A Nebraska school principal has apologized for sending fifth-grade students home with a flier that advises those who are bullied to not tattle on their tormentors. More>>
A man who helped himself to a refill of his 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital found it cost a lot more than he expected when he was fined $525. More>>
A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right. More>>
Investigators have released video of an incredible act by one CVS customer in Sarasota. The man disrupted a suspect's robbery attempt. More>>
Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley. More>>
A woman is facing a possible fine after federal officials say they found a knife inside an enchilada in her bag during security screening at a Northern California airport. More>>
A western Pennsylvania police officer says he spent much of December and January dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children. More>>
Deputies arrest suspect accused of attacking several people. Johnathan Schmidt, 29 years old and a resident of Lake Elsinore, is accused of attacking several people with a knife.
With the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado, all sorts of laws have come into effect as well as new ways to get it to residents. There was a special delivery of a vending machine to Montana's Smokehouse in Avon, Colo. In it will not be the bubble gum and candy you usually find in most restaurant vending machines. Instead, this one is distinctly Colorado.
An Ohio man who spent hours on a street corner Sunday with a sign declaring he's a bully says that the punishment in a disorderly conduct case was unfair and that the judge who sentenced him has ruined his life. More>>
Get ready sky gazers: The first eclipse of the year happens early Tuesday morning. It's known as the red moon, or "blood moon," and it's the first of four such lunar eclipses over the next year and a half.
Brazilian TV is showing footage of a woman being robbed while being interviewed on television about crime near Rio de Janeiro's main train station. More>>
A sewage treatment plant near Seattle is advertising its availability as a wedding venue. More>>
A woman was taken into federal custody Thursday after throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton as the former Secretary of State began a Las Vegas convention keynote speech. More>>
Don't shed any tears for a crocodile that was captured wandering outside a pet store at a Northern California shopping mall. More>>
CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, who will take over the "Late Show" next year and do battle with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel for late-night television supremacy. More>>
Julia Louis-Dreyfus better hope her latest tattoo is a temporary one. More>>
Mike Witonis got an email from Apple thanking him for calling customer service about his laptop computer. Problem is, someone had stolen it from him a year earlier. More>>
Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this week. Here are answers to some common questions about Heartbleed and how you can protect yourself: More>>
Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old cancer-stricken girl who befriended Michigan State star Adreian Payne nearly two years ago, has died, according to her father. More>>
Are you Cherry Blossom bound? You should be! The National Cherry Blossom Festival is right in our backyard, and we've got all the details you need to know to make your visit the best ever. More>>
A popular elderly teacher in New Hampshire has found herself unemployed because of social media. 79-year-old Carol Thebarge had been substituting at Stevens High School's for nine years, but was fired after violating the school's policy of friending students on social media. More>>
Two Minnesota burglary suspects are arrested after police say one of them accidentally called 911 and left the line open as the pair discussed the crime. More>>
Authorities in San Francisco on Tuesday were looking for suspects who flipped four Smart cars. More>>
Prince George's County Police say money flew from the car of a bank robber driving away from the scene. More>>
Those rumored changes to Twitter profiles aren't just rumors anymore. Twitter is officially rolling out redesigned web profiles, and if you're on Facebook-- well, they might look familiar. Many users have already caught onto the similarities, and some users who were really into the old Twitter profile look aren't loving it. More>>
Three words to brighten your Tuesday? FREE ICE CREAM. It's Free Cone Day at Ben Jerry's, and we've got the scoop (get it?) on how to get yours!
An Afghanistan war veteran who was seriously hurt on the front lines returned to the United States without his beloved Army combat dog specially trained to sniff out bombs. After years apart, they are back together again. More>>
A 4-year-old boy from Wisconsin is bucking the odds by correctly picking the Kentucky and Connecticut to reach the championship game of the NCAA tournament. More>>
Police say a woman was arrested for driving at 123 mph on the Maine Turnpike with her two children in the backseat. More>>
Police in East Texas have arrested a woman after she called them to complain about the quality of the marijuana she had purchased from a dealer. More>>
A bench-clearing brawl broke out during an annual charity hockey game between the NYPD and FDNY on Sunday. It all happened in the second period as referees tried to get a one on one fight under control. Within minutes, the benches cleared and it escalated into an all out brawl. More>>
LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan weighed in Friday on Golf Digest's provocative cover featuring Paulina Gretzky. More>>
Feelings are strong, but mixed about a big cat on the run in Ocean County, New Jersey. The animal is one woman's pet, but he got away, and neighbors want him caught. More>>
A man jumped in front of a train in Chicago to help a woman who fell onto subway tracks. More>>
A malfunctioning ATM at a bank in Maine has dispensed $37,000 in cash to man who requested $140. More>>
A dog in Washington state has no rear legs, but he can balance enough to run on only his front legs, as millions of people have seen in a YouTube video. More>>
In an interview Thursday, Virginia Democrat Jim Moran said members of Congress are underpaid, and some can't afford to "live decently" while working in Washington, D.C.
David Letterman is retiring next year as host of "Late Show." During a taping of Thursday's show, Letterman said he has informed CBS that he will step down in 2015, when his current contract expires.
The inclination of a public school teacher to help a kindergartner cope with cancer may turn into a full-fledged charity. This is the story of Ellie’s Hats. More>>
A DeKalb County 911 Operator spent months training, but never imagined she would get a call from her own family just four hours into her first day working alone. More>>
A Pennsylvania township is asking residents to keep the change. Officials in Millcreek Township, along with its water and sewer authorities, have adopted a policy limiting how much change they'll accept from residents paying sewer bills and other fees.
A tree trimmer is recovering after he was rushed to a Pittsburgh hospital with a chain saw blade embedded in his neck. More>>
The appointment of a new CEO by the company that makes the Firefox Web browser has prompted board members to quit, a Twitter frenzy and a push back from a leading dating website because he supported California's former gay marriage ban. More>>
A Virginia couple has won big three times over a two-week period in the Virginia Lottery, including a pair of $1 million prizes. More>>
The toxic conditions inside an East Dallas home where a man identified as a hoarder was found dead Thursday have become a health concern for his neighbors – particularly when it comes to vermin. More>>
An 8-year-old Virginia girl who keeps her hair short and wears boys' clothes has withdrawn from a private Christian academy under pressure from its administration. More>>
"Florida Driver," as she's named herself on YouTube, does not want her name out there but said Jeffrey Travis White of Tampa got what he deserved. More>>
Taco Bell is name-dropping an unlikely clown to promote its new breakfast menu — Ronald McDonald. The fast-food chain will begin airing ads Thursday that feature everyday men who happen to have the same name as the McDonald's mascot known for his bright red hair and yellow jumpsuit.
A video, apparently posted by a driver in Tampa, is getting international attention for showing what some are calling "instant karma" -- a tailgating driver who crashes moments after making a rude gesture. More>>
The Jefferson Davis Parish Police Jury has unanimously passed an ordinance making it illegal for any person to appear in a public place wearing pants below the waist and exposing the skin or undergarments. More>>
Police say a man who just completed a 15-year prison term for robbing a New Jersey shoe store went back there the day after his release and committed the same crime. More>>
The mother of a Grand Junction third-grader who shaved her head in solidarity with a cancer-stricken friend is asking for an end to the national furor over a school's short-lived decision to bar the girl from campus, so the focus can shift to the recovery of her 11-year-old friend. More>>
A woman who, as a newborn, was abandoned in the bathroom of a Pennsylvania fast-food restaurant said Tuesday she has found her birth mother just three weeks after launching a search that garnered worldwide attention. More>>
If you're a Monopoly lover who loves to play by your own rules, you're in luck. Hasbro says they're planning to incorporate the top "house rules" into a special edition of the game, which will be released this fall.
Two South Carolina siblings are making headlines for their incredibly selfless act. They decided to raise money to donate to the American Heart Association’s annual Jump Rope for Heart—even though they face their own challenges. Their family is homeless.
If you've ever lost a pet, you know the panic that sets in when you realize they're missing. Now, there's an app for that. A brand new iPhone app called PiP-- which stands for Positive Identification of Pet-- helps make it easier for pet owners to find their lost furry friends.
Police in Leesburg have arrested a man for allegedly sending himself “Molly” in the mail. Investigators say the synthetic drug, also known as ecstasy, is in widespread use in northern Virginia and elsewhere. More>>
The owner of a Virginia market is $3 million richer after she bought a winning Mega Millions ticket—from her own store. More>>
The Archdiocese of Washington is apologizing to a Maryland woman who says she and her family got locked inside a Catholic Church-owned cemetery in Prince George's County. More>>
Twitter is celebrating their 8th birthday, and to help celebrate they want their users to reminisce back to the day they first signed up for the account and tweeted for the very first time. More>>
Can someone be too toned for a gym? A California woman says she received complaints about her body while she was exercising at her gym. More>>
Students in Greece are going for a Guinness World Record for the largest origami mosaic. More>>
Code enforcement officers in Colorado are agreeing with neighbors who say several toilets hanging from a tree in a community near Colorado Springs are not art. More>>
Remember Colin, the Michigan boy who said he didn't want an 11th birthday party because he had no friends? His story touched the hearts of millions. Now he's getting a new gig as a professional hockey player. More>>
It's like something out of a movie, but for a few diners, it was a nightmarish reality. More>>
Some residents of Colorado’s El Paso County are making a stink about one of their neighbor's interesting choice of lawn art. More>>
Video posted online shows a plow traveling the wrong way on a snow covered road in Virginia. The motorist who shot the video claims the plow forced him off the road Monday as he drove in Arlington. The motorist then followed the plow and recorded another near-hit. More>>
A teenage father in Northern California is under arrest after police say he bit the nose off his 1-month-old son because he was frustrated with the infant's crying. More>>
A Florida high school student has been arrested and is accused of poisoning his teacher with hand sanitizer. More>>
A 78-year-old Mississippi man has died two weeks after he woke up in a body bag at a funeral home after being mistakenly pronounced deceased, a coroner said. More>>
The New Jersey honor student who sued to get her parents to support her after she moved out of their home has reunited with them, and the family is now asking for privacy. More>>
Authorities say two students at a New York state college were charged with animal abuse after a dog was held upside down over a keg and forced to drink beer. More>>
A new campaign has launched to ban the word "bossy" because organizers say it is discouraging young girls to be leaders.
Tom and Aimee Hardy are holding out for a miracle. Their 7-year-old son Josh has beat cancer four times, but now a virus he contracted following a bone marrow transplant is threatening his life. The Fredericksburg, Va. family’s quest for access to a drug that could turn it all around has gained national attention. More>>
A little boy in Tucson, Ariz., is being credited with saving his mom after a vicious dog attack. More>>
A Good Samaritan came to the aid of a baby after the infant fell out of a moving vehicle onto a highway entrance ramp in Missouri. More>>
A northern Virginia boy’s family is desperately pleading with the maker of a new antiviral drug to save his life. The drug, Brincidofovir, is still in the trial phase, and the company that makes it says if they help little 7-year-old Josh Hardy now, it will hamper their efforts to get it approved.
If you are a Netflix customer, listen up: There could be a very new phishing scam greeting you when you try to log onto your account.
A Rhode Island boy celebrated his seventh birthday with help from hundreds of first responders. More>>
International Good Deeds Day is on Sunday, March 9. The day is meant to give people a chance to do something kind for someone else. More>>
A 75-year-old New York woman found her fortune in a cookie. Emma Duvoll won $2 million in a recent Powerball drawing after playing the numbers found in her fortune cookie.
As you might of heard, the UAW went down to Chattanooga, Tenn. and took a bullet a few weeks ago when non-unionized workers at the Volkswagen plant told them to pack their carpet bags and head north.
Now the question is: Why would a Southern man trust his future to a German company and not an American union? We deserve an explanation, since we not only bailed out the auto companies but also the pension fund of the UAW.
A man who lost $500,000 at a Las Vegas casino says he shouldn't have to pay up because he was drunk. Mark Johnston, is suing the Downtown Grand for loaning him money and serving him drinks when he says he was "visibly intoxicated." More>>
A District of Columbia landmark is expanding across the Potomac. Ben's Chili Bowl opened its first location in Virginia on Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Arlington.
A northern New Jersey honor student who has sued to get her parents to support her after she moved out of their home had her initial request denied Tuesday by a judge who cautioned that the case could lead to a "potentially slippery slope" of claims by teenagers against their parents. More>>
Police say a woman reported to be in labor and her boyfriend were robbed in Annapolis as they headed to a hospital. More>>
Think you've seen the best selfie ever? Not until now you haven't. Sure, Ellen broke Twitter with her infamous retweet-record-setting, star-studded Oscars selfie... but wait until the world gets a look at the FOX 5 selfie!
You can see a lot of crazy things on a snow day in D.C., but this one might take the cake. Three words: Bigfoot in Dupont.
Workers at a Mississippi funeral home say they found a man alive and kicking when they opened a body bag. More>>
It's hard to look into Quinn Schiro's eyes and not smile, but these days her parents struggle to find one. Quinn has been diagnosed with an extremely rare brain disease, and her parents are accepting the reality that her time on earth is limited. More>>
A Virginia family is so desperate for marijuana for their 15-month-old son that they will soon be moving thousands of miles away to Arizona to get it. More>>
A suburban Chicago man accused of operating a methamphetamine lab appears in his booking photo wearing a T-shirt from the television show "Breaking Bad." More>>
A new mother desire to breastfeed her 10-week-old child aboard a Delta Air Lines flight has stirred up a major online debate. More>>
Video shot by a Virginia mom during her family's recent visit to the Smithsonian's National Zoo in D.C. is sure to touch your heart. Jennifer Bittner tells FOX 5 her 7-year-old son, who has Asperger's Syndrome, found an unexpected playmate inside the zoo's sea lion exhibit.
Video captured on home security cameras shows two suspects breaking into a Prince George’s County home on Monday afternoon, and the man who lives there hopes it will lead to arrests in the case. .. More>>
After 19 rounds in a Missouri county's annual spelling bee over the weekend, only two of the 25 contestants who started the competition remained. Several hours and 47 rounds later, an 11-year-old and her 13-year-old adversary had used up all of the available words, forcing organizers of the Jackson County Spelling Bee to temporarily halt the showdown. More>>
Harold Ramis, the bespectacled "Ghostbusters" sidekick to Bill Murray whose early grounding in live comedy led to blockbuster movies such as "National Lampoon's Animal House," ''Caddyshack" and "Groundhog Day," died Monday. He was 69. More>>
Egg McMuffin, meet the Waffle Taco. Taco Bell is readying for the launch of its national breakfast menu on March 27, with items such as the A.M. Crunchwrap designed to appeal to its fan base of younger men. And the chain says breakfast will be available until 11 a.m. — a half-hour later than McDonald's offers its Egg McMuffins.
A birthday card containing a $50 bill is back with the intended recipient thanks to northern Ohio sanitation workers who spotted the unopened purple envelope in the trash and drove it to the home where it was mistakenly discarded. More>>
The owner of a now-closed video store in South Carolina has decided to drop charges against a woman accused of failing to return a movie nearly a decade ago. More>>
[VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] Meet BIG baby Real Sun. At 12 pounds 15 ounces, he is the biggest baby born this year in LA County. Real Sun was born on February 10, 2014 at Arcadia Methodist Hospital in Arcadia. More>>
Drivers stuck in traffic on a Miami expressway rushed to help a woman who got of her car, holding a baby and screaming for help. Pamela Rauseo's nephew, 5-month-old Sebastian de la Cruz, wasn't breathing and was turning blue when she got out of the car. The boy was born prematurely and has respiratory issues.
An Iowa man has lost his job and unemployment benefits for using a forklift to get a candy bar from a malfunctioning vending machine, state records say. More>>
Health officials have temporarily shut down a southern West Virginia pizza restaurant after a district manager was caught on surveillance video urinating into a sink. More>>
What appears to have started out as just another drinking game has become a social media craze. Young people are recording themselves chugging alcohol and posting the video on social media. Then they nominate a friend to out-do them. More>>
It was not a pile of late fees a South Carolina woman got when a video store owner said she failed to return a video she rented in 2005. Instead, she spent a night in jail. More>>
Sports Illustrated and Mattel are two brands that have both faced critics claiming they promote unhealthy and unrealistic body images for women. Well, now these two brands are teaming up. More>>
Authorities say a teenager who burglarized a Dallas police officer's apartment, taking his service weapon and ammunition, was apprehended after he lost his wallet as he fled. More>>
After this many snow days, you've got to have a sense of humor. A couple of North Carolina parents proved they do when they created a song and dance to show their excitement-- with a hint of sarcasm-- for yet another snow day. More>>
The bond between Owen Howkins, a 7-year-old boy with Schwartz-Jamel syndrome, and a 3-legged dog named Haatchi, is one you need to see. More>>
"Back to the Future II" was full of tech we drooled over. While the Hoverboard, flying cars and instant Pizza Hut are some way off, Marty McFly’s Nike trainers with power laces are to become a reality. More>>
Two math majors at Reed College lost control of a massive snowball that rolled into a dorm, knocking in part of a bedroom wall. More>>
It's Valentine's Day-- especially at one D.C. family's home. After Thursday's big snowstorm, they were surprised to wake up and find that the snow on their roof melted-- very appropriately-- in the shape of a heart.
A Facebook page created by a west Michigan mother to show her son that people cared for him on his birthday has gained worldwide attention. More>>