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Iconic 9/11 Flag: The Man Who Turned It In

Sep 28, 2016

For eight years, Brian Browne preserved an American flag in a storage trunk and the freezer of his Everett, Washington, home — unaware it was a piece of history. The unknown treasure was the iconic flag that three New York City firefighters hoisted above the ruins of the World Trade Center after the 9/11...

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Police: Man Killed by Officer Pointed Vaping Device

Sep 28, 2016

EL CAJON — A man pulled a vape smoking device from his pocket and pointed it at police before one officer fatally shot him and another discharged a Taser, police in El Cajon, California, said Wednesday. Police identified him as Alfred Okwera Olango, 38, of El Cajon. His death set off demonstrations in the...

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Missing 11-Year-Old NC Girl Found; Deputies Say She Walked Out of Woods Behind Home

Sep 28, 2016

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. — An 11-year-old girl who went missing Tuesday afternoon after getting off a school bus has been located, according to WSOC’s Dave Faherty. Deputies tell Faherty that Emily Dowdle walked out of the woods behind her home Wednesday night. Officials said she got off the bus around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. The...

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U.S. Coast Guard Begins Process of Removing ‘Spirit of Sacramento’ from Delta

Sep 28, 2016

BETHEL ISLAND — The U.S. Coast Guard began the process of raising the sunken paddle wheel excursion boat “Spirit of Sacramento” on Wednesday. A large crane on top of a barge had to be shipped from Seattle for the daunting job of re-floating the 82 foot vessel that sank on Sept. 4 off Bethel Island in...

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Flash Sale: JetBlue has $20 Flights for One Day Only

Sep 28, 2016

JetBlue is offering fares as low as $20 as part of a fall flash sale. That’s right, summer may be over but that doesn’t mean you have to hunker down with Netflix or football and wait until spring to take a trip. Baltimore to Boston, New York to Vermont, San Francisco to Las Vegas...

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Concerns About Golden 1 Center Disabled Parking

Sep 28, 2016

SACRAMENTO — The Golden 1 Center has more than 17,000 seats but no public parking on site. For able-bodied Golden 1 Center-goers, walking a few blocks to the arena may not be a problem, but for physically challenged arena attendees, it could be a deal breaker. Patrons with mobility restrictions who drive to the...

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Sheriff’s Department Investigates Second Sexual Assault in Same Area in 9 Days

Sep 28, 2016

SACRAMENTO — Investigators say the same man is responsible for sexually assaulting two young women within the past nine days. Both assaults happened on Wyda Way near Howe Avenue in Sacramento. The most recent incident was Tuesday, when a 21-year-old woman was walking with her two young siblings. “The suspect approached her, started to make conversation...

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Stockton Community Urging People to Come Forward with Information About Who Killed 3-Year-Old Melanie Martinez

Sep 28, 2016

STOCKTON — Almost three days later, the crime scene tape is down in South Stockton and the search for whoever killed 3-year-old Melanie Martinez has intensified. “Right now we haven’t had any good tips coming into the police department,” said Officer Joe Silva with the Stockton Police Department. Desperate for information, Stockton police officers and Mayor...

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History Teacher Removed After 9/11 Conspiracy Links Found on School Website

Sep 28, 2016

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. — A New Jersey history teacher was removed from the classroom Wednesday afternoon after officials discovered suspicious links on his section of the school’s website. Along with quotes by George Washington, WPIX-TV found a handful of dead links posted on teacher Jason Ali’s “Supplemental Materials” section on the Woodbridge High School website....

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Bystander Expects to Record Police Brutality, Ends Up Helping Officer

Sep 28, 2016
Bystander Expects to Record Police Brutality, Ends Up Helping Officer

PLANO, Texas – When Andre Harvey saw a police officer taking down a man, he did what’s becoming increasingly common: he whipped out his phone and hit record. But what the incident captured instead wasn’t the worst aspect of police brutality, but the best example of officers and citizens banding together. The takedown Plano,...

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