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(NEW YORK) — Hazy and dangerous fumes from ongoing Canadian wildfires have engulfed the skies over most of the northeast coast, prompting serious air quality alerts for millions of Americans. As of Tuesday evening, 17 states have issued those alerts as the thick fumes have blocked the sky and sent people indoors to avoid breathing in […]

Douglas Sacha/Getty Images (RICHMOND, Va.) — A shooting occurred at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond on Tuesday, the school said. There is no ongoing threat following a “shooting incident” at the university’s Monroe Park campus, VCU said in an alert. Multiple police agencies responded to the scene near the Altria Theater, which was scheduled to host […]

Tetra Images/Getty Images (BOWIE, Md.) — Two people have been shot, one fatally, at a Maryland cemetery during the burial of a 10-year-old girl who fell victim to gun violence last month, according to police. It appears Tuesday afternoon’s shooting at Washington National Cemetery in Prince George’s County, just outside of Washington, D.C., stemmed from a […]

(WASHINGTON) — The chain of events set off by an unresponsive plane that eventually crashed Sunday in Virginia continues to raise questions about what happened on board and how the incident was handled. Six fighter jets were scrambled on the afternoon of June 4 to try to intercept the private Cessna jet, originally on a flight […]

(SIOUX FALLS, S.D) — A South Dakota law prohibiting gender-affirming care for minors is set to take effect next month, joining a growing list of states considering or enacting similar bans across the country. Meanwhile, a concerned mother is grappling with how her transgender daughter will continue to receive transition-related care, telling ABC News they soon […]

(NEW YORK) — Wildfires burning in Canada are continuing to create poor air quality conditions in the U.S. as the smoke makes its way south. Hazy skies, low visibility and poor air quality will be present in most of the Northeast and the Midwest and even as far south as the Carolinas. Air quality alerts […]

(NEW YORK) — One of America’s most notorious spies, Robert Hanssen, was found dead on Monday at a maximum security prison in Colorado, a Bureau of Prisons spokesperson told ABC News. Just before 7 a.m. on Monday morning, Hanssen, 79, was found dead in his cell, the official said. The crimes Hanssen committed were some […]

(PORTLAND, Ore.) — The Portland Police Bureau in Oregon took a strong stance against “online rumors” Sunday, shutting down theories of a potential serial killer after the deaths of six women under the age of 40 within the last three months. The agency publicly condemned the speculation, accusing social media posts and news articles of […]

(WASHINGTON) — It was only 15 minutes after a Cessna 560 Citation civilian jet took off from an airport in northeastern Tennessee on Sunday that the aircraft, bound for New York, stopped responding to air traffic controllers, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Monday — as new details emerged about an unusual episode in the […]

(NEW YORK) — A decade after the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk tactic was deemed unconstitutional, the police are still unlawfully stopping and searching many people, particularly men of color, according to a new report issued Monday by a court-appointed monitor. The monitor, Mylan Denerstein, faulted certain units of the NYPD’s Neighborhood Safety Teams (NST), […]