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Rev. Al Sharpton to join family in demanding justice for Florida man killed in ‘stand your ground’ shooting

Rev. Al Sharpton to join family in demanding justice for Florida man killed in ‘stand your ground’ shooting

iStock/Thinkstock(CLEARWATER, Fla.) — Loved ones of an African-American man shot dead in a Florida parking dispute by a white man invoking the state’s controversial “stand your ground” self-defense law are about to get a boost in their calls for justice from a national civil rights leader. The Rev. Al Sharpton […]

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Two children, great-grandmother killed in Northern California wildfire

Two children, great-grandmother killed in Northern California wildfire

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(SHASTA COUNTY, Calif.) — A 70-year-old woman and her two great-grandchildren were killed when a rapidly-spreading wildfire swept into a Northern California town of 92,000 people, trapping them inside their home as one of the young victims, a 5-year-old boy, desperately called 911 pleading for help, relatives and […]

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Dashcam video shows wild police chase end with car rolling and ejecting driver

Dashcam video shows wild police chase end with car rolling and ejecting driver

Florence County Sheriffs Office(FLORENCE, S.C.) — A wild police chase straight out of “Grand Theft Auto” ended with the woman’s SUV rolling over three times and ejecting her from the car. Somehow, the 24-year-old South Carolina woman survived. Brittany Jeffords was pulled over by police on July 12 for a […]

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Three dead, seven injured in New Orleans shooting; killers on the loose

Three dead, seven injured in New Orleans shooting; killers on the loose

WGNO via ABCNews.com(NEW ORLEANS) — Three people are dead and another seven were injured in a hail of gunfire outside a jazz bar in New Orleans on Saturday night. According to the New Orleans Police Department, 10 people were struck by bullets in the Central City neighborhood at about 8:35 […]

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West continues to deal with scorching summer heat, low humidity

West continues to deal with scorching summer heat, low humidity

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — There are heat advisories, excessive heat warnings and watches issued for parts of the western U.S. on Sunday as the region continues to see above-average temperatures. The heat is also expanding north over the next few days into parts of Washington, Idaho and Montana. Those […]

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Remaining 5 members of Coleman family killed in duck boat accident laid to rest

Remaining 5 members of Coleman family killed in duck boat accident laid to rest

Family handout via WRTV(INDIANAPOLIS) — The remaining five members of the close-knit family who were killed in last week’s tourist boat accident were laid to rest Saturday. An afternoon funeral service was held at Eastern Star Church in Indianapolis, Indiana, for Ray Coleman, 76; Horace Coleman, 70; Belinda Coleman, 69; […]

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Deadly Northern California wildfire nearly doubles in size overnight

Deadly Northern California wildfire nearly doubles in size overnight

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(SHASTA COUNTY, Calif.) — A fast-moving wildfire in Northern California that has killed two people almost doubled in size overnight, officials said Saturday. The Carr Fire in Shasta County had burned an area of more than 80,000 acres by Saturday morning, with a containment of still just 5 […]

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Authorities ‘hopeful’ missing University of Iowa student is ‘still alive’ as search enters 10th day

Authorities ‘hopeful’ missing University of Iowa student is ‘still alive’ as search enters 10th day

Rob Hess/ABC News(BROOKLYN, Iowa) — It’s been 10 days since 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts mysteriously vanished in a rural Iowa town, but investigators say they haven’t given up hope that they will find her alive. “At this point, we don’t know her exact whereabouts but we continue to look. We are […]

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Woman, 5 children killed in motel fire in Michigan

Woman, 5 children killed in motel fire in Michigan

iStock/Thinkstock(BENTON HARBOR, Mich.) — A 26-year-old woman and five of her young relatives, ages 2-10, were killed early Saturday in a motel fire in Michigan, authorities said. Kiarre Samuel died when the blaze ignited at the Cosmo Extended Living Motel about 1:45 a.m. local time, according to the Berrien County […]

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Family of 6 dies in motel fire in Michigan

Family of 6 dies in motel fire in Michigan

iStock/Thinkstock(BENTON HARBOR, Mich.) — A 26-year-old woman and five of her young relatives, ages 2-10, were killed early Saturday in a motel fire in Michigan, authorities said. Kiarre Samuel died when the blaze ignited at the Cosmo Extended Living Motel about 1:45 a.m. local time, according to the Berrien County […]

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