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  • Florida Governor Rick Scott is seen at a news conference discussing Tropical Storm Erika. (Credit: CNN)

    Tropical Storm Erika Hits Dominica, Leaving at Least 9 Dead; Florida Declares State of Emergency

    Images from the tiny Caribbean island of Dominica show the devastation after Tropical Storm Erika left at least nine dead. One road is cut in half. A plane floats through what used to be an airport runway. Trisha Scotland said the storm damage is the worst she’s seen in her lifetime. Scotland walked 6 miles from her home in Jimmit to the capital, Roseau, to check on her mother’s business, photographing the devastation along the way. “I’ve experienced at least […]

  • A New Hampshire jury began deliberations Thursday, August 27, 2015, in the trial of Owen Labrie, a 19-year-old graduate of St. Paul's School, who's accused of raping a girl when she was 15. (Credit: CNN)

    New Hampshire Prep School Grad Found Guilty on Misdemeanor Charges in Alleged Rape of Younger Classmate

    A New Hampshire jury on Friday convicted Owen Labrie of five counts — including one felony — in connection with the sexual assault of another student at a prestigious boarding school, but it acquitted him of more serious charges. Labrie, 19, a former student at the elite St. Paul’s School, appeared shaken as the verdict was read, at one point nodding his head and reaching for a tissue to wipe tears. At the time of the assault, the accuser was […]

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    ‘You’ll Never Find Him’: Four Years After Mother’s Suicide, Search for Missing Son Continues

    On May 11, 2011, Amy Fry-Pitzen checked her 6-year-old son out of Greenman Elementary School citing a family emergency. Three days later, Fry-Pitzen’s body was found in a hotel room in Rockford, Illinois. She had committed suicide. A note was found saying that her son, Timmothy, was safe with people who would love and care for him. “You’ll never find him,” Fry-Pitzen’s note read. Four years later, at 10 years old, Timmothy is still missing. Where is Timmothy? Did Fry-Pitzen […]

  • Alison Parker and Adam Ward are shown in photos from Facebook. They died in an on-air shooting in Virginia on Aug. 26, 2015.

    WDBJ Journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward Were Shot in the Head: Authorities

    He carefully choreographed the slaying of the two journalists for maximum shock value. And, judging from the items found in his car, he took equally meticulous steps to get away with it. But a text message to a friend may have been Vester Lee Flanagan’s undoing. A search warrant document that CNN obtained Thursday shows the lengths Flanagan went to avoid getting caught after gunning down reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward on live TV Wednesday. Later, clues were […]

  • Mary Margaret Bannister was invited on stage during a Donald Trump campaign stop in Greenville, S.C., on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, to touch his hair, proving he does not wear a toupee as some media outlets had suggested. (Credit: CNN)

    Trump Invites Woman Onstage to Confirm His Hair Is No Toupee

    It’s not every day you get to meet a presidential candidate, let alone get invited up on stage to touch their hair. So when Mary Margaret Bannister attended Thursday’s Upstate Chamber Presidential Series with her husband here to hear what Trump had to say, she never imagined she would be onstage in front of 1,400 performing an impromptu inspection of the alleged Trump toupee. “It was a very bizarre experience,” Bannister told CNN. “You know, I was just listening to […]

  • WDBJ tweeted this photo of Vester L. Flanagan, a former reporter for the station who went by Bryce Williams on air, after the fatal shooting on Aug. 26, 2015.

    WDBJ Shooter Wrote That He Admired Columbia, Virginia Tech Killers

    One day after reporter Alison Parker, 24, and her cameraman, Adam Ward, 27, were gunned down on live television in Roanoke, Virginia, Parker’s boyfriend said merely remembering their lives is not enough. “There needs to be some action that is taken out of an event like this — out of an event like Sandy Hook, like Charleston, like Aurora, Colorado … where these things just don’t occur anymore,” Chris Hurst told CNN on Thursday, citing a litany of American gun […]

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    Caught on Video: Usain Bolt Wiped Out by Segway Riding Cameraman

    Even the fastest man on Earth has got to watch where he’s going. Usain Bolt snatched the 200 meters title from his arch rival, Justin Gatlin, at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing in his usual, effortless style. As he started on a customary lap of honor, his eyes were fixed on the cheering, adoring crowd. A moment he was clearly reveling in. That was until a cameraman, inches away from the athlete with his lens focused on him, loses […]

  • US President Barack Obama address the US Conference of Mayors during their annual meeting at a hotel in San Francisco on June 19, 2015. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

    President Obama Addresses ‘Structural Inequality’ in New Orleans on Katrina Anniversary

    President Barack Obama returned Thursday to an outwardly thriving New Orleans to mark strides 10 years after Hurricane Katrina slammed into the city. But underneath the visible recovery lie persistent racial and economic inequities that haven’t receded since the storm. Tens of thousands of African-Americans fled New Orleans after Katrina hit, never to return. The city’s poverty rate has remained near 30%. And according to one analysis, African-American households in the city earn more than 50% less than their white […]

  • Vicki Gardner, executive director of the Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce, was being interviewed by WDBJ reporter reporter Alison Parker when police said Vester Flanagan shot and killed Parker and photographer Adam Ward. Gardner was wounded by gunfire. (Credit: Gardner Family)

    Surviving Victim in WDBJ Shooting Was Able to Walk to Ambulance; Is in Stable Condition

    The husband of Vicki Gardner, a chamber of commerce executive who survived being shot in the back during a live news broadcast in Virginia, was watching on TV as the tragic events unfolded. Tim Gardner told CNN’s Chris Cuomo he was “stunned” at what had happened but relieved that he was able to speak to his wife by phone as she was taken to the hospital. “When she called me she told me she had been shot in the back […]