Air Force releases video of Sgt. John Chapman's final moments

Air Force releases video of Sgt. John Chapman's final moments

The U.S. Air Force on Thursday released an aerial video that shows highlights of Tech Sgt. John Chapman’s heroics during hand-to-hand combat on an Afghanistan peak before he was killed by Al Qaeda militants. Chapman, 36, a native of Windsor Locks, Conn., could be seen on March 4, 2002, charging the enemy on Takur Ghar, a 10,000-foot […]

Are women changing 'Unite the Right' or just 'rebranding' the movement?

Are women changing 'Unite the Right' or just 'rebranding' the movement?

CLOSE Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and the city of Charlottesville on Wednesday declared a state of emergency ahead of the one-year anniversary of a violent white nationalist rally that left one person dead and dozens of others injured. (Aug. 8) AP White nationalist groups gather at Emancipation Park, formerly known as Lee Park, for a […]

Video shows massacre suspect punching self, speaking softly

Video shows massacre suspect punching self, speaking softly

In this image made from video provided on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, by the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, Detective John Curcio, left, talks to Nikolas Cruz at an interrogation room in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.  (Broward County Sheriff’s Office via Associated Press) SUNRISE, Fla. –  Prosecutors on Wednesday released hours of video interrogation of Florida’s school […]

The Latest: Officials worry about Southern California fire

The Latest: Officials worry about Southern California fire

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 9:15 a.m. A smoky Southern California forest fire is raging in mostly unoccupied land but firefighting crews are concerned the flames could race down hillsides toward foothill communities. The blaze churning through the Cleveland National Forest south of Los Angeles is just 5 percent contained Wednesday morning. […]

California Fire Now the Largest in State History: 'People Are on Edge'

California Fire Now the Largest in State History: 'People Are on Edge'

This summer, firefighters from more than a dozen other states, including Maine, New Jersey, Michigan and South Dakota, have all come to assist. “There are more fires that are burning more expansively over longer periods of time, and there are fewer resources available to respond, especially to respond quickly,” said Carroll Wills, a spokesman for […]

In Chicago, One Weekend, 66 Shooting Victims, and Zero Arrests

In Chicago, One Weekend, 66 Shooting Victims, and Zero Arrests

All the while, the police have treated many blacks and Latinos in these neighborhoods, especially young black men, contemptuously and roughly. A mayoral task force concluded in 2016 that the department’s own data helped substantiate “the widely held belief the police have no regard for the sanctity of life when it comes to people of […]

A tornado touched down in Central Massachusetts: Here's what happened

A tornado touched down in Central Massachusetts: Here's what happened

“It sounded like a freight train” Over at The Dancer’s Sole, owner Kristen St. Laurent, had just opened for the annual open house and registration around 9 a.m. The weather was bad, and no students had arrived as the rain came down. Workers at the dance studio figured they would wait out the rain until […]

Hector strengthens to Category 4 hurricane

Hector strengthens to Category 4 hurricane

Weather Channel NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER The 5-day forecast for Hurricane Hector as of 5 p.m. today. 5 p.m. Hurricane Hector has strengthened to a Category 4 hurricane. The National Hurricane Center said Hector is expected to remain a major hurricane as it moves into the central Pacific basin. Hector is expected to cross the central […]