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Naval base shooting victim alerted others, ‘saved countless lives,' family says

8 monthes ago   |   By NY Daily News

Joshua Kaleb Watson died a hero. The 23-year-old Watson was one of three victims in Friday's attack at Naval Air Station Pensacola. But there could have been many more victims if not for Watson's actions. “After being shot multiple times he made it outside and told the first response team where...
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Family Of Pensacola Navy Base Shooting Says Victim 'Saved Countless Lives'

Family Of Pensacola Navy Base Shooting Says Victim 'Saved Countless Lives'

8 monthes ago   |   By NPR

The victim's brother said in a Facebook post that his sibling was shot multiple times. "He died a hero and we are beyond proud but there is a whole in our hearts that can never be filled."
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Oregon trooper injured, 24 arrested in Portland, Oregon gatherings

Oregon trooper injured, 24 arrested in Portland, Oregon gatherings

Some people filled pool noodles with nails and placed them in the road, causing significant damage to a patrol vehicle, police said. Read more ...

Dustin Johnson atop packed leaderboard at PGA Championship

Dustin Johnson atop packed leaderboard at PGA Championship

SAN FRANCISCO - The PGA of America probably couldn't have placed the pieces on the leaderboard in more favorable positions had it mapped it out in advance of Sunday's PGA... Read more ...

Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened...

Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened in 43 states

"If you don't know where your onions are from, don't eat, serve, or sell them or any food prepared with them," the CDC said Friday. Read more ...

'It's Ridiculous': States Struggle To Accommodate COVID-Positive Voters

'It's Ridiculous': States Struggle To Accommodate COVID-Positive Voters

In Texas, COVID-positive voters can be put in the position of choosing between their right to vote and the public's health. (Image credit: Courtesy Linda Harrison and Vernon Webb) Read more ...

National Parks Service has some suggestions if you're attacked by a bear...

National Parks Service has some suggestions if you're attacked by a bear: 'Don't push your slower friends down'

"Do not climb a tree. Both grizzlies and black bears can climb trees.⁣⁣ Do not push down a slower friend (even if you think the friendship has run its course)," the NPS added. Read more ...

A military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of...

A military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of marijuana will be freed

He's already served nine years in prison. Read more ...

Ben Simmons needs surgery in devastating 76ers blow

Ben Simmons needs surgery in devastating 76ers blow

Ben Simmons is headed back to the operating room. The 76ers star will undergo surgery to remove a loose body from his left knee, according to multiple reports Saturday. He will... Read more ...

FBI helping in search for Georgia woman whose 2-year-old son was found...

FBI helping in search for Georgia woman whose 2-year-old son was found wandering alone in Florida

The FBI is now involved in the case of a missing Georgia woman whose toddler was found barefoot, wandering alone in a Florida city two weeks ago. Read more ...

In Executive Actions, Trump Extends Unemployment Benefits

In Executive Actions, Trump Extends Unemployment Benefits

President Trump signed four executive actions to provide economic relief amid the coronavirus pandemic. They amount to a stopgap measure, after not reaching a deal with... Read more ...

All UC staff, students required to take flu shots before November

All UC staff, students required to take flu shots before November

The University of California announced Saturday all students, faculty and staff will be required to get the flu shot before Nov. 1. Read more ...