20/20 Posts

Medical Unit
May 31, 2014 3:19pm

Kansas Cardiologist Saves Doctor Who Trained Him

A routine cardiac case earlier this month became personal for Dr. George Pierson, after the Kansas cardiologist realized his patient was his former mentor. Pierson, a cardiologist at Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Overland Park, Kansas, told ABC News affiliate KMBC-TV in Kansas City,… Read More »

By ABC News

May 28, 2014 12:04pm

Cop Describes First Time He Went Undercover as a Hit Man

By ANDREW PAPARELLA, JASMINE BROWN and ALEXA VALIENTE Working undercover on his first case as a fake hit man, an officer said he was more nervous about messing up the case than he was about the danger posed by his secret identity. “I don’t want… Read More »

By ABC News

Medical Unit
May 23, 2014 10:18am

Teen With OCD Overcomes Fear of Leaving His House to Attend Prom

By ERIC M. STRAUSS, JASMINE BROWN and ALEXA VALIENTE Five years ago, when ABC News’ “20/20″ first met Rocco Decorso, the 12-year-old struggled to leave his house. Every morning before school, Decorso refused to walk out the door, a routine activity for most school children…. Read More »

By ABC News

Medical Unit
May 22, 2014 10:22am

Resources for Families Seeking Treatment for Anxiety, OCD

For years, ABC News’ “20/20″ has followed families with children suffering from crippling anxieties, tracking their progress through treatment and sharing their stories to help empower them and eliminate the stigma of mental health disorders. Below are some resources for families who might be interested… Read More »

By Alexa Valiente

May 16, 2014 2:23pm

ABC News’ Anchors, Correspondents Reveal How Barbara Walters Inspired Them

In a tribute to their colleague’s final appearance on “The View” and her historic career, ABC News’ anchors and correspondents shared their fondest memories and gratitude to ABC News’ Barbara Walters. Walters stepped down on Friday as co-host of “The View,” a daytime talk show… Read More »

May 12, 2014 5:31pm

ABC News Headquarters Named for Barbara Walters

Barbara Walters will have a permanent place at ABC News Headquarters — not just because of her history-making career in broadcast journalism, but because her name is on the building. Walters was honored in a special ceremony today, in which the ABC News building, located… Read More »

May 3, 2014 4:53pm

Family of Fatally Stabbed Student: ‘Our Hearts Are Forever Broken’

The family of Maren Sanchez, a 16-year-old stabbed to death at her Connecticut school slightly more than a week ago, today thanked supporters and expressed the pain of the family’s loss. “Our hearts are forever broken by the loss of our Maren,” read a statement… Read More »

By ABC News

May 2, 2014 10:32am

Zoo Next Door: Malibu Community Roars Over Tigers as Neighbors

By TOM BERMAN and FRANCESCA FERREIRA UPDATE: Since this story was first published, Irena Hauser and Sophia Krysek appealed the planning commission’s decision to deny their request for a permit to keep the tigers on their property. Their appeal was voted down, so now they… Read More »

By ABC News

May 1, 2014 5:01pm

Why Has This Man Been Honked at Over 5,000 Times?

By ANDREW PAPARELLA, ERIC M. STRAUSS and ALEXA VALIENTE Here’s the Situation:  Long-time Hubbard, Ohio, residents Rick and Cindy Krlich told ABC News’ “20/20″ that everyone in their town has turned against them. Over the past seven years, they said, horns have been honked 5,000… Read More »

By ABC News

Apr 28, 2014 6:11pm

Paul Fronczak: Stolen Baby Mystery Unsolved After 50 Years

By ANGELA M. HILL On the 50th anniversary of an unsolved mystery that continues to draw attention and leads from around the world, Paul Fronczak is still hoping to uncover his true identity and find the baby that was stolen a half century ago from… Read More »