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Jacksonville ISD Back-to-School Fair slated for Aug. 1

Puerto Rico Governor announces privatization of state owned power company

iStock/Thinkstock (SAN JUAN) -- Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello has announced that the bankrupt island's utility company will be privatized.In a televised statement, Rosello said the Puerto Rico Electric ...

Heavy snow, powerful winds tearing through Midwest, Plains

Minnesota State Patrol (MINNEAPOLIS) -- Blizzard warnings are in effect Monday from Nebraska to Minnesota, as heavy snow and strong winds bring whiteout conditions to the Plains and ...

Nonprofit steps in to pay death benefits to families of soldiers killed in helicopter crash

U.S. Army (WASHINGTON) -- A nonprofit organization has stepped in to provide death benefits to families of two soldiers killed in an Apache helicopter crash over the weekend.Due to ...

Flares, not pipe bombs, ignited at Lake Wales mall, officials say

ABC News (LAKE WALES, Fla.) -- A day after police said two pipe bombs detonated in an unpopulated part of a mall in Lake Wales, Florida, the FBI now ...

15-year-old girl shot in Texas high school cafeteria

ABC News (ITALY, Texas) --  A 15-year-old girl was hospitalized after a shooting in a cafeteria at a Texas school Monday morning, local officials said.The suspect, a 16-year-old male ...

'My heart's filled': Firefighter reunites with child he rescued from a burning building

ABC News (DEKALB COUNTY, Ga.) -- The firefighter who caught a child who was thrown to safety from the balcony of a burning apartment building said his "heart's filled" ...

Colorado skier killed in avalanche, marking state's 1st such fatality of the season

iStock/Thinkstock (SAN MIGUEL COUNTY, Colo.) -- A backcountry skier died in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado Sunday, marking the state's first known avalanche fatality of the season, ...

Explosive device detonated at Lake Wales mall: Police

iStock/Thinkstock (LAKE WALES, Fla.) -- An improvised explosive device detonated in the corridor of a mall in Lake Wales, Florida, Sunday evening, authorities said.A drop ceiling was damaged as ...

Shutdown prevents families of soldiers killed in Apache crash from receiving death benefit

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The families of two Army soldiers killed early Saturday morning when their Apache helicopter crashed in California will not receive the $100,000 death benefit they are ...

Federal report says 2017 shattered US damage record for natural disasters

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- An onslaught of wildfires, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and other natural disasters across the nation in 2017 caused $306.2 billion in damage, breaking a record for ...

Upper Midwest and central Plains bracing for heavy snow, Northeast thaws out

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A winter storm is beginning to intensify and snow is expected to expand into parts of the central and northern Plains on Sunday morning.Another ...

Former Louisville area assistant police chief allegedly instructed a recruit to shoot black people, authorities say

iStock/Thinkstock (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- A former assistant police chief for a Kentucky police department allegedly instructed a police recruit to shoot black minors if he were to catch them ...

Natalie Portman opens up about experiencing 'sexual terrorism' at age 13

Presley Ann/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) -- Natalie Portman revealed on Saturday that she was the object of a rape fantasy at the age of 13 and gave up on ...

Women’s March brings out thousands across US as Trump tweets in response

Spencer Platt/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- As Women's March participants filled the streets in dozens of cities, many carrying anti-Trump signs, the president took to Twitter to comment on ...

New Jersey's first lady: 'I was sexually assaulted'

Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images (MORRISTOWN, N.J.) -- New Jersey's first lady Tammy Murphy told a crowd of thousands at a Women's March event in Morristown that she had been sexually ...

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