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Two new explosions rock Hawaii’s Kilauea summit, more shelters in progress

Two new explosions rock Hawaii’s Kilauea summit, more shelters in progress

Paradise Helicopters/ABC News(HONOLULU, HI.) — Two new steam explosions rocked the summit of the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island Monday morning, the latest measuring a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 and producing a minor ash fall affecting some commuters. These explosions have been happening frequently for weeks now, U.S. Geological […]

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‘Fearless’ USA Today foreign affairs reporter who ‘thrived’ in war zones killed by car in DC

‘Fearless’ USA Today foreign affairs reporter who ‘thrived’ in war zones killed by car in DC

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A “fearless” USA Today foreign affairs reporter who “thrived” in war zones, according to a friend, was hit and killed by a car while he was riding his motorcycle in Washington, D.C., police said. A USA Today foreign affairs reporter who was hit and killed by a car […]

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Mysterious home explosion kills 1, critically injures another in Ohio

Mysterious home explosion kills 1, critically injures another in Ohio

iStock/Thinkstock(CLEVELAND, Ohio) — Authorities are offering a $5,000 reward to anyone who has information about a mysterious Ohio home explosion, which killed one and critically injured another. The East Cleveland house had recently been sold and was vacant at the time of the Sunday afternoon explosion, East Cleveland Police Chief […]

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Missing woman’s body found in tarp next to apparent makeshift coffin in San Bernardino

Missing woman’s body found in tarp next to apparent makeshift coffin in San Bernardino

moodboard/Thinkstock(SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.) — The body of a missing Southern California woman was found wrapped in a blue tarp alongside a crude wooden box, authorities said. Marlene Santellan, 34, of San Bernardino, had been reported missing for 11 days when her body was discovered at around 8 a.m. on Sunday, […]

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Florida woman killed by alligator: How to survive an attack

Florida woman killed by alligator: How to survive an attack

iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) — The apparent alligator attack that resulted in the death of a Florida woman who was walking her dogs near a lake is an extremely rare occurrence, authorities said. An estimated 5 million American gators live in the southeastern United States — about one-quarter of them in Florida alone […]

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How alleged Air Force deserter was found 35 years later living under fake name

How alleged Air Force deserter was found 35 years later living under fake name

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A man who allegedly deserted the U.S. Air Force and vanished without a trace 35 years ago was found at a California home living under a fake name, the Air Force Office of Special Investigations said in a news release. William Howard Hughes Jr. allegedly deserted the Air […]

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USA Today foreign affairs reporter hit, killed by car while riding motorcycle

USA Today foreign affairs reporter hit, killed by car while riding motorcycle

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A foreign affairs reporter with USA Today was hit and killed by a car while he was riding his motorcycle in Washington, D.C., according to local police. Journalist Oren Dorell was on a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle heading east on H Street on Friday night when he collided with […]

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Distracted sheriff’s deputy comes disturbingly close to slamming into student boarding school bus

Distracted sheriff’s deputy comes disturbingly close to slamming into student boarding school bus

iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLOTTE) — A sheriff’s deputy’s car nearly crushed a girl as she boarded a school bus in South Carolina, as seen on surveillance video obtained by ABC Charlotte affiliate WSOC-TV. Newly released video from the May incident shows the unnamed Anderson County Sheriff’s Office deputy driving past the parked bus […]

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Standoff extends past 14 hours as dad who allegedly shot cop takes 4 kids hostage

Standoff extends past 14 hours as dad who allegedly shot cop takes 4 kids hostage

WOFL via ABCNews.com(ORLANDO, Fla.) — An armed suspect remained barricaded inside an Orlando, Florida, apartment Monday afternoon, holding four children hostage, in a standoff that began Sunday night when he allegedly shot and critically wounded a police officer. The wounded officer, Kevin Valencia, was responding to a domestic violence complaint […]

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Man who allegedly shot police officer accused of taking 4 kids hostage in Orlando

Man who allegedly shot police officer accused of taking 4 kids hostage in Orlando

WOFL via ABCNews.com(ORLANDO, Fla.) — An armed suspect barricaded himself in an Orlando, Florida, apartment with four children, including a 1-year-old, Monday morning after he allegedly shot and wounded an officer responding to a domestic violence call, authorities said. The wounded officer suffered a “very serious and significant injury” and […]

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