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California to launch nation’s first statewide earthquake warning system

California to launch nation’s first statewide earthquake warning system

California will launch the nation’s first statewide earthquake early warning system Thursday morning, according to a news release from the governor’s office. Ground motion sensors all over the state will be used to detect earthquakes before people can feel them, and then a notification will go out so Californians can be prepared, according to the…MORE

Police investigate several assaults on men in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina

Police investigate several assaults on men in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina

Police in Wilmington, North Carolina are investigating reports of 11 assaults against men, including members of the military, near downtown bars, since January 2018, authorities said. The victims were assaulted around the time the bars closed, Wilmington police said. Some victims were robbed. Police have identified four victims who may have been sexually assaulted. Seven…MORE

Reward increases for information on missing Alabama girl as police search continues

Reward increases for information on missing Alabama girl as police search continues

After a search of an apartment complex did not reveal new information about a missing 3-year-old girl, the police chief in Birmingham, Alabama, made an impassioned plea Wednesday for whoever took the girl to return her safely. Birmingham Police Chief Patrick Smith appealed directly to anyone who knows the location of Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney. She…MORE

Over 300 migrating birds smashed into Charlotte’s NASCAR building

Over 300 migrating birds smashed into Charlotte’s NASCAR building

Dozens of migratory birds were killed Tuesday night when more than 300 of them struck a building in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, the Carolina Waterfowl Rescue group said on its verified Facebook page. The birds, identified as chimney swifts, hit the windows of the NASCAR Hall of Fame building, according to video from CNN affiliate…MORE