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West Virginia Police Chief Recounts Rescue of Student Hostages from Armed Classmate: 'One of the Greatest Sights We Ever Saw'

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West Virginia Police Chief Recounts Rescue of Student Hostages from Armed Classmate: 'One of the Greatest Sights We Ever Saw'

Originally posted 08/26/2015 07:20PM

Watching a classroom of West Virginia students reach safety after two and a half hours of being held hostage on Tuesday "was one of the greatest sights we ever saw," Philippi, West Virginia, Police Chief Jeff Walters tells PEOPLE.

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Revealed: Alleged TV Gunman Vester Flanagan's Past as an Escort, Sources Say

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Revealed: Alleged TV Gunman Vester Flanagan's Past as an Escort, Sources Say

Originally posted 08/26/2015 06:20PM

PEOPLE has spoken with two sources who confirm that Vester Flanagan, who allegedly killed two of his former colleagues on live television before turning the gun on himself hours later, exchanged sex for money in the mid-1990s.

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FROM EW: USA Postpones Mr. Robot Finale Due to WDBJ7 Shooting

FROM EW: USA Postpones Mr. Robot Finale Due to WDBJ7 Shooting

Originally posted 08/26/2015 05:45PM

"Our thoughts go out to all those affected during this difficult time," USA said in a statement

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Alleged TV Killer Expressed Admiration for Virginia Tech Gunman and Says He Wanted Revenge for Charleston Massacre in Manifesto

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Alleged TV Killer Expressed Admiration for Virginia Tech Gunman and Says He Wanted Revenge for Charleston Massacre in Manifesto

Originally posted 08/26/2015 05:05PM

Two hours after Vester Flanagan allegedly shot and killed a WDBJ7 reporter and cameraman Wednesday morning, he purportedly faxed a 23-page document to ABC News containing a manifesto and a series of grievances that led to his rampage.

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'Not Hearing Her Voice Again Crushes My Soul': Devastated Father of Virginia TV Reporter Pays Tribute

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UpdatePosted 08/26/2015 04:30PM

'Not Hearing Her Voice Again Crushes My Soul': Devastated Father of Virginia TV Reporter Pays Tribute

Originally posted 08/26/2015 02:55PM

The father of slain WDBJ reporter Alison Parker has paid an emotional tribute to his daughter after the 24-year-old TV reporter was shot and killed on live TV Wednesday morning.

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Former Prep School Student Takes the Stand, Denies Having Sex with Freshman

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Former Prep School Student Takes the Stand, Denies Having Sex with Freshman

Originally posted 08/26/2015 04:25PM

Owen Labrie, the prep school graduate accused of raping a 15-year-old female student last year at New Hampshire's elite St. Paul's School, testified Wednesday that he didn't have intercourse with the high school freshman.

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Missing South Carolina Teen Has Been Found Safe

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Missing South Carolina Teen Has Been Found Safe

Originally posted 08/26/2015 03:30PM

Marley McKenna Spindler, the South Carolina teen who went missing last Thursday, has been found.

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'He Wanted to Be Famous': How Alleged Killer Vester Flanagan Spiraled Downward After Being Fired from String of TV Jobs

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Who Was Vester Lee Flanagan, the Man Who Allegedly Shot 3 People on Live TV?

Originally posted 08/26/2015 02:55PM

To the people of Roanoke, he was known as Bryce Williams, a general assignment reporter at WDBJ who covered the typical local news stories: house fires, school board meetings and local crimes. He had worked in the market for about a year, leaving the station in 2013.

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How the Shattered Fiancée of Cameraman Adam Ward Watched His Last Moments from the Control Room

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How the Shattered Fiancée of Cameraman Adam Ward Watched His Last Moments from the Control Room

Originally posted 08/26/2015 01:40PM

WDBJ cameraman Adam Ward, who was killed Wednesday morning, allegedly by a "disgruntled" former employee of the news station, had recently become engaged to Melissa Ott, a producer at the station.

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TV Shooting Suspect Bryce Williams Tweets Video Showing Killing of Reporter and Cameraman

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UpdatePosted 08/26/2015 12:20PM

Suspect Tweets Videos Showing Killing of Reporter and Cameraman

Originally posted 08/26/2015 11:45AM

A man claiming to be the suspect in the shooting of reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, posted two graphic videos depicting the killings on Twitter.

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