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iStock/Thinkstock(MASONTOWN, Pa.) — One person is dead and four injured after a shooting at a Pennsylvania courthouse, according to authorities. Four people who were shot at the Fayette County Magistrate Court in Masontown, Pennsylvania, Wednesday afternoon were transported to the hospital, a spokesperson for the Fayette County Emergency Management told ABC News. One person was […]

Flagler County Sheriff(PALM COAST, Fla.) — It might have seemed like his lucky day when packages of marijuana washed ashore on a Florida beach on Sept. 13, but a man who allegedly took a “brick” of the drug and hid it in his car has been arrested, according to police. Over the course of two […]

WKOW(MIDDLETON, Wisconsin) — Local and federal authorities are responding to reports of an active shooter in Middleton, Wisconsin, about 6 miles outside of Madison. Middleton Police are leading the investigation. A.T.F. agents from the Madison office are also responding. Wis. Gov. Scott Walker tweeted, “We are closely following this situation. Our thanks go out to […]

WISN(WAUWATOSA, Wisconsin) — A U.S. Postal worker who was recently terminated from her job has pleaded guilty to stealing cash and checks from over 6,000 greeting cards. Ebony Lavonne Smith, 20, who had started working with USPS in early 2015 pleaded guilty on Sept. 12 to stealing mail — and the money within — between […]

iStock/Thinkstock(AUSTIN, Texas) — An arrest warrant has been issued for the founder of a controversial 3D-printed gun company in connection to the alleged sexual assault of a minor, according to Texas authorities. Suspect Cody Wilson, 30, owns Defense Distributed, which sells blueprints for producing plastic firearms using 3D printers. The alleged victim, an unnamed girl […]

WJXX(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — A high school student in Florida was shot on his way to the bus stop Wednesday morning and is now in the hospital undergoing surgery for life-threatening injuries, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said. The 17-year-old boy was walking towards the bus stop around 6:15 a.m. when a black vehicle approached and opened […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW BERN, N.C.) — Florence is a “storm like no other” and its deadly flooding means “a long road ahead” for North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper said at a joint news conference with President Donald Trump Wednesday. “Thank you, Mr. President, for coming to North Carolina as our rescue and recovery continues,” Cooper said. “Our […]

ABC News(DRAPER, Utah) — Wanda Barzee, one of Elizabeth Smart’s former captors, has been released from prison, much to Smart’s surprise and disappointment. Barzee was released from the Draper Prison in Draper, Utah, Wednesday morning, Utah Department of Corrections spokeswoman Kaitlin Felsted said. She will have 72 hours to report to U.S. Probation and Pretrial […]

Poweshiek County Sheriffs Office(BROOKLYN, Iowa) — The accused killer of Iowa jogger Mollie Tibbetts is set to be arraigned Wednesday, one month after he was arrested for allegedly killing the 20-year-old college student. Tibbetts, a rising sophomore at the University of Iowa, disappeared on July 18 while jogging in her rural farming town of Brooklyn, […]

Victorville Police Department(SAN BERNADINO, Calif.) — Police in Southern California arrested a 20-year-old man and two teenage boys this week after they allegedly scammed people in a fake funeral scheme. Richard Navarrete, of San Bernardino, California, and two unidentified 14-year-olds were taken into custody on Monday after they allegedly accepted cash donations for the funeral […]

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