Decades after catastrophic 1980 eruption, Mount St. Helens is 'recharging'

(NEW YORK) -- Mount St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980 after two months of increasing volcanic activity.

That event is widely considered the most disastrous volcanic eruption in U.S. history. It killed 57 people, destroyed hundreds of home... Read More

Georgia high schooler dies after football conditioning; cause of death not determined

(FAIRBURN, Ga.) -- A Georgia ninth-grader's cause of death is under investigation after he died following football conditioning.

Kamari McGowen, a student at Creekside High School about 25 miles outside of Atlanta, was participating in foo... Read More

Fight breaks out at Tennessee high school graduation

(ARLINGTON, TN) -- A handful of adults in the audience of a high school graduation in Tennessee temporarily stole the spotlight from the students on Tuesday.

Graduating seniors from Arlington High School near Memphis were walking in their ... Read More

Philadelphia police investigate 2nd incident of vandalism of Jewish graves this year

(PHILADELPHIA) -- Five Jewish headstones were knocked over in a Philadelphia cemetery this week, the second time Jewish graves have been vandalized in the city this year, police said.

No arrests have been made in either case, the Philadelp... Read More

Chelsea Manning released, tells ABC News the past 'is only my starting point, not my final destination'

(NEW YORK) -- Chelsea Manning was released from military prison Wednesday after seven years of incarceration at the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, a free woman after President Obama commuted her sentence three days before he ... Read More

Officials search for driver who allegedly caused school bus crash in Pa.

(LANCASTER, Pa.) — Police near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, are searching for a driver who authorities say caused a school bus to crash Wednesday morning, sending 15 students and the bus driver to the hospital.

Police said a driver in a ... Read More

New Orleans removes third Confederate monument

(NEW ORLEANS) -- Masked city workers in New Orleans dismantled a massive horseback statue of Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard early Wednesday as the city attempts to rid itself of public works that celebrate the memory of the Confederacy, officials... Read More

'Likely' expansion of 'laptop ban' not impacted by Trump's sharing of classified intel

(WASHINGTON) -- The United States Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday that department leaders will meet in Europe this week to discuss expanding the current ban on laptops aboard international flights to the U.S. -- a move unaffected by the ... Read More

At least 1 dead, dozens injured after tornado hits northwestern Wisconsin

(CHETEK, Wisc.) -- At least one person is dead and 25 injured after a suspected tornado caused massive damage to a mobile home park in northwestern Wisconsin on Tuesday.

Injuries ranged from minor to major and about forty mobile homes were... Read More

Secret Service detains bike rack jumper outside White House

(WASHINGTON) -- The United States Secret Service apprehended an individual who jumped a bike rack outside the White House Tuesday afternoon, the agency tweeted.

Secret Service responding to an ... Read More

A look back at Baruch College student's hazing death

(NEW YORK) -- Four former fraternity members from New York City's Baruch College pleaded guilty Monday to voluntary manslaughter for their roles in the hazing death of pledge Chun "Michael" Deng.

Deng, a 19-year-old Baruch College freshman... Read More

Suspect who set fire to Florida mosque seen in surveillance video, police say

(THONOTOSASSA, Fla.) -- Deputies in Hillsborough County, Florida, are searching for a male suspect seen in a newly released surveillance video setting fire to a local mosque.

The incident occurred on February 27, 2017 at approximately 2:00... Read More

New York City music teacher arrested for alleged sex trafficking of minors

(NEW YORK) -- The founder of a New York City music school for children was arrested Tuesday morning on federal charges alleging he had sex with teen girls and tried to arrange sexual contact with girls as young as 8 years old, authorities said.
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Penn State students' preliminary hearings pushed back to June in hazing death case

(STATE COLLEGE, Penn.) -- Preliminary hearings for the 18 Pennsylvania State University students charged in connection with the death of Timothy Piazza have been pushed back to June.

The preliminary hearings initially set for Wednesday, M... Read More