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White parents say police was called on their black babysitter

White parents say police was called on their black babysitter

ABC News(ATLANTA) — A white couple whose black babysitter was followed by a white woman and questioned by police said they were in disbelief about the incident. David Parker and Dana Mango of suburban Atlanta told “Good Morning America” on Wednesday that an officer called them Sunday to verify that […]

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‘Monstrous’ storm barrels toward Florida as a Category 4 with 140 mph winds

‘Monstrous’ storm barrels toward Florida as a Category 4 with 140 mph winds

iStock/Thinkstock(PANAMA CITY, Fla.) — Hurricane Michael is now an “extremely dangerous” Category 4 with 140 mph winds, expected to make landfall on Wednesday afternoon with a storm surge up to 13 feet high. A Category 4 or 5 storm has never hit the Panhandle in recorded history. The National Weather […]

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Hurricane Michael to be worst storm Panhandle has seen in 100 years: Governor

Hurricane Michael to be worst storm Panhandle has seen in 100 years: Governor

iStock/Thinkstock(PANAMA CITY, Fla.) — Hurricane Michael, a potentially catastrophic Category 4 storm, is nearing landfall along the Florida Panhandle with 145 mph winds. A Category 4 or 5 storm has never hit the Panhandle in recorded history. Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday called Michael the worst storm in that […]

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Woman removed from plane after boarding with ’emotional support’ squirrel

Woman removed from plane after boarding with ’emotional support’ squirrel

iStock/Thinkstock(ORLANDO, Fla.) — Flying squirrels are a species, not a job description — at least according to Frontier Airlines. The Orlando Police Department was forced to remove a woman from a Frontier Airlines plane Tuesday night after she tried to bring a squirrel on board, claiming it was an emotional […]

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Mega Millions jackpot climbs over $500 million with no winner on Tuesday

Mega Millions jackpot climbs over $500 million with no winner on Tuesday

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Mega Millions jackpot climbed north of half a billion dollars after no one won the big prize in in Tuesday night’s drawing. The winning numbers were 20-22-39-54-60 and a Mega Ball of 18. The next drawing will be Friday night for a prize of a $548 […]

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A 34-year-old dad, a professor and young newlyweds among the 20 killed in limo crash

A 34-year-old dad, a professor and young newlyweds among the 20 killed in limo crash

Peter R. Barber/The Daily Gazette of Schenectady, N.Y.(ALBANY, N.Y.) — A 34-year-old dad, a college professor and young newlyweds were among the 20 killed in a limo crash in upstate New York. Authorities have released the identities of the 20 victims of Sunday’s accident, including the 17 limousine passengers who […]

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Hurricane Michael upgraded to category 3, closing in on Florida with 120 mph winds

Hurricane Michael upgraded to category 3, closing in on Florida with 120 mph winds

iStock/Thinkstock(PANAMA CITY, Fla.) — Hurricane Michael has been upgraded to a Category 3 storm as it closes in on the Florida Panhandle. Michael is forecast to make landfall as a “monstrous” Category 3 storm with a dangerous storm surge of up to 12 feet, officials said. “You cannot hide from […]

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Phoenix church takes in 100 immigrants released by ICE

Phoenix church takes in 100 immigrants released by ICE

iStock/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) — One hundred people have arrived at a church in Phoenix after being released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Shadow Rock United Church of Christ is providing housing to immigrant families after ICE recently released people in Arizona to comply with legal restrictions on the amount of time […]

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Hurricane Michael closing in on Florida with 120 mph winds: ‘This storm can kill you’

Hurricane Michael closing in on Florida with 120 mph winds: ‘This storm can kill you’

iStock/Thinkstock(PANAMA CITY, Fla.) — Hurricane Michael is closing in on the Florida Panhandle, forecast to make landfall as a “monstrous” Category 3 storm with a dangerous storm surge of up to 12 feet, officials said. “You cannot hide from storm surge,” Florida Gov. Rick Scott warned at a news conference […]

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Family of limo driver in crash that killed 20 says the car ‘was neither roadworthy nor safe’

Family of limo driver in crash that killed 20 says the car ‘was neither roadworthy nor safe’

iStock/Thinkstock(ALBANY, N.Y.) — The family of the driver of the limousine that crashed in upstate New York, killing 20 people, said they believe the vehicle “was neither roadworthy or safe.” The driver, Scott Lisincchia, 53, died in the accident along with the 17 others inside the car and two pedestrians. […]

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