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Mystery surrounds death of 14-year-old girl found in Texas landfill

The death of a 14-year-old Kaytlynn Cargill is shrouded in mystery after her body was found in a landfill in northern Texas this week.

Mistrial declared again for ex-cop Ray Tensing

Tensing, who is white, fatally shot Sam DuBose, an unarmed black man, in 2015.

Michael Brown's family wins $1.5 million settlement

Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old, was fatally shot by a white cop in 2014.

'Pizzagate' gunman recorded 'goodbye' video message to his family

"Girls, I love you all more than anything in this world," he says in the video.

Former US diplomat on advising American student's family during North Korea detainment

Otto Warmbier was detained for nearly 17 months before he was medically evacuated.

Fighter jet involved in accident at Dayton International Airport

No one was killed in the accident, which involved an F-16 Thunderbird.

'Sonny' Franzese, oldest federal prisoner, is freed at 100

A reputed Colombo crime family underboss reported to be the oldest inmate in the federal prison system has been released at the age of 100

She fled Iraq as a child, now she's training to be a US Border Patrol agent

Stevany Shakare is one of three women in a class of 20.

Lifeguards took over 5 minutes to pull submerged swimmer from pool, lawsuit alleges

Yosef Bornstein remains hospitalized with brain injuries.

The Latest: Black groups in Cincinnati upset by 2nd mistrial

Members of the Black Lives Matter movement and other civil rights groups are expressing outrage over the second mistrial in the case of a white University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist during a traffic stop

WATCH: Otto Warmbier's high school friends remember him

Warmbier "just made everybody so happy," Maggie Feazell tells ABC News' "20/20."

WATCH: Elijah Blake and Gina Belafonte on social activism in the digital age

ABC News' Mara Schiavocampo interviews Elijah Blake and Gina Belafonte on combining activism and music.

WATCH: Good Samaritans free driver stuck in flooded car

Good Samaritans work to free a driver stuck in her car after a flash flood swept her car into a ditch and was filling up with water.

WATCH: Remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy level local liquor store and auto center

ABC News' Steve Osunsami reports from Fairfield, AL.

WATCH: Fire ants cling to one another to form raft

Fire ants were found, clinging to eachother to form a raft in floodwaters caused by Tropical Depression Cindy in various states in the south.

WATCH: Passengers evacuate JetBlue plane amid emergency

Passengers evacuated via emergency slides after a JetBlue flight made an emergency landing in Charleston, South Carolina, amid reports of smoke in the cabin.

WATCH: Mystery surrounds death of 14-year-old girl found in Texas landfill

The death of a 14-year-old girl is shrouded in mystery after her body was found in a landfill in northern Texas this week.

WATCH: Child battling rare cancer becomes honorary cop

Officers in Evesham, New Jersey, helped make four-year-old Chase Gilchrist's dream come true.

WATCH: Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman dies at 93

Gabe Pressman, an intrepid, Emmy-winning journalist who still relished going to work at the age of 93, died in his sleep early Friday at a Manhattan hospital.

WATCH: Flint airport attacker left officer with 12-inch gash on his neck: Hospital official

The man who stabbed a police officer at the Bishop International Airport in Flint, Michigan, left the officer with an approximately 12-inch long laceration from his Adam's apple to the back of his neck, a hospital official said this morning.

WATCH: Stuffed cow toy saves boy's life

A 2-year-old boy's fall from a second-floor window was softened by his stuffed cow.

WATCH: Appeals court upholds Mississippi 'religious freedom' law

The federal appeals court's decision means Mississippi could soon begin enforcing the "religious objections" law that would allow business owners in the state to deny services to same-sex couples on religious grounds.

Dramatic video shows alleged road rage incident on California highway

In the video, the motorcyclist appears to try to kick the sedan on the right. In response, the sedan veers to the left and briefly collides with the motorcyclist.

Teen killed by bullet when LA County deputies fired at pit bull: Sheriff's office

The sheriff's department said the investigation is ongoing.

LAPD arrests officer accused of unlawful sex with teen

The officer is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old.

Cindy weakens to tropical depression after making landfall in Louisiana

After making landfall as a tropical storm in southwestern Louisiana, Cindy weakened to a tropical depression on Thursday.

Former nurse suspected of killing up to 60 children

Former Texas nurse, who is suspected of killing up to 60 children, has been charged with murder.

American student who died after release from North Korea mourned at funeral

Otto Warmbier, an American college student who died days after North Korea released him from prison, was laid to rest in his hometown of Cincinnati.

Man who allegedly wanted to join ISIS arrested at JFK Airport

A 30-year-old New York City man was arrested Wednesday at John F. Kennedy Airport after the FBI alleged that he was planning to travel to Syria to join ISIS.

'Pizzagate' shooter sentenced to 4 years in prison

Edgar Maddison Welch was sentenced to 48 months in prison.

Parole denied for Manson follower Krenwinkel in California

A board has denied parole for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel _ a follower of cult leader Charles Manson _ after officials investigated whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the notorious murders

Police chief pleads with author who hid treasure to 'call off the hunt' after 2 die

The author says he hid a chest of gold and jewels in the Rocky Mountains.

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana

As a result of strong winds, the storm had already claimed one life in Alabama.

Death of American detained in North Korea baffles experts

Otto Warmbier died a week after his release.

Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana

Weather forecasters are expecting a third day of rough weather for Gulf Coast states as Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore

Bloomberg says America should 'get behind' Trump

"He's our president, and we need this country to be run well," Bloomberg told "The View" on Wednesday.

Milwaukee mayor urges peaceful protest after ex-cop cleared

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is urging that any protests in the city be peaceful after a jury acquitted a former police officer in the shooting death of a black man last August

10-year-old dead as Tropical Storm Cindy bears down on the Gulf Coast

Residents and government officials along the northern Gulf Coast are closely watching Tropical Storm Cindy.

Stabbing of officer at Michigan airport being investigated as act of terrorism

The airport said all passengers were safe.

Police want a New Mexico treasure hunt to end after 2 deaths

New Mexico State Police call for millionaire Forrest Fenn to end the search for his treasure that has resulted in two deaths.

Bloomberg says America should 'get behind' Trump

"He's our president and we need this country to be run well," Bloomberg told "The View" on Wednesday.

Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

Authorities: 10-year-old boy dies, hit by log washed ashore by storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy

Guilty verdict in texting suicide trial raises questions

Michelle Carter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Friday.

Autopsy declined for student who died after release from North Korea

The family of Otto Warmbier, an American college student who died just days after North Korea released him from prison in a coma, declined an autopsy.

FBI investigating motive after officer stabbed at Michigan airport

The airport said all passengers were safe.

Woman in labor who demanded drug injection gets jail time

A New Hampshire woman in labor who demanded that a friend inject her with heroin and methamphetamine has pleaded guilty to reckless conduct and was sentenced to a year in jail

10-year-old dead as Tropical Storm Cindy bears down on the Gulf coast

Residents and government officials along the northern Gulf Coast are closely watching Tropical Storm Cindy.

Teen killed after leaving mosque was 'loved by so many people'

Police say the motive behind the murder of Nabra Hassanen, 17, was road rage.

Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens charged with murder

A former Texas nurse who prosecutors say may be responsible for the deaths of up to 60 young children has been indicted on a murder charge for the second time in recent weeks

Shocking video of police shooting wasn't enough to convict

The release of dashboard video in the shooting death of Philando Castile renewed anger over his death and reopened an emotional question: How could the police officer who shot him have been acquitted