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Judge orders man, 30, out of parents' home after months-long battle: 'I want you out'
Google Maps (SYRACUSE, N.Y.) -- A New York judge on Tuesday ordered a 30-year-old man to vacate his parents’ home after they took him to court when he refused to leave."I want you out of that household," New York State Supreme Court Judge Donald Greenwood told Michael Rotondo, pointing at him with his right index finger, according to ABC Syracuse affiliate WSYR-TV.Rotondo was displeased, the station reported."That's outrageous," he said. He later confirmed that he plans to appeal the decision.The judge explained that Rotondo was given numerous notices, but Rotondo tried to argue as his own attorney that he needed...
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Santa Fe teen says best friend saved her life, sacrificed his own by shoving her into closet: 'He's a hero'
Scott Olson/Getty Images (SANTA FE, Texas) -- Speaking to ABC News, 15-year-old Courtney Marshall clutched her cellphone, watching videos of her art classmates just a few weeks ago laughing and joking and primping for the camera.Now, half of them are dead or recovering from gunshot wounds, Courtney included, after Friday's mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas."We couldn’t get the back door open and we tried to break through the glass windows in the back of the class but couldn’t," she told ABC News.Courtney's best friend, Christian Garcia, "grabbed me and my teacher and got us into the...
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'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli owes IRS more than $1.6M, court filing says
Drew Angerer/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- When “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli finally pays for his fraud, the federal government argues its coffers should be filled first.Shkreli, who was convicted of securities fraud and is serving a seven-year prison sentence, owes the IRS more than $1.6 million, according to a new court filing.“Martin Shkreli has failed, neglected, or refused to pay in full the liability for the income tax year 2015,” government tax attorney Stephanie Chernoff said in the court filing.The feds asked a judge to determine whether Shkreli should pay that debt before others. Last month the commissioner of Taxation...
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The warning signs to look for when a potential shooter has no criminal history
Galveston County Sheriff's Office (NEW YORK) -- Some school shooters act out and get in trouble with either school officials or police before making the deadly decision to open fire.For others, the shooting may be their first significant instance of violence.By all public accounts so far, Dimitrios Pagourtzis fell into the latter category up until the moment he shot and killed 10 people at his high school and injured 13 others last Friday.Pagourtzis's clean record contrasts with that of Nikolas Cruz, the alleged shooter who killed 17 people in Parkland in February.According to school records obtained by ABC affiliate WPLG,...
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Flooding hits from North Carolina to Florida to New Mexico, more rain headed to Southeast
ABCNews.com (NEW YORK) -- Flooding has hit from North Carolina to Florida to New Mexico as the Southeast braces for more rain later this week.Up to 4 inches of rain has fallen near Raleigh, North Carolina, causing flash flooding, stalling cars and prompting water rescues.Four more inches of rain brought flooding to some southern Florida neighbors, and some areas have seen more than a foot of rain in the past nine days.Also, flash flooding prompted water rescues in New Mexico, where at least one person has died.This unsettled pattern will continue around the country with more flash flooding possible in...
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Bishop speaks out after delivering soul-stirring sermon at Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's royal wedding
Steve Parsons - Pool / Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- All eyes were on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their wedding day Saturday, except for the nearly 14 minutes when the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry made history with a soul-stirring sermon at St. George's Chapel that is still generating buzz."It’s been remarkable and very surprising," Curry said today on "Good Morning America" of the reaction to his sermon.he New York-based Curry, who’s the first black leader of the Episcopal Church in the United States, made history again as the first American to preach at a British royal wedding.Curry...
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16-year-old boy accused of fatally hitting Baltimore County police officer with car
ABCNews.com (BALTIMORE) -- A 16-year-old boy is in custody after being accused of first-degree murder for allegedly hitting a Baltimore County police officer with a car, according to charging documents.Three other suspects -- all teenage boys -- were also taken into custody in connection with the Monday killing of officer Amy Caprio, police said.The incident began as the teen sat in a Jeep Wrangler while the three other suspects burglarized a Baltimore County home, according to the documents.Caprio responded and the teen, Dwanta Anthony Harris, fled down the street, according to the documents.Someone saw the Jeep Wrangler drive directly at...
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New eruption from Kilauea in Hawaii
Mario Tama/Getty Images (PUNA, Hawaii) -- Kilauea, the volcano in Hawaii that began erupting almost three weeks ago, exploded again Monday evening, authorities said. The latest eruption occurred around 5:51 p.m. local time, according to the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency, citing a report from the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. "Eruptive lava activity at multiple fissures continues with one flow entering the ocean," the agency said in a post on Facebook. "Fissure 22 continues to produce most of the lava feeding the flows." Lava from Fissure 22 has reached Puna Geothermal Venture property and "county, state, and federal partners have been...
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National parks could face flooding from sea level rise, storm surge
NPS/Instagram (WASHINGTON) -- The National Park Service has released its first-ever report on how the impact of sea level rise and flooding from storms could impact national parks around the country.More than a quarter of the property managed by the park system is on a coast, according to the report, and many face increasing threats from rising sea levels connected to global warming and increased threats of flooding from storms in the coming decades.The report had been edited to remove references to the human impact on climate change, causing Democrats to call for an investigation into whether the report was...
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New details reveal how police ended deadly firefight with Texas school shooter
Galveston County Sheriff's Office (SANTA FE, Texas) -- "Heroes" inside Santa Fe High School last week cornered the mass shooter within four minutes, keeping him contained until additional officers arrived to evacuate teachers and students, the Galveston County Sheriff said."Four minutes is about the only timeline that we need to key in on," Sheriff Henry Trochesset said Monday evening, offering new details on how police managed to stop the gunman in Friday’s deadly school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas."The heroes from that [Independent School District] engaged this individual in approximately four minutes and stayed engaged with him, keeping him contained...
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Suspenseful bodycam video shows dramatic wildfire evacuations: Video
ABCNews.com (SANTA ROSA, Calif.) -- Suspenseful body-camera footage of last year’s deadly Santa Rosa wildfires shows officers racing to evacuate residents in the middle of the night as flames destroyed the surrounding neighborhood, according to The Santa Rosa Police department, which released snippets of footage on its YouTube page.One video shows officers banging on a door and yelling for residents to exit a home as a wall of flames rages in the backyard.Another video appears to show two officers carrying an elderly resident down the stairs, outside and into a squad car."There is a fire coming your way -- you...
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Police deliver fawn via c-section after doe left to die
The Washington Township Police Department (WARREN COUNTY, N.J.) -- A New Jersey police department congratulated one of its officers this week after he helped deliver a baby deer after its mother was hit and killed on a roadway.The Washington Township Police Department in Warren County said officer Robert Lagonera and a partner delivered the fawn via an "an emergency c-section" on Sunday morning after finding its mother on the side of a road."Starting at 3:30 am I was dispatched to a deceased doe that was just hit and still had moving fawn inside of it," Lagonera said, according to a...
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