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Community gives special send-off to medical volunteers

Community members in Ithaca, New York, were encouraged to join the send-off while practicing social distancing.
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Community members in Ithaca, New York, were encouraged to join the send-off while practicing social distancing.
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Florida EMS charged with felony after intentionally coughing on store employee

Christopher Canfora, 49, intentionally coughed on a store employee after commenting on the business' efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
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Florida EMS charged with felony after intentionally coughing on store employee
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Mother pleads for forgotten front-line workers after daughter dies of COVID-19

Leilani Jordan loved helping the customers at her grocery job, her mother said.
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Zenobia Shepherd of Maryland told ABC News that her daughter, Leilani Jordan, 27, had worked while sick with COVID-19 at a local Giant. Jordan died in the hospital.
April 8, 2020, 7:53 PM

Police apologize for using 'The Purge' siren to signal town's coronavirus curfew

Cops said they didn't know the alarm was used in the dystopian movie franchise.
April 8, 2020, 7:53 PM
A photo shows a general view of Baton Rouge, La., Oct. 12, 2013.
April 8, 2020, 7:51 PM

Physically apart but spiritually connected

With so much human contact cut off, the Jewish community in Baltimore is finding ways to stick together and keep the faith.
April 8, 2020, 7:51 PM
Physically apart but spiritually connected
April 8, 2020, 7:13 PM

News headlines today: Apr. 8, 2020

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
April 8, 2020, 7:13 PM
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April 8, 2020, 7:03 PM

Police use "purge siren" to signal curfew for city

In an effort to alert residents to the parish-wide curfew in Acadia Parish, Crowley Police rode around town broadcasting an alarm signal.
April 8, 2020, 7:03 PM
Police use "purge siren" to signal curfew for city
April 8, 2020, 6:06 PM

Auto insurance companies returning $800M in premiums during COVID-19

Two companies announced premium relief plans amid the coronavirus pandemic.
April 8, 2020, 6:06 PM
Two companies announced premium relief plans amid the coronavirus pandemic.
April 8, 2020, 4:01 PM

Faces of the coronavirus pandemic: Remembering those who died

Over 12,000 people have died from the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.
April 8, 2020, 4:01 PM
"Good Morning America" camera operator Tony Greer died on April 7 from coronavirus complications.
April 8, 2020, 3:59 PM

How essential workers who can't stay home are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic

Some utility workers have turned their offices into bedrooms.
April 8, 2020, 3:59 PM
Octavia French is one of at least 235 sanitation workers in Washington D.C.
April 8, 2020, 2:50 PM

What we know about coronavirus and pets, according to veterinarians

The CDC has reported no cases of domestic pets with coronavirus.
April 8, 2020, 2:50 PM
April 8, 2020, 2:29 PM

Man charged with felony after intentionally coughing on store employee

Man coughed after allegedly saying social distancing is "getting out of hand."
April 8, 2020, 2:29 PM
Christopher Canfora in a police booking photo.
April 8, 2020, 1:16 PM

Storm system brings hail to Chicago, Michigan

Thunderstorms are expected from Kentucky to the Gulf Coast Wednesday.
April 8, 2020, 1:16 PM
VIDEO: Storm system brings hail to Chicago, Michigan
April 8, 2020, 1:00 PM

Family sues Walmart after worker dies of coronavirus

The family of Wando Evans, 51, claims the company did not provide employees with protective equipment during the coronavirus outbreak.
April 8, 2020, 1:00 PM
VIDEO: Family sues Walmart after worker dies of coronavirus
April 8, 2020, 12:31 PM

Damaging winds, hail and tornadoes forecast from Midwest to the South

A new storm system will bring more severe thunderstorms to the Midwest.
April 8, 2020, 12:31 PM
A car on the northbound Harbor Freeway (I-110) in downtown Los Angeles plows through deep water during a torrential downpour on Monday, April 6, 2020. Snow and rain fell Monday on California as spring delivered the kind of stormy weather that was missing most of the winter. Numerous spinouts were reported on Los Angeles-area freeways, and there were scattered reports of roadway flooding and canyon road rockfalls.
April 8, 2020, 10:30 AM

Father arrested for playing with daughter in park, citing coronavirus restrictions

The police department has apologized for the arrest, calling it an "overreach."
April 8, 2020, 10:30 AM
Matt Mooney, 33, says he was handcuffed in front of his 6-year-old daughter for allegedly not respecting social distancing rules at a Brighton, Colo., park. Police later apologized for the incident.
April 8, 2020, 2:48 AM

Wisconsin governor lost bid to postpone primary election

Gov. Evers asked for primaries to be postponed while the state is under stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus pandemic.
April 8, 2020, 2:48 AM
VIDEO: Wisconsin governor lost bid to postpone primary election
April 8, 2020, 2:46 AM

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigns

Modly faced backlash after firing Navy Captain Crozier, who raised concerns over coronavirus spreading on the aircraft carrier, USS Theodore Roosevelt.
April 8, 2020, 2:46 AM
VIDEO: Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigns
April 8, 2020, 1:41 AM

EMTs: 'Nothing compares' to what they're seeing in New Jersey town

The mayor had called Teaneck "ground zero" for the state's infections.
April 8, 2020, 1:41 AM
Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corps in New Jersey, which has 120 active members, is now down to 40-50, Eric Orgen told ABC News.
April 8, 2020, 1:26 AM

Communities of color see alarming rates of COVID-19 cases

Data gathered by some cities and states show African Americans have been disproportionately affected by coronavirus. In Chicago, black people make up nearly 70% of all deaths.
April 8, 2020, 1:26 AM
VIDEO: Communities of color see alarming rates of COVID-19 cases
April 8, 2020, 1:22 AM

Washington secretary of state discusses elections by mail

Washington state is one of only five states in the U.S. that conducts elections entirely by mail.
April 8, 2020, 1:22 AM
VIDEO: Washington secretary of state discusses elections by mail
April 8, 2020, 1:19 AM

The Rundown: Top headlines today: April 7, 2020

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
April 8, 2020, 1:19 AM
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: April 7, 2020
April 8, 2020, 1:12 AM

By the Numbers: Pollution down as cities stay locked down

From Los Angeles to New Delhi, major cities see signs of reduced pollution due to the coronavirus shutdown.
April 8, 2020, 1:12 AM
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Pollution down as cities stay locked down
April 8, 2020, 1:08 AM

Nearly 10 million have filed for unemployment benefits

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on New York State and the federal government’s response.
April 8, 2020, 1:08 AM
VIDEO: Nearly 10 million have filed for unemployment benefits
April 8, 2020, 1:07 AM

New York continues to see large COVID-19 death toll

During Holy Week, St. John the Divine, the largest gothic cathedral in the world has been turned into a field hospital.
April 8, 2020, 1:07 AM
VIDEO: New York continues to see large COVID-19 death toll
April 8, 2020, 12:19 AM

Easter bunny surprises kids with drive-by greeting

Tiny Toes and Little Bows Photography in Massachusetts surprised children by pulling up to residences for a contact-free Easter celebration.
April 8, 2020, 12:19 AM
Easter bunny surprises kids with drive-by greeting
April 8, 2020, 12:16 AM

Wisconsin couple killed execution-style by daughter's boyfriend, prosecutors say

The teenage couple allegedly didn't follow her parents' social distancing rules.
April 8, 2020, 12:16 AM
The library and Red Gym on the University of Wisconsin campus, Madison are pictured circa 2017.
April 7, 2020, 10:41 PM

National Guard forms assembly line at food bank

Members of the Pennsylvania National Guard assemble packages for a Pittsburgh food bank as areas across the country reel from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
April 7, 2020, 10:41 PM
National Guard forms assembly line at food bank
April 7, 2020, 10:40 PM

Inmate dies in prison hit hard by coronavirus after heartbreaking plea to judge

Patrick Jones' request to have his sentence reduced was rejected.
April 7, 2020, 10:40 PM
The entrance to the Federal Correctional Institution in Oakdale, La., is pictured in an undated photo from the Federal Bureau of Prisons website.
April 7, 2020, 8:15 PM

Finding financial peace amid the coronavirus pandemic

Financial experts Rachel cruze and Dave Ramsey, share helpful tips to find financial peace.
April 7, 2020, 8:15 PM
VIDEO: Finding financial peace amid the coronavirus pandemic
April 7, 2020, 8:12 PM

Mississippi is declared a major disaster area amid the coronavirus outbreak

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves discussed the impact COVID-19 has had on his state.
April 7, 2020, 8:12 PM
VIDEO: Mississippi is declared a major disaster area amid the coronavirus outbreak
April 7, 2020, 6:30 PM

Massachusetts launches investigation into COVID-19 deaths at veterans home

Gov. Charlie Baker appointed an independent investigator to look into the tragic deaths at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home.
April 7, 2020, 6:30 PM
Gov. Charlie Baker appointed an independent investigator to look into the tragic deaths at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home.
April 7, 2020, 4:30 PM

Recovering coronavirus patient on ICU experience: 'I owe my life to a ventilator'

David Lat called his asthma an "Achilles heel" for the virus to exploit.
April 7, 2020, 4:30 PM
David Lat first started experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 in early March and assumed it was a cold or the flu. About a week later, he started having trouble breathing.
April 7, 2020, 3:28 PM

NYC hospitals continue battle against coronavirus as death toll grows

New York state has become the epicenter of the worldwide pandemic.
April 7, 2020, 3:28 PM
VIDEO: NYC hospitals continue battle against coronavirus as death toll grows
April 7, 2020, 3:26 PM

Navy captain fired for calling attention to spread of coronavirus on his ship

Captain Brett Crozier was fired by the acting Navy secretary, who called him “too naïve or too stupid” for command.
April 7, 2020, 3:26 PM
VIDEO: Navy captain fired for calling attention to spread of coronavirus on his ship
April 7, 2020, 3:15 PM

Will malaria drug hydroxychloroquine help COVID-19 patients?

The drug has been FDA-approved for malaria, but Trump has touted the medication in the fight against coronavirus infections.
April 7, 2020, 3:15 PM
VIDEO: Will malaria drug hydroxychloroquine help COVID-19 patients?
April 7, 2020, 2:50 PM

Black Enterprise magazine founder dies at age 85

Graves received numerous awards and accolades in his career.
April 7, 2020, 2:50 PM
Publisher and CEO of Black Enterprise Magazine Earl G. Graves poses with his book "How To Succeed In Business Without Being White" in Times Square in New York, April 17, 1997.
April 7, 2020, 1:40 PM

U.S. airlines assist in fight against COVID-19

As they face an unprecedented slowdown, airlines help with medical gear and transport.
April 7, 2020, 1:40 PM
VIDEO: US airlines assist in fight against COVID-19
April 7, 2020, 3:38 AM

Deer run wild in the streets of Michigan city

With a stay-at-home order in effect, the animals seem to have taken back the streets in at least one Grand Rapids neighborhood.
April 7, 2020, 3:38 AM
VIDEO: Deer run wild in the streets of Michigan city
April 7, 2020, 1:49 AM

How doctors are fighting the growing coronavirus pandemic

Harvard epidemiologist Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding discusses the fight on the front lines.
April 7, 2020, 1:49 AM
VIDEO: How doctors are fighting the growing coronavirus pandemic
April 7, 2020, 1:40 AM

Signs of Strength: ABC's James Longman's feel-good news stories

A 101-year-old woman offers advice to get through the pandemic, delivery dogs help the elderly get what they need, and more stories of hope amid the pandemic.
April 7, 2020, 1:40 AM
VIDEO: Signs of Strength: ABC's James Longman's feel-good news stories
April 7, 2020, 1:38 AM

Baton Rouge pastor ignores stay-at-home order by holding church services

Tony Spell, leader of the Life Tabernacle Church, was arrested for holding services for more than a thousand people in defiance of Louisiana’s stay-at-home order.
April 7, 2020, 1:38 AM
VIDEO: Baton Rouge pastor ignores stay-at-home order by holding church services
April 7, 2020, 1:35 AM

The Rundown: Top headlines today: April 6, 2020

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
April 7, 2020, 1:35 AM
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: April 6, 2020
April 7, 2020, 1:32 AM

By the Numbers: Coronavirus’ impact on voting in 2020

Wisconsin governor attempts to postpone tomorrow’s in-person primary voting by issuing an executive order.
April 7, 2020, 1:32 AM
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Coronavirus’ impact on voting in 2020
April 7, 2020, 1:22 AM

‘Worse than Katrina': New Orleans faces dangerous spike in COVID-19 deaths

New Orleans has become a hot spot for coronavirus cases as the state scrambles to keep up with the strain the outbreak is placing on the medical system.
April 7, 2020, 1:22 AM
VIDEO: ‘Worse than Katrina': New Orleans faces dangerous spike in COVID-19 deaths
April 7, 2020, 12:32 AM

Florida sheriff's office cheers residents for keeping beaches empty

A Florida sheriff's office thanked residents for respecting beach closures and staying home as much as possible to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
April 7, 2020, 12:32 AM
 A Florida sheriff's office thanked residents for respecting beach closures and staying home as much as possible to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
April 6, 2020, 10:50 PM

Kittens explore Georgia Aquarium

Kittens from the Atlanta Humane Society went on a field trip to the Georgia Aquarium while the aquarium is closed to the general public.
April 6, 2020, 10:50 PM
Kittens from the Atlanta Humane Society went on a field trip to the Georgia Aquarium while the aquarium is closed to the general public.
April 6, 2020, 8:11 PM

Cat Cora on how to stretch your food budget during the coronavirus pandemic

It’s become increasingly important to make homemade nutritious meals. Celebrity Chef and life expert Cat Cora shows us how to make a budget-friendly meal.
April 6, 2020, 8:11 PM
VIDEO: Stretching your food budget during the coronavirus pandemic
April 6, 2020, 7:07 PM

Judge describes unique adoption ceremony done over the phone due to coronavirus

Judge Cherry describes the phone call that solidified the family's adoption.
April 6, 2020, 7:07 PM
Tania and Christopher Parsons with their daughter Angel and son Dominic.
April 6, 2020, 4:48 PM

Dairy farmers in New York, Georgia and other states forced to dump milk

The coronavirus pandemic has closed restaurants and schools, diminishing the need for wholesale dairy.
April 6, 2020, 4:48 PM
The coronavirus pandemic has closed restaurants and schools, diminishing the need for wholesale dairy.