Boy with autism who improved socially by running plans to finish marathon with mom

(NEW YORK) -- Around this time last year, Wilfrin Hernandez-Cruz waited for his mother at the finish line of the New York City marathon.

When his mom, Lisa Hernandez-Cruz, runs on Nov. 4 in... Read More

Woman seen on video leaving toddler on stranger's doorstep speaks out: 'I just feel destroyed'

(HOUSTON) -- A woman who is facing child abandonment charges after she was seen on surveillance video leaving a 2-year-old boy on a stranger's doorstep in the middle of the night in a suburb of Houston claims it was all a misunderstanding.

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Florida city official charged with murder after shooting alleged shoplifter

(LAKELAND, Fla.) -- The Florida city commissioner who confronted and shot an alleged shoplifter at a military surplus store earlier this month was charged with murder on Friday.

Michael Dunn, who serves as Lakeland's city commissioner for ... Read More

Texas facing flood threat; cold weather moving into Northeast, Midwest

(NEW YORK) -- Another blast of cold air is in the forecast for the eastern half of the nation -- and this blast is a little stronger than the wave of cold that hit much of the central and eastern U.S. earlier this week.

Wind chills will be... Read More

Two members of far right group arrested after New York City brawl

(NEW YORK) -- Two members of the far-right group the Proud Boys have been arrested after allegedly brawling after a political event in Manhattan last week.

New York Police Department officials confirmed the arrests of Geoffrey Young and Ja... Read More

More remains discovered at Detroit funeral home where bodies of 11 infants were found, police say

(DETROIT) -- Authorities have discovered additional human remains in a Detroit funeral home where the bodies of 11 infants were discovered in the ceiling last week.

The additional remains were found in boxes in the basement, ABC Detroit st... Read More

'A lot of yelling' in 911 call when 13-year-old Jayme Closs was abducted, police say

(BARRON, Wisc.) -- The morning Denise and James Closs were shot dead in their Wisconsin home, someone dialed 911 from Denise Closs' cellphone.

A 911 dispatcher heard "a lot of yelling" in the call, which came in just before 1 a.m. Monday, ... Read More

Two women hospitalized for fox attacks, police advise Massachusetts residents to remain alert

(SCITUATE, Mass.) -- Police in one eastern Massachusetts town are advising residents to remain vigilant after a fox attacked two women on Thursday.

The attacks took place in the town of Scituate, a coastal town about an hour southeast of B... Read More

Anti-hazing law named after Penn State fraternity pledge to go into effect in Pennsylvania

(HARRISBURG, Penn.) -- An anti-hazing law named in honor of a Penn State fraternity pledge who died following a hazing ritual will soon go into effect in Pennsylvania.

The bill, to be signed into law Friday by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, w... Read More

Teacher fired after video shows her kicking student

(GOOSE CREEK, S.C.) -- A South Carolina elementary school teacher was fired after video showed her kicking one of her students on school surveillance video earlier this month.

Students told authorities that Tierra Walker dumped the 11-year... Read More

Sheriff calls for volunteers to look for evidence as search for Jayme Closs, 13, continues

(MILWAUKEE) -- As Wisconsin authorities desperately search for missing 13-year-old Jayme Closs, they asked for volunteers Thursday to help look for more evidence.

An Amber Alert was issued for Jayme after the bodies of her parents, James a... Read More