• Baltimore Police Reveal New Details in Freddie Gray’s Death

    Baltimore Police Reveal New Details in Freddie Gray’s Death

    (BALTIMORE) — Baltimore City Police Commissioner Anthony Batts said on Friday a “massive investigation” is looking at every aspect of the arrest of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who died from a spinal injury a week after he was taken into custody. Police released a new image of Gray on Friday as he was taken into custody, which showed him still talking, walking and breathing. “We have ramped up a task force of 30 plus investigators, from various disciplines in this agency. Dozens of interviews have been conducted; many more remain,” Batts said. The update comes as weekend protests are planned in… Read more

  • Wife's Intuition Saves Husband Trapped Under Fallen SUV

    Wife's Intuition Saves Husband Trapped Under Fallen SUV

    (SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah) — Nicole Mayhew was at work Monday morning when she says she had a strong feeling. “I had this feeling come over me that I needed to go home and check on my husband,” Mayhew, of Saratoga Springs, Utah, told ABC News. Mayhew left work and went home, where she found her husband, 43-year-old Scott Mayhew, in serious trouble. He had been working on the family’s SUV when it slipped off the jack and crushed him. “I was kind of on my side, reaching for a wrench when the car started to come down,” he said. “I… Read more

  • New Video Shows Teen Slammed by Guard, Beaten by Inmates in Rikers Island Jail

    New Video Shows Teen Slammed by Guard, Beaten by Inmates in Rikers Island Jail

    (NEW YORK) — Newly released surveillance footage from Rikers Island, New York City’s 400-plus-acre prison complex, is raising concerns about alleged abuse and violence inmates face while behind bars there. The footage, obtained by The New Yorker, appears to show New York City teen Kalief Browder being slammed to the ground by a Rikers Island guard in one incident and then being beaten by other inmates in another. Browder, who turns 22 next month, spent three years at Rikers Island — two years in solitary confinement — while waiting for a trial over police accusing him of stealing a backpack… Read more

  • Miracle, the Newborn Kitten Found 24 Hours After Indiana Apartment Complex Fire

    Miracle, the Newborn Kitten Found 24 Hours After Indiana Apartment Complex Fire

    (JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind.) — Miracle, a tabby that apparently survived an Indiana blaze that destroyed an apartment complex, chased 48 families from their homes and killed at least seven other cats, is now living up to his name. Now 2 weeks old, the feline was discovered at the scene by Capt. Rusty Hall of the Jeffersonville Fire Department, one day after the fire. “Twenty-four hours later, me and my partner, Rex Caldwell, we went back to look for equipment and, more or less, checking out the building to make sure there was no hidden hot spots,” Hall told ABC News. “It… Read more

  • Statue of Liberty Evacuated Following Bomb Threat

    Statue of Liberty Evacuated Following Bomb Threat

    (NEW YORK) — The Statue of Liberty was evacuated Friday after a caller made a threat stating that “they were going to blow up” the landmark, authorities said. The National Park Service, which operates the landmark and island in New York City, said the call came in at 11 a.m. and everyone was “immediately evacuated and all personnel and visitors are safe.” In a statement, the federal agency said, “United States Park Police personnel including two canine units swept the Statue. The canine units alerted on an area of interest near the lockers at the base of the statue. At… Read more

  • Mystery Colorado Highway Shooting Points to Possible Serial Attacker

    Mystery Colorado Highway Shooting Points to Possible Serial Attacker

    (DENVER) — After four attacks centered on a northern Colorado highway within three days, authorities are concerned a serial shooter may be on the loose. Police are trying to determine whether the incidents in Larimer and Weld counties are linked, the most severe of which was Wednesday, when a woman was shot in the neck. The 20-year-old woman was driving alone on Interstate 25 in Larimer County late Wednesday night when she was shot and the front driver’s side window of her car shattered, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office said. She said in a call to 911, “I’m on the… Read more

  • SkyWest Passengers Who Fainted Sat in the Middle of the Plane

    SkyWest Passengers Who Fainted Sat in the Middle of the Plane

    (NEW YORK) — Why three people lost consciousness on a SkyWest Airlines flight this week remains a mystery, but they shared at least one thing: proximity. The passengers who fainted were in two rows in the middle of the plane — rows 11 and 12 — over the wings on their flight from Chicago to Hartford, Connecticut, Wednesday. But at least one expert doubts that’s relevant. “The cabin is pressurized exactly the same from the front to the back,” ABC News aviation analyst John Nance said Friday. “The fact that they’re located [closely] simply means one person was noticed to… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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