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LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - Families in the Merrimack Valley of Massachusetts are facing a challenging Thanksgiving more than two months after natural gas explosions and fires leveled homes and left thousands without heat or hot water
More than 2,000 homes are still without gas service in Lawrence, North Andover and Andover after gas lines were overpressurized during an otherwise routine pipeline replacement project, triggering dozens of…

SEATTLE (AP) - John Allen Chau spent summers alone in a California cabin as a wilderness emergency responder, led backpacking expeditions in the Northwest's Cascade Mountains, almost lost his leg to a rattlesnake bite, and coached soccer for poor children in Iraq and South Africa
But kayaking to a remote Indian island, home to a tribe known for attacking outsiders with bows and arrows, proved an…

Remember when all you wanted for Christmas was a Cabbage Patch Kids or the original Nintendo or even a BMX bike that your parents adamantly refused to buy because they were sure you were going to get hurt?

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A judge has dismissed a federal wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of an Idaho rancher who was fatally shot by deputies in a dispute that occurred after one of his bulls was hit by a car
The judge tossed the lawsuit Tuesday after an apparent settlement was reached between the family of rancher Jack Yantis, Adams County, its sheriff and the two deputies.
Widow Donna Yantis said Wednesday she couldn't comment about specifics of the case.

A passerby discovered the body in the 8600 block of Coolidge Street, along the La Porte Freeway, and called police around 8:15 p.m.

Vance Mitchell, a spokesman for the Pasadena Police Department, said the suspect was shot around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night during a scuffle with the officer, who was not injured.

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Latest on the investigation into a fatal attack at a religious supplies store near St. Louis (all times local)
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Authorities say a woman who was killed at a suburban St. Louis religious supplies store earlier this week refused her attacker's demands to "perform deviant sexual acts on him."
Detectives say in a probable cause statement released Wednesday that the attacker forced the three women who were in the store into a back room at gunpoint and…

This is a slim calendar this week, mainly because everybody will mostly be at home for Thanksgiving weekend, probably too full to leave the house. (For some, the longest trip ...

Grit Grocery, a farmers market food truck with a mission to make fresh foods accessible, is taking that accessibility one step further. Facebook users can now interact with Grit with ...

Ten Budweiser Clydesdale horses will take part in Thursday's H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade in Houston. It's one of around 500 events the world-famous horses travel to each year.

The American Heart Association hosted its 25th annual Montgomery County Heart Walk at North Shore Park on Nov. 10, raising more than $360,000 to date for heart disease education in the greater Houston area.

Leon Steptoe is accused of damaging a worker's vehicle after threatening others with a rifle. He then fled the scene.

Rain will last most of the night across Houston and a big chunk of south Texas.

On Wednesday, the Texans activated Cole’s 21-day practice window while on IR.

The Rockets' home-and-home games this week against the Pistons offer a test like few others in the NBA with the Pistons among the most athletic and physical teams in the league, the sort that had given the Rockets relative trouble in recent seasons.

Dental veneers will cost between $800 and $2,000 each in Houston. The cost depends on how much preparation must be done to make the tooth ready for a veneer.

This week, I reached out for a Half-Pound Arbynator, the "most Arby's sandwich Arby's has ever made," available for a limited time only at, duh, Arby's, with 3,300 restaurants nationwide. ...

The Texans hope to get one or both starting offensive guards, Zach Fulton and Senio Kelemete, back for a big divisional game against the Tennessee Titans.

The crew was just a small part of nearly 200 firefighters around the state who were deployed to help fight the wildfires in the country's most populous state.

A study of children who experienced mild traumatic brain injury revealed that almost a third of them were still dealing with headaches, irritability, ...

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Monsarret-Lopez told a Child Protective Services investigator that she did not bring cocaine into the home and said the Clonidine was for another child who had a prescription for the drug.
She also told the CPS investigator she may have "carried drugs" on her and touched her daughter's hair, leading to the positive test for cocaine.