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Powerball jackpot ticket worth $457M sold in Pennsylvania

One Powerball ticket sold in Pennsylvania has matched all six numbers. More>>

Deck collapse at Georgia bar injures 14, two seriously

At least 14 people were injured Saturday when a deck collapsed at a tap house in Savannah, Georgia, the city's fire department said on Twitter. More>>

LSU fraternity pledge's death leads to 4 indictments

Four suspects in the alleged hazing death of a Louisiana State University student were indicted Thursday, according to the East Baton Rouge District Attorney's Office. More>>

This is why kids are wearing orange during the National Walk Out

When students across the US walk out of class for 17 minutes today, many of them will be wearing orange. More>>

Black man acquitted of assaulting protester at Charlottesville rally

An African-American man was acquitted Friday on charges he assaulted a white protester last August at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, authorities said. More>>

Multiple wildfires in Oklahoma, arson suspected

Firefighters are battling multiple wildfires in Sand Springs on Friday afternoon. More>>

Ivanka Trump to visit Iowa to discuss workforce

Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump will make a stop in Iowa on March 19 with Gov. Kim Reynolds. More>>

PD: Pastor arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting girl

A 57-year-old pastor has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a girl, and San Bernardino police believe he may have more victims. More>>

Arkansas student says he was paddled for gun control walkout

Students across the United States are serving detention or in-school suspension as discipline for walking out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence. More>>

O.J. Simpson weighs in on Donald Trump and Colin Kaepernick

O.J. Simpson is sharing his thoughts on some of the nation's most controversial figures. More>>

Construction company involved in collapsed FIU bridge had safety complaints

As investigators seek to determine the cause of the Miami bridge collapse on Thursday that killed six people, attention has turned to the companies involved in the $14.2 million construction project. More>>

Engineer advised of cracking on bridge two days before collapse

An engineer for the company that designed a pedestrian bridge that collapsed Thursday, killing at least six people, left a voice mail two days earlier for a Florida Department of Transportation employee advising there was... More>>

United Airlines flight diverted after third pet incident in a week

Already under scrutiny about a dog dying in an overhead bin and another dog being accidentally sent to Japan, United Airlines on Friday acknowledged its third animal-related mistake in a week. More>>

FBI raids home of fired spy agency contractor suspected of leaking code on Facebook

A disgruntled government contractor who worked with a US spy agency stole high-tech espionage radio equipment worth $340,000, took classified material, and is suspected of leaking sensitive computer code on his Facebook... More>>

In wake of fatal helicopter crash, FAA restricts 'doors-off' flights

The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday ordered no more "doors-off" aircraft flights unless the passenger safety restraints can be quickly released in an emergency, the agency said. More>>

Law prof ousted from first-year classes after saying black students never graduated top of their class

A University of Pennsylvania Law School professor has been removed from teaching mandatory first-year courses after making derogatory remarks about the academic performance of black students. More>>

This officer missed the bridge collapse by seconds. Then she scaled the rubble to save the injured

Sweetwater police Sgt. Jenna Mendez saw the pedestrian bridge fall onto 8th Street next to Florida International University on Thursday -- but it made so little sense, she first thought a demolition crew intentionally... More>>

How to stream every game in the NCAA basketball tournament

A match tips off and office pools across the country brace for college basketball's destiny. The moments that make or break your brackets are streaming on March Madness Live. More>>

Larry Ellison Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Larry Ellison, co-founder, executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle. More>>

Audit shows that city has lost track of thousands of homeless students

Public schools in New York City are losing track of thousands of homeless students and thus depriving them of their education, according to a months-long study carried out by the city comptroller, the findings of which... More>>

Baby Jesus stolen from church returned after nearly 100 years

Church staff called police for what they thought was a suspicious package, but it turned out to be a baby Jesus stolen from the Our Lady of Grace Church Nativity scene about 90 years ago. More>>

PD: 2 women after posting anti-Muslim video, stealing from Mosque

Tempe police arrested two women Thursday who appear to be teaching three children to mock the Muslim faith on video. More>>

A custodian takes advantage of National School Walkout and steals $180 from students' book bags

While students in a South Carolina school participated in the National School Walkout this week, a custodian helped herself to their cash, police said. More>>

When Florida bridge crumbled, it sounded 'like multiple bombs'

Isabella Carrasco had just driven beneath a recently installed pedestrian bridge when she heard a thunderous crash. More>>

Helping America's mobile homeless

Every day, when Ebony Rhodes worked her shift at an Atlanta discount store, she felt guilty. More>>

Dog mistakenly flown to Japan reunites with family

More than 11,000 miles and about 48 hours later, Irgo has finally arrived at his new home in Kansas. More>>

5 Things for March 16: Miami bridge, Russia probe, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, warm spring

We've made it to Friday, but sadly, this week is ending on a tragic note. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily.... More>>

These Austin residents worry that explosions may be racially motivated

It's unclear whether a series of deadly package explosions in Austin are racially motivated. But until more is known, some residents of color in the Texas capital say they feel under threat. More>>

He's blamed for 12 killings, 45 rapes - and authorities don't know who he is

As her husband left for work, Jane lay in bed with her 3-year-old son on the morning of June 18, 1976. Then, she was abruptly awoken. More>>

At least four dead in pedestrian bridge collapse at university in Miami, authorities say

At least four people died Thursday when a pedestrian bridge collapsed near Florida International University, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Downey said. More>>

Five women to testify in Cosby sexual assault case retrial, Pennsylvania court says

Five women who say Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them will be allowed to testify in his retrial, a Pennsylvania judge ruled Thursday. More>>

The deadliest bridge collapses in the US in the last 50 years

There have been a number of deadly bridge collapses through the years, some due to structural deficiencies and others in collisions or accidents. Here's a look back at the 10 deadliest incidents in the last half century. More>>

Florida university used time-saving technology to build its collapsed bridge

The pedestrian bridge that collapsed at Florida International University in Miami on Thursday was built using Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) technology, according to a statement from the university. More>>

The bridge that just collapsed in Miami was designed to withstand a Category 5 hurricane

On paper, the 40-foot wide pedestrian bridge on Florida International University's campus was an engineering feat, boasting several superlatives. More>>

Savannah tells its St. Patrick's Day parade watchers to stop smooching soldiers

Spectators might have to kiss a decades-old tradition goodbye in Savannah's St. Patrick's Day parade. More>>

Parkland school shooting surveillance shows resource officer's response

A video from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on the afternoon of the Valentine's Day massacre shows former school resource officer Scot Peterson responding to the shots fired, but it doesn't provide much in the way of... More>>

Spring should be warmer than normal for most, NOAA says

The official start of spring is just around the corner -- six days away to be exact. More>>

Florida teen held in killing was being investigated by FBI over possible ISIS interest

A Florida teenager who allegedly told police he stabbed three people, one fatally, after he was mocked for being a Muslim was already on the FBI's radar and about to be arrested on federal charges, police reports show. More>>

Confusion during school threat evacuation sends students running

A bomb threat phoned into L.C. Bird High School prompted a school evacuation Wednesday morning, according to Chesterfield Police. More>>

Body of Nobel winner's wife found at Illinois landfill

A Nobel Prize-winning professor's wife said to be suffering from Parkinson's disease was found dead at an Illinois landfill Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. More>>

Rescued snowmobiler wanted to 'just give up (but) you can't'

A 60-year-old snowmobiler who spent four nights alone in the woods without supplies recalls watching a rescue helicopter fly across the night sky as he crawled under a pine, believing "that was my chance. I missed it." More>>

Police: Accused killer wanted to join ISIS

The teen accused of murder and attempted murder in a Palm Beach Gardens stabbing was under investigation for terrorist threats by federal authorities, who planned to bring charges against him in the near future. More>>

Suspect accused of posing as officer, sexually assaulting women

Police have released a sketch of a suspect they believe sexually assaulted two women while impersonating a police officer. More>>

Inside the Kennedy family 'curse'

How is it possible for one family to suffer so much tragedy? More>>

Dog bound for Kansas mistakenly shipped to Japan via United Airlines

United Airlines wrongly shipped a Kansas-bound pet dog to Japan, the second embarrassment this week for the airline and a "nightmare" for the Swindle family -- who are moving from Oregon to Wichita with their beloved pet,... More>>

Dylann Roof's sister arrested for having drugs and weapons at school

The sister of Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof was arrested Wednesday on charges of bringing weapons and drugs to her South Carolina high school, authorities said. More>>

Couple killed in crash while fleeing from immigration agents

A couple was killed in a crash while trying to flee from federal immigration agents in California, police said. More>>

What's next for the movement against gun violence after National Walkout Day

A generation of students raised in the shadow of gun violence is sending a loud and united message to lawmakers: Enough is enough. More>>

Stormy Daniels' lawyer says other women are considering legal cases against Trump

The lawyer representing Stormy Daniels says that, on the heels of her lawsuit against Donald Trump, several other women are now exploring the possibility of legal action against the President. More>>

5 Things for March 15: Student walkout, President Trump, Toys 'R' Us

Considering a big move? Finland is the happiest country in the world. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox... More>>

A generation raised on gun violence sends a loud message to adults: Enough

Thousands of students across the United States walked out of class Wednesday to demand stricter gun laws in a historic show of political solidarity that was part tribute and part protest. More>>

Inside a safe house, hiding from ICE

The apartment's beige walls are bare except for a cross in the dining room and one near the bedroom. No pictures of the inhabitants are anywhere. The simple furniture is sparse and relatively new. More>>

Police: Accused killer wanted to join ISIS

The teen accused of murder and attempted murder in a Palm Beach Gardens stabbing was under investigation for terrorist threats by federal authorities, who planned to bring charges against him in the near future. More>>

Why these students disagree and chose not to walk out

As classrooms across the country emptied and students streamed into school yards, Noah Borba stayed put. More>>

Of all US airlines, United had the highest rate of pet deaths in 2017. And in 2016. And in 2015

For pets, the skies of United Airlines lately have not been so friendly. More>>

At a school in North Carolina, he was the only one of 700 students who walked out

At 10 a.m. Wednesday, Justin Blackman got up from his desk and calmly walked out of Mr. Mendez's Spanish class. When he got outside, he discovered he was the only one. More>>

9 Of the most powerful signs from the National Student Walkout

Students didn't just walk out on March 14, their signs spoke volumes too. More>>

Prosecutors open trial of Pulse gunman's widow, saying, 'Only two knew'

Prosecutors opened Wednesday's federal terrorism trial of Noor Salman, the wife of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, with a pointed allegation that will likely be the crux of the state's case: Salman knew what her... More>>

New Parkland shooting 911 calls released: 'They're all bleeding'

Two people were dead in her class, the girl whispered on the phone to police. Others were certain to die. More>>

The NRA's message for students walking out today: 'I'll control my own guns, thank you'

While crowds of people participated in walkouts on Wednesday calling for some sort of action against gun violence, the NRA made its own stance known. More>>

Portland mayor tells students, 'Don't listen to people who tell you you're too young'

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler not only stood in solidarity with students who walked out Wednesday, he applauded them. More>>

Students lie silently on a football field to spell out 'Enough'

Students at Granada Hills Charter High School in Los Angeles County walked out of class and to the football field, where they laid down to spell out "#Enough." More>>

What's changed one month after the Parkland shooting

A month ago, a former student roamed the halls of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, opening fire on terrified students and teachers at the Parkland, Florida, school. More>>

Judge enters not guilty plea for Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz

A judge entered a plea of not guilty on Nikolas Cruz's behalf as the teen was arraigned Wednesday in last month's massacre at a South Florida high school -- on the same day students across the country walked out of class... More>>

The dog was put inside an overhead bin on a United flight. It didn't survive

For more than three hours, a passenger's dog was inside an overhead bin on United Airlines Flight 1284 from Houston to New York after a flight attendant told the passenger to put it there. More>>

NTSB investigators arrive to look into deadly bus crash

A team of about a dozen National Transportation Safety Board investigators arrived in Alabama Wednesday to begin their probe into a deadly charter bus crash on Interstate 10 in Baldwin County. More>>

Family seeking justice after daughter drowns in hotel pool

A Denver family is seeking justice after their 9-year-old daughter drowned when she was left alone in a hotel swimming pool. More>>

In the wave of walkouts, a quote from Marjory Stoneman Douglas becomes a rallying cry

"Be a nuisance when it counts. Do your part to inform and stimulate the public to join your action. Be depressed, discouraged, & disappointed at failure & the disheartening effects of ignorance, greed, corruption & bad... More>>

PD: Teen stabbed three kids because 'of his Muslim faith'

A 17-year-old Florida teen has confessed to a deadly stabbing on Monday saying he did it because of his Muslim faith, according to Palm Beach Gardens police. More>>

Family: Teen dies after sinus infection travels to his brain

A Mid-Michigan family is grieving the loss of a 13-year-old boy after they say a sinus infection traveled to his brain. More>>

Veterans use tai chi to help with pain, stress

An ancient form of exercise is helping to change veterans' lives in the Midstate. More>>

Veterans use tai chi to help with pain, stress

An ancient form of exercise is helping to change veterans' lives in the Midstate. More>>

Austin police identify 17-year-old killed by package bomb

A 17-year-old victim in a series of deadly package bombs delivered to homes in Austin, Texas, has been identified as Draylen Mason, while a law enforcement source revealed the same maker may have constructed the three... More>>

Suspects identified in cross state high-speed chase

Mobile Police officers arrested four people after a high speed chase into Mississippi Tuesday afternoon. More>>

Walk out? Father of Parkland shooting victim has another idea

Ryan Petty, the father of one of the students killed in last month's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has proposed an alternative to the school walkouts being held around the country today. More>>

What the bombs that went off in Austin might tell us about the bombmaker

Details about the deadly bombings in Austin remain scarce, but one thing is clear, experts say: whoever made the bomb knew what they were doing. More>>

Neighbor who tried to revive Austin victim calls bombing 'most traumatic thing in my life'

Sean Philips had just woken up and was sitting on his couch when he heard the blast that would take his neighbor's life. More>>

5 Things for March 14: Student walkout, Pennsylvania race, Trump, Stephen Hawking

It's #MyFreedomDay. Learn how students are standing up to modern slavery. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox... More>>

His son died in the Parkland shooting. He painted a mural to demand change

With the glide of a paint roller, Manuel Oliver silently released a loud call to action -- "We demand a change." More>>

There have been 18 officers shot to death in the first 11 weeks of this year

So far this year, 18 law enforcement officers across the United States have died after they were shot. More>>

NYC helicopter crash puts scrutiny on harnesses in open-door choppers

When emergency workers dove into the frigid waters of New York's East River to reach a downed helicopter on Sunday evening, they found a disturbing scene. More>>

These are the victims of the Austin package bombings

Two lives were cut short when explosive packages arrived on their doorsteps in Austin, Texas. More>>

Potato power: Student wins $250,000 prize for blight solution that could save billions

New York student Benjamin "Benjy" Firester has won one of the United States' top young science prizes for his research on the devastating microorganism which caused the Irish Potato Famine, devising a computer model that... More>>

Parkland survivors ask parents to sign a pledge: Put child safety over guns with your vote

There are a million ways to make a difference in the world. A month after a shooting left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the survivors of the shooting -- along with their families,... More>>

3 Bombs, many questions: What we know about Austin box explosions

In these attacks, it's unclear if the victims were targeted or picked at random. More>>

A 6-year-old boy's lemonade raises $7,000 for the family of a slain deputy

It's well below freezing in Kokomo, Indiana. But business is brisk at 6-year-old Malachi Fronczak's lemonade stand. More>>

Bus carrying students crashes near the Alabama-Florida line, killing driver

A bus carrying Houston-area band students home from Disney World fell into a 50-foot ravine in Baldwin County, Alabama, early Tuesday morning, killing the driver, police said. More>>

Junior high teacher accused of feeding puppy to turtle

A school district in Preston, Idaho is investigating an incident that took place at Preston Junior High last week. More>>

Instagram video shows final moments before helicopter crash

Trevor Cadigan smiles brightly into the camera, the setting sun casting an orange glow inside the helicopter. He then flips the camera around to show the sun as the helicopter gains altitude. More>>

Prosecutors will seek death penalty in Parkland school massacre

Prosecutors will seek to put Nikolas Cruz to death for carrying out last month's massacre at a Parkland, Florida, high school, they announced in court filings Tuesday. More>>

Female duo accused of $11,000 Victoria's Secret bra heist

Two women from the Bay Area were arrested in Folsom Friday night after the Folsom Police Department said they stole "several large bags" of clothing, specifically bras. More>>

As the Arctic warms, nor'easters may get worse

As the Northeast endures its third nor'easter in ten days, winter-weary residents are wondering what's behind the weather chaos. More>>

Women claim hair products caused balding, scalp sores

Scalp sores, breakage and hair falling out in chunks. It's a hair care nightmare and women are blaming it on the Monat hair care product line. More>>

Local nurse using singing for its healing power

If you have to have surgery at West Valley Medical Center you might not ever see nurse Tommy Rushton, but chances are you'll hear him. More>>

Children have story to tell after power lines fell on bus

Some Rockdale County students will have an exciting story to tell their parents and friends after being briefly trapped on their school bus on Cowan Road when power lines fell on the bus Monday afternoon. No one was... More>>

Woman pleas for thief to return bracelet made of late husband's ashes

A quick trip to Walmart took a devastating turn for a Hertford woman. Alice Legget said while she was putting her grandson into her car, someone stole her tablet and bracelet out of her shopping cart. More>>

Charter bus carrying high school band students crashes off interstate

A charter passenger bus carrying high band school students from Texas crashed Tuesday morning on Interstate 10 at mile marker 57 near the Alabama/Florida line. More>>

Reporter, tourist and firefighter among NYC helicopter crash victims

A young news reporter, a firefighter and a tourist from Argentina were among the five passengers who died in a helicopter crash in New York's East River on Sunday night. More>>

Parents, Experts Disturbed By Some Content Found On Popular Lip-Syncing App Musical.ly

A popular app meant to provide a musical diversion for teens is finding itself under scrutiny after questionable activity was spotted on its feeds. More>>

A sixth grader makes a will 'just in case' of a school shooting

As Javon Davies reads out a list of his most prized possessions, it's hard not to smile: His Playstation, his video games, his TV, his cat. It's typical sixth grade stuff through and through. More>>

Rex Tillerson Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Secretary of State and former ExxonMobil CEO, Rex Tillerson. More>>

5 Things for March 13: Russia probe, Pennsylvania election, Austin bombings

March Madness isn't just for the guys. The women have a bracket all their own. Here's what you need to know about the teams. And here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5... More>>

3 Deadly package explosions in Austin appear connected, police say

Three package bombs that exploded in Austin, Texas, over 10 days -- killing a teenager and a 39-year-old man and critically injuring an elderly woman -- appear to be connected, police said Monday. More>>

Judge decides grandson will get Charles Manson's body

A court has decided that Charles Manson's body, after months sitting on ice, will go to Jason Freeman -- who says he is Manson's grandson. More>>

UPDATE: 1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at Plant City business

Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting in Plant City. More>>

UPDATE: 1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at Plant City business

Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting in Plant City. More>>

NYC helicopter company had 3 crashes in 11 years -- how did they happen?

When a Liberty Helicopters chopper plunged into the frigid East River on Sunday night, onlookers were stunned. But it was actually the third time in 11 years one of the company's helicopters crashed in New York. More>>

Reports: Multiple people shot at Plant City business

Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting in Plant City. More>>

Woman pleas for thief to return bracelet made of late husband's ashes

A quick trip to Walmart took a devastating turn for a Hertford woman. Alice Legget said while she was putting her grandson into her car, someone stole her tablet and bracelet out of her shopping cart. More>>

Family whose embryos are no longer viable files lawsuit against UH: 'It's a tremendous loss'

The first class action lawsuit has been filed against University Hospitals following a refrigerator malfunction that has left the viability of 2,000 eggs and embryos in question. More>>

Women claim Monat hair products cause balding, scalp sores

Scalp sores, breakage and hair falling out in chunks. It's a hair care nightmare and women are blaming it on the Monat hair care product line. More>>

Academy Awards Fast Facts

Here is some background information about the Academy Awards, also known as the "Oscars." More>>

After almost 32 years, a police executive welcomes an arrest in the death of her sister

A North Carolina man was arrested in the October 1986 slaying of 15-year-old Tracy Gilpin in a case with personal connections to the leader of the Massachusetts State Police. More>>

5 Things for March 12: Gun proposals, East River helicopter crash, Xi Jinping

March Madness is back! Need help with your brackets? Here's info on every team in college basketball's biggest tournament. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things... More>>

Baltimore renames former Confederate site for Harriet Tubman

The section of a Baltimore park that once hosted a Confederate monument was rededicated on Saturday in honor of famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman. More>>

What you need to know about the national school walkout

It's been nearly a month since Nikolas Cruz stormed into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with an AR-15-style rifle and killed 17 students and faculty members. More>>

Marine Le Pen wants to rebrand the French nationalist party with a new name

Marine Le Pen, leader of France's far-right National Front, thinks it's time for the party to rebrand after her failed bid for president last year. More>>

How to fund an English stately home in the 21st century

Imagine if your home had turrets, a ballroom, or a maze in the garden. Some people's homes have all those things. But while life in a palace -- or a castle -- might sound like a fairytale existence, it costs a princely sum... More>>

A waitress takes time to cut elderly diner's ham. Kind act wins her a college scholarship

Waitress Evoni Williams worked the hectic morning shift at the Waffle House in La Marque, Texas, saving up for college. Amid clanking plates, a sizzling grill and customers on the go, an elderly man timidly asked Williams... More>>

Northeast preps for 3rd winter storm in the past 10 days

A storm system causing severe weather Sunday along the Gulf Coast is forecast to move off the East Coast, turn into a nor'easter and threaten the Northeastern United States on Monday night into Tuesday. More>>

Fellow inmate of Nikolas Cruz says Parkland shooting suspect was 'lost in his mind'

For three days, Andrew Bryant said he watched the Parkland shooting suspect inside his jail cell. More>>

When tragedy struck, athletes stepped up for a Florida high school

Sports are often seen as a unifying force. They bring people together for fierce, friendly competition and they're supposed to make people forget about the troubles of the world outside the arenas and fields. More>>

In California, 15-hour standoff that left 1 officer dead started with a car chase

Before a suspect in the shooting of a California officer was accused of murder, before he barricaded himself in an apartment in a deadly overnight standoff, he was an alleged reckless driver. More>>

Man charged with murder in killing of California officer

A man has been charged with murder in connection with the of killing a police officer and wounding of another officer in Pomona, California, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. More>>

Accused Mosque Vandals Apologize to Congregation

The two teens accused of vandalizing the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro returned to the scene of the crime to apologize. More>>

Four Men Accused of Robbery As Fake Cops

Berwick police said it happened at 1300 Fairview Avenue late Wednesday night into early Thursday morning: four men impersonating cops showed up. More>>

Oprah Winfrey says the Parkland activists remind her of civil rights icons

Oprah Winfrey says she was inspired to help the survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting as they fight for stronger gun control because their dedication reminded her of the civil rights movement. More>>

Threat of more snow after second nor'easter in a week

Still digging out from a nor'easter that buried parts of northwestern Massachusetts with up to 2 feet of snow, a new storm could deliver more snow and strong winds to the East Coast early next week. More>>

Iowa juvenile facility counselor charged with sexual misconduct with offender in her custody

A former youth counselor at Four Oaks juvenile facility was arrested after she allegedly helped three juveniles escape and had sexual relations with one of them in Davenport. More>>

Pomona Officer Killed, Second Wounded by Barricaded Suspect Who Has Not Surrendered

A Pomona police officer who was shot by a barricaded suspect has died, and a second officer also injured during the unfolding incident is undergoing surgery, officials said Saturday. More>>

A woman rode a horse into a dance club in Miami Beach

A woman in her underwear arriving on a white horse at a packed nightclub -- and being greeted by flashing cameras -- didn't go over well with Miami Beach authorities. More>>

Oakland coffee shop says it's keeping the peace by not serving cops

If you're a cop in Oakland, don't bother going to Hasta Muerte Coffee. More>>

Three women, suspect dead after hostage standoff in Yountville, California

After an apparent hourslong standoff between police and a gunman, three women were found dead Friday night at the Veterans Home of California in Yountville, authorities said. More>>

NRA sues Florida to block part of new gun law

The National Rifle Association is suing the state of Florida after Gov. Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 7026 into law Friday, the first gun control legislation enacted in the state after the Parkland school massacre on... More>>

Ohio woman discovers NYPD medal, plans to return it

An Ohio woman stumbled upon an unusual treasure during one of her bargain hunts: a 74-year-old New York Police Department Medal for Valor that she plans to return to the NYPD. More>>

Teacher under investigation after posting message to 'ethnic' who stole computer mouse

A high school teacher is under investigation after allegedly displaying a message in his classroom aimed at the "self obsessed ethnic" who stole his computer mouse. More>>

'Stay in the light': Oprah's advice in an age of political unrest

Oprah Winfrey has some advice for Americans feeling jaded amid increasing political partisanship, debates on gun control and inner city violence: "You've got to stay in the light." More>>

'We were all just kids,' says man sentenced to prison in triple killing

A man who admitted killing three people in a botched drug robbery asked for forgiveness Thursday as he was sentenced to prison. More>>

Teen charged in fatal shooting at Alabama high school

A 17-year-old has been charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of a teenage girl at an Alabama high school on Wednesday, the district attorney's office announced. More>>

Roommate allegedly strangles 92-year-old woman because of her snoring

A 92-year-old Manhattan woman died after her roommate allegedly strangled her and smothered her with a pillow Thursday morning because she was snoring, police sources said. More>>

Suspect tries to steal from safe at restaurant, leaves with bottle of scotch instead

A burglar broke into a restaurant in northwest Portland early Thursday morning, but all they got away with was a half-full bottle of scotch. More>>

Teachers in West Virginia went on strike -- and won. Now, teachers in other states may follow their lead

The strike in West Virginia has inspired similar movements as teachers in Oklahoma are considering a walkout next month and Arizona teachers had a public show of solidarity this week for better wages. More>>

125 People part of large HIV/syphilis cluster in city

The AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin has confirmed recent reports of an HIV and STD cluster in Milwaukee. It is believed at least 125 people have contracted HIV and syphilis, and they're connected in some way. More>>

Large depression threatens houses forcing residents to leave homes

Pasco Fire Rescue responded to a depression that opened up Thursday in New Port Richey. More>>

Man spends months writing musical tribute for dying wife

It's the kind of love story you only hear about in movies. A Grand Rapids man is turning years of poetry about his wife into a song. ? More>>

Man spends months writing musical tribute for dying wife

It's the kind of love story you only hear about in movies. A Grand Rapids man is turning years of poetry about his wife into a song. ? More>>

Radio errors caused confusion for police responding to Parkland shooting

As a gunman killed petrified students and staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month, officers outside were having difficulty sharing crucial information with each other. More>>

Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz again ordered held without bond

Nikolas Cruz will continue to be held without bond, a judge ruled Friday, after a grand jury indicted him on charges of premeditated murder and attempted murder in connection with last month's shooting rampage that left 17... More>>

Tree workers are busy after Winter Storm Elsa

Clean up is underway in New Haven county following Winter Storm Elsa. More>>

Stoneman Douglas' resource officer radioed about gunfire in 1200 building but didn't go inside, calls reveal

The armed resource officer for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who didn't enter the building where an active shooting was taking place said through his attorney that he thought the shots were coming from outside. But... More>>

Police: Suspect stabs unknown woman bus stop, says 'does not like gay people'

A Memphis man is now behind bars after reportedly admitting to police he stabbed a woman at a MATA bus stop because he "doesn't like gay people." More>>

Students and parents pay it forward to music teacher

Kristina Johnsen loves teaching kids how to sing and dance at Highland Lakes School in Glendale and it shows. More>>

Residents demand changes after coal dust discovery in neighborhood

Earlier this week, neighbors in Oak Creek found layers of dust across their neighborhood. More>>

North Carolina police officer faces charges after beating, choking and tasing suspected jaywalker

A western North Carolina police officer who resigned after a body camera video shows him hitting and using a Taser on a man suspected of jaywalking will face preliminary charges of assault, the Buncombe County District... More>>

Broken fridge leaves thousands of embryos in question

A refrigerator malfunction at the University Hospitals Fertility Clinic over the weekend has left viable eggs and embryos in a questionable state. More>>

A sheriff's deputy had his ex-wife arrested because he didn't like what she wrote about him on Facebook

Petty Facebook drama can be uncomfortable and a little tacky but generally speaking, no one's really worried about going to jail over it. More>>

Larry V. Green: Friend, Mentor, and Leader for All

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