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Much of East Coast under flood watch as wet, stormy pattern threatens region

Much of East Coast under flood watch as wet, stormy pattern threatens region

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A wet pattern is taking shape across the eastern U.S. again. Numerous to widespread thunderstorms are expected as a frontal system from the west approaches and stalls over the region. There have already been flash flood warnings on Wednesday morning for parts of Virginia, including the […]

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Police body-cam footage shows accidental shooting that killed hostage, armed suspect

Police body-cam footage shows accidental shooting that killed hostage, armed suspect

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Police released graphic body-cam footage on Tuesday in connection with a shooting in Los Angeles that left an armed suspect and a hostage dead last month. The video, recorded on June 16, showed Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers as they responded to a call about a […]

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Manafort trial opens with fiery charges from both sides

Manafort trial opens with fiery charges from both sides

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Lawyers in the case of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort offered opening arguments on Tuesday in the first major trial brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and both sides told jurors there was a liar at the heart of the case. The government’s lawyers argued that […]

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Climate change can make wildfires spread, but it’s not the only factor

Climate change can make wildfires spread, but it’s not the only factor

Rob Anderson/Instagram (SACRAMENTO) — Two major wildfires in California have burned more than 150,000 acres so far this year and almost 100 large fires are burning across the country. Is climate change making wildfires worse? After several record-breaking wildfires in California last year, Gov. Jerry Brown said the severe fires […]

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Texas man who stole shark from aquarium had ‘floor-to-ceiling tanks’ in his house

Texas man who stole shark from aquarium had ‘floor-to-ceiling tanks’ in his house

ABCNews.com(SAN ANTONIO) — Floor-to-ceiling tanks filled with exotic marine animals greeted stunned police officers who stepped into the house of a man arrested for stealing a shark from a local aquarium — using a stroller. “His whole house is full of tanks. Not what you would consider regular fish tanks, […]

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Manafort jury pulled from region that voted heavily against Trump

Manafort jury pulled from region that voted heavily against Trump

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A federal judge approved a jury of six men and six women selected to hear Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and the panel that will decide his fate was plucked from a part of Virginia that voted heavily against […]

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1 dead, 1 in critical condition from dry ice in Seattle car

1 dead, 1 in critical condition from dry ice in Seattle car

iStock/Thinkstock(SEATTLE) — In a bizarre incident linked to dry ice, one woman died and another is in critical condition in Washington state, authorities said. An ice cream salesman kept four coolers of dry ice in the back of his car, according to ABC affiliate KOMO-TV in Seattle. His wife had […]

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Penn State frat member faces no jail time over pledge’s death

Penn State frat member faces no jail time over pledge’s death

iStock/Thinkstock(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) — The first member of a Penn State fraternity to be sentenced in connection to the death of a pledge will not face any jail time. Ryan Burke was the first of more than 20 members of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity to be sentenced in connection […]

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Manafort trial, first in Mueller investigation, gets underway

Manafort trial, first in Mueller investigation, gets underway

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The financial crimes trial of Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, got underway in Alexandria, Virginia, Tuesday, the first trial in connection with the more than year-long investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into possible collusion between Russia and then-candidate Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. But […]

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Prosecutors advise witnesses in Manafort trial: Avoid the T-word (Trump)

Prosecutors advise witnesses in Manafort trial: Avoid the T-word (Trump)

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Prosecutors preparing witnesses for the upcoming trial of President Donald Trump’s one-time campaign chairman Paul J. Manafort are advising them to avoid mentioning Trump’s name, ABC News has learned. The case against Manafort, brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the Eastern District of Virginia, is focused […]

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