Family described 'rain' of volcanic rock as Hawaiian boat tour hit by lava bomb

(HONOLULU, Hawaii) -- It was supposed to be a bucket-list moment for Dawn Li, an exciting family outing to see where the river of lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano spills into the ocean.

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Police ask for help finding gunman who killed 21-year-old pregnant woman, shot 2 kids in car

(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- A 21-year-old pregnant woman was killed when she and two children were shot at a Florida intersection, in broad daylight. Police are now pleading with the public to help find the gunman.

The pregnant woman, Imelda Franco... Read More

Somali-American teens handcuffed after erroneous 911 report from caller now being sought by police

(MINNEAPOLIS) -- The Somali-American teenage boys who were wrongfully handcuffed and detained by police in Minnesota have spoken out for the first time, with one of them calling himself a victim of discrimination.

“When the cops came... Read More

California firefighters struggle to contain deadly, rapidly growing wildfire

(MARIPOSA COUNTY, Calif.) -- Firefighters are struggling to contain a deadly wildfire that more than doubled in size on Monday, charring nearly 9,300 acres of land near Yosemite National Park in California's Sierra Nevada Mountains.

The so... Read More

Former National Teacher of the Year now running for Congress

(WATERBURY, Conn.) -- In some cases, courage is contagious.

That was the case for Jahana Hayes, a longtime teacher who decided to make her first foray into professional politics.

Hayes told ABC News that the wave of new candidat... Read More

Four of five teens in deadly Michigan rock-throwing case accept plea deals

(DETROIT) -- Four Michigan teenagers charged with murder in a highway rock-throwing incident agreed to plea deals on Monday, angering members of the victim’s family who feared the boys might get off easy under the agreement.

The teen... Read More

States versus feds: Mexican gray wolf at center of endangered species debate

(WASHINGTON) -- Growing up on a cattle ranch in northern Arizona, Ethan Lane recalls the Mexican gray wolves that would regularly prey on his livestock.

“These wolves are very threatening. The cattle would sense their presence and ch... Read More

Husband arrested for trying to kill his wife with ant poison: Police

(CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C.) -- A husband in North Carolina tried to kill his wife with a scheme straight out of ancient Rome: by surreptitiously slipping poison into her food.

Police in Cumberland County have charged Eugene Pittman with firs... Read More

Maria Butina, Russian gun rights activist linked to NRA, charged as Kremlin agent

(WASHINGTON) -- FBI counter-intelligence agents have arrested a 29-year-old Russian woman on charges she acted as a Kremlin agent while working over the past three years to build relationships in the upper ranks of the National Rifle Association.
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Lava bomb injures 23 on tour boat in Hawaii

(HONOLULU) -- A lava bomb punctured the roof of a tour boat in Hawaii Monday injuring 23 near where lava from the Kilauea volcano continues to spill into the ocean, the Hawaii Civil Defense said.

A lava bomb is a large rock tossed through ... Read More

9/11 Memorial architect designing a shrine to 2015 Charleston church shooting victims

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Plans for a new memorial honoring the nine victims of the 2015 church shooting tragedy in Charleston, South Carolina, have been unveiled to the church community.

Michael Arad, the architect who helped design the Natio... Read More