Michelle Carter, convicted in texting-suicide case, to be released for good behavior

DNY59/iStock(DARTMOUTH, Mass.) -- Michelle Carter, the woman who sent texts to her boyfriend urging him to kill himself when they were both teenagers, is scheduled to be released from prison early due to good behavior. ...

Iguanas are falling from trees in Florida due to cold weather

Ralf Geithe/iStock(MIAMI) -- As temperatures drop in Florida, so do the iguanas. With lows hitting the 30s and 40s in the Miami area Tuesday night, iguanas have become so cold that they slow down or become entirely...

Grandma getaway driver runs over, kills accomplice in U-Haul on high speed chase

volkan.basar/iStock(HOUSTON) -- A Houston grandmother has run over and killed one of her accomplices with a U-Haul truck while acting as the getaway driver in a high speed chase after a burglary. The incident occurred...

Baby boy rescued after falling 8 feet down home heating vent

Courtesy Saydie Reedy(COBURG, Ore.) -- An Oregon mom of two is urging parents to think of every possible safety hazard in their homes after her 10-month-old son opened a heating vent and fell 8 feet below their house. "I...

Man allegedly kills pro-Trump boss after argument, throws American flag on his body

Orange County Sheriff's Office(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- A construction worker in Florida has been accused of murdering his pro-Trump boss with a trowel after a political argument on the construction site where they both worked...

More than 50% of homeless families are black, government report finds

MattGush/iStock(NEW YORK) -- African Americans, despite making up just 13% of the U.S. population, account for a staggeringly disproportionate chunk of the nation's homeless population, according to a government report. ...

Michigan state senator files sexual harassment complaint against male lawmaker, supports journalist's claim

iStock(NEW YORK) -- A female state senator from Michigan has come forward with a sexual harassment complaint against a male lawmaker in the wake of recent claims from a reporter regarding his conduct, to help show that...

Northeastern University student removed from country before court appearance

iStock(BOSTON) -- Civil rights attorneys said they will fight back against U.S. Customs and Border Protection after they claim the agents violated a judge’s order and deported an Iranian student Monday night who was...

Harvey Weinstein defense to cite 'dozens of loving emails' accusers sent after alleged attacks

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Harvey Weinstein's defense attorneys on Tuesday signaled their intent to highlight "dozens and dozens and dozens of loving emails" sent by accusers to the producer after he is alleged to have sexually...

1St confirmed US case of new coronavirus reported in Washington state: CDC

iStock(SEATTLE) -- The first case of a new coronavirus that's sickened nearly 300 people in Asia has been reported in a patient in Washington State, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday at a news...

Census kicks off in Alaska as outreach teams work to reach remote residents

liveslow/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Alaska in January is cold and icy and its population is spread out over 665,000 square miles, but that’s not going to stop a group of advocates from ensuring every resident living in the...

First mass shooting of the year leaves four family members dead, boy arrested

kali9/iStock(GRANTSVILLE, Utah) -- Residents in the town of Grantsville, Utah, are still searching for answers as to why a young boy murdered four of his family members inside their home. Police Cpl. Rhonda Fields...

6-Year-old saves family from fire in their home

Garrett Aitken/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A 6-year-old New Jersey girl is being hailed as hero for waking her sleeping family to alert them of a fire in their home. The incident took place just after 2 a.m. on Jan. 19, when...

New storm moves into West Coast Tuesday morning

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A Wind Chill Advisory has been issued in several Florida cities, like Miami, Fort Myers, Naples, Tampa and Orlando for Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. It will feel like it’s in the 20s to...

Driver 'intentionally' rams car carrying six teenagers, killing three: Authorities

kali9/iStock(LOS ANGELES) -- A California man "intentionally rammed" his vehicle into a car carrying six teenage boys, killing three and injuring the others, before driving off, authorities said. The deadly crash...

Religion and school choice on the line in 'crucial' Supreme Court case

YinYang/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The battle over school-choice programs and state aid for religious schools returns to the U.S. Supreme Court this week as three mothers from Montana ask the justices to uphold a scholarship...

Mountain lion attacks small child at California park

Orange County Sheriff's Department(LOS ANGELES) -- A small child was attacked by a mountain lion at a Southern California park on Monday, causing authorities to evacuate the scene while they raced to capture the wild cat. ...

Father and 4-year-old son shot in head while play wrestling when gun discharges

katifcam/iStock(INDIANAPOLIS) -- A 36-year-old father and his 4-year-old son were rushed to hospital after being accidentally shot in the head when a gun discharged while they were play wrestling together. The incident...

Puerto Rico refers investigation into unused emergency supplies to DOJ

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Government officials in Puerto Rico began distributing much-needed disaster aid that went unused for years while residents suffered in the wake of a deadly hurricane and more recently a batch of...

New Hampshire father strangles coyote that attacked his child

iStockA New Hampshire man killed a coyote with his bare hands after the animal attacked his young child, according to police. Authorities had received multiple calls regarding a violent coyote Monday morning prior to its...

Congressman's Tale of Two Contributions

Congressman's Tale of Two Contributions

Man acquitted of murder gets 40-44 years on robbery charge

Man acquitted of murder gets 40-44 years on robbery charge

Overnight precipitation ices over eastern Nebraska

Overnight precipitation ices over eastern Nebraska

YWCA accepting dresses for upcoming "Gowns for Good" event

YWCA accepting dresses for upcoming "Gowns for Good" event

Volunteers pack over 32,000 meals for starving kids around the world

Volunteers pack over 32,000 meals for starving kids around the world

No. 4 SDSU beats Wyoming 72-55 to match Leonard's 20-0 start

No. 4 SDSU beats Wyoming 72-55 to match Leonard's 20-0 start

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Jan. 21

Tuesday's local scoreboard, Jan. 21

WNCC men pick up win over Lamar

WNCC men pick up win over Lamar

Larry Walker becomes first Rockie in baseball hall of fame

Larry Walker becomes first Rockie in baseball hall of fame

Rockies' Arenado feels disrespected over trade rumors

Rockies' Arenado feels disrespected over trade rumors