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Social media influencer convicted for violent plot to hijack website name

iStock/xijian(NEW YORK) --  A social media influencer from Iowa is facing 20 years in prison for planning a violent home invasion to hijack an internet domain name for his company.

Rossi Lorathio Adams II, 26, was convicted of conspiracy   ... Read More

Dramatic video shows officers pulling victims out of burning car before it’s engulfed in flames

iStock/Fedorovekb(CAMDEN, N.J.) --  Police in Camden, New Jersey, have released new body camera video from a dramatic rescue of passengers inside two burning cars on the interstate.

Just moments after the 2:30 a.m. April 7 accident on I-676, four   ... Read More

8-year-old girl killed after storm causes tree to crash through her Florida home

iStock/aijohn784(WOODVILLE, Fla.) -- An 8-year-old girl in Florida was killed after a morning storm caused a tree to crash through her house, fatally injuring her and another child in the home, police said.

Officers responded to a 911 call   ... Read More

How woman who lost mother-in-law in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting aims to fight anti-Semitism during Passover

Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) -- As the Jewish holiday of Passover begins Friday night, families and friends will gather at Seder -- an orderly, annual dinner where they eat, drink, sing and re-tell the story of   ... Read More

Clearing the air on the origins of 420, the unofficial national marijuana holiday

iStock/Tunatura(NEW YORK) -- The origins of the so-called pot holiday "420" are — fittingly — fuzzy.

Some people will say that the holiday's name traces back to a police code. Others, meanwhile, believe that something happened on April 20   ... Read More

School daze: Contractor misspells crosswalk

WPLG-TV(DORAL, Fla.) --  One Florida contractor might be in need of a little more E-D-U-C-A-T-I-O-N.

A motorist in Doral spotted a spelling error at a crosswalk Thursday and took a photo.

The word "SCHOOL" was spelled "SCOHOL."

When the   ... Read More

Pathologist’s report leads to no charges filed in the death of 5th grader Raniya Wright

Gofundme(WALTERBORO, S.C.) -- A pathologist's review of fifth grader Raniya Wright’s death revealed that she had a rare birth defect that caused her death, rather than the fight that she was involved in minutes before she became unresponsive, officials   ... Read More

Turpin children speak out as parents are sentenced in torture case: ‘I’m taking my life back’

KABC-TV(RIVERSIDE, Calif.) --  A son and daughter of David and Louise Turpin spoke out in court for the first time Friday as their parents were sentenced for torturing and imprisoning them for years.

"Now I'm taking my life back,"   ... Read More

Exclusive video goes inside underwater cave rescue of diver in Tennessee

Edd Sorenson/Cave Adventurers(NEW YORK) -- Exclusive video obtained by ABC News goes inside a murky, underwater cave in Tennessee during the daring rescue of a highly trained British diver who went missing while exploring.

Josh Bratchley, a member of   ... Read More

Severe weather outbreak hits East Coast just before long weekend

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A major storm is moving east, leaving in its wake at least 18 tornadoes and more than 300 damaging storm reports over two days in five states, as the East Coast braces for severe weather.   ... Read More

Ohio man indicted after pretending to be missing 14-year-old boy

Hamilton County Sheriff(CLEVELAND) -- Authorities indicted an Ohio man on fresh charges Thursday for allegedly impersonating Timmothy Pitzen, a boy who vanished in 2011 at the age of 6.A federal grand jury indicted Brian Michael Rini, 23, on   ... Read More

Professor bought one-way ticket to Rome before cathedral arson attempt: Police

Essex County Sheriff's Office(NEW YORK) -- A part-time philosophy professor was charged with attempted arson on Thursday after he entered a historic cathedral with gasoline and lighter fluid, investigators said.

Marc Lamparello, a former director of music at a   ... Read More

Transgender ROTC cadet says he lost military scholarship after new DOD policy took effect

Courtesy Map Pesqueira(AUSTIN, Texas) -- A transgender ROTC cadet says he lost his military scholarship at the University of Texas due to the Trump administration's new policy toward transgender service members.

In the wake of President's Donald Trump's implementation   ... Read More

Dallas is hot and Chicago’s not: New census data shows population winners and losers

f11photo/iStock(NEW YORK) -- They say everything is bigger in Texas, and when it comes to the populations in some of their biggest cities, the Census Bureau seems to agree.

New population estimate data shows that two of the three   ... Read More

5-year-old victim in Mall of America incident ‘showing real signs of recovery,’ family says

BanksPhotos/iStock(MINNEAPOLIS) -- The family of a 5-year-old boy who was thrown from the third-floor balcony at the Mall of America released a hopeful update on Friday, saying that despite "a long road ahead," the boy is "showing real signs   ... Read More

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Social media influencer convicted for violent plot to hijack website name

iStock/xijian(NEW YORK) --  A social media influencer from Iowa is facing 20 years in prison for planning a violent home invasion to hijack an internet domain name for his company.

Rossi Lorathio Adams II, 26, was convicted of conspiracy   ... Read More

Dramatic video shows officers pulling victims out of burning car before it’s engulfed in flames

iStock/Fedorovekb(CAMDEN, N.J.) --  Police in Camden, New Jersey, have released new body camera video from a dramatic rescue of passengers inside two burning cars on the interstate.

Just moments after the 2:30 a.m. April 7 accident on I-676, four   ... Read More

8-year-old girl killed after storm causes tree to crash through her Florida home

iStock/aijohn784(WOODVILLE, Fla.) -- An 8-year-old girl in Florida was killed after a morning storm caused a tree to crash through her house, fatally injuring her and another child in the home, police said.

Officers responded to a 911 call   ... Read More

How woman who lost mother-in-law in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting aims to fight anti-Semitism during Passover

Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) -- As the Jewish holiday of Passover begins Friday night, families and friends will gather at Seder -- an orderly, annual dinner where they eat, drink, sing and re-tell the story of   ... Read More

Clearing the air on the origins of 420, the unofficial national marijuana holiday

iStock/Tunatura(NEW YORK) -- The origins of the so-called pot holiday "420" are — fittingly — fuzzy.

Some people will say that the holiday's name traces back to a police code. Others, meanwhile, believe that something happened on April 20   ... Read More

School daze: Contractor misspells crosswalk

WPLG-TV(DORAL, Fla.) --  One Florida contractor might be in need of a little more E-D-U-C-A-T-I-O-N.

A motorist in Doral spotted a spelling error at a crosswalk Thursday and took a photo.

The word "SCHOOL" was spelled "SCOHOL."

When the   ... Read More

Pathologist’s report leads to no charges filed in the death of 5th grader Raniya Wright

Gofundme(WALTERBORO, S.C.) -- A pathologist's review of fifth grader Raniya Wright’s death revealed that she had a rare birth defect that caused her death, rather than the fight that she was involved in minutes before she became unresponsive, officials   ... Read More

Turpin children speak out as parents are sentenced in torture case: ‘I’m taking my life back’

KABC-TV(RIVERSIDE, Calif.) --  A son and daughter of David and Louise Turpin spoke out in court for the first time Friday as their parents were sentenced for torturing and imprisoning them for years.

"Now I'm taking my life back,"   ... Read More

Exclusive video goes inside underwater cave rescue of diver in Tennessee

Edd Sorenson/Cave Adventurers(NEW YORK) -- Exclusive video obtained by ABC News goes inside a murky, underwater cave in Tennessee during the daring rescue of a highly trained British diver who went missing while exploring.

Josh Bratchley, a member of   ... Read More

Severe weather outbreak hits East Coast just before long weekend

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A major storm is moving east, leaving in its wake at least 18 tornadoes and more than 300 damaging storm reports over two days in five states, as the East Coast braces for severe weather.   ... Read More

Ohio man indicted after pretending to be missing 14-year-old boy

Hamilton County Sheriff(CLEVELAND) -- Authorities indicted an Ohio man on fresh charges Thursday for allegedly impersonating Timmothy Pitzen, a boy who vanished in 2011 at the age of 6.A federal grand jury indicted Brian Michael Rini, 23, on   ... Read More

Professor bought one-way ticket to Rome before cathedral arson attempt: Police

Essex County Sheriff's Office(NEW YORK) -- A part-time philosophy professor was charged with attempted arson on Thursday after he entered a historic cathedral with gasoline and lighter fluid, investigators said.

Marc Lamparello, a former director of music at a   ... Read More

Transgender ROTC cadet says he lost military scholarship after new DOD policy took effect

Courtesy Map Pesqueira(AUSTIN, Texas) -- A transgender ROTC cadet says he lost his military scholarship at the University of Texas due to the Trump administration's new policy toward transgender service members.

In the wake of President's Donald Trump's implementation   ... Read More

Dallas is hot and Chicago’s not: New census data shows population winners and losers

f11photo/iStock(NEW YORK) -- They say everything is bigger in Texas, and when it comes to the populations in some of their biggest cities, the Census Bureau seems to agree.

New population estimate data shows that two of the three   ... Read More

5-year-old victim in Mall of America incident ‘showing real signs of recovery,’ family says

BanksPhotos/iStock(MINNEAPOLIS) -- The family of a 5-year-old boy who was thrown from the third-floor balcony at the Mall of America released a hopeful update on Friday, saying that despite "a long road ahead," the boy is "showing real signs   ... Read More

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