St. Louis police probe claim that officer called BLM ‘domestic terrorists’

(ST. LOUIS) -- The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating reports that one of its officers posted a meme on Facebook that referred to Black Lives Matter protesters as "domestic terrorists," according to a local newspaper.

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Jimmy Kimmel rips senator for lying about new health care bill

(NEW YORK) -- Jimmy Kimmel ripped into Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana on his show Tuesday night for proposing new health care legislation that Kimmel said fails the "Jimmy Kimmel test" that Cassidy himself had proposed in an appearance on ... Read More

Building codes on Puerto Rico unable to withstand Category 5 storms: Expert

(NEW YORK) -- With Hurricane Maria bearing down, residents in Puerto Rico are hunkering down, preparing for 175 mph winds, 6- to 9-foot storm surge and up to 25 inches of rain. Unfortunately, most of the homes in Puerto Rico are built to withstand ju... Read More

Maria 'potentially most catastrophic hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in a century': Governor

(NEW YORK) -- As residents of Puerto Rico brace for Hurricane Maria -- which slammed into the Caribbean as a Category 5 storm Monday night -- Puerto Rico's governor is calling the storm "the biggest and potentially most catastrophic hurricane to hit ... Read More

Ninth patient of Florida nursing home that lost air conditioning after Irma dies

(HOLLYWOOD HILLS, Fla.) -- A ninth person has died after a Florida nursing home lost its air conditioning in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, subjecting the residents to sweltering heat.

Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills resident Carlos... Read More

Sinkhole swallows part of Florida home

(APOPKA, Fla.) -- A huge sinkhole opened up in a city northwest of Orlando, Florida, this morning, damaging part of a home.

According to ABC affiliate WFTS, emergency crews responded to the house in Apopka, Florida, around 8:30 a.m.
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Navy orders stand down for medical personnel after employee allegedly called newborns 'mini Satans'

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- The Navy's surgeon general has ordered a stand down for all Navy medical personnel over the next 48 hours to reaffirm service commitments to patients and review social media policies after photos emerged on social media of med... Read More

86-year-old jewel thief released from jail

(INDIO, Calif.) --  A recidivist jewel thief who became famous for her decades-long international crime spree is out of jail after her latest sentence.

Doris Payne, 86, has a long rap sheet of robberies to her name, but most recently was ... Read More

Man charged in Baton Rouge killings that 'could possibly be racially motivated'

(BATON ROUGE, La.) --A 23-year-old white man has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon and two counts of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated criminal damage to property and illegal use of a weapon by Ba... Read More

Protesters on the front lines in St. Louis

(ST.LOUIS) -- It's been four straight nights of civil unrest in St. Louis, Missouri, after former police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted of murder in the death of Anthony Lamar Smith.

The protests have been marked by a police force diggin... Read More

Police vehicle set on fire, 3 arrested at Georgia Tech during 'violent protests'

(ATLANTA) -- Three people were arrested and students were ordered to shelter in place at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta on Monday as violent protests erupted in response to the police shooting death of a student who allegedly had a kn... Read More

America's top teacher helps student find confidence in herself

(NEW YORK) -- The days of Latanya Simpson being a shy and timid student are a thing of the past.

“My 9th grade year I was kind of not sure of myself,” Simpson said. “I didn’t have the confidence I really needed.&rdq... Read More

Former Boy Scout claims troop leader sexually abused him for years

(NEW YORK) -- Chris was an 11-year-old Boy Scout in New Jersey when he says his life became consumed with a dark secret.

“You do everything you can to block it out of your mind,” he said.

Chris, whose last name &ldqu... Read More

Baton Rouge killings 'could possibly be racially motivated,' police say

(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- The killings of two black men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, last week "could possibly be racially motivated" but police are "still looking at other motives," Baton Rouge Police spokesman Sgt. L'Jean McNeely told ABC News Sunday.Read More