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The Latest: Officials say cougar in fatal attack was shot

The Latest: Officials say cougar in fatal attack was shot

by Associated Press by Associated Press May 19 at 8:35 PM NORTH BEND, Wash. — The Latest on a fatal cougar attack in Washington state (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Officials in Washington state say a cougar that attacked two men riding bicycles, killing one and injuring the second, has been shot to death. Capt. […]

At least 1 dead after graduation shooting in Georgia, police say

At least 1 dead after graduation shooting in Georgia, police say

Adrianne Haney, WXIA-TV Published 1:08 a.m. ET May 19, 2018 | Updated 1:14 a.m. ET May 19, 2018 Police crime scene tape.(Photo: Getty Images) Police say an argument after a graduation ceremony Friday night led to a shooting that killed at least one person in Georgia. According to Clayton County Police, the shooting happened after a graduation […]

Planned Parenthood likely to lose millions under Trump administration's new Title X family planning rules

Planned Parenthood likely to lose millions under Trump administration's new Title X family planning rules

A demonstrator opposed to the Senate Republican health care holds a sign that reads “I Stand With Planned Parenthood” while marching near the U.S. Supreme Court in June 2017. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) The Trump administration is preparing to announce on Friday a far-reaching change in how Title X family planning funds are awarded so that clinics that […]

Boulder, Colorado, unanimously votes to ban assault weapons, high-capacity magazines

Boulder, Colorado, unanimously votes to ban assault weapons, high-capacity magazines

Three months after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, reignited the debate around assault weapons and large-capacity magazines, no sweeping gun control laws have been enacted at the federal level. On the local level, however, a handful of cities and towns across the country are taking aim at the […]

Children in abuse case shot with weapons and burned with hot water, prosecutors say

Children in abuse case shot with weapons and burned with hot water, prosecutors say

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At least 2 dead, hundreds of thousands without power after violent storms slam Northeast

At least 2 dead, hundreds of thousands without power after violent storms slam Northeast

The severe storm downed trees and utility poles sparked a vehicle fire in East Rutherford, N.J., police said.  (East Rutherford Police Department) A powerful storm system pummeled the Northeast on Tuesday with drenching rain, golf-ball-sized hail and damaging winds, leaving at least two people dead and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of homes […]

Watch dog with a 'heart of gold' dive into the water to save his doggy best friend

Watch dog with a 'heart of gold' dive into the water to save his doggy best friend

Some say it’s a dog-eat-dog world out there. But for these two pups, it’s a dog-save-dog world. Laurie Sorsen Becerra, from Sow Low, Ariz., told KSAT her husband Jay found their dog Smokey sopping wet on May 1 and wanted to see what happened. When he pulled surveillance video of the pool, Smokey’s owners realized […]

Attorney for suspect in Golden State Killer case fights release of search warrant findings

Attorney for suspect in Golden State Killer case fights release of search warrant findings

Attorney for suspect in Golden State Killer case fights release of search warrant findings  Los Angeles Times Suspected Golden State Killer appears in court  CNN Attorneys in Golden State Killer case spar over release of arrest warrants  NBCNews.com East Area Rapist suspect ditches his wheelchair, walks into court hearing  Sacramento Bee Golden State Killer latest: Who is Joseph DeAngelo? […]

Missing Navy sailor from suburban Chicago found dead

Missing Navy sailor from suburban Chicago found dead

A Navy sailor from southwest suburban Chicago was found dead Sunday in a forest in Washington state after a weeklong search, according to authorities. Jeremiah Adams, 24, was reported missing on May 7 when he didn’t show up for work. Days earlier, had had gone for a hike in Olympic National Forest, a vast wilderness […]

Lava spatter activity starts from new fissure

Lava spatter activity starts from new fissure

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM Lava spewed from a fissure which erupted this morning between Highway 132 (Kapoho Rd.) and Pohoiki Rd. outside of Pahoa. A new fissure is reported to be about 100 meters below this one. UPDATE: 7:15 p.m. HILO >> The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory […]