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Escaped South Carolina Inmate Captured by Police After Officer Stabbing

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iStock/Thinkstock (LEXINGTON, S.C.) — An inmate serving a life sentence in a South Carolina prison who escaped from custody Wednesday night has been captured, according to police. The inmate, identifiedRead More

Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Recorded Off the Coast of California

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iStock/Thinkstock(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — A 6.5 magnitude 6.5 earthquake was recorded off the coast of northern California Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The USGS said the quake wasRead More

Veterans Eye Flint Water Crisis as Next Target Following the Standing Rock Protests

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Scott Olson/Getty Images(FLINT, Mich.) — Arthur Woodson and George Grundy II journeyed more than 18 hours from their home in Flint, Michigan, to the protests at Standing Rock in NorthRead More

Escaped South Carolina Inmate Wanted in Stabbing of Police Officer

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iStock/Thinkstock(MCCORMICK, S.C.) — An inmate serving a life sentence in a South Carolina prison escaped from custody on Wednesday night and is now wanted for questioning in the stabbing ofRead More

Suspect in Georgia Cop Killing Considered 'Armed and Very Dangerous'

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Georgia Bureau of Investigation(AMERICUS, Ga.) — Some 20 law enforcement agencies worked through the night in Georgia to track down a suspect who allegedly shot two police officers, killing oneRead More

Ghost Ship Warehouse Had Makeshift Stairwell and No Evidence of Smoke Detectors, Officials Say

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ABC News(OAKLAND, Calif.) — The California warehouse where a horrific fire left dozens of people dead did not have any evidence of smoke detectors, was equipped with a makeshift stairwellRead More

Charleston Church Shooting Survivor Recounts Watching Her Son Die at Dylann Roof Trial

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iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLESTON, N.C.) — When Dylann Roof opened fire at a church in Charleston last summer, Felicia Sanders clutched her granddaughter tight and told her to play dead. “I muzzled herRead More

Knife-Wielding Student Shot by Officer at Nevada High School in Critical Condition

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iStock/Thinkstock(RENO, Nev.) — The Nevada high school student who was shot by a resource officer Wednesday was armed with a knife and was threatening others, which prompted the officer toRead More

Officer Shoots Student at High School in Reno, Officials Say

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iStock/Thinkstock(RENO, Nev.) — A resource officer at a Nevada high school shot a student Wednesday, according to the school district. The Washoe County School District said gunfire from a schoolRead More

One Officer Dead, One Critically Injured After Shooting Near Georgia Southwestern State University

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iStock/Thinkstock(AMERICUS, Ga.) — One police officer is dead, and another officer is in critical condition after a shooting near Georgia Southwestern State University today. The officers — one with theRead More