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14-year-old girl stabbed at high school assembly on 1st day of school

iStock/Thinkstock(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) — A 14-year-old girl was allegedly stabbed by a fellow student at a high school assembly in Oklahoma, according to local officials.The victim was stabbed repeatedly in the upper back, head, arm and wrist on Thursday while she was in the auditorium on the first day of school at Luther High School…read more »

Teen who survived lightning strike waiting for ‘powers’ to kick in

ABC News(PHOENIX) — A 13-year-old Arizona boy who miraculously survived being struck by lightning says he’s now waiting for his “powers” to kick in.Josiah Wiedman was walking home through a park in Phoenix with a friend when he said a jolt of lightning launched him in the air.”As we were walking, I got struck ……read more »

Woman who pushed teen friend off bridge speaks out

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The 18-year-old woman who pushed her teenage friend off a 60-foot Washington state bridge, leaving her with multiple injuries, said she didn’t consider the consequences beforehand.”She wanted to jump and she was scared and she had asked me to give her a push, and I didn’t think about the consequences,” Taylor…read more »

Father charged with murder in alleged fatal beating of man

Maricopa County Sheriff(PHOENIX) — When Melvin Harris’ 16-year-old daughter told him a strange man followed her into the bathroom of an Arizona convenience store and tried to force his way into her stall, his fatherly instinct kicked in and he took matters into his own hands, his fiancée told ABC News on Thursday.When Harris’ frightened…read more »

Officer and suspect each in critical condition after exchanging gunshots

iStock/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) — A Phoenix officer and a suspect accused of opening fire on that officer both were listed in critical condition Thursday night, police said.Police have not identified the officer or the suspect.The officer was attempting a traffic stop around 8 p.m. local time near the intersection of Cactus and Cave Creek roads when the…read more »