A Florida Amber Alert has been issued for 8-year-old Juliet Odierna after she was allegedly abducted from Cape Coral in Lee County, local officials say. Anyone with information is urged to call 911 immediately.
The Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School near Los Angeles, which is also known as the SCVI Charter School, has been put on lockdown due to an unconfirmed threat, school officials say. Only few details were released.
A bone fragment which was found in Yellowknife in 2003 has been identified as belonging to Mary Rose Keadjuk, a 24-year-old woman who disappeared from a hotel nearly 28 years ago, officials said on Thursday.
Cardiff University lecturer Malcolm Anderson has been identified as the staff member who died after being rushed to hospital earlier this week, South Wales Police confirmed on Wednesday. He was 48 years old.
A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.2 has struck southern Mexico, with strong shaking felt as far away as the capital, seismologists say. Only few details were immediately available.
Police and other emergency services in Washington state were called to reports of an active shooter at the Highline College in Des Moines, prompting a lockdown, but no evidence of a shooting has been found. No one was injured.
The Middlesex District Attorney's Office and Lowell Police Superintendent William Taylor have confirmed that 20-year-old Graciela Paulino from Lowell has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the fatal shooting of 34-year-old Marc Devoe of Peabody.
Police and other emergency services in Florida were called to a possible active shooter at the North Broward Preparatory School in Coconut Creek, but it turned out to be a false alarm, local officials have confirmed.
A gunman has opened fire at a high school near Miami in South Florida, killing at least 17 people and injuring more than a dozen others, local and federal officials say. A suspect was taken into custody after fleeing the scene.
Shots were fired outside the headquarters of the National Security Agency (NSA) after a vehicle tried to enter the spy agency's secure campus in Maryland, officials say. Three people, including an officer, were injured.