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October 17, 2017 - 12:20 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Of all the struggles of motherhood -- sleepless nights, potty training, answering what feels like a million requests a day from tiny dictators -- there's another hard aspect of motherhood that catches most women by surprise. Making mom friends. But as with most things in parenthood,...
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October 17, 2017 - 11:54 am
(DETROIT) -- Days after a woman fought back against an attempted carjacker at a Michigan gas station, she reunited with the good Samaritan who confronted the suspect in a dramatic encounter caught on camera. On Oct. 12, a woman -- identified by ABC affiliate WXYZ in Detroit as Haley Lorenzen -- was...
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October 17, 2017 - 11:28 am
(NEW YORK) -- Rob Jones, a Marine who lost his legs in 2010 to an explosion while overseas in Afghanistan, is traveling the country to run 31 marathons in 31 days while raising money for wounded veteran charities. Jones' month of marathons started across the pond in London on Oct. 11. He has since...
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October 17, 2017 - 5:57 am
(NEW YORK) -- A witness captured the aftermath of a fiery collision on video this weekend, showing a group of motorists as they scrambled to rescue an elderly couple from a burning car trapped beneath a tanker truck. Carmin and Alejandro Rivera Sr. were driving along Route 17 in Goshen, New York...
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October 17, 2017 - 2:19 am
(HOLLYWOOD, Fla.) -- Newly released 911 calls capture the unfolding crisis at a Florida nursing home that lost its air conditioning after Hurricane Irma, subjecting its patients to sweltering heat and ultimately leading to the deaths of 14 people. In the first call from the Rehabilitation Center at...
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October 16, 2017 - 7:21 pm
(SAN ANTONIO) -- A man accused of transporting undocumented immigrants in a brutally hot tractor-trailer, resulting in the deaths of 10 people, has pleaded guilty to the federal charges against him. James Matthew Bradley Jr., 61, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to transport aliens...
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October 16, 2017 - 5:01 pm
(SANTA ROSA, Calif.) -- At least 41 people have died from the devastating wildfires that have been burning in California for more than a week. Over 213,000 acres have burned in the state. Sonoma County was hit especially hard, where many perished and homes were demolished. Those killed from the...
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October 16, 2017 - 1:56 pm
(NAPA, Calif.) -- Rescuers found an unlikely animal in need of evacuation at a remote location amid the raging Northern California wildfires. When a search-and-rescue team found the 200-pound, 85-year-old tortoise Friday, they quickly gathered a crew, led by Napa County Animal Services, to relocate...
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October 16, 2017 - 11:36 am
(NEW ORLEANS) -- A desperate search for a missing Louisiana worker has continued into Monday after an explosion occurred on a large oil rig Sunday night, authorities confirmed to ABC News. The Kenner Police Department said it fielded a flurry of 911 calls at 7:18 p.m. Sunday after witnesses heard a...
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October 16, 2017 - 9:41 am
(NEW YORK) -- Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty on Monday to charges of desertion with intention to shirk duty and misbehavior before the enemy stemming from his 2009 disappearance and capture by the Taliban. Bergdahl drew international headlines after he left his Army outpost in...
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