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Tiger found caged in abandoned home gets second chance at wildlife sanctuary

The HSUS(HOUSTON) -- A young tiger found caged in an abandoned home in Houston has been transported to a wildlife sanctuary where he is free to explore the scenery as he pleases.The large cat was found last week   ... Read More

Wave of teachers’ strikes pressure states, school boards to change tune

Al Seib / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images(OAKLAND, Calif.) --  Having seen teachers score victories in Los Angeles, Denver and a string of states in their fights for higher wages and better working conditions, more than 3,000 educators   ... Read More

Suspect in shooting of Virginia police officer at large, considered ‘armed and dangerous’

iStock/Thinkstock(BLUEFIELD, Virginia) -- A manhunt is underway for a 25-year-old man who is suspected of shooting a Virginia police officer during a traffic stop, authorities said.

Donquale Maurice Gray, who is believed to be armed and dangerous, allegedly shot   ... Read More

The trauma of Puerto Rico’s ‘Maria Generation’

iStock/BackyardProduction(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- It has been over a year since Hurricane Maria first made landfall on Puerto Rico.

As the island slowly rebuilds, first responders, healthcare providers and scientists on the island have been left to deal   ... Read More

Woman gives birth on JetBlue flight from Puerto Rico to Florida

@YQRamos/Twitter(MIAMI) -- "Baby on board" was given a whole new meaning on one JetBlue flight late Friday.

JetBlue flight 1954 was en route from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport   ... Read More

Florida inmates help rescue baby after dad locks keys in car

Shadow Lantry(TAMPA, Fla.) -- For once, police were thankful a group of criminals broke into a car.

A group of inmates on work duty in New Port Richey, Florida, came to the rescue of a forgetful father who accidentally   ... Read More

Brothers charged with murder of missing 16-year-old Aranda Briones from Southern California

Moreno Valley Police Department(LOS ANGELES) -- Two brothers have been charged in connection with murder of a 16-year-old girl who went missing in Southern California last month.

Owen Shover, 18, and Gary Shover, 21, were charged on Friday in   ... Read More

Houston police embroiled in scandal after ‘lies’ found in no-knock warrant that led to fatal raid on alleged drug house

KTRK(HOUSTON) -- Less than 48 hours after President Donald Trump called him up on a stage to express pride in the Houston Police Department, Chief Art Acevedo struggled to explain a scandal in which one of his narcotics agents   ... Read More

Timeline of the alleged Jussie Smollett attack investigation

ABC News(CHICAGO) -- When news broke of the alleged racist attack on a star from one of the most popular shows on television, it riveted everyone, drawing the nation into a heated discussion about race, politics and celebrity. But   ... Read More

Panic unfolds at Orlando Airport after man attempts to breach security, travelers yell ‘gun’

iStock/Bogdan Khmelnytskyi(ORLANDO) -- Chaos erupted at Orlando International Airport Saturday after a man tried to breach a security checkpoint and travelers yelled out that the suspect had a gun, police said.

The man, Ryan Scott Mills, 38, was unarmed,   ... Read More

Jussie Smollett ‘angered and devastated’ at suggestions he was involved in his attack

ABC News(CHICAGO) -- The two brothers who were interrogated by police investigating the alleged attack on Jussie Smollett purchased the rope that was found around the "Empire" actor's neck, sources told ABC News Saturday.

Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo agreed   ... Read More

Aurora shooting suspect opened fire during termination meeting: Police

ABC News(AURORA, Illinois) -- A "disgruntled" worker of an Illinois factory opened fire after being called into a meeting to terminate his employment, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was shot dead in a gunfight,   ... Read More

Former US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick defrocked by Vatican over sex abuse claims

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Pope Francis officially defrocked the disgraced former cardinal of Washington, D.C., Theodore McCarrick on Friday, following a secret Vatican tribunal into allegations that he molested a 16-year-old boy decades ago.

"On 11 January 2019, the Congress   ... Read More

Federal authorities seize massive 221-pound shipment of cocaine at Southern California port

Customs and Border Protection(LOS ANGELES) -- Federal authorities seized two massive shipments of cocaine at the same California port of entry in late January. The total for the two shipments was 221 pounds -- the largest at that port   ... Read More

2 arrested men are released without charges in alleged attack on ‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett: Police

Chicago Police Department(CHICAGO) -- Two men arrested by Chicago police police earlier this week in the alleged racial attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett were released on Friday night.

Police clarified that the two men were placed under arrest   ... Read More

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Tiger found caged in abandoned home gets second chance at wildlife sanctuary

The HSUS(HOUSTON) -- A young tiger found caged in an abandoned home in Houston has been transported to a wildlife sanctuary where he is free to explore the scenery as he pleases.The large cat was found last week   ... Read More

Wave of teachers’ strikes pressure states, school boards to change tune

Al Seib / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images(OAKLAND, Calif.) --  Having seen teachers score victories in Los Angeles, Denver and a string of states in their fights for higher wages and better working conditions, more than 3,000 educators   ... Read More

Suspect in shooting of Virginia police officer at large, considered ‘armed and dangerous’

iStock/Thinkstock(BLUEFIELD, Virginia) -- A manhunt is underway for a 25-year-old man who is suspected of shooting a Virginia police officer during a traffic stop, authorities said.

Donquale Maurice Gray, who is believed to be armed and dangerous, allegedly shot   ... Read More

The trauma of Puerto Rico’s ‘Maria Generation’

iStock/BackyardProduction(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- It has been over a year since Hurricane Maria first made landfall on Puerto Rico.

As the island slowly rebuilds, first responders, healthcare providers and scientists on the island have been left to deal   ... Read More

Woman gives birth on JetBlue flight from Puerto Rico to Florida

@YQRamos/Twitter(MIAMI) -- "Baby on board" was given a whole new meaning on one JetBlue flight late Friday.

JetBlue flight 1954 was en route from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport   ... Read More

Florida inmates help rescue baby after dad locks keys in car

Shadow Lantry(TAMPA, Fla.) -- For once, police were thankful a group of criminals broke into a car.

A group of inmates on work duty in New Port Richey, Florida, came to the rescue of a forgetful father who accidentally   ... Read More

Brothers charged with murder of missing 16-year-old Aranda Briones from Southern California

Moreno Valley Police Department(LOS ANGELES) -- Two brothers have been charged in connection with murder of a 16-year-old girl who went missing in Southern California last month.

Owen Shover, 18, and Gary Shover, 21, were charged on Friday in   ... Read More

Houston police embroiled in scandal after ‘lies’ found in no-knock warrant that led to fatal raid on alleged drug house

KTRK(HOUSTON) -- Less than 48 hours after President Donald Trump called him up on a stage to express pride in the Houston Police Department, Chief Art Acevedo struggled to explain a scandal in which one of his narcotics agents   ... Read More

Timeline of the alleged Jussie Smollett attack investigation

ABC News(CHICAGO) -- When news broke of the alleged racist attack on a star from one of the most popular shows on television, it riveted everyone, drawing the nation into a heated discussion about race, politics and celebrity. But   ... Read More

Panic unfolds at Orlando Airport after man attempts to breach security, travelers yell ‘gun’

iStock/Bogdan Khmelnytskyi(ORLANDO) -- Chaos erupted at Orlando International Airport Saturday after a man tried to breach a security checkpoint and travelers yelled out that the suspect had a gun, police said.

The man, Ryan Scott Mills, 38, was unarmed,   ... Read More

Jussie Smollett ‘angered and devastated’ at suggestions he was involved in his attack

ABC News(CHICAGO) -- The two brothers who were interrogated by police investigating the alleged attack on Jussie Smollett purchased the rope that was found around the "Empire" actor's neck, sources told ABC News Saturday.

Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo agreed   ... Read More

Aurora shooting suspect opened fire during termination meeting: Police

ABC News(AURORA, Illinois) -- A "disgruntled" worker of an Illinois factory opened fire after being called into a meeting to terminate his employment, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was shot dead in a gunfight,   ... Read More

Former US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick defrocked by Vatican over sex abuse claims

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Pope Francis officially defrocked the disgraced former cardinal of Washington, D.C., Theodore McCarrick on Friday, following a secret Vatican tribunal into allegations that he molested a 16-year-old boy decades ago.

"On 11 January 2019, the Congress   ... Read More

Federal authorities seize massive 221-pound shipment of cocaine at Southern California port

Customs and Border Protection(LOS ANGELES) -- Federal authorities seized two massive shipments of cocaine at the same California port of entry in late January. The total for the two shipments was 221 pounds -- the largest at that port   ... Read More

2 arrested men are released without charges in alleged attack on ‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett: Police

Chicago Police Department(CHICAGO) -- Two men arrested by Chicago police police earlier this week in the alleged racial attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett were released on Friday night.

Police clarified that the two men were placed under arrest   ... Read More

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