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Flames, Gear And Risks Of Photographing California Wildfires

Dressed in flame-resistant clothes, heavy boots and carrying my two cameras, I spent a few minutes walking around and surveying the scene before starting to shoot photos.

NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill To Step Down

New York City's police commissioner is retiring after three years in charge of the nation's largest police department, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday.

Not Out Of Woods Yet, But Winds Driving California Fires Die

Calmer weather allowed crews to increase containment on wildfires after a three-week siege of gusts fanned blazes across California.

'Unacceptable': Trick-Or-Treater Injured In Chicago Shooting

A 7-year-old girl out trick-or-treating in a bumblebee costume was critically injured after being struck by apparent stray gunfire in Chicago.

Storms Knock Out Power, Down Trees Along East Coast

A clash of storm fronts that began on Halloween created havoc that caused flooding, knocked over trees, downed power lines and damaged homes.

Residents Flee, Power Cut As Crews Battle California Fire

Tens of thousands of people were ordered to flee in the middle of the night, sending a surge of people to the roads, clogging highways and filling shelters.

39 Victims: Families Wait For News In UK Truck Tragedy

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday honored the 39 victims who died in a container as the truck driver made his first court appearance after being charged with manslaughter and conspiracy.

California Wildfires Erupt In LA, Burn In Wine Country

Firefighters battled destructive wildfires in Northern California wine country and on the wealthy west side of Los Angeles on Monday.

Man Doused In Flammable Liquid Set On Fire By Cop's Stun Gun

A suicidal man who had doused himself in a flammable liquid caught fire and was severely burned when a police officer fired a stun gun at him.

Meth Is Most Common Drug In Overdose Deaths In Chunk Of US

Fentanyl is driving drug overdose deaths in the U.S. overall, but in nearly half of the country, it's a different story. Meth is the bigger killer, a new government report shows.