1 dead, 12 people injured stemming from drive-by shooting spree in Arizona: Police

1 dead, 12 people injured stemming from drive-by shooting spree in Arizona: Police

(PHOENIX) -- One person is dead and a dozen people injured after an apparent drive-by shooting spree near Phoenix, authorities said. Police are investigating at least eight different shooting incidents that occurred over the course of a 90-minute period Thursday morning throughout the West Valley, according to Sgt. Brandon Sheffert,…
Wildfire in Montana explodes to 21,000 acres as heat wave continues

Wildfire in Montana explodes to 21,000 acres as heat wave continues

(NEW YORK) -- The historic heat wave in the West is not relenting -- and the high temperatures may be contributing to a massive wildfire that's exploded in size. Las Vegas hit 116 degrees on Wednesday, breaking a daily record, while Grand Junction, Colorado, reached 105 degrees, an all-time June…
Asian woman, 94, stabbed multiple times in broad daylight: San Francisco police

Asian woman, 94, stabbed multiple times in broad daylight: San Francisco police

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A man is in custody after allegedly stabbing a 94-year-old Asian woman multiple times in broad daylight in San Francisco, police said. The woman was attacked at about 10:15 a.m. Wednesday and rushed to a hospital, the San Francisco Police Department said. She's expected to survive. "Investigators…
Alaska hiker found alive after reported missing and chased by bears

Alaska hiker found alive after reported missing and chased by bears

(NEW YORK) -- An Alaska hiker whose whereabouts were unknown for nearly two days after she reported being chased off a trail by bears was found alive Wednesday evening, officials said. Fina Kiefer, 55, of Palmer, Alaska, emerged from the woods and was spotted on a road about a mile…
‘Megadrought’ in West directly linked to climate change, experts say

‘Megadrought’ in West directly linked to climate change, experts say

(NEW YORK) -- The "megadrought" that's plaguing much of the western U.S. is a direct consequence of warming global temperatures, according to experts. The term is used to describe a severe and intense drought that spans a couple of decades, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration meteorologist Brad Pugh told ABC…