A British tourist who lost her leg when a taxi jumped a curb and hit her in New York's Rockefeller Center has taken steps toward suing for millions of dollars.
Authorities say a New Jersey man apparently searching for warm clothes or a place to sleep died after getting trapped in a clothing collection bin.
A backcountry skier dragged into a ravine by an avalanche that was caught on video was saved by a special air bag she deployed in a bid to stay afloat in the roiling snow.
The city of Wasilla, just north of Anchorage, auctioned off the 1999 Expedition used by Palin during her second term as mayor on the website. A Fairbanks woman bought it for $10,300, about $8,000 over its value.
The recent death of a New York man while freediving in the Bahamas highlights the dangers of the sport.
An eminent domain commission has found that the western Pennsylvania site where United Flight 93 crashed on Sept. 11, 2001 was worth more than the government paid, but far less than the former owner claimed.
Police say they've caught a Grinch who was captured on surveillance video stealing Christmas decorations outside a south Philadelphia house last month.
Authorities say a New Jersey man awoke after a long night's sleep to discover a knife stuck in his back. Apparently, he couldn't tell why his back was hurting when he got up Sunday so he had his brother take a look.
Republican lawmakers in Oklahoma may have unwittingly opened the door to a satanic statute when they approved a Ten Commandments monument for the Statehouse steps.
A new snuggling business in Wisconsin's capital city may have closed amid scrutiny from city officials.
Many world leaders have said they wouldn't miss Nelson Mandela's funeral for anything, but Czech Prime Minister Jiri Rusnok isn't among them.
Campbell Soup apologized Saturday for a tweet by its SpaghettiOs brand that marked the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks with a picture of its smiling mascot jauntily holding an American flag.
Things you may not have known about the Santa Claus business.
A runaway reindeer broke free from Santa in Colorado Thursday, running away while the Big Man was inside a mall visiting with children.
Nearly a week after an eastern Kentucky animal shelter burned, crews have found a cat alive in the rubble. He was found Thursday after being buried last week at the Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter.
State police say a tanker truck driver apparently blacked out after sneezing causing the vehicle to overturn, spilling corn syrup which blocked Interstate 70 in southwestern Pennsylvania, and snarled traffic on nearby Interstate 79.
A Tennessee couple got much more than they expected in their to-go order at a McDonald's drive-thru this week -- when they ordered a hot breakfast, but got a bag of cold cash instead.
Call it Disneyland Chicago.
A judge has revoked bail for a defense contractor accused of giving military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend because he sent her a letter and email.
A New York City antiques dealer has pleaded guilty to conspiracy for smuggling artifacts made from rhinoceros horns from the U.S. to China.
About 15 people gathered outside a McDonald's restaurant in downtown Portland Thursday to lend their support to a national campaign for higher wages for fast-food workers.
Snow-white owls with luminous yellow eyes are thrilling bird-watchers as the magnificent Arctic birds set up winter residence at airports, fields and beaches in the United States far south of their normal range.
A Wendy's employee who tucked a partially smoked blunt in a customer's cheeseburger has been fired and charged with marijuana possession.
Philadelphia police have released surveillance video — complete with cartoon images from Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" — of two people stealing decorations outside a house last month.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) – Utah’s same sex marriage ban is in the national spotlight as three gay couples are challenging the law’s constitutionality.
Hugh Jackman reminded fans and peers of his recent skin cancer scare at his first red carpet appearance since revealing his health drama last month.
A prominent Jamaican scientist and entrepreneur is launching a company that aims to capitalize on the growing international market for medical marijuana.
Doctors at a Northern California hospital say a couple has given birth to a rare set of naturally conceived identical triplets.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has fired a campaign aide for making demeaning comments about Hispanics via social media, which were then picked up by the local press.
A discrimination complaint over a Colorado bakery's refusal to make a wedding cake for a gay couple is being heard in a Denver court.
Albuquerque's New City Church says a man with a red pickup cut the lock on a fenced parking lot and then towed away the church's trailer loaded with equipment, supplies and donated toys.
A new study finds that triplets and higher multiple births increasingly are the result of drugs given to women to make them produce eggs, not from using multiple embryos from IVF, or lab-dish fertilization.
Natalie Portman's passionate kiss with Chris Hemsworth in the new Thor movie has been exposed as a fake.
Police are searching for a woman wearing plenty of pink who robbed a bank in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital.
A new communications satellite that has both public and government applications has been launched into space aboard a private rocket.
A fire that destroyed a 160-year-old church in a small town in northern Maryland is under investigation. The two-alarm blaze at Lazarus Church in Lineboro was reported early Tuesday by neighbors.
Police in Pennsylvania are investigating a complaint concerning a ghost hunt that went bust after a police officer mistakenly thought it was a burglary in progress.
Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat and dressed only in boxer shorts, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle.
Florida Lottery officials say a winning Mega Money ticket worth $1.3 million remains unclaimed.
Roseanne Barr has assured fans that a tweet she wrote over late on Friday night, in which she threatened to quit Hollywood for good after a series of disappointments, was an ill-advised drunken rant.
Actor Paul Walker's representatives have confirmed reports suggesting a posting on Facebook from the late star's daughter is a fake.
Doctors are reporting an epidemic — of twins. New federal numbers show that nearly half of all babies born with advanced fertility help are multiple births, the vast majority of them twins.
Health officials are still investigating what caused an outbreak at a youth football tournament in Las Vegas last week, but organizers say it appears to be just a bad stomach bug spreading through groups of children in close quarters.
Maui County officials say a fisherman is dead after a shark bit him. County Ocean Safety officials received a report Monday of a shark attack of a man fishing in a kayak between Maui and Molokini.
For decades, a Southern California high school has had a black-haired, mustached man wearing a head scarf known as the Arab as its mascot. It's just one of numerous sensitive mascots in the nation behind the debate over this political issue.
Company executives say new models of Rubik's Cube are being launched in an effort to battle counterfeit models, many of which are made in China.
The Christmas season begins a little earlier this year.
KEARNS, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - As a Kearns teenager recovers from injuries sustained by a gunshot wound Saturday night, police have now determined that the only suspect in the shooting was himself.
The day he's sworn in to the Mississippi House, Jeramey Anderson will turn 22.
Brookline's ban on plastic shopping bags is set to begin and authorities say they plan to phase the change in gradually.