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Police Dog Missing After Portland Shootout

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:10pm
A Portland, Ore., police officer and his K-9 partner were wounded by an armed gunman following a shootout in early Tuesday morning, and now the dog is missing.The officer sustained non-life threatening injuries and is in "very good spirits," Portland police Sgt.






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Support Pours In for Woman Who Left Kids in Car

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:54am

A petition bearing 12,000 signatures calling for charges to be dropped against Shanesha Taylor, the mom arrested on child abuse charges after leaving her two kids in a car during a job interview. NBC's Trisha Hendricks reports.








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Police Investigating Role of Marijuana in Man's Killing of Wife

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:28am

A Colorado community mourns a woman who was shot and killed by her husband. Police are looking into whether marijuana edibles were a factor. KUSA's Maya Rodriguez reports.








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Billboard Latin Music Conference Celebrates 25 Years

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:17am

Latin music's most prestigious conference reaches milestone.








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Tsarnaev Can View Victim Autopsy Photos: Judge

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:12am
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the bomb attack on the Boston Marathon, will be allowed to see autopsy photos of the victims.The judge, George O’Toole of U.S.






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Cameras Catch Burglar Staring at Sleeping Child

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:01am

Home surveillance footage shows a home burglar lurking over a child’s crib while stealing from a home in Houston, Texas. KPRC's Jennifer Bauer reports.








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Stabbing Rampage: Students 'Never Felt More Safe' in Return

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:40am
“FR, you are loved.”Members of the Murrsyville, Pa., community lined the streets and held up signs early Wednesday so that students headed for Franklin Regional High School could see their support.






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Ford Parks Mustang on the Empire State Building... Again

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:40am
Ford Motor Chairman Bill Ford poses next to a fully-assembled 2015 Mustang convertible after an unveiling to honor the Mustang's 50th anniversary on the 86th floor observation deck of the Empire State Building as part of the New York International Auto Show on Wednesday.






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Late Snowfall Brings Chill To Parts of U.S.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:40am

A late season storm brought snow to areas of the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic where less than a week before, temperatures were in the 70's and 80's.


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Police Officer Poses as Amish Woman to Catch Child Predator

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:23am

A Pennsylvania officer goes undercover in an attempt to catch a predator who was exposing himself to Amish children. WPXI's Amy Marcinkiewicz reports.








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Bloomberg on NRA Challenge: 'Not a Battle of Dollars'

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:36am

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, join TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie exclusively to discuss their new initiative, which seeks to gain support for stricter gun control.








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Infographic: Food Prices Continue Their Climb

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:36am
It's likely you've noticed some creeping up in food prices while digging for extra dollars at your local supermarket checkout lane.






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Bloomberg on Presidential Run: 'No is The Answer'

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:36am

Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg tells TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie in an exclusive interview that he’s not interested in running for the presidency.


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Runaway Carriage Barrels Through Georgia Street

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:53am

A horse-drawn carriage flew through a Savannah, Ga., street this week after the horse got spooked and took off running. None of the passengers, who jumped off after the horse slowed down, were seriously hurt.








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Burglar Shown Creeping Through Nursery on Video

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:53am

Cameras revealed a burglar walking from room to room inside a Houston-area home, pausing inches away from a toddler asleep in his crib. Police want the public’s help to track down the suspect.








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Boston Police Detonate Two Backpacks Near Marathon

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:43am

Near the scene of last year’s bombings at the Boston Marathon, Boston police detonated two suspicious backpacks, and a man was taken into custody at the scene. NBC’s Ron Mott reports.








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Wild Weather Whiplash Brings Record-Low Temps

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:43am

An unusual cold snap has millions waking up to record-low temperatures. In some parts of the Northeast there’s a fresh coating of snow.








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Massive Gray Whale Washes Up On Oregon Beach

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:27am

Residents of Seaside, Oregon are cringing from the smell of a 40-foot dead and decomposing gray whale that floated onto the beach. KGW's Kyle Iboshi Reports.








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Infographic: Food Prices Continue its Climb

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:11am
It's likely you've notice some creeping up in food prices while digging for extra dollars at your local supermarket checkout lane.






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KNOW IT ALL: Wednesday's Top Stories at NBC News

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:38am
Good morning, and happy Wednesday. Here are some of the stories we're following today:1. Ferry capsizes off South Korea, hundreds still missingA ferry carrying nearly 300 people, mostly high school students, sunk as it traveled to the southern tourist island of Jeju.






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