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Exclusive: Jayme Closs feeling 'stronger every day' one year after kidnapping

(NEW YORK) -- One year after Jayme Closs was kidnapped as a 13-year-old and held for months by a man who murdered her parents, the teenager says she's feeling "stronger every day." "I really want to thank everyone for all the kindness and concern that people all over the country…... Read More

New Orleans mayor vows 'relentless' investigation in deadly Hard Rock Hotel collapse

(NEW ORLEANS) -- Crews were feverishly working on Sunday to stabilize the Hard Rock Hotel in downtown New Orleans a day after the building partially collapsed, killing two construction workers, leaving a third trapped in the rubble and injuring 30 others, officials said. One body has been recovered from the…... Read More

10-year-old girl dies after falling off carnival ride in New Jersey, police say

(DEERFIELD, N.J.) -- A 10-year-old girl has died after she fell off a carnival ride in New Jersey, according to police.The girl was on a ride called "Extreme" at the Deerfield Township Harvest Festival Saturday around 6 p.m. in south New Jersey when she fell off the ride, according to…... Read More

Woman's arm, foot severed by private plane propeller at Key West airport, authorities say

(KEY WEST, Fla.) -- A propeller on a private plane severed a Florida woman's arm and foot, according to authorities.The woman, a resident of Naples, was struck by the propeller at the Key West International Airport Saturday around 8:45 p.m., according to a news release by the Monroe County Sheriff’s…... Read More

Car slams into group of people enjoying autumn hayride, at least 11 injured

(LITTLE ROCK, Ill.) -- At least 11 people have been hurt, one of them critically, after a car slammed into people enjoying an autumn hayride on Saturday afternoon about 55 miles west of Chicago.Authorities say that the accident occurred at around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon in Little Rock Township,…... Read More

'Not qualified': State senator wants judge who jailed man for missing jury duty off the bench

(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- "Not qualified to make a fair and impartial decision," is how Florida State Senator Bobby Powell described the judge who sentenced a 21-year-old man to 10 days in jail for missing jury duty."The thought that a judge would sentence a young man who had no previous history…... Read More

'Serial Stowaway' arrested again at Chicago airport trying to sneak past security

(CHICAGO) -- A woman known to police for trying to evade capture by airport security was arrested again at Chicago O'Hare airport, police said.Marilyn Hartman, known to authorities as the "Serial Stowaway," was charged Saturday with a felony count of criminal trespass to a registered area at an airport, a…... Read More

5 rappers removed from Rolling Loud festival lineup at NYPD's request

(NEW YORK) -- Due to "public safety concerns," several artists slated to perform at this weekend's Rolling Loud Festival in New York City were removed from the lineup.In a letter to festival organizers, the New York Police Department said that "there will be a higher risk of violence" if Casanova,…... Read More

California officials update wildfire containment, evacuation maps

(LOS ANGELES) -- Several California wildfires are still wreaking havoc as firefighters continue to battle the blazes Saturday. The Saddleridge fire in Los Angeles County, the largest of the latest California wildfires, encompasses 7,552 acres and is only 19% contained as of 7:30 a.m. PST. The Saddleridge fire evacuation map,…... Read More

Authorities investigating New Hampshire church shooting: Governor

(PELHAM, N.H.) -- Wedding guests tackled a gunman after he allegedly opened fire in a Pelham, New Hampshire, church on Saturday morning and shot two people, the local police chief said."They basically gang-tackled him" and held him until police arrived, Pelham Police Chief Joseph Roark told reporters.The suspect later was…... Read More

4 people killed in 'mass casualty shooting' at illegal gambling club in Brooklyn: Police

(NEW YORK) -- Four men were shot and killed early Saturday morning at an illegal gambling location in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, according to police. Three others, one woman and two men, were wounded and taken to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries, New York City…... Read More