Atlanta police provide update on deadly shooting
Police are searching for the gunman who allegedly killed one person has been killed and injured four.
Police are searching for the gunman who allegedly killed one person has been killed and injured four.
Police have arrested 35-year-old Matthew J. Nilo, a former Boston attorney, in connection with several decades-old rapes that took place in Boston. Officials said they were able to identify the suspect using forensic genetic genealogy. Nilo has been charged with three counts of aggravated rape, two counts of kidnapping, one count of assault with intent to rape and one count of indecent assault and battery, according to Boston police.
"It's a century's worth of hard work and dedication from our culture, coming all the way from China to a small mining town," owner Jerry Tam told "Good Morning America" about how special it is to still have the restaurant in his family, under his helm. The Pekin Noodle Parlor is the oldest continuously run family-owned Chinese restaurant in the country and Tam took "GMA" behind the scenes of the delicious operation, sharing a glimpse into its vibrant history. "I'm fifth generation Tam running and operating the Pekin Noodle Parlor," he said, referencing his great-great-grandfather, who founded the restaurant in 1911.
Say you're looking to fly from Las Vegas to Charlotte, North Carolina. Hypothetically, a traveler could use their layover as their final destination, skipping the last leg of their trip and saving themselves some money along the way. This practice is called "skiplagging" or "hidden city ticketing" and it's been around for years.
Daniella Karagach and Pasha Pashkov are officially parents. The "Dancing with the Stars" pros announced in a joint Instagram post on Wednesday that they had welcomed their first child together, a daughter named Nikita. Fellow "DWTS" pros and former contestants flooded Karagach's comments with well wishes for the family.
Jordin Sparks and her son Dana Isaiah Jr. -- aka DJ -- are making our spidey-senses tingle. The "American Idol" winner, 33, stepped out with her little man on Tuesday at the world premiere of "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse" at Regency Village Theatre in Los Angeles -- in full cosplay. The mother-son duo came to the star-studded event dressed as characters from the film, with Sparks rocking a Spider-Woman outfit like Gwen Stacy (voiced by Hailee Steinfeld in the movie) and DJ looking cool as Miles Morales' Spider-Man (voiced by Shameik Moore).
Work requirements for government safety net programs are back in the spotlight as the House readies for a key vote on the debt ceiling deal brokered by President Joe Biden and Speaker Kevin McCarthy. In a twist, a new analysis from the Congressional Budget Office released late Tuesday found tougher rules for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that Republicans demanded would actually increase the number of people eligible for benefits, sometimes referred to as food stamps. The nonpartisan agency estimated the provisions relating to SNAP would add $2.1 billion in direct spending and 78,000 people would gain benefits in an average month.
Former Vice President Mike Pence will announce next week that he is running for president, giving a kickoff speech in Iowa and releasing a campaign video on June 7 ahead of a town hall with CNN later that day in Des Moines, a source familiar confirms to ABC News. Pence will be running against his old boss, Donald Trump, in the Republican primary. The super PAC, Committed to America, hopes to both "reintroduce" Pence to voters -- who, the group believes, don't have a full sense of the former vice president -- and to catch the attention of voters perhaps stuck on other candidates as the list of Republican hopefuls grows longer.
Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley’s husband, Michael Haley, is set to deploy in the coming weeks to Africa with the South Carolina Army National Guard, a source familiar confirms to ABC News. The yearlong deployment, in support of U.S. Africa Command, would span much of Nikki Haley’s campaign schedule and would be her husband's second active-duty tour overseas since joining the National Guard in 2006. Nikki Haley’s husband has been a continual part of her campaign since it launched in February, attending the kickoff as well as a number of rallies.
It's been nearly 72 hours since a Davenport, Iowa, apartment building partially collapsed, possibly trapping two men inside, including resident Branden Colvin. Colvin's son, Branden Colvin Jr., said he feels helpless as he waits for answers. "I know my dad's in there and there's nothing I can do ... wishing I could just run in there," Colvin Jr. told ABC News on Wednesday.
A Virginia man has been arrested for the murder of New Jersey councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour, who was gunned down outside her home in February. Rashid Ali Bynum, 28, who apparently knew Dwumfour from church, was taken into custody Tuesday morning on charges including first-degree murder, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone announced at a news conference Tuesday. On Feb. 1, Dwumfour, a 30-year-old mom and church leader, was shot multiple times while she was in her SUV outside her townhouse.
Allison Holker enjoyed a family outing with her three children at the world premiere of "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse" on Tuesday. Holker, 35, stepped out with her eldest daughter Weslie, her son Maddox and her youngest daughter Zaia on the red carpet at Regency Village Theatre in Los Angeles to watch the film, which arrives in theaters on June 2. Holker's kids proved they have just as much style as their mom: Weslie, 15, donned an oversized pinstripe suit, while the two younger kids wore matching sneakers.
Wildfires burning in Canada continue to create hazardous air quality conditions in several states in the northern U.S. Plumes of smoke from the fires blazing in Halifax, Nova Scotia, began drifting over New York City and the tri-state area on Tuesday, leading to a decrease in air quality, according to the National Weather Service. Patchy low-level smoke is expected to linger and expand through the region on Wednesday, creating a cloudy haze that will block much of the sunlight, the NWS announced.
Despite calling for a ban on foreign lobbying, in which Americans lobby lawmakers and the public for foreign interests, Republican 2024 presidential hopeful Nikki Haley has raised tens of thousands of dollars in political donations from foreign lobbyists, disclosure reports show. The U.S. ambassador to the U.N. under the Trump administration, Haley has recently been campaigning on her opposition to foreign lobbying, saying that embassies -- and not private consultants or lobbyist agents -- should represent foreign interests in the U.S. Banning foreign lobbying has been part of her stump speech against aid to foreign countries, especially money she suggests is going to countries whose interests seem to be at odds with those of the United States.
A deal to raise the debt ceiling faces a crucial vote in the House Wednesday night, the next step in averting a potential default now just days away. The bill, titled the "Fiscal Responsibility Act," cleared its first major hurdle Tuesday when the House Rules Committee advanced the bill in a 7-6 vote. It is expected to pass the full House when voting is scheduled to start at 8:30 p.m., but frustration in both parties has leaders working around the clock to shore up enough support among their members.
Nearly 2,000 Amazon workers plan to walk out on Wednesday as the company weathers layoffs and a mandate that corporate employees return to the office. "Employees need a say in decisions that affect our lives," said a petition from worker groups Amazon Employees for Climate Justice and Amazon's Remote Advocacy. The employee activism follows a series of layoffs in recent months.
A Texas man is facing two new murder charges after he allegedly called police to confess to killing his roommate and another woman, and authorities are now investigating whether the previously convicted killer could be linked to other cold cases. Raul Meza Jr. also allegedly may have killed again if he was not apprehended this week. Austin police Detective Patrick Reed said Meza told police Tuesday night that "he was ready and prepared to kill again, and he was looking forward to it."
Negotiations between Sudan's warring parties fell apart Wednesday as both sides accused the other of cease-fire violations. The Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) announced its decision to suspend its participation in talks with the with the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), a powerful Sudanese paramilitary group, due to the RSF's "lack of commitment in implementing any of the terms of the agreement and its continuous violation of the cease-fire.” In response to the military's move, the RSF said in a statement that it "unconditionally backs the Saudi-U.S. initiative" and the "recent SAF violations have not deterred us from honoring our commitments."
A limousine company operator was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison Wednesday in connection to a 2018 crash in upstate New York that left 20 people dead. Nauman Hussain was found guilty of 20 counts of second-degree manslaughter earlier this month. Hussain was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison for each count of second-degree manslaughter, however, the terms will run concurrently for a maximum of 15 years in prison.
A top U.S. official for cybersecurity said Wednesday that humanity could be at risk of an "extinction event" if tech companies fail to self-regulate and work with the government to reign in the power of artificial intelligence. The remarks came a day after hundreds of tech leaders and public figures backed a similar statement that compared the existential threat of AI to a pandemic or nuclear war. Among the 350 signatories of the statement were Sam Altman, the chief executive of OpenAI, the company behind the popular conversation bot ChatGPT, and Demis Hassabis, the CEO of Google DeepMind, the tech giant's AI division.
Tan France and his husband Rob France have welcomed their second child. The "Queer Eye" star took to Instagram Tuesday to announce the couple had welcomed a son named Isaac via surrogacy over the weekend. "Welcome baby boy #2, Isaac France, born this past weekend," France wrote.