Kansas firefighter accused of taking fire truck on drunken joy ride

Kansas firefighter accused of taking fire truck on drunken joy ride

A volunteer firefighter allegedly took a fire truck on a drunken joy ride and then apparently called dispatchers to complain about another firefighter following her.
Gun range opens in Longview

Gun range opens in Longview

A new gun range opened two weeks ago and the owner says business has exceeded expectations and they are interested in bringing in a variety of customers.  
Police: Teen raised gun before officer killed him near Ferguson

Police: Teen raised gun before officer killed him near Ferguson

A Missouri police officer shoots and kills a teenager just 2 miles from the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, where another young man's death months earlier set off protests across the country.
NYPD: 7 arrested for allegedly posting, phoning in threats to officers

NYPD: 7 arrested for allegedly posting, phoning in threats to officers

Seven men have been arrested in connection with alleged threats made toward police officers since Saturday afternoon, when two NYPD officers were shot in the head from behind while sitting in their patrol car, New York City police said.
Wonder material could harvest energy from thin air

Wonder material could harvest energy from thin air

Editor's note: Tomorrow Transformed explores innovative approaches and opportunities available in business and society through technology.
SpaceX will try landing a rocket on a tiny ship at sea

SpaceX will try landing a rocket on a tiny ship at sea

The way we send stuff into space hasn't changed much in the past 50 years: Multi-stage rockets spend their fuel and dump their lower sections as garbage. That's too wasteful for Elon Musk and his SpaceX company.
'The Interview' makes $1 million at box office

'The Interview' makes $1 million at box office

"The Interview" banked $1 million at the box office on Christmas Day, and it could make a couple million more over the long holiday weekend.
Kidnapped Mexican priest found dead on Christmas Day

Kidnapped Mexican priest found dead on Christmas Day

A missing priest in violence-plagued Guerrero state was found dead in an alley on Christmas Day, his diocese said.
$2 gas is becoming more widespread

$2 gas is becoming more widespread

Missouri gas stations had a nice Christmas present for drivers. On Thursday, the state became the first in five years to have a statewide average gas price below $2 a gallon.
How to make music with your eyes

How to make music with your eyes

Ever since musician Eduardo Miranda met a patient with locked in syndrome 11 years ago, he has been on a mission to create a way for the paralyzed to make music.

Salvation Army receives diamond cross in kettle donation

 "I've never seen anything like this in all my kettle seasons," said Captain Byron Smith of the Salvation Army.
12 Cans of Christmas Challenge accepted

12 Cans of Christmas Challenge accepted

The Hiway 80 Rescue Mission learned that if you mix the 12 days of Christmas, with a viral social media campaign stared by Neal McCoy on Facebook, the cause is bound to be successful.
More cars earn top marks for safety

More cars earn top marks for safety

Despite stricter requirements and tough new crash tests more vehicles earned top marks from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Just got your drone? Here are 5 things you need to know

Just got your drone? Here are 5 things you need to know

So, you got a drone for ChrismaHanuKwanzakah, huh? You could be among thousands -- potentially tens of thousands -- of new drone users after this holiday season, according to industry leaders.
WWI Christmas Truce football match: Fact or fiction?

WWI Christmas Truce football match: Fact or fiction?

It's a story which has captured the imagination of the English Premier League and persuaded one UK retailer to use it for its Christmas TV advert -- but did rival armies really turn the World War I killing fields into a football field?