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  • Immigration Groups File Suit Against AZ Immigration Law

    Immigration Groups File Suit Against AZ Immigration Law

    (WASHINGTON) — Staying true to their promise, immigration groups are asking a federal judge to block Arizona’s “show me your papers provision” from going into effect. The provision, which the Supreme Court upheld last month, could go into effect as early as this week. Last month, the Supreme Court said that section 2(B) of the law — which allows a police officer to request their papers if the officer has a reasonable suspicion the person is in the country illegally– could go into effect, but left open the possibility that other challenges to the law could be brought down the […]

  • WATCH: Scooter-Riding Woman Falls on Escalator

    WATCH: Scooter-Riding Woman Falls on Escalator

    (BOSTON) — A Boston commuter’s lack of foresight led her to tumble off of her motorized scooter and down a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority escalator this week. In the video, shot by a surveillance camera and released by the MBTA, an unidentified 56-year-old woman is seen heading toward the “up” escalator on her scooter at the Broadway MBTA station in Boston. Her attempt to get an easy ride upstairs is cut short when the back of the scooter flips over as she clutches the railing, and she quickly tumbles out. The MBTA said there was an elevator 50 feet away. […]

  • Scent of Missing Iowa Cousins Picked Up by FBI Dogs Near Lake

    Scent of Missing Iowa Cousins Picked Up by FBI Dogs Near Lake

    (EVANSDALE, Iowa) — On the morning of Friday, July 13, Elizabeth Collins, 8, woke up around 6 a.m. when her father Drew left for work and she quickly hopped into her mother Heather’s bed. “She was like, ‘It’s mommy and Elizabeth time,'” Heather Collins said Tuesday in an interview with ABC News.  The two soon fell back asleep holding one another. Early that afternoon, Elizabeth was gone, vanished with hardly a trace after she and her 10-year old cousin, Lyric Cook, went for a bike ride.  Although their bikes and a purse were soon found at Meyers Lake, officials in […]

  • Kerry Kennedy Pleads Not Guilty, Says Seizure Caused Erratic Driving

    Kerry Kennedy Pleads Not Guilty, Says Seizure Caused Erratic Driving

    (NEW YORK) — Kerry Kennedy pleaded not guilty Tuesday to driving under the influence of drugs, and said that a seizure caused the erratic driving that led to a collision with a tractor-trailer last week. Kennedy, a human rights activist and the daughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, was seen driving erratically in Westchester, N.Y., Friday before she collided with the truck. She allegedly continued driving and was later found slumped over the wheel of her car, reportedly unable to remember what had happened. In the wake of the accident, Kennedy, 52, said to police she might have […]

  • Needles in Sandwiches: Caterer, Security Gaps Investigated

    Needles in Sandwiches: Caterer, Security Gaps Investigated

    News (AMSTERDAM) — After six needles were reported in sandwiches served on Delta flights from Amsterdam, the FBI and Dutch police are investigating an in-flight caterer and potential security gaps as the food was transferred from the caterer’s facility at Schiphol airport to the planes, ABC News has learned. The six needles were reported on four separate flights to three separate cities on Sunday, federal law enforcement officials said. Those officials said that two people were slightly injured and treated by Emergency Medical Technicians. Delta acknowledged one person was injured, and treated at a hospital. The sandwiches were prepared in […]

  • Dozens Arrested In Massive Prescription Drug Scheme

    Dozens Arrested In Massive Prescription Drug Scheme

    (NEW YORK) — Four dozen people have been charged in one of the largest drug-diversion schemes ever, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday.  It is estimated to have cost taxpayers a half-billion dollars. “The defendants worked a fraud on Medicaid, a fraud on pharmaceutical companies, a fraud on legitimate pharmacies, a fraud on patients who unwittingly bought second-hand drugs and ultimately a fraud on the entire health care system,” said Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. The fraud started on the streets of New York where AIDS patients sold pricey drugs that they received for free […]

  • Tuscaloosa Shooter Who Injured 17 Turns Self In

    Tuscaloosa Shooter Who Injured 17 Turns Self In

    (TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) — A man who injured 17 people at a Tuscaloosa bar with a military style assault weapon turned himself in at a FedEx store and peacefully surrendered to police. “He walked in and he made eye contact and he said, ‘Yep that’s me. I’m the one that shot the people in Tuscaloosa by the university,'” said Ken, the employee at the FedEx store in Jasper who approached who he thought was a customer and asked if he needed help. Ken, who was only identified by his first name in an interview with ABC News’ Alabama affiliate WBMA, said […]