(NEW YORK) -- Government officials in Puerto Rico began distributing much-needed disaster aid that went unused for years while residents suffered in the wake of a deadly hurricane and more recently a batch of crippling earthquakes.The once-ab...

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A New Hampshire man killed a coyote with his bare hands after the animal attacked his young child, according to police.Authorities had received multiple calls regarding a violent coyote Monday morning prior to its encounter with the family, t...

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(SAN ANTONIO) -- Two people are dead and five injured after a person opened fire "indiscriminately" at a San Antonio bar Sunday night.San Antonio Police Department responded to a shooting at a bar called Ventura, steps from the San Antonio Ri...

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(MIAMI) -- A Florida man has been federally charged with running a $1.5 million fraud for allegedly filing false claims on merchandise he sold through his online company.Miami resident Edwin Jim Garcia-Albarracin, 45, allegedly filed fraudule...

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(CHICAGO) -- Chicago police reclassified a 9-year-old shooting case as a homicide Monday after a man succumbed to his gunshot wounds last week.Marco Rainge, 41, was shot multiple times in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood back on Oct. 12, 2...

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(MILLVILLE, N.J.) -- A pit bull rescued from a dogfighting ring in Canada is ready to protect and serve as the newest K-9 arson detection officer and the first of his kind in the U.S.Tyler VanLeer, a New Jersey firefighter, had a stroke of ge...

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(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Armed with rifles, tactical gear and homemade posters, thousands of gun rights activists hit the streets of Richmond, Va., Monday to protest the state’s proposed gun control laws.Lobby Day went off with no major viole...

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(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) -- Activity from one of Alaska's 80 volcanoes triggered aviation warnings after it began to spew ash and lava over the weekend.The Shishaldin Volcano sits near an Aleutian village on an archipelago in southwest Alaska abou...

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(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- At least two people are dead and 15 people have been injured in a shooting in Kansas City, Missouri, according to the Kansas City Police. Officers were dispatched to the 4800 block of Noland Road in the southeastern part...

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(HONOLULU) -- Two officers have died after a shooting on Sunday near one of Hawaii's most scenic spots, Diamond Head, where several homes were also set ablaze, officials said. The incident unfolded at a home near the Honolulu tourist destinat...

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(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Navy is set to announce Monday that a future aircraft carrier will be the first named in honor of an African American. The ship will be named in honor of Doris Miller, who was serving as a ship's cook during the attack...

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(NEW YORK) -- January is in full swing in the eastern half of the United States where temperatures and wind chills are below zero in the Northern Plains and New England. The arctic air spills all the way into the Mid-South where the wind chil...

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(SAN ANTONIO, Texas) -- Two people are dead and five injured after a person opened fire "indiscriminately" at a San Antonio bar Sunday night. The San Antonio Police Department responded to a shooting at a bar called Ventura, steps from the Sa...

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(CHICAGO) -- An off-duty police officer was killed as he sat in the passenger seat of a vehicle driven by an intoxicated woman who slammed into the back of a box truck that had crashed in a separate accident. The incident happened early Sunda...

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