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Video Shows Cops Allegedly Breaking Woman's Face During Arrest


Alex_Schmidt/iStock/Thinkstock(SAN FRANCISCO) --  A bartender and model is broadening her lawsuit against San Francisco transit police to include an Oakland cop after she says they used excessive force while booking her on St. Patrick’s Day las

Tulsa Undersheriff Resigns in Wake of Eric Harris Shooting Death


NoahBryant/iStock/Thinkstock(TULSA, Okla.) -- Tulsa Undersheriff Tim Albin has resigned, Sheriff Stanley Glanz announced on Monday, following the release of an internal investigation that showed Albin pressured employees to give special treatment to Reser

Multiple Police Officers Injured as People Clash with Police in Baltimore


Getty Images(BALTIMORE) -- Multiple police officers were injured in Baltimore Monday in violent protests after the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died of a spinal injury while in police custody earlier this month.Police said a group of protesters were throw

Weather Delays Search for Four Sailors in Alabama


iStock/Thinkstock(MOBILE BAY, Ala.) -- Storms have put a temporary halt to the U.S. Coast Guard's efforts Monday to find four people who disappeared after hurricane-like weather struck a regatta in Alabama this weekend."We've covered about 3,000 square mi

Teacher Credited with Stopping Shooter at Washington School


iStock/Thinkstock(OLYMPIA, Wash.) -- A Washington high school teacher is credited with apprehending a shooter at the school where he works Monday.In a statement, Brady Olson, an Advanced Placement Government teacher at North Thurston High School who the s

Louisiana Train Cars Tumble Off Track Due to Strong Winds


WGNO(JEFFERSON PARISH, La.) -- Dramatic video captured train cars that derailed and fell off an elevated train track due to strong winds in Louisiana.Like toys tumbling over like dominoes, the real train was blown off the track as the camera was rolling i

James Holmes Appears Starkly Different as Aurora Shooting Trial Begins


ABC News(AURORA, Colo.) -- Aurora, Colorado theater shooter James Holmes was present in court Monday for the opening of his trial, and looked dramatically different from his earlier court appearances.Holmes, who has previously been seen wearing an orange

SpaceX Dragon Gets Ready for Crucial Launch Test


SpaceX(NEW YORK) -- It's proven its mettle carrying cargo to and from the International Space Station and now the Dragon capsule is gearing up for a crucial safety test.As early as May 5, SpaceX will make its first attempt for a pad abort test of a Dragon

Freddie Gray Funeral Held Amid Alleged Credible Threat to Law Enforcement


BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) — The family of Freddie Gray, the man who died after suffering a spinal injury while in police custody in Baltimore, is preparing to lay the 25-year-old to rest Monday morning.This comes as Baltimore po

Woman Finds 3.69-Carat White Diamond at Arkansas State Park


Arkansasstateparks.com(MURFREESBORO, Ark.) -- Susie Clark and her husband spent days hunting diamonds at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas, and on the last day, she said a prayer.“Are you going to bless me and let me find a dia

'American Sniper' Widow Taya Kyle Recalls Moment She Told Kids Chris Kyle Was De


Heidi Gutman/ABC(NEW YORK) — Millions of people know the name of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in U.S. history, whose story was portrayed in the blockbuster movie, American Sniper.Now his wife and veteran family advocate Taya K

Exclusive: Cleveland Kidnapping Survivors Describe Life in Captivity


Heidi Gutman/ABC(NEW YORK) — On May 6, 2013, the city of Cleveland witnessed a miracle when Amanda Berry called 911 from a neighbor’s phone.“I’ve been kidnapped and been missing for 10 years. I’m here. I’m free now,&rdq

Meet the James Holmes Trial Jurors


Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office(AURORA, Colo.) — When the trial of James Holmes, accused of murdering 12 people and wounding 70 in an Aurora, Colorado, theater gets under way Monday, his fate will be decided by a jury that includes a retired Army I

Freddie Grey's Lawyer: Additional Video May Exist


Courtesy Murphy, Falcon & Murphy(BALTIMORE) -- On the lawn of the funeral parlor where Freddie Grey lies in state, Jason Downs told ABC News on Sunday that his firm believes more video may exist of the fatal encounter with Baltimore police.Downs said

Colorado Woman Calls Police While Locked in Her Car's Trunk


Alex_Schmidt/iStock/Thinkstock(LOVELAND, Colo.) -- A woman in Colorado called 911 from her own trunk after she says she was locked inside it by a stranger, police said. "911 What's the address of your emergency?" the dispatcher said. "I don't know," she r

Two Dead, Five Missing After Storm Capsizes Sailboats in Alabama


Minertree/iStock/Thinkstock(MOBILE, Ala.) -- A second body was found in Alabama waters after a storm capsized several sailboats during a regatta, the Coast Guard said Sunday. One body was found Saturday night and the second body was found Sunday morning,

Demonstrations Over Freddie Grey's Death in Baltimore Turn Violent


Laryn Bakker/iStock/Thinkstock(BALTIMORE) -- An otherwise peaceful demonstration turned violent in the streets of Baltimore Saturday night, as some protesters, angry over the death 25-year-old Freddie Grey while in police custody, broke shop windows and f

Four Missing After Storm Capsizes Sailboats in Alabama


Minertree/iStock/Thinkstock(MOBILE, Ala.) -- At least four people are missing after a severe storm capsized several sailboats during a regatta near Alabama’s Dauphin Island. The Coast Guard said in a news release it received a call about capsized bo

Tennessee Puppies Found Taped in Box Cruelly Marked 'Stuffed Animals'


McKamey Animal Center(CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. ) -- A woman made a terrifying discovery last week outside a Goodwill center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, when she came across a box with three puppies trapped inside. The box, labeled "stuffed animals," was taped sh

Mystery Colorado Highway Shooting Points to Possible Serial Attacker


iStock/Thinkstock(DENVER) -- After four attacks centered on a northern Colorado highway within three days, authorities are concerned a serial shooter may be on the loose.Police are trying to determine whether the incidents in Larimer and Weld counties are

New Video Shows Teen Slammed by Guard, Beaten by Inmates in Rikers Island Jail


ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Newly released surveillance footage from Rikers Island, New York City's 400-plus-acre prison complex, is raising concerns about alleged abuse and violence inmates face while behind bars there. The footage, obtained by The New Yorker,

Wife's Intuition Saves Husband Trapped Under Fallen SUV


ABC News(SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah) -- Nicole Mayhew was at work Monday morning when she says she had a strong feeling. “I had this feeling come over me that I needed to go home and check on my husband,” Mayhew, of Saratoga Springs, Utah, told AB

Miracle, the Newborn Kitten Found 24 Hours After Indiana Apartment Complex Fire


Sarah Green(JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind.) -- Miracle, a tabby that apparently survived an Indiana blaze that destroyed an apartment complex, chased 48 families from their homes and killed at least seven other cats, is now living up to his name. Now 2 weeks old, t