• Man Arrested in Case of Missing Texas Woman

    Man Arrested in Case of Missing Texas Woman

    (PLANO, Texas) — A 24-year-old Texas man was arrested Saturday on a kidnapping charge in the disappearance of Christina Morris, who was last seen in late August. Enrique Arochi was charged with aggravated kidnapping, Plano, Texas, police said. Plano police spokesman David Tilley told ABC News affiliate WFAA in Dallas that Arochi’s arrest was partly based on DNA samples taken during the investigation. “The DNA evidence and the details that surround that… if we were able to release that, you would understand it more,” he said. Arochi’s car was also towed from his house on Saturday, WFAA reported. He denied… Read more

  • Families of Slain African-Americans Join 'Justice for All' March in Washington, DC

    Families of Slain African-Americans Join 'Justice for All' March in Washington, DC

    (WASHINGTON) — Thousands of protesters walked down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., Saturday to march alongside the families of African-Americans killed in recent months by law enforcement officers. The families of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice were among those at the “Justice for All” march, where protesters carried signs reading “Black Lives Matter.” “Let’s keep it strong, long and meaningful,” Eric Garner’s widow told the crowd. Garner died in July after a New York City police officer put him in a chokehold while stopping to arrest him for allegedly selling “loosie” cigarettes. Also in attendance was the family… Read more

  • Geminids Meteor Shower on Display Saturday Night

    Geminids Meteor Shower on Display Saturday Night

    (NEW YORK) — It’s that time of year again, when streaks of bright light and fireballs fly through the sky for the annual Geminids meteor shower. Star enthusiasts can catch the show Saturday night and into Sunday morning, when the meteor shower reaches its peak. The show will be visible, as long as you’re far away from bright city lights. “This year’s Geminid meteor shower will peak on Dec. 13 and 14 with as many as 120 meteors per hour,” Bill Cooke, head of NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office, said in a press release. “I’m looking forward to a good display.”… Read more

  • Cleanup Begins After Strong Storm in California

    Cleanup Begins After Strong Storm in California

    (LOS ANGELES) — A powerful weather system blasted the West Coast over the last several days, producing mudslides, flooding and even a rare tornado in Los Angeles. As the massive cleanup begins after the storm that impacted nearly every part of the state, ABC News Senior Meteorologist Rob Marciano says more storms could be headed for California next week. Watch the ABC News Digital report: More ABC US news | ABC World News Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio © ABC News Radio Powered by WPeMatico

  • Adrian Peterson's Appeal for Suspension Denied by Independent Arbitrator

    Adrian Peterson's Appeal for Suspension Denied by Independent Arbitrator

    (NEW YORK) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who was suspended for the remainder of the 2014 season after he pleaded no contest to reckless assault for striking his child with a switch, had his appeal for reinstatement denied on Friday. Peterson’s appeal was heard by former NFL executive Harold Henderson last week in Washington, D.C.. Henderson was appointed by commissioner Roger Goodell as independent arbitrator to hear the sides’ cases and issue a ruling. Peterson and his counsel challenged the “improper process, procedures and form of discipline” that they claimed Goodell imposed. Among other claims, Peterson said that… Read more

  • FBI Probing Teen's Hanging that Was Originally Ruled a Suicide

    FBI Probing Teen's Hanging that Was Originally Ruled a Suicide

    (BLADENBORO, N.C.) — The FBI is reviewing the investigation into the apparent hanging death of a 17-year-old boy that was originally ruled a suicide, the U.S. attorney said on Friday. Lennon Lacy, an African American teen, was found hanging from a swing set near a trailer park in Bladenboro, North Carolina, in August. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation has been handling the case until Friday, but District Attorney Jon Davis announced that the FBI is joining the case after Lacy’s relatives’ attorneys called for federal involvement. Davis reiterated that he believes that the case has been handled professionally,… Read more

  • Girl Police Say Ran Away After Letting Out Cat Found Safe

    Girl Police Say Ran Away After Letting Out Cat Found Safe

    (CHENEY, Wash.) — A missing Washington teen who hadn’t been seen since Thanksgiving was found safe Sunday morning, her family and police said. According to police, Jackie Doucette, 15, ran away from her home and went missing on Nov. 27 after she let the family cat out of the house. Doucette was found walking up to her house in Cheney at around 8:30 a.m. holding a cat, ABC affiliate KXLY-TV in Spokane reported. “Jackie is safe and with the authorities,” her mother, Liz Doucette, told KXLY-TV. She said that was all she could say. Cheney Police Sgt. Rick Beghtol told… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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