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Nine Found Dead in Missouri

John Roman/iStock/Thinkstock(TYRONE, Mo.) -- The Texas County Sheriff's Department in Missouri says nine people were found dead in the area of Tyrone on Thursday evening.At about 10:15 p.m. Thursday, the TCSD responded to a reported disturbance called in by a young girl who said she heard gunshots. […]

Swastikas on California Home Have Neighbors Riled Up

ABC News(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- Is a swastika-laden yard display at a Sacramento, California, house “vulgar” or is it an expression of free speech? The display, which first started going up months ago, now features an army-green figure raising its arms, a Palestinian flag, and -- in a recent additio […]

Utah Man Had 'Mental Breakdown' After Ex-Wife's Death, Daughter Testifies

iStock/Thinkstock(SALT LAKE CITY) -- The daughter of a pediatrician accused of murdering his ex-wife took the stand in a Utah courtroom Thursday, describing her father’s incoherent state following the death. Malkie Wall, 19, testified that her father, John Wall, was “not with it” after the 2011 deat […]

'Hot Convict' Jeremy Meeks Plans His Modeling Future from Prison

Stockton Police Department via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- “Hot Convict” Jeremy Meeks says he’s eager to serve out his sentence and is looking ahead to starting a career in modeling and acting.“I’m in a place where I will be able to provide for my family and really change my life,” Meeks told ABC News […]

Jameis Winston Rape Accuser Speaks Out in Film

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The woman who accused football star Jameis Winston of rape is speaking out in a new film.Erica Kinsman shared her story in The Hunting Ground, which filmmakers say seeks to expose the epidemic of violence and institutional cover-ups sweeping college campuses acr […]

'Just So Tragic': Mom of Slain Hostage Pities 'Jihadi John,' Mohammed Emwazi

Obtained by ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The parents of an American journalist beheaded by terrorists on video expressed pity for the "tragic" choices by their son's apparent killer, "Jihadi John," but said ISIS must be destroyed.Hours after the masked man's identity was revealed Thursday by The Washington […]

No Charges for Now Against Truck Driver in California Train Crash

KABC-TV(VENTURA, Calif.) -- No charges are expected to be filed -- for now -- against the driver whose truck got stuck on a set of train tracks, causing a gnarly collision in Oxnard, California earlier this week.According to the Ventura County District Attorney, the ongoing investigation into the cr […]

Missing Log Cabin Found 3,750 Feet Away from Original Location

Klamath County Sheriff’s Department(KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.) -- A man returned to his property in Oregon earlier this week only to find that his log cabin was gone.It wasn't wrecked from bad weather or bulldozed to the ground. The entire building was just not there.Police eventually found the cabin 3,75 […]

Angry Principal Calls Cyberbullies ‘Pathetic Cowards’

ABC News(BOSTON) -- A Boston-area principal is taking on some of his own students who mocked classmates on Twitter.Joshua Romano, the principal of Murdock Middle/High School in Winchendon, Massachusetts, spotted two Twitter accounts that made fun of students’ looks, sexual orientation and athletic a […]

Inmates Attack Seven Correctional Officers at SC Prison

DanHenson1/iStock/Thinkstock(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- A South Carolina prison was briefly placed on lockdown Thursday after a number of inmates attacked correctional officers.According to the South Carolina Department of Corrections, seven officers at Lee Correctional Institution were attempting to search […]