Five days after a massive wildfire began to cut a lethal path through Colorado Springs, killing two people and destroying 473 homes, some residents were returning home over the weekend to face the devastation.Fire crews fighting the monstrous Black Forest Fire made strides over the weekend, bringing the blaze to 65 percent containment, following surprise showers and mild winds Friday.
This Father's Day, a son and his dad have a very special reason to celebrate.Frank Furia, 56, a volunteer firefighter and father, has suffered from a rare blood vessel disease for the past 15 years. Last year, doctors gave him some devastating news.“When the doctors told me that my kidneys were failing I lost it,” Furia told TODAY. “I was shocked.”His wife, Kate, remembers the moment.
An Indiana woman put on death row at age 16 for killing an elderly Bible school teacher is scheduled to be released Monday after serving a prison term that was shortened after the state Supreme Court intervened. Paula Cooper's death sentence at such a young age sparked international protests and a plea for clemency from Pope John Paul II.