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Suspect in decades-old murder, rape cold cases in Maryland identified through DNA: Police

(ROCKVILLE, Maryland) -- The man behind a 1989 rape and a 1994 rape and murder in suburban, Washington, D.C., has finally been identified through DNA and genetic genealogy, according to local police.But the suspect, Kenneth Earl Day, died in 2017 in West Virginia at the age of 52, the Montgomery…... Read More

Suspect in killing of reputed Gambino family boss ‘Franky Boy’ Cali appears in court with 'MAGA Forever' scrawled on his hand

(NEW YORK) -- The man police suspect of killing a reputed mob boss appeared in court Monday as investigators work to piece together whether or not the assassination had anything to do with the mafia.New York Police Department detectives announced over the weekend that 24-year-old Anthony Comello was the suspect…... Read More

Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, targeted in mass shooting, raising money for Muslim victims of massacre at New Zealand mosques

(PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania) -- Still recovering from a mass shooting at their temple in which 11 worshippers were killed, members of the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh have launched an effort to raise money for the victims of a rampage at two mosques in New Zealand that left 50 people…... Read More

California police investigating 2 'virtual kidnapping' cases that happened within 24 hours

(LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.) -- Authorities are investigating two “virtual kidnapping” cases which occurred within 24 hours of each other in California.The two incidents took place in Laguna Beach, California, on March 7 and March 8, Sgt. Jim Cota of the Laguna Beach Police Department told ABC News.Cota said the incidents…... Read More

Fiance of slain DC jogger Wendy Martinez plans to run Boston Marathon in her honor

(WASHINGTON) -- Newly engaged, with a list of goals that could fill five lifetimes, 35-year-old Wendy Martinez, an ambitious Washington, D.C., woman, was on her after-work run when it all came to an end.Six months later, Martinez's fiancé is coping with the shock of the loss as he vows to…... Read More

Georgia woman charged with helping ISIS come up with online 'kill list' of Americans

(ATLANTA) -- A 20-year-old Georgia woman has been charged with helping ISIS by posting a "kill list" online that included the names of State Department employees and American soldiers, according to federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York.According to the indictment unsealed last week, Kim Anh Vo joined…... Read More

Harvard report helps parents emphasize ethics, character during college applications

(NEW YORK) -- After the curtain was pulled back on the allegations of bribery, cheating and deception that has plagued some of the country's elite universities, a new study from a Harvard University-based group is urging parents and high schools to put ethics and character at the heart of the…... Read More

Historic river flooding devastates parts of Midwest due to rapid snow melt, ice jams

(NEW YORK) -- An 80-year-old woman who was trapped in her home is the third fatality from historic floods overwhelming parts of the Midwest.At least 16 rivers are flooding, with the worst along the Nebraska and Iowa border.One reason the flooding is so severe is because of the region's massive…... Read More

ATV driver drags Nashville officer down busy street after traffic stop

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Police are searching for an ATV driver who was caught on video dragging a Nashville, Tennessee officer down a busy road last week.Metro Nashville Police Department officer John Bourque, 22, was injured during an illegal bikers' demonstration on Friday when an ATV driver ran him over and…... Read More

Husband of murdered North Carolina nurse captured, authorities say

(NEW YORK) -- The husband of a murdered North Carolina nurse has been captured, authorities said Sunday. Rexford Lynn Keel Jr., 57, was taken into custody just outside Tucson, Arizona, about 34 miles from the Mexican border, Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone told reporters Sunday. He had a large amount…... Read More

DNA links suspect to 1999 cold case murders of 2 Alabama teenage girls, police say

(BIRMINGHAM, Alabama) -- Alabama police have linked a suspect to the 1999 cold case murders of two 17-year-old girls using DNA and genetic genealogy.Investigators identified Coley McCraney, of Dothan, Alabama, in the murders of J.B. Beasley and Tracie Hawlett as the case closed in on two decades without being solved,…... Read More

Nebraska dealing with record river flooding

(NIOBRARA, Nebraska) -- Eastern Nebraska continues to deal with record-breaking river flooding this weekend due to rapid snow melt, ice jams and last week's rainfall.The flooding has caused parts of highways, including some bridges, to be washed away, isolating some communities.The scale of the devastation near Niobrara, Nebraska, is unprecedented…... Read More

Body found on roadside believed to be abducted 2-year-old girl: Police

(MILWAUKEE) -- A child’s body wrapped in a blanket and found on the side of a road in Minnesota is believed to be that of Noelani Robinson, a 2-year-old girl for whom an Amber Alert was issued on Monday and whose father allegedly shot and killed her mother in Milwaukee…... Read More

Alleged robber at Bellagio casino dies after trading gunfire with police on Las Vegas strip

(LAS VEGAS) -- An attempted robbery at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas ended in a gunfight between police and the suspect late Friday. An armed man walked into the casino and approached a popular poker cage, where he demanded money, before quickly fleeing out the north entrance,…... Read More