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News headlines today: Sept. 28, 2020

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Former Louisville cop pleads not guilty on wanton endangerment charges

If convicted, Brett Hankison faces up to five years in prison.
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Former Louisville Metro Police Officer Brett Hankison is pictured in a booking photo released by the Shelby County Detention Center in Kentucky on Sept. 23, 2020.
September 28

New wildfires engulf Northern California's wine country

There are 27 wildfires currently burning in California.
September 28
The Glass Fire burns a hillside above Silverado Trail in St. Helena, Calif., Sept. 27, 2020.
September 28

ABC News Live Update: 2 new wildfires break out overnight, scorching nearly 11K acres

Plus, a 6-year-old boy in Texas died from a brain-eating amoeba and a new report shows the president only paying $750 in federal income tax in 2016 and 2017.
September 28
VIDEO: ABC News Live Update: 2 new wildfires break out overnight, scorching nearly 11K acres
September 28

Heat wave expected in coming days as fires continue to roar across the west

Temperatures are expected to be over 100 degrees in Palm Springs and Burbank, California.
September 28
VIDEO: Heat wave expected in coming days as fires continue to roar across the west
September 28

2 new wildfires out West scorch nearly 10,000 acres overnight

Flames reaching nearly 150 feet high and mandatory evacuations in Saint Helena.
September 28
2 new wildfires out West scorch nearly 10,000 acres overnight
September 28

ABC News Live Update: Report says Trump paid $750 in fed. income taxes in 2016, 2017

Plus, worldwide COVID-19 deaths are nearing 1 million and two new wildfires break out in the West.
September 28
VIDEO: ABC News Live Update: Report says Trump paid $750 in fed. income taxes in 2016, 2017
September 28

NOTIFIED: Sept. 28, 2020

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September 28
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
September 28

Smoke billows from Zogg Fire

Time-lapse footage captures smoke billowing across the ranges in California.
September 28
VIDEO: Smoke billows from Zogg Fire
September 28

Glass Fire threatens homes in Napa County

Footage shows Glass Fire threatening homes in Napa County’s Angwin as record-breaking heat continues in California.
September 28
VIDEO: Glass Fire threatens homes in Napa County
September 27

Ballistics report raises questions in Breonna Taylor shooting

The ballistics report could not determine if Taylor's boyfriend shot an officer.
September 27
Breonna Taylor, 26, was shot and killed by Louisville, Kentucky, police officers after they allegedly executed a search warrant of the wrong home.
September 27

Astronaut explains how managing isolation in space has helped him survive pandemic

He says traveling through space for months "is the ultimate quarantine."
September 27
The International Space Station (ISS).
September 27

Disaster declaration issued for Texas county over brain-eating amoeba

Naegleria is a parasite that usually infects swimmers in lakes and rivers.
September 27
In this computer illustration, the amoeba Naegleria fowleri is shown. N. fowleri can cause meningoencephalitis, which is the inflammation of the brain and its membranes.
September 27

NFL icon and wife save grandchild from near-kidnapping

Montana was able to get his grandchild back.
September 27
Joe and Jennifer Montana discuss "Breakaway from Heart Disease" with the Build Series at Build Studio, April 10, 2018, in New York City.
September 27

Northern lights appear above horizon line in Minnesota

A resident of Graceville captured the colorful light show of the Aurora Borealis.
September 27
A resident of Graceville captured the colorful light show of the Aurora Borealis.
September 27

Brain-eating amoeba found in Texas water supply after death of child

A 6-year-old boy died from the amoeba earlier this month.
September 27
A 6-year-old boy died from the amoeba earlier this month.
September 27

Biden appeals to GOP senators on SCOTUS

For the second Sunday in a row, former Vice President Joe Biden made remarks focused on the vacant Supreme Court seat.
September 27
For the second Sunday in a row, former Vice President Joe Biden made remarks focused on the vacant Supreme Court seat.
September 27

28 arrests made during Breonna Taylor protests; windows smashed, vehicle set ablaze

Police say the arrests followed a wave of destruction in the city.
September 27
Firefighters stand next to a burned out car, Sept. 26, 2020, in Louisville, Kentucky.
September 27

LAPD officer injured during violent attack inside station

The officer was transported to the hospital after a violent altercation with a man inside the Harbor Division station in San Pedro.
September 27
The officer was transported to the hospital after a violent altercation with a man inside the Harbor Division station in San Pedro.
September 27

Red flag warnings issued for parts of California, Utah and New Mexico

The weather pattern is beginning to turn more conducive for fire development across the Western U.S. once again.
September 27
The weather pattern is beginning to turn more conducive for fire development across the Western U.S. once again.
September 27

Dangerous fire conditions developing West with Santa Ana winds coming to California

There are red flag warnings issued for parts of California, Utah and New Mexico.
September 27
FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2020, file photo, firefighters light a controlled burn along Nacimiento-Fergusson Road to help contain the Dolan Fire near Big Sur, Calif. Rain showers fell Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, on the northwestern edges of fire-ravaged California but forecasters warned residents to not be fooled: a new round of hot, dry and windy weather is expected by the weekend.
September 27

Police veteran among 2 officers injured after violent incident at station

Early reports saying the officer suffered a gunshot wound were incorrect.
September 27
September 26

Woman charged with attempted murder for driving through protesters

Two people suffered "major" injuries in the incident.
September 26
An unidentified woman is taken into custody after witnesses said she drove her car into a crowd of protesters in Yorba Linda, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Authorities said people were struck by a car and injured during a Black Lives Matter protest and counter-protest about 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles.
September 26

Republicans push Barrett confirmation starting Oct. 12 as Democrats criticize timing

Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday.
September 26
Judge Amy Coney Barrett speaks after being nominated to the US Supreme Court by President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on Sept. 26, 2020.
September 26

Breonna Taylor's family demands release of grand jury transcripts

Her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, is also calling for their release.
September 26
Tamika Palmer, the mother of Breonna Taylor, right, listens to a news conference, Sept. 25, 2020, in Louisville, Ky.
September 26

President Trump announces Supreme Court nominee

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
September 26
President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
September 26

Soldier son back from deployment surprises mom at work

A U.S. Army soldier from North Carolina surprised his mother after being deployed over a year.
September 26
A U.S. Army soldier from North Carolina surprised his mother after being deployed over a year.
September 26

Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court seat

Barrett, 48, is the youngest Supreme Court nominee since Clarence Thomas in 1991.
September 26
Barrett, 48, is the youngest Supreme Court nominee since Clarence Thomas in 1991.
September 26

Several states likely seeing more COVID-19 cases due to Labor Day, officials say

Hospitalizations in California could continue to increase, officials warned.
September 26
A man wears a face covering at the pier on the first day of the Labor Day weekend amid a heatwave on Sept. 5, 2020, in Santa Monica, Calif.
September 26

Racial disparities in alcohol and substance misuse

September is National Recovery Month.
September 26
In this undated file photo, a nurse holds a patient's hand.
September 26

Woman charged with felony in Breonna Taylor protest hit-and-run

The victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, officials said.
September 26
In this screen grab taken from a video, a car speeds past protesters in Buffalo, NY., Sept 23, 2020.
September 26

State reports biggest daily COVID-19 total, wildfires contributing to recent rises

The state health authority reported 457 new cases on Friday.
September 26
People walk a dog past a destroyed home after a wildfire came through the area in Talent, Ore., Sept. 21, 2020.
September 26

Rochester’s 1st woman interim police chief

Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan is the first woman in the city's history to hold the position of police chief.
September 26
Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan is the first woman in the city's history to hold the position of police chief.
September 26

1st woman named Rochester police chief amid criticism over Daniel Prude's death

Daniel Prude died after he was pinned to the ground by Rochester officers.
September 26
Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan, the new interim police chief for the Rochester Police Department, speaks at a press conference, Sept. 26, 2020, in Rochester, NY.
September 26

Tesla's new battery technology could drive down cost of electric cars, company says

The company plans to offer a $25,000 vehicle in three years, officials say.
September 26
Elon Musk conducts Tesla’s “Battery Day” event outside its production facility in Freemont, Calif., Sept. 22, 2020.
September 26

More Black 'firsts' emerge amid racial reckoning, but pressure continues

Experts have noticed an increased interest in diversity and inclusion efforts.
September 26
Fabiana Pierre-Louis is nominated to the New Jersey Supreme Court by Gov. Phil Murphy during a during a news conference in Trenton, N.J., June 5, 2020.
September 26

Man gets 1 year in jail for holding large parties against COVID-19 rules

Shawn Myers, 42, held two large parties within one week, prosecutors say.
September 26
Shawn Myers, 42, was arrested in Charles County, Md., for holding large parties against COVID-19 rules.
September 26

Fire threat, heat wave in store for West this weekend as colder temps come to Midwest

Wind advisories, fire weather watches and red flag warnings have been issued.
September 26
Smoke rises from the Bobcat Fire burning in the Angeles National Forest, near Los Angeles, U.S., September 24, 2020.
September 26

Weeks into school year, groups pushing for more transparent COVID-19 data

"You can't make decisions if you don't have information," one union leader said.
September 26
In this Aug. 21, 2020, file photo, a school employee checks the temperature of a student as she returns to school on the first day of in-person classes in Orange County at Baldwin Park Elementary School, in Orlando, Fla.
September 26

Faces of some of the more than 200,000 lives lost in US to coronavirus

Those we've lost include Holocaust survivors, war veterans and doctors.
September 26
Faces of the coronavirus pandemic: Remembering those who died
September 26

Breaking down the Supreme Court nomination, confirmation process

The sitting president has the constitutional power to nominate a replacement.
September 26
Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg poses with other Justices of the United States Supreme Court during their official group photo at the Supreme Court, Nov. 30, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
September 25

ABC News Live Prime: Friday, September 25, 2020

Could Roe v. Wade be overturned?; Inside Hong Kong’s Apple Daily newspaper as China clamps down on press freedom; Sen. Tester talks SCOTUS nominee, election and his new book, ‘Grounded’
September 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Friday, September 25, 2020
September 25

Could Roe v. Wade be overturned?

How Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s possible confirmation to the Supreme Court could transform abortion rights in America.
September 25
VIDEO: Could Roe v. Wade be overturned?
September 25

The Rundown: Top headlines today: Sept. 25, 2020

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
September 25
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: Sept. 25, 2020
September 25

By the Numbers: Election delays

As more states extend their deadlines to receive mail-in ballots, it’s increasingly likely we won’t know the winners on election night.
September 25
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Election delays
September 25

6 immigrants died after 'inadequate' care in US custody since 2017: Report

Delays and staffing shortages preceded the death of several detainees.
September 25
An immigrant detainee stands in his "segregation cell" at the Adelanto Detention Facility on Nov. 15, 2013, in Adelanto, Calif. The facility is managed by the private GEO Group.
September 25

2 former leaders of Holyoke Soldiers' Home charged in COVID-19 deaths

Bennett Walsh and David Clinton each have been charged with criminal neglect.
September 25
The Holyoke Soldier's Home in Holyoke, Mass., April 30, 2020, where the COVID-19 pandemic left at least 76 dead.
September 25

To Native Americans, reparations can vary from having sovereignty to just being heard

"Our people have fought for generations just to hang onto the land."
September 25
Corrina Gould, a member of the Ohlone People in San Francisco's Bay Area, is currently fighting to prevent developers from building on a shell mound, a former burial ground for her people.
September 25

Health officials warn on TikTok 'Benadryl challenge'

TikTok says the hashtag has been blocked from its search feature.
September 25
Benadryl allergy medicine sits on a shelf at a pharmacy in Remington, Va., on Feb. 26, 2019.
September 25

ABC News Live Update: Family of Breonna Taylor speaks following grand jury decision

Plus, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in state at the U.S. Capitol, and a knife attack in Paris injures at least two
September 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live Update: The family of Breonna Taylor holds press conference following grand jury decision