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    Vikings bring back Peterson despite abuse charge

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    The Minnesota Vikings have seen the details. They have seen photos of the injuries that Adrian Peterson's 4-year-old son suffered at the hands of the star running back. They have a history of punishing players who have... More>>

    Funeral home offers drive-thru visitation

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    Owners of a local funeral home decided to make saying your final goodbyes a little more convenient. More>>

    Teen critically injured after police use stun gun on him

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    Family and friends are questioning the use of force by Independence police after a struggle with an officer sent a 17-year-old to the hospital. More>>

    GM expert says 19 deaths eligible for compensation

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    The death toll tied to faulty ignition switches in General Motors small cars has risen to 19, according to a compensation expert hired by the company. The number is likely to go higher. More>>

    Navy pilot missing after 2 jets crash into sea

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    Two Navy fighter jets based in California crashed Friday in the far western Pacific Ocean, with one pilot safely ejecting but the other missing in the waters off the U.S. territory of Wake Island. More>>

    Illinois TV anchor tells viewers he has months to live

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    Anchor Dave Benton said he is “dedicated to continue good work” as he fights his diagnosis.

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    Charlotte officer charged with assault for attacking handcuffed man Video included

    (Source: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office)
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    Officer Jason Van Aken was arrested by CMPD detectives on Friday and charged with assault inflicting serious injury and simple assault. More>>

    Rory McIlroy hits tee shot into Wetumpka man's pocket

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    Zach Manning went to the TOUR Championship in Atlanta Friday to see Rory McIlroy play, but he never expected how eventful his day would actually be.
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    Deportations down 20 percent, fewest since 2007

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    President Barack Obama has quietly slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent while delaying plans to act on his own potentially to shield millions of immigrants from expulsion. More>>

    Oscar Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide

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    A judge convicted Oscar Pistorius of culpable homicide Friday in the death of his girlfriend, ruling that the former track star was negligent when he opened fire in his home after hearing what he said sounded like an... More>>

    Grammy winner Lynn Anderson arrested on DUI charge Video included

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    Lynn Anderson, who won the Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance in 1970, was arrested on a DUI charge just after 1 a.m. More>>

    250K Virginians may lose plans because of Obamacare requirements Video included

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    A quarter million Virginians will need to choose new health insurance plans by the end of the year, in part because old coverage options do not comply with the Affordable Care Act. More>>

    Yahoo says gov't threatened $250,000 a day fine

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    Yahoo said Thursday the government threatened to fine the company $250,000 a day if it did not comply with demands to go along with an expansion of U.S. surveillance by surrendering online information, a step the company... More>>

    Case worker: Dad overwhelmed before 5 kids killed

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    The South Carolina man accused of killing his five children was an ex-convict whose homes were visited by social workers a dozen times in the last three years. More>>

    Saints buy Bengals jerseys; proceeds benefit cancer research

    The New Orleans Saints have placed a bulk order for Bengals jerseys. More>>

    Toronto mayor hospitalized with suspected tumor

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    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been admitted to a hospital and is believed to have a tumor in his abdomen, health officials said Wednesday. More>>

    Child left in closet at day care; employee fired after discovery Video included

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    A Memphis mother was horrified after she found out her 4-year-old daughter was left in a day care closet.
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    Baby born in car: "We're going to get you there. Just hold on," dad says Video included

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    "Yea. Talk to me girl. We going to get you there. You just hold on," Corey Lynn Griffith said on cell phone video to his newly born daughter. This is not what Griffith and Diamond Jones planned as they rushed from I-20 in Rankin County to Baptist Women's Clinic September 8 at five in the morning. More>>

    Woman arrested, caught in lewd act on motorcycle

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    A Michigan woman was arrested in Florida after being caught masturbating atop a motorcycle in plain view of a neighborhood street.  More>>

    As 9/11 anniversary approaches, security experts worry Video included

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    Analysts have issued warnings about landmarks being a prime target for terrorists.

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    Fight at Cici's Pizza led to Kroger parking lot attack Video included

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    MPD Director Toney Armstrong said a fight between two groups of teenagers at Cici's Pizza spilled out into the parking lot and turned into a flash mob of teenagers in the Kroger parking lot. More>>

    DiGiorno tweet offends domestic abuse survivors

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     DiGiorno's Pizza is apologizing for an offensive tweet sent out Monday that made light of domestic abuse.

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    Apple answers consumer demand with smartwatch Video included

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    Apple stock immediately jumped 3.8 percent after the announcement of its Apple Watch and new versions of the iPhone - the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. More>>

    Ray Rice's wife breaks silence, blames media Video included

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    Janay Palmer defends her husband Ray Rice in a statement released on Instagram.

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    10 teens, 1 adult charged in brutal Kroger parking lot attack Video included

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    Officers arrested and charged 10 teenagers and one adult as of Monday evening in the attack that happened in a Kroger parking lot.
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    Apple rumor roundup: What to expect from iPhone 6 and iWatch

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    It's one of the biggest weeks of the year in the tech industry: Apple is holding its annual iPhone unveiling on Tuesday.  More>>

    Royal baby: William and Catherine expecting second child

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    Prince George apparently isn't going to be an only child for very long.

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    Customer thinks he sees flash mob, attacked by teenagers at Kroger Video included

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    Sunday night, three victims are home recovering from a Saturday night beating where two Kroger employees and a customer were attacked in the parking lot. More>>

    S. Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A, dies

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    Samuel Truett Cathy, founder of the popular restaurant Chick-fil-A, has died. He was 93 years old.

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    Moms group calls out Kroger over gun policy Video included

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    An eye-catching ad campaign is putting the pressure on Kroger to revise its open-carry position, but the grocery chain claims it's sticking by their long-time policy. More>>

    11-year-old charged with arson in July fire that destroyed five cars

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    An 11-year-old boy faces arson charges in connection with a fire at a Beaverton apartment complex that destroyed five cars and damaged several others. More>>

    Columbia student carries mattress around campus in rape protest

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    A Columbia University senior is carrying a mattress wherever she goes on campus to protest the way she says the university mishandled her rape complaint. More>>

    Cop mistakenly posts photo of Oregon murder suspect in Michael Brown rant

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    This is not Michael Brown. But a Kansas City Police Department officer may be in hot water for saying it is. More>>

    Teenager in Maine booked in prison wearing T-shirt with past mug shot

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    Robert Edward Burt, 19, was booked in the Somerset County Jail earlier this month, to perform a sentence from an arrest earlier this year. More>>

    USDA: Cost to raise child up slightly to $245,340

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    A message for new parents: get ready for sticker shock. A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she reaches the age of 18. More>>

    Cyberattack steals millions of patient records, 4 NC hospitals included

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    Four North Carolina hospitals are owned by CHS, including Davis Regional Medical Center, in Statesville, and Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, in Mooresville. More>>

    Witness live-tweeted Michael Brown's shooting

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    A Twitter user may have been an eyewitness to the shooting death of Mike Brown - and tweeted what he saw.  More>>

    Officer did not know of robbery prior to shooting Brown Video included

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    Ferguson police released the name of the officer involved in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, as well as information that Brown was involved in a robbery before the shooting. More>>

    Threats based on movie taken seriously by police Video included

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    Is it a joke or a real threat? That's what Metro police are trying to find out after threats of random violence mimicking a summer movie are being made on social media.  More>>

    Police militarization began with 1980s war on drugs

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    In the two decades since the LAPD popularized the use of SWAT teams in the mid 1960s, the idea spread nationwide, but such force was still used sparingly. That's not the case anymore. More>>

    'Cray' new words added to Oxford's online dictionary

    Britain's Oxford University Press announced on Thursday that they will be adding new words to its online Oxford Dictionary to reflect new language trends. More>>

    Report: Mother arrested after using F-word in grocery store Video included

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    A North Augusta mother is facing a disorderly conduct charge after a witness said she used profanity toward her children in a grocery store.  More>>

    Frustrated Comcast customer says company put him on hold for 3 hours

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    Comcast is not having a good public relations year when it comes to their customer service - another unsatisfied person posted to YouTube an unsuccessful attempt at canceling service.

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    Your Week in Pop Culture: A tribute to Robin Williams

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    This week in pop culture, we give a loving tribute to the brilliant actor and comedian Robin Williams.  More>>

    Security camera text message alert shows woman stealing mail Video included

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    A stranger stole a package from a man's doorstep, but with the help of technology and social media, both the crime and the culprit were identified right away. More>>

    5 injured workers from E. Texas coal mine accident still hospitalized Video included

    An aerial view of the scene on Thursday afternoon. (Source: KLTV staff) An aerial view of the scene on Thursday afternoon. (Source: KLTV staff)
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    After a serious accident at an East Texas coal mine, five employees of the Luminant-owned Thermo Mine are still in the hospital More>>

    Crane strikes Florida Avenue Bridge, tugboat captain killed Video included

    A tugboat captain is dead after the arm of a large crane struck the Florida Avenue Bridge on the Industrial Canal. More>>

    Real estate scam takes both renters and landlords for a ride Video included

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    Muscogee County Marshal Greg Countryman wants to warn the public about a real estate scam that's seemingly creeping into Columbus. Within the last week, Countryman said there have been at least three different More>>

    Kauai hiker swept away by river during tropical storm identified

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    Kauai police have identified the body recovered from the Hanakoa Stream on Saturday, as Zoe Walker of Haena. More>>

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    • Trump Plaza shuts down; 4th AC casino to close

      Trump Plaza shuts down; 4th AC casino to close

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:12 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:12:11 GMT
      When Trump Plaza opened on May 14, 1984, Donald Trump called it the finest building in Atlantic City, and possibly the nation.
      Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino closed its doors early Tuesday, the fourth Atlantic City casino to go belly-up so far this year.
    • Pope to focus on grandparents after newlyweds

      Pope to focus on grandparents after newlyweds

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:11:59 GMT
      First, Pope Francis married 20 couples to highlight the role of families as the heart of the Catholic Church. Next up is a special Mass for grandparents.
      First, Pope Francis married 20 couples to highlight the role of families as the heart of the Catholic Church. Next up is a special Mass for grandparents.
    • Researchers explore shipwrecks near San Francisco

      Researchers explore shipwrecks near San Francisco

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:11:55 GMT
      Federal researchers are exploring several underwater sites where ships sank while navigating in the treacherous waters west of San Francisco in the decades following the Gold Rush.
      Federal researchers are exploring several underwater sites where ships sank while navigating in the treacherous waters west of San Francisco in the decades following the Gold Rush.
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    • Roanoke region manufacturing companies meet to talk about challenges

      Roanoke region manufacturing companies meet to talk about challenges

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:29:11 GMT
      Local manufacturers met Wednesday at Virginia Western to talk about the need in our area for specific skills. The group of seventy said there are several challenges facing the industry including critical thinking and problem solving, a misperception of manufacturing and a lack of programs available. They agreed there needs to be a clear career path for manufacturing jobs and changing perception is important. "Every day is more and more complex. Requirements get tighter, deliveries get shorter...
      Local manufacturers met Wednesday at Virginia Western to talk about the need in our area for specific skills. The group of seventy said there are several challenges facing the industry including critical thinking and problem solving, a misperception of manufacturing and a lack of programs available. They agreed there needs to be a clear career path for manufacturing jobs and changing perception is important. "Every day is more and more complex. Requirements get tighter, deliveries get shorter...
    • New delivery service "Fetches" good business

      New delivery service "Fetches" good business

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:28:55 GMT
      Here at Fetch in downtown Roanoke, the calls come in, the food orders get taken, then picked up fresh from the restaurant and minutes later your favorite food is delivered to your door. An idea that's spreading in popularity as the cities only delivery service is booming only three months after opening. "Things have been incredible lately." Jonathan Kelly is the young entrepreneur behind the business, and is quick...
      Here at Fetch in downtown Roanoke, the calls come in, the food orders get taken, then picked up fresh from the restaurant and minutes later your favorite food is delivered to your door. An idea that's spreading in popularity as the cities only delivery service is booming only three months after opening. "Things have been incredible lately." Jonathan Kelly is the young entrepreneur behind the business, and is quick...
    • VIDEO: Homemade air conditioner in 10 minutes

      VIDEO: Homemade air conditioner in 10 minutes

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:25:18 GMT
      Summer is officially here! Hot weather means high bills for air conditioning, but one man gave us an easy solution.
      Summer is officially here! Hot weather means high bills for air conditioning, but one man gave us an easy solution.
    • Lynchburg Voters League helps get more people registered

      Lynchburg Voters League helps get more people registered

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:10 AM EDT2014-09-16 10:10:26 GMT
      The Lynchburg Voters League and several local civic groups are helping citizens get registered to vote every Tuesday through October 7.
      The Lynchburg Voters League and several local civic groups are helping citizens get registered to vote every Tuesday through October 7.
    • CareerFest 2014 opens today at Salem Civic Center

      CareerFest 2014 opens today at Salem Civic Center

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:51 AM EDT2014-09-16 09:51:58 GMT
      Dress for success this morning as the 2014 CareerFest is Tuesday in Salem.
      Dress for success this morning as the 2014 CareerFest is Tuesday in Salem.
    • What's News Today, Tuesday, September 16, 2015

      What's News Today

      Here's a look at some of the stories we'll be following today as they make headlines across the country and Southwest Virginia.

      Here's a look at some of the stories we'll be following today as they make headlines across the country and Southwest Virginia.

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