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‘I want my daughter out’: Search ongoing for three missing in abandoned mine

stevenfoley/iStock(CLEAR CREEK, W.Va.) — As crews urgently search for three people believed to be trapped in an abandoned West Virginia mine, their worried loved ones are desperate for their safe rescue.”I want my daughter out,” Randy Williams, the father of trapped woman Kayla Williams, told ABC News.Authorities believe four people illegally entered the Rock House…read more »

New storm moving east with snow, strong wind and rain

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A new storm is firing up in the West and it will bring stormy weather to most of the country over the next four days.Already up to 2 feet of snow has been reported in parts of the Northwest while more than 4 inches of rain also fell in the area…read more »

NC police officer under investigation after slamming teen sisters to ground

WTVD-TV(DURHAM, N.C.) — A North Carolina sheriff’s deputy was placed on leave after a video emerged of him slamming two teenage girls to the ground.The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office said it placed the officer on administrative leave on Tuesday, a day after video surfaced on Facebook showing the girls being wrestled to the ground during…read more »

Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate asylum ban during appeals

dkfielding/iStock(WASHINGTON) — In an emergency application to the Supreme Court Tuesday evening, the Trump administration has asked the justices to intervene to allow immediate enforcement of President Donald Trump’s ban on asylum for immigrants who illegally cross the southern border.Last week, a federal appeals court declined to lift an injunction blocking the administration from enforcing…read more »

CA university offers off-campus finals after second mass-shooting threat in a week

KABC-TV(LOS ANGELES) — California State University, Northridge said it will be administering final exams off campus, beginning Wednesday, after receiving a second mass-shooting threat in less than a week.University officials told professors to offer online or off-campus alternatives for finals after a student discovered a handwritten letter on Monday warning of a campus shooting.”While law…read more »

Dramatic video shows child jumping from burning apartment

Balch Springs Police Department(DALLAS) — Three police officers played heroes in Texas on Monday when they came upon an apartment engulfed in flames and a family stuck on the second floor.Officers David Fields and Corey Jones from the Balch Springs Police Department were two of the first people on the scene and immediately realized a…read more »