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Wildfires Spread in Washington State, Forcing Hundreds to Flee

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iStock/Thinkstock(SPOKANE, Wash.) — Hot and windy conditions caused a cluster of wildfires to erupt around the city of Spokane on Sunday, torching several homes and forcing hundreds to flee. TheRead More

Wildfires Spread in Washington State, Forcing Hundreds to Flee

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iStock/Thinkstock(SPOKANE, Wash.) — Hot and windy conditions caused a cluster of wildfires to erupt around the city of Spokane on Sunday, torching several homes and forcing hundreds to flee. TheRead More

Nine Injured After 74-Year-Old Ohio Woman Drives Onto Dance Floor at Outdoor Concert

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iStock/Thinkstock(PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio) — Nine people were hurt, two seriously, after a 74-year-old accidentally drove her car onto the dance floor at an event in Parma Heights, Ohio, attended byRead More

Thirteen People Wounded in Shooting at Connecticut House Party

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iStock/Thinkstock(BRIDGEPORT, Conn.) — Thirteen people were wounded after two shooters opened fire at a house party in Bridgeport, Connecticut, this weekend, according to police. None of the injuries were life-threatening,Read More

Evacuation Orders Lifted as Firefighters Transition to 'Mop-Up Phase' in Southern California Wildfire

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iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — All evacuation orders were lifted Sunday after the Blue Cut wildfire forced tens of thousands of people from their homes. At the height of the fire, someRead More

Suspect Arrested in Killing of Five Including Pregnant Woman in Alabama

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Mobile County Sheriff’s Office(MOBILE, Ala.) — A Mississippi man has been arrested in connection with the murder of five people, including a pregnant woman, in a home near Mobile, Alabama,Read More

100-Year-Old Massachusetts Woman Graduates High School Over 80 Years Later

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TongRo Images/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A Massachusetts woman turned 100 on Friday recently got an early birthday surprise: the high school graduation she never had over 80 years ago. Just beforeRead More

Southern California Wildfire 73% Contained, Firefighters Transition to 'Mop-Up Phase'

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iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Firefighters battling the Blue Cut wildfire 60 miles east of Los Angeles in San Bernardino County continue to make significant progress containing the blaze: It was 73Read More

Cops Give Bike to Teen With 8-Mile Walking Commute

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Courtesy South Dakota Highway Patrol(SIOUX FALLS, S.D.) — It’s a badge of honor. A teen who hoofed it more than eight miles to work every day got an unexpected giftRead More

Multiple Tornadoes Cause Damage Near Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Courtesy of Mariah Foster(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) — Multiple tornadoes hit western Michigan on Saturday with more storms expected through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. Officials said theyRead More