Police vehicle set on fire, 3 arrested at Georgia Tech during 'violent protests'

(ATLANTA) -- Three people were arrested and students were ordered to shelter in place at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta on Monday as violent protests erupted in response to the police shooting death of a student who allegedly had a kn... Read More

America's top teacher helps student find confidence in herself

(NEW YORK) -- The days of Latanya Simpson being a shy and timid student are a thing of the past.

“My 9th grade year I was kind of not sure of myself,” Simpson said. “I didn’t have the confidence I really needed.&rdq... Read More

Former Boy Scout claims troop leader sexually abused him for years

(NEW YORK) -- Chris was an 11-year-old Boy Scout in New Jersey when he says his life became consumed with a dark secret.

“You do everything you can to block it out of your mind,” he said.

Chris, whose last name &ldqu... Read More

Baton Rouge killings 'could possibly be racially motivated,' police say

(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- The killings of two black men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, last week "could possibly be racially motivated" but police are "still looking at other motives," Baton Rouge Police spokesman Sgt. L'Jean McNeely told ABC News Sunday.Read More

Hurricane Maria upgraded to Category 5 storm

(NEW YORK) -- Hurricane Maria was upgraded to a Category 5 storm, the National Hurricane Center said Monday night, as islands including Puerto Rico brace for the impact.

Maria is anticipated to approach the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on We... Read More

Man in clown mask chases daughter into armed stranger's apartment

(BOARDMAN TOWNSHIP, Ohio) -- An Ohio dad's apparent effort to "scare" his 6-year-old daughter with a clown mask went awry this weekend after he chased the girl into a stranger’s apartment, prompting the man to open fire in the direction of her ... Read More

Phi Delta Theta fraternity shutters LSU chapter after pledge's death

(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- The Phi Delta Theta fraternity has shuttered its Louisiana State University (LSU) chapter "effective immediately" after a freshman pledge died last week.

After Maxwell Gruver, 18, of Georgia, died the morning of Sept. 14,... Read More

Bus driver in deadly New York crash was fired by MTA after DUI was discovered

(NEW YORK) -- The driver of a tour bus who was killed in a Monday morning bus crash in New York City that left two others dead was a former New York Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) employee who was fired for cause in 2015 when it was discovered ... Read More

Cincinnati Zoo welcomes new gorilla one year after the death of Harambe

(CINCINNATI) -- One year after the death of Harambe, the 17-year-old silverback gorilla who was shot by zoo officials after a 3-year-old boy climbed into his enclosure, the Cincinnati Zoo has welcomed a new gorilla to its exhibit.

Mshindi,... Read More

Police investigating reports of nooses found hanging from trees in New York

(NEW YORK) -- The NYPD is investigating reports of nooses that were allegedly found in two different Brooklyn neighborhoods recently.

The nooses were discovered hanging from trees outside of libraries in Bedford-Stuyvesant and Crown Height... Read More

Jose set to batter East Coast with heavy rain, coastal flooding

(NEW YORK) -- Southeastern New England is under a tropical storm warning and states along the coast from Connecticut to Delaware are under a tropical storm watch as Hurricane Jose nears the East Coast, where the storm is expected to bring winds, heav... Read More

Navy relieves 2 more top officers following deadly ship collisions

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Navy has relieved two more top officers due to a "loss of confidence in their ability to command," following two deadly collisions over the summer.

The destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided with a cargo ship in the Sea... Read More

More than 123 people arrested in St. Louis during 3rd night of protests

(ST. LOUIS) -- Dozens of people were arrested in St. Louis on Sunday, including a "rioter" who carried weapons and protective gear, which capped a third night of protests over a judge's decision to acquit a white former police officer in the 2011 sho... Read More

More than 80 people arrested in St. Louis during 3rd night of protests

(ST. LOUIS) -- Dozens of people were arrested in St. Louis on Sunday, including a "rioter" who carried weapons and protective gear, which capped a third night of protests over a judge's decision to acquit a white former police officer in the 2011 sho... Read More