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  1. Winter feel in the air for central, eastern US with colder weather on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    The first lake effect snow event of the season delivered over a foot of snow Saturday in parts of southwest New York. Perrysburg, New York, reported 13.8 inches of snow on Saturday with squalls leading to near-zero visibility, and gusty winds to 30 mph.

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  2. Flood watches issued in 9 states as Plains also braces for stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Flood watches have been issued today in nine eastern states from Georgia to New Jersey. Parts of western Pennsylvania Wednesday saw more than 2 inches of rain, which produced flash floods, shutting down numerous roads.

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  3. Strong tornadoes possible in central US; warmup arrives on East CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    A strong and slow-moving storm system has already brought a first round of severe weather to the Great Plains. Another round will bring an increased threat of severe weather, including tornadoes, to more heavily populated areas on Tuesday.

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  4. Multiple rounds of severe weather expected in central USRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    An active jet stream is setting up an active storm pattern that will move over the U.S. heartland and produce multiple days of severe weather starting Monday and continuing through Wednesday. Ahead of the storm, gusty winds of more than 50 mph have enhanced wildfires from Arizona to Texas and Minnesota.

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  5. Severe weather threatens central US, while major warmup comes to EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Much of the country is seeing a rather quiet weather weekend. In the wake of a frontal system, much of the Midwest and parts of the Northeast are seeing a chilly spring Sunday morning.

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  6. Quiet, cool weekend ahead for central and eastern USRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Most of the nation has a quiet weekend ahead with no significant weather impacts in the forecast. A new system will bring some rain and cool conditions in the Northwest this weekend, while cool air also sinks into parts of the Midwest, Great Lakes and Northeast.

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  7. Police officer who fatally shot Kansas man in swatting case won't be charged: DARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    The Kansas police officer who shot and killed a man on his front porch last December following a prank call will not be charged, the county's district attorney announced Thursday. Andrew Finch was killed after police responded to a 911 call that alleged someone at his Wichita, Kansas, address had shot his father and was holding his remaining family hostage with a gun.

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  8. Missing boy's father, stepmother have history of violent fights, police reports showRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    The stepmother of a 5-year-old boy who's been missing since Saturday has a turbulent relationship with the boy's father, as documented in a series of police reports obtained by ABC News. Lucas Hernandez disappeared from his Wichita, Kansas, home around 3 p.m. on Saturday, police said.

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  9. Missing Wichita boy's stepmom charged with child endangermentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    The stepmother of a 5-year-old boy who's been missing since Saturday has been arrested, officials announced Wednesday. Wichita police said 26-year old Emily Glass was arrested for child endangerment as they continue to look for Lucas Hernandez.

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  10. Relative of missing five-year-old boy says she saw signs of abuse before he disappearedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    A 5-year-old boy who has been missing since the weekend may have been the victim of abuse, a relative told ABC News. Lucas Hernandez disappeared from his Wichita, Kansas, home around 3 p.m. on Saturday, police said.

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  11. Search underway for missing 5-year-old, family desperate for his returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Wichita police are continuing their frantic search for a missing 5-year-old boy who was last seen over the weekend. Lucas Hernandez disappeared around 3 p.m. on Saturday, police said.

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  12. Wichita cop springs fatherhood surprise on longtime friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    It was a traffic stop that took an unexpected turn. "In my head, I was thinking, 'Really, I don't need a ticket right now,'" said Francisco Torres of Wichita, Kansas.

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  13. Family of man killed by police after 'swatting' prank sues city, police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    The family of an unarmed man who was fatally shot by police after they responded to a "swatting" prank is suing the city of Wichita, Kansas, and 10 police officers, calling the young man's death "unacceptable." Andrew Finch's mother and sister filed the lawsuit Monday in the U.S. District Court of Kansas.

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  14. California man accused in Kansas 'swatting' death also wanted in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    A Southern California man accused of making a hoax 911 call that led to the killing of an unarmed man in Kansas is now also wanted by authorities in Canada. The Calgary Police Service has issued an arrest warrant for 25-year-old Los Angeles resident Tyler Barriss, who they allege made a "swatting" call on the evening of Dec. 22 to Calgary Police, in which the caller said he had shot his father and were holding his mother and younger brother hostage.

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  15. California man accused in Kansas 'swatting' death waives extraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    A 25-year-old man wanted in Kansas for allegedly making a hoax 911 call that led to the killing of an unarmed man by police has waived extradition proceedings in California. Tyler Barriss, of South Los Angeles, appeared before a judge in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, five days after being arrested on a fugitive-from-justice warrant for allegedly making the so-called "swatting" call.

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  16. Suspect in deadly Kansas 'swatting' call made 20 other threat-related calls in the past: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    The suspect accused of making the prank call to police in Wichita, Kansas, which led to the death of an unarmed man last week, made about 20 other threat-related calls in the past, police said Tuesday. The Glendale Police Department confirmed to ABC News that Tyler Barriss made about 20 calls to universities and media outlets throughout the country around the time he was arrested for a bomb threat to Los Angeles ABC station KABC in 2015.

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  17. Alleged prank 'swatting' call turns deadly with fatal police shooting of man in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    A 25-year-old man in California has been arrested over an alleged hoax 911 call that led to police killing an unarmed man in Kansas on Thursday night, authorities said. Tyler Barriss from South Los Angeles was arrested Friday afternoon for allegedly making the so-called "swatting" call, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed to ABC station KABC-TV .

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