Over 700,000 foreigners overstayed their visas in 2016, says new DHS report

(WASHINGTON) -- More than half a million foreigners stayed in the United States after their visas expired during the last fiscal year, according to a new report released by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Monday.

Of the more than... Read More

Tampa man arrested for allegedly killing 'neo-Nazi' roommates who 'disrespected' his Muslim faith

(TAMPA, Fla.) -- Tampa police are investigating after a man allegedly admitted to killing his two roommates because he believes they disrespected his Muslim faith.

Devon Arthurs, 18, was arrested Friday and faces two counts of first-degree... Read More

FBI is not involved in Seth Rich case, officials say

(WASHINGTON) -- FBI and other law enforcement officials are privately knocking down a conspiracy theory Monday, fueled by conservative commentators on Fox News, that seeks to divert attention from Russia’s involvement in the hacking of the Demo... Read More

Passenger who forced Honolulu emergency landing tells FBI 'we all have' terroristic thoughts

(HONOLULU) -- The Turkish national who forced the emergency landing of American Airlines flight 31 in Honolulu on Friday allegedly told FBI agents "we all have" terroristic ideas, and pantomimed shooting an agent during his interview, according to a ... Read More

Father of 18-year-old killed in Times Square crash writes emotional letter to daughter

(NEW YORK) -- The father of 18-year-old Alyssa Elsman, who was killed when a driver plowed into a crowd in New York's Times Square last week, wrote an emotional letter to his daughter, saying, "I have a hole in my heart that can never be filled."
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St. Louis 6-year-old calls for an end to violence in viral Facebook post

(ST. LOUIS) -- A poignant Facebook video is racking up views with its message of peace.

The messenger is "Lil J," a 6-year-old boy who asks people to "stop killing each other" in the video that was posted by his mother, Leanndra Cheatham, ... Read More

FBI investigating whether UMD stabbing was 'hate-based'

(COLLEGE PARK, Md.) -- Federal investigators are trying to determine whether the weekend stabbing of a black college student in Maryland was racially motivated, authorities said Sunday.

Sean Urbanski, a 22-year-old University of Maryland s... Read More

Notre Dame students walk out on Mike Pence during commencement speech

(NOTRE DAME, Ind.) -- A group of graduating seniors from the University of Notre Dame turned their backs on their own graduation ceremony in protest of Vice President Mike Pence, who gave their commencement address there on Sunday.

The pro... Read More

Veteran claims to have sought treatment prior to driving into Times Square crowd

(NEW YORK) -- Richard Rojas, the 26-year-old Navy veteran who rammed his car into a crowd in New York's Times Square last week, killing an 18-year-old woman and injuring 20 others, claims that he reached out to a mental health counselor prior to taki... Read More

Firefighters rescue little boy’s card for deceased mom in heaven

(LAKEWOOD, Colo.) -- Thanks to a group of firefighters, one boy was able to retrieve a balloon and an attached note that he sent up to "heaven" for his mom.

"It meant so much to us, and we're so thankful and grateful for everything they do... Read More

State of emergency declared in Indiana county due to flash flooding

(NEW YORK) -- Officials in a southern Indiana county declared a state of emergency Friday after flash flooding prompted first responders to rescue residents from high water.

Some businesses and homes are under almost 20 feet of water, and ... Read More

Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case and must register as sex offender; Huma Abedin files for divorce

(NEW YORK) — Anthony Weiner, the disgraced former New York congressman and estranged husband of top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin, tearfully admitted Friday to a federal judge that he sent obscene material to a 15-year-old high school studen... Read More

Superintendent: No link between bullying and 8-year-old Gabriel Taye's suicide

(CINCINNATI) -- The superintendent of a Cincinnati public school district is disputing claims that 8-year-old Gabriel Taye was bullied at school before he hanged himself at home.

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Police find body of missing Cornell University student Aalaap Narasipura

(ITHACA, N.Y.) — Police say they have found the body of a 20-year-old Cornell University student who had been missing for more than two days.

Authorities recovered a body from the area of Fall Creek, just upstream from Ithaca Falls, ... Read More