(APOPKA, Fla.) -- A huge sinkhole opened up in a city northwest of Orlando, Florida, this morning, damaging part of a home.According to ABC affiliate WFTS, emergency crews responded to the house in Apopka, Florida, around 8:30 a.m....

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(NEW YORK) -- As residents of Puerto Rico brace for Hurricane Maria -- which slammed into the Caribbean as a Category 5 storm Monday night -- Puerto Rico's governor is calling the storm "the biggest and potentially most catastrophic hurricane to hit...

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(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- The Navy's surgeon general has ordered a stand down for all Navy medical personnel over the next 48 hours to reaffirm service commitments to patients and review social media policies after photos emerged on social media of med...

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(INDIO, Calif.) --  A recidivist jewel thief who became famous for her decades-long international crime spree is out of jail after her latest sentence. Doris Payne, 86, has a long rap sheet of robberies to her name, but most recently was...

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(BATON ROUGE, La.) --A 23-year-old white man has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon and two counts of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated criminal damage to property and illegal use of a weapon by Ba...

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(ST.LOUIS) -- It's been four straight nights of civil unrest in St. Louis, Missouri, after former police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted of murder in the death of Anthony Lamar Smith. The protests have been marked by a police force diggin...

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(ATLANTA) -- Three people were arrested and students were ordered to shelter in place at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta on Monday as violent protests erupted in response to the police shooting death of a student who allegedly had a kn...

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(NEW YORK) -- The days of Latanya Simpson being a shy and timid student are a thing of the past.“My 9th grade year I was kind of not sure of myself,” Simpson said. “I didn’t have the confidence I really needed.&rdq...

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(NEW YORK) -- Chris was an 11-year-old Boy Scout in New Jersey when he says his life became consumed with a dark secret.“You do everything you can to block it out of your mind,” he said.Chris, whose last name &ldqu...

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(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- The killings of two black men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, last week "could possibly be racially motivated" but police are "still looking at other motives," Baton Rouge Police spokesman Sgt. L'Jean McNeely told ABC News Sunday....

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(NEW YORK) -- Hurricane Maria was upgraded to a Category 5 storm, the National Hurricane Center said Monday night, as islands including Puerto Rico brace for the impact. Maria is anticipated to approach the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on We...

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(BOARDMAN TOWNSHIP, Ohio) -- An Ohio dad's apparent effort to "scare" his 6-year-old daughter with a clown mask went awry this weekend after he chased the girl into a stranger’s apartment, prompting the man to open fire in the direction of her...

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(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- The Phi Delta Theta fraternity has shuttered its Louisiana State University (LSU) chapter "effective immediately" after a freshman pledge died last week. After Maxwell Gruver, 18, of Georgia, died the morning of Sept. 14,...

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(NEW YORK) -- The driver of a tour bus who was killed in a Monday morning bus crash in New York City that left two others dead was a former New York Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) employee who was fired for cause in 2015 when it was discovered...

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