SUV gang assault: A motorcyclist accused of smashing a window on an SUV in NYC was arraigned Sunday on gang assault and other charges. A civilian bystander who stepped in to stop the attack was hailed as a hero.
A fire broke out at the Marine Corps' Camp Pendleton in Southern California Saturday, forcing residents and hospital patients to evacuate. The fire has burned 1,500 acres so far, and firefighters have it 15 percent contained.
The Mormon church reported 15 million members worldwide, a record high. At its biannual meeting, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported there are 80,000 Mormon missionaries – up from 58,500 a year ago.
The House voted unanimously and the Senate is expected to approve a bill to give furloughed workers back pay for the time they have to take off. Aside from that moment of bipartisanship, divide over the government shutdown continued.
In Texas some voters say they support Ted Cruz's campaign to stop government growth and Obamacare at all costs, even if that means some personal sacrifice. Texas has more than 131,500 full-time federal employees.
A deadly storm rolled through parts of South Dakota, Wyoming, and Nebraska on Friday, dumping at least 33 inches of snow and bringing tornadoes. At least four homes were destroyed and 15 people hurt in Wayne, Neb.
Missing Michigan baby: Sean Phillips, the father of the missing Michigan baby, was charged with murder two years after Katherine "Baby Kate" Phillips disappeared. Police say they have new evidence in the case.
After blowing a tire, a church bus crossed the center line and collided into other vehicles on I-40 east of Knoxville, Tennessee on Wednesday. Several were harmed in the incident, which halted traffic in both directions.
Silk road shutdown: The FBI shutdown the Silk Road website and arrested alleged owner Ross William Ulbricht. Silk Road allowed tech-savvy sellers to post ads for drugs and other illegal products, which they sold for bitcoins.