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16-year-old STEM school shooting suspect to be tried as adult, judge rules

Kuzma/iStock(DENVER) -- A 16-year-old will be tried as an adult for his alleged role in a shooting at a Colorado school that killed one student and injured eight others, a judge has ruled.

Alec McKinney, 16, and Devon Erickson,   ... Read More

Second Chicago police officer relieved of duties amid investigation into body-slamming incident

Jovonna Jamison(CHICAGO) -- Two Chicago police officers have now been relieved of their duties as officials investigate an arrest that was caught on camera and showed one of them slamming a man to the ground.

The Civilian Office of   ... Read More

Search is now recovery effort for 6-year-old girl swept away in creek

davelmorgan/iStock(NEW YORK) -- One week after a 6-year-old girl was swept away by floodwaters in an Arizona creek, officials say the search for her is transitioning to a recovery effort.

"Every soul that's out here that's searching for this   ... Read More

Aniah Blanchard was shot after she ‘went for the gun’: Court documents

Auburn Police Department (AUBURN, Ala.) -- The suspected killer of Alabama college student, Aniah Blanchard, said he shot her after she allegedly "went for the gun," according to court documents.

Blanchard, the 19-year-old stepdaughter of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter   ... Read More

Three dead, including gunman, in shooting at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

sphraner/iStock(HONOLULU) -- An armed, active-duty sailor opened fire on three civilian employees, killing two, before he fatally shot himself at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard near Honolulu on Wednesday afternoon.

Three civilian Department of Defense workers were found shot   ... Read More

Another storm threatens West with flooding, mudslides, heavy mountain snow

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Wednesday's storm in Southern California has moved out of California and into the Rockies, with heavy snow this morning.

The storm has brought more than 3” of rain from San Bernardino County to San Diego   ... Read More

Houston police issue warning after scammer uses fake ‘movie money’ to cheat student out of iPhone

KTRK(HOUSTON) -- At a time when high-tech scams are running rampant, police in Houston are warning residents to be aware of a low-tech swindle after a college student was cheated out of her iPhone by a scammer using a   ... Read More

George Zimmerman files $100M lawsuit against Trayvon Martin’s family and Florida prosecutors

BCFC/iStock(POLK COUNTY, Fla.) -- George Zimmerman, the Sanford, Florida, neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted for the murder of Trayvon Martin in 2012, and his lawyer have filed a $100 million lawsuit against prosecutors, Martin's family, their attorney and   ... Read More

Twin brother charged in high school football star’s fatal shooting

carlballou/iStock(PHILADELPHIA) -- A Philadelphia teenager has been charged in the fatal shooting of his twin brother, police said Wednesday.

Police charged 18-year-old Fayaadh Gillard with murder in connection with the death of his twin, Suhail Gillard, an all-star football   ... Read More

Man kills girlfriend’s teenage son and daughter after dispute over smoking, turns gun on himself

kali9/iStock(WATERTOWN, Conn.) -- A dispute between a Connecticut teenager and her mother’s boyfriend over smoking ended in tragedy, after the man shot and killed the girl and her brother, before turning the gun on himself.

Police were called to   ... Read More

Man hit on head with shovel, slashed over eye with box cutter in alleged hate crime

wsfurlan/iStock(BOSTON) -- A Boston man was struck on the head with a snow shovel and slashed over the eye with a box cutter after allegedly enduring anti-gay slurs from the man who attacked him.

Officers received a call at   ... Read More

Trump administration adjusts work requirements for food stamp eligibility

iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration announced a final rule on Wednesday that will limit states’ ability to provide food stamps outside of federal work requirements.

The new rule, aimed to reform the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, could cause an   ... Read More

Woman, dog rescued from sinking car after she crashed it into ‘dark murky’ water

Martin County Sheriffs Office(INDIANTOWN, Ind.) --  A woman and her dog were saved in a "heroic rescue" after she crashed her car into a body of water in Florida, officials said.

The woman, whom police did not identify, was   ... Read More

More than 500K sign petition to bring charges against men seen assaulting a deer

Whiteway/iStock(PHILADELPHIA) -- More than 500,000 people are petitioning for criminal charges to be brought against two young men who were seen assaulting an injured deer.

The online petition, which, at the time this story was originally published, was just   ... Read More

Parole warrant dropped against teen who attempted suicide at New York’s Rikers Island

DougSchneiderPhoto/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Four correction officers, including a captain, at New York City's Rikers Island jail were suspended and accused of "extremely troubling" behavior after they allegedly stood by for seven minutes watching an 18-year-old inmate attempt to hang   ... Read More

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16-year-old STEM school shooting suspect to be tried as adult, judge rules

Kuzma/iStock(DENVER) -- A 16-year-old will be tried as an adult for his alleged role in a shooting at a Colorado school that killed one student and injured eight others, a judge has ruled.

Alec McKinney, 16, and Devon Erickson,   ... Read More

Second Chicago police officer relieved of duties amid investigation into body-slamming incident

Jovonna Jamison(CHICAGO) -- Two Chicago police officers have now been relieved of their duties as officials investigate an arrest that was caught on camera and showed one of them slamming a man to the ground.

The Civilian Office of   ... Read More

Search is now recovery effort for 6-year-old girl swept away in creek

davelmorgan/iStock(NEW YORK) -- One week after a 6-year-old girl was swept away by floodwaters in an Arizona creek, officials say the search for her is transitioning to a recovery effort.

"Every soul that's out here that's searching for this   ... Read More

Aniah Blanchard was shot after she ‘went for the gun’: Court documents

Auburn Police Department (AUBURN, Ala.) -- The suspected killer of Alabama college student, Aniah Blanchard, said he shot her after she allegedly "went for the gun," according to court documents.

Blanchard, the 19-year-old stepdaughter of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter   ... Read More

Three dead, including gunman, in shooting at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

sphraner/iStock(HONOLULU) -- An armed, active-duty sailor opened fire on three civilian employees, killing two, before he fatally shot himself at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard near Honolulu on Wednesday afternoon.

Three civilian Department of Defense workers were found shot   ... Read More

Another storm threatens West with flooding, mudslides, heavy mountain snow

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Wednesday's storm in Southern California has moved out of California and into the Rockies, with heavy snow this morning.

The storm has brought more than 3” of rain from San Bernardino County to San Diego   ... Read More

Houston police issue warning after scammer uses fake ‘movie money’ to cheat student out of iPhone

KTRK(HOUSTON) -- At a time when high-tech scams are running rampant, police in Houston are warning residents to be aware of a low-tech swindle after a college student was cheated out of her iPhone by a scammer using a   ... Read More

George Zimmerman files $100M lawsuit against Trayvon Martin’s family and Florida prosecutors

BCFC/iStock(POLK COUNTY, Fla.) -- George Zimmerman, the Sanford, Florida, neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted for the murder of Trayvon Martin in 2012, and his lawyer have filed a $100 million lawsuit against prosecutors, Martin's family, their attorney and   ... Read More

Twin brother charged in high school football star’s fatal shooting

carlballou/iStock(PHILADELPHIA) -- A Philadelphia teenager has been charged in the fatal shooting of his twin brother, police said Wednesday.

Police charged 18-year-old Fayaadh Gillard with murder in connection with the death of his twin, Suhail Gillard, an all-star football   ... Read More

Man kills girlfriend’s teenage son and daughter after dispute over smoking, turns gun on himself

kali9/iStock(WATERTOWN, Conn.) -- A dispute between a Connecticut teenager and her mother’s boyfriend over smoking ended in tragedy, after the man shot and killed the girl and her brother, before turning the gun on himself.

Police were called to   ... Read More

Man hit on head with shovel, slashed over eye with box cutter in alleged hate crime

wsfurlan/iStock(BOSTON) -- A Boston man was struck on the head with a snow shovel and slashed over the eye with a box cutter after allegedly enduring anti-gay slurs from the man who attacked him.

Officers received a call at   ... Read More

Trump administration adjusts work requirements for food stamp eligibility

iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration announced a final rule on Wednesday that will limit states’ ability to provide food stamps outside of federal work requirements.

The new rule, aimed to reform the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, could cause an   ... Read More

Woman, dog rescued from sinking car after she crashed it into ‘dark murky’ water

Martin County Sheriffs Office(INDIANTOWN, Ind.) --  A woman and her dog were saved in a "heroic rescue" after she crashed her car into a body of water in Florida, officials said.

The woman, whom police did not identify, was   ... Read More

More than 500K sign petition to bring charges against men seen assaulting a deer

Whiteway/iStock(PHILADELPHIA) -- More than 500,000 people are petitioning for criminal charges to be brought against two young men who were seen assaulting an injured deer.

The online petition, which, at the time this story was originally published, was just   ... Read More

Parole warrant dropped against teen who attempted suicide at New York’s Rikers Island

DougSchneiderPhoto/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Four correction officers, including a captain, at New York City's Rikers Island jail were suspended and accused of "extremely troubling" behavior after they allegedly stood by for seven minutes watching an 18-year-old inmate attempt to hang   ... Read More

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