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Video captures man returning stolen deck chairs

(COVINGTON, Ky.) -- A man alarmed a homeowner in Covington, Kentucky, when he was caught on camera scoping out her porch and then returning two days later to steal her deck chairs in the middle of the night. When videos of the incident were shown on local news stations, someone…... Read More

Officers cleared of wrongdoing in shooting that left firefighter, suspect dead in Wisconsin

(APPLETON, Wis.) -- Two officers involved in a shooting that left the suspect and a firefighter dead have been cleared of any wrongdoing in Wisconsin. Outagamie County District Attorney Melinda Tempelis said Appleton Police Sergeant Christopher Biese and Officer Paul Christensen were justified in shooting a suspect to death nearly…... Read More

Officers cleared of wrongdoing in shooting that left firefighter, suspect dead in Wisconsin

(APPLETON, Wis.) -- Two officers involved in a shooting that left the suspect and a firefighter dead have been cleared of any wrongdoing in Wisconsin. Outagamie County District Attorney Melinda Tempelis said Appleton Police Sergeant Christopher Biese and Officer Paul Christensen were justified in shooting a suspect to death nearly…... Read More

Privately funded border wall forced open by federal agency

(PHOENIX) -- A privately funded border wall in New Mexico is being forced by a government agency to keep a gate open during the day, although local authorities have decided the door can be closed at night, according to an agreement reached Friday with the builders. It’s the latest twist…... Read More

Former Miami assistant principal arrested in murder of fellow staffer who was his childhood friend: Officials

(MIAMI) -- A former Miami high school assistant principal was taken into custody Friday in the murder of a school staffer who was his childhood friend, prosecutors said. Ernest Roberts, a former assistant principal at Miami Norland Senior High School, is charged with the murder of Kameela Russell, a "doting"…... Read More

DOJ establishes transnational elder fraud strike force

(WASHINGTON) -- the Justice Department has formed a transnational elder fraud strike force to combat the growing international problem of elder fraud. Elder fraud is when fraudsters prey on older victims who can be more susceptible to when approached to give money to sympathetic causes and in some cases threatened…... Read More

Billy Porter says history is repeating itself in America for LGBTQ community

(NEW YORK) -- Award-winning performer and fashion icon Billy Porter is known to captivate an audience with ease, but this time, he captured the audience with a warning about America's future. Friday on "The View," the "Pose" star highlighted the importance of telling the story about the emergence of drag…... Read More

North Carolina dad fought back when shark attacked daughter Paige Winter: 'I hit it with everything I could'

(ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C.) -- When a 17-year-old North Carolina girl was attacked by a shark, her dad fought back, hitting the animal "with everything I could." Paige Winter was rushed to the hospital after she was attacked in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, on June 2. Her left leg was amputated…... Read More

Baby who was cut from his murdered mother's body dies after weeks in hospital

(CHICAGO) -- A heartbreaking story of an unborn baby being cut from his mother's abdomen has become even more tragic.Authorities said the little boy died Friday after being in the hospital for more than seven weeks.The baby's mother, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, was 9 months pregnant when she was killed, which police…... Read More

'I cannot change what they did': North Carolina sheriff apologizes for attempted lynching by deputies in 1952

(RALIEGH, N.C.) -- In 1952, two deputies in Wake County, North Carolina, hung Lynn Council, an African American man, from a tree when he wouldn't confess to a robbery, according to ABC Raleigh station WTVD.On Thursday, the current Wake County sheriff, Gerald Baker, apologized to Council in person and took…... Read More

Lightning strike kills two in Pennsylvania

(MOUNT PLEASANT, Pa.) -- Two people died Thursday after being struck by lightning at a park in Pennsylvania, authorities said. Brendan McGowan and Kaitlyn Rosensteel, both 18, were found dead below a large splintered tree next to a lake in Mammoth Park in Mount Pleasant Township around 4 p.m. local…... Read More

Severe storms, heavy rain expected over the weekend

(NEW YORK) -- A storm system and cold front moved through the Northeast on Thursday, producing flash flooding and severe storms from Virginia to Massachusetts, including a tornado in southern New Jersey. A new system out of the Rockies and into the Plains and Midwest is forecast to deliver severe…... Read More

Hiker missing for six days details fight against ants, prayer for survival

(NEW YORK) -- Josh McClatchy knew finding water would be a problem if he was to survive after getting lost in the Arkansas woods last week. He did not anticipate the ants."When it comes to the wildlife, I learned very quickly that the ants were my nemesis," McClatchy told ABC's…... Read More

Mother, 4-year-old son attacked by coyote in New Jersey park

(FAIRFIELD, N.J.) -- A New Jersey mother and her son escaped near tragedy on Thursday night when she was attacked by a coyote in a neighborhood park.The mother, 37, was pushing her son through Fairfield Recreational Park in Fairfield, New Jersey, at about 7 p.m. when she was attacked by…... Read More