3 nursing-home staffers charged in death of WWII veteran

(NEW YORK) --  Three staff members at a Georgia senior-care facility have been indicted on charges that their actions not only caused the death of a resident in their care, but that they also tri... Read More

Same-sex couple allegedly told they don't 'mirror the holy family' and denied chance to be foster parents

(WASHINGTON) -- A Texas same-sex couple has sued the federal government, alleging they were denied the chance to be foster parents to a refugee child because they do not “mirror the holy family.”

According to a complaint filed in t... Read More

School officer waited outside building for 4 minutes as killings happened: Sheriff

(NEW YORK) --  A Marjory Stoneman Douglas school resource officer has been suspended without pay after Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said video shows him taking up a defensive position during the shooting but never entering the school.

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Missing CDC employee left work sick 10 days ago, hasn't been seen since, police say

(ATLANTA) -- Police are asking the public for help finding a missing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee who went home sick 10 days ago and hasn't been seen or heard from since.

Timothy Cunningham, 35, went to work on Feb. 12 a... Read More

After school shooting, breaking down the conspiracy theories facing Parkland students

(NEW YORK) -- The students of Marjory Douglas Stoneman High School have had to spend the past week grieving and burying their friends and school staff who were shot during the mass shooting on Feb. 14.

They've also had to endure accusations th... Read More

'Avid gun owner' documents ease of buying AR-15 in Facebook post to 'shine a flashlight'

(NEW YORK) -- The “avid” gun-owning South Carolina man who posted a video documenting his step-by-step purchase of a semi-automatic AR-15 rifle wanted the world to see how easy it is for the sake of transparency, he told ABC News today, a... Read More

Friend posts moving tribute on 17th birthday of school shooting victim Carmen Schentrup

(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- National Merit Finalist Carmen Schentrup would have turned 17 years old on Wednesday.

Instead, one week earlier, she was one of 17 people gunned down at her Florida high school in a Valentine's Day massacre.

 In... Read More

Missing boy's father, stepmother have history of violent fights, police reports show

(NEW YORK) -- The stepmother of a 5-year-old boy who's been missing since Saturday has a turbulent relationship with the boy's father, as documented in a series of police reports obtained by ABC News.

Lucas Hernandez disappeared from his Wichi... Read More

Texas woman brought to tears as DOJ targets elder scams

(WASHINGTON) --  A Texas woman was brought to tears at the Justice Department Thursday, as she recalled how her 82-year-old grandmother committed suicide after being scammed out of her life's savings.

"These individuals preyed on her and ... Read More

'Selfless' off-duty Maryland officer Mujahid Ramzziddin saved neighbor's life 'by giving his own' in shooting

(BRANDYWINE, Md.) -- An off-duty Maryland police officer was gunned down when he "stood his ground" to protect his neighbor from her estranged husband and "saved her life by giving his own," according to police.

The estranged husband alleg... Read More

4th-grader in Tennessee writes letter to sheriff asking for more school security

(CLAIBORNE COUNTY, Tenn.) -- As the nation continues to deal with the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida, one elementary school student in Tennessee is pleading for action.

Abigail Daniels, a fourth-g... Read More