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Car crashes into mall near Chicago, suspect in custody: Officials

(CHICAGO) -- A suspect is in custody after allegedly crashing a car into a mall in a Chicago suburb on Friday, officials said. No injuries were reported in the incident at the Woodfield Mall, according to officials with the Village of Schaumburg, Illinois, which is 30 miles outside of Chicago.The…... Read More

Michelle Carter, convicted in texting suicide case, is denied parole

(FAIRHAVEN, Mass.) -- Michelle Carter, who as a teenager sent texts urging her then-boyfriend to kill himself, has been denied parole.Carter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in 2017 after her 18-year-old boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, died of carbon monoxide poisoning from locking himself in his truck in Massachusetts in 2014.Prosecutors…... Read More

Thousands of young activists challenging lawmakers to act in Global Climate Strike

(NEW YORK) -- Hundreds of thousands of young people are gearing up for the Global Climate Strike to raise awareness on climate change and urge lawmakers to create policies to help save the planet ahead of the United Nations Climate Summit next week.The march is building on a "historic surge"…... Read More

Prosecutors present chilling scene footage from deadly California synagogue shooting

(NEW YORK) -- Prosecutors presented disturbing surveillance video in a court hearing Thursday related to the deadly shooting at a California synagogue in April. The video shows the gunman storming the house of worship and targeting congregants with an assault rifle, killing a woman and injuring three others.The video was…... Read More

Sheriff reveals deadly realities of illegal immigration across US southern border

(PIMA COUNTY, Ariz.) -- Thousands of miles from Washington D.C. in Pima County, Arizona, Sheriff Mark Napier works on the front lines of the border crisis.He showed Nightline a section of the border barrier that “was and still is a major drug trafficking and human trafficking corridor,” he said.“We know…... Read More

Texas declares disaster as torrential rain wreaks havoc, grounds hundreds of flights

(HOUSTON) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has declared a disaster in 13 counties as Tropical Storm Imelda brought torrential rain and dangerous flash flooding to the Houston area, stranding residents in their homes, drivers in their cars and canceling hundreds of flights at local airports.Over 900 flights were canceled into…... Read More

El Paso shooting victim says his story is 'genuine' after police dispute his heroism

(EL PASO, Texas) -- The El Paso shooting victim whose story of heroism was disputed by police said he's standing by his recounting of the attack at the Walmart.Chris Grant was supposed to be one of 11 people honored by the White House for bravery in early September before he…... Read More

New Jersey man arrested for allegedly spying for Hezbollah: Feds

(MORRISTOWN, N.J.) -- A New Jersey man was indicted Thursday on charges he supported Hezbollah by scouting possible targets for an attack.Alexei Saab began training with Hezbollah operatives overseas and surveilled multiple locations in the U.S., the FBI said.According to the indictment, Saab joined Hezbollah in 1996 in Lebanon where…... Read More

Colorado mother puts injured bobcat in car with her child

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) -- A Colorado mother is facing criticism from wildlife officials who said she put an injured bobcat into her car next to her child.Parks and Wildlife officials in the southeast region of the state issued a warning to the public on Twitter after describing a "lucky" Colorado…... Read More

US and Canada have lost nearly 3 billion of bird population in last 50 years: Study

(NEW YORK) -- The bird population in the U.S. and Canada has declined more than 29% percent -- or by nearly 3 billion birds -- in the last 50 years, according to a new study.The stark losses signals a "widespread ecological crisis," as the bird population is an indicator of…... Read More

Murder charges dropped against 5 teens after 14-year-old killed during burglary attempt in Illinois

(CHICAGO) -- Felony murder charges have been dropped against five Chicago teenagers after a 14-year-old who was with them during a burglary attempt was shot and killed by a homeowner, prosecutors announced.The teens were initially charged with murder after the youngest member of their group died after they allegedly tried…... Read More