Former Louisville area assistant police chief allegedly instructed a recruit to shoot black people, authorities say

(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- A former assistant police chief for a Kentucky police department allegedly instructed a police recruit to shoot black minors if he were to catch them smoking marijuana, according ... Read More

Family of malnourished siblings lived in trailer behind Texas home for years, current owner says

(FORT WORTH, Texas) -- The man who purchased the home where David and Louise Turpin once lived with their several children in Rio Vista, Texas said the previous family ended up moving into a trailer behind the home years after "trashing" it.
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Major winter storm takes aim at Midwest; above-average temps headed east

(NEW YORK) -- The Southwest is getting walloped with winter conditions this weekend.

A disturbance is moving through the region Saturday morning, bringing snow to parts of Nevada and Utah, including Salt Lake City. This disturbance will mo... Read More

Las Vegas gunman's computer had child pornography and 'disturbing search history,' report shows

(LAS VEGAS) -- The analysis of a computer belonging to Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock revealed a "disturbing search history" and numerous images of child pornography, investigators said today.

In the months, weeks and days leading ... Read More

Captive siblings not so different from prisoners of war, have a tight bond, hospital staff says

(RIVERSIDE, Calif.) -- The California siblings allegedly held captive and tortured by their parents have a bond "with each other that's very natural for people who are cut off from the outside world," one doctor treating them told ABC News.

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Baltimore police looking for suspects caught on video beating, burning cat

(BALTIMORE) -- Baltimore police are asking for help identifying five suspects caught on surveillance video beating a cat with a cinderblock and setting it on fire in mid-December.

Animal Control was called to the scene, where the cat was p... Read More

Suspected serial killer accused of shooting 9 in 3 weeks is an 'aspiring music star'

(PHOENIX) -- The man accused of committing nine murders in just three weeks in Arizona is an "aspiring music star" who has spent nearly half of his young life in prison, according to police.

Cleophus Cooksey Jr., 35, has been in custody si... Read More

Women's March returns this weekend, with hundreds of events planned worldwide

(NEW YORK) -- A year after millions of women donned pink "pussy hats" in the largest single-day demonstration in American history, women and their allies will again fill the streets this weekend in dozens of cities across the country to protest Presi... Read More

DA: Captives' journals may hold 'powerful evidence,' girl who escaped showed 'courage'

(PERRIS, Calif.) -- The California siblings allegedly held captive and tortured by their parents kept journals that likely hold "powerful evidence" in the case, the district attorney said in an interview with ABC News. He also opened up about the "co... Read More

Mom uses stroller to collect 20,000 diapers for families in need

(NEW YORK) --  With a stroller and a Facebook post, a New York City mom was able to collect 20,000 diapers to donate to families in need.

Audrey Symes, a consultant and mom to a then 2-year-old, was looking for a way to volunteer in h... Read More

Thieves smash display cases at Houston store, make off with $2M in jewelry

(HOUSTON) --  Police in suburban Houston are looking for two bandits who got away with more than $2 million worth of jewelry. The brazen smash-and-grab robbery on Jan. 10 was all captured on the store’s surveillance video.

In th... Read More