Man who tried to stop Kansas shooting says he was 'more than happy' to risk his life to save others

(OLATHE, Kan.) — A Kansas man who’s been called a hero for trying to stop a deadly shooting last week said he was "happy" to risk his life to save others and that he's grateful for how his... Read More

25-year-old named as suspect in New Orleans parade crash that injured 28

(NEW ORLEANS) --  A 25-year-old man has been named as a suspect in connection with a New Orleans incident of a pickup-truck driver plowing into a crowd of parade spectators, which injured at least 28 people, police said.

 A polic... Read More

Suspected drunk driver plows into New Orleans parade crowd, 28 injured

(NEW ORLEANS) --  A pickup truck driven by a suspected drunk driver plowed into a crowd of spectators at a parade in New Orleans Saturday night, injuring at least 28 people, police said.

Of those 28 parade-goers, 21 were transported b... Read More

8-year-old fatally shot in Houston after car crash

(HOUSTON) -- An 8-year-old girl was fatally shot following a car crash in Houston, Texas, early Saturday morning, police said.

Patrol officers responded to reports of a collision at the intersection of the Beltway 8 feeder... Read More

Authorities investigating whether Kansas triple shooting that killed one was a hate crime

(OLATHE, Kan.) — Authorities are investigating whether a triple shooting at a Kansas bar, which resulted in one death, was a hate crime.

On Wednesday evening, police responded to a 911 call of shots fired at Austin's Bar and Grill in... Read More

Meet the youth at the heart of the Standing Rock protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline

(MANDAN, N.D.) -- Opposition against the Dakota Access Pipeline shifted into a new phase this week after law enforcement in full riot gear evicted several protest camps that had captivated the nation for nearly a year.

The clearing of the ... Read More

Chicago police arrest 81 in overnight raids, mostly for drug and weapons offenses

(CHICAGO) --  The Chicago Police Department conducted a series of overnight raids from Thursday into Friday that resulted in 81 arrests, mostly for drug- and weapons-related offenses, Supt. Eddie Johnson said Friday.

The raids, focuse... Read More

Las Vegas firefighters responding to house fire resuscitate pet cat with CPR

(LAS VEGAS) --  A Las Vegas couple is grateful that their cat has nine lives, after their feline required CPR after being caught in a house fire Friday, officials said.

The North Las Vegas Fire Department said it responded Friday afte... Read More

Man connected to Connecticut Amber Alert was deported in 2013, authorities say

(BRIDGEPORT, Conn.) -- The 39-year-old man suspected of murder and connected to an Amber Alert involving his 6-year-old daughter had been deported from the U.S. in 2013, according to federal authorities.

Early Friday morning, an Amber Aler... Read More

Video captures police-involved shooting in DC that left man dead

(WASHINGTON) -- Police in Washington, D.C., continue to investigate a late-night shooting Thursday involving two officers and a civilian that was captured on video and then posted to social media.

During a news conference Friday, authoriti... Read More

Authorities investigating Indiana murders receive thousands of tips from public

(DELPHI, Ind.) — Authorities investigating the slayings of two girls in Indiana have received over 1,900 tips since making an impassioned plea on Wednesday for people to come forward with information, a law enforcement source close to the inves... Read More