Nine Louisiana State University students arrested over fraternity hazing

(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- Nine members of a fraternity at Louisiana State University were arrested Thursday in connection to hazing activities that allegedly took place throughout the fall semester, officials said.

The university confirmed tha... Read More

West Coast stays unsettled after record rainfall caused flooding, mudslides

(NEW YORK) -- A storm brought widespread heavy rain to California on Thursday and caused flash flooding, mudslides and the need for water rescues in many parts of the state.

Palm Springs, California, received 3.68 inches of rain on Thursda... Read More

Family files lawsuit against Ohio University fraternity over student's hazing death

(ATHENS, Ohio) -- The parents of an Ohio University student who died after pledging the Sigma Pi Fraternity sued the organization on Thursday, accusing the fraternity of "extensive" mental and physical hazing.

The family of Collin Wiant fi... Read More

Florida DUI suspect heard on camera threatening black officer

(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) -- A Florida woman suspected of driving under the influence was heard on camera making racist threats toward a black police officer, according to Read More

Chicago police questioning 2 'persons of interest,' including another 'Empire' actor in alleged racist attack on Jussie Smollett

(CHICAGO) -- Police in Chicago have identified and are questioning two "persons of interest" in an alleged racial attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett.

One those persons of interest has previously appeared on "Empire," according to a l... Read More

How notorious serial killer Ted Bundy was able to escape from custody not just once, but twice

(NEW YORK) -- After a killing spree that left young women in fear for their safety and authorities baffled, Ted Bundy had finally been captured.

During the 1970s, the notorious serial killer had murdered dozens of women on a rampage that t... Read More

Infowars' Alex Jones ordered to undergo sworn deposition in Sandy Hook lawsuit

(FAIRFIELD, Conn.) -- A superior court judge on Wednesday ordered Infowars host Alex Jones to undergo a sworn deposition as part of a defamation lawsuit brought against him by the families of some of those killed in the 2012 mass shooting at an eleme... Read More

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke beaten by inmates in prison: Report

(CHICAGO) -- A former Chicago police officer convicted of second-degree murder in the killing of an African-American teenager he shot 16 times received a dose of prison justice just days after Illinois prosecutors moved to seek a harsher sentence for... Read More

Family of hikers with a 3-year-old rescued after spending 28 hours in snow

(KINGS COUNTY, Wash.) -- On Tuesday, a family of five, including a 3-year-old child, were rescued after being stuck in the snow for 28 hours after a hike in the frigid Washington winter.

Peter Browne and his family parked their truck at Di... Read More

Denver teachers strike ends with 'historic' deal

(DENVER) -- Striking Denver public school teachers could be headed back to classrooms Thursday after reaching a "historic" deal with the school district to boost their pay.

The Denver Classroom Teachers Association declared its three-day s... Read More

Parkland massacre one year later: Remembering the 17 victims

(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- A high school football coach who ran toward the sound of gunfire, trying to shield his students.

A 15-year-old Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet who dreamed of attending West Point, but died helping his c... Read More

Atmospheric river brings record rain, snow to California

(NEW YORK) -- The West Coast is feeling the effects of an atmospheric river, dumping record rain and snow from San Diego to San Francisco and Seattle.

The top rainfall on Wednesday was 9.04 inches in Venado, California, north of Santa Rosa... Read More

Greg Alyn Carlson, among FBI's 10 most wanted, likely killed in police shootout

(APEX, N.C.) -- Greg Alyn Carlson, one of the country's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives, was likely shot and killed in a standoff with authorities on Wednesday, according to the FBI.

The shootout happened early Wednesday morning at a hotel in Ap... Read More

Parkland students, victims' parents on their healing and activism one year after massacre

(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- The dreams Fred Guttenberg had — to watch his 14-year-old daughter realize her dreams — were ripped from his hands one year ago on Valentine’s Day.

That was when a former student at Marjory Stoneman Dougla... Read More