(PARADISE, Calif.) -- When the sky turned pitch black and the electricity went out, Melissa Schuster got into her car with her 89-year-old mother, her husband who was recovering from surgery, and her two cats and fled their home in Paradise, Calif.,...

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(EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J.) -- A car crashed into a Social Security building in New Jersey Tuesday morning, seriously injuring two people, according to local police.The accident in Egg Harbor Township, near Atlantic City, appeared to be a...

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(MALIBU, Calif.) -- Thousands of firefighters are fighting deadly blazes tearing through the Golden State.Over a dozen states have sent crews to help with the Camp Fire in Northern California and the Woolsey Fire in Southern California....

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(PARADISE, Calif.) -- When Norma Weldon, a blind, 90-year-old woman, refused to evacuate her home as the deadly Camp Fire neared, her son, Brad Weldon, stayed behind to fight off the blaze.Miraculously, their Paradise, Calif., home is now...

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(CHICAGO) -- Authorities in Illinois continue to investigate the police shooting of a security guard who was trying to stop an active shooter at a nightclub in Illinois when he was fatally wounded.A little after 4 a.m. Sunday, Robbins pol...

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(NEW YORK) -- Police have released a sketch of a man wanted for allegedly assaulting a black woman while making racist statements in New York City. The attack took place on Nov. 9 at around 7:30 p.m. on Church Avenue and East 18th Street in Brooklyn....

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(NEW YORK) -- As firefighters continue battling blazes in California that have claimed at least 44 lives, conditions in Southern California have worsened.In San Diego County, the fire risk on Tuesday is extremely critical, the highest lev...

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(BALTIMORE) -- Protests are slated to take place in Baltimore this week as church leaders gather at the annual General Assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to discuss the ongoing sexual abuse crisis.Several prominent groups...

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(LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.) -- After a Georgia police officer was shot dead in the line of duty, inmates at a local jail sent a "heartfelt" letter to the slain officer's family. Gwinnett County Police Officer Antwan Toney was shot dead while res...

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(LOS ANGELES) -- Fueled by blustery winds and parched vegetation, two massive fires burning in California both grew overnight, leaving thousands of exhausted firefighter battling to stretch containment lines around the raging blazes that have killed...

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(BASE CAMP DONNA, Texas) -- On an unusually frigid morning, Army Warrant Officer Silvestre Arroyo was supervising his team on Veterans Day weekend as they prepared a hot breakfast of sausage and grits.His breakfast customers are the estim...

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(PARADISE, Calif.) -- When the deadly Camp Fire started to close in on Feather River Hospital in the Northern California town of Paradise, nurses were forced to evacuate their critically sick patients without warning. "We got these patien...

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(LOS ANGELES) -- A prolonged drought followed by a welcomed spike in rain and another dry spell has created a "recipe for destruction" that's manifesting itself in wildfires of historic proportions raging in California, leveling thousands of homes an...

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(CHICAGO) -- Former first lady Michelle Obama was greeted with squeals and shocked faces when she surprised girls in a dance class at her high school alma mater.Obama, 54, visited Whitney Young Magnet High School during a visit to her hom...

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