Arrest made in 30-year-old child murder in Indiana after DNA match

(FORT WAYNE, Ind.) --  Police arrested an Indiana man on Sunday for the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl who was found dead in a ditch 30 years ago.

John Miller, 59, was arrested on Sunday morning after DNA evidence linked him to... Read More

CVS manager calls police on black woman over coupon

(CHICAGO) -- A black woman said a CVS store manager in Chicago called the police after questioning the legitimacy of her coupon -- and posted the confrontation on social media in a video that has gone viral.

Camilla Hudson told ABC News th... Read More

'Peace Day' declared in honor of young poet who delivered inspirational messages before his death

(ROCKVILLE, Md.) -- At a Peace Day celebration today in Rockville, Maryland, Mattie T. J. Stepanek was remembered.

The memory of the boy, who died when he was 13 years old in 2004 of a rare form of muscular dystrophy, was honored Saturday ... Read More

Woman survives a week after crashing 200 feet off cliff in California

(LANCASTER, Calif.) -- An Oregon woman has a spectacular story of survival to tell after she crashed her Jeep off a cliff and survived for a week before being discovered by hikers on Friday.

Andrea Hernandez, 23, was reported missing July ... Read More

Chicago police release bodycam footage of fatal shooting

(CHICAGO) -- Chicago police released video of a fatal shooting on Sunday, one day after a local man's death ignited protests in the city, clashes with cops and resulted in the officer being placed on desk duty.

The protests Saturday led to... Read More

Government defends 'truncating' vetting process to reunite immigrant families

(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Health and Human Services defended its decision to implement a less-stringent vetting process in order to more quickly reunite the thousands of children and parents separated by the Trump administration's "zero-toler... Read More

Hot, windy weather takes over parts of western US

(NEW YORK) -- Some of the hottest weather so far this summer is hitting parts of the West.

In the last two days, temperatures have been near 100 degrees in the Pacific Northwest. It was 97 degrees in Portland, Oregon, and 99 degrees in Sal... Read More

Six-year-old girl heard asking through tears to call family is reunited with mother

(HOUSTON) -- A 6-year-old girl whose voice shone a spotlight on the heartbreaking plight of separated families when she was captured on audio asking to call her relatives has finally been reunited with her mother.

Alison Jimena Valencia Ma... Read More

Body cam footage shows a 19-year-old with autism being shocked with a taser

(GRAHAM, Texas) -- Footage showing a 19-year-old with autism being tasered by police has been released by a Texas police department.

The incident occurred in the north central town of Graham on June 26, but the police body camera footage w... Read More

Woman charged with attempted murder for allegedly beating 92-year-old with brick

(LOS ANGELES) -- A woman accused of severely injuring a 92-year-old man with a brick is now facing charges of attempted murder and elder abuse, prosecutors said.

Laquisha Jones, 30, allegedly attacked the elderly man with a brick south of ... Read More

Sarah Palin speaks out after being 'duped' into spoof interview by Sacha Baron Cohen

(NEW YORK) -- Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin spoke out about being "duped" into a spoof interview with British actor Sacha Baron Cohen.

"It was proposed to me as a legitimate interview to speak about veterans&rsq... Read More

FEMA unprepared, understaffed in facing 2017 hurricane season, report says

(NEW YORK) -- No tarps, no cots, and fewer than 200 blue roofs.

That is what the Federal Emergency Management Administration’s warehouse in Puerto Rico looked like as Hurricane Maria made landfall in September 2017. The vital supplie... Read More

Teen spends 10 hours treading water after a rip current swept him out to sea

(ST. SIMON'S ISLAND, La.) -- A 19-year-old Louisiana teen spent 10 hours in the open sea after a rip current dragged him out into the ocean off the Georgia coast.

Blake Spataro said he was sitting in the ocean off the coast of St. Simon&rs... Read More

Schlitterbahn water slide where 10-year-old boy was killed to be torn down, park officials say

(KANSAS CITY, Kan.) -- Officials have approved plans to tear down Schlitterbahn water slide in Kansas City that killed a 10-year-old boy in 2016, according to the park's spokeswoman.

Deconstruction of the Verrückt will proceed in the ... Read More