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  • Exclusive: Police Officer Darren Wilson Discusses Firing Deadly Shot

    Exclusive: Police Officer Darren Wilson Discusses Firing Deadly Shot

    (FERGUSON, Mo.) — Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson discussed his account of the moment he shot and killed black teenager Michael Brown in an exclusive interview with ABC News. Wilson said Brown was charging at him, disregarding the officer’s instructions. “I started backpedaling, ‘cause he’s just getting too close and he’s not stopping,” Wilson told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos. “After I fired the second round of shots, he gets about eight to 10 feet [away]. And as he does that, he kinda starts to lean forward like he’s gonna tackle me. And eight to 10 feet is close and… Read more

  • Winter Storm Causes Power Outages Throughout Northeast

    Winter Storm Causes Power Outages Throughout Northeast

    (NEW YORK) — Wednesday’s winter storm has left almost 400,000 customers without power in the northeast. Public Service Company of New Hampshire spokesman Martin Murray says, “The reason that this has occurred is we really had wet, heavy snow, that’s fallen on evergreen trees and there hasn’t been a lot of wind to push that snow off so instead they’ve been weighed down and they’ve interfered with power lines and equipment.” In New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, 293,000 customers are without power. In New York, New Jersey, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, and Pennsylvania, nearly 100,000 customers are… Read more

  • Snow, Rain Threatening Millions of Thanksgiving Travelers

    Snow, Rain Threatening Millions of Thanksgiving Travelers

    (NEW YORK) — Wintry weather is bringing travel delays for many Americans on Wednesday, causing problems on one of the busiest travel days of the year. As of Wednesday night, 4,624 flights were delayed and 735 were cancelled, according to the flight-tracking company FlightAware. More than 46 million Americans are expected to travel more than 50 miles away from home in the coming days, the country’s highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2007, according to AAA. Residents along the East Coast should expect heavy rain from a nor’easter, with the rain then changing to snow. Snow is expected across parts of… Read more

  • Video of Police Shooting Cleveland Boy with Toy Gun Is Released

    Video of Police Shooting Cleveland Boy with Toy Gun Is Released

    (CLEVELAND) — The video of a Cleveland police officer shooting a 12-year-old boy who had a toy gun was released on Wednesday after the department consulted with the boy’s family. Police initially withheld the video from the public while discussing handling of the disturbing footage with the family of Tamir Rice, the boy who was shot in a playground on Saturday. “The family did not initially want the video to be released, but after reviewing it… expressed their wish to us” to make it public, Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said on Wednesday. Williams urged the public and the media… Read more

  • Michael Brown's Parents 'Taken Aback' by Darren Wilson's 'Clean Conscience'

    Michael Brown's Parents 'Taken Aback' by Darren Wilson's 'Clean Conscience'

    (FERGUSON, Mo.) — The family of slain Ferguson teenager Michael Brown is hurt and “taken aback” by Officer Darren Wilson’s statement that he has a “clean conscience” and couldn’t have done it any differently. Brown’s parents appeared in New York with the Rev. Al Sharpton and the families of other African Americans who were killed by police. Sharpton said it would be the first Thanksgiving for these families “with an empty seat at the table.” They spoke a day after Wilson emerged publicly for the first time in months and told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos his version of what happened… Read more

  • Boy Scout Tops Dad’s Total, Earns Most Merit Badges

    Boy Scout Tops Dad’s Total, Earns Most Merit Badges

    (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — Josh McCoy has earned a whopping number of Boy Scout merit badges. It took him three years but in November, the 14-year-old from Alexandria, Virginia, collected his 135th merit badge, the most a scout can currently get. McCoy, a member of Troop 1145, said his motivation was a bit personal — his father, Tim McCoy, had earned 82 as a scout and he wanted to beat his total. “I’m a very competitive person,” he told ABC News. “After that, there was so many left to do so I wanted to keep going and then [I] wanted to just… Read more

  • Couple Who Has Fostered 92 Children Fights to Adopt Child in Africa

    Couple Who Has Fostered 92 Children Fights to Adopt Child in Africa

    (NEW YORK) — Jessica and Jason Neal are like any loving parents figuring out how to care for their large family, but what sets them apart is they believe they always have room for one more. “We have two biological children, we have adopted six, we’ve done foster care for 92 kids and we are waiting to adopt one from Africa,” Jason Neal told ABC’s Robin Roberts. The Neals describe their life as “unperfectly perfect organized chaos,” but they wouldn’t have it any other way, Jessica Neal said. Jessica and Jason, both 41, met in 1993. After getting married, they… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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