6-Year-old saves family from fire in their home

Garrett Aitken/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A 6-year-old New Jersey girl is being hailed as hero for waking her sleeping family to alert them of a fire in their home. The incident took place just after 2 a.m. on Jan. 19, when...

New storm moves into West Coast Tuesday morning

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A Wind Chill Advisory has been issued in several Florida cities, like Miami, Fort Myers, Naples, Tampa and Orlando for Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. It will feel like it’s in the 20s to...

Driver 'intentionally' rams car carrying six teenagers, killing three: Authorities

kali9/iStock(LOS ANGELES) -- A California man "intentionally rammed" his vehicle into a car carrying six teenage boys, killing three and injuring the others, before driving off, authorities said. The deadly crash...

Religion and school choice on the line in 'crucial' Supreme Court case

YinYang/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The battle over school-choice programs and state aid for religious schools returns to the U.S. Supreme Court this week as three mothers from Montana ask the justices to uphold a scholarship...

Mountain lion attacks small child at California park

Orange County Sheriff's Department(LOS ANGELES) -- A small child was attacked by a mountain lion at a Southern California park on Monday, causing authorities to evacuate the scene while they raced to capture the wild cat. ...

Father and 4-year-old son shot in head while play wrestling when gun discharges

katifcam/iStock(INDIANAPOLIS) -- A 36-year-old father and his 4-year-old son were rushed to hospital after being accidentally shot in the head when a gun discharged while they were play wrestling together. The incident...

Puerto Rico distributes emergency supplies that were left in old warehouse for years

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Government officials in Puerto Rico began distributing much-needed disaster aid that went unused for years while residents suffered in the wake of a deadly hurricane and more recently a batch of...

New Hampshire father strangles coyote that attacked his child

iStockA New Hampshire man killed a coyote with his bare hands after the animal attacked his young child, according to police. Authorities had received multiple calls regarding a violent coyote Monday morning prior to its...

2 Dead, 5 injured as patron opens fire 'indiscriminately' at San Antonio bar

iStock(SAN ANTONIO) -- Two people are dead and five injured after a person opened fire "indiscriminately" at a San Antonio bar Sunday night. San Antonio Police Department responded to a shooting at a bar called Ventura,...

Man charged with $1.5 million fraud for allegedly filing false damage claims on items shipped through USPS

iStock(MIAMI) -- A Florida man has been federally charged with running a $1.5 million fraud for allegedly filing false claims on merchandise he sold through his online company. Miami resident Edwin Jim Garcia-Albarracin,...

Shooting reclassified to homicide after Chicago man dies 9 years later from wounds

iStock(CHICAGO) -- Chicago police reclassified a 9-year-old shooting case as a homicide Monday after a man succumbed to his gunshot wounds last week. Marco Rainge, 41, was shot multiple times in the West Humboldt Park...

Meet Hansel, the 1st pit bull arson detection K-9 in the US

iStock/dageldog(MILLVILLE, N.J.) -- A pit bull rescued from a dogfighting ring in Canada is ready to protect and serve as the newest K-9 arson detection officer and the first of his kind in the U.S. Tyler VanLeer, a New...

Activity from Alaska volcano triggers aviation warnings after spewing ash, lava

FILE - Kalistratova/iStock(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) -- Activity from one of Alaska's 80 volcanoes triggered aviation warnings after it began to spew ash and lava over the weekend. The Shishaldin Volcano sits near an Aleutian...

New storm set to slam West Coast on Tuesday

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- January is in full swing in the eastern half of the United States where temperatures and wind chills are below zero in the Northern Plains and New England. The arctic air spills all the way into the...

Woman struck, killed by two cars running across street to get food for family

???? ????????/iStock(FRESNO, Calif.) -- A 56-year-old woman who was running across the street to get food for her family has died after being struck and killed by two cars in a tragic accident. Laura Bryant was in...

Off-duty police officer being driven by intoxicated woman dies in highway crash

Berwyn Police Department(CHICAGO) -- An off-duty police officer was killed as he sat in the passenger seat of a vehicle driven by an intoxicated woman who slammed into the back of a box truck that had crashed in a separate...

Pitbull attack on elderly woman may have uncovered illegal dog fighting ring

katifcam/iStock(HICKORY GROVE, S.C.) -- A vicious pitbull attack on a 71-year-old woman who was looking after 14 dogs at a family member’s property may have accidentally revealed an illegal dog fighting ring. The...

Navy to honor Doris Miller with first aircraft carrier named after African American

U.S. Navy(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Navy is set to announce Monday that a future aircraft carrier will be the first named in honor of an African American. The ship will be named in honor of Doris Miller, who was serving as a...

Two dead, five injured as patron opens fire 'indiscriminately' at Texas bar

kali9/iStock(SAN ANTONIO, Texas) -- Two people are dead and five injured after a person opened fire "indiscriminately" at a San Antonio bar Sunday night. The San Antonio Police Department responded to a shooting at a bar...

Two officers dead, three people unaccounted for in shooting in Honolulu: Officials

Honolulu Police Department(HONOLULU) -- Two officers have died after a shooting on Sunday near one of Hawaii's most scenic spots, Diamond Head, where several homes were also set ablaze, officials said. The incident...

Ice jam causing minor flooding in central Nebraska

Ice jam causing minor flooding in central Nebraska

Armed Kearney man arrested following overnight standoff

Armed Kearney man arrested following overnight standoff

Broken Bow swears in new Mayor

Broken Bow swears in new Mayor

The search for a Beaver City man scaled back

The search for a Beaver City man scaled back

Ogallala Dominates Valentine For Fifth Straight Victory

Ogallala Dominates Valentine For Fifth Straight Victory

Rockies' Arenado feels disrespected over trade rumors

Rockies' Arenado feels disrespected over trade rumors

Porter helps Nuggets overtake struggling T-wolves

Porter helps Nuggets overtake struggling T-wolves

Monday's local scoreboard, Jan. 20

Monday's local scoreboard, Jan. 20

WNCC hosts Lamar Tuesday in sub-region contests

WNCC hosts Lamar Tuesday in sub-region contests

Sabonis’ triple-double leads Pacers past Nuggets

Sabonis’ triple-double leads Pacers past Nuggets