In the four years since schools were shuttered in an effort to protect students from the onset of COVID-19, public education has been placed under a microscope and turned into a major political talking point.Conservatives, led by political figures like Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis... Read More.
Several large wildfires continue to tear through northern Texas, including one that has grown into the second-largest blaze in state history.The Smokehouse Creek Fire that ignited in Hutchinson County remained active as of Wednesday night, having burned an estimated 850,000 acres and was just... Read More.
At least one person is dead and several others have been injured following a shooting in Orlando, Florida, police said.At approximately 11 p.m., officers from the Orlando Police Department responded to the area of Iron Wedge Drive and South Lake Orlando in reference to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Illinois, Florida and California had the largest total increases in the number of abortions performed in the first 15 months after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, according to data gathered in the WeCount report released by the Society... Read More.
(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) -- Authorities on Wednesday released images of an unknown person of interest as they investigate an explosive device left outside the Alabama attorney general's office.The device was detonated outside the AG's office in Montgomery at about 3:42 a.m. Saturday, the Alabama Law... Read More.
(AMARILLO, Texas) -- Multiple fires are impacting the Texas Panhandle, including what has quickly grown to become the second-largest wildfire in Texas history.Gov. Greg Abbott declared a disaster declaration for 60 counties on Tuesday due to "widespread wildfire activity throughout the state." The largest... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Serial killer Thomas Eugene Creech, Idaho's longest-serving death row inmate, was spared from death on Wednesday after the medical team assigned to administer a lethal injection failed to establish an IV line, preventing the execution from proceeding, officials said.The 73-year-old was to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When FirstNet, the emergency communications network, went out of service last Thursday morning, some law enforcement officials who spoke with ABC News said they feared it would be impossible to communicate with first responders in a crisis.Born out of 9/11, the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A company and six of its executives were charged Wednesday in New York with allegedly operating a sham safety school that said it certified thousands of construction workers as properly trained when, in fact, it had not, prosecutors say.Prosecutors said the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The New York City judge who oversaw former President Donald Trump's civil fraud trial received an envelope containing a powdery substance Wednesday morning, prompting emergency services to respond to the courthouse, officials said.The envelope was addressed to Justice Arthur Engoron, who... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The New York City judge who oversaw former President Donald Trump's civil fraud trial received an envelope containing a white powder Wednesday, prompting an emergency response from police and fire officials, law enforcement sources told ABC News.The envelope was addressed to... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE) -- Hundreds of transgender and nonbinary Floridians and allies are expected to march through the state capital in Tallahassee Wednesday in opposition to years-long legislative efforts targeting gender-diverse communities."As we march through the streets of Florida, let our collective voice echo: We will... Read More.