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Police make multiple arrests after 76 people overdose on K-2 at Connecticut park

Police make multiple arrests after 76 people overdose on K-2 at Connecticut park

WTNH-TV(NEW HAVEN, N.H.) — Connecticut police have made multiple arrests in connection with 76 overdose cases at a New Haven park. First responders found numerous people who appeared to have overdosed on the New Haven Green on Wednesday, with 25 of those overdoses occurring within a three-hour span in the […]

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Swimmer bitten by shark off coast of Cape Cod, officials say

Swimmer bitten by shark off coast of Cape Cod, officials say

iStock/Thinkstock(CAPE COD, Mass.) — A beach on the coast of Cape Cod has been closed after a swimmer was bitten by a shark, officials said. The coastal town of Truro announced that Longnook Beach has been closed to swimming due to the shark attack on Wednesday afternoon. The 61-year-old man […]

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Pregnant mom, 2 young daughters vanish in Colorado; police vow to ‘not rest until we have the answers’

Pregnant mom, 2 young daughters vanish in Colorado; police vow to ‘not rest until we have the answers’

Town of Frederick, CO(FREDERICK, Colo.) — A pregnant Colorado mother and her two young daughters have mysteriously vanished — and local police are vowing to “not rest until we have the answers.” Shanann Watts, 34, and her two daughters — Celeste, 3, and Bella, 4 — were reported missing on […]

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Pregnant mom, 2 young daughters vanish in Colorado; FBI assistance sought

Pregnant mom, 2 young daughters vanish in Colorado; FBI assistance sought

Town of Frederick, CO(FREDERICK, Colo.) — A pregnant Colorado mother and her two young daughters have mysteriously vanished — and now the local police department has asked federal authorities and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation to join the case. Shanann Watts, 34, and her two daughters — Celeste, 3, and […]

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Gun-toting 13-year-old runaway hit with stun gun by Alabama police, authorities say

Gun-toting 13-year-old runaway hit with stun gun by Alabama police, authorities say

iStock/Thinkstock(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) — Police used a Taser on a 13-year-old gun-toting runaway in Alabama, whom authorities say fled from police as they approached him and reached into his pocket before being shocked and taken into custody this morning. A .38 caliber revolver was recovered from the teen’s pocket, a Birmingham […]

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Employee fired after booting black girls from New Jersey gift shop

Employee fired after booting black girls from New Jersey gift shop

ABC(POINT PLEASANT, N.J) — A New Jersey gift shop employee has been fired after she told seven black girls they were not welcome and ordered them to leave the store. A video posted online showing part of the Aug. 10 incident at Jenkinson’s Aquarium Gift Shop in Point Pleasant Beach […]

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Sexual assault survivors react to report condemning alleged abuse by hundreds of ‘predator priests’

Sexual assault survivors react to report condemning alleged abuse by hundreds of ‘predator priests’

iStock/Thinkstock(HARRISBURG, Pa.) — Sexual assault survivors shared their stories after a Pennsylvania grand jury report accused hundreds of Roman Catholic priests of assaulting children. Speaking at a news conference Tuesday, several of them detailed heart-wrenching accounts of alleged sexual abuse against 301 priests across six of the state’s eight dioceses. […]

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‘Bittersweet day’ as Stoneman Douglas students return to school 6 months after mass shooting: Superintendent

‘Bittersweet day’ as Stoneman Douglas students return to school 6 months after mass shooting: Superintendent

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(PARKLAND, Fla.) — Wednesday marked a “bittersweet day” for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students who returned to class for the first time since the February massacre, the superintendent said. “Everyone’s glad to get back and be reunited,” Broward County Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie said at a news […]

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Girl sneaks $350 toy order on Amazon, mom has her donate items to children’s hospital

Girl sneaks $350 toy order on Amazon, mom has her donate items to children’s hospital

Courtesy Catherine Lunt(SALT LAKE CITY) — This 6-year-old girl has put our shopping game to shame. Katelyn Lunt, a first-grader from Utah, recently ordered $350 worth of Barbies and a toy pony from her mother’s Amazon account and now her mom is using it as a teachable moment. “Our family […]

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New storm system in middle of country to bring rain to East by end of week

New storm system in middle of country to bring rain to East by end of week

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The Northeast is finally getting a break from rain Wednesday and Thursday, but a new storm is on the way for Friday with more heavy rain. A deluge Tuesday morning left more than 7 inches of rain in just four hours in Pulaski, New York, while […]

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