Firefighters took advantage of calm winds in Southern California to reach 50 percent containment of a massive wildfire, officials said.
One of the biggest wildfires in California’s history continues to threaten coastal communities Monday as fire crews hope to take advantage of a two-day window of calmer winds before potentially dangerous gusts return at mid-week.
A Canadian billionaire and his wife whose bodies turned up in their Toronto mansion, in what police called “suspicious” deaths, died from ligature neck compression, Toronto law enforcement said Sunday, a development suggesting the couple was strangled.
A worker at a meat processing plant in Ohio died Saturday after he got his leg caught in a waste grinder, officials said.
A military hero with no known family was honored Saturday by several hundred strangers at a church in Indianapolis in a show of support.
Argentina fired the head of its navy Saturday in the first disciplinary action after one of its submarines vanished with 44 crew members aboard last month.
Investigators are awaiting the results of autopsies performed on a Canadian billionaire and his wife after they were found dead in their Toronto home Friday in what police called “suspicious” deaths.
One of the biggest wildfires in California’s history sparked new evacuation orders Saturday in Santa Barbara County, as residents in the wealthy enclave of Montecito hoped less powerful winds would keep the flames away from their homes.
A simple act of kindness by a woman at a grocery store in Florida over the weekend had a World War II veteran gushing he received the “best Christmas present” ever.
A cow from a living nativity scene at a church caused a commotion early Thursday across some of the busiest parts of Philadelphia after it got loose twice.
After going nearly 30 years without answers, new DNA evidence led authorities in the state of Washington to make an arrest Tuesday in the rape and murder of a teenage girl who was last seen going for a jog with her family dog.
A Secret Santa helped spread some holiday cheer for some shoppers at a Walmart in New Jersey by paying off nearly $50,000 worth of layaways at the store.
A series of gruesome discoveries at several London parks has sparked a probe to figure out who’s been stabbing and beheading swans.
A series of random shootings targeting vehicles in central California has drivers on edge and authorities scrambling to catch the perpetrator before someone gets seriously hurt.
A Grinch is burglarizing homes in the nation’s second-largest city — and, just like the devilish and green Dr. Seuss villain, he’s sporting a Santa hat during the spree.
A school bus driver and a student were killed early Tuesday when a school bus caught fire in western Iowa, officials said.
A 24-year-old Oklahoma man faces upgraded charges to murder after a toddler died Monday from brutal injuries after the baby would not go to sleep, police said.
An Ohio woman killed and chopped apart her husband before placing the pieces in plastic storage bins that sat in her house for months — until the couple’s son inadvertently discovered his dad’s decomposing remains, officials said.
A shortage of police officers in the nation’s ninth-largest city has the city’s top cop looking for new strategies to fill open positions — while dealing with the “challenge” of the millennial generation.
A North Dakota woman dubbed “womb raider” pleaded guilty Monday to murdering her pregnant neighbor so she and her boyfriend could steal and keep the baby.
The suspect in a triple murder that occurred inside a Houston home was captured more than 200 miles away in Dallas, officials said Monday.
Boston Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright was arrested Friday night in Tennessee on domestic assault charges after an incident with his wife, officials said.
A plow driver in Massachusetts happened to be at the right place at the right time early Sunday when he spotted a vehicle go off the road and into an ice-covered pond.
Southern California’s largest and most destructive wildfire burning in the region exploded in size on Sunday into new areas, as the whip-whipped flames forced thousands of more residents to flee their homes.