(CHICAGO) -- St. Ethelreda School on the South Side of Chicago placed highly at the state championships and came together to celebrate.A group of three eighth grade girls brought home a big win during an Illinois state chess tournament....

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(NEW YORK) -- NASA scientists have playful helpers for studying the earth's climate: elephant seals wearing hat-like antenna.The antennae have sensors that take in information about the ocean's temperature and currents as the seals dive. Whil...

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(WASHINGTON) -- First lady Melania Trump continued a nearly 70-year-long tradition Friday when she made her annual visit to Children’s National Hospital where she met with patients, their families and nursing staff before reading them a childre...

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(NEW YORK) -- For the second time this week, a military base in the United States faced an active shooter incident. The latest on Friday in Pensacola, Florida, has left four people, including the shooter, dead.The Friday shooting marked the f...

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(PENSACOLA, Fla.) -- Four people are dead including the suspect after an active shooting incident at Naval Air Station Pensacola, police said.Four people are dead including the suspect after an active shooting incident at a naval base in Pens...

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(FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.) -- A Coast Guard crew saved a very good boy off the coast of Fort Myers Beach on Wednesday.The U.S. Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach shared a video and photos on Facebook of their K-9 rescue at Bowditch Point....

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(WASHINGTON) -- House Democrats are demanding an investigation into the death of a migrant teen from the flu while in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody after ProPublica released new video Thursday raising questions about the circumstances of...

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(CHARLESTON, W.Va.) -- A number of West Virginia corrections employees have been suspended in response to an image of them performing a Nazi salute.The state's Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced the suspensions in a letter t...

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(NEW YORK) -- A brand new storm will be moving into Northern California and Southern Oregon later Friday with heavy rain all the way down to the San Francisco Bay area and heavy snow in the mountains.Storm alerts have been issued from Oregon...

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(CORAL GABLES, Fla.) -- Two suspects and two civilians died in Florida on Thursday after an attempted robbery led to the theft of a UPS truck and a shootout with police.The incident began at a jewelry store in Coral Gables, police said....

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(ANSONIA, Conn.) -- A body found inside the home of a missing 1-year-old Connecticut girl has been identified as the child's mother, police said Thursday.Christine Halloway, 43, was found dead on Monday night in an Ansonia home where she and...

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(CHICAGO) -- An Illinois mother has pleaded guilty to murder for her role in the beating death of her 5-year-old son, prosecutors said Thursday.Joanne Cunningham and Andrew "Drew" Freund Sr. were both charged with murder for the death of thei...

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(HOUSTON) -- It used to be that police departments needed to have a helicopter to identify and locate fleeing suspects from the air.But not anymore. The advent of drone technology is putting that capability into the hands of even small law en...

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(ST. CLOUD, Minn.) -- Three soldiers aboard a Minnesota Army National Guard helicopter were killed after the UH-60 Black Hawk crashed during a flight from an Army aviation facility in St. Cloud, Minnesota, on Thursday, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said....

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