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Off-duty Chicago police officer shot to death in 'devastating incident': Officials

(CHICAGO) --  A Chicago police officer who had just finished his shift was shot and killed early Saturday in an apparently random attack, officials said. Officer John Rivera, 23, and another victim were ambushed and shot about 3:30 a.m. local time while sitting in a vehicle in the Downtown section…... Read More

Flight attendant set for release from immigration detention

(WASHINGTON) -- A flight attendant detained by immigration authorities for more than a month after traveling to Mexico for work was set for release Friday, her lawyer and husband said. Selene Saavedra Roman was living in the U.S. under the Obama-era program known as DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood…... Read More

Former New York City police officer indicted with tampering a crime scene after he shot a man: Sources

(NEW YORK) --  A former New York City police officer was indicted for attempting to cover up a crime scene after shooting a man in the face, multiple sources confirmed to ABC News.Ritchard Blake turned himself in to the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office on Friday and is expected to get…... Read More

US Customs and Border Protection detain 9-year-old US citizen for 32 hours without her parents at border

(SAN YSIDRO, Calif) -- Federal officials at the Mexico border detained a 9-year-old U.S. citizen for 32 hours without her parents in order “to perform due diligence in confirming her identity and citizenship,” according to a statement released Friday by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The girl’s mother told…... Read More

Man exonerated over wrongful rape conviction after 36 years in prison

(NEW ORLEANS) -- Three people testified that he was asleep at home when the rape occurred. The fingerprints at the scene were not a match. He is several inches shorter than the sole witness's description of the suspect and the witness didn't point to him as the suspect in two…... Read More

Health food store employee allegedly taunted Jewish coworker about being in ‘gas chamber’: Police

(KINGSTON, N.Y.) --  A former employee of Kingston, New York, a family-owned health food store was arrested on Friday for repeatedly harassing a Jewish co-worker, including an incident where he allegedly shut off the lights and told her "You're in the gas chamber." William Sullivan was working in the produce…... Read More

Sydney Aiello, 19-year-old Parkland survivor, dies from suicide

(PARKLAND, Fla.) --  A former high school student who survived last year's Parkland, Florida high school shooting massacre has died from an apparent suicide, according to officials. Sydney Aiello, 19, died on Sunday at her home in Coconut Creek, Florida, from a gunshot wound to the head, according to the…... Read More

Teen arrested over 'ethnic cleansing' threat that closed Charlottesville schools for 2 days

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- A 17-year-old male was arrested over race-based threats against the Charlottesville school system, local police say.The Virginia city's public schools were closed for two days -- Thursday and Friday -- in light of the threats that were made online.  Charlottesville police announced Friday they had arrested a…... Read More

Flooding continues in Midwest as more towns evacuated

(NEW YORK) -- At least 12 levees have been breached on the Missouri River in the last week as record flooding continues in the Plains and the Midwest.Thousands of people have had to evacuate, including the entire towns of Craig, Nebraska, and Elwood, Kansas. The Missouri River continues to rise…... Read More

DNA testing exonerates dead man in Florida woman's murder 36 years later

(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) -- Prosecutors in Florida are asking for a dead man’s murder conviction to be vacated after DNA testing showed he was wrongly convicted.The Broward State Attorney’s Office filed a motion to exonerate Ronald Stewart for the murder of Regina Harrison, it said in a statement released on…... Read More

Police dashcam video shows WV officers allegedly beating 16-year-old

(BERKELEY, W.Va.) -- Authorities in West Virginia have released dash-cam video showing police officers allegedly beating a 16-year-old who crashed a car after a high-speed chase.The video, which was taken on Nov. 19, 2018 and released by the Berkeley County Prosecutor's Office, shows the teen's car driving ahead of the…... Read More