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Striking teachers march in Chicago ahead of mayor's budget speech

(CHICAGO) -- Teachers in the nation's third-largest public school system and their supporters are taking to the streets in Chicago as a week-long strike continues.All told, thousands are expected to march on Wednesday, with several different streams of protesters leading to City Hall.Wednesday marks the seventh day of the strike…... Read More

World's largest tree house burns to the ground

(CROSSVILLE, Tenn.) -- The world's largest treehouse was reduced to ashes Tuesday night after an uncontrolled fire raged through it, the fire department said.The Minister's Tree House stood at 100 feet and, with terraces and staircases, spread across seven massive trees. It was a landmark in the city of Crossville,…... Read More

South Carolina police find remains of missing 5-year-old Nevaeh Adams

(SUMTER, S.C.) -- Authorities in South Carolina say they have found the remains of a 5-year-old girl, more than two months after the man suspected of slaying her mother allegedly admitted to killing the child, too.The body of Nevaeh Lashy Adams was found last Friday at a landfill near the…... Read More

High fire danger threatens California, snowstorms to hit Colorado and New Mexico

(NEW YORK) -- The hottest place in the country Tuesday was Anaheim, California, where temperatures rose to a scorching 103 degrees. Even Death Valley, at a cool 96 degrees, was not as hot. Among the records Tuesday in Southern California: Camarillo reached 99 degrees and San Diego Brown Field Airport…... Read More

Police find body in dumpster believed to be missing Alabama 3-year-old

(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Authorities believe they have recovered the body of a missing Alabama toddler who was kidnapped while attending a birthday party earlier this month.Police said they recovered what appeared to be the body of 3-year-old Kamille McKinney in a Birmingham dumpster not far from where she disappeared nine…... Read More

Missing West Point cadet found dead, officials say

(NEW YORK) -- A U.S. Military Academy cadet who vanished last week has been found dead, officials said Wednesday.The body of 20-year-old Kade Kurita was discovered Tuesday night at the West Point military post in New York, where the four-year federal service academy is located. Officials said the cause of…... Read More

Video released in controversial arrest of black college student

(CORVALLIS, Ore.) -- Oregon police have released body camera footage of the controversial arrest of a black college student who clashed with officers after they stopped her for allegedly riding her bike on the wrong side of the road.The video, released by Oregon State Police on Monday, captured the Oct.…... Read More

Authorities search for Michigan woman who called for help before vanishing

(WARREN, Mich.) -- Authorities in Michigan are still searching for a woman who frantically called someone for help before disappearing last week.An unnamed individual in Warren, Michigan, contacted the Benzie County Sheriff's Office early Thursday morning, saying 47-year-old Adrienne Quintal had called them asking for help from her family's cabin…... Read More

'If all robbers were this dumb, our jobs would be easier,' cop says of would-be thief

(PHILADELPHIA) -- A quick-thinking cellphone store employee is being credited with thwarting a robbery after he trapped the would-be thief by locking him in the store."If all robbers were this dumb, our jobs would be a lot easier," a veteran police detective told Philadelphia ABC station WPVI-TV after the suspect…... Read More

Officer in viral-video shoplifting incident to be fired: Police chief

(PHOENIX) -- A white police officer in Phoenix, involved in a viral-video arrest of a black couple suspected of shoplifting will be fired, according to authorities.The decision came after an internal investigation done by the police department over the summer, authorities said during a news conference Tuesday.On May 27, cellphone…... Read More

Penn State fraternity suspended after 17-year-old's mysterious death

(UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.) -- Officials at Penn State University suspended the Chi Phi fraternity on Tuesday after a teenager was found dead in an off-campus house reportedly occupied by frat members.The Alpha Delta chapter of the Chi Phi fraternity was placed under an interim suspension as the school investigates the…... Read More