• NFL Suspends Adrian Peterson over Child Abuse Charges

    NFL Suspends Adrian Peterson over Child Abuse Charges

    (NEW YORK) — The NFL ruled Tuesday morning that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will be suspended for the rest of the 2014 season without pay. Peterson will not be considered for reinstatement before April 15, 2015 due to violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy. Back in September, Peterson was indicted on a felony charge of injury to a child after he used a wooden switch to discipline his 4-year-old son earlier this year. He pleaded no contest to a lesser charge of misdemeanor reckless assault earlier this month. “You have shown no meaningful remorse for your conduct,” NFL… Read more

  • Half the Country Is Covered in Snow

    Half the Country Is Covered in Snow

    (NEW YORK) — The official start of winter is still more than a month away, but about half the United States is already covered in snow. Heavy snow is expected around the Great Lakes, approaching 2 feet in some areas; while light snow showers will linger across the Upper Midwest and Ohio Valley through Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Arctic air in the Gulf Coast and the Northeast will produce temperatures as much as 20 degrees below average. But at least Thursday’s temperatures “won’t be quite as bitter,” the National Weather Service said Tuesday morning. Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright… Read more

  • 'The Skyscraper' to Take Crown as World's Tallest Roller Coast in 2017

    'The Skyscraper' to Take Crown as World's Tallest Roller Coast in 2017

    (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Kingda Ka will lose the ‘king’ part when it comes to being the world’s tallest roller coaster. Developer Wallack Holdings, in collaboration with U.S. Thrill Rides, is poised to snatch that crown for “The Skyscraper” come 2017, when the 570-foot-high ride opens in Orlando, Florida. The $90 million ride will tower over New Jersey’s Kingda Ka, which is only 456 feet high but still faster, reaching speeds up to 128 mph. Skyscraper will only go to 65 mph at certain points throughout the ride. The video simulation shows that riders can expect multiple twists and turns around… Read more

  • Connecticut Woman Accused in Murder-for-Hire Plot Faces Trial

    Connecticut Woman Accused in Murder-for-Hire Plot Faces Trial

    (NEW HAVEN, Conn.) — Jury selection is underway in the case of a wealthy Connecticut mother accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill her former husband. Tiffany Stevens approached a maintenance man she knew in 2012, police said, allegedly asking him to kill ex-husband Eric Stevens. She later gave the man an envelope containing $5,000, allegedly as payment, police said. “I gave her a beautiful life, a beautiful home, a beautiful daughter, and she put herself in this position,” Eric Stevens told ABC News Monday night. The couple was going through a custody battle over their daughter…. Read more

  • Small Plane Crashes into Chicago Home

    Small Plane Crashes into Chicago Home

    (CHICAGO) — A small plane crashed into a Chicago home early Tuesday morning, killing the pilot. No one from the home was injured, authorities said. The crash, which happened near Chicago Midway International Airport, involved an Aero Commander 500 cargo jet, FAA spokeswoman Elizabeth Corey told ABC News. Corey said the pilot was trying to return to the airport after reporting engine problems. The plane ended up crashing about a mile away, into the home on the 6500 block of South Knox Avenue. The home’s occupants made it out safely, Chicago police said. Fire officials on the scene say the… Read more

  • Charles Manson Planning to Marry 26-Year-Old Woman

    Charles Manson Planning to Marry 26-Year-Old Woman

    (CORCORAN, Calif.) — I now pronounce you Manson and wife. Charles Manson, one of the most notorious mass murderers in U.S. history, is planning to marry 26-year-old Afton Elaine Burton. Manson is serving a life-term at the federal pen in Corcoran, California. Although he did not take part in the killings himself, he was convicted of ordering his followers to commit the brutal murders of actress Sharon Tate and a number of other people in Southern California in 1969. Burton, who goes by the name of “Star,” says she loves the 80-year-old Manson and believes he’ll be acquitted in a… Read more

  • Missouri Gov. Declares State of Emergency, Activates National Guard in Advance of Grand Jury Decision

    Missouri Gov. Declares State of Emergency, Activates National Guard in Advance of Grand Jury Decision

    (FERGUSON, Mo.) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Monday issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency in Missouri in advance of the possible announcement of the findings of a criminal investigation into the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer. Nixon’s order notes the “periods of unrest” over the last three months related to the shooting, as well as the criminal investigations being led by the U.S. Department of Justice and St. Louis County authorities. More ABC US news | ABC World News “Regardless of the outcomes of the federal and state criminal investigations, there… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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