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What we know about mysterious, deadly explosion at California medical building

What we know about mysterious, deadly explosion at California medical building

ABC News(ALISO VIEJO, Calif) — One woman is dead and three other people are injured after a mysterious explosion rocked a medical building in Southern California. Here is what we know about the Tuesday blast and the investigation: What happened? The powerful explosion took place just after 1 p.m. at […]

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Police officer confronts armed man at Illinois high school; no students injured: City

Police officer confronts armed man at Illinois high school; no students injured: City

Google Maps(DIXON, Ill.) — A police officer confronted and injured an armed man at an Illinois high school Wednesday morning, a city official said, adding that no students or staff were injured in the incident. The armed man first shot at the Dixon police officer at about 8 a.m. at […]

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‘Heroic’ resource officer hailed for stopping armed teen at high school, saving lives

‘Heroic’ resource officer hailed for stopping armed teen at high school, saving lives

Google Maps(DIXON, Ill.) — An Illinois school resource officer stopped an armed teenager at a high school this morning, according to the local police chief, who applauded the officer for saving “countless” lives. When the 19-year-old suspect fired several shots this morning near a gym at Dixon High School, the […]

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Florida man dies from exploding electronic cigarette: Autopsy

Florida man dies from exploding electronic cigarette: Autopsy

iStock/Thinkstock(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. ) — An exploding electronic cigarette caused the death of a Florida man earlier this month, an autopsy determined. Tallmadge D’Elia, 38, died on May 5 from parts of an electronic cigarette that penetrated his head, according to the autopsy report. His body was found inside a […]

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East Coast bracing for more heavy rain, flooding

East Coast bracing for more heavy rain, flooding

WABC(NEW YORK) — At least five people, including an 11-year-old girl, were killed by falling trees resulting from severe weather on Tuesday. As of 8 p.m. ET, 496,777 customers in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut had lost electricity. That had declined to 359,534 by 5:45 a.m. today. There […]

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Tulsa mom arrested after allegedly stabbing 11-year-old daughter, torching home

Tulsa mom arrested after allegedly stabbing 11-year-old daughter, torching home

Tulsa Police Department(TULSA, Okla.) — Oklahoma police arrested a mother on Tuesday who allegedly set her home on fire, stabbed her 11-year-old daughter and fled the scene with her 7-year-old daughter in tow. Police said they located 39-year-old Taheerah Ahmad in downtown Tulsa in her vehicle Tuesday after a witness […]

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Shoeless 13-year-old fled alleged kidnappers: Police

Shoeless 13-year-old fled alleged kidnappers: Police

ABCNews.com(HOUSTON) — A 13-year-old found shoeless and with torn clothing fled potential kidnappers who were motivated by racial animus, the boy’s mother said. Zavion Parker was abducted from a bus stop and later found without his jacket, phone or keys, police told ABC Houston station KTRK. Michelle Lee, Zavion’s mother, […]

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Indiana police release surveillance video from deadly ambush

Indiana police release surveillance video from deadly ambush

The Evansville Police Department(EVANSVILLE, Ind.) — Police in Indiana on Tuesday released surveillance video from a dramatic ambush that captured the moment a gunman suddenly opened fire on officers with an assault rifle. The Evansville Police Department in southwest Indiana said it released 911 calls, officers’ body camera footage and […]

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More than 1 million students to miss school as teacher revolt sweeping nation heads to new state

More than 1 million students to miss school as teacher revolt sweeping nation heads to new state

iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — A wave of teacher revolts sweeping the nation is set to hit North Carolina on Wednesday as thousands of educators are expected to swarm the state’s capital in a quest for higher pay and more money for education. The scheduled one-day walkout has prompted school districts across […]

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11-year-old girl killed by falling tree as severe thunderstorms batter Northeast

11-year-old girl killed by falling tree as severe thunderstorms batter Northeast

ABC News (NEW YORK) — Two people are dead and nearly half a million customers in the Northeast are without power due to severe weather that includes thunderstorms, flash flooding, hail, winds up to 80 mph and possibly tornadoes. An 11-year-old girl was killed in Newburgh, New York, by a […]

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