When Texas teens Anahi Alvarez and Naomi Martinez were nominated for homecoming queen at Grand Prairie High School, they made a secret, selfless pact.
Austin Smith has cerebral palsy and is quarterback for his team in the Challenger League. He finally got to meet his hero, NFL quarterback Cam Newton.
Colorado couple weds in hospital chapel so bride's terminally ill mother can attend.
School bus rolls over feet of 5-year-old as he's waiting to board.
An 8-year-old boy in Germany helped catch his own mother speeding in a school zone, according to police.
Infant found alive after flood waters destroy his home, washing him from his crib.
Michigan woman delivers baby hours after fighting off purse snatcher.
Customer gives cashier $1,000 to pay for orders behind him, buying dinner for 88 more customers.
Families of wedding party say they haven't heard from them since Hurricane Odile struck.
Tennessee teen airlifted to hospital after father forces him to drink liquor...as punishment for previous drinking.
Six more people join lawsuit against edible marijuana vendor accused of passing out THC-laced samples that were labeled "pot free".
Bus driver pushes child to safety, sacrificing her own life, when safety drill turns into real-life deadly accident.
Ohio school superintendent holds mother's diamond ring until she can pay son's summer school tuition.
It's not quite an HOV lane, but one funeral home in Michigan has introduced a new addition: a drive-thru casket viewing option.
A 93-year-old German has been charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder for serving as a Nazi SS guard at Adolf Hitler’s Auschwitz death camp, prosecutors announced Monday.
A Little Rock, Arkansas family had an unwanted visitor on its front porch and it wasn't a solicitor. It was a 5-foot-long snake.
Coach's cancer battle inspires him to create special day for developmentally challenged athletes.
An Oregon oral surgeon sparked controversy when he fired a longtime employee after she was diagnosed with cancer, the Beaver County Times reported.
Body odor is among 52 criteria that officials at San Diego International Airport use to judge taxi drivers. Cabbies say that smacks of prejudice and discrimination.
When Jenny and Alan Buchanan became foster parents to Mark in November 2010, the 6-month-old infant was blind, deaf and stiff from cerebral palsy, all the result of abusive head trauma, more commonly known as “shaken baby syndrome.”
A lawyer for the man accused of murdering his five children says he is mentally ill. Timothy Ray Jones Jr. chose not to appear in court for an initial hearing Friday, but he met with attorneys hired by his family to work with the public defender assigned to his case. "It’s clear and evident that he is suffering from a serious untreated mental illness," one of the lawyer, Aimee Zmroczck, told NBC News.
Rob Maness, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, worked at the Pentagon when it was hit by a terrorist attack on 9/11.
Texas mom says school took corporal punishment too far with her 7th grade son.
A 4-year-old Texas girl is safe and back with her family after being left on a sweltering school bus for several hours Wednesday.
Detectives found 50 dead cats in four freezers at the home of a South Florida man after serving a warrant for child pornography.
Photo of Indianapolis police officer giving homeless man a new pair of boots goes viral.
Lieutenant Colonel Sherwood Baker says he is just a father who was trying to help his daughter find her way at her new high school.
It has been two weeks since Ontario, Oregon, resident Nicholas Grove escaped from the Payette County Jail. Grove has since been talking with friends on social media. He took to Facebook to explain how he was scared when he climbed a chain link fence, and scaled razor wire just to get out of the facility.
A similar concept of exfoliating the skin has now moved to the eyelids to treat an irritating eye condition. There is relief for people who suffer from blepharitis and the itchy, gritty, dry and crusty eyes they have endured.
A U.S. air marshal was assaulted with a syringe containing an "unknown substance" at the Lagos, Nigeria, airport on Sunday, according to the FBI, which said it is investigating the incident.
Respiratory illnesses caused by an enterovirus are sending hundreds of children to hospitals throughout the Midwest and Southeast, health officials say.
Mom surprises 5-year-old son after nine month tour of duty in Qatar.
A young Indiana mother was gagged with chloroform and held captive for two months, forced to wear a dog collar tethered to an "intricate restraint system" and kept in a wooden cage built by one of her "sadist" captors, police said.
Florida mother outraged that her daughter was forced to wear school "shame suit" for alleged dress code violation.
Two people have been arrested on charges they held a woman captive in their Indiana home for nearly two months.
Spiders are terrifying enough when they're small and climbing their way up the living room wall. So imagine how scary it would be if the creepy crawler was a giant mutant spider, and it was running right at you in the dark.
Florida teen hooks massive 693 swordfish.
"Bald Ballerina" Maggie Kudirka inspires fellow cancer patients by continuing to dance while undergoing chemotherapy.
Great white sharks are on the increase, and so are kayakers — so it makes sense that we'll see more potentially scary encounters like the one that shook up two kayakers off the coast of Massachusetts this week.
Authorities said a man drove his vehicle into the Sulphur Walmart store after being fired Thursday morning.
Clearly something is broken when a Missouri man named Jeff Mizanskey can be sentenced to die in prison for purchasing seven pounds of marijuana.
A Michigan man whose ex-wife is accused of trying to kill their severely autistic daughter says he’s bracing for the trial that will reveal the depths of desperation that his family — and others — face every day.
Twelve children were transported to nearby hospitals Tuesday morning after a school bus tipped onto its side in Waxahachie, Ellis County officials said.
Questions about the Michael Brown shooting may have been answered once and for all if the officer had been wearing a body camera.
A 37-year-old Fulton, Missouri man has been charged with the murder of a 6-year-old child left in his care.
Florida man accused of punching dog to death, telling owner it ran away.
Imagine opening up a bill and seeing a near-six digit number.
Southern Illinois authorities on Wednesday charged two women with cooking methamphetamine in a church.
Officials in St. John the Baptist said Naegleria fowleri, a brain-eating amoeba, was found in the parish's water.
Boston Marathon bombing survivor James Costello and Krista D'Agostino, a nurse who helped care for him during his rehabilitation, got married this past weekend thanks to the donations of a host of businesses.