• iStock/Thinkstock(CINCINNATI) -- Another mistrial was declared Friday for a former Ohio police officer who went on trial twice in connection with a deadly traffic stop shooting two years ago.Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing, who is white, fatally shot 43-year-old Sam DuBose, an unarmed black man, after Tensing pulled DuBose's car over near the University of Cincinnati in July 2015. Tensing's body camera video shows him shooting DuBose.
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  • Bedford Police Department/Facebook(BEDFORD, Texas) -- The death of a 14-year-old girl is shrouded in mystery after her body was found in a landfill in northern Texas this week.Kaytlynn Cargill was last seen walking her dog not far from her house in Bedford on Monday around 6:20 p.m. local time. When Cargill didn't return home after about 30 minutes, her parents began looking for her. The teen was reported as a missing child to the Bedford Police Department later that night.Cargill's family told police the teen may have gone to a friend's residence. Officers went to the apartment complex in Bedford where that friend lived Monday night but were unable to locate Cargill. Investigators searched the apartment complex again for additional clues early Tuesday. It's unclear whether Cargill was ever at the apartment complex.At that time, there was still no reason to believe she was in any danger or to suspect foul play in her disappearance, Bedford Police Chief Jeff Gibson said at a news conference Friday morning.The Bedford Police Department issued an alert to the community later Tuesday, asking for the public's help in locating Cargill. There was no issuance of an Amber Alert because the circumstances of the girl's disappearance did not meet the strict criteria required by state and federal law, Gibson noted.On Wednesday, investigators continued canvassing the apartment complex in Bedford and searched the surrounding area for Cargill.That afternoon, the Bedford Police Department received a call from authorities in Arlington that a body had been found in a landfill there, and the deceased person matched the characteristics of the missing teen, according to Gibson.The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office conducted an autopsy and positively identified the body as Cargill on Thursday. The cause of death has not yet been determined.At the press conference Friday, Gibson said the body showed no signs of trauma, and it's unclear whether Cargill was killed by somebody. However, her death is now a criminal investigation, Gibson added.The girl's family has requested privacy, which Gibson asked the media to respect."This is a terrible loss to the family, a great loss to her friends, classmates as well as to our community," Gibson told reporters. "We are working diligently and tirelessly on a resolution to this senseless loss."Cargill was a seventh-grader at Central Junior High School in Euless. Friends and classmates described Cargill as a vibrant young teen who loved band, according to ABC affiliate WFAA-TV.Investigators are working with the garbage and recycling service that operates the Arlington landfill to determine the origin of the trash dump in which Cargill was discovered.No arrests have been made and there are no outstanding warrants related to the death investigation at this time. There is no suspect or person of interest, according to Gibson.The Bedford Police Department has partnered with the Arlington Police Department, federal agencies and a local school district in an effort to solve the death mystery."Our No. 1 priority as we move forward in the Bedford Police Department is meeting the needs of a grieving family," Gibson told reporters Friday. "We will continue to use all of our resources internally and externally to find the answers that this family and this community deserves."
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  • Stocktrek Images/Thinkstock(DAYTON, Ohio) -- An F-16 Thunderbird was involved in an accident on Friday at the Dayton International Airport, an airport spokesperson told ABC News.There were no fatalities in the accident, the spokesperson said.
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  • Paul Ziolkowski(NEW YORK) -- These guys had a "whale" of a time when a humpback decided to give them a boat-side show in the New York harbor.On Thursday, New Jersey native Paul Ziolkowski was boating near the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in between New York and New Jersey when something "over-whale-ming" happened.As seen in the video, a humpback whale breached directly next to their boat.The men cursed in disbelief as their boat bobbed up and down in the aftermath."This definitely was one of the craziest experiences in my life, and I've had many," Ziolkowski wrote on his Facebook post.At their feet in their boat they found a fish brought in from the wave that was generated from the whale's leap."I know it sounds like a fish story ... but these #NewJersey waters are serious," Ziolkowski joked in his Facebook post.As the video shows, right after the whale swam away, a nearby boat started cheering at what they’d just seen."I got that on film too," Ziolkowski yelled to a nearby boat.In the video, the other boat occupants were so amazed by the experience they witnessed, they asked for him to text them the video he took.
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  • ABCNews.com(DALLAS) -- This dancing gorilla channeling his inner “Maniac” in his kiddie pool at the Dallas Zoo is captivating the hearts of the internet.Zola, a 14-year-old Western lowland gorilla, showed off his awesome moves, spinning around in his pool flailing his arms to splash the water, and it’s basically encompassing how everyone feels about it being Friday.“This is Zola 100 percent,” Ashely Orr, the primate supervisor who recorded the hilarious video, wrote to ABC News. “He is probably one of the goofiest and fun-loving gorillas in our troop at the Dallas Zoo.”
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  • iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) -- Many children have a favorite stuffed toy they keep close, and for a 2-year-old boy in Massachusetts, that devotion paid off.Eduardo Jose Luis Gomez was clutching his large, stuffed cow when he fell 16 feet out a second-floor window to the concrete below.“It’s a good distance and luckily for him, you know, the stuffed animal did absorb most of the impact,” Chelsea Deputy Fire Chief John Quatieri told the ABC affiliate in Boston, WCVB-TV.Conscious and alert after the fall, Gomez was held at Massachusetts General Hospital for observation and is expected to be OK.A toy story with a happy ending.
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