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Austin mass shooting: 14 hurt, 2 suspects at large, police say

Austin mass shooting: 14 hurt, 2 suspects at large, police say

kali9/iStock(AUSTIN, Texas) — Two suspects are at large after a mass shooting that left 14 people injured in Austin’s downtown entertainment district early Saturday. Two victims are in critical condition and 12 are in stable condition, the Austin Police Department said. Interim Police Chief Joseph Chacon did not release more information on the two suspects…read more »

3 dead after car crashes into building in Pittsburgh: Officials

3 dead after car crashes into building in Pittsburgh: Officials

vmargineanu/iStock(PITTSBURGH) — Three people were killed after a car crashed into a building in Pittsburgh on Saturday, the city’s public safety department said. Additional information was not immediately available. UPDATE: There are 3 confirmed fatalities. One medic has been transported to a local hospital for minor smoke inhalation. https://t.co/Jfv3eDvu2n — Pgh Public Safety (@PghPublicSafety) June…read more »

3 dead after car crashes into plasma clinic in Pittsburgh: Officials

3 dead after car crashes into plasma clinic in Pittsburgh: Officials

vmargineanu/iStock(PITTSBURGH) — Three people were killed after a car crashed into a building in Pittsburgh on Saturday, the city’s public safety department said. The building — a plasma clinic — caught on fire, and the blaze has since been extinguished, according to ABC Pittsburgh affiliate WTAE-TV. Ten employees and five donors were in the plasma…read more »

Security guard shot and killed in ambush during attempted bank robbery

Security guard shot and killed in ambush during attempted bank robbery

ABC News/WLS-TV(GARY, Ind.) — A security guard was shot and killed when he was ambushed as he stood guard outside of a bank during an attempted bank robbery. The incident occurred at approximately 1 p.m. at the First Midwest Bank on Ridge Road in Gary, Indiana, when two suspects were seen on bank surveillance cameras…read more »

From car crashes to plane delays, cicadas wreaking havoc by the billions

From car crashes to plane delays, cicadas wreaking havoc by the billions

rpbirdman/iStock(NEW YORK) — Vincent Bingham wasn’t bothered by cicadas — the large, noisy insects that have been reemerging by the billions in large swaths of the United States after 17 years underground. That is, until one of the buggers flew into his driver’s side window while he was on his way home from work earlier…read more »

Dangerous heat wave headed to the West: Latest forecast

Dangerous heat wave headed to the West: Latest forecast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Heat alerts are in effect for 36 million people across six Southwest states ahead of a major heat wave. On Saturday temperatures are expected to reach a scorching 115 degrees in Phoenix, 99 degrees in Salt Lake City and 110 degrees in both Las Vegas and Palm Springs, Florida. Then the…read more »