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Gunman killed 5 in California before taking his own life, police say

A man killed his ex-wife and four others across three locations on Wednesday near Bakersfield, California, before killing himself as a sheriff's deputy confronted him, authorities said. More>>

American Airlines makes good on honeymoon heartbreak

American Airlines is making good on its promise to reimburse a newlywed couple from Western New York who saw their honeymoon travel plans disrupted by three days of flight cancellations. More>>

Historic railcars arrive from California as newest addition to Ohio Railroad

Starting in September, visitors coming to the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) will have the opportunity to ride in four historic Zephyr railcars that were once considered a staple in luxury travel in the 1940s and... More>>

Prince William mixes up Japan and China in latest royal gaffe

Britain's Prince William is following in the footsteps of his gaffe-prone grandfather, Prince Philip, confusing Japanese food with Chinese food during a public appearance on Thursday. More>>

Combination of sewage, stormwater overflows into slough

A combination of partially treated sewage and stormwater overflowed into the Columbia Slough from the City's wastewater treatment plant Wednesday night. More>>

Baby decides to arrive during Packers game

An expecting couple had to cut the Packers game short during last Sunday night's game. More>>

Racist killer found dead in prison seven months into life sentence

A Tulsa man has died in prison seven months into serving a life sentence for killing his Lebanese neighbor in what prosecutors said was a hate crime. More>>

Traveler arrested after making scene at airport

An unruly traveler was arrested after causing a ruckus at Tampa International Airport on Wednesday because he was upset about a delayed flight, officials say. More>>

25-Year-Old Man Convicted of Sexually Assaulting 3 Homeless Women: DA's Office

A 25-year-old man was found guilty on Wednesday in a series of sexual assaults against homeless women in Pomona, prosecutors said. More>>

Good Samaritans Help Woman Out of Burning Apartment Building

Some Good Samaritans were seen on video helping a woman out of an apartment building that caught fire in Glendale Wednesday night. More>>

Colorado approves $41 million settlement to treat 2,200 prisoners with chronic hepatitis C

All of the 2,200 Colorado prisoners with chronic hepatitis C are expected to be treated for the infection and will no longer have to undergo drug and alcohol treatment before they are treated under a settlement finalized... More>>

Girl responds to bullying by spreading kindness

An Escondido middle school student said she's fighting bullying by spreading kindness. More>>

Gunman kills 5 before killing himself, third-deadliest shooting this year

Officials with the Kern County Sheriff's Department said that 6 people are dead including the shooter in a shooting spree On Wednesday evening. More>>

FBI: Married couple arrested, indicted for string of bank robberies

A married couple is facing multiple charges after the pair committed multiple bank robberies during a nearly 21-month period in the Phoenix area, the FBI said on Wednesday. More>>

Woman killed crossing highway in wheelchair was days from daughter's wedding

Denise Morris says her god-sister, Andrea Gardner, had a winning personality, loved to have fun and cherished her family. More>>

Labrador Retriever breeder names new puppies after 9/11 Search and Rescue dogs

As the country remembers those lost and forever affected by the 9/11 attacks, a dog breeder in Lapeer County is paying tribute to the canine heroes from that time. More>>

14 Dogs infected with distemper, shelter asking people to vaccinate pets

Kern County Animal Services (KCAS) is urging pet owners to vaccinate their animals after 14 dogs in the shelter tested positive for canine distemper. More>>

Inmate firefighters save California $100 million per year

As California's record breaking wildfire season continues, men and women are answering the call from all over the state to fight on the frontline, including convicted felons. More>>

More than 50 Years Later, Pilot Reconnects with Missing Child He Helped Find

More than 50 years ago, a pilot helped find two children who went missing in his neighborhood in Lycoming County. Just this month, a chance encounter brought that former pilot and one of those children back together. More>>

App helps in fight against human trafficking by building database of hotel room photos

It's a growing problem around the world, including West Michigan. Now, an app to fight human trafficking is getting ready to launch for use by law enforcement, but the creators need the public's help to make it more... More>>

Neighbors shocked after 30-year-old cat is shot

It's an incident that has shocked and outraged neighbors: a 30-year-old cat dead after being shot with a BB gun. More>>

Catholic bishop in West Virginia resigns amid sexual harassment investigation

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a West Virginia bishop and has ordered a church-run investigation into allegations that the bishop sexually harassed adults, church officials said Thursday. More>>

20,000 Pallets of bottled water left untouched in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico

The stockpile of bottled water stretches down an unused runway in Ceiba. Case after case, pallet piled upon pallet, blue tarps and plastic glinting in the sun. More>>

Homeland Security Agents Raid Manufacturer

Homeland security raided the manufacturer Bryant Preserving Company in Alma Wednesday ( Sep. 12) where dozens of suspected illegal immigrants were taken into custody. More>>

Fat cat sheds pounds on underwater treadmill

You can imagine the reactions Aimee Good, of Urbandale, receives when people learn her cat works out on an underwater treadmill. More>>

Burglars Pose As Postmates Delivery Service

Police are looking for burglars on the Westside who they say use a food delivery ruse before they burglarize homes. More>>

Teardown On 0.7 Acre Going For $5 Million In Silicon Valley

As the price of Silicon Valley real estate continues to defy gravity, an aging residence on less than an acre in Sunnyvale is being listed at nearly $5 million. More>>

Boy Battling Cancer Signed As Honorary Soccer Player At Colo. University

Colorado Christian University held a special Draft Day on Tuesday, signing the youngest and perhaps toughest athlete on the men's soccer team. More>>

Chicago May Get Rid Of Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Chicago's downtown horse carriage rides may be forced to ride into the sunset. More>>

Here are all the ways you can follow Hurricane Florence on CNN

A "Mike Tyson punch." A "no-kidding nightmare." No matter how you say it, Hurricane Florence is shaping up to be a storm of historic and devastating proportions. More>>

Hero parent helps stop ex-cop's rampage

Chad Browning, a former Hollister police officer, was high on methamphetamine and thought ghosts were chasing him when he drove a stolen car onto Gilroy High School's athletic fields and spurred an officer-involved... More>>

American Airlines makes good on honeymoon reimbursement

American Airlines is making good on its promise to reimburse a newlywed couple from Western New York who saw their honeymoon travel plans disrupted by three days of flight cancellations. More>>

Deadly fake oxycodone pills popping up

Fake oxycodone pills, which have already proven deadly, are popping up on the streets of Northeast Ohio. More>>

Cleveland attempting to break Guinness Record

Cleveland is known for a lot of things-great food, sports and music- and soon it could be known as the city who can get the most people to paddle ball at one time. More>>

300K gallon manure spill kills fish

Health leaders are advising people and pets to avoid an area in Oneida where the DNR has responded to a manure spill. More>>

19-Year-old off-duty volunteer firefighter saves man from burning car

Lukas Graf, 19, was in the right place at the right time. More>>

Senior center plagued by flooding, rats falling from ceiling

Councilmember Rafael Salamanca and Assemblyman Michael Blake asked PIX11 to visit the Melrose-Mott Haven Senior Center on 152nd Street. More>>

Space champagne created for zero-gravity celebrations

The race for affordable space tourism is on, but what will travelers drink to celebrate when they finally achieve orbit? More>>

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Remains of Idaho Falls soldier identified 67 years later: 'We finally have closure'

When Army Master Sgt. Leonard K. Chinn left Idaho Falls in 1950 to serve in the Korean War, his wife and two young sons expected him to return home. More>>

He was being bullied for riding his sister's pink bike, so police bought him a new one

A teen with special needs who was bullied for riding his sister's pink bicycle received a heartwarming surprise from Cleveland police officers after they arranged for him to get new brand new bicycle of his very own. More>>

Neighbors concerned by marijuana dispensaries in residential areas

Neighbors living near Sahara and Fort Apache say they're concerned by a possible marijuana dispensary coming to their neighborhood. More>>

Police believe ex-boyfriend killed missing woman found dead

Police say they are recommending a first-degree murder charge be filed against the ex-boyfriend of a 19-year-old Phoenix woman who was found dead a month after she vanished. More>>

Family still fighting to keep beloved pet chickens

The city told her to go to the county. On Tuesday night, a county official sent her back to the city. Julie Hengehold is tired of ruffling feathers but said she won't stop fighting to keep her family's pet chickens on... More>>

City of Kenner bans purchase of Nike products, mayor decries Nike's 'political message'

Booster clubs in the City of Kenner are now forbidden to buy any Nike products. More>>

Motorbike pro on long road to recovery after crash nearly killed him

A Mid-Michigan extreme athlete is on the long road to recovery after a devastating crash nearly killed him. More>>

Man jumps out of plane with American flag

Veteran Chip Schultz bought an American flag immediately after the attacks on September 11th. More>>

Teen saves life of two fellow employees after stabbing at Target

A teen, who is a Corporal in the Cobb County PD Explorer program, is being called a hero after he assisted in saving the life of two employees who were stabbed at a Target location in Marietta on Sunday. More>>

Teen recovering after breaking neck while doing trampoline tricks

Cole Hancock, 14, started doing tricks on the trampoline almost two years ago. More>>

Students say apartment complex left them stranded

Some OSU students are trying to find another place to live after an apartment complex cancelled their leases. More>>

Baby born on 9/11 at 9:11 a.m.

As the nation looked back and honored those who lost their lives 17 years ago on September 11th, 2001, one family was celebrating the arrival of their bundle of joy on Tuesday. More>>

Even unconventional places in Western North Carolina opening their doors to those fleeing Florence

While Hurricane Florence continues to hurdle toward the Carolinas, many evacuees are heading to the mountains. More>>

Even unconventional places in Western North Carolina opening their doors to those fleeing Florence

While Hurricane Florence continues to hurdle toward the Carolinas, many evacuees are heading to the mountains. More>>

Students, vacationers return to CT to flee Florence

Students and vacationers in South Carolina have been returning to Connecticut to escape Hurricane Florence. More>>

RIBA International Prize 2018: World's best new buildings revealed

A Tokyo music school, a university in Budapest, a pair of tree-covered towers in Milan and a rural school in Brazil have all been shortlisted for one of architecture's most prestigious awards, it was announced today. More>>

Putin: We know who the Novichok suspects are, and they're not criminals

Two suspects named by UK authorities over the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter are not criminals, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday. More>>

Cougar blamed for fatal attack on woman in Oregon park

A cougar is likely to have killed a woman whose body was found in an Oregon park on Monday in the state's first-ever confirmed fatal attack by a wild cougar, authorities said Tuesday. More>>

Lynette Dawson: Police search home of mother who disappeared in 1982

Police have begun searching a Sydney home for the remains of Lynette Dawson, a mother of two whose disappearance 36 years ago became the subject of a popular true crime podcast. More>>

Teacher's Harry Potter-themed room inspires students to read

A teacher in Lackawanna County is getting international attention for her Harry Potter-themed classroom. More>>

Girl gets new prosthetic leg with unicorn and lightning bolts

Anna Grace Philippe is sporting a brand new prosthetic leg this school year, complete with "fierce" lightning bolts and a giant unicorn. More>>

Girl gets new prosthetic leg with unicorn and lightning bolts

Anna Grace Philippe is sporting a brand new prosthetic leg this school year, complete with "fierce" lightning bolts and a giant unicorn. More>>

Kitten with double eye infection named after Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence already has a pet named after it, days before it makes landfall. More>>

Virginia Beach officials preparing for the worst of Hurricane Florence

Officials in Virginia Beach are getting ready for Hurricane Florence. More>>

Denver breaks heat record set in 1951

Denver set a new record high for Sept. 11 of 93 degrees Tuesday, breaking a 67-year-old record. The former record high for the day was 92 degrees, which was set in 1951, the National Weather Service in Boulder said. Denver... More>>

Slidell High School teacher 'no longer an employee' after racially insensitive posts

A Slidell High School teacher who posted racially inflammatory Facebook posts is no longer employed at the school. More>>

Man with samurai sword arrested during break-in at San Diego Jamba Juice store

Police responding to a reported break-in at a Morena-area Jamba Juice arrested two men, including one who was not involved in the store entry but was in possession of a samurai sword. More>>

Vanderbilt athletics director David Williams stepping down

David Williams II announced Tuesday he will be stepping down from his role as vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletics director at Vanderbilt University. More>>

Federal court strikes down law that banned handgun advertisement by gun dealers

A federal judge has ruled that a California law that banned licensed gun dealers from advertising handguns is unconstitutional. More>>

Hy-Vee cake designers compete to win Extreme Cake Challenge semifinals

The best cake designers from Hy-Vee's Quad Cities stores are competing today for a chance at becoming challenge champions. More>>

Oprah Winfrey helps Freestore Foodbank volunteers make meals for Cincinnati school kids

Oprah Winfrey will help volunteers pack meals for school children on Tuesday. More>>

'Yeah, it is scary' – Bear Encounters on the Upswing in Luzerne County

Bears are becoming a common and unwelcome sight for some people in our area including one part of Luzerne County lately. More>>

Price gouging law in effect in North Carolina ahead of Hurricane Florence

The price gouging law that protects consumers from scammers is now in effect in North Carolina after Governor Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency for the state as Hurricane Florence moves toward the coast. Attorney... More>>

Electric cars make stop at Creighton University

Dead silence almost makes it hard to believe Ken Deffenbacher's car is even on. More>>

'Kind Of Tricky': 90-Year-Old Veteran Rappels Down Skyscraper

More than 160 people overcame their fear of heights to support people facing a much scarier challenge. Volunteers went "Over The Edge" and rappelled 38 stories down the side of the Hyatt Regency in downtown Denver. More>>

3 Students Shot Moments After Leaving Class Outside Chicago High School

Three students were shot minutes after leaving class in Chicago's Burnside neighborhood Monday. More>>

Woman Accused Of Running Holy Fire Scheme, Bilking Thousands From Neighbors

A San Clemente community is shocked after learning a local woman is accused of running a scheme to bilk thousands of dollars from people seeking to help firefighters battling the Holy Fire. More>>

'It's a monster' - Man catches 32-pound salmon in Grand Haven

Brooks Wheeler reeled in quite the catch over the weekend. More>>

Maui County already running its Emergency Operation Center

Maui County is running its Emergency Operation Center around the clock. More>>

Berlin nightlife from the wildly hedonistic to the traditional

What is Berlin's biggest claim to fame? Some may say history or culture. But others may say nightlife, and they wouldn't necessarily be wrong. More>>

New law helps homeless veterans obtain driver's license, ID

A new state law will allow Arizona veterans struggling with homelessness to get a driver's license or ID card without paying a fee. More>>

Rideshare Nightmare: Woman jumped from car to escape fake Uber driver

Complaints about fake rideshare drivers victimizing customers are on the rise. Not just in Las Vegas, but in big cities across the country. When a man posing as an Uber driver allegedly abducted a local woman from the... More>>

Man arrested after locking himself in gas station bathroom, threatening police officer

A 27-year-old man was arrested Monday night after police say he locked himself in a gas station bathroom and threatened officers. More>>

Woman jumped from car to escape fake Uber driver in Las Vegas

Complaints about fake rideshare drivers victimizing customers are on the rise in big cities across the country. More>>

Bystanders lift vehicle to free man pinned underneath car

Bystanders rushed to help a man who was hit and pinned under a vehicle in Squirrel Hill around 6:20 p.m. Monday along the 5800 block of Forbes Avenue. More>>

Fifth Third shooting survivor released from hospital following surgery

Whitney Austin, a mother and bank executive, and Brian Sarver, were among the five people shot Thursday morning when 29-year-old Omar Perez opened fire inside the 30-story building. More>>

ACLU: Schools' yoga pants policy is sexist

The Kenosha Unified School District ended the five-year ban on yoga pants and leggings back in March, but the ACLU of Wisconsin says it didn't go far enough because teachers and staff haven't gotten the message. More>>

Pilot in training, 17, makes emergency landing after losing wheel

A pilot in training made an emergency landing Sunday after losing a wheel during take-off. More>>

Police rescue bunny, remind people not to abandon pets

Police in Hamburg are hoping a Facebook post will remind people not to abandon animals, but to take them to a rescue agency. Town of Hamburg Police posted these photos of Officer Murphy holding this bunny. More>>

Bishop Malone apologizes again; intends to stay until 2021

Bishop Richard Malone is delivering a message to parishioners throughout the Buffalo Catholic Diocese over the weekend, apologizing "for any of my own failures" in addressing adult sexual abuse and says he intends to... More>>

Rapper Young Thug charged with 8 felonies

Atlanta rapper Young Thug just got slapped with eight felonies for a drug and gun arrest in Brookhaven last year. More>>

Chance the Rapper dodges question about Chicago mayoral run

On the red carpet for the premiere of his feature film debut, Chance the Rapper dodged WGN's questions about entering the Chicago mayoral race. More>>

Lifelong Cubs fan Stefan Xidas sings national anthem at Cubs game

Monday night was a dream come true for one Cubs fan. More>>

8 Of the best restaurants in New Orleans

New Orleans is a city that shares a storied multigenerational love of food, family and community that transcends spur-of-the-moment trends. More>>

Uptick in scooter injuries

With more of these electric scooters coming to Kansas City, there's bound to be accidents resulting in injuries. Hospitals in the area are seeing an uptick. More>>

Shark bite witnesses recall moments of fear

A 23-year-old Brigham Young University graduate and former basketball player is recovering from surgery after a shark bit his right arm on Oahus North Shore on Saturday. Those who helped save the victim recall the initial... More>>

Woman sentenced after allegedly leaving elderly father on floor for 4 days

A woman faces a decade in prison in connection to the abuse of her elderly father, whom she allegedly left on the floor of his home for four days while she went gambling. More>>

Apartment without water for 12 days

For the first time in two weeks, contractors began the process of restoring natural gas to more than 400 apartments in Atlanta. More>>

Good Samaritan helps save dog from fire

A Good Samaritan is being credited with helping save a dog from a burning home in Ridgecrest over the weekend. More>>

Crack pipe 'vending machines' appear pop up on public property

Suffolk County Police have a mystery on their hands after at least three so-called crack pipe vending machines were installed on public property and there's now a concern that more vending machines are out there. More>>

89-Year-old woman scammed out of $37K

An 89-year-old woman was scammed out of money by someone pretending to be her loved one, police said. More>>

Man wins $5M on scratch-off ticket

A St. Louis man is the newest millionaire in Missouri. More>>

Three babies born to three military families in three days

Shana Hoffman, Stephanie Franklin, and Ciara Lyster met after moving to Omaha for their husband's jobs. More>>

Family upset over sewage problem at apartment complex

A family at the Lakewood Estates apartment complex in northwest Oklahoma City says they're living in a smelly situation. More>>

Student will never play on field she helped make

A year ago, Gabriella Rodriguez went to the principal of her high school and told him the girl's softball team needed its own field. More>>

Group restoring historic sundial to honor student veterans killed in WWII

Amid a dusty and dirty remodeling project at Grant High School lies a historic piece of patriotism: a brass sundial in memory of past students who were killed in World War II. More>>

Woman mistakes dynamite for candle

A woman in Bridgeport thought she was lighting a candle. More>>

UCO football player loses foot in train accident

The man who lost his foot in a train accident near downtown Oklahoma City Sunday morning is a sophomore on the football team at the University of Central Oklahoma. More>>

Kangaroo found in Louisiana!

Here's something you don't see every day in Louisiana... a kangaroo interrupted school traffic on Friday in Grayson! What a precious runaway! More>>

Parents make desperate plea in search for son's killer

Every day since March 11 has been a living nightmare for Michelle Gillespie. More>>

Sewage flowing from Mexico across U.S. border again after temporary solution fails

UPDATE: The flow of sewage from Mexico across the U.S. border near the Naco Point of Entry has started again after it was stopped around 11 a.m. Cochise County Sheriffs say the sewage is flowing west onto private property.... More>>

7-Month old boy youngest to undergo heart, lung transplant

A baby boy has just become the youngest person to undergo a heart and lung transplant in a decade and he lives right here in Kansas City. More>>

Sailor reunited with dog adopted from deployment

Petty Officer 2nd class Royce Walters was deployed on New Year's Eve. There were no big celebrations, but he did see a lot of stray dogs near his camp. More>>

More than a dozen softball teams raise money for fallen sheriff's deputies families

More than a dozen softball teams played in a tournament at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Sunday to honor the lives of three Colorado sheriff's deputies. More>>

Twin WWII veterans celebrate 100th birthday together

Ralph and Boyd Henderson went into the army together during World War II, but the war eventually separated them. Thursday they celebrated their 100th birthday together with family and friends. More>>

School board authorizes $870,000 home purchase for superintendent

Park City school board members voted Tuesday to spend $870,000 on a home for the district's newly hired superintendent. More>>

Girl gets new hand, new grasp on life

Andi Cottle knows a new hand is a gift that will change her life - forever. More>>

Natural gas line explosion leads to evacuations in western Pennsylvania town

Dozens of people were evacuated early Monday after a natural gas line explosion in a small western Pennsylvania community. More>>

Officials issue warning about organ donation scam

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has issued a warning about a major scam involving human organs. More>>

Hundreds of Roman gold coins found in basement of old theater

Archaeologists are studying a valuable trove of old Roman coins found on the site of a former theater in northern Italy. More>>

Dogs hit the waves for annual Surf-A-Thon

Hundreds of dogs were out with their humans at Del Mar North Beach for the 13th annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon. More>>

Good Samaritan helps save dog from fire in Ridgecrest

A Good Samaritan is being credited with helping save a dog from a burning home in Ridgecrest over the weekend. More>>

More Alabama infants dying before age 1; health officials working to change that

Having a child is supposed to be a happy time, but a growing trend in Alabama is threatening that as more infants are dying before the age of 1. More>>

Local foundation gives gift to a local boy to help his recovery

10-year-old Kupono Kahapea is digging his new ride. More>>

Ex-cheerleader who kneeled for national anthem sues school after failing to make new squad

A former Kennesaw State University cheerleader is taking her school to court. The ex-cheerleader is one of five to take a knee during the national anthem last season. More>>

This is Europe's hottest new food destination

Paris. Bologna. San Sebastian. Rome. What do these places all have in common? More>>

Giving the gift of parenthood: Two families bonded by daughter born through surrogacy process

Standing at the kitchen island in Heidi and Chad Fritz's West Fargo home, Elizabeth and Gavin Waletich take their daughter out of her carseat after a two-hour road trip from their home in Britton, S.D. More>>

Teen dies from accidental shooting with pellet gun, police said

A 15-year-old boy has died after accidentally shooting himself with a pellet gun in Middle River, Baltimore County Police said. More>>

Dog found dead in creek was possibly thrown off bridge, police say

Police in Greentown are investigating after a dog was found dead in a creek and they believe it was thrown off of a bridge. More>>

Deacon to Archbishop Wuerl: 'Genuine healing' impossible unless you resign

A Washington deacon has joined the cadre of Catholics who say Cardinal Donald Wuerl should step down amid criticism of his handling of abusive priests. More>>

Police chief cited for OWI

Moline, Illinois' chief of police was cited for driving under the influence, according to a lieutenant with the Iowa State Patrol. More>>

Former McCain campaign director dies during charity bike race

Ben Davol who served as a campaign director for John McCain died on Saturday morning while riding in the annual Closer to Free Ride in New Haven. More>>

Several Tucson-area hospitals receive bomb threats

Several Tucson-area hospitals received the same bomb threat Saturday morning. More>>

Boris Johnson slammed for 'suicide vest' comments

British former Foreign secretary Boris Johnson was criticized Sunday following comments he wrote in a British newspaper that referred to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy as a "suicide vest." More>>

Triple fatal shooting at White Castle

Three men were found shot dead inside of the lobby of a White Castle fast-food restaurant on Detroit's west side Sunday morning. More>>

Bigfoot Festival debuts to huge crowd

A new event kicked off in McDowell County Saturday: The Inaugural WNC Bigfoot Festival in Marion. More>>

California man who allegedly stuck dates with the check faces years in prison

Prosecutors in Los Angeles have hit the defendant they call the "Dine-and-Dash Dater" with four new felony counts of extortion. More>>

She ditched the homecoming crown for a helmet then went out and kicked her team to a win

Kaylee Foster deserves a game ball to go with her homecoming crown. More>>

Mother's false Amber Alert related to 2-year-old's death cost taxpayers at least $500,000

The Largo mom accused of murdering her 2-year-old son is facing a new charge, a felony for lying to police officers. It could tack on another five years to Charisse Stinson's sentence. More>>

Water quality issues force cancellation of swim

When Peter Irberseder partakes in his first triathlon next weekend he won't be needing his swim trunks. More>>

Shark bites surfer in Florida

A surfer is recovering after being bitten by a shark in St. Lucie County Friday morning. More>>

7Th Annual World Championship Squirrel Cookoff Set For The Weekend

People from all around the world will be enjoying the 7th annual World Championship Squirrel Cookoff in Bentonville on Saturday (Sept. 8). More>>

100 Marijuana plants, more seized in home search

Police in Essexville went to a rental home in a quiet neighborhood and found a marijuana grow operation on Friday. More>>

Making It in San Diego: Sleeping cabins built for homeless

There's a tiny solution aimed at tackling a big problem for those struggling to make it in San Diego. Volunteers hope to build small sleeping cabins for the homeless. More>>

A sea of orange: Football players honor teammate who died from kidney cancer

Attendees at several high school football games throughout the metro area Friday night will see a sea of orange. More>>

9-Year-old asks Taco Bell to start delivering, gets invited to speak at convention

A 9-year old Davison girl sent a letter to Taco Bell listing reasons why they should deliver. More>>

18-Year-old arrested after police chase, driving 120 mph

A high-speed chase ended with an 18-year-old woman arrested Wednesday. More>>

Bicyclist dies during Closer to Free Ride

A 58-year-old bicyclist died on Saturday morning while riding in the annual Closer to Free Ride in New Haven, according to an official. More>>

Settle in with these weekend reads

Two babies beat the odds. Two travelers survived a major accident abroad, but how? Grab a cup of coffee and settle in. Here's what you might have missed during a busy news week. More>>

Attitudes to free speech are changing, and Steve Bannon has something to do with it

Two widely read magazines made two different decisions about Steve Bannon this week. The New Yorker on Monday announced it was disinviting Bannon as a speaker at its October festival, while the London-based Economist on... More>>

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