Librarians say they face threats, lawsuits, jail fears over ongoing book battles

Librarians say they face threats, lawsuits, jail fears over ongoing book battles

(BOISE, Id. ) -- Librarians across the country say they’ve become targets in the ongoing battles over books – but the attacks have escalated beyond just calls to remove materials from library shelves.Several librarians told ABC News they’re facing threats of physical violence, lawsuits and criminal charges for having what…
Woman dead after bus crashes into pedestrians at Honolulu cruise ship terminal

Woman dead after bus crashes into pedestrians at Honolulu cruise ship terminal

(HONOLULU, Hi.) -- One woman has died and 10 others were injured after a shuttle bus crashed into the transportation area outside a Honolulu cruise terminal Friday, according to police.The ship, Carnival Miracle, was on a 15-day journey, departing Long Beach, California, on April 6, according to Carnival Cruise Line.…
This automaker has an answer to electric sports car

This automaker has an answer to electric sports car

(NEW YORK) -- Are we entering a "performance arms race" between internal combustion engine and electric sports cars?Some engineers and top auto executives are beginning to question the superiority of electric sports cars, which have become a contentious topic among enthusiasts.This week, Lawrence Stroll, executive chairman of Aston Martin, told…
Mom accused of leaving 2 young children home alone for days to go on cruise

Mom accused of leaving 2 young children home alone for days to go on cruise

(HOUSTON) -- A Texas mother has been arrested after allegedly leaving her two young children home alone for days to go on a cruise, court records show.Lakesha Williams, 29, of Houston, has been charged with abandoning a child with intent to return, a felony, according to a criminal complaint.Neighbors at…
How 2 teenagers plotted their best friend’s murder

How 2 teenagers plotted their best friend’s murder

(MORGANTOWN, W.Va.) -- When 16-year-old Skylar Neese went missing from her West Virginia home after midnight on July 6, 2012, two of her best friends took to social media to express their fears and hopes that Skylar could be alive.But months later, investigators would find out that Rachel Shoaf and…
Major storm brings flash flooding, damaging winds to East Coast

Major storm brings flash flooding, damaging winds to East Coast

(NEW YORK) -- Heavy rain, thunderstorms and gusty winds are moving through the Northeast on Friday as a major storm system lifts into Canada.The storm system previously brought 11 confirmed tornadoes across six states -- Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and North Carolina. The worst of the rain is over…