Harvard report helps parents emphasize ethics, character during college applications

(NEW YORK) -- After the curtain was pulled back on the allegations of bribery, cheating and deception that has plagued some of the country's elite universities, a new study from a Harvard University-b... Read More

DNA links suspect to 1999 cold case murders of 2 Alabama teenage girls, police say

(BIRMINGHAM, Alabama) -- Alabama police have linked a suspect to the 1999 cold case murders of two 17-year-old girls using DNA and genetic genealogy.

Investigators identified Coley McCraney, of Dothan, Alabama, in the murders of J.B. Beasl... Read More

Nebraska dealing with record river flooding

(NIOBRARA, Nebraska) -- Eastern Nebraska continues to deal with record-breaking river flooding this weekend due to rapid snow melt, ice jams and last week's rainfall.

The flooding has caused parts of highways, including some bridges, to be... Read More

Body found on roadside believed to be abducted 2-year-old girl: Police

(MILWAUKEE) -- A child’s body wrapped in a blanket and found on the side of a road in Minnesota is believed to be that of Noelani Robinson, a 2-year-old girl for whom an Amber Alert was issued on Monday and whose father allegedly shot and kille... Read More

Alleged robber at Bellagio casino dies after trading gunfire with police on Las Vegas strip

(LAS VEGAS) -- An attempted robbery at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas ended in a gunfight between police and the suspect late Friday.

An armed man walked into the casino and approached a popular poker cage, where he demanded money,... Read More

Suspect in custody for the killing of reputed Gambino crime family boss Francesco 'Franky Boy' Cali, shooting may not be mob related: Sources

(NEW YORK) -- The first mob boss murder in New York in 30 years may have nothing to do with the mob, multiple law enforcement sources told ABC News.

"We believe we have the shooter in custody," said NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea... Read More

Student paper claims university did not inform them of coach in admissions scandal

(WASHINGTON) -- Georgetown University, one of the eight universities involved in the largest college admissions scandal in history, conducted an internal investigation into the school’s former tennis coach, who was accused of accepting bribes f... Read More

Plains, Upper Midwest dealing with record flooding

(NEW YORK) -- Major, even historic, river flooding is occurring in parts of the Plains and Upper Midwest and will persist through the weekend and into early next week.

There are still flood alerts due to river flooding from Kansas to Michi... Read More

Abuse investigation underway at home of Chiefs' star wide receiver Tyreek Hill

(OVERLAND PARK, Kan.) -- A police investigation into the abuse of a child is underway at the home of Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill, according to police reports.

Two police reports in the past two weeks detail an investigation into al... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 3/15/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:

INTERLEAGUE
Philadelphia 3 Toronto 2
L.A. Angels 5, San Francisco 5
Chicago Cubs 11, Chicago White Sox 9
L.A. Angels 2, Arizona 1
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In moving speech, kidnap survivor Elizabeth Smart comforts Jayme Closs’ community

(BARRON, Wis.) -- Even within the members of her own Wisconsin community -- which searched relentlessly for Jayme Closs for 88 days until the 13-year-old managed to escape her abductor – few if any truly understand the terrifying dimensions of ... Read More