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Woman fatally shoots man, self at cigar bar near Chicago

Posted on: January 25th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

Police say a 51-year-old woman shot three men, killing one before turning the gun on herself at a cigar bar in the Chicago suburbs

Police: Multiple hurt in cigar lounge shooting near Chicago

Posted on: January 25th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

Police say multiple people have been injured following a shooting at a cigar lounge in the Chicago suburbs

Woman charged with killing kids faced child-welfare scrutiny

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

Police say a woman charged with murder in the deaths of her three young kids in Phoenix was the subject of home visits by officers and child-welfare authorities when she previously lived in Oklahoma

Parts of Phoenix airport briefly evacuated; flights delayed

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

Hundreds of travelers were temporarily evacuated from parts of Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on Friday after American Airlines called police to deal with a disruptive passenger

Man cited for using fake skeleton to drive in HOV lane

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

A 62-year-old man tried to disguise a fake skeleton as a passenger just to use the HOV lane before an Arizona state trooper pulled him over this week

85,000 museum artifacts feared lost in NYC Chinatown fire

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

A museum official says some 85,000 artifacts that tell the story of the Chinese migration to the United States may have been lost in a fire in Manhattan’s Chinatown

Authorities ID woman killed in downtown Seattle shooting

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

Authorities identified Friday the woman who was killed in a downtown Seattle shooting that also wounded seven people and raised questions about safety in the city’s center

Officials identify remains found in burnt-out Hawaii home

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the remains of two people found in a burnt-out home where a man allegedly shot and killed two Honolulu police officers and attacked a neighbor before setting the house ablaze last weekend

UN alarm at education crisis: 258 million kids not in school

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

The U.N. deputy chief says there is an “alarming” crisis in education

New Orleans: Protesters demand action on damaged hotel

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

People in New Orleans are demanding something be done about the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel and that the two bodies still inside be recovered

US fines Delta $50,000 for booting off 3 Muslim passengers

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

Delta Air Lines is being fined $50,000 for ordering three Muslim passengers off planes after the airline’s own security officials cleared them to fly

US fines Delta $50,000 for booting off 3 Muslim passengers

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

Delta Air Lines is being fined $50,000 for ordering three Muslim passengers off planes after the airline’s own security officials cleared them to fly

No contest plea in crash that killed workers after hurricane

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

A man prosecutors say was high on drugs when his pickup truck fatally struck three utility workers fixing power lines in the Florida Panhandle after Hurricane Michael faces the possibility of life in prison

No contest plea in crash that killed workers after hurricane

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

A man prosecutors say was high on drugs when his pickup truck fatally struck three utility workers fixing power lines in the Florida Panhandle after Hurricane Michael faces the possibility of life in prison

NYPD officer charged in the death of his 8-year-old son

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

A New York Police Department officer and his fiancee have been charged with murder in the death of the officer’s 8-year-old son, who authorities say was left in a garage overnight in freezing temperatures

‘Shut it down,’ protesters chant about Mississippi prison

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

Protesters are condemning conditions in Mississippi prisons

Indiana boy dies after being shot wrestling with dad

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

A 4-year-old Indiana boy who was mistakenly shot when his father’s gun fell and discharged while the two were play-wrestling has died, authorities said

Veterans group: Lawsuit prompts Pentagon to reopen database

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

A veterans group says the Pentagon will reopen a records database that helps service members to appeal a less-than-honorable discharge

Tennessee governor signs anti-LGBT adoption bill

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

Tennessee has become the latest to assure continued taxpayer funding of faith-based foster care and adoption agencies even if they exclude LGBT families and others based on religious beliefs

Michigan court reverses murder conviction, cites rap videos

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

The Michigan Supreme Court has thrown out a murder conviction, saying YouTube rap videos spoiled the verdict by portraying the defendant as a “ruthless and menacing threat

Video shows suffering at lawmaker’s pig farm

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

An animal welfare group that gained access to an Iowa lawmaker’s hog farm has posted a video and photos online that show pigs suffering and even dying in what appear to be inhumane conditions

Airbnb guest threw party that trashed island home, owner says

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

The owner of an island home off South Carolina’s coast is suing Airbnb

Advocates want to make Virginia an abortion ‘safe haven’

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

With a newly empowered Democratic majority at the Virginia General Assembly, abortion-rights advocates say the state has a chance to roll back decades of restrictions and become a “safe haven” for women in neighboring conservative states

Michigan couple dies in burning house trying to save dogs

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

Authorities say a couple died as they tried to rescue their two dogs from their burning home in northern Michigan

Silver Alert issued for Notre Dame student believed to be in ‘extreme danger’

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

Notre Dame Police Department(NOTRE DAME, Ind.) — Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a University of Notre Dame student who was last seen Tuesday and is believed to be in “extreme danger.”

Annrose Jerry, 21, has not been seen since 8:45 p.m. Tuesday at Coleman-Morse Hall on the Notre Dame, Ind., campus, located about 150 miles north of Indianapolis, according to a statement from the university.

University police issued a Silver Alert for her Thursday evening, saying they believe she is “in extreme danger and may require medical assistance.”

Police did not immediately respond to ABC News on Friday for more details.

A spokeswoman for the university told ABC News there was no new information on Jerry’s disappearance.

She is a senior at Notre Dame and resides on campus, the university said.

Jerry is described as 5’5″ with dark hair. She was last seen wearing an ankle-length gray quilted coat over a multi-colored ankle-length skirt or dress.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to call the Notre Dame Police Department at 574-631-5555.

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Pentagon says 34 service members diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iran missile attack

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

MivPiv/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon now says 34 American service members have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) following the Jan. 8 Iranian missile attack on the Al Asad airbase in western Iraq.

Half of the service members have returned to duty, while the remaining 17 service members have been flown to Germany and the United States for further observation.

The updated numbers are a significant increase over last week’s disclosure that 11 service members had received treatment for possible Traumatic Brain Injuries.

Initially the Pentagon had said that there were no injuries or fatalities as a result of the Iranian missile attack on the base that is home to 2,000 service members.

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Snowplow kills 2 near Kansas State University campus

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

A snowplow has killed two pedestrians in Kansas after winter storm coated roads across parts of the Midwest

Women come to the defense of a nursing mom at Chick-fil-A

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

Dozens of mothers have come to the defense of a woman who says she was asked to cover up while breastfeeding inside a Chick-fil-A in Georgia

Official: Naval base ‘gate runner’ was just a base worker

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

Officials say a man who drove onto a naval station north of Chicago without showing credentials, leading to the base being locked down, turned out to be an employee who didn’t follow directions

Convicted NYC bomber gets life term for New Jersey shootout

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by ABC News No Comments

An Afghan-born U.S. citizen already serving life in prison for a bombing in New York City has been sentenced to an additional life term for a shootout with police in New Jersey as he attempted to avoid arrest