By ABC News

Aug 19, 2014 5:41pm

South Pasadena Alleged School Massacre Plot Foiled

Two Southern California male teenagers were being held in juvenile hall today after an investigation by authorities using social media discovered the two were in the early stages of a plot to allegedly commit a mass shooting at South Pasadena High School. “It was a… Read More »

By ABC News

Aug 19, 2014 3:23pm

Pooped Ex-Mayor Says Why He Tossed Dog Feces

By JAMES WANG, RICHARD BRENNER and ALEXA VALIENTE The former San Marino, California, mayor who resigned after admitting to tossing a bag of dog poop on a neighbor’s sidewalk says it was a “mistake.” “I was tired in the time that I did it,” Dennis… Read More »

By ABC News

Aug 19, 2014 10:41am

Anger Over Prison Release for Man Who Bulldozed Neighborhood

By HARRY PHILLIPS and ALEXA VALIENTE A man who went on a bulldozing rampage in his neighborhood after a dispute with a neighbor will soon be released from prison, while his former neighbors are still dealing with the wreckage he left behind. Barry Swegle, 51,… Read More »

Aug 19, 2014 4:00am

Meet North America’s Oldest Hippo on His 58th Birthday

Bertie has been around longer than any of his fellow tenants. He moved in on December 16, 1958, back when “The Donna Reed Show” was on TV and Dwight D. Eisenhower was in the White House. He’s fathered 29 offspring, despite having only two mates…. Read More »

By Bill McGuire

Aug 18, 2014 10:22pm

Trayvon Martin’s Mom to Brown Family: Shares ‘Never-Ending Pain’

The mother of the late Trayvon Martin, in a letter to the family of the late Michael Brown, whose slaying by a Ferguson, Missouri, cop has touched off protests and violence, said her prayers are with the family in their never-ending pain. “I wish I… Read More »

Aug 15, 2014 4:19pm

Fed Warning Over Drones Flying Near Wildfires

Federal wildfire authorities issued a new warning today against the use of remote controlled drones they say could interfere with firefighting aircraft and put firefighter lives at risk. This year, there have been at least three instances of an unmanned drone flying in restricted airspace… Read More »

By Dina Abou Salem

Aug 13, 2014 3:20pm

Wannabe Beauty Queen’s High-Heel Video Brings Insurance Fraud Bust

A beauty contestant from Riverside, California, has been arrested for workers’ compensation fraud after authorities discovered her featured in an online video competing in high heels — all while she allegedly was collecting disability over a foot injury claim. Shawna Lynn Palmer, 22, who participated… Read More »

By ABC News

Aug 8, 2014 6:00pm

Malala Yousafzai’s Facebook Chat: One Voice Makes a Difference

By Alison Thoet In a wide-ranging conversation with two of the most well-known women in the world, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg interviewed Malala Yousafzai in a live Facebook chat with 185,220 viewers today. Sandburg introduced the 17-year-old as a “living symbol of the transcendent importance… Read More »

By ABC News

Aug 7, 2014 10:59am

Woman ‘Very Nervous’ Since Being Grazed by Lightning in Living Room

By EDWARD LOPEZ and ALEXA VALIENTE A New York woman says she hasn’t been herself since she survived being grazed by lightning while sitting on a couch in her living room. “I’m feeling the same, but … like very nervous,” Theresa Szelest told ABC News’… Read More »

By ABC News

Aug 6, 2014 10:01pm

Ex-Taliban Captive Bowe Bergdahl’s Army Hearing ‘Not an Interrogation’

Former Taliban prisoner Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl met today with Army investigators in a session his attorney called “respectful,” saying he “could not have asked for a better meeting.” Berghdahl’s attorney, Eugene Fidell, said Bowe’s session at Ft. Sam Houston with the investigator looking into the… Read More »