(WASHINGTON) -- Federal authorities have arrested a Marine veteran and U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant who they said was stockpiling weapons and "espoused extremist" and racist views for years as he sought to launch a major attack.
"The defendant intends ... Read More
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(CHICAGO) -- "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with felony disorderly conduct for filing a false report after allegedly staging the attack against himself in Chicago, police and the state attorney's office confirmed to ABC News. ... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court moved Wednesday to limit states’ ability to seize private property involved in a crime, saying the forfeitures are subject to Eighth Amendment protection against excessive fines.
Tyson Timbs, a ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Grieving officers of the New York Police Department gathered Wednesday at an emotional funeral for Detective Brian Simonsen who was killed by friendly fire while responding to a robbery last week.
Simonsen, 42, and his partner ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Over 2,000 flights have been grounded — many in the Washington, D.C., area — as a winter storm moves through the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Wednesday.
Schools in Baltimore, Philadelphia and Omaha are all closed ... Read More
Sarasota Police Department
(SARASOTA, Fla.) -- The remains have been found of a missing teenager in Florida who may have witnessed a murder more than a year ago, police announced Tuesday night.
Jabez Spann was 14 when he vanished on ... Read More
(CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.) -- A Delta Air Lines flight was forced to declare an emergency and make an unscheduled landing in Chattanooga, Tennessee after apparently being struck by lightning on Tuesday.
The plane took off from George Mitchell International Airport ... Read More
(SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- A University of California, Santa Cruz student was indicted on federal charges Tuesday, accused of developing an app to sell meth, cocaine and other illegal drugs.
Collin Howard, 18, was indicted by a federal ... Read More
Newport Beach Police
(NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.) -- A man has been arrested through DNA and genetic genealogy in the decades-old cold case killing of 11-year-old Linda Ann O’Keefe, who was strangled to death in Southern California in 1973, authorities said. ... Read More
Broward County Jail
(MIAMI) -- A Florida man has been charged with a hate crime after allegedly yelling racial slurs and waving a gun at a group of black protesters.
Mark Bartlett, who is white, originally was charged only with ... Read More
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(CHICAGO) -- Construction of the $500 million Barack Obama Presidential Center in a historic Chicago park was dealt a major setback on Tuesday when a federal judge ruled that a lawsuit filed by park advocates to stop ... Read More
(CHICAGO) -- The FBI and the US Postal Inspection Service are currently investigating whether Jussie Smollett played a role in sending a threatening letter addressed to him at "Empire’s" Chicago studio prior to the alleged attack, two federal officials ... Read More
(CHARLESTON, W. Va.) -- Nearly a year after they went on strike and inspired educators nationwide to do the same, West Virginia teachers wielded their power again and this time politicians were quick to listen.
Just hours after ... Read More
Woodland Park Police Department
(WOODLAND PARK, Colo.) -- Prosecutors on Tuesday revealed new details -- including blood and an alleged poisoned coffee plot -- in the case against Patrick Frazee, the Colorado man accused of killing his fiancé and the ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- A major storm is headed to the eastern half of the country, bringing snow, ice and rain from the Plains to the Northeast to the Southeast.
Over 280 flights were already canceled for Wednesday as ... Read More