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  • Tropical Storm Bonnie Forms Off the Southeast Coast for Holiday Weekend

    Tropical Storm Bonnie Forms Off the Southeast Coast for Holiday Weekend

    (CHARLESTON, S.C.) — Tropical Storm Bonnie was swirling off the coast of South Carolina Saturday night, disturbing Sunday plans for beachgoers. According to the National Hurricane Center, 40 mile-per-hour winds and heavy rains from the second named storm of the season were hitting South Carolina and southern North Carolina’s coast Saturday night. The official start of hurricane season does not begin for another four days, but Michael Brennan, a senior hurricane specialist for NHC, said the tropical storm was not expected to intensify. “The storm’s right now moving over the Gulf Stream and that’s what’s sort of giving it a […]

  • Kansas Boy, 11, Swept Away by Fast-Moving Creek After Flash Floods

    Kansas Boy, 11, Swept Away by Fast-Moving Creek After Flash Floods

    (WICHITA, Kan.) — Authorities in Kansas resumed the search for the body of an 11-year-old boy who was swept away by a fast-moving creek in Wichita on Friday night, hours after flash flooding moved through the area. The boy, whose name has not been released, fell into an unnamed creek that feeds into the Arkansas River at about 7:30 p.m. Wichita Fire Department Battalion Chief John Turner told ABC News that Friday’s storm may have doubled the depth of the creek to approximately 10 feet. Officials spent three hours searching four miles of the creek Friday night but weren’t able […]

  • Officials to Lift Plane Wreckage From Hudson River in Crash Investigation

    Officials to Lift Plane Wreckage From Hudson River in Crash Investigation

    (NEW YORK) —  Investigators were expected on Saturday to lift the wreckage from the World War II-era single-seat fighter plane that crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey Friday evening, killing the pilot. The Coast Guard said the Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to conduct salvage operations of the aircraft today. The cause of the crash is under investigation, the Coast Guard added. The plane, which took off from an airport on Long Island, went into the water around 7:30 p.m., about two miles south of the George Washington Bridge. A distress signal was issued. […]

  • Video Shows NJ Police Officer Narrowly Avoiding Being Pinned by Massive Tree

    Video Shows NJ Police Officer Narrowly Avoiding Being Pinned by Massive Tree

    (NEW YORK) — A 33-year-old New Jersey police officer was almost pinned under a giant tree as he responded to a call of a large branch blocking a road Friday morning. As Officer Douglas Faber of the Ringwood Police Department tried to remove the enormous branch from the road at around 6:45 a.m., another part of the tree came crashing down, nearly pinning him under it, said Ringwood Police Chief Joseph Walker. Dashcam video shows Faber running as soon as he hears sounds of the tree cracking, but its top branches strike his legs on the way down, causing him […]

  • Cops Search Sonoma County in Case of Abducted California Teen Pearl Pinson

    Cops Search Sonoma County in Case of Abducted California Teen Pearl Pinson

    (NEW YORK) —  Authorities in California are “very concerned” a missing 15-year-old girl may be hurt after she was allegedly abducted by an older acquaintance this week, and are searching for her in Sonoma County. While the suspected abductor has since been killed in a shootout with police, the teen remains missing and the subject of an Amber Alert. The Solano County Sheriff’s Office said this afternoon it was working with the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office to search an area near the town of Jenner in connection with the abduction of 15-year-old Pearl Pinson. Pinson was abducted in Vallejo, a […]

  • Dierks Bentley Brings Black Friday to Nashville

    Dierks Bentley Brings Black Friday to Nashville

    You usually have to wait until the day after Thanksgiving for Black Friday, but this weekend in Nashville, Dierks Bentley staged his own version of the busy shopping day. The “Somewhere on a Beach” hitmaker opened a special pop-up shop to celebrate the release of his eighth studio album, titled Black. Some lucky fans even got to visit with Dierks on Friday as he stopped by to check out the store. The location at the corner of 4th and Broadway downtown is also the future home of Dierks’ bar Whiskey Row. The exclusive boutique will remain open through June 12, […]

  • WWII-era Small Plane Crashes in Hudson River, Officials Say

    WWII-era Small Plane Crashes in Hudson River, Officials Say

    (NEW YORK) — A World War II-era fighter plane crashed in the Hudson River Friday night, officials said. The exact circumstances of the crash were not clear, but the NYPD was on the scene, between New York and New Jersey. In a statement, the Federal Aviation Administration said that it received a report that a World War II-era P-47 Thunderbolt may have gone down in the river, two miles south of the George Washington Bridge. “Search and rescue was headed to the scene,” the statement said. In a later statement, the FAA said that the aircraft was one of three […]