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2 drown in separate incidents at Virginia Beach

2 drown in separate incidents at Virginia Beach

Alfredo Alonso Avila / EyeEm / Getty Images(VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — Two individuals, a 12-year-old boy and 44-year-old man, died after drowning in the Chesapeake Bay in separate incidents, officials said. Zamari Wilson, who was visiting Virginia Beach with his family from Washington, D.C., was last seen around 10 a.m. on Sunday about 20 to…read more »

Woman wanted in murder of professional cyclist arrested in Costa Rica

Woman wanted in murder of professional cyclist arrested in Costa Rica

U.S. Marshals Service(NEW YORK) — Kaitlin Armstrong, a fugitive wanted in the murder of professional cyclist Anna Moriah Wilson, has been captured in Costa Rica after a 43-day search, authorities announced Thursday. Armstrong, 34, was arrested Wednesday at a hostel on Santa Teresa Beach in Provincia de Puntarenas, the U.S. Marshals Service said. She was…read more »

Highland Park 4th of July parade shooting survivors speak out

Highland Park 4th of July parade shooting survivors speak out

ABC News(HIGHLAND PARK, Ill.) — As Abby Brosio stood with her father-in-law watching the Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, on Monday morning, a hail of bullets began to fly from top of the building directly across the street. “I remember looking around to try to figure out where the sound was coming…read more »

2 police officers shot following Philadelphia fireworks show

2 police officers shot following Philadelphia fireworks show

Douglas Sacha/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — Two police officers were shot during a Fourth of July fireworks show and concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia on Monday. Both officers were treated and released from the hospital later that night, according to police. Sergio Diggs, 36, an officer assigned to highway patrol, received a graze wound…read more »

Florida’s 15-week abortion ban reinstated

Florida’s 15-week abortion ban reinstated

Tetra Images/Getty Images(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — A Florida law banning abortions after 15 weeks is back in place Tuesday, after a state court judge had ruled the law violated the state’s constitution. The state then filed an appeal of the judge’s decision, which automatically suspended the judge’s decision under Florida law. The Center for Reproductive Rights,…read more »