JCPenney plans to shutter as many as 140 stores in the coming months, the latest traditional retailer to announce closings. Here are other notable store closings in 2017.
Mother of Baby Doe sentenced to time served, probation
The mother of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on a Boston Harbor island has been sentenced to time served and two years of probation for her role in...
NTSB responds to reports of two plane crashes in Southcentral on Saturday
The National Transportation Safety Board is responding to two separate incidents reported within hours of each other Saturday afternoon.
How Much Your Cable Bill Will Increase This Year, Depending on the Provider
Cable providers are about to jack up their prices, according a recent report from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). They want to keep their advertised rates nice and low, though, so they’ll just increase fees. Consumer Reports breaks down what you can expect, depending on the provider.
Tesla CEO takes advertising advice from Sterling Heights fifth grader
It's not out of the ordinary for a child to write a letter to someone famous, but most letters don't have the same result as one recently written by a Sterling Heights fifth grader.
State Police: Inmate transport officer accused of rape
An inmate transport officer is now charged with rape.
Meet 'Mr. Handsome,' the Internet's Favorite Overweight Cat
A Facebook picture posted by the shelter gave the 31 pound cat his moment of glory.
The West’s Largest Coal-Fired Power Plant Is Closing. What About Colorado’s Coal Power Stations?
With natural gas remaking the energy landscape, here's Colorado's remaining coal-fired power plants in one map.
Kevin Spacey Apologizes After Actor Accuses Him of Sexual Misconduct
Actor Anthony Rapp has accused Kevin Spacey of making a sexual advance at him when Rapp was 14, Buzzfeed reported Sunday. In an interview with Buzzfeed, Rapp said Spacey picked him up, put him on his bed and "was trying to get with me sexually" in 1986. Spacey was 26 at the time. In response to the allegations, Spacey tweeted that he was "beyond horrified to hear [Rapp's] story."
Here’s what Trump’s budget proposes to cut
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Donald Trump unveiled his first budget blueprint on Thursday, and to offset increases in defense spending, the President is proposing $54 billion in cuts to large parts of the federal government and popular programs big and small. Trump's budget would cut off funding entirely for several agencies, including arts, public broadcasting and development groups, and also proposes steep cuts to agencies like the State Department and Environmental Protection Agency.