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November 01, 2017 - 5:25 pm
(CHICAGO) -- The Chicago police department’s monthly crime summary released Wednesday features a headline that may change the gun violence narrative that’s focused so much attention on this city. For the eighth month in a row, gun violence has declined. October saw a 30-percent drop in murders...
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November 01, 2017 - 5:21 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The New York City officer being hailed as a hero for stopping Tuesday's deadly terror attack said he was grateful for the outpouring of support, but his team was just doing its job. Eight were killed and a dozen more injured when a truck plowed into pedestrians and cyclists on a path...
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November 01, 2017 - 5:19 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Former Taliban captive Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has symptoms similar to schizophrenia and is suffering from severe post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a forensic psychiatrist who testified in the soldier's trial on Wednesday. Bergdahl's lawyers called upon forensic...
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November 01, 2017 - 4:19 pm
(NEW MILFORD, N.J.) -- The father of one of the two Americans killed in Tuesday's truck attack in lower Manhattan told reporters, "I'm not even angry." "I'm not angry at all," victim Darren Drake's father, Jimmy Drake, told reporters. "I'm absolutely hurt." Darren Drake, 32, of New Milford, New...
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November 01, 2017 - 1:21 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The New York City Marathon is upping its security ahead of Sunday's race, following the truck ramming attack that killed eight in lower Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon. With over 51,000 runners participating and an expected 2.5 million spectators lining the streets across multiple...
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November 01, 2017 - 11:22 am
(NEW YORK) -- New York City woke up Wednesday with a sense of resilience following the senseless truck ramming in lower Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon that left eight dead and others injured. Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke about the spirit and strength of New Yorkers on Wednesday morning following the...
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November 01, 2017 - 11:04 am
(NEW YORK) -- The deadly truck attack in New York City Tuesday was the latest example of an evolution in the terrorism threat that values simplicity and low-tech weapons over the more explosive, high-profiled attacks of the past like the ones on Sept. 11, 2001, experts say. "Today we face a very...
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November 01, 2017 - 10:36 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Poor decisions and lax standards made by the crews of the USS Fitzgerald and the USS John S. McCain contributed to the deadly collisions last summer that killed 17 sailors, according to a new Navy investigation. "Both of these accidents were preventable and the respective...
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November 01, 2017 - 9:53 am
(NEW YORK) -- The suspected New York City attacker, Sayfullo Saipov, was interviewed in 2015 by federal agents in the Department of Homeland Security Investigations Unit about possible ties to suspected terrorists, but the agents did not have enough evidence to open a case on him, laws enforcement...
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November 01, 2017 - 8:00 am
(NEW YORK) -- Eight people were killed and at least a dozen injured on Tuesday when a motorist intentionally drove a truck onto a bike path in lower Manhattan in what authorities are calling a suspected terror attack. The rampage came to an end when the man crashed into a school bus and got out of...
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