The line of duty killing of a Northern California deputy sheriff Friday occurred 26 years to the day his deputy sheriff father died in the line of duty when his helicopter crashed during a pursuit of drug smugglers. Michael Davis Jr., 42, of the Placer County Sheriff's Office was 16 when his father was killed on Oct. 24, 1988. Davis followed Michael Davis Sr. into law enforcement when he got older.
Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the North Central United States
After many locations over the Plains feel like late summer this weekend, the record-challenging warmth will expand to the Northeast this week.
Frigid conditions and heavy snow led to widespread and extensive school cancellations and delays last year. How will this winter shape up?
Cold air and high snow amounts will define the season in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic while drought conditions persist in northern California.