U.S. & World News

11 June 2014

"Movie star" abduction attempt

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Baxter, Iowa --- (WHO)  Police in Baxter, Iowa have arrested a California man after they say he lured a 14-year-old girl into his car.Police said 33-year-old David Lavera had been communicating wit ...

11 June 2014

Fake student "looking for love"

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Longview, Texas -- (KETK) After months of lying and 29 days in jail, the charade is over for 34-year-old Charity Johnson.Johnson was arrested last month for providing a fake I.D. to police after pos ...

11 June 2014

A tunnel for turtles

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Washington County, Minn. --- (KARE)  Minnesota's first tunnel designed specifically for migrating turtles is being installed on a rural road near Big Marine Lake in Washington County.The special cu ...

11 June 2014

Remembering Emilio Hoffman

Posted in U.S. & World News, Local

Troutdale, Ore. --- (NBC News) Police continue their search for evidence and answers in Troutdale, Oregon one day after a school shooting that left a student and the gunman dead and a teacher wounde ...

10 June 2014

Report shows 74 school shootings since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary

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According to data nationwide we've had 74 school shootings since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut back in 2012. The numbers are from the group Everytown for Gun Safety. ...

09 June 2014

Oregon soldiers get ready for Afghanistan

Posted in U.S. & World News, Regional

Portland, Ore. -- (OPB)Hundreds of soldiers in the Oregon National Guard are deploying this summer and will be among the last Americans to serve in Afghanistan. A battalion of 400 soldiers mobili ...

09 June 2014

Selfie surgery

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We all look our best in real life, but a new trend shows young people now are taking drastic measures to look good on social media. It's being called "selfie surgery". The American Academy of Facial ...

09 June 2014

Undocumented children arrive in Arizona

Posted in U.S. & World News, Politics

Nogales, Az. -- (CNN) Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is angry over an influx of undocumented children since the memorial day weekend. It's not just because they're in the U.S. illegally, but because th ...

09 June 2014

Audit reveals VA shortcomings

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(NBC News)  The Veterans Affairs Department has released the results of a nation wide audit.It found more than 57,000 veterans have been waiting up to three months for a medical appointment.The aud ...

09 June 2014

Caught on cam: School bus abuse

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Florida --- (WFLA News) Lori Lamb says she's lost all trust in Florida's Pasco County School District after a bus camera captured a bus aide hitting her 10-year-old autistic son, Jeffery. When Lamb ...