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Texas expecting heavy rain after Hurricane Willa slams Mexico

ABC News(HOUSTON) -- The hurricane season in the eastern Pacific Ocean officially is the most active since 1971.

Hurricane Willa, now a Category 4 with winds reaching 155 mph this morning, is nearly a Category 5, which has winds   ... Read More

New York Police Department halts use of bodycams after one explodes

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- New York City Police Department Commissioner James P. O'Neill suspended the use of some bodycam devices "effective immediately" after one of the city's cameras exploded over the weekend.

The NYPD said it was made "aware of   ... Read More

Manhunt underway for ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect in killing of Georgia police officer

Gwinnett County Police(ATLANTA) -- A manhunt was underway Sunday for a suspect in the killing of a police officer near a suburban Atlanta school after he and his partner responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle, authorities said.   ... Read More

Vague childhood memories of pre-war London led to a remarkable Texas family reunion

Bob Pereira(HOUSTON) -- A family reunion decades in the making unfolded last week at the international arrivals terminal at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston.

Three siblings -- who lived separate lives after the eldest was abandoned as a   ... Read More

Boy with autism who improved socially by running plans to finish marathon with mom

Courtesy Lisa Hernandez-Cruz(NEW YORK) -- Around this time last year, Wilfrin Hernandez-Cruz waited for his mother at the finish line of the New York City marathon.

When his mom, Lisa Hernandez-Cruz, runs on Nov. 4 in this year's event,   ... Read More

Orange County Sheriff’s Department defends deputy seen punching DUI suspect

KABC-TV(STANTON, Calif.) -- The lawyer for a man shown being repeatedly punched by an Orange County sheriff’s deputy in dash-cam footage is fighting back against the department, which called the use of force "appropriate for the situation."

Mohamed Sayem,   ... Read More

Thirty injured when floor collapses during college party in Clemson

Twitter/@StevieW21(CLEMSON, S.C.) -- Dozens of people were injured early Sunday when a floor collapsed during a party at an apartment building near Clemson University in South Carolina.

Thirty people were taken to three area hospitals with injuries, according to   ... Read More

Georgia police officer shot, killed while responding to report of suspicious vehicle

iStock/Thinkstock(SNELLVILLE, Ga.) -- A police officer was shot and killed near a school in Georgia after responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle, authorities said.

Antwan Toney and another officer approached a vehicle near the Shiloh Middle School   ... Read More

Investigators receive over 1,000 tips in desperate search for missing 13-year-old Jayme Closs, sheriff says

ABC News(BARRON, Wis.) -- Authorities say they have received over a thousand tips, and have thoroughly investigated more than 800 of them, in the desperate search for 13-year-old Jayme Closs, who is believed to be in danger.

"We are   ... Read More

Woman seen on video leaving toddler on stranger’s doorstep speaks out: ‘I just feel destroyed’

Courtesy Montgomery County Sheriffs Office(HOUSTON) -- A woman who is facing child abandonment charges after she was seen on surveillance video leaving a 2-year-old boy on a stranger's doorstep in the middle of the night in a suburb of   ... Read More

Florida city official charged with murder after shooting alleged shoplifter

Lakeland Police Department(LAKELAND, Fla.) -- The Florida city commissioner who confronted and shot an alleged shoplifter at a military surplus store earlier this month was charged with murder on Friday.

Michael Dunn, who serves as Lakeland's city commissioner for   ... Read More

Texas facing flood threat; cold weather moving into Northeast, Midwest

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Another blast of cold air is in the forecast for the eastern half of the nation -- and this blast is a little stronger than the wave of cold that hit much of the central   ... Read More

Two members of far right group arrested after New York City brawl

zocik/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Two members of the far-right group the Proud Boys have been arrested after allegedly brawling after a political event in Manhattan last week.

New York Police Department officials confirmed the arrests of Geoffrey Young and Jay   ... Read More

More remains discovered at Detroit funeral home where bodies of 11 infants were found, police say

carlballou/iStock/Thinkstock(DETROIT) -- Authorities have discovered additional human remains in a Detroit funeral home where the bodies of 11 infants were discovered in the ceiling last week.

The additional remains were found in boxes in the basement, ABC Detroit station   ... Read More

Sheriff gets over 1,000 tips as mysterious search for 13-year-old Jayme Closs continues for 5th day

ABCNews.com(BARRON, Wisc.) -- Wisconsin authorities searching for missing 13-year-old Jayme Closs are now asking the public for information about her parents, who were shot dead in their home before they say Jayme was abducted.

"We are hopeful to learn   ... Read More

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Texas expecting heavy rain after Hurricane Willa slams Mexico

ABC News(HOUSTON) -- The hurricane season in the eastern Pacific Ocean officially is the most active since 1971.

Hurricane Willa, now a Category 4 with winds reaching 155 mph this morning, is nearly a Category 5, which has winds   ... Read More

New York Police Department halts use of bodycams after one explodes

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- New York City Police Department Commissioner James P. O'Neill suspended the use of some bodycam devices "effective immediately" after one of the city's cameras exploded over the weekend.

The NYPD said it was made "aware of   ... Read More

Manhunt underway for ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect in killing of Georgia police officer

Gwinnett County Police(ATLANTA) -- A manhunt was underway Sunday for a suspect in the killing of a police officer near a suburban Atlanta school after he and his partner responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle, authorities said.   ... Read More

Vague childhood memories of pre-war London led to a remarkable Texas family reunion

Bob Pereira(HOUSTON) -- A family reunion decades in the making unfolded last week at the international arrivals terminal at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston.

Three siblings -- who lived separate lives after the eldest was abandoned as a   ... Read More

Boy with autism who improved socially by running plans to finish marathon with mom

Courtesy Lisa Hernandez-Cruz(NEW YORK) -- Around this time last year, Wilfrin Hernandez-Cruz waited for his mother at the finish line of the New York City marathon.

When his mom, Lisa Hernandez-Cruz, runs on Nov. 4 in this year's event,   ... Read More

Orange County Sheriff’s Department defends deputy seen punching DUI suspect

KABC-TV(STANTON, Calif.) -- The lawyer for a man shown being repeatedly punched by an Orange County sheriff’s deputy in dash-cam footage is fighting back against the department, which called the use of force "appropriate for the situation."

Mohamed Sayem,   ... Read More

Thirty injured when floor collapses during college party in Clemson

Twitter/@StevieW21(CLEMSON, S.C.) -- Dozens of people were injured early Sunday when a floor collapsed during a party at an apartment building near Clemson University in South Carolina.

Thirty people were taken to three area hospitals with injuries, according to   ... Read More

Georgia police officer shot, killed while responding to report of suspicious vehicle

iStock/Thinkstock(SNELLVILLE, Ga.) -- A police officer was shot and killed near a school in Georgia after responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle, authorities said.

Antwan Toney and another officer approached a vehicle near the Shiloh Middle School   ... Read More

Investigators receive over 1,000 tips in desperate search for missing 13-year-old Jayme Closs, sheriff says

ABC News(BARRON, Wis.) -- Authorities say they have received over a thousand tips, and have thoroughly investigated more than 800 of them, in the desperate search for 13-year-old Jayme Closs, who is believed to be in danger.

"We are   ... Read More

Woman seen on video leaving toddler on stranger’s doorstep speaks out: ‘I just feel destroyed’

Courtesy Montgomery County Sheriffs Office(HOUSTON) -- A woman who is facing child abandonment charges after she was seen on surveillance video leaving a 2-year-old boy on a stranger's doorstep in the middle of the night in a suburb of   ... Read More

Florida city official charged with murder after shooting alleged shoplifter

Lakeland Police Department(LAKELAND, Fla.) -- The Florida city commissioner who confronted and shot an alleged shoplifter at a military surplus store earlier this month was charged with murder on Friday.

Michael Dunn, who serves as Lakeland's city commissioner for   ... Read More

Texas facing flood threat; cold weather moving into Northeast, Midwest

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Another blast of cold air is in the forecast for the eastern half of the nation -- and this blast is a little stronger than the wave of cold that hit much of the central   ... Read More

Two members of far right group arrested after New York City brawl

zocik/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Two members of the far-right group the Proud Boys have been arrested after allegedly brawling after a political event in Manhattan last week.

New York Police Department officials confirmed the arrests of Geoffrey Young and Jay   ... Read More

More remains discovered at Detroit funeral home where bodies of 11 infants were found, police say

carlballou/iStock/Thinkstock(DETROIT) -- Authorities have discovered additional human remains in a Detroit funeral home where the bodies of 11 infants were discovered in the ceiling last week.

The additional remains were found in boxes in the basement, ABC Detroit station   ... Read More

Sheriff gets over 1,000 tips as mysterious search for 13-year-old Jayme Closs continues for 5th day

ABCNews.com(BARRON, Wisc.) -- Wisconsin authorities searching for missing 13-year-old Jayme Closs are now asking the public for information about her parents, who were shot dead in their home before they say Jayme was abducted.

"We are hopeful to learn   ... Read More

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