Current Events

This section covers current events, happenings and general interest news. You can find more of our events coverage in our Events and Entertainment section.

Angelina Jolie Speaks Out About Kidnapping of 300 Teenage Girls in Nigeria

  • At the Maleficient press conference, Angelina condemned the kidnapping of 300 teenage girls in Nigeria by Islamic extremists. Read more... 2014-05-08

  • Malaysia Airlines Loses Contact With Jet Carrying 239 People

  • Malaysia Airlines has lost contact with a jet carrying 239 people. Read more... 2014-03-08

  • Ice Storm Leaves Over 600,000 Customers Without Power in Philadelphia Region

  • An ice storm left nearly one million without power in the Philadelphia region. The storm is leaving many residents in the cold. Read more... 2014-02-05

  • Mall Shooting at The Mall in Columbia Maryland Leaves Three Dead, Four in Hospital

  • A shooter killed two people and himself for unknown reasons today at The Mall in Columbia, Maryland. Four people are in the hospital. Read more... 2014-01-25

  • Brutal Cold in Midwest From Polar Vortex

  • A polar vortex is spreading brutally cold temperatures in the Midwest states. It is also send record cold into the southern U.S. Read more... 2014-01-06

  • Residents of Casselton, North Dakota Evacuate After Train Carrying Crude Oil Explodes

  • Residents of Cassleton, North Dakota are being urged to evacuated following the derailment and explosion of a train carrying crude oil. Read more... 2013-12-30

  • Sign Language Interpreter at Mandela Memorial Was a Fake, Deaf Groups Outraged

  • Deaf groups are outraged after experts reveal sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial service was a fake: he was signing gibberish. Read more... 2013-12-11

  • Wild Memorial Day Weather Includes Floods and Snow

  • There is a wind range of weather across the U.S. for Memorial Day including rain, snow and severe storms. Read more... 2013-05-27

  • Massive Tornado Hits Oklahoma City Area

  • A massive tornado at least a mile-wide caused devastation in suburbs of Oklahoma City. Read more... 2013-05-20

  • Washington Man Destroys Homes, Cuts Power to Thousands in Bulldozer Rampage

  • A man destroyed homes and cut power to thousands in Washington's Olympic Peninsula Read more... 2013-05-11

  • Limo Driver Talks Horrific Limo Fire

  • Limo driver Orville Brown talks about the horrific limo fire that killed five women and injured at least two others. He says everything happened so fast. Read more... 2013-05-08

  • Jodi Arias Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder in Travis Alexander Murder Trial

  • Jodi Arias has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander. Read more... 2013-05-08

  • Three Women Missing for Years Found Alive in Cleveland

  • Three women who has been missing separately for nearly ten years were found together in a house in Cleveland. Read more... 2013-05-08

  • Three College Buddies of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Charged With Obstructing Justice, Lying to Cops

  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friends have been charged with obstructing justice after they threw away a backpack that contained emptied fireworks tubes. Read more... 2013-05-01

  • Officials Give Tour of Fertilizer Blast Zone in West, Texas

  • Officials give a tour of the town in West, Texas following an enormous fertilizer plant explosion. A 37-square block was impacted by the blast. Read more... 2013-04-21

  • Photo: President Obama Receives Update on Capture of Dzhokar Tsarnaev

  • President Obama is pictured here receiving an update in the Oval Office about the capture of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev. Read more... 2013-04-20

  • FBI Releases Footage of Two Suspects in Boston Marathon Bombing

  • FBI has released footage of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing. The video shows them walking along while wearing backpacks. Read more... 2013-04-18

  • Lord & Taylor Surveillance Camera May Have Captured Boston Marathon Bomber

  • Authorities say a Lord & Taylor surveillance camera may have captured an image of the Boston Marathon bomber. The camera is right across from the 2nd bomibng site. Read more... 2013-04-17

  • Pressure Cooker Bomb Used in Boston Marathon Attack

  • The FBI has released fragments of a pressure cooker indicating a pressure cooker bomb was used in the Boston Marathon attack. Read more... 2013-04-16

  • Two Bombs Explode During Boston Marathon

  • Two bombs have exploded during the Boston Marathon. The bombs appear to have been placed in trash bags near the finish line of the annual marathon. Read more... 2013-04-15