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New York explosion: Suspect in pipe bomb pledged allegiance to ISIS, officials say

It was the latest lone wolf attack to target New York City. And it might have been worse. More>>

New York Port Authority explosion: What we know

Monday's attempted terror attack injured five New York commuters but its perpetrator, ultimately, appears to have failed in his aims. More>>

The California wildfires by the numbers

A spate of California wildfires have destroyed an area larger than New York City and Boston -- combined. And with the colossal Thomas Fire only 20% contained, the end is a long way off. More>>

California wildfires have destroyed 1,000 structures ... and counting

Thousands of firefighters are making headway against the vast Thomas Fire burning in Southern California, expressing hope that conditions are becoming more favorable. More>>

California wildfires have destroyed 1,000 structures ... and counting

One week after the Thomas Fire exploded from a brush fire to a raging inferno, thousands of firefighters made some headway Monday in their struggle to contain it. More>>

4Th grader helping classmates with hot lunches at school

A young girl is helping her classmates this holiday season, making sure they get a hot lunch at school. More>>

Building an empire: Exploring the architecture of 'Star Wars'

In January 1973, George Lucas wrote his first treatment for "Star Wars." Words did not come easily to the director, who always considered himself more a filmmaker than a screenwriter, but the universe in his mind was... More>>

Bodycam video released after jury acquits ex-cop of murder

New body camera footage captures the tense moments before an Arizona police officer shot an unarmed man dead last year, as the man begged officers not to fire. More>>

Red Sox Pitcher Arrested In Williamson County

A pitcher for the Boston Red Sox was arrested in Williamson County and charged with domestic assault. More>>

Cancer and a haircut bring two Fargo women together

What was going to be a tough and scary moment for a Fargo woman battling cancer, turned into a lifelong friendship, all thanks to a haircut. More>>

Patterson Park couple's car doors stolen overnight

The thieves didn't just unlock the doors, they took them. That's what a Patterson Park couple discovered when they looked out their window and saw their car Sunday morning. More>>

State Police release a sketch in hopes of identifying remains found back in September

Maryland State Police released a composite sketch in hopes it leads them to the identity of remains found back in September. More>>

Salvation Army calls for more bell ringers, donations

If the Salvation Army's Quad City red kettle campaign is going to hit its goal, it will need more volunteers to ring bells and more donations as well. More>>

Lilac Fire evacuees return home: 'Thank God that they all lived'

Now that evacuation orders have been lifted, residents who were evacuted due to the Lilac Fire are getting a first-hand look at the destruction left behind. More>>

Jane Fonda celebrates 80th birthday with big bash in Atlanta

The theme of Saturday night's birthday bash was eight decades of Jane Fonda. More>>

Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total $420M

More than $400 million are up for grabs this week as the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots have rolled over a combined 29 times. More>>

Local children have shopping spree with NBA's Alonzo Gee

Ten local children celebrated the holiday season Sunday night with NBA player and Dwyer High School graduate Alonzo Gee. More>>

NBA Star Chris Bosh's Desoto home raided by cops

Dallas native and NBA star Chris Bosh is in the spotlight for something besides basketball. More>>

Dallas high schooler's heroic show of sportsmanship highlights Dallas Marathon

Rockwall's Chandler Self was well on her way to a first BMW Dallas Marathon title. Her body had other plans. More>>

Buying an Amazon tablet as a gift? Make sure you don't make this mistake

If you're buying a tablet as a gift, don't make this big mistake! More>>

Locals team up to give homeless youth winter clothing essentials

Despite our biting temperatures, children, some homeless in West Fargo are wishing for coats instead of toys this year. More>>

Blind cat and his best friend find new home thanks to social media

Two cats at the Front Street Animal Shelter with an unlikely bond finally got their forever home thanks to the power of social media. More>>

Friends and strangers come together to help Vancouver cancer patient fix up home

A Vancouver man recently got news no one wants to hear when he learned he had been diagnosed with cancer. More>>

Deputy's K9 found dead in North Port

Police are now investigating how a K9 dog got loose and was found dead after going missing from his handler's home. More>>

Man shot by police after crash on I-10 in Mobile

A man was shot and killed by Mobile Police after a crash on I-10. Investigators said the man was attacking a woman when officers arrived on scene. More>>

Verizon Wireless outage reported across Michigan

A widespread wireless network outage has turned Michigan into a red blob. More>>

Girl sells duct tape flowers to raise money for cancer research

A young girl devastated by her grandfather's cancer diagnosis came up with a plan to help fund the cure. More>>

'Devoted Father' Killed After Being Shot in Face and Neck in Wilkes-Barre

A father is dead after he was shot in the face and neck Thursday night. More>>

Virginia Zoo needs help picking out a name for lion cub

With the arrival of a new lion cub, the Virginia Zoo is asking for the public's help in naming it. More>>

Man jumps, catches child escaping apartment fire

Multiple families have been displaced after a fire quickly spread across an apartment building Sunday morning. More>>

Lilac Fire: San Diego fire evacuees begin to return to homes

Lilac Fire evacuees Monday are getting their first daytime look at the damage caused by the blaze. More>>

Volunteers in Chandler wrap presents for kids with cancer

Volunteers wrapped gifts for children battling cancer on Sunday in Chandler. More>>

Man hopes to save lives, hikes 222 miles for suicide awareness

Shane Stephens, a Marine veteran hiked 222 miles to bring awareness to active duty and veteran suicide. More>>

Boulder man sues Sheriff after gouging out own eyes during untreated psychotic episode at jail

A Boulder man has filed a lawsuit against the Sheriff, alleging that deputies and staff at the Boulder County Jail failed to get him treatment for his psychosis. More>>

Cars parked near leaf piles catch fire in St. Louis

The St. Louis Fire Department is issuing a warning after cars recently caught on fire due to leaf piles across the city. More>>

Cars parked near leaf piles catch fire in St. Louis Firefighters issue warning after cars parked near leave piles catch on fire

The St. Louis Fire Department is issuing a warning after cars recently caught on fire due to leaf piles across the city. More>>

Local seventh-grader's arm broken during incident with school resource officer

Rachel Kozma is upset with the Ritenour School District after her son's arm was fractured in two places Wednesday. More>>

A look at the California wildfires' jaw-dropping numbers

Barely two months after fires charred Northern California's wine country, the state is once again staring down a spate of wildfires, this time in Southern California. These fires are fueled by some of the strongest Santa... More>>

California wildfires: Governor offers grim outlook

Gov. Jerry Brown has a sobering message for Southern Californians after a week of raging wildfires: This is your new normal. More>>

Former OKC Mayor blames homosexuality for moral decline

Rather than celebrating the diversity and expansion of Oklahoma City, former Mayor Kirk Humphreys appears to hang on to old stereotypes.? More>>

Puerto Rico: Death toll from hurricane climbs to 64 with 2 'indirect deaths'

The number of people who died in Puerto Rico because of Hurricane Maria has risen to 64, the island's Department of Public Safety said Saturday. More>>

First fire-related death confirmed in Southern California

A woman whose body was found at a crash site along an evacuation route in Southern California became the first confirmed fire-related casualty in a series of raging wildfires that could gain strength this weekend. More>>

Silicon Valley Tech Firms Hiring Models For Holiday Parties

Glitz has always been a trademark of the holiday parties this time of year in Silicon Valley. More>>

'I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant': Woman Surprised By Baby Boy's Arrival

Nine months and one day after the birth of her first child, a Littleton woman unexpectedly gave birth to a baby boy. More>>

Front Lawn Turns Into Pop-Up Donation Center For Fire Victims

It's an example of neighbor helping neighbor in the worst of times. More>>

Instead Of Water, Military Drones Helping Fight Fire With Data

Firefighters have been working nonstop to put out multiple wildfires ravaging land and homes from the hills to the beaches of Southern California. High above the flames and smoke, heavy duty materiel is helping them better... More>>

California fires: Crews near Ventura have 'very successful day'

The thousands of men and women fighting Southern California's largest wildfire made progress Friday thanks to weather that allowed more aircraft to help in the battle. More>>

Sizzling argument over McDonald's bacon leads to battery charge

Collier County deputies arrested a suspect accused of assaulting a woman after an argument over bacon at McDonald's on Thursday. More>>

Here's a program that's lifting people out of low-paying jobs in Avondale

Kimberly Sims is making ends meet as a janitor on construction sites. But the Reading resident jumped at the chance for a better job when RWB Properties and Construction announced it would offer a free carpentry course. More>>

6 Important things to know about wildfires

Wildfires can be unfathomably huge and destructive. Right now, six large wildfires are raging in Southern California, and have already burned an astonishing 160,000 acres in total. More>>

Local child denied life-saving chemotherapy medication

A local mom says doctors at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta prescribed her son a life-saving medication. But when she went to the pharmacy to fill the order she was told the medication was not covered by her insurance. More>>

Fallen tree, power lines trap Corbett woman on Historic Columbia River Highway

A Corbett woman says she was trapped in her car surrounded by power lines on the Historic Columbia River Highway Thursday after a tree came crashing down. More>>

Fallen tree, power lines trap Corbett woman on Historic Columbia River Highway

A Corbett woman says she was trapped in her car surrounded by power lines on the Historic Columbia River Highway Thursday after a tree came crashing down. More>>

PD: Phoenix dad watches as kids drink meth-laced coffee

A Phoenix dad is accused of putting methamphetamine into a coffee cup as he watched two children drink it. More>>

Jupiter family searching for answers after vandals tackle 25-foot tall inflatable Santa

For Eva Lopresto and her family, there's only one way to do Christmas. More>>

After losing 5 children, family donates van to young father battling ALS

When Ruth and Rick Clark saw the story of Wyatt and Mindy Rees on EastIdahoNews.com, they knew they had to do something. More>>

Parents raise concerns over Facebook-made curriculum

A Facebook-made curriculum is causing controversy in one Connecticut town. More>>

Smyrna police share photos of new 'seasonal employee'

The Smyrna Police Department has a new "seasonal employee" that is causing quite a scene. More>>

Salt Lake man heading to prison in $10M illegal guns sales case

A Salt Lake man who made more than $10 million illegally selling guns over the internet and from his basement is heading to federal prison. More>>

$10K dropped into Salvation Army collection kettle in NE Portland

The Salvation Army received quite a surprise in a collection kettle at a Fred Meyer in northeast Portland Wednesday: $10,000 in cash. More>>

Handmade Charlie Brown Christmas decorations stolen from Florissant

Police in Florissant are looking for the Grinch who stole some unique holiday decorations; a handmade display that has been a tradition for one family for generations. Thieves have now made it their target. More>>

Mesa police release dramatic body camera video following Brailsford verdict

The Mesa Police Department released dramatic body camera video Thursday, just hours after their former officer was acquitted in the murder trial of an unarmed man. More>>

Truckers to protest mandate on electronic logging devices

Some truckers would like to put the brakes on a federal mandate to use electronic devices to keep track of their driving habits. More>>

Chance the Rapper tries his hand as a WGN weatherman

He can win Grammy Awards, host Saturday Night Live and raise money for Chicago Public Schools -- but can Chance the Rapper forecast the weather?! More>>

Kokomo toddler dies after being suffocated by folded rear SUV seat

A Kokomo toddler has died after her parents folded the rear seat of their SUV without realizing she was underneath it. More>>

Nazi-themed cartoon assignment upsets suburban parents

Parents are raising questions about a controversial homework assignment about Hitler at a suburban school. More>>

What happened this week (in anything but politics)

A better toilet culture for China. A tennis champion back in action. And where did all these Christmas songs come from? Here's the politics-free side of this week's news. More>>

81-Year-old woman knits for those in need

"I wake up and have two cups of coffee and during that time I sit down and knit," said Emmy Christiansen. More>>

One of five USS Arizona survivors remembers the attack 76 years later

The Last Man's Club, a group of local veterans of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, held its annual memorial meeting on December 7. More>>

Denver Police Officer Tony Lopez Jr., shot 2 years ago, says love saved his life

Anyone with kids knows how fast time flies, but even more so for Tony Lopez, Jr., because two years ago Friday, his time almost ran out. More>>

Ranch hands trying to rescue 500

Ranch hands attempted to rescue hundreds of horses from the San Luis Rey Training Center as the Lilac Fire continued to scorch thousands of acres. More>>

Dundee police, volunteers help make the season bright for deserving kids Dundee kids Shop with a Cop

Every kid dreams of the chance to pick out whatever they want from the toy aisle. But for some, that opportunity isn't easy to come by, let alone, the guarantee of having a gift under the Christmas tree. More>>

Dog found skinned, mutilated in Colbert County; animal cruelty investigation underway

A felony animal cruelty investigation is underway in Colbert County. According to animal control officers, a mutilated dog was found near a bridge in the far eastern part of the county off of River Road. More>>

Orem police show humor, claim to set up 'drug exchange zone' at station

A phrase that often makes headlines - "drug deal gone wrong" - led the Orem Police Department in search of a fool-proof solution to make drug deals safer. More>>

Teens claim they were left homeless after recruited to Phoenix-area basketball club

Two teens from Venezuela claim they were recruited to a Valley club basketball team but wound up homeless when the president kicked them out for no good reason. More>>

Robotic suitcase rolls into Las Vegas

A robotic suitcase made its Las Vegas debut Thursday, on display at Planet Hollywood. More>>

Metro Detroit woman finds worm in fish purchased from Whole Foods

Let's face it: A lot of us are trying to be healthier and make better choices when it comes to what we eat. More>>

Firefighters replace Christmas gift stolen off family's porch in Theodore

One family's Christmas has come full circle. It's a follow up to a story FOX 10 told you about Wednesday where a man was caught on camera stealing a package from a family in Theodore. More>>

Man crashes into home after being shot during alleged road rage incident

A man is dead after he was shot during an alleged road rage incident before crashing his vehicle into a home in DeKalb County late Wednesday night. More>>

Veteran with PTSD wants missing therapy dog back

A local couple is hoping their beloved comfort dog will be returned. More>>

Woman steps up to raise children after St. Louis mom's passing

"Nice, caring, loving, sweet," said Saleetha Williams. "She was all that." More>>

Kansas City man's eye-popping Christmas decorations stolen

A local man makes it his mission to bring joy to his neighborhood every year with his holiday display. More>>

Boy Scout troop's tree lot burglarized in Sellwood

For the second year in a row, a local Boy Scout troop's tree lot was burglarized. More>>

Horses killed as owners raced to save hundreds in California fires

Horse owners scrambled to rescue and evacuate hundreds of animals as wildfires raged across southern California. More>>

City activates freeze plan for homeless

The city of New Orleans has activated its freeze plan in an effort to keep the homeless population warm for the next few days. More>>

Group Seeks End to Gerrymandering State Legislative Districts

An effort to stamp out gerrymandering in Pennsylvania politics is gathering steam in central Pennsylvania. More>>

Trees for Folks in Need This Christmas

Christmas trees can be expensive, and for some, they are an added expense that is too much to bear this year. One man hopes to provide as many families as possible with fresh-cut trees. More>>

Crews respond to high-rise fire in downtown Portland

Fire crews evacuated a high-rise apartment building in downtown Portland Thursday morning. More>>

Thomasville man charged with trying to smuggle meth to Davidson County inmate in greeting card

A Thomasville man is accused of trying to smuggle methamphetamine to an inmate at the Davidson County Jail in a greeting card, according to a press release. More>>

Local woman decorates Christmas trees to spread cheer

For years, Inga Spinks has had a fascination with Christmas trees. More>>

Christmas Tree Lighting at Marywood University

Marywood University is getting into the holiday spirit. More>>

Gov. Ducey honors veterans during Pearl Harbor Day remembrance

"Today we remember the lives lost 76 years ago at Pearl Harbor." More>>

Man shot in Phoenix road rage incident

A man was shot in Phoenix in what police say was a traffic altercation early Thursday morning. According to Sgt. Alan Pfohl of Phoenix PD, officers responded to a shooting call near 43rd Avenue and Camelback Road. More>>

Mentoring program helps young men in New Britain

New Britain High School is sponsoring a unique mentoring program. More>>

PD: CT man made statements against police while carrying AR-15

A Salem man was arrested after police said he "made statements against law enforcement" while carrying an AR-15 on Wednesday night. More>>

Gov. Herbert calls Steve Bannon a 'Mormon bigot'

Gov. Gary Herbert slammed Steve Bannon, former chief strategist to President Donald Trump, as a "Mormon bigot" Wednesday after Bannon accused Mitt Romney of hiding behind his LDS faith to avoid serving in Vietnam. More>>

Are Trump's national monument proclamations legal?

Earlier this week, from the Utah State Capitol, President Donald Trump signed two presidential proclamations; one, modifying the Bears Ears National Monument, and a second, modifying the Grand Staircase-Escalante National... More>>

Man rescues rabbit from fires, instantly restores our faith in humanity

As Californians suffer the devastation caused by wildfires that have burned through more than 100,000 acres, one man braved the flames to save a wild rabbit and instantly became the hero we didn't know we needed. More>>

California gets whiplash of disasters this year

California just can't catch a break this year. More>>

Texas Man Caught With 10 Pounds Of Cocaine In Springdale

A Texas man faces a federal drug trafficking charge after police say they caught him with more than 10 pounds of cocaine during an undercover sting operation. More>>

A 10-Year-Old Named 'Hero' After Calling 911 To Help Save Neighbor

Ten-year-old Pheonix Bomar has been recognized by the Fort Smith Police Department and city leaders after he dialed 9-1-1, and potentially saved his neighbor's life. More>>

Johns Creek councilwoman donates entire salary to charity

The Johns Creek Public Safety Foundation will receive a $60,000 donations thanks to Councilwoman Cori Davenport. More>>

Cliftondale Elementary students learn self-defense training

Some Fulton County students are getting a lesson that could save their lives if they find themselves in a dangerous situation. They are learning how to recognize and defend themselves against people who want to hurt them. More>>

Local group creates hotline for parents of kids struggling with addiction

On Wednesday the Williamson County Anti-Drug Coalition met with community leaders at the Franklin Police Department to talk about keeping children off drugs. More>>

Novi Police gives warnings and Target gift cards to traffic violators

Novi police officers are doing something different when it comes to traffic violators. Instead of giving them a ticket, they're letting them off with a warning and a Target gift card. More>>

Boy battling cancer receives red carpet treatment at John Deere

An Illinois boy who is battling cancer received the red carpet treatment at a John Deere factory. More>>

Man arraigned after allegedly posing as young boy on Instagram

A man has been arrested and arraigned after he was accused of posing as a young boy on Instagram and soliciting inappropriate photos from young female students. More>>

Superintendent: School employee did not send racist email to reporter

A Mid-Michigan superintendent says a school employee is being falsely accused of sending a racist email to a Georgia reporter. More>>

Skirball Fire in Bel-Air Area 5% Contained, Grows Little Overnight

Firefighters seemed to be gaining the upper hand on the Skirball fire burning in the hills near the Getty Center by Thursday morning, with the blaze spreading by only 25 acres, but many homes remained evacuated and schools... More>>

450-Acre Skirball Fire Burns Homes in Bel-Air Area, Prompts Evacuations Affecting 46,000 People

A brush fire that erupted near the Getty Center early Wednesday morning burned at least four homes, prompted mandatory evacuation orders in some of Los Angeles' most affluent neighborhoods, and temporarily shut down a... More>>

Man wanted for burglary of properties rented by singer R. Kelly

Johns Creek Police are searching for a man accused of stealing items from several homes rented by singer R. Kelly. More>>

Phoenix restaurant burglarized, owner threatened

An owner of a restaurant in Phoenix is having to deal with damage from a burglary and threats. More>>

$10K dropped into Salvation Army collection kettle in NE Portland

The Salvation Army received quite a surprise in a collection kettle at a Fred Meyer in northeast Portland Wednesday: $10,000 in cash. More>>

CT electrician creates winter wonderland

A 22-year-old electrician from Dayville knows how to brighten everyone's holiday. More>>

Hartford's mayor to take a look at run for governor

The capital city's major will form an exploratory committee to look into a run for governor. More>>

Virginia State Police Trooper involved in crash on Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

A Virginia State Police Trooper was involved in a crash on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Thursday morning. More>>

Virginia Beach Navy wife, mother qualifies for 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials

On December 3 Virginia Beach runner, Kris Lawrence, finished a marathon in California and qualified for the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials. More>>

Lebanon County family can keep ducks for son with autism, zoning hearing board concludes

A Lebanon County family will be allowed to keep ducks in their home for their son with autism, a board ruled Wednesday. More>>

The debate: Is hostile architecture designing people out of cities?

Spiked or sloped benches. Bolts installed on shop doorsteps and windowsills. Water features that operate at surprising intervals on flat surfaces. More>>

Protest over proposed tax bill in Missoula

Senate Republicans barely passed their tax reform legislation this past weekend in a 51-49 vote, with no support from the Democrats. More>>

Medicare Advantage plan market uncertain in rural Montana

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana (BCBS) reports that 7,500 Medicare Advantage plan patients in Montana will lose their insurance coverage by the end of the year. More>>

Western Montana police pursuit ends in shots fired, suspects in custody

A Wednesday morning pursuit that began on the north side of Missoula ended with shots being fired in Lake County. More>>

Greensboro mom says her son sentenced to life in prison in Kuwait

A Greensboro mom is turning to the public to help bring her son home from Kuwait. He's not serving overseas. She says he is serving life in prison for a crime he did not commit. More>>

17-Year-old shot, killed while fighting back against gunmen in home invasion

The search continues for the two gunmen who killed a teenager in front of his family during a violent overnight home invasion. More>>

First black council member elected in Smyrna

Maryline Blackburn made history on election day, December 5. Voters in Smyrna elected her to be their first black city council member. More>>

Walter Scott killing: Son misses dad 'so much I can't sleep at night'

Miles Scott clutched a framed photo of his father as the former police officer who fatally shot him came closer to learning his fate. More>>

Home warranty company reverses decision and issues a check

Things sure have turned around for Mario Perfetti. More>>

Teen Uses Facebook Video To Learn About Nurse Who Saved His Life

An 18-year-old's plea for help with finding the nurse who saved his life has been viewed more than 2 million times on Facebook. The video, created by Caleb Johnson and his siblings, begins by revealing the scar across... More>>

As Mansion Burns, Homeowner Gets Wish To Just Save Christmas Tree With Years Of Ornaments

As a family's mansion burned to the ground, all the homeowner wanted saved was a Christmas tree and a holiday wreath hanging on the door. More>>

Drunken Driver Didn't Realize She Had Sign Stuck In Sunroof, Police Say

A strange sight has police scratching their heads in one New Jersey town. More>>

Coyote Captured On San Francisco Roof

A wayward coyote who became stranded on a first story roof of a commercial office building in San Francisco's South Of Market neighborhood Wednesday has been captured by animal control. More>>

KC council members seek financial transparency in plan for new convention hotel

For years, there's been back and forth as Kansas City has pursued a new convention hotel. More>>

Scaffolding falls from One Shell Square onto moving car

Scaffolding has fallen from One Shell Square onto the street downtown. More>>

Los Angeles Fire Department Chief: 'Our People Are Getting Tired'

As beleaguered Southern California firefighters confronted yet another new brush fire on Wednesday morning, LAFD Chief Ralph Terrazas said his crews are exhausted. More>>

What are the Santa Ana winds?

Dry conditions and the Santa Ana winds are being blamed for at least five fast-moving wildfires that have burned more than 65,000 acres in Southern California. More>>

First Bangkok Michelin Guide recognizes Thailand's best restaurants

Bangkok is no stranger to the Michelin Guide halo -- in fact visiting chefs touting their overseas star credentials are a regular sight in culinary establishments across the city. More>>

Chesterfield student, teacher involved in altercation inside classroom

Chesterfield County School officials confirm a Cosby High school student and a teacher were involved in an altercation inside a classroom Tuesday. More>>

Homeowner chases burglar, sprays him with bear mace

"I was not dressed. I was in my underwear, I had no shoes on, and my feet ended up getting bloodied just from chasing him down the street," a West Jordan homeowner said. More>>

Daughter of veteran who died wants answers from V-A on hiring practices

A Quad City woman is questioning why a surgeon who had been banned from practicing in one state was hired by the Veteran's Hospital in Iowa City and allowed to operate on her dad, who died from complications after surgery... More>>

Civil rights leaders demand resignation of KSU president

Civil right leaders gathered Wednesday on the campus of Kennesaw State University demanding the resignation of the university's president over his handling of the cheerleaders who took a knee for the National Anthem during... More>>

Water floods downtown Portland street

It was a wet Wednesday morning in downtown Portland after water gushed into a street. More>>

Oregon sending 10 strike teams to help with California wildfires

Oregon is sending fire crews throughout the state to assist with the wildfires burning in Southern California. More>>

Naked man on roof arrested for exposing himself to Phoenix homeowner

A Phoenix man faces charges of indecent exposure and criminal trespassing after he was found naked on a woman's roof. More>>

Son arrested after mother's body found in home

Authorities in Morgan County have arrested a man in connection to a double murder on Monday. More>>

Georgia Council on American-Islamic Relations issues warning after Supreme Court upholds travel ban

The Supreme Court ruled to allow the Trump Administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by people of six Muslim-majority nations. More>>

Keisha Lance Bottoms declares victory in race for Atlanta mayor; Mary Norwood asks for recount

Keisha Lance Bottoms has declared victory in the race for mayor of Atlanta, although her opponent, Mary Norwood, says she's asking for a recount. With all precincts reporting, Bottoms lead by just over 700 votes. More>>

Santa Comes Early For More Than 250 Kids In Springdale

More than 250 kids shopped with a cop in Springdale Tuesday (Dec. 5). More>>

Local Mother Outraged After Dog Attacks Her Child

A woman's 2-year-old son was attacked by a dog, and now she is begging police to have the dog put down. More>>

Former Glastonbury restaurant owner due in court for 2nd sex assault charge

A former owner of a restaurant in Glastonbury is scheduled to face a judge on Wednesday for drugging a woman to have sex with her. More>>

Governor, lawmakers to meet about latest budget deficit

Connecticut's governor and lawmakers are scheduled to go back behind closed doors to figure out a fix for the latest state budget deficit. More>>

This is what California's wildfires look like from space

How massive are the wildfires torching Southern California? Smoke from the blazes is clearly visible from 438 miles above the Earth. More>>

Airborne Early Warning Squadron returns to Naval Station Norfolk

More than 160 men and women and five E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft of the "Bluetails" of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 121 came home Tuesday. More>>

Officials: Pizza delivery driver lies about being robbed at gunpoint in York County

A couple who ordered pizza for the Seahawks game ended up with Sheriff's Deputies in their home along with the boyfriend in handcuffs because of a lie by a pizza delivery driver. More>>

3 Men arrested in Kenner for installing skimming device at gas station

Three men have been arrested for installing credit card skimming devices at a gas station on Williams Boulevard. More>>

Fourth grade student asks for 'happier life' for Christmas

City Council Member-elect Jay Banks says he was dumbfounded when a fourth grade student asked for a "happier life" for Christmas. More>>

As the California wildfires consumed houses, five friends grabbed garden hoses and went to work

More than 1,000 firefighters are battling the fast-moving wildfires in Ventura County, California. And for a few hours late Monday night, they had help from a band of friends armed only with garden hoses. More>>

Fourth grade student asks for 'happier life' for Christmas

City Council Member-elect Jay Banks says he was dumbfounded when a fourth grade student asked for a "happier life" for Christmas. More>>

12-Year-old girl critically injured in Hampton shooting

Detectives with the Hampton Police Division are investigating a shooting in the 2500 block of Laguard Drive that left a 12-year-old girl injured Tuesday. More>>

Walter Scott killing: Expert says struggle over stun gun preceded shooting

Former South Carolina officer Michael Slager fought the unarmed suspect on the ground and warned, "Let go of the Taser before I shoot you," a forensic witness testified Tuesday, attempting to back the ex-cop's claim the... More>>

Head football coach Willie Taggart leaving Oregon, heading to Florida State

The University of Oregon is searching for a new head football coach as Willie Taggart will be returning home to take over as head coach at Florida State. More>>

Lubaina Himid becomes first woman of color to win Turner Prize

Just when we thought the Turner Prize was getting a bit repetitive, a trifle boring, we get a result to shake things up. Perhaps seismically. For the first time in a long time (aside from the relentlessly predictable cycle... More>>

Quickly catch up on the day's news: Tuesday, December 5

Here's what you might have missed on CNN today: More>>

Search for missing San Diego man leads to body in Hawaii

Police in Hawaii said Monday they found human remains in the search for a missing Spring Valley man whose wife was found dead last week. More>>

Wildfires burning in Ventura, Los Angeles Counties: What we know

Santa Ana winds and dry conditions around Southern California created dangerous conditions for the Thomas Fire, burning in Ventura County, and Creek Fire, burning in Los Angeles County. More>>

Hepatitis A case confirmed in Michigan restaurant worker

Health officials are issuing an advisory after an employee of a Michigan eatery was diagnosed with hepatitis A. More>>

Police: Man poses as boy, asks students to send inappropriate photos

Police are investigating an incident involving a 37-year-old man posing as a young boy on Instagram. More>>

500-Acre Rye Fire in Santa Clarita Prompts Closure of 5 Freeway; LASD Station, Schools Without Power in Area

A 500-acre brush fire in Santa Clarita has prompted the closure of the 5 Freeway in both directions in the area, according to the California Highway Patrol. More>>

Gov. Brown Declares State of Emergency in Ventura County During Thomas Fire

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in Ventura County as the Thomas Fire burns in several cities there. More>>

2 Charged after deputies find 7 pounds of meth during Payson traffic stop

Two people are facing drug-related charges after Utah County sheriff's deputies discovered 7 pounds of methamphetamine in a vehicle they were driving during a traffic stop Friday. More>>

Five injured after vehicle crashes into Bank of America

Five people were injured Tuesday after a vehicle crashed into a Bank of America in the 1300 block of Center Lane. More>>

Homeless man convicted of breaking into women's homes and raping one of them

A man charged with breaking into two homes, raping one woman and assaulting another, has been found guilty by a Virginia Beach. More>>

Woman says she's afraid to leave home after attack at grocery store

A woman says she was punched by a man at a South City Shop 'n Save after he asked for money and she refused. More>>

Despite city's ruling, Camelback Christmas tree returns in Phoenix

It looks like the controversial Camelback Christmas tree has returned for the holidays. More>>

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