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Deep Freeze Hits Northeast as Central Park Drops Below Zero Degrees


iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A deep freeze took over the Northeast Sunday and many low temperatures shattered records from New York City to Boston. New York City Central Park dropped below 0 degrees Sunday for the first time in over 20 years.

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dies at 79


JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia has died at age 79, two law enforcement sources told ABC News on Saturday.Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. said in a statement: "On behalf of the Court and r

Three Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash on Pennsylvania Interstate


PennLive.com(FREDERICKSBURG, Pa.) -- A multi-vehicle crash, involving between 20 and 30 vehicles, has shut down traffic on a Pennsylvania interstate highway as some people are reported to be trapped inside their cars.A Pennsylvania State Trooper confirmed

Injuries Reported in Multi-Vehicle Crash on Pennsylvania Interstate


MattGush/iStock/Thinkstock(FREDERICKSBURG, Pa.) -- A multi-vehicle crash, involving between 20 and 30 vehicles, has shut down traffic on a Pennsylvania interstate highway as some people are reported to be trapped inside their cars.The crash has shut down

Police Rescue Man Lost in Nevada Desert for a Week


iStock/Thinkstock(CEDARVILLE, Calif.) -- A 69-year-old Oregon man has two Nevada police officers to thank for saving his life after he was lost in the desert for a week. Philip Besanson said he was traveling from Arizona to Eugene, Oregon, when his truck

Northeast Braces for Life-Threatening Wind Chills


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A major cold blast is hitting the Northeast and Midwest Saturday and forcing nearly 100 million people to deal with dangerous and possibly life-threatening wind chills. The polar air is already making its way eastward from t

School Shootings Since Columbine: By the Numbers


ABCNews.com(COLUMBINE, Colo.) -- In a Diane Sawyer special edition of 20/20, she spoke with Sue Klebold, the mother of Columbine killer Dylan Klebold. ABC News examined the impact and lessons from that tragic day that changed the nation. The numbers that

Shooting Death of Two Arizona Teens Appears to Be Murder-Suicide, Police Say


iStock/Thinkstock(GLENDALE, Ariz.) -- Two 15-year-old girls died after a shooting at a Glendale, Arizona, high school Friday morning, police said.Investigators said they found evidence at the scene leading them to believe that one girl took the life of th

Hundreds of Thumbtacks Found in California Dog Park


Hercules Police Department(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Hundreds of thumbtacks have been found strewn across a California dog park on multiple occasions, apparently placed there intentionally to harm the pets that play in the park, police told ABC owned station KGO-

Suspect Identified in Columbus Restaurant Machete Attack Known to FBI


ABC News(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- The FBI knew the alleged suspect who attacked four people at a Columbus, Ohio restaurant with a machete on Thursday before fleeing.Columbus police shot and killed the suspect, 30-year-old local man Mohamed Barry, but said he ha

Restaurant Machete Attack Survivor Describes 'Complete Chaos'


iStock/Thinkstock(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- When a machete-wielding man launched an attack at an Ohio restaurant, injuring four, "complete chaos broke out," one survivor told ABC News Friday.Tracy - who did not want to use her last name - had just paid for her m

Suspect Identified in Columbus Restaurant Machete Attack


ABC News(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Police have identified a man who allegedly attacked four people at a Columbus, Ohio restaurant with a machete on Thursday before fleeing.Columbus police shot and killed the suspect, 30-year-old local man Mohamed Barry, but said

Death-Metal Rocker Believes Lost Vest in Macy's Display


Meshach Babcock(NEW YORK) -- When a death-metal rocker in Oregon had his treasured biker vest stolen at a performance three years ago, not only did he think he would never wear it again, he certainly didn’t expect it might resurface on the other sid

Two Teen Girls Dead in Shooting at Arizona High School


iStock/Thinkstock(GLENDALE, Ariz.) – A double shooting at Independence High School in Glendale, Arizona, left two 15-year-old girls dead, according to Glendale police.Glendale Police Officer Tracey Breeden said in a news conference the department re

Woman Has Kissing Booth in Yard for Valentine's Day


Stephanie Loving(GLEN ALLEN, Va.) -- Roses are red, violets are blue, with a last name like “Loving,” how can you not have a kissing booth? That’s exactly how Stephanie Loving, of Glen Allen, Virginia, feels, especially since her absolut

Michigan Governor Releases Emails Regarding Flint Water Crisis


iStock/Thinkstock(FLINT, Mich.) -- The office of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder released emails and corresponding documents upon request from state departments regarding the Flint water crisis.According to a statement released Friday by the governor’s of

East Coast Deep Freeze: What to Expect


iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Bundle up, East Coasters and Midwesterners: Dangerous wind chills are headed your way this weekend, as 19 states -- from North Dakota to North Carolina -- are under a wind chill warning. Here is a rundown of what t