Police now say that two people died when an unknown suspect opened fire at a Homecoming Party that was attended by many Texas A&M students. Family members and friends have identified one of those two shooting victims on social media as Kevin Berry, who was known as “Choppaboy Wess.” TheyRead More →

A dry and windy weather system will move south through northern California tonight and Sunday. Strong to potentially damaging winds will develop across much of the region. This will likely be the strongest north wind event so far this season. The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag WarningRead More →

Update at 13:10 p.m.: CAL Fire reports the fire is contained and relays that the flames spread to some nearby grass, but it was extinguished at a small 20 foot by 20-foot spot. Crews mopped up for about an hour. There is no word on damages to the home andRead More →

Sylvia Plath, an American author, is the subject of today’s Google Doodle. October 27th would have been her 87th birthday. Plath is widely heralded as a pioneer in the field of confessional poetry, and she is credited with advancing the genre of confessional poetry through her published collections The ColossusRead More →

Santa Clara, California police say “no shots were fired” at Great America despite multiple unconfirmed reports on Twitter of a possible shooting or active shooter at the amusement park. Santa Clara police wrote on Twitter that the active shooter reports are false, as panicked people took to social media toRead More →

A Thinx underwear commercial, released in October 2019, is causing controversy online and in some conservative circles because it shows men and boys getting menstrual periods, but other people think those who are outraged should get over it and aren’t grasping the meaning of the advertisement. You can watch theRead More →

The unquiet spirits, vampires and the omnipresent zombies that take over American streets every October 31 may think Halloween is all about spooky fun. But what Halloween masqueraders may not realize is that in the early 1970s and well into the next decade, real fear took over. The media, policeRead More →