Seattle shooting leaves 1 dead, at least five critical, suspect on the loose, officials say

A shooting in downtown Seattle killed one person and critically wounded at least five others, including a 9-year-old boy, during the Wednesday rush-hour commute, and investigators were searching for at least one suspect, police said.Gunshots rang out around 5 p.m. near Pine Street and 4th Avenue, less than a half-mile from a separate officer-involved shooting that had taken place hours before, Q13 Fox reported.Three men, ages 21, 34, and 35

Rescued pets from earthquake-ravaged Puerto Rico end up at East Coast shelters

WEST CHESTER, Pa. – More than 100 shelter dogs and cats from Puerto Rico are now up for adoption at animal rescue organizations along the East Coast. On Sunday, they were flown in on an emergency evacuation flight after a series of earthquakes devastated the island. The flight was organized by a non-profit in Puerto Rico called The Sato Project and Los-Angeles based Wings of Rescue. “It’s a cargo plane that’s rented but

African warlord living jailed for lying to US immigration officials asks judge to overturn 30-year sentence

A brutal African warlord – currently serving 30 years for lying to U.S. immigration officials about his past of committing murders, raping and enslaving his rivals and even ordering cannibalism to intimidate enemies – asked a federal appeals court in Philadelphia Tuesday to overturn his conviction. SUPREME COURT PUSHES FORWARD FLINT WATER CRISIS VICTIMS' CASE, SAYS CITY OFFICIALS NOT IMMUNE TO PROSECUTIONMohammed Jabateh, 53, who has settled in East Lansdowne, Penn., was

Cold weather in Florida brings chance of ‘iguanas falling from the trees,’ forecasters warn

It's chilly with a chance of falling lizards.Temperatures in South Florida dropped so low Wednesday morning that forecasters at the National Weather Service office in Miami warned residents to be on guard for falling iguanas."This isn't something we usually forecast, but don't be surprised if you see Iguanas falling from the trees tonight as lows drop into the 30s and 40s," the NWS Miami wrote on Twitter. "Brrrr!"LIGHTNING SAFETY: WHAT

Nevada police say infant found dead in dumpster in North Las Vegas

Police in Nevada are requesting help from the public after a baby boy was found dead in a dumpster in North Las Vegas earlier this week.The Latino boy found just before 9 a.m. Sunday was estimated to be between 6 months and 1 year old. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to FOX 5 in Las Vegas.A nearby resident found the infant and reported the discovery to police, the station said.SKI

Arizona mom sang to young children as she smothered them: police

After allegedly killing her three children Monday, Rachel Henry "placed all of the children in a position on the living room couch as if they were taking a nap," according to court documents released Tuesday evening.Earlier, the Arizona mother reportedly sang to each of them as she suffocated them -- even to the 3-year-old son who yelled "No!" as the mother killed his 1-year sister, FOX 10 of Phoenix reported.Henry, 22, who was

California man who killed family of 4 found in desert gets death sentence

Charles "Chase" Merritt was sentenced to death on Tuesday after being convicted of murdering an entire family and dumping their bodies in a shallow Southern California desert grave in 2010.Merritt, 62, was convicted in June of killing his business associate, Joseph McStay, and his family over a monetary dispute. Merritt was found guilty on four counts of first-degree murder, for the deaths of McStay, McStay’s wife Summer, and the couple’s 3- and 4-year-old sons.Prosecutors

Texas man has smile for mugshot after allegedly firing gun, hiding in doghouse

closeVideoFox News Flash top headlines for Jan. 21Fox News Flash top headlines for Jan. 21 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.comTexas authorities released an interesting mugshot Tuesday for a man they say was found hiding in a doghouse as he was being sought for firing a gun at a sports bar.The mugshot taken by the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office shows a deputy with his hand on 22-year-old

Utah police ID 4 family members killed in shooting, say boy suspect not cooperating

Police in Utah have released the names of four family members shot and killed in their home Friday night, and said the boy charged with their murders has refused to speak with investigators searching for a motive.The victims killed in the shooting were identified as 52-year-old mother Consuelo Alejandra Haynie and three of her children: Alexis, 15; Maylan, 14; and Mathew, 14, the Grantsville City Police Department said Monday in

Oregon man accused of fatally stabbing 2 on train after yelling racial slurs at women goes to trial

Trial is set to begin next week for Jeremy Christian, who is accused of killing two men who tried to intervene as he started screaming racial slurs aboard a Portland, Ore., train three years ago — an incident that spotlighted emboldened white nationalism in the liberal city. POLICE: SUSPECT IN PORTLAND STABBINGS RANTED ABOUT MUSLIMSChristian, 37, has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, attempted murder, assault and other crimes in connection