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Fan Dies After Falling From Stands at Atlanta Braves Game

1 hour 49 min ago
The team announced that the unidentified person passed away after falling from the upper deck of Turner Field during a game against the Yankees.









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Wife of Slain Deputy: 'There Are No Words'

2 hours 15 min ago
Kathleen Goforth said in a statement that her husband was her best friend, a day after he was gunned down in an apparently unprovoked attack.









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Hundreds Attend Vigil in Honor of Fallen Deputy

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:44pm
A large crowd of mourners gathered outside the suburban Houston gas station where Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth was killed.









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'It's Not Fair': Hundreds Attend Vigil for Ambushed Deputy

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:02pm
Many who attended the vigil said they were frustrated by what they said was a presumption of guilt and lack of support for police.









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First Black Broadway Actor to Play Valjean in 'Les Mis' Dies

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 8:54pm
Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who became the youngest and first black actor to play the role of Valjean in "Les Misérables," died in a fire-escape fall.









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Kayakers Capture Close Encounter With Hammerhead Shark

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 8:00pm
The 8- to 10-foot shark circled the group off the San Diego coast Saturday, prompting lifeguards to close it off after seeing "aggressive behavior."









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Fan 'Confronts' Kyle Baptiste in Singing Duel

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 7:57pm
Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the youngest actor and first African-American to play the role of Jean Vallejan in Les Miserables died when he fell from a fire escape. One of Baptiste's fans, aspiring actor Bradford Love had his girlfriend shoot a video of them singing together after one of Baptiste's recent performances.









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Deadly Erika Weakens, But Florida Still on Alert

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 7:41pm
Deadly Tropical Storm Erika weakened as it drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic Saturday, but Florida officials still want residents to prepare.









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Missing 62-Year-Old California Hiker Found Alive

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 7:23pm
A 62-year-old woman, who went missing while hiking in California, was found alive Saturday, more than a week after she was separated from the group sh









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Sheriff: Hiker Very Grateful to be Found

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 7:15pm
Fresno County Sheriff Search and Rescue teams located 62-year-old Miyuki Harwood alive in a remote area Sierra National Forest. Sheriff Margaret Mims says flames and smoke from the nearby Rough Fire made the search for Harwood extremely difficult.









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Arrest Made in Shooting of Sheriff's Deputy

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 6:32pm
The Harris County Sheriff's Office says 30-year-old Shannon J. Miles has been charged in the fatal shooting of Deputy Darren Goforth.









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Are Nurse Practitioners a Replacement for Doctors?

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 5:41pm
Patients are increasingly turning to nurse practitioners instead of physicians for a less expensive healthcare alternative.









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Today in Pictures: August 29

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 5:37pm
See the best 10 photos from Saturday.









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Naked Burglar Trashes Store

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 5:02pm
Police say suspect was high on meth when he destroyed an Alabama gas station. WSFA's Lindsey Rogers reports.









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Prep School Rape Case Spotlights Campus Sex Assaults

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 3:31pm
A prosecutor in the St. Paul's prep school rape trial said the case has put an important spotlight on the need for conversations about sexual assault.









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'Cops' Lives Matter': Person Questioned in Deputy Killing

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 3:12pm
No one has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a uniformed sheriff's deputy at a Houston gas station Friday night.









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Boy, 17, Charged With Raping 9-Year-Old Girl at Fair

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 3:03pm
A 17-year-old boy was charged Friday with raping a 9-year-old girl at the Maryland State Fair, and the alleged victim told investigators that she had









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Family Scattered by Katrina Still Making Its Way Home

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 2:38pm
Three generations of the Higgins-Chester family followed different paths in the storm's aftermath, but the lure of New Orleans and home is strong.









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Jerry Seinfeld's Lemonade Stand Shut Down by Police

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 2:32pm
"Lemonade dreams crushed by local neighbor, but not before raising lots of money for @loverecycled," Seinfeld's wife wrote on Instagram.









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Bystander Shot in NYPD's Undercover Gun Sales Probe Dies

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 1:30pm
A 61-year-old bystander who was shot by undercover police investigating illegal firearms sales in a New York City suburb on Friday has died.









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