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California Lyft driver rescues toddler found alone in the rain

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Santa Rosa Police/Facebook(SANTA ROSA, Calif.) — Del Hedrick was driving for Lyft and had just dropped off a passenger at an apartment complex when something startled him. “I see aRead More

Jussie Smollett case: Detectives say they have 'probable cause' that 2 men on surveillance video may have been involved in alleged crime

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ABC News(CHICAGO) — Two “persons of interest” in the alleged racial attack on Empire actor Jussie Smollett will continue to be interrogated Friday, Chicago police said. “While we haven’t foundRead More

Water rushes onto bus as driver plows through flooded street in California

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Twitter/@EricaJoy(OAKLAND, Calif.) — Passengers on a public transit bus in Oakland, California, were up to their ankles in water after a driver plowed through a flooded intersection on Thursday. TheRead More

Nine Louisiana State University students arrested over fraternity hazing

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BlakeDavidTaylor/iStock(BATON ROUGE, La.) — Nine members of a fraternity at Louisiana State University were arrested Thursday in connection to hazing activities that allegedly took place throughout the fall semester, officialsRead More

West Coast stays unsettled after record rainfall caused flooding, mudslides

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ABC News(NEW YORK) — A storm brought widespread heavy rain to California on Thursday and caused flash flooding, mudslides and the need for water rescues in many parts of theRead More

Family files lawsuit against Ohio University fraternity over student's hazing death

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Kuzma/iStock(ATHENS, Ohio) — The parents of an Ohio University student who died after pledging the Sigma Pi Fraternity sued the organization on Thursday, accusing the fraternity of “extensive” mental andRead More

Florida DUI suspect heard on camera threatening black officer

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Volusia County Sheriff’s Office(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) — A Florida woman suspected of driving under the influence was heard on camera making racist threats toward a black police officer, according toRead More

Chicago police questioning 2 'persons of interest,' including another 'Empire' actor in alleged racist attack on Jussie Smollett

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ABC News(CHICAGO) — Police in Chicago have identified and are questioning two “persons of interest” in an alleged racial attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett. One those persons of interestRead More

Chicago police questioning 2 'persons of interest,' including another 'Empire' actor in alleged racist attack on Jussie Smollett

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ABC News(CHICAGO) — Police in Chicago have identified and are questioning two “persons of interest” in an alleged racial attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett. One those persons of interestRead More

How notorious serial killer Ted Bundy was able to escape from custody not just once, but twice

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Bettmann / Contributor via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After a killing spree that left young women in fear for their safety and authorities baffled, Ted Bundy had finally been captured.Read More