BBB - Unclaimed rewards could be a hoax

The Better Business Bureau is warning of an "unclaimed rewards" scam.

Exclusive: Jayme Closs feeling 'stronger every day' one year after kidnapping

Jennifer Smith(NEW YORK) -- One year after Jayme Closs was kidnapped as a 13-year-old and held for months by a man who murdered her parents, the teenager says she's feeling "stronger every day." "I really want to thank...

1 Person injured after false panic over shooting at mall, police say

iStock(BOCA RATON, Fla.) -- There is no active shooter at the Town Center Mall in Boca Raton, Florida, according to police. Officers responded to the mall after receiving reports of a shots fired Sunday afternoon,...

3-Year-old Alabama girl vanishes while attending birthday party, police fear kidnapping

iStock(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- An Amber Alert has been issued for an Alabama toddler girl who vanished while attending a birthday party over the weekend, authorities said Sunday. Investigators fear she may have been kidnapped....

10-Year-old girl dies after falling off carnival ride in New Jersey, police say

Facebook/Deerfield Harvest Football(DEERFIELD, N.J.) -- A 10-year-old girl has died after she fell off a carnival ride in New Jersey, according to police. The girl was on a ride called "Extreme" at the Deerfield Township...

Car slams into group of people enjoying autumn hayride, at least 11 injured

iStock(LITTLE ROCK, Ill.) -- At least 11 people have been hurt, one of them critically, after a car slammed into people enjoying an autumn hayride on Saturday afternoon about 55 miles west of Chicago. Authorities say that...

Woman's arm, foot severed by private plane propeller at Key West airport, authorities say

iStock(KEY WEST, Fla.) -- A propeller on a private plane severed a Florida woman's arm and foot, according to authorities. The woman, a resident of Naples, was struck by the propeller at the Key West International Airport...

Texas cop never ID'd himself as police before fatally shooting Atatiana Jefferson in her own home: Official

iStock(FORT WORTH, Texas) -- A police officer responding to a call early Saturday in Fort Worth, Texas, fired a shot into the window of a woman's home, striking and killing her. The woman was black. The officer is white. ...

'Not qualified': State senator wants judge who jailed man for missing jury duty off the bench

iStock(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- "Not qualified to make a fair and impartial decision," is how Florida State Senator Bobby Powell described the judge who sentenced a 21-year-old man to 10 days in jail for missing jury duty. ...

'Serial Stowaway' arrested again at Chicago airport trying to sneak past security

iStock(CHICAGO) -- A woman known to police for trying to evade capture by airport security was arrested again at Chicago O'Hare airport, police said. Marilyn Hartman, known to authorities as the "Serial Stowaway," was...

5 Rappers removed from Rolling Loud festival lineup at NYPD's request

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Due to "public safety concerns," several artists slated to perform at this weekend's Rolling Loud Festival in New York City were removed from the lineup. In a letter to festival organizers, the New...

New Orleans mayor vows 'relentless' investigation in deadly Hard Rock Hotel collapse

Twitter/@ABC(NEW ORLEANS) -- At least one person was killed and several others injured after a crane collapsed at the under-construction Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans, officials said. Eighteen people were transported to...

California officials update wildfire containment, evacuation maps

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- Several California wildfires are still wreaking havoc as firefighters continue to battle the blazes Saturday. The Saddleridge fire in Los Angeles County, the largest of the latest...

Authorities investigating New Hampshire church shooting: Governor

ABC News(PELHAM, N.H.) -- Authorities are investigating a shooting at a church in Pelham, New Hampshire, on Saturday morning, the governor said. "State officials are on scene assisting local first responders in the...

2 Feet of snow slams the Dakotas, California fires rage on

ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- A Red Flag Warning is in effect through 6 p.m. for Los Angeles and the surrounding area. Santa Ana winds are making it difficult for firefighters to contain the raging wildfires in California....

4 People killed in 'mass casualty shooting' at illegal gambling club in Brooklyn: Police

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Four men were shot and killed early Saturday morning at an illegal gambling location in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, according to police. Three others, one woman...

This is a food truck that will have tongues and tails wagging. Duck neck and chicken hearts on the menu

reidathegolden(SEATTLE) -- While most Seattle residents are fast asleep under their 800-thread count comforters during the wee hours of Saturday morning, Dawn Ford is crawling out of bed. By 3:30 a.m., Dawn has showered,...

Goat breaks down door of family home, takes nap in bathroom

iStock/Igor Vershinsky(ASHLAND, Wisconsin) -- A goat who escaped from an Ohio farm ended up breaking into a family home and taking a nap in the bathroom. The goat, named “Big Boy”, went missing from a local...

Author Jennine Capó Crucet responds after white college students burn her book

Twitter/@elainaaan(ATLANTA) -- A Latina author and New York Times contributor responded after students at Georgia Southern University (GSU) burned a copy of her new book after she gave a talk on campus. "This book began...

Ohio University suspends student groups over hazing allegations

iStock(ATHENS, Ohio) -- Ohio University has suspended 20 student organizations, including all of its fraternities, over hazing allegations that are roiling the campus. The public university received reports of hazing last...

U of Nebraska offers buyouts to hundreds of tenured teachers

U of Nebraska offers buyouts to hundreds of tenured teachers

Search warrant alleges child pornography suspect planted hidden cameras in phone chargers

Search warrant alleges child pornography suspect planted hidden cameras in phone chargers

Authorities say man died after vehicle rolled atop him

Authorities say man died after vehicle rolled atop him

Man arrested after marijuana found in gift-wrapped boxes

Man arrested after marijuana found in gift-wrapped boxes

State Fair Shake Up

State Fair Shake Up

Lineman carry Johnson County Central to victory

Lineman carry Johnson County Central to victory

Monday's River Country Scoreboard, Oct. 14

Monday's River Country Scoreboard, Oct. 14

Columbus Senior Joey Braasch Commits To University Of Wyoming

Columbus Senior Joey Braasch Commits To University Of Wyoming

Frost and cold delays start of state golf Monday

Frost and cold delays start of state golf Monday

Photos: Auburn softball wins Class C-2 District Championship

Photos: Auburn softball wins Class C-2 District Championship