Year: 2019

Page: 3

iStock(LAFAYETTE, La.) — Shortly before she took off on a flight that would end in her death, 30-year-old Carley McCord texted her husband, “I love you.” Her husband, Steven Ensminger Jr., didn’t receive the message until it was too late to respond. “It’s the first thing I think about when I wake up and the […]

iStock(DALLAS) — The pistol-packing parishioner captured on livestream gunning down a man who opened fire inside a Texas church on Sunday morning, killing two members of the congregation, says he doesn’t consider himself a hero. Jack Wilson, a 71-year-old former reserve deputy sheriff, took out the shotgun-wielding suspect with a single shot to the head […]

Kuzma/iStock(NEW YORK) — Federal prosecutors have filed hate crime charges against the 38-year-old man suspected of stabbing five people with a machete at a Hanukkah celebration in a New York City suburb on Saturday night. At the Greenwood Lake, N.Y., home of suspect Grafton Thomas, investigators recovered journals which had anti-Semitic sentiments including references to […]

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A major storm system moving across the country since last week will bring a variety of treacherous weather conditions and heavy precipitation to the Midwest and Northeast on Monday. Over the weekend, an ice storm hit parts of the Upper Midwest, putting a thin layer of pure ice on everything from […]

ChristopheLedent/iStock(NEW YORK) — As 2019 comes to a close, police have increased security measures to ensure that thousands of revelers stay safe while enjoying the New Year’s Eve celebrations in Times Square. The New York City Police Department announced Friday that along with local, state and federal law enforcement partners, they will roll out a […]

kali9/iStock(KATY, Texas) — A $10,000 reward is being offered in the hunt for multiple people suspected of “targeting” a sheriff’s homicide detective and his family in two terrifying Molotov cocktail attacks on his Texas home in less than a week, authorities said. The latest attack occurred around 3 a.m. on Sunday when the mystery assailants […]

vmargineanu/iStock(FORT WORTH, Texas) — Two victims were killed and three others were injured when a gunman opened fire inside a crowded Texas church on Sunday morning before he was shot to death by two armed parishioners, including a security guard, officials told ABC News. The shooting occurred at 10:57 a.m. at the West Freeway Church […]

San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office(LODI, Calif.) — Employees at a California McDonald’s became servers-turned-saviors after coming to the rescue of a woman who indicated she was in danger while at the drive-thru. A woman walked into the Lodi, California, McDonald’s on Christmas Eve. She asked employees to hide her from a man with whom she […]

Erin Donalson/iStock(VICTORIA, Australia) — A heatwave bringing scorching temperatures exceeding 104 degrees Fahrenheit and extreme winds are fueling the already deadly bushfires racing across large swathes of the Australian state of New South Wales. The dangerous fires are now spreading in the neighboring state of Victoria, affecting tens of thousands of people. Roughly 30,000 residents […]

Hailshadow/iStock(NEW YORK) — The government of Samoa ended the state of emergency it had declared in response to a measles outbreak that swept the small island nation of fewer than 200,000 in December. Over the course of the outbreak, more than 5,600 people contracted the measles and 81 people died of the highly infectious disease, […]

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