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911 calls reveal Charlottesville car crash suspect allegedly abused mother

(NEW YORK) -- New and disturbing information has been released about James Alex Fields Jr., the man who allegedly drove into a group protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville,
Virginia, Saturday, killing a woman and injuring sever... Read More

Officials break ground on new park honoring the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing

(BOSTON) -- Officials broke ground in Boston Wednesday for a new park dedicated to Martin Richard, the youngest victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

Martin was 8 years old when he killed on April 15, 2013, as he watched the marathon... Read More

Missouri police poke fun at 'jorts-wearing bandit' who robs Walgreens stores

(ST. LOUIS) -- Someone call the fashion police.

Missouri police poked fun at a "jorts-wearing bandit" who has burglarized multiple Walgreens stores in the St. Louis County area.

On Aug. 9, the St. Louis County Police Department ... Read More

University of Florida denies white nationalist's request to speak on campus

(GAINESVILLE, Fla.) -- White nationalist Richard Spencer has been denied a request to rent space at the University of Florida to give a speech next month, according to a school statement.

The "likelihood of violence and potential injury &n... Read More

Charlottesville teachers sing 'Lean on Me' after violence

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- More than 700 teachers and staff members from Charlottesville, Virginia, public schools broke into song Tuesday at a back-to-school convocation just days after protests
and deadly violence shook their city.

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Total solar eclipse 2017: What is it and what will happen?

(NEW YORK) -- You've probably heard by now to watch out for a total solar eclipse in the United States on Aug. 21. But do you know exactly what it is and what will happen when it occurs?

Here's what you need to know:

Wha... Read More

US military service chiefs condemn racism, stand up for military values after Charlottesville

(WASHINGTON) -- The heads of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps have weighed in on Twitter in the wake of last weekend's violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, condemning racism and standing up for military values.

It i... Read More

Mother of woman killed in Charlottesville: 'This is just the beginning of Heather's legacy'

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- At a memorial service on Wednesday Heather Heyer, the woman killed Saturday when a car rammed into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Heyer's mother was met with a standin... Read More

Five missing after report of downed Army helicopter off Hawaii

(NEW YORK) -- Responders are searching for five missing crewmen after receiving a report of a downed U.S. Army helicopter off the coast of Hawaii, the U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday.

The search was reported late-Tuesday night local time, ... Read More

Confederate monuments taken down in Baltimore overnight

(BALTIMORE) -- Four Confederate monuments were removed in Baltimore, Maryland overnight, days after Charlottesville, Virginia, became the center of a deadly clash over the planned removal of a Robert E. Lee statue.

The removed statues, acc... Read More

Inside the turf war between Texas and New Mexico over dirt

(NEW YORK) -- New Mexico is tired of Texas playing dirty, and now the two states are digging in for a turf war -- over actual soil.

The Lone Star State has come under fire after years of allegedly dispatching road workers across state line... Read More

Family, friends to gather at memorial service for woman killed in Charlottesville attack

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- A memorial service is set for Wednesday morning for the 32-year-old woman killed after a car rammed into a crowd of people who were counter-protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday.
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Woman arrested for helping to topple Confederate statue in North Carolina

(DURHAM, N.C.) -- Deputies in North Carolina arrested a woman on Tuesday, who says she helped pull down a Confederate statue in Durham.

According to ABC affiliate WTVD, Takiyah Thompson, 22, is charged with disorderly conduct by injury to ... Read More

94-year-old retired judge builds pool to bring joy to his home and neighbors

(NEW YORK) -- A retired judge, whose home seemed empty and quiet since the death of his wife, came up with an unusual and generous way to fill the void.

He built a custom, in-ground pool for his neighbors and their children to enjoy.
... Read More