• ABC News(HOUSTON) -- Doctors treating former President George H.W. Bush and his wife at a Houston hospital said on Monday the former president is out of the ICU, and the former first lady has been discharged.George Bush, 92, was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital on Jan. 14 after exhibiting shortness of breath, and has been treated for pneumonia in the intensive care unit during his stay.
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  • Hannah Foslien/Getty Images(SAINT PAUL, Minn.) -- The governor of Minnesota, Mark Dayton, collapsed while giving the State of the State speech there Monday night.Dayton had been speaking for about 45 minutes at the state capital when the incident occurred.Further details were not immediately available.This is a developing story. Please check back in for updates.
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  • ABC(SPOKANE, Wash.) -- An officer's frantic efforts to free a driver from her car as it erupted into flames was caught on bodycam footage released by police in Spokane, Washington.
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  • Clearwater Police Department(SAFETY HARBOR, Fla.) -- A 4-year-old boy who loves his local police department got a big surprise Sunday when four uniformed officers crashed his birthday party.Brody Barnaky was greeted by Sgt. Tom Rodgers, Officer Justin Murray, Officer Scott Penna and Officer Tomislav Marjanovic and was even given a police flag as a gift."When they came walking, in [Brody] ran up and jumped into one of the officer's arms," mom Tiffany Barnaky of Safety Harbor, Florida, told ABC News. "They were the nicest men. They were so good with the kids. They took them out to the cars, hugged [Brody], they compared muscles, they were absolutely the sweetest officers. The fact that they all wanted to come and do that was just amazing."Since last year, Brody has admired police officers, Barnaky, 35, said."Every time we are in contact with a police officer, he asks for my phone and pulls up the pictures of Halloween to show them that he was an officer," she said. "I asked him what kind of party he wanted and he said, 'A police officer party at a bowling alley.'"Two weeks before the celebration, Barnaky contacted the Clearwater Police Department to invite an officer to the party at Countryside Lanes in Clearwater for cake."He [the PIO] said, as long as the world behaves itself, someone would come by," Barnaky said. "Four officers were able to come by. We were completely blown away."Rodgers told ABC News that he was happy to carve out some time to meet Brody, who was wearing an "Officer Brody" T-shirt."Once he saw us, his face just lit up," Rodgers told ABC News. "It was the cutest thing ... he ran up, I grabbed him, picked him up and he had no hesitation at all."Rodgers and his squadmates showed Brody the police cars and even let him speak over the PA system.Barnaky said she couldn’t be more grateful for the kindness shown to her son."I think that's why he's fallen in love with them," she said. "The importance of their job to protect the community is what we're showing him. That's why he wants to be a police officer."
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  • iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A 2-year-old child is believed to be among the missing after a series of deadly tornadoes wreaked havoc in parts of the South this weekend, according to authorities.More than a dozen people died over the weekend from the devastating twisters and many more lost homes in the destruction."We have people who have no home, no food, no warmth, and no hope," Chris Cohilas, a commissioner in Dougherty County in south Georgia, told the press Monday."It is total devastation and destruction," said Ron Rowe, emergency medical services director in the city of Albany in Dougherty County. "We have multiple neighborhoods that have totally been 'removed,' if I can use that word."Cohilas said authorities began searching for a 2-year-old child after a mother reported the youngster missing.The mother "reported her 2-year-old child had been swept away during the tornado," he said.The tornadoes wreaked havoc from early Saturday through Sunday in areas from Mississippi to the Florida Panhandle, parts of Alabama and south Georgia.He added that an active search-and-rescue effort was underway in the county, led by state and local law enforcement, but that resources were limited, and that the country needed help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency."We've been begging for FEMA's help," Cohilas said. "To get caught up in bureaucratic red tape during this time of human suffering is disgraceful. I would ask President Trump take significant steps to remove the bureaucratic red tape and get us some people on the damn ground."The president expressed condolences to the people affected by the tornadoes on Sunday."I want to start off by telling you I just spoke with Gov. Nathan Deal of Georgia, great state, great people," Trump said Sunday from the White House. "Florida affected, Alabama affected by the tornadoes, and just expressed our sincere condolences for the lives taken."Trump added that the tornadoes "were vicious and powerful and strong.""So we'll be helping out the state of Georgia," Trump added.
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  • iStock/Thinkstock(SAN ANTONIO) -- Jonathan Murphy, 42, was identified as the Good Samaritan who was shot and killed after intervening during a shooting at a mall in San Antonio, Texas, according to the Bexar County Medical Examiner's office.Murphy was the only person killed from the Sunday afternoon incident.The shooting at the Rolling Oaks Mall began as an attempted robbery by two suspects at the mall's Kay Jewelers Store, the San Antonio Police said.Murphy tried to intervene and was shot and killed by one of the suspects, police said.Another citizen then intervened and shot the suspect who shot Murphy, police said.The second suspect ran through mall, shooting additional victims, police said.Two other people were shot and suffered non-life-threatening wounds, police said.The injured suspect, whose name was not released by the police, was hospitalized in critical condition, police said.The second suspect, identified by police as 34-year-old Jason Matthew Prieto, who police said fled after the shootings, was later caught and taken into custody.Both suspects are facing one capital murder charge and two counts of aggravated robbery, police said.
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