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Teacher accidentally fires gun at school

Teacher accidentally fires gun at school

iStock/Thinkstock(SEASIDE, Calif.) — A California teacher is believed to have accidentally fired his weapon in a classroom today. Seaside police officers were summoned to Seaside High School Tuesday after the teacher, who was teaching a public safety class, discharged the weapon, police said in a statement. Officials said one student […]

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Cops field 265 calls in response to package bombs ‘constructed by the same bombmaker’

Cops field 265 calls in response to package bombs ‘constructed by the same bombmaker’

iStock / Thinkstock(AUSTIN, Texas) — The package bombs in Austin, Texas, that killed two people over 11 days were “constructed by the same bombmaker,” Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said on “Good Morning America” on Tuesday. “There are some specific components that we won’t go into the details to protect […]

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Victims of NYC helicopter crash all drowned: Medical examiner

Victims of NYC helicopter crash all drowned: Medical examiner

WABC(NEW YORK) — The five passengers killed when a tourist helicopter plunged into the frigid East River of New York City on Sunday all died from drowning, according to the city medical examiner. The cause of death was released as the investigation of the crash by the National Transportation Safety […]

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Austin bombs were sophisticated, with motion-based detonators and shrapnel: Sources

Austin bombs were sophisticated, with motion-based detonators and shrapnel: Sources

iStock / Thinkstock(AUSTIN, Texas) — Investigators believe that the trio of bombs that rocked Austin, Texas over the past several days displayed a level of sophistication, indicating that the bomb-maker or bomb-makers were highly skilled. Multiple sources briefed on the investigation told ABC News that the explosive devices were constructed […]

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Nor’easter pummels Boston as Seattle experiences record heat

Nor’easter pummels Boston as Seattle experiences record heat

ABC News(BOSTON) — It’s official: Boston is in the middle of a blizzard as the Northeast gets slammed with the third nor’easter in nearly two weeks. But in the Pacific Northwest it’s a different story: The temperature reached 73 degrees Fahrenheit in Seattle, its warmest winter temperature ever recorded. The […]

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Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against suspect in Parkland school massacre

Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against suspect in Parkland school massacre

Broward County Sheriff(PARKLAND, Fla.) — Florida prosecutors intend to seek the death penalty against the 19-year-old suspect in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Broward County State Attorney Michael Satz said Tuesday that he has formally submitted a “notice of intent to seek the death penalty” with […]

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Trump signals he’ll support UK claim Russia to blame for nerve agent attack

Trump signals he’ll support UK claim Russia to blame for nerve agent attack

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump Tuesday voiced strong support for British Prime Minister Theresa May a day after she alleged Russia was responsible for the nerve agent attack in the United Kingdom earlier this month against a former Russian spy. “It sounds to me like it would be Russia […]

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Bus carrying high school band students crashes in Alabama: Officials

Bus carrying high school band students crashes in Alabama: Officials

iStock/Thinkstock(MOBILE, Ala.) — At least one person is dead and “multiple” others are injured after a bus carrying high school band students from the Houston area crashed on an Alabama interstate Tuesday morning, authorities said. At 5:33 a.m., the tour bus, headed west on Interstate 10, careened toward the median […]

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Deadly Texas package bombs ‘constructed by the same bombmaker’

Deadly Texas package bombs ‘constructed by the same bombmaker’

ABC News(AUSTIN) — The package bombs in Austin, Texas, that killed two people over 11 days were “constructed by the same bombmaker,” Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said on Good Morning America Tuesday. “There are some specific components that we won’t go into the details to protect the integrity of […]

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Blizzard warnings issued for Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine

Blizzard warnings issued for Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Residents of three New England states — Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine — woke up Tuesday morning to a blizzard warning, as parts of Virginia and West Virginia saw between 12-18 inches of snow overnight and North Carolina saw as much as 7 inches. A coastal […]

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