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Maryland teen was plotting mass school shooting, police say

Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (THURMONT, Md.) -- A Maryland high school student is expected to face charges after a journal with a detailed plan for a mass shooting at her school was found in her home, in addition to a shotgun and bomb-making materials, authorities said.On March 23, the father o […]

Ex-teacher visited teen's workplace days before alleged kidnapping, sister says

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- Days before a former Tennessee teacher allegedly kidnapped his 15-year-old student, he reportedly showed up at the teen's place of work, according to the girl's sister.There have been no credible sightings of 50-year-old Tad Cummins and 15-year-ol […]

Firefighters rescue kitten stuck inside wall

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) -- This little fella got stuck inside the wall of a stranger’s home.Luckily, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue showed up to save the day.The department used thermal imaging to detect where the frisky feline was hiding. “The guys did the whole creeping aro […]

Cincinnati nightclub shooting tally rises to 17 injured, one dead

iStock/Thinkstock(CINCINNATI) -- The toll from a weekend nightclub shooting in Cincinnati has risen to 17 injured and one dead, as one more person has come forward and said he was struck by gunfire in the melee, police said Monday.Among the injured, two are in critical condition and two are in serio […]

Family of Utah man killed in London attack thanks public for their prayers, generosity

Courtesy Cochran Family(NEW YORK) -- The family of an American who was killed in the London terror attack last week thanked the public for their generosity and prayers.Utah resident Kurt Cochran was in Europe with his wife Melissa to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary when the attacker, Khalid […]

Severe storms bring golf ball-sized hail to Texas

iStock/Thinkstock(DENTON, Texas) — A severe storm brought gigantic hail to parts of Oklahoma and Texas on Sunday.The storm also delivered heavy rain and winds as high as 65 miles per hour in some areas in the Southern Plains.   Several cars with severe hail damage in the Kroger parking lot in Barton […]

'Hero' in Kansas triple shooting honored with $100,000

DigitalVision/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — An organization representing the Indian-American community of Houston honored the man who was shot last month while trying to protect two Indian men who were targeted in a suspected hate crime.India House Houston, a non-profit organization based in Houston, Texas, […]

Police: Cincinnati nightclub shooting that killed 1, injured 15 started as a dispute

Cincinnati Police Department(CINCINNATI) --  Cincinnati police have yet to make arrests in a nightclub shooting early Sunday morning that killed one person and wounded at least 15.Police said the violence started as a dispute between "local men" who were caught up in an argument.The victim who died […]