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Tampa police say 3 killings in 11 days are linked

Police in Tampa, Florida, are urging residents in one neighborhood not to be "held hostage" by fear after the killing of three people in 11 days -- shootings that investigators say are related. More>>

Long-forgotten Rodin sculpture discovered in New Jersey town hall

In the corner of the council room of the town hall in Madison, New Jersey, sits a sculpture by Auguste Rodin that had been overlooked for years. More>>

Michael Dukakis Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Michael Dukakis, three-term governor of Massachusetts. More>>

Loved ones say goodbye to Sgt. La David Johnson, US soldier slain in Niger

Loved ones bid their farewells Saturday at a private funeral for Army Sgt. La David Johnson, one of four US soldiers killed in Niger, whose death has been at the center of a public dispute this week between President... More>>

NAACP board elects new leader as group 're-envisions itself'

The NAACP board unanimously elected Derrick Johnson to serve a three-year term as the president and CEO of the longtime civil rights organization, the NAACP announced on Saturday. More>>

Chicago freezer death was a 'sad' accident, police chief says

Authorities have closed the investigation into the death of a young Chicago woman whose body was found in a hotel's walk-in freezer, saying it was accidental and there was no reason to suspect foul play. More>>

They survived the California fires. Now, the crisis is finding housing

Laurie Martinez has slept in a tent every night since a fire ripped through her neighborhood in Santa Rosa, California. More>>

Las Vegas massacre: Families, investigators still asking why

Athena Castilla struggles to concentrate, the words slipping from her sentences as she tries to describe her sister, Andrea. More>>

MGM ordered to preserve evidence connected to Las Vegas shooting

A Nevada judge granted a temporary restraining order against MGM on Thursday, ordering the company to preserve all evidence in its possession related to this month's mass shooting in Las Vegas. More>>

Dan Rather Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of journalist and former "CBS Evening News" anchor Dan Rather. More>>

Scott Walker Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Scott Walker, Republican Governor of Wisconsin. More>>

Dow Jones Industrial Average Fast Facts

Here's a look at the Dow Jones Industrial Average. More>>

She took her life, but he's accused of helping her and filming it. Is it murder?

On May 5, 16-year-old Jchandra Brown hanged herself at a campground in Payson, Utah. Her friend Tyerell Przybycien is accused of helping her by buying the rope and tying the noose she put around her neck, and the... More>>

Police: 3 men made Nazi salutes, shot at protesters after Richard Spencer event

Police in Florida arrested three men who allegedly made Nazi salutes, repeated Hitler chants and then shot at a group of protesters after white supremacist leader Richard Spencer's speech at the University of Florida on... More>>

St. Louis woman stops armed robbery by refusing to hand over bag Woman stops armed robbery by saying no

A St. Louis woman held at gunpoint outside her loft building ended the hold up by refusing to cooperate. More>>

Man robbed at 7-Eleven during seizure calls for kindness for suspect

When Dustin Malone learned that the woman suspected of pickpocketing him during a seizure had turned herself in, he was relieved. More>>

Gifted students use app to create virtual museum

Students in the Talented And Gifted program at Daughtry Elementary School are using technology to learn. They recently created virtual museums and invited parents, other students and teachers to visit. More>>

Lingerie store's signage causes controversy in Manchester

A lingerie store owner in Connecticut said the city's prudish signage rules are driving him out of business. More>>

Woman who lost her home in the Eagle Creek Fire says 'I forgive him'

Nearly a month after the Eagle Creek Fire torched homes and ripped through the Eagle Creek Fire, a woman who lost everything said the teenager who is accused of starting it should not go to jail. More>>

Local ref refuses to let cerebral palsy slow him down under the Friday night lights

There's something about those Friday night lights that makes people stand out. It's no different for Brian Vallero. More>>

Virginia State increases security after student shot on campus

Virginia State University has implemented new security measures in the wake of two campus shootings. More>>

Local ref refuses to let cerebral palsy slow him down under the Friday night lights

There's something about those Friday night lights that makes people stand out. It's no different for Brian Vallero. More>>

How a man exonerated after 24 years behind bars is using his freedom to help others

Darryl Burton spent 24 years in prison for a murder in St. Louis that he didn't commit. More>>

High school mother accused of selling drugs to students

The mother of a student at Cathedral Catholic High School faces multiple charges related to selling drugs to students at several San Diego campuses, according to police and school authorities. More>>

The fall of the sagging pants era is upon us

For years, we've watched them waddle in front of us like tipsy penguins, hitching their flopping pants up as they shuffled along. More>>

It's been more than a month since St. John in US Virgin Islands has had any power

More than 40 days and two Category 5 hurricanes later, St. John in the US Virgin Islands is still in complete darkness. More>>

College's bell tower trolled white supremacist with black national anthem

As white supremacist leader Richard Spencer prepared to take the stage at the University of Florida, a concert of bells rang through campus leaving a poignant message of unity. More>>

5 Things for October 20: John Kelly, pollution, MH370

Congrats to the L.A. Dodgers! They're headed to the World Series for the first time in almost three decades. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to... More>>

Judge rejects motion to clear former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's conviction

A federal judge on Thursday rejected Joe Arpaio's request to erase a criminal contempt conviction from his record, saying a presidential pardon of the former sheriff didn't change the facts of the case. More>>

Suspected child abusers featured on 'The Hunt' caught

Two suspected child abusers, on the lam for over 17 years, were taken into custody early Wednesday morning, less than a month after the allegations against them were featured on HLN's "The Hunt with John Walsh." More>>

3-Month-old and 5-year-old girls rescued in sex trafficking crackdown

Two sisters, one 5 years old and the other 3 months old, were rescued in Denver by undercover agents during this year's FBI-led sting operation against sex traffickers, officials said. More>>

Protesters heckle Richard Spencer at Univ. of Florida talk

Protesters greeted white supremacist leader Richard Spencer with loud boos and chants of "Go home Spencer" during his speech Thursday afternoon at the University of Florida in Gainesville. More>>

Elk Ridge mom accused of trying to hide newborn's addiction from hospital pleads guilty

An Elk Ridge mother accused of trying to hide her newborn daughter's opiate addiction from hospital staff pleaded guilty this week to drug and child abuse charges. More>>

Veterans Day Fast Facts

Here's a look at Veterans Day, a holiday honoring men and women who have served in the US armed forces. More>>

Gold Star father: 'Politics has no place in the Gold Star community'

CNN's Jake Tapper spoke with Gold Star father Paul Monti, whose son, Medal of Honor recipient Army Sgt. Jared Monti, was killed by enemy fire in Afghanistan while attempting to save a fellow soldier. More>>

Ohio police officer fired; video showed officer beating driver after traffic stop

A police officer in a Cleveland suburb seen on video repeatedly punching a black motorist during a traffic stop in August has been fired. More>>

Lingerie store's signage causes controversy in Manchester

A lingerie store owner in Connecticut said the city's prudish signage rules are driving him out of business. More>>

Vancouver teen accused of starting Eagle Creek Fire in Gorge facing criminal charges

The 15-year-old boy accused of starting the Eagle Creek Fire that burned more than 48,000 acres in the Columbia River Gorge is facing charges including reckless burning and unlawful possession of fireworks. More>>

How a better library can change a child's life

In 1999, Rebecca Constantino began doing a study at schools across Los Angeles. More>>

Winter 2017-2018: NOAA says the weather outside might not be so frightful

La Niña is expected to be back and it may wreck your winter. But that depends on where you live and if you do or don't like the cold. More>>

Rally held in downtown Portland to protest policies that target Muslim, immigrant communities

A rally was held Wednesday night in Terry Schrunk Plaza in an effort to protest policies that target Muslim and immigrant communities in America. More>>

Tex McIver awaiting release after murder trial pushed back

Tex McIver could be released on bond as early as Thursday as he waits for his murder trial. More>>

Lancaster County man charged with taking illegal recording device into courthouse

A Martic Township man is facing felony charges after illegally recording proceedings at the Lancaster County Courthouse with a disguised recording device, according to the Lancaster County District Attorney's Office. More>>

What this American militia leader wants you to know

After a massive resurgence of American militia groups following President Barack Obama's 2008 election, the Southern Poverty Law Center -- which tracks data on the anti-government movement -- reported a decline in patriot... More>>

Test results could pinpoint cause of Ga. Tech mass illness

We could learn on Thursday the source of a mysterious illness that's made dozens of students sick at Georgia Tech. More>>

5 Things for October 19: Maryland shooting, Niger, health care, Richard Spencer, bugs

Life is still miserable in Puerto Rico, one month after Hurricane Maria. These numbers help explain why. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know... More>>

Hurricane Sandy Fast Facts

Here's a look at Hurricane Sandy, which was also called "Superstorm Sandy." More>>

Take a knee protests go from the sidelines to City Council chambers

Four of the 11 Ann Arbor, Michigan, City Council members were inspired by NFL players and took a knee during the Pledge of Allegiance in a council meeting, to protest inequality. More>>

Massive fire destroys Columbia Gorge fruit warehouse, millions of dollars in pears

A massive fire destroyed a fruit-packing warehouse and at least $3 million worth of fruit early Wednesday morning in Bingen, Washington. More>>

After the wildfire, an out-of-work HR director works to find jobs for her colleagues

When the wildfires roared through Santa Rosa, California, it burned the picturesque Hilton Sonoma Wine Country hotel, perched high on a hilltop, to the ground. More>>

Caught on camera: Utility worker berates a customer

A San Tan Valley man says he called to complain about damage to his curb that he believes was the work of Johnson Utilities. When a worker arrived to survey the damage, he began to berate the customer. More>>

Father of 19-year-old murder suspect says his son 'would never hurt a fly'

The father of a 19-year-old man who admitted to drowning his 6-year-old nephew and leaving his body in a dumpster is in disbelief. More>>

Nashville doctor using new treatment to combat depression

Suicide is a leading cause of death in the state of Tennessee. More>>

Security guard shot by Las Vegas gunman breaks silence

The security guard who approached Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock's hotel suite before the massacre said he heard "drilling sounds" before he was shot through the door. More>>

Teen turns field of pumpkins into thousands of dollars for charities

A teenager from Sycamore has turned her field of pumpkins into a huge charity project. She calls it "Pumpkins for Punkins." More>>

Mizzou warns of 'active threat' near campus

The University of Missouri is warning students to avoid an area near campus after receiving a report of a woman carrying a handgun. More>>

McKayla Maroney alleges USA Gymnastics doctor abused her at 13

Former Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney alleged Wednesday that former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar repeatedly molested her, starting when she was 13 years old. More>>

Cigna employees package thousands of meals for Puerto Rico

Cigna employees in Bloomfield planned to work late into the afternoon hours of Tuesday to package thousands of meals for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. More>>

Customers want clothes back after Winston Salem dry-cleaner closes down

As soon as you pull up to Rodem Cleaners on West Academy Street in Winston-Salem, you can tell something isn't right. More>>

Man accused of killing 18-month-old daughter held without bond

Mark Hambrick, the man accused of stabbing and suffocating his 18-month-old daughter inside of their Bywater home, will be held in Orleans Parish prison without bond. More>>

PA House passes bill to fund state budget

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed a revenue bill by a vote of 102-88 Tuesday night to fund the state budget. More>>

Winona Ryder Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Oscar-nominated actress Winona Ryder. More>>

Bill Gates Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. More>>

2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Fast Facts

Here is a look at the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. More>>

5 Things for October 18: ISIS, politics, Russia, travel ban, NFL

There's a way you can save lives just by going on vacation. You'll need to bring an extra suitcase, though. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to... More>>

Last suspect arrested in 2010 killing of Border Patrol agent

The last of seven suspects in the 2010 murder of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was arrested over the weekend, the US Department of Justice said in a statement. More>>

Kaepernick's attorney on NFL collusion case: We will have a smoking gun

Colin Kaepernick's attorney Mark Geragos said Tuesday he has a "high degree of confidence" that he will be able to prove National Football League team owners colluded to keep Kaepernick from being signed. More>>

Officers fired over removal of United passenger

Chicago aviation officials fired two officers and suspended two others involved in the forcible removal of a United Airlines passenger from a packed flight. More>>

Former University of Maryland student indicted on hate crime charge in stabbing death

A grand jury on Tuesday indicted a white former University of Maryland college student on a hate crime charge in the stabbing death of a black US Army lieutenant, authorities said. More>>

'Searching for something to save': Berkeley fire unit in Santa Rosa

They thought they were going to help put out a grass fire, never expecting to see a community fully engulfed in flames. More>>

Doctor uses alternative to opioids after murder of colleague

Dr. A.J. Mencias, South Bend Orthopedics "And when this happened I said I'm no longer writing those two things, I'm not writing those medication anymore, we will find other ways to take care of their pain." More>>

Slain Muslim teen also was raped, indictment charges

A 17-year-old girl killed this summer in a case that shook northern Virginia's Muslim community also was raped, according to an indictment handed up Monday by a grand jury in Fairfax County. More>>

Florida police apprehend 'suspicious' iguana

Police in Stuart, Florida wrangled a massive, "suspicious" reptile prowling the streets on Monday. More>>

State of emergency declared ahead of white supremacist speech in Florida

Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for Alachua County on Monday ahead of expected protests around a speech by prominent white supremacist Richard Spencer at the University of Florida. More>>

Phoenix PD: Carjacking suspect fires shots at officers

Phoenix police have arrested one suspect after he fired shots at officers near Seventh Street and Broadway Road. More>>

Man uses ladder to spy on women

On Thursday, October 12th Omaha police responded to a suspicious activity call at 1306 N 106th Court. More>>

Chandler HS senior quits football due to concussion

Devin Shivers, 17, is a senior at Chandler High School and played running back for the school's football team, the Wolves. More>>

'Hurt and humiliated:' Wife says after Va. restaurant refused to seat disabled husband at bigger table

A Dinwiddie family is hoping to spread a message of compassion, after they say a loved one was discriminated against while trying to eat out at a popular Hopewell restaurant last month. More>>

USPS releases 2017 holiday shipping deadlines

The United States Postal Service has announced the 2017 holiday mailing and shipping deadlines for domestic, international and military services. More>>

Large tank on 3rd floor of oil and gas rig caused explosion that injured 7 and left 1 missing

Investigators have determined that the explosion on an oil and natural gas rig in Lake Pontchartrain that injured seven workers originated in a large tank on the third floor of the rig. More>>

Asheville airport bomb scare suspect has criminal past

The man charged with planting an explosive device at Asheville Regional Airport is no stranger to jail. More>>

2016 Presidential Campaign Hacking Fast Facts

Here's a look at hacking incidents during the 2016 presidential campaign and Russian meddling in the election. For details about investigations into hacking and efforts to interfere with the election, see 2016 Presidential... More>>

Bowe Bergdahl Fast Facts

Here are some facts about Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a former American prisoner of war. More>>

5 Things for October 17: Politics, Philippines & ISIS, Iraq, plague, migrant deaths

Meet artist Kehinde Wiley. He's been picked by Barack Obama to paint the former President's official portrait. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to... More>>

Grundy County football players charged in sexual assault case to remain on house arrest

The five Grundy County teens at the center of a sexual assault scandal went before a judge Monday for the first time since being charged. More>>

Downtown San Diego high rise residents fear a peeping tom is using a drone

A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said downtown San Diego high rise residents should contact police if they see a drone flying outside their window. More>>

Former Oak Lawn Cemetery owner to serve 2 to 7 years for defrauding customers

James Delaney, the former owner of Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens cemetery, was sentenced Monday to two to seven years in prison. More>>

First year of community college will be free for thousands of Californians

The first year of community college will be free for thousands of Californians who qualify under a bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. More>>

Herringbone Waikiki re-opens after Norovirus outbreak

Nearly 50 people reported getting sick after eating there last weekend, but Herringbone Waikiki is re-opened Sunday night at the International Market Place. More>>

Morehouse appoints new president to trailblaze leadership

Morehouse College has appointed Dr. David A. Thomas as its first non-alumnus president since 1967 to take over leadership, the appointment marks the 12th president of the highly esteemed all male college located in the... More>>

Las Vegas victim who was shot in the head takes her first steps

Less than two weeks after she was shot in the head during the Las Vegas massacre, Tina Frost has taken her first steps. More>>

Wentzville family seeks justice against babysitter charged in infant's son's death

A Wentzville family is seeking justice against the woman charged in the death of their six-week-old son. More>>

Ahmad Rahimi found guilty in Chelsea bombing trial

A jury found Ahmad Rahimi guilty of eight federal charges Monday in connection with a September 2016 bombing that wounded 30 people in New York. More>>

Family reunites with pet after CA wildfires: 'She's a miracle dog'

Wildfires ravaged northern California in the past week, leaving at least 40 dead, but even in the darkest of times, a glimmer of hope can be found. That's what one Santa Rosa family learned after they found their dog,... More>>

3-Year-old dies after falling into grease pit at ice cream store

A 3-year-old child died after falling into a grease pit while on a family outing at an Alabama ice cream shop. More>>

5 Things for October 16: Family freed, Somalia bombings, California wildfires

Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) More>>

Advice from police chiefs who dealt with mass shootings

By Darran Simon CNN () -- When mass killers gunned down innocent people in San Bernardino, California, Orlando, Florida and Newtown, Connecticut, local police chiefs became the narrators of tragedy. The world watched them for information every step of the way -- from the first grim disclosures of numbers of dead and wounded, through the gradual emergence of details about the shooter and the planning of the attack. In Las Vegas, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo has been the f... More>>

Girl, 8, dies after falling on cruise ship in Miami

An 8-year-old girl died Saturday after falling from a cruise ship's interior atrium to a lower deck, the Miami-Dade Police Department said. More>>

Puerto Rico's death toll from Hurricane Maria climbs to 48

The death toll from Hurricane Maria has risen to 48 in Puerto Rico, the territory's Department of Public Safety said Saturday. More>>

Woman at Las Vegas shooting loses California home to wildfires

As a former firefighter and paramedic, Michella Flores has seen her fair share of emergency situations. But over the past couple of weeks she became a victim herself, and began to see things from a different perspective.... More>>

Las Vegas police again change timeline of mass shooting

Las Vegas authorities have revised the timeline of the mass shooting, saying Stephen Paddock shot a hotel security guard around the time he began firing on the crowd, not six minutes earlier. More>>

9-Year-old girl spreads love to Hurricane Irma victims

Nine-year-old Madeline Fox is at it again. More>>

Officers justified in shooting of 53-year-old Lewistown man

Two Lewistown Borough Police Department officers who shot and killed an armed man in April will not be criminally charged. More>>

Suspect in disturbing day care video facing serious sex charges

Two ex-day care workers appeared in court Thursday on sex charges after, police say, they created a disturbing video involving toddlers. One of the accused women faces a charge of sexual exploitation of a minor. More>>

Christopher Columbus statue vandalized in Tower Grove Park Christopher Columbus statue vandalized in Tower Grove Park

Overnight on Thursday vandals hit the Christopher Columbus statue in Tower Grove Park, splashing red paint on it and writing phrases in spray paint along the base it. More>>

Boy says he was racially taunted, hit on school bus

An 11-year-old student in the Pattonville School District said two boys hit him and bullied him with racist taunts on while he was riding home on the bus. More>>

Storm covers roads with sleet on Key Peninsula, while tornado touches down in Oregon

A thunderstorm left 3 to 4 inches of sleet and standing water on roads on the Key Peninsula Tuesday night, while a tornado touched down and caused damage in Oregon. More>>

Chehalis 16-year-old accused of extorting classmates with their nude photos

A 16-year-old Chehalis boy is at the center of an FBI investigation involving dozens of victims and around 900 nude and explicit photos. Authorities say the teen faces extortion as well as a number of other charges. More>>

Donald Trump Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States. More>>

Firefighters share amazing rescue stories from Las Vegas massacre

Travis Haldeman thought it was silly that someone would set off fireworks while country music superstar Jason Aldean was on stage. A Clark County fire engineer, Haldeman was off-duty, enjoying the Route 91 Harvest Country... More>>

Now that Boy Scouts will admit girls, the competition is on

Leia Pameticky has been waiting for this moment for much of her young life. More>>

Local Christopher Columbus statue vandalized in Tower Grove Park

Overnight on Thursday vandals hit the Christopher Columbus statue in Tower Grove Park, splashing red paint on it and writing phrases in spray paint along the base it. More>>

A man finds a $24 million lottery ticket in an old shirt -- and just in the nick of time

Everyone has that spot in their house or car where they let the mail and receipts pile up. More>>

New Orleans police officer shot and killed during patrol

A New Orleans police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty in East New Orleans overnight, Superintendent of Police Michael Harrison said at a news conference early Friday morning. More>>

Marijuana growers hide $7 million operation in quiet suburban houses

An undercover drug task force in Hall County busted a sophisticated marijuana growing operation in six different neighborhoods between Gainesville, Flowery Branch and Hoschton. More>>

In a smoldering California winery, a boiling river of red wine emerges

Among smoldering casks and ruined wine bottles in a burnt-out California winery, an ominous and fascinating sight unfolds: A stream of red wine, running down a hill, boiling from the heat of the ground below. More>>

Charles Schulz, 'Peanuts' creator's home burns down in California fires

The home of Charles Schulz, the creator of the "Peanuts" comic strip, was lost in the wildfires that are ravaging Northern California this week, his son Monte Schulz said. More>>

They have one-way tickets, paid for by Washington

The men shuffle in a line across a lonely tarmac, one by one. More>>

5 Things for October 13: Pulling the plug on Obamacare?

Your kids may be upset by all of the recent traumatic news events. "Sesame Street" wants to help. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today"... More>>

Letters of sympathy are pouring into Las Vegas

The cards and letters, filled with messages of sympathy and hope, pour in from around the world. More>>

Man beaten by white supremacists in Charlottesville is arrested

In an incident captured on video and widely shared online, a black man was beaten by several white attackers in a parking garage during August's rally by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia. More>>

2016 Presidential Election Investigation Fast Facts

Here's a look at investigations into Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. More>>

After disasters, how long does FEMA stay?

Rebuilding after a natural disaster -- a hurricane, flood, tornado, wildfire -- can take years, or a lifetime, even. Sometimes, things are never the same. More>>

Google Fast Facts

Here's a look at Google, Inc. More>>

NASA Fast Facts

Here's a look at NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), the United States government agency that conducts research into space. More>>

There are two sides to the story behind a strange protest photo

On its surface, the photo looks strange: Portland police officers getting ready to cart off protesters whose heads are covered in hoods and earmuffs More>>

Rain to flush algae, but old problems remain

Lake Erie's algae bloom is shrinking, but is a long way from gone. Same thing on the Maumee River: you'll find green patches on both. More>>

Cardinal Bernard Law Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Cardinal Bernard Francis Law. More>>

Local marine returns from Invictus Game a gold medalist

A local marine who lost his eye in a combat zone in Afghanistan in 2010 is coming home from the Invictus Games as a 4-time Gold Medal Champion. More>>

Homewood officer injured in shooting, suspected burglar shot, killed by officer

Homewood Police is working with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency to investigate a shooting involving one of Homewood's officers. The officer was shot in the leg, and one of the suspected offenders is dead. More>>

Boy Scouts' decision to welcome girls isn't completely welcome

The Boy Scouts will soon include girls, and not everyone's happy about it. More>>

'Operation Rio Grande' pushing drug dealers out of state, officials say

"Operation Rio Grande," which has cracked down on crime surrounding the downtown homeless shelters and resulted in hundreds of arrests, is pushing drug dealers out of the neighborhood and out of Utah, officials tell FOX 13. More>>

Man Facing New, More Serious Animal Cruelty Charges After Stabbing, Killing Pet Cat

A man from Pittston is locked up on serious animal cruelty charges, accused of killing a cat by stabbing it in the head. More>>

Thomasville man receives $1M bond, suspected in multiple robberies across Triad

A Thomasville man has been charged with robbing several High Point, Winston-Salem, and Thomasville businesses at gunpoint, according to a news release from the Davidson County Sheriff's Office. More>>

Taliban releases new video of York County woman, husband, and children held captive

The White House has announced that the Taliban has released a York County family that has been held captive since 2012. More>>

5 Things for October 12: No end in sight

People in Northern California affected by the wildfires are in great need. Here's how you can help them. And here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to... More>>

Napa businesses rally to help the community

As multiple fires rage around Napa, California, local businesses are opening their doors to help the community connect with their loved ones. More>>

Las Vegas shooting: Lawsuit filed as new questions raised over timeline

A California college student injured in the Las Vegas music festival massacre filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the hotel owners, the concert promoter and bump stock manufacturers, claiming they were all liable in the mass... More>>

From Tipper to Trump, Eminem is no stranger to political polemics

Eminem's freestyle rap aggressively taking on President Donald Trump and his supporters at the BET Hip Hop Awards on Tuesday was his most vocal criticism yet of this president. More>>

NYPD, prosecutors point fingers over Harvey Weinstein investigation

The explosive sexual harassment and sexual assault accusations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein aren't just roiling Hollywood. They're also shaking up the New York City criminal justice system. More>>

Student accidentally outs herself, then celebrates National Coming Out Day

On National Coming Out Day, Ashlyn Smith tweeted an appreciation for her roommates with images of colorful balloons, streamers and a card they'd filled with encouraging words. More>>

Student accused of attacking 2 school employees in Waterbury

A 14-year-old student attacked two paraprofessional and a hall mentor at a school in Waterbury, according to school officials. More>>

St. Louis mother paralyzed by stray bullet during police ambush: 'I forgive'

"I pray so many times. I talk to God," said Tamara Collier. More>>

Relative of toddler killed in 2015 questioned in suspect's death

A 17-year-old related to a toddler that was killed in 2015 was questioned in the death of the teen suspected in his accidental death. More>>

Kenny Rogers to receive star on Music City Walk of Fame

Superstar Kenny Rogers is going to be the next name added to the Music City Walk of Fame. More>>

Affidavit: DUII suspect charged with killing woman, kids had blood-alcohol four times legal limit

A man with a history of drunk driving is charged with killing a family of five in a head-on crash near Salem on Sunday, and court records show his blood alcohol level was nearly four times the legal limit when it happened. More>>

How did Northern California fires become so devastating?

It's unclear what caused fires to form suddenly around the same time in one night, blazing through California's wine country while many residents were caught unaware as they headed to bed. More>>

Atlanta mayoral candidate accuses another of dirty campaign tactics

Early voting begins soon for the Atlanta mayoral race and it's heating up as one candidate is accusing another of using dirty tactics. More>>

5 DACA myths debunked

The decision to end DACA has triggered a political firestorm and prompted protests around the country. More>>

More details emerge in arrest of Lititz woman accused of sending man to hospital with genital injury

More details have emerged in the arrest of a 22-year-old Lititz woman accused of sending a man to the hospital for treatment of an injury to his genitals after an argument in the shower last month. More>>

Family confirms death of woman in Santa Rosa fire

As firefighters battle deadly wildfires across Northern California, families are desperately searching for missing relatives. More>>

5 Things for October 11: California wildfires, Harvey Weinstein, Catalonia

The US men's soccer team won't be in the World Cup next year. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign... More>>

Portraits of the Las Vegas shooting victims

One was a former banking professional who died in her husband's arms, minutes after dancing with him. Another was a father of six who is said to have died while shielding someone else. Yet another was a nurse who died... More>>

Police don't know why Las Vegas gunman fired -- or why he stopped

Police on Monday said the Las Vegas gunman shot a hotel security guard six minutes before he began shooting concertgoers from his hotel room at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino -- a striking change from an earlier police... More>>

There was a 'giant picnic' at the US-Mexico border

As the Trump administration eyes the border wall, so does an elusive French street artist. More>>

Las Vegas shooter fired 'incendiary' rounds at fuel tank

Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock fired special "incendiary" bullets at a 43,000-barrel fuel tank in what investigators believe was an attempt to cause an explosion, two law enforcement sources told CNN. More>>

Email reveals details about planning for nude courthouse photo shoot

The FOX 12 Investigators have uncovered new details about an investigation into a nude photo shoot deputies staged inside the Clackamas County Courthouse. More>>

Kenny Rogers To Get Music City Walk Of Fame Star

Music icon Kenny Rogers is getting a star on the Music City Walk of Fame, the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp announced. More>>

How to help victims of the California wildfires

Fast-moving wildfires continue to spread devastation and desperation in Northern California. So far, the flames have driven more than 20,000 people from their homes. At least 15 people are dead. Authorities in Sonoma... More>>

Woman Arrested, Accused Of Hindering Town's Attempt To Curb Stray Cat Problem

Ozark police said they put out several traps after a request by business owners to curb the stray cat problem. More>>

Police think WCU shooting victim knew accused student, possibly involved in drug activity

Six search warrants returned to the Criminal Court Clerk's office in Sylva reveal that Western Carolina University police believe that WCU student and shooting victim Jacob Ray knew fellow student Aja Makalo, one of two... More>>

Thousands seek SNAP benefits after Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma hit nearly a month ago, but for thousands, the fight to rebuild is far from over. More>>

A fire chief loses his home as he battles the Northern California wildfire

Tom Welch has been fighting fires for more than 10 years. More>>

Controversy continues over mural at Dr. Seuss museum

The Springfield Museums is under fire after three authors refused to read their own works at the museum because of a mural in the Dr. Seuss museum. More>>

Little girl uses birthday to collect donations for animal shelter

A young girl from East Windsor used her birthday to collect donations for the East Windsor Animal Shelter. More>>

The cold, calculating timeline of the Las Vegas gunman

It took about an hour and 15 minutes from the moment Stephen Paddock opened fire on Route 91 Harvest Festival concertgoers Sunday to the time a SWAT team burst through the door of his Las Vegas hotel room. More>>

5 Things for October 10: California wildfires, Las Vegas shooting

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