• Adrian Peterson Claims NFL Exec Promised Him Two-Game Suspension

    Adrian Peterson Claims NFL Exec Promised Him Two-Game Suspension

    (MINNEAPOLIS) — A newly revealed recording between Adrian Peterson and a top NFL executive raises questions about the star running back’s suspension over child abuse charges. The Nov. 12 recording, obtained exclusively by ABC News from Peterson’s lawyers, features his talking with Troy Vincent, a former player and now the league’s executive vice president of football operations, according to Peterson’s lawyers. In the conversation, Vincent promises the Minnesota Vikings’ running back a two-game suspension instead of the indefinite ban handed down by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell six days later. “It will be two additional games, not time served?” Peterson asks… Read more

  • Coast Guard Searching for Boy, 13, Missing Off of Hawaii

    Coast Guard Searching for Boy, 13, Missing Off of Hawaii

    (KOHALA COAST, Hawaii) — Rescue crews are searching for a 13-year-old boy off Hawaii who went missing after cliff jumping with friends. Authorities were notified that the boy was missing at 10:21 a.m. Sunday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. He had been jumping with friends off of Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area on Hawaii’s Big Island. A friend reported the boy missing after they jumped from a 15-foot cliff and the boy didn’t resurface, the Coast Guard said. The boy was last seen wearing a black shirt with tan shorts. Hawaii County Fire and Coast Guard crews have searched… Read more

  • Three Escaped Alabama Inmates Captured by US Marshals

    Three Escaped Alabama Inmates Captured by US Marshals

    (BUTLER, Ala.) — The three inmates who escaped from a rural Alabama jail on Saturday have all been recaptured. The U.S Marshals Service says Demarcus Woodard, 23, Justin Gordon, 23, and Gemayel Culbert, 32, are all back behind bars after escaping from the county jail in Butler City after overpowering a guard. Gordon, who was in jail on charges of burglary, arson and armed robbery, was captured less than 24 hours later in Tuscaloosa, about an hour and a half away from the jail, said U.S. Marshal Sixto Boyer. Culbert, who was in jail accused of murder, was captured Sunday… Read more

  • Second Escaped Inmate Caught, One on Loose from Alabama Jail

    Second Escaped Inmate Caught, One on Loose from Alabama Jail

    (BUTLER, Ala.) — U.S. Marshals have captured two of the three inmates who escaped from a rural Alabama jail. The search for the other one continues. Gemayel Culbert, who was in jail accused of murder, was captured on Sunday, according to the Choctaw County Sheriff’s Office. Justin Gordon was taken into custody in the parking lot of a movie theater in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Saturday night, about an hour and a half away from the jail from which he had escaped less than 24 hours earlier, said U.S. Marshal Sixto Boyer. Marshals ambushed him as he was getting into a… Read more

  • Auburn Football Player Shot, Killed Near Campus

    Auburn Football Player Shot, Killed Near Campus

    (AUBURN, Ala.) — A freshman running back at Auburn University was shot and killed shortly after midnight Sunday at an off-campus apartment. Jakell Mitchell died after he was transported to the hospital with several gunshot wounds, according to the Lee County coroner. The shooting happened at 12:28 a.m. Sunday in a student apartment complex south of the university. No arrests have been made, according to police. Mitchell, 18, was from nearby Opelika, Alabama. “I’m devastated and saddened by the passing of Jakell Mitchell,” head coach Gus Malzahn said in a statement. “My thoughts and prayers are with Jakell’s family and… Read more

  • What Life Is Like in Newtown Two Years After Sandy Hook Shooting

    What Life Is Like in Newtown Two Years After Sandy Hook Shooting

    (NEWTOWN, Conn.) — It’s been two years since Nicole Hockley’s son was murdered by Adam Lanza, the 20-year-old gunman who stormed into Sandy Hook Elementary School days before Christmas and killed 20 young children, six adult school employees and his own mother. Some things are better now, while others have gotten worse, Hockley said. “The second year is much harder than the first, as the shock wears out,” Hockley told ABC News. “Your denial becomes more of a reality, to be honest,” she said, referring to the harsh stages of grief. “But there’s also progress … and taking small steps… Read more

  • Cleveland Baby Born at 10:11 12/13/14

    Cleveland Baby Born at 10:11 12/13/14

    (CLEVELAND) — A Cleveland baby has defied the odds with a very unusual birth date. The baby girl was born at Fairview Hospital at 10:11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. In other words, her birth time and date is 10:11 12/13/14, Sabrina Powers, a spokeswoman for the hospital confirmed to ABC News. The newborn, Hazel Grace, weighed in at 7 pounds and 14 ounces. Her parents are Leisha Campbell and Shawn Zimmerman, of Cleveland. Campbell and Zimmerman already have three other children: Aubree, Adalynn and Josalyn. “We knew she was going to be born today, we just didn’t know… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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