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Jefferson County, MS Sheriff's Office via Facebook
August 09, 2020 - 3:08 pm
BY: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- Three men have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Mississippi Highway Patrol officer while he was moonlighting as a postal worker. Lt. Troy Morris, 58, was working his second job for the USPS and driving a postal truck early Friday morning when...
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DC Police Department via Twitter
August 09, 2020 - 12:53 pm
BY: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (WAHINGTON) -- A 17-year-old was killed and an off-duty police officer was "struggling for her life," after they, and many others, were shot during a large gathering in southeast Washington D.C. early Sunday morning, police said. The incident took place at 33rd Street and...
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USGS
August 09, 2020 - 12:44 pm
BY: MATT ZARRELL, ABC NEWS (SPARTA, N.C.) -- A 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck near the border between North Carolina and Virginia on Sunday morning. The earthquake was reported near Sparta, North Carolina, at 8:07 a.m., according to the USGS. There are no reports of damage or injuries. The tremors...
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ABC News
August 09, 2020 - 12:25 pm
BY: BRITTANY BORER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- A line of thunderstorms is moving across portions of Missouri and Illinois this morning. Flash Flood Watches are in effect as some spots could see as much as 2 to 4 inches of rain with due to thunderstorms. Another round of storms is expected to follow a...
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August 09, 2020 - 11:58 am
BY: JON HAWORTH AND IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- The novel coronavirus has now killed more than 727,000 people worldwide. More than 19.5 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the...
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August 09, 2020 - 7:43 am
BY: MARK OSBORNE, ABC NEWS (ATLANTA) -- Nine people have tested positive for COVID-19 at a Georgia high school where a photo of a packed hallway went viral earlier this week. Six students and three staff members who were at the school last week have tested positive, according to a letter sent to...
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August 08, 2020 - 6:47 pm
By MARK OSBORNE, ABC News (BIRMINGHAM, Al.) -- A mother of three from Kansas has now been missing for a week after leaving on a trip to visit family in Alabama. Marilane Carter, 36, left her home in Overland Park, Kansas, just outside Kansas City, on the night of Saturday, Aug. 1, according to...
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August 08, 2020 - 11:28 am
BY: ELLA TORRES, ABC NEWS (LOS ANGELES) -- The remains of seven Marines and a Navy Sailor who were killed when their amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) sank during a training exercise on July 30 off of San Clemente Island in Southern California have been recovered, the Marine Corps announced Friday...
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Courtesy Frank Wimberly
August 08, 2020 - 11:09 am
BY: ELLA TORRES, ABC NEWS (NEW ORLEANS) -- Frank Wimberly began grieving for his brother, Quinnyon, last fall after learning that he was one of three construction workers killed in the collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans. Yet 10 months later, Wimberly said the pain still feels fresh...
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August 08, 2020 - 10:23 am
BY: WILLIAM MANSELL AND ELLA TORRES, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 721,000 people worldwide. More than 19.3 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data...
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