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  • Kansas City's police chief says a suspect in a string of random highway shootings that have wounded three people is in custody.
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  • The mayor of a Texas town where a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people says local officials are considering building a new one.
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  • Florida woman recovering after bear attack
  • A Florida woman who was attacked by a bear last weekend says she doesn't want bears to be killed by wildlife officials for doing what wild animals do.
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  • Pope Francis invited two fifth graders to ride around St. Peter's Square on his pope-mobile during his weekly general audience at the Vatican.
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  • The execution of an Iranian convicted of murder was halted at the very last minute in a dramatic scene this week when the mother of his victim forgave him as he stood on the gallows with the noose around his neck, according to Iranian media.
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  • President Barack Obama says 8 million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges.
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  • An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.
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  • Chelsea Clinton
  • Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year.
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  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a Nobel Prize-winning novelist and journalist, died at age 87 on April 17, 2014. He is pictured here greeting fans outside his home on his birthday in Mexico City on March 6, 2014.
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Spanish-language writer and Nobel laureate, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family. He was 87.
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  • The U.S. is condemning instances of religious intolerance that are inflaming tensions in Ukraine.
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  • Top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine reached agreement after marathon talks Thursday on immediate steps to ease the crisis in Ukraine.
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  • All Americans stand with the mourners of three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday, adding that hate crimes are "an affront to the nation."
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  • Britains Prince William, center left, and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, pose for a photo near where a tree is planted at a Girl Guide hall at Winmalee, Australia, Thursday, April 17, 2014.  (AP Photo/William West, Pool)
  • Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, visited a town ravaged by wildfires in the mountains west of Sydney on Thursday, as they continue their Down Under tour.
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  • President Barack Obama high-fives a rider as he welcomes the Wounded Warrior Projects Soldier Ride to the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
  • President Barack Obama says the site of wounded veterans biking at the White House is a mark of how far they've come.
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  • Henrique de Castro
  • Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.
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  • Call it the Big Flush 2, and this time the sequel promises to be much bigger than the original.
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  • Mexican police said Wednesday they have captured a man identified as the second highest-ranking figure in the once-powerful Beltran Leyva drug cartel.
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  • Portland shootout
  • A Portland, Ore., police dog sicced on a burglary suspect was fatally shot early Wednesday, and his handler was wounded.
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  • A Portland, Ore., police dog sicked on a burglary suspect was fatally shot early Wednesday, and his handler was wounded.
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  • south korea ferry disaster
  • See images of the capsized ferry and rescue effort in South Korea
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  • A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday.
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  • ABC 7 Eyewitness News fan Alexis Coram shared this time-lapse video, which she shot in Alaska earlier this February.
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  • A Monterey Park Fire Department engine truck crashed into a building at the intersection of Emerson and Garfield avenues Wednesday afternoon, April 16, 2014.
  • Fifteen people were injured when two fire trucks collided, sending one into a Monterey Park restaurant Wednesday.
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  • Kayvon Edson.
  • The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday after an initial court appearance.
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  • At least one prospective juror in New Jersey could take a bite out of crime.
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  • The dog that raced a New York commuter train has a new family.
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  • The disburbing scene was captured on home surveillance video, which the Harris Co. Sheriff's Office released Tuesday
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  • 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.
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  • Police are investigating possible charges against people who staged a fake kidnapping in a park, terrifying parents and children who thought it was real.
  • Police are investigating possible charges against people who staged a fake kidnapping in a park, terrifying parents and children who thought it was real.
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  • A submarine built by Bluefin Robotics is lowered into the water by systems engineer Cheryl Mierzwa in Quincy, Mass., Wednesday, April 9, 2014.
  • As a robotic submarine dived into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person.
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  • A combat vehicle with pro-Russian gunman on top runs through downtown Slovyansk on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
  • Pro-Russian insurgents commandeered six Ukrainian armored vehicles along with their crews and hoisted Russian flags over them Wednesday, dampening the central government's hopes of re-establishing control over restive eastern Ukraine.
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  • Classes resumed Wednesday at a Pittsburgh-area high school where authorities said a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a security guard a week ago while rampaging through a hallway with two kitchen knives.
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  • Virginia Tech
  • Virginia Tech has paid federal fines totaling $32,500 for failing to issue a timely alert when a gunman began his killing rampage on campus seven years ago Wednesday, leaving 33 people dead.
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  • A Texas woman says shes grateful to be alive after she was nearly killed when a pipe crashed through her windshield.
  • A Texas woman says she's grateful to be alive after she was nearly killed when a pipe crashed through her windshield.
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  • 1971 disappearance
  • Two South Dakota girls on their way to an end-of-school-year party at a gravel pit in May 1971 drove off a country road and into a creek where their remains lay hidden until last fall when a drought brought their car into view, authorities said Tuesday.
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  • Boston Marathon
  • A man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line late Tuesday, the anniversary of the deadly pressure cooker bombings, had a rice cooker in his backpack and was being charged with possession of a hoax device, police said.
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  • Boston Marathon
  • Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon's finish line. They say they've taken a man into custody in connection with them.
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  • A blood moon, glowing red and orange, was viewable overnight for those with clear skies as the first full lunar eclipse in 2014 occurred.
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  • A blood moon will be visible in North and South America next week.
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  • Frazier Glenn Cross
  • Frazier Glenn Cross, the suspect in the Kansas City area Jewish centers shootings that left three people dead in Overland Park over the weekend, faces murder charges.
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  • Nevada standoff, Bundy ranch
  • A Nevada rancher said Monday he's trying to determine if federal agents damaged his cattle when the animals were rounded up then released in a showdown with angry protesters over a decades-long dispute about rangeland rights.
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  • Larry Ciupik, Adler Planetarium astronomer, joins us to talk about the ''blood moon'' lunar eclipse that will be visible early Tuesday.
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  • The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don't need to fret.
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  • Bears drag woman four feet in the driveway of her suburban Florida home before she escaped, wildlife officials said Monday.
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  • Runners in a monthlong coast-to-coast relay of more than 3,300 miles to raise money for a charity aiding Boston Marathon bombing victims have crossed the finish line.
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  • Survivors and supporters find ways to move on after a difficult year.
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