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Video of child cuffed at gunpoint 'makes me physically nauseous,' police chief says

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A police department in Michigan has launched an internal investigation into a recent incident in which an 11-year-old girl was handcuffed at gunpoint. The Grand Rapids ...

Advocacy groups sue US military for sexual assault records

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) --  Two advocacy groups are suing the U.S. military for records pertaining to sexual assault and the military justice system. Protect Our Defenders and the Connecticut Veterans Legal ...

Feds investigating why student and driver couldn't escape burning school bus in time

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Why couldn't a student and driver escape a bus that erupted into flames Tuesday? Federal investigators are heading to Iowa to try to answer that ...

Driver accused of killing 1 in Charlottesville rally to appear in court

Mark Wilson/Getty Images (NEW YORK) --  City officials in Charlottesville, Virginia are closing downtown streets Thursday in anticipation of scheduled court hearings for four people charged in relation to ...

NYC bombing suspect makes 1st court appearance from hospital bed

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (NEW YORK) --  The man accused of detonating an explosive in a New York City subway passageway, only causing serious injury to himself, made his initial ...

Son of man allegedly dismembered by wife says she hid his death for months

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) --  A woman has been charged with murder after her husband's dismembered remains were found inside their Ohio home, six months after he disappeared. Now one of ...

Police investigating Kansas house fire where 3 bodies found as possible homicide

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) --  Police are investigating a deadly Kansas house fire as a possible homicide after finding three bodies inside, authorities said Tuesday. Details surrounding the case are limited, ...

Wife of alleged NYC terror suspect spoke to bomber on morning of attack

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The wife of the alleged New York City subway bomber told ABC News that he "never ever" spoke negatively of the U.S. and that she ...

Coldest air of season grips Northeast with bitter wind chills

ABC (NEW YORK) -- It's brutally cold outside Wednesday morning in the Northeast, with winds gusting close to 40 mph from Washington, D.C. to Boston, producing wind chills in ...

El Faro captain partially responsible for ship's sinking, officials say

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) --  The National Transportation Safety Board laid partial blame for the 2015 sinking of the El Faro on the ship’s captain, Michael Davidson, the investigative agency ...

Skirball fire sparked by illegal cooking fire, California officials say

Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) -- The Skirball brush fire that caused residents of Los Angeles' affluent Bel-Air neighborhood to flee their multimillion-dollar mansions last ...

23-year-old Google employee found dead in San Francisco Bay

ABCNews.com (SAN FRANCISCO) --  Authorities are investigating the death of a 23-year-old Google employee whose body was found in San Francisco Bay. Last Thursday morning, a man riding his bicycle ...

Tennessee man arrested for having 5 pipe bombs in his home

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) --  When officers made a routine probation visit to a Tennessee man, they found what they say were five pipe bombs and the materials to make ...

Police shoot, injure suspect carrying pellet gun who attempted to access school

iStock/Thinkstock (ATLANTA) --  An Atlanta police officer shot and injured a man who appeared to be armed with a weapon and was attempting to access a middle and high ...

Military wife creatively includes deployed husband in Christmas card

ABC News (NEW YORK) --  ’Staff Sgt. Andrew Smith will spend his first Christmas away from his 3-year-old daughter this year, but he was not forgotten from his family’s ...

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