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Woman intentionally hit by car outside of Las Vegas courthouse: Police

iStock/Thinkstock(LAS VEGAS) -- Authorities in Las Vegas are searching for a woman accused of intentionally driving onto a sidewalk, striking another woman outside a Las Vegas courthouse, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said.

Police said the victim was   ... Read More

Suspect in deadly church shooting described as ‘deep Christian believer’

Metro Nashville PD(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- A friend of the 25-year-old who is accused of opening fire at a Tennessee church, killing one and injuring several others, describes the suspected gunman as a "deep Christian believer" who never showed any   ... Read More

Chopper ride over Puerto Rico shows dire situation after Maria

ABCNews.com(SAN JUAN) -- The situation is dire for the over 3 million Americans living on the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, which was battered by Hurricane Maria last week.

ABC News flew in a chopper on Monday along the   ... Read More

Woman makes history as the Marine Corps’ first female infantry officer

U.S. Marine Corps(QUANTICO, Va.) -- For the first time in its nearly 250-year history, the U.S. Marine Corps has a female infantry officer.

The woman, who wishes to keep her identity private, graduated from the Marines' Infantry Officer Course   ... Read More

Veterans take a knee in support of national anthem protests

@brennanmgilmore/Twitter(NEW YORK) -- Since former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem in the 2016 pre-season, several veterans who fought for the U.S. military have been expressing their support for Kaepernick's protest.

President Donald   ... Read More

Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in sexting case

Aaron Katersky/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Anthony Weiner, the disgraced former New York congressman and soon-to-be ex-husband of top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin, was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for sending obscene material to a 15-year-old high   ... Read More

Church usher, 22, heralded as hero after deadly Nashville shooting

ABC News(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- A 22-year-old church usher was heralded as a hero after he confronted a masked gunman who opened fire at a Tennessee parish on Sunday as services were ending.

Police said Robert Engle, an usher at   ... Read More

Trump issues new travel ban restricting entry from eight countries

ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) -- President Trump has issued a presidential proclamation banning or restricting travel from eight countries, adding Chad and Venezuela and North Korea to the original list of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen.

The administration is taking   ... Read More

Gunman identified in Tennessee church shooting that left one dead, six injured

Metro Nashville PD(ANTIOCH, Tenn.) -- Police have identified the gunman who shot a woman dead and injured six other churchgoers after he opened fire Sunday morning at a Tennessee church as services were ending.

The shooting at Burnett's Chapel   ... Read More

#TakeTheKnee hashtag reveals sharp debate over NFL players’ kneeling

John Leyba/The Denver Post/ Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- President Trump's lashing out at NFL players who kneel in protest during the national anthem and the resulting backlash is playing out in part on social media, including under a Twitter   ... Read More

Hurricane Maria weakens to Category 2; Puerto Rico dealing with threat of dam failure

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- Fears in storm-battered Puerto Rico have shifted to a failing dam as the U.S. territory reels from the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria.

Early Saturday morning, the National Weather Service said failure   ... Read More

Worried daughter locates father in Puerto Rico with some help

ABC News(MIAMI) -- ABC News reporters helped assure a worried daughter that her family in Puerto Rico is safe after she could not reach them in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

Miami resident Tere Blanca sent ABC News reporters   ... Read More

Suspect in custody after man armed with machete takes hostages at Tennessee bank

iStock/Thinkstock(COLUMBIA, Tenn.) -- A suspect armed with a machete was taken into custody late Friday after he took nine people hostage at a Tennessee bank earlier in the day.

According to ABC affiliate WKRN-TV, the man was tackled by   ... Read More

FAA faces partial shutdown as authorization approaches expiration

YakobchukOlena/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The authority tasked with regulating the nation's aviation industry is facing a partial shutdown as its authorization to do so expires next Saturday.

To avoid such a shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration, Congress must pass either   ... Read More

Inside alleged murder-for-hire plot that led to Texas veterinarian’s suicide and a man behind bars

aradaphotography/iStock/Thinkstock(RIVER OAKS, Texas) -- Using an iPad, Valerie McDaniel started an audio diary to record her deepest thoughts. In her entries, the 48-year-old talked about her daughter, her dating adventures as a new divorcee -- and a dark secret.   ... Read More

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Woman intentionally hit by car outside of Las Vegas courthouse: Police

iStock/Thinkstock(LAS VEGAS) -- Authorities in Las Vegas are searching for a woman accused of intentionally driving onto a sidewalk, striking another woman outside a Las Vegas courthouse, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said.

Police said the victim was   ... Read More

Suspect in deadly church shooting described as ‘deep Christian believer’

Metro Nashville PD(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- A friend of the 25-year-old who is accused of opening fire at a Tennessee church, killing one and injuring several others, describes the suspected gunman as a "deep Christian believer" who never showed any   ... Read More

Chopper ride over Puerto Rico shows dire situation after Maria

ABCNews.com(SAN JUAN) -- The situation is dire for the over 3 million Americans living on the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, which was battered by Hurricane Maria last week.

ABC News flew in a chopper on Monday along the   ... Read More

Woman makes history as the Marine Corps’ first female infantry officer

U.S. Marine Corps(QUANTICO, Va.) -- For the first time in its nearly 250-year history, the U.S. Marine Corps has a female infantry officer.

The woman, who wishes to keep her identity private, graduated from the Marines' Infantry Officer Course   ... Read More

Veterans take a knee in support of national anthem protests

@brennanmgilmore/Twitter(NEW YORK) -- Since former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem in the 2016 pre-season, several veterans who fought for the U.S. military have been expressing their support for Kaepernick's protest.

President Donald   ... Read More

Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in sexting case

Aaron Katersky/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Anthony Weiner, the disgraced former New York congressman and soon-to-be ex-husband of top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin, was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for sending obscene material to a 15-year-old high   ... Read More

Church usher, 22, heralded as hero after deadly Nashville shooting

ABC News(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- A 22-year-old church usher was heralded as a hero after he confronted a masked gunman who opened fire at a Tennessee parish on Sunday as services were ending.

Police said Robert Engle, an usher at   ... Read More

Trump issues new travel ban restricting entry from eight countries

ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) -- President Trump has issued a presidential proclamation banning or restricting travel from eight countries, adding Chad and Venezuela and North Korea to the original list of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen.

The administration is taking   ... Read More

Gunman identified in Tennessee church shooting that left one dead, six injured

Metro Nashville PD(ANTIOCH, Tenn.) -- Police have identified the gunman who shot a woman dead and injured six other churchgoers after he opened fire Sunday morning at a Tennessee church as services were ending.

The shooting at Burnett's Chapel   ... Read More

#TakeTheKnee hashtag reveals sharp debate over NFL players’ kneeling

John Leyba/The Denver Post/ Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- President Trump's lashing out at NFL players who kneel in protest during the national anthem and the resulting backlash is playing out in part on social media, including under a Twitter   ... Read More

Hurricane Maria weakens to Category 2; Puerto Rico dealing with threat of dam failure

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- Fears in storm-battered Puerto Rico have shifted to a failing dam as the U.S. territory reels from the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria.

Early Saturday morning, the National Weather Service said failure   ... Read More

Worried daughter locates father in Puerto Rico with some help

ABC News(MIAMI) -- ABC News reporters helped assure a worried daughter that her family in Puerto Rico is safe after she could not reach them in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

Miami resident Tere Blanca sent ABC News reporters   ... Read More

Suspect in custody after man armed with machete takes hostages at Tennessee bank

iStock/Thinkstock(COLUMBIA, Tenn.) -- A suspect armed with a machete was taken into custody late Friday after he took nine people hostage at a Tennessee bank earlier in the day.

According to ABC affiliate WKRN-TV, the man was tackled by   ... Read More

FAA faces partial shutdown as authorization approaches expiration

YakobchukOlena/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The authority tasked with regulating the nation's aviation industry is facing a partial shutdown as its authorization to do so expires next Saturday.

To avoid such a shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration, Congress must pass either   ... Read More

Inside alleged murder-for-hire plot that led to Texas veterinarian’s suicide and a man behind bars

aradaphotography/iStock/Thinkstock(RIVER OAKS, Texas) -- Using an iPad, Valerie McDaniel started an audio diary to record her deepest thoughts. In her entries, the 48-year-old talked about her daughter, her dating adventures as a new divorcee -- and a dark secret.   ... Read More

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