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Missing boy's father, stepmother have history of violent fights, police reports show

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The stepmother of a 5-year-old boy who’s been missing since Saturday has a turbulent relationship with the boy’s father, as documented in a series of police reportsRead More

Texas woman brought to tears as DOJ targets elder scams

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Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A Texas woman was brought to tears at the Justice Department Thursday, as she recalled how her 82-year-old grandmother committed suicide after being scammed out ofRead More

'Selfless' off-duty Maryland officer Mujahid Ramzziddin saved neighbor's life 'by giving his own' in shooting

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iStock/Thinkstock(BRANDYWINE, Md.) — An off-duty Maryland police officer was gunned down when he “stood his ground” to protect his neighbor from her estranged husband and “saved her life by givingRead More

4th-grader in Tennessee writes letter to sheriff asking for more school security

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ABC News(CLAIBORNE COUNTY, Tenn.) — As the nation continues to deal with the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida, one elementary school student in TennesseeRead More

Funeral to be held today for football coach killed while protecting students at Florida high school

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Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The football coach gunned down while protecting students during a mass shooting at a Florida high school will be laid to rest Thursday. AaronRead More

Dissecting the distinctive profile of school shooters: 'There's always a trail of what they're about to do'

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Broward County Sheriff(NEW YORK) — Nineteen-year-old Nikolas Cruz has become the latest young man accused of storming a U.S. school and gunning down students and staff. Cruz allegedly fired hisRead More

Midwest may see record flooding as rain continues

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(NEW YORK) — About 19 river gauges in the Midwest are showing major or record flooding Thursday morning, and that figure may swell to almost 30 by the weekend. WaterwaysRead More

Texas superintendent vows to suspend students who walkout to protest guns

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Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEEDVILLE, TX) — A school superintendent near Houston said his district plans to suspend any student who takes part in classroom walkouts as a form of protest overRead More

US Army's top engineer 'not satisfied' with Puerto Rico's post-Maria recovery

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iStock/Thinkstock(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Semonite denied Rossello’s claims of a lack of urgency, adding that while he respect the expectations set by the governor for residents, the size ofRead More

Police arrest suspect linked to murder of two-year-old in Chicago

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — Authorities late Wednesday night arrested a person of interest linked to the murder of a 2-year-old boy found in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood earlier that day. The suspectRead More