'The Wire' Creator David Simon Calls for Calm in Baltimore

David Simon, the creator of HBO's "The Wire," a crime-drama set in Baltimore, called for an end to violence that erupted after Freddie Gray's funeral.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 10:31 pm

Firefighter Rescues Ducklings with Duck Ringtone

A firefighter rescued six baby ducks that had fallen through a storm drain in Louisiana by luring them out with a duck ringtone on his iPhone.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 9:41 pm

SUV Nearly Hits Kids at Bus Stop

Police in a Washington State town are looking for a driver who nearly hit children getting ready to board a school bus.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 9:04 pm

Bar Owner Defends Two-Way Mirror in Women's Restroom

A bar owner in suburban Chicago is defending the years-long use of a two-way mirror in the women's restroom with full view of the toilet.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 9:00 pm

Baltimore Burns: Buildings, Police Cars Set on Fire in Gray Protests

Baltimore descended into chaos Monday with widespread rioting, arson and looting, just hours after the funeral of Freddie Gray.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 8:46 pm

Drug Suspect Escapes by Slipping GPS Unit on His Cat

U.S. marshals have lost a cocaine-smuggling suspect who slipped away from house arrest in Virginia by putting his GPS monitor on his cat.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 8:16 pm

James Holmes Goes on Trial for Theater Rampage

Jurors began hearing the case against James Holmes, accused of killing 12 and injuring 70 in a 2012 shooting at an Aurora, Colorado movie theater.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 7:59 pm

'Heroic': Teacher Tackles High School Shooter

A teacher at a Washington state high school detained a shooter Monday morning before anyone was injured, according to police.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 7:56 pm

Students and Parents Breathe Sigh of Relief After Shooting

Students and teachers at one Seattle-area high school have nothing but praise for a social studies teacher that helped bring down a student who brought a gun to school and began shooting. NBC affiliate KING5 reports.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 7:53 pm

Ex-KKK Leader Will Plead Guilty in Jewish Site Killings

Frazier Glenn Miller, 74, said Monday that he doesn't think he has much longer to live and wants a chance to speak about why he killed three people.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 7:53 pm

Couple Celebrates 66 Years In Love

Indiana couple celebrates 66th anniversary by showing off wedding dress made from husband's World War II parachute. Jessica Schmidt reports.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 7:51 pm

Flames and Fury: Baltimore Erupts After Gray Funeral

Several Baltimore police officers were injured on Monday as rioters threw bricks and stones and burned patrol cars in violent protests.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 7:49 pm

Family Friend Held in Death of California 9-Year-Old

Friends and neighbors left candles, flowers and teddy bears at the California home of 9-year-old Jordon Almgren after he was stabbed to death.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 7:16 pm

Cop Replaces Boy's Stolen Bike

Albuquerque police officer uses money from his own pocket to replace 11-year-old's stolen bicycle. KOB's Stephanie Claytor reports.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 7:13 pm

Missing Americans: Loved Ones Await Word From Nepal

The catastrophic earthquake over the weekend took out power and phone service for whole swaths of the country.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 6:55 pm

Street Transforms Into Giant Waterslide

"Slide The City" event turns Arizona street into 350-foot, three lane water slide. KPNX's Stacia Naquin reports.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 6:31 pm

'Wasted My Time': Corinthian Students Lament Closure

Corinthian Colleges said Sunday it's closing its remaining 28 for-profit schools effective immediately, kicking about 16,000 students out of school.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 6:00 pm

On Alert: Baltimore Warns of Gang Pact to 'Take Out' Police

The LAPD says it's having officers ride in pairs as a result of the alleged threat.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 5:48 pm

Freddie Gray's Family: Violent Protests 'Absolutely Inexcusable'

Some Baltimore protesters looted, set a police car on fire and faced off against cops and seven law enforcement authorities were injured.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 4:55 pm

In the middle of the night, Minnesota 24-year-old vanishes

Investigators told Pioneer Press the 24-year-old went out with friends Friday night, but was home by 8:00pm. Sgt. Jeff Stender said Russell's friends texted her asking her to come out later that evening, but she told them she was headed for bed because she had to work a double shift the next morning beginning at 9:00am.

Posted by on 27 April 2015 | 4:12 pm