Morgan Winsor

Morgan Winsor

New York-Based Journalist

Breaking News Reporter at ABC News, with an eye on Africa. Previously writing stories for International Business Times and CNN.

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Anti-jihad transit ad pulled after request from James Foley's family

By Morgan Winsor, Kristina Sgueglia, and Rosa Flores, CNN
New York (CNN) -- A transit advertisement depicting deceased American journalist James Foley moments before he was beheaded by ISIS was pulled from circulation in New York and San Francisco, according to the attorney representing the organization behind the ads, American Freedom Defense Initiative.

CNN

Doctor caught in social media storm defends laying off employee with cancer

By Morgan Winsor, CNN
(CNN) -- A Pennsylvania oral surgeon who laid off a cancer-stricken employee had good intentions -- aiming to help the woman get unemployment benefits and focus on her treatment -- but now he is getting threats and verbal attacks on social media, according to the doctor's lawyer.

CNN

Delaware teens charged after beating videos go viral

By Morgan Winsor, CNN
(CNN) -- Viral videos of assaults on a mentally disabled Delaware man have led police to identify two teenage suspects accused in the attack, and a third suspect to turn himself in.

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Woman accused of using Facebook while driving is charged with homicide

By Morgan Winsor, CNN
(CNN) -- A North Dakota woman who police say was using Facebook on her cellphone when she crashed into another car is accused of negligent homicide in the death of a great-grandmother during the May accident.

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NY man arrested for allegedly flying drone over U.S. Open venue

By Morgan Winsor, CNN
New York (CNN) -- New York City police arrested a man for allegedly flying a drone inside the U.S. Open venue Wednesday night.

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CNN

Cops: Toddler asleep in car as mom slept in bar

By Morgan Winsor, CNN
(CNN) -- A toddler was found sleeping in a parked car outside a Connecticut bar early Saturday, hours after police discovered her allegedly intoxicated and incapacitated mother sleeping inside the bar.

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Police: 25-pound boy nearly starved, beaten by family

By Ray Sanchez and Morgan Winsor, CNN
(CNN) -- A 7-year-old Pennsylvania boy beaten for sneaking food was nearly starved and weighed only 25 pounds when he arrived at a hospital, authorities said. The boy sometimes ate insects he caught on his porch.

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'Cake Boss' and friends rescued from boat stranded in thick fog

By Ray Sanchez and Morgan Winsor, CNN
New York (CNN) -- Buddy "Cake Boss" Valastro's gastronomical gifts were of little help when his 32-foot Boston Whaler got lost in heavy fog in New York Harbor.

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CNN

Guess where new tenants found python?

By Morgan Winsor, CNN
New York (CNN) -- It's normally the domain of loose change and missing remotes, but after what one couple discovered in the sofa, you might think twice about sticking your hands down below the cushions.

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Snowy owls injured by jet downdrafts are back in the wild

By Morgan Winsor, CNN
(CNN) -- Two snowy owls injured by the downdraft of jets taking off in Boston have been released in a safer place where the likes of saltmarsh sparrows and piping plovers flutter amid marshes, bogs and beach dunes.

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Fishermen use hook to help save man

By Morgan Winsor and Kristina Sgueglia, CNN
New York (CNN) -- Talk about the catch of your life.
Fishermen hooked a senior citizen who was drowning near a New York pier Saturday, keeping the man above water and close to the pier long enough for rescuers to reach him, according to a fire department spokesperson.

CNN

Police: NY man, 86, shoots grandson, girlfriend before taking own life

By Ray Sanchez and Morgan Winsor, CNN
New York (CNN) -- An apparent dispute over housing ended with an 86-year-old New York man shooting his grandson and killing his grandson's girlfriend before fatally shooting himself, a law enforcement source said Saturday.

CNN

Part of woman's finger severed in New Jersey mall parking dispute

By Morgan Winsor, CNN
(CNN) -- A violent spat over a parking spot at a New Jersey mall has left a woman with part of her finger bitten off, the Cherry Hill Police Department says.

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Cuomo: We're bringing college classes to New York's prisons

By Morgan Winsor, CNN
(CNN) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday the launch of a statewide program to fund college courses in prisons, giving inmates the opportunity to earn a college degree.

CNN

Ex-sportscaster Don Tollefson accused of taking over $100,000 in charity scam

By Morgan Winsor, CNN
(CNN) -- Former Philadelphia Eagles broadcaster Donald Tollefson was arrested Tuesday on charges alleging that he embezzled more than $100,000 in charity donations, according to the Bucks County district attorney's office.