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Cowboys assist in the arrest of an alleged carjacking suspect in Las Vegas

Cayden Cox(LAS VEGAS) — A Las Vegas “cowboy arrest” caught on video is going viral after the footage captured the moment several cowboys on horses yelled and threatened to lasso a man who was suspected of a carjacking.The ordeal began when the Las Vegas Metro Police Department spotted a reportedly stolen car and attempted to…read more »

Victim’s remains still inside Hard Rock Hotel 2 months after partial collapse

iStock(NEW ORLEANS) — Two months after the Hard Rock Hotel partially collapsed, the family of one of the victims whose body remains trapped inside is still looking for closure.Quinnyon Wimberly, 36, died in the collapse of the under-construction hotel in downtown New Orleans on Oct. 12. He was one of three construction workers who were…read more »

Why Texas woman lied to police about her alleged cop killer son for days: ‘Because I am a mom’

Harris County Sheriff(HOUSTON) — A Houston mother was held on $50,000 bond Friday for allegedly lying for days about her son’s whereabouts after he fled the scene of a fatal hit-and-run that killed a veteran sergeant, authorities said.Tiffany Henderson was arrested and charged by Harris County prosecutors on Thursday with hindering apprehension after telling investigators…read more »

Police arrest juvenile suspect in fatal stabbing of Barnard College student: Sources

TheaDesign/iStock(NEW YORK) — New York City police have arrested a 13-year-old boy in connection with the fatal stabbing of a Barnard College student, according to three law enforcement sources.The sources told ABC News that the juvenile suspect is facing charges of murder, robbery and weapons possession after he allegedly made statements linking himself to Wednesday’s…read more »

Unsettled weather on both coasts Friday and into the weekend

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Now that Arctic air is moving out of the Northeast, our attention turns to stormy weather on both coasts, with rain, snow and ice on both coasts Friday and into the weekend.In the East, a storm system will be moving from the Gulf Coast up the East Coast, with freezing rain…read more »

Small plane makes emergency landing on California freeway

Evgen_Prozhyrko/iStock(CARLSBAD, Calif.) — A single-engine plane made an emergency landing on a California freeway Thursday night, authorities said.California Highway Police said the incident took place shortly after 7 p.m. The aircraft came down on the southbound lanes of the I-5 near Carlsbad, nose-diving into the center divide, police said.Video posted by police on social media…read more »

Maryland councilmember proposes video cameras to thwart texting and driving

bernardbodo/iStock(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) — While some states have pushed back against the implementation of red-light cameras, one councilmember from Montgomery County, Maryland, thinks current photographic deterrents are not enough.Councilmember Tom Hucker is seeking to gain permission from the Maryland state legislature to install highway cameras that would record what drivers are doing inside their vehicles, in…read more »

Authorities investigate recording devices found in Minneapolis hotel rooms

undefined undefined/iStock(MINNEAPOLIS) — The discovery of recording devices in some guest rooms of the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Minneapolis has prompted an investigation by police.Authorities confirmed to ABC News that they’re looking into the matter.A spokesperson for Wisconsin’s Madison Metropolitan School District told Minneapolis ABC affiliate KSTP-TV that some of their students found hidden…read more »