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 2021-05-14 17:51 

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16-year-old killed in tragic accident while working at tire shop...

Click here for updates on this story FIREBAUGH, California (KFSN) — The community of Firebaugh is mourning the loss of a high school student after a devastating accident inside a tire shop. The sheriff's office says 16-year-old Omar Gutierrez wa...

 2021-05-14 17:49 

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Governor signs bill designating May 14 as Hmong-Lao Veterans Day...

Click here for updates on this story MADISON, Wisconsin (WDJT) — Gov. Tony Evers signed Assembly Bill 154, now Wisconsin Act 31, designating May 14 as Hmong-Lao Veterans Day in Wisconsin. The governor issued Executive Order #115 ordering the flags o...

 2021-05-14 17:48 

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Parents of 6-year-old who drowned at camp launch online series to protect other children...

Click here for updates on this story LOS ANGELES (KABC) — In the two years since their 6-year-old daughter Roxie drowned at a summer camp in Altadena, Doug Forbes and Elena Matyas say every day is spent weeping and working. "Drowning is somethin...

 2021-05-14 17:46 

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Man robs, pistol-whips Lyft driver at gas station...

Click here for updates on this story SOUTH EL MONTE, California (KABC) — Disturbing video captures a man robbing and pistol-whipping a Lyft driver at a gas station in South El Monte. The video, which was recorded on the driver's camera, may serv...

 2021-05-14 17:28 

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Terrified families huddle together in Gaza as Eid festivities turn into nights of death and destruction...

The family of 30-year-old journalist Reema Saad gathered to sleep in a single room on Wednesday night to comfort each other as Israeli bombs rained down on Gaza. It was the eve of Eid al-Fitr, when Muslim families celebrate the end of a month of fasting f...

 2021-05-14 17:16 

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Police: Man delivering newspapers seriously injured...

Click here for updates on this story PORTLAND, Oregon (KPTV) — Portland police are investigating a shooting that injured one person in the Beaumont-Wilshire neighborhood early Friday morning. Just after 4 a.m., officers responded to shots fired in t...

 2021-05-14 17:09 

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Ongoing mask mandate for travelers: 'It will be enforced, period'...

Travel is a big exception for new mask guidance in the United States, and the transportation industry says it will continue to strictly enforce mask use. The head of the largest association of flight attendants said "there should be no confusion" ...

 2021-05-14 17:09 

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Fugitive wanted in fatal shooting of Yale student is arrested...

An MIT graduate student wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of a Yale University student in February has been arrested, authorities said Friday. The US Marshals Service did not provide details of the arrest other than to say that "Gulf Coast ...

 2021-05-14 17:09 

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Travel to Costa Rica during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go...

If you're planning to travel to Costa Rica, here's what you'll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the global coronavirus pandemic. The basics Costa Rica opened back up for tourism in November. The country has eased restriction...

 2021-05-14 16:52 

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Kevin Curry's depression almost killed him. Food, fitness and fortitude brought him back...

Ever since he was a child, Kevin Curry would pray for God to "fix" him and take away his sadness. "Everything feels good, but I don't feel good," Curry said. "Why is that? Why is it sunny outside and everybody wants to go and play?...

 2021-05-14 16:49 

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15-year-old called Asian slurs, attacked by group of teens in park...

Click here for updates on this story REGO PARK, Queens, New York (WABC) — It is a racial slur that would set off any Asian American. "One of them said 'Ch*** ch****," said Leting Cai. 15-year-old Cai was in a playground in Rego Park, Que...

 2021-05-14 16:47 

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4 attacked in 12-minute span on subway, another incident possibly linked...

Click here for updates on this story LOWER MANHATTAN, New York (WABC) — Three people were slashed and a fourth punched in separate incidents within 12 minutes on a subway train as it moved through Lower Manhattan early Friday, and an additional inci...

 2021-05-14 16:37 

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Monica and Rachel's 'Friends' apartment is on Booking.com...

"Friends" fans are being given the chance to crash for a night at Monica and Rachel's apartment. More than a quarter century since Rachel sought refuge with Monica after running out of her wedding to Barry the dentist, "The Friends Experie...

 2021-05-14 16:37 

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South Carolina sheriff's office releases jail footage showing the in-custody death of a mentally ill Black man...

Authorities in South Carolina have released new footage showing how a mentally ill Black man died while sheriffs forcibly removed him from a jail cell earlier this year. Jamal Sutherland died at the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center in North Charleston o...

 2021-05-14 16:24 

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Educator gets surprise sendoff...

Click here for updates on this story FLETCHER, North Carolina (WLOS) — A local longtime educator received a surprise sendoff Thursday. Co-workers and friends gathered at Fletcher Park to show their appreciation for Avery's Creek Elementary Schoo...

 2021-05-14 16:19 

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Ducklings rescued from sewer drain, reunited with mother...

Click here for updates on this story BAY CITY, Michigan (WNEM) — A community came together to rescue some ducklings that fell through a sewer grate and reunite them with their mother. The Bay City Public Safety Department was called to help scoop th...

 2021-05-14 16:08 

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Even with Republican infighting, Democrats face significant headwinds in 2022...

Democrats faced with holding the party's majority in the House in 2022 watched with glee this week as Republican infighting reached its latest crescendo with the leadership ouster of Rep. Liz Cheney. But it's their own party that faces the most no...

 2021-05-14 16:04 

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Waterway under vital Memphis bridge reopens to maritime traffic...

The US Coast Guard said Friday that transit on the Mississippi River waterway under Interstate 40 bridge in Memphis has reopened after a crack forced the closure of the vital highway bridge. Earlier Friday, the Coast Guard said more than 60 vessels with o...

 2021-05-14 16:00 

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Pocatello Animal Services to host rabies vaccination clinic May 15...

You can get your furry friend protected against rabies for just $10 on Saturday, May 15. The post Pocatello Animal Services to host rabies vaccination clinic May 15 appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-14 15:55 

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China says its Mars rover could land this weekend...

China could soon join the United States as the second country to land and operate a rover on Mars. Beijing's Tianwen-1 Mars probe is expected to land on the red planet in the coming days, as early as Saturday morning (Friday night Eastern time), accor...

 2021-05-14 15:38 

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Man to pay nearly $775K for alleged insurance fraud...

Click here for updates on this story OGEMAW COUNTY, Michigan (WNEM) — An Ogemaw County man has to pay nearly $775,000 in restitution for alleged insurance fraud. Darrell Lee Hardenburgh, of West Branch, was sentenced to 90 days in jail and three yea...

 2021-05-14 15:25 

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Russia announces actor and director for first-ever movie made in space...

Russia is racing to become the first nation to shoot a movie in space, after it announced plans to send an actress and a director to the International Space Station (ISS) — 250 miles above earth — in October. State news agency Ria Novosti said...

 2021-05-14 15:05 

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Business inundated with false unemployment claims...

Click here for updates on this story BALDWIN COUNTY, Alabama (WALA) — Many Baldwin County business owners have had challenges getting people to work. Most blame expanded unemployment benefits. Some of those same business owners are now facing anothe...

 2021-05-14 15:03 

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Spencer Silver, the chemist who gave Post-it Notes their signature stick, dies at 80...

Of the duo that created 3M's now-ubiquitous Post-it Notes, Spencer Silver was, quite literally, the glue. Silver, a chemist from Texas, created the adhesive that gives Post-it Notes their stickiness. It took years for his colleague Art Fry to realize ...

 2021-05-14 15:00 

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Flags to fly at half-staff Saturday...

American flags will fly at half-staff, from midnight to midnight Saturday in recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day. The post Flags to fly at half-staff Saturday appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-14 14:55 

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'It was definitely a brutal attack': Family member describes fight at boat launch...

Click here for updates on this story BAYOU LA BATRE, Alabama (WALA) — A big fight in Bayou La Batre left several people injured and criminal charges are expected soon. Investigators are not able to release many details right now because the case is ...

 2021-05-14 14:53 

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Toddler rescued from sinking truck...

Click here for updates on this story DICKSON COUNTY, Tennessee (WSMV) — A toddler is safe this morning after they were pulled from a sinking truck in Dickson County Thursday afternoon. The Tennessee City Fire Department says the truck went into a po...

 2021-05-14 14:37 

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Bird pioneered scooter sharing. Now it's going public...

Bird, the startup that pioneered shared electric scooters, plans to go public as soon as this summer. Bird will merge with a special purpose acquisition company, Switchback II Corporation, valuing the startup at $2.3 billion. After the merger, the company...

 2021-05-14 14:35 

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Former massage therapist charged with rape, sexual battery...

Click here for updates on this story NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WSMV) — A former massage therapist arrested for a second time on Thursday afternoon following several investigations by News4. Tarek Mentouri, the massage therapist at the center of a year-l...

 2021-05-14 14:29 

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Off-duty deputy reportedly rescued woman being held against her will...

Click here for updates on this story CLAYTON County, Georgia (WGCL) — An off-duty Clayton County deputy helped rescue a woman who was being held against her will. The incident happened on Tuesday at the QT on Tara Boulevard near Highway 54. Accordin...

 2021-05-14 14:28 

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Uber driver kidnapped at gunpoint, police searching for the suspect...

Click here for updates on this story ATLANTA (WGCL) — Atlanta police are working to find the man who reportedly kidnapped an Uber driver at gunpoint. The kidnapping happened around 2 a.m. on Friday near Edgewood Avenue and Boulevard Northeast. Polic...

 2021-05-14 14:24 

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2 brothers hit by driver...

Click here for updates on this story TORRINGTON, Connecticut (WFSB) — Two brothers were struck by a driver in Torrington Thursday night. According to emergency personnel, the children were struck in the area of 545 Prospect St. shortly before 9 p.m....

 2021-05-14 14:23 

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How service dogs safeguard, deepen relationships and save us from ourselves...

Leadership coach John Bates was speaking at a TED conference in front of a huge audience when his dog Flash walked across the stage, sniffed him, and repeatedly started poking him with his nose. Flash was doing what is called "alerting" in the wor...

 2021-05-14 14:17 

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Singer Tank reveals he's going deaf...

R & B singer Tank is speaking out about losing his hearing, in an effort to help others who may face similar problems. The 45-year-old crooner and actor best known for tunes like "Maybe I Deserve" and "When We" took to his verified Instagr...

 2021-05-14 14:04 

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Father charged after 4-year-old accidentally fatally shot himself...

Click here for updates on this story UNION, Missouri (KMOV) — A 4-year-old boy is dead after accidentally shooting himself in Union, Missouri Thursday morning. According to Franklin County Sheriff's Department, the child's father was sleepin...

 2021-05-14 13:58 

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White House not bending to pressure from progressives to condemn Israel...

President Joe Biden and the White House are showing little willingness to bend to pressure from liberal Democrats calling for more robust condemnation of Israel's actions amid the worst regional violence in years. Speaking at the White House, Biden sa...

 2021-05-14 13:51 

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Eviction moratorium leading to tense landlord-tenant relationship...

Click here for updates on this story ST. LOUIS (KMOV) — The pandemic has been tough on many renters. It's also been tough on many landlords. An Illinois man who spoke to News 4 said his tenants are taking advantage of the state's eviction mo...

 2021-05-14 13:49 

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What parents need to know about vaccinating children ages 12 and older...

The US Food and Drug Administration has extended the authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to 12- to 15-year-olds, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to recommend the expanded eligibility as early as Wednesday. Parents w...

 2021-05-14 13:48 

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House strikes deal to create independent January 6 commission...

The top Democrat and Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee struck a deal to create a bipartisan commission to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol, breaking a months-long logjam between House leaders about how to structure the ind...

 2021-05-14 13:48 

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Detectives seek tips after skeletal human remains found...

Click here for updates on this story CLACKAMAS COUNTY, Oregon (KPTV) — Detectives are asking for the public's help after skeletal human remains were found last week, according to the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office. On May 4, just after 8 ...

 2021-05-14 13:47 

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'Pride' offers snapshots in the battle for LGBTQ rights across the decades...

"Pride" offers an off-the-beaten-track history of LGBTQ experiences and activism in the US from the 1950s to the present, with different filmmakers undertaking each decade/episode. Even diced up that way it's a lot to cover, most effective whe...

 2021-05-14 13:47 

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House Republicans vote to make Elise Stefanik conference chair replacing Liz Cheney...

House Republicans voted on Friday to elevate Rep. Elise Stefanik to the No. 3 leadership position of conference chair after ousting Rep. Liz Cheney from the role because she repeatedly called out former President Donald Trump's "Big Lie" that ...

 2021-05-14 13:44 

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Driver arrested in deadly pedestrian crash that killed 9-year-old, injured two others...

Click here for updates on this story GRESHAM, Oregon (KPTV) — Police say they have arrested a 20-year-old who is facing multiple charges related to a deadly crash that took place in Gresham back in March. The crash killed a 9-year-old girl and injur...

 2021-05-14 13:36 

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'Spiral' strands Chris Rock in a not-quite 'Saw' sequel that goes down the drain...

Following his dramatic TV turn in "Fargo," Chris Rock expands his portfolio again with "Spiral: From the Book of Saw," an extension on the eight-movie-old "Saw" franchise. But this attempt to stitch together the horror staple and a...

 2021-05-14 13:34 

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Amy Adams in 'The Woman in the Window' is a poor reason to stay indoors...

"The Woman in the Window" dispenses with an on-screen nod to Alfred Hitchcock's "Rear Window" early, explained by its protagonist's love of old movies. Yet sitting through this baffling, long-on-the-shelf thriller starring Amy Adam...

 2021-05-14 13:32 

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'Halston' dresses up Ewan McGregor as the fashion icon in an era of excess...

"Halston" follows the familiar rise-and-fall structure of cinematic biographies — think "Citizen Kane," only with more sex, better clothes and disco. Yet what really defines this style-over-substance miniseries, other than Ewan McGre...

 2021-05-14 13:23 

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Man arrested for stabbing a 40-year-old man and his 2 teenage sons...

Click here for updates on this story Hilo, HI (KITV) — A Hilo man was recently arrested in connection with a stabbing that happened last Saturday in Hilo. Officers responded to reports of numerous stabbing victims just after 10:45 p.m. at the old Pu...

 2021-05-14 13:21 

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School district investigating divisive high school assignment questioning if Derek Chauvin deserves a new trial...

Students at an upstate New York high school were given a writing assignment about whether Derek Chauvin should win a new trial over the death of George Floyd because of questions about one of the jurors who presided over his trial. A high school English t...

 2021-05-14 13:04 

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Target will temporarily stop selling Pokmon and sports trading cards in stores due to safety concerns...

Target has announced that it will temporarily stop selling trading cards — of both the sports and Pokemon variety — in stores following a recent violent dispute at one of its locations. Last week, a Target in Wisconsin was locked down after a ...

 2021-05-14 12:56 

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Children infected with COVID-19 may not show typical symptoms, experts say...

Click here for updates on this story TORONTO, Ontario (CTV Network) — A new study has found that the majority of children infected with COVID-19 may not show typical symptoms including fever, cough or shortness of breath. As a result, the study'...

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