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Cafeteria Worker Tried Stopping Washington School Shooter


ABC News(MARYSVILLE, Wash.) -- A cafeteria worker tried stopping a freshman homecoming prince who opened fire inside his Washington state high school, killing one person and injuring four others - including two of his relatives - before shooting himself.The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Saturday that it had finished its on-scene investigation of the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, about 40 miles north of Seattle. Eyewitnesses and law enforcement sources ident

Health Worker Quarantined in New Jersey Tests Negative for Ebola


Creatas/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A preliminary test for Ebola came back negative for a health care worker who was quarantined at a New Jersey airport after she returned from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, the state's Health Department said in a statement Saturday.The woman, who hasn't been identified, was quarantined at Newark Liberty International Airport despite not having any symptoms, health officials said. Hours later, she developed a fever.The woman was transferred to University H

Two Officers Dead After Two-County Crime Spree in Northern California


iStock/Thinkstock(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- Two officers are dead after a two-county crime spree in Northern California, during which three officers and a bystander were shot.Authorities say 47-year-old Deputy Danny Oliver of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department was shot in the head after he approached a suspicious vehicle in a motel parking lot.After carjacking a vehicle, two suspects-- a man and woman-- headed north, where two Placer County Sheriff's deputies were shot. One of the Placer Co

Homecoming Prince Identified as High School Shooting Suspect


ABC News(MARYSVILLE, Wash.) --  A high school student in Washington state opened fire in a cafeteria at lunchtime, leaving one person dead and at least four injured before killing himself with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.Eyewitnesses and law enforcement sources identified the shooter as Jaylen Fryberg, a freshman at Marysville Pilchuck High School. Marysville police administrative commander Robb Lamoureaux earlier declined to identify the suspect, but said he was a male stud

What We Know About the Washington State High School Shooting Suspect


Jaylen Fryberg/Facebook(MARYSVILLE, Wash.) -- The shooter who opened fire at a Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington State Friday was identified to ABC News by eyewitnesses and authorities as Jaylen Fryberg.Fryberg, who was a student at the school, died as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. One girl died and four others were injured in the gunfire.Rachel Pomeroy, a junior, said she knew the shooter and last spoke with him on Thursday."He was fine the day before. He

Ax Attack Against New York City Cops Was Inspired by Terrorists, Police Say


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A man who attacked New York City police officers with an ax had converted to Islam in recent years and the assault appears to have been a lone wolf terror attack, police said Friday.One officer who was struck in the head with the ax by Zale Thompson on Thursday is in critical but stable condition, Police Commissioner William Bratton said. A second officer was also injured.Thompson was shot and killed by two other officers as Thompson charged them with the ax, Bratt

Remains of Missing UVA Student Hannah Graham Identified


Charlottesville Police Department(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- The remains of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, who vanished last month, have been positively identified, police said Friday.The remains were found in a field on Oct. 18 about 10 miles from Charlottesville, Virginia, where the UVA sophomore was last seen.Surveillance cameras captured Graham at about 1 a.m. on Sept. 13 with a man named Jesse Matthew.Matthew, 32, was named the suspect in the case a week after she vanished and

Body of Missing UVA Student Hannah Graham Is Identified


Charlottesville Police Department(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- The body of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, who vanished last month, has been positively identified, police said on Friday.Follow @ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Two Dead, Including Suspect, in Shooting at High School in Washington State


ABC News(MARYSVILLE, Wash.) -- Two people are confirmed dead, including the suspected shooter, after a reported school shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington state, police said.The Marysville Police Department and the FBI responded to the school, which is about 40 miles north of Seattle, to initiate evacuations.More ABC news videos | ABC Health NewsEyewitness Alyx Peitzsch told KOMO that she was in the cafeteria when the shooting started and she heard four gunshots.She estimat

Shooting Suspect Dead at High School in Washington State


ABC News(MARYSVILLE, Wash.) -- A suspected shooter was dead at the scene of a reported school shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington state, police said.The Marysville Police Department and the FBI responded to the school, which is about 40 miles north of Seattle.Police were clearing school buildings to ensure there was no ongoing threat, an official said.Marysville Police Commander Robb Lamoureux says students are still being evacuated, but at this point, police believe the gu

Shooting Reported at High School in Washington State


ABC News(MARYSVILLE, Wash.) -- Authorities are responding to reports of shots fired Friday morning at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington.KOMO reports that three people were injured and two were airlifted to hospitals.The high school is being evacuated. The school reportedly has about 2,700 students.Student Alyx Peitzsch says she was in the cafeteria when she heard four shots and turned to see a gunman pointing a weapon at a table of students."I saw them point it at the fee

Ebola 'Poses No Threat to Others,' Mayor Assures New York


Office of the Mayor NYC(NEW YORK) -- The mayor of New York City on Friday assured a city alarmed over the presence of an Ebola patient that the patient "poses no threat to others.""We are fully prepared to handle Ebola," Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference Friday, a day after it was announced that Dr. Craig Spencer was admitted to Bellevue Hospital with a diagnosis of the lethal virus.De Blasio said the city's emergency system has "planned for the crisis...That's why we've been ahead

Ebola-Free Nurse Nina Pham Visits President Obama


The Pham Family(BETHESDA, Md.) -- Before returning to her "normal life" in Texas, newly Ebola-free Dallas nurse Nina Pham got a hug from President Obama in the Oval Office.Hours earlier, Pham had walked out of the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, where she has been in isolation since Oct. 16, to a round of applause. She thanked everyone who cared for her since her Oct. 11 Ebola diagnosis, and said she would finally go home to her dog, Bentley. "I feel fortunate and blessed to be st

Donations Pour in to Buy Eric Frein Lookalike a Car


The Tully Family(CANADENSIS, Pa.) -- Thousands of dollars have been raised for a Pennsylvania man who said he's continually accosted by cops as he walks to work through the woods where police are searching for suspected cop killer Eric Frein.Supporters who heard about James Tully's plight raised nearly $14,000 online to buy him a car. Tully said he walks five miles from his home in Canadensis to his job at a metal manufacturing factory, and his path crosses right through the manhunt area in the

National Park Service Investigating Vandalism Reports in at Least 10 Parks


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The National Park Service has launched an investigation following reports of vandalism in at least 10 parks in Arizona, California, Colorado, Oregon and Utah, officials said Friday.“On Tuesday we received a phone call from a reporter who directed us to a web blog called www.modernhiker.com claiming that a person has self-identified as serially vandalizing National Parks in the west,” Jeffrey Oslon, a National Park Services spokesman told ABC News.&ldquo

Intruder Shot by Golfer's Wife May Have Been Her Ex-Lover: Police


Thinkstock(TAMPA, Fla.) -- The wife of a semi-pro golfer shot an intruder in an August home invasion -- but a police report released this week revealed that the wife and intruder were allegedly having an affair, with authorities declining to bring criminal charges in the case.Mishay Simpson, 28, the wife of golfer Rhett Simpson, was home alone with the couple’s daughter on Aug. 19 when their home alarm system went off, police said.Simpson told investigators that someone came upstairs and o

Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Virus-Free, Glad to Go Home to Dog


The Pham Family(BETHESDA, Md.) -- After weeks in isolation recovering from Ebola, Dallas nurse Nina Pham thanked everyone who cared for her and said she was glad to finally be going home to her dog, Bentley.Pham walked out of the National Institutes of Health's hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, Friday morning to a round of applause."I feel fortunate and blessed to be standing here today," she told reporters, adding that she hopes to return to her "normal life."Pham, 26, contracted Ebola from Liber

Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Virus-Free, NIH Says


The Pham Family(BETHESDA, Md.) -- After weeks in isolation, Dallas nurse Nina Pham has been declared Ebola-free, according to the National Institutes of Health.Pham, 26, contracted Ebola from Liberian national Thomas Duncan, who flew to the United States in September and was diagnosed with Ebola at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Pham, a nurse there, cared for Duncan when he was especially contagious. He died on Oct. 8, and she tested positive for the deadly virus on Oct. 11.It was

Retracing the Steps of Craig Spencer, Doctor Who Tested Positive for Ebola


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Officials are retracing the steps of a doctor who tested positive for Ebola on Thursday, with the doctor in isolation at a New York City hospital and three others under quarantine, city and state officials said.Dr. Craig Allen Spencer, 33, was placed in isolation at Bellevue Hospital on Thursday after reporting a 100.3 fever and gastrointestinal symptoms. He had been treating Ebola patients in Guinea -- one of the West African countries battling an outbreak of the

Hatchet-Wielding Man Who Attacked Cops 'Just an Angry Guy'


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A hatchet-wielding man who attacked two police officers in New York City before he was shot to death was likely “just an angry guy” and was not connected to any terrorist organizations, a police source told ABC News.The attack happened at 2 p.m. Thursday, at the intersection of Jamaica Avenue and 162nd Street in the city’s borough of Queens.Surveillance video released by police shows the man -- later identified as Zale Thompson, 32 -- wearing a he
 

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