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Man's Heroic Actions Comforted Gravely Injured Woman in NJ Transit Crash

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ABC News(HOBOKEN, N.J.) — An eyewitness to the horrific crash in a busy train station in Hoboken, New Jersey on Thursday that killed one woman and injured over 100 toldRead More

California Police Shooting Protests Turn Violent, Two Arrests Made

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iStock/Thinkstock(EL CAJON, Calif.) — Protests of a police shooting in El Cajon, California turned violent late Thursday night, with groups of people throwing bottles and other objects at police andRead More

Nick Hillary's Daughter Says Race Was 'Definitely' a Factor in Garrett Phillips Murder Case

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ABC News(POTSDAM, N.Y.) — Nick Hillary, one of the small number of black men in the small upstate New York village of Potsdam, was found not guilty Wednesday morning inRead More

Firefighters Rescue Dog Trapped at Bottom of 40-Foot-Deep Well

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Monkey Business Images/iStock/Thinkstock(MCDONOUGH, Ga.) — Firefighters saved the life of an elderly dog after he somehow fell down a 40-foot-deep well in McDonough, Georgia, according to county officials. The yellowRead More

6-Year-Old 'Fighting for His Life' After South Carolina Elementary School Shooting, Official Says

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monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Thinkstock(TOWNVILLE, S.C.) — A 6-year-old boy is “fighting for his life” after being critically wounded in the shooting at an elementary school in Townville, South Carolina, according to the city’sRead More

US Tried Twice to Deport Man Killed by Police in California: Officials

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El Cajon Police(EL CAJON, Calif.) — Federal officials tried twice to deport Alfred Olango, a 38-year-old man who was shot by police in Southern California on Tuesday. But his nativeRead More

Dispatch Calls Reveal NJ Train Crash Horror as It Unfolded

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Pancho Bernasconi/Getty Images(HOBOKEN, N.J.) — Internal police and EMS calls reveal the horror at the scene of Thursday morning’s train crash at Hoboken Terminal in northern New Jersey that killedRead More

At Least One Dead in Crash of NJ Transit Train

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Pancho Bernasconi/Getty Images(HOBOKEN, N.J.) — At least one person died and dozens more were injured, some seriously, when a NJ Transit commuter train carrying 250 people and traveling at aRead More

Fire Chief Describes How SC Firefighter Took Down Suspected Gunman

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iStock/Thinkstock(TOWNVILLE, S.C.) — The fire chief of Townville Volunteer Fire Department in Townville, South Carolina, described to ABC News Thursday how a veteran volunteer firefighter heroically took down the suspectedRead More

Passengers Describe Harrowing Scene at NJ Transit Crash

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Pancho Bernasconi/Getty Images(HOBOKEN, N.J.) — Witnesses described the harrowing scene Thursday morning after a New Jersey Transit commuter train crashed into a platform at Hoboken Terminal in northern New Jersey,Read More