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Woman who pushed teen friend off bridge speaks out

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The 18-year-old woman who pushed her teenage friend off a 60-foot Washington state bridge, leaving her with multiple injuries, said she didn't consider the consequences beforehand.

"She wanted to jump and she was scared and   ... Read More

Father charged with murder in alleged fatal beating of man

Maricopa County Sheriff(PHOENIX) -- When Melvin Harris' 16-year-old daughter told him a strange man followed her into the bathroom of an Arizona convenience store and tried to force his way into her stall, his fatherly instinct kicked in and   ... Read More

Officer and suspect each in critical condition after exchanging gunshots

iStock/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) -- A Phoenix officer and a suspect accused of opening fire on that officer both were listed in critical condition Thursday night, police said.

Police have not identified the officer or the suspect.

The officer was attempting a   ... Read More

Stranger offers kindness to young boy in wheelchair and brings family closer

Jamie Sumner(BEAVER CREEK, Colo.) -- A worker at the skating rink at Beaver Creek, Colorado, made the day of a little boy and a vacation for a family.

And he did it by "not treating Charlie special."

Charlie Sumner   ... Read More

Midwest tornadoes reported as severe weather heads to Northeast

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- There were 75 damaging storm reports on Thursday, with tornadoes reported in Illinois, Kansas and Iowa.

Radar estimates showed more than 5 inches of rain fell just south of Tulsa, Oklahoma, over just a few   ... Read More

Community sends couple whose car accidentally started the Carr Fire in California messages of sympathy

iStock/Thinkstock(REDDING, Calif.) -- Instead of anger and hate, the couple who accidentally started the deadly Carr Fire in Redding, California, has been getting flooded with messages of love and support from the very community devastated by the fire.

When   ... Read More

‘He fooled us’: Friends of man who allegedly killed pregnant wife, daughters speak out after shocking arrest

Weld County Sheriff(DENVER) -- After Chris Watts' pregnant wife and two young daughters were reported missing in their Colorado town Monday, his friends, Nick and Amanda Thayer, rushed to his side.

Watts even spent Tuesday night at the Thayers'   ... Read More

National Guard using Reaper drone to fight wildfires

Tech. Sgt.Gregory Solman/California National Guard(SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.) -- As wildfires rage across the state, about 1,000 California National Guard soldiers are supporting response efforts, providing unique military capabilities to contain the fires.

Massive wildfires, including the Mendocino Complex Fire   ... Read More

Ex-Baltimore police officer filmed beating man pleads not guilty

iStock/Thinkstock(BALTIMORE) -- A former Baltimore police officer caught on video repeatedly punching a man while on duty has pleaded not guilty to assault and misconduct charges.

Arthur Williams, 25, appeared in-person for his initial court hearing on Wednesday after   ... Read More

More than 300 newspapers to publish editorials in response to Trump’s attack on media

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- More than 300 newspapers plan on publishing editorials on Thursday pushing back against President Donald Trump’s ramped-up rhetoric against news media.

“This dirty war on the free press must end,” Marjorie Pritchard, the Boston Globe's editorial   ... Read More

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dead at 76

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images (DETROIT) -- Aretha Franklin, the pastor's daughter who became the undisputed Queen of Soul over a career that spanned more than five decades, has died of advanced pancreatic cancer, ABC News has confirmed."It is with   ... Read More

Section of American WWII destroyer discovered off remote Alaskan island

Project Recover(KISKA, Alaska) -- Some 75 years after an explosion from a Japanese mine ripped through the USS Abner Read, a team of scientists says they've discovered the missing stern hundreds of feet beneath the waves off the Alaskan   ... Read More

Investigators find bodies believed to be 2 young daughters of father arrested for murder

ABC News(DENVER) -- Colorado investigators believe they have found the bodies of two young girls whose father is accused of killing them, officials said.

Chris Watts was taken into custody Wednesday in connection with the killing of his pregnant   ... Read More

Police make multiple arrests after 76 people overdose on K-2 at Connecticut park

WTNH-TV(NEW HAVEN, N.H.) -- Connecticut police have made multiple arrests in connection with 76 overdose cases at a New Haven park.

First responders found numerous people who appeared to have overdosed on the New Haven Green on Wednesday, with   ... Read More

Swimmer bitten by shark off coast of Cape Cod, officials say

iStock/Thinkstock(CAPE COD, Mass.) -- A beach on the coast of Cape Cod has been closed after a swimmer was bitten by a shark, officials said.

The coastal town of Truro announced that Longnook Beach has been closed to swimming   ... Read More

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Woman who pushed teen friend off bridge speaks out

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The 18-year-old woman who pushed her teenage friend off a 60-foot Washington state bridge, leaving her with multiple injuries, said she didn't consider the consequences beforehand.

"She wanted to jump and she was scared and   ... Read More

Father charged with murder in alleged fatal beating of man

Maricopa County Sheriff(PHOENIX) -- When Melvin Harris' 16-year-old daughter told him a strange man followed her into the bathroom of an Arizona convenience store and tried to force his way into her stall, his fatherly instinct kicked in and   ... Read More

Officer and suspect each in critical condition after exchanging gunshots

iStock/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) -- A Phoenix officer and a suspect accused of opening fire on that officer both were listed in critical condition Thursday night, police said.

Police have not identified the officer or the suspect.

The officer was attempting a   ... Read More

Stranger offers kindness to young boy in wheelchair and brings family closer

Jamie Sumner(BEAVER CREEK, Colo.) -- A worker at the skating rink at Beaver Creek, Colorado, made the day of a little boy and a vacation for a family.

And he did it by "not treating Charlie special."

Charlie Sumner   ... Read More

Midwest tornadoes reported as severe weather heads to Northeast

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- There were 75 damaging storm reports on Thursday, with tornadoes reported in Illinois, Kansas and Iowa.

Radar estimates showed more than 5 inches of rain fell just south of Tulsa, Oklahoma, over just a few   ... Read More

Community sends couple whose car accidentally started the Carr Fire in California messages of sympathy

iStock/Thinkstock(REDDING, Calif.) -- Instead of anger and hate, the couple who accidentally started the deadly Carr Fire in Redding, California, has been getting flooded with messages of love and support from the very community devastated by the fire.

When   ... Read More

‘He fooled us’: Friends of man who allegedly killed pregnant wife, daughters speak out after shocking arrest

Weld County Sheriff(DENVER) -- After Chris Watts' pregnant wife and two young daughters were reported missing in their Colorado town Monday, his friends, Nick and Amanda Thayer, rushed to his side.

Watts even spent Tuesday night at the Thayers'   ... Read More

National Guard using Reaper drone to fight wildfires

Tech. Sgt.Gregory Solman/California National Guard(SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.) -- As wildfires rage across the state, about 1,000 California National Guard soldiers are supporting response efforts, providing unique military capabilities to contain the fires.

Massive wildfires, including the Mendocino Complex Fire   ... Read More

Ex-Baltimore police officer filmed beating man pleads not guilty

iStock/Thinkstock(BALTIMORE) -- A former Baltimore police officer caught on video repeatedly punching a man while on duty has pleaded not guilty to assault and misconduct charges.

Arthur Williams, 25, appeared in-person for his initial court hearing on Wednesday after   ... Read More

More than 300 newspapers to publish editorials in response to Trump’s attack on media

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- More than 300 newspapers plan on publishing editorials on Thursday pushing back against President Donald Trump’s ramped-up rhetoric against news media.

“This dirty war on the free press must end,” Marjorie Pritchard, the Boston Globe's editorial   ... Read More

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dead at 76

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images (DETROIT) -- Aretha Franklin, the pastor's daughter who became the undisputed Queen of Soul over a career that spanned more than five decades, has died of advanced pancreatic cancer, ABC News has confirmed."It is with   ... Read More

Section of American WWII destroyer discovered off remote Alaskan island

Project Recover(KISKA, Alaska) -- Some 75 years after an explosion from a Japanese mine ripped through the USS Abner Read, a team of scientists says they've discovered the missing stern hundreds of feet beneath the waves off the Alaskan   ... Read More

Investigators find bodies believed to be 2 young daughters of father arrested for murder

ABC News(DENVER) -- Colorado investigators believe they have found the bodies of two young girls whose father is accused of killing them, officials said.

Chris Watts was taken into custody Wednesday in connection with the killing of his pregnant   ... Read More

Police make multiple arrests after 76 people overdose on K-2 at Connecticut park

WTNH-TV(NEW HAVEN, N.H.) -- Connecticut police have made multiple arrests in connection with 76 overdose cases at a New Haven park.

First responders found numerous people who appeared to have overdosed on the New Haven Green on Wednesday, with   ... Read More

Swimmer bitten by shark off coast of Cape Cod, officials say

iStock/Thinkstock(CAPE COD, Mass.) -- A beach on the coast of Cape Cod has been closed after a swimmer was bitten by a shark, officials said.

The coastal town of Truro announced that Longnook Beach has been closed to swimming   ... Read More

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