Sex assault charge dropped against actor Kevin Spacey

Scott Eisen/Getty Images(NANTUCKET, Mass.) -- Prosecutors in Nantucket on Wednesday dropped a felony sexual assault charge against the actor Kevin Spacey, after watching their case against the actor slowly fall apart under...

Heat wave is coming: How to stay safe and prepare an emergency supply kit

winstonwolf89/iStock(NEW YORK) -- With a massive heat wave forecast to hit huge swaths of the U.S. from New York City all the way to Nebraska and temperatures expected to swell into the triple digits this weekend, here are...

69-Year-old woman missing after hiking in California's Mojave Desert with her husband

San Bernardino County Sheriffs Department(LAS VEGAS) -- Authorities are continuing to search for a 69-year-old woman who has been missing for almost a week after hiking in California’s Mojave Desert. Barbara Thomas...

Air Force warns against storming Area 51 as Facebook event reaches 1.5 million attendees

Sgt. Connor Mendez/U.S. Army (LINCOLN COUNTY, Nev.) -- The Air Force is warning people against storming Area 51 in Nevada, after a Facebook event page, organizing a meet up at the "Alien Center tourist attraction," went...

Man convicted of rape and murder in the '90s set to be exonerated thanks to genetic genealogy

Zinkevych/iStock(IDAHO FALLS, Idaho) -- In the 1990s, Christopher Tapp was sent to prison for the rape and murder of Idaho teen Angie Dodge. Despite his DNA not matching evidence found at the crime scene, he was still...

Parents speak out after 2-year-old daughter went missing in Michigan woods

Michigan State Police(DETROIT) -- The parents of a missing 2-year-old girl who was found alive and healthy in the dense woods of rural Michigan on Tuesday morning said it's a miracle she survived. Gabriella Roselynn...

Flooding lingers in central US as heat wave threatens East Coast

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Slow-moving remnants of Barry delivered 16 inches of rain in southwestern Arkansas on Tuesday, breaking the state's record for the most precipitation from a tropical system. What's left of Barry now...

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in US prison

OMAR TORRES/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is set to be sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday, after he was convicted of running a murderous Mexico-based drug cartel that flooded the U.S. with...

Instagram faces criticism after leaving gruesome images of teen's corpse on platform for hours

iStock(NEW YORK) -- A man suspected of murdering 17-year-old Bianca Devins alerted police to the killing by posting photographs of her dead body on multiple social media platforms, police said. Now, Instagram is facing...

50 Years later: Astronaut Michael Collins returns to the Apollo 11 launch pad: 'It's a wonderful feeling'

iStock(BREVARD COUNTY, Fla.) -- Astronaut Michael Collins, 88, returned to where it all began -- the spot where Apollo 11 launched into space 50 years ago Tuesday. He reflected on the mission that brought man to the moon...

Police: Man arrested in murder of Louisiana African-American museum founder Sadie Roberts-Joseph

iStock(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- A Louisiana man has been arrested in the murder of a beloved 75-year-old community activist whose body was discovered asphyxiated in the trunk of her car, police said at a news conference...

Cyberbullying is on the rise among middle and high school students, report finds

iStock(NEW YORK) -- While overall rates of bullying in schools across the country have not changed, a new federal report released Tuesday revealed that online bullying has increased among middle and high school students. ...

Police: Dad dies trying to save kids swept away by wave at North Carolina beach

iStock(WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C.) -- A North Carolina father died while trying to rescue his children from rough waters at the state's Wrightsville Beach, according to police. Two of Johnny Lee Vann Jr.'s kids were walking...

Lawyer: Financier Jeffrey Epstein allegedly had 'improper sexual conduct' with young women while in 'jail'

Stephanie Keith/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Wealthy financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein continued to have visits from young women that allegedly resulted in sexual liaisons while he was in 'jail' in Florida,...

Couple married 71 years die on same day, just 12 hours apart

iStock(WAYNESBORO, Ga.) -- Georgia couple who were married for 71 years have died just hours apart. Marilyn DeLaigle, 88, and her husband, Herbert DeLaigle, 94, both died on Friday, July 12, according to an online...

Spontaneous combustion of tempura flakes blamed for sushi restaurant fires

iStock(MADISON, Wis.) -- A popular sushi ingredient is believed to be the cause of seven restaurant fires across the country, after officials discovered the product could self-heat and spontaneously combust. The fires,...

2-Year-old Gabriella Vitale found alive and healthy after she was missing overnight in northern Michigan woods

iStock(MONROE, Mich.) -- A missing 2-year-old girl was found alive and healthy Tuesday morning after she spent the night lost in the woods while on a family camping trip in northern Michigan, authorities said. Gabriella...

15-Year-old boy dies after falling on camp outing in Pennsylvania

Paul Hartley/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A 15-year-old boy fell to his death while rock climbing in Pennsylvania on an outing with his camp, authorities said. The fall happened Monday near the YMCA Deer Valley Camp in Fort Hill...

Dad of missing pregnant postal worker: 'I just want my baby to come home'

WLS-TV(CHICAGO) -- The father of a pregnant Chicago postal service worker who vanished nine months ago believes his daughter is alive and is pleading for the public to help. "I just want my baby to come home, along with...

DOJ will not file charges against officer involved in Eric Garner’s death

tillsonburg/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Justice Department on Monday has declined to file federal civil rights charges against the New York Police Department officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, whose dying...

Gibbon resident guts house for second time after repeat flooding

Gibbon resident guts house for second time after repeat flooding

WATCH: hotel owner Linda Younes gives an update on flood recovery

WATCH: hotel owner Linda Younes gives an update on flood recovery

CCC Continuing To Prioritize Workforce Development In Central Nebraska

CCC Continuing To Prioritize Workforce Development In Central Nebraska

Gibbon Begins to Recover From Flooding

Gibbon Begins to Recover From Flooding

UPDATE: Suspect who fled traffic stop in Central City found with stolen car in Madison County

UPDATE: Suspect who fled traffic stop in Central City found with stolen car in Madison County

Syracuse claims area tournament title thanks to third inning boost

Syracuse claims area tournament title thanks to third inning boost

Indoor Football League's Nebraska Danger, located in Grand Island, now for sale

Indoor Football League's Nebraska Danger, located in Grand Island, now for sale

Golf notes: Locals Ryan Vermeer, Luke Kluver are paired together at Pinnacle Bank Championship

Golf notes: Locals Ryan Vermeer, Luke Kluver are paired together at Pinnacle Bank Championship

Home runs, Bryan Brickhouse's strong debut carry Chasers to win over New Orleans

Home runs, Bryan Brickhouse's strong debut carry Chasers to win over New Orleans

Treynor exploits errors to rally past Red Oak in district baseball

Treynor exploits errors to rally past Red Oak in district baseball