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CA in State of Emergency as Wildfires Continue to Burn

iStock/Thinkstock(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- California is in a state of emergency as wildfires rage on.On Friday, California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency as firefighters continue to battle nearly two dozen wildfires. Daniel Berlant, a Cal Fire spokesman, said nearly 9,000 firefighters […]

Sam DuBose Protests in Cincinnati Lead to Arrests

iStock/Thinkstock(CINCINNATI) -- Protesters in Cincinnati hold a vigil to remember the victim of a police shooting. Chants of "I am Sam DuBose" were heard in Cincinnati on Friday night as hundreds came together for a vigil and rally to remember Sam DuBose, a black man who was shot and killed by Ray […]

Family Desperately Seeks Answers to Missing Seattle Man’s Whereabouts

ABC News(SEATTLE) -- The search continues for software engineer Jeremiah Foco, who was en route to his job when he went missing over a week ago. Foco’s friends plastered photos of the 34-year-old around his Seattle neighborhood, asking strangers if they had seen him. "Our friend's gone missing,” a f […]

From Wild Drinking, Drugs Scandal to Cyber Security Savior?

Win McNamee/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A U.S. government contractor, several of whose employees were caught on video drunk and drugged on a sensitive security mission in Afghanistan, is now being used to help fix the massive security breach at the Office of Personnel Management. “What are they thinki […]

Individual Jumps Bike Rack in Front of White House

Joe Ravi/iStock/ThinkStock(WASHINGTON) -- An individual jumped the bike rack on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House but not the actual fence, the Secret Service said Friday. A statement from Brian Leary, spokesman for the U.S. Secret Service said, "At approximately 7pm tonight, an indivi […]

Close Call: Delta Pilot Spots Drone Just Before Landing

Boarding1Now/iStock Editorial/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) -- A Delta pilot flying into JFK airport in New York spotted a drone off its right wing as it approached the runway, the Federal Aviation Administration said Friday. The plane, an MD88 with five crew members and 154 customers on board, did not take […]

Watch Another Heated Traffic Stop Made by Cop Accused of Killing Samuel DuBose

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office(CINCINNATI) -- The police officer charged with murdering Samuel DuBose during a traffic stop earlier this month reportedly had another controversial run-in with motorists last year that was caught on video. The revelation comes as union officials fought to get Ray Te […]

Charleston Church Shooting Suspect Dylann Roof Pleads Not Guilty

Grace Beahm-Pool/Getty Images(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Alleged Charleston, South Carolina, church shooter Dylann Roof appeared in court Friday to face federal hate crime charges.Roof's new attorneys told a federal judge that Roof is prepared to plead guilty to 33 federal hate crimes stemming from last m […]

Coast Guard Will Suspend Search for Teens Missing at Sea

US Coast Guard(MIAMI) -- The Coast Guard is expected to suspend its search for two Florida teenagers who've been missing at sea for one week. The search for Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, both 14, will be suspended at sunset tonight, Capt. Mark Fedor, of the Coast Guard's 7th District in Miami, s […]

Escaped Inmate Captured in Pa., Suspected of Murdering Woman

iStock/Thinkstock(KITTANNING, Pa.) -- An escaped inmate has been captured in western Pennsylvania.Pennsylvania State Police said on Friday that Robert Crissman was caught a little more than 24 hours after he walked away from the Armstrong County Jail, where he was serving time for a probation violat […]