May 21, 2018

Two inmates charged with murder on the loose after escaping South Carolina jail

ABC News (ORANGEBURG, S.C.) -- One escaped inmate was caught Sunday, but two inmates -- both charged with murder -- are still on the loose after breaking out of a South Carolina prison late Saturday. The three inmates escaped from Orangeburg County Detention Center in Orangeburg, South Carolina, jus..
May 21, 2018

Santa Fe High School shooter studied previous mass shootings, acted alone: Sources

Galveston County Sheriff's Office(SANTA FE, Texas) -- The teenager who allegedly opened fire in a Texas high school and killed 10 people studied previous mass shootings before carrying out the attack, sources told ABC News. Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, researched tactics used by other mass shooter..
May 21, 2018

As nation mourns Sante Fe shooting victims, Texas governor tries to find ‘solutions’

Scott Olson/Getty Images(SANTA FE, Texas) -- Prayers were said at churches across Texas and the nation on Sunday for those killed and wounded in the nation's latest school shooting as investigators tried to learn what motivated a teenager to allegedly go on a rampage with his father's guns..
May 20, 2018

Increasing lava flow prompts new evacuations, first injury since eruption

U.S. Geological Survey(PUNA, Hawaii) -- New evacuations were underway in Hawaii as active lava flows Saturday evening caused brush fires to spread in Puna, the easternmost district on the Big Island. As of 6:30 p.m. local time (12:30 a.m. ET on Sunday), officials were unsure how many homes in the re..