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Gabe Pressman, a Dean of New York Journalism, Dies at 93

Friday  17:25,   23 june 2017
The New York Times

To generations of mayors, governors and ordinary New Yorkers, Mr. Pressman, WNBC’s senior correspondent, seemed always on the scene.Sign Up For the Morning Briefing[...]

Gabe Pressman, a Dean of New York Journalism, Dies at 93

Friday  17:25,   23 june 2017
The New York Times

To generations of mayors, governors and ordinary New Yorkers, Mr. Pressman, WNBC’s senior correspondent, seemed always on the scene.Sign Up For the Morning Briefing[...]

Twist of fate turns sisters into disaster recovery experts

Friday  15:36,   23 june 2017
USA TODAY

Sisters Morgan and Caitria O'Neill never expected a tornado would hit their small hometown in Massachusetts — or that when it did, recovering from the disaster would change their lives. On June 1, 2011, a pair of twisters ripped across[...]

Police: Video shows only Lyles entering home before shooting

Friday  15:36,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

Surveillance video released Thursday from the hallway outside Charleena Lyles' apartment shows that no one other than her entered in the 24 hours before Sunday's police shooting that left the pregnant mother dead, Seattle police said.Police [...]

Police: Video shows only Lyles entering home before shooting

Friday  15:36,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

Surveillance video released Thursday from the hallway outside Charleena Lyles' apartment shows that no one other than her entered in the 24 hours before Sunday's police shooting that left the pregnant mother dead, Seattle police said.Police [...]

US mayors conference focuses on immigration, climate change

Friday  15:21,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

More than 250 U.S. mayors are meeting in Florida at a time when many cities are pushing back against Trump administration policies on climate change and immigration. The U.S. Conference of Mayors opens its annual meeting Friday in Miami Beach.[...]

FBI: Search for visiting Chinese scholar is agency priority

Friday  15:06,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

<p>The FBI says the search for a visiting Chinese scholar missing from the University of Illinois is a national priority for the agency.</p>Jon Holloway, assistant special agent in charge of criminal investigation at the Springfield FBI[...]

L.A. cops shoot at attacking pit bull and instead kill teen, authorities say

Friday  13:36,   23 june 2017
MSN

<p>Amber Alcantar woke early Thursday morning to a knock at the door. Before her stood a friend of her nephew, 17-year-old Armando Garcia-Muro. The young man was frantically searching for Garcia-Muro’s mother, Alcantar told the Los Angeles Times. [...]

Exclusive: Empty prison towers allowed inmate to escape

Friday  13:21,   23 june 2017
USA TODAY

<p>In a maximum security federal prison in California, convicted carjacker Guaymar Cabrera Hernandez made a run for it. A key to his brazen escape last month: Five guard towers ringing the perimeter of the compound were not staffed.</p>Turns[...]

Can Attacks Be Stopped in Airport Public Areas?

Friday  13:06,   23 june 2017
NBC News

<p>The stabbing of a police officer in a Michigan airport highlights issues surrounding safety in the easily accessible public spaces of America's airports, security experts told NBC News.</p>After wandering around Bishop International[...]

A Ground Zero ‘recovery hero’ helped clear 9/11 wreckage. Now he’s facing deportation.

Friday  12:51,   23 june 2017
MSN

"Mr. Cardona is deserving of our thanks — not the cold shoulder,” Rep. Joseph Crowley said.He spent nearly four months inhaling poisonous fumes as he removed hazardous material from the Ground Zero[...]

Twister rips apart several buildings in Alabama

Friday  12:51,   23 june 2017
CBS News

<p>Forecasters downgraded the status of Tropical Storm Cindy to a tropical depression on Thursday, but it's still dangerous. The storm rumbled across the Deep South, bringing heavy rain, damaging winds and at least one tornado.</p>In[...]

Twister rips apart several buildings in Alabama

Friday  12:51,   23 june 2017
CBS News

<p>Forecasters downgraded the status of Tropical Storm Cindy to a tropical depression on Thursday, but it's still dangerous. The storm rumbled across the Deep South, bringing heavy rain, damaging winds and at least one tornado.</p>In[...]

Witnesses: Five children dropped out of burning home, caught below

Friday  09:21,   23 june 2017
WISN Milwaukee

<p>Five children and two adults were rescued from a burning home Thursday thanks to the quick actions of neighbors and Milwaukee firefighters.</p>It happened Thursday near 29th Street and Mt. Vernon[...]

Witnesses: Five children dropped out of burning home, caught below

Friday  09:21,   23 june 2017
WISN Milwaukee

<p>Five children and two adults were rescued from a burning home Thursday thanks to the quick actions of neighbors and Milwaukee firefighters.</p>It happened Thursday near 29th Street and Mt. Vernon[...]