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Tropical Weather Targets North Carolina, Florida

A tropical weather system is approaching the North Carolina outer banks. Officials are warning of flooding in low-lying areas and strong winds on Tuesday. A separate tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico could hit northern Florida. (Aug. 3

USA Today · 2 hours ago

Chicago: The shocking numbers behind the violence

The stats paint a disturbing picture of how shootings have brought trauma to the lives of thousands of people, including NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin, Nykea Aldridge . On Friday, Aldridge was shot while pushing her infant child in a stroller around the corner from a South Side Chicago school. ...

CNN · 1 hour ago

2 elected officials own firm involved in fatal bus crash

A crushed automobile is shown at the scene of a fatal wreck Aug. 28, 2016, on Interstate 10 near Laplace, La.. A bus full of construction workers hit a firetruck on an elevated highway, killing two people and injuring dozens, several of them seriously,(Photo: Louisiana State Police) NEW ORLEANS — ...

USA Today · 11 hours ago

Family Grieves After Sophomore Is Killed in Ithaca, a College Town Thought to Be Safe

Kiara Nazaire on Monday in Brooklyn with an image of her brother Anthony, who was stabbed at Cornell University. He was a student at Ithaca College. Todd Heisler/The New York Times When Anthony Nazaire was deciding where to go to after graduating from high school, he fell in love with Ithaca College ...

New York Times · 12 hours ago

VIDEO: Allen West: ‘1 Percenter’ Kaepernick Should Apologize

Military veteran and former congressman Lt. Col. Allen West had an ON THE RECORD message to 49ers star quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who is refusing to stand for the national anthem because of perceived racial injustice. Watch and weigh in! The post appeared first on Gretawire . · 13 hours ago

Man pulled from tracks just in time

Officer Victor Ortiz is now being hailed as a hero for saving a suicidal man who refused to budge in the face of an oncoming train. Ortiz was on his regular patrol of the Secaucus Junction terminal Friday morning when he received a call of a disturbance on a train. "I waited for the train to come in ...

CNN · 11 hours ago

Fatal dog attack in Conifer leaves a mother dead, her son injured

A woman was killed Monday night in a dog attack in Conifer and her son was taken to a local hospital suffering injuries in the same attack. The incident happened at about 7 p.m. when the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about the attack, said Dionne Waugh, a sheriff’s office ...

Denver Post · 9 hours ago

Anthony Weiner tries really hard to avoid Post reporter

Anthony Weiner was not in a talking — or texting – mood Tuesday morning as he sped off in his SUV, which was briefly blocked by a garbage truck, without answering questions by The Post. The day after his wife, Huma Abedin, , Weiner was spotted near his Manhattan home while chatting on his phone. ...

New York Post · 3 hours ago

False Reports of Shots Fired at L.A. Airport Trigger Panic, Flight Delays

Passengers poured out of the airport and onto the tarmac after false reports of a shooter inside LAX — the second false shooting scare at a major U.S. airport in two weeks. · 13 hours ago

New school opens at site of Sandy Hook shooting rampage

NEWTOWN, Conn. –   About 400 elementary school students are attending school in Sandy Hook for the first time since a shooting rampage there killed 20 first-graders and six educators. A new 86,000-square-foot school opened Monday in Newtown, Connecticut. It replaces the one torn down after the ... · 19 hours ago