Woman Charged in Plot to Scam Jessica Chambers Donors

A Mississippi woman was arrested on charges she set up a fraudulent fundraising page for Jessica Chambers, the teen burned to death Dec. 6.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 4:40 pm

Cops Have Crack, Gun Evidence on Shmoney Dance Rapper

Bobby Shmurda is accused of being part of a violent drug-dealing gang.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 4:34 pm

Watch Live: Authorities to Give Update on Burned Teen

District Attorney John Champion will speak to reporters Thursday about the investigation into Chambers' death, who was burned alive on Dec. 6.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 4:08 pm

Slender Man Stabbing: Girls Found Competent for Trial

Lawyers for the girls, now 12 and 13, wanted the case moved to juvenile court, but the judge set a preliminary hearing for February.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 4:01 pm

The Week in Pictures

A tango for Pope Francis, Sydney under siege, California gets much needed rain, Maasai warriors jump high, and more.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 3:53 pm

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Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 3:53 pm

'Long Time Coming': Executed Teen's Kin Relieved

A judge threw out George Stinney Jr.'s conviction 70 years after the black teen was sent to the electric chair for killing two white girls.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 3:42 pm

Photographer Captures Bear's Encounter With Stuffed Santa

Photographer's hope of using stuffed Santa to attract a mountain lion lures a bear instead.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 3:26 pm

Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty Against Ex-KKK Leader

Miller, 74, has been charged with capital murder in the deaths of three people outside of a Kansas City-area Jewish center and retirement village.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 2:13 pm

Who Was the CIA Spy Freed in the Cuba Prisoner Swap?

Former U.S. intelligence officer says Rolando Sarraff Trujillo helped Havana's agents in U.S. communicate with their handlers.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 2:06 pm

The U.S. Still Doesn't Have Diplomatic Relations with These Five Countries

Re-opening relations with Cuba means that there are only five countries that the United States does not have a diplomatic relationship with.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 1:22 pm

Feds Sue Over Rikers Island Violence Against Youth

They say the city has been too slow to institute reforms after a report found a "deep-seated culture of violence" at the lockup.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 1:18 pm

U.S. Considering 'Proportional Response' to Sony Hack

The White House press secretary would not say publicly that North Korea was responsible.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 1:14 pm

Boston Bombing Suspect Speaks in Federal Court

Tsarnaev, 21, appeared for the first time in public on Thursday morning for a pre-trial conference in federal court.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 12:59 pm

U.S. Considering 'Proportional Response' to Sony Hack

The White House press secretary would not say publicly that North Korea was responsible.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 12:42 pm

Email Threats Force Closure of Maine School Districts

Classes at all schools in two Maine towns have been canceled for a third day following threats made to the district. Samantha Edwards reports.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 12:40 pm

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Seen on Camera

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seen from WHDH aerials, as he is transferred to a vehicle, and then as he is returned to jail.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 12:17 pm

Tire Flies Off Truck, Striking Man Inside Building

Security video shows a truck tire smashing through an office window, striking an unsuspecting janitor inside. KPRC's Phil Archer reports.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 12:14 pm

Bombing Suspect Tsarnaev Makes Rare Court Appearance

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appears in court for pre-trial hearing. NBC's Tom Winter reports.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 12:07 pm

California's Drought Situation Improves (But Only a Bit)

Reservoir levels improved slightly in drought-stricken California after storms brought reason for "cautious" optimism during a three-year dry spell.

Posted by on 18 December 2014 | 11:36 am