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Storms and blistering heat move east through Midwest

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Tumultuous weather is expected to continue across much of the middle of the country after a weekend of heavy summer weather.

There were 422 damaging storm reports over the weekend from the central Plains into   ... Read More

Police track down mother whose newborn was left naked, alone in woods

Montgomery County Police Department(SILVER SPRING, Md.) -- Police in Maryland are investigating why a newborn baby girl was left alone in the woods without so much as a diaper.

The baby was rescued in Silver Spring, Maryland, on Friday   ... Read More

Missing California hiker found dead after five-day mountains trek

Trinity County Sheriffs Office(NEW YORK) -- A Northern California hiker was found dead on Sunday after an intense three-day search, police said.

Rescuers found the body of Daniel Komins late Sunday morning in a remote wilderness area in the   ... Read More

Dallas social media rivalry leads to fatal shooting of 9-year-old girl

Dallas Police Department(DALLAS) -- A vengeful aspiring rapper opened fire on the wrong Dallas home last week, killing a 9-year-old girl instead of the rival artist he intended to shoot, police said.

Brandoniya Bennett had just gotten her nails   ... Read More

2 off-duty firefighters missing after launching fishing boat off Florida coast

Port Canaveral/Twitter(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- A desperate search continued Sunday for two off-duty firefighters who never returned from a fishing trip off the eastern coast of Florida, officials said.

Brian McCluney, a Jacksonville, Florida, firefighter, and Justin Walker, a member   ... Read More

East Coast, Midwest brace for storms while dangerous summer heat makes its return to the South

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A stalled weather system that has been bringing rain to parts of the Southeast will begin to slide northward over the next day bringing with it pop up thunderstorms and heavy downpours up and down   ... Read More

Ohio white nationalist, anti-Semite arrested for threatening to shoot up Jewish community center, police say

Mahoning County Jail(NEW MIDDLETOWN, Ohio) -- An Ohio man has been arrested for making threats toward a local Jewish community center in New Middletown.

James Reardon Jr., 20, has been charged with telecommunications harassment and aggravated menacing and is   ... Read More

Plane crashes into home in upstate New York, killing 1 on board and 1 on ground

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Two people are dead after a small plane crashed into a home in upstate New York on Saturday. A person on the plane was killed as well as one person on the ground, officials said.   ... Read More

Suspected shooter in Philadelphia standoff charged with attempted murder

JANIFEST/iStock(PHILADELPHIA) -- The suspected gunman who unleashed a torrent of bullets at Philadelphia police while barricaded indoors was charged Saturday with attempted murder, court records show.Maurice Hill, 34, was also charged with aggravated assault, assault of law enforcement   ... Read More

13 arrested, 6 injured at Portland right wing rally: Police

iStock(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- Thirteen people were arrested and six were injured, as over 1,000 right-wing demonstrators and counter-protesters descended on downtown Portland on Saturday, police said.

There were "at least 13 arrests," in six hours, Portland Police Lieutenant Tina   ... Read More

Plains at risk for severe storms while heat returns to Northeast

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Very heavy rainfall was falling across parts of eastern Kansas and western Missouri on Saturday morning, while gusty winds up to 75 mph have been reported in Kansas as well. Some storms are also firing   ... Read More

Father charged with homicide after 12-year-old daughter kills neighbor in car crash

KTRK(HOUSTON) -- The father of a 12-year-old girl who allegedly got behind the wheel of a car and accidentally ran down her neighbor has been charged with criminally negligent homicide.

Tomas Mejia Tol, 42, was arrested on Friday after   ... Read More

Hiker disappears in Northern California mountains on 5-day hike

Trinity County Sheriff's Office(REDDING, Calif.) -- Authorities suspended search-and-rescue operations for a missing hiker in the mountains of Northern California on Friday night, but said they planned to return to the area on Saturday.

Daniel Komins had embarked on   ... Read More

Thousands attend service for El Paso victim Margie Reckard: ‘We’re all a family’

dragana991/iStock(EL PASO, Texas) -- Exactly two weeks ago, Antonio Basco lost his wife, and only family member, in the El Paso massacre.

On Saturday morning, he said his final goodbye to his beloved Margie Reckard -- but with hundreds   ... Read More

Person of interest in New York City pressure cooker scare taken into custody: Police source

NYPD(NEW YORK) -- The person of interest related to the abandoned rice cookers that caused a bomb scare in New York City has been taken into custody, a police source told ABC News Saturday morning.

Larry Griffin, of West   ... Read More

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Storms and blistering heat move east through Midwest

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Tumultuous weather is expected to continue across much of the middle of the country after a weekend of heavy summer weather.

There were 422 damaging storm reports over the weekend from the central Plains into   ... Read More

Police track down mother whose newborn was left naked, alone in woods

Montgomery County Police Department(SILVER SPRING, Md.) -- Police in Maryland are investigating why a newborn baby girl was left alone in the woods without so much as a diaper.

The baby was rescued in Silver Spring, Maryland, on Friday   ... Read More

Missing California hiker found dead after five-day mountains trek

Trinity County Sheriffs Office(NEW YORK) -- A Northern California hiker was found dead on Sunday after an intense three-day search, police said.

Rescuers found the body of Daniel Komins late Sunday morning in a remote wilderness area in the   ... Read More

Dallas social media rivalry leads to fatal shooting of 9-year-old girl

Dallas Police Department(DALLAS) -- A vengeful aspiring rapper opened fire on the wrong Dallas home last week, killing a 9-year-old girl instead of the rival artist he intended to shoot, police said.

Brandoniya Bennett had just gotten her nails   ... Read More

2 off-duty firefighters missing after launching fishing boat off Florida coast

Port Canaveral/Twitter(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- A desperate search continued Sunday for two off-duty firefighters who never returned from a fishing trip off the eastern coast of Florida, officials said.

Brian McCluney, a Jacksonville, Florida, firefighter, and Justin Walker, a member   ... Read More

East Coast, Midwest brace for storms while dangerous summer heat makes its return to the South

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A stalled weather system that has been bringing rain to parts of the Southeast will begin to slide northward over the next day bringing with it pop up thunderstorms and heavy downpours up and down   ... Read More

Ohio white nationalist, anti-Semite arrested for threatening to shoot up Jewish community center, police say

Mahoning County Jail(NEW MIDDLETOWN, Ohio) -- An Ohio man has been arrested for making threats toward a local Jewish community center in New Middletown.

James Reardon Jr., 20, has been charged with telecommunications harassment and aggravated menacing and is   ... Read More

Plane crashes into home in upstate New York, killing 1 on board and 1 on ground

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Two people are dead after a small plane crashed into a home in upstate New York on Saturday. A person on the plane was killed as well as one person on the ground, officials said.   ... Read More

Suspected shooter in Philadelphia standoff charged with attempted murder

JANIFEST/iStock(PHILADELPHIA) -- The suspected gunman who unleashed a torrent of bullets at Philadelphia police while barricaded indoors was charged Saturday with attempted murder, court records show.Maurice Hill, 34, was also charged with aggravated assault, assault of law enforcement   ... Read More

13 arrested, 6 injured at Portland right wing rally: Police

iStock(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- Thirteen people were arrested and six were injured, as over 1,000 right-wing demonstrators and counter-protesters descended on downtown Portland on Saturday, police said.

There were "at least 13 arrests," in six hours, Portland Police Lieutenant Tina   ... Read More

Plains at risk for severe storms while heat returns to Northeast

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Very heavy rainfall was falling across parts of eastern Kansas and western Missouri on Saturday morning, while gusty winds up to 75 mph have been reported in Kansas as well. Some storms are also firing   ... Read More

Father charged with homicide after 12-year-old daughter kills neighbor in car crash

KTRK(HOUSTON) -- The father of a 12-year-old girl who allegedly got behind the wheel of a car and accidentally ran down her neighbor has been charged with criminally negligent homicide.

Tomas Mejia Tol, 42, was arrested on Friday after   ... Read More

Hiker disappears in Northern California mountains on 5-day hike

Trinity County Sheriff's Office(REDDING, Calif.) -- Authorities suspended search-and-rescue operations for a missing hiker in the mountains of Northern California on Friday night, but said they planned to return to the area on Saturday.

Daniel Komins had embarked on   ... Read More

Thousands attend service for El Paso victim Margie Reckard: ‘We’re all a family’

dragana991/iStock(EL PASO, Texas) -- Exactly two weeks ago, Antonio Basco lost his wife, and only family member, in the El Paso massacre.

On Saturday morning, he said his final goodbye to his beloved Margie Reckard -- but with hundreds   ... Read More

Person of interest in New York City pressure cooker scare taken into custody: Police source

NYPD(NEW YORK) -- The person of interest related to the abandoned rice cookers that caused a bomb scare in New York City has been taken into custody, a police source told ABC News Saturday morning.

Larry Griffin, of West   ... Read More

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