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Shooting kills man; wounds 2 including child in Hope Hull

By the Associated Press HOPE HULL, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been killed and two other people wounded in a shooting in an Alabama neighborhood. Montgomery County deputies said the shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. Saturday in Hope Hull. Deputies told news outlets a man and a child were wounded in the fatal shooting. Their conditions were not released Sunday. Deputies did not say what led to the ...

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Calls for investigations after power restored in Manhattan

From the Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A power outage struck the heart of Manhattan on the anniversary of a 1977 blackout— stranding passengers on subways, gridlocking drivers that had to navigate the streets without traffic lights and bringing the curtain down on Broadway shows. The outage, which stretched 30 blocks from Times Square to the Upper West Side, left around 73,000 customers without power Sat ...

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1 dead, 1 leg amputation in Lake Wedowee jet ski crash

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports LAKE WEDOWEE — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said one person was killed on Lake Wedowee on the morning of Sunday, July 14, 2019. ALEA Marine Patrol and local rescue squads were on the scene. Two jet skis collided, killing a father and injuring his daughter. The man killed was approximately 53-years-old. ALEA said his 17-year-old daughter suffered a leg amputati ...

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Raw meatloaf, distributed to hospitals, recalled because of metal bits

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports WASHINGTON — Raw meatloaf that was shipped to hospitals in Arizona, California and Nevada have been recalled due to contamination of extraneous materials. Specifically, the meatloaf could contain broken metal bits, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Ada Valley Gourmet Foods, Inc. recalled 3,490 pounds of the ...

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NYC power outage knocks out subways, businesses, elevators

Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities were scrambling to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square's towering electronic screens and darkened marquees in the theater district and left businesses without electricity, elevators stuck and subway cars stalled. The New York City Fire Department said a transformer fire Saturday evening at West 64th Street and W ...

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Cullman County man killed when motorcycle collides with car

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CULLMAN — A man was killed in a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Friday, July 12, 2019. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) said Jonathan Carl Givens, 33, of Cullman County, was killed when the Suzuki GSX motorcycle he was driving collided with a 2006 Honda Accord. The crash happened at 10:55 p.m. on Cullman County 437 one mile west of Cullman. Give ...

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Police kill man accused of attacking immigration prison

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A man armed with a rifle and throwing incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning died after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said. The Tacoma Police Department said the officers responded at about 4 a.m. to the privately run Tacoma Northwest Detention Center, a U.S. Department of ...

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Search for missing boater continues

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports ARLEY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman remains missing more than week after a boat crash on Smith Lake. Search crews have been looking for 26-year-old Kelsey Nicole Starling since the July 4 evening boat crash on the lake. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Marine Police said searchers have used sonar, underwater cameras, dive teams and search dogs to try to find the missi ...

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Hurricane Barry slogs toward shore; storm surge feared

By KEVIN McGILL and JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Carrying "off the chart" amounts of moisture, sprawling Hurricane Barry crawled slowly toward shore, knocking out power on the Gulf Coast and dumping heavy rains that could last for days in a test of flood-prevention efforts implemented after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans 14 years ago.The Coast Guard rescued more than a do ...

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Woman killed in Coosa River boat crash Identified

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports COOSA COUNTY -- Alabama State Marine Police identified a woman on the Coosa River on Saturday, July 13. Krista Danielle Elliot, 32, of Wetumpka, was killed when the boat she was in struck a tree that was hanging over the river. She was the only passenger in the boat. The operator was not hurt. The crash occurred on the river near Wetumpka, Capt. Gary Buchanan of the ...

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