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March for Science held in cities around world calls for respect, funding

(WASHINGTON) -- Scientists and supporters of science marched in cities around the world Saturday to push back against what organizers said is “an alarming trend toward discrediting scientific co... Read More

Missing Tenn. student Elizabeth Thomas is 'resting' after reuniting with her family

(CULLEOKA, Tenn.) -- The 15-year-old Tennessee girl who was allegedly kidnapped by her former teacher has been reunited with her family and friends, the family's attorney said in a statement.

Elizabeth Thomas returned to Tennessee on Frida... Read More

Arizona police questioning person of interest in Phoenix serial shootings that killed 7

(PHOENIX) -- Police in Phoenix are investigating a person of interest in connection with a series of shootings that occurred in 2016 that claimed 7 lives, a law enforcement source told ABC News.

In July, the Phoenix Police Department annou... Read More

Memphis high school senior class collects more than $80 million in scholarship offers

(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- While students across the nation continue to narrow down their college options, Whitehaven High School in Memphis, Tennessee, is already in full-fledged celebration mode with its 2017 senior class so far being offered more than $8... Read More

Inside the isolated cabin where Elizabeth Thomas and Tad Cummins were found

(CECILVILLE, Calif.) -- The tiny cabin where authorities found former Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins and his 15-year-old student, Elizabeth Thomas, is nestled in the woods in a remote, mountainous area of inland, northernmost California near the Orego... Read More

What we know about former Tenn. teacher Tad Cummins' relationship with 15-year-old student Elizabeth Thomas

(CULLEOKA, Tenn.) -- After more than a month on the run amid a nationwide manhunt, former Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins was found with his 15-year-old student, Elizabeth Thomas, in far northern California.

Cummins was arrested and charged ... Read More

Georgia mother sues school district after son dies on a class trip in Belize: 'He was everything to me'

(NEW YORK) -- One mother from Georgia is taking legal action after her 14-year-old son died while on a class trip to Belize last year, and is warning other parents to "trust no one" when it comes to sending your children on international school trips... Read More

Arkansas carries out first execution since 2005

(NEW YORK) -- The state of Arkansas carried out its first execution in 12 years on Thursday just before midnight, after a series of rejected appeals that reached all the way up to the Supreme Court cleared the way for 51-year-old Ledell Lee to be put... Read More

Oregon man arrested after setting stranger ablaze at Denny's restaurant

(NEW YORK) -- An Oregon man was arrested after police said he poured gasoline on a stranger and then lit him on fire at a Denny's restaurant in Happy Valley, Oregon, ABC affiliate KATU reported on Thursday.

The 24-year old man, identified ... Read More

Suspect in Fresno shooting rampage charged with previous murder of motel security guard

(FRESNO, Ca.) -- The suspect behind a shooting rampage that killed three people in just minutes in Fresno, California Tuesday has been charged with murder from a previous killing.

The Fresno County District Attorney's Office charged Kori A... Read More

How the controversial DACA deportation case landed with Judge Curiel

(WASHINGTON) -- Juan Manuel Montes, 23, was deported to Mexico in February in what has become a controversial case, pitting his advocates against Trump administration officials.

Attorneys for Montes allege that he was arrested, detained an... Read More