A two-year-old boy is dead after drowning at Bathing Beauty Pond in the Moose Creek area near Fairbanks.
Local support for the PrideFestival and the Equality Parade has grown significantly in the last few years, but a handful of protesters from Texas showed up this year to send a different message.
The National Park Service says two incidents this past week are prompting Denali National Park and Preserve staff to remind visitors to use caution and practice proper behavior in bear habitat.
Before imposing the mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years on a mother who killed her baby, Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton called the case of Sarah Bentley Johnson “soul-crushing” and “hard to wrap your head around.”
The Fort Bend County sheriff said a Fulshear police officer was forced to fire after the woman, armed with a gun, refused to drop the weapon.
Residents who had their homes destroyed in the Erskine Fire in California's Sierra Nevada Mountains were left trying to pick up the pieces Saturday.
What began as public outrage over Brock Turner's sentence has become a proposed state law demanding a mandatory minimum sentence for similar crimes.
Floods swept away cars and cut power to thousands after 10 inches of rain over 24 hours fell in some parts of the state.
Police say a south Georgia woman accused of killing her daughter-in-law at a home in Atlanta's suburbs has been charged with felony murder.