By ABC News

Apr 10, 2014 4:11pm

Is Someone Stealing Some of the World’s Deadliest Snakes and Selling Them?

By NICK CAPOTE and LAUREN EFFRON One of deadliest snakes in the world rules a speck of land off the coast of Brazil. So many venomous Golden Lancehead pit vipers live there that it has been dubbed, “Snake Island.” The island’s lush, green terrain looks… Read More »

By ABC News

Apr 10, 2014 12:32pm

Firefighters Smash BMW’s Windows to Stretch Hose Toward 8-Alarm Blaze

Next time you think about parking in front of a fire hydrant, keep this BMW in mind. The owner took a gamble, perhaps thinking, “What are the chances they’ll actually need to use the hydrant, right?” Well, Wednesday night, an eight-alarm fire broke out across… Read More »

Apr 10, 2014 12:08pm

Prom-Goers Fall in Creek Posing for Bridge Photo

The picturesque white bridge on the grounds of a former bed-and-breakfast in Pierce, Neb., was the perfect spot for a prom photo of 21 high school seniors, until it was not. Instead of providing a timeless photo, the bridge collapsed under the weight of the… Read More »

Apr 10, 2014 2:31am

Classmate Calls Pa. High School Stabbing Suspect ‘Misunderstood’

A classmate of Alex Hribal, the 16-year-old accused of stabbing 22 people at Franklin Regional High School on Wednesday, described him as “misunderstood,” adding that he had a “disturbing twist” about him. Morgan Ritchey said she had two classes with Hribal and sat in front… Read More »

Apr 9, 2014 2:09pm

Lost Wallet Returned With $20 and a Heartwarming Note

  Miami Senior High School student Cristhian Reyes had his lost wallet returned by a total stranger with conditions attached, but not the kind of conditions Reyes was expecting. Instead of asking for money in exchange for the wallet, the anonymous finder filled Reyes’ wallet… Read More »

By Kayle Fields

Apr 9, 2014 1:46pm

Boy, 9, Treks Across Miles of Snow to Rescue Dad

Bode Bierdneau realized that his father was trapped under his snowmobile with severe leg injuries and the son was unable to dig him out. So the boy, 9, started walking miles for help through the snow, even though he didn’t know which way to go…. Read More »

By ABC News

Apr 8, 2014 5:58pm

Batkid Throws First Pitch at San Francisco Giants Game

Miles Scott, the adorable 5-year-old who stopped traffic in San Francisco last November with his appearance as Batkid during a Make-a-Wish Foundation event, threw the ceremonial first pitch at a Giants game today to raucous cheers. The boy, whose leukemia is in remission, is a… Read More »

By Rheana Murray

Apr 8, 2014 5:05pm

Video Shows Rat Terrorizing New Yorkers on Subway Train

A rat sent straphangers shrieking and leaping onto their seats when it was spotted scurrying across the floor of a New York City subway train Monday morning. Shocking video shows the plump pest terrorizing passengers on the Brooklyn-bound A train. “Someone getting off the train… Read More »

By Jonah Lustig

Apr 8, 2014 3:50pm

Orca Ban in Theme Parks a ‘Silly Bill,’ Sea World Says

A proposal to ban killer whales from performing in California theme parks is a “silly, silly bill,” a spokesman for Sea World said today, and he warned the state legislature that “if you ban them, you buy them.” Scott Wetch, a lobbyist representing Sea World,… Read More »

Apr 8, 2014 3:47pm

Earth Will Line Up Directly With the Sun and Mars Tonight

As the sun sets tonight, sky gazers will get a special treat from mother nature: a view of the sun setting in the west and Mars rising in the east. NASA announced that Mars and Earth are traveling toward one another on their orbits around… Read More »