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Santa Anita racetrack loses two horses in three days, marking 25 fatalities in six months
KABC-TV (LOS ANGELES) -- Two horses died at Southern California's prominent Santa Anita racetrack over the weekend, marking 25 thoroughbred fatalities there in the last six months.A pair of 3-year-old geldings sustained fatal injuries in separate incidents on Friday and Sunday as the embattled racetrack works and employ reforms to stem a rash of unprecedented horse deaths.One of the horses, a male called Spectacular Music, sustained a rare injury to the pelvis while racing near the half-mile pole on Sunday, according to the track."The horse did not fall, but was pulled up at about the half mile pole at the...
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Great white shark spotted in Long Island Sound for first time ever: Researchers
Whitepointer/iStock (NEW YORK) -- A great white shark measuring nearly 10 feet long has been spotted in Long Island Sound off the Connecticut shore for the first time ever, researchers said on Monday.The great white was being tracked Monday by the ocean research group Ocearch, the organization said on Twitter."Be advised! For the first time ever, we are tracking a white shark in the Long Island Sound," Ocearch researchers tweeted.The group said the shark measures 9-feet-8-inches and was spotted off the shore of Greenwich, Connecticut.This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates. Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio....
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Former military man in custody for allegedly gunning down police officer
kali9/iStock (AUBURN, Ala.) -- A former military man is in custody for allegedly gunning down an Auburn, Alabama, police officer and wounding two other officers, authorities said.Grady Wayne Wilkes, 29, was arrested Monday morning after an overnight manhunt, said Auburn Police Chief Paul Register.Wilkes allegedly fired at three officers when they responded to a "domestic disturbance" at the Arrowhead mobile home park Sunday night.The shooting killed officer William Buechner who had been with the department for 13 years, said Register.The two injured officers -- Webb Sistrunk and Evan Elliott -- are expected to recover, Register said.The chief said this is...
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