New Hampshire cafeteria worker fired after letting student not pay for his lunch

(CANAAN, N.H.) -- On a Thursday in March, when a New Hampshire high school student wanted lunch but had forgotten to bring money to school, a lunch lady named Bonnie Kimball told him not to worry about it. He could bring the money the next day.
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Tornadoes, severe weather threaten Central Plains through next few days

(NEW YORK) -- A major severe weather outbreak got underway on Friday across parts of the Plains with 31 reported tornadoes in four states (Nebraska, Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas). The majority of these tornadoes came from western Kansas and Nebraska --... Read More

Woman claims school fired her for pumping breast milk

(PORTLAND, Maine) -- A teacher in Maine has filed a lawsuit against her former school district, saying she was terminated over taking breaks to pump breast milk and breastfeed her newborn child.

Shana Swenson, of Portland, was let go by Fa... Read More

NYPD officer charged in alleged murder-for-hire plot against her ex-husband: Sources

(NEW YORK) -- A New York Police Department officer allegedly paid her boyfriend $7,000 to help her hire a hit man to murder her ex-husband and his young daughter, according to court records.

But the boyfriend turned out to be cooperating with ... Read More

Harrowing new details about murder of pregnant Chicago teen revealed as suspects appear in court

(CHICAGO) -- Grim new details have emerged about the murder of a pregnant teenager whose baby was cut from her womb, as prosecutors described how the teen was lured by a Facebook ad for free baby clothes and her accused killer claimed the baby as her... Read More

Football coach hailed as hero for disarming gunman outside Oregon high school

(PORTLAND) -- An Oregon high school coach is being hailed as a hero after students say he disarmed a man with a gun in the middle of the school day.

Portland police have a suspect in custody after the gun scare at Parkrose High School in North... Read More

Local officials in Florida complaining about DHS plans to transfer detained migrants from Texas

(MIAMI) -- Citing a massive influx of refugees at the U.S.-Mexico border, federal officials said Friday they are looking at moving migrant families to other cities across the nation to process and release them.

The extraordinary move has promp... Read More

Investigators say university ignored nearly 2 decades of 'shocking and painful' sex abuse allegations

(COLUMBUS, OH) -- An investigation has determined that Ohio State University officials ignored nearly two decades of accusations of sexual abuse against a long-time university doctor, according to an independent report released Friday by the universi... Read More

Historic number of African American women set to graduate from West Point

(NEW YORK) -- Thirty-four African American women are expected to graduate from West Point next weekend — the highest number of black women to graduate in the same class in the history of the military academy.

A photo of the historic clas... Read More

On Brown v Board of Education's 65th anniversary, school segregation remains: Report

(NEW YORK) -- It has been 65 years since Brown vs. Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court case that ruled segregated schools are unconstitutional, but a recent study reveals that black students remain segregated in classrooms and schools acro... Read More

F-16 crashes into building near runway at March Reserve Air Force Base

(RIVERSIDE, Calif.) -- An F-16 crashed at March Reserve Air Force Base in Southern California on Thursday afternoon, hitting a warehouse located right by the runway.

Maj. Perry Covington, a public affairs officer, said the building was on... Read More

Severe weather expected throughout Plains over the weekend

(NEW YORK) -- A stormy pattern stretches from coast to coast on Friday.

A day prior, the Midwest was hit hard with baseball-sized hail in Illinois and 86 mph winds in Iowa, while a separate storm system hit hard with flooding and record ra... Read More

Video shows white Texas deputy mistakenly trying to arrest black man on warrant

(HOUSTON) -- An African-American man is demanding a white Texas constable deputy be fired after he says he endured a terrifying encounter in which he was racially profiled and mistaken for a fugitive wanted in Louisiana.

Clarence Evans, 39... Read More

Pregnant teen found dead in Chicago had baby cut from her womb: Police

(CHICAGO) -- Three people have been charged in connection with the slaying of a pregnant Chicago teenager who had her baby cut from her womb, police said.

Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19, who was nine months pregnant and the mom of a 3-year-old chi... Read More