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'Complete devastation' at Tyndall AFB after direct hit from Michael

(NEW YORK) -- When Hurricane Michael struck Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida head on Wednesday, it caused extensive destruction to the base and damaged some military aircraft inside hangars that were affected as well. "Our base took a beating," said the commander at Tyndall in a letter to base…... Read More

Woman who claimed she tripped when she fatally stabbed husband has been arrested: Police

(NEW YORK) -- A Florida woman who claimed that she tripped and accidentally stabbed her husband to death has been charged with second-degree murder in his death, police said. Rachel Fidanian, 38, of Lakeland, was arrested Wednesday after a three-month investigation into the death of her husband, Bryant Fidanian, the…... Read More

Man found guilty of firing gun at black teen who knocked on his door to ask for directions

(NEW YORK) --  A white man who was captured on surveillance video stepping out of his house to fire upon a black teen who had knocked on his door to ask for directions, has been found guilty by a Michigan jury. Jeffrey Zeigler, 53, was convicted of assault with intent…... Read More

The body of a man who went missing while hiking in Oregon has been found

(PORTLAND) --  A body found Thursday on Mount Hood in Oregon has been identified as that of a hiker who went missing earlier this week. David Yaghmourian’s body was found on Thursday morning at an elevation of about 8,300 feet by a climber who was summiting Mount Hood. The body…... Read More

Michael's death toll rises to 13 as Florida, Georgia survey massive destruction from historic hurricane

(ATLANTA) -- Hurricane Michael, a ferocious and historic storm, has killed at least 13 people, left a "tremendous number" of others unaccounted for and left a trail of destruction across Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas. Michael is the fourth most powerful storm on record to hit the U.S., and the…... Read More

Police kick in door to help mom resuscitate newborn baby, deliver her twin

(NEW YORK) --  Two Minnesota police officers are being hailed for resuscitating a baby and delivering her twin after responding to an emergency call earlier this week. Nichole Mickelson was home with her 2-year-old son when she went into labor after taking a shower early Tuesday morning. She called her…... Read More

Hurricane Michael by the numbers: At least 8 dead, 1.6 million homes, businesses without power

(PANAMA CITY, Fla.) -- Hurricane Michael, a historic Category 4 storm, struck the Florida Panhandle early Wednesday afternoon, unleashing heavy rain, high winds and a devastating storm surge.Here is a look at the dangerous storm by the numbers: 155 mph: Wind speed -- nearly the highest possible for a Category…... Read More

Animal activists outraged at Forest Service handling of wild horses

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Animal activists and horse lovers are criticizing the U.S. Forest Service’s plan to round up 1,000 wild horses in northern California this month, saying the animals could wind up being sold to slaughterhouses.The Forest Service cites a 2013 management plan that says the area's approximately 4,000 horses…... Read More

Men banned 'for life' from gun range after taking selfie with gun

(HOUSTON) --  Two men have been banned from a gun range in Texas after a friend pointed a gun at the other to take a selfie, according to the manager of the range.The incident occurred at Top Gun Range in Houston on Oct. 5, Kyle Harrison, manager of the range,…... Read More

Police arrest suspect for string of burglaries in Malibu and Calabasas

(MALIBU, Calif.) --  A man has been arrested in connection with a string of burglaries around Malibu and Calabasas in California.Anthony Rauda, 42, is being held without bail on an active parole violation after officials said they found him armed with a rifle in a steep ravine, matching the description…... Read More

Michael's death toll rising as storm tears into Florence-ravaged Carolinas

(PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla.) -- A ferocious and historic Hurricane Michael reached the Carolinas after tearing through Florida and Georgia, demolishing homes, submerging entire neighborhoods and killing at least six people, including an 11-year-old girl.It is the third-most-powerful storm on record to hit the U.S., and the worst in nearly…... Read More

Hurricane Michael by the numbers: At least 6 dead, over 900,000 homes, businesses without power

(PANAMA CITY, Fla.) -- Hurricane Michael, a historic Category 4 storm, struck the Florida Panhandle early Wednesday afternoon, unleashing heavy rain, high winds and a devastating storm surge.Here is a look at the dangerous storm by the numbers:155 mph: Wind speed -- nearly the highest possible for a Category 4…... Read More

Medieval re-enactor on horseback killed after being impaled on his own lance

(NEW YORK) -- A Virginia man on horseback playing a Medieval knight in a reenactment performance in Kentucky died after he apparently dropped his lance and then became impaled upon it, according to his brother.Peter Barclay, 52, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, had been performing medieval horseback for 30 years…... Read More

Limo in deadly crash had been cited for out-of-service brakes

(SCHENECTADY, N.Y.) -- The limousine that crashed Saturday in upstate New York, killing 20 people, had been cited by the State Department of Transportation in March for brake failures, according to inspection results obtained by ABC News.The citations included “brakes out of service” and "brake connections with constrictions under vehicle,"…... Read More