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ABC News(NEW YORK) — A cold front brought severe storms from Ohio to upstate New York on Friday as the Northeast and Midwest brace for cooler temperatures on the first day of fall. Over 50 reports of severe weather were received on Friday, including near Cleveland and Buffalo, New York. Just north of the border, […]

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Newly released data from the Department of Defense shows female sailors are at the highest risk of sexual assault, compared to women serving in the Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps. The risk is highest on U.S. Navy ships, including on a majority of the nation’s aircraft carriers, the data shows. Military installations […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — For the first time in thirteen years the Army has failed to meet its annual recruiting goal and Army officials believe the strong U.S. economy is partially to blame. The Army failed to meet its recruiting goal of 76,500 new recruits for fiscal year 2018, bringing in 70,000 recruits — an 8.5 […]

iStock/Thinkstock(DENVER) —  Erin Vandewiele’s last words still haunt her friend. “He’s gonna kill me if I don’t get away from him today,” she wrote to Stacey Morris in a desperate text conversation on July 8. That was the last time Morris heard from Vandewiele, who had moved from Wisconsin to Colorado with a man named […]

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New Jersey sheriff who was purportedly heard in voice recordings making multiple controversial comments — including racist remarks about the state’s Sikh attorney general — has resigned. The Bergen County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday that Sheriff Michael Saudino has submitted his resignation after public radio station WNYC published […]

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WILMINGTON, N.C.) —  Duke Energy says a dam at a power plant in Wilmington, North Carolina has been breached, raising concerns that water contaminated with byproducts of burning coal could flow into the Cape Fear River. Duke says ponds that store solid byproducts of burning coal that can contaminate waterways with substances like […]

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) —  California authorities are investigating the possibility of at least a dozen more victims who may have been sexually assaulted by an orthopedic surgeon already being accused of drugging and raping two women. Investigators have received more than 50 calls since they announced the arrest of Dr. Grant William Robicheaux, 38, and his […]

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) —  The federal government is set to conduct the first-ever test of a nationwide system to send emergency alerts to almost all cellphones in the country on October 3. The “Presidential Alert” system uses the same wireless alerts smartphone users receive on AMBER alerts or severe weather warnings but allows the president, or another […]

Sean Rayford/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  Sara Felton and her husband packed up their car and got out of the path of Hurricane Florence two days before the storm hit. Now, a week after the impact, they’re dealing with the aftermath. The North Carolina resident got a call from her mother-in-law the morning after the worst […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Two workplace shootings in two days. Two different attackers — one, a middle-aged man who fired at his coworkers at a software firm in Wisconsin — the other, a young woman who shot dead three employees at the Maryland warehouse where she worked. But on Friday, a common thread emerged between both […]

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