July 17, 2018

Somali-American teens handcuffed after erroneous 911 report from caller now being sought by police

iStock/Thinkstock(MINNEAPOLIS) -- The Somali-American teenage boys who were wrongfully handcuffed and detained by police in Minnesota have spoken out for the first time, with one of them calling himself a victim of discrimination. “When the cops came they pulled guns to our faces,” Aden Aden said at..
July 17, 2018

California firefighters struggle to contain deadly, rapidly growing wildfire

@YosemiteNPS/Twitter(MARIPOSA COUNTY, Calif.) -- Firefighters are struggling to contain a deadly wildfire that more than doubled in size on Monday, charring nearly 9,300 acres of land near Yosemite National Park in California's Sierra Nevada Mountains. The so-called Ferguson Fire, burning in Ma..
July 17, 2018

Former National Teacher of the Year now running for Congress

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WATERBURY, Conn.) -- In some cases, courage is contagious. That was the case for Jahana Hayes, a longtime teacher who decided to make her first foray into professional politics. Hayes told ABC News that the wave of new candidates running for office across the country wi..
July 17, 2018

4 of 5 teens in deadly Michigan rock-throwing case accept plea deals

ABC News(DETROIT) -- Four Michigan teenagers charged with murder in a highway rock-throwing incident agreed to plea deals on Monday, angering members of the victim’s family who feared the boys might get off easy under the agreement. The teens, ages 15 to 17, agreed to plead guilty to one count of ma..