CA man captures lightning strike on cellphone

A lightning strike literally knocks a man off his feet in Julian, California.

P&G to roll out cheaper version of Tide

Procter & Gamble will introduce a lower-priced version of Tide in 2014, a liquid detergent called “Tide Simply Clean and Fresh,” as it seeks to attract shoppers on a budget.

Safeway to pay $600K fine for clean air violations

Safeway will pay a fine of $600,000 and has agreed to a nationwide reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from refrigeration equipment at its 659 U.S. stores.

USFS: Hunter caused huge wildfire near Yosemite

Forest Service says a gigantic wildfire near Yosemite National Park began when a hunter allowed an illegal fire to escape.

Montana teacher rape sentence appealed

Mont. State prosecutors are appealing as “illegal” a 30-day sentence handed down by a Montana judge in the case of a 14-year-old raped by her teacher…

Woman caught on camera stealing police car

A call to police about a suspicious person took a wild turn when a suspect took off in a police cruiser…

Kidnapper of 3 women commits suicide in prison

Castro had been in protective custody because of the notoriety of his case, meaning he was checked every 30 minutes, but he was not on suicide watch…

Corrections official: Ohio man who held 3 women captive for a decade has committed suicide.

Corrections official: Ohio man who held 3 women captive for a decade has committed suicide.

Dad charged after baby dies in hot car in US

A U.S. father whose infant son died after being left in a parked car in the summertime heat was smoking marijuana next to the car…

Obama gets top Republican support on Syria strike

President Barack Obama’s call for a military strike in Syria won significant momentum Tuesday, with leaders of both parties in Congress saying they are convinced that Syrian President Bashar Assad..