U.S. & World News

24 June 2014

FBI conducts undercover sex trafficking sting

Posted in U.S. & World News, Regional

Portland, Ore. -- The FBI, in collaboration with Oregon law enforcement and victim service agencies, discovered child sex trafficking operations in the Eugene and Portland area. The operations ran f ...

24 June 2014

Oregon rated best state for summer road trips

Posted in U.S. & World News, Regional

(NBC News) Are you road trippin' this summer? Wallet Hub ranked the best states for summer road trips. The site looked at a number of factors, including driving and lodging costs, traffic, safety, w ...

23 June 2014

Tsunami warning issued for Alaska after quake

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Anchorage, Ak. (KING)  -- A tsunami warning has been issued for parts of Alaska's Aleutian Island chain after a powerful earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-8.0 quake was recor ...

23 June 2014

Starbucks prices are rising

Posted in U.S. & World News, Regional

Your Starbucks latte could cost you more starting Tuesday. The coffee giant is raising its prices. On average, a Starbucks drink will cost between five and 20 cents more. The company estimates that ...

23 June 2014

Tragedy at the kennel

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Maricopa County, Ariz. --- (KPNX)  Arizona's Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident in which 17 dogs died while in the care of a Gilbert pet-boarding service.Officials are ca ...

23 June 2014

Heroin deal: Kids as collateral?

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Wis. --- (WTMJ) A Wisconsin couple is accused of offering to use their children as collateral in a heroin deal.Investigators in Racine County say Ashley Fay and her boyfriend Blair Larose brought tw ...

23 June 2014

Caught on Camera: Great white shark rips bait from boat

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Avalon, N.J. -- A great white shark was spotted this weekend off the coast of southern New Jersey. Fishermen on a 35-foot boat had their cameras rolling as the shark circled the vessel several times ...

20 June 2014

Former porn star David Mech seeking Palm Beach School Board seat

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Florida -- (NBC Miami) A former porn star is looking for a new role as a school board member in Palm Beach County. David Mech, once known as Dave Pounder in the adult industry, qualified for the sch ...

20 June 2014

Kids in hot cars: How parents can avoid the dangers

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NBC News and The Today Show -- This summer, 13 children have already died after being left alone in sweltering cars. Safety advocates share easy things you can do make sure you don’t forget about ...

20 June 2014

Barbie turns business woman

Posted in U.S. & World News, Entertainment

(KGW) Barbie has tried out a lot of different jobs in the past, but now she’s added a new one to her resume: businesswoman. Mattel has released Entrepreneur Barbie, in an attempt to inspire young ...