TASER International founder behind launch of Taser alternative

seanfboggs/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Police departments across the United States could have another gadget to add to their repertory: a Spider-Man-like device that fires a tether that can entangle and restrain a target. The...

Facebook revamps efforts to combat hate, but experts say 'questions remain' on impact

luchezar/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Facebook on Tuesday revealed changes to policies for combating hate and extremism on its namesake platform and on Instagram, including updating its definition of terrorist organizations and...

Portland cracks down on 168 Uber and Lyft drivers over traffic violations, criminal records

Anatoliy Sizov/iStock(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- Scores of workers for Uber and Lyft were driving passengers around in Portland, Oregon, despite having offenses ranging from traffic violations to criminal records that should have...

Coworking startup WeWork delays going public

Andrei Stanescu/iStock(NEW YORK) -- After widespread reports that the coworking startup WeWork was going to go public imminently, the company announced in a statement that it was delaying its initial public offering until...

Madewell CEO Libby Wadle on the future of denim and retail

Taylor Dunn/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Libby Wadle is a seasoned professional in the retail industry. She joined the J. Crew Holdings Group in 2004 and helped launch the label's denim brand, Madewell, two years later. What was...

US police agencies having trouble hiring, keeping officers, according to new survey

stocknshares/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Police agencies across the country are having trouble keeping and hiring police officers, according to a new survey obtained by ABC News. Produced by the Police Executive Research Forum,...

Supply, demand and 'geopolitical tensions': How oil prices rise

iStock/tifonimages(NEW YORK) -- Global oil prices spiked Monday by a whopping 20% seemingly overnight after an attack on a major oil facility in Saudi Arabia. With global consumption at 100 million barrels of oil a day,...

Walmart kicks off car seat recycling event for National Baby Safety Month

Andrei Stanescu/iStock(BENTONVILLE, Ark.) -- Walmart is doubling down on car seat safety for National Baby Safety Month with a first-of-its-kind recycling event. The longtime top retailer kicked off a car seat trade-in...

Oil prices jump by 20 percent after weekend attacks on Saudi facility

claffra/iStock(LONDON) — Global oil prices spiked 20 percent when markets reopened on Monday, after a weekend attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities suspended the production of 5.7 million barrels a day. That...

Man who survived cancer twice wins $4.6M lottery jackpot

Kameleon007/iStock(BEND, Ore.) -- An Oregon man who survived cancer not once, but twice, has finally gotten some luck on his side. Stu MacDonald purchases a megabucks ticket once a week and usually, his wife Claudia tells...

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of opioid crisis lawsuits

Pureradiancephoto/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Purdue Pharma, the makers of the highly addictive painkiller OxyContin, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Sunday as part of an agreement for settling a myriad of lawsuits it faces over...

2019 Car Seat Check Honor Roll: Top ranked cars for easy car seat installation

Toyota(NEW YORK) -- Parents of young children know all too well that car seat installation can be a recipe for major headaches. But Cars.com's new list may help make buckling up your babies a breeze. Kicking off Child...

How luxury yacht vacation for black travelers allegedly went adrift

PaulVinten/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A North Carolina man touting himself as one of the captains in the burgeoning black travel community is being accused by a group of vacationers of failing to deliver on promises of a dream...

First commercial space hotel to have low-gravity basketball, rock climbing: Reports

Gateway Foundation(NEW YORK) -- One company is catering to people's fascination with space by planning to build an enormous hotel for tourists who want to experience life beyond Earth's atmosphere. The Gateway Foundation...

More than 49,000 UAW members go on strike against General Motors

iStock/jetcityimage(DETROIT) -- More than 48,000 union workers for General Motors plan to walk off their jobs Sunday night and go on strike after negotiations for a new labor contract hit a stalemate. During a news...

The DBX SUV could be Aston Martin's 'most important car ever'

Aston Martin(GAYDON, United Kingdom) -- Aston Martin, the famed British company forever linked to fictional spy James Bond, has always been a niche maker of seductive grand tourers and front-engine sports cars. This...

Sacklers transferred $1 billion as scrutiny from opioid crisis grew: New York AG

iStock/artisteer(NEW YORK) -- The New York attorney general's office, as part of an ongoing case against Purdue Pharma and some members of the Sackler family, said in court filings on Friday it's discovered approximately...

Lawmakers demand internal documents from Big Tech in antitrust probe

Matt Anderson/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- A House committee on Friday took a major step in its investigation into whether Big Tech companies are stifling competition. The bipartisan probe includes letters to four major tech...

Tap through your best pictures with new memories curated by Google Photos

Liderina/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Google Photos has added a new memories feature that's like a personalized social media highlight reel to bring your favorite photos back to the top of your feed and your mind. The team behind...

Google to change search algorithm to elevate 'original reporting'

JHVEPhoto/iStock(NEW YORK) -- In an over-saturated digital news age, Google announced new changes to its search algorithm that aim to elevate more "original reporting." Richard Gringras, the vice president of news at...

UNK Band Day Parade showcases 24 schools

UNK Band Day Parade showcases 24 schools

One person injured in car-motorcycle collision

One person injured in car-motorcycle collision

Buffalo Co scam involves Sheriff's Office impersonator

Buffalo Co scam involves Sheriff's Office impersonator

Hundreds attend conference to improve early childhood care

Hundreds attend conference to improve early childhood care

Two injured after car hits bike in Grand Island

Two injured after car hits bike in Grand Island

Wednesday's River Country Scoreboard, Sept. 18

Wednesday's River Country Scoreboard, Sept. 18

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Sept. 17

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Sept. 17

Crete routs York Monday to stay undefeated in 2019

Crete routs York Monday to stay undefeated in 2019

SHAWN CARR - Reaction to Crete's 13-3 win over York - 9/16/19

SHAWN CARR - Reaction to Crete's 13-3 win over York - 9/16/19

IZZY ELTZE - Player of the Game vs. York - 09/16/19

IZZY ELTZE - Player of the Game vs. York - 09/16/19