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Michael Hannegan Jr.
September 12, 2019 - 6:57 pm
Michael Hannegan Jr. (BOWIE, Md.) -- A plane’s pilot and passenger were seen standing in the median of a highway in Bowie, Maryland, on Thursday after surviving a crash shortly before noon. “I'm blessed that we're not hurt. I'm still overloaded and we're still running on adrenaline so we're doing...
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September 12, 2019 - 2:47 pm
Pattanaphong Khuankaew/iStock (EL PASO, Texas) -- Patrick Crusius, the alleged gunman in the El Paso shooting, has been indicted for capital murder by a grand jury in Texas. Crusius, 21, allegedly cased the Walmart -- located near the U.S.-Mexico border -- to size up the clientele prior to carrying...
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iStock
September 12, 2019 - 1:11 pm
iStock (NEW YORK) -- As search-and-recovery crews comb through the hundreds of homes in the Bahamas wrecked by Hurricane Dorian, officials on the island nation released an alarming figure: 1,300 people have been registered by loved ones as unaccounted for. The official death toll from the hurricane...
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iStock
September 12, 2019 - 12:53 pm
iStock (NEW YORK) -- Astronomers have located the first planet outside our solar system containing water vapor and temperatures that could support life, according to NASA. Data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope allowed astronomers from the Center for Space Exochemistry Data at the University...
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September 12, 2019 - 12:46 pm
iStock (NORWALK, Conn.) -- Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos, pleaded not guilty Thursday to a new charge that he tampered with evidence in the case. "Mr. Dulos is not guilty," his attorney, Norm Pattis, told reporters after the court appearance in Norwalk...
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September 12, 2019 - 11:02 am
Wolterk/iStock (KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) -- A young boy who went viral for his homemade University of Tennessee T-shirt has been offered a four year scholarship to the school. "In recognition of the fourth-grader’s Volunteer spirit, the university has extended an offer of admission for him to join the...
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September 12, 2019 - 10:56 am
Evgen_Prozhyrko/iStock (LOS ANGELES) -- A Los Angeles deputy city attorney allegedly shot and killed his wife and 19-year-old son in their home on Wednesday before dying by suicide, police said. Eric Lertzman, 60, first killed his wife, Sandra, in the master bedroom of their Northridge home,...
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Twitter/@VCFD_PIO
September 12, 2019 - 6:20 am
Twitter/@VCFD_PIO (SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) -- Divers have recovered the body of the final missing victim of a boat fire off the Southern California coast that killed 34 people last week. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office announced on Twitter Wednesday that it "is relieved to report that...
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Tuscon Police Department via Facebook
September 12, 2019 - 6:16 am
Tuscon Police Department via Facebook (TUCSON, Ariz.) -- Authorities in Arizona say they've captured a fugitive husband and wife couple who've been the subject of an intensive manhunt since escaping custody more than two weeks ago. Blane Barksdale and his wife Susan, both wanted for murder, escaped...
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ABC News
September 12, 2019 - 6:00 am
ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Nearly 79,000 people were without power in eastern Michigan Wednesday due to severe storms and trees down on top of power lines. With possible tornadoes in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, authorities are warning not to go into the city due to extensive damage and power lines being...
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