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Police injured in explosion after possible hostage situation

Police injured in explosion after possible hostage situation

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) —  As many as eight Connecticut police officers were injured in an explosion late Wednesday while investigating a potential domestic-violence situation, authorities said. The North Haven Police Department said the officers were responding to a home where a man had reportedly barricaded himself and a woman inside. The […]

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Black men arrested at Starbucks settle with city for $1 each and $200K for a nonprofit student program

Black men arrested at Starbucks settle with city for $1 each and $200K for a nonprofit student program

Melissa DePino/ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) — The two black entrepreneurs who were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks last month for sitting at the cafe without ordering a drink have reached a settlement with the coffee chain and the city. While the dollar amount that Starbucks settled for was not disclosed, the city […]

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Pro-Second Amendment student walkout takes place across the country

Pro-Second Amendment student walkout takes place across the country

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK CITY) — Students from nearly 300 schools across the country were expected to walk out in a different kind of protest Wednesday. Rather than calling for gun control reforms, Wednesday’s efforts were meant to show support for the Second Amendment and the right to bear arms. The planned […]

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Guantanamo detainee transferred to Saudi custody, 1st for Trump administration

Guantanamo detainee transferred to Saudi custody, 1st for Trump administration

iStock/Thinkstock(HAVANA) — The U.S. military announced Wednesday it has transferred the first detainee out of Guantanamo Bay prison during the Trump administration. Mohammed Ahmed Haza al-Darbi, who pleaded guilty to participating in a 2002 al-Qaeda attack on a French oil tanker off the coast of Yemen, was transferred from the […]

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Police release bodycam video of Las Vegas shooter’s hotel suite

Police release bodycam video of Las Vegas shooter’s hotel suite

MGM Resorts(LAS VEGAS) — Six months after the worst mass shooting in American history, the public today is seeing the first video footage from the hotel suite that allowed the killer to rain down hellfire on a Las Vegas concert crowd. Videos from police body cameras – which were released […]

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5 female paramedics sue Chicago Fire Dept. over sexual harassment allegations

5 female paramedics sue Chicago Fire Dept. over sexual harassment allegations

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) —  Five female paramedics with the Chicago Fire Department (CFD) filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday claiming that they were sexually harassed by members of the Fire Department, including superiors. The 57-page suit, filed by five women who have chosen to remain anonymous, comes just three months after the women […]

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Authorities say they foiled an alleged ISIS-inspired attack on a Texas mall

Authorities say they foiled an alleged ISIS-inspired attack on a Texas mall

iStock/Thinkstock(FRISCO, Texas) — Texas law enforcement officials said they have foiled an alleged ISIS-inspired attack on a north Texas mall with the arrest of a teenager whom authorities said tried to recruit others to join his planned attack. Matin Azizi-Yarand, 17, of Plano was arrested on Tuesday on charges he […]

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Third woman accuses Tom Brokaw of inappropriate conduct

Third woman accuses Tom Brokaw of inappropriate conduct

Mathew Imaging/Contributor/FilmMagic for Academy of Television Arts and Sciences(NEW YORK CITY) — A New York woman has claimed that former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw gave her an unwanted “French kiss” some 50 years ago. Freelance writer Mary Reinholz wrote in an essay for the weekly Manhattan paper The Villager […]

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A horse named Justice sues former owner for more than $100,000 for neglect

A horse named Justice sues former owner for more than $100,000 for neglect

Animal Legal Defense Fund(PORTLAND, Ore.) — A horse in Oregon is suing his former owner for neglect. According to the caretakers for Justice, the horse, former owner Gwendolyn Vercher left the stallion outside during the winter without adequate food and shelter, causing him to suffer severe injuries. “He was extremely […]

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Cracked window forces Southwest flight diversion

Cracked window forces Southwest flight diversion

iStock/Thinkstock(CLEVELAND) — A Southwest Airlines plane was diverted Wednesday after a crack was reported in one of its windows, the airline confirmed to ABC News. Southwest Flight 957, scheduled to fly from Chicago, Illinois, to Newark, New Jersey, was diverted to Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport and landed “without incident,” according to […]

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