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EPA issues new rules for disposing coal ash

The Environmental Protection Agency has outlined national standards for storing coal ash, but stopped short of declaring it a hazardous material.

Latest flu report finds surge in U.S. cases

The nation is experiencing a surge in flu cases. One year ago this week flu was widespread in just four states. This year 29 states show rampant cases.

Ohio county cancels coma patient’s welfare

An Ohio woman says she was kicked off of welfare for not reporting that she was in a coma.

Holiday lights so bright you can see them from space

Those lights you put up for the holidays don't just brighten your neighborhood -- they are providing NASA with new data about how cities illuminate the night.

Good Samaritans help return stolen car with baby inside

The missing infant who triggered an Amber Alert has been found safe in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky. Officers say they found 20-day-old Henry Flores alone in his mother's stolen car in the parking lot of a Sunoco gas station.

Texas woman gives $10K mink coat to fast food worker

An incredible act of kindness in Southeast Texas left one Whataburger employee beside herself. Cheryl Semien told Eyewitness News a customer handed her a Mink coat after she paid the woman a compliment.

Police: grandmother poisoned baby’s sippy cup

A 43-year-old South Carolina woman is accused of giving her grandson a lethal dose of oxycodone in a sippy cup, according to the Pickens County Sheriff's Office.

Colorado faces lawsuit for legal pot spilling over state lines

Nebraska and Oklahoma have filed a case with the U.S Supreme Court against Colorado, alleging that Colorado's Amendment 64, legalizing recreational marijuana, is unconstitutional.

Saturday before Christmas could be bigger than Black Friday

If you are still making your list and checking it twice, get ready to brave the crowds as we head into the final weekend before Christmas.

Obama to stay busy despite being lame duck President

In Washington, Congress is gone and President Obama is tying up loose ends before heading to Hawaii for the holidays. He's holding a news conference today.

Obama: Sony ‘made a mistake’ pulling ‘The Interview’

President Obama said Friday Sony Entertainment "made a mistake" in pulling "The Interview" from theaters.

Girls charged in Slenderman stabbing deemed competent

Two girls accused of stabbing a friend to impress the fictional Internet bogeyman Slenderman have been found competent to stand trial.

Woman claims pet turtle is being held for ransom

It's the worst fear of every pet owner: You're beloved companion runs away. As you frantically try to locate the animal your phone rings, and the voice on the other end starts making demands.

What's next for Cuba?

In Cuba, poor and underdeveloped after 50 years of communism and U.S. sanctions, word of the diplomatic breakthrough with the United States is raising hope.

Sony faces backlash for pulling 'The Interview'

"The Interview" can't escape the spotlight. Sony Entertainment has been blasted on social media and in the press for pulling the film in the wake of a hacking attack and threats against its release.