By Daniel Wallis and Edward McAllister FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Tensions eased in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson on Thursday after two nights of violence and looting sparked by racially charged anger over a grand jury's decision to clear a white police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager. Protests also dwindled elsewhere in the United States as the Thanksgiving Day holiday and wintry weather kept many indoors. But in California, more than 250 people were arrested in rallies over the past two days that shut highways in major cites. ...
(Reuters) - Subscribers to Verizon Communications Inc's FiOS cable TV over fiber network service in Boston lost access to Fox's local affiliate station on Thursday due to a fee dispute with Cox Media Group, which owns the station, according to a Verizon email to customers. Verizon said that Cox removed WFXT TV, the local affiliate of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's Fox TV network, and the WFXT Movies station from its FiOS TV network because it refused to accept an agreement "that contained rates that are not in our customers' best interests. ...
On Thanksgiving day the chances of having a house fire nearly double, said Redding Fire Investigators Craig Wittner and Patrick O'Connor.
Union representatives, as well as two of Redding's five City Council Members, called a news conference Wednesday afternoon in front of the Council Chambers at Redding City Hall.
Zir Weems was arrested by Butte County deputies for murdering his wife Wednesday, right after he posted bail in Glenn County on animal cruelty charges.
ABC World News anchor David Muir featured olive oil from California Olive Ranch in Chico on the weekly segment, "Made in America."
Hornets coach Steve Clifford believes Lance Stephenson's problems adjusting during his first season in Charlotte are partly due to the guard's struggles to live up to external expectations.
Gonzaga freshman Josh Perkins suffered a broken jaw when he was kicked by Georgia's Kenny Gaines in the second half of the Zags' 88-76 win on Wednesday night.
Marc Gasol had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Mike Conley added 19 points, and the Grizzlies held off the Lakers 99-93 on Wednesday night for their seventh victory in eight games.
Stanley Johnson had 18 points and nine rebounds, helping No. 3 Arizona gut out a 61-59 victory over No. 15 San Diego State for its second Maui Invitational title Wednesday night.