Mississippi mother charged in infant son's hot-car death

(VANCLEAVE, Miss.) -- A mother in southern Mississippi has been charged with second-degree murder after her 10-month-old son was left in a hot car and died, authorities said.

The child, Kash Barhonovich, died last Thursday after being left... Read More

Pennsylvania police shoot, kill teen fleeing from them at traffic stop, authorities say

(PITTSBURGH) -- Pennsylvania police shot and killed a 17-year-old boy near Pittsburgh Tuesday night after pulling over a vehicle believed to have been connected to an earlier shooting incident, authorities said Wednesday.

Officials have no... Read More

Massachusetts jogger details how she escaped terrifying abduction attempt

(BRIDGEWATER, Mass.) -- A Massachusetts woman is opening up about how she managed to fight off a convicted rapist who attacked her over the weekend and tried to force her into his car.

The woman, who asked not to be identified, spoke out W... Read More

Family of 12-year-old New Jersey girl who killed herself sues school district

(ROCKAWAY, N.J.) -- The family of a 12-year-old who committed suicide has filed a lawsuit against the young girl's school district, claiming it failed to protect her from months of intense bullying.

Mallory Grossman, a sixth-grader at Cope... Read More

Did Minneapolis cops pressure medics to sedate suspects with ketamine?

(MINNEAPOLIS) -- In a joint statement on Monday, Minneapolis' mayor and police chief sought an independent investigation into claims that city police asked emergency medical responders to sedate dozens of criminal suspects and others over the past th... Read More

Facebook campaign tops $5 million to reunite immigrant families separated at border

(SILICON VALLEY) -- In a little over three days, a fundraising campaign on Facebook has topped $6 million to help reunite undocumented families split up by the U.S. government at the Mexico border.

The fundraiser page, "Reunite an immigran... Read More

Boater and 2 dogs rescued from tree after their boat sank in Louisiana

(BOSSIER PARISH, LA.) -- An elderly neighbor with a boat became a hero in Louisiana on Monday when he and two sheriff’s deputies saved a man and two dogs stuck in a tree after his boat sank.

The watery rescue scene unfolded on Lake B... Read More

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces plan to sue Trump administration over child separation policy

(NEW YORK) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo intends to file a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its controversial immigration policies, including the "callous and inhumane" practice of separating children from their parents at the U.S. borde... Read More

Vexed for years by elusive serial rapist, D.C. authorities indict a DNA sample

(WASHINGTON) -- Federal prosecutors in Washington D.C. announced the first ever "John Doe" indictment of a still unknown suspect's DNA on Tuesday, as part of an ongoing investigation into a string of violent sexual assaults of women in hotel rooms in... Read More

Surveillance video shows burglar punched priest who confronted him after he allegedly broke into church

(CHICAGO) -- Chicago police released surveillance video this week showing a young thug punching a priest in the face after the clergyman confronted the young man about alleged breaking into his church. when he was trying to find out what the burglar ... Read More

Charleston lawmakers to vote on resolution apologizing for city's slavery past

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- One southern city wants to apologize for its past.

City officials in Charleston, South Carolina, will vote on a resolution Tuesday that expresses regret for the centuries of human slavery that was administered and reg... Read More

National Park Service researchers find litter of mountain lion kittens near Los Angeles

(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) -- National Park Service researchers in California discovered that a mountain lion they've been tracking since January has given birth to a little of four kittens.

The kittens -- who are all female -- were found rece... Read More

US foster parents of separated immigrant children 'don't know how much worse it could be'

(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) -- When the 9-year-old Guatemalan boy arrived at a Michigan foster care home, he was so afraid he couldn't eat.

Over time, the boy confided to his foster parents, Karl and Jen, that he and his father had escaped viole... Read More

Court suspends Arkansas law, giving women 2-week period to have medical abortions

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Women seeking medical abortions in Arkansas will have two weeks to access them after a court temporarily suspended a state-wide ban.

Medical abortions -- those that use pills rather than surgery to end a pregnancy --... Read More