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Pregnant postal worker missing for over 2 weeks: Police 'suspect possible foul play,' family waiting for answers

(CHICAGO) -- Chicago police are now suspecting possible foul play in the case of a missing pregnant United States Postal Service worker.Kierra Coles, a 27-year-old employee of the U.S. Postal Service, was last seen on Tuesday, Oct. 2.Her two-week disappearance and "the fact that she has fallen off the grid"…... Read More

US Army officer-turned-terrorist thought attack would save mom's soul

(FORT LEAVENWORTH, Texas) -- Newly published excerpts of jailhouse letters from U.S. Army officer-turned-terrorist Nidal Hasan show that he is almost completely without remorse for the 13 lives he took during the Fort Hood attack in 2009, the culmination of a twisted jihadist quest that he hoped would somehow save…... Read More

Flooding concerns stretch into another day in central Texas

(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Rain hasn't stopped all week in Texas and flooding concerns are stretching into another day in center of the state.The Colorado River, near Lake Travis outside of Austin, is still in a major flood stage, and will continue to be, according to the National Weather Service.The Trinity…... Read More

Harvey Weinstein prosecution suffers second significant blow in a week

(NEW YORK) -- The Manhattan District Attorney’s office this afternoon issued a pre-emptive notice to Harvey Weinstein’s defense team, alerting them to yet another potentially serious problem connected with the investigation that led to criminal charges against the disgraced movie mogul.The assistant district attorney handling the case told Weinstein’s team…... Read More

Salmonella outbreak tied to raw chicken products sickens 92 people in 29 states: CDC

(NEW YORK) -- An outbreak of salmonella connected to raw chicken products and resistant to some antibiotics has infected 92 people in 29 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The CDC said on Wednesday that 21 people had been hospitalized but no deaths had yet been reported.An…... Read More

Pennsylvania authorities warn residents of possibility of more hidden explosives after mysterious booms

(PHILADELPHIA) -- Amid an ongoing investigation into a spate of mysterious explosions that shook northeastern Pennsylvania earlier this year, authorities warned residents there could still be explosives in the area.The warning comes after investigators learned some explosive devices allegedly deployed by a couple across a rural part of Bucks County…... Read More

Woman defends herself after video shows her refusing to let black man into his own apartment building

(ST. LOUIS) -- A white woman in St. Louis dubbed "Key Fob Kelly" by social media users is defending her actions in a new interview after videos of her trying to block a black man from entering his own apartment building went viral.Hilary Mueller told a local St. Louis TV…... Read More

State trooper, an 11-year veteran, shot dead during traffic stop in North Carolina

(COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C.) -- A veteran state trooper in North Carolina was shot dead while making a traffic stop early Wednesday, authorities said.The deadly confrontation unfolded when Kevin Conner, an 11-year veteran, stopped a pickup truck for speeding in Columbus County just after midnight, the North Carolina Department of Public…... Read More

More flooding likely in Texas as record rains continue to fall

(DALLAS) -- A weather pattern stalled over Texas has produced the worst flash flooding since 1935 in Llano County in the central part of the state. The area got as much as 13.24 inches of rain in just the past two days.The Llano River rose from about 10 feet to…... Read More

Wisconsin community holds vigil for missing girl Jayme Closs

(BARREN, Wisc.) -- Community members in western Wisconsin gathered for a candlelight vigil on Tuesday, bringing together family members, friends and neighbors who are all praying for a missing girl's safe return.Attendees were given blue and green ribbons to honor 13-year-old Jayme Closs, a day after the teen vanished from…... Read More

Family of woman killed in 'cold medicine murder' filled with regret

(RALEIGH, N.C.) -- The family of Lauren Phelps, who was brutally murdered by her husband last year, spoke out in an exclusive interview with Good Morning America on Wednesday to warn other families about the signs of domestic violence.Matthew Phelps, an aspiring pastor, told police that he’d taken too much…... Read More

Pregnant postal worker goes missing outside home, USPS offers $25K reward

(CHICAGO) -- The U.S. Postal Service is now getting involved in the search effort for one of their own.Kierra Coles, 27, disappeared after being seen on video two weeks ago outside her home. She has not been heard from since, authorities said. On Tuesday, the U.S. Postal Service Inspection Unit…... Read More

At least 1 dead in Texas flooding that caused bridge collapse, breached dam

(MARBLE FALLS, Texas) -- Massive floods swept through Central Texas on Tuesday, and rushing waters are expected to rise overnight and into Wednesday morning.But despite flood operations in several counties already being in place in anticipation of more swift and high waters, the damage, it seems, has already begun.Burnet County…... Read More

Hurricane Michael death toll climbs to 26 including 16 people in Florida

(MEXICO BEACH) -- Hurricane Michael's death toll has climbed to 26, with 16 people dying in Florida, according to state officials. Twelve of those deaths were in Bay County, which was hit hard by the monster Category 4 storm.Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach in Bay County Wednesday with winds…... Read More