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February 15, 2019 - 10:01 am
(SANTA ROSA, Calif.) -- Del Hedrick was driving for Lyft and had just dropped off a passenger at an apartment complex when something startled him. "I see a baby, right in front of the car!" he said, according to ABC affiliate KGO. "Rain is pouring, it's 40 degrees outside and I froze. It was scary...
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February 15, 2019 - 7:03 am
(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- Passengers on a public transit bus in Oakland, California, were up to their ankles in water after a driver plowed through a flooded intersection on Thursday. The Bay Area has been deluged by record rains this week, causing streets to flood around the region. But one driver's...
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February 15, 2019 - 6:48 am
(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- Nine members of a fraternity at Louisiana State University were arrested Thursday in connection to hazing activities that allegedly took place throughout the fall semester, officials said. The university confirmed that Charles Eugene Brakenridge, 23, Blake Andrew Chalin, 20,...
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February 15, 2019 - 6:43 am
(NEW YORK) -- A storm brought widespread heavy rain to California on Thursday and caused flash flooding, mudslides and the need for water rescues in many parts of the state. Palm Springs, California, received 3.68 inches of rain on Thursday, which was its third-wettest day on record. In the higher...
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February 15, 2019 - 6:11 am
(ATHENS, Ohio) -- The parents of an Ohio University student who died after pledging the Sigma Pi Fraternity sued the organization on Thursday, accusing the fraternity of "extensive" mental and physical hazing. The family of Collin Wiant filed a wrongful death suit against the Sigma Pi Fraternity...
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US Capitol, as Senate and House consider latest funding measure to avert government shutdown
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February 14, 2019 - 3:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will sign Congress' border security compromise, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday. The announcement removed the last ounce of suspense over the fate of a bill that would provide just a sliver of the money Trump wants to build a wall with...
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February 14, 2019 - 3:39 pm
(NEW YORK) -- After a killing spree that left young women in fear for their safety and authorities baffled, Ted Bundy had finally been captured. During the 1970s, the notorious serial killer had murdered dozens of women on a rampage that took him across the Pacific Northwest and eventually to...
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February 14, 2019 - 12:09 pm
(FAIRFIELD, Conn.) -- A superior court judge on Wednesday ordered Infowars host Alex Jones to undergo a sworn deposition as part of a defamation lawsuit brought against him by the families of some of those killed in the 2012 mass shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut. Judge Barbara Bellis...
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February 14, 2019 - 11:53 am
(CHICAGO) -- A former Chicago police officer convicted of second-degree murder in the killing of an African-American teenager he shot 16 times received a dose of prison justice just days after Illinois prosecutors moved to seek a harsher sentence for him, according to a report. Jason Van Dyke was...
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ABC News
February 14, 2019 - 11:21 am
(CHICAGO) -- Police in Chicago have identified and are questioning two "persons of interest" in an alleged racial attack on actor Jussie Smollett. Neither of the individuals has been charged with any crime related to the alleged attack, and there is no evidence that they were involved in any attack...
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