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  • Coyote Kills Family's Dog

    Coyote Kills Family's Dog

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-04-24 16:32:58 GMT
    Nichole Vernon and her mom were watching TV late Monday night, when they suddenly heard a horrible sound coming from the backyard."All the sudden we heard like this panic, not panic, but it was an awful dog sound,” said Vernon. Within seconds they were outside, but when they got there, Vernon's youngest Pomeranian named Baby was nowhere to be found. “The weird thing was whenever my dog started screaming five seconds later, not a sound,” Vernon said. “I mean in the neighborhood." Vernon sa...More >>
    Nichole Vernon and her mom were watching TV late Monday night, when they suddenly heard a horrible sound coming from the backyard."All the sudden we heard like this panic, not panic, but it was an awful dog sound,” said Vernon. Within seconds they were outside, but when they got there, Vernon's youngest Pomeranian named Baby was nowhere to be found. “The weird thing was whenever my dog started screaming five seconds later, not a sound,” Vernon said. “I mean in the neighborhood." Vernon sa...More >>
  • Boy, 14, Sexually Assaulted While Walking to School

    Boy, 14, Sexually Assaulted While Walking to School

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:31:27 GMT
    Dallas police are searching for a man who they say sexually assaulted a mentally challenged teenage boy in southeast Dallas Wednesday morning.More >>
    Dallas police are searching for a man who they say sexually assaulted a mentally challenged teenage boy in southeast Dallas Wednesday morning.
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  • Willie Nelson’s Daughter Arrested for Weed Possession on 4/20

    Willie Nelson’s Daughter Arrested for Weed Possession on 4/20

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-04-24 16:12:58 GMT
    Paula Nelson, Willie Nelson’s daughter, was arrested for possession of marijuana on April 20 in Menard, Texas. Appropriately enough, April 20, or 4/20, is a date set aside every year by pot-smokers to celebrate the cannabis plant, usually in mass smoking events.More >>
    Paula Nelson, Willie Nelson’s daughter, was arrested for possession of marijuana on April 20 in Menard, Texas. Appropriately enough, April 20, or 4/20, is a date set aside every year by pot-smokers to celebrate the cannabis plant, usually in mass smoking events.
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  • Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Virus in Dallas County

    Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Virus in Dallas County

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:27:33 GMT
    Dallas County health officials confirm that a mosquito has tested positive for carrying West Nile virus.More >>
    Dallas County health officials confirm that a mosquito has tested positive for carrying West Nile virus.More >>
  • Kentucky Postal Worker Jailed for Stashing 44,900 Pieces of Mail

    Kentucky Postal Worker Jailed for Stashing 44,900 Pieces of Mail

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:21:15 GMT
    Newman, Jerry Seinfeld's diabolical nemesis and United States postal worker, was denied his dream transfer to Hawaii when the Post Office discovered he hadn't been delivering a lot of the mail he was supposed to be. Unfortunately for Brent Morse, life isn't a Hollywood sitcom.More >>
    Newman, Jerry Seinfeld's diabolical nemesis and United States postal worker, was denied his dream transfer to Hawaii when the Post Office discovered he hadn't been delivering a lot of the mail he was supposed to be. Unfortunately for Brent Morse, life isn't a Hollywood sitcom.
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  • A Fatal Wait: At Least 40 U.S. Vets Died While Waiting For Appointments At AZ VA Health Care System

    A Fatal Wait: At Least 40 U.S. Vets Died While Waiting For Appointments At AZ VA Health Care System

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:05:34 GMT
    The secret list was part of an elaborate scheme designed by Veterans Affairs managers in Phoenix who were trying to hide that 1,400 to 1,600 sick veterans were forced to wait months to see a doctor,More >>
    The secret list was part of an elaborate scheme designed by Veterans Affairs managers in Phoenix who were trying to hide that 1,400 to 1,600 sick veterans were forced to wait months to see a doctor,More >>
  • Two Arrested After $35,000 Worth Of Drugs Found

    Two Arrested After $35,000 Worth Of Drugs Found

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:09:32 GMT
    Two people are in jail after officers seized over $35,000 worth of drugs.More >>
    Two people are in jail after officers seized over $35,000 worth of drugs.More >>
  • 3 American Workers Shot, Killed in Afghan Hospital

    3 American Workers Shot, Killed in Afghan Hospital

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:03:04 GMT
    At least three American medical workers in Afghanistan were killed Thursday by an officer guarding the hospital, Kabul police said.The three men killed were among four American workers shot at the CURE hospital in downtown Kabul, city police spokesman Hashmatullah Stanekzai said.The police guard shot himself but survived, Stanekzai said.More >>
    At least three American medical workers in Afghanistan were killed Thursday by an officer guarding the hospital, Kabul police said.The three men killed were among four American workers shot at the CURE hospital in downtown Kabul, city police spokesman Hashmatullah Stanekzai said.The police guard shot himself but survived, Stanekzai said.
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  • Boots Needed to Honor Fallen Heroes

    Boots Needed to Honor Fallen Heroes

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:48:24 GMT
    Fort Hood's Fisher House is collecting combat boots for an upcoming run to honor fallen troops, wounded warriors, suicide victims, and their families.More >>
    Fort Hood's Fisher House is collecting combat boots for an upcoming run to honor fallen troops, wounded warriors, suicide victims, and their families.More >>
  • Pflugerville Teacher Resigns Amid Racial Slur Allegations

    Pflugerville Teacher Resigns Amid Racial Slur Allegations

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:21:03 GMT
    Mark Stamp has resigned as science and physics teacher at Pflugerville High School, according to the school district. Pflugerville Independent School District officials confirmed they received reports from students last week that the 57-year-old teacher used racial slurs directed at minority students.One student told KXAN the teacher was mad, and started “using names he shouldn’t be using. He used the N-word, and then there was a lot of shouting.”Another student said he “couldn’t beli...More >>
    Mark Stamp has resigned as science and physics teacher at Pflugerville High School, according to the school district. Pflugerville Independent School District officials confirmed they received reports from students last week that the 57-year-old teacher used racial slurs directed at minority students.One student told KXAN the teacher was mad, and started “using names he shouldn’t be using. He used the N-word, and then there was a lot of shouting.”Another student said he “couldn’t beli...More >>
  • Woman Dies After Jumping From I-35 Overpass

    Woman Dies After Jumping From I-35 Overpass

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:13 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:13:51 GMT
    (KXAN) — Heavy traffic delays are expected into the afternoon as police investigate near 51st Street and Interstate 35 after a woman jumped from the bridge, according to police officials. Emergency crewsMore >>
    (KXAN) — Heavy traffic delays are expected into the afternoon as police investigate near 51st Street and Interstate 35 after a woman jumped from the bridge, according to police officials. Emergency crewsMore >>
  • Squatters Take Over Soldier's Home

    Squatters Take Over Soldier's Home

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:37:57 GMT
    (KCEN) -- While a soldier has been stationed in Hawaii and Afghanistan, someone has taken up residence in his Florida home and changed the locks... Without his permission.Now authorities say they can't do anything about it. The man living in the house even allowed news cameras inside to show off home improvements he made to fix it up. The squatter claims he has an agreement to sta...More >>
    (KCEN) -- While a soldier has been stationed in Hawaii and Afghanistan, someone has taken up residence in his Florida home and changed the locks... Without his permission.Now authorities say they can't do anything about it. The man living in the house even allowed news cameras inside to show off home improvements he made to fix it up. The squatter claims he has an agreement to sta...More >>
  • Police: 71-Year-Old Man Fatally Stabs 43-Year-Old Girlfriend After Argument Over Electric Wheelchair

    Police: 71-Year-Old Man Fatally Stabs 43-Year-Old Girlfriend After Argument Over Electric Wheelchair

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:38 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:38:12 GMT
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    (KXAS) -- Dallas homicide detectives say a woman was killed by her boyfriend after a fight over the man's electric wheelchair. According to the Dallas police, 71-year-old Robert Coleman admitted to stabbing his 43-year-old girlfriend, though he claims it was in self-defense. Coleman told Dallas police that he had let the woman borrow his electric wheelchair to go to the store. The man said the couple then argued after she failed to return the Hoveround in a timely manner, according to th...More >>
    (KXAS) -- Dallas homicide detectives say a woman was killed by her boyfriend after a fight over the man's electric wheelchair. According to the Dallas police, 71-year-old Robert Coleman admitted to stabbing his 43-year-old girlfriend, though he claims it was in self-defense. Coleman told Dallas police that he had let the woman borrow his electric wheelchair to go to the store. The man said the couple then argued after she failed to return the Hoveround in a timely manner, according to th...More >>
  • Shooting on Fort Hood

    Shooting on Fort Hood

    Thursday, April 3 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-04-03 22:51:09 GMT
    Reports of a Shooting on Fort HoodMore >>
    Shooting on Fort HoodMore >>
  • Six Flags Basketball Explodes on Woman

    Six Flags Basketball Explodes on Woman

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:54:25 GMT
    (KCEN) -- A Fort Worth woman is the victim of a bizarre weekend accident at Six Flags Over Texas. Brandon Green and his mother Rosemary were at the park... When a basketball he had just received as a prize... Suddenly popped while Rosemary was carrying it. Moments after the that... Brandon started rolling with his cell phone to document what happened. It wasn't long before mom was rushed off to the emergency room. She will recover... But the family worries about just how many other families m...More >>
    (KCEN) -- A Fort Worth woman is the victim of a bizarre weekend accident at Six Flags Over Texas. Brandon Green and his mother Rosemary were at the park... When a basketball he had just received as a prize... Suddenly popped while Rosemary was carrying it. Moments after the that... Brandon started rolling with his cell phone to document what happened. It wasn't long before mom was rushed off to the emergency room. She will recover... But the family worries about just how many other families m...More >>
  • U.S. Troops in Poland as Ukraine Crisis Persists

    U.S. Troops in Poland as Ukraine Crisis Persists

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:50:21 GMT
    A contingent of U.S. Army paratroopers arrived in Poland on Wednesday, the first of what will be a "persistent presence" of U.S. troops as the crisis in nearby Ukraine continues to unfold.The company-sized contingent will conduct training exercises with Polish counterparts and is visiting at the request of Poland.The joint exercises are a symbol of force as the conflict in Ukraine between pro-government and pro-Russian factions continues unabated. The United States and Russia accuse ...More >>
    A contingent of U.S. Army paratroopers arrived in Poland on Wednesday, the first of what will be a "persistent presence" of U.S. troops as the crisis in nearby Ukraine continues to unfold.The company-sized contingent will conduct training exercises with Polish counterparts and is visiting at the request of Poland.The joint exercises are a symbol of force as the conflict in Ukraine between pro-government and pro-Russian factions continues unabated. The United States and Russia accuse ...More >>
  • Buffalo Bills Will Pay Up to $3M to Settle Text-Messaging Lawsuit

    Buffalo Bills Will Pay Up to $3M to Settle Text-Messaging Lawsuit

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:35:11 GMT
    In 2014, Buffalo Bills starting quarterback EJ Manuel will cost the team $2.02 million against their cap. Thanks to a lawsuit from a disgruntled fan, the Bills will pay roughly $1 million more than that just for their phone bill.More >>
    In 2014, Buffalo Bills starting quarterback EJ Manuel will cost the team $2.02 million against their cap. Thanks to a lawsuit from a disgruntled fan, the Bills will pay roughly $1 million more than that just for their phone bill.More >>
  • Sriracha Showdown: Vote Set on Calif. Plant Shutdown

    Sriracha Showdown: Vote Set on Calif. Plant Shutdown

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:26:38 GMT
    (NBC News) -- A showdown between residents of the Southern California city of Irwindale and the owner of a Sriracha plant could come to a head Wednesday during a City Council meeting where officials will decide if the plant should shut down. After months of complaining that the factory caused their eyes to sting, gave them headaches and coughing fits, residents want the plant to formally be declared a public nuisance.Supporters, who planned to rally before the scheduled Irwindale Cit...More >>
    (NBC News) -- A showdown between residents of the Southern California city of Irwindale and the owner of a Sriracha plant could come to a head Wednesday during a City Council meeting where officials will decide if the plant should shut down. After months of complaining that the factory caused their eyes to sting, gave them headaches and coughing fits, residents want the plant to formally be declared a public nuisance.Supporters, who planned to rally before the scheduled Irwindale Cit...More >>
  • Can you name this 'old' pop star?

    Can you name this 'old' pop star?

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:32 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:32:42 GMT
    One of the world's top pop singers dressed up in costumes to promote her latest music video.More >>
    One of the world's top pop singers dressed up in costumes to promote her latest music video.More >>
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