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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)
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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)
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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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CORRECTS SPELLING OF VICTIM'S FIRST NAME TO LEILAH INSTEAD OF LEILA - High School students Celeste Lujan, left, and Yasmin Natera mourn their friend Leilah Hernandez, one of the victims of the Saturday shooting in Odessa, at a memorial service Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in Odessa, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
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September 02, 2019 - 10:04 pm
ODESSA, Texas (AP) — The gunman in a West Texas rampage "was on a long spiral of going down" and had been fired from his oil services job the morning he killed seven people, calling 911 both before and after the shooting began, authorities said Monday. Officers killed 36-year-old Seth Aaron Ator on...
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WRVA News
September 02, 2019 - 5:08 pm
Richmond, VA ( NEWSRADIO WRVA ) -- Governor Ralph Northam has declared a state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Dorian’s effects on southeastern Virginia, anticipated to begin Thursday. “Hurricane Dorian is a serious storm, and current predictions indicate that it may affect parts of Virginia...
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Kimberly Dole
September 02, 2019 - 9:59 am
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (1010 WINS/AP) — At least 25 people were confirmed dead and nine others still missing after a tragic boat fire near an island off the Southern California coast. The dive-boat became fully engulfed in flames as 30 passengers on a recreational scuba diving trip slept below deck...
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Daniel Munoz talks about his experience being injured in Saturday's shooting incident during an interview in a park in Odessa, Texas, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
1010 WINS Newsroom
September 02, 2019 - 12:35 am
Mail carrier Mary Granados was alone in her U.S. Postal Service truck when she was shot and killed by a gunman who hijacked the white vehicle in West Texas amid his frenzy of violence. Granados, 29, was among seven people between the ages of 15 and 57 killed Saturday. Another 22 were injured,...
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