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Correspondent — ABC News
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@ABC News Correspondent reporting for @GMA, @WNTonight, @ABC2020, and @Nightline.

Bison Selfie Turned Into Mississippi Woman's 'Most Frightening Experience'

abcnews.go.com — Brandi Burgess has new respect for wildlife. The Flora, Mississippi, resident was flipped and tossed by a bison at Yellowstone National Park Tuesday after posing for a selfie in front of the animal with her daughter. "It was the most frightening experience I have been through in my life to date," she told ABC News in an exclusive interview.
Jul 24, 2015

Bison attacks woman after she poses for a selfie with it at Yellowstone National Park: abcn.ws/1KoJRL9 pic.twitter.com/AOkUMlhIQl

Jul 24, 2015

RT @ABC: Bison attacks woman after she poses for a selfie with it at Yellowstone National Park: abcn.ws/1KoJRL9 pic.twitter.com/gH9HkMDQMU

Jul 24, 2015

RT @WNTonight: Bison attacks woman after she poses for a selfie with it at Yellowstone National Park: abcn.ws/1KoJRL9 pic.twitter.com/PnEFCBfyey

Jul 24, 2015

Bison attacks woman after she poses for a selfie with it at Yellowstone National Park: abcn.ws/1KoJRL9 pic.twitter.com/9nWupEjfqB @ABC

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Video shows the moment Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escaped from prison

newsnet5.com — Newly-released surveillance video shows Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman before his escape from his prison cell -- after which he traveled to freedom through a mile-long, highly sophisticated tunnel, ABC News reports. In the surveillance footage recorded Saturday, Guzman can be seen pacing back and forth.

The Moment Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman Escaped From Prison

abcnews.go.com — Newly-released surveillance video shows Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman before his escape from his prison cell - after which he traveled to freedom through a mile-long, highly sophisticated tunnel. In the surveillance footage recorded Saturday, Guzman can be seen pacing back and forth.
Jul 15, 2015

VIDEO: #ElChapo escape tunnel & fake house used to hide 379 truckloads of dirt via @GioBenitez & @abcnews #abc7ny abcnews.go.com/International/…

Jul 15, 2015

Unbelieveable ... why would a prisoner such as El Chapo deserve a "blind spot" in his cell to give him privacy? fb.me/4mkEgZFYy

'Lucky to Be Alive,' Says Man Who Claimed to See Escaped Murderers After New York Prison Break

gma.yahoo.com — Two residents in the upstate New York town where a pair of convicted murderers escaped said they're "lucky to be alive" after spotting what they say were the fugitives a short time after they made their getaway. "Lucky to be alive, man," the man told ABC News today.
Jun 09, 2015

RT @GMA: 'Lucky to be alive,' says man who claimed to see escaped murderers after prison break: abcn.ws/1Kkqiog pic.twitter.com/77TXIBmCsA

'Lucky to Be Alive,' Says Man Who Says He Saw Escaped Killers

abcnews.go.com — Two residents in the upstate New York town where a pair of convicted murderers escaped said they're "lucky to be alive" after spotting what they say were the fugitives a short time after they made their getaway. "Lucky to be alive, man," the man told ABC News today.

Nobel Prize-Winner John Nash’s Death Raises Awareness About Buckling Up in Taxis

abcnews.go.com — The death of Nobel Prize-winning mathematician John Nash, who was killed when the taxi in which he was riding crashed in New Jersey, has renewed awareness about the need for people to buckle up when they're riding in taxis or similar car services.

Swimmer's Death Brings New Attention to Rip Current Dangers

abcnews.go.com — The death of a swimmer this Memorial Day weekend in Florida has drawn new attention to the dangers of rip currents. One person drowned Sunday after he was pulled from the surf in Daytona Beach, in front of an unguarded lifeguard tower. Beach-goers nearby tried to revive him.
May 25, 2015

RT @hiltonhead_news: Swimmer's Death Brings New Attention to Rip Current Dangers: The death of a swimmer this weekend in Florida has… dlvr.it/9yTmlv

May 25, 2015

Swimmer's Death in Florida Brings New Attention to Rip Current Dangers: abcn.ws/1IVP8eT @ABC News @GioBenitez pic.twitter.com/dY1o46iEzH

May 25, 2015

RT @paulleary: Swimmer's Death in Florida Brings New Attention to Rip Current Dangers: abcn.ws/1IVP8eT @ABC News @GioBenitez pic.twitter.com/dY1o46iEzH

Former American Apparel CEO Dov Charney Speaks Out for First Time Since Ouster

abcnews.go.com — For the first time since his ouster, former American Apparel CEO Dov Charney is talking publicly about being at war with the company he built and overcoming a reputation tarnished by allegations of sexual misconduct and mismanagement. "I want everybody to know I'm not 'the Sleaze King,'" Charney told ABC News' "20/20" in an exclusive interview.

Cops Hunt Gunman After 1 Dead in Texas Shooting Attacks

abcnews.go.com — Police in Texas are searching for a gunman believed to have randomly attacked five people in the past week, including one who later died. The attacks happened in Houston and nearby Missouri City, Texas, and involved pedestrians walking alone, police said. Police said the attacks started at 7 p.m.

V.I.N. Cloning: How Thieves Are Masking Car Thefts

abcnews.go.com — Every year there are 700,000 car thefts in the United States, according to the FBI. Experts say many of those stolen cars are chopped up and sold for parts, but there's another way of selling a stolen car that's even more profitable for car thieves.
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Jul 28, 2015

Minutes away: @ABC #WorldNewsTonight w/ @DavidMuir on the east coast with the stunning confession of Joyce Mitchell pic.twitter.com/SfEVOwrpZb

Jul 28, 2015

The incredible survival of a woman pinned to bed by a 5,000-pound tree Watch our @GMA story: abcn.ws/1KvVfaM pic.twitter.com/FBmGfpsd25

Jul 28, 2015

BREAKING: Prison worker Joyce Mitchell pleads guilty to helping two prisoners escape in northern New York. pic.twitter.com/txpgeuCl79

Jul 26, 2015

Such a sad ending. A look back at @Oprah's interview with Bobbi Kristina following Whitney Houston's death: oprah.com/own-oprahs-nex…

Jul 26, 2015

RT @ChrisConnelly: When MTV interviewed Whitney Houston for The Bodyguard, she was pregnant w/Bobbi Kristina. What's happened since is difficult to contemplate

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