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Michigan girls escape kidnap attempt by fighting, throwing hot coffee on suspect

WJRT(MILLINGTON), Mich.) -- Police in Michigan say four girls managed to fight off a man who assaulted them over the weekend by throwing hot coffee on him.

The girls, ages 11 to 14, were leaving a gas station convenience   ... Read More

Suspects in New Mexico compound case released on bond against sheriff’s pleas

Taos County Sheriffs Office(Amalia, N.M.) -- A New Mexico judge agreed on Monday to release on bond five suspects who were arrested on child abuse charges and were alleged to have been training the children to carry out school   ... Read More

Firefighter’s death in Mendocino Complex blaze is 6th this fire season

Mario Tama/Getty Images(Ukiah, Calif) -- The largest fire in California history turned deadly on Monday as a firefighter tending the blaze was killed.

There were few details on how the firefighter died in the Mendocino Complex Fire, northeast of   ... Read More

Hours after domestic violence arrest, husband crashes stolen plane into his own home where wife was staying

iStock/Thinkstock(PAYSON, Utah) -- Just hours after being arrested and released on bail for allegedly assaulting his wife, a Utah man stole a plane and crashed it into his own home where his wife was staying, police said.

The man,   ... Read More

‘Golden State Killer’ suspect allegedly killed his first victim in 1975, while he was a police officer

Sacramento Police Department(SACRAMENTO) -- The suspected "Golden State Killer" is now facing charges for his 13th alleged murder, and the earliest one yet -- the killing of a college professor in central California in 1975.

Joseph DeAngelo, a 72-year-old   ... Read More

Parents to sue after 10-year-old boy with autism repeatedly pinned to ground, handcuffed by officer

WFAA(DENTON, Texas) -- The parents of a 10-year-old boy with autism in Denton, Texas, say they are planning to take legal action after they received a video that showed their son being repeatedly held to the ground by his   ... Read More

Orca whale who carried her dead calf 17 days lets it go, ending ‘tour of grief’

KOMO via ABCNews.com(FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash.) -- Grieving Orca whale who hold on to her dead calf for more than 2 weeks, has let go of the dead body of her offspring.

The 30-year-old southern resident killer whale who was   ... Read More

Florida ‘stand your ground’ shooter Michael Drejka charged with manslaughter

ABCNews.com(CLEARWATER, Fla.) -- The Florida man who invoked the "stand your ground" self-defense law after shooting a black man in a dispute over a parking space was charged Monday with manslaughter, officials said.

Michael Drejka, 48, was arrested Monday   ... Read More

Family searching for 19-year-old Phoenix woman who vanished over a week ago

ABC News(PHOENIX) -- Police are searching for a 19-year-old Phoenix woman who disappeared after leaving work more than a week ago.

Kiersten Bragg said her daughter, Kiera Bergman, left her job on the morning of Aug. 4, but doesn't   ... Read More

Data recorder recovered from plane stolen and crashed near Seattle

ABCNews.com(SEATTLE) -- The flight data recorder and "components" of the cockpit voice recorder have been recovered from the Horizon Air plane stolen from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and crashed on an island in Puget Sound on Friday night.

National Transportation   ... Read More

Georgia man arrested after he allegedly killed girlfriend, stabbed police dog

WSBTV(COLLEGE PARK, Ga.) -- Police arrested a Georgia man on Sunday after he allegedly shot and killed his live-in girlfriend and stabbed a police dog during a manhunt.

Randy Young, 31, allegedly shot the 27-year-old woman several times in   ... Read More

Florida girl, 7, dies after being struck by stray bullet sitting in car

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- Police are searching for suspects who shot and killed a 7-year-old Florida girl at a shopping plaza over the weekend.

Heydi Rivas Villanueva was sitting in a vehicle with her father on Saturday   ... Read More

To judge in Manafort trial, courtroom is ‘Rome’ and he is ‘Caesar’

Alex Wong/Getty Images(ALEXANDRIA, Virginia) -- When you walk into Courtroom 900 in the federal court house in Alexandria, Virginia, you step into another domain, a territory ruled not by a mayor or a governor or even a president, but   ... Read More

Unite the Right rally supporters dwarfed by counter-protesters in DC on Charlottesville anniversary

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Thousands of people descended upon Washington, D.C., today for protests on the anniversary of the violent Charlottesville rally, but only a few dozen appeared to be in support of the Unite the Right protest.

The build   ... Read More

Toxic red tide blooms are creeping up Florida’s west coast, killing marine life and irritating humans

ABC News(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- A toxic algae bloom is creeping up the west coast of the Sunshine State, killing wildlife and keeping residents and tourists away from the acclaimed beaches along the Gulf of Mexico.

Higher than normal concentrations   ... Read More

Main News Page


Michigan girls escape kidnap attempt by fighting, throwing hot coffee on suspect

WJRT(MILLINGTON), Mich.) -- Police in Michigan say four girls managed to fight off a man who assaulted them over the weekend by throwing hot coffee on him.

The girls, ages 11 to 14, were leaving a gas station convenience   ... Read More

Suspects in New Mexico compound case released on bond against sheriff’s pleas

Taos County Sheriffs Office(Amalia, N.M.) -- A New Mexico judge agreed on Monday to release on bond five suspects who were arrested on child abuse charges and were alleged to have been training the children to carry out school   ... Read More

Firefighter’s death in Mendocino Complex blaze is 6th this fire season

Mario Tama/Getty Images(Ukiah, Calif) -- The largest fire in California history turned deadly on Monday as a firefighter tending the blaze was killed.

There were few details on how the firefighter died in the Mendocino Complex Fire, northeast of   ... Read More

Hours after domestic violence arrest, husband crashes stolen plane into his own home where wife was staying

iStock/Thinkstock(PAYSON, Utah) -- Just hours after being arrested and released on bail for allegedly assaulting his wife, a Utah man stole a plane and crashed it into his own home where his wife was staying, police said.

The man,   ... Read More

‘Golden State Killer’ suspect allegedly killed his first victim in 1975, while he was a police officer

Sacramento Police Department(SACRAMENTO) -- The suspected "Golden State Killer" is now facing charges for his 13th alleged murder, and the earliest one yet -- the killing of a college professor in central California in 1975.

Joseph DeAngelo, a 72-year-old   ... Read More

Parents to sue after 10-year-old boy with autism repeatedly pinned to ground, handcuffed by officer

WFAA(DENTON, Texas) -- The parents of a 10-year-old boy with autism in Denton, Texas, say they are planning to take legal action after they received a video that showed their son being repeatedly held to the ground by his   ... Read More

Orca whale who carried her dead calf 17 days lets it go, ending ‘tour of grief’

KOMO via ABCNews.com(FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash.) -- Grieving Orca whale who hold on to her dead calf for more than 2 weeks, has let go of the dead body of her offspring.

The 30-year-old southern resident killer whale who was   ... Read More

Florida ‘stand your ground’ shooter Michael Drejka charged with manslaughter

ABCNews.com(CLEARWATER, Fla.) -- The Florida man who invoked the "stand your ground" self-defense law after shooting a black man in a dispute over a parking space was charged Monday with manslaughter, officials said.

Michael Drejka, 48, was arrested Monday   ... Read More

Family searching for 19-year-old Phoenix woman who vanished over a week ago

ABC News(PHOENIX) -- Police are searching for a 19-year-old Phoenix woman who disappeared after leaving work more than a week ago.

Kiersten Bragg said her daughter, Kiera Bergman, left her job on the morning of Aug. 4, but doesn't   ... Read More

Data recorder recovered from plane stolen and crashed near Seattle

ABCNews.com(SEATTLE) -- The flight data recorder and "components" of the cockpit voice recorder have been recovered from the Horizon Air plane stolen from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and crashed on an island in Puget Sound on Friday night.

National Transportation   ... Read More

Georgia man arrested after he allegedly killed girlfriend, stabbed police dog

WSBTV(COLLEGE PARK, Ga.) -- Police arrested a Georgia man on Sunday after he allegedly shot and killed his live-in girlfriend and stabbed a police dog during a manhunt.

Randy Young, 31, allegedly shot the 27-year-old woman several times in   ... Read More

Florida girl, 7, dies after being struck by stray bullet sitting in car

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- Police are searching for suspects who shot and killed a 7-year-old Florida girl at a shopping plaza over the weekend.

Heydi Rivas Villanueva was sitting in a vehicle with her father on Saturday   ... Read More

To judge in Manafort trial, courtroom is ‘Rome’ and he is ‘Caesar’

Alex Wong/Getty Images(ALEXANDRIA, Virginia) -- When you walk into Courtroom 900 in the federal court house in Alexandria, Virginia, you step into another domain, a territory ruled not by a mayor or a governor or even a president, but   ... Read More

Unite the Right rally supporters dwarfed by counter-protesters in DC on Charlottesville anniversary

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Thousands of people descended upon Washington, D.C., today for protests on the anniversary of the violent Charlottesville rally, but only a few dozen appeared to be in support of the Unite the Right protest.

The build   ... Read More

Toxic red tide blooms are creeping up Florida’s west coast, killing marine life and irritating humans

ABC News(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- A toxic algae bloom is creeping up the west coast of the Sunshine State, killing wildlife and keeping residents and tourists away from the acclaimed beaches along the Gulf of Mexico.

Higher than normal concentrations   ... Read More

Main News Page


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