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Court mulling whether to reinstate 3rd-degree murder charge against Derek Chauvin in George Floyd's death

BY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS (MINNEAPOLIS) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals is deciding whether to reinstate a third-degree murder charge against Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer set to go on trial next week in the death of George Floyd. During a virtual hearing on Monday, a prosecutor…... Read More

Water crisis in South persists following devastating winter storm

By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(JACKSON, Miss.) -- Hundreds of thousands of residents in the South are still dealing with the after effects of two devastating winter storms as cities struggle to provide drinking water.Residents in Jackson, Mississippi, are still under a boil water alert, and some residents still do not…... Read More

Flooding in Kentucky sparks rescues, evacuations for seniors

By EMILY SHAPIRO, MAX GOLEMBO and MELISSA GRIFFIN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Up to 5 inches of rain has slammed parts of Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia and Maryland, leaving residents stranded, roads washed out and buildings flooded.In London, Kentucky, the London-Laurel County Rescue Squad used a raft to rescue…... Read More

Kentucky man reported missing at Grand Canyon

By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A 40-year-old man has gone missing at the Grand Canyon, sparking a search by the National Park Service.John Pennington, of Walton, Kentucky, was last known to be at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, near Yaki Point, the National Park Service said.Pennington…... Read More

How the first US city to fund reparations for Black residents is making amends

By ASHLEY BROWN, EMILIE DE SAINTE MARESVILLE and ALLIE YANG, ABC News(EVANSTON, Ill.) -- Evanston, Illinois, is like a lot of American cities. The city just north of Chicago appears picturesque, updated and grand on one side -- but not far away, one can see the signs of economic and…... Read More

'Many' US Capitol Police officers want to retire or leave after Jan. 6 insurrection, union says

By LUKE BARR and MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The union representing United States Capitol Police officers said "many" members of the force are looking to retire or leave the federal law enforcement agency after the Jan. 6 insurrection."Many officers that are retirement eligible are seriously looking at turning…... Read More

Authorities rescue five from truck trapped in flooded creek in Tennessee

By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Five people, including an infant, were rescued from a pickup truck that had slid off a water-covered bridge and into a swollen creek in Tennessee on Sunday afternoon amid severe flooding across the southern U.S. state, authorities said. The vehicle was swept…... Read More

Man vanishes in attempt to swim after boat he lost control of, presumed dead

By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A man vanished and is presumed to have drowned after losing control of his boat and attempting to swim after it as it floated away.The incident occurred on Sunday, Feb. 28 at approximately 3:00 p.m. in Pascagoula, Mississippi, which is located on…... Read More

VCU fraternity under investigation after death of freshman student

By DEVIN VILLACIS and IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (RICHMOND, Va.) -- Virginia Commonwealth University said it shut down a fraternity and the police are investigating after a freshman student was found dead this weekend.Adam Oakes, 19, was found dead at an off-campus residence early Saturday morning by authorities, the university…... Read More

Connecticut ambulance employee arrested in string of Molotov cocktail attacks: Police

By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A Connecticut ambulance company employee was arrested and charged in a string of Molotov cocktail attacks across the state that targeted two emergency medical services agencies, a volunteer fire department and a private residence on the same day, authorities said.Richard White, 37,…... Read More

Flight instructor, student pilot rescued by US Coast Guard after ditching plane off coast of Hawaii

By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A flight instructor and a student pilot were rescued by a U.S. Coast Guard crew Saturday night after their plane experienced engine trouble, forcing them to ditch the aircraft in the ocean off the coast of Hawaii, officials said.The two pilots were…... Read More