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Coldest morning of the season hits East Coast and Gulf Coast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — With arctic air now here from the Midwest to the Northeast and to the Gulf Coast, record low temperatures have been falling left and right Tuesday and already Wednesday morning. More than 100 record cold temperatures have been reported so far in the last two days. Indianapolis dropped to a record…read more »

Boy suffers third degree burns after friend attacked him with liquid

MJFelt/iStock(FRESNO, Calif.) — A 12-year-old California boy has suffered third degree burns across his face, chest and back after his friend attacked him in the shower with a cup of liquid while he was sleeping over at his house.The incident occurred on the morning of Nov. 4 when Antonio Kemp was taking a shower at…read more »

School staff charged with manslaughter in death of autistic student

Kuzma/iStock(EL DORADO HILLS, Calif.) — A Northern California school and three of its employees have been charged after an autistic student died as a result of being restrained.Guiding Hands School, a former private school in El Dorado Hills, California, and three of its ex-employees were charged with felony involuntary manslaughter on Tuesday, nearly a year…read more »

Federal hate crimes see slight dip in 2018, FBI says

Nes/iStock(NEW YORK) — For the first time in four years, reported federal hate crimes have seen a slight dip.One of those reported hate crimes includes the Kroger shooting in 2018. Gregory Bush allegedly banged on the doors of a historically African American church just outside of Louisville, Kentucky, and then went to a Kroger grocery…read more »

Supreme Court clears way for Newtown shooting victim families to sue gun-maker

kenlh/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court has cleared the way for families of Newtown, Connecticut, shooting victims to sue gun-maker Remington Arms Co. — the manufacturer of the AR-15 used in the 2012 massacre — rejecting the company’s request for the court to consider the case. The case will now proceed to trial in Connecticut for…read more »

Washington State University student found dead at off-campus frat house

KXLY(PULLMAN, Wash.) —  Police are investigating the death of a 19-year-old Washington State University student who was found dead at a fraternity house near campus.The male student was found at the Alpha Tau Omega house in Pullman, Washington, on Tuesday at around 8:30 a.m. after fellow frat members reported that he was “unconscious and not…read more »

2 homeless men in California were attacked by a man armed with arrows

Leo Malsam/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Police in the San Francisco Bay Area are on the hunt for a man who allegedly injured two homeless men by using an unknown weapon to shoot arrows at them. The Saturday morning attack left the two men impaled with arrows, according to the East Bay Regional Park District Police.The alleged arrow…read more »

Children, ages 2 and 6, found wandering in the snow rescued by bus driver

Waukesha Metro Transit(WAUKESHA, Wis.) — It was a frigid Monday morning in Waukesha, Wisconsin — only 18 degrees with snow on the ground — when bus driver Nicole Chamberlain passed two children wandering along the road.“The little girl only had on a t-shirt and diaper and neither of them had a coat on,” Chamberlain told…read more »