WASHINGTON (CNN) -- One of the country's most conservative states, Nebraska, has outlawed what has long been a central plank of conservative criminal justice policy: the death penalty.
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - The disaster in Houston is being called the worst flooding in Texas in 30 years. That's why volunteers from the American Red Cross of Utah have traveled to the Lone Star State to offer some help.
(ABC News) A photo of a young Marine praying with his bride-to-be quickly went viral after it was posted on Facebook by the wedding photographer.
(ABC News) At least five people were killed, a dozen others are missing and hundreds of homes were destroyed as large parts of the central and southern Plains states faced flash floods and tornadoes.
(CNN)Extreme sports legend Dean Potter is one of two BASE jumpers found dead in Yosemite National Park after attempting an aerial descent from Taft Point, authorities said.
(CNN)Even before the deadly melee started, police were already in place, expecting a ruckus.
(ABC News) Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been sentenced to death Friday by a jury in a Boston federal courthouse.
CLARK COUNTY, Nev. (ABC NEWS)-- Blues legend B.B. King has died at the age of 89, Clark County, Nevada Coroner John Fudenberg told ABC News.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (ABC News)--Investigators confirmed today that an eight person was killed as a result of Tuesday night's derailment near Philadelphia, officials announced Thursday.
A waitress at a steakhouse in New York City was shocked to learn that one of her favorite customers had left her a hefty tip in his will -- $50,000.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (ABC News) Brandon Bostian, the engineer driving the Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia Tuesday night, has no recollection of the crash itself, his attorney told ABC News.
(ABC NEWS)--After an unpleasant night traveling aboard an AirAsia flight, Munyee Lau took her frustrations out in an open letter to the unknown passenger who made the experience an unbearable one.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (ABC News)-New details have emerged about several passengers who were aboard an Amtrak train that crashed on Tuesday night in Philadelphia.
(CNN) -- Tawny Willoughby grew up in small-town Kentucky, where she said it was normal to use a tanning bed four or five times a week.
(ABC NEWS)--A married couple in Arkansas was killed Sunday after severe weather tore through the mobile home park where they lived, but an infant inside the home survived, authorities said. Severe storm activity was reported across the region Sunday, with damage and injuries in Texas.
WASHINGTON (ABC News) The Justice Department is launching a federal civil rights probe of the entire police department in Baltimore, where recent events have 'given rise to a serious erosion of public trust,' Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Friday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (ABC 4 Utah)- A new study from Ohio State University suggests when the baby comes working couples no longer share housework equally.
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) The National Security Agency suffered a huge legal defeat at the hands of federal appeals court.
WASHINGTON (CNN) A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the National Security Agency's controversial collection of Americans' phone records, the subject of documents leaked by Edward Snowden, is not legal under the Patriot Act.
(ABC NEWS)- When a throng of praying, hymn-singing polygamous women of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints confronted Sabrina Broadbent while she was getting her four children out of the church-dominated community, she tried to stay as calm as possible.
FLORIDA (ABC NEWS)- A Florida mother held hostage by her boyfriend used the Pizza Hut app to notify police she needed help, authorities said.
GARLAND, Texas (ABC 4)- One of the gunmen in the Texas terror attack that was thwarted has ties to Utah. A University of Utah representative confirmed to ABC 4 that Nadir Soofi attended the school as a pre-med student from 1998 to 2003 but did not complete his degree.
BALTIMORE, Md. (ABC News) The death of Freddie Gray has been ruled by the medical examiner's office as a homicide caused by severe trauma.
WASHINGTON (ABC News) Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, is running for president in 2016, Sanders said in an interview with ABC News’ Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl.
BALTIMORE, Md. (ABC News) Fans eagerly gathered Wednesday outside Camden Yards, peering through the fence to watch the Orioles face off with the White Sox while the nearly 50,000 seats in the ballpark remained empty.
BALTIMORE, Md. (ABC News) Protesters defied a citywide curfew in Baltimore tonight, and police eventually responded by using smoke canisters and pepper balls in an attempt to disperse the crowd.
WASHINGTON (ABC 4 Utah) The highest court in the land will settle one of the biggest civil rights issues in our country once and for all.
WASHINGTON (ABC News) President Obama condemned the violence in Baltimore Tuesday afternoon, saying there is 'no excuse' for the violence, looting and arson that followed the funeral held for Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old African American who died after suffering a spine injury in police custody earlier this month.
BALTIMORE, Md. (ABC News) A Baltimore woman took action when she saw her son hanging out with violent demonstrators Monday.
BALTIMORE, Md. (ABC News) Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency Monday following a violent gathering in Baltimore, where people threw objects at police, set cars on fire and looted businesses. Hogan also activated the National Guard.
BALTIMORE, Md. (ABC News) A gathering of hundreds of protesters near a Baltimore mall turned violent Monday when some of them hurled various objects at cops, injuring several officers, including one whose condition police described as 'unresponsive.'
WASHINGTON (ABC News) President Obama said Thursday that he takes 'full responsibility' for a U.S. government counterterrorism operation that killed two innocent hostages held by al Qaeda.
WASHINGTON (ABC News) The Senate narrowly confirmed Loretta Lynch as the next attorney general Thursday, 166 days after she was first nominated for the post.
Oklahoma City, Okla. (CNN)- On the morning of April 19, 1995, a man parked a rental truck packed with explosives in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. At 9:02 a.m., the explosives detonated, killing 168 people, including 19 children.
(ABC NEWS)- Hillary Clinton is officially running for president in 2016, according to an e-mail message sent to donors and supporters by a top aide.
WASHINGTON D.C. (ABC NEWS)-A man shot himself near the U.S. Capitol Building today, police said, prompting the building to be put on lockdown and staff told to shelter in place.
In her 40 years living in Rochelle, Illinois, Cathy Olson had never seen a tornado that big. "I saw the top of the funnel cloud, and it was absolutely massive," she said.
Our brains on multitasking aren't nearly as good as we think they are.
Sabra Dipping Co. LLC is voluntarily recalling 30,000 cases of hummus products because of a possible risk of listeria contamination.
(ABC News) Jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial have found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction resulting in death, a charge that carries a possible penalty of death.
The Victoria’s Secret lingerie models known for flaunting their angel wings down runways have some new competition.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (ABC News) Sen. Rand Paul made his 2016 White House bid official on Tuesday, telling an audience in his adopted home state of Kentucky that he will be a different kind of Republican -- one who will 'clutch the Constitution in one hand and the Bill of Rights in the other.'
(ABC News) After eight straight days of high-level diplomatic negotiations between the six world powers and Iran, negotiators in Lausanne, Switzerland, announced an interim agreement has been reached on the principles for dismantling Iran's nuclear program in exchange for lifting heavy economic sanctions.
Indiana is coming under fire for one of its new laws. Indiana passed a new 'Religious Freedom Law,' some fear will lead to discrimination. Tuesday Utah lawmakers offered the state of Indiana help.
As Disneyland prepares to celebrate 60 years of memories and magic during the Diamond Celebration, Disney Parks released this rare time-lapse video showing the theme park being built.
The Germanwings co-pilot accused of intentionally setting a plane on a fatal descent in the French Alps had an illness that he kept secret from his employer, German prosecutors said Friday.
(ABC News) Audio from the mangled voice recorder of Germanwings Flight 9525 reveals the captain was locked out of the cockpit while the co-pilot appeared to make a deliberate attempt to destroy the plane, Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said Thursday.
For a second day, rescuers will fan out over harsh terrain in a remote corner of the French Alps looking for the remains of 150 people killed when Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed without warning.
Police in Detroit made a gruesome discovery Tuesday.
Heinz is buying Kraft Foods to create the world's fifth largest food and beverage company, with sales of about $28 billion.