U.S. & World News

24 January 2015

It's tax time again

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  It's tax season again, and experts say EVEN THOUGH YOU MAY BE LOOKING FORWARD TO A REFUND you shouldn't be too quick to file. "You want to make sure you have all the materials before yo ...

24 January 2015

Gas: how low will it go?

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(NBC News)  Gas prices are now averaging just over $2 a gallon, the cheapest since 2009.   Will that change now that Saudi Arabia, the world's second largest producer of crude oil, has a new leade ...

24 January 2015

Driving instructor hit & run

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(KSNV)  The woman arrested for hitting and killing a Las Vegas father this week is a Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles employee. Samantha McLeod, 24, is accused of killing 49-year-old Ismael More ...

23 January 2015

IRS warns against tax scams

Posted in U.S. & World News, Local

Ore. --- A phone call demanding an immediate payment to the IRS sounds pretty scary.That's likely why it's a favorite among scammers, according to the IRS. The scammers typically target the elderly ...

23 January 2015

Man beats girl who bumped into him on her way to school

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Philadelphia, Pa. --- (NBC News) A 17-year-old girl is recovering after she was beaten by a man on a SEPTA trolley after bumping into him with her bag while traveling to school on Wednesday morning ...

23 January 2015

Kids left home alone for months

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N.H. --- (WHDH)  A New Hampshire man is accused of leaving his twin 9-year-old nephews home alone for weeks at a time.Police say their parents went to Nigeria and left them in the care of their  u ...

22 January 2015

E-Cigarettes found to be more unhealthy than thought

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

E-Cigarettes have been marketed as a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes, but a new study shows puffing on E-Cigs could be exposing you to one particular chemical at a greater rate. It ...

22 January 2015

Toddler shoots self

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Fla. --- (WFLA)  A 2-and-a-half year old Florida boy is dead after shooting himself with his father's gun.Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said the boy's father, Kevin Ahles, put his son in the family car as ...

22 January 2015

Putting footballs to the test

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(WTHR)  What kind of difference would a deflated ball make to those who throw and catch footballs for a living? It's a question many are asking in regard to "deflategate" story alleging the New Eng ...

22 January 2015

Oregon unemployment rate lowest then it has been in 8 years

Posted in U.S. & World News, Local, Economy

Ore. --- After the largest three month gain in more than two decades, Oregon’s unemployment rate is at its lowest level in six years.According to the State Unemployment Department, the rate for De ...