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WRVA News
September 02, 2019 - 5:08 pm
Richmond, VA ( NEWSRADIO WRVA ) -- Governor Ralph Northam has declared a state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Dorian’s effects on southeastern Virginia, anticipated to begin Thursday. “Hurricane Dorian is a serious storm, and current predictions indicate that it may affect parts of Virginia...
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Daniel Munoz talks about his experience being injured in Saturday's shooting incident during an interview in a park in Odessa, Texas, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 01, 2019 - 9:09 pm
Mail carrier Mary Granados was alone in her U.S. Postal Service truck when she was shot and killed by a gunman who hijacked the white vehicle in West Texas amid his frenzy of violence. Granados, 29, was among seven people between the ages of 15 and 57 killed Saturday. Another 22 were injured,...
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Texas shooting
Jacy Lewis/Reporter-Telegram via AP
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 01, 2019 - 6:33 pm
The death toll in a West Texas shooting rampage increased to seven Sunday as authorities investigated why a man stopped by state troopers for failing to signal a left turn opened fire on them and fled, shooting more than 20 people as he drove before being killed by officers outside a movie theater.
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Jacquie Cadorette
September 01, 2019 - 6:18 pm
( KRLD ) - The man who went on a shooting spree in Odessa, Texas, has been identified by police as 36-year-old Seth Aaron Ator. Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke announced at a press conference Sunday that while they knew the shooter's identity , they wouldn't be releasing the information to the...
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Authorities cordon off a part of the sidewalk in the 5100 block of E. 42nd Street in Odessa, Texas, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. Several people were dead after a gunman who hijacked a postal service vehicle in West Texas shot more than 20 people, authorities said Saturday. The gunman was killed and a few law enforcement officers were among the injured. (Mark Rogers/Odessa American via AP)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 01, 2019 - 3:31 pm
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a shooting in West Texas (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Odessa police say the man who killed seven people in West Texas has been identified as Seth Aaron Ator. Police posted the update on Facebook. They say he is a 36-year-old from Odessa. They didn't provide any...
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American Airlines
Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren, special to USA TODAY
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 01, 2019 - 12:50 pm
American Airlines says it is delaying the expected return date for its Boeing 737 Max jets. The airline said Sunday that while it "remains confident" that coming software updates and training will mean recertification of the aircraft this year, it is extending cancellations for Max flights through...
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Kevin McAleenan
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY via Imagn
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 01, 2019 - 11:25 am
The acting U.S. homeland security secretary calls a mass shooting in West Texas that left at least five people dead "extraordinarily concerning'' and describes it and other recent mass shootings as a "homeland security threat.''
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Odessa-Midland, Texas Shooting
(Dustin Fawcett via AP)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 01, 2019 - 10:35 am
Seven people were killed in a mass shooting in West Texas that all started with a traffic stop Saturday in the area of Midland and Odessa.
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Associated Press
September 01, 2019 - 10:12 am
BREAKING: Hurricane Dorian has made landfall in the Bahamas as a Category 5 storm with 220 mph wind gusts. McLEAN'S TOWN CAY, Bahamas (AP) — An already dangerous Hurricane Dorian intensified yet again Sunday as it closed in on the northern Bahamas, threatening to batter islands with Category 5-...
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WWL Newsroom
September 01, 2019 - 8:05 am
(AP) -- A dangerous Category 5 Hurricane Dorian closed in on the northern Bahamas early Sunday, threatening to batter islands with 160 mph winds, pounding waves and torrential rain as people hunkered down in schools, churches and other shelters. Millions from Florida to the Carolinas kept a wary...
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