What we know about former Tenn. teacher Tad Cummins' relationship with 15-year-old student Elizabeth Thomas

(CULLEOKA, Tenn.) -- After more than a month on the run amid a nationwide manhunt, former Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins was found with his 15-year-old student, Elizabeth Thomas, in far northern California.

Cummins was arrested and charged ... Read More

Georgia mother sues school district after son dies on a class trip in Belize: 'He was everything to me'

(NEW YORK) -- One mother from Georgia is taking legal action after her 14-year-old son died while on a class trip to Belize last year, and is warning other parents to "trust no one" when it comes to sending your children on international school trips... Read More

Arkansas carries out first execution since 2005

(NEW YORK) -- The state of Arkansas carried out its first execution in 12 years on Thursday just before midnight, after a series of rejected appeals that reached all the way up to the Supreme Court cleared the way for 51-year-old Ledell Lee to be put... Read More

Oregon man arrested after setting stranger ablaze at Denny's restaurant

(NEW YORK) -- An Oregon man was arrested after police said he poured gasoline on a stranger and then lit him on fire at a Denny's restaurant in Happy Valley, Oregon, ABC affiliate KATU reported on Thursday.

The 24-year old man, identified ... Read More

Suspect in Fresno shooting rampage charged with previous murder of motel security guard

(FRESNO, Ca.) -- The suspect behind a shooting rampage that killed three people in just minutes in Fresno, California Tuesday has been charged with murder from a previous killing.

The Fresno County District Attorney's Office charged Kori A... Read More

How the controversial DACA deportation case landed with Judge Curiel

(WASHINGTON) -- Juan Manuel Montes, 23, was deported to Mexico in February in what has become a controversial case, pitting his advocates against Trump administration officials.

Attorneys for Montes allege that he was arrested, detained an... Read More

How authorities found missing Tenn. student Elizabeth Thomas and former teacher Tad Cummins

(CECILVILLE, Ca.) -- The missing Tennessee teen who was allegedly kidnapped by her former teacher was found in an isolated cabin in northern California after authorities received a tip late Wednesday describing a possible sighting of the pair.
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US authorities debating charges against Wikileaks' Assange

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. authorities have been engaged in discussions over whether to seek charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, according to a source familiar with the matter.

The debate over charges was first reported by CNN.
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2 Seattle officers shot while responding to robbery, suspect at large

(SEATTLE) -- Two Seattle police officers were shot Thursday while responding to a robbery at a 7-Eleven, according to the city's police department.

The two officers, one male and one female, were brought to the Harborview Medical Center. T... Read More

Missing Tenn. student Elizabeth Thomas found, former teacher Tad Cummins arrested in California

(CECILVILLE, Ca.) -- Former Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins, who is accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student, has been arrested in northern California, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Authorities said the student, El... Read More

Video shows Kansas City International Airport confrontation with pilot, passenger

(NEW YORK) -- Surveillance footage shows the tense moments leading up to an altercation last week between a pilot and a passenger in a Missouri airport.

The video shows two men entering the Kansas City International Airport through an Amer... Read More

Migrant workers are making thousands trimming marijuana in California

(NEW YORK) -- They sit for hours at a time, hunched over tables with scissors in one hand and marijuana in the other. The work is tedious, but it pays well -– for now. This once mostly black market trade is slowly becoming more regulated, hinde... Read More

US Navy makes distributing nude photos without consent a punishable offense

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Navy announced on Wednesday new regulations that make it a punishable offense for sailors and Marines to post nude pictures of service members online without consent.

The new regulations are a direct result of the re... Read More

Fresno police chief releases new details in 'hate crime' shooting rampage that killed three

(FRESNO, Calif.) -- Police in Fresno, California revealed new details Wednesday on the "hate crime" shooting that killed three people in just minutes on Tuesday morning and what allegedly inspired the suspect to commit the murders.

Fresno ... Read More