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Dog running on interstate can't resist lure of stuffed teddy

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- A dog could not resist being lured away from a busy Massachusetts highway by a teddy bear.

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Fort Wayne native affected by the Red Tide Video included

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SARASOTA, Fl. (WPTA 21) -- Southwest Florida is dealing with a devastating Red Tide outbreak. The toxic algae bloom is killing numerous fish and sea mammals, and can be potentially harmful to humans. Now, Jacque Roller who is a Fort Wayne native is dealing with it all, after moving to Sarasota in 2009.  ABC 21 spoke with her on Sunday through the phone about what she is experiencing. With dead fish float nearby, thousands of residents joined hands and stood in silen...

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15 states side with Nevada in drugmaker delay of execution

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fifteen states are siding with Nevada as it fights drug companies battling the use of their products in an inmate’s execution. 

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Lemonade stand robber on the run; DNA could help track him

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MONROE, N.C. (AP) -- Authorities say a teenager who held up a North Carolina lemonade stand for $17 is still at large. 

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Florida bystander shoots gunman who opened fire at festival

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A bystander who was lawfully carrying a firearm shot a gunman who had started firing at a back-to-school festival along Florida's Space Coast.

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Training exercise sets off reports of active shooter at Ohio air base

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UPDATE:An Air Force base in Ohio says a 911 call during a training exercise set off reports of an active shooter that sent dozens of security forces and other emergency responders to the base.

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  • NYC mayor signs bill capping new ride-hail licenses

    NYC mayor signs bill capping new ride-hail licenses

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:09:15 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:59 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:59:41 GMT
    Drivers for ride-hailing services lined up for hours to register their cars before New York City enacts a temporary cap on new licenses.
    Drivers for ride-hailing services lined up for hours to register their cars before New York City enacts a temporary cap on new licenses.
  • Ex-Virginia Tech student pleads guilty to hiding teen's body

    Ex-Virginia Tech student pleads guilty to hiding teen's body

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:00:53 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:59 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:59:40 GMT
    A former Virginia Tech student has pleaded guilty to concealing the body of a slain 13-year-old girl; still faces trial on a charge of being an accessory to the teen's killing.
    A former Virginia Tech student has pleaded guilty to concealing the body of a slain 13-year-old girl; still faces trial on a charge of being an accessory to the teen's killing.
  • Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

    Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:11:23 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:59 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:59:36 GMT
    (Steve Montalto/Visit Yosemite, Madera County Visitors Bureau via AP). This photo provided by Visit Yosemite, Madera County Visitors Bureau, shows Yosemite National Park employees, and a few visitors from France, posing for a photo holding hand fans th...(Steve Montalto/Visit Yosemite, Madera County Visitors Bureau via AP). This photo provided by Visit Yosemite, Madera County Visitors Bureau, shows Yosemite National Park employees, and a few visitors from France, posing for a photo holding hand fans th...
    Most of Yosemite National Park is set to reopen Tuesday after a 20-day closure that cost the tourist magnet millions of dollars and devastated local businesses.
    Most of Yosemite National Park is set to reopen Tuesday after a 20-day closure that cost the tourist magnet millions of dollars and devastated local businesses.
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