class="page-template page-template-page-templates page-template-abc page-template-page-templatesabc-php page page-id-164 custom-background group-blog masthead-fixed full-width singular wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-6.0.1 vc_responsive"
ABC | KTIC Radio
261 bottlenose dolphins have washed dead up along the Gulf Coast since February: NOAA

(NEW YORK) -- More than 200 bottlenose dolphins have become stranded on beaches along the Gulf of Mexico from Louisiana to Florida since Feb. 1, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.The elevated number of strandings represents three times the average in the same time period, NOAA announced. They…... Read More

Mom, 3-year-old son found dead in remote wooded area after boy's dad arrested for murder: Officials

(YAMHILL, Ore.) -- The bodies of an Oregon mother and her 3-year-old son have been recovered together, authorities said, weeks after they went missing and the little boy's father was arrested for murder.Karissa Fretwell, 25, of West Salem, and her son William Fretwell, who went by Billy, were last seen…... Read More

Divers pull 1,200 pounds of lead fishing weight out of the ocean on Florida beach

(NEW YORK) -- A team of hundreds of divers has beaten the Guinness World Record for the largest underwater cleanup worldwide off a South Florida beach over the weekend.Arilton Pavan, owner of diving store Dixie Divers in Deerfield Beach, Florida, has been organizing an annual cleanup for the past 15…... Read More

Gloria Vanderbilt dies at 95 surrounded by loved ones, son Anderson Cooper says

(NEW YORK) -- Gloria Vanderbilt, mother to CNN anchor Anderson Cooper and member of the storied Vanderbilt family, has died at 95 years old.Cooper confirmed his mother's death on air on CNN, saying she died at home surrounded by family and friends. He said his mother was diagnosed with advanced…... Read More

Family of 4, including 2 kids, found dead in home from apparent shooting: Officials

(WEST DES MOINES, Iowa) -- A family of four was found dead in an Iowa home from apparent gunshot wounds, officials said.The bodies of Chandrasekhar "Chandra" Sunkara -- an IT employee with the Iowa Department of Public Safety -- and his wife and two sons were found Saturday morning in…... Read More

One dead, five others shot at graduation party in Philadelphia

(PHILADELPHIA) -- One person is dead and five others were shot at a graduation party Sunday night in Philadelphia.The victims include three boys, ages 15, 16 and 17, a 16-year-old girl and two men, ages 21 and 24. Earlier, police reported eight total people had been shot, not six. The…... Read More

8-year-old boy bitten by shark off North Carolina coast

(BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C.) -- An 8-year-old boy was attacked by a shark while swimming off the North Carolina coast on Sunday afternoon, officials said.The boy, whose name was not released, was in the water just off Bald Head Island when he was bitten on the leg, Village Manager Chris…... Read More

Wet, stormy forecast ahead from Plains to Northeast

(NEW YORK) -- Over the weekend, at least 20 tornadoes were reported in eight states -- North Dakota, Minnesota, Missouri, Indiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Iowa and Illinois -- as much of the U.S. braces for a wet, stormy week ahead. A region stretching from the Plains to the Northeast could see…... Read More

Phoenix police chief calls viral-video arrest of suspected shoplifters 'extremely unsettling'

(PHOENIX) -- An Arizona police chief said she has apologized to a black couple arrested on suspicion of shoplifting after cell phone videos surfaced showing one police officer threatening to shoot a father as other officers point guns at his pregnant fiancee and their young children."Every time I look at…... Read More

North Carolina boy whacks alleged robber with machete; injured suspect arrested after manhunt

(MEBANE, N.C.) -- An 11-year-old boy, who was home alone when three people broke into his family's North Carolina residence, turned the tables on the alleged criminals when he got ahold of a machete and whacked one of them in the head, officials said.But now the boy's family is demanding…... Read More

Michigan police officer appears to punch 16-year-old girl during arrest, bodycam footage shows

(LANSING, Mich.) -- A Michigan police department has released body camera footage that appears to show an officer striking a 16-year-old runaway they were apprehending to return to a youth center.Officers from the Lansing Police Department were called on Friday morning after emergency dispatchers received a 911 call from a…... Read More

Miami Beach woman arrested for stomping on sea turtle nest

(MIAMI) -- A Miami Beach woman was arrested on Saturday for jabbing at and stomping on a sea turtle nest. Yaqun Lu, 41, crossed into an area of the beach that was cordoned off by wooden stakes and tape to protect the nest and began digging at it with one…... Read More

Texas police officer died after fall, not shooting, as originally suspected

(DALLAS) -- A Texas police officer died after suffering a medical emergency, falling and seriously injuring his head Friday. The news, released Saturday afternoon, was a shocking turn from what authorities initially said was suspected to be a fatal shooting of a uniformed officer.Sgt. Keith Shepherd, of the Tarrant County…... Read More

O.J. Simpson joins Twitter, says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

(NEW YORK) -- Just days ahead of the 25th anniversary of his arrest on charges he murdered his ex-wife and her friend, O.J. Simpson has launched a Twitter account and says he’s "got a little getting even to do."The inaugural post of the 71-year-old NFL Hall of Famer, who was…... Read More