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  • ‘Person of interest’ detained for questioning killing and sex assault at St. Louis Catholic Supply store

    ‘Person of interest’ detained for questioning killing and sex assault at St. Louis Catholic Supply store

    (ST. LOUIS, Mo.) — A “person of interest” was detained Wednesday for questioning about a heinous crime spree at a Catholic Supply chain store in St. Louis, Missouri, in which a female customer was fatally shot and at least one other woman was sexually assaulted, police said. The killer entered the store on the east side of St. Louis shortly after 3 p.m. on Monday and demanded female customers and workers in the store to remove their clothes before proceeding to sexually assault several of them, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch newspaper reported, citing law enforcement sources. The gunman then shot […]

  • A hurricane-devastated community is coming together for Thanksgiving

    A hurricane-devastated community is coming together for Thanksgiving

    (PANAMA CITY, Fla.) — A little over a month after Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle as one of the strongest storms in U.S. history, members of one of the hardest-hit communities are coming together to create a Thanksgiving feast for all. The storm virtually wiped out the coastal community of Panama City, leaving thousands homeless and nearly destroying local schools — many of which were only able to re-open last week, a full month after the storm. Do You Know Someone Who Deserves the ‘GMA’ Spotlight? Tell T.J.! Submit a photo or video telling us why your […]

  • NJ family was ‘targeted’ and killed before mansion fire in New Jersey: Prosecutor

    NJ family was ‘targeted’ and killed before mansion fire in New Jersey: Prosecutor

    (COLTS NECK, N.J.) — A wealthy New Jersey family was killed before their mansion was set on fire in what authorities are investigating as a quadruple homicide. The killer shot Keith Caneiro and stabbed Caneiro’s wife, Jennifer, and their two young children before setting the family’s mansion on fire, an official briefed on the case told ABC News. Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni said at a news conference Wednesday that the family was “targeted” in the horrific crime. “The case has transcended into a multiple homicide investigation in addition to the arson matter. And to date, our investigation has revealed […]

  • Kansas commissioner resigns after bizarre ‘master race’ remarks

    Kansas commissioner resigns after bizarre ‘master race’ remarks

    (KANSAS CITY, Kan.) —  A white Kansas county commissioner has resigned after coming under fire for telling an African-American consultant at a public meeting that he was “part of the master race.” Louis Klemp, 80, resigned Tuesday from the Leavenworth County Board of Commissioners, writing in a letter that “I regret my recent comment.” Klemp’s resignation letter was read during a commission meeting on Tuesday and was immediately accepted by the board. “Mr. Klemp has done the right thing,” Commissioner Doug Smith said during the meeting. “This is a good example that the choice of words does matter. I hope […]

  • FBI turns to hunters’ deer cameras for help in search for kidnapped 13-year-old Hania Noelia Aguilar

    FBI turns to hunters’ deer cameras for help in search for kidnapped 13-year-old Hania Noelia Aguilar

    (LUMBERTON, N.C.) — Authorities are asking North Carolina deer hunters for help in the ongoing, weeks-long search to find kidnapped 13-year-old Hania Noelia Aguilar. Hania was kidnapped just before 7 a.m. local time on Nov. 5 outside her home at the Rosewood Mobile Home Park in Lumberton, a city in Robeson County, according to police. She had grabbed her aunt’s car keys that morning so she could turn on the vehicle before school. That’s when a witness saw a man clad in all black with a yellow bandanna over his face approach the girl and force her into the green, […]

  • New Jersey mansion fire being probed as quadruple homicide

    New Jersey mansion fire being probed as quadruple homicide

    (COLTS NECK, N.J.) — A blaze that ripped through a New Jersey mansion and killed four people, including two children, is being investigated as a homicide, according to law enforcement sources. Paul Caneiro, the brother of Keith Caneiro who was found dead along with his family in their Colts Neck mansion, was arrested and taken into custody on charges stemming from another suspicious fire at his home early Tuesday. It is not immediately clear if he’s connected to the fatal blaze at his brother’s home. This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates. Copyright © 2018, ABC […]

  • Coldest Thanksgiving in decades on the way for Northeast, Midwest

    Coldest Thanksgiving in decades on the way for Northeast, Midwest

    (NEW YORK) — A major cold blast is moving into the Northeast just in time for Thanksgiving morning. Several daily record lows and record-low highs are expected to be broken with temperatures 20 to 35 degrees below normal. Wind chills on Thursday morning across the Northeast will be brutal -– in the teens from Washington, D.C., to Philadelphia, the single digits for New York City, and below zero for Boston and much of New England. Throughout the day on Thanksgiving don’t expect it to warm up much at all. Temperatures in Philadelphia, New York City and Boston will stay below […]