Navy’s Future on Video: Fly Choppers with Tablets, Blast Enemies with Rail Guns

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_6b2a224b11.jpgPhotos.com/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Think of it as reality catching up with science fiction as Navy researchers have unveiled three technological advancements that could not only change the battlefield of tomorrow but also have impacts in the civilian world. First off, Navy researchers have combined the smart-pad technology so prevalent in today’s society with navigational software that can be used to fly and land an unmanned helicopter.

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Nevada Rancher Threatens 'Range War' Against Feds

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_0838575429.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (BUNKERVILLE, Nev.) -- A Nevada rancher's threat to wage a "range war" with the Bureau of Land Management precipitated a standoff Monday between supporters of the embattled rancher, Cliven Bundy, and federal law enforcement officials. Bundy posted a statement on the Bundy Ranch website on Sunday night saying: "They have my cattle and now they have one of my boys. Range War begins tomorrow."

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Injuries Reported After Possible Tornado Touches Down in Miss.

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_7f6f339738.jpgSadik Demiroz/Thinkstock (JACKSON, Miss.) -- Injuries were reported and homes were damaged after a possible tornado touched down near Jackson, Miss. Monday morning, officials tell ABC News. John Pope, the fire chief in Collins City, Covington County, says between four and six people there have reported injuries, with some residents stuck in their homes due to debris.

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Family of Fort Hood Victim Says He Was Friends with Shooter

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_78c3ccbf9b.jpgDarren Josephs (KILLEEN, Texas) -- When Spc. Ivan Lopez went on a shooting rampage last Wednesday, killing three and wounding 16 at Fort Hood, there was at least one victim he knew: Pvt. Deon Josephs. Josephs’ twin siblings, Deirdra and Darren Josephs, say Lopez and their brother were “friends.” “The shooter was from his same unit,” Darren Josephs told ABC News in an interview.

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Body Found in Indiana Lake Could Be Missing Michigan Doctor

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_ee1925045e.jpgFindTeleka/Facebook (PORTER, Ind.) -- Police are investigating a possible link between a body recovered Sunday in a town park in Indiana and Dr. Teleka Patrick, a Michigan woman who mysteriously vanished last December. The body was spotted by a fisherman who reported to police that he had spotted something suspicious floating in Lake Charles, in the town of Porter, Ind., just after 7 a.m. Sunday, authorities said.

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