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Investigators find bodies believed to be 2 young daughters of father arrested for murder

Investigators find bodies believed to be 2 young daughters of father arrested for murder

ABC News(DENVER) — Colorado investigators believe they have found the bodies of two young girls whose father is accused of killing them, officials said. Chris Watts was taken into custody Wednesday in connection with the killing of his pregnant wife, Shanann Watts, and two young daughters, Celeste, 3, and Bella, […]

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Community sends couple whose car accidentally started the Carr Fire in California messages of sympathy

Community sends couple whose car accidentally started the Carr Fire in California messages of sympathy

iStock/Thinkstock(REDDING, Calif.) — Instead of anger and hate, the couple who accidentally started the deadly Carr Fire in Redding, California, has been getting flooded with messages of love and support from the very community devastated by the fire. When Rachel Pilli heard that it was a couple whose trailer’s flat […]

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‘He fooled us’: Friends of man who allegedly killed pregnant wife, daughters speak out after shocking arrest

‘He fooled us’: Friends of man who allegedly killed pregnant wife, daughters speak out after shocking arrest

Weld County Sheriff(DENVER) — After Chris Watts’ pregnant wife and two young daughters were reported missing in their Colorado town Monday, his friends, Nick and Amanda Thayer, rushed to his side. Watts even spent Tuesday night at the Thayers’ home — before Watts was arrested on Wednesday, accused of killing […]

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Husband arrested in killing of pregnant wife, 2 young kids; her body found

Husband arrested in killing of pregnant wife, 2 young kids; her body found

ABC News(DENVER) — A Colorado man is facing charges in connection with the killing of his pregnant wife and two young daughters after the mother and their little girls went missing earlier this week. Shanann Watts, who was 15 weeks pregnant, and the couple’s daughters, Celeste, 3, and Bella, 4, […]

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National Guard using Reaper drone to fight wildfires

National Guard using Reaper drone to fight wildfires

Tech. Sgt.Gregory Solman/California National Guard(SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.) — As wildfires rage across the state, about 1,000 California National Guard soldiers are supporting response efforts, providing unique military capabilities to contain the fires. Massive wildfires, including the Mendocino Complex Fire and Carr Fire, currently cover about 760,000 acres of California — […]

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Ex-Baltimore police officer filmed beating man pleads not guilty

Ex-Baltimore police officer filmed beating man pleads not guilty

iStock/Thinkstock(BALTIMORE) — A former Baltimore police officer caught on video repeatedly punching a man while on duty has pleaded not guilty to assault and misconduct charges. Arthur Williams, 25, appeared in-person for his initial court hearing on Wednesday after turning himself in the night before. A Baltimore Circuit Court judge […]

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More than 300 newspapers to publish editorials in response to Trump’s attack on media

More than 300 newspapers to publish editorials in response to Trump’s attack on media

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — More than 300 newspapers plan on publishing editorials on Thursday pushing back against President Donald Trump’s ramped-up rhetoric against news media. “This dirty war on the free press must end,” Marjorie Pritchard, the Boston Globe’s editorial page deputy managing editor said in a statement obtained by ABC News. […]

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Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dead at 76

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dead at 76

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images  (DETROIT) — Aretha Franklin, the pastor’s daughter who became the undisputed Queen of Soul over a career that spanned more than five decades, has died of advanced pancreatic cancer, ABC News has confirmed. “It is with deep and profound sadness that we announce the passing of […]

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Section of American WWII destroyer discovered off remote Alaskan island

Section of American WWII destroyer discovered off remote Alaskan island

Project Recover(KISKA, Alaska) — Some 75 years after an explosion from a Japanese mine ripped through the USS Abner Read, a team of scientists says they’ve discovered the missing stern hundreds of feet beneath the waves off the Alaskan Island of Kiska. “This is a significant discovery that will shed […]

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Husband arrested in connection to missing wife, daughters in Colorado

Husband arrested in connection to missing wife, daughters in Colorado

iStock/Thinkstock(DENVER) — Police have arrested a Colorado man in connection to the disappearance of his pregnant wife and two young daughters. The Frederick Police Department, working with the FBI and Colorado Bureau of Investigation, said on Wednesday night it had arrested Chris Watts, the husband of Shanann Watts, 34, who […]

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