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December 10, 2017 - 10:01 pm
(SPARTANBURG, S.C.) -- Convicted serial killer Todd Kohlhepp claimed in a letter he wrote to a South Carolina newspaper that he killed more than the seven people he was convicted of murdering. In a letter to the Herald-Journal in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Kohlhepp, 46, said he had tried to tell...
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December 10, 2017 - 9:41 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- Communities along Southern California's coast were still seeing fresh evacuations on Sunday as the seemingly unstoppable Thomas fire, fueled by plentiful brush and shifty Santa Ana winds Several swaths of the city of Carpinteria were placed under mandatory evacuation overnight and...
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Natasha Bates
December 10, 2017 - 4:12 pm
(VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala.) -- One Tyrannosaurus rex was so happy to see a rare snowfall last Friday that it couldn't help but make snow angels and throw snow balls at the neighborhood kids. The woman inside the inflated T-rex costume was Christi Boston Henderson of Vestavia Hills, Alabama. She, along...
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December 10, 2017 - 9:37 am
(NEW YORK) -- So long, snow. After a winter storm dumped the white stuff on parts of the Gulf Coast and Southeast on Friday, the mid-Atlantic, Northeast and New England were hit with heavy snow on Saturday. But as of Sunday morning, the storm is leaving the Northeast. Final snow totals in northern...
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December 10, 2017 - 9:01 am
(NEWTOWN, Conn.) -- Five years after 20 children and six educators were killed in a mass shooting at an elementary school that shocked the nation, the community of Newtown, Connecticut, is close to designing a permanent memorial that will honor them. The process of constructing a memorial to the...
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December 10, 2017 - 8:45 am
(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- Puerto Rico's official death toll from Hurricane Maria -- which slammed into the U.S. territory as a Category 4 storm in late September -- has risen to 64, the island's Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced Saturday. The announcement came the same day that the...
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December 09, 2017 - 8:29 pm
(CHICAGO) -- Hip-Hop heavyweight Chance the Rapper debuted Friday as Chance the Weatherman on small screens around the Windy City. The 24-year-old Chicago native served as the Friday Forecaster for WGN9's good cause, 15th annual Morning News Toy Drive , and delivered the weather with style, while...
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December 09, 2017 - 4:00 pm
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- One California family has lost two homes within two months to devastating wildfires across the state. Antonio and Pratima Wong, along with their 19-year-old son, were among thousands of people forced to evacuate their homes in Northern California two months ago when deadly...
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San Francisco Fire Department
December 09, 2017 - 9:56 am
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A chartered bus overturned Friday night in San Francisco, injuring 29 passengers, four of them seriously, officials said. The accident took place shortly after 8 p.m. on Highway 101 Southbound near Cesar Chavez Street in San Francisco, forcing the closure of three southbound...
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December 09, 2017 - 9:40 am
(NEW YORK) -- The South was turned into a winter wonderland on Friday when a storm moved through the region, shrouding it in snow. While children may have enjoyed playing in the white stuff, the storm caused thousands of power outages, hundreds of flight delays and cancellations, and roadways to be...
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