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Potential of 'major explosion' in Ohio town after train derails, governor says

Gov. Mike DeWine urged those living within a mile to evacuate "immediately."
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In this photo provided by Melissa Smith, a train fire is seen from her farm in East Palestine, Ohio, on Feb. 3, 2023. A train derailment and resulting large fire prompted an evacuation order in the Ohio village near the Pennsylvania state line on Friday night, covering the area in billows of smoke lit orange by the flames below.
February 05

What many in the Black community face with long COVID

It took former teacher Chimére Smith over two years for a physician to diagnose her with the disease.
February 05
It took former teacher Chimére Smith over two years for a physician to diagnose her with the disease.
February 05

Kidnapped children from Missouri found at Florida supermarket 1 year later: Police

The kids had been missing since March 2022.
February 05
Kristi Nicole Gilley was arrested on a warrant for kidnapping out of Clay County, Missouri.
February 05

Off-duty NYPD officer shot

Mayor Eric Adams said the five-year NYPD veteran was conducting a simple errand and was shot.
February 05
Mayor Eric Adams said the five-year NYPD veteran was conducting a simple errand and was shot.
February 05

On Location: February 5, 2023

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
February 05
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
February 05

Heavy snow and rain hit West Coast, moving east

The coldest wind chill in U.S. history was recorded Saturday in New Hampshire.
February 05
A member of the University of California Davis Outdoor Adventures team snowshoes as another uses cross country skies as they take advantage of deep snow after a series of atmospheric river storms, Jan. 21, 2023 near South Lake Tahoe, Calif.
February 05

Houston airport fire grounds United Airlines flights

The George Bush Intercontinental Airport is a major hub for United Airlines.
February 05
A person waits for their plane departure at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Dec. 03, 2021 in Houston.
February 05

Timeline: Where the Chinese surveillance balloon was spotted before being shot down

Sightings started popping up on social media on Wednesday.
February 05
A balloon floats over Columbia, Mo., on Feb. 3, 2023. A huge, high-altitude Chinese balloon sailed across the U.S. on Friday, drawing severe Pentagon accusations of spying despite China's firm denials.
February 04

Off-duty NYPD officer 'fighting for his life' after being shot

The officer was attempting to buy a car, police said.
February 04
NYPD car is seen in New York City, Oct. 22, 2022.
February 04

Bitter blast moves into the Northeast

Meanwhile, Texas issued a disaster declaration in seven counties on Saturday following this week's ice storm.
February 04
Meanwhile, Texas issued a disaster declaration in seven counties on Saturday following this week's ice storm.
February 04

Chinese balloon shot down by US off the Carolina coast

Authorities in the Myrtle Beach area advised residents not to touch debris if it washes up on shore and to contact police if they see any.
February 04
Authorities in the Myrtle Beach area advised residents not to touch debris if it washes up on shore and to contact police if they see any.
February 04

Abbott issues disaster declaration as ice storm slams Texas

The freezing rain began Monday and closed schools.
February 04
Cars drive down an icy highway as cold weather moves through Dallas, Jan. 31, 2023.
February 04

Biden says US has taken down Chinese balloon

“They successfully took it down and I want to compliment our aviators who did it,” President Joe Biden said on the tarmac of Hagerstown Regional Airport in Maryland.
February 04
“They successfully took it down and I want to compliment our aviators who did it,” President Joe Biden said on the tarmac of Hagerstown Regional Airport in Maryland.
February 04

Suspected Chinese spy balloon shot down

The Chinese surveillance balloon has been shot down in U.S. airspace and is expected to land in U.S. territorial waters, according to officials.
February 04
The Chinese surveillance balloon has been shot down in U.S. airspace and is expected to land off the coast of the Carolinas, according to officials.
February 04

DOJ conducts review of police department after Tyre Nichols’ death

The review will assess the department's use-of-force policies.
February 04
Tyre Nichols who was pulled over while driving and died three days later, is beaten by Memphis Police Department officers on January 7, 2023, in this screen grab from a video released by Memphis Police Department, Jan. 27, 2023.
February 04

Democrats approve new primary calendar for 2024

Under the new calendar, South Carolina is the first state to cast votes.
February 04
Democratic National Committee chair Jaime Harrison speaks at the Democratic National Committee winter meeting, on Feb. 3, 2023, in Philadelphia.
February 04

Train derailment in Ohio causes massive fire, evacuation

Roughly 2,000 residents, about half the town's population in East Palestine, Ohio, were asked to evacuate their homes, authorities said.
February 04
Roughly 2,000 residents, about half the town's population in East Palestine, Ohio, were asked to evacuate their homes, authorities said.
February 04

Robb Elementary School to be demolished, Uvalde contends with conflicting emotions

19 children and 2 teachers were killed there on May 24, 2022.
February 04
Crosses set up to honor those who lost their lives during the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas on November 8, 2022.
February 03

ABC News Live Prime: Fri, Feb 3, 2023

U.S. tracking Chinese spy balloon; exclusive interview with interim superintendent of Uvalde School District; highlight Prime Playlist artists up for Grammy awards this weekend.
February 03
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Fri, Feb 3, 2023
February 03

ABC News Live Rundown: Friday, February 3, 2023

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
February 03
VIDEO: ABC News Live Rundown: Friday, February 3, 2023
February 03

New Uvalde interim superintendent: ‘It's become a part of our fabric’

ABC News' Maria Elena Salinas sat down exclusively with Gary Patterson, Uvalde interim superintendent, as the community wrestles with the controversial decision to demolish Robb Elementary.
February 03
VIDEO: New Uvalde interim superintendent: ‘It's become a part of our fabric’
February 03

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Rep. Mike Gallagher: ‘This is not the last time we’re going to see a Chinese balloon’

ABC News’ Kayna Whitworth spoke with Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-WI, chair of the House Select Committee on China, about the latest on the suspected Chinese spy balloon over the U.S.
February 03
VIDEO: Rep. Mike Gallagher: ‘This is not the last time we’re going to see a Chinese balloon’
February 03

MPD fires white officer involved in Tyre Nichols’ arrest

Preston Hemphill was one of the first Memphis Police officers who confronted Tyre Nichols during a traffic stop on Jan. 7.
February 03
Preston Hemphill was one of the first Memphis Police officers who confronted Tyre Nichols during a traffic stop on Jan. 7.
February 03

Suspect charged in connection with multiple Dallas Zoo incidents: Police

Police found the two missing monkeys in an abandoned home.
February 03
On the morning of January 30, 2023, the Dallas Zoo alerted the Dallas Police Department after the animal care team discovered two of our emperor tamarin monkeys were missing.
February 03

White officer involved in Tyre Nichols arrest fired

Preston Hemphill confronted Nichols before he was beaten by five other cops.
February 03
Memphis police officer Preston Hemphill.
February 03

Tyre Nichols: A timeline of the investigation into his death

Five officers have been charged in his death.
February 03
A portrait of Tyre Nichols is displayed at a memorial service for him, Jan. 17, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn. Nichols was killed during a traffic stop with Memphis Police on Jan. 7.
February 03

Search underway for man who fired inside San Francisco synagogue

No one was injured during the incident on Wednesday evening at the Schneerson Jewish Center in San Francisco, police said
February 03
No one was injured during the incident on Wednesday evening at the Schneerson Jewish Center in San Francisco, police said
February 03

ABC News Live: Surprising jobs report shows hiring surging again

Plus, the latest on a Chinese balloon spotted over the northwestern U.S. and the stolen orphans of Ukraine.
February 03
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Surprising jobs report shows hiring surging again
February 03

Blinken postpones China trip after 'intelligence-gathering balloon' spotted

ABC News correspondents and contributors break down the latest on a Chinese spy balloon spotted over the U.S. mainland.
February 03
VIDEO: Blinken postpones China trip after 'intelligence-gathering balloon' spotted
February 03

New documentary looks at double life of civil rights photographer, FBI informant

Filmmaker Phil Bertelsen talks about his new documentary on civil rights-era photographer Ernest Withers, who was also an FBI informant.
February 03
VIDEO: New documentary looks at double life of civil rights photographer, FBI informant
February 03

Central Park Zoo owl on the loose after exhibit vandalized

The Eurasian eagle owl was spotted perched in a tree near the zoo on Friday.
February 03
The Eurasian eagle owl was spotted perched in a tree near the zoo on Friday.
February 03

Missing rappers found dead in basement, homicide investigation underway

They went missing after they were scheduled to perform at an event on Jan. 21.
February 03
Detroit Police, Michigan State Police and ATF agents work the scene at West McNichols and Log Cabin in Detroit on the border of Highland Park, Mich., Feb. 2, 2023.
February 03

Nikki Addimando speaks out after pleading guilty to killing partner

Upstate New York woman Nikki Addimando is serving seven years in prison for a crime she says she committed in self-defense. ABC News’ Juju Chang previews her conversation with Addimando on 20/20.
February 03
VIDEO: Nikki Addimando speaks out after pleading guilty to killing partner
February 03

US adds 517,000 new jobs in January

ABC News Business Reporter Alexis Christoforous provides analysis on the U.S. economy adding 517,000 jobs last month while the unemployment rate dropped to 3.4%.
February 03
VIDEO: US adds 517,000 new jobs in January
February 03

ABC News Live: Chinese spy balloon spotted over Montana

Plus, the latest on the economy, and a preview of this week’s edition of 20/20.
February 03
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Chinese spy balloon spotted over Montana
February 03

FBI looking for man who brought pistol to synagogue, fired apparent blanks

No one was injured in the Wednesday evening incident.
February 03
The San Francisco F.B.I. has released a statement looking for this man who is wanted for firing pistol at synagogue.
February 03

California cyclist hit by car, fatally stabbed by driver: Police

The alleged attack occurred Thursday afternoon in Dana Point, California, when the victim was hit from behind by a vehicle, authorities said.
February 03
The alleged attack occurred Thursday afternoon in Dana Point, California, when the victim was hit from behind by a vehicle, authorities said.
February 03

Arrests made after 6 family members killed in California

Two suspects are in custody after six family members were gunned down in a targeted and likely gang-related "massacre," police said.
February 03
Two suspects are in custody after six family members were gunned down in a targeted and likely gang-related "massacre," police said.
February 03

Cyclist dies after being hit by car and stabbed by driver, authorities say

The driver was arrested on suspicion of murder, authorities said.
February 03
A cyclist died on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, after being struck by a car in Dana Point, Calif., and then stabbed to death by the driver, authorities said.
February 03

House Select Committee on China chair weighs in on balloon over US

Secretary of State Antony Blinken has now postponed his trip to China as the White House decides not to shoot down the balloon immediately.
February 03
VIDEO: House Select Committee on China chair weighs in on balloon over US
February 03

Rodney King’s daughter weighs in on death of Tyre Nichols

As Memphis, Tennessee, mourns Tyre Nichols, there have been cries for police reform across the country.
February 03
VIDEO: Rodney King’s daughter weighs in on death of Tyre Nichols
February 03

Wind chills as low as 108 degrees below zero hit Northeast

The coldest U.S. wind chill was recorded Saturday at minus 108 degrees.
February 03
People bundled up walk in midtown Manhattan as bitter cold temperatures moved into much of the northeast United States in New York City, Feb. 3, 2023.
February 03

Woman mistakenly pronounced dead breathing in body bag at funeral home

The woman actually died two days later in hospice care.
February 03
The Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals fined the Glen Oaks Alzheimer's Special Care Center $10,000 for violating a resident's dignity after she was sent to a funeral home still alive.
February 03

How to stay safe and prepare for freezing temperatures

The coldest air for the Northeast will hit Saturday morning.
February 03
A woman walks down 50th Street bundled against the cold, Dec. 28, 2017, in New York City, as a bitter Arctic chill settled across much of the United States and Canada.
February 03

Arrests made after 6 killed execution-style, including baby

"This family was targeted by cold-blooded killers," the sheriff said.
February 03
Tulare County Sheriff crime unit investigates the scene where six people, including a 6-month old baby, her teenage mother and an elderly woman, were killed in a Central Valley farming community in what the local sheriff said was likely a targeted attack by a drug cartel, Jan. 16, 2023 in Goshen, Calif.
February 03

Nikki Addimando case puts spotlight on criminal justice for abuse victims

"That danger, risk and lethality are always imminent for a victim": Advocate
February 03
An undated stock photo depicts a judge holding a gavel in a courtroom.
February 03

Civil lawsuit filed year after police-related death of Minneapolis man, Amir Locke

Amir Locke was shot by police in 2022 during a no-knock search warrant.
February 03
Civil rights attorneys Ben Crump holds a sign reading "Justice for Amir Locke" during a news conference in St. Paul , Minnesota on February 10, 2022.
February 03

Woman mistakenly pronounced dead 'gasps for air' in body bag at funeral home

Employees at an Iowa medical care center coordinated her transportation to a funeral home, according to a state report.
February 03
Employees at an Iowa medical care center coordinated her transportation to a funeral home, according to a state report.
February 03

Man arrested in connection with stolen monkeys from Dallas Zoo

A 24-year-old man was arrested by Dallas police on Friday.
February 03
A 24-year-old man was arrested by Dallas police on Friday.
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