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U.S. Geological Survey
May 20, 2018 - 1:37 pm
(PUNA, Hawaii) -- New evacuations were underway in Hawaii as active lava flows Saturday evening caused brush fires to spread in Puna, the easternmost district on the Big Island. As of 6:30 p.m. local time (12:30 a.m. ET on Sunday), officials were unsure how many homes in the region the new...
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ABC News
May 20, 2018 - 8:32 am
(NEW YORK) -- After a week of rainy weather, the East Coast is finally digging out of a wet and cool pattern. A stubborn stationary front that has been sitting in the mid-Atlantic for the last week has finally dissipated, and a cold front will dry things out in the next 24 hours. The cold front is...
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May 19, 2018 - 8:32 pm
(BOSTON) -- A homeless man is suing Burger King for $1 million after he was arrested and jailed for trying to pay for a meal with a $10 bill, according to The Washington Post . Emory Ellis was arrested in November 2015, allegedly paying for his meal at Burger King with a counterfeit bill. He was in...
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May 19, 2018 - 2:24 pm
(PITKIN, Colo.) -- A bear was euthanized on Friday after it broke into a post office in Pitkin, Colorado. According to The Denver Post , this is the second such incident in which the bear came in close contact with humans, and wildlife officials deemed it dangerous. That [is] just a matter of...
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May 19, 2018 - 1:12 pm
(SANTA FE, Texas) -- At least five vigils will be held in the coming days to mourn the 10 people killed when a 17-year-old student allegedly opened fire at Santa Fe High School in Texas on Friday morning. Ten other people, including a police officer, were wounded when Dimitrios Pagourtzis allegedly...
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May 19, 2018 - 6:24 am
(GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.) -- The 5-year-old girl who was attacked and dragged by a bear in Colorado on Mother’s Day is in "good health and good spirits" after getting released from the hospital, according to a statement from St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado. Kimberly Cyr wandered...
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(Galveston County Sheriff’s Office) Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, is the suspect in a deadly shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas , May 18, 2018.
May 18, 2018 - 6:12 pm
(HOUSTON) -- Freshman Peter Matuza was in art class Friday morning when he heard two explosions and ducked under a table. After diving for cover, Peter saw a gunman enter the classroom and shoot his friend with a shotgun, before turning and opening fire with a revolver, Peter told ABC News. Ten...
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