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Thousands of public housing facilities failed smoke alarm inspections, ABC News investigation finds

(NEW YORK) -- More than 1 million people in the U.S. are living in federally-funded housing complexes that inspectors found had fallen short on working smoke detectors, an ABC investigation found.Three out of four of those complexes were also cited for other issues considered “life threatening,” such as electrical hazards…... Read More

Vanessa Bryant submits wrongful death complaint against helicopter operator in crash that killed Kobe Bryant, daughter

(LOS ANGELES) -- Kobe Bryant's widow has submitted a wrongful death complaint against the helicopter company that operated the flight that killed her husband, daughter and seven others.Vanessa Bryant submitted a 72-page complaint for damages Island Express Helicopters, Inc., to the Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday, court documents…... Read More

Trail runner breaks leg, crawls for more than 10 hours to reach rescuers at Olympic National Park

(SEATTLE) -- A trail runner who broke his leg on a frigid Washington mountain facilitated his own rescue by crawling for more than 10 hours to reach help.Joe Oldendorf, 26, was running on the Duckabush Trail at Olympic National Park Saturday morning when he slipped on an icy patch, he…... Read More

Harvey Weinstein found guilty on 2 counts in sexual assault case

(NEW YORK) -- Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced former Hollywood producer, was found guilty of criminal sexual assault and of rape in the third degree in a New York court Monday. He was found not guilty of the more serious charges of predatory sexual assault and of rape in the first…... Read More

(NEW YORK) -- NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who helped pave the way for the first American astronaut to successfully orbit the Earth, died Monday morning at the age of 101, according to NASA. The pivotal roles of Johnson and other African American women at NASA were highlighted in the 2016…... Read More

How couple in their 70s survived eight days in California wilderness

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- The children of a couple in their 70s are opening up about how the duo survived the Northern California wilderness for eight days. Married couple Carol Kiparsky, 77, and Ian Irwin, 72, had been staying at a vacation cottage in Inverness/Seahaven when they disappeared on Feb. 14.…... Read More

Alabama inmate convicted of murder on the loose after escaping custody

(ALPINE, Ala.) -- A convicted murderer is on the loose after escaping from a work-release facility in Alabama, officials said. Daniel Miner, 43, was reported missing from his bed on Saturday night during a count of inmates at the state-run facility in the town of Alpine, about 40 miles southeast…... Read More

Seven people hospitalized after gun allegedly goes off accidentally at family dance hall

(HOUSTON) -- Seven people have been injured and hospitalized after a gun allegedly accidentally discharged at a flea market and dance hall.The incident happened on Sunday evening at the Mercado Sabadomingo, a flea market by day and dance hall by night, in Houston, Texas, when a gun misfired inside the…... Read More

Boy Scouts organization is flawed but scouting is valuable, supporters say

(NEW YORK) -- The Boy Scouts of America, an organization that's been around for 110 years, recently filed for bankruptcy amid accusations that thousands of scouts were sexually abused by scout leaders, organizers or other scouts.But as ABC's Cheri Preston reports for ABC News Radio’s "Perspective" podcast, that doesn't mean…... Read More

Man lucky to be alive after driving car off six-story parking garage

(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) -- A man is lucky to be alive after somehow surviving driving his car off the top of a six-story parking garage.The Santa Monica Police Department first responded to reports of a vehicle that had gone over the side of a parking structure in Santa Monica, California,…... Read More

Driver survives impalement through chest following car accident in Texas

(NEW YORK) -- A Texas man survived a nearly fatal car accident Tuesday that left a pole in his chest and has begun his long road to recovery, according to his family. Mark Tabor told ABC News' Good Morning America he considered his son Jake Tabor "a miracle baby," after…... Read More

Missing Idaho 7-year-old Joshua Vallow seen on surveillance playing in front yard weeks before disappearance

(MADISON COUNTY, Idaho) -- Home surveillance footage shows missing 7-year-old Joshua "JJ" Vallow days before he and his 17-year-old sister, Tylee Ryan, disappeared.The video, obtained by East Idaho News, shows JJ playing in the front yard of his home with friends and was shot on Sept. 17, nine days after…... Read More

Student murders prompt University of Utah to overhaul campus safety

(SALT LAKE CITY) -- Two highly publicized student murders has caused one university to implement significant changes to its campus safety, including a $13 million building to house the school's police department.Both incidents, which involved the deaths of female students at the University of Utah, sparked conversations about the safety…... Read More

New Jersey facing 'high' level of terrorism threat from extremist groups and white supremacists in 2020, officials say

(CAMDEN, N.J.) -- Homeland security officials in New Jersey are warning residents of the potential terrorism threats the state faces from extremist and white supremacist groups.Officials have "taken notice at the rise in activity from white supremacist extremists" and have increased the threat posed by them in 2020 from moderate…... Read More