South facing flood warning and severe storm threat

South facing flood warning and severe storm threat

By SAMANTHA WNEK, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The Pacific Northwest will get a bit of a break in the active weather Saturday as the latest storm to drop feet of snow moves further east.Snoqualmie Pass was shut down for a while Friday to allow for crews to do avalanche…
Murder warrant out for MIT graduate in killing of Yale student

Murder warrant out for MIT graduate in killing of Yale student

By MORGAN WINSOR and MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News (NEW HAVEN, Conn.) -- Police have secured an arrest warrant charging Qinxuan Pan, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate student, with murder for the death of a Yale graduate student earlier this month.On Feb. 6. 26-year-old Kevin Jiang was shot dead on…
New Orleans police officer fatally shot at high school basketball game

New Orleans police officer fatally shot at high school basketball game

By ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News (NEW ORLEANS) -- A Tulane police officer was shot and killed outside a high school basketball game Friday evening, the New Orleans Police Department announced.At around 6:15 p.m. a person attempted to enter the George Washington Carver High School gymnasium, where the game was being…
US Park Police names first Black female chief in 230-year history

US Park Police names first Black female chief in 230-year history

By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Pamela A. Smith has been named as the first Black woman to lead the U.S. Park Police in the agency's 230-year history.Smith, a 23-year veteran of the Park Police, officially takes over on Sunday.The appointment comes as the nation has seen a…