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2 off-duty firefighters missing after launching fishing boat off Florida coast

Port Canaveral/Twitter(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — A desperate search continued Sunday for two off-duty firefighters who never returned from a fishing trip off the eastern coast of Florida, officials said.Brian McCluney, a Jacksonville, Florida, firefighter, and Justin Walker, a member of the Fairfax, Virginia, Fire Department, were last seen on Friday launching a 22-foot fishing boat at…read more »

13 arrested, 6 injured at Portland right wing rally: Police

iStock(PORTLAND, Ore.) — Thirteen people were arrested and six were injured, as over 1,000 right-wing demonstrators and counter-protesters descended on downtown Portland on Saturday, police said.There were “at least 13 arrests,” in six hours, Portland Police Lieutenant Tina Jones said in a statement. “We are aware of four individuals who have been evaluated by Portland…read more »

13 arrested, 4 injured at Portland right wing rally: Police

iStock(PORTLAND, Ore.) — Thirteen people were arrested and four were injured, as over 1,000 right-wing demonstrators and counter-protesters descended on downtown Portland on Saturday, police said.There were “at least 13 arrests,” in six hours, Portland Police Lieutenant Tina Jones said in a statement. “We are aware of four individuals who have been evaluated by Portland…read more »

Suspected shooter in Philadelphia standoff charged with attempted murder

JANIFEST/iStock(PHILADELPHIA) — The suspected gunman who unleashed a torrent of bullets at Philadelphia police while barricaded indoors was charged Saturday with attempted murder, court records show. Maurice Hill, 34, was also charged with aggravated assault, assault of law enforcement officers, simple assault and recklessly endangering another person, according to records from Philadelphia County Court. Police…read more »

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