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Monday, January 22, 2018

More than 100 million Americans expected to travel over the holidays

A record number of Americans are expected to travel this holiday season, with AAA forecasting more than 100 million will spend the end of the year away from home.

Thomas Fire is the largest fire in California history

The Thomas Fire is now the largest wildfire in California's modern history after torching 273,400 acres.

Thomas Fire is the largest blaze in California history

The Thomas Fire is now the largest wildfire in California's modern history after torching 273,400 acres.

Terror attack at San Francisco’s Pier 39 thwarted, federal authorities say

A former US Marine talked with an undercover FBI employee about carrying out a terror attack over the holidays at Pier 39, a busy shopping and tourist area in San Francisco, according to an affidavit filed in US District...

Pulse massacre: Judge to rule on statements made by killer’s widow

The widow of the Pulse nightclub shooter is arguing the statements she gave to investigators after the attack shouldn't be allowed at her upcoming trial.

Report: Miss America Organization emails disparaged contestants

Dozens of former Miss Americas are collectively calling for the resignation of the organization's leadership after a report revealed purported emails from the CEO, board members and others disparaging pageant contestants.

All her daughter wanted was used VHS movies, but Secret Santa showed up with...

Matthew Bowen planned to do a Secret Santa for some of the tenants living in the apartments he owns.

Strangers help save Christmas for local family after house fire

Thousands of dollars have been raised for a family left without a home and a majority of their belongings following a fire just days before Christmas.

A father’s music brought to life for his children decades after his death

A child losing a parent is an indescribable pain. The hurt gets pushed down, but never fully goes away. Even with time it can unexpectedly creep to the surface-especially during the holidays.

Woman’s home in Creston burns down, pets killed after someone shoots flare through window

A Wayne County woman is homeless and her two dogs and cats are dead after an unknown person fired a flare through a window, igniting a fire that consumed her house.

Early NTSB review says crew not using electronic devices before Amtrak crash

The crew on the passenger train that derailed this week in Washington state was not seen using any personal electronic devices, an initial review from the National Transportation Safety Board said Friday.

Husband of woman mauled by rescued Akita doesn’t want breed to be blamed

"She was doing something that she loved to do."

Howell mother talks about losing daughter to opioid abuse, how she’s coping

The opioid crisis is out of control. The number of those dying grows more startling every day.

Dick Enberg, legendary sportscaster, dies

Sportscaster Dick Enberg, the celebrated and beloved announcer who for decades delivered play-by-play of major American sports, often with his "Oh My" catchphrase, has died, the San Diego Padres, CBS and others said. He...

Coroner: All Las Vegas victims died from gunshot wounds

All 58 people who were killed in the Las Vegas shooting died from gunshot wounds, according to Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg.

Famous conductor Charles Dutoit accused of sexual misconduct

Paula Rasmussen was just starting her career as an opera singer when she landed a principal role in "Les Troyens" at the Los Angeles Opera in the fall of 1991.

Gloria Allred at center of dispute over USA Gymnastics nondisclosure agreement

High-profile attorney Gloria Allred now finds herself in a dispute over the nondisclosure agreement that allegedly bought gymnast McKayla Maroney's silence about sexual abuse by a USA Gymnastics doctor.

‘Slenderman’ stabbing: Teen committed to mental institution

Anissa Weier, one of two Wisconsin teens charged in the 2014 "Slenderman" stabbing of a classmate, will be committed to state mental care for 25 years, a judge ordered Thursday.

After miscarriage, Texas woman killed a mom and took her baby, police say

A Texas woman who wanted to hide a recent miscarriage now faces a capital murder charge after Houston Police said she killed a new mother and took her baby daughter as her own.

Raymore husband and wife beaten inside home, robbed by 3 men

A man and his wife are in the hospital after they were attacked and badly beaten inside their home on Thursday morning.