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Massachusetts jogger details how she escaped terrifying abduction attempt

iStock/Thinkstock(BRIDGEWATER, Mass.) -- A Massachusetts woman is opening up about how she managed to fight off a convicted rapist who attacked her over the weekend and tried to force her into his car.

The woman, who asked not to   ... Read More

Family of 12-year-old New Jersey girl who killed herself sues school district

Family Photo(ROCKAWAY, N.J.) -- The family of a 12-year-old who committed suicide has filed a lawsuit against the young girl's school district, claiming it failed to protect her from months of intense bullying.

Mallory Grossman, a sixth-grader at Copeland   ... Read More

Did Minneapolis cops pressure medics to sedate suspects with ketamine?

iStock/Thinkstock(MINNEAPOLIS) -- In a joint statement on Monday, Minneapolis' mayor and police chief sought an independent investigation into claims that city police asked emergency medical responders to sedate dozens of criminal suspects and others over the past three years   ... Read More

Facebook campaign tops $5 million to reunite immigrant families separated at border

iStock/Thinkstock(SILICON VALLEY) -- In a little over three days, a fundraising campaign on Facebook has topped $6 million to help reunite undocumented families split up by the U.S. government at the Mexico border.

The fundraiser page, "Reunite an immigrant   ... Read More

Boater and 2 dogs rescued from tree after their boat sank in Louisiana

ABC News(BOSSIER PARISH, LA.) -- An elderly neighbor with a boat became a hero in Louisiana on Monday when he and two sheriff’s deputies saved a man and two dogs stuck in a tree after his boat sank.

The   ... Read More

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces plan to sue Trump administration over child separation policy

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo intends to file a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its controversial immigration policies, including the "callous and inhumane" practice of separating children from their parents at the U.S.   ... Read More

Vexed for years by elusive serial rapist, D.C. authorities indict a DNA sample

FBI(WASHINGTON) -- Federal prosecutors in Washington D.C. announced the first ever "John Doe" indictment of a still unknown suspect's DNA on Tuesday, as part of an ongoing investigation into a string of violent sexual assaults of women in hotel   ... Read More

Surveillance video shows burglar punched priest who confronted him after he allegedly broke into church

ABC News(CHICAGO) -- Chicago police released surveillance video this week showing a young thug punching a priest in the face after the clergyman confronted the young man about alleged breaking into his church. when he was trying to find   ... Read More

Charleston lawmakers to vote on resolution apologizing for city’s slavery past

iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- One southern city wants to apologize for its past.

City officials in Charleston, South Carolina, will vote on a resolution Tuesday that expresses regret for the centuries of human slavery that was administered and regulated by   ... Read More

National Park Service researchers find litter of mountain lion kittens near Los Angeles

National Park Service(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) -- National Park Service researchers in California discovered that a mountain lion they've been tracking since January has given birth to a little of four kittens.

The kittens -- who are all female --   ... Read More

US foster parents of separated immigrant children ‘don’t know how much worse it could be’

ABC News(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) -- When the 9-year-old Guatemalan boy arrived at a Michigan foster care home, he was so afraid he couldn't eat.

Over time, the boy confided to his foster parents, Karl and Jen, that he and   ... Read More

Court suspends Arkansas law, giving women 2-week period to have medical abortions

Google Maps(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Women seeking medical abortions in Arkansas will have two weeks to access them after a court temporarily suspended a state-wide ban.

Medical abortions -- those that use pills rather than surgery to end a   ... Read More

Richmond school named after confederate general will be changed to Barack Obama Elementary

Google, FILE(RICHMOND, Va.) -- A predominantly African-American elementary school in Richmond, Virginia, is dropping its confederate general name and will soon be known as Barack Obama Elementary.

A predominantly African-American elementary school in Richmond, Virginia, is dropping its confederate   ... Read More

Marine who marched with neo-Nazis in Charlottesville found guilty in court-martial

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- The U.S. Marine who marched with neo-Nazis in last summer's "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been found guilty in a summary court-martial after he reportedly bragged online about participating in the   ... Read More

Viral video of toddler breaching pool gate offers warning for parents

WFAA(NEW YORK) -- A video of a toddler scaling a locked and covered ladder to reach an above-ground pool has now gone viral online, serving as a warning for all families.

Keith Wyman posted a video on Facebook last   ... Read More

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Massachusetts jogger details how she escaped terrifying abduction attempt

iStock/Thinkstock(BRIDGEWATER, Mass.) -- A Massachusetts woman is opening up about how she managed to fight off a convicted rapist who attacked her over the weekend and tried to force her into his car.

The woman, who asked not to   ... Read More

Family of 12-year-old New Jersey girl who killed herself sues school district

Family Photo(ROCKAWAY, N.J.) -- The family of a 12-year-old who committed suicide has filed a lawsuit against the young girl's school district, claiming it failed to protect her from months of intense bullying.

Mallory Grossman, a sixth-grader at Copeland   ... Read More

Did Minneapolis cops pressure medics to sedate suspects with ketamine?

iStock/Thinkstock(MINNEAPOLIS) -- In a joint statement on Monday, Minneapolis' mayor and police chief sought an independent investigation into claims that city police asked emergency medical responders to sedate dozens of criminal suspects and others over the past three years   ... Read More

Facebook campaign tops $5 million to reunite immigrant families separated at border

iStock/Thinkstock(SILICON VALLEY) -- In a little over three days, a fundraising campaign on Facebook has topped $6 million to help reunite undocumented families split up by the U.S. government at the Mexico border.

The fundraiser page, "Reunite an immigrant   ... Read More

Boater and 2 dogs rescued from tree after their boat sank in Louisiana

ABC News(BOSSIER PARISH, LA.) -- An elderly neighbor with a boat became a hero in Louisiana on Monday when he and two sheriff’s deputies saved a man and two dogs stuck in a tree after his boat sank.

The   ... Read More

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces plan to sue Trump administration over child separation policy

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo intends to file a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its controversial immigration policies, including the "callous and inhumane" practice of separating children from their parents at the U.S.   ... Read More

Vexed for years by elusive serial rapist, D.C. authorities indict a DNA sample

FBI(WASHINGTON) -- Federal prosecutors in Washington D.C. announced the first ever "John Doe" indictment of a still unknown suspect's DNA on Tuesday, as part of an ongoing investigation into a string of violent sexual assaults of women in hotel   ... Read More

Surveillance video shows burglar punched priest who confronted him after he allegedly broke into church

ABC News(CHICAGO) -- Chicago police released surveillance video this week showing a young thug punching a priest in the face after the clergyman confronted the young man about alleged breaking into his church. when he was trying to find   ... Read More

Charleston lawmakers to vote on resolution apologizing for city’s slavery past

iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- One southern city wants to apologize for its past.

City officials in Charleston, South Carolina, will vote on a resolution Tuesday that expresses regret for the centuries of human slavery that was administered and regulated by   ... Read More

National Park Service researchers find litter of mountain lion kittens near Los Angeles

National Park Service(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) -- National Park Service researchers in California discovered that a mountain lion they've been tracking since January has given birth to a little of four kittens.

The kittens -- who are all female --   ... Read More

US foster parents of separated immigrant children ‘don’t know how much worse it could be’

ABC News(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) -- When the 9-year-old Guatemalan boy arrived at a Michigan foster care home, he was so afraid he couldn't eat.

Over time, the boy confided to his foster parents, Karl and Jen, that he and   ... Read More

Court suspends Arkansas law, giving women 2-week period to have medical abortions

Google Maps(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Women seeking medical abortions in Arkansas will have two weeks to access them after a court temporarily suspended a state-wide ban.

Medical abortions -- those that use pills rather than surgery to end a   ... Read More

Richmond school named after confederate general will be changed to Barack Obama Elementary

Google, FILE(RICHMOND, Va.) -- A predominantly African-American elementary school in Richmond, Virginia, is dropping its confederate general name and will soon be known as Barack Obama Elementary.

A predominantly African-American elementary school in Richmond, Virginia, is dropping its confederate   ... Read More

Marine who marched with neo-Nazis in Charlottesville found guilty in court-martial

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- The U.S. Marine who marched with neo-Nazis in last summer's "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been found guilty in a summary court-martial after he reportedly bragged online about participating in the   ... Read More

Viral video of toddler breaching pool gate offers warning for parents

WFAA(NEW YORK) -- A video of a toddler scaling a locked and covered ladder to reach an above-ground pool has now gone viral online, serving as a warning for all families.

Keith Wyman posted a video on Facebook last   ... Read More

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