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  • Five gang members sentenced for chasing a 15-year-old, killing him with a machete

    NEW YORK – The five gang members who slashed a New York teen to death with a machete and knives last year after mistaking him for a rival have been sentenced to decades in prison. Video surveillance showed the men dragging Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz out of a Bronx bodega on his back and stabbing him with long knives and a machete. The teen wanted to be a police officer, and was a member of a New York Police Department youth outreach […]

  • Google’s Pixel 4 phone launch: What to expect

    For months, gadget blogs and even Google itself have teased so many photos and videos and details about the Pixel 4 that one prominent tech publication called it “the most-leaked phone ever.” In the process, Google has clearly attempted to drum up consumer excitement for the device ahead of its official launch alongside other new hardware products at an event in New York City on Tuesday. But the company has also arguably created a different challenge for itself: What else can Google say to […]

  • California becomes the first state to ban fur products

    California has become the first US state to ban the sale of animal fur products. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Friday that will make it illegal to sell, donate or manufacture new fur products in the state. The bill, authored by state assemblymaker Laura Friedman, applies to all new clothing, handbags, shoes and other items made with fur. Those who violate the law would be subject to civil penalties. Used fur and taxidermy products are exempt from the ban, along […]

  • Mom charged with DWI after son dies in crash

    Eden, NC (WGHP) — A mother has been charged with DWI after her 4-year-old son died when her Jeep ran off the road and hit a tree, according to highway patrol. Around 3:10 p.m. Saturday, Shannon Hudson, 33, was driving a Jeep Liberty on Settle Bridge Road. Highway patrol says the Jeep ran off the road to the right and traveled out of control for 161 feet and hit a tree. Her 4-year-old son was in the back middle seat […]

  • Girl dies after being flung from a ride at a New Jersey festival

    A 10-year-old girl died after she was thrown from a ride Saturday at the Deerfield Township Harvest Festival. The girl was ejected from a ride called “Extreme” at 6:18 p.m. and suffered serious injuries, New Jersey State Police said in a statement. She was airlifted to Cooper University Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 7:20 p.m. The girl has not been identified and the cause and circumstances of her death are still under investigation, police said. Police said the “Extreme” […]

  • Mom’s Boyfriend Charged with Severely Beating Girl

    Zerbe Township, PA (WNEP) — A 3-year-old girl is fighting for her life after she was allegedly beaten by her mother’s boyfriend in Northumberland County. Shamokin District Judge John Gembic tells Newswatch 16 the little girl now has just a 10% chance of survival. Her injuries were so severe that part of her brain had to be removed. Jahrid Burgess, 19, of Trevorton, is charged with aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child, among other charges. If the […]

  • Baby rhino staying warm during freeze warning

    Omaha, NE (KPTM) — It’s not just people looking for a way to stay warm during an early freeze this weekend. The creatures that call Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo home are feeling the chill too. But not if they’re the zoo’s newest baby rhino. Little Marshall isn’t supposed to be outside if it’s less than 50 degrees Fahrenheit. So he gets to stay in a nice, warm indoor enclosure complete with snacks and cozy hay. “Being able to provide accommodations […]

  • Defense secretary: Trump orders withdrawal of remaining US troops from northern Syria

    President Donald Trump is ordering the remaining US forces out of northern Syria, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday, a development that has paralyzed the fight against ISIS and ceded US and Kurdish battlefield gains to Moscow and Damascus. “We have American forces likely caught between two opposing, advancing armies and it’s a very untenable situation. I spoke with the President last night, after discussions with the rest of the national security team, and he directed that we begin a deliberate […]

  • One person is still missing after a Hard Rock Hotel collapse in New Orleans kills 2 and injures 18

    Rescuers will resume searching Sunday for a construction worker trapped in a pile of rubble after a hotel that was under construction collapsed in New Orleans. Two people were killed in Saturday’s collapse and at least 18 were injured, authorities said. Crews suspended the search for the missing worker until Sunday morning. A crane was brought in early Sunday to help stabilize the partially destroyed structure and enable additional response operations, the city of New Orleans’ Office of Emergency Preparedness said. The […]

  • Wedding guests subdued suspect after shooting broke out inside New Hampshire church, police chief says

    Two people were wounded by gunfire Saturday morning during a wedding in a small-town New Hampshire church, authorities said. The state attorney general’s office said a 911 caller reported a man walked into New England Pentecostal Ministries in Pelham “and shot at the presiding bishop.” When officers arrived at the church just after 10 a.m. Saturday, wedding guests had subdued the male suspect, Pelham Police Chief Joseph Roark said at a news conference. “From my understanding,” he said, “they basically gang-tackled him.” […]

  • Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall in Japan, leaving at least 5 dead

    Typhoon Hagibis made landfall Saturday night local time, as the country braces for hurricane-force winds that have killed five people and injured dozens. The Japanese Meteorological Agency (JMA) said the typhoon made landfall just before 7 p.m. local time on the Izu Peninsula, southwest of Tokyo. The agency called for the public to remain vigilant for rain and gusts of wind, after it issued an “Emergency Weather Warning (Level 5).” The warning was issued for towns and cities in 12 prefectures […]

  • Crews are scrambling to find 2 missing workers in the Hard Rock Hotel wreckage before another collapse

    Crews in New Orleans are trying to rescue two workers trapped in the wreckage of a Hard Rock Hotel under construction that collapsed on Saturday. “We believe we know where they are but we have no visibility,” Tim McConnell, New Orleans Fire Department Superintendent, told reporters. “We assume they are alive.” Search and rescue teams are using dogs and drones to make contact with the workers but one crane needs to be secured before the teams can enter the building, a […]

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