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Second Body Recovered from New York City Building Collapse Site

FDNY(NEW YORK) --  A second body was found Sunday at the site of a New York City building explosion and collapse, a city official told ABC News, shortly after New York City Police Department said the searchers looking for two people believed to be missing found a first body.Identification of the bod […]

Minneapolis Police Searching for Missing College Student

Minneapolis Police Department(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Authorities in Minneapolis are searching for a missing University of Minnesota student. Jennifer Houle was last seen Friday at a bar in the Dinkytown area of Minneapolis between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m., the Minneapolis Police Department said. Her purse was the […]

Coney Island Roller Coaster Gets Stuck on Opening Day

Shawn Waite/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Some Coney Island visitors in New York City had a scarier roller coaster ride than they expected Sunday when the Cyclone at Luna Park got stuck, stranding passengers high in the air. The coaster stalled as it was going up, the New York Police Department sai […]

Trooper Wounded in Eric Frein Ambush Wants to Return to PA Police

ABC News(DUNMORE, Pa.) -- A Pennsylvania state trooper critically injured in a sniper attack six month ago by accused cop killer Eric Frein said Saturday he feels he will "eventually be able to go back" to his old job. On Sept. 12, 2014, state trooper Alex Douglass was shot in the pelvis during Frei […]

Montana Fire Grows, Forces Brief Evacuation of Ski Lodge

muangsatun/iStock/Thinkstock(RED LODGE, Mont.) -- A wind driven wildfire forced the short-term evacuation of hundreds of people at a ski lodge in southern Montana. The fire began Saturday on open private land, but it's now burning in the Custer National Forest, where the Red Mountain ski area is loc […]

Possibility of Criminal Charges in New York City Building Collapse Growing

FDNY(NEW YORK) -- As searchers and cadaver dogs sift through the rubble looking for victims and evidence, New York City officials tell ABC News that the possibility is growing that criminal charges could be filed as a result of the blast and building collapse in the East Village. Investigators with […]

21 Injured When Metro Rail Train Collides With Car in Los Angeles

Johnny Stevens(LOS ANGELES) -- At least 21 people were injured Saturday after a Metro rail train collided with a car in downtown Los Angeles, next to the University of Southern California campus, officials said. The driver of the car, a 21-year-old USC student, was hospitalized in critical condition […]

Seven Injured, Three Critically, in Panama City Beach Shooting

Alex_Schmidt/iStock/Thinkstock(PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla.) -- Three college students on spring break who were among seven people wounded in a shooting early Saturday at a home in Panama City Beach, Florida were "innocent victims," police said. Police arrested the shooting suspect, David Jamichael Danie […]

Decorated Boston Police Officer in Coma After 'Unprovoked' Shooting

ABC News(BOSTON) -- A police officer decorated for his role in the Boston Marathon bombing remains in critical condition in a medically-induced coma after he was shot in the face during a traffic stop, the city's police commissioner said Saturday. Boston Police Commissioner William Evans called the […]

Girl, 4, Found Alone on Philadelphia Bus After Seeking Slushie

WPVI-TV(PHILADELPHIA) -- A four-year-old girl in Pennsylvania couldn’t wait to get her hands on her favorite treat – a slushie -- so she headed out on her own for an overnight adventure. The girl, sporting a purple coat and snow boots, ended up alone on a SEPTA bus in Northeast Philadelphia around 3 […]