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Series of winter storms to usher in the coldest air of the season

Series of winter storms to usher in the coldest air of the season

A series of storms will dash across the country beginning Thursday, dropping a mixed bag of wintry weather and leaving in their wake the coldest temperatures of the season. The Western storms dumping rain in cities such as Los Angeles and snow in the Sierra Nevada will track east Thursday. First storm to move swiftly…MORE

Patients buy medical marijuana for the first time

Patients buy medical marijuana for the first time

Medical marijuana patients will enter four dispensaries for the first time Wednesday, Jan. 16 to buy the first medicinal marijuana in Ohio. There will be medical marijuana on the shelves, but the system designed to restock the supply after the first product sells out still has a long way to go before it’s completely built.…MORE

Man hits child in mall fight (Caught on camera)

Man hits child in mall fight (Caught on camera)

There’s new video of a fight Saturday at Asheville Mall that led to an assault charge against a Black Mountain man. The latest video shows the moments leading up to a punch that’s gone viral. Video of the fight — involving a group of teens and at least one adult — has taken social media…MORE

Lost climber rescued

Lost climber rescued

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday rescued a lost climber off Mount Hood. The climber, a 68-year-old man, left for a climb this morning and got caught in whiteout conditions and started to panic, a sheriff’s office spokesperson says. Ed Lipscomb called for help around 1 p.m. just above Zigzag Canyon on the southwest side…MORE

Jayme Closs rescued herself. Should she get the $50,000 reward money?

Jayme Closs rescued herself. Should she get the $50,000 reward money?

A couple who called 911 and alerted authorities that Jayme Closs was at their home said they did not want a $50,000 reward for providing information on the abducted girl’s whereabouts. Kristin Kasinskas said that she and her husband, Peter, had not been approached by officials about the reward or where it may go. Still,…MORE

California is bracing for mudslides as the next round of storms begins

California is bracing for mudslides as the next round of storms begins

Another round of heavy rain is expected to hit parts of California on Wednesday and Thursday, putting millions of people under a flash-flood watch and spurring precautionary evacuations in several wildfire-scarred areas vulnerable to mudflows. In what should be the strongest in a series of recent storms, up to 3 inches of rain are expected…MORE

An American CEO is among those killed in the Kenya hotel attack

An American CEO is among those killed in the Kenya hotel attack

An American business investment adviser and former Peace Corps member was among those killed in a terror attack on a Kenyan hotel compound, the company he founded said Wednesday. Jason Spindler, founder, CEO and managing director of I-DEV International, died in the attack on the DusitD2 compound, an upmarket cluster of shops and hotel facilities…MORE

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