ABC National News

iStock/Thinkstock(BRIDGEPORT, Conn.) -- The 39-year-old man suspected of murder and connected to an Amber Alert involving his 6-year-old daughter had been deported from the U.S. in 2013, according to federal authorities.Early Friday morning, an Amber Alert was issued in Bridgeport, Connecticut and several surrounding states after 6-year-old Aylin Sophia Hernandez [...]
Metropolitan Police Department(WASHINGTON) -- Police in Washington, D.C., continue to investigate a late-night shooting Thursday involving two officers and a civilian that was captured on video and then posted to social media.During a news conference Friday, authorities said that around 10:42 p.m. Thursday, two uniformed officers in an unmarked car [...]
ABCNews.com(THONOTOSASSA, Fla.) -- Officials believe an early morning fire at a mosque in Florida was intentionally set, and the incident is being investigated as a hate crime.The Hillsbourgh County Fire Rescue received a call around 2:09 a.m. local time Friday about a fire at the Islamic Society of New Tampa [...]
Courtesy Melissa Falter (POWELL, Ohio) -- An Ohio woman has penned an obituary on behalf of her vivacious, 91-year-old grandmother before her death earlier this week.Melissa Falter, granddaughter of the late Jean Oddi, wrote the humorous tribute that she said captured her grandmother's sassy personality."She's laughing," Falter, 45, told ABC [...]

ABC Entertainment News

ABC/Lou Rocco(NEW YORK) -- Netflix has added comedian-actor Tracy Morgan to its growing roster of comedians with stand-up specials. The streaming service announced Friday that Morgan has signed on for a new stand-up special, entitled Staying Alive. The special, which was shot at New Jersey's Count Basie Theatre, will debut globally [...]
ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Actor Mahershala Ali and wife Amatus Sami-Karim became the proud parents of their first child, daughter Bari (pronounced Bar-ee) Najma Ali on Friday. Mahershala first shared the news about the couple's new bundle of joy on Instagram, showing a picture of Amatus holding Bari in her [...]
ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) -- Jordan Peele has taken a step behind the camera in his directorial debut, Get Out. But sketch-comic-turned-director says he wasn't sure that the racial horror movie, which has been years in the making, would see the light of day. "This is a movie I [...]
ABC/Ida Mae Astute(LOS ANGELES) -- Hugh Jackman rose to stardom playing the iconic Logan/Wolverine character in 2000's X-Men. At the time, Jackman was a substitute for actor Dougray Scott, who had been cast but then dropped out. Seventeen years later, Jackman is now virtually synonymous with Wolverine, though he [...]

ABC Adult Contemporary News

Frank OckenfelsJohn Mayer so far has released eight tracks from his new album, The Search for Everything: four in January, and four today. He billed the EPs as Wave 1 and Wave 2, but it turns out there won't be a Wave 3. On Friday, John tweeted, "The Search For [...]
Atlantic RecordsWe're still waiting for details and a release date for Kelly Clarkson's new album, but right now you can now listen to a brand-new song from her. "Love Goes On," is a duet between Kelly and Aloe Blacc, and it's on the soundtrack of the movie The Shack, which will [...]
NBCThe new season of The Voice kicks off on Monday and to get fans excited, the four coaches -- Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Adam Levine and Alicia Keys -- have posted a video in which they perform an acoustic version of TLC's classic "Waterfalls." In the clip, the coaches [...]
Michael Rozman/Warner Bros.John Mayer is a big fan of ABC's The Bachelor, but he even though he's one of the most eligible bachelors in showbiz, he says he wouldn't consider being on the show himself. Appearing on Friday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, John discussed his love of the [...]

ABC Adult Country Music News

AtlanticThe bouncy new single from Brett Eldredge, "Somethin' I'm Good At," is total reflection of his personality. “I can't even explain the anticipation and excitement I've been feeling about putting out new music,” says Brett. “It's exciting to write and record a song that captures this side [...]
Atlantic RecordsThe soundtrack to The Shack, the new movie starring Tim McGraw, is out today, one week ahead of the movie's premiere on March 3, featuring new music from some of country's biggest stars. As previously reported, Dan + Shay, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Brett Eldredge, and of course Tim and [...]
ABC/Image Group LAThis Sunday, Lady Antebellum will help get those engine's revving as the headlining entertainment prior to the start of the 59th Annual Daytona 500. The race is the official kick-off the NASCAR season and airs on FOX beginning at 11 a.m. Eastern. The following night, the [...]
ABC/Image Group LAJon Pardi is hoping to boost his “Dirt on My Boots” single to the top of the charts with the release of a sexy video. The clip, streaming on YouTube, intercuts shots of Jon performing the song before an adoring crowd and a woman returning from an [...]