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10 July 2014

Police drop plan to take graphic photos of teen as evidence in sexting case

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Va. --- (NBC News) Police say that they will no longer be pursuing efforts to take sexually explicit photos of the Virginia teen accused in a sexting case.Prosecutors in Prince William County had to ...

10 July 2014

Spokane 1st pot buyer says fame got him fired

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Spokane, Wash. --- (KGW) The first man to buy legal, recreational marijuana in Spokane claimed on Wednesday that he lost his job due to the news coverage on Tuesday. Michael Kelly Boyer was the firs ...

10 July 2014

Six dead in Texas shooting

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Harris County, Texas --- (NBC News) The man accused of fatally shooting six family members execution-style and critically wounding a seventh is undergoing a mental evaluation as Texas authorities tr ...

10 July 2014

Fighting for their family

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Galion, Ohio -- (WCMH)  A same-sex couple in Galion is trying to change the way the city views family.For the last nine years, Melody Mohn and her four children have bought a family pass for the po ...

09 July 2014

Texas town bans immigrants

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League City, Texas -- (KPRC)  One Texas town says it won't be used to house undocumented children as the ongoing border crisis worsens. League City council members passed an ordinance that would ba ...

09 July 2014

911 Shocker: Dispatcher saves son

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Marysville, Calif. -- (KCRA)  An emergency dispatcher was put to the test as she fielded a 911 call from her own home with her son's life at stake. The ordeal started May 27, when 14-month-old Mave ...

09 July 2014

Mother of toddler beaten to death arrested

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Arlington, Texas --- (NBC News) Police in Arlington, Texas, have announced that they have arrested the mother of a toddler beaten to death, after her body was found buried in Parker County.Alexis Bo ...

08 July 2014

Hot car deaths: preventable tragedies

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Ridgefield, Conn. --- (NBC News)  Another child has died after being left in a hot car. A 15-month-old boy was found dead early Monday evening in the backseat of a car in Ridgefield, Connecticut.Po ...

08 July 2014

Border Crisis: $3.7 billion problem

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(NBC News)  President Obama has asked Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency funds to help deal with the growing immigration crisis along the southern border.The money would be used to beef up the ...

08 July 2014

New eye for "KFC girl"

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(WBBH)  The young dog mauling victim at the center of an alleged hoax has arrived in Florida to be fitted with a new prosthetic eye.3-year-old Victoria Wilcher arrived from Mississippi with her fam ...