1 Firefighter dead, 6 people hurt in explosion in Maine: Officials

iStock(NEW YORK) -- One firefighter is dead and six people are hurt after an explosion in Maine, Monday morning, according to a lawmaker. Those injured include five firefighters and a maintenance director of the building,...

Wildfires continue spreading in California, Humberto veers away from US

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- There are currently 12 wildfires burning in the state of California Monday morning according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. On Saturday a wildfire, known as the...

Texas girl fights for her life after contracting brain-eating amoeba

kdshutterman/iStock(FORT WORTH, Texas) -- A 10-year-old girl is fighting for her life at a Texas hospital after contracting a rare brain-eating amoeba while swimming in a river. Lily Mae Avant spent Labor Day weekend with...

"Resident Evil" stunt woman felt abandoned by producers after losing arm

ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- A Hollywood stunt double who lost her arm while filming one of the Resident Evil movies said she thought the production company would take care of her, but now she's suing the producers of the...

North Carolina woman forced to be sex slave, tortured in front of her children

vmargineanu/iStock(PINEVILLE, N.C.) -- A North Carolina woman was held as a sex slave and repeatedly beaten and tortured in front of her two children. The woman -- who remains unnamed -- was allegedly held against her...

Border Patrol agent shot, suspect killed during traffic stop

jetcityimage/iStock(BRACKETTVILLE, TX) -- A Border Patrol agent was shot in Texas over the weekend while conducting a traffic stop near the U.S.-Mexico border, authorities said. The suspect was shot and killed by the...

2 Men facing charges after caught on camera dangerously close to Yellowstone's Old Faithful

Kimberly Guilliams/Facebook(NEW YORK) --  Two tourists are in hot water after they were caught on camera trespassing at Yellowstone National Park's Old Faithful and leaning dangerously close to the iconic geyser's...

Suspect identified in blaze that destroyed historic Minnesota synagogue

iStock/Thinkstock(DULUTH, Minnesota) -- Minnesota police have identified the suspect allegedly responsible for sparking a fire that destroyed a historic Minnesota synagogue on Monday. Duluth resident Matthew John Amiot,...

Tropical Storm Humberto gains in strength, fire warnings issued in West

ABC News(MIAMI) -- Tropical Storm Humberto is expected to strengthen over the next few days, likely becoming a Hurricane by late Sunday night or Early Monday, but is forecasted to make a sharp turn northeastward on Monday...

California woman who dreamed she ate her engagement ring has surgery after waking up to find she actually did

iStock/Kwangmoozaa(SAN DIEGO) -- A San Diego woman has had surgery after dreamed she was forced to eat her engagement ring woke up to discover that she had actually eaten it. Jenna Evans was deep asleep on Tuesday night...

Stolen pickup truck containing the ashes of owner's daughter returned after search

Tramino/iStock(TAMPA, Fla.) --  Some 500 friends and loved ones of Nicolle Butler gathered last weekend for a funeral to remember the 27-year-old first grade teacher who died in a motorcycle accident.

Collapsed deck in New Jersey injures at least 21

Ahmad Austin/The Press of Atlantic City(ATLANTIC CITY, NJ) --  The deck of a New Jersey home collapsed around 6 p.m. on Saturday, injuring at least 21 people, according to ABC Philadelphia station WPVI-TV.

High school students gift new clothes to bullied classmate in video

Twann Lovee/Facebook(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- A Memphis high school student who was bullied for wearing the same thing day after day has a new set of clothes and sneakers thanks to the generosity of two of his classmates.

Homeless man reunites with dog in heartwarming video

Memphis Animal Services(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- It had been weeks since Anthony Rogers last saw his beloved dog, Bobo. Rogers, an artist who is currently homeless in the Memphis area, had been on the streets with Bobo before...

Tracking Tropical Storm Humberto off the Southeast coast as storms threaten the Midwest and Northeast

ABC News(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- Tropical Storm Humberto is forecast to strengthen over the next few days but should stay offshore -- preventing significant impacts to the southeastern U.S. As of Saturday morning the...

'They don't know Sally': Black teen defends white woman who cut his dreadlocks in viral video

Emilie Richardson/ABC News(CHICAGO) -- Kobe Richardson rolled up his pant leg to show where the bullets had torn through his flesh. His leg looked mangled, even after three years of healing. "I was shot 14 times and left...

1 Dead, 2 injured in shooting at Seattle light-rail station

ABC News(SEATTLE) -- One person is dead and two others have been injured in a shooting at a light-rail station in downtown Seattle, authorities say. Seattle police say they're looking for suspects. Responding officers...

Psychic ordered to pay $1.6 million back to victim and spend 40 months in prison

iStock(NEW YORK) -- A woman who allegedly claimed that she was able lift curses as a result of a God-given power is now facing a court-issued judgement. She was ordered to pay $1.6 million in restitution after being found...

Ex-cheerleader Brooke Skyler Richardson avoids prison time in infanticide case

iStock(CARLISLE, Ohio) -- A former Ohio high school cheerleader who was charged with killing her newborn daughter and burying the baby in her family's backyard has avoided prison time. One day after Brooke Skyler...

Gun deaths of St. Louis children rise to 22 as 3-year-old shoots self in head

iStock(ST. LOUIS) -- A 3-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed himself in the St. Louis area, bringing the total number of children killed in gun-related incidents in the St. Louis metropolitan area to 22 so far this...

Police identify bodies found at Grand Island motel

Police identify bodies found at Grand Island motel

Grand Island-Hastings-Kearney Intercity Bus Route Public Meetings

Grand Island-Hastings-Kearney Intercity Bus Route Public Meetings

AC unit causes Hastings house fire

AC unit causes Hastings house fire

Nebraska, Iowa ordered lowered for Sept. 11 observance

Nebraska, Iowa ordered lowered for Sept. 11 observance

Two bodies found at Grand Island motel

Two bodies found at Grand Island motel

Johnson County Central "runs out of gas" in loss to No. 9 Shelby-Rising City

Johnson County Central "runs out of gas" in loss to No. 9 Shelby-Rising City

Monday's local scoreboard, Sept. 16

Monday's local scoreboard, Sept. 16

This week in photos: Nebraska City volleyball vs. Norris

This week in photos: Nebraska City volleyball vs. Norris

Fans to decide NCN's Week 6 football broadcast

Fans to decide NCN's Week 6 football broadcast

Saturday's local scoreboard, Sept. 14

Saturday's local scoreboard, Sept. 14