RNN

Painting of Jesus survives massive church fire unscathed

(WCVB/CNN) - A seven-alarm fire in Wakefield, Massachusetts destroyed a 150-year-old church on Tuesday, but a large painting of Jesus survived - unscathed.

Hershey’s to hike chocolate prices in 2019

Caitlyn Jenner regrets supporting Trump, she writes in Op-Ed

GRAPHIC: Teen with autism assaulted, held at gunpoint; 3 juveniles in custody

A British beer thief looks just like David Schwimmer so the actor is clearing his name

Wrong number call to Jimmy John’s saves military veteran who needed to go to the hospital

Bodies of two women found tied together in NY river

Continued Coverage

Exhausted dad creates rapid warming, cooling baby bottle

Houston man claims employer fired him over sleeping disorder

Three-year-old dies after shooting himself with gun

'I was scared’: Giant fiber spool runs loose on interstate during rush hour

Police investigate possible acid attack as hate crime in CA

Human skull found in backyard, delivered to police department

Kindergartners in TN surprise hearing impaired custodian by signing ‘Happy Birthday’

TULLAHOMA, TN (CNN) - Kindergartners in Tennessee surprised a hearing-impaired custodian on his 60th birthday Tuesday.

TX 11 year old accidentally shot by 13 year old brother

(KPRC/CNN) – An 11-year-old boy is in stable but critical condition after being shot by his older brother.

Man receives backlash for Nazi costume

(WEHT/CNN) OWENSBORO, IN – Among the many costumes and masks at a Trail of Treats event in Owensboro, one costume had some people offended.

Bus riders can pay ticket with plastic bottles in Indonesia

SURABAYA, INDONESIA (CNN) – An Indonesian city has launched a new scheme where people can ride public transit using plastic waste.

Mailman returns missing plaque of stillborn’s hand print to distraught family

MN company creates bulletproof classroom dividers

Mural of Beto O’Rourke vandalized over the weekend

19-year-old mother charged with first-degree murder of newborn child

Girl, 3, contracts paralyzing virus AFM

Flooding poses threat to Texas homes and businesses

Man helps grandma find unknown siblings in UK

(KTRK/CNN) - An elderly woman separated at birth from her family is finally meeting the siblings who she never met.

93-year-old Houston grandmother reunites with long-lost siblings from U.K.

HOUSTON (KTRK/CNN) - An elderly woman separated at birth from her family is finally meeting the siblings who she never met.

Nearly 100 more women accuse ex-USC gynecologist of sexual misconduct

LOS ANGELES (CNN) - A college gynecologist sued over inappropriate touching is facing additional accusations.

Texas' oldest working man turns 101

(KTVT/CNN) - Most people at view age 65 as a time to retire, but not one Texas man who just celebrated his 101st birthday.

US life expectancy predicted to fall behind, report says

(CNN) – The U.S. will fare the worst of all high-income countries when it comes to life expectancy, according to a study that analyzed data from the 2016 Global Burden of Diseases project and generated predictions.

Worker pees on production line at pork processing plant, company throws out 50,000 pounds of meat

SMITHFIELD, VA (WAVY/CNN) - A worker at a meat processing plant who was caught on tape urinating while working on the production line has cost his company potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Deputy cuffs crying 8-year-old boy who walked away from elementary school

CHICO, CA (KRCR/CNN) - An 8-year-old boy was handcuffed by a deputy after walking away from an elementary school.

FL officer caught on camera punching 14-year-old girl

CORAL SPRINGS, FL (WSVN/CNN) - A Florida mother has hired a civil attorney and a criminal attorney after her 14-year-old daughter was beaten by police outside a mall in Coral Springs.

Accused child molester in Houston dressed as doctor, volunteered around children

HOUSTON (KTRK/CNN) - A Texas man who allegedly sexually assaulted two juveniles was arrested in Idaho after weeks on the run, with police speculating he may have been headed to Canada.

Army officer surprises daughter at school after 6 months away

COLCHESTER, CT - (WTIC/CNN) - Life can sometimes be seen as a collection of moments.

Lotto fever: Should you join an office pool?

(CNN) - The jackpots for Mega Millions and Powerball continue to soar, and millions of Americans are dreaming of hitting it big, but there are a few things you should know before getting in on an office pool.

Teacher on leave after allegedly duct taping CO student to chair

EVANS, CO (KMGH/CNN) - Police in Colorado have opened a criminal investigation after a video showing a seventh grade boy’s legs and torso taped to a chair spread on social media.

Girl, 5, mistakes bride for Cinderella

AKRON, NY (WIVB/CNN) - Five-year-old Layla Lester is a huge Disney princess fan.

Bizarre ‘headless chicken monster’ spotted swimming in deep waters off east Antarctica

(CNN) - For the first time in the waters off east Antarctica, a swimming sea cucumber was caught on camera by researchers.

Woman walking her dog attacked twice by pack of 5 pit bulls who escaped from yard

ROCKVILLE, MD (WJLA/CNN) - Animal Services officers in Maryland seized five pit bull mixes after police say the dogs viciously attacked a 28-year-old woman and her pet dog, who was left in critical condition.

Man launches into racist rant at black woman on plane

(CNN) - A spokesperson for British Prime Minister Theresa May says she condemns racial abuse after a passenger on a European airline made racist remarks about another passenger.

Photographer looks for couple in proposal picture

(WXMI/CNN) – A marriage proposal is one of life’s most special moments.

Nude surfer fends off shark with headbutts, punches, in Australia

PORT STEPHENS, AU (NINE NETWORK/CNN) - A surfer in Australia had a lucky get away from a shark after fending off an attack with a headbutt.

Pregnant postal worker missing for nearly 3 weeks

CHICAGO (WLS/CNN) - It’s a mystery that’s drawing national attention.

Man not guilty by insanity in mother’s beheading

LOUISBURG, NC (WRAL/CNN) - A North Carolina teen charged with killing his mother was found not guilty by reason of insanity.

Police arrest naked man watching porn in stranger’s apartment

DENVER (KDVR/CNN) - A 32-year-old man in Colorado was arrested after he allegedly broke into a stranger’s apartment, used her shower then sat naked on her couch watching pornography.

Austin could run out of drinking water because of flooding

AUSTIN, TX (CNN) – Austin could run out of drinking water as historic flooding continues to impact the city.

Pentagon warns migrants marching toward US

(CNN) – The White House is vowing to do anything it takes to stop thousands of migrants from making their way to the U.S.-Mexico border.

20 injured in Rome escalator accident

ROME (CNN) – Twenty people were hurt after an escalator malfunctioned and rapidly sped downward at a metro station in Rome, Italy, on Tuesday.

McDonald’s changing its breakfast menu

(CNN) – Breakfast at McDonald’s is going to look a little different soon.

Starbucks opens 1st sign language store in US

WASHINGTON, DC (WJLA/CNN) – Starbucks opened a new store Tuesday where every employee is fluent in American Sign Language.

Drag queen speaks at school career day; parents outraged

THORNTON, CO (KDVR/CNN) - Though parents have expressed dismay that a Colorado middle school invited a professional drag queen to speak at the school’s career day, the woman herself says the positive feedback she received from students made the experience worth it.

Robbers in Belgium arrested after store owner tells them to come back later

(CNN) – A group of would-be thieves were prevented from robbing a store in Belgium after the owner said he didn't have enough money in the cash register and asked them to come back later.

Girls, 11 and 12, planned school massacre, claimed to be Satanists, police say

BARTOW, FL (WFTS/CNN) - Police in Florida have disclosed that two middle school students who admitted to being behind a foiled school attack claim they’re Satanists.

Pregnant wife saves husband’s life, then gives birth hours later

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/CNN) - A quick-thinking Minnesota mother-to-be ended up saving her husband’s life just a few hours before she was due to give birth.

Video: Two inmates run from courtroom, judge strips off robe and chases them down

LEWIS COUNTY, WA (KOMO/CNN) - Two inmates tried to escape custody by bolting from a Washington State courtroom on Oct. 16 and they found their way out.

Man accidentally sets his parents' house on fire using blowtorch to kill black widow spiders

(KFSN/CNN) - Call it an extreme case of arachnophobia.

'You leave these women alone!': Woman filmed coming to aid of Spanish speakers being harassed

RIFLE, CO (KDVR/CNN) - A Colorado woman was hailed as a good Samaritan after she was seen defending a couple of Spanish speakers at a store, where someone caught it all on camera.

Texas man wrongly convicted for murder exonerated after spending 19 years in jail

FORT WORTH, TX (KTVT/CNN) - A man who spent nearly two decades in prison for a murder he didn't commit is now officially innocent.

Largest meteorite ever found in MI unknowingly served as door stop for 30-years

GRAND RAPIDS, MI (WXMI/CNN) - This rock apparently took a long trip through space to spend 30-years propping open a door in Michigan.

‘Is he giving him CPR?’: Good Samaritan revives squirrel

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/CNN) - How far would you go to save a furry creature?

Person stealing mail, leaving behind picture of llama in sunglasses

CHARLESTON, WV (WCHS/CNN) - Residents in one West Virginia neighborhood are upset that someone has been stealing their mail and packages.

School district drops A-F grades for 1-4 scores

HUNTER, ND (WDAY/CNN) – A North Dakota school district is trading letters for numbers in its grading system, in an effort to capture a better “reflection of what a learner does or does not know.”

Mother arrested for throwing pepper on daughter's bullies, police say

BREVARD COUNTY, FL (WESH/CNN) - A Florida mother faces charges, including child abuse, after police say she threw cayenne powder into the faces of two sisters who had allegedly been bullying her daughter.

Police cuffed unarmed college students at gunpoint, setting off backlash

GLASSBORO, NJ (KYW/CNN) - Students at a New Jersey college are upset after police pulled guns on a pair of unarmed students driving the same type of car as a suspect.

FLOTUS: 'I wish people would focus on what I do, not what I wear'

(CNN) - First Lady Melania Trump is back home after a four-nation visit to Africa.

Girl, 4, electrocuted by dryer while trying to save stuck puppy

RAVIA, OK (KXII) - A 4-year-old girl in Oklahoma died after she was electrocuted and couldn’t be revived in what officials say was a tragic accident.

16-year-old fatally shot in the head at Dallas party

DALLAS (KTVT/CNN) - Police have arrested a teenager after a 16-year-old girl was shot and killed at a party in Dallas on Sunday.

SpaceX rocket launch captivates Californians as it lights up the evening sky

(CNN) - A SpaceX rocket lit up the sky in California.

OK county in recovery mode after suspected tornado

OSAGE COUNTY, OK (KOKI/CNN) - Osage County, Oklahoma is in recovery mode Monday after a suspected tornado touched down Sunday night.

Truck cuts off car in Arizona rush hour

ATLANTA (KNXV/CNN) - What would you do if you saw a semi-truck driver weaving in and out of traffic during rush hour?

Vape pen explodes in man’s pocket, burns his leg

LUNENBURG, MA (WCVB/CNN) — A man suffered blistering burns after batteries from a vaping device exploded in his pocket.

Doctors warned after 6 kids in MN contract rare, polio-like condition

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/CNN) - The Minnesota Department of Health is investigating after a surge of pediatric cases of a rare disorder that affects the spinal cord and can cause paralysis.

Whale caught in shark's net rescued

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA (CNN) - A young whale was rescued off the gold coast in Australia after being caught in a shark net early Tuesday morning.

2 high school coaches arrested after postgame fight in IL

ROCKFORD, IL (WIFR/CNN) - Two high school football coaches are under arrest after one of them pulled a gun at a game at Rockford Lutheran High School.

Facebook wants to put a camera in your home

(CNN) - Since its inception, Facebook has said it wants to bring the world closer together.

Hand sanitizer cuts back on young children’s sick days more than washing, study finds

(CNN) - Using hand sanitizer may keep young kids healthier.

Report: Taylor Swift post spikes voter registration

(CNN) - When Taylor Swift talks - her fans listen. A recent political post by the singer prompted thousands to follow her lead.

Police: 4 high school students hospitalized after getting hit by car in Maryland

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD (WJLA/CNN) - Several people are hurt after a vehicle hit four high school students in Montgomery County, Maryland Tuesday morning.

Sailor who died in Pearl Harbor attack laid to rest in Massachusetts after 77 years

BOURNE, MA (WBZ/CNN) - The body of a World War II sailor from Connecticut has returned home.

Rats infest neighborhood in CA; neighbors point to 1 house as source

AN NUYS, CA (KCAL/KCBS) - They’re on the roof. They’re in the car. They’re in the trees: rats and lots of them.

Researchers working towards sterilizing mosquitoes, dramatically decreasing population

(KCRA/WCBS/CNN/WWOR) - Mosquitoes are pesky little creatures.

US doctor treats woman bitten by wild monkey overseas

RENO, NV (KTVN/CNN) – A U.S.-based doctor might have saved the life of a Reno woman bitten by a wild monkey overseas.