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Minneapolis – Officials: Remains Found Are Those Of Boy Kidnapped In 1989

September 3, 2016 at 11:49 PM
Minneapolis - Remains found in central Minnesota in recent days are that of Jacob Wetterling, an 11-year-old boy who was abducted in 1989, authorities said Saturday in an announcement that provided some long-awaited answers to a mystery that has captivated a state for decades and sparked changes in sex offender laws. Jacob was kidnapped in October of 1989 from a rural road near his home in St...

Atlantic City, NJ – Cop Shot, Critical After Gunfire Exchange; 1 Suspect Dead

September 3, 2016 at 11:30 PM
Atlantic City, NJ - One police officer remains in critical condition and one suspect is dead in an exchange of gunfire following a car stop outside an Atlantic City casino early Saturday. The shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. after officers stopped a car near a parking garage of Caesars casino. At least one of the men in the car opened fire, Atlantic City police Chief Henry White...

Detroit – Trump Tells Black Churchgoers In Detroit Visit Is ‘To Learn’, Receives Hebrew Prayer Shawl

September 3, 2016 at 11:01 PM
Detroit - Donald Trump swayed to songs of worship, read scripture, and donned a Jewish prayer shawl Saturday during a visit to a predominantly black church in Detroit, where he called for a "civil rights agenda of our time" and vowed to fix the "many wrongs" facing African-Americans. "I am here to listen to you," Trump told the congregation at the Great Faith Ministries International. "I'm...

New York – Former New York Mayor David Dinkins Sued For Alleged Hit-and-run

September 3, 2016 at 10:30 PM
New York - Former New York City mayor David Dinkins says he was never aware he had struck a bicyclist with his car earlier this summer. Dinkins made the claim in response to a lawsuit filed Friday that says Dinkins left the scene after striking a bicycle deliveryman June 30. The former Democratic mayor said in a statement Saturday he was driving his wife to the hospital when a man told him...

Oklahoma City – Record-tying Oklahoma Earthquake Felt As Far Away As Arizona

September 3, 2016 at 10:00 PM
Oklahoma City - A record-tying earthquake in the edge of Oklahoma's key energy-producing areas rattled the Midwest from Illinois to the southwest part of Texas on Saturday, and likely will bring fresh attention to the practice of disposing oil and gas field wastewater deep underground. The United States Geological Survey said a 5.6 magnitude earthquake happened at 7:02 a.m. Saturday in...

North Carolina – Hermine Kills 2, Ruins Beach Weekends In Northward March

September 3, 2016 at 09:24 PM
North Carolina - The once-and-future Hurricane Hermine regained strength Saturday as it moved slowly up the Eastern Seaboard and made a mess of the holiday weekend. Hermine (her-MEEN) already caused two deaths, damaged properties and left hundreds of thousands without electricity from Florida to Virginia. It spawned a tornado in North Carolina and closed beaches as far north as New...

Jerusalem – Shabbas Crisis Causes Transportation Chaos, Political Turmoil

September 3, 2016 at 09:05 PM
Jerusalem - A dispute over work on Shabbat on Israel Railways’ projects threatens to derail not only trains across the country but also Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition. The dispute over Shabbat work for the second weekend in a row erupted after United Torah Judaism’s representatives on a committee, formed to assess which transportation projects could be completed on the...

Hangzhou – Bumpy Start To Obama’s China Trip, Beginning With The Stairs

September 3, 2016 at 08:43 PM
Hangzhou, China - If President Barack Obama was hoping for a graceful start to his final trip to Asia as commander in chief, this wasn't it. A confrontation between a White House aide and a Chinese official, and other diplomatic dust-ups were out in the open from the moment Air Force One landed in Hangzhou, site of an economic summit. The first sign of trouble: There was no staircase for...

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