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‘Developmentally disabled’ man ends up in hospital after cops mistake him for brother

Courtesy Humphrey Family(PHOENIX) -- A 19-year-old Phoenix man ended up in a local hospital after he was aggressively taken into custody by police who said they mistook him for his older brother.

Dion Humphrey was arrested on Jan. 10   ... Read More

Acting ICE director slams New York City’s sanctuary city policy following murder of 92-year-old woman

Scott Heins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The acting director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement slammed New York City's leaders and their sanctuary city policies at a news conference Friday following the arrest of an undocumented immigrant in the   ... Read More

1 dead, 1 seriously hurt in avalanche at California ski resort: Sheriff

ChiccoDodiFC/iStock(LAKE TAHOE, Calif.) -- One skier is dead and another is seriously hurt from an avalanche at a Northern California ski resort, officials said Friday.

When crews responded to an advanced ski area at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort, near   ... Read More

Jurors selected for Harvey Weinstein’s New York trial

Kuzma/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Twelve New Yorkers have been chosen to sit in judgment of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein at his rape and sexual assault trial.

The jury selected consists of seven men and five women. Six of the seven   ... Read More

Barack Obama shares candid photos to mark Michelle Obama’s 56th birthday

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Michelle Obama kicked off her 56th birthday Friday with a sweet message from her husband, former President Barack Obama.

"In every scene, you are my star," Obama wrote to his wife on Twitter. "Happy birthday,   ... Read More

Couple who helped police rescue kidnapped girl speak out: ‘We just had a gut feeling’

Massachusetts State Police(BRIMFIELD, Mass.) -- Benny Correa and his wife Amanda Disley were driving home from dinner with their family on Wednesday night when they spotted a familiar-looking car on the road near Brimfield, Mass.

A dark blue Honda   ... Read More

Storm with heavy snow, strong winds slams Midwest Friday, Northeast Saturday

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A major storm continues to march east Friday morning with alerts issued across the country from California to Massachusetts.

The storm brought several feet of snow from Washington state to the California mountains and winds   ... Read More

Former Marine arrested in murder of 16-year-old Josephine Jimenez after investigation

Evgen_Prozhyrko/iStock(OCEANSIDE, Calif.) -- A former Marine has been arrested for the murder of a teenage girl whose body was discovered in a rural field in California about three months ago.

On the morning of Oct. 22, 16-year-old Josephine Jimenez   ... Read More

Police ID suspect in connection to death of Alabama woman who texted friends she was in trouble

Fredrick Hampton, 50, is seen in this photo provided by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Alabama police have issued an arrest warrant for a registered sex offender who authorities say may have been involved in the death   ... Read More

Acting ICE director to speak in NYC amid heated sanctuary policy debate

duha127/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The acting head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is expected to speak out against New York City's controversial sanctuary policy amid an ongoing dispute between city and federal officials over the sexual assault and murder   ... Read More

The fire station on the front lines of California’s homelessness crisis: ‘We’re trying to stop the bleeding’

ABC(LOS ANGELES) -- Paramedic Scott Lazar, a 16-year veteran of the Los Angeles Fire Department, is used to treating the same person, sometimes on the same day, on Skid Row.

"Deja vu, yeah, it's every day down here," Lazar   ... Read More

Florida to purchase 20,000 acres of Everglades wetlands to prevent oil drilling

Vito Palmisano/iStock(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will purchase 20,000 acres of wetlands in the Everglades in an effort to save the area from oil drilling, the governor announced.

It was the largest wetland acquisition in   ... Read More

TSA detained record number of firearms at US airports in 2019

Bytmonas/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- More guns were found and detained from passengers or in carry-on bags at airport security checkpoints across the United States in 2019 than recorded in agency history, according to the Transportation Security Administration.

The agency found 4,432   ... Read More

Teen who lost both parents threatened with eviction from grandparents’ home in over 55s community

designer491(PRESCOTT, Ariz.) -- A 15-year-old boy whose parents both died has been threatened with eviction from his grandparents’ house by their homeowners’ association, as the home is located in an age-restricted community for people over the age of 55.   ... Read More

Trump to issue new guidance asserting students’ right to pray in public schools

smolaw11/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump issued new guidance on Thursday, asserting a First Amendment right of students to pray in public schools across the United States.

The president -- as he looks to gain more support from evangelical Christians,   ... Read More

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‘Developmentally disabled’ man ends up in hospital after cops mistake him for brother

Courtesy Humphrey Family(PHOENIX) -- A 19-year-old Phoenix man ended up in a local hospital after he was aggressively taken into custody by police who said they mistook him for his older brother.

Dion Humphrey was arrested on Jan. 10   ... Read More

Acting ICE director slams New York City’s sanctuary city policy following murder of 92-year-old woman

Scott Heins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The acting director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement slammed New York City's leaders and their sanctuary city policies at a news conference Friday following the arrest of an undocumented immigrant in the   ... Read More

1 dead, 1 seriously hurt in avalanche at California ski resort: Sheriff

ChiccoDodiFC/iStock(LAKE TAHOE, Calif.) -- One skier is dead and another is seriously hurt from an avalanche at a Northern California ski resort, officials said Friday.

When crews responded to an advanced ski area at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort, near   ... Read More

Jurors selected for Harvey Weinstein’s New York trial

Kuzma/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Twelve New Yorkers have been chosen to sit in judgment of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein at his rape and sexual assault trial.

The jury selected consists of seven men and five women. Six of the seven   ... Read More

Barack Obama shares candid photos to mark Michelle Obama’s 56th birthday

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Michelle Obama kicked off her 56th birthday Friday with a sweet message from her husband, former President Barack Obama.

"In every scene, you are my star," Obama wrote to his wife on Twitter. "Happy birthday,   ... Read More

Couple who helped police rescue kidnapped girl speak out: ‘We just had a gut feeling’

Massachusetts State Police(BRIMFIELD, Mass.) -- Benny Correa and his wife Amanda Disley were driving home from dinner with their family on Wednesday night when they spotted a familiar-looking car on the road near Brimfield, Mass.

A dark blue Honda   ... Read More

Storm with heavy snow, strong winds slams Midwest Friday, Northeast Saturday

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A major storm continues to march east Friday morning with alerts issued across the country from California to Massachusetts.

The storm brought several feet of snow from Washington state to the California mountains and winds   ... Read More

Former Marine arrested in murder of 16-year-old Josephine Jimenez after investigation

Evgen_Prozhyrko/iStock(OCEANSIDE, Calif.) -- A former Marine has been arrested for the murder of a teenage girl whose body was discovered in a rural field in California about three months ago.

On the morning of Oct. 22, 16-year-old Josephine Jimenez   ... Read More

Police ID suspect in connection to death of Alabama woman who texted friends she was in trouble

Fredrick Hampton, 50, is seen in this photo provided by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Alabama police have issued an arrest warrant for a registered sex offender who authorities say may have been involved in the death   ... Read More

Acting ICE director to speak in NYC amid heated sanctuary policy debate

duha127/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The acting head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is expected to speak out against New York City's controversial sanctuary policy amid an ongoing dispute between city and federal officials over the sexual assault and murder   ... Read More

The fire station on the front lines of California’s homelessness crisis: ‘We’re trying to stop the bleeding’

ABC(LOS ANGELES) -- Paramedic Scott Lazar, a 16-year veteran of the Los Angeles Fire Department, is used to treating the same person, sometimes on the same day, on Skid Row.

"Deja vu, yeah, it's every day down here," Lazar   ... Read More

Florida to purchase 20,000 acres of Everglades wetlands to prevent oil drilling

Vito Palmisano/iStock(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will purchase 20,000 acres of wetlands in the Everglades in an effort to save the area from oil drilling, the governor announced.

It was the largest wetland acquisition in   ... Read More

TSA detained record number of firearms at US airports in 2019

Bytmonas/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- More guns were found and detained from passengers or in carry-on bags at airport security checkpoints across the United States in 2019 than recorded in agency history, according to the Transportation Security Administration.

The agency found 4,432   ... Read More

Teen who lost both parents threatened with eviction from grandparents’ home in over 55s community

designer491(PRESCOTT, Ariz.) -- A 15-year-old boy whose parents both died has been threatened with eviction from his grandparents’ house by their homeowners’ association, as the home is located in an age-restricted community for people over the age of 55.   ... Read More

Trump to issue new guidance asserting students’ right to pray in public schools

smolaw11/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump issued new guidance on Thursday, asserting a First Amendment right of students to pray in public schools across the United States.

The president -- as he looks to gain more support from evangelical Christians,   ... Read More

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