(ORADELL, N.J.) -- A 3-month-old pit bull puppy in New Jersey is recovering from horrific injuries he received after he was reportedly lit on fire with a blowtorch.The puppy, named Tyler, was discovered...

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(NEW YORK) -- Temperatures are plummeting across the Plains Tuesday morning and even fell to a bone-chilling 7 degrees in Chicago, breaking the city's daily record low. Fifteen states from Tennessee to Maine are under winter storm warnings or...

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(ATHOL, Mass.) -- Authorities in Massachusetts are investigating the mysterious death of a woman whose body was discovered near a sewage treatment plant. The woman, who is white and believed to be in her 20s, was found dead early Monday morni...

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(NEW YORK) -- Smoke plumes and an orange glow render the typically picturesque tree-lined view above hazy mountains into a nightmarish, apocalyptic scene. Shouts declaring "brush fire!," echo over radios. Firefighters swarm a helicopter and f...

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(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) -- A Michigan family is documenting their "waste-free" journey with a daily blog in an effort to inspire others to change their lifestyles and combat environmental damage.Erin Augustine, founder of the Carbon Free Family...

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(BOISE, ID) -- A U.S. Marine Corps veteran who was severely injured during a deployment in Afghanistan was given keys to a new life for Veterans Day.Former Staff Sergeant Jesse Cottle, along with his wife and their two daughters, were gifted...

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(NEW YORK) -- Snow has cancelled nearly 1,200 flights in Chicago Monday and more than 1,500 nationwide as those from the Midwest to the South to the Northeast brace for a major temperature plunge. A quick-moving storm has brought accumulatin...

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(NEW YORK) -- A video of NYPD transit officers handcuffing a woman selling churros at a Brooklyn subway station is causing outrage on Twitter as people criticize the police department. In the video, a woman is seen crying as the officers conf...

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(SAN FRANCISCO) --  After a viral video that showed a man being handcuffed and detained last week by transit police for eating a sandwich on a train platform in Northern California, the public hosted a lunchtime "eat-in" protest.Foster s...

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(PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla.) -- An Oklahoma police chief was found dead in a Florida hotel late Sunday night and local authorities have arrested one of his officers in connection with his death.Mannford's police chief, 44-year-old Lucky Miller, wa...

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(ATLANTA) -- Johns Mountain Overlook Road in Walker County, Georgia, is closed indefinitely because of vandalism.A popular spot for viewing autumn leaves, the site was vandalized throughout several locations at the overlook last week....

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(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- The mother of missing 5-year-old Jacksonville girl Taylor Williams is now a person of interest in the little girl's disappearance, authorities said Monday.Taylor's mother, Brianna Williams, is not cooperating with inve...

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(WASHINGTON) --  At a national science and engineering competition for middle school students, girls took home all five top awards for the first time this year.The Broadcom MASTERS, or Math, Applied Science, Technology, and Engineering f...

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(PHILADELPHIA) -- An 11-year-old boy was shot dead in Philadelphia on Monday, becoming the latest in a string of children to be shot in the city.The 11-year-old, whose name was not released, was shot once in the chest at about 11:58 a.m., acc...

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