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Baltimore Mayor Lifts Citywide Curfew


Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) -- Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake today lifted the citywide curfew that was instituted after riots erupted Monday following the funeral of Freddie Gray.In a pair of posts to her verified Twitter acc

After 'Victory Rally,' Violators of Baltimore Curfew Arrested


Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) -- About 20 people were arrested Saturday night as dozens of people violated the 10 p.m. curfew still being enforced in Baltimore, after a day of large, peaceful demonstrations where many called for the order

NYPD Cop in Critical Condition After Shooting; Suspect in Custody


tom hall/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A plainclothes New York Police Department officer was in critical condition Saturday night after he was shot by a man who opened fire on his unmarked car, city officials said.Officer Brian Moore, a five-year veteran

Small Earthquake Shakes Los Angeles Area


Tomislav Zivkovic/iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) --  A magnitude-3.9 earthquake struck just outside Los Angeles Sunday morning.The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake was centered near Park-Windsor Hills, about seven miles west-southwest of Lo

Hannah Graham's Parents Create UVA Fund Honoring Her Passion for French Culture,


Charlottesville Police Department(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- The parents of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, who was found dead after she went missing in September, are launching an award in her honor at the Charlottesville, Virginia, college.T

Will Be 'Really Tough to get Convictions' in Baltimore Cop Case, Legal Analyst S


Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images(BALTIMORE) -- The defense for the six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray will likely claim that the decision to indict was based on politics, not facts, a legal analyst said Saturday

Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake Shakes Midwest


Tomislav Zivkovic/iStock/Thinkstock(GALESBURG, Mich.) -- A magnitude 4.2 earthquake hit west of Detroit on Saturday, causing tremors to be felt from Chicago to Toledo, Ohio.The quake struck shortly after 12 p.m. Saturday about five miles south of the town

Hawaiian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Smoke Odor


MMADIA/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(KAHULUI, Hawaii) -- A Hawaiian Airlines flight bound for Oakland, California, on Friday was forced to return to the ground shortly after takeoff due to an odor of smoke.The crew declared an emergency soon after takeoff,

College Class Ring Lost in 1972 Found, Returned to Owner


Class Ring Stock Photo: Hemera Technologies/Photos.com/Thinkstock(WILKES-BARRE, Pa.) -- A man who lost his college class ring in a flood more than 40 years ago has it back, thanks to a police investigation into a series of Pennsylvania burglaries.Roger St

Three Police Officers Injured in Clash with Protesters in Seattle


Antonprado/iStock/Thinkstock(SEATTLE) -- Three police officers were injured, two seriously, in a clash with protesters on Friday night, the Seattle Police Department said. A tweet on the Seattle Police Department Twitter account, attributed to Capt. Chris

Baltimore Protesters Arrested for Defying Curfew


Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) -- Baltimore police Friday began arresting people who defied a citywide curfew, including several at City Hall.Most people complied with the 10 p.m. curfew, but those who resisted were met with

Freddie Gray's Family Is 'Satisfied' With Charges Against Police Officers


ABC News(BALTIMORE) -- Freddie Gray's stepfather said that the young man's family is "satisfied" with the criminal charges announced Friday against six Baltimore police officers who took him into custody a week before he died. Richard Shipley, who introdu

Missouri Man on Loose After Keeping His Girlfriend Trapped in a Box, Police Say


MHSP(SEDALIA, Mo.) -- A woman in Missouri called police saying her boyfriend had held her captive for the past four months and regularly forced her into a large wooden box, authorities said today. The Sedalia Police Department is now searching for the boy

Russians to Testify in Boston Bombing Trial Under 'Hotel Arrest'


Vladstudioraw/iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) -- Several Russian nationals summoned to the U.S. to testify in defense of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are staying in the Boston area under "hotel arrest" and are closely monitored by the FBI, law enfor

'Lucky 16' Co-Workers to Split $58M NY Lottery Jackpot


NY Gaming Commission(NEW YORK) -- In New York, the newly minted "Lucky 16 Trust" is finally enjoying the fruits of its labor. Since 2010, 16 workers in the Manhattan office of biopharmaceutical company Ophthotech had gotten together week after week to thr

What Baltimore City State's Attorney Says Happened to Freddie Gray


Andrew Burton/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) -- The six police officers who interacted with Freddie Gray on the day that he was taken into custody and suffered a spinal injury are now all facing multiple criminal charges and the Baltimore City State's Attorney h

Freddie Gray: Here Are the Charges Baltimore Cops Face


Andrew Burton/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) — Six Baltimore police officers involved in putting Freddie Gray in custody in a police wagon on April 12 are facing charges, announced Friday by Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby.The charges vary for

'American Sniper' Widow Taya Kyle Describes Day She Found Out Chris Kyle Was Dea


Courtesy Taya Kyle(NEW YORK) — When Taya Kyle first heard that her husband, famed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who had served four tours in Iraq, had been murdered at a Texas gun range, she kept thinking over and over that there had been some mistake.&ldqu

Building Collapses at Watergate Complex


iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — More than 25 firefighters are on the scene of a partial structure collapse Friday at the Watergate complex in Washington, the D.C. Fire Department has confirmed.Witnesses to the collapse posted photos of the incident

Freddie Gray's Death Ruled a Homicide


Courtesy Murphy, Falcon & Murphy(BALTIMORE) -- The death of Freddie Gray has been ruled a homicide caused by severe trauma, Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Friday morning. Her office has also found probable cause to pursue crim

Colorado Woman 'Still in Shock' After Getting Shot While Driving


iStock/Thinkstock(FORT COLLINS, Colo.) -- Cori Romero didn’t initially realize she’d been shot.The 20-year-old was driving along Interstate 25 near Fort Collins, Colorado, on April 22, when she says she felt a pain in her neck.“I thought

Woman Charged with Murder of Missing Fiance After His Kayak Capsizes


New York State Police(NEW YORK) -- The fiancee of a man who disappeared after his kayak capsized in New York State has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with his death, authorities said Thursday.Angelika Graswald, 35, and Vincent Viafor