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North Carolina boy whacks alleged robber with machete; injured suspect arrested after manhunt

vzwer/iStock(MEBANE, N.C.) -- An 11-year-old boy, who was home alone when three people broke into his family's North Carolina residence, turned the tables on the alleged criminals when he got ahold of a machete and whacked one of them   ... Read More

Michigan police officer appears to punch 16-year-old girl during arrest, bodycam footage shows

Lansing Police Department(LANSING, Mich.) -- A Michigan police department has released body camera footage that appears to show an officer striking a 16-year-old runaway they were apprehending to return to a youth center.

Officers from the Lansing Police Department   ... Read More

Miami Beach woman arrested for stomping on sea turtle nest

Miami-Dade County Department Of Corrections(MIAMI) -- A Miami Beach woman was arrested on Saturday for jabbing at and stomping on a sea turtle nest.

Yaqun Lu, 41, crossed into an area of the beach that was cordoned off by   ... Read More

Texas police officer died after fall, not shooting, as originally suspected

iStock/Thinkstock(DALLAS) -- A Texas police officer died after suffering a medical emergency, falling and seriously injuring his head Friday. The news, released Saturday afternoon, was a shocking turn from what authorities initially said was suspected to be a fatal   ... Read More

O.J. Simpson joins Twitter, says he’s ‘got a little getting even to do’

Jason Bean-Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Just days ahead of the 25th anniversary of his arrest on charges he murdered his ex-wife and her friend, O.J. Simpson has launched a Twitter account and says he’s "got a little getting even   ... Read More

Severe storms threaten Midwest, Ohio Valley over weekend

iStock(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- The Father's Day weekend will be a wet one for a large portion of the eastern half of the country.

The radar on Saturday morning shows a couple areas of storms from the Plains through the   ... Read More

In wake of tragedy in places of worship, faith leaders come together to discuss challenges

iStock (CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Monday marks the fourth anniversary of the shooting at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina.
Nine black people were shot dead at a bible study by a racist gunman hoping to start a race   ... Read More

1 dead, 3 injured in California Costco shooting

iStock(CORONA, Calif.) -- One person was killed and three others were injured after a shooting inside a southern California Costco Friday night, police said.

The shooting took place after an argument and was not an active-shooter situation, a Corona   ... Read More

Flights resume at Newark Airport after United flight skids off runway

iStock(NEWARK, N.J.) -- Flights have resumed Newark International Airport on Saturday afternoon after a United Airlines plane skidded off the runway upon landing and all flights were temporarily grounded, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said.

The United plane, which   ... Read More

Swimmer, 67, apparently drowns in Hudson River during competition in New York City

WABC(NEW YORK) -- A 67-year-old apparently drowned in the Hudson River during a distance-swimming competition on Friday afternoon, according to authorities.

The man, whose name has not been released, was competing in the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim when   ... Read More

Man arrested with gun, hollow-point bullets outside elementary school

Google Maps(WESTFIELD, N.J.) -- A New Jersey elementary school went into lockdown on Thursday afternoon after a man with a loaded handgun and dozens of rounds of ammunition was found in the school parking lot.

Police responded to the   ... Read More

Man arrested for trying to jump White House fence, assaulting police officer, Secret Service says

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Secret Service arrested a man who allegedly assaulted a police officer and tried to jump over the fence outside the White House late Friday.

The incident took place just after 9 p.m. on the northwest side of   ... Read More

Woman arrested in connection to killing of former Arkansas State Senator Linda Collins-Smith

iStock/Viktorcvetkovic(NEW YORK) --  Authorities in Arkansas arrested a woman on Friday in connection to the murder of former State Senator Linda Collins-Smith, who was found dead in her home last week.Rebecca Lynn O’Donnell, 48, of Pocahontas, was arrested   ... Read More

Video captures man returning stolen deck chairs

iStock/jimkruger(COVINGTON, Ky.) -- A man alarmed a homeowner in Covington, Kentucky, when he was caught on camera scoping out her porch and then returning two days later to steal her deck chairs in the middle of the night.When   ... Read More

Officers cleared of wrongdoing in shooting that left firefighter, suspect dead in Wisconsin

Appleton PD(APPLETON, Wis.) -- Two officers involved in a shooting that left the suspect and a firefighter dead have been cleared of any wrongdoing in Wisconsin.Outagamie County District Attorney Melinda Tempelis said Appleton Police Sergeant Christopher Biese and   ... Read More

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North Carolina boy whacks alleged robber with machete; injured suspect arrested after manhunt

vzwer/iStock(MEBANE, N.C.) -- An 11-year-old boy, who was home alone when three people broke into his family's North Carolina residence, turned the tables on the alleged criminals when he got ahold of a machete and whacked one of them   ... Read More

Michigan police officer appears to punch 16-year-old girl during arrest, bodycam footage shows

Lansing Police Department(LANSING, Mich.) -- A Michigan police department has released body camera footage that appears to show an officer striking a 16-year-old runaway they were apprehending to return to a youth center.

Officers from the Lansing Police Department   ... Read More

Miami Beach woman arrested for stomping on sea turtle nest

Miami-Dade County Department Of Corrections(MIAMI) -- A Miami Beach woman was arrested on Saturday for jabbing at and stomping on a sea turtle nest.

Yaqun Lu, 41, crossed into an area of the beach that was cordoned off by   ... Read More

Texas police officer died after fall, not shooting, as originally suspected

iStock/Thinkstock(DALLAS) -- A Texas police officer died after suffering a medical emergency, falling and seriously injuring his head Friday. The news, released Saturday afternoon, was a shocking turn from what authorities initially said was suspected to be a fatal   ... Read More

O.J. Simpson joins Twitter, says he’s ‘got a little getting even to do’

Jason Bean-Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Just days ahead of the 25th anniversary of his arrest on charges he murdered his ex-wife and her friend, O.J. Simpson has launched a Twitter account and says he’s "got a little getting even   ... Read More

Severe storms threaten Midwest, Ohio Valley over weekend

iStock(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- The Father's Day weekend will be a wet one for a large portion of the eastern half of the country.

The radar on Saturday morning shows a couple areas of storms from the Plains through the   ... Read More

In wake of tragedy in places of worship, faith leaders come together to discuss challenges

iStock (CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Monday marks the fourth anniversary of the shooting at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina.
Nine black people were shot dead at a bible study by a racist gunman hoping to start a race   ... Read More

1 dead, 3 injured in California Costco shooting

iStock(CORONA, Calif.) -- One person was killed and three others were injured after a shooting inside a southern California Costco Friday night, police said.

The shooting took place after an argument and was not an active-shooter situation, a Corona   ... Read More

Flights resume at Newark Airport after United flight skids off runway

iStock(NEWARK, N.J.) -- Flights have resumed Newark International Airport on Saturday afternoon after a United Airlines plane skidded off the runway upon landing and all flights were temporarily grounded, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said.

The United plane, which   ... Read More

Swimmer, 67, apparently drowns in Hudson River during competition in New York City

WABC(NEW YORK) -- A 67-year-old apparently drowned in the Hudson River during a distance-swimming competition on Friday afternoon, according to authorities.

The man, whose name has not been released, was competing in the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim when   ... Read More

Man arrested with gun, hollow-point bullets outside elementary school

Google Maps(WESTFIELD, N.J.) -- A New Jersey elementary school went into lockdown on Thursday afternoon after a man with a loaded handgun and dozens of rounds of ammunition was found in the school parking lot.

Police responded to the   ... Read More

Man arrested for trying to jump White House fence, assaulting police officer, Secret Service says

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Secret Service arrested a man who allegedly assaulted a police officer and tried to jump over the fence outside the White House late Friday.

The incident took place just after 9 p.m. on the northwest side of   ... Read More

Woman arrested in connection to killing of former Arkansas State Senator Linda Collins-Smith

iStock/Viktorcvetkovic(NEW YORK) --  Authorities in Arkansas arrested a woman on Friday in connection to the murder of former State Senator Linda Collins-Smith, who was found dead in her home last week.Rebecca Lynn O’Donnell, 48, of Pocahontas, was arrested   ... Read More

Video captures man returning stolen deck chairs

iStock/jimkruger(COVINGTON, Ky.) -- A man alarmed a homeowner in Covington, Kentucky, when he was caught on camera scoping out her porch and then returning two days later to steal her deck chairs in the middle of the night.When   ... Read More

Officers cleared of wrongdoing in shooting that left firefighter, suspect dead in Wisconsin

Appleton PD(APPLETON, Wis.) -- Two officers involved in a shooting that left the suspect and a firefighter dead have been cleared of any wrongdoing in Wisconsin.Outagamie County District Attorney Melinda Tempelis said Appleton Police Sergeant Christopher Biese and   ... Read More

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