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Police release sketches of suspected killer in 45-year, unsolved murder

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Exactly 45 years after an 11-year-old girl’s unsolved murder, police in Southern California have released new sketches of her suspected killer in the hopes of finally solving the decades-old case. Linda Ann O’Keefe, who loved piano, painting and crafts, was last seen alive on July 6, 1973, as she walked home from …

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Mitchell Native Participates in World’s Largest International Maritime Warfare Exercise

A 2009 Stickney High School graduate and Mitchell, South Dakota, native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise, Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC). Petty Officer 1st Class Amanda Hintz is a hospital corpsman aboard USS Carl Vinson, currently operating out of San Diego. As an independent …

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Gretchen Carlson responds to petition calling for her resignation

Paula Lobo/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Representatives of the Miss America Organization are calling for the resignations of its board members, including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson and Regina Hopper, the president and CEO. The divide within the leadership comes just one month after Carlson, the first former Miss America to lead the Board of Trustees of the …

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Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to new sexual assault charges

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty Monday to new sexual assault charges that could put him in prison “for a very, very long time.” Weinstein, 66, was driven to court in a private car but handcuffed before he entered the courtroom for his arraignment on new charges that …

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Kidnap victim defiant in exclusive interview: ‘I’m a survivor’

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — The Los Angeles actor who was a victim in an alleged kidnapping-for-ransom scheme said in an exclusive interview with “Good Morning America” that he is not a victim, but a survivor. “I think it’s a state of mind,” Joseph Capone said. “Yeah, that happened. What’s tomorrow?” Capone said he survived an extraordinary …

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2018 Missouri Swine Health Symposium

Brownfield’s Tom Steever will be on the ground for the 2018 Missouri Swine Health Symposium on Monday, July 16 in Sedalia, Missouri. Continue reading 2018 Missouri Swine Health Symposium at Brownfield Ag News.      

Police call Virginia mom’s disappearance ‘suspicious’

Virginia Beach Police Department(NEW YORK) — A Virginia Beach woman mysteriously vanished over one week ago and police have deemed her disappearance “suspicious.” Bellamy Malaki Gamboa, 39, was last seen in Virginia Beach the night of July 1. “Due to the uncharacteristic behavior of Bellamy being away from her infant children and not showing up …

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Tropical Storm Chris to become hurricane, approaching East Coast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Tropical Storm Chris is set to turn into a hurricane Monday and is forecast to bring dangerous rip currents and high surf along the East Coast. The storm — which will become the second hurricane of the 2018 hurricane season — is expected to move parallel to the East Coast shoreline …

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Royal family announce Prince Louis’ godparents

Jack Taylor/Getty Images(LONDON) — Prince William and Princess Kate have announced the godparents for today’s christening of Prince Louis at the Chapel Royal at St. James’s Palace. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be joined by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess …

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Officer investigated for pointing gun at young children on video

iStock/Thinkstock(EL PASO, Texas) — An El Paso, Texas, police officer has been relegated to desk duty after a disturbing video surfaced of the cop pointing a gun at a group of children and roughly arresting one of the boys last week. The incident took place on Thursday when police said they responded to a call …

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White Mold risk high now

A University of Wisconsin crop pathologist says the risk of white mold for soybeans remains pretty high right now.  All of Wisconsin except for the Door County peninsula is under medium or very high risk according to models and maps developed by the Universities of Wisconsin, Michigan, and Iowa State.  The maps show irrigated fields …

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Issa Rae on the worst advice she never took

Taylor Hill/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — “Insecure” creator and star Issa Rae has forged her own path in Hollywood. Forgoing the conventional route often taken by actors dictated by casting directors, agents and producers, Rae created her own show: a web series, “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl,” which became massively popular and in 2013 won …

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5th boy rescued from Thailand cave as operations continue

ABC News(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) — A dive team brought a fifth boy out of a cave in Thailand Monday and were working at lightning speed to recover his coach and seven soccer teammates still trapped underground a day after the first four boys were successfully evacuated in an international rescue mission that has gripped the …

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Rescue effort restarts for boys and coach trapped in Thailand cave

ABC News(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) — Divers have restarted the rescue effort to bring the final eight boys and their soccer coach from a cave in Thailand one day after the first four were safely evacuated. Rescuers had planned to take a 10- to 20-hour pause in the rescue efforts to replenish the cave with oxygen …

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Plane crew comes to rescue of dog

Steve and Michele Burt(NEW YORK) — Plane passengers rarely describe air travel as a breath of fresh air, but it was literally that for one family’s bulldog on a recent JetBlue flight. The French bulldog, named Darcy, was on a flight from Florida to Massachusetts on Thursday when she started showing signs of distress, according …

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1 dead, 1 missing in Virginia helicopter crash

Scott Gorslene(WILLIAMSBURG, Va.) — One person is dead and the pilot of a helicopter is missing after a helicopter crashed into a condo complex in the popular destination town of Williamsburg, Virginia, on Sunday. Virginia State Police said they responded to the crash in the Bristol Commons condominium complex just before 5 p.m. The crash …

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The cave odyssey that captured the attention of the world

ABC News(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) — These are the faces of hope that captured the hearts and prompted the prayers of millions across the world — and drew dozens of the world’s most elite rescue divers to the Chiang Rai province of northern Thailand to risk everything to plunge into the depths of a pitch black …

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Woman sickened by nerve agent Novichok in England dies

Jack Taylor/Getty Images(LONDON) — A woman who was exposed to the nerve agent Novichok in southern England has died, police announced Sunday. Dawn Sturgess, 44, succumbed to her injuries in a hospital in Salisbury, according to the Metropolitan Police in the United Kingdom. “Today is the day we hoped would never come,” said Wiltshire Police …

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What it’s like inside the Thai caves

ABC News(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) — To get an idea of what rescuers are facing during the attempted extraction of a dozen Thai soccer team members and their coach, ABC News correspondent Matt Gutman crawled, slid, crouched, wriggled and stumbled through an empty cave near the site in Mae Sai, Thailand where the rescue efforts continued …

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