Toa55/iStockBY: MEREDITH DELISO, ABC NEWS (PORTLAND, Ore.) –A man was arrested on arson charges Friday for allegedly setting a fire earlier this week in southern Oregon, while the region was already beset with the Almeda Fire. Michael Jarrod Bakkela, 41, was charged with two counts of arson, along with 15 counts of criminal mischief and […]

Houston Police DepartmentBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (HOUSTON) — Four Houston police officers were fired Thursday after a months-long investigation of a fatal shooting found that they were “objectively unreasonable” in discharging 21 rounds at a man in distress. On April 21 at around 9 p.m., multiple officers responded to several 911 calls about a […]

iStockBy: KARMA ALLEN and MARC NATHANSON, ABC News (NEW YORK) — After Florida deputies detained an innocent Black man who they say fit the description of an accused burglar, body camera footage showed the man and the officers chatting about the sensitive state of race relations — and the encounter left such an impression on […]

amphotora/iStockBy EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A manhunt is intensifying for a 29-year-old suspected of shooting a Georgia sheriff’s deputy. Dalton Potter, a wanted Texas fugitive, was allegedly driving a stolen trailer when he was pulled over on a traffic stop early Monday, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said. BLUE ALERT issued for […]

william87/iStockBy ALEX STONE and MINA KAJI, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) — There is a mystery unfolding in Los Angeles. It wasn’t Buzz Lightyear or Robert Downey Jr. in “Iron Man,” but pilots landing at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday evening reported seeing a man wearing a jetpack flying near their planes. American Airlines flight 1997 […]

KABC-TVBy MARC NATHANSON, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) — Protesters gathered in South Los Angeles Monday night after Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a Black man who they say had a handgun and was fighting with them. The shooting occurred Monday afternoon after two deputies pulled over a man who was riding a bicycle […]

kuzma/iStockBy KARMA ALLEN, ABC News (STANLY COUNTY, N.C.) — A North Carolina man hugged his family as a free man for the first time in decades this week after serving 44 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Ronnie Long was greeted by family and community members who had long proclaimed his […]

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kali9/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (KENOSHA, Wis.) — Authorities issued a curfew in Kenosha, Wisconsin, as angry crowds gathered in protest after a Black man was shot and seriously wounded by police Sunday evening. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has also authorized the National Guard to support local law enforcement and “help protect critical infrastructure and […]

D’Andre Michael; Daniel PrakopcykMary J. Blige and Method Man will reunite as co-stars on the upcoming Power spinoff, Power Book II: Ghost. The hip hop duo won a Grammy for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for their 1995 single, “You’re All I Need.” Now, they’re bringing that same magical spark to television screens near you.  Mary says she’s […]

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