• Scott Olson/Getty Images(SANTA FE, Texas) -- Speaking to ABC News, 15-year-old Courtney Marshall clutched her cellphone, watching videos of her art classmates just a few weeks ago laughing and joking and primping for the camera.Now, half of them are dead or recovering from gunshot wounds, Courtney included, after Friday's mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas."We couldn’t get the back door open and we tried to break through the glass windows in the back of the class but couldn’t," she told ABC News.Courtney's best friend, Christian Garcia, "grabbed me and my teacher and got us into the closet," she said. "[The gunman] just shot into the closet. I saw my teacher just die in front of me and I just saw my best friend die in front of me.”She said the suspected gunman, 17-year-old student Dimitrios Pagourtzis, looked her right in the eye and kept firing.In the frenzy, Courtney managed to call her mother, who told her to run. As her teacher and friends died around her, Courtney said she bolted for the door while the gunman reloaded.“When I saw the door open and he was reloading, I just ran. I fell down outside and another boy came and helped me up and we just ran and ran," she said. "He was just firing at us. I didn’t even know that I had been hit until I reached my uncle’s truck.”Ten people were killed and 13 others wounded in the two art rooms.Those remaining art students are in a group chat trying to figure out how to handle the carnage they saw, Courtney said.She said they want to return to the art rooms for closure on Wednesday.Courtney said she is speaking out so her friend Christian's parents know he saved her life and that he tried to save their teacher’s life too by pulling them into the closet."Christian saved my life -- he’s a hero," she said.Courtney's mother, Candy Marshall, said she doesn’t know what the answer is to the school violence, but she knows she'll never forget her daughter's phone call and the line going dead.When Courtney had reached the hallway, her call to her mother dropped, leaving Marshall in an agonizing wait to know if Courtney made it out of school alive.“It’s a call I will never forget," Marshall said. "All I can do is think about those parents whose kids didn’t make it out.”
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  • Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- When “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli finally pays for his fraud, the federal government argues its coffers should be filled first.Shkreli, who was convicted of securities fraud and is serving a seven-year prison sentence, owes the IRS more than $1.6 million, according to a new court filing.“Martin Shkreli has failed, neglected, or refused to pay in full the liability for the income tax year 2015,” government tax attorney Stephanie Chernoff said in the court filing.The feds asked a judge to determine whether Shkreli should pay that debt before others. Last month the commissioner of Taxation and Finance in New York said Shkreli should first repay his state tax lien of $480,000, “an interest superior to that of the United States of America,” the state attorney general argued.The state said its tax lien dates to January 2017, well before Shkreli was ordered in March to forfeit more than $7 million in assets to satisfy his securities fraud conviction.The federal government said its tax lien is even older.“The long-established priority rule with respect to federal tax liens is that ‘the first in time is the first in right,’” Chernoff said. “The federal tax lien has priority over the commissioner's liens.”If Shkreli cannot pay, the IRS wants a piece of his other forfeited assets, including an E-Trade brokerage account, a Picasso work and the rare Wu-Tang Clan album “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin.”Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • Galveston County Sheriff's Office(NEW YORK) -- Some school shooters act out and get in trouble with either school officials or police before making the deadly decision to open fire.For others, the shooting may be their first significant instance of violence.By all public accounts so far, Dimitrios Pagourtzis fell into the latter category up until the moment he shot and killed 10 people at his high school and injured 13 others last Friday.Pagourtzis's clean record contrasts with that of Nikolas Cruz, the alleged shooter who killed 17 people in Parkland in February.According to school records obtained by ABC affiliate WPLG, Cruz was involved with an assault in January 2017, less than a month before the shooting. On the same day as the assault, he was suspended for one day and a threat assessment was ordered for him. He had been suspended for two days one month earlier. It is unclear what the result of the threat assessment was or whether one was even conducted.In spite of an apparent lack of disciplinary issues with Pagourtzis, that doesn't mean there were no warning signs, experts say.Scanning social media
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  • ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) -- Flooding has hit from North Carolina to Florida to New Mexico as the Southeast braces for more rain later this week.Up to 4 inches of rain has fallen near Raleigh, North Carolina, causing flash flooding, stalling cars and prompting water rescues.Four more inches of rain brought flooding to some southern Florida neighbors, and some areas have seen more than a foot of rain in the past nine days.Also, flash flooding prompted water rescues in New Mexico, where at least one person has died.This unsettled pattern will continue around the country with more flash flooding possible in spots.The biggest threat for flooding will be in the Southeast over the next several days, as tropical moisture continues to stream into the region.A disturbance in the northern Caribbean might develop into a tropical or subtropical cyclone over the next several days but, whether it develops or not, more heavy rain is forecast for the Southeast this week.Some areas could see more than 6 inches of rain today through Saturday.
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  • Steve Parsons - Pool / Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- All eyes were on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their wedding day Saturday, except for the nearly 14 minutes when the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry made history with a soul-stirring sermon at St. George's Chapel that is still generating buzz."It’s been remarkable and very surprising," Curry said today on "Good Morning America" of the reaction to his sermon.he New York-based Curry, who’s the first black leader of the Episcopal Church in the United States, made history again as the first American to preach at a British royal wedding.Curry said it was Meghan and Harry's decision, in consultation with leaders of the Church of England, to include him in the wedding."I didn’t believe it because a member of my staff called and said, ‘They’d like you to preach at the royal wedding,'" Curry recalled. "I said, ‘Get out of here; it’s April Fools. You’ve got to be kidding me.’"Harry, 33, and Meghan, 36, now known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, wed Saturday at St. George's Chapel in front of about 600 guests and a worldwide audience of billions.Curry, the head of the Episcopal Church, spoke in his royal wedding address about the power of love and at one point quoted U.S. civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr."We must discover the power of love, the redemptive power of love. And when we do that, we will make of this old world a new world," the bishop said Saturday. "Love is the only way. There's power in love. Don't underestimate it. Don't even over-sentimentalize it. There's power, power in love."King's daughter, Bernice King, immediately recognized her late father's words.She tweeted, "#MLK quote at the #RoyalWedding. Your life, teachings and words still matter so much, Daddy. Congrats, Harry and Meghan!"What to know about Bishop CurryCurry was installed as the 27th presiding bishop and primate of the Episcopal Church in 2015, according to the church's official website. He was elected to a nine-year term.A descendant of African slaves, Curry, 65, was born in Chicago, according to his official bio.After attending school in Buffalo, New York, he graduated from Hobart College in 1975, and earned a Master of Divinity degree from Yale University in 1978. That same year, he was ordained as a deacon at St. Paul's Cathedral in Buffalo, and went on to work as deacon-in-charge at St. Stephen's in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.Later, he became the rector of St. James' in Baltimore, until he was elected as the 11th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina in 2000.Curry is passionate about social justice issues, marriage equality and immigration policy. He has authored three books: "Following the Way of Jesus: Church's Teachings in a Changing World," "Songs My Grandma Sang," and "Crazy Christians: A Call to Follow Jesus," and is a regular speaker in houses of worship and at conferences around the United States and internationally.Married to Sharon Clement, Curry is the father to two adult daughters, Rachel and Elizabeth.Read Bishop Curry's full royal wedding sermon HERE.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • ABCNews.com(BALTIMORE) - -A 16-year-old boy is in custody in connection with the Monday killing of a female Baltimore County police officer, the Baltimore County Police and Fire Department said this morning.Three suspects are still being sought, police added.The teenager was arrested Monday shortly after the death of the officer, whose name has not been released.The teen has also not been publicly identified.This story is developing. Please check back for more updates.
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