Chicago slaying of hairdresser was part of sexual fantasy: Prosecutor

(CHICAGO) -- The Northwestern University professor and Oxford University financial officer accused of fatally stabbing the professor's boyfriend in a Chicago high-rise allegedly committed the crime as... Read More

Celebrities, politicians post tributes to comedian, activist Dick Gregory

(NEW YORK) -- The death of comedian and activist Dick Gregory at age 84 on Saturday prompted a flood of tributes on Twitter from celebrities, activists and others.

Jane Sanders recalled how her husband -- Bernie Sanders, Democratic senator... Read More

Powerball jackpot jumps to $650M after no winner in Saturday's drawing

(NEW YORK) -- The numbers for the $541.9 million Powerball jackpot were drawn Saturday night -- but there was no winner.

The jackpot now jumps to $650 million. Numbers will be drawn Wednesday night. If awarded, it will be the second largest ja... Read More

Dozens arrested, few injured as 40K protesters descend upon Boston

(BOSTON) -- One week after violent protests rattled Charlottesville, Virginia, a scheduled free speech rally in Boston on Saturday was met with thousands of counterprotesters, but the day went mostly smoothly, with 33 arrests but few injuries, accord... Read More

Two dead in Oregon plane crash

(MADRAS, Ore.) -- Two dead after a plane crashed  in Willow Creek Canyon in Oregon, this afternoon.
The location of the crash is approximately one mile south of the Madras Airport runway.

Deputies from the Jefferson County Sheri... Read More

Two police officers dead after six were shot in multiple US cities

(KISSIMMEE, Fla.) -- Two policemen have died after six law enforcement officers were shot in three different U.S. cities on Friday night, their respective agencies have confirmed.

In central Florida, two officers with the Kissimmee Police... Read More

A look back at the 1979 total solar eclipse

(NEW YORK) -- Dressed in a dark blazer and a polka-dot tie, ABC News' Frank Reynolds anchored the network's live coverage of a total solar eclipse 38 years ago.

Although the celestial phenomenon on Feb. 26, 1979, was only visible from the ... Read More

Brother arrested after three young girls found dead in Maryland home

(CLINTON, Md.) -- A man has been arrested in connection with the discovery of three girls under age 10 found dead in a home in Maryland, police said. One of the girls was the sister of the man now in custody, authorities said.

Antonio Will... Read More

Boston ready for 'free speech' rally but 'we don't want hate groups'

(BOSTON) -- Boston is adequately prepared for Saturday’s “free speech” rally, city officials said, despite the elevated tension and rhetoric that followed the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend.

Mo... Read More

Charlottesville mayor wants Robert E. Lee statue removed: Its 'historical meaning has been changed forever'

(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- The mayor of Charlottesville, Virginia, wants the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee removed from the city’s center, he said in a statement Friday, explaining that such “monuments were transformed from eque... Read More

Little girl whose family couldn't afford a bike gets surprise gift from paramedics

(SAN ANTONIO) -- Hope Rhoades, 3, is having the best week ever.

The San Antonio Fire Department surprised her with a bike, training wheels, helmet and knee pads after learning her family couldn’t afford one.

“She was... Read More