SPARKS, Okla. (AP) - Residents in Oklahoma are shaken after the state's strongest earthquake ever and a big aftershock. Saturday night's magnitude 5.6 earthquake was centered near Sparks, 44 miles northeast of Oklahoma City. It was followed early Sunday by a 4.0 aftershock. Sparks resident Jesse Richards says the big... more »
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A Lafayette man accused of killing his infant son by shaking and throwing him has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Twenty-one-year-old Joaquin Campos had pleaded guilty in May to felony child abuse resulting in the death of 10-week-old Lyon Campos in October.
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A lot of teachers want students to sit still during class, but one Southern Colorado school has thrown out that philosophy. They're encouraging students to wiggle and move and they believe it's improving learning.
"I love it," said Noah Nesit a first grader. At the bottom of their bottoms... more »
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 rattled Indonesia's North Sumatra province Sunday, prompting a brief local tsunami watch, knocking out power and damaging some homes, officials said.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the afternoon quake hit 135 miles southeast of Banda Aceh at a depth at 38... more »
There are no immediate reports of damage or casualties following a strong earthquake that shook several small islands off Japan's southern coast today. The quake caused officials to temporarily issue a tsunami warning. Japan's Meteorological Agency says the earthquake hit shortly after 3 p.m. local time and registered magnitude 6.6.... more »
A strong aftershock hit Haiti on Wednesday morning, shaking buildings and sending people running into the streets. The 6.1 magnitude quake hit at 6:03 a.m., about 35 miles northwest of the capital of Port-au-Prince, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The quake struck at a depth of 13.7 miles. The... more »
A magnitude-6.5 earthquake has made its mark on Northern California, with residents reporting bumps, bruises and a trail of broken windows and dishes.
The powerful quake hit about 22 miles from Ferndale. It shook buildings and knocked out power to thousands in several coastal communities. Authorities in the nearby... more »