Mahoning County Jail on $250,000 bond with...
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