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Small plane crashes into home in Cobb County, Georgia

iStock/Thinkstock(COBB COUNTY, Ga.) -- A small plane crashed into a home in Cobb County, Georgia Friday evening, local fire officials told ABC affiliate WSB.It was unclear if anyone was killed or injured on the plane or on the   ... Read More

Double-amputee military veteran graduates from police academy

ABC News(YAPHANK, N.Y.) -- Officer Matias Ferreira is celebrating a dream come true.After 29 weeks of training, the 28-year-old resident of Wantagh, New York, graduated Friday from the Suffolk County Police Academy as its first fully active-duty double-amputee   ... Read More

North Carolina wife searches for wedding dress husband accidentally donated

Courtesy of Amanda Williams(BAHAMA, N.C.) -- Natalie Gelbert was devastated to learn that her husband, Chad Gelbert, accidentally donated her wedding dress when he dropped off his daughter’s old baby clothes.“I have a 7-year-old stepdaughter, and we were   ... Read More

Cops scale back manpower in unsolved Indiana double murder

Handout via WLFI(DELPHI, Ind.) -- Authorities searching for the killer of two Indiana teen girls are "scaling back" manpower in the over month-long investigation, but stress that they aren't giving up and the case isn't going cold.Each day   ... Read More

Dog trapped in blaze revived by firefighter’s mouth-to-snout resuscitation

Crystal Lamirande(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) -- A dog rescued from a California fire has survived thanks to a firefighter who performed CPR on the animal."I thank him from the bottom of my heart," Crystal Lamirande, the dog's owner told   ... Read More

‘Pizzagate’ gunman pleads guilty to two charges

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Edgar Madison Welch, who fired a gun inside a Washington, D.C., pizza restaurant in December while investigating a conspiracy theory, pleaded guilty Friday morning to two charges, including interstate transport of a firearm and assault with a   ... Read More

Police follow-up on leads of missing teen as family pleads ‘Elizabeth must be found’

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(NEW YORK) — As police in Texas and Alabama followed-up Thursday on leads to locate Elizabeth Thomas — the Tennessee high school student allegedly kidnapped by former teacher Tad Cummins — her family issued a   ... Read More

57 dogs saved from kill shelters meet their new families in touching video

Zoonar/Erik Lam/iStock/Thinkstock(WHEATON, Ill.) -- Fifty-seven dogs taken from kill shelters in Texas are now with loving families.

The dogs were saved by TracysDogs, a nonprofit organization dedicated to working with kill shelters to adopt their dogs, rehabilitate them and   ... Read More

Veteran charged with killing black man in NYC in likely ‘act of terrorism,’ prosecutors say

New York Daily News Archive/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- James Harris Jackson, an Army veteran from Maryland accused of killing a black man in what authorities said was an interstate mission to attack black people in New York City, was   ... Read More

How a woman won her release from prison years after being convicted of her mother’s murder

feixianhu/iStock/Thinkstock(MEMPHIS) -- Noura Jackson was just 18 years old when she discovered her mother covered in blood and lying on the floor of their Memphis, Tennessee, home.

Jennifer Jackson, 39, had been stabbed to death 50 times.

And while   ... Read More

What it’s like to be a young teen caught in an inappropriate teacher-student relationship

monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A desperate nationwide manhunt underway for Tad Cummins, the 50-year-old ex-teacher accused of kidnapping his former student, 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas, but given what’s being alleged, this case doesn’t stand alone.

Thomas has been missing since March   ... Read More

Man arrested in alleged kidnapping where woman escaped from trunk of moving car

The Birmingham Police Department(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Police arrested and charged a suspect on Wednesday in connection with an alleged Alabama kidnapping that ended when the victim escaped from the trunk of a moving car.The suspect, Manuel Towns, is   ... Read More

Israeli-American arrested in connection to bomb threats against Jewish centers

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A Jewish man who is a dual Israeli-American citizen has been arrested in Israel in connection with a series of bomb threats made against Jewish community centers and Jewish schools in the United States and other   ... Read More

Woman describes how she survived being stranded in Grand Canyon

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A woman who spent five days stranded in the Grand Canyon described the "true panic" of her harrowing experience in an exclusive interview with ABC News.

"I was panicking and crying and sobbing -- I   ... Read More

Texas parents charged after leaving infant in parking lot

KTRK(KATY, Texas) — A couple was arrested on Tuesday after their eight-week-old baby boy was left in his car seat on the ground of a busy parking lot in Katy, Texas.

Sarah Shibley, 33, and Gary Collins, 39, were   ... Read More

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Small plane crashes into home in Cobb County, Georgia

iStock/Thinkstock(COBB COUNTY, Ga.) -- A small plane crashed into a home in Cobb County, Georgia Friday evening, local fire officials told ABC affiliate WSB.It was unclear if anyone was killed or injured on the plane or on the   ... Read More

Double-amputee military veteran graduates from police academy

ABC News(YAPHANK, N.Y.) -- Officer Matias Ferreira is celebrating a dream come true.After 29 weeks of training, the 28-year-old resident of Wantagh, New York, graduated Friday from the Suffolk County Police Academy as its first fully active-duty double-amputee   ... Read More

North Carolina wife searches for wedding dress husband accidentally donated

Courtesy of Amanda Williams(BAHAMA, N.C.) -- Natalie Gelbert was devastated to learn that her husband, Chad Gelbert, accidentally donated her wedding dress when he dropped off his daughter’s old baby clothes.“I have a 7-year-old stepdaughter, and we were   ... Read More

Cops scale back manpower in unsolved Indiana double murder

Handout via WLFI(DELPHI, Ind.) -- Authorities searching for the killer of two Indiana teen girls are "scaling back" manpower in the over month-long investigation, but stress that they aren't giving up and the case isn't going cold.Each day   ... Read More

Dog trapped in blaze revived by firefighter’s mouth-to-snout resuscitation

Crystal Lamirande(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) -- A dog rescued from a California fire has survived thanks to a firefighter who performed CPR on the animal."I thank him from the bottom of my heart," Crystal Lamirande, the dog's owner told   ... Read More

‘Pizzagate’ gunman pleads guilty to two charges

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Edgar Madison Welch, who fired a gun inside a Washington, D.C., pizza restaurant in December while investigating a conspiracy theory, pleaded guilty Friday morning to two charges, including interstate transport of a firearm and assault with a   ... Read More

Police follow-up on leads of missing teen as family pleads ‘Elizabeth must be found’

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(NEW YORK) — As police in Texas and Alabama followed-up Thursday on leads to locate Elizabeth Thomas — the Tennessee high school student allegedly kidnapped by former teacher Tad Cummins — her family issued a   ... Read More

57 dogs saved from kill shelters meet their new families in touching video

Zoonar/Erik Lam/iStock/Thinkstock(WHEATON, Ill.) -- Fifty-seven dogs taken from kill shelters in Texas are now with loving families.

The dogs were saved by TracysDogs, a nonprofit organization dedicated to working with kill shelters to adopt their dogs, rehabilitate them and   ... Read More

Veteran charged with killing black man in NYC in likely ‘act of terrorism,’ prosecutors say

New York Daily News Archive/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- James Harris Jackson, an Army veteran from Maryland accused of killing a black man in what authorities said was an interstate mission to attack black people in New York City, was   ... Read More

How a woman won her release from prison years after being convicted of her mother’s murder

feixianhu/iStock/Thinkstock(MEMPHIS) -- Noura Jackson was just 18 years old when she discovered her mother covered in blood and lying on the floor of their Memphis, Tennessee, home.

Jennifer Jackson, 39, had been stabbed to death 50 times.

And while   ... Read More

What it’s like to be a young teen caught in an inappropriate teacher-student relationship

monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A desperate nationwide manhunt underway for Tad Cummins, the 50-year-old ex-teacher accused of kidnapping his former student, 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas, but given what’s being alleged, this case doesn’t stand alone.

Thomas has been missing since March   ... Read More

Man arrested in alleged kidnapping where woman escaped from trunk of moving car

The Birmingham Police Department(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Police arrested and charged a suspect on Wednesday in connection with an alleged Alabama kidnapping that ended when the victim escaped from the trunk of a moving car.The suspect, Manuel Towns, is   ... Read More

Israeli-American arrested in connection to bomb threats against Jewish centers

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A Jewish man who is a dual Israeli-American citizen has been arrested in Israel in connection with a series of bomb threats made against Jewish community centers and Jewish schools in the United States and other   ... Read More

Woman describes how she survived being stranded in Grand Canyon

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A woman who spent five days stranded in the Grand Canyon described the "true panic" of her harrowing experience in an exclusive interview with ABC News.

"I was panicking and crying and sobbing -- I   ... Read More

Texas parents charged after leaving infant in parking lot

KTRK(KATY, Texas) — A couple was arrested on Tuesday after their eight-week-old baby boy was left in his car seat on the ground of a busy parking lot in Katy, Texas.

Sarah Shibley, 33, and Gary Collins, 39, were   ... Read More

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