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Oregon Mobilizes More Guard Members as Fires Ravage West

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 8:03pm
The governor actovated 250 more Guard members to help fight wildfires, while in Washington a huge blaze grew by 100 square miles.









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Murder Victim Targeted Because He Had Autism: Police

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 5:40pm
Police believe a man fatally shot outside a northeast Florida condominium complex was targeted because he had autism and the shooters wanted his car.









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Today in Pictures: August 22

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 5:21pm
See the best 10 pictures from Saturday.









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Is Backlash Over Cecil's Killing Hurting Hunting?

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 5:17pm
The outcry over the killing of Cecil the lion last month in Zimbabwe has some hunters worried that the incident hurt the sport's image in the U.S.









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Body of Young Woman Snatched From Funeral Home

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 5:08pm
A funeral for Julie Mott, who died of cystic fibrosis, was held on Aug. 15, and her body disappeared hours after it ended.









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Woman's Corpse Stolen From Funeral Home

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 5:05pm
A Texas father is devastated to learn that the body of his 25-year-old daughter was taken from a funeral home just hours after her funeral service ended. WOAI's Amanda Weber reports.









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Rare Late-Summer Tornadoes Feared in Plains, Midwest

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 4:31pm
Nebraska, Kansas and northwest Missouri are at the greatest risk for damaging winds during the day and isolated tornadoes at night.









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Then and Now: Photographer Revisits His Katrina Images

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 1:54pm
Reuters photographer Carlos Barria returns to New Orleans to revisit the locations captured in his photographs a decade after Hurricane Katrina.









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Chain Ordered to Pay Michael Jordan $8.9M for Steak Ad

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 12:06pm
A jury ordered a grocery-store chain to pay Michael Jordan $8.9 million for invoking his name in a steak ad without his permission.









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Marijuana Commerce Blooms, But Challenges Abound

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 12:02pm
Cannabis sales shift from street corner to storefront as opportunists grab what they see as the biggest investment opportunity since the dot-com boom.









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EPA Knew of 'Blowout' Risk at Tainted Gold Mine: Report

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 9:30am
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was aware of the potential for a catastrophic "blowout" at an abandoned mine that could release "large volumes" of wastewater laced with toxic heavy metals.









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Burglar Nabs Baby's Gifts as Mom Gives Birth

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 8:42am
A burglar steals a cradle, toys, and other necessities while Iowa mom is giving birth. WHO's Jodi Whitworth reports.









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Aerial View Shows How Firefighters Battle Blaze

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 8:26am
Get a bird's-eye-view of how officials are fighting wildfires in Washington.









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NBC Takes a Trip on Plane Inside Hurricane Danny

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 7:58am
Out in the Atlantic, Hurricane Danny is getting closer to land, packing top winds of 100-miles-per-hour.









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Why Putin Hates Cheese: Russia's Sanctions War Explained

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 4:54am
Russia has taken on the United States and Europe in a sanctions war, which has recently spilled into some decidedly odd public stunts.









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Dow Plunges 530 Points as 'Fear' Grips Wall Street

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 1:10am
"Right now there is a feeling of fear in the marketplace," one analyst says.









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Jewelry Thief Makes Off With Display Case

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 11:14pm
Surveillance cameras captured a thief who took off with an entire display case in the middle of a busy day at the store.









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President Declares Emergency in Washington Amid Wildfires

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 10:19pm
At least 16 massive fires have swept through 400,000 acres of Washington, according to the governor's office.









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Mistrial Declared In Kerrick Trial

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 8:44pm
A mistrial has been declared in the trial of former Charlotte police officer Randall Kerrick, accused of manslaughter in the shooting death of unarmed motorist Jonathan Ferrell. NBC's Dave Wagner reports.









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Campaigning For Carter

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 8:31pm
Friends and neighbors show their support for former President Jimmy Carter during his fight against cancer with campaign-style signs. WALB's Aaryn Valenzuela reports.









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