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July 5, 2018

Record rainfall in Houston as searing heat lingers out West

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Severe storms on Wednesday that stretched from Colorado to New Jersey dumped a record rainfall on Houston, with some areas seeing up to 8 inches. On America's birthday, 77 damaging storms were reported, including two tornadoes -- one in Florida, another in Texas -- that di..
July 5, 2018

Boston shelter offers housing, services for homeless millennials

Y2Y(CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) -- Experimenting with recreational drugs at 11, in and out of juvenile detention facilities at 15, homeless at 20. From a young age, Ryan has struggled to find stability in his life. Born and raised in Boston, he lived on the streets for years as his drug addiction spiraled out..
July 5, 2018

Protester arrested after climbing base of Statue of Liberty

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A 44-year-old protester picked a patriotic location this Independence Day: the Statue of Liberty. Therese Patricia Okoumou, of Staten Island, was arrested after scaling the base of the statue and taking up temporary residence on Lady Liberty's right foot. Okoumou is expe..
July 5, 2018

92-year-old mom fatally shoots son when he threatened to move her into assisted living: authorities

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office(FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz.) -- A 92-year-old woman was charged with murder for allegedly shooting her son after he threatened to move her into an assisted living facility, authorities said. Anna Mae Blessing allegedly pulled two pistols from her robe at about 10 a.m...