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Chicago-area priest removed from church after burning LGBTQ banner

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — A Chicago-area priest, who has sparked nationwide outrage after burning an LGBTQ banner that once hung in the church, has been removed from the parish, the Archdiocese of Chicago confirms.Cardinal Blase Cupich, Archdiocese…

Man charged with cold-case murder of jogger Melissa Millan after confessing in church

Simsbury Police Dept.(SIMSBURY, Conn.) — Nearly four years ago, Melissa Millan, a mother of two, was brutally murdered in Connecticut while she was out on a jog.The crime went unsolved until last week, when a registered sex offender, William Leverett,…

‘I’m not going anywhere’: Kavanaugh in emotional Fox interview

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Brett Kavanaugh, the president’s embattled Supreme Court nominee, spoke out Monday in an extraordinary and emotional interview with Fox News, saying, “I’ve never sexually assaulted anyone” and insisting, “I’m no…

Kavanaugh protests escalate, over 120 arrested on Capitol Hill

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — National protests against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh escalated on Monday with more than 120 people arrested on Capitol Hill, celebrities weighing in on social media, and nationwide walkouts.Capitol Hill polic…

Woman Cosby convicted of sexually assaulting wants ‘justice as the court sees fit’

Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images(NORRISTOWN, Pa.) — A sentencing hearing for comedian Bill Cosby began Monday as women who said he drugged and physically took advantage of them, including one whom he was convicted of sexually assaulting, filled a Pen…

After 6-year-old boy vanishes in park, FBI tapes his parents’ voices and plays recording in area in hopes of finding him

Gastonia Police Department(GASTONIA, N.C.) — A massive search effort is underway in Gastonia, North Carolina, where a 6-year-old boy with autism vanished over the weekend after going to a local park with his father.As the search continues for Maddox R…

Officer accused of killing man in wrong apartment is fired: Chief

iStock/Thinkstock(DALLAS) — A Dallas police officer charged with manslaughter in the wrong apartment fatal shooting of a man was fired Monday morning, according to an email sent by Police Chief Rene Hall.Officer Amber Guyger, 30, “engaged in adverse c…

Brett Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford: ‘My fear will not hold me back from testifying’

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Ahead of her much-anticipated appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Christine Blasey Ford is telling lawmakers that “fear will not hold me back from testifying” against Supreme Court nomi…

‘The View’ discusses second sexual assault claim against Brett Kavanaugh

Candice Elle Frank/ABC(NEW YORK) — “The View” co-hosts reacted to news on Monday that a second woman, Deborah Ramirez, has come forward accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were both attending Yale University 35 years ago.S…

Elderly man found alive in apartment days after fire ravages DC senior living facility

Cpl. Damon A. Mclean/Marine Corps.(WASHINGTON) — A 74-year-old man has been found alive in an apartment building in Washington, D.C., five days after it was nearly gutted by fire, officials said.The senior citizen was found by crews that had been hire…

Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing begins with debate over his designation as a sexually violent predator

Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images(NORRISTOWN, Pa.) — A sentencing hearing for comedian Bill Cosby began Monday as women who say he drugged and physically took advantage of them, including one he was convicted of sexually assaulting, filled a Pennsylva…

‘I will not be intimidated into withdrawing’: Kavanaugh on latest accusation

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A day after a second accuser’s story surfaced, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Monday sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee saying, “I will not be intimidated into withdrawing from this proces…

6-year-old boy with autism vanishes at park, search area expands

Gastonia Police Department(GASTONIA, N.C.) — A massive search effort is underway in North Carolina where a young boy with autism vanished over the weekend after going to a local park with his father.The search for 6-year-old Maddox Ritch ramped up on …