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Police officer, Army veteran killed by his own gun the day before marking 6 years on the force: Chief

ABC News(WEYMOUTH, Mass.) —  A Massachusetts police officer, Army veteran and father of two who died this weekend after being shot by his own weapon would have marked his six-year anniversary on the force Monday, authorities said.Weymouth police officer Michael Chesna and a local resident died in the incident Sunday.The alleged gunman, 20-year-old Emanuel “Manny”…read more »

Dry weather, lightning igniting wildfires across the West

ABC(NEW YORK) — Hot weather moving into California and parts of western Rockies on Monday and the next several days — with temperatures soaring into the 100s — will has authorities fearing more fires could start.There are 35 large uncontained wildfires burning across the western U.S. on Monday morning.Temperatures soared yesterday to 100 degrees in…read more »