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Palm Trees and Snow: Freezing Weather Hits West

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 11:38pm
There was snow in southern California and chilly temperatures in Las Vegas as 80 percent of the country fell below freezing Wednesday.






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Police in New Jersey Kill Man During Traffic Stop

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 9:14pm
Police in Bridgeton, N.J. said a handgun was recovered after Jerame Reid was shot dead Tuesday, but a witness said he had his hands up.






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'Hail of Bullets': Conn. Teen Arrested In Online Threat

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 9:06pm
The 18-year-old in East Lyme allegedly posted the the town "better get ready for a hail of bullets" and complained of bullying.
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Transgender Teen's Suicide Note Is a Plea For Compassion

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 8:27pm
Ohio teen Leelah Acorn stepped in front of a tractor-trailer after leaving a note in which she talked about acceptance and getting the help she wanted.
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These Are the Greats We Said Goodbye to in 2014

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 8:20pm
A look back at the defining moments of the lives and careers of the extraordinary people we lost this year.






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What Words Do the Language Police Want You to Stop Using?

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 8:17pm
'Polar vortex' and 'foodie' were just some of the words on this year's list from the Lake Superior State University language cops.






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Thousands Brave the Bitter Cold for New Year's Eve in Times Square

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 8:15pm
People fly in from all over the world to celebrate in New York's Times Square, despite the cold weather and amped up security.






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Rise in Flu Cases in U.S. Now An Epidemic

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 8:11pm
Widespread flu activity has spread from 29 to 36 states since last week, and the CDC say it's to blame for 15 pediatric deaths so far this year.
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Americans Saved About $14 Billion on Gas in 2014

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 8:10pm
Not only did Americans spend less on gas compared to 2013, but Americans could save as much as $75 billion on gas if prices stay low.
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Below Freezing Temperatures Now Blanket 80 Percent of U.S.

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 7:34pm
Bitter cold on the final day of 2014 has blanketed California in snow, left thousands without power, and has claimed lives in the Rockies and Catalina.
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Pilots Hurt When Police Helicopter Crashes in Las Vegas

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 7:30pm
Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie told NBC station KSNV that both pilots injured in the 1:30 p.m. will be "fine."






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'Freak' Winds Scatter Tents at Rose Bowl, Four Hurt

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 7:24pm
The gusting winds blew around tent equipment that struck people setting up for the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.
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Four Hurt in Rose Bowl 'Freak' Wind Gusts

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 7:24pm
The gusting winds blew around tent equipment that struck people setting up for the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.






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95-Year-Old Newlywed Dies After Wife Taken Away

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 7:17pm
Eddie Harrison died in Virginia Tuesday after suffering from influenza, weeks after his 95-year-old was taken away by family members in Florida.
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Defense Asks Appeals Panel to Move Boston Bombing Trial

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 6:49pm
They want the case put on hold until a decision is made.






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Missing 14-Month-Old Found Dead in Ohio Creek

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 6:12pm
Searchers found the body of Cameron Beckford in Big Walnut Creek Wednesday, after his mother allegedly lied about leaving the boy on a doorstep.






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Argument Over Christmas Gift Led to Murder, Police Say

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 6:06pm
Julio Resto, 51, is believed to have killed his wife with a knife in Waltham, Mass., after an argument that began after he didn't get her a gift.






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'Fix Society': Transgender Teen Posted Plea Before Suicide

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 5:44pm
The 17-year-old's online note laid bare the anguish she felt before stepping in front of a truck on an Ohio highway.






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'Fix Society': Transgender Teen Posted Plea Before Suicide

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 5:35pm
The 17-year-old's online note laid bare the anguish she felt before stepping in front of a truck on an Ohio highway.






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