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Power transmission lines

Criminal Investigations Underway After Continued Power Grid Attacks

2022 had the highest number of attacks on the nation's power grid system in a decade, according to Politico.

 | Meg Hilling

A Mexican free-tailed bat recovers from freezing temperatures that caused bats to to go into hypothermic shock

Bats Plunge To Ground In Houston Cold Snap

The Mexican free-tailed bats that roost at Houston's Waugh Bridge went into shock when temperatures plunged below freezing last week.

 | AP

An abandoned car is covered in snow in Buffalo, New York, days after a blizzard hit.

With Warming, Snowbound Buffalo Braces To Find More Dead

Temperatures were expected to rise into the mid-40s on Wednesday and the low 50s by Friday.

 | AP

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

Architect Of Plot To Kidnap Gov. Whitmer Sentenced To 19 Years

Barry Croft Jr. was sentenced Wednesday, a day after key ally Adam Fox was sentenced to 16 years in prison over the plot to kidnap Gov. Whitmer.

 | AP

Travelers wade through fields of unclaimed luggage by the baggage casrousels for Southwest Airlines in Denver

Winter Weather Is Creating Havoc For Travelers

Southwest Airlines says weather stranded crews all over the country without enough replacements available in the big hubs.

 | James Packard

A group of neighbors gather around a fire pit on Culver Road after clearing snow in Buffalo, N.Y.,

Military Police Enforce Driving Ban In Snow-Stricken Buffalo

Officials in New York say state and military police were sent to keep people from driving in snow-choked Buffalo.

 | AP

Israel's Likud Party leader Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Doctors Reject Netanyahu Allies' Anti-LGBTQ Remarks

Allies of Benjamin Netanyahu are calling for a law to allow discrimination against LGBTQ people in hospitals and businesses.

 | AP

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

Co-Leader Of Gov. Whitmer Kidnapping Plot Gets 16 Years In Prison

Adam Fox, along with Barry Croft, was convicted in August of planning to abduct Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Croft will be sentenced Wednesday.

 | AP

Southwest Airlines travelers wait to retrieve their bags after canceled flights.

DOT To Probe Southwest Cancellations That Stranded Flyers

Southwest Airlines canceled 2,900 flights Monday, according to FlightAware. Nearly 2,500 more flights had already been canceled as of Tuesday morning.

 | AP

Two people place flowers at a growing memorial in front of a campus entrance sign for the University of Idaho.

University Of Idaho Professor Sues TikTok Psychic Over Murder Claims

The lawsuit claims Ashley Guillard told her 100K TikTok followers baseless claims that professor Rebecca Scofield was involved in four recent murders.

 | Scripps News Staff

A woman lights candles in celebration of Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa Celebrations Shine Light On Community And Culture

For more than 50 years, the day after Christmas has marked the celebration of family, life and culture in the African American community.

 | Amber Strong

Snow blankets a neighborhood

Extreme Cold, Travel Chaos: Woes From Deadly Storm Continue

About 60% of the U.S. population faced some sort of winter weather advisory or warning, the National Weather Service said.

 | AP

A Tacoma Power crew works at an electrical substation damaged by vandals early on Christmas morning.

3 Washington State Electric Substations Vandalized

The attacks come as federal officials are warning that the U.S. power grid needs better security to prevent domestic terrorism.

 | AP

Clouds are reflected off the City of Jackson's O.B. Curtis Water Treatment Facility.

Boil Water Order Issued In Mississippi Capital Amid Freeze

Along with the order to boil drinking water, city officials said some residents also have reported low water pressure or no water pressure.

 | AP

Migrant families as they get on to a bus to transport them from near the Vice President's residence.

Buses From Texas Drop Off Migrants In Frigid Washington, D.C.

The buses that arrived late Saturday outside the vice president's residence were carrying around 110 to 130 people.

 | AP

Security officers speak inside a store at the Mall of America.

5 Arrested In Deadly Shooting At Minnesota's Mall Of America

Those arrested are two 18-year-olds and three 17-year-olds, all male.

 | AP

Icicles hang from ornamental plants at sunrise.

Winter Storm Batters U.S. Power, Snarling Christmas Travel

Across the country, officials have attributed at least a dozen deaths to exposure, car crashes on icy and snow covered roads and effects of the storm.

 | AP

Two first responders and an ambulance are seen at the entrance to Nordstrom at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn.

Police: 19-Year-Old Killed In Shooting At Mall Of America

The shooting comes as shopping centers and malls across the U.S. see an influx of customers just days before Christmas.

 | AP

Rows of headstones at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery blanketed by drifting snow

Massive Winter Storm Brings Frigid Temps, Snow And Ice To U.S.

Winter weather is blanketing the U.S. as a massive storm sent temperatures crashing and created whiteout conditions.

 | AP

Singer Tory Lanez returns to the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center for his trial Tuesday

Tory Lanez Convicted In Megan Thee Stallion’s Shooting

Jurors have found rapper Tory Lanez guilty of three felonies in the 2020 shooting of hip-hop star Megan Thee Stallion.

 | AP

Megan Thee Stallion accepts the award for top rap female artist at the Billboard Music Awards

Trial In Shooting Of Megan Thee Stallion Exposes Misogynoir

The Houston-born rapper was shot multiple times in both feet after leaving a Hollywood Hills party in 2020 with rapper Tory Lanez.

 | AP

President Donald Trump is awarded the Bipartisan Justice Award by Matthew Charles

It's Been 4 Years Since President Trump Signed The First Step Act

The law reduced the sentencing disparity between crack and powder cocaine for thousands of inmates.

 | Jamal Andress

A man shovels snow.

9 Ways To Protect Your Home And Car From The Bitter Cold

Even if there's not much snow, there are some inexpensive things you should do to protect your home as temperatures drop below freezing.

 | John Matarese

Double-stacked shipping containers in San Rafael Valley, Arizona, provide a wall between the United States and Mexico.

Arizona To Remove Shipping Container Wall From Mexico Border

Gov. Doug Ducey has agreed to remove the containers by Jan. 4 after the Biden administration filed a lawsuit.

 | AP

Jan. 6 Committee

Jan. 6 Panel Unveils Report, Describes Trump 'Conspiracy'

The insurrection gravely threatened democracy and "put the lives of American lawmakers at risk," the nine-member panel concluded.

 | AP

A person stands in the snow.

Doctors Warn Of Health Impacts The Cold Has On The Body

Cold temperatures can stress the body in many ways, including our respiratory and immune systems.

 | Lindsey Theis

A person wrapped in a blanket walks on a sidewalk.

Winter Weather Is Exploding Across The U.S.

Below zero temperatures and dangerous wind chills are rolling across the country as many travel and prepare to celebrate the holidays.

 | Clayton Sandell

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried leaves court.

FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Released On Bail

Bankman-Fried will wait at his parents' home until he goes to trial for swindling investors.

 | Bianca Facchinei

American Airlines flight information screens display today flight information

Winter Weather Causing Hundreds Of Flights To Be Canceled Or Delayed

The National Weather Service reported 190 million people are under winter weather advisories.

 | Cat Sandoval

Banff Upper Hot Springs

9 Hot Springs Worth Planning A Vacation Around

From rustic retreats to luxurious resorts, these are some of the coziest and picturesque hot springs in the U.S. and Canada.

 | Sarah Kuta