Reward climbs to $190K for killer of veteran Baltimore police detective

(BALTIMORE) -- A reward has climbed to $190,000 in the search for the killer of a veteran Baltimore police detective who was fatally shot in the head while on duty, the FBI said.

Det. Sean ... Read More

Three inmates break out of Florida jail through library ceiling: Sheriff's office

(CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla.) -- Three inmates are at large after they broke out of a Florida jail, apparently by exiting through the ceiling of the jail's law library, the Wakulla County Sheriff's Office said.

The three inmates -- Joel Teraill Co... Read More

Pentagon releases data on sex assault reports made at military installations around the world

(WASHINGTON) -- The Pentagon published the number of sexual assault reports made at U.S. military installations around the world for fiscal years 2013 through 2016 on Friday.

The report, provided by the Department of Defense's Sexual Assau... Read More

Man accidentally shoots himself, wife at church while discussing weapons in churches: Police

(TELLICO PLAINS, Tenn.) --  A man accidentally shot himself and his wife in their Tennessee church after he had taken his gun out during a discussion about weapons in places of worship, police said.

The man, 81, and his wife, 80, both... Read More

'Wonder' author on her inspiration for the book and meeting an 'Auggie Pullman come to life'

(NEW YORK) -- Starting at a new school with new classmates can be a daunting task for most children. But for Nathaniel Newman, the first day of middle school was extra intimidating, because he’s not like most kids.

Nathaniel was born... Read More

Alaskan town's polar bear problem leads to tourism boom

(KAKTOVIK, Alaska) -- Polar bears are an enduring symbol of the wild arctic, a mighty beast that has made its home in punishing terrains. But in recent years, the polar bear has come to embody something else: A creature caught in a world that’s... Read More

Massive fire engulfs senior living facility outside of Philadelphia

(PHILADELPHIA) -- A massive fire engulfed a senior living facility west of Philadelphia on Thursday night, sending emergency responders scrambling to remove patients from the large complex.

The three-alarm fire in West Chester, Chester Co... Read More

Almost three feet of snow falls in California mountains as storm moves east

(NEW YORK) --  Almost three feet of snow has fallen over the past 48 hours in the Sierra Nevada mountains in a storm expected to dump heavy rain on the Midwest and Northeast to start next week.

The Sierra Nevada in California has seen... Read More

More gun restrictions could cause uptick of homemade 'ghost guns,' experts say

(NEW YORK) -- As more restrictions are placed on gun ownership, more people -- and criminals -- could start to manufacture their own, law enforcement experts tell ABC News.

The issue of "ghost guns" or guns without serial numbers has been ... Read More

Two children killed in crash involving Los Angeles police SUV

(LOS ANGELES) --  Two children were killed in an accident involving a police SUV in Los Angeles on Thursday night.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department vehicle was rushing to the scene of a gunshot victim at 7:25 p.m. PT when i... Read More

TransCanada says 210,000 gallons of oil leaked from Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota

(AMHERST, S.D.) -- Some 210,000 gallons of oil leaked from the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota, TransCanada, the owner of the pipeline, said on Thursday.

The company said it shut down the flow of oil on the pipeline at 6 a.m., "after a d... Read More