• Arizona Man Trades $160K Diamond for $20 Weed, Cops Say

    Arizona Man Trades $160K Diamond for $20 Weed, Cops Say

    (PHOENIX) — An Arizona man could have gotten himself one of the fanciest cars on the road and had money left over with what a diamond he allegedly stole was worth, but instead police say he traded the $160,000 gem for $20 worth of marijuana. Walter Earl Morrison, 20, of Phoenix, Az., was charged with felony theft after he allegedly stole a package containing the diamond while unloading a UPS cargo plane, authorities told ABC’s Phoenix affiliate KNXV-TV. The diamond was valued at $160,000, according to KNXV-TV. That’s enough money to buy a Maserati sports car and still have enough… Read more

  • Four College Students Killed When Semi Collides with Bus

    Four College Students Killed When Semi Collides with Bus

    (OKLAHOMA CITY) — Several members of a college softball team were killed when their bus collided with a semi truck Friday night near the Oklahoma/Texas boarder. A school bus carrying the North Central Texas College softball team back from a game was struck by a tractor-trailer rig that crossed the freeway median. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Capt. Ronnie Hampton says four members of the team were killed and 15 others were injured. Federal officials will be investigating the cause of the crash. More ABC news videos | Latest world news Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio © ABC News Radio

  • Oregon Teen Accused of Bringing Homemade Bomb to School

    Oregon Teen Accused of Bringing Homemade Bomb to School

    (PORTLAND, Ore.) — A 16-year-old boy is in jail after allegedly bringing a homemade bomb to his high school in St. Helens, Oregon. The student at St. Helens High School, near Portland, showed off the device he made to friends at school Friday morning, police said. Those friends then told school officials, who called police and quickly evacuated the high school. “I was shocked. Who would bring that to school?” Kenny Collord, a friend, told ABC News affiliate KATU. Collord said the boy told him that he made the bomb. “I guess his intention wasn’t to scare the school,” he… Read more

  • Chelsea Clinton Gives Birth

    Chelsea Clinton Gives Birth

    (CHICAGO) — Nearly 10 hours after firefighters extinguished the blaze at a Federal Aviation Administration Air Traffic Control Center in Aurora, Illinois, at least 1,669 flights have been canceled on Friday in and out of the two Chicago airports, one of which is the world’s busiest. As of 3:25 p.m. ET, there were 1,669 canceled flights that were to go in and out of O’Hare and Midway Airports Friday and 353 delayed flights. The fire, thought to be started by a contract employee, started a day after Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel proudly proclaimed O’Hare as the world’s busiest airport for… Read more

  • Contract Employee Charged in Fire That Grounded Chicago Flights

    Contract Employee Charged in Fire That Grounded Chicago Flights

    (CHICAGO) — The contract employee accused of starting the fire at an FAA facility outside Chicago that canceled and delayed hundreds of flights Friday is a 36-year-old man who used an unidentified accelerant and acted alone, according to the Aurora, Illinois, chief of police. More than 2,000 flights at O’Hare and Midway airports were cancelled when the facility went down, disrupting flights for travelers across the country. Police late Friday charged Brian Howard of Naperville, Ill., in connection with the fire at the FAA Air Route Traffic Control Center in Aurora, Ill. Howard was charged in U.S. District Court in… Read more

  • Hero Cop Who Shot Attacker Who Beheaded Ex-Colleague Was Also Company Exec

    Hero Cop Who Shot Attacker Who Beheaded Ex-Colleague Was Also Company Exec

    (MOORE, Okla.) — An executive at an Oklahoma food processing plant is being hailed as a hero after he used his training as a reserve deputy sheriff to shoot a violent attacker. The alleged attacker, Alton Nolen, was fired from his job at Vaughan Foods outside of Oklahoma City on Thursday afternoon and went directly from the human resources office to the front office where he started attacking two female employees, police said. He had already beheaded one woman and stabbed the second victim multiple times when Mark Vaughan, the company’s COO, shot him, police said. “Mark put an end… Read more

  • Fired Okla. Food Plant Employee Beheads Woman, Attacks Another

    Fired Okla. Food Plant Employee Beheads Woman, Attacks Another

    (MOORE, Okla.) — A man beheaded one woman and stabbed another Thursday at an Oklahoma food processing plant from which he had just been fired, authorities said. Alton Nolen was reportedly fired from Vaughan Foods in Moore, Oklahoma, Thursday afternoon and drove directly from the human resources office to another building in the facility and attacked two women in the front office, police said. Nolen “became angry” after being fired, the Moore Police Department said in a statement released Friday. Sources tell ABC News that Nolen may be mentally ill. Law enforcement officials have not discovered any evidence to suggest… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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