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VIDEO: Woman escapes before train hits, destroys car

Margarita Hall made a wrong turn and ended up driving on the train tracks.

  ‘Firenado’ eats firefighter’s water hose

Firefighter Mary Schidlowsky said her crew was battling a wildfire last month in British Columbia when the towering flames and smoke got caught up in a whirlwind.

SC man arrested for cutting dog’s abdomen after vet costs would be too high

Carson Lamar Cowles, 59, has been charged with one count of ill-treatment toward animals, which is a felony charge that can carry up to a maximum of five years of imprisonment, according to officers. Cowles also faces three citations for failure to inoculate for rabies.

Nissan recalling more than 215,000 cars and SUV’s because of fire risk

Break fluid could leak onto a circuit board, causing a short and a possible fire.

Report: 3 killed, others injured in Maryland shooting

Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland at a warehouse facility.

Student pilot hops airport fence, boards American Airlines jet

The 22-year-old man was from the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago. It is unclear why he boarded the plane.

Maroon 5 might headline Super Bowl halftime show, and people are annoyed

The Super Bowl and the NFL have never featured acts from the hometown of where the game was played. The Feb. 3, 2019, Super Bowl will be no different.

Ground beef recall: 130,000 pounds possibly contaminated with E. coli

The beef products are being recalled by Cargill Meat Solutions, which produced and packaged the items on June 21, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture news release.

23-year-old man arrested in stabbing death of DC jogger

Katrina Martinez, 35, was engaged last week. Police have a suspect in custody.

A year after Maria hit Puerto Rico, one bakery works to serve the neighborhood

One bakery owner says a year after Maria hit Puerto Rico that you have to keep working, and do it with love.

Florence Aftermath: Victims return home to heartbreak

Some people in North Carolina are making their way home to find devastation from flood waters.

LIVE: American flag at Frying Pan Tower survives storm

The storm crept towards the Carolina coast one week ago, and much of the impacts residents were bracing for could be seen on the camera.

Police: Teens arrested in vandalism of Christmas decorations for boy with terminal cancer

The community is giving Brody Allen, 2, an early Christmas.

Boy, 5, ejected in crash allegedly caused by distracted mom on cell phone

Investigators say they will look into the possibility of recommending criminal charges against the boy’s mother.

Frustration builds as Carolina residents wait to go home

Exhaustion and frustration are building in the Carolinas as thousands of people wait to go home days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic rain and floods

4 wounded, gunman dead in shooting at PA judge’s office

The shooting began in the mid-afternoon at a Fayette County district judge’s office.

4 people injured in shooting in Wisconsin, shooter dead

The suspect has died, multiple outlets reported.

Police: Man threatened to shoot 11-year-old over ‘Fortnite’ loss

Authorities increased patrols around the boy’s school because the man allegedly threatened him by saying he knew where he went to school.

Multiple tornadoes confirmed in Virginia

One of those warnings gave NBC12 meteorologist Andrew Freiden “chills” while he was broadcasting on air.

President Trump visits Carolinas to survey Hurricane Florence damage

“To the families who have lost loved ones, America grieves with you, and our hearts break for you. God bless you,”

Federal agency says it lost track of 1,488 migrant children

Federal agency can't account for 1,488 migrant children placed in homes around the country

  Trump rips Sessions: ‘I don’t have an attorney general’

President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on Jeff Sessions, saying, "I don't have an attorney general."

Bodies recovered of mental health patients nearly 24 hours after drowning

A Horry County Sheriff's Office van was swept away in flood waters, resulting in two female patients drowning in the Little Pee Dee River Tuesday night. The SCDOT said the road was closed, and claim the driver had to have driven around the barrier.

Amid the storm debris, workers help widow find her husband’s ashes

In the Stoney Creek Plantation subdivision, more than six-feet of flood water swamped two dozen homes over the weekend. Wednesday, residents got their first look inside their sodden homes.

Plane crashes into several cars in Texas neighborhood

A small plane crashed and hit several vehicles Wednesday in Sugar Land, TX.

Ryan Coogler to produce LeBron James’ ‘Space Jam 2’

'Black Panther' director Ryan Coogler is joining LeBron James and the 'Space Jam 2' team.

Naked Florida man starts house fire after baking cookies on George Foreman grill

As officers made their way through the house, they saw several items burning.

Wife of SC truck driver caught in Florence aftermath in road collapse thankful husband survived

A South Carolina woman who says she is the wife of the man whose tractor-trailer was seen in several images depicting the aftermath of Hurricane Florence has taken to Facebook to share the relief that her husband is OK.

3D-printable gun maker charged with sexual assault of minor

Cody Wilson is accused of having sex with a girl under the age of 17. Authorities said the incident occurred in Austin, TX, on Aug. 15, and Wilson paid the girl $500.

Tourist walks to edge of, and looks into, Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park

The unidentified man stops on the rim of the famous geyser and appears to pee into it.

California surgeon and girlfriend arrested on suspicion of drugging and raping women

Grant William Robicheaux, 38, and Cerissa Laura Riley, 31 posted bail last week when they were arrested. They will be arraigned on October 25.

  Flooding from Florence kills 3.4 million chickens and turkeys, plus 5,500 hogs

Officials say North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where animals were being raised for market, killing about 3.4 million chickens and turkey and 5,500 hogs.

Sony is releasing the PlayStation Classic console just in time for Christmas

The PlayStation Classic ships this December with 20 pre-loaded games, featuring Final Fantasy VII, Tekken 3, Wild Arms, and more.

Fake funeral scam leads to arrest of man, 2 teens

Police arrested a 20-year-old man and two 14-year-old boys. They had been holding signs reading "funeral donations," with photos of a boy named Johnny.

NC’s wild horses not harmed by Hurricane Florence

The Rachel Carson Reserve and the Corolla Wild Horse Fundreported that its wild horses were safe and accounted for.

NC family thanks lineman by doing their laundry

Shannon Krueger and her daughters reached out to lineman in their area and offered to do their laundry.

Veteran plays with children at shelter after long day assisting in recovery efforts

Moose Mustafa, a resident of Pasco County, Florida, has been assisting with flood operations in Brunswick County this week.

Florence Aftermath: Looters did more damage than storm for some

The damage from Hurricane Florence at the University Center Shopping Center in Wilimington, NC is the least of the worries for the owner of Snowden’s Jewelers.

Woman slips out of cuffs, walks out of jail to hotel for sex payment, police say

Amber Gonzales was re-arrested less than an hour later.

Baby girl suffers brain injury, undergoes surgery after dog attack

The girl’s father says the dog mauled the baby when his wife turned away for seconds while changing her diaper.

Woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart to be released

Elizabeth Smart says she's been assured that the woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted will be watched when she's released from prison