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OPD investigating officer-involved shooting
<p> Orlando police say they are looking for a driver who tried to run over an officer.</p><p> Police told Local 6 an officer responded to a call about a suspicious vehicle at Clear Lake Park.</p><p> According to police, the officer made contact with a man in his late 40s or early 50s inside a dark-colored Buick.</p><p> Police said the officer commanded the driver to put his hands up, but instead the man tried to drive away, almost hitting the officer.</p><p> An OPD spokesperson said the officer fired an unknown number of shots at the man's car as he drove away.</p><p> Police do not know if the man was injured, but said the officer who opened fire did hit the vehicle.</p><p> According to police the man struck the officer's patrol car while fleeing, so damage should be visible on the front bumper of that dark-colored Buick.</p><p> Local 6 has a crew on scene and will continue to update this story.</p>

2 killed, 4 injured in shooting at Washington school
<p> A teenager killed a girl and injured four others before turning the gun on himself at a Washington state school.</p>

Kissimmee man arrested after refusing to pick up daughter from school, police say
<p> A Kissimmee father was arrested on allegations of refusing to pick up his daughter from middle school after she missed her bus.</p><p> Walter Kramer, 57, was arrested Thursday on one count of child neglect.</p><p> According to Kissimmee police, the principal of Kissimmee Elementary School informed a police officer on Wednesday that a 14-year-old girl who attends Kissimmee Middle School was in the front lobby and needed a ride home.</p><p> School staff contacted the girl's father, identified as Kramer, who said he was not going to pick her up and it was the school's responsibility to take her home, according to police.</p><p> The principal told police that it wasn't the first time Kramer refused to pick up the girl from school.</p><p> A police officer contacted Kramer, who said he had a car but did not want to waste gas by picking up his daughter, according to officials.</p><p> The girl's mother works at Disney World and could not be reached by phone, police said.</p><p> The officer took the girl home about an hour later, but her father wasn't there, police said. &#160;The girl was released into the custody of her sister, police said.</p><p> A warrant was issued for Kramer, who war arrested the next morning at Kissimmee Middle School.</p><p> Kramer was taken to the Osceola County Jail but was later released on bond.</p><p> Kramer tells Local 6 that his daughter missed the bus because they wouldn't let her go to the bathroom and she went after school.</p><p> "My daughter as in the past has been denied use of the restroom," Kramer said. "The bus came ahead of schedule. She was in the restroom doing her business and she missed the bus."</p><p> Kramer said he was on the 4:15 p.m. bus to go and pick her up and that he never told authorities that he didn't want to waste gas.</p><p> Kramer also said that this is the second time his daughter has missed the bus because she had to use the restroom.</p><p> "It's not responsibility that the student gets on the bus at the proper period," Kramer said. "It's not my responsibility that they give her adequate time to go to the restroom."</p><p> The school said through a spokeswoman that every student is allowed to go to the bathroom whenever they need to.</p><p> No further comment was available from the district, citing student privacy concerns.</p>

Flagler County deputies investigate road-rage shooting
<p> Flagler County deputies are searching for a vehicle in a possible road-rage shooting on Friday afternoon.</p><p> Deputies said the shooting occurred on southbound Interstate 95 at mile marker 289 at around 3:15 p.m.</p><p> A 24-year-old woman was shot in the upper arm and suffered non-life-threatening injures, according to deputies.</p><p> The suspects are described as a male and female driving a black Mercedes sport utility vehicle and were last seen traveling southbound on Interstate 95, deputies said.</p><p> Anyone with information is asked to call 386-313-4911 in reference to case number 2014-98115 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-277-8477.</p><p> Check back for more on this developing story.</p>

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Last year, the news media reported on 195,000 disasters around the world. The ones you heard about depend crucially on your location. One interesting question about the nature of news is how well it reflects the pattern of real events around the world. Its natural to assume that people living in a certain part of the world are more likely to read, see and hear about news from their own region

10 Sneaky Ways ABC Is Boosting 39World News Tonight39 Ratings Guest Column
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Exworld 800m Champion Mulaudzi Dies In Car Crash Zuma
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Nightcrawler: The Story Of TV39s Seedy Underbelly
As Jake Gyllenhaals new film Nightcrawler hits our screens, we delve into the world of LAs real life ambulance chasers Nightcrawler: read our review from the Toronto International Film Festival Horror: Black Bear Eats Man. That was the headline ABC Los Angeless Eyewitness News chose to lure viewers to its nightly 11pm broadcast. Over on KCAL 9, the 11 oclock news was trailed with footage of a

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Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule At 2 PM EDT On Friday, Oct. 24
Oct. 24 Reuters Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday: The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202 898 8427 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Royals at Giants SAN FRANCISCO Veteran right handers Tim Hudson and Jeremy Guthrie take the mound in Game 3 of the World Series with the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals tied in the best of seven series 1 1.

Reuters Sports Schedule At 1400 GMT On Friday, Oct 24
Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Friday: TENNIS WTA Finals, Singapore Indoor Stadium to 26 Sharapova grinds out first win but exits Finals SINGAPORE Maria Sharapova recovered from a second set meltdown to record her first victory at this year39s WTA Finals with a 7 5 6 74 6 2 triumph over Poland39s Agnieszka Radwanksa on Friday but the Russian still bowed out of the elite eight

Amer Sports Financial Calendar And Annual General Meeting 2015
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New Jersey Files Defense Of Sports Betting Effort
Claims that New Jersey39s plan to allow legal sports gambling violates federal law are meritless, the state wrote in a court filing in response to efforts by four major U.S. The track is the only venue in the state that has said it will take bets under a law signed by Gov. Chris Christie last Friday that allows sports betting at racetracks and casinos. The NFL, the NBA, the NHL, Major League

Sports Betting Attorney Jeff Ifrah Offers Analysis On NFL, NBA, MLB, NCAA Lawsuit To Block New Jersey Sports Wagering
According to well known sports betting attorney Jeff Ifrah, the lawsuit by the NFL, NBA, MLB and NCAA seeking to block enforcement of the New Jersey Sports Wagering Law doesn39t make much sense. quotThe

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