Possible motive for missing Colorado mom's murder surfaces for the first time in wrongful death lawsuit

(DENVER) -- Missing Colorado mom Kelsey Berreth’s parents —- who are suing son-in-law Patrick Frazee for the wrongful death of their daughter —- allege in new court documents that Fr... Read More

5 victims, shooter dead; 5 police officers injured in Aurora active shooter situation

(CHICAGO) -- Five victims were killed and at least five police officers were injured by gunfire in Aurora, Illinois when a gunman opened fire in an industrial warehouse, according to authorities.

The gunman, identified as Gary Martin, 45, was ... Read More

Florida man receives $980,000 tax refund after reporting $18,497 in wages

(WASHINGTON) -- A Florida man who reported $18,497 in wages is in trouble after he received a $980,000 tax refund based on a false tax return that he filed, according to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Tampa, Florida.

The ... Read More

Texts between right-wing protester and Portland police prompt investigation

(PORTLAND) -- An investigation is underway into text messages that a police lieutenant exchanged with the leader of a right-wing group amid violent protests in Portland, Oregon.

Portions of the text messages, obtained by local newspaper The Wi... Read More

Border agent unlawfully detained 2 women for speaking Spanish, ACLU says in lawsuit

(WASHINGTON) -- A border patrol officer has been accused of unlawfully stopping two women for speaking Spanish at a Montana convenience store, according to a law filed by the American Civil Liberties Union.

Video of the incident, which occurre... Read More

2 potential suspects under arrest after attack on 'Empire' star Jussie Smollett: Police

(CHICAGO) -- Two potential suspects in the alleged racial attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett have been arrested, Chicago police said Friday.

Police clarified that the two men were placed under arrest Wednesday night after police ... Read More

Alligator found during drug bust at Pennsylvania home: Authorities

(CHESTER COUNTY, Pa.) -- A drug raid in northeastern Pennsylvania turned up more than heroin and crack -- police also discovered a 3-foot-long alligator.

"When we execute a drug search warrant, we never know what we will find," Chester Cou... Read More

California Lyft driver rescues toddler found alone in the rain

(SANTA ROSA, Calif.) -- Del Hedrick was driving for Lyft and had just dropped off a passenger at an apartment complex when something startled him.

"I see a baby, right in front of the car!" he said, according to ABC affiliate KGO. "Rain is... Read More

Water rushes onto bus as driver plows through flooded street in California

(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- Passengers on a public transit bus in Oakland, California, were up to their ankles in water after a driver plowed through a flooded intersection on Thursday.

The Bay Area has been deluged by record rains this week, cau... Read More

Nine Louisiana State University students arrested over fraternity hazing

(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- Nine members of a fraternity at Louisiana State University were arrested Thursday in connection to hazing activities that allegedly took place throughout the fall semester, officials said.

The university confirmed tha... Read More

West Coast stays unsettled after record rainfall caused flooding, mudslides

(NEW YORK) -- A storm brought widespread heavy rain to California on Thursday and caused flash flooding, mudslides and the need for water rescues in many parts of the state.

Palm Springs, California, received 3.68 inches of rain on Thursda... Read More