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Massachusetts jogger details how she escaped terrifying abduction attempt

Massachusetts jogger details how she escaped terrifying abduction attempt

iStock/Thinkstock(BRIDGEWATER, Mass.) — A Massachusetts woman is opening up about how she managed to fight off a convicted rapist who attacked her over the weekend and tried to force her into his car. The woman, who asked not to be identified, spoke out Wednesday in an interview with ABC’s Good […]

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Family of 12-year-old New Jersey girl who killed herself sues school district

Family of 12-year-old New Jersey girl who killed herself sues school district

Family Photo(ROCKAWAY, N.J.) — The family of a 12-year-old who committed suicide has filed a lawsuit against the young girl’s school district, claiming it failed to protect her from months of intense bullying. Mallory Grossman, a sixth-grader at Copeland Middle School in Rockaway, New Jersey, killed herself on June 14, […]

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Did Minneapolis cops pressure medics to sedate suspects with ketamine?

Did Minneapolis cops pressure medics to sedate suspects with ketamine?

iStock/Thinkstock(MINNEAPOLIS) — In a joint statement on Monday, Minneapolis’ mayor and police chief sought an independent investigation into claims that city police asked emergency medical responders to sedate dozens of criminal suspects and others over the past three years with the powerful tranquilizer ketamine, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. […]

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Facebook campaign tops $5 million to reunite immigrant families separated at border

Facebook campaign tops $5 million to reunite immigrant families separated at border

iStock/Thinkstock(SILICON VALLEY) — In a little over three days, a fundraising campaign on Facebook has topped $6 million to help reunite undocumented families split up by the U.S. government at the Mexico border. The fundraiser page, “Reunite an immigrant parent with their child,” was launched on Saturday by three Facebook […]

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Boater and 2 dogs rescued from tree after their boat sank in Louisiana

Boater and 2 dogs rescued from tree after their boat sank in Louisiana

ABC News(BOSSIER PARISH, LA.) — An elderly neighbor with a boat became a hero in Louisiana on Monday when he and two sheriff’s deputies saved a man and two dogs stuck in a tree after his boat sank. The watery rescue scene unfolded on Lake Bistineau after the stranded boater […]

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces plan to sue Trump administration over child separation policy

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces plan to sue Trump administration over child separation policy

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo intends to file a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its controversial immigration policies, including the “callous and inhumane” practice of separating children from their parents at the U.S. border, he announced Tuesday. The state of New York will file […]

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Vexed for years by elusive serial rapist, D.C. authorities indict a DNA sample

Vexed for years by elusive serial rapist, D.C. authorities indict a DNA sample

FBI(WASHINGTON) — Federal prosecutors in Washington D.C. announced the first ever “John Doe” indictment of a still unknown suspect’s DNA on Tuesday, as part of an ongoing investigation into a string of violent sexual assaults of women in hotel rooms in the D.C. area between 1998 and 2006. The long-unsolved […]

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Surveillance video shows burglar punched priest who confronted him after he allegedly broke into church

Surveillance video shows burglar punched priest who confronted him after he allegedly broke into church

ABC News(CHICAGO) — Chicago police released surveillance video this week showing a young thug punching a priest in the face after the clergyman confronted the young man about alleged breaking into his church. when he was trying to find out what the burglar did in his church. Father Matthew Compton […]

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Charleston lawmakers to vote on resolution apologizing for city’s slavery past

Charleston lawmakers to vote on resolution apologizing for city’s slavery past

iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLESTON, S.C.) — One southern city wants to apologize for its past. City officials in Charleston, South Carolina, will vote on a resolution Tuesday that expresses regret for the centuries of human slavery that was administered and regulated by its former lawmakers. “This is the modern city council which feels […]

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National Park Service researchers find litter of mountain lion kittens near Los Angeles

National Park Service researchers find litter of mountain lion kittens near Los Angeles

National Park Service(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) — National Park Service researchers in California discovered that a mountain lion they’ve been tracking since January has given birth to a little of four kittens. The kittens — who are all female — were found recently in Simi Hills, a small habitat wedged between […]

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