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May 22, 2019 - 7:00 am
ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The Southern Plains were hit hard over the past two days with 56 reported tornadoes, 230 damaging storm reports and almost 9 inches of rain in Oklahoma. There have been three deaths reported due to the storm, including a woman who died in Perkins, Oklahoma, after driving...
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May 22, 2019 - 6:41 am
ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A New York man said he was shocked beyond measure when he discovered that his estranged wife, a New York City police officer, allegedly hired a hit man to kill him. "I can't believe it. I'm still in shock," Isaiah Carvalho told ABC's Good Morning America in an interview...
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May 22, 2019 - 6:35 am
AWelshLad/iStock (CHICAGO) -- As his family prepared to bury the mother who never got to cradle him, a baby cut from her womb in a heinous Chicago homicide has opened his eyes while in his father's arms, a family spokesman said Tuesday. In critical condition and on life support, the newborn infant...
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May 22, 2019 - 6:18 am
recep-bg/iStock (HILLSBOROUGH, N.C.) -- A North Carolina elementary school teacher has been arrested after she allegedly threatened to shoot up the school where she taught. Kristen Thompson abruptly resigned last Friday from Pathways Elementary School in Hillsborough, according to the Orange County...
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May 22, 2019 - 6:07 am
4nadia/iStock (OLYMPIA, Wash.) -- Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation on Tuesday making the state the first in the country to legalize human composting. The law would recognize "natural organic reduction," sometimes referred to as liquid cremation, as an alternative to traditional burying...
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May 21, 2019 - 3:58 pm
Fedorovekb/iStock (PHILADELPHIA) -- A man has been arrested for allegedly gunning down a transgender activist in Philadelphia, though police say the killing is not being investigated as a hate crime. Michelle Washington, 40, was shot in the head and torso on Sunday morning and pronounced dead at a...
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Penn State
May 21, 2019 - 1:43 pm
Penn State (PITTSBURGH) -- A Penn State professor with a side job as a Pittsburgh Uber driver who was arrested this month for allegedly kidnapping two women is now accused of kidnapping a third woman that same night. The third woman spoke with police on May 16, saying that on May 11, she was...
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May 21, 2019 - 6:46 am
YinYang/iStock (WASHINGTON) -- Amid an influx of abortion-rights protests converging on state capitols, town squares and courthouses across the country Tuesday, seeking to counter an onslaught of anti-abortion bills sweeping across state legislatures, a slate of 2020 White House hopefuls may join...
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ABC News
May 21, 2019 - 6:25 am
ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Across Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas on Monday there were 18 reported tornadoes among 124 damaging storm reports that also included grapefruit-sized hail in Texas. Wind gusts exceeded 90 mph north of Oklahoma City as damage from strong storms was reported in western...
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May 21, 2019 - 6:20 am
igorkov/iStock (KETCHIKAN, Alaska) -- A pilot and a passenger were killed in southeastern Alaska on Monday when a floatplane crashed into a harbor, officials said. The victims were the only occupants on the Taquan Air floatplane when it crashed near Ketchikan at around 4 p.m., marking the Alaska-...
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