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  • #BREAKING: Firefighters battle house fire in Seale, AL

    #BREAKING: Firefighters battle house fire in Seale, AL

    Sunday, August 19 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-08-20 01:53:02 GMT
    News Leader 9 is on the scene of a house fire in Russell County this evening. Salem fire crews are working to control a house fully involved on 18 E-And-W Drive in Seale. That's just off of Uchee Hill Hwy. No word on any injuries or if anyone was inside the home when the fire started.  This is an active scene, we will continue to bring you the latest developments. More >>
    News Leader 9 is on the scene of a house fire in Russell County this evening. Salem fire crews are working to control a house fully involved on 18 E-And-W Drive in Seale. That's just off of Uchee Hill Hwy. No word on any injuries or if anyone was inside the home when the fire started.  This is an active scene, we will continue to bring you the latest developments. More >>
  • Top Stories on 9: Week in Review

    Top Stories on 9: Week in Review

    Sunday, August 19 2018 9:48 PM EDT2018-08-20 01:48:14 GMT
    Construction on Veterans Parkway that began in 2014 is expected to be completed on Aug. 31.Construction on Veterans Parkway that began in 2014 is expected to be completed on Aug. 31.
    Construction on Veterans Parkway that began in 2014 is expected to be completed on Aug. 31.Construction on Veterans Parkway that began in 2014 is expected to be completed on Aug. 31.

    If you missed the top stories this week, do not worry News Leader 9 has you covered. This past week Harris County has had to say goodbye to a close faculty member, more crime-stopping in local areas and even some national. Here is a quick look at some of the top stories from this week:

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    If you missed the top stories this week, do not worry News Leader 9 has you covered. This past week Harris County has had to say goodbye to a close faculty member, more crime-stopping in local areas and even some national. Here is a quick look at some of the top stories from this week:

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  • Sen. Doug Jones made a stop in AL and shares thoughts on economy

    Sen. Doug Jones made a stop in AL and shares thoughts on economy

    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:28 PM EDT2018-08-19 23:28:04 GMT
    Senator Doug Jones traveling across the state, making a recent stop in Opelika to support democrat Brian McGee who's running for House District 38. (Source: WTVM)Senator Doug Jones traveling across the state, making a recent stop in Opelika to support democrat Brian McGee who's running for House District 38. (Source: WTVM)
    Senator Doug Jones traveling across the state, making a recent stop in Opelika to support democrat Brian McGee who's running for House District 38. (Source: WTVM)Senator Doug Jones traveling across the state, making a recent stop in Opelika to support democrat Brian McGee who's running for House District 38. (Source: WTVM)

    Traveling across the state, U.S. Senator Doug Jones made a recent stop to support democrat Brian McGee, who's running for House District 38. In his first visit back to East Alabama since winning December's special election,

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    Traveling across the state, U.S. Senator Doug Jones made a recent stop to support democrat Brian McGee, who's running for House District 38. In his first visit back to East Alabama since winning December's special election,

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  • Local church gathers for an evening of prayer for children & schools

    Local church gathers for an evening of prayer for children & schools

    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-08-19 22:45:55 GMT
    Carter Monumental CME Church in Columbus hosting an evening of prayers for schools. (Source: WTVM)Carter Monumental CME Church in Columbus hosting an evening of prayers for schools. (Source: WTVM)
    Carter Monumental CME Church in Columbus hosting an evening of prayers for schools. (Source: WTVM)Carter Monumental CME Church in Columbus hosting an evening of prayers for schools. (Source: WTVM)

    Carter Monumental CME Church in Columbus hosted an evening of prayers for schools. The service was attended by members of the faith-based community. 

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    Carter Monumental CME Church in Columbus hosted an evening of prayers for schools. The service was attended by members of the faith-based community. 

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  • UPDATE: Police respond to shots fired on 33rd Street

    UPDATE: Police respond to shots fired on 33rd Street

    Sunday, August 19 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-08-19 20:31:14 GMT
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    News Leader 9 is on the scene of heavy police presence on 33rd street in Columbus; where officers are investigating a possible shooting. The scene stretches from the Hamilton Road intersection through 11th avenue.

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    News Leader 9 is on the scene of heavy police presence on 33rd street in Columbus; where officers are investigating a possible shooting. The scene stretches from the Hamilton Road intersection through 11th avenue.

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  • Leadership summit visits Columbus in honor of former Governor

    Leadership summit visits Columbus in honor of former Governor

    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:12:32 GMT
    A former first lady of Georgia welcomed by admirers and officials in Columbus to talk about the state of education this weekend. (Source: WTVM)A former first lady of Georgia welcomed by admirers and officials in Columbus to talk about the state of education this weekend. (Source: WTVM)

    Former First Lady of Georgia, Shirley Miller, was the keynote speaker for a summit by the Zell Miller Foundation in Columbus to help develop leaders and decision makers in the peach state.

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    Former First Lady of Georgia, Shirley Miller, was the keynote speaker for a summit by the Zell Miller Foundation in Columbus to help develop leaders and decision makers in the peach state.

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  • 'Draq Queen' story time starts conversation on children and inclusion

    'Draq Queen' story time starts conversation on children and inclusion

    Saturday, August 18 2018 7:10 PM EDT2018-08-18 23:10:18 GMT
    Brian Hopkins, performing as Monica Starr, leading the group of wide-eyed kids for the first-ever 'Drag Queen Story Hour' in the community.  (Source: WTVM)Brian Hopkins, performing as Monica Starr, leading the group of wide-eyed kids for the first-ever 'Drag Queen Story Hour' in the community. (Source: WTVM)
    Brian Hopkins, performing as Monica Starr, leading the group of wide-eyed kids for the first-ever 'Drag Queen Story Hour' in the community.  (Source: WTVM)Brian Hopkins, performing as Monica Starr, leading the group of wide-eyed kids for the first-ever 'Drag Queen Story Hour' in the community. (Source: WTVM)

    The conversation around a volunteer storytelling event put on by local LGBT advocates garnering attention and mixed reactions from people across the Valley.  

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    The conversation around a volunteer storytelling event put on by local LGBT advocates garnering attention and mixed reactions from people across the Valley.  

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  • UPDATE: Kayak of the missing 24-year-old has been found

    UPDATE: Kayak of the missing 24-year-old has been found

    Saturday, August 18 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-08-18 21:01:26 GMT
    Miranda Whitten was last seen at 2 p.m. in a teal colored kayak. (Source: Troup County Sheriff Office)Miranda Whitten was last seen at 2 p.m. in a teal colored kayak. (Source: Troup County Sheriff Office)

    The Troup County Sheriff's office is asking for the public assistance to locate a missing woman.  

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    The Troup County Sheriff's office is asking for the public assistance to locate a missing woman.  

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  • UPDATE: 2 dead 1 injured after a shooting at a single apartment in Auburn

    UPDATE: 2 dead 1 injured after a shooting at a single apartment in Auburn

    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-18 20:27:39 GMT
    Auburn Police Division are still investigating the incident.  (Source: AP Graphics)Auburn Police Division are still investigating the incident. (Source: AP Graphics)

    Saturday, Aug. 18 at approximately 3:45 a.m. Auburn Police responded to the 800 block of N. Donahue Dr. in reference to a shooting.  Upon arrival officers located three individuals that had been injured in an apartment.  One female was suffering from a minor injury, a male suffered a life-threatening injury, another male was dead at the time of arrival.  All injuries were a result of the shooting. The two victims were transported to East Alabama Medical Center for tr...

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    Saturday, Aug. 18 at approximately 3:45 a.m. Auburn Police responded to the 800 block of N. Donahue Dr. in reference to a shooting.  Upon arrival officers located three individuals that had been injured in an apartment.  One female was suffering from a minor injury, a male suffered a life-threatening injury, another male was dead at the time of arrival.  All injuries were a result of the shooting. The two victims were transported to East Alabama Medical Center for tr...

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  • Columbus man files lawsuit against MCSD in 2016 hit and run involving school bus

    Columbus man files lawsuit against MCSD in 2016 hit and run involving school bus

    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-08-18 16:37:14 GMT
    A lawsuit filed against the MCSD claims a school bus driver hit two cars and left the scene. (Source: WTVM)A lawsuit filed against the MCSD claims a school bus driver hit two cars and left the scene. (Source: WTVM)

    A Columbus man is taking legal action against the Muscogee County School District in a hit and run accident that happened two years ago.

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    A Columbus man is taking legal action against the Muscogee County School District in a hit and run accident that happened two years ago.

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  • Man wanted in Troup County for criminal trespass

    Man wanted in Troup County for criminal trespass

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:32 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:32:23 GMT
    According to the Troup County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened August 14 in the 600 block of Whitfield Road. (Source: Facebook, Troup County Sheriff's Office)According to the Troup County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened August 14 in the 600 block of Whitfield Road. (Source: Facebook, Troup County Sheriff's Office)
    According to the Troup County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened August 14 in the 600 block of Whitfield Road. (Source: Facebook, Troup County Sheriff's Office)According to the Troup County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened August 14 in the 600 block of Whitfield Road. (Source: Facebook, Troup County Sheriff's Office)

    A man is wanted in Troup County for criminal trespass. 

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    A man is wanted in Troup County for criminal trespass. 

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  • Chambers Co. man arrested for W.E. Morton Ave. murder in Opelika

    Chambers Co. man arrested for W.E. Morton Ave. murder in Opelika

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:40:24 GMT
    18-year-old Gregory Todd has been arrested and charged with the July 23 shooting death of Brucetravious Frazier. (Source: AP Graphics)18-year-old Gregory Todd has been arrested and charged with the July 23 shooting death of Brucetravious Frazier. (Source: AP Graphics)
    Auburn Police Division are still investigating the incident.  (Source: AP Graphics)Auburn Police Division are still investigating the incident. (Source: AP Graphics)

    An arrest in a late July shooting on W.E. Morton Ave. has been made. 

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    An arrest in a late July shooting on W.E. Morton Ave. has been made. 

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  • SPECIAL REPORT: Auburn Mayor Bill Ham

    SPECIAL REPORT: Auburn Mayor Bill Ham

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-08-16 02:41:30 GMT
    Auburn Mayor Bill Ham talks about his time in office and what the future holds. (Source: WTVM)Auburn Mayor Bill Ham talks about his time in office and what the future holds. (Source: WTVM)
    Auburn Mayor Bill Ham talks about his time in office and what the future holds. (Source: WTVM)Auburn Mayor Bill Ham talks about his time in office and what the future holds. (Source: WTVM)

    This story dates back to 1986.  Auburn Mayor Bill Ham made a decision that would shape 32 years worth of his life and the Auburn community.

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    This story dates back to 1986.  Auburn Mayor Bill Ham made a decision that would shape 32 years worth of his life and the Auburn community.

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  • US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

    US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:26 AM EDT2018-08-19 11:26:45 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-08-20 04:30:48 GMT
    The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S. (Source: Pixabay)The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S. (Source: Pixabay)

    The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S.

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    The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S.

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  • Science Says: Hotter weather turbocharges US West wildfires

    Science Says: Hotter weather turbocharges US West wildfires

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:27:02 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-08-20 04:29:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah Berger). FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018 file photo, firefighters monitor a backfire while battling the Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex Fire near Ladoga, Calif. The years with the most acres burned by wildfires have some of the hot...(AP Photo/Noah Berger). FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018 file photo, firefighters monitor a backfire while battling the Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex Fire near Ladoga, Calif. The years with the most acres burned by wildfires have some of the hot...

    An AP analysis finds a clear connection between warmer temperatures out west and more land burned by wildfires.

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    An AP analysis finds a clear connection between warmer temperatures out west and more land burned by wildfires.

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  • 'Crazy Rich Asians' shines bright at the box office

    'Crazy Rich Asians' shines bright at the box office

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:37:04 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:22 PM EDT2018-08-20 03:22:57 GMT
    (Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP). This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Constance Wu in a scene from the film "Crazy Rich Asians."(Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP). This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Constance Wu in a scene from the film "Crazy Rich Asians."

    Glitz has won out over guns at the North American box office this weekend as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" took No. 1 over Mark Wahlberg's action-packed "Mile 22".

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    Glitz has won out over guns at the North American box office this weekend as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" took No. 1 over Mark Wahlberg's action-packed "Mile 22".

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  • 'Smile better': Hotel manager grabs employee by her face

    'Smile better': Hotel manager grabs employee by her face

    Sunday, August 19 2018 9:19 PM EDT2018-08-20 01:19:34 GMT
    (Source: KOIN/CNN)(Source: KOIN/CNN)

    Alexandra McMillin had just started her shift behind the front desk at a Comfort Inn in Newport, OR, in late May when Charles Cummings grabbed her by the chin.

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    Alexandra McMillin had just started her shift behind the front desk at a Comfort Inn in Newport, OR, in late May when Charles Cummings grabbed her by the chin.

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  • Aretha Franklin's funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

    Aretha Franklin's funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:27:23 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-08-19 23:17:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2006 file photo, Aretha Franklin and Dr. John, background on piano, perform the national anthem before the Super Bowl XL football game in Detroit. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2006 file photo, Aretha Franklin and Dr. John, background on piano, perform the national anthem before the Super Bowl XL football game in Detroit. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home...
    Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 30 in her hometown of Detroit.More >>
    Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 30 in her hometown of Detroit.More >>
  • No, Netflix is not adding commercials

    No, Netflix is not adding commercials

    Sunday, August 19 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-08-19 20:34:55 GMT
    The entertainment streaming company wants to pay someone to watch Netflix all day. (Source: CNN)The entertainment streaming company wants to pay someone to watch Netflix all day. (Source: CNN)
    The entertainment streaming company wants to pay someone to watch Netflix all day. (Source: CNN)The entertainment streaming company wants to pay someone to watch Netflix all day. (Source: CNN)

    According to CNN, Netflix is only experimenting with video promotions between episodes. Viewers have the option to skip it.

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    According to CNN, Netflix is only experimenting with video promotions between episodes. Viewers have the option to skip it.

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  • Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservatives

    Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservatives

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:48:43 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-08-19 20:23:03 GMT
    President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. (Source: AP Photo/Pablo MartinPresident Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. (Source: AP Photo/Pablo Martin

    President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says he "we won't let that happen.".

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    President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says he "we won't let that happen.".

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  • Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43

    Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43

    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:10 AM EDT2018-08-18 08:10:33 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:54:21 GMT
    (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...(Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...

    Italian media say three more bodies have been found in the rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising the death toll to 41.

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    Italian media say three more bodies have been found in the rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising the death toll to 41.

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  • Beaches closed after syringes, other medical waste wash ashore

    Beaches closed after syringes, other medical waste wash ashore

    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:09:11 GMT
    Authorities say 35 used syringes and hypodermic needles were recovered from the shore along with other trash with medical markings on it. (Source: WCBS, NASSAU COUNTY POLICE, CNN)Authorities say 35 used syringes and hypodermic needles were recovered from the shore along with other trash with medical markings on it. (Source: WCBS, NASSAU COUNTY POLICE, CNN)

    Authorities say 35 used syringes and hypodermic needles were recovered from the shore along with other trash with medical markings on it

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    Authorities say 35 used syringes and hypodermic needles were recovered from the shore along with other trash with medical markings on it

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  • Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

    Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:00 AM EDT2018-08-18 10:00:29 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:53 AM EDT2018-08-19 11:53:12 GMT
    Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died.

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    Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died.

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  • Parents arrested for allegedly locking 4-year-old in room for extended periods

    Parents arrested for allegedly locking 4-year-old in room for extended periods

    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:09 AM EDT2018-08-19 11:09:47 GMT
    The boy's parents, 23-year-old Nickalas Jorgenson and 23-year-old Natasha McBee, are charged with criminal abuse, unlawful imprisonment and wanton endangerment. (Source: Knox County Sheriff’s Office/WKYT/CNN)The boy's parents, 23-year-old Nickalas Jorgenson and 23-year-old Natasha McBee, are charged with criminal abuse, unlawful imprisonment and wanton endangerment. (Source: Knox County Sheriff’s Office/WKYT/CNN)

    The boy told social services he was locked in his room and would scream for his parents to let him out until he was forced to use the bathroom on the floor.

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    The boy told social services he was locked in his room and would scream for his parents to let him out until he was forced to use the bathroom on the floor.

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  • Police 'arrest' 93-year-old woman to celebrate birthday

    Police 'arrest' 93-year-old woman to celebrate birthday

    Sunday, August 19 2018 5:58 AM EDT2018-08-19 09:58:16 GMT
    The "Cops"-loving woman got to explore the patrol car, both front and back, and set off the sirens, according to her daughter. (Source: Pixabay, File)The "Cops"-loving woman got to explore the patrol car, both front and back, and set off the sirens, according to her daughter. (Source: Pixabay, File)

    The "Cops"-loving woman got to explore the patrol car, both front and back, and set off the sirens, according to her daughter.

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    The "Cops"-loving woman got to explore the patrol car, both front and back, and set off the sirens, according to her daughter.

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  • Boy, 8, saves little brother from pit bull attack

    Boy, 8, saves little brother from pit bull attack

    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:00 AM EDT2018-08-19 07:00:40 GMT
    Sacha Pchelenkov, 8, protected his younger brother from two pit bulls, making sure the toddler wasn't injured. (Source: WBBM/CNN)Sacha Pchelenkov, 8, protected his younger brother from two pit bulls, making sure the toddler wasn't injured. (Source: WBBM/CNN)

    Police said the dogs’ owner was given two citations, and they’ll be talking with prosecutors to see if charges are warranted in the case.

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    Police said the dogs’ owner was given two citations, and they’ll be talking with prosecutors to see if charges are warranted in the case.

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  • ICE detains man driving wife to hospital to give birth, says he's a murder suspect

    ICE detains man driving wife to hospital to give birth, says he's a murder suspect

    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:17 AM EDT2018-08-19 05:17:09 GMT

    Federal immigration authorities say a man detained as he was trying to take his wife to the hospital to give birth is wanted in Mexico under a warrant for homicide charges.

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    Federal immigration authorities say a man detained as he was trying to take his wife to the hospital to give birth is wanted in Mexico under a warrant for homicide charges.

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  • 15-year-old girl shoots, kills mother's abusive boyfriend, sheriff says

    15-year-old girl shoots, kills mother's abusive boyfriend, sheriff says

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:57 PM EDT2018-08-19 01:57:05 GMT
    The two bullets struck 46-year-old Steven Kelley in the chest. (Source: Raycom Media, file)The two bullets struck 46-year-old Steven Kelley in the chest. (Source: Raycom Media, file)

    The deceased was a convicted felon who had several guns and often carried on his person. He had two domestic violence protection orders against him from two women in Indiana and Ohio.

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    The deceased was a convicted felon who had several guns and often carried on his person. He had two domestic violence protection orders against him from two women in Indiana and Ohio.

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  • 88-year-old man arrested, accused of burning raccoon alive for eating his mangoes

    88-year-old man arrested, accused of burning raccoon alive for eating his mangoes

    Saturday, August 18 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-08-18 18:35:09 GMT

    Ezra James posted a $2,000 bail. An officer shot the animal to put it out of its misery.

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    Ezra James posted a $2,000 bail. An officer shot the animal to put it out of its misery.

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  • 'Act like a lady': Houston school removes 'misogynistic' quote following social media firestorm

    'Act like a lady': Houston school removes 'misogynistic' quote following social media firestorm

    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-08-18 16:11:45 GMT

    The quote had reportedly been on the wall of the Gregory-Lincoln Education Center for at least five years.

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    The quote had reportedly been on the wall of the Gregory-Lincoln Education Center for at least five years.

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  • DNA test links woman to long-lost father

    DNA test links woman to long-lost father

    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:05:13 GMT

    Samantha Wells took a DNA test and discovered her father, James Long, in Sacramento, CA. Wells is Long's sixth child. 

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    Samantha Wells took a DNA test and discovered her father, James Long, in Sacramento, CA. Wells is Long's sixth child. 

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  • Manafort judge says he fears for jurors' safety

    Manafort judge says he fears for jurors' safety

    Saturday, August 18 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-08-18 05:25:24 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:37:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal court is seen as the second day of jury deliberations begin in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal court is seen as the second day of jury deliberations begin in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in Alexandria, Va., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.

    The judge in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fraud trial is refusing to release the names of jurors.

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    The judge in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fraud trial is refusing to release the names of jurors.

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  • Catholics consider withholding donations amid scandals

    Catholics consider withholding donations amid scandals

    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:07:15 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-08-20 04:29:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this Sept. 24, 2015, file photo a member of the clergy prays the rosary as he waits for Pope Francis to arrive at St. Patrick's Cathedral for evening prayer service in New York. Across the U.S., Catholics once f...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this Sept. 24, 2015, file photo a member of the clergy prays the rosary as he waits for Pope Francis to arrive at St. Patrick's Cathedral for evening prayer service in New York. Across the U.S., Catholics once f...
    Catholics across the U.S. shaken by the latest revelations of priests sexually abusing children are considering withholding or reducing their donations to their local churches as they look for ways to express their...More >>
    Catholics across the U.S. shaken by the latest revelations of priests sexually abusing children are considering withholding or reducing their donations to their local churches as they look for ways to express their anger.More >>
  • Report: MeToo activist Argento settled sex assault complaint

    Report: MeToo activist Argento settled sex assault complaint

    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-08-20 02:37:32 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-08-20 04:28:50 GMT
    The New York Times reports that Italian actress Asia Argento _ one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement _ recently settled a lawsuit filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she...More >>
    The New York Times reports that Italian actress Asia Argento _ one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement _ recently settled a lawsuit filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him.More >>
  • Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle

    Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:22:01 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-08-20 04:28:23 GMT
    (Eldon Cole/University of Missouri Extension via AP). In this Aug. 10, 2018 photo provided by the University of Missouri Extension, a steer takes shelter under a bush near a dry pond on a farm near Monett, Mo. Drought conditions across most of Missouri...(Eldon Cole/University of Missouri Extension via AP). In this Aug. 10, 2018 photo provided by the University of Missouri Extension, a steer takes shelter under a bush near a dry pond on a farm near Monett, Mo. Drought conditions across most of Missouri...
    Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are turning brown and hay for cattle is in short supply, as water becomes increasingly scarce.More >>
    Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are turning brown and hay for cattle is in short supply, as water becomes increasingly scarce.More >>
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  • Police searching for suspect in Oxford, AL shooting

    Police searching for suspect in Oxford, AL shooting

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:27 PM EDT2018-08-20 03:27:59 GMT
    (Source: Oxford Police)(Source: Oxford Police)
    (Source: Oxford Police)(Source: Oxford Police)

    Police in Oxford, AL are searching for a suspect in a shooting that they say could be headed toward Huntsville.

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    Police in Oxford, AL are searching for a suspect in a shooting that they say could be headed toward Huntsville.

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  • 11 dog skulls, ring with fresh blood lead to arrest for dog fighting in JeffCo

    11 dog skulls, ring with fresh blood lead to arrest for dog fighting in JeffCo

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-08-20 03:03:07 GMT
    (Source: Josh Newton/WBRC)(Source: Josh Newton/WBRC)

    One man is in custody and being held on charges of "activity related to dog fighting."

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    One man is in custody and being held on charges of "activity related to dog fighting."

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  • Wet Pattern Continues

    Wet Pattern Continues

    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-08-20 02:02:00 GMT
    (Source: WSFA 12 News)(Source: WSFA 12 News)

    Bring your raincoat to church and brunch, just in case an isolated shower passes over you this morning! Showers and storms will become much more numerous by this afternoon. In fact, today will be very similar to Saturday: rain will range from light showers to strong storms, it won't rain on everyone and it won't rain all day. Also similar to yesterday, temperatures will stay in the 70s and 80s for most of you. The wet pattern continues through the first half of the upcoming wo...

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    Bring your raincoat to church and brunch, just in case an isolated shower passes over you this morning! Showers and storms will become much more numerous by this afternoon. In fact, today will be very similar to Saturday: rain will range from light showers to strong storms, it won't rain on everyone and it won't rain all day. Also similar to yesterday, temperatures will stay in the 70s and 80s for most of you. The wet pattern continues through the first half of the upcoming wo...

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