Homeland Security chief slams ‘irresponsible’ reports of separating migrant families

Homeland Security chief slams ‘irresponsible’ reports of separating migrant families

The Trump administration fired back at criticism of its immigration policy on Sunday with tweets by both the president himself and his head of the Department of Homeland Security. Trump deflected mounting criticism over the government’s separation of parents and children of illegal immigrants in a tweet Sunday evening, saying lawmakers need to “work something out on Border Security & Safety.” Trump has placed blame for the policy on Democrats as recently as Friday, when…

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Armed bystander shoots, kills suspected carjacker at Walmart

Armed bystander shoots, kills suspected carjacker at Walmart

A bystander in Washington fatally shot a carjacking suspect on Sunday after the carjacker allegedly shot a man who refused to give up control of his vehicle, according to police. Police said they received several calls on Sunday reporting a man who allegedly opened fire inside a Walmart in Tumwater, Washington, and attempted to carjack a vehicle in the parking lot there, according to Seattle ABC affiliate KOMO. Police said the suspect shot a display…

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WATCH: Clever toddler escapes from crib

WATCH: Clever toddler escapes from crib

Now Playing: Toddler proves to be master escape artist Now Playing: Brother helps toddler escape from crib: ‘You can do it. Finn, jump to me!’ Now Playing: Clever toddler escapes from crib Now Playing: Passenger describes chaotic scene before roller coaster derails Now Playing: SUV with undocumented immigrants crashes on Texas highway Now Playing: Passenger who survived roller coaster fall was ‘praying it was over!’ Now Playing: Good Samaritan helps save unresponsive child on the…

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2 feared dead after earthquake hits Osaka in western Japan

2 feared dead after earthquake hits Osaka in western Japan

A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around the city of Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, and at least two people were feared dead. Japan’s Fire and Disaster Management Agency said two people were found with no vital signs and 41 others had been injured. Japanese media reported one of the likely victims is a 9-year-old girl at a school. Japanese authorities don’t confirm death until after an examination…

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Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets. One teenager told an advocate who visited that she was helping care for a young child she didn’t know because the child’s aunt was somewhere else in the facility. She said…

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Runaway bus crashes into fireworks store

Runaway bus crashes into fireworks store

A bus carrying members of the Pennsylvania National Guard has crashed into a fireworks store. Police say the crash happened Friday morning in New Milford Township when the driver of the bus passed out behind the wheel. The runaway vehicle went through a field and struck a utility pole before slamming into the side of Monteforte Fireworks. State police say the crash did not set off an explosion, and no injuries were reported. The National…

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WATCH: Powerful storms strike states in the Midwest

WATCH: Powerful storms strike states in the Midwest

Transcript for Powerful storms strike states in the Midwest Now to the extreme weather danger at this hour, powerful storms from Colorado to Michigan. This tornado hitng north of Madison, Wisconsin, flash flooding causing major damage. Take a look at tt. Streets washed away in Michigan’s upper peninsula and dangerous at settling into the northeast to start the wee re’s C’s senior meteorologist rob Marciano. Reporter: Tonight, the nare’s wrath on full display in Michigan’s…

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Melania Trump ‘hates to see’ kids separated at border, hopes for immigration reform

Melania Trump ‘hates to see’ kids separated at border, hopes for immigration reform

Melania Trump, who typically shies away from the political spotlight, waded into the controversial immigration debate when her office released a statement Sunday saying she “hates to see children separated from their families.” The first lady issued the unusual statement in response to the growing outrage over the separation of children from their parents who illegally crossed the southern border into the United States. “Mrs. Trump hates to see children separated from their families and…

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Democratic lawmakers meet detained asylum seekers on Father’s Day

Democratic lawmakers meet detained asylum seekers on Father’s Day

A group of Democratic lawmakers toured an immigration detention facility in New Jersey Sunday, meeting with detained asylum seekers who have been separated from their families under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy. “Today, on Father’s day, we spoke to fathers whose children have been ripped from their arms, who have no idea when or if they will see their children again,” Rep. Jerrold Nadler said during a press conference with reporters after the…

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5 immigrants killed in Texas car crash while being chased by border patrol agents

5 immigrants killed in Texas car crash while being chased by border patrol agents

Five undocumented immigrants in a speeding sport utility vehicle were killed Sunday when it crashed while being chased by border patrol agents and a sheriff’s deputy in a Texas town about 50 miles from the border with Mexico, officials said. The fatal crash occurred around noon local time near Big Wells, which is about 100 miles southwest of San Antonio, Dimmet County Sheriff Marion Boyd told reporters at the scene. “Border patrol was pursuing a…

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