Veteran charged with killing black man in NYC in likely 'act of terrorism,' prosecutors say

(NEW YORK) -- James Harris Jackson, an Army veteran from Maryland accused of killing a black man in what authorities said was an interstate mission to attack black people in New York City, was
a... Read More

Man arrested in alleged kidnapping where woman escaped from trunk of moving car

(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Police arrested and charged a suspect on Wednesday in connection with an alleged Alabama kidnapping that ended when the victim escaped from the trunk of a moving car.

The suspect, Manuel Towns, is charged with the fraudul... Read More

Woman describes how she survived being stranded in Grand Canyon

(NEW YORK) -- A woman who spent five days stranded in the Grand Canyon described the "true panic" of her harrowing experience in an exclusive interview with ABC News.

"I was panicking and crying and sobbing -- I was a mess," said Amber Van... Read More

Texas parents charged after leaving infant in parking lot

(KATY, Texas) — A couple was arrested on Tuesday after their eight-week-old baby boy was left in his car seat on the ground of a busy parking lot in Katy, Texas.

Sarah Shibley, 33, and Gary Collins, 39, were charged with endangering ... Read More

Police officer, three other people killed in Wisconsin shooting rampage

(ROTHSCHILD, Wis.) — Four people including a police officer were killed in Wisconsin Wednesday after a domestic dispute escalated into shootings at three different locations — a bank, a law firm and an apartment complex — and a dram... Read More

Stabbing suspect came to New York to 'target black males,' say police

(NEW YORK) -- The fatal stabbing of a 66-year-old man in New York City on Monday night is being investigated as a bias crime, according to police.

Authorities identified the suspect as James Harris Jackson, 28, of Maryland, an Army veteran... Read More

Ex-teacher accused of kidnapping teen believed to have watched TV show about living off the grid: sources

(NEW YORK) -- A former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student is believed to have watched a TV show about living off the grid before the pair disappeared, law enforcement sources told ABC News.

Tad Cummins, 50, is ... Read More

Feds conducted series of tests to determine credibility of new aviation threat

(WASHINGTON) — U.S. authorities became convinced that security measures for certain U.S.-bound flights needed to be boosted only after conducting a series of tests to determine the credibility of new intelligence indicating that ISIS associates... Read More

California high school student in custody after threatening a Columbine-style shooting attack

(CHINO, Calif.) — A Southern California high school student was taken into custody on Tuesday for allegedly threatening to carry out a Columbine-style shooting attack.

The 15-year-old Chino High School student from Ontario allegedly ... Read More

LAPD: Deportation fears possibly impacting Hispanic crime reporting

(LOS ANGELES) — The head of the Los Angeles Police Department on Tuesday warned of a "strong correlation" between dramatic drops in violent crimes being reported by Hispanics in Los Angeles and fears of being deported, suggesting that the commu... Read More

Trump offspring and spouses ditch DC, NYC for the snowy slopes of Aspen

(ASPEN, Colo.) — The Trump clan — sans its patriarch, President Donald Trump — ditched the East Coast this week and headed west to the ritzy Colorado ski town of Aspen.

Lara Trump, who announced on Monday that she and Pre... Read More