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Wednesday's Top 6 News Stories

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 7:27am
From sad poll numbers for Washington to another country's Ebola scare, see the stories we're following.






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Mother Arrested for Leaving Son, 7, in Lego Store

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 7:16am
A 44-year-old woman was arrested after leaving her 7-year-old son unattended in a Lego Store at a N.Y. mall for more than an hour so she could shop.






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The Other Border: More Migrants Risking Lives at Sea

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 5:14am
Apprehension of illegal migrants from island nations at five-year high because of aggressive smugglers and Raul Castro's relaxed travel restrictions.






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The Other Border: More Migrants Risking Lives at Sea

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 5:14am
Apprehension of illegal migrants from island nations at five-year high because of aggressive smugglers and Raul Castro's relaxed travel restrictions.






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Double-Decker Driver Was 'Ability Impaired': Cops

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 5:14am
One of the drivers of the two double-decker buses that collided in Times Square Tuesday afternoon, injuring 14, has been arrested, police say.






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Double Trouble in Paradise: Hawaii Braces for Storms

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 5:04am
Tropical Storm Julio is expected to become a hurricane later Wednesday.






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First Killer Put to Death Since Botched Execution

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:12am
Missouri executes convicted killer and rapist Michael Worthington early Wednesday morning, the first lethal injection since one went awry in Arizona.






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'Ho-Hum Bandit' Jailed Over Bank Robbery Spree

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 3:32am
Adam Lynch, 37, of Corte Madera, Calif., will spend the next 70 months in prison for his role in seven bank robberies across San Diego County.






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First Killer Put to Death Since Botched Execution

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:09am
Missouri executes convicted killer and rapist Michael Worthington early Wednesday morning, the first lethal injection since one went awry in Arizona.






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Arrest Made in Death of Woman Stuffed in Suitcase

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:56pm
The body of Tara Rogers-Alicea was found in a suitcase outside a mall in New Jersey in January.






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Teens Indicted in Brutal Killings of Homeless Men

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:33pm
A 15-year-old and 16-year-old will be tried alongside an 18-year-old in the two murders, in which the victims were beaten with a cinder block.






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Incumbent GOP Sen. Roberts Beats Tea Party Challenger

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:18pm
Milton Wolf's failure to unseat Pat Roberts was the latest case where the tea party failed to beat establishment candidates in the Senate.






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Mom Allegedly Abandons Infant in the Woods

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:54pm
Brooke Floyd faces manslaughter charges after authorities say that she admitted to being on drugs when she left her son and husband alone in the woods.






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Hawaii Faces Rare One-Two Punch of Storms

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:02pm
Hurricane Iselle was about 1,000 miles away from the main Hawaiian islands Tuesday.






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Boy Charged in Fatal Stabbing of 9-Year-Old

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 9:41pm
Police say the older boy called police from a home near the playground at the mobile home park in Kentwood, near Grand Rapids.






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New Photos Show Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 9:12pm
The lawyer for Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who spent five years in captivity by the Taliban, released rare photographs of Bergdahl on Tuesday.






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Police: Boy, 9, Stabbed to Death on Playground

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 9:10pm
Police say a 12-year-old stabbed the boy to death on a playground in Kentwood, Michigan. WOOD’s Marlee Ginter reports.






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Ex-Marine Guilty in Slayings of Marine Sgt., Wife

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 8:55pm
Former Lance Cpl. Kesaun Sykes is the final former Marine convicted of killing Sgt. Jan Pietrzak and his wife Quiana Jenkins-Pietrzak in 2008.






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Supreme Court Refuses to Stay Execution in Missouri

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 8:53pm
Michael Worthington, 43, who raped and murdered a college student, is set to be executed at 12:01 a.m. at a prison south of St. Louis.






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Man Injected Kitten With Heroin, Choked It: Police

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 8:48pm
A Chester County man has been arrested after police say he shot his kitten up with heroin, choked it with a rope and slammed it to the ground.






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