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A Michigan woman was declared dead by paramedics. The funeral home found she was alive.

Paramedics declared a Michigan woman dead before her remains were taken to a funeral home — where staff found she was very much alive, authorities said Monday. The bizarre mishap unfolded on Sunday morning in Southfield, when local paramedics rushed to the aid of an unresponsive 20-year-old woman, officials said. The paramedics believed the woman […]

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Family holding out hope for answers in disappearance of Zachary Pruitt who has been missing since July

Nearly a month has passed since Zachary Pruitt was last seen or heard from and his family told Dateline they are worried and just want him home safe. “Days turned into weeks and we just can’t believe he’s been missing this long,” Zachary’s twin sister, Rikki Pruitt, told Dateline. “We just want to know that […]

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Video shows police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, shooting Black man in back

A Black man was shot in the back multiple times by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Sunday, a bystander’s video showed, prompting community protests and widespread anger. The shooting occurred just three months after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. The man, identified by his family as Jacob Blake, 29, was in […]

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Scott Peterson death penalty overturned by California Supreme Court

The California Supreme Court on Monday upheld the conviction but overturned the 2005 death sentence for Scott Peterson in the slaying of his pregnant wife, and said prosecutors may try again for the same sentence if they wish in the case that attracted worldwide attention. Laci Peterson, 27, was eight months pregnant with their unborn […]

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Northern California braces for more dry lightning as wildfires continue to scorch region

Northern California braced Sunday for more lightning strikes that could intensify the hundreds of wildfires roaring through the region that have already consumed more than 1 million acres. The death toll from the fires, which began after thousands of lightning strikes last week, rose to six Sunday when authorities in Santa Cruz County found the […]

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Since 2016 at least 30 fleeing drivers have died after police performed a PIT maneuver

Just as the sun was rising on April 10 near Fort Smith, Arkansas, 34-year-old Justin Battenfield ran a red light in the black Dodge Ram pickup he had purchased a few days before. For reasons that will never be known, Battenfield, who lived on Social Security payments from a mental disability, refused to stop when […]

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Northern California wildfire now 2nd-largest ever as total blazes scorch nearly 1M acres

A massive wildfire in Northern California has grown to become the second-largest in state history as it and hundreds of other blazes have now scorched nearly one million acres. The LNU Lightning Complex Fire that is burning across five counties — Napa, Sonoma, Lake, Yolo and Solano — has spread to more than 341,000 acres, […]