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Officials to reevaluate search for missing firefighters off Florida coast after 6th day

(PORT CANAVERAL, Fla.) -- U.S. Coast Guard officials will assess whether to continue the search for two firefighters who went missing on a fishing trip off the coast of Florida after six days of operations.The search was launched after Jacksonville, Fla., firefighter Brian McCluney and Fairfax, Va., firefighter Justin Walker…... Read More

12-year-old boy bitten in apparent shark attack in Florida, escapes with 'very minor' injuries: Official

(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) -- A 12-year-old boy was bitten in an apparent shark attack in Florida Wednesday morning, escaping with only "very minor" injuries, according to a fire rescue official.The boy was in waist-deep water at a Fort Lauderdale beach when he was bitten on his foot by what officials…... Read More

Man films his own dramatic plane crash and helicopter rescue off California coast

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Two people are lucky to be alive after their plane lost power and went down in Half Moon Bay off the coast of California on Tuesday – and they caught the entire dramatic ordeal on tape.David Lesh, 34, and his friend Kayla were visiting San Francisco from…... Read More

50-year-old message in a bottle found in Alaska reunited with Russian writer

(SHISHMAREF, Alaska) -- "Heartfelt greetings!" the note began.Tyler Ivanoff found the surprise of a lifetime in a bottle on the shores of western Alaska earlier this month.While gathering firewood off the coast of Shishmaref, an area 600 miles northwest of Anchorage, he noticed the bottle -- with a note inside…... Read More

Family fosters siblings then discovers they're having twins

(NEW YORK) -- Kileah and Samuel Junker were thrilled to welcome two siblings, including a newborn, into their family as foster children. Then, less than a month later, they got the news that Kileah was pregnant, with twins.Kileah, 25, and her husband Samuel, 27, reached out to Good Morning America…... Read More

Police: Four shot on college campus in Atlanta during block party

(ATLANTA) -- At least four people were wounded Tuesday night when a shooting broke out at a back-to-school block party on a college campus in Atlanta, police said. An unidentified shooter opened fire into a crowd of about 200 people at the block party in front of the Robert W.…... Read More

Rescuers cling to hope of finding two missing firefighters off coast of Florida

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- A flotilla of volunteers answered the call on Tuesday to join the search off the Florida coast for two firefighters who failed to return from a fishing trip on Friday.As the search for Jacksonville, Florida, Firefighter Brian McCluney and Fairfax, Virginia, Firefighter Justin Walker stretched into its…... Read More

New lawsuit from detainees, advocacy groups claims ICE denied medical treatment

(NEW YORK) -- A group of detained immigrants are alleging in a new lawsuit that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has systemically failed to ensure individuals in the agency's care have been given access to adequate medical and mental health care. "This lawsuit is against ICE in terms of the…... Read More

Escaped Georgia inmate wanted for murder kills himself as authorities close in

(NEW YORK) -- An escaped Georgia inmate who was named as the suspect in a fatal shooting over a botched drug deal in Florida earlier this week took his own life on Tuesday night as authorities closed in.The suspect, identified as 34-year-old Stephen Michael Smith, was spotted driving on a…... Read More

Severe weather threatens major Northeast cities

(NEW YORK) -- Severe storms moved through the Plains and Midwest on Tuesday, bringing three tornadoes in Iowa, a 73 mph wind gust at Indianapolis International Airport and flash flooding from heavy rain in Washington, D.C.On Wednesday, severe storms will move into Philadelphia, New York City and Boston with damaging…... Read More

NJ man arrested for guns, drugs also had document on 'owning a slave': DOJ

(NEW YORK) -- A 57-year-old man charged with owning a cache of weapons, including a grenade launcher, and with the intent to sell methamphetamine also owned a document "purporting to be an instruction manual for owning a slave," according to the Department of Justice.Joseph Rubino, of Lafayette Township, New Jersey,…... Read More