(NEW YORK) -- More than six months after Russian President Vladimir Putin launched an invasion into neighboring Ukraine, the two countries are engaged in a struggle for control of areas throughout eastern and southern Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, whose forces began an offensive in... Read More.
(BUFFALO, N.Y.) -- While federal prosecutors are weighing whether to seek the death penalty against the suspect in the racially motivated Buffalo, New York, mass shooting that left 10 Black people dead, the son of one of the victims told ABC News he does... Read More.
(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- Families of the Parkland mass shooting victims are addressing the jury during the penalty phase of confessed shooter Nikolas Cruz's trial. The penalty phase of the trial is to determine if Cruz will be sentenced to death for gunning down 14 students... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A jury will soon determine if confessed Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz will be sentenced to death. Opening arguments begin Monday in the penalty phase of Cruz's trial. The trial is expected to take several months. At the conclusion, the jury’s decision... Read More.
(LAGUNA WOODS, Calif.) -- The suspected gunman in a shooting at a California church that police believe was politically motivated could face the death penalty in a murder charge announced by prosecutors on Tuesday. David Chou, 68, is accused of killing one person and wounding... Read More.
(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- Jury selection in the death penalty trial of Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz is set to resume on Monday after dissolving into disarray last week when the presiding judge admitted she erroneously dismissed prospective jurors and other would-be panelists were cut... Read More.
(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) -- Jury selection in the death penalty case of confessed Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz lapsed into disarray after potential jurors allegedly mouthed expletives and threats to the defendant in the courtroom and the presiding judge admitted committing a legal error... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Facing an onslaught of political pressure tactics and plunging public approval, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sails into a new term set to decide some of the most divisive cases in decades on abortion, gun rights, the death penalty and religious... Read More.
(TOKYO) -- The U.S. faced off against the Netherlands Friday in soccer at the Olympics and won. This was their first match of the knockout stage of the Tokyo Olympics, and with that, the Americans will advance to the next game. It was a dramatic finish... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- A Georgia district attorney will seek the death penalty and hate crimes charges against Atlanta spa shooting suspect Robert Aaron Long. Long is accused of killing eight people, including six Asian women, in a spree targeting three Atlanta-area spas on March 16. Long was... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(CHEYENNE, Wyo.) -- Wyoming may become the next state to outlaw capital punishment.A bill was introduced in the state Senate last week by Republican Sen. Brian Boner that would end the death penalty as... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Virginia state lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday that would abolish the state's death penalty.Virginia House of Delegates member Mike Mullin and state Sen. Scott Surovell introduced bills to their respective houses that... Read More.