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Tornado, flooding leads to multiple deaths in Kentucky

Authorities confirmed that one person died in Simpson County, Kentucky Saturday due to flooding. Around 2:20 p.m., the Simpson County Sheriff's Office received a report that a vehicle was submerged in Drake's Creek near... More>>

Florida sheriff says he won't resign amid questions about school shooting response

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel says he's not stepping down amid criticism of his department's response to the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. More>>

Florida shooting first responders describe moment they entered school

As more details emerge about the Florida high school massacre that left 17 people dead, some of the first officers who rushed to the scene are sharing their accounts of the moment they arrived. More>>

Travelers at Bradley react to companies boycotting NRA

The list of companies boycotting the National Rifle Association is growing after national fallout from the response to the shooting in Parkland, Florida. More>>

Sailor in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Spinning Helicopter Blade at Camp Pendleton

A sailor remained in critical condition two days after being hospitalized with injuries sustained from a military helicopter at Camp Pendleton, base officials said Friday. More>>

A series of failures in Florida shooting mark week of stunning revelations

A woman close to the Florida shooter called the FBI tip line in January with an alarming message: Nikolas Cruz is "going to explode." More>>

Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department to offer gun safety classes for teachers

In the wake of the Florida school shooting, the Gwinnett County sheriff's department is offering teachers gun safety classes. More>>

Doctor: Rikers and city jails have more mental patients than all hospitals in NYS

Dr. Nichole Adams, a clinical psychologist who oversees the mental health programs for the New York City Department of Correction, knew she had her work cut out for her when she took the position. More>>

Crowds line up to see Billy Graham's funeral motorcade bring his casket from Asheville to Charlotte on Saturday

Crowds lined up to see Billy Graham's funeral motorcade bring his casket from Asheville to Charlotte on Saturday. More>>

Man arrested in West Valley City after taking 99-year-old woman hostage

A man was arrested early Saturday morning after police say he barricaded himself inside a home and took a 99-year-old woman hostage. More>>

Arkansas Blood Institute Implements Emergency Appeal Due To Blood Shortage

The rain and winter weather conditions are affecting local blood supply, forcing the Arkansas Blood Institute to implement an emergency appeal for all types of blood donors. More>>

No arrests in Central York threat investigation, schools may be closed again Monday

Police continue to investigate the threat made Tuesday in the Central York School District that has forced the closure of district schools for three straight days and may prompt new closures on Monday. More>>

Man says village to blame for flooding, village responds

The heavy rains earlier this week caused widespread flooding across Mid-Michigan. More>>

Sheriff's deputy goes beyond job duties for near drowning call of 3-year-old

After only eight months on the job, and at only 22 years old, Maricopa County Sheriff's Deputy Christian Kaufman got an emergency call that changed his life. More>>

Georgia to carry out first execution of the year

In less than three weeks convicted murderer Carlton Michael Gary may become the state's first inmate execution of the year. More>>

Jury convicts man for road rage shooting that killed 19-year-old taking girlfriend home from ultrasound

A Jackson County jury has convicted a 46-year-old Independence man who was charged in connection with the road rage shooting that left a 19-year-old man dead last summer. More>>

TBI acquires surveillance video of Mayor Barry, Sgt. Forrest entering city cemetery at odd hours

The TBI could be expanding the scope of its investigation into Nashville mayor Megan Barry. More>>

Vigil for Parkland victims held in Newtown

Students, families, and friends gathered in Newtown at the high school track to honor those lost in Parkland, Florida on Friday evening. More>>

9-Year-Old Asks For Stuffed Animal Donations Instead Of Birthday Presents

In hopes of helping children who are involuntarily in the middle of legal issues, an elementary school student decided to change the way she celebrated her birthday. More>>

Companies Drop NRA Affiliation Under Social Media Pressure

If you are not a member of the National Rifle Association, you may be surprised to learn that NRA members get special discounts from well-known companies. More>>

Fed Up With High Cost Of Living, Bay Area Landlord Moving To Colorado -- With Tenants In Tow!

A Bay Area landlord is fed up with the high cost of living, so he's moving out. And he's taking his tenants with him. More>>

Stoneman Douglas Victim Still Remains In ICU, Needs Your Help

The family of one of the students injured in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting is asking for the community's help. More>>

After deadly shooting, Florida governor calls for raising minimum age to buy guns

A week after one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern US history, Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced a comprehensive plan to keep students safe in his state, including suggestions to raise the minimum age to buy a gun,... More>>

All of West Virginia's public schools are closed due to a teacher walk-out over pay

Public schools across West Virginia will remain closed through Monday as teachers and other school employees hit the picket lines, demanding higher wages and better benefits. More>>

Reports say Instant Pot cookers overheating, melting

Do you have a Instant Pot multicooker in your home? You may want to check if it is one of a few listed as faulty. More>>

After deadly shooting, Florida governor calls for raising minimum age to buy guns

A week after one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern US history, Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced a comprehensive plan to keep students safe in his state, including suggestions to raise the minimum age to buy a gun,... More>>

Indy Mayor Joe Hogsett requests emergency $14M for pothole fixes

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett issued an emergency declaration Friday morning, asking to direct an additional $14 million to address the city's pothole problem. More>>

Lease to own: A new program for first time home buyers in Portland

In Portland's booming real estate market, bidding wars and cash buyers can make it tough for first time home buyers to compete. But, a new program is now trying to help those buyers break into the market. More>>

Under Armour teams up to revamp vacant spaces in Baltimore

A new initiative about to hit Baltimore plans to turn vacant lots from an eye sore to a community staple. More>>

District 21 Republicans vote to expel Peter Tefft from membership

At the Cass County Republican Convention Thursday, Feb. 22, the District 21 Republicans voted to expel white nationalist Peter Tefft from its membership. More>>

Report: Mom of MSU basketball's Miles Bridges linked to federal corruption probe

Michigan State University could potentially face NCAA ramifications in a federal corruption investigation probing at least 20 Division I basketball programs and more than 25 players. More>>

Duke, UNC, NC State named in federal NCAA investigation

Duke, North Carolina and N.C. State are among the schools named in an investigation by the FBI into corruption in college basketball. More>>

Flint residents react to official trailer for new Netflix series "Flint Town"

In just eight days Netflix will unveil it's new original documentary series "Flint Town". More>>

Utah lawmakers stiffen penalty for killing police dog

Killing a police dog could land someone behind bars for as many as 15 years under a law the Utah Legislature passed Thursday. More>>

What happened this week (in anything but politics)

A gold-medal worthy photo. A sneaky photoshoot. And picture-perfect penguins. It's time for this week's politics-free side of the news. More>>

Mt. Juliet student kicked out of school after reporting teacher's racist comment

A 16-year-old Mt. Juliet High School junior is used to classmates making fun of his Hispanic heritage, but when a teacher pretended not to remember his name and allegedly began calling him "Austin Fettuccine" in front of... More>>

No bail for father in murder of 2-year-old son

A father has been ordered held without bond after being charged with the brutal killing of his 2-year-old son. More>>

Does chocolate milk represent racial diversity?

A Hyatt hotel executive thought it would be a good idea for Governor Rauner to drink a glass of chocolate milk, in the name of racial diversity. More>>

14-Year-Old Leukemia Survivor a Hero in Stockton Apartment Fire

A 14-year-old Stockton boy was the first on the scene of a fire at an apartment complex on Caribrook Way Tuesday night-- and if it hadn't been for the teen's heroic efforts, the fire could've had a much worse outcome. More>>

Teenage figure skaters find Olympic inspiration

Local teenage figure skaters are finding inspiration from Olympic ice performances. More>>

Fallen hero's son sent 'goodnight kisses' before officer sacrificed his life

With his sacrifice, people across the country are reaching out to Officer Justin Billa's loved ones to offer support and prayers. More>>

Two friends bonded by tragedies call for change

Two friends bonded together by two tragedies. More>>

Parishes handing out sandbags to help residents prepare for potential weekend flooding

More rain is in the forecast for the weekend and if you're worried about flooding, officials in both Caddo and Bossier parishes are ready to help. More>>

State Police: Stop sharing 'unsubstantiated' school threats on social media

Louisiana State Police has some advice on what to do if you see school violence threats on social media: call police instead of sharing the unsubstantiated threat on social media. More>>

Remembering 5-year-old Kason Guyton, One Year after his death

On February 23, 2017, Police Chief Lyle Martin stood before cameras trying to process what led to the murder of a 5-year-old boy. It would be days before police identified the victim, Kason Guyton. More>>

Marijuana home delivery service set to open in Arizona

The medical marijuana business is booming in Arizona. In 2017, more than a 153,000 people were registered for medical marijuana cards. So, its no surprise that home delivery services are beginning to take hold in the state. More>>

One person hurt, possible drug packages found after boat washes ashore in Carlsbad

One person was found injured and possible packages of drugs were discovered in the water after a panga boat washed ashore in Carlsbad Friday morning. More>>

Greitens legal team seeks indictment dismissal

Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens have filed a motion to dismiss the grand jury indictment accusing him of invasion of privacy. More>>

Multiple quakes reported in Bay Area

The Bay Area has been hit with multiple earthquakes on Friday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. More>>

Local police chief says teachers with guns is a 'terrible idea'

In the wake of the Parkland school shooting many have pondered over the idea of arming school teachers to prevent similar incidents. Some have been critical of this idea including a local police chief. More>>

Florida shooting: Bullets flew for 4 minutes as armed deputy waited outside

When Nikolas Cruz started shooting last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, an armed deputy stationed at the Florida school rushed to the building. More>>

Students prepare to return to school and site of massacre Wednesday

For these 3,000 teens, there's no such thing as going back to normal. More>>

Texas spares death row inmate's life minutes before execution

The life of a Texas man who conspired to kill his family in 2003 was spared minutes before he was set to be executed on Thursday. More>>

Armed school resource officer stayed outside as Florida shooting unfolded, sheriff says

The armed school resource deputy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, waited outside the school building as the shooting unfolded last week, officials said. More>>

Puerto Rico asks a DC university to review possible Hurricane Maria deaths

The government of Puerto Rico on Thursday announced it has enlisted George Washington University to review deaths that followed Hurricane Maria. More>>

Police K-9 gets body armor from non-profit organization

Hillsboro Police Department K-9 Blazer received a bullet and stab protective vest Thursday, thanks to a charitable donation from a non-profit organization. More>>

Service dog injures young girl on plane

A man says a service dog onboard a Southwest Airlines flight from Phoenix to Portland last night hurt a child. More>>

Road-rage incident spills out on highway

The video is disappointing to watch. More>>

'Dead or alive' posters help track down burglar, earn victim a scolding

A Valley Center robbery victim took matters into his own hands to find the thief, but the Sheriff's Department was less than thrilled with his crime-fighting words of choice. More>>

Local woman gets kidney donation from stranger thanks to Facebook post

Barbara Lester was living a great life until her father butted in -- OK, not her father, per se, but his genetics -- specifically, a gene that gave Lester polycystic kidney disease. More>>

Couple honored for longest marriage in state

Two couples in our area are being honored by Governor Asa Hutchinson along with eight other couples around the state for their commitment to each other. More>>

Massive ice jam on river forcing water out of banks

A massive ice jam on the Rock River southwest of Prophetstown is causing flooding of fields and some roads in the area, including closing portions of Illinois 78. More>>

Students stage walkouts to protest gun violence

Students at high schools across the U.S. are staging walkouts to protest gun violence in the wake of last week's deadly school shooting in Florida. More>>

High School spreads kindness with positive note on every locker

After a difficult week at Carmel High School, students arrived Thursday morning to some positivity. More>>

States band together to take action on gun violence

Saying that states can't wait for the federal government to tighten gun control legislation, the governors of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island announced the formation of a partnership to combat gun violence. More>>

WWII Veteran facing eviction gets new home

ABC Action News first told you about a World War II Veteran facing eviction in Winter Haven. More>>

Teen's suicide inspires parents to save lives

Diane Egbers held her son Grant in her arms as he took his last breaths. More>>

Man intentionally drives car into hospital, sets himself on fire

A car slammed into Middlesex Hospital in Middletown and caught fire on Thursday morning. More>>

School safety officer thwarts alleged school shooting plot

A recent threat to commit a shooting at El Camino High School in South Whittier was thwarted thanks to a safety officer who overheard the "disgruntled" student and alerted authorities, and a cache of weapons was found at... More>>

Car slams into hospital and catches on fire

A car slammed into Middlesex Hospital in Middletown and caught fire on Thursday morning. More>>

City police will not hand out candy to kids after criticism

Police in St. Louis City will not hand out candy to kids as part of an effort to build relationships, St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden said on Tuesday. More>>

Corrections officers attacked by inmates at state penitentiary

State police have released further details about an alleged assault at Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville, according to News4 affiliate WPSD. More>>

12-Year-old girl speaks after attempted kidnapping

A woman was arrested Wednesday after she allegedly tried to kidnap a 12-year-old girl who was on her way to school in Santa Ana, and another woman is being hailed a hero for thwarting the attack, police said. More>>

Resident turns flooding into fun

The rain may have subsided, but the high-water levels continue to be a problem across Mid-Michigan. More>>

Pharmacy locks up African-American hair products

After a California woman filed a lawsuit against Walmart for locking up hair and skin products used by African-Americans, CBS46 discovered a local pharmacy was doing the same thing. More>>

Former Jerry Springer body guard charged with drunk driving

A man once known for protecting TV host Jerry Springer from harm was charged with driving under the influence following a one-car crash. More>>

Teacher shares strong message about gun violence

Wednesday marks one week since a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida – taking 17 lives. More>>

School district 'condemns' students' social media video with racist lyrics

Chandler Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Camille Casteel said she's "sorry" that parents are upset about a video posted of five Santan Junior High students singing along to a song that features racist lyrics. More>>

Man dies after apparently poisoning himself during police chase

A motorist who led CHP officers on a pursuit in Ventura County was found dead in his vehicle on the 101 Freeway in Ventura Wednesday morning, apparently after ingesting some type of poison, the California Highway Patrol said. More>>

Cheers, boos and tense exchanges on day of confrontation over guns

From the nation's capital to the hallways of the Florida capital, parents and students confronted lawmakers Wednesday to demand gun reform after a massacre at a high school in Parkland. More>>

Florida massacre survivors chant 'vote them out' as students nationwide walk out in solidarity

From Arizona to Washington, students walked out of schools in support of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students a week after their classmates were silenced by gunfire. More>>

Carmen Schentrup's Parkland classmates mark her birthday by seeking gun laws

Florida school shooting victim Carmen Schentrup would have turned 17 years old on Wednesday, and her classmates and survivors of the massacre marked her birthday by flooding the state capital to demand stronger gun control... More>>

They've spoken. We're listening

They lost their friends and classmates. Their geography teacher. Their coaches. Seventeen people who once shared the halls of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with them are gone after one of the biggest mass shootings... More>>

Students walk out in solidarity with Parkland victims, protest gun laws

Students at one East Valley high school joined in a national movement after the mass shooting that killed 17 people in Parkland, Florida. More>>

Mobile Police officer shot and killed

A Mobile Police officer was shot and killed Tuesday night in Toulminville. More>>

School district, police to search for body in cold case

The Nampa School District is teaming up with the Nampa Police Department and students from the Boise State University Society of Exploration Geophysicists student chapter to try to solve a 54-year-old cold case of a... More>>

Father admits to pressing infant's face into mattress until she stopped breathing

The father of the baby girl from Lake Isabella who died last June admitted to pressing the nine-month-old's face into the mattress until she stopped breathing, according to court documents. More>>

"Moms Demand Action" protest on steps of Capitol

As the debate on gun legislation continues to dominate conversation after a school shooting in Florida left 17 dead, the group "Moms Demand Action" hit the steps of the state capitol in protest on Wednesday. More>>

Early burst of spring aggravates allergy sufferers

Before most people even notice buds on the trees, seasonal allergy sufferers feel it. Allergy season is here, and these warm days we're experiencing only make conditions worse. More>>

Wedding planner donates leftovers instead of throwing them away

A local wedding planner is making a name for herself for something she does after her weddings: doing good with leftover food that would otherwise be thrown away. More>>

School walkouts take place in Southwest Florida to protest school shooting

Students across Southwest Florida and the country are walking out of classes Wednesday to protest gun violence. More>>

Artist hopes to paint anti-gun violence murals around San Diego

A San Diego artist wants to paint murals around the city that she hopes can help bring an end to gun violence. More>>

New policy change threatens to send Oregon recycling to landfills

Oregon, a state with a reputation for recycling, is facing a serious challenge when it comes to recycled plastic, with the threat of some materials being sent to a landfill. More>>

2 Corrections officers attacked by inmates at Kentucky State Penitentiary

Three inmates attacked two corrections officers at the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville on Wednesday morning. More>>

Nashville strip club advertises AR-15 on street corner

Exotic dancers outside a Nashville strip club really caught the eyes of people driving past on Tuesday. More>>

NTSB releases preliminary report on Virginia train crash involving Congress members

A train carrying dozens of Republican members of Congress, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, to their legislative retreat in West Virginia hit a truck on January 31, 2017 leaving one person dead. More>>

Puerto Rico 'exodus': How CNN analyzed and mapped the data

For its story and graphics showing where Puerto Ricans may have migrated after Hurricane Maria, CNN analyzed two national data sets obtained under the Freedom of Information Act: More>>

'Exodus' from Puerto Rico: A visual guide

Before Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on September 20, there already was an unprecedented migration from the Caribbean island to the mainland United States -- at least in part because of the US commonwealth's financial... More>>

17 'Crosses for Losses' taken to Florida, Greg Zanis continues to honor murder victims nationwide

Greg Zanis said he started making crosses for murder victims 19 years ago, after the shooting in Columbine, Colorado. He hasn't stopped since. More>>

Sister Georgeann gathers data for NWS for 50 years: 'An important part of science'

A unique honor for Mount Mary University: The National Weather Service is recognizing the university for providing weather data for 50 years. Sister Georgeann Krzyzanowski gathers the data, no matter the weather. More>>

Two 12-year-old girls rescued from flood waters in Michigan

Two young girls were rescued Tuesday after becoming trapped in flood waters. More>>

High school swimmer recognized for saving opponent's life

A local teenager was honored for his bravery and courage in saving the life of a fellow student. More>>

Florida gun law can punish local officials personally

If local Florida officials want to pass firearm restrictions in response to the latest mass killing with an assault weapon, they risk being suspended from office, fined and sued personally for damages. More>>

Where to eat in London's Chinatown

The lanes around Gerrard Street in London's Soho are crammed as tightly with Asian restaurants as fillings in a Chinese dumpling, with the results just as delicious. More>>

Florida Legislature rejects weapons ban with massacre survivors en route to Capitol

The Florida state House on Tuesday rejected a ban on many semiautomatic guns and large capacity magazines as dozens of survivors of last week's school shooting headed to the state Capitol to turn their grief into political... More>>

School shooting survivors want to talk about gun control with Florida lawmakers

Under the rallying cry of #NeverAgain, dozens of students and staff who survived the Florida school shooting departed for the state Capitol, where they hope to speak with lawmakers about school safety and gun control on... More>>

PD:Missing Lyft Driver Found, Hospitalized After Car Located

An Uber and Lyft driver who went missing more than a week ago after dialing 911 has been found alive after a Nissan Altima linked to him was located in Koreatown, police confirmed Tuesday. More>>

Eatery Franky Fresh's "boombox restaurant on wheels" is stolen

Free flow creativity coats countless walls in Kaka'ako, all part of this year's Pow Wow mural extravaganza. More>>

Hundreds of Ohio teachers sign up for free concealed weapons class

Hundreds of teachers and school employees in an Ohio county have signed up for a concealed weapons class their sheriff offered in response to last week's deadly shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school. More>>

Minnesota lawmakers draft 5 different gun control bills

Minnesota lawmakers are working on the most talked about issue in the country right now, gun control. More>>

Bulletproof backpacks the reality for students in 2018 America

Student safety is forcing parents to consider all actions to ensure their children are safe when heading off to school, and that includes buying bulletproof backpacks. More>>

How to talk to your kids about the Florida shooting

After the shooting at a Florida High school on February 14, many parents, students and teachers in Western Montana are struggling with how to cope or help others deal with this tragedy. More>>

Threatening social media posts lead to arrest of Darby student

A Darby High School senior is in custody after allegedly making threatening social media posts that referenced the deadly school shooting in Florida last week. More>>

Search continues for missing Flathead skier, name released

The search continues for a missing skier in the Flathead Valley. More>>

Las Vegas family needs help sending white crosses to Florida shooting victims

Gustavo Maldonado spent Presidents Day weekend working in his garage at the request of his daughter. More>>

These are the victims of the Florida school shooting

A football coach. An athletic director. And young, eager and forward-looking students. More>>

How One Family Followed 4 Steps To Dig Out Of $142K In Debt

Surveys show more than half of us are living paycheck to paycheck, but money experts say it's possible to get off the financial ledge in the New Year by following four simple steps. More>>

Bones Recovered From Cape Cod Shipwreck Could Belong To Infamous Pirate

In 1984, Barry Clifford found the wreck of the pirate ship Whydah off the coast of Wellfleet. Ever since, he has been salvaging the wreck and has established the Whydah Pirate Museum, showcasing all he has retrieved from... More>>

AR-15 Rifle Raffle Ruffles Group Of Moms At Fundraiser For Firefighters

A group of Cameron Park moms is upset after attending a fundraiser for firefighters where an AR-15 rifle was the main raffle prize. They say the timing was insensitive after the deadly Florida school shootings. More>>

Seemingly Harmless Social Media Quizzes Could Pose Hidden Risks, Experts Say

How many times have you clicked one of those online quizzes just to pass the time? They seem harmless, but experts say there could be hidden dangers to answering what seem like innocuous questions. More>>

Woman says wedding vendor is scamming people out of money and memories

A Lakewood woman came to Denver7 with a complaint about a wedding vendor who allegedly scammed her out of hundreds of dollars and precious photos in the hopes that her story prevents others from being victimized. More>>

Man Falls 500 Feet To His Death Rescuing His Dog from Seaside Cliff

A heartbreaking recovery unfolded at Thornton State Beach Monday after a 67-year-old man fell down a 500-foot cliff while he was trying to rescue his dog. More>>

Fire destroys ambulance at AMR Headquarters

According to AMR WNY Regional Director Thomas Maxian, a new model ambulance was undergoing routine maintenance when the vehicle caught fire. More>>

Queen Elizabeth joins Anna Wintour on front row of London Fashion Week

A Swarovski-studded Queen Elizabeth II graced the front row of London Fashion Week, brushing shoulders with longtime Vogue editor Anna Wintour, during a surprise visit to the event on Tuesday. More>>

Long-Married Couple Pass Away Within Days of One Another

Mourners packed into Gabriel Funeral Home in Carbondale Monday to say farewell to two well-known members of the community. More>>

Organizers of rally calling on Mayor Barry to resign in wake of affair

A protest is planned for Tuesday evening to call for the resignation of Nashville Mayor Megan Barry. More>>

Oklahoma man sentenced to life in prison for killing neighbor in hate crime

Stanley Vernon Majors, the Oklahoma man who gunned down his Lebanese neighbor in what prosecutors said was a hate crime, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. More>>

7Th-grader shoots himself at Jackson Memorial Middle School in Stark County

Jackson Township middle school and high school students were dismissed for the day Tuesday after a seventh-grade student shot himself inside Jackson Memorial Middle School. More>>

ASU professor calls for school shutdowns until new gun laws passed

After the recent school shooting in Florida, there has been a groundswell of support for stricter gun laws. This time around it's being led by teenagers, students were witness to the horrific shooting in Parkland that... More>>

Wrongfully Terminated Officer Is Rejoining The Force

An officer who was wrongfully terminated will rejoin the police force. More>>

Federal Lawsuit: Lyft drivers being underpaid by company

Some drivers for a ride-sharing company say they're being ripped off. Now there's a federal lawsuit filed against Lyft. The I-Team looked into whether the company is being upfront about what it's charging riders. More>>

Middle school teacher arrested, charged with inappropriate behavior with a student

Authorities have arrested a Baldwin County teacher. According to sources he's accused of inappropriate contact with a student. More>>

Almond Growers 'On High Alert' During Freeze

Almond growers in the San Joaquin Valley are concerned about temperatures that are expected to dip down into the 20s overnight Monday into Tuesday. More>>

NC couple pitching dating site for Trump supporters

A married couple from Guilford County have become the faces of a new Donald Trump-themed dating website. More>>

Parents Concerned over Blessing Involving Assault Weapons

Parents are expressing concern after a church announced it will hold a ceremony next week, and worshipers are encouraged to bring assault weapons with them, and the ceremony will be just down the road from an elementary... More>>

Yard Goats cancel monkey rodeo show after complaints made

A type of rodeo event coming to the Yard Goats stadium was quickly canceled after it turned into a firestorm on social media. More>>

Depressed teen's guns didn't raise red flags for host family of Florida shooter

The Florida couple who took in school shooter Nikolas Cruz knew the depressed 19-year-old owned multiple guns, but felt safe knowing the weapons were under lock and key. More>>

Caught on tape: Hammerhead shark dragged to shore

Shocking video shows a Hammerhead shark being pulled to shore on Singer Island in Florida. More>>

Tokyo to build world's tallest timber tower

A Tokyo skyscraper is set to become the world's tallest wooden building. More>>

School shooter's past includes buying guns, cutting, slurs and mental illness

As investigators track the gun purchases of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, dozens of students and staff from the site of the massacre will board buses late Tuesday, bound for the state capital. More>>

Parents Concerned over Blessing Involving Assault Rifles

Parents are expressing concern after a church announced it will hold a ceremony next week, and worshipers are encouraged to bring assault rifles with them, and the ceremony will be just down the road from an elementary... More>>

6-Year-old CT girl's death was flu-related

A 6-year-old girl from Norwalk died over the weekend from complications due to the flu. More>>

Faster Internet for Rural Pennsylvania

So many of us know the frustrations when the internet is slow or doesn't work at all. For many people in our area, slow internet is something they live with every day. But the Federal Communications Commission plans to... More>>

North Carolina man arrested 3 times in 8 days for trafficking heroin, sheriff says

A Rowan County man was arrested three times in eight days for trafficking heroin, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. More>>

Woman missing since January 17 has been located, police say

UPDATE: Lasheena Thomas has been located, according to Lancaster Police. The 32-year-old, who was last seen January 17, spoke with investigators and is no longer considered missing or endangered, police say. More>>

Aurora girl beats H1N1 infection after weeks-long battle at Children's Hospital

A 10-year-old Aurora girl was released from Children's Hospital Colorado Saturday, cured of a dangerous infection that killed hundreds of thousands of people during a pandemic in 2009. More>>

Program helps officers ID riders with 'invisible disabilities'

Sometimes a police officer taking a few moments to observe an individual's behavior can make the difference between resolving a problem or creating a major incident. More>>

Overcome Academy turns combat wounded veterans into civilian leaders

A class of 13 veterans are being transformed into leaders with public speaker skills so their ability to overcome hardships can have a ripple effect in communities nationwide. More>>

PA Supreme Court issues congressional district map

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has issued a congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections. More>>

Portland surfer rescued at Cape Kiwanda

A Portland surfer swept away by powerful waves is safe thanks to the Coast Guard, police and a stranger. More>>

High school teacher is racing to send more of her students to college

Some of Robin Hornberger's best students at West Clermont High School have two choices when it comes to college, and neither is ideal: Go into debt to afford the next phase of their education or abandon it altogether. More>>

Kindergartner knows his presidential trivia better than many adults

If you need to know any trivia this President's Day, just turn to a kindergartner. More>>

Firefighter charged after domestic incident

A Jamestown firefighter is facing several charges after a domestic incident involving a gun on Saturday. More>>

Ice fisherman flown to hospital after going into Saginaw Bay

Officials said one man has been airlifted after falling through the ice on the Saginaw Bay. More>>

Family sees professor facing deportation for first time since his arrest

The family of a Lawrence professor facing deportation saw him on Sunday for the first time since his arrest last month. More>>

9-Year old Michael Jackson impersonator becomes hit on parade route

Did you happen to see this 9-year old's fancy footwork on the parade route? During Mardi Gras, 9-year old, Bay Bishop could be found dancing in the streets to his favorite Michael Jackson songs. More>>

'This isn't the person we knew,' host family says of Florida school shooter

The couple who took in Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz said they were devastated, furious and heartbroken about what he's done, and said they didn't realize they had a "monster" living under their roof. More>>

Quickly catch up on the day's news

Happy Presidents Day! Here's what you might have missed on CNN today: More>>

Man shot to death following dispute with Uber Eats driver in Buckhead

A 30-year-old man has died after being shot several times following a dispute with an Uber Eats driver on Saturday in Buckhead. More>>

Police searching for missing CDC employee

Nearly a week has passed since Timothy Cunningham was last seen leaving his job at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More>>

Gun target practice in apartment leads to arrest in Cape Coral

Police arrested a Cape Coral man Sunday morning for taking target practice in his apartment after adjoining neighbors found bullet holes in their bedroom. More>>

Twins pose as Olympians for Instagram

A pair of identical twins from Rosamond are showing their American spirit by posing as Olympians on Instagram. More>>

UPDATE: Teen freed from Lancaster County cave; being treated at hospital

UPDATE: A 14-year old boy, who became trapped inside a Lancaster County cave has been freed and taken to the hospital. After more than six hours inside part of the Pequea Wind Caves, the teen was freed from rocks and... More>>

County cop turned city's youngest funeral director

A historic funeral home in South City is making history again. More>>

Omaha once hosted ski jumping

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14-Year-old girl charged in father's death

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Fourteen-year-old girl booked for homicide

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