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October 16

Convicted murderer Robert Durst hospitalized with COVID-19

Durst appeared in court two days ago for his sentencing.
October 16
Robert Durst is sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing his best friend Susan Berman at the Airport Courthouse, Oct. 14, 2021, in Los Angeles.
October 16

Deputy fatally shot, 2 injured at Houston nightclub shooting

The suspected shooter was described as a Hispanic male in his early 20s.
October 16
Mark Herman, Harris County Constable for Precinct 4 speaks during a press conference on the shooting death of a police officer  at the 45 North Bar and Lounge, Oct. 15, 2021.
October 16

Dramatic video shows Amtrak train slamming into semi-truck car hauler

Five people were transported to the hospital after the collision.
October 16
A still from a bystander's video taken right before an Amtrak train collided with a car hauler semi-truck in Thackerville, Oklahoma, on Oct. 15, 2021.
October 16

Boy, 13, killed in home by bullets that flew through window

Investigators are working to locate persons of interest in the case.
October 16
Police at the scene of a shooting where a 13-year-old boy was killed in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Oct. 15, 2021.
October 16

Video shows Amtrak train striking semi-truck

An Amtrak train coming from Fort Worth, Texas, struck a semi-truck near Thackerville, Oklahoma, leaving at least four passengers with minor injuries, according to Amtrak.
October 16
An Amtrak train coming from Fort Worth, Texas, struck a semi-truck near Thackerville, Oklahoma, leaving at least four passengers with minor injuries, according to Amtrak.
October 16

Deputy killed in 'ambush' at Houston nightclub: Police

A Texas constable deputy was fatally shot and two other deputies were injured in an ambush while working an extra job outside a Houston nightclub, police said.
October 16
A Texas constable deputy was fatally shot and two other deputies were injured in an ambush while working an extra job outside a Houston nightclub, police said.
October 16

Birds saved from California oil spill

SAVED FROM THE SPILL: Two birds that were rescued from the oil spill in Huntington Beach, California, are set free after being rehabilitated.
October 16
VIDEO:  Birds saved from California oil spill
October 15

ABC News Live Prime: Friday, October 15, 2021

Breaking down booster shot options after FDA panel’s latest recommendation; Grandfather’s reaction to Dua Lipa concert tickets goes viral; ‘The Bidens’ examines first family’s rise to power
October 15
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Friday, October 15, 2021
October 15

By the Numbers: Adele’s new album

A look behind British star Adele’s success as she debuts her latest single, “Go Easy on Me,” ahead of her new album, “30,” coming out next month.
October 15
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Adele’s new album
October 15

The Rundown: Top headlines today: Oct. 15, 2021

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
October 15
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: Oct. 15, 2021
October 15

Grandfather’s reaction to Dua Lipa concert tickets goes viral

ABC News’ Stephanie Ramos speaks with “Papa Richy,” an 80-year-old grandfather who went viral on TikTok for his reaction to getting birthday tickets to see his favorite artist, Dua Lipa, in concert.
October 15
VIDEO: Grandfather’s reaction to Dua Lipa concert tickets goes viral
October 15

‘The Bidens’ examines first family’s rise to power

ABC News’ Stephanie Ramos speaks with Politico National Correspondent Ben Schreckinger about his new book, “The Bidens: Inside the First Family’s Fifty-Year Rise to Power.”
October 15
VIDEO: ‘The Bidens’ examines first family’s rise to power
October 15

Suspect charged with attempted murder in alleged hate crime shooting of Black man

The victim, who was shot seven times, said he holds no hatred for the shooter.
October 15
Bobby Gayle, who was shot seven times in an alleged hate crime, speaks from his hospital bed in Stockton, Calif., on Oct. 14, 2021.
October 15

Double amputee beats breast cancer diagnosis

Yvonne Llanes already knew her strength -- and her community.
October 15
Yvonne Llanes at the Hanger Clinic's Bootcamp for Amputees on Oct. 14, 2021.
October 15

'My body is not their property': Texas woman's journey for an abortion

Texas college student Madi, 21, traveled hundreds of miles for the procedure.
October 15
Madi, who asked to only be identified by her first name, is a college student in Texas.
October 15

ABC News Live: FDA panel unanimously recommends Johnson & Johnson boosters

Plus, President Joe Biden’s child care plan and the future of the Latino vote in the US.
October 15
VIDEO: ABC News Live: FDA panel unanimously recommends booster doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine
October 15

Biden pushes lower childcare costs

Plus, the latest on President Joe Biden's bipartisan infrastructure deal and the broader social safety net bill.
October 15
VIDEO: Biden pushes lower childcare costs
October 15

Shipping executive talks supply chain nightmare

Executive director of the port of Houston speaks on problems affecting the supply chain and what can be done to alleviate the bottleneck.
October 15
VIDEO: Shipping executive talks supply chain nightmare
October 15

Future of the Latino vote in the US

The CEO of the nonpartisan, nonprofit NALEO discusses the importance of the Latino vote going forward in U.S. elections as well as the community’s contributions to the country.
October 15
VIDEO: Future of the Latino vote in the US
October 15

On Location: October 15, 2021

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
October 15
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
October 15

Murdaugh family murders, mysteries: Timeline

Alex Murdaugh turned himself in at the Hampton County Detention Center Thursday.
October 15
Lawyer Alex Murdaugh walks into his bond hearing, Sept. 16, 2021, in Varnville, S.C.
October 15

DOJ to ask Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

The move comes after a federal appeals court allowed SB8 to remain in effect.
October 15
PHOTO: Protesters organized by NYC for abortion rights demonstrate outside Saint Pauls Roman Catholic Church in the Brooklyn Borough of New York City, on Oct. 9, 2021.
October 15

Feel good Friday: Father-daughter duo’s school spirit

Air force veteran goes viral for cheering on daughter.
October 15
VIDEO: Feel good Friday: Father-daughter duo’s school spirit
October 15

ABC News Live: John Deere workers on strike for 2nd day in a row

Plus, the FDA is set to meet and discuss booster shots; and making tamales for Hispanic Heritage Month.
October 15
VIDEO: ABC News Live: John Deere workers on strike for 2nd day in a row
October 15

Officials vow to replace lead pipes in city amid water crisis

There has been high levels of lead in the city's water for the past 3 years.
October 15
A water tower is pictured, Oct. 24, 2018, near downtown Benton Harbor, Mich.
October 15

Parkland school shooting suspect plans to plead guilty

Cruz was arrested in the 2018 killing of 14 students and three staff members.
October 15
In this Feb.14, 2018 file photo people are brought out of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after a shooting at the school in Parkland, Fla.
October 15

ABC News Live: Former President Bill Clinton hospitalized

Plus, Trump adviser Steve Bannon is facing criminal contempt charges, and the deadline for TSA workers to get vaccinated looms.
October 15
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Former President Bill Clinton hospitalized
October 15

John Deere workers striking for 2nd straight day

ABC News’ Terry Moran is at the strike’s front line, discussing its impact on John Deere workers across the country.
October 15
VIDEO: John Deere workers striking for 2nd straight day
October 15

Benton Harbor residents urged to keep drinking and cooking with bottled water

At least 100,000 bottles of water have been handed out over five days as lead continues to be detected in residents' water.
October 15
At least 100,000 bottles of water have been handed out over five days as lead continues to be detected in residents' water.
October 15

Ex-Boeing test pilot indicted in 737 Max probe

Boeing's former 737 MAX pilot, Mark Forkner, was indicted for fraud Thursday for allegedly misleading regulators about problems tied to the aircraft's two fatal crashes.
October 15
Boeing's former 737 MAX pilot, Mark Forkner, was indicted for fraud Thursday for allegedly misleading regulators about problems tied to the aircraft's two fatal crashes.
October 15

This is what conservationists need to do to prevent further loss of species in the US

The Biden administration is being criticized for lack of urgency.
October 15
Bachman's Swamp-Warbler.
October 15

Off-duty female officer charged with murder for shooting woman she found with partner

The police officer was taken into custody at the scene of the shooting.
October 15
An NYPD officer is in custody after she allegedly shot her intimate partner and another woman, killing the latter, on Oct. 13, 2021.
October 14

ABC News Live Prime: Thursday, October 14, 2021

John Deere workers on strike: ‘They can’t take our money’; Podcast hosts speaks on importance of Latino representation; Doctor breaks down Moderna’s booster shot and mixing of vaccines
October 14
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Thursday, October 14, 2021
October 14

John Deere workers on strike: ‘They can’t take our money’

ABC News’ Terry Moran reports on the ongoing strikes across America, with thousands of workers from John Deere, Warrior Met Coal, Kellogg and Kaiser Hospitals hitting the picket lines.
October 14
VIDEO: John Deere workers on strike: ‘They can’t take our money’
October 14

Biden official on supply chain crunch: ‘Bumps along the way’ to reopen economy

ABC News’ Stephanie Ramos speaks with Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo on the Biden administration’s response to the supply chain crunch and rising prices.
October 14
VIDEO: Biden official on supply chain crunch: ‘Bumps along the way’ to reopen economy
October 14

By the Numbers: Heating bills expected to soar this winter

As winter nears, Americans are expected to pay as much as 54% more on heating bills compared to last year.
October 14
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Heating bills expected to soar this winter
October 14

The Rundown: Top headlines today: Oct. 14, 2021

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
October 14
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: Oct. 14, 2021
October 14

Podcast hosts speak on importance of Latino representation

ABC’s Stephanie Ramos speaks with “Hyphenated” podcast hosts Joanna Hausmann and Jenny Lorenzo about Latino representation and the pressure of holding multiple ethnic identities.
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October 14

TikTok user sells human bones, ignites ethical debate online

A 21-year-old TikToker is selling spines and fetus skulls.
October 14
Jon-Pichaya Ferry is knowns as JonsBones on TikTok.
October 14

Teen sentenced to 9 years to life for killing of Barnard student

Luchiano Lewis, 16, one of three teenagers connected to the stabbing death of college student Tessa Majors, was sentenced to a maximum of nine years to life in prison on Thursday.
October 14
Luchiano Lewis, 16, one of three teenagers connected to the stabbing death of college student Tessa Majors, was sentenced to a maximum of nine years to life in prison on Thursday.
October 14

Pumpkin farmers ready to deliver fun this Halloween season

Have no fear this Halloween season.
October 14
Brigette Basse, co-owner of “Pumpkin Town Farms,” in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
October 14

Judge faces criticism following report that Black children were illegally jailed

Eleven children were charged with a crime that doesn't exist, the attorney said.
October 14
The entrance to the Rutherford County Juvenile Services Center in Murfreesboro, Tenn., is pictured in a Google Maps Street View image collected in August 2019.
October 14

ABC News Live: Thousands of John Deere workers go on strike

Plus, what is causing the global supply chain crisis? Also, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel met Thursday to discuss Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster shots.
October 14
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Thousands of John Deere workers go on strike
October 14

Thousands of John Deere workers go on strike

More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers went on strike after the union rejected a contract offer earlier this week that would have delivered a 5% to 6% raise for workers.
October 14
VIDEO: Thousands of John Deere workers go on strike
October 14

What is causing the global supply chain crisis?

Port congestion and worker shortages have led to delays that have raised prices for consumers and slowed the global economic recovery.
October 14
VIDEO: What is causing the global supply chain crisis?
October 14

Black man shot 7 times in potential hate crime, police say

The victim's brother said the shooter said the n-word "over and over again."
October 14
Bobby Gayle is seen in this undated photo.
October 14

Teen sentenced to maximum for Barnard student slaying, parents speak on their grief

Tessa Majors, 18, was stabbed to death while walking through a Manhattan park.
October 14
An undated photo shows Tessa Majors, an 18-year old Barnard College student who died after she was stabbed in Morningside Park in Upper Manhattan, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2019.
October 14

Family, friends remember college student Miya Marcano at funeral service

Miya's body was found Oct. 2, eight days after she was last seen.
October 14
The casket for Miya Marcano at her funeral service, Oct. 14, 2021, at the Cooper City Church of God, in Cooper City, Fla.
October 14

ABC News Live: FDA set to meet, discuss authorization of booster shots

Plus, major supply chain issues are threatening holiday shopping, and a young woman from Texas had to travel out of state to get an abortion.
October 14
VIDEO: ABC News Live: FDA set to meet, discuss authorization of booster shots
October 14

Biden provides update on COVID-19 response, vaccination effort

President Joe Biden urged Americans to keep getting vaccinated, saying COVID cases are down 47% and hospitalizations down 38% over the last six weeks.
October 14
VIDEO: Biden provides update on COVID-19 response, vaccination effort