The Justice Department is planning to announce a broad civil rights investigation into the enforcement practices of the Ferguson, Missouri, police department in the wake of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, law enforcement sources told ABC News.
The family of slain American journalist Steven Sotloff broke their silence today, saying through a spokesperson that Sotloff was not a “war junkie” but “merely wanted to give a voice to those who have none.”
A Lubbock family is already looking forward to their next trip to Disney World and they just got back.
Smartphone users are at risk of maxing out their data plans if they don't change this default setting in the Facebook app,
If 12 inches is a foot and 16 ounces is a pound, then all size 8 jeans should have the same measurements, right?
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The family a 9-year-old girl who accidentally shot her gun instructor when she lost control of a powerful Uzi submachine gun said today they are "devastated" that their "brief excursion" on their summer vacation turned into a "life changing tragedy."
One of North Carolina's longest-serving death-row inmates and his half brother are being freed after three decades in prison after another man's DNA was discovered on a cigarette butt left near the body of a girl the siblings were convicted of killing.
An additional 350 U.S. troops will go to Iraq to protect U.S. personnel stationed in Baghdad, the White House announced today.
Longtime West Texas lawmaker Delwin Jones appeared to be on the mend early Wednesday morning.
The hackers who perpetrated the privacy breach on stars including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton likely had a lot of time on their hands to spend targeting the digital lives of dozens of A-listers, experts said.
Michael Sam is slated to take a physical for the Dallas Cowboys Wednesday, with the team hoping to sign Sam to its practice squad, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports.
ISIS appears to have cruelly executed American journalist Steven Sotloff just one week after his mother pleaded with the group's leader to "be merciful" and spare her son.
While many students across the United States spent their vacation swimming and playing with friends, a select group of scientifically minded kids have been hard at work honing inventions that could improve the lives of others -- oh, and possibly win them $25,000.
KAMC's Allison Morrison & Kevan Smith weed out the facts from the fibs in today's health news. Today's topics: low carbohydrate versus low fat diets, training your brain to like healthy food and belly fat and your blood pressure.
A speeding car slammed into a tree after losing control along a Dallas roadway, killing all six people inside, police said Monday
As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.
A mobile video surveillance company has donated body cameras to the Ferguson Police Department, the Missouri police department that has been roiled by protests after an unarmed teenager was shot and killed by a police officer.
The one and only CHER continues her "D2K Tour 2014" with additional dates being added, and will be adding a show in Lubbock, Texas on Sunday, November 9th.
A Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard crashed Monday in the Gulf of Aden, and all aboard were rescued, the Navy said.
A Delta flight from New York to Florida was re-routed Monday, the airline confirmed – the third flight diversion caused by passenger disruption in recent weeks.
The FBI said it is "aware" that someone has leaked nude photos purporting to be pictures of dozens of A-list celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton and is "addressing the matter."
Police say an armored truck overturned on a Rhode Island highway, spilling bags of money that quickly drew passers-by.
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A New Mexico shooting range encourages children to practice shooting semiautomatic weapons, despite a fatal accident this week involving a 9-year-old girl in Arizona.
A Washington woman has been charged with running a multi-million dollar prostitution ring from the "bikini barista" stands she owned and operated.
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.
A special education teacher accused of killing her severely disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit nearly $1 million from the girl's trust fund — even if she's convicted.
Joan Rivers has been unconscious since her arrival three days ago at a New York City hospital, but her daughter expressed hope today that the 81-year-old comedian will recover from her illness.
NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart was back behind the wheel, racing for the first time tonight since his car knocked a young driver to his death in another race three weeks ago, but didn't get to the finish line.
A home in the U.K. was invaded by a monstrous colony of wasps, and the infestation was like a scene out of a 1960s Hitchcock movie, a local pest controller said.
Lex Dooley with Texas Tech Physicians: Pediatrics gives us some back to school tips in today's All About The Kids Thursday.
University of Southern California football captain Josh Shaw says he made up an account of saving his nephew from a potential drowning -- a story that drew national attention and then an investigation by USC athletic department officials.
A brainiac from northern California says a mistake at his high school cost him a full ride to Stanford University.
The mother of an American writer being held hostage by ISIS pleaded directly with the leader of the Iraqi terror group in a new video, begging him to “please, release my child.”
A jury returned a verdict of not guilty today for a Texas father accused of the shooting death of a drunk driver who killed his two sons.
A Nevada gun range today defended having children fire automatic weapons despite the fatal accident at a nearby shooting range that occurred when a 9-year-old girl was unable to control the powerful recoil of an Uzi she was shooting.
With the news that an American was among those killed recently while fighting on the side of the terror group ISIS in Syria came the revelation that he was classmates and close friends with another U.S. citizen who died in battle alongside a different anti-American extremist group on a different front line five years before.
It's been more than two months since a local steakhouse hosted its first-ever golf tournament benefiting Make-A-Wish.
The family of a U.S. Marine who was killed in Afghanistan last year is heartbroken after a thief stole the only remaining memento he had with him when he was killed: a poem.
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A Florida police dispatcher will be disciplined for not offering help to a frantic mother whose toddler son had locked himself inside her broiling car, officials said today.
When it was revealed in April that Veterans Affairs officials maintained secret wait lists and covered up wait times for veterans seeking health care at the VA facility in Phoenix, the alleged deaths of at least 40 such veterans stoked national outrage.
Repeat stowaway Marilyn Hartman was arrested today at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on a criminal trespass charge, according to police.
A third American hostage held by ISIS has been identified as a 26-year-old American woman who was kidnapped a year ago while doing humanitarian relief work in Syria. The terror group is demanding $6.6 million and the release of U.S. prisoners for the life of the young woman, whom a representative for the family requested not be identified.
More than a century and a half after his death at the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation’s highest military decoration.
American writer and journalist Peter Theo Curtis, who was held captive for nearly two years by Syrian militants Jabhat al-Nusra, returned to the United States today, two days after his captors released him, his family said.
The Fact or Fib panel for Tuesday, August 26th, 2014.
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