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18 September 2014

Text detector in the making

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Va. --- Texting drivers beware; a Virginia company is working on a police radar that can detect when a driver is texting.Comsonic says the device picks up radio frequencies emitted from a cell phone ...

18 September 2014

Onion Moutain Fire update

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Grants Pass, Ore. --- The first images are now coming out from the Onion Mountain fire where one of the only threatened structures is saved in the nick of time.A brief bout of rain help suppression ...

18 September 2014

Highway horror: kittens tossed

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Okla. --- (KFOR)  One Oklahoma woman is left in shock after watching a kitten being thrown from a moving car. WARNING: Some viewers may find this video disturbing. She says the poor kitten wasn't ...

18 September 2014

Armpit hair fire causes crash that injures Idaho teens

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Boise, Idaho -- (KGW News) A teenager crashed his SUV Sunday morning after a passenger used a lighter to set his armpit hair on fire, according to the Ada County Sheriff's Office. The crash happened ...

17 September 2014

Teen forced to drink

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Tenn. --- (WBIR)  A Tennessee man was arrested Saturday after officials said he forced his 15-year-old son to drink alcohol until he passed out.Several people at the home said the teen's father, 35 ...

17 September 2014

Bus driver dies saving child

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Akron, Ohio --- (WKYC)  Laura Zborowski is being called a hero after she sacrificed her life to save a student.The 51-year-old school bus driver, was working on an evacuation drill with students ou ...

16 September 2014

Accused cannibal killer in court

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Jeffersonville, Ind. --- (WAVE) Horrific details of a southern Indiana homicide were released Monday, including allegations that Joseph Oberhansley ate portions of Tammy Jo Blanton's brain, heart an ...

16 September 2014

#GoodellMustGo: activists alter CoverGirl model to protest NFL

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(NBC News) CoverGirl responded Monday to images circulated on social media over the weekend of a model sporting NFL-inspired makeup and a black eye, a charged reference to the Ray Rice domestic viol ...

15 September 2014

Urban Outfitters sorry for bloody 'vintage' Kent State University sweatshirt

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(Today Show) Urban Outfitters has issued an apology after an uproar over a faux-vintage T-shirt that appears to reference the 1970 shooting of unarmed students at Kent State. The item features the ...

13 September 2014

Gruesome find: 50 frozen cats

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(WPTV)  Sheriff's deputies serving a search warrant at a suburban Lake Worth, Florida home made an unusual discovery Wednesday.After seizing a computer and arresting Douglas Westcott for sexual con ...