The 94-year-old statue of Ceres, Roman goddess of agriculture, was removed from atop the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri to much fanfare. She is headed to Chicago for a year-long restoration.
The Austin Fire Department posted a letter on Facebook from “Juanita from Phoenix,” who called the firefighters she met at a gas station “heroes” as they traveled to fight the Woolsey fire near Malibu, California.
Brian Varela was sentenced to 34 months in prison after pleading guilty to raping Alyssa Noceda, who was dying from an overdose, in Lynnwood, Washington. The girl’s family says the punishment wasn’t enough.
Jennie-O recalled 91,000 pounds of ground turkey products Thursday. It’s the first recall linked to a salmonella outbreak that’s sickened 164, killed one and the CDC worries could be infecting the turkey industry.
Whataburger’s ugly orange Christmas sweater, a $42.99 unisex stocking stuffer, sold out in less than 24 hours, but a new shipment is on the way, and the company says they’ll be available again around Dec. 5.
Comedian Amy Schumer, who is pregnant with her first child, has been hospitalized with hyperemesis gravidarum, extreme morning sickness. Kate Middleton also suffered from this debilitating form of extreme morning sickness.
An international tribunal has convicted the last surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge, which ruled Cambodia in a reign of terror in the 1970s, and sentenced them to life imprisonment for genocide and crimes against humanity.
A Texas prosecutor says a man convicted in three California murders but long suspected in dozens of deaths now claims he was involved in about 90 killings nationwide _ about a third of which investigators have corroborated.
Det. Keith Dugan with the Rock Hill Police Department talks scams and some ways to avoid them. A Winthrop student told police that he paid $1,500 in Walmart gift cards to who he thought was a representative with the Dell Computer Company.