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  • Truck rams crowd during Mardi Gras parade; 28 injured

    One man is in custody after an accident at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans injured at least 28 people, five seriously, officials said. Police Chief Michael Harrison said it appeared the suspect, who was driving a pickup truck that hit two cars before running into the crowd, was likely highly intoxicated. Among the injured, the youngest is 3 and the oldest are in their 40s. None of the injuries was life-threatening, officials said. The incident occurred near the […]

  • Milwaukee reeling after deadly police shooting

    MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin — The deadly shooting of an armed man by Milwaukee police stirred anger, fear and disbelief as authorities worked to restore calm after a night of violent protest. Peaceful demonstrations Saturday on the city’s north side over the death of 23-year-old Sylville K. Smith turned violent as the evening progressed, Mayor Tom Barrett said at a news conference Sunday. Protesters burned six businesses, including a gas station, and threw rocks at police, leaving four officers injured, seven police […]

  • Historic, deadly Louisiana floods will worsen as waters rise

      GALVEZ-LAKE, Louisiana — Forecasters warned victims of ongoing historic and deadly Louisiana flooding to brace for more rain Sunday. The disaster has forced rescues of more than 7,000 people so far, said Gov. John Bel Edwards at a news conference Sunday. Three deaths have been blamed on the floods, he said, and a fourth person is unaccounted for. Although the storms that caused the flooding have moved to the west, another 2 to 4 inches of rain was expected […]

  • Teacher charged with sexual assault after allegedly impregnating 15-year-old

    (FOX) – Authorities say a former teacher in Texas is facing sexual assault charges, allegedly impregnating a 15-year-old who used to be his student. Charges were filed against Cornelius Smith last month when authorities discovered the 26-year-old had a sexual relationship with his former student. Jail booking records show that Smith turned himself in at the Tarrant County Jail on June 22nd, and was released on a $75,000 bond. Smith had been a teacher and coach at Euless Junior High […]

  • Australian Christmas tree sets world record for most lights

    (FOX)-Hundreds gather in Australia Friday to break a holiday-themed Guinness World Record. A Christmas tree in Canberra shattered the record for the most lights on an artificial tree. The 22-meter tree was dolled up with over 518,000 lights, including a glowing star comprised of 12,000 glowing bulbs. That beats the old record set by Universal Studios in Japan back in 2010 of just over 374,000 on a 36-meter tree. Lawyer and businessman David Richards created the record-breaking tree,  which brought together various […]

  • Actress Maureen O’Hara of ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ dies at 95

    Star of classic films like “Miracle On 34th St.” and “The Quiet Man,” Irish actress Maureen O’Hara passed away Saturday of natural causes. She was 95. She was arguably the first female action star, dubbed the “Queen Of Technicolor” by its founder. One of six children, she was born near Dublin on August 17th, 1920 to a businessman father and actress singer mother.  O’Hara began acting at the age of six and in 1939, she received rave reviews for Alfred Hitchcock’s […]

  • Jon Hamm wins Emmy for Mad Men

    It was a good night for vice presidents, transgendered women, cranky New Englanders and the inhabitants of a mythical world called Westeros. And it was a great night for HBO. After five seasons HBO’s epic “Game of Thrones” won its first best-drama award Sunday night at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, besting the final season of four-time winner “Mad Men” in a mild upset. The sprawling medieval fantasy show also won Emmys on Sunday for writing, directing […]

  • 2015 Emmy Awards Sunday on FOX…Who will win?

    LOS ANGELES – Television’s biggest stars are gearing up for Sunday’s highly anticipated EmmyAwards. Hosted by star of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s” Andy Samberg, the 67th year for the award show is sure to have some big laughs. The awards salute outstanding achievements in national primetime programming airing on network, cable and digital platforms presents. You can catch the 2015 Emmy awards Sunday at 7:00pm Central, on FOX 2. Check out the full list of nominees The night where TV's finest honor […]

  • Nicki Minaj unloads on Miley Cyrus at MTV VMA Awards

    LOS ANGELES – The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards took place Sunday night in Los Angeles.  Nicki Minaj had some harsh words for host Miley Cyrus during her acceptance of Best Hip Hop Video for her music video “Anaconda”. The spat followed comments made by Miley Cyrus in the New York Times about Nicki Minaj and her comments that “Anaconda” wasn’t nominated for Video of the Year. TMZ Video

  • Missouri transgender teen nominated for prom queen

    KANSAS CITY, MO – A transgender teen is making history at her Kansas City high school. Landon Patterson is the first transgender teen to be nominated for homecoming queen at Oak Park High School. Landon says for years she battled with her identity, then one day, tired of living a lie, she went on you-tube and decided to tell the world that she was a transgender woman. Landon says she was worried people wouldn’t accept her. But when she went […]

  • Wounded Warrior receives smart home in California

    FALLBROOK, CA – A Marine who nearly lost his life in combat has a new place to call home.  The Gary Sinise Foundation, donating a technologically-advanced smart home to the soldier. And with that reveal, Marine Sergeant Jason Ross and family are now proud owners of this beautiful Fallbrook home. Jason Ross says: ‘There’s really no way to describe it, it’s just like Wow.’ And the wow factors continue. Jason Ross says: ‘I can get into those shelves, I can pull them […]

  • Joe Torre’s foundation leading effort against domestic violence

    NEW YORK (FOX)-Former St. Louis Cardinals player and manager, Joe Torre, started a foundation 13 years ago aimed at raising awareness and helping to end the cycle of domestic violence. Torre’s mother was abused by his father. On Thursday, he hosted his annual golf and tennis classic at the  Sleepy Hollow Country Club with dozens of VIPs to raise awareness and funds for his Safe At Home Foundation. The foundation’s school-based ‘Margaret’s Place’ program helps middle and high schoolers affected by […]

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