By ABC News

Jul 31, 2014 7:36pm

Are Deadly Small-Plane Accidents on the Rise?

Despite two deadly small-plane accidents this week that killed a total of three people, including a young girl, and one today that injured a family of four, experts say that it isn’t necessarily a trend. “Summer weather is better for flying so we have increased… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 31, 2014 4:54pm

After Vicious Attack, Afghan Woman Rebounds With Support of US Family

Bibi, the young Afghan woman whose nose and ears were cut off by her husband, is still healing inside and out but speaks English and calls the U.S. home. Now known as Aesha and with a new nose, the once-shy girl who did not know… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 29, 2014 8:55pm

Water Main Break Floods UCLA’s Basketball Court, Campus Buildings

A 100-year-old water main near the UCLA campus in Los Angeles ruptured Tuesday afternoon, spewing water into the air, stranding cars and people in underground parking structures, ABC station KABC reported. A geyser surged from the 30-inch pipe into the middle of Sunset Boulevard. Streets… Read More »

By Erin Mizraki

Jul 29, 2014 2:47pm

California Teen Calls 911 From Closet As Burglars Break Into Home

Police in California have released the heart-pounding audio recording between a quick-thinking 14-year-old girl hiding in a closet inside her Orange County home and a 911 dispatcher as burglars made their way inside the house. After hearing a suspicious knock on the door followed by… Read More »

Jul 25, 2014 9:29pm

United Jet Makes Emergency Landing After Odor Detected

A Boeing 777 operated by United Airlines made an emergency landing today because of a strange odor onboard, the second such incident this month. United Airlines flight 328 took off from Denver bound for Honolulu, but was forced to land in Salt Lake City Friday… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 25, 2014 9:00pm

Watch: SWAT Team Rushes Plane to Arrest ‘Unruly’ Flier

New, gripping cell phone video released today by Canada’s CTV News shows an armed Canadian SWAT team rushing onboard a plane to arrest a passenger who had allegedly threatened the aircraft. “Heads down, hands up,” the military team screams as they enter the plane. Sunwing… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 24, 2014 6:32pm

EF-1 Tornado Kills Couple, Injures Son at Virginia Campground

Police have identified a couple who were killed in their tent as a tornado ripped through a packed campground on the eastern shore of Virginia early today, injuring two dozen people. Ferocious winds twisted trailers and mangled trees as golf ball-sized hail rained on more than… Read More »

Jul 24, 2014 3:22pm

Baiting Bike Thieves – and Winning – in San Francisco

Police are hunting down thieves on the streets of San Francisco in a skyrocketing black market: stolen bicycles. “It’s a huge business,” Officer Matt Friedman, the head of the bike thief unit, said. “It’s this revolving door of bikes that get ripped off, end up… Read More »

Jul 24, 2014 2:22pm

6 Ways Parents Can Save Their Children From Deadly Hot Cars

WASHINGTON – Alert passersby in a Philadelphia parking lot may have saved a life this week when they noticed an infant trapped in the heat of a locked car. The Good Samaritans, seen on cellphone video, called first responders who rescued the child, and took… Read More »

By Erin Mizraki

Jul 21, 2014 2:17pm

Reserve Cop Who Posted Offensive Cyclist Rant Resigns

A volunteer reserve police officer in California has resigned after a video that she posted in which she jokes about running over cyclists went viral. Laura Weintraub of the Santa Paula Police Department posted to her Facebook on Saturday apologizing for the “mistake” and asking… Read More »