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Stormy weather brings state of emergency to several states

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 11:08pm
Dozens of storms tore through the a large swath of middle America, including the first-ever tornado recorded in December in Michigan

Oh, the weather outside's delightful

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 11:06pm
Northerners accustomed to cozying up to a roaring fire in a bulky sweater with a mug of hot chocolate may have to open the windows this Christmas

Classic toys still a must-have at Christmas time

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 9:51pm
From the Slinky to Lincoln Logs, these were the hot toys the boomers just had to have; And for some shoppers -- they still are

Warm weather cooling apparel sales across the country

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 9:33pm
Experts estimate retailers have lost over $400 million in sales of cold-weather clothing since November 1

The story behind a best-selling children's bedtime book

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 9:15pm
"The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep" is putting kids across the world to sleep -- but it doesn't work every time.

Oops! Washington state prisoners released early committed crimes

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 9:13pm
Gov. Jay Inslee has ordered immediate steps to correct mistake that since 2002 has let up to 3,200 offenders be released early

How two Calif. entrepreneurs used the "share economy"

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 8:37pm
When two friends decided to start a business, one of them used Air BnB to help raise the funds

NBA players take a stand against gun violence in powerful ad

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 8:14pm
In a first for a professional sports league, NBA players including Carmelo Anthony and Stephen Curry are speaking out against gun violence

Michigan records first-ever December twister

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 8:00pm
For three minutes, the tornado carved a two-mile path of destruction in metro Detroit, slamming vehicles and damaging buildings

Tornado death toll climbs in Mississippi

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 7:42pm
The death toll continues to climb in Mississippi after a tornado touched down in the northern region of the state

Reports: Gunman shot and killed in North Carolina mall

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 7:41pm
Witnesses say that police took down an active shooter inside a mall in Charlotte, North Carolina

Chaos at Charlotte Mall: Shots fired, gunman killed

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 7:00pm
Report says shooter was killed by an officer after argument between two groups at Northlake Mall; EMS says 3 other injuries

Arizona man involved in Texas attack charged with supporting ISIS

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 6:28pm
Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem is already accused of helping to plan the attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas

Calif. church nixes nativity scene featuring guns

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 6:02pm
Artist sought to make statement about gun violence with steel manger welded with guns

Virgin Mary image seen on Ga. church window

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 5:46pm
Rainbow-hued coating on window pane inspires Catholic priest to post on FaceBook

Investigation into death of woman forcibly removed from hospital continues

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 5:31pm
Seeking treatment for breathing difficulties, she was arrested for disorderly conduct and trespassing; a blood clot in her lungs killed her

What's behind the great hipster chocolate scandal?

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 4:45pm
A critic of the chocolate-selling Mast Brothers claims they're the "Milli Vanilli of chocolate," but brothers stand by their product

Body in Detroit field "may have been there a while"

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 4:37pm
Woman, partially clothed, was reportedly found by passerby Wednesday

Lunch lady canned over giving free lunch offered her job back

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 4:17pm
Termination letter cited theft as the reason she had been fired; she gave a broke 12-year-old a free lunch costing $1.70

Call for cop's suspension after fatal Detroit shooting

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 4:15pm
Mother of unarmed black man says her son was paranoid schizophrenic but wasn't violent; police say he was wanted in a theft and was shot after struggling with officer