Video shows white Texas deputy mistakenly trying to arrest black man on warrant

(HOUSTON) -- An African-American man is demanding a white Texas constable deputy be fired after he says he endured a terrifying encounter in which he was racially profiled and mistaken for a fugitive wanted in Louisiana.

Clarence Evans, 39... Read More

Pregnant teen found dead in Chicago had baby cut from her womb: Police

(CHICAGO) -- Three people have been charged in connection with the slaying of a pregnant Chicago teenager who had her baby cut from her womb, police said.

Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19, who was nine months pregnant and the mom of a 3-year-old chi... Read More

Teacher arrested after planting live ammunition at school, police say

(SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass.) -- Police arrested a high school teacher in Massachusetts on Thursday after he allegedly planted live ammunition in one of the school's staircases.

Surveillance cameras at Southbridge High School in southeast Massachus... Read More

State trooper whose son, 4, fatally shot himself with his gun put on leave

(NEW YORK) -- The state trooper whose 4-year-old son accidentally shot and killed himself has been placed on administrative leave.

Trooper Fu Sun was identified by the Ohio State Highway Patrol as the father involved in the shooting death,... Read More

Chelsea Manning ordered back to jail for defying grand jury subpoena

(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) -- Fresh off a 62-day incarceration for defying a grand jury subpoena, Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. Army intelligence analyst and anti-secrecy activist, was remanded again Thursday afternoon after a federal judge held her in con... Read More

2-year-old dies after family apprehended at southern border

(EL PASO, Texas) -- A 2-year-old boy from Guatemala, apprehended with his family at the southern border, died in Texas on Tuesday after being released from U.S. custody at a hospital near the border, a Guatemalan official confirmed to ABC News.
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Colorado police officer who pulled gun on black man picking up trash quits force

(BOULDER, Colo.) -- A white Colorado police officer caught on video pulling a gun on a black man who was picking up trash outside his home has resigned, officials said Thursday.

Boulder Police Officer John Smyly quit the police force after... Read More

Missouri Senate passes sweeping anti-abortion bill

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) -- The Republican-led Missouri Senate passed a sweeping anti-abortion bill Thursday after hours of contentious debate.

The bill, HB 126, includes a so-called "heartbeat" ban on abortions as well as a ban on abortions... Read More

Missing toddler found alive in 'remarkably good condition,' authorities say

(PRESTONBURG, Ky.) -- A toddler missing from a rural area in Kentucky since Sunday has been found alive, authorities said.

Crews were out searching for Kenneth Howard, nearly 2 years old, and took a break to check in with each other on Wed... Read More

Deadliest wildfire in California history sparked by PG&E power lines, investigators say

(LOS ANGELES) -- Investigators from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection have determined that the Camp Fire, the deadliest fire in the state's history, was sparked by power lines, the agency announced Wednesday.

The f... Read More

Four children, one adult killed in single-vehicle crash in Missouri

(KIRKSVILLE, Mo.) -- Four children and one adult died in a single-vehicle crash late Wednesday in Miller County, according to the Missouri State highway Patrol.

Eastbound Highway 54 was shut down as emergency crews responded to the scene. ... Read More

SEAL Team 6 member to accept plea deal in Green Beret's death

(NORFOLK, Va.) -- A member of the Navy's elite SEAL Team 6 will plead guilty on Thursday as part of a plea deal for his role in the death of Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar, a Green Beret, in Mali in June 2017.

Navy Chief Petty Officer Adam M... Read More

Missing Maui hiker's boyfriend believes she's still in dense forest

(NEW YORK) -- It's been a week since Amanda Eller mysteriously vanished while apparently going for a hike on Maui, but her boyfriend said Wednesday the search continues and he just wants her back home.

Eller, a 35-year-old physical therapi... Read More

Stormy weather stretches from West Coast to Midwest

(NEW YORK) -- The unusually late winter-like storm that hit California on Wednesday is continuing through Thursday morning.

About 5 inches of rain fell in Venado, California, Wednesday, making it the city's rainiest May day ever. Santa Ro... Read More