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Thousands of people gathered Saturday morning to mourn a decorated Chicago police officer, who was gunned down while on duty this week. A line of mourners wrapped around the street as they waited to enter the Nativity of Our Lord Church for the funeral service of Chicago police Cmdr. Paul Bauer, according to ABC station WLS. Bauer's wife, Erin, and their 13-year-old daughter, Grace, stood on the church steps to greet family, friends and law enforcement officers as they went inside.
"Black Panther" has taken over the weekend with fans packing theaters to see the latest Marvel offering. In case you've been living under a rock, the film stars Chadwick Boseman as T'Challa, prince and later king of Wakanda, who is also known as Black Panther. The film follows him as he tries to protect his homeland, a fictional African country called Wakanda, from evil forces.
A 17-year-old boy whose last social media post said his girlfriend was "a greater blessing than I could ever imagine" was mourned by hundreds at a funeral today, the latest service for the 17 people killed in a shooting massacre at a Florida high school. Joaquin Oliver was a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where a former student allegedly opened fire Wednesday. It's the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. since the 2012 rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, that killed 26.
Two sets of identical twins are now planning a joint wedding after twin brothers proposed to twin sisters on February 2, or 2-2. Brittany and Briana Deane met Josh and Jeremy Salyers last August at The Twins Days Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio, which bills itself as the "largest annual gathering of twins (and other multiples) in the world," according to its website. "When we got there it turned out better than we ever expected," Josh Salyers told ABC News, referring to his recent engagement.
A runaway dog wandering New York City's subway tracks created a hairy situation for transit officials and commuters Friday afternoon. A and C train riders also experienced delays as transit workers and police spent an hour trying to search and rescue the lost pup. The dog, named Dakota, had escaped from a dog park in Brooklyn and somehow found its way onto the subway tracks, according to the New York City Transit Police Department.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel had said Feis, who was among the 17 people gunned down in a mass shooting at the school Wednesday, died while saving lives, though was unable to provide details. If you needed him [he was] on his golf cart, rolling right to you,” said Rodriguez, referring to the coach’s method of transportation around school campus.
Among the attendees were friends of some of the 17 students and teachers who were killed in Parkland, Florida, as well as Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., and relatives of those shot and killed at Virginia Tech in 2007. "Children are dead because of you," Connolly said of the NRA, in comments reported by Washington, D.C. ABC affiliate WJLA.
A pair of disturbances taking shape in the south-central U.S. will come together during the day Saturday and accelerate toward the Northeast bringing a quick hit of snow to major I-95 cities from Philadelphia to Boston. Coastal areas, such as Staten Island, Brooklyn, parts of Queens, Long Island and Cape Cod have a winter storm watch due to the uncertainty of how much warm air will inhibit snowfall accumulation. The storm begins to take shape later Saturday with snow arriving into parts of the Northeast in the early evening hours.
Five people are dead after the driver of a tractor-trailer lost control on the 10 freeway in Railto, California, plowed through the median and into oncoming vehicles on the other side of the road. The truck lost control while driving down the westbound side and plowed into traffic coming toward the driver on the eastbound side. The eastbound lanes were expected to be closed until 3 a.m., KABC reported.
President Donald Trump visited Broward Health North Hospital to meet with wounded students, their family members and the hospital medical team on Friday evening following the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead and 14 injured. "The job they've done is incredible and I want to congratulate you," Trump said as he shook hands with Dr. Igor Nichiporenko -- a trauma surgeon. Later, Trump said he had met with some of the victims' parents and said they were in "really great shape" given the circumstances.
Former Massachusetts governor and one-time Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is running for the U.S. Senate in Utah, he officially announced Friday morning. Romney, 70, was the Republican Party's presidential standard-bearer in 2012, eventually losing the general election to then-President Barack Obama. With Romney's potential arrival in Washington comes notably real tension between him and the man now occupying the Oval Office: President Donald Trump.
Stars Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong'o, director Ryan Coogler, and Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige discuss the making of the film.
On Friday, the FBI said proper protocol was not followed in following up on a tip the suspect in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
The special counsel probing interference in the last presidential election charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian groups with violating criminal laws with the intent of meddling "with U.S. elections and political processes" on Friday. The 37-page indictment, signed by special counsel Robert Mueller, depicts an elaborate scheme in which some of the Russians accused allegedly came to the U.S. with the deliberate intention of undermining the American political and electoral process, including the 2016 presidential election The new indictment comes amid a wide-ranging probe by the special counsel into Russian meddling in the U.S. election and is also the first set of charges by Mueller for 2016 presidential election interference.
The FBI says proper protocol was not followed in following up on a tip about Nikolas Cruz, the suspect in the mass shooting at a South Florida high school on Wednesday that left 17 people dead. A law enforcement source told ABC News that investigators believe approximately 150 shots were fired in the incident. A person close to Cruz called an FBI tip line on Jan. 5 with information about Cruz's desire to kill people, erratic behavior, disturbing social media posts, as well as the potential of him conducting a school shooting, according to an FBI statement.
A former Playboy playmate who says she had an affair with Donald Trump has publicly commented on the alleged relationship. Karen McDougal has said she had the affair with Trump beginning in June 2006, an allegation that resurfaced today in Ronan Farrow's report in The New Yorker. The White House issued a statement denying The New Yorker story, saying, "This is an old story that is just more fake news.
Chadwick Boseman thought after attending Howard University, he "would never have a black experience quite like that ever again, and here I am now in this movie."
From a beloved football coach to college-bound high school seniors, 17 people lost their lives in a mass shooting at a South Florida high school Wednesday. More than a dozen others were injured in the Valentine's Day rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Teacher Scott Beigel died while saving others, according to student Kelsey Friend.
In an interview today with ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos on "Good Morning America," Farrow said McDougal's firsthand account of her alleged affair with Trump, beginning in June 2006, reveals a "systemic" pattern of "catch and kill," or purchasing a story in order to sweep it under the rug. "The underlying chronicle of the affair reveals a lot of important patterns that we're now seeing in the multiple accounts of either consensual affairs or alleged nonconsensual activity with Trump," Farrow said.
Amy Schumer's fans were surprised when she revealed she had tied the knot with her boyfriend, chef Chris Fischer, earlier this week. The Oscar winner was one of the few celebrities in attendance at the Tuesday nuptials in Malibu, California.
After the third deadliest school shooting in U.S. history Wednesday afternoon in Florida, a number of people and organizations have found ways to extend a hand to the affected Florida communities, including GoFundMe campaigns that state officials vow to shield from any would-be scammers. “If you think you’re going to scam people during this tragedy, you’re not,” state Attorney General Pam Bondi reportedly warned this week. The Broward Education Foundation, which raises money for the public school system, has set up a GoFundMe page.
"My job is to protect my children," Fred Guttenberg said at a vigil Thursday, his voice cracking. Seventeen people, including students, a teacher and a football coach, lost their lives in the Valentine's Day rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Jaime Guttenberg, 14, was among the dead.
An animal control officer stepped into a noisy kennel full of dogs, he began singing and strumming his guitar, but never expected the reaction he got from his furry friends. Chad Olds put his singing talents to good use on Tuesday at Friends of Vance County Animal Shelter in Henderson, North Carolina, and performed Alan Jackson's "Red on a Rose" for some of the animals. “I bring my guitar into work with me sometimes and Chief Frank Nobles came in and said, ‘What would happen if you sang to the dogs?’ So we tried it out,” Olds told ABC News.
The district in Nutley, New Jersey, closed public schools Friday and canceled all evening events after officials "became aware of a security threat" late Thursday night, according to a statement by Superintendent Julie Glazer. "We have decided to err on the side of safety and close schools tomorrow, February 16," Glazer said in the statement Thursday. Nutley police are "actively investigating" the threat, Glazer added.