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14h ago

Biggest storm of the season dumps snow across Sierra Nevada with 145 mph wind gusts

With snow falling two to four inches an hour, travel is life-threatening and impossible, and portions of the highly-traveled I-80 will likely close for days. 
People check on tire chains in the Sierra Nevada mountains
People check on tire chains in the Sierra Nevada mountains
14h ago

Ex-Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid’s sentence commuted in DWI crash that injured girl

Reid, the son of Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, caused a serious brain injury to a then 5-year-old girl when he crashed into the vehicle she was in.
Image: Britt Reid
Image: Britt Reid
14h ago

Ohio 'incel' who plotted to kill women at college is sentenced to 6 years in prison

Tres Genco, 24, pleaded guilty to attempting to commit a hate crime. He wrote that he would act “out of hatred, jealousy and revenge,” prosecutors said.
Tres Genco, a 22-year-old from Hillsboro, Ohio, charged with hate crime related to a plot to conduct mass shooting of women.
Tres Genco, a 22-year-old from Hillsboro, Ohio, charged with hate crime related to a plot to conduct mass shooting of women.
15h ago

Caught on camera: How a flood of video helped authorities get a conviction in the death of a missing Connecticut mother

The massive amount of video used to convict Michelle Troconis in the death of her boyfriend's estranged wife, Jennifer Dulos, reflects a new reality for police.
Images of Dulos and other security footage
Images of Dulos and other security footage

Does yogurt reduce risk of diabetes? The FDA says it might.

Food makers can safely advertise that eating yogurt may reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes, the FDA announced on Friday — with some caveats.
There is limited evidence to suggest that eating yogurt regularly, at least 2 cups (3 servings) per week, may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
There is limited evidence to suggest that eating yogurt regularly, at least 2 cups (3 servings) per week, may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.

This L.A. neighborhood's 'cool pavements' help it beat the intense heat

A solar-reflective coating used in the community of Pacoima could be a playbook to offer relief to other incredibly warm — and often working-class — California neighborhoods.
technology solar reflective heat reflecting tech
technology solar reflective heat reflecting tech
17h ago

Missing 13-year-old Florida girl found dead and mother's boyfriend suspected of moving her body

Video evidence showed Stephan Sterns, the boyfriend of Madeline Soto's mother, discarding items in a dumpster the day she vanished, police said. Her backpack and laptop were later found inside.
Madeline Soto
Madeline Soto
17h ago

New York AG sends county lawmaker a cease-and-desist letter over trans athlete ban

Attorney General Letitia James ordered a Nassau County executive to “immediately rescind” an order designed to keep transgender athletes from playing sports.
legal law
legal law
17h ago

Texas wildfires: 500 structures destroyed, governor says

The Smokehouse Creek Fire is already the biggest in Texas history and has spread into Oklahoma.
Smokehouse Creek Fire
Smokehouse Creek Fire
18h ago

FBI raids 2 homes owned by NYC Mayor Eric Adams' Asian Affairs director

FBI agents carried out morning raids at two Bronx addresses, which records show are owned by Winnie Greco, a former fundraiser for Adams who now serves as his director of Asian affairs.
One of two homes owned by Winnie Greco, an aide to New York City Mayor Eric Adams in The Bronx borough of New York.
One of two homes owned by Winnie Greco, an aide to New York City Mayor Eric Adams in The Bronx borough of New York.