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8 injured after lightning strikes Florida beach

WFTS (CLEARWATER, Fla.) — A Lightning struck at a Florida beach on Sunday, leaving eight people injured, police said. The victims were struck at Clearwater Beach near Tampa on Sunday afternoon, according to the Clearwater Police Department. The department said one person was hit by the strike directly and rushed to a nearby hospital in…read more »

4 teens hospitalized after being shot at Pennsylvania graduation party

iStock/Brian Sevald(NEW YORK) — Four teenagers were hospitalized in Pennsylvania over the weekend after a gunman opened fire at graduation party. The teens were enjoying a backyard celebration at a home in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, on Saturday when shots rang out, according to police. Chaos ensued as the crowd of about 125 attempted to flee,…read more »

Records fall as last day of heat wave bakes Midwest, East Coast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Ninety-four million people in parts of 23 states remain under excessive heat warnings and heat advisories on Sunday as one last day of scorching temperatures hits the Midwest and East Coast.Sunday is the last day of oppressive heat, with many places in the Upper Midwest already feeling cooler Sunday morning after…read more »

Bear attacks, bites wildlife resort employee in Pennsylvania

WTAE-TV(FARMINGTON, Penn.) — An employee at a wildlife resort in Pennsylvania was attacked by a bear on Saturday.The guide at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Pennsylvania, about 60 miles south of Pittsburgh, was grabbed through a fence by a Himalayan bear, pulled toward it and bit on the arm, according to the resort.The female employee…read more »

Police: Mother, boyfriend arrested after strangling newborn in hospital

iStock(OXNARD, Calif.) — The mother of a newborn and her boyfriend have been arrested after the disturbing murder of the baby soon after she gave birth at a California hospital.Andrea Torralba, 20, and David Villa, 21, both of Oxnard, California, about 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles, were taken into custody on Friday afternoon after…read more »