A police armoured vehicle blocks the road leading to the scene of an attack in Istanbul, early Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. Private NTV television said more than one assailant may have been involved in the attack. The attacker or attackers are believed to have entered the nightclub in Istanbul's Ortakoy district disguised as Santa Claus, the station reported. (AP Photo)

IS claims New Year’s attack on Istanbul nightclub

Turkish police struggled to track down a gunman who attacked New Year’s Eve revelers at a popular Istanbul nightclub, killing at least 39 people, most of them foreigners. Close to 70 more were wounded.


Three-point shooting leads Dons to first Summit League win

Fort Wayne never trailed in the contest, scoring the first seven points and never looking back. Mo Evans scored all 18 of his points in the opening half as the ‘Dons led 56-39 at the break. It was Fort Wayne’s ninth 50-point half of the year.

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Fort Wayne’s slow start leads to loss to Oral Roberts

Zaria Atkins led the Mastodons with 13 points on the day. Selena Lozada scored 12 points to go along with a team-high six rebounds. Anna Lappenküper added 11 points. De’Jour Young finished with eight points and a team-high two assists and two steals.


Comet to zoom by Earth on New Year’s Eve

If the clouds hold off enough, Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdušáková should be a good sight with the help of some binoculars or even better, a telescope.

Two children with a dinosaur at the annual "Countdown to Noon" at Science Central on Saturday, December 31.

Science Central hosts annual “Countdown to Noon”

The event featured children’s activities such as face painting and making party hats and noisemakers, plus science demonstrations and giant balloon drop featuring more than 1,000 balloons.


Poll: What was your favorite viral trend of 2016?

2016 was a year chocked full of viral trends like Pokemon Go!, the victim of a Kit-Kat theft who became an overnight sensation, Ken Bone, Harambe, Chewbacca Mom, creepy clowns, and the mannequin challenge.