June 30, 2018

Police use of Taser on unarmed black man in Pennsylvania spurs protests

ABC News(LANCASTER, Pa.) -- A crowd of protesters gathered on the steps of an old courthouse in southern Pennsylvania on Friday evening, one day after a video posted on social media showed a local officer using a Taser on an unarmed black man sitting on a sidewalk. The dozens of demonstrators outsid..
June 30, 2018

A fake news story helps expose a real crisis

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration last year “lost” nearly 1,500 migrant children whom a government agency placed with U.S. sponsors. Shocking news -- but it wasn’t true. But it was enough to outrage politicians, stir up journalists and make the public ask questions. Cha..
June 30, 2018

Driver who felt ‘guilty’ pays parking ticket after 44 years

WNEP-TV(MINERSVILLE, Penn.) -- A driver who felt guilty for decades has finally unburdened himself to police. His crime? Not paying a Pennsylvania parking ticket from 1974. Police Chief Michael Combs in Minersville, Pennsylvania, told ABC affiliate WNEP-TV that he received a letter with a parking ti..
June 30, 2018

Excessive and dangerous heat grips Plains, Midwest and Northeast

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Many of the major cities in the Midwest and Northeast -- from Chicago to Washington, D.C. -- began a heat wave on Friday. New York City, which missed a 90-degree reading by just one degree, will likely hit the number Saturday to start a trend of its own. Temperatures will soar ..