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Boy, 3, dies after falling into restaurant grease trap in Rochester, NY

By the Associated Press ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A 3-year-old boy has died after falling into an underground grease collection tank behind an upstate New York fast-food restaurant. Rochester Police Investigator Frank Camp says the boy fell through a plastic cover into the grease trap behind a Tim Hortons restaurant Monday morning. Witnesses pulled the unidentified child out and administered CPR. Camp says the ...

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The Latest: Barry overwhelms sewage systems on Alabama coast

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Barry (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Authorities say rains from Barry overwhelmed sewer systems on Alabama's coasts, causing more than 250,000 gallons (946,000 liters) in spills. The Alabama Department of Public Health says more than 180,000 gallons (680,000 liters) of sewage spilled in Baldwin County, located across Mobile Bay from the city of Mobile. An estimated 125,000 gal ...

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The Latest: Louisiana governor ‘grateful’ storm wasn’t worse

By the Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's governor says he is "extremely grateful" that Tropical Depression Barry did not cause the disastrous floods that had earlier been forecast. In a news conference Sunday evening, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Barry's rains could have been much worse. He says the state is now better prepared for future storms. Edwards says more than 90 people have been rescue ...

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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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