Sandra Parks, 13, was shot and killed while watching TV in her bedroom of a Milwaukee, Wisconsin, home, her sister said. The teen had wrote about “senseless gun violence” for a Martin Luther King Jr. contest.
A report from the Anti-Defamation League found that Saudi Arabian textbooks were still full of anti-Semitic passages. The report called on the U.S. to do more to hold the kingdom to a “higher standard.”
Indian media reports said an American was reportedly killed by members of the Sentinelese people off North Sentinel Island. The Sentinelese resist contact with the rest of the world and have killed intruders.
A man who gave the middle finger to a front-door peephole camera as he was stealing a package from a front porch has been found, the Modesto Police Department posted on its Facebook page Tuesday evening.
Police in Houston have charged Brenda Monsarret-Lopez, 25, with endangering a child after they say her 2-year-old daughter got into her pills, was sent to the hospital and was found to have ingested cocaine.
Eric Rodriguez-Sanchez was arrested by Tampa, Florida, police for allegedly robbing Ross Glass’ home. He was recorded on home video and then recognized by Glass’ 10-year-old son at a Winn-Dixie grocery store.
Dozens of homeless people evicted from an encampment under a Turlock overpass last week have resettled in the city’s parks. The change has caused friction between the homeless and city officials at one park in particular.
Sarah Michelle Gellar, aka Buffy the Vampire Slayer, posted a throwback photo of herself in racy lingerie as a reminder “not to overeat” on Thanksgiving. Critics accused her of fat-shaming and mocking eating disorders.
SeaQuest Folsom celebrated its grand opening at the Palladio mall, while animal rights advocates picketed in protest of the new interactive aquarium, which has a troubled history including allegations of animal neglect at other locations.
Flash floods, fed by heavy rain, may threaten and bring new dangers to California hillsides hit by wildfires in coming days. What dangers does that bring for land and mud slides to Camp Fire areas like Paradise and to Malibu?
The number of reported dead in the Butte County Camp Fire in California increased Tuesday to 81, according to a Cal Fire. 870 people remain missing. Rain forecast for Wednesday may cause flash floods but could help the fire fight.
Camp Fire evacuees in California are being asked to leave the settlement tent city “Wallywood” in a Chico WalMart parking lot. It has grown in size and number of victims after the wildfire destroyed Paradise.
There’s a new baby orangutan at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo. Officials at the Fresno, CA zoo announced the baby’s Nov. 5 birth in a news release Tuesday – the newborn’s first day in an exhibit with human spectators.
Sara Noguchi, who took over as superintendent of Modesto City Schools in July, has added her own viewpoints to the sometimes contentious issue of education for immigrant and refugee students in the county’s largest school district.
Uncertain weather forced postponement of the 19th annual Modesto Turkey Trot and Gobbler Walk, a fundraiser for the Modesto Junior College cross country team. It had been planned for Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, at Tuolumne River Regional Park.