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California Chrome Comes Up Short in Triple Crown Bid

California Chrome Comes Up Short in Triple Crown Bid

ABC News(ELMONT, N.Y.) — On Saturday, California Chrome failed to complete horse racing’s Triple Crown, finishing the Belmont Stakes tied for fourth place, behind winner Tonalist.
Commissioner and Medal Count finished in second and third position resp…

Martin MacNeill Trial: Jury Finds Utah Doctor Guilty of Killing His Wife

Martin MacNeill Trial: Jury Finds Utah Doctor Guilty of Killing His Wife

George Frey/Getty Images(SALT LAKE CITY) — A Utah jury has found Dr. Martin MacNeil guilty of drugging and drowning his wife — all so he could allegedly pursue an affair with a woman he met online.
MacNeill, 57, has been found guilty of first degree …

Member of ‘Angola 3′ Dies Days After Release from Prison

Member of ‘Angola 3′ Dies Days After Release from Prison

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW ORLEANS) — A Louisiana man freed from jail less than a week ago after 41 years in solitary confinement has died, according to his attorney and a close friend.Herman Wallace, 71, died early Friday morning in New Orleans at the hom…

Cleveland Kidnapper Ariel Castro Found Dead in Prison Cell

Cleveland Kidnapper Ariel Castro Found Dead in Prison Cell

Angelo Merendino/Getty Images(ORIENT, Ohio) — Convicted Cleveland kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro has died after he was found hanged in his prison cell, Ohio Department of Corrections confirmed to ABC News.Castro, 53, was found hanging in his cell a…

Large Cargo Plane Crashes Near Birmingham Airport

Large Cargo Plane Crashes Near Birmingham Airport

Joseph Devenney/Getty Images(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) — A large cargo plane crashed outside the Birmingham, Ala. airport on Wednesday morning.Flames were reported at the scene where a UPS jet crashed near the Birmingham International Airport, killing the pil…

Police Kill Gunman After Bank Standoff, Two Hostages Shot

Police Kill Gunman After Bank Standoff, Two Hostages Shot

Hemera/Thinkstock(SAINT JOSEPH, La.) — A gunman inside a Louisiana bank shot his two remaining hostages, killing one of them, as police stormed the facility and killed the suspect in a standoff that lasted 12 hours, authorities said.The standoff ended…

Suspect in Teen’s Abduction Connected to Previous Missing Person Case

Suspect in Teen’s Abduction Connected to Previous Missing Person Case

FBI/Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail(NEW YORK) — A man charged with the abduction of a Virginia teenager who is still missing, was one of the last people to speak with another teen before she disappeared in 2010, according to authorities.Samant…

Four Bodies Recovered from Site of Small Plane Crash in Connecticut

Four Bodies Recovered from Site of Small Plane Crash in Connecticut

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(EAST HAVEN, Conn.) — The bodies of four people have been recovered from the remnants of two homes that burned after a small plane crashed into them yesterday in East Haven, Connecticut.  Two children, who were in one of the…

Kidnapper Ariel Castro ‘Calm and Cooperative’ in Temporary Prison Home

Kidnapper Ariel Castro ‘Calm and Cooperative’ in Temporary Prison Home

ABC News(CLEVELAND) — Kidnapper Ariel Castro has been “calm and cooperative” since being moved to his temporary prison home, where he will stay until Ohio officials determine where he will spend the rest of his life, a Department of Corrections spokes…

Ariz. Cardinals Cheerleader Arrested for Allegedly Attacking Boyfriend

Ariz. Cardinals Cheerleader Arrested for Allegedly Attacking Boyfriend

Arizona Cardinals | Scottsdale Police Department – Obtained by ABC News(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) — An Iraq War veteran turned NFL cheerleader was arrested for aggravated assault and disorderly conduct after she allegedly attacked her boyfriend, who captured…

Detainees at Secretive Guantanamo Camp Read ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Detainees at Secretive Guantanamo Camp Read ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

John Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — High-value detainees at Guantanamo Bay’s secretive Camp Seven enjoy the Fifty Shades of Grey series of novels, according to a congressman who recently toured the base.The Huffington Post quoted Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va….

Detainees at Secretive Guantanamo Camp Read ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Detainees at Secretive Guantanamo Camp Read ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

John Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — High-value detainees at Guantanamo Bay’s secretive Camp Seven enjoy the Fifty Shades of Grey series of novels, according to a congressman who recently toured the base.The Huffington Post quoted Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va….

Hudson River Boat Crash: Body Believed to Be Best Man Found

Hudson River Boat Crash: Body Believed to Be Best Man Found

iStockphoto(NEW YORK) — Searchers found a body Sunday believed to be the best man in a wedding party, who along with a bride-to-be was thrown overboard from a speed boat that slammed into a barge on the Hudson River, police said.
Mark Lennon, 30, has …

Three Killed in Indianapolis When Tour Bus Flips

Three Killed in Indianapolis When Tour Bus Flips

ABC News(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) — Investigators in Indianapolis, Ind. are working to determine what caused a bus filled with teenagers to slam into a median Saturday and flip, killing a youth pastor, his pregnant wife, and a female chaperone.
The church …

Bride-to-Be, Best Man Feared Dead After Hudson River Boat Accident

Bride-to-Be, Best Man Feared Dead After Hudson River Boat Accident

iStockphoto(NEW YORK) — A bride-to-be and her fiancé’s best man are still missing after they fell overboard when their boat hit a barge in New York’s Hudson River Friday night, and officials have arrested the driver of the boat on suspici…

Rick Warren to Return to Pulpit for First Time Since Son’s Suicide

Rick Warren to Return to Pulpit for First Time Since Son’s Suicide

Michael Kovac/Getty Images for The Elton John AIDS Foundation(LAKE FOREST, Calif.) — Pastor Rick Warren, the leader of Saddleback Church, one of the largest mega-churches in the country, and author of The Purpose Driven Life, plans to return to the pu…

Couple Wins $1 Million on Lottery Ticket in Garbage

Couple Wins $1 Million on Lottery Ticket in Garbage

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass.) — A Massachusetts couple was one trip to the garbage dump away from missing out on $1 million after they almost threw away a winning scratch-off lottery ticket.
Lucky for Joseph and Joanne Zagami, of N…

Man Sues Fishing Group Over $1M Prize

Man Sues Fishing Group Over $1M Prize

Courtesy Rodney Ply(DIAMOND CITY, Ark.) — Talk about one that got away.  An Arkansas man who caught a record 68-pound striped bass sued the International Game Fish Association for denying him a $1 million prize in their contest.
Rodney Ply, 41, o…

Alcatraz-Style Food on Menu at San Francisco Hotel

Alcatraz-Style Food on Menu at San Francisco Hotel

iStockphoto(SAN FRANCISCO) — How would you feel to know that prisoners were eating better than those of us on the outside? Not all prisoners, of course, but the ones at the famed, now-shuttered Alcatraz Island seemed to eat pretty well back in the day…

Detroit Mayor: ‘We Will Come Back’ From Bankruptcy

Detroit Mayor: ‘We Will Come Back’ From Bankruptcy

Cornelia Schaible/Getty Images(DETROIT) — In an exclusive interview on ABC’s This Week, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said he hopes the city’s decision to file for bankruptcy will provide a new beginning for Motor City.
“I’m surely h…

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