DNA testing exonerates dead man in Florida woman's murder 36 years later

(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) -- Prosecutors in Florida are asking for a dead man’s murder conviction to be vacated after DNA testing showed he was wrongly convicted.

The Broward State Attorney’s Office filed a motion to exonerate Ro... Read More

Police dashcam video shows WV officers allegedly beating 16-year-old

(BERKELEY, W.Va.) -- Authorities in West Virginia have released dash-cam video showing police officers allegedly beating a 16-year-old who crashed a car after a high-speed chase.

The video, which was taken on Nov. 19, 2018 and released by ... Read More

Illegal trafficker busted with seven sharks in pool inside home: Attorney general

(NEW YORK) -- An illegal shark trafficker was caught in the jaws of law enforcement this week.

The New York State Attorney General's Office, inconjunction with the Department of Environmental Conservation, announced it arrested Joshua Segu... Read More

Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty to mailing bombs targeting prominent Democrats

(NEW YORK) -- Cesar Sayoc, the man behind a campaign of letter bombs targeting prominent Democrats, including former President Barack Obama, pleaded guilty to 65 counts in Manhattan federal court on Thursday.

Federal prosecutors more than ... Read More

As threat passes, activists say Deer Park chemical fire brings attention to persistent issues

(HOUSTON) -- A massive chemical fire south of Houston, Texas, triggered an emergency order for locals to shelter in place even after a dangerous chemical was detected in the air.

Local officials and public health experts say most of the ri... Read More

Father and daughter who allegedly blamed panhandlers for his wife's killing extradited back to Baltimore to face murder charges

(BALTIMORE) -- A father and daughter who authorities say fabricated a story of a panhandler stabbing his wife to death were extradited to Baltimore early Thursday to face murder charges as newly released documents show the husband allegedly asked his... Read More

Treasurer of NYPD charity for slain officers arrested for stealing over $400,000: Prosecutors

(NEW YORK) -- When a police officer dies in the line of duty it often prompts an outpouring of generosity from within the ranks to support the officer’s family.

But Lorraine Shanley, a volunteer treasurer for Survivors of the Shield,... Read More

'There's just snakes everywhere': Pest control removes 45 rattlesnakes from under Texas man's home

(ALBANY, Texas) -- A Texas resident's world was rattled after he learn he was sharing his home with several dozen deadly reptiles.

Last week, the man crawled beneath his home near Albany to fix his cable line because his television was "ac... Read More

Three killed when car crashes into New Orleans beauty salon, authorities say

(NEW ORLEANS) -- At least three people were killed in New Orleans on Wednesday night when a vehicle crashed into a beauty salon, engulfing the car and building in flames, authorities said.

The crash occurred a short time after police began... Read More

Heavy rain to fall during both commutes in Northeast; flooding worsens in Plains

(NEW YORK) -- A coastal storm is forming near the North Carolina coast and is expected to move up the coast Thursday into Friday.

The nor’easter will bring heavy rain, damaging winds and heavy wet snow to the Northeast.

A... Read More

Powerball jackpot climbs to $625 million as no one wins again

(NEW YORK) -- The largest Powerball jackpot of the year rose to over half a billion dollars on Wednesday. But if you were hoping to take it home, you'll have to wait another few days.

For the 24th time in a row, no one hit the winning num... Read More

YouTube star arrested for allegedly abusing seven adoptive children

(MARICOPA, Ariz.) -- A YouTube star is accused of physically abusing her seven adoptive children, who told authorities they were pepper-sprayed, beaten and deprived of food and water if they didn't participate in her videos.

Machelle Hobso... Read More

Harvard sued for 'shamelessly' profiting from images of slaves, claim says

(BOSTON) -- A Connecticut woman filed a lawsuit against Harvard University on Wednesday, claiming it has "shamelessly" profited from images of two 19th-century slaves and ignored requests to turn the images over to the slaves' descendants.

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'Worst incident in my 45 plus years': Sheriff's deputy gunned down leaving behind wife, 3 kids

(KITTITAS, Wash.) -- A Washington state sheriff's deputy was gunned down and another officer was injured Tuesday night in what the sheriff called the "worst incident in my 45-plus years in law enforcement."

Kittitas County Sheriff's Deputy... Read More