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American student who died after release from North Korea mourned at funeral

Xinhua/Lu Rui via Getty Images(CINCINNATI) -- Otto Warmbier, an American college student who died just days after North Korea released him from prison while he was in a coma, was mourned at his funeral in his hometown of Cincinnati on Thursday.The funeral service began at 9 a.m. ET at Wyoming High S […]

Officer stabbed at Flint airport 'never stopped fighting' until suspect was in handcuffs

iStock/Thinkstock(FLINT, Mich.) -- The airport police officer who was stabbed in the neck at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Michigan, on Wednesday morning, was able to stop the assault within a minute and "never stopped fighting" until the attacker was in handcuffs, officials said.The suspec […]

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall in southwestern Louisiana near the Texas border early Thursday morning, bringing the threat of strong winds, rain and potentially-dangerous floods to several Southern states.The National Weather Service has warned that the storm could cause "l […]

Police chief pleads with author who hid treasure to 'call off the hunt' after two die

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The New Mexico State Police chief is pleading with author Forrest Fenn to call off a treasure hunt he created that authorities say has resulted in the death of two people."I want Mr. Fenn to retrieve the treasure or call off the hunt," Pete Kassetas, the chief of the New Mexico […]

Stabbing of officer at Michigan airport being investigated as act of terrorism

iStock/Thinkstock(FLINT, Mich.) -- Authorities are investigating the stabbing of an airport police officer at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Michigan, on Wednesday morning, as an act of terrorism, David Gelios of the FBI said Wednesday.The police officer, Lt. Jeff Neville, was stabbed in the […]

Eric Garner's family 'frustrated' by slow pace of federal investigation

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The family of Eric Garner -- the New York man who died after he was placed in a chokehold by an NYPD officer -- said they were "frustrated" by the lack of resolution in the federal investigation into Garner's death, which remains ongoing nearly three years later."Once […]

Jurors in Bergdahl case will be quizzed about Trump

3drenderings/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Attorneys at a pre-trial hearing Wednesday for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl discussed a questionnaire that could be given to potential jurors to determine whether they have been influenced by President Donald Trump's past critical remarks about the former priso […]

Teen killed after leaving mosque was 'loved by so many people,' imam says

Furtseff/iStock/Thinkstock(STERLING, Va.) -- At a funeral in Sterling, Virginia, Wednesday afternoon, for a 17-year-old girl who police say was killed this past weekend after she left her mosque, Imam Mohamed Magid said the slain teenager was "so loved by so many people."Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, […]

Otto Warmbier's family objects to autopsy

Xinhua/Lu Rui via Getty Images(CINCINNATI) -- The family of Otto Warmbier, an American college student who died just days after North Korea released him from prison in a coma, declined an autopsy, leaving his cause of death a medical mystery for now.The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in Ohio exami […]

Funeral expected Wednesday for Muslim teenager murdered in Virginia

iStock/Thinkstock(FAIRFAX, Va.) -- A funeral is set for Wednesday for a 17-year-old Muslim girl from Virginia who police say was murdered this past weekend.Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, is in custody for the murder of Nabra Hassanen of Reston, Virginia, after he allegedly "became so enraged" that he h […]