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Pharmacy tech arrested for 2nd time in 3 weeks for allegedly stealing pills
ABC News (DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) -- A pharmacy technician in Florida was arrested for the second time in three weeks for allegedly stealing bottles of prescription pills after store surveillance video appeared to show her stuffing bottles down her shirt, police said.The Volusia County Sheriff's Office said Katie Jean Williams, 28, of Daytona Beach, had been working at the Pierson Community Pharmacy for about a month when authorities said she stole more than a dozen bottles of prescription drugs out of the pharmacy's safe. Surveillance video appeared to show Williams putting bottles underneath her clothes and into a bag, police...
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What we know about the immigrant children being detained separately from their parents
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (BROWNSVILLE, Texas) -- The debate over separating immigrant children from their parents is raging at the southern border and across the country, as images from the centers housing the kids have shown them, in some cases, inside structures made of chain-link fencing.In other instances, buildings that used to house Walmart stores have been converted into facilities that look like large schools. But the children aren’t there by choice.Here’s a roundup of the key information at the heart of the ongoing firestorm.What is it like in the detention centers? U.S. Customs and Border Protection ABC News...
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Wisconsin sisters arrested after stabbing each other, police say
Google Maps (MADISON, Wis.) --Police arrested two sisters in Wisconsin on Sunday after they allegedly stabbed each other while fighting in front of five young children.Authorities arrived to their home in Madison, Wisconsin, about 80 miles west of Milwaukee, at around noon after one of the siblings called to report that she’d been injured, city officials said.The sisters, ages 23 and 24, sustained stab wounds to the arm and were “uncooperative” with police, according to the city, which described their injuries as non-life-threatening.A preliminary investigation indicated that both females had “engaged in mutual combat,” the city said in a statement....
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Record flooding in the Midwest as East Coast continues to heat up
ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A stationary front produced torrential rainfall in the Great Lakes and Midwest over the weekend with up to 7 inches of rain falling Sunday in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.Flood and flash flood watches continue from Wisconsin to Montana Monday with more rainfall to come.The heaviest rainfall over the next few days will be from southern Wisconsin to Montana, where, in some areas, an additional 2 to 4 inches of rain is possible. The hard-hit Upper Peninsula of Michigan will see a break, though.The biggest threat for severe weather Monday is in New England as the same...
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Armed bystander shoots, kills suspected carjacker in Washington state
KOMO (TUMWATER, Wash.) -- A bystander in Washington fatally shot a carjacking suspect on Sunday after the carjacker allegedly shot a man who refused to give up control of his vehicle, according to police.Police said they received several calls on Sunday reporting a man who allegedly opened fire inside a Walmart in Tumwater, Washington, and attempted to carjack a vehicle in the parking lot there, according to Seattle ABC affiliate KOMO.Police said the suspect shot a display case inside the Walmart before exiting and attempting the carjacking. No one inside was injured.The suspect, whose identity was withheld, allegedly shot the...
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Roller coaster passenger who survived 34-foot fall was 'praying it was over'
ABC News (DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) -- Amanda Bostic remembers the harrowing moments when she was tossed more than 30 feet from a roller coaster that had just derailed."I remember falling through the air and I remember hitting the ground," she said during an exclusive interview with "Good Morning America."The 34-year-old mother of two sons said she was "knocked out" from the fall. But when she she woke up, she heard cries for help and saw the roller coaster hanging off the rails."I will never forget that in my life," she said. "People on the ride were screaming; one [car] was...
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Train derailment causes explosion, prompts evacuations
iStock/Thinkstock (PRINCETON, Ind.) -- A freight train derailment in Indiana on Sunday caused a loud explosion and calls for mandatory evacuations in the area.The Gibson County Sheriff’s Office and emergency service personnel issued a mandatory resident evacuation within a one mile radius in Princeton, Indiana, on Sunday evening following the train derailment and explosion.According to the Gibson County Sheriff, at approximately 7:19 p.m. local time Gibson County Central Dispatch received numerous 911 calls regarding a train derailment and explosion in the area of Old US 41 and Caniff Trailer Court.No one was injured in the derailment, but a large fire...
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Doctor suspended for berating basketball player suffering from anxiety attack
ABC News (LOS GATOS, Calif.) -- A Northern California emergency room doctor was suspended for her alleged gruff bedside manner after she was caught on a viral cell phone video allegedly mocking, ridiculing and cursing a patient rushed to her Silicon Valley hospital suffering from an apparent severe anxiety attack.Samuel Bardwell, 20, a newly enrolled student at West Valley College in Saratoga was rushed to El Camino Hospital in nearby Los Gatos when he suffered what doctors say was a severe anxiety attack and passed out following the school's first summer basketball workout on June 11.His father caught what the...
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Five undocumented immigrants killed in Texas car crash while being chased by border patrol agents: Officials
iStock/Thinkstock (BIG WELLS, Texas) -- Five undocumented immigrants in a speeding sport utility vehicle were killed Sunday when it crashed while being chased by border patrol agents and a sheriff's deputy in a Texas town about 50 miles from the border with Mexico, officials said.The fatal crash occurred around noon local time near Big Wells, which is about 100 miles southwest of San Antonio, Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd told reporters at the scene.Boyd said a total of 14 people were inside the SUV and several were ejected out of the vehicle when it rolled onto Highway 85."Border patrol was...
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At least one dead, 22 injured in shooting at all-night Trenton art show
Google Maps (TRENTON, N.J.) -- One man was killed and 22 people were injured when gunfire erupted early Sunday between rival neighborhood gangs at what was supposed to be a family-oriented all-night art festival in New Jersey that was created in part to stop violence in the city, officials said.Police responding to a gunfight involving multiple suspects about 2:45 a.m. at the Art All Night event in Trenton shot and killed one of the alleged gunmen, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri told ABC News. Another suspected gunman was in critical condition, he said.Of the 22 people injured, 17 were struck...
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Three inmates, including alleged murderer, escape jail in Illinois
iStock/Thinkstock (CARMI, Ill.) -- Three inmates, including one charged with murder, busted through the wall of an Illinois jail on Saturday morning and led authorities on a manhunt.Justin Bray, Zachery Shock and Johnny Tipton allegedly used a pipe to break a hole in the concrete wall of White County Jail in Carmi, Illinois. White County sheriffs were notified of the three missing inmates at 5:30 a.m.A photo taken by Evansville, Indiana, ABC affiliate WEHT-TV showed a metal panel placed over the hole in the wall at the jail.The White County Sheriff's Office reported that Bray was captured Saturday night. Bray...
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Hot weather in store for eastern half of country on Father's Day
ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Much of the central U.S. will be dealing with widespread heat on Sunday as heat index values are close to or exceeding 100 degrees in parts of the Midwest, including Chicago.Heat index values close to, or in excess of, 100 degrees are possible from Texas to Michigan, including Dallas; Little Rock, Arkansas; Memphis, Tennessee; St. Louis; Chicago; and Detroit.On Monday, the heat expands to the east with heat index values nearing or exceeding 100 degrees again for much of the Midwest, including Kansas City, Indianapolis and Detroit.Parts of the Northeast will also get quite warm,...
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