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Police search Northland for quintuple shooting suspect

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Authorities continue to search an area near a Motel 6 in the Northland after sources say they believe the suspect in a quintuple shooting that killed three people ditched a stolen SUV there. More>>

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NWS confirms tornado hit Mansfield paper plant, employees describe experience Video included

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A warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado touched down at the International Paper Company in Mansfield near the Red River Parish line on Tuesday afternoon. More>>

Sheriff: LEC shooter connected to textile plant homicides Video included

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The Greenville County Sheriff's Office said the man who shot and killed his stepfather before firing shots at police headquarters is the man who killed two security guards at the Hollingsworth textile plant.
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Brothers cleared of murder, rape charges after 30 years in prison Video included

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Two half-brothers who were convicted for raping and killing an 11-year-old girl in North Carolina 30 years ago have been cleared of all charges and will be released from jail Tuesday night. More>>

Search continues for 7 of 30 escapees from youth correctional facility Video included

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Authorities say 22 of the 30 teenagers who escaped from Nashville's Woodland Hills Youth Development Center late Monday night have been taken into custody. More>>

Vegas service matches veterans with shelter dogs Video included

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Pets for Vets, a national nonprofit organization, recently started a Las Vegas chapter. The service interviews veterans and matches them with their perfect companion pet. More>>

Local protesters draw attention to seismic testing Video included

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From the small state of Delaware all the way to Florida seismic testing has been approved. More>>

LIVE BLOG: Updates from USGS on Puna Lava threat

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Experts are keeping a close eye on the 'June 27th lava flow' it is not an immediate threat to residential areas downhill of the flow, but could become one in weeks to months if lava continues to advance. More>>

Another American missionary doctor has Ebola Video included

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Another American missionary has tested positive for the Ebola virus, according to SIM USA of Charlotte. More>>

Frantic 911 calls detail moments after gun instructor shot Video included

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Officials released 911 calls Tuesday that showed the frantic moments following the accidental shooting of a gun instructor by a girl handling an Uzi. More>>

Pete Rose to coach first base for Florence Freedom Video included

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Pete Rose will coach first base for the Florence Freedom on Tuesday, September 2. The Freedom will also retire Rose's #14 during the game that evening. More>>

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Phoenix police return fire, kill heavily-armed man Video included

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A heavily armed man who fired at officers and a police helicopter was shot and killed by Phoenix police Monday night. More>>

Family finds man inside garage, traps him while police respond

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A Springfield man was arrested Monday night after a family found him rummaging through their garage looking for items to steal, according to police officials. More>>

Man dies after jumping over median into oncoming traffic after accident

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An accident that blocked I-285 in both directions Tuesday morning left one man dead. More>>

Sheriff: man used "Street Chat" app to threaten to kill a child in Unicoi County school Video included

A man is under arrest in Unicoi County accused of threatening to kill a child in school Tuesday.    Sheriff Mike Hensley said the "adult Hispanic male" used the new app "Street Chat." A man is under arrest in Unicoi County accused of threatening to kill a child in school Tuesday. Sheriff Mike Hensley said the "adult Hispanic male" used the new app "Street Chat."
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A man is under arrest in Unicoi County accused of threatening to kill a child in school Tuesday. Sheriff Mike Hensley said the man used the new app "Street Chat."Sheriff Mike Hensley said his department made the arrest with the help of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation after a day-long investigation. More>>

Biloxi bomb squad disassembles IED Video included

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Residents on a Vancleave road breathed a little easier Monday night after authorities from multiple agencies worked together to diffuse an explosive device. But questions still remain about who left a homemade bomb at a house in this rural area.
 
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Dog stabbed in PetSmart after man claims it attacked his dog

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A dog that was stabbed at an adoption event in Newnan on Sunday had to be euthanized. More>>

New cricket spreading in NC, NC State researchers say

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Researchers from N.C. State University finds that non-native camel cricket species have spread into homes across the eastern United States. More>>

Lawsuit filed on behalf of SC teen forced to remove makeup by DMV

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The Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of an Anderson teen who was forced to remove makeup when getting a driver's license picture.
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Michael Brown forum at Duke stirs emotions Video included

Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family pictureduring a news conference Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family pictureduring a news conference Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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Duke University professors lead a panel discussion about race, the role of police and how social media coverage of street protests in Ferguson Missouri shaped the Michael Brown shooting death story. More>>

Drowning victim's family asks for public's help in finding GoPro camera Video included

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Friends and relatives of a Waipahu man who drowned off of Malaekahana Beach on Saturday are asking for the public's help in finding the man's GoPro camera.Thirty-eight year old Dante Biacan died Saturday while he was shooting underwater video. But the camera was lost while he was being pulled out of the water."If we get that GoPro, a least we could see what actually happened," said Vengelin Lomibao, a family friend.Another longtime friend Elmer Magaoay added:"It's important to us because we'r... More>>

GETTING RESULTS

Parent outraged with children's bus stop location

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Another school year is upon us and for thousands of kids, that means riding the bus.
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Centerplate CEO resigns following animal abuse scandal

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The CEO of Centerplate, a company that provides catering services for large venues, including Providence Park, has resigned after public outcry over alleged animal abuse. More>>

Record gator caught during first weekend of season Video included

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Labor Day weekend has a special significance for alligator hunters in Mississippi. A few days into the start of this year's hunting season, a record-setting 756-pound gator was caught by Robert Mahaffey of Brandon in the first weekend of the season. More>>

Coroner identifies man killed after being trapped underground Video included

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Birmingham Fire and Rescue officials recovered the body of a man who was buried under dirt at a construction site at 24th Street Southwest and Mayfield Ave in Ensley. More>>

Clown calls woman 'unbeweaveable,' finds himself unemployed Video included

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The Delta Fair is going strong on the Labor Day holiday and one family from Atoka hoped to enjoy the day — until they say a clown went too far.
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Scottsdale firefighters rescue dog from irrigation ditch Video included

Scottsdale firefighters rescue dog from irrigation ditch Scottsdale firefighters rescue dog from irrigation ditch
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Labor Day proved to be a unique opportunity for firefighters from Scottsdale Engine 601. More>>

Community helps increase reward in Rosa Parks vandalism probe Video included

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The community is uniting to help catch the criminals who desecrated a piece of Montgomery history. The vandalism of Rosa Parks' home angered many across the city and hundreds have donated in an effort to help find those responsible. Crimestoppers is hoping a bigger reward will crack the case. More>>

Musician Jimi Jamison dead of apparent heart attack Video included

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Multiple sources have confirmed that musician Jimi Jamison has died of an apparent heart attack. More>>

BREAKING

10-year-old shot in Dinwiddie hunting accident Video included

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A ten-year-old boy is recovering, after getting hit by shotgun pellets in a hunting accident Monday afternoon, according to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. More>>

Edwards, Henry remember 1984 Olympics thirty years later Video included

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Three decades after winning gold medals with the U.S. women's basketball team, south Georgians Lea Henry and Teresa Edwards look back on their Olympic experiences. More>>

"40-hour" work week is longer for many Americans Video included

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According to a new Gallup poll, most American adults work an average of 47 hours each week, almost a full day more than the "standard" five-day, 9-to-5 schedule. More>>

Union, NAACP hold Labor Day rallies across NC Video included

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Union and civil rights leaders joined together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day. More>>

World War II B-17 bomber takes flight over Roanoke Video included

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ROANOKE (WSLS) - If you saw an unusual aircraft over the Roanoke Valley skies Monday, that was an old World War II B-17 bomber that has made its way to the area for the week. It is called the Memphis Belle, and it is in town celebrating the 71st anniversary of its last historic mission in the second world war. Several former B-17 crew members from Roanoke got the chance to take a ride on the aircraft.The Memphis Belle will be open for public tours on Friday and for public flights on Saturday ... More>>

Rescue group sets sights on strays for veterans Video included

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Three years ago the rescue group Coco's Cupboard started in Pike County to spay and neuter dogs and cats. Now, they have launched a partnership with Healing 4 Heroes to rehabilitate their most qualified strays and pair them with a veteran. More>>

Thousands hunt for final Hidden Cash Spartanburg prize

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About 2,000 people showed up for possibly the final Hidden Cash Spartanburg, but only one family walked away with the prize. More>>

The big debate: Will you wear white after Labor Day? Video included

Labor Day is the official end of the summer season, and it's been known as a stopping point for wearing white. More>>

UPDATE

Missing boater presumed drowned found OK at Lake Pleasant Video included

Search for missing boater underway at Lake Pleasant Search for missing boater underway at Lake Pleasant
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The boater, Bradley Johnson, 31, told Maricopa County sheriff's deputies that he was drunk and disoriented when he swam to shore on Sunday night following some sort of fight aboard the vessel. More>>

Mothers look to stop rushed births at hospitals, save lives

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Mothers come together at Improving Birth Rally in an effort to stop rushed births. More>>

Woman speaks after being stuck in mud for a day Video included

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A Carmi woman is recovering after being stuck in the mud for a day. More>>

Family speaks out on butt injection verdict Video included

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The infamous butt injection trial ends in Mississippi, but the saga continues in neighboring Alabama. More>>

Carmi woman believed to be found dead rescued from mud

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A woman, believed to have been found dead, was rescued after being stuck and covered in mud for 24 hours in Carmi, Illinois. More>>

Law enforcement using social media to crack down on underage drinking Video included

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Dozens of videos are all over social media from parties held at Coastal Carolina University. More>>

Officials identify pilot killed in F-15 plane crash Video included

Lt. Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr. in an F-15 (104th Fighter Wing) Lt. Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr. in an F-15 (104th Fighter Wing)
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The 104th Fighter Wing identified in a news release Friday morning the pilot of the F-15C Eagle fighter jet who was killed in a crash in Deerfield, VA, on Wednesday. More>>

Creedmoor family grateful after plane misses home Video included

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One person was injured in a small plane crash in Granville County near the Wake County line late Thursday night. More>>

Prescott PD: 'Dark Lord' arrested for burning, urinating on Bible

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Eric Minerault was dressed in black and wearing a long, black-and-red robe and pentagram necklace and standing on the steps of the Gospel Rescue Mission in Prescott when police arrived. More>>

Update: Puna lava flow resumes after brief pause Video included

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Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey who have been carefully monitoring the lava flow heading toward lower Puna say Wednesday's aerial assessment indicates there is little to no activity in the area that once posed the greatest threat to the Kaohe Homesteads subdivision. More>>

'Serial stowaway' sheds little explanation for security breaches Video included

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Marilyn Hartman offered no explanation and instead talked about conspiracy theories and a whistleblower incident she was allegedly involved in. More>>

Volunteers install free life jacket kiosk along Columbia River

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Two groups of boaters are trying to keep people safe with a new life jacket loaning kiosk on the Columbia River. More>>

Family Bible saves voting day for 92-year-old woman

A Kansas board has approved the voter registration of a 92-year-old woman after she and her daughter presented copies of census records and a page from a battered family Bible to prove she was born in the U.S. More>>

Donors give $8K to purchase headstone for murdered 2-year-old girl Video included

Almost two years after her death, Wise County Deputies realized Emma Baldwin had not received a proper burial. Almost two years after her death, Wise County Deputies realized Emma Baldwin had not received a proper burial.
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The Wise County Sheriff Office is raising money to purchase a tombstone for Emma Baldwin.The 2-year-old girl was murdered in October 2012. More>>

Surgery to repair Phoenix boy's throat damaged by button battery Video included

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Emmett Rauch, who turns 5 years old in October, has had more than 40 reconstructive surgeries during the past four years. And, if everything works out, he'll only have to endure one more. More>>

UNC changes sexual violence policy after student complaints Video included

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UNC has announced new policies for dealing with sexual violence. More>>

13 NC kids killed since 1999 by drivers passing school buses Video included

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NC drivers pass stopped school buses every day, violating state laws requiring drivers to yield when a bus's stop arm is extended.
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Drug detecting nail polish doesn't solve date rape problem, expert says Video included

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While saying the nail polish is a great idea, InterAct of Wake County says more focus needs to be placed on the perpetrators and not the victims. More>>

NC State students develop nail polish to battle date rape Video included

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Four N.C. State students teamed up to invent a nail polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date-rape drugs. More>>

NC State charges Durham man with breaking into dorms

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A Durham man faces multiple charges for breaking into parts of the N.C. State campus, burglaries that sparked a campus-wide crime alert. More>>

Missing Fort Bragg private Striped Wolf found in Florida Video included

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Private Juliet Striped Wolf was located in Volusia County, Florida, and is safe and unharmed, the Army said. More>>

Hybrid boat developed in Apex relies on natural gas for fuel Video included

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Local engineers created a new boat that is environmentally friendly and less costly to drive than a standard gas-powered boat. More>>

Army investigating disappearance of Fort Bragg soldier

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The Army has opened an investigation into the disappearance of a Fort Bragg solider who has been missing since July 1.
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Lawmakers hope rules ease concerns about fracking in NC Video included

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Protesters and environmental groups have taken a stand against fracking, while the General Assembly has worked to get the ball rolling in North Carolina. More>>

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