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Severe storms targeting Midwest, Northeast as West stays hot

Severe storms targeting Midwest, Northeast as West stays hot

ABC News(NEW YORK) — More than 140 damaging storms were reported on Monday from Georgia up to Maine. New Jersey and Delaware experienced gusts of 75 mph, and wind speeds in Long Island, New York, reached 67 mph. Parts of Massachusetts saw hail larger than golf balls as areas around Philadelphia had trees knocked onto…Read more »

Father walks into NC police station to confess daughter’s murder: Police

Father walks into NC police station to confess daughter’s murder: Police

Union County Sheriffs Office(MONROE, N.C.) — A 32-year-old North Carolina man allegedly confessed to killing his daughter, according to authorities. Joshua Lee Burgess, 32, walked into the Union County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina at 9:24 a.m. on Sunday morning to turn himself in for murder, police said.His 15-year-old daughter, Zaria Joshalyn Burgess, had been…Read more »

Video surfaces showing California high school students giving Nazi salute

Video surfaces showing California high school students giving Nazi salute

smolaw11/iStock(GARDEN GROVE, Calif.) — A group of Southern California high school students sparked outrage on Monday after video surfaced of them giving the Nazi salute while a German World War II-era marching song played in the background.The video shows several male students from Pacifica High School in Garden Grove, California, giving the Adolf Hitler salute…Read more »

Retired administrator stabbed to death on Cal State Fullerton campus

Retired administrator stabbed to death on Cal State Fullerton campus

MicroStockHub/iStock(FULLERTON, Calif.) — A retired administrator was stabbed to death on California State University Fullerton’s campus Monday morning, launching a manhunt for the suspect.The victim was identified by police Monday night as 57-year-old Steven Shek Keung Chan from Hacienda Heights. Police said he “was a retired administrator working as a consultant on campus.” Chan was…Read more »

Ohio boy makes big donation to St. Jude after winning $15,000 at county fair

Ohio boy makes big donation to St. Jude after winning $15,000 at county fair

Western Reserve Schools(NEW YORK) — An Ohio school district celebrated one of its students in a social media post on Monday after he made a generous donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.Diesel Pippert, a seventh grader at Western Reserve Local Schools, donated $15,000 — the entirety of his livestock premiums from the Huron County…Read more »

DOJ arrests man who allegedly threatened attack on women’s reproductive clinic

DOJ arrests man who allegedly threatened attack on women’s reproductive clinic

BlakeDavidTaylor/iStock(CHICAGO) — The Department of Justice has announced federal charges against a Chicago man who prosecutors say threatened an attack against a women’s reproductive clinic, the latest in a string of potential mass attacks thwarted by law enforcement.Farhan Sheikh, 19, was arrested last Friday evening after posting on the social media platform iFunny that he…Read more »

NYPD officer involved in Eric Garner’s death fired

NYPD officer involved in Eric Garner’s death fired

tillsonburg/iStock(NEW YORK) — More than five years after the death of Eric Garner was captured on cell phone video, the officer responsible for causing his death was terminated from New York City’s Police Department.Since July 17, 2014, NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo has waited to learn whether he can remain on the force with the plainclothes…Read more »

White nationalist who allegedly threatened Ohio Jewish center pleads not guilty

White nationalist who allegedly threatened Ohio Jewish center pleads not guilty

vmargineanu/iStock(NEW MIDDLETON, Ohio) — The alleged white nationalist who was arrested for making threats towards a Jewish community center in Ohio appeared in court and pleaded not guilty.The home of James Reardon Jr., 20, was raided, and authorities seized dozens of rounds of ammo, multiple semi-automatic weapons, a gas mask and bulletproof armor. In light…Read more »