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A traveler left a pet snake behind at a TSA checkpoint

It wasn't quite "Snakes on a Plane." A 15-inch thin, black snake with a yellow band around its neck was discovered Monday night on the floor of a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint in Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport by a "youngster," according to the TSA.
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Video captures bear raiding the fridge as family frantically dials 911

A hungry bear caused some tense moments for a Northern California family after getting trapped inside their house — and making itself right at home.

El Paso victim’s husband given new SUV to replace vehicle stolen after funeral

A man whose wife was killed in the El Paso shooting had his SUV stolen and wrecked after her funeral over the weekend. After hearing about his ordeal, a local car dealership gave Antonio Basco a new car on Monday.

Dick’s Sporting Goods is testing if it should stop selling guns

Dick's Sporting Goods considered stopping all gun sales in early 2018. A shooting at the high school in Parkland, Florida, had killed 17 people. And the company was shocked into action.

Judge to rule on tossing suit against Smollett in October

A federal judge hearing the city of Chicago's lawsuit against Jussie Smollett says she'll rule on the actor's request to toss the suit in October.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson marries Lauren Hashian

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's new movie "Hobbs & Shaw" is in theaters now, but it's another partnership that he's most excited about. The actor announced on Monday that he has married longtime love Lauren Hashian.

NC police officer makes live organ donations

Gastonia police Officer Zachery Lechette gave up a kidney and more than half of his liver to save the lives of two strangers. "I've always tried to help people -- organ donation, blood donation, bone marrow donation," Lechette said. "It just seemed like the next logical step."

Alligators caught climbing fences and swimming across roads in Florida

Most people know alligators get just about everywhere in Florida, but now they've really leveled up. Videos from last week show one swimming in the middle of a busy road -- and another climbing a fence.

Durham boy with terminal illness wishes for a tree house

A Durham boy with a terminal illness has a wish: to have his own tree house. Lorenzo Andrade-Cruz, 8, has ALD, a genetic condition that affects the brain.

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