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2 Wash. Shooting Victims Were Gunman's “Cousins"

Two of the four teens injured in Friday's school shooting in Marysville, Washington, were cousins of the gunman, identified by law enforcement officials as Jaylen Ray Fryberg, according to a family member, NBC News reported. The two boys, ages 14 and 15, were described as cousins of the shooter by Don Hatch, the grandfather of one of the victims. Fryberg, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in the cafeteria at Marysville Pilchuck High School. A female student was killed in the cafeteria shooting and four other victims — two boys, and two 14-year-old girls — were being treated at local hospitals. Providence Region Medical Center identified the girls Saturday as Shaylee Chuckulnaskit and Gia Soriano and said they were both in critical condition. Read »
45 minutes ago

Colleagues: U.S. Dr. With Ebola Was Very Careful

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Woman Quarantined in NJ Tests Negative for Ebola

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Wash. School Gunman "Seemed Like a Nice Guy"

A Washington state high school student who opened fire on a cafeteria table full of students, killing one, before fatally shooting himself on Friday, was smiling and waving to the crowd at Marysville Pilchuck High School's homecoming ceremony last week. Erick Cervantes, 16, a junior, told NBC News that Jaylen Ray Fryberg "seemed like a nice guy, and he had lots of friends," and others said he was popular with his classmates. Police haven't released any motive in the attack, that also left four students wounded, but classmates said Fryberg had recently gotten into an argument with another student and law enforcement sources said he may have been in a recent dispute over a girl. "He looked very mad" on Friday, Cervantes said. Read »
2 hours ago

Mom Arrested in Death of Girl, 4, at Homeless Shelter: Police

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Teams to Search Park for Missing D.C. Girl, 8

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Early Holiday Celebrations for Boy With Terminal Cancer

The town of West Jordan, Utah, is celebrating celebrating both Halloween and Christmas early for a 4-year-old boy with only a short time to live, Today.com reported. Ethan Van Leuven has been battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia for more than half his life, and doctors declared that his illness is terminal. Family and friends dressed up in Halloween costumes 10 days early and went trick-or-treating, and just two days later, held a parade in honor of Ethan’s fifth birthday, a month before his actual day. On Saturday, the town will celebrate Christmas, Ethan’s favorite holiday. Read »
Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 7:49 PM

A History of School Shootings Since Newtown

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014 at 12:55 PM
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Love at First "Like": Couple Who Met on Instagram Getting Married

It was love at first post for Bethanny and Cody, who met by following each other on Instagram. After documenting this first date on social media and then sharing thousands more photos documenting their relationship, the couple is set to tie the knot. "It's us being ourselves and I guess people like that authenticity about it," Cody told NBC's "Today" show. Professional photographers by trade, they've been instagraming their relationship since their first date on a Washington beach two years ago. Read »
42 minutes ago

2 Sheriff's Deputies Killed in Shooting Spree

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 5:37 AM

What You Need to Know: How the Ebola Virus Is Spread

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U.S. Probes Non-Combat Death of Marine in Iraq

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 at 5:12 AM

State Department: Israel Kills U.S. Minor During West Bank Clashes

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Hatchet Attack on Cops Was "Act of Terror": NYPD Chief

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