Ray Rice Wins Appeal, Indefinite Suspension Lifted
Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun/MCT via Getty Images(BALTIMORE) -- Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice won his appeal against the National Football League on Friday, overturning his indefinite suspension for striking his then-fiancée in the elevator of an Atlantic City, N.J. hotel in February.
Rice was initially suspended for two games, but when video from within the elevator surfaced publicly in September, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made the suspension indefinite. Shortly thereafter, the Baltimore Ravens released Rice from his contract.
A statement put out by the NFL Players Association on Rice's behalf called the decision...
Suspected Gunman Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting in Austin, Texas
Twitter/hanskpaap(AUSTIN, Texas) -- A gunman in Austin, Texas, tried to burn down the Mexican consulate and fired more than 100 rounds at city buildings and at a police officer early Friday before dying of a bullet wound.
It was not immediately clear whether the shooter, identified by ABC News as Larry Steven McQuilliams, 49, was killed by police or shot himself, authorities said.
Austin Police Department Assistant Chief Raul Munguia, speaking at a news conference, said residents reported hearing shots at 2:22 a.m., and calls continued to come in as the suspect was...
Cousins Trapped in Snowbank Say 'Thanks' to Rescuers
Bronwyn8/iStock/Thinkstock(NEWBURGH, N.Y.) -- Two New York boys expressed thanks to their rescuers Friday after the pair were inadvertently trapped for about eight hours in a snowbank when a plow operator pushed snow over them, not realizing they were there.
Cousins Jason Rivera, 9, and Elijah Martinez, 11, told ABC News they were feeling good after being buried under 7 feet of snow.
"I want to say, thank you ... for the cop shovels to help us up, help us out of the snow," Jason said from his hospital bed. "I thank you for...