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Mormon critics challenge church’s tax-exempt status

Mormon critics challenge church’s tax-exempt status

HONOLULU (AP) — Mormon critics are asking the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to investigate allegations that the church uses a Hawaii cultural center to commit tax fraud. Gay-rights activist and Mormon critic Fred Karger delivered a complaint to a Honolulu IRS office Thursday asking for an investigation into possible tax […]

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14-year-old girl stabbed at high school assembly on 1st day of school

14-year-old girl stabbed at high school assembly on 1st day of school

iStock/Thinkstock(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) — A 14-year-old girl was allegedly stabbed by a fellow student at a high school assembly in Oklahoma, according to local officials. The victim was stabbed repeatedly in the upper back, head, arm and wrist on Thursday while she was in the auditorium on the first day […]

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Teen who survived lightning strike waiting for ‘powers’ to kick in

Teen who survived lightning strike waiting for ‘powers’ to kick in

ABC News(PHOENIX) — A 13-year-old Arizona boy who miraculously survived being struck by lightning says he’s now waiting for his “powers” to kick in. Josiah Wiedman was walking home through a park in Phoenix with a friend when he said a jolt of lightning launched him in the air. “As […]

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Woman who pushed teen friend off bridge speaks out

Woman who pushed teen friend off bridge speaks out

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The 18-year-old woman who pushed her teenage friend off a 60-foot Washington state bridge, leaving her with multiple injuries, said she didn’t consider the consequences beforehand. “She wanted to jump and she was scared and she had asked me to give her a push, and I […]

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Father charged with murder in alleged fatal beating of man

Father charged with murder in alleged fatal beating of man

Maricopa County Sheriff(PHOENIX) — When Melvin Harris’ 16-year-old daughter told him a strange man followed her into the bathroom of an Arizona convenience store and tried to force his way into her stall, his fatherly instinct kicked in and he took matters into his own hands, his fiancée told ABC […]

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Officer and suspect each in critical condition after exchanging gunshots

Officer and suspect each in critical condition after exchanging gunshots

iStock/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) — A Phoenix officer and a suspect accused of opening fire on that officer both were listed in critical condition Thursday night, police said. Police have not identified the officer or the suspect. The officer was attempting a traffic stop around 8 p.m. local time near the intersection of […]

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‘Ambushed’ police officer in Phoenix shooting is now stable, alert

‘Ambushed’ police officer in Phoenix shooting is now stable, alert

iStock/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) — A Phoenix police officer who was critically injured in a shooting is now stable and alert, ABC affiliate KNXV-TV in Phoenix reported Friday. The officer was attempting a traffic stop and was getting out of his police car Thursday night when the suspect opened fire, Phoenix police said. […]

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Stranger offers kindness to young boy in wheelchair and brings family closer

Stranger offers kindness to young boy in wheelchair and brings family closer

Jamie Sumner(BEAVER CREEK, Colo.) — A worker at the skating rink at Beaver Creek, Colorado, made the day of a little boy and a vacation for a family. And he did it by “not treating Charlie special.” Charlie Sumner has cerebral palsy and was a “medically complex” infant, his mom […]

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Midwest tornadoes reported as severe weather heads to Northeast

Midwest tornadoes reported as severe weather heads to Northeast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — There were 75 damaging storm reports on Thursday, with tornadoes reported in Illinois, Kansas and Iowa. Radar estimates showed more than 5 inches of rain fell just south of Tulsa, Oklahoma, over just a few hours, flooding streets and stalling cars. Strong winds — with gusts […]

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Investigators find bodies believed to be 2 young daughters of father arrested for murder

Investigators find bodies believed to be 2 young daughters of father arrested for murder

ABC News(DENVER) — Colorado investigators believe they have found the bodies of two young girls whose father is accused of killing them, officials said. Chris Watts was taken into custody Wednesday in connection with the killing of his pregnant wife, Shanann Watts, and two young daughters, Celeste, 3, and Bella, […]

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