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Family searching for 19-year-old Phoenix woman who vanished over a week ago

(PHOENIX) -- Police are searching for a 19-year-old Phoenix woman who disappeared after leaving work more than a week ago.Kiersten Bragg said her daughter, Kiera Bergman, left her job on the morning of Aug. 4, but doesn't know if she ever made it home.“I don’t know if she ever made…... Read More

Data recorder recovered from plane stolen and crashed near Seattle

(SEATTLE) -- The flight data recorder and "components" of the cockpit voice recorder have been recovered from the Horizon Air plane stolen from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and crashed on an island in Puget Sound on Friday night.National Transportation Safety Board Western Pacific Region Chief Debra Eckrote confirmed the discovery, made…... Read More

Georgia man arrested after he allegedly killed girlfriend, stabbed police dog

(COLLEGE PARK, Ga.) -- Police arrested a Georgia man on Sunday after he allegedly shot and killed his live-in girlfriend and stabbed a police dog during a manhunt.Randy Young, 31, allegedly shot the 27-year-old woman several times in the face at his apartment in College Park, Georgia, on Sunday morning…... Read More

Florida girl, 7, dies after being struck by stray bullet sitting in car

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- Police are searching for suspects who shot and killed a 7-year-old Florida girl at a shopping plaza over the weekend.Heydi Rivas Villanueva was sitting in a vehicle with her father on Saturday evening when a stray bullet struck her in the head, killing her, police said.The shooting…... Read More

To judge in Manafort trial, courtroom is 'Rome' and he is 'Caesar'

(ALEXANDRIA, Virginia) -- When you walk into Courtroom 900 in the federal court house in Alexandria, Virginia, you step into another domain, a territory ruled not by a mayor or a governor or even a president, but by a self-proclaimed emperor."I'm a Caesar in my own Rome," Judge T.S. "Tim"…... Read More

Unite the Right rally supporters dwarfed by counter-protesters in DC on Charlottesville anniversary

(WASHINGTON) -- Thousands of people descended upon Washington, D.C., today for protests on the anniversary of the violent Charlottesville rally, but only a few dozen appeared to be in support of the Unite the Right protest.The build up ahead of the planned protest appears to have led to the counter-protesters…... Read More

Toxic red tide blooms are creeping up Florida's west coast, killing marine life and irritating humans

(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- A toxic algae bloom is creeping up the west coast of the Sunshine State, killing wildlife and keeping residents and tourists away from the acclaimed beaches along the Gulf of Mexico.Higher than normal concentrations of Karenia brevis -- also known as red tide or harmful algal blooms…... Read More

NASA's Parker Solar Probe to give closest look ever at the sun

(LAUREL, Md.) -- NASA has launched a mission to get closer than its ever gotten before to the sun, its corona and solar wind. After a 24-hour delay, the mission, called Parker Solar Probe, launched early Sunday.Here is what you need to know about the Parker Solar Probe.What is Parker…... Read More

More rain on the way for already-soaked Northeast

(NEW YORK) -- The first half of the weekend was a washout for much of the Northeast, thanks to heavy showers and thunderstorms that continued throughout the day.Many areas received 2 to 3 inches of rain, while Caldwell, New Jersey, received 4.92 inches and New York's Central Park received 2.9…... Read More

In surprise decision, judge tosses plea deal in Ghost Ship fire case

(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- What was planned to be a sentencing for the two men charged in the December 2016 Ghost Ship fire that killed 36 people in an Oakland warehouse took a surprising turn when the judge tossed out the pair's plea deal on Friday.The Ghost Ship was a warehouse…... Read More

Flash flooding possible in Northeast, Texas over weekend

(NEW YORK) -- Overcast skies and strong showers are expected across the Northeast this weekend.Winds will be off of the Atlantic Ocean, allowing for the formation of scattered thunderstorms.Heavy downpours with flash flooding are possible, with flash flood watches already issued for parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York,…... Read More

Airline worker who stole plane told air traffic controllers: 'I don't want to hurt no one'

(SEATTLE) -- An airline employee stole an otherwise empty passenger plane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday night and performed dangerous maneuvers in the sky before crashing on a nearby island about an hour later, officials said.The employee, who was a ground services worker for Horizon Air, died. He was…... Read More

People donate millions of frequent flyer miles to help reunite families after professor's viral tweet

(NEW YORK) -- A viral tweet has inspired people to donate millions of frequent flyer miles to help reunite separated immigrant families.Non-profit organizations have been working to reunite hundreds of children and parents who were separated from each other at the U.S.-Mexico border. This week, they got a little bit…... Read More

DNA links Nevada prisoner to multiple 1984 cold case murders, including 3 family members, authorities say

(CARSON CITY, Nev.) -- Authorities have used DNA to link four cold case murders from 1984 in Colorado to a man already serving time for attempted murder and deadly assault charges in Nevada.Prosecutors from Arphahoe and Jefferson Counties as well as the Colorado Bureau of Investigation Director John Camper announced…... Read More