Fireworks are part of the July 4th tradition, and capturing those bursts can be a challenge on a smart phone.
A Miami-Dade judge and one of her old middle school classmates had an emotional reunion in court after he was arrested following an alleged burglary and police pursuit.
Train carrying toxic gas derails near Maryville, Tennesee, forcing thousands from their homes.
Many wonder if recent wave of fires at African American churches are racially motivated.
Former North Carolina NAACP President turned Southern heritage activist H.K. Edgerton flies the Confederate flag at defaced Asheville memorial.
A teenager was shot and killed this week after using an app to track his lost smartphone, according to police in Canada.
NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. plans to marry his longtime girlfriend, now fiancé, Amy Reimann.
Birthday celebration turns fatal in Berkeley, California after a balcony collapses.
A medical examiner in New Jersey says the death of a Wall Street Journal reporter whose body was found in a river 14 months after he disappeared was an accident.
She just couldn't see a kid go hungry. Della Curry, a cafeteria worker in an elementary school in a Denver suburb, has been fired for giving free food to students who didn't qualify for the federal free lunch program.
The family of an American tourist who was attacked and killed by a lion in South Africa has paid tribute to the "brilliant, kind, adventurous and high-spirited woman."
Texas father accused of beating 3-year-old son to death after becoming frustrated with potty training.
A young Washington girl is spending her spare time creating individual shelters for the homeless.
Shooting spree ends when Georgia deputies fatally shoot gunman who killed liquor store employee, then returned home to shoot his parents.
Manhattanhenge, the moment when the setting sun aligns precisely with the street grid in Manhattan, can be seen this weekend.
Vermont woman says she was bitten by black widow contained in a bag of grapes.
A disturbing photo involving the Chicago Police Department is causing controversy, and CPD Supt. Garry McCarthy is not pleased.
It's a big deal when Leo and Ruth Zanger's family gets together. Seriously, it's a really big deal -- with added emphasis on the "big" part.
A strike closed the Eiffel Tower for most of Friday as staff demanded more help to deal with pickpockets operating around the Paris landmark, tower officials and unions said.
Graduation Day brought a mixture of mourning and celebration for one Illinois high school, which lost its homecoming king and star quarterback just days earlier in a car crash.
On what would’ve been Michael Brown Jr.’s 19th birthday, his memorial on Canfield Drive was removed.
Tanishq Abraham wraps up studies at American River College with his sights now set on becoming a doctor.
Hundreds of protesters marched around McDonald's suburban Chicago headquarters Wednesday, shutting down at least one building on the corporate campus as they called for pay of $15 an hour and a union.
Beachgoers on Folly Beach were shocked twice in one afternoon.
Two college students say they were forced to submit to transvaginal probes as part of their classroom training to learn how to perform the medical procedure.
Woman says Southwest flight crew wouldn't let her place an emergency call after a text from her husband warning of his suicide.
The founder of a suburban Atlanta private school who singled out black attendees at a graduation ceremony last week has been fired.
A Texas man buys dresser at estate sales. Turns out the dresser had a valuable secret.
Ever have a bad dream where you show up to class and everyone including you is naked? This is reality for one California University's College Art course's final exam.
An Oregon mom has filed a complaint against United Airlines after it removed her and family from a flight because it said her 15-year-old daughter, who has autism, had become "disruptive."
A small plane crashed on Interstate 285 just north of Atlanta on Friday morning, killing all four people aboard and severely snarling post-rush-hour traffic on the bypass that encircles the city, officials said.
Kentucky father drowns saving stepdaughter after she becomes trapped in creek.
Police in Houston, Texas have released video showing murder suspect Robert Durst urinate on a drug store candy display.
A Louisville, Kentucky, college student who was stabbed while delivering a pizza to a local hospital — and still managed to arrange for a fresh pizza to be delivered while he was being treated — said Wednesday that he has forgiven his attacker.
Man helping crash victims on Texas bridge struck by drunk driver, forcing him off of bridge and into river below.
college student is facing felony charges after a hidden camera allegedly showed her spitting and pouring cleaning fluid in her roommates' food.
An international rights group is pressing Paraguay to allow an abortion for a 10-year-old girl, who allegedly was raped by her stepfather.
Senior law enforcement sources on Monday named roommates Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi as the men suspected of opening fire on a contest for drawings of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad in Texas.
Young cancer patient copes with grueling chemotherapy using weekly dance parties.
A Placer County man says he would confront a bear again after he fought one off with his fists that he says was trying to eat his Chihuahua.
A female suspect was fatally shot by Atlanta police after exchanging gunfire with two officers — from the back of their patrol car, which was across from the precinct, police said Thursday.
A Florida family is shocked their cow gave birth to a two-headed calf.
A licensed nurse from Queens has been charged with murder in the death of a severely developmentally disabled 23-month-old girl she was hired to care for who was taken to the hospital with burns over about 50 percent of her body several days after a bath, authorities said.
It's been 66 years since James Hill and his wife Phyllis, tied the knot. Four kids, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren later it's safe to say things have changed since their wedding day, although, not everything is different.
Washington state high school teacher tackles student after the boy fired shots inside crowded commons area.
Missouri man battling terminal brain cancer gives his daughter a very special parting gift.
Utah police say registered sex offender attempted to pick up children using stolen bus.
Thousands of weary passengers stranded at sea for more than 24-hours as 30-foot waves blocked their cruise ship from docking finally made it back to shore early Wednesday in Australia.
Competitive eater Molly Schuyler devours three 72-ounce steaks in one hour, setting new world record.
A Colorado teacher wanted to find a way to better understand her students, and the result, shared on Twitter, is both heart-wrenching and moving.