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July 4, 2018

Protester who climbed Statue of Liberty apprehended by cops

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A protester picked a patriotic location to demonstrate on Wednesday by climbing the Statue of Liberty. The unidentified female protester scaled the base of the statue and took up temporary residence by the statue's right foot. Liberty Island, where the statue is located, w..
July 4, 2018

Fireworks banned as wildfires rage across the West

iStock/Thinkstock(FAIRPLAY, Colo.) -- Searing temperatures and drought conditions throughout much of the American West has caused many communities to ban traditional Fourth of July fireworks displays. The heatwave across much of the West, where wide swaths have been charred by wildfires and the merc..
July 4, 2018

Protester climbs Statue of Liberty, prompting evacuation of the island

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A protester picked a patriotic location to demonstrate Wednesday by climbing the Statue of Liberty. According to the U.S. Parks Police, the female protester is scaling the statue. Liberty Island, where the statue is located, is being evacuated and all visitors are being taken o..
July 4, 2018

Two dead after tree branch falls during Fourth of July fireworks

KTRK-TV(ROCK ISLAND, Illinois) -- Two men are dead and five others were injured after a large tree branch fell on them during Fourth of July celebration fireworks, officials said. Residents were gathered on the lawn of the Rock Island, Illinois courthouse Tuesday night to watch the fireworks for the..