Dallas is hot and Chicago's not: New census data shows population winners and losers

(NEW YORK) -- They say everything is bigger in Texas, and when it comes to the populations in some of their biggest cities, the Census Bureau seems to agree.

New population estimate data shows that two of the three metropolitan areas in th... Read More

Police shooting of unarmed woman in Connecticut prompts angry protests

(NEW YORK) -- The shooting of an unarmed woman by two Connecticut police officers who opened fire on a car that she was riding in has prompted angry protests over the incident, which the mayor of New Haven called "police activity gone horribly wrong.... Read More

California murder probe prompts Amber Alert for 15-year-old girl

(LOS ANGELES) -- An Amber Alert was issued Thursday for a California teenager after investigators learned she was last seen with her mother and a man who are suspects in a murder and considered "armed and dangerous."

Alora Benitez, 15, wa... Read More

Police end landfill search for missing mom: 'Not the outcome that we hoped for'

(WOODLAND PARK, Colo.) -- Investigators from Woodland Park, Colorado, have ended their months-long search of a landfill for the body of missing mom Kelsey Berreth, police said.
No remains and no evidence relating to Berreth's death w... Read More

Parents who allegedly tortured, held their kids captive to be sentenced

(PERRIS, Calif.) -- David and Louise Turpin, the California parents who garnered national attention for torturing most of their 13 captive children, will face a judge for sentencing on Friday.

Meanwhile, the never-before-heard 911 call ex... Read More

Lawsuit against water park claims 'pathogen soup' let amoeba eat son's brain

(WACO, Texas) -- The mother and father of a New Jersey man who died of a rare brain-eating amoeba after visiting a Texas water park have filed a wrongful death lawsuit, according to court documents obtained by ABC News.

Fabrizio Stabile, 2... Read More

University at Buffalo student dies after possible hazing incident

(BUFFALO, N.Y.) -- A University at Buffalo student who was on life support after a "potential" hazing incident over the weekend died on Wednesday.

The school in western New York delivered the news that 18-year-old Sebastian Serafin-Bazanha... Read More

Illinois day care workers charged with 'force-feeding' infants

(DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.) -- Police on Wednesday charged three women seen in a video force-feeding infants at a day care center.

Investigators said surveillance footage from Little People Learning Center in Downers Grove, Illinois, showed the ... Read More

Man arrested after approaching St. Patrick's Cathedral with gas cans, light fluid

(NEW YORK) -- A man was arrested in New York City on Wednesday night after he tried to enter a cathedral with gas cans, triggering worries about a possible arson attempt in the wake of a destructive fire at the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.Read More

Severe weather threat moves into Deep South

(NEW YORK) -- Severe storms moved through the central U.S., from Texas to Iowa, on Wednesday, bringing seven reported tornadoes -- four in Texas alone.

Overall, there were 130 storm reports for hail, some as large as baseballs, in Oklahoma... Read More

Rescuers recover diver who disappeared while exploring underwater cave

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- A highly experienced British diver who went missing as he explored an underwater cave east of Nashville, Tennessee has been rescued.

The diver was identified Wednesday night as Josh Bratchley, a British member of the ... Read More

Columbine-obsessed teen Sol Pais, who threatened local schools, found dead: Police

(DENVER) -- An armed teenager allegedly obsessed with the Columbine shooting was found dead in Colorado from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said Wednesday, bringing an end to a massive manhunt.

The 18-year-old woman,... Read More

Fort Carson soldier who disappeared Monday night found alive

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) -- A Fort Carson soldier, missing since Monday night, has been found alive and in good condition after a 24-hour search, the Army announced on Wednesday.

The soldier, whose name has not been released, was last see... Read More

Notre Dame Cathedral fire inspires fundraiser to help rebuild burned Louisiana churches

(ST. LANDRY PARRISH, La.) -- About $1 billion has already been raised to help reconstruct the fire-torn Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, but it's the rebuilding of three smaller churches that's become a viral campaign.

More than $1 million h... Read More