Elizabeth Smart's captor Wanda Barzee to be released from prison Wednesday

(SALT LAKE CITY) -- Wanda Barzee, one of Elizabeth Smart's former captors, is scheduled to be released from prison on Wednesday -- much to Smart's surprise and disappointment.

Her release comes after the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole sa... Read More

Judge throws out lawsuit filed by horse against former owner

(WASHINGTON COUNTY, Oregon) -- A horse is a horse, of course, of course -- even when that horse is filing a lawsuit.

A judge in Oregon tossed out a lawsuit filed by Justice -- a horse -- against his owner over allegations of animal neglect... Read More

Remnants of Florence set to soak Northeast

(NEW YORK) -- Numerous flash flood watches have been issued across the Northeast on Tuesday as the remnants of Hurricane Florence make their way into the region.

Flood watches stretch from Virginia all the way to Massachusetts on Tuesday m... Read More

Flooding from 'epic storm' Florence isn't over yet, North Carolina governor warns

(SWANSBORO, N.C.) -- North Carolina's governor on Monday called Florence an "epic storm" and warned that some parts of his state "have not seen the worst flooding yet."

"This remains a significant disaster," North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper ... Read More

Video of dogs rescued from locked cages in rising Florence floodwaters goes viral

(LELAND, N.C.) -- A video of the rescue of six North Carolina dogs that were locked in a cage rapidly filling up with Hurricane Florence flood water went viral on social media.

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Child swept away in floodwater among those killed by Florence

(GASTON COUNTY, N.C.) -- Since Florence made landfall Friday morning as a Category 1 hurricane, it has taken the lives of at least 18 people, ranging in age from 3 months to 81 years.

The devastating storm's latest confirmed casualty is 1-... Read More

More than 4,300 homes damaged or destroyed by Florence in North Carolina town

(NEW BERN, N.C.) -- Many parts of the North Carolina coast are grappling with the damage done by Florence over the weekend.

The city of New Bern, located about 240 miles east of Charlotte, was particularly hard hit.

"Our city ha... Read More

Police detail how Texas Border Patrol agent allegedly targeted, killed 4 women

(WEBB COUNTY, Texas) -- An arrest warrant for a suspected serial killer reveals new details of how a Texas woman managed to fight off a Border Patrol agent who allegedly killed four women.

Police in Webb County, Texas, credited a woman who... Read More

Several injured after camel gets loose at circus

(PITTSBURGH) -- A camel ended up getting loose and running wild at a circus in Pittsburgh on Sunday, dragging one rider on a harrowing experience and injuring six children.

The six children suffered minor injuries, though one broke their a... Read More

Florence causing 'historic and unprecedented flooding'; at least 17 dead

(NEW BERN, N.C.) --Florence weakened to a tropical depression Sunday, but that is cold comfort to residents in North Carolina who have seen over 2 feet of rain and are now battling major-river flooding and possible tornadoes.

"Flood waters are... Read More

'My biggest concern is rising water': Coast Guard chief worries over slow-moving Florence

(WASHINGTON) -- As Florence continues to move through the Carolinas, the head of the U.S. Coast Guard said the slow moving nature of the storm is exacerbating flooding worries.

"My biggest concern is the rising water…The storm is moving... Read More

Police arrest 5 for looting dollar store after Hurricane Florence

(WILMINGTON, N.C.) -- Five people were arrested for looting after a group broke into a Dollar General store in Wilmington, North Carolina, following Hurricane Florence.

The arrests came after police shared on Twitter they were asked by a n... Read More

'Serial killer' Border Patrol agent charged with murdering 4 women

(LAREDO, Texas) -- A longtime U.S. Border Patrol agent is being called a "serial killer" after he was arrested and charged with the murder of four women in southern Texas on Saturday.

Juan David Ortiz, 35, was arrested on Saturday in Lared... Read More

Massachusetts residents will be allowed to return home following gas fires

(BOSTON) -- Residents of three neighborhoods north of Boston racked by fires and explosions caused by overpressurized gas lines last week will be allowed to return home Sunday morning.

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said door-to-door ins... Read More