Intense Rainfall Hits Drought-Stricken Northern Calif.

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_36a927fe51.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (SAN FRANCISCO) -- Rain is finally falling in drought-stricken Northern California. But the rain is falling so hard and fast that it is causing problems, including standing water on the freeway and flooded basements. As Meteorologist Bruce Sullivan with the National Weather Prediction Center warns, this intense rainfall can also bring another type of danger.

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New Mexico Farmer Ordered to Pay $18 Million for Tax Fraud

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_4b98f974c4.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (HOBBS, N.M.) -- A New Mexico farmer convicted of tax fraud was sentenced to 14 years in prison and over $18 million in restitution on Friday. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Bill Melot failed to file a personal income tax return since 1986, and owes over $25 million in federal taxes plus $7 million in taxes to the state of Texas.

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US Citizen Held in North Korea Moved to Labor Camp

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_afc02b1b98.jpgKIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Kenneth Bae, the American citizen detained in North Korea, has been moved from a hospital to a labor camp, the U.S. State Department told Bae’s family Friday. “We are concerned about his health and want him home soon,” said Bae’s sister, Terri Chung. This latest development has the State Department “deeply concerned,” according to spokesperson Jen Psaki.

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Frantic Search in Wisconsin for Missing 6-Day-Old Baby

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_8ad8dfb287.jpgTown of Beloit Police Department (BELOIT, Wis.) -- Wisconsin cops are looking through dumpsters and interviewing neighbors as part of a massive search for a newborn who disappeared in the middle of the night. Kayden Powell is 6 days old. His mother, Brianna Marshall, 18, told authorities Thursday that she woke up to find her son gone, missing from his bassinet in the same room where she slept.

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TSA: No Carry-On Liquids on Russia-Bound Flights After Toothpaste Threat

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_b26c173df2.jpgFRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The Transportation Security Administration is temporarily banning travelers from bringing any amount of liquid, gel or aerosol in their carry-on luggage aboard flights between the U.S. and Russia, following a warning from the Department of Homeland Security that terrorists could target the Olympic Games with explosive components hidden in toothpaste tubes.

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