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Children stretch in a classroom

American Academy of Pediatrics shares how to treat childhood obesity

The American Academy of Pediatrics' new guidelines focus on behavioral treatment, medications and potential surgery.

 | Scripps News Staff

Cash is fanned out from a wallet

What income is considered middle class in 20 US cities

As the cost of living continues to rise, the American middle class is slowly shrinking, leading to an increasing gap between the wealthy and the poor.

 | Tricia Goss

A Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play sleeper

Recall of Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play sleeper reissued after more deaths

The sleeper was taken off shelves in 2019 after 30 infant deaths, but 70 more deaths have been reported since then.

 | Scripps News Staff

People carrying their belongs arrive at an evacuation center in Santa Barbara, Calif.

California deluge forces mass evacuations, boy swept away

Tens of thousands of people remained without power, and some schools closed for the day.

 | AP

Newport News Police Chief Steve Drew speaks during a press conference

Police: Child who shot Virginia teacher brought handgun from home

Police determined the handgun the 6-year-old suspect allegedly used was in the residence where he lived and legally purchased by the suspect's mother.

 | Scripps News Staff and Leondra Head

A person walks through a flooded street.

Climate change is already forcing communities to relocate

Environmental changes due to climate change are pushing residents out of their neighborhoods, though many are ignoring the signs.

 | Scripps News Staff

A tree collapsed on a California house.

California Hit By More Storms, Braces For Potential Floods

A flood watch was in effect for a large swath of Northern and Central California, with 6 to 12 inches of rain expected through Wednesday.

 | AP

A customer fills out a Mega Millions lottery ticket

Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot tops $1 billion

The multi-state lottery has failed to produce a winner in nearly three months.

 | Scripps News Staff

Internal Revenue Service tax forms.

Why you can expect a smaller IRS tax refund this year

Changes to tax rules for charitable contributions and the end of pandemic-related stimulus and credits could mean less money for you.

 | John Matarese

Students and police gather outside of Richneck Elementary School after a shooting

6-Year-Old Boy In Custody After Shooting Virginia School Teacher

The teacher, who officials say is in her 30s, was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

 | Rodney Young and Jay Strubberg

Ascutney Mountain in Vermont

Resurgence of a Vermont ski area brings hope to rural communities

Ascutney Mountain first started welcoming skiers in the winter of 1935. Seventy-five years later it went into foreclosure.

 | Chris Conte

Marijuana plants ready for harvesting

From Marijuana To Minimum Wage, New Laws Going Into Effect In 2023

Among the changes: 27 states will see a minimum wage increase this year.

 | Chloe Nordquist

A woman walks through unclaimed bags at Southwest Airlines baggage claim

Holiday Travel Disruptions Could Cost Southwest Up To $825 Million

Southwest said it canceled 16,700 flights from December 21, 2022, through December 31, 2022.

 | Scripps News Staff

Incoming House Speaker Kevin McCarthy of Calif., holds the gavel on the House floor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

McCarthy Elected House Speaker In Vote 15 After Chaotic Week

The House was finally able to swear in newly elected lawmakers who had been waiting all week for the chamber to formally open.

 | AP and Nathaniel Reed

Ana Belen Montes, Cuban spy.

First on Scripps News: Ana Montes, 'Queen of Cuba' Spy, Now Free

Ana Montes had been in prison since 2001, after 17 years of spying for Cuba. She was released Jan. 6, 2023, Scripps News first reported.

 | Sasha Ingber

A sign shows support for injured Buffalo Bills NFL football player Damar Hamlin

Buffalo Residents Show Community Support Amid Tragedies

The Buffalo community is coping in the wake of a series of traumatic events β€” including snowstorm deaths and Damar Hamlin's football injury.

 | Amber Strong

Police lights are shown.

Teacher Injured In Virginia Elementary School Shooting

Police say a suspect was taken into custody after tactical teams responded to a shooting at an elementary school in Newport News, Virginia.

 | Scripps News Staff

Trucks and drivers

California Investigating Assault Against Female Truck Driver

The case was one of several sexual assaults against women in trucking covered last month in our Scripps News documentary series β€œIn Real Life.”

 | Scripps News Staff

Capitol police clash with insurrectionists.

Former Capitol Police Chief: 'Intelligence Was Botched' On Jan. 6

In a newly released book, former Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund details the "agonizing" memories and experiences he faced on Jan. 6, 2021.

 | Scripps News Staff and AP

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano.

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Erupts Again As Summit Crater Glows

Kilauea summit is inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and away from residential communities.

 | AP

A support beam is seen inside a storm damaged California restaurant.

'Bomb Cyclone' Brings Damaging Winds, Drenching California

Hurricane-strength winds and heavy rain toppled trees, flooded roads and knocked out power to more than 180,000 homes and businesses.

 | AP

Stuffed animals at a makeshift memorial.

8 Dead In Utah Murder-Suicide After Wife Sought Divorce

Officials said they believe Michael Haight killed his wife, 40-year-old Tausha Haight; his mother-in-law; and the couple's five children.

 | AP

Insurrections loyal to President Donald Trump rally at the U.S. Capitol.

Specific Violent Details Revealed In Video Of Jan. 6 Attackers

One video made public was the body-worn camera footage captured by Michael Fanone, a former MPD officer, who was beaten and tased by attackers.

 | Lori Jane Gliha

Overhead lights illuminate a tunnel inside the Red Hill Underground Fuel Storage Facility in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Jet fuel, forever chemicals are still leaking into Honolulu's water

The Red Hill fueling station at Pearl Harbor is leaking chemicals into the O'ahu water supply, causing damage that could last generations.

 | Scripps News Staff

People remove items from a mobile home struck by a fallen tree.

Threats From Northern California Storm Remain Even As Rain Moves Out

Thousands were without power across northern California, with officials working to restore it amid remaining flood warnings across the coast.

 | James Packard

a student looks at questions during a college test preparation class at Holton Arms School in Bethesda, Md.

Why some schools are rethinking standardized tests

Scores have typically been used as key factors not only in college admissions, but scholarship opportunities, too. But COVID shutdowns made it harder.

 | Emily Grossberg

The U.S. Social Security Administration officE.

How To Spot Common Social Security Scams β€” And Keep Your Money Safe

Knowing a few key things about how scammers operate will help you protect yourself.

 | Kaitlin Gates

The autonomous Ottobot Yeti delivery robot.

Best Of CES 2023: Wireless TV, Delivery Robots And In-Car VR

CES 2023 is unveiling the future of technology as companies of all sizes come together to showcase their newest innovations.

 | AP

A private security officer walks to his car in front of the house in Moscow, Idaho

Police: Idaho Slaying Suspect's DNA Found At Crime Scene

A 28-year-old criminal justice doctoral student has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder and felony burglary in the Nov. 13 attack.

 | AP

Buffalo Bills defensive back Damar Hamlin.

Buffalo Bills Safety Damar Hamlin Showing 'Remarkable Improvement'

"While still critically ill, he has demonstrated that he appears to be neurologically intact," the team said in a statement.

 | AP