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WWJ News
September 04, 2019 - 11:14 am
( WWJ ) - Flavored e-cigarette products are now banned in Michigan -- effective immediately. Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday issued emergency rules to carry out the ban, making Michigan the first state in the nation to prohibit the sale of flavored e-cigarettes products. The ban, which...
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Alan Scaia
September 04, 2019 - 11:03 am
( KRLD ) - Houston police say a man pulled a gun on employees at a Popeyes restaurant Monday night because the store had run out of chicken sandwiches. They were called to the shop in South Houston about 9 p.m. Monday after employees at Popeyes Chicken called to say several people had rushed the...
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KNX 1070
September 04, 2019 - 9:54 am
( KNX ) — The Coast Guard has suspended search efforts for survivors Tuesday morning. A relative says five people from one Northern California family are missing and presumed dead after the scuba diving boat they were on burned near a Southern California island. Thirty four people have been...
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A drilling rig can be seen behind the home of Seth Ator, the alleged gunman in a West Texas rampage Saturday, on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, near Odessa, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
1010 WINS Newsroom
September 03, 2019 - 6:35 pm
ODESSA, Texas (AP) — The gunman in a West Texas rampage that left seven dead obtained his AR-style rifle through a private sale, allowing him to evade a federal background check that blocked him from getting a gun in 2014 due to a "mental health issue," a law enforcement official told The...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
September 03, 2019 - 5:40 pm
Hurricane Dorian has now been downgraded to a Category 4 hurricane, but still remains dangerous, packing winds of 155 mph.
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Ameera Butt
September 03, 2019 - 3:29 pm
( KNX ) - A woman in the Bahamas has taken in 97 dogs as Hurricane Dorian unleashes wind and rain over the weekend. Chella Phillips shared photos on her Facebook page over the weekend, showing dogs everywhere in her home in Nassau. She said she was playing music and blowing AC in the house. CNN...
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Andrew Limberg
September 03, 2019 - 2:54 pm
( Newsradio 1020 KDKA/AP ) — Walmart says it will discontinue the sale of handgun ammunition and also publicly request that customers refrain from openly carrying firearms in stores even where state laws allow it. The announcement comes just days after a mass shooting claimed seven lives in Odessa...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
September 03, 2019 - 2:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it will discontinue the sale of handgun ammunition and also publicly request that customers refrain from openly carrying firearms in stores even where state laws allow it. The announcement comes just days after a mass shooting claimed seven lives in Odessa, Texas and...
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor addresses attendees of an event promoting her new children's book "Just Ask!" in Decatur, Ga., Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/John Amis)
1010 WINS Newsroom
September 03, 2019 - 10:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has said that the seed for what has become her latest children's book was planted the day a woman called her a drug addict. Sotomayor , who was diagnosed with diabetes at age 7, had gone to the bathroom of an upscale New York restaurant to...
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People hug each other as they await news outside of the Truth Aquatics office in Santa Barbara, Calif., on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. Multiple people are feared dead after a dive boat caught fire before dawn Monday off the Southern California coast, according to the Coast Guard. (AP Photo/Christian Monterrosa)
1010 WINS Newsroom
September 02, 2019 - 10:37 pm
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A middle-of-the-night fire swept a boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the Southern California coast early Monday, leaving at least eight dead and little hope any of 26 others missing would be found alive. Five of six crew members on the...
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