National News - WFSB 3 Connecticut

GOP, Dems show no sign of retreat as in shutdown's first day

Updated:

Republicans and Democrats showed no signs of ending their standoff over immigration and spending Saturday during a weekend session to resolve the stalemate.

More>>

One year later, Women's March returns

Updated:

One year after women took to the streets in droves to protest President Donald Trump's inauguration, marchers are gathering again in cities across the country and around the world in sharp rebuke to Trump's presidency.

More>>

US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected

(Source: CNN) (Source: CNN)
Updated:

The flu season in the U.S. is getting worse. Health officials thought it was already peaking, but the newest numbers out Friday show it grew even more intense..

More>>

Everything you need to know about the federal government shutdown

Updated:

Good morning! Your federal government is officially shut down. Wonder how it all affects you? 

More>>

Experts: Shackled children face long road to recovery Video included

Updated:

California prosecutors say a couple starved 12 of their 13 children to the point that their growth was stunted and a 29-year-old daughter weighed just 82 pounds.

More>>

The government has officially shut down

(Carolyn Kaster/AP FILE) (Carolyn Kaster/AP FILE)
Updated:

The federal government shut down at midnight Friday as senators continued to scramble to reach a deal to fund the government.

More>>

Women will march again with aim to become a political force

Updated:

Activists are returning to the streets a year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches around the world with a message of female empowerment and protest against President Donald Trump. More>>

The US flu season is getting worse

(AP Photo Carolyn Kaster) (AP Photo Carolyn Kaster)
Updated:

The newest numbers out Friday show the flu grew even more intense.

More>>

This is what happens during a US government shutdown

(Carolyn Kaster/AP FILE) (Carolyn Kaster/AP FILE)
Updated:

Here's how a government shutdown affects all of us.

More>>

Justice Dept. says it will re-try Sen. Bob Menendez

(AP Photo/Julio Cortez) (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Updated:

The Justice Department filed a notice Friday to re-try Democratic New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez on bribery and corruption charges. An 11-week trial last fall resulted in a hung jury.

More>>

Supreme Court to rule on Trump travel ban

This Jan. 25, 2012, file photo, shows the U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) This Jan. 25, 2012, file photo, shows the U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Updated:

The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries.

More>>

Trump, Schumer meet hours ahead of shutdown deadline

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Updated:

White House aides made clear to GOP staff this morning there was no daylight between the President and Hill Republicans this morning, especially on immigration, according to two sources.

More>>

Sheriff: No motive found for Las Vegas mass shooting

A woman places a candle at a memorial for victims of the mass shooting Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) A woman places a candle at a memorial for victims of the mass shooting Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Updated:

Investigators say they have still not determined why Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock opened fire from his high-rise hotel suite, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds.

More>>

Living just miles apart, long-lost brothers find each other after 63 years

(Source: CNN) (Source: CNN)

Almost our entire lives, we were probably no more than 2 miles away from each other, the whole time.

More>>

Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown

(Credit: AP) (Credit: AP)
Updated:

A bitterly divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. 

More>>

Israel digs deep to thwart tunnel threat from Gaza Strip

Updated:

Israeli military forges ahead with ambitious subterranean barrier to cut off attack tunnels from Gaza Strip. More>>

House votes to avert shutdown, Senate chances dim

(Meredith Image) (Meredith Image)
Updated:

House passes stopgap funding bill to avert government shutdown at midnight Friday; Senate prospects uncertain.

More>>

Abuse in house of torture was 'severe, pervasive, prolonged'

(Source: CNN) Two parents were arrested after police discovered that 13 people were being held captive in their California home, shackled to beds with chains and padlocks in filthy conditions, officials said Monday. (Source: CNN) Two parents were arrested after police discovered that 13 people were being held captive in their California home, shackled to beds with chains and padlocks in filthy conditions, officials said Monday.
Updated:

A California couple tortured a dozen of their children for years, starving them to the point that their growth was stunted, chaining them to their beds for up to months, preventing them from using the toilet at times and forbidding them from showering more than once a year, a prosecutor said Thursday. 

More>>

In TV interview, Farrow describes alleged Allen assault

Allen is accused of sexual assaulting his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow. (Credit: AP) Allen is accused of sexual assaulting his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow. (Credit: AP)
Updated:

In her first televised interview, Dylan Farrow described in detail Woody Allen's alleged sexual assault of her, and called actors who work in his films "complicit" in perpetuating a "culture of silence." 

More>>

Mayor: US marshal shot, killed while serving warrant

(AP Photo/Marc Levy) (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
Updated:

A member of the U.S. Marshals Service was shot and killed early Thursday while serving a warrant, the mayor of Harrisburg said.

More>>

Headless chickens found in Connecticut courtroom

A pair of gay rights advocacy groups said Thursday a judge should halt Utah state laws that discriminate against LGBT students by restricting talk about homosexuality in schools. A pair of gay rights advocacy groups said Thursday a judge should halt Utah state laws that discriminate against LGBT students by restricting talk about homosexuality in schools.
Updated:

Authorities in Connecticut are investigating the discovery of two decapitated chickens inside a courtroom.

More>>

Trump says 'Russia is not helping' with North Korea

(Source: CNN) (Source: CNN)
Updated:

US President Donald Trump may have found another whipping boy when it comes to reining in North Korea.

More>>

President Trump unveils 'Fake News' awards

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Updated:

President Trump revealed the winners of the 2017 Fake News Awards. 

More>>

Rival Koreas agree to form first unified Olympic team Video included

Updated:

The Koreas have been discussing fielding a joint women's hockey team and having their athletes march under a "unification flag" depicting the Korean Peninsula, instead of their respective national flags.

More>>

Wounded officer dies after York County officer-involved shooting Video included

Updated:

Three York County Sheriff's Office deputies and a York Police officer were shot during a search for a wanted man.

More>>

Wheelchair-bound elderly man found dead in house with no heat Video included

Paul Maker, 84 (Source: Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office) Paul Maker, 84 (Source: Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office)

An 84-year-old man was found dead Tuesday night in a house with no working heat.

More>>

Ex-doctor's victims recount sex abuse as young gymnasts Video included

Updated:

One of the dozens of sexual abuse victims of a disgraced former Michigan sports doctor has warned at his sentencing hearing that "little girls don't stay little forever.".

More>>

Ex-CIA officer arrested, charged with keeping documents

Updated:

Former CIA officer arrested and charged with illegally retaining classified records, including names and phone numbers of covert CIA assets.

More>>

Betty White just turned 96 years young

In this June 9, 2010 file photo, actress Betty White poses for a portrait on the set of the television show "Hot in Cleveland" in Studio City section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) In this June 9, 2010 file photo, actress Betty White poses for a portrait on the set of the television show "Hot in Cleveland" in Studio City section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
Updated:

 America's favorite Golden Girl is adding another candle to her birthday cake. 

More>>

Ann Curry 'not surprised' by allegations against Matt Lauer

Ann Curry says she's "not surprised" by the sexual misconduct allegations against her former "Today" co-anchor Matt Lauer. More>>

Employers can legally fire you for not coming to work in bad weather Video included

(Source: WMC Action News 5) (Source: WMC Action News 5)
Updated:

Many people have been asking whether or not your employer can penalize, or even fire you, for not coming to work when road conditions are bad. 

More>>

Boy held hostage for 30 hours: 'I just knew that God had me' Video included

Sincere Trammell (FOX19 NOW) Sincere Trammell (FOX19 NOW)
Updated:

The 10-year-old boy who was held hostage in a weekend standoff said he was only “a little bit scared” during his 30-hours as a kidnapping victim.  

More>>

DACA talks back to starting line after Trump meeting

After months of frenzied negotiations, talks on Capitol Hill on immigration policy were suddenly muted Tuesday, as lawmakers returned to face the continued controversy of over President Donald Trump's vulgar remarks and... More>>

Witnesses: Father ran into burning home to save family; all 4 died

Source: CNN Source: CNN
Updated:

Witnesses say a father ran into a burning house trying to save his two little boys and their mom. 

More>>

Lawyer: Charges possible in connection with Vegas shooting

Updated:

A lawyer for Las Vegas police told a judge that other people could face charges in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, even though the gunman is dead. More>>

Parents say college student killing may have been hate crime

Updated:

Authorities searched for the student for nearly a week with assistance from drone pilots and found his body on Tuesday after recent rains partially exposed it.

More>>

Hawaii congresswomen want hearings on alert

(Source: Twitter) (Source: Twitter)
Updated:

U.S. Reps. Colleen Hanabusa and Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii are asking the House Armed Services Committee to hold a hearing to investigate whether a state emergency management agency should have jurisdiction over national security warnings. 

More>>

Meteor fireball lights up sky across Michigan

(Courtesy: Mike Austin via WNEM) (Courtesy: Mike Austin via WNEM)
Updated:

A meteor fireball lit up the sky across Michigan Tuesday night. 

More>>

Sheriff: Standoff suspect used child hostage as human shield Video included

Updated:

A gunman who held a small boy hostage in a standoff that spanned more than 30 hours used the small child as a "human shield," Butler County's sheriff revealed Sunday.

More>>

US allies from Korean War meet on North Korean nuke threat

(Source: CNN) (Source: CNN)
Updated:

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson huddles Tuesday with nations that fought on America's side in the Korean War, looking to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons even as hopes rise for diplomacy. 

More>>

AP reporter recounts moments after Hawaii missile alert

Updated:

Associated Press reporter recounts panicked moments after receiving erroneous Hawaii missile alert. More>>

Thousands attend vigil for California mudslide victims Video included

Updated:

Crews are slowly digging away masses of mud, boulders and toppled trees after deadly mudslides ravaged a California community but officials say they've already cleared enough debris from creek canals to prevent a potential disaster when it rains again.

More>>

2 Koreas discuss Northern art troupe's visit during Olympics

(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) South Korean soldiers salute as vehicles carrying the South Korea's Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon and other delegations pass on Unification Bridge, which leads to the Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone in Paju, South Korea.. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) South Korean soldiers salute as vehicles carrying the South Korea's Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon and other delegations pass on Unification Bridge, which leads to the Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone in Paju, South Korea..
Updated:

Officials from the two Koreas met Monday to work out details about North Korea's plan to send an art troupe to the South during next month's Winter Olympics, as the rivals tried to follow up on the North's recent agreement to cooperate in the Games in a conciliatory gesture following months of nuclear tensions. 

More>>

Thousands attend vigil for California mudslide victims

People attend a candlelight vigil in Santa Barbara, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, to pay tribute to the people who were killed when mudslides ravaged a Southern California. (Mike Balsamo/Associated Press) People attend a candlelight vigil in Santa Barbara, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, to pay tribute to the people who were killed when mudslides ravaged a Southern California. (Mike Balsamo/Associated Press)
Updated:

Thousands of people gathered Sunday night at a candlelight vigil to pay tribute to the 20 people who were killed when mudslides ravaged a Southern California community. 

More>>

How emergency alerts are supposed to work, and what went wrong in Hawaii

A Hawaii Civil Defense Warning Device, which sounds an alert siren during natural disasters, is shown in Honolulu on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones) A Hawaii Civil Defense Warning Device, which sounds an alert siren during natural disasters, is shown in Honolulu on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
Updated:

Human error is blamed for a false alarm of a missile heading for Hawaii, but the scare left Americans wondering how the missile detection and emergency messaging systems are supposed to work -- and what went wrong. 

More>>

Trump's nuclear strategy seeks new weapons to counter Russia

(AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Updated:

With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. 

More>>

Stunner: Keenum-Diggs TD on last play; Vikes win 29-24

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Riggs (14) runs in for a game winning touchdown against the New Orleans Saints during the second half of an NFL divisional football playoff game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. The Vikings defeated the Saints Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Riggs (14) runs in for a game winning touchdown against the New Orleans Saints during the second half of an NFL divisional football playoff game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. The Vikings defeated the Saints
Updated:

Case Keenum completed a last-ditch heave near the sideline Sunday on the game's final play, as Stefon Diggs slithered away for a 61-yard touchdown to give Minnesota a 29-24 victory over New Orleans and send the Vikings to the NFC championship game with one more win needed to become a first-time Super Bowl host. 

More>>

All the ways you can make a difference this MLK Day

A lone microphone sits in front of a sculpture of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, ahead of a ceremony honoring MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) A lone microphone sits in front of a sculpture of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, ahead of a ceremony honoring MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Updated:

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is not just a federal holiday where you take off work, it's also meant to be a national day of service -- a time for action. 

More>>

Who'd prefer their country to Trump's US? Norwegians would Video included

Updated:

President Donald Trump says the U.S. should take in more Norwegians, but that sentiment is unlikely to trigger a rush of immigration from the wealthy Nordic country. More>>

Huddled in fear in Hawaii during the missile scare

It was a beautiful morning, like most, on the island of Oahu: 79 degrees with a big, bright sun. I was at a marina with my family on Kaneohe Bay, blowing the last bits of air into an orange inflatable raft, when the alert... More>>

Trump is 'in excellent health,' White House doctor says

(Source: CNN) (Source: CNN)
Updated:

White House doctor Ronny Jackson says President Donald Trump is "in excellent health" following his physical Friday.

More>>

Doctors want President Trump's head examined

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Updated:

It's unclear if any mental health tests were conducted, despite urging from mental health professionals.

More>>

The IRS says you might be getting a bigger paycheck

(Generic Image) (Generic Image)
Updated:

The U.S Treasury and IRS estimate that 90 percent of people who get a paycheck are likely to see more in take-home pay as soon as February.

More>>

Hawaii officials mistakenly warn of inbound missile

(Twitter) (Twitter)
Updated:

Hawaii emergency management officials say a push alert that warned of an incoming ballistic missile to Hawaii on Saturday was a mistake.

More>>

Las Vegas Shooting: Unsealed documents reveal new details

People carry a peson at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was heard on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. There are reports of an active shooter around the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. (Photo by David Becker/Getty) People carry a peson at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was heard on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. There are reports of an active shooter around the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. (Photo by David Becker/Getty)
Updated:

Hundreds of pages of court documents unsealed Friday in the case of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock offer a blueprint of investigators' pursuits in determining the how and why of the attack.

More>>

African Union, African UN envoys demand Trump apology

The African Union, a group representing the continent's countries, and African ambassadors to the United Nations sharply denounced US President Donald Trump's reference to African nations as "shitholes" and called on him... More>>

Man sentenced for stealing underwear from Missouri woman

(Credit: Buchanan County Sheriff) (Credit: Buchanan County Sheriff)
Updated:

A 63-year-old man has been ordered to serve 120 days of shock incarceration and five years of probation for breaking into a northwest Missouri woman's apartment while she was showering and stealing her underwear.

More>>

CMPD: Man wanted in homicide 'ambushes' police, shot dead at headquarters Video included

Updated:

Jonathan Bennett, 23, was wanted in the death of 24-year-old Brittany White, his girlfriend and the mother of his 2-month-old daughter.

More>>

US ambassador resigns, saying he can no longer work with Trump

(U.S. State Department) (U.S. State Department)
Updated:

The US ambassador to Panama has resigned over differences with the Trump administration.

More>>

Wells Fargo plans to close 800 more branches by 2020

(CNN) (CNN)
Updated:

Wells Fargo, scrambling to cut costs and offset soaring legal expenses, plans to pull the plug on 800 more bank branches by 2020. The planned closings will leave Wells Fargo with about 5,000 branches.

More>>

Trump issues warning, but continues to honor Iran deal

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Updated:

President Donald Trump on Friday avoided upending the nuclear deal with Iran that he has repeatedly disparaged, agreeing to waive key sanctions the US lifted as part of the deal.

More>>

Trump denies making 's***hole countries' comment

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Updated:

President Donald Trump says "this was not the language used" after reports that he referred to "s***hole" African nations in a meeting.

More>>

Pornographic malware found in Android apps for kids

(CNN File Photo) (CNN File Photo)
Updated:

Google has removed from its Google Play Store more than 60 gaming apps, many seemingly targeted at kids, that contained malware that showed pornographic ads.

More>>

US issues its highest 'do not travel' warning for 5 Mexican states

(AP Photo) (AP Photo)
Updated:

Mexico -- long a destination for world-class museums, archeological sites and beach resorts -- now has five states tagged with the US State Department's most severe travel warning. 

More>>

Trump to WSJ: 'I should get credit for firing' Comey

(Source: CNN) (Source: CNN)
Updated:

President Donald Trump says he should be credited for firing former FBI Director James Comey because "many things have been found out about Comey" since his departure, according to The Wall Street Journal.

More>>

FDA strengthens warning on opioid cold medicine

(Source: CNN) (Source: CNN)
Updated:

Cough and cold medicines containing opioid ingredients, such as codeine or hydrocodone, should no longer be given to children of any age, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. 

More>>

The comeback kid: Circuit City will rise again

(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file) (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)
Updated:

After nearly a decade after going out of business, former Best Buy rival Circuit City is plugging back into the market.

More>>

NAACP, ACLU protest Trump remark about Africa

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Updated:

President Donald Trump's profane comment about Africa is drawing furious reactions from civil rights organizations.

More>>

Walmart is raising its minimum wage and handing out tax cut bonuses

Walmart is raising its minimum wage and handing out tax cut bonuses because of the new Republican tax law. More>>

Popularity of 'Fire and Fury' foretells Trump's end, North Korea says

A trade magazine is reporting that over 1 million orders for the book have been placed in the United States alone. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) A trade magazine is reporting that over 1 million orders for the book have been placed in the United States alone. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Updated:

The book's popularity "foretells Trump's political demise," the North Korean article said.

More>>

South Carolina considers using electric chair for executions

(Source: WIS) (Source: WIS)

South Carolina lawmakers are considering allowing inmates to be electrocuted when they face execution.

More>>

US Central Command investigating video posted to social media

(Source: CNN via YouTube) (Source: CNN via YouTube)
Updated:

The US military issued a statement Wednesday saying it was investigating a video that appears to show someone being shot from what looks to be a military vehicle. 

More>>

By 2040, Islam could be the second-largest religion in the US

(Source: Unsplash) (Source: Unsplash)
Updated:

The Muslim population is growing, and in the next two decades Muslims could become the second-largest religious group in the United States, according to a Pew Research study. 

More>>

Caught on camera: Texas teen shoved into trunk outside restaurant

(Source: CNN) (Source: CNN)
Updated:

In Houston, a chilling attack was caught on camera, a teen was shown being stuffed into a car trunk. 

More>>

Former funeral director sentenced for false death claims

(Source: Unsplash) (Source: Unsplash)
Updated:

A former West Virginia funeral director who filed false insurance claims for services for clients who were still alive has been sentenced to a year and a month in federal prison. 

More>>

Immigration agents descend on dozens of 7-Eleven stores

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents serve an employment audit notice at a 7-Eleven convenience store Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents serve an employment audit notice at a 7-Eleven convenience store Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Updated:

The action appears to open a new front in Trump's expansion of immigration enforcement, which has already brought a 40 percent increase in deportation arrests.

More>>

Trump open to US-NKorea talks 'under right circumstances'

(Source: CNN) (Source: CNN)
Updated:

President Donald Trump is telling South Korea's president that he's open to U.S.-North Korean talks "at the appropriate time, under the right circumstances."

More>>

America's toughest senator? Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio announces run for Senate

Former Maricopa County sheriff turned candidate for Senate Joe Arpaio at his office on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. (Source: Jason Barry, 3TV/CBS 5) Former Maricopa County sheriff turned candidate for Senate Joe Arpaio at his office on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. (Source: Jason Barry, 3TV/CBS 5)
Updated:

Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio tweeted Tuesday that he will be running for Senate. 

More>>

Judge blocks Trump decision to end young immigrant program

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a visit by the Victory Christian Center School from Charlotte, N.C. rocket team, Friday, May 12, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a visit by the Victory Christian Center School from Charlotte, N.C. rocket team, Friday, May 12, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Updated:

 A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation. 

More>>

Vet sounds alarm about giving sugar free peanut butter to pets

(File photo) (File photo)
Updated:

There's something you maybe giving to your pet that's incredibly dangerous, but a lot of people are not aware of it.  Peanut butter is something we use when it's time to give our loyal friends a treat or if it's time for them to take their medicine. However, one vet is urging pet owners to read the labels closely before you give them one of their favorite treats.  More and more companies are coming out with sugar free, healthier alternatives to some of our favorite f... More>>

Seoul: North Korea to send Olympic delegation

(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) South Korean soldiers salute as vehicles carrying the South Korea's Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon and other delegations pass on Unification Bridge, which leads to the Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone in Paju, South Korea.. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) South Korean soldiers salute as vehicles carrying the South Korea's Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon and other delegations pass on Unification Bridge, which leads to the Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone in Paju, South Korea..
Updated:

 South Korea says North Korea has agreed to send a delegation to next month's Winter Olympics in the South.

More>>

Alabama beats Georgia 26-23 in OT for national title

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa runs during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Georgia, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa runs during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Georgia, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Updated:

Alabama has beaten Georgia 26-23 in overtime to win its fifth national championship since 2009 under Nick Saban.

More>>

Report: Mueller conveys interest in questioning Trump

(Source: CNN) (Source: CNN)
Updated:

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators has expressed interest in speaking with President Donald Trump as part of a probe into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign, a person familiar with the matter said Monday.

More>>

Trump signs law creating national historic park for Martin Luther King Jr.

(Source: CNN) President Donald Trump signed a measure Monday creating a new national historic park for Martin Luther King Jr. during a trip to the college football national championship game in Atlanta. (Source: CNN) President Donald Trump signed a measure Monday creating a new national historic park for Martin Luther King Jr. during a trip to the college football national championship game in Atlanta.
Updated:

President Donald Trump signed a measure Monday creating a new national historic park for Martin Luther King Jr. during a trip to the college football national championship game in Atlanta.

More>>

Local HS swimmer helps save competitor from drowning

Corunna Connection Corunna Connection
Updated:

A local high school swimmer put competition aside to save the life of another swimmer from a rival school.

More>>

New Hampshire ticket sole winner in $559M Powerball jackpot

Updated:

1 winning Powerball ticket to claim $570 million jackpot, a day after another lone ticket nabs $450 million Mega Millions grand prize. More>>

NEW DETAILS

Smoke dwindles on roof of Trump Tower in NYC

Firefighters at Trump Tower Monday (Credit: CBS) Firefighters at Trump Tower Monday (Credit: CBS)
Updated:

Smoke has dwindled on the roof of Trump Tower in New York City.

More>>

African-American unemployment hit record low in December

Updated:

African-American unemployment hits record low in December as more benefit from growth. More>>

Your paycheck may be going up soon because of tax cuts

(Source: Raycom Images) (Source: Raycom Images)
Updated:

Americans could start taking home more money soon as new tax cuts kick in, but stay tuned for details.

More>>

US adds platform for stealth jets to Pacific

Updated:

The US military boosted its stealth attack options in the Pacific on Saturday when the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp moved into the 7th Fleet area of operations.

More>>

Astronaut John Young dies at 87

Updated:

Astronaut John Young, who made a record 6 trips into outer space, has died at 87.

More>>

Hotel staff interacted with Las Vegas shooter more than 10 times before massacre

Updated:

Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino staff interacted with Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock more than 10 times in the days leading up to the October 1 massacre that claimed 58 lives.

More>>

East Coast locked in wickedly cold weekend of sub-zero temps

Updated:

The snowstorm that hit the East Coast with frigid, wind-whipped whiteness and ice seems to pick a different bull's eye target each day.

More>>

Arson investigation after fire at Alabama home of Roy Moore accuser

Updated:

Alabama authorities say arson is being investigated in a fire that destroyed the home of Tina Johnson, a woman who accused former US Senate candidate Roy Moore of grabbing her on the buttocks in 1991.

More>>

Numbers have been drawn for Mega Millions jackpot of $450M

(AP Photo/G-Jun Yam) (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam)
Updated:

It won't be known until later if there is a winner from numbers drawn Friday of 28-30-39-59-70-10.

More>>

FBI probing Clinton Foundation corruption claims

(Photo: AP) (Photo: AP)
Updated:

The FBI is investigating whether the Clinton Foundation accepted donations in exchange for political favors while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state.

More>>

Oscar-winning filmmaker accused of rape, sex assault

Canadian director Paul Haggis poses during a photo-call to promote his movie "In the valley of Elah" at the 33rd American Film Festival in Deauville, Normandy, France, Tuesday Sept. 4, 2007. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler) Canadian director Paul Haggis poses during a photo-call to promote his movie "In the valley of Elah" at the 33rd American Film Festival in Deauville, Normandy, France, Tuesday Sept. 4, 2007. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
Updated:

A civil lawsuit charging Paul Haggis with raping a publicist has prompted three more women to come forward, including one who says he forced her to perform oral sex, then raped her.

More>>

Driver hands beer to cop, gets arrested for felony DUI

Cayce Wilson Jenkins (Source: Gulfport Police Dept) Cayce Wilson Jenkins (Source: Gulfport Police Dept)
Updated:

A Gulfport man is behind bars after police say he nearly struck a building with his truck, then handed his beer to the cop that pulled him over. 

More>>

Trump: Wolff book 'full of lies,' author had 'zero access'

(Source: CNN) (Source: CNN)
Updated:

President Donald Trump has stepped up attacks against a new book by Michael Wolff about his campaign and the early days of his presidency, calling it "full of lies."

More>>

Seoul says both Koreas have agreed to hold talks

(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) The official emblem of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games is seen in downtown Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) The official emblem of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games is seen in downtown Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.
Updated:

A Seoul official says both Koreas have agreed to hold their first talks in more than two years next Tuesday. 

More>>

Video: Colorado police ambush suspect recorded confrontation

(Douglas County Sheriff via AP) This undated photo released by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office shows Matthew Riehl. The 37-year-old man was shot to death Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, after shooting at the deputies, killing one. Authorities in suburban... (Douglas County Sheriff via AP) This undated photo released by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office shows Matthew Riehl. The 37-year-old man was shot to death Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, after shooting at the deputies, killing one. Authorities in suburban...
Updated:

Videos made by the man who shot and killed a Colorado sheriff's deputy after concerns were raised about his mental health show the gunman calling 911 and then opening his apartment door and talking to responding officers before the shooting.

More>>

Trump tries to stop book's publication

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Updated:

President Donald Trump is demanding the author and publisher of a new book about him immediately halt its release.

More>>

Capital One says account errors are resolved Video included

(Source: Capital One) (Source: Capital One)
Updated:

Capital One reported it has resolved its glitch that caused numerous customers to have errors on their accounts. The glitch resulted in some Capital One debit card purchases to be posted twice to customer accounts.

More>>

Dow races to 25,000 for the first time

(Photo: CNNMoney) (Photo: CNNMoney)
Updated:

This stock market doesn't obey speed limits. It just blasted through another barrier: Dow 25,000.

More>>

Driver arrested for killing deputy with a single punch on New Year's Eve

This undated photo released by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department shows deputy Lawrence Falce. This undated photo released by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department shows deputy Lawrence Falce.
Updated:

The attack occurred on New Year's Eve and San Bernardino County sheriff's Deputy Lawrence Falce was taken off life support two days later. 

More>>

Family: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose

Tom Petty of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers seen at KAABOO 2017 at the Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in San Diego, Calif. Tom Petty of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers seen at KAABOO 2017 at the Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in San Diego, Calif.
Updated:

Tom Petty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose.

More>>

Trump tells March for Life: 'We are with you all the way'

President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Updated:

President Donald Trump on Friday delivered new support to the anti-abortion movement he once opposed, telling thousands of activists demonstrating in the annual March for Life, "We are with you all the way." 

More>>

Olympian Aly Raisman takes Nassar and USA Gymnastics to task in court

(CNN/Pool) (CNN/Pool)
Updated:

Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman delivered a forceful speech in court Friday, praising the "army of survivors" who have spoken out against former team doctor Larry Nassar.

More>>

Phoenix police attribute 9 murders to suspected serial killer arrested in parents' deaths

New mug shot of Cleophus Cooksey, 35, charged in multiple murders in the Phoenix area. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) New mug shot of Cleophus Cooksey, 35, charged in multiple murders in the Phoenix area. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
Updated:

A Phoenix man who was arrested in the killing of his parents in December is set to be charged with seven additional murders, Phoenix police said in a news conference Thursday morning. 

More>>

Sheriff: Man kills himself, his son, daughter and her fiancé

Generic Image Generic Image
Updated:

Authorities say an Alabama man allegedly killed his son and daughter along with her fiancé before fatally shooting himself. 

More>>

Boy, 10, dies from flu while traveling to hockey tournament

Nico Mallozzi (Photo: Handout) Nico Mallozzi (Photo: Handout)
Updated:

The New Canaan community is in mourning after the death of a 10-year-old in New York this weekend.

More>>

Mom upset after 5-year-old son left on cold school bus for hours

An Alabama mother is outraged after her 5-year-old son was reportedly left alone on a cold school bus for hours.  (Source: WBRC via CNN) An Alabama mother is outraged after her 5-year-old son was reportedly left alone on a cold school bus for hours. (Source: WBRC via CNN)
Updated:

An Alabama mother is outraged after her 5-year-old son was reportedly left alone on a cold school bus for hours. 

More>>

Dog that walked a total of 40 miles to find her owners gets loving new home

(Credit: Seminole Humane Society, Alicia Nichole Fields) (Credit: Seminole Humane Society, Alicia Nichole Fields)
Updated:

A loyal dog named Cathleen walked nearly 40 miles in search of her previous owners who made the difficult decision of giving her away.

More>>

Sushi lover pulls 5-foot tapeworm from his body, doctor says

(Credit: Dr. Kenny Banh, ”This Won't Hurt A Bit”) (Credit: Dr. Kenny Banh, ”This Won't Hurt A Bit”)
Updated:

A California man who enjoyed eating sushi every day discovered a giant tapeworm had been living inside his body. 

More>>

Government scientists scramble to save research ahead of shutdown Video included

Updated:

The nation's premier medical research institute is in "a scramble" to prepare for a partial government shutdown that could ruin costly experiments and leave sick patients unable to enter cutting-edge studies.

More>>

Officials: 5th grader mistakenly gave pot candy in school

Heap of gummy bears (Credit: Thomas Rosenau / Wikimedia) Heap of gummy bears (Credit: Thomas Rosenau / Wikimedia)
Updated:

Officials at an Albuquerque charter school say a fifth-grader mistook her parents’ medicinal marijuana for candy and passed it out to other students.

More>>

13 Siblings held captive in filthy California home, police say

A couple was arrested after police discovered that their 13 children had been held captive in their California home in filthy conditions, some shackled to beds with chains and padlocks, officials said Monday. More>>

Missing teens may be heading to Missouri

Authorities are asking for the public’s help locating two teens that may have traveled to Missouri. (Credit: NCMEC) Authorities are asking for the public’s help locating two teens that may have traveled to Missouri. (Credit: NCMEC)
Updated:

KMOV)- Authorities are asking for the public’s help locating two teens that may have traveled to Missouri.

More>>

High school student ashamed of viral video with Nazi flag, racial slurs

(Source: CNN) (Source: CNN)

An Indiana high school student has lost his job after a video went viral showing him chanting racial slurs and wearing a Nazi flag draped over his shoulders.

More>>

Correction: TV-Katie Couric-Matt Lauer story

Updated:

Katie Couric has broken her silence on sexual misconduct allegations against her former "Today" co-host, Matt Lauer. More>>

Police: Florida teacher had sex with teen, said risk of getting caught "worth it"

Jason Tarlton Jason Tarlton
Updated:

OCALA, Fla. -- A Florida teacher has been charged with sexual assault for an alleged relationship police say he had with a former student when she attended his school. 

More>>

Apple to build 2nd campus in U.S., hire 20,000 in $350B pledge

Apple may finally be bringing some of its enormous offshore cash pile back home. (Credit:Shutterstock/CNNMONEY) Apple may finally be bringing some of its enormous offshore cash pile back home. (Credit:Shutterstock/CNNMONEY)
Updated:

(AP) - Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. that will be partially financed by an upcoming windfall from the country's new tax law. 

More>>

Indiana health network pays about $55,000 ransom to hackers

Computers in an officer (Credit: KMOV) Computers in an officer (Credit: KMOV)
Updated:

A central Indiana health network says it has paid a roughly $55,000 ransom to hackers to regain access to hospital computer systems. 

More>>

Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski dies in apparent suicide Video included

Updated:

The 21-year-old was discovered in his apartment after he didn't show up for practice Tuesday. He died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

More>>

Colin Kaepernick says he's completing $1 million donation pledge

Back when he was playing for the San Francisco 49ers -- and protesting by kneeling during the National Anthem -- Colin Kaepernick said he would donate $1 million plus all the proceeds of his jersey sales from the 2016... More>>

Father suffered massive heart attack after Hawaii's false missile alert

(Photo Courtesy of Brenda Reichel) (Photo Courtesy of Brenda Reichel)
Updated:

A 51-year-old man suffered a massive heart attack minutes after the false missile alert in Hawaii. 

More>>

Navy filing homicide charges against 2 ship commanders

Former USS Fitzgerald commander Cmdr. Bryce Benson (left), Former USS John S. McCain commander Cmdr. Alfredo J. Sanchez (right). (Source: USNI) Former USS Fitzgerald commander Cmdr. Bryce Benson (left), Former USS John S. McCain commander Cmdr. Alfredo J. Sanchez (right). (Source: USNI)
Updated:

The Navy says it is filing negligent homicide charges against the commanders of two ships involved in fatal collisions last year. 

More>>

Trump aides debate which version of vulgarity Trump uttered

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a visit by the Victory Christian Center School from Charlotte, N.C. rocket team, Friday, May 12, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a visit by the Victory Christian Center School from Charlotte, N.C. rocket team, Friday, May 12, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Updated:

As the fallout over President Donald Trump's use of a vulgarity bleeds into a second week, aides to the president are locked in an internal debate over which version of the word the president used to describe certain countries during immigration talks with senators.

More>>

Durbin asserts Trump said 'shithole countries,' disputing Republicans' account

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., left, and Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md. listen as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., left, and Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md. listen as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Sen. Dick Durbin asserted Tuesday that President Donald Trump called certain African nations "shithole countries" during a bipartisan meeting on immigration reform at the White House last week, despite evolving...

More>>

Shackled and emaciated, children of torture suspects are freed

(Source: CNN) Two parents were arrested after police discovered that 13 people were being held captive in their California home, shackled to beds with chains and padlocks in filthy conditions, officials said Monday. (Source: CNN) Two parents were arrested after police discovered that 13 people were being held captive in their California home, shackled to beds with chains and padlocks in filthy conditions, officials said Monday.
Updated:

David and Louise Turpin projected an image of a picture perfect family on social media. But the truth was far darker.

More>>

Police: 13 People, including children, held captive in California home

(Source: CNN) Two parents were arrested after police discovered that 13 people were being held captive in their California home, shackled to beds with chains and padlocks in filthy conditions, officials said Monday. (Source: CNN) Two parents were arrested after police discovered that 13 people were being held captive in their California home, shackled to beds with chains and padlocks in filthy conditions, officials said Monday.
Updated:

A couple was arrested after police discovered that 13 people had been held captive in their California home in filthy conditions, some shackled to beds with chains and padlocks, officials said Monday.

More>>

Dow 26,000: The stock market is a runaway freight train

Trader Sal Suarino, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. More solid earnings reports from U.S. companies are sending stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Trader Sal Suarino, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. More solid earnings reports from U.S. companies are sending stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Seven trading days. That's how long it took the Dow to rocket from 25,000 to 26,000.

More>>

After 30 years on American soil, Detroit immigrant deported to Mexico

(Source: Twitter) (Source: Twitter)
Updated:

After spending three decades in the United States, a 39-year-old Michigan man was sent back to Mexico by ICE agents.

More>>

Trump attacks 'Senator Dicky Durbin' in new Tweet

President Donald Trump, right, accompanied by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks to members of the media as they arrive for a dinner at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Har President Donald Trump, right, accompanied by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks to members of the media as they arrive for a dinner at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Har
Updated:

"No, No. I'm not a racist," 

More>>

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dead at 46

Dolores O'Riordan of Irish rock group "The Cranberries" perfoms at the Sant Jordi Club in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) Dolores O'Riordan of Irish rock group "The Cranberries" perfoms at the Sant Jordi Club in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Updated:

Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries, has died.

More>>

6-year-old's flu medicine caused rare psychotic side effects

Updated:

According to her family, she ran away from school, suffered hallucinations, and even tried to jump out of her bedroom window.

More>>

H&M closes all its stores in South Africa after protests

(Credit: Seipati Marishane via CNN) (Credit: Seipati Marishane via CNN)
Updated:

H&M stores across South Africa were shuttered Saturday. Local media reported that destructive protesters had swarmed several locations. 

More>>

Woman catches hooded man staring into bedroom window

(Credit: Noel Bracy) (Credit: Noel Bracy)
Updated:

A Texas woman captured video of a suspicious man staring into her bedroom window and posted the footage online to caution others. 

More>>

Judge allows 11-year-old to use medical marijuana at school

(Photo: Provided, Surin Family) (Photo: Provided, Surin Family)
Updated:

The judge's decision came two days after the parents filed a lawsuit for their daughter's right to take medical marijuana at school.

More>>

Police: Mother kills two children, jumps from interstate in double murder-suicide Video included

Updated:

Police are investigating a double homicide in Charlotte Saturday night.

More>>

Comedian Aziz Ansari responds to sex misconduct allegations

Aziz Ansari arrives at the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Aziz Ansari arrives at the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Updated:

Comedian Aziz Ansari has responded to allegations of sexual misconduct by a woman he dated last year. 

More>>

Teens are eating laundry pods in new social media challenge

Children continue to eat a dangerously large number of laundry detergent packets, new data show. Children continue to eat a dangerously large number of laundry detergent packets, new data show.
Updated:

It’s a social media trend that could quickly turn deadly.

More>>

Trump defends self after comments, says: 'I am not a racist'

(AP Photo) (AP Photo)
Updated:

President Donald Trump defended himself Sunday in the wake of recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations, declaring that "I am not a racist." 

More>>

Passengers swim to safety after fire on casino shuttle boat

Fifteen people were injured Sunday when a fire broke out on a shuttle boat taking passengers to a casino boat near New Port Richey, Florida, north of Tampa. More>>

Chicago man accused of terroristic threats on Greyhound bus

Updated:

A 33-year-old man faces felony terror charges after threatening to kill passengers on a Greyhound bus.

More>>

Bill Clinton: Accusation that foundation paid for daughter's wedding a 'personal insult'

Bill Clinton campaigned for wife, Hillary Clinton, in Bridgeton, Missouri (Credit: KMOV). Bill Clinton campaigned for wife, Hillary Clinton, in Bridgeton, Missouri (Credit: KMOV).

Former President Bill Clinton on Saturday denied accusations that his charity used donations for Haiti to pay for his daughter Chelsea's wedding to investment banker Mark Mezvinsky in 2010.

More>>

Chelsea Manning files for US Senate bid in Maryland

(Photo by Heidi Gutman/ABC via Getty Images) (Photo by Heidi Gutman/ABC via Getty Images)
Updated:

 Chelsea Manning will run for the U.S. Senate in Maryland. 

More>>

Texas father charged with murder in death of Indian orphan

Wesley Mathews is escorted by police during his transfer to Dallas County jail in Dallas.  (AP Photo/LM Otero, File) Wesley Mathews is escorted by police during his transfer to Dallas County jail in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
Updated:

 The father of a 3-year-old girl adopted from an Indian orphanage was indicted on a capital murder charge Friday, nearly three months after the girl's body was found in a culvert near their suburban Dallas home. 

More>>

Report: Trump lawyer brokered $130,000 payment to porn star

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Updated:

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that President Donald Trump's personal lawyer brokered a $130,000 payment to a porn star to prevent her from publicly discussing an alleged sexual encounter with Trump.

More>>

Man declared dead snores to life right before autopsy

Updated:

A man in Spain who was declared dead by three doctors was actually still alive, which doctors discovered only when he began snoring on the autopsy table, according to news reports.

More>>

Trump uses profanity to disparage Africans

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Updated:

President Donald Trump used profane language to disparage African nations in a meeting with lawmakers about a proposed bipartisan deal on immigration.

More>>

Ice cream bars pulled from Giant Eagle, Aldi shelves due to potentially fatal bacteria risk

(Source: WOIO) (Source: WOIO)
Updated:

A New York-based company with wide distribution to stores  across the U.S. -- including Giant Eagle -- has issued a recall on ice cream bars that may contain a bacterium that can trigger fatal infections, according to TribLive.com.

More>>

Dollar General recalls cookies sold in 44 states

(Photo: CNN) (Photo: CNN)
Updated:

Consumers with a milk and/or nut allergy or sensitivity to these items should not consume these products due to a possible health risk or serious allergic reaction.

More>>

Body of missing college student found in California park

Blaze Bernstein has been missing since Tue., Jan. 2, 2018. CBS LOS ANGELES Blaze Bernstein has been missing since Tue., Jan. 2, 2018. CBS LOS ANGELES
Updated:

A University of Pennsylvania student who disappeared in an Orange County park while visiting his hometown during winter break has been found dead, officials announced Wednesday.

More>>

Mom suspected of killing husband, 2 sons, then herself at Texas resort

(Source: KPRC via CNN, Facebook) (Source: KPRC via CNN, Facebook)
Updated:

A mother, father and their two young sons were shot to death early Monday at a Southeast Texas beachfront hotel in what police are investigating as a possible triple killing followed by a suicide.

More>>

12-year-old girl dies from infection after flu misdiagnosis, family says

(Credit: Keila Lino) (Credit: Keila Lino)
Updated:

A 12-year-old California girl died several days after being misdiagnosed with the flu, according to her family. 

More>>

Missouri Leaders recommends head of St. Louis Veterans Home be fired

St. Louis Veterans' Home. Credit: KMOV St. Louis Veterans' Home. Credit: KMOV
Updated:

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Veterans Commission Interim Executive Director Grace Link on Tuesday said she wants to fire the leader of St. Louis' embattled veterans home. Link said home administrator Rolando Carter has until Jan. 22 to appeal. He did not immediately respond to an Associated Press request for comment after a commission meeting Tuesday. Link's decision comes amid mounting pressure for change at the home following allegations from some veterans' families a... More>>

Wounded congressman to have new surgery in shooting recovery

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La. smiles on Capitol Hill  in Washington, Thursday, June 19, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La. smiles on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 19, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Updated:

 House Majority Whip Steve Scalise says he will undergo surgery Wednesday as part of his recovery from last June's shooting at a baseball practice. 

More>>

VTech announces $650,000 settlement with FTC

Toy maker VTech has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle charges it violated a law protecting children's privacy. Toy maker VTech has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle charges it violated a law protecting children's privacy.
Updated:

Toy maker VTech has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle charges it violated a law protecting children's privacy. 

More>>

Senate Dems get enough co-sponsors to trigger vote on net neutrality Video included

Senate Democrats are touting growing momentum to reinstate Obama-era net neutrality protections, though they face a steep uphill battle to pass their bill. (AP Images) Senate Democrats are touting growing momentum to reinstate Obama-era net neutrality protections, though they face a steep uphill battle to pass their bill. (AP Images)
Updated:

Senate Democrats are touting growing momentum to reinstate Obama-era net neutrality protections, though they face a steep uphill battle to pass their bill.

More>>

Krispy Kreme introduces doughnut shake Video included

Glazed doughnuts roll by on a conveyer belt at a Krispy Kreme store (Credit: AP Photo / Chuck Burton) Glazed doughnuts roll by on a conveyer belt at a Krispy Kreme store (Credit: AP Photo / Chuck Burton)
Updated:

It's not here in the United States yet but Krispy Kreme has launched a new tasty treat down under. 

More>>

Steve Bannon stepping down from Breitbart

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Updated:

Steve Bannon, former chief strategist to President Trump, has stepped down from Breitbart, the far-right website he returned to over the summer after being ousted from the White House.

More>>

Highchairs recalled due to fall hazard

(Photo: US Consumer Product Safety Commission) (Photo: US Consumer Product Safety Commission)
Updated:

Skip Hop is recalling its Tuo Convertible highchairs after discovering the front legs on the chair can detach from the seat, posing a fall and injury hazard to children.

More>>

Trump says he would beat Oprah in 2020

(Source: CNN) (Source: CNN)
Updated:

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would beat Oprah Winfrey in a potential 2020 presidential match-up, though he doesn't think she will end up running.

More>>

Habits you're doing that put you at risk for the flu

Updated:

Are you putting yourself at risk by doing these habits?

More>>

Wife of Russian man slain in US meets vet who got his kidney

Updated:

A Russian man who was shot and killed in drive-by in Pittsburgh street last month donated his organs _ and the Army National Guard veteran who received his kidney has given an emotional thank-you to the man's widow. More>>

John Dickerson named new "CBS This Morning" co-host

"CBS This Morning" co-hosts Gayle King, John Dickerson and Norah O'Donnell  (Credit: CBS NEWS) "CBS This Morning" co-hosts Gayle King, John Dickerson and Norah O'Donnell (Credit: CBS NEWS)
Updated:

CBS News anchor John Dickerson has been named co-host of "CBS This Morning," joining Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell on the network's critically acclaimed and award-winning broadcast.

More>>

Gayle King: Oprah Winfrey is 'very intrigued' by the idea of running

(Photo by Greg Allen/Invision for The Hollywood Reporter/AP Images) (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision for The Hollywood Reporter/AP Images)
Updated:

Oprah Winfrey has 2020 on her mind. 

More>>

70-year-old man dies trying to save wife from burning condo

(Source: Columbia Fire Department) (Source: Columbia Fire Department)
Updated:

A 70-year-old man is dead after running back into a burning South Carolina condo to rescue his sleeping wife.

More>>

Hundreds of men stand in at school’s ‘Breakfast with Dads’ event

(Courtesy: Stephanie Drenka) (Courtesy: Stephanie Drenka)
Updated:

More than 600 men showed up to support students in their community at a “Breakfast with Dads” event in Dallas. 

More>>

Man trying to kill spider sets apartment on fire

(KHSL via CNN) (KHSL via CNN)
Updated:

A California man who tried to kill a wolf spider with a torch lighter set his apartment ablaze in the process. 

More>>

Dad stabs family dog to death to save 1-year-old daughter

Generic Image Generic Image
Updated:

 Police say a father stabbed his family's dog to death after it started mauling his one-year-old daughter. 

More>>

HOA threatens to fine homeowners $200 for closing their garage doors

(Source: KTXL via CNN) (Source: KTXL via CNN)
Updated:

A California community is upset after their homeowner’s association told them they needed to keep their garage doors open during the day.

More>>

Texas woman dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating raw oysters

(Pxhere) (Pxhere)
Updated:

A Texas woman spent 21 days in the hospital fighting for her life after she ate raw oysters and contracted a deadly infection.

More>>

Watch: Man steals cop car, witness makes arrest

(Source: CNN) (Source: CNN)
Updated:

A good Samaritan in California chased down a driver suspected of stealing a Sacramento police patrol car over the weekend. 

More>>

Baltimore again tops Orkin's list of 'Top 50 Bed Bug Cities'

(Credit: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File) (Credit: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Updated:

BALTIMORE (AP) - Baltimore has earned a buggy distinction for the second year in a row. 

More>>

Police: Connecticut man ripped heads off 20 chickens in "jealous rage"

Gregory Ulrich and John Budnovitch were arrested after police said they stole and killed 20 chickens in Milford on Wednesday night. (Milford Police Department) Gregory Ulrich and John Budnovitch were arrested after police said they stole and killed 20 chickens in Milford on Wednesday night. (Milford Police Department)
Updated:

Police say a Connecticut man killed 20 chickens and ripped their heads from their bodies in a drunken, jealous rage on Christmas.

More>>

9-year-old girl killed while sledding down driveway

(Source: WTVR) (Source: WTVR)
Updated:

A 9-year-old Virginia girl has died after she was hit by a pickup truck while she was sledding in Thursday's winter storm.

More>>

19-year-old from Liberty killed inside bar after vehicle crashes into building

Morgan McCoy. (Via Facebook) Morgan McCoy. (Via Facebook)
Updated:

A 19-year-old college student from Liberty, Missouri was killed in a bar on Sunday when a vehicle hit the front of the building and injured her.

More>>

Miss America raises maximum age of competitors to 25

Newly-crowned Miss America 2018 Cara Mund poses for photographers on the 86th Floor Observation Deck of the Empire State Building, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in New York. (Credit: Associated Press) Newly-crowned Miss America 2018 Cara Mund poses for photographers on the 86th Floor Observation Deck of the Empire State Building, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in New York. (Credit: Associated Press)
Updated:

The Miss America organization is raising the maximum age of contestants from 24 to 25. 

More>>

Told their treehouse must go, owners appeal to Supreme Court

Lynn Tran and her husband Richard Hazen pose  near their Australian pine treehouse Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Holmes Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) Lynn Tran and her husband Richard Hazen pose near their Australian pine treehouse Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Holmes Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Updated:

Lynn Tran and Richard Hazen built a Florida beachfront treehouse that would be the envy of any child. 

More>>

Princess Elsa arrested, deputies want to know if they should 'Let it Go'

(Source: Calhoun County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Calhoun County Sheriff's Office)
Updated:

The Calhoun County Sheriff's Office says they have the person responsible for this cold weather behind bars. Thursday the sheriff's office posted a "wanted" poster of Elsa, the Disney princess who is believed to be responsible for the freezing weather we are currently experiencing. Yesterday morning the sheriff's office say's they took Elsa into custody but princess Jasmine flew in on a magic carpet promising to show Elsa "A Whole New World" if deputies will just...

More>>

Planes collide on Toronto airport tarmac; fire prompts evacuation

A view of WestJet plane at Edmonton Airport International Airport. On Wednesday, 20 July 2016, in Edmonton, Canada. (Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images) A view of WestJet plane at Edmonton Airport International Airport. On Wednesday, 20 July 2016, in Edmonton, Canada. (Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Updated:

Two commercial planes collided on the ground Friday night at Toronto Pearson International Airport, sparking a small fire and prompting the evacuation of dozens of passengers, the city's airport authority said. 

More>>

Nagasu, Tennell, Chen earn US Olympic figure skating spots

Updated:

Bradie Tennell, Mirai Nagasu and Karen Chen, the top three finishers at the national championships, were selected Saturday to the U.S. team for the Pyeongchang Olympics.

More>>

Trump says he's 'like, really smart,' 'a very stable genius'

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a visit by the Victory Christian Center School from Charlotte, N.C. rocket team, Friday, May 12, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a visit by the Victory Christian Center School from Charlotte, N.C. rocket team, Friday, May 12, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Updated:

President Donald Trump wants people to know he's "like, really smart" and "a very stable genius." 

More>>

Trump seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years

a portion of the new steel border fence that stretches along the US-Mexico border in Sunland Park, New Mexico.  (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File) a portion of the new steel border fence that stretches along the US-Mexico border in Sunland Park, New Mexico. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)
Updated:

The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico, providing one of its most detailed blueprints of how the president hopes to carry out a signature campaign pledge. 

More>>

Teen 'engulfed in flames' at New Year's Eve party fights for her life

(WFOR) (WFOR)
Updated:

A teenage girl is fighting for her life after an accident left her with burns over 95 percent of her body on New Year’s Eve.

More>>

Brutal cold sends shivers through Northeast after 'bomb cyclone'

J.J. Laprise shovels his driveway in Scituate, Mass., Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.  (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) J.J. Laprise shovels his driveway in Scituate, Mass., Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Updated:

A one-two punch of frigid temperatures and gusty winds will wallop parts of the Northeast and Midwest on Friday and Saturday after a storm left piles of snow and thousands of power outages along the East Coast.

More>>

Transgender inmate seeks rare transfer to female prison

This undated photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows Deon "Strawberry" Hampton, a transgender Chicago woman serving a 10-year sentence for burglary. (Illinois Department of Corrections via AP) This undated photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows Deon "Strawberry" Hampton, a transgender Chicago woman serving a 10-year sentence for burglary. (Illinois Department of Corrections via AP)
Updated:

A 26-year-old transgender Chicago woman serving a 10-year sentence for burglary is seeking a rare transfer from a male to a female prison where she says she'll be less vulnerable to abuse.

More>>

Swatting death call suspect threatened to kill grandmother

Tyler Barriss appears for an extradition hearing at Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Irfan Khan /Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool) Tyler Barriss appears for an extradition hearing at Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Irfan Khan /Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool)
Updated:

A man accused of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of a Kansas man once threatened to kill his grandmother in 2015 if she reported him for phoning in a false bomb threat to a television station in Glendale, California, according to news reports and court documents. 

More>>

4 accused of kidnapping teen girl, keeping her in 'torture chamber'

Updated:

Four Massachusetts residents have been charged with keeping a 16-year-old girl in a basement that a police officer described as a "torture chamber." Police say the teenager was sexually assaulted, had her hair shaved off and was burned with a cigarette. 

More>>

It's so cold in Florida, iguanas are falling from trees

In this Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 photo, trapper Brian Wood holds an iguana he caught behind a condominium in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) In this Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 photo, trapper Brian Wood holds an iguana he caught behind a condominium in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Updated:

It's so cold in Florida that iguanas are falling from their perches in suburban trees.

More>>

Judge: Roll out of police body cameras violated labor law

A body camera (KMOV) A body camera (KMOV)
Updated:

A judge has ruled that the way the Chicago Police Department expanded its body camera program last year violated Illinois labor law.

More>>

Couple abandons dog outside animal shelter in 7-degree cold

(Source: WCVB via CNN) (Source: WCVB via CNN)
Updated:

A small dog is warming up after being abandoned outside a Massachusetts animal shelter in freezing weather. 

More>>

GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa Video included

Updated:

Democrats accused Republicans of selective amnesia, as Kirstjen Nielsen testified under oath that she "did not hear" Trump use a certain vulgarity to describe African countries that has been criticized as racist.

More>>

Watch: Florida fugitive jumps off balcony to avoid capture

(Source: CNN) (Source: CNN)
Updated:

 Once they realized Walker would try to exit through the back? They were waiting for him.

More>>

New Toyota-Mazda plant will bring 4,000 jobs to Alabama

Updated:

A person briefed on the decision says Japanese automakers Toyota and Mazda have picked Alabama as the site of a new $1.6 billion joint-venture manufacturing plant. More>>

Jets WR Anderson arrested in Florida on slew of charges

Updated:

New York Jets wide receiver is facing a slew of charges in Florida, including threatening a police officer's family and saying he would rape the officer's wife. More>>

Viral video shows local high school cheerleaders using racial slurs

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
Updated:

The cheerleaders can be heard in the video using racial slurs then laughing. 

More>>