December 18, 2014
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Fuse/Thinkstock(MT. JULIET, Tenn.) -- Aaron Williams, a kindergartner from Tennessee, may never look at a Santa Claus anywhere, anytime the same way again.The 6-year-old was surprised at his school Tuesday by his dad, a member of the U.S. Air Force who dr
Kuzma/iStock/Thinkstock(DALLAS) -- A Texas jury sentenced former Justice of the Peace Eric Williams to death in connection with the 2013 murder of the wife of a district attorney.The jury had found Williams guilty in the murder of Cynthia McLelland, the w
New Hampshire Attorney General's Office(CONCORD, N.H.) -- A New Hampshire man who allegedly kidnapped a teenage girl and held her for nine months now faces more than 200 charges, including assault and felonious sexual assault, prosecutors said Wednesday.N
iStock/Thinkstock(GRANT CREEK, Mont.) -- Markus Kaarma has been found guilty in the slaying of 17-year-old German exchange student Diren Dede, whom he shot after the teen wandered into Kaarma’s Grant Creek, Montana, garage.Kaarma had claimed that he
KCEN/Facebook(WACO, Texas) --  Police continued their search tonight for a suspect in the shooting of a Texas meteorologist outside a TV station in Waco, Texas.The suspect fled after allegedly shooting Patrick Crawford, NBC affiliate KCEN's morning m
KCEN/Facebook(WACO, Texas) -- A Texas meteorologist was shot Wednesday outside a TV station in Waco, police said.The suspect fled after allegedly shooting Patrick Crawford, NBC affiliate KCEN's morning meteorologist, multiple times in the studio's parking
ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Alan Gross, the American subcontractor released Wednesday morning after more than five years in a Cuban prison, says it’s "good to be home.”"What a blessing it is to be a citizen of this country," he added.Gross, who wa
FBI(BOSTON) -- Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to appear in federal court for a final status conference hearing Thursday before his trial is slated to begin on murder and terrorism charges next month -- making it the first tim
iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(BALTIMORE) -- Johns Hopkins University accidentally sent nearly 300 students emails suggesting they had been accepted to the school, when actually they had already been turned down, the school admitted.The university quickly se
Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Held for five years in Cuba, 65-year-old American contractor Alan Gross has been released from prison and is en route to U.S. soil, ABC News has learned exclusively.In a landmark humanitarian prisoner exchange to
Al Bello/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and Miami Heat was delayed for about 30 minutes Tuesday after a leak left water dripping onto the court.The installation of a new roof at New York City’s Barclays Ce
iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says motorists should be wary about seeing a red light in their rear view mirror this holiday season. It probably won't be from Rudolph's nose but a cop pulling them over for poss
Hemera/Thinkstock(UTICA, N.Y.) — The chief of a Utica, New York, fire station says its holiday sign reading "Happy Birthday Jesus We Love You" is staying put.Freedom From Religion Foundation based in Madison, Wisconsin, contends the sign outside Fir
shiyali/iStock/Thinkstock(CLEVELAND) -- An Ohio man says a Cleveland Heights police officer acted aggressively when he pulled his gun on him during a traffic stop as he was rushing to his wife in labor.Samuel Taylor says he didn’t immediately pull o
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Sony has told theaters they do not have to show The Interview, after the group claiming responsibility for stealing troves of Sony executives' emails released a note apparently threatening attacks on the theaters where th
Ivan Cholakov/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A man who was stranded for six days — five days on the water and then one on an uninhabited island in the Bahamas — has been rescued by the Coast Guard.Larry Sutterfield, 39, was found on the island
Antonprado/iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- The Los Angeles Police Department will receive funding to provide body cameras to every officer on the street in the next budget, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday."Out on the street, things aren't a
SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(BEAVERCREEK, Ohio) -- Family members of John Crawford III, who was shot and killed by Beavercreek police in a Walmart store in August, filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Tuesday against the officer who fired the fatal gunshots, h
iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Commuters in Washington, D.C., were inconvenienced on Tuesday morning when a water main break caused Metrorail service to be suspended.DC Water turned the water off at the source, while Metro workers worked to pump water o
Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(COSTA MESA, Calif.) -- Car owners may have second thoughts about dropping their rides off with the valet after seeing one new video.Dan Cowles left his new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray with a valet when he and his wife, Sandy, we
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