August 16, 2019 - 9:14 am
(NEW YORK) -- The New York Police Department (NYPD) Bomb Squad has deemed suspicious packages found at the Fulton Street subway station safe. NYPD Friday morning advised people to avoid the lower Manhattan subway station due to an ongoing police investigation of suspicious packages, which they've...
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August 16, 2019 - 8:52 am
(WYNNE, Ark.) -- Four black teenagers in Arkansas were forced to the ground and held at gunpoint by a white woman as they were trying to fundraise for their football team, police and school officials said. The teenage boys, ages 15 and 16, were going door-to-door on the morning of Aug. 7 in the...
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August 16, 2019 - 7:13 am
(NEW YORK) -- More record highs were recorded out West on Thursday -- San Francisco hit 94 and Palm Springs touched 119 -- raising the risk of wildfires. Several brush fires and wildfires already are burning, from California to Colorado, where evacuations were ordered east of Denver as a fire...
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August 16, 2019 - 6:56 am
(FRESNO, Calif.) -- The family of the man who choked and died after competing in a taco-eating contest at a baseball game was left shocked that a night out at the ballpark turned into tragedy. "Who would think something like this would happen?" Mecca Hutchings, the sister of Dana Hutchings, told...
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August 16, 2019 - 6:49 am
(FRESNO, Calif.) -- Police have arrested a 15-year-old girl in California after she allegedly posted a threat on Snapchat saying she was going to commit a shooting at her high school on Thursday. The Fresno Police Department said it received a call from the FBI at 5 a.m. on Thursday warning them...
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August 16, 2019 - 5:43 am
(NEW YORK) -- New York City director Vincent Peone, who chronicled his "private jet" Delta flight, did not actually fly on the plane, sources have told ABC News. The video he posted on Twitter Monday racked up more than 2 million views in two days, and inspired countless articles, including one on...
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August 15, 2019 - 8:41 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, who sources say hanged himself in a New York City jail, sustained a broken hyoid bone, a city official with knowledge of the autopsy told ABC News. Epstein, who was found unresponsive Saturday morning in his cell at Metropolitan Correctional...
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August 15, 2019 - 5:01 pm
(ELIZABETHTON, Tenn.) -- Former NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife and child escaped a plane crash in Tennessee without serious injuries on Thursday, said Carter County Sheriff Dexter Lunceford. The Cessna Citation rolled off the end of a runway after landing at Elizabethton Municipal...
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August 15, 2019 - 3:56 pm
(DAYTON, Ohio) -- The alleged shooter who killed nine in Dayton, Ohio, was found to have cocaine, alcohol and anti-anxiety drugs in his system, according to the Montgomery County Coroner. A pipe device containing cocaine was also found in the pocket of Connor Betts, the coroner, Dr. Kent E...
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August 15, 2019 - 12:29 pm
(EL PASO, Texas) -- Thousands of Americans and Mexicans united in a torrent of tears in an El Paso, Texas baseball stadium Wednesday for a vigil honoring the 31 victims who perished in back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio. Just 11 days after a 21-year-old man allegedly opened...
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