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  • Man Arrested in Killing of Auburn Football Player

    Man Arrested in Killing of Auburn Football Player

    (AUBURN, Ala.) — A man was arrested on Sunday in the fatal shooting of an Auburn University freshman running back who was shot and killed shortly after midnight at an off-campus apartment. Jakell Mitchell, 18, from Opelika, Alabama, died after he was transported to the hospital with several gunshot wounds, according to the Lee County coroner. The shooting happened at 12:28 a.m. Sunday in a student apartment complex south of the university. Markale Deandra Hart, 22, of Camp Hill, Alabama, was arrested Sunday on a felony warrant charging him with murder. He was being held in the Lee County jail […]

  • Second Escaped Inmate Caught, One on Loose from Alabama Jail

    Second Escaped Inmate Caught, One on Loose from Alabama Jail

    (BUTLER, Ala.) — U.S. Marshals have captured two of the three inmates who escaped from a rural Alabama jail. The search for the other one continues. Gemayel Culbert, who was in jail accused of murder, was captured Sunday at a family member’s house in Bellamy, Alabama, said U.S. Marshal Sixto Boyer. Justin Gordon was taken into custody in the parking lot of a movie theater in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Saturday night, about an hour and a half away from the jail from which he had escaped less than 24 hours earlier, said Boyer. Marshals ambushed him as he was getting […]

  • Auburn Football Player Shot, Killed Near Campus

    Auburn Football Player Shot, Killed Near Campus

    (AUBURN, Ala.) — A freshman running back at Auburn University was shot and killed shortly after midnight Sunday at an off-campus apartment. Jakell Mitchell died after he was transported to the hospital with several gunshot wounds, according to the Lee County coroner. The shooting happened at 12:28 a.m. Sunday in a student apartment complex south of the university. No arrests have been made, according to police. Mitchell, 18, was from nearby Opelika, Alabama. “I’m devastated and saddened by the passing of Jakell Mitchell,” head coach Gus Malzahn said in a statement. “My thoughts and prayers are with Jakell’s family and […]

  • What Life Is Like in Newtown Two Years After Sandy Hook Shooting

    What Life Is Like in Newtown Two Years After Sandy Hook Shooting

    (NEWTOWN, Conn.) — It’s been two years since Nicole Hockley’s son was murdered by Adam Lanza, the 20-year-old gunman who stormed into Sandy Hook Elementary School days before Christmas and killed 20 young children, six adult school employees and his own mother. Some things are better now, while others have gotten worse, Hockley said. “The second year is much harder than the first, as the shock wears out,” Hockley told ABC News. “Your denial becomes more of a reality, to be honest,” she said, referring to the harsh stages of grief. “But there’s also progress … and taking small steps […]

  • Odds-Defying Babies Born at 10:11 12/13/14

    Odds-Defying Babies Born at 10:11 12/13/14

    (NEW YORK) — Two baby girls have defied the odds with a very unusual birth date. At 10:11 a.m. on Saturday, Hazel Grace was born at a hospital in Cleveland and Quincy Kessler was born at a hospital in Billings, Montana, making their birth date and time 10:11 12/13/14. Hazel is the daughter of Leisha Campbell and Shawn Zimmerman, of Cleveland, said hospital spokeswoman Sabrina Powers. The couple has three other children: Aubree, Adalynn, and Josalyn. “We knew she was going to be born today [Saturday], we just didn’t know it would be at 10:11 a.m.,” Campbell said in a […]

  • Man Arrested in Case of Missing Texas Woman

    Man Arrested in Case of Missing Texas Woman

    (PLANO, Texas) — A 24-year-old Texas man was arrested Saturday on a kidnapping charge in the disappearance of Christina Morris, who was last seen in late August. Enrique Arochi was charged with aggravated kidnapping, Plano, Texas, police said. Plano police spokesman David Tilley told ABC News affiliate WFAA in Dallas that Arochi’s arrest was partly based on DNA samples taken during the investigation. “The DNA evidence and the details that surround that… if we were able to release that, you would understand it more,” he said. Arochi’s car was also towed from his house on Saturday, WFAA reported. He denied […]

  • Families of Slain African-Americans Join 'Justice for All' March in Washington, DC

    Families of Slain African-Americans Join 'Justice for All' March in Washington, DC

    (WASHINGTON) — Thousands of protesters walked down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., Saturday to march alongside the families of African-Americans killed in recent months by law enforcement officers. The families of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice were among those at the “Justice for All” march, where protesters carried signs reading “Black Lives Matter.” “Let’s keep it strong, long and meaningful,” Eric Garner’s widow told the crowd. Garner died in July after a New York City police officer put him in a chokehold while stopping to arrest him for allegedly selling “loosie” cigarettes. Also in attendance was the family […]