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4 Pittsburgh-area residents arrested on suspicion of looting in North Carolina following Hurricane Florence

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According to police, the group was supposed to be helping clean up debris but instead helped themselves to cigarettes from a Speedway store in Holly Ridge.
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Donations begin pouring in for telethon to help Florence victims

Donations begin pouring in for telethon to help Florence victims

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Since Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas, the American Red Cross has deployed more than 100 emergency response vehicles and 3,100 disaster workers, and you can help their efforts.
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DAY OF GIVING: How Chicagoans can help Hurricane Florence victims

DAY OF GIVING: How Chicagoans can help Hurricane Florence victims

28 days ago   |   By

As residents of the Carolinas feel the effects of Florence, Chicagoans are eager to help. Some volunteers are stationed in the Carolinas, but there are also ways to help if you are right here in the Chicago area, watching from afar.
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Man fatally stabbed mom in head for not preparing food, police say

Man fatally stabbed mom in head for not preparing food, police say

The 34-year-old stabbed his mother with a kitchen knife, according to authorities. Read more ...

Red Sox finish off Astros in 5 games, head to World Series

Red Sox finish off Astros in 5 games, head to World Series

The Boston Red Sox are heading to the World Series for the first time in five years. Read more ...

Trump threatens to close border, cut foreign aid over migrant caravan...

Trump threatens to close border, cut foreign aid over migrant caravan; Here's what's at stake

Here's a look at foreign aid spending that's planned for the next year in the countries connected to the caravan - and some of the things it pays for. Read more ...

‘Attention Kmart shoppers': Video shows longtime Kmart employee's emotional...

‘Attention Kmart shoppers': Video shows longtime Kmart employee's emotional farewell

Attention Kmart shoppers: A man's emotional final Kmart announcement is going viral. Read more ...

Video shows Walmart employee telling man to speak English 'because we're in...

Video shows Walmart employee telling man to speak English 'because we're in Texas'

The woman reportedly told him that he shouldn't be in this country if he couldn't speak English. Read more ...

'Struggling' Red Sox hitter named ALCS MVP, marks MLB first

'Struggling' Red Sox hitter named ALCS MVP, marks MLB first

He was a big reason the Red Sox knocked out the defending champions and are advancing to the World Series. Read more ...

12-year-old boy shot, expected to survive

12-year-old boy shot, expected to survive

A 12-year-old Milwaukee boy was shot Thursday morning near 11th Street and Atkinson Avenue, police say. Read more ...

What happens if you win Mega Millions' $970M jackpot?

What happens if you win Mega Millions' $970M jackpot?

Lottery officials have some advice if you win the $970 million Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs Friday night Read more ...

As Caravan Of Migrants Heads North, Trump Threatens To Close Southern U.S...

As Caravan Of Migrants Heads North, Trump Threatens To Close Southern U.S. Border

Hundreds of people have arrived at a Guatemalan town just across the border from Mexico. It's uncertain how Trump would block the group from crossing at a legal port of entry... Read more ...

Over the top help for a local veteran

Over the top help for a local veteran

An old house with plenty of charm is getting a new roof thanks to Owens Corning's Roof Deployment Project. A program helps replace the roofs of U.S. veterans homes across the... Read more ...