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Arrest in gruesome slayings of couple found in Peabody, Mass. basement

A spokeswoman for the Essex District Attorney's Office said the two were found Sunday after a woman ran out of the 19 Farm Ave. home and flagged down a vehicle that brought her to the state police barracks in Danvers late Saturday. She said no arrests have been made. The woman, had run out of the residence and caught a ride to the barracks with someone she had flagged down. The house is rented in the name of a 67-year-old disabled man, Fox News reports.

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Police expand search for suspect in 2 in girls' deaths

It's been seven days since the girls disappeared, six days since their bodies were found a couple of miles outside of town. A task force made up of Federal Bureau of Investigation agents, state police and local law enforcement is investigating.

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California officer killed, another injured following early morning shootout

Sky5 aerial footage taken short time afterwards shows the driver's side and rear passenger windows of a Whittier Police Department SUV partially shattered. At a news conference more than two hours after the shooting, authorities confirmed one of the officers struck by gunfire had died. The surviving officer and suspect are now in stable condition, according to Corina.

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Severe storm leaves almost 40000 without power in San Antonio

The lightning also sparked a fire at Woodridge Elementary School, according to the San Antonio Fire Department. There are at least five known injuries, but all are said to be minor. Another 30 to 40 homes were damaged in two adjoining subdivisions about 10 miles northeast of downtown, said Bexar County spokeswoman Monica Ramos.

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Small Plane Crashes In Bayonne, New Jersey; At Least 1 Injured

Witnesses say it came close to hitting a gas station. The pilot began experiencing problems over New York Harbor near the Statue of Liberty around 10 a.m., authorities said. Four cars were destroyed or damaged from the crash, according to WABC-TV, and there were reports of downed wires and debris. "A plane just crashed in Bayonne and literally just missed my house".

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A sinkhole swallowed two cars in Los Angeles

She added that the sinkhole formed during the heavy rains Friday night and was likely caused by a combination of excessive showers and a possible sewer failure. A 55-year-old man died in hospital died after he was electrocuted when a tree downed power lines that fell on his auto in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles.