July 4, 2018

Fireworks store goes up in flames on eve of Fourth of July

Bolivar Herald-Free Press/Jill Way(PLEASANT HOPE, Missouri) -- A fireworks retailer in Missouri went up in flames on the eve of Fourth of July. Firefighters responded to a major fire at AM Pyrotechnics in Pleasant Hope, Missouri, on Tuesday night, according to Springfield, Missouri, ABC affiliate KS..
July 4, 2018

Mother of missing Navy man: ‘We need to find my kid’

Diane Palmer(HONOLULU, Hawaii) -- A Navy corpsman's mom hopes her missing son is still alive after he vanished following a night on the town with a few Marine buddies, taking in a state fair and having drinks at a popular bar, ABC News has learned. Seaman Shaun Palmer, 24, who is assigned to th..
July 3, 2018

Man shot with Taser files lawsuit against police department

Juan Almestica (LANCASTER, Pa.) -- A Pennsylvania man who was videotaped being tasered by police while sitting on a curb is suing the department for use of excessive force. Attorneys for Sean Williams, 27, filed a lawsuit Monday against the Lancaster Police Department and the officer who fired the T..
July 3, 2018

A ‘shocking increase’ in citizenship application backlog, new report finds

DigitalVision/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A July 2 report from the National Partnership for New Americans found a “shocking” 88 percent increase in citizenship application processing backlog since 2015. The report, presented at a news conference with House members Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., and Luis Gutie..