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Pastor Andrew Brunson says he's probably 'one of the most hated men in Turkey' where he was detained

(WASHINGTON) -- Pastor Andrew Brunson, the American who was detained in Turkey for two years before his release over the weekend, said he is "hated" in the country where he had lived and worked for more than 20 years in large part because of the Turkish government's accusation that he…... Read More

Wisconsin girl 'missing and endangered' after finding parents dead

(BARRON, Wis.) -- Police said a young Wisconsin girl is “missing and endangered” on Monday after discovering her parents dead inside the family’s home.Authorities issued an Amber Alert for 13-year-old Jayme Closs after discovering the bodies of her parents, James Closs, 56, and Denise Closs, 46, earlier in the day.Officers…... Read More

President Trump and first lady visit hurricane-ravaged areas in Florida, Georgia

(MEXICO BEACH, Fla.) -- President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump traveled to Florida and Georgia Monday afternoon to tour the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Michael and to highlight the ongoing recovery efforts as dozens still remain missing in the wake of the deadly storm.As he…... Read More

Hurricane Michael latest: Number of missing in hard-hit Mexico Beach drops dramatically

(MEXICO BEACH, Fla.) -- Five days after Hurricane Michael roared into the Florida Panhandle, decimating the seaside community of Mexico Beach, rescuers appear to have some good news -- just three people remain missing in the city that was torn apart by the Category 4 storm.Hurricane Michael's death toll has…... Read More

Mexico Beach home survives Hurricane Michael virtually untouched: 'We intended to build it to survive'

(MEXICO BEACH, Fla.) -- The seaside community of Mexico Beach, Florida, was demolished by Hurricane Michael -- but one family's newly-built concrete home survived virtually untouched."Hurricanes happen and so we intended to build it to survive" and pass through the generations, Dr. Lebron Lackey told ABC News of the vacation…... Read More

Police searching for 3 men involved in brawl after right-wing Proud Boys event at New York club

(NEW YORK) -- Police released photos of three men allegedly involved in a violent clash between right- and left-wing protesters in New York City last week.Investigators with the New York Police Department say the three took part in a brutal brawl Friday night between protesters and members of the right-wing…... Read More

Woman fired after video shows her blocking black man from entering his apartment building

(ST. LOUIS) -- A white woman in St. Louis was fired after videos went viral of her trying to block a black man from entering his own apartment building on Saturday.D'Arreion Toles recorded his attempts to enter his apartment complex after returning home late from work. The woman can be…... Read More

How hackable are American voting machines? It depends who you ask

(NEW YORK) -- To hear Alex Halderman tell it, hacking the vote is easy.The University of Michigan professor is on a crusade to demonstrate how vulnerable American voting machines are, and some of his arguments are quite compelling. He has rigged mock elections. He has testified to the machines’ vulnerabilities…... Read More

Missing 15-year-old Pennsylvania boy may be hiking Appalachian Trail: Police

(HARRISBURG, Pa.) -- A missing Pennsylvania teenager may have left to hike the Appalachian Trail, authorities said.Corey Lee Bliesath, 15, was last seen at his home in Swatara Township near Harrisburg around 9 p.m. Saturday, Pennsylvania State Police said Monday.Bliesath had been talking about going to Florida by way of…... Read More

Surveillance video shows teacher, nurse dragging boy with autism

(FAYETTE COUNTY, Ky.) -- Kentucky mom is expressing outrage after viewing surveillance video of a teacher dragging her son through the hallway at school, an incident she says left him bruised and traumatized.Jo Grayson found it hard to contain her anger in an interview on Sunday after the Fayette County…... Read More

Over two dozen injured as bus plows into car on Los Angeles freeway

(LOS ANGELES) -- More than two dozen people were injured on Sunday after a bus crossed a freeway divider and plowed into a passenger car on the 405 in Los Angeles.The accident happened at about 1 p.m. local time and sent 25 people to the hospital, according to the Los…... Read More

Seven-year-old boy gets police escort to final cancer treatment

(BANGOR, Maine) -- A 7-year-old boy who was not supposed to live past April was surprised with a police escort to his final cancer treatment.Liam Silveira from Bangor, Maine, has been fighting high grade glioma for over a year. Doctors told his mother, Devin Silveira, that Liam’s cancer was aggressive…... Read More

Hamilton star becomes the face of voter ID card drive for Puerto Rico’s displaced Maria survivors

(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- Javier Munoz is on a mission.The former star of hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” is trying to get people the identification cards they need to vote this November.As the U.S. fast approaches the November midterm elections, Munoz is now the face of a 60-second video in…... Read More

At least 46 missing in Florida city hit hard by Hurricane Michael

(MEXICO BEACH, Fla.) -- At least 46 people remained unaccounted for on Sunday in Mexico Beach, Florida, an area pulverized by Hurricane Michael, the city's mayor told ABC News.Mayor Al Cathey said that 289 people, including 10 children, decided to stay put, despite evacuation orders, and ride out the category…... Read More