(NEW YORK) -- The hottest place in the country Tuesday was Anaheim, California, where temperatures rose to a scorching 103 degrees. Even Death Valley, at a cool 96 degrees, was not as hot. Among the records Tuesday in Southern California: Cam...

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(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Authorities believe they have recovered the body of a missing Alabama toddler who was kidnapped while attending a birthday party earlier this month.Police said they recovered what appeared to be the body of 3-year-old Ka...

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(NEW YORK) -- A U.S. Military Academy cadet who vanished last week has been found dead, officials said Wednesday.The body of 20-year-old Kade Kurita was discovered Tuesday night at the West Point military post in New York, where the four-year...

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(CORVALLIS, Ore.) -- Oregon police have released body camera footage of the controversial arrest of a black college student who clashed with officers after they stopped her for allegedly riding her bike on the wrong side of the road.The video...

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(WARREN, Mich.) -- Authorities in Michigan are still searching for a woman who frantically called someone for help before disappearing last week.An unnamed individual in Warren, Michigan, contacted the Benzie County Sheriff's Office early Thu...

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(PHILADELPHIA) -- A quick-thinking cellphone store employee is being credited with thwarting a robbery after he trapped the would-be thief by locking him in the store."If all robbers were this dumb, our jobs would be a lot easier," a veteran...

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(PHOENIX) -- A white police officer in Phoenix, involved in a viral-video arrest of a black couple suspected of shoplifting will be fired, according to authorities.The decision came after an internal investigation done by the police departmen...

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(UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.) -- Officials at Penn State University suspended the Chi Phi fraternity on Tuesday after a teenager was found dead in an off-campus house reportedly occupied by frat members.The Alpha Delta chapter of the Chi Phi fratern...

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(CHERRY HILL, N.J.) -- A New Jersey school district is banning students with school lunch debt from attending extracurricular activities, including prom and field trips.The Cherry Hill school district passed a policy that prohibits high schoo...

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(GLENDALE, Colo.) -- A Colorado woman who claimed her 7-year-old daughter died of a terminal illness two years ago has now been accused of her murder.Kelly Renee Turner, who also goes by Kelly Renee Gant, was arrested at a hotel in Glendale,...

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(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Hundreds of thousands of Northern California residents are bracing for another round of widespread, deliberate blackouts after Pacific Gas and Electric Co. said it may need to proactively shut off power due to high winds.Th...

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(LOS ANGELES) -- A grand jury in Boston on Tuesday returned additional charges against 18 people tied to the "Varsity Blues" college admissions scandal.The new charges affect 11 of 15 previously charged parents, including actress Lori Loughli...

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(SANTA ROSA, Calif.) -- One teenager was shot, allegedly by another student, near a Northern California high school Tuesday morning, authorities said.The sole suspect -- a 17-year-old who was not named -- is in custody, Santa Rosa Police Capt...

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(WASHINGTON) -- Trailblazing journalist Gwen Ifill will be memorialized on a new U.S. Postal Service Forever stamp.She will be the face of the 43rd stamp in the Black Heritage series, according to a press release from USPS on Tuesday. The sta...

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