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  • LeBron's Sweet Apology

    LeBron's Sweet Apology

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:16 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:16:39 GMT
    LeBron James is offering a dozen delivered cupcakes to all of his neighbors. Half of the proceeds from the LeBron themed Baker Blvd. Decadent Desserts benefit the LeBron James Family Foundation.
    LeBron James is offering a dozen delivered cupcakes to all of his neighbors. Half of the proceeds from the LeBron themed Baker Blvd. Decadent Desserts benefit the LeBron James Family Foundation.
  • "Fifty Shades Of Grey" Trailer Released

    "Fifty Shades Of Grey" Trailer Released

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:08:17 GMT
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    It's here: the trailer for the highly anticipated movie adaptation of "Fifty Shades of Grey", starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan.
    It's here: the trailer for the highly anticipated movie adaptation of "Fifty Shades of Grey", starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan.
  • Contact Lost with Passenger Plane in Africa

    Contact Lost with Passenger Plane in Africa

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:05 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:05:24 GMT
    Contact lost with passenger plane in west-central Africa.
    Contact lost with passenger plane in west-central Africa.
  • US: Russia 'created the conditions' for shoot-down

    US: Russia 'created the conditions' for shoot-down

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:33 AM EDT2014-07-23 04:33:53 GMT
    The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down in Ukraine.
    Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for "creating the conditions" that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian...
  • ILVTOFU: Too vulgar for specialty plate in Tenn., state says

    ILVTOFU: Too vulgar for specialty plate in Tenn., state says

    Jul 22, 2014 10:34 PM2014-07-23 02:34:23 GMT
    The state of Tennessee denied a Murfreesboro woman’s request for a personalized license plate due to the perceived vulgarity of her message.
    The state of Tennessee denied a Murfreesboro woman’s request for a personalized license plate due to the perceived vulgarity of her message.
  • FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv

    FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:03:34 GMT
    The Federal Aviation Administration is telling U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel after a Hamas rocket exploded nearby.
    The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines Tuesday they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24 hours following a Hamas rocket explosion nearby. The ban began 12:15 p.m. EDT on...
  • General: Guard to take observation role at border

    General: Guard to take observation role at border

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:53:27 GMT
    A top National Guard general says most of the 1,000 troops heading to South Texas will take up observation positions along the border and detain people only if they interfere with their mission.
    Most of the 1,000 National Guard troops headed to the Texas-Mexico border will take up observational positions and detain people only if they interfere with their mission, a top general over the deployment said Tuesday.
  • Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

    Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:06:18 GMT
    A train bearing the bodies of the people who died in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday on their way to the Netherlands.
    A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner finally reached Ukrainian government-held territory Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow the...
  • Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian

    Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:23:20 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution is getting a splash of pop culture, thanks to a flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.
    The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.
  • Pittsburgh doctor sings to newborns after delivery

    Pittsburgh doctor sings to newborns after delivery

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:17:52 GMT
    A Pittsburgh doctor is gaining national attention for his unique tradition of singing to each baby he delivers. He has delivered more than 8,000 babies during his career.
    A Pittsburgh doctor is gaining national attention for his unique tradition of singing to each baby he delivers. He has delivered more than 8,000 babies during his career.
  • Non-profit transforms donated wedding dresses into 'angel gowns'

    Non-profit transforms donated wedding dresses into 'angel gowns'

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:08:05 GMT
    NICU Helping Hands is based out of Fort Worth, Texas and was founded by Lisa Grubbs in 2013. Since beginning the organization has created 12,000 angel gowns.
    NICU Helping Hands is based out of Fort Worth, Texas and was founded by Lisa Grubbs in 2013. Since beginning the organization has created 12,000 angel gowns.
  • Fruit Recall Affects Costco, Trader Joe's, And Walmart Stores

    Fruit Recall Affects Costco, Trader Joe's, And Walmart Stores

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:52:43 GMT
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    A California company is recalling fruit packed at its warehouses due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall affects fruit sold at several national chain stores.
    A California company is recalling fruit packed at its warehouses due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall affects fruit sold at several national chain stores.
  • Woman forced from her FL home after huge sinkhole appears

    Woman forced from her FL home after huge sinkhole appears

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:21:44 GMT
    A huge sinkhole has opened up outside a Spring Hill, Florida home. The hole is 30 feet deep and 40 feet wide and city officials have deemed the home unsafe.Now, the homeowner is forced to pack her stuff and leave just 18 months after moving in. Officials haven't determined the exact cause for the sink hole but a private contractor suspects heavy rain over the weekend may have played a role.
    A huge sinkhole has opened up outside a Spring Hill, Florida home. The hole is 30 feet deep and 40 feet wide and city officials have deemed the home unsafe.Now, the homeowner is forced to pack her stuff and leave just 18 months after moving in. Officials haven't determined the exact cause for the sink hole but a private contractor suspects heavy rain over the weekend may have played a role.
  • Mayfly invasion so bad it triggers a car crash

    Mayfly invasion so bad it triggers a car crash

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:00:30 GMT
    The La Crosse, Wisconsin office of the National Weather Service (NWS) reports this year's mayfly hatch on the Mississippi River was so prolific it created a bow echo on radar, similar to one that would be made by a significant rain storm. A NWS employee went out after his shift and captured some amazing images of the short-lived pests covering street lights, gas pumps, buildings, stairs -- nearly anything in their path.The mayfly hatch was a problem up and down the Mississippi. Police in the ...
    The La Crosse, Wisconsin office of the National Weather Service (NWS) reports this year's mayfly hatch on the Mississippi River was so prolific it created a bow echo on radar, similar to one that would be made by a significant rain storm. A NWS employee went out after his shift and captured some amazing images of the short-lived pests covering street lights, gas pumps, buildings, stairs -- nearly anything in their path.The mayfly hatch was a problem up and down the Mississippi. Police in the ...
  • Family & friends poisoned by fish caught on vacation

    Family & friends poisoned by fish caught on vacation

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:00:09 GMT
    Karen Goncalves gave her son, Austin, a dream vacation fishing in the Bahamas. The 15-year-old loves fishing and spends much of his spare time on the water. They went with a friend of his and Karen's boyfriend. But a few days into the vacation they all got violently ill.They were rushed to a hospital for treatment and placed on IV fluids, but the medical staff didn't immediately know what was wrong. They were all flow...
    Karen Goncalves gave her son, Austin, a dream vacation fishing in the Bahamas. The 15-year-old loves fishing and spends much of his spare time on the water. They went with a friend of his and Karen's boyfriend. But a few days into the vacation they all got violently ill.They were rushed to a hospital for treatment and placed on IV fluids, but the medical staff didn't immediately know what was wrong. They were all flow...
  • Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service

    Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:21 AM EDT2014-07-22 11:21:51 GMT
    Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service for Kindle devices that will allow users unlimited access to thousands of books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month.
    Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to attract more users.
  • Republican Candidates For Georgia's Open U.S. Senate Seat Stop In Augusta

    Republican Candidates For Georgia's Open U.S. Senate Seat Stop In Augusta

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:51:26 GMT
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    The two Republicans still vying for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat made campaign stops in Augusta Monday.
    The two Republicans still vying for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat made campaign stops in Augusta Monday.
  • Dad 'Cowboy Twerks' With Daughter

    Dad 'Cowboy Twerks' With Daughter

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:05:50 GMT
    This video shows just how excited this father is to see her daughter after work!
    This video shows just how excited this father is to see her daughter after work!
  • US building case tying separatists to plane crash

    US building case tying separatists to plane crash

    Sunday, July 20 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-07-20 12:51:59 GMT
    President Barack Obama will speak about the downed plane in Ukraine from the White House Friday morning.
    The United States began building a case Friday linking pro-Russian separatists to the shocking downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine. A somber President Barack Obama declared the deaths of those on board, including at...
  • Panel supports early release for 46K drug felons

    Panel supports early release for 46K drug felons

    Sunday, July 20 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-07-20 12:51:40 GMT
    The U.S. Sentencing Commission is voting on a proposal that could result in the early release of tens of thousands of drug inmates.
    Tens of thousands of federal inmates serving time for drug crimes may be eligible for early release under a cost-cutting proposal adopted Friday that would dramatically reduce the nation's prison population over time.
  • US: Can't rule out Russian role in plane downing

    US: Can't rule out Russian role in plane downing

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-07-19 02:29:10 GMT
    The U.N. Security Council has approved a statement calling for "a full, thorough and independent international investigation" of a downed Malaysian Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine.
    U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power told an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Friday that the United States cannot rule out that Russia helped in the launch of the surface-to-air missile that shot down a...
  • AP PHOTOS: Malaysia plane carrying 298 shot down

    AP PHOTOS: Malaysia plane carrying 298 shot down

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:28:48 GMT
    In the sunflower fields around eastern Ukraine, lines of rescue workers disappeared into thick, tall growth, searching the wreckage of a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down as it flew miles above the country's...
    In the sunflower fields around eastern Ukraine, lines of rescue workers disappeared into thick, tall growth, searching the wreckage of a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down as it flew miles above the country's battlefield....
  • UK court orders 'Glee' name change in legal row

    UK court orders 'Glee' name change in legal row

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:07:19 GMT
    Glum news for "Glee" - Britain's High Court says the musical TV show must change its name because it breaches the trademark of a chain of comedy clubs.
    Glum news for "Glee" - Britain's High Court ruled Friday that the musical TV show must change its name because it breaches the trademark of a chain of comedy clubs.
  • US stocks move higher as companies post results

    US stocks move higher as companies post results

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:04:47 GMT
    U.S. stocks are moving higher after Google, Honeywell and other big companies report their quarterly results.
    U.S. stocks are moving higher after Google, Honeywell and other big companies report their quarterly results.
  • Lawsuit: Tyler Perry interfered with studio plan

    Lawsuit: Tyler Perry interfered with studio plan

    A Georgia entertainment company is suing Tyler Perry, accusing the filmmaker of unfairly working with government officials to transform a former military base into a studio for Perry's company.
    A Georgia entertainment company is suing Tyler Perry, accusing the filmmaker of unfairly working with government officials to transform a former military base into a studio for Perry's company.
  • Broadway lights will be dimmed in Stritch's memory

    Broadway lights will be dimmed in Stritch's memory

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:51:10 GMT
    Broadway marquees will be dimmed in memory of a Tony- and Emmy-winning actress who epitomized New York and the theater world.
    Broadway marquees will be dimmed in memory of a Tony- and Emmy-winning actress who epitomized New York and the theater world.
  • A health risk for women who have taken birth control pills

    A health risk for women who have taken birth control pills

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:49:53 GMT
    Combining energy drinks and alcohol may increase the desire to keep drinking. A study out of Australia followed 75 young adults. The ones who mixed alcohol with an energy drink wanted to drink more than those who had only alcohol. The researchers warn--the combination of energy drinks and alcohol could lead to more drunk driving and alcohol fueled violence. SOURCE - The Australian National University/MedDay/CBS Birth control Women who take hormonal birth control could be at greater risk of de...
    Combining energy drinks and alcohol may increase the desire to keep drinking. A study out of Australia followed 75 young adults. The ones who mixed alcohol with an energy drink wanted to drink more than those who had only alcohol. The researchers warn--the combination of energy drinks and alcohol could lead to more drunk driving and alcohol fueled violence. SOURCE - The Australian National University/MedDay/CBS Birth control Women who take hormonal birth control could be at greater risk of de...
  • Nationally-recognized Myrtle Beach attraction shows off 17 years of growth

    Nationally-recognized Myrtle Beach attraction shows off 17 years of growth

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:22:59 GMT
    Staff encourages visitors to touch certain exhibits at Ripley's Aquarium.Staff encourages visitors to touch certain exhibits at Ripley's Aquarium.
    Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beach gained national exposure in July as it was ranked 5th in the top 12 aquariums in the nation in Destinations Travel Magazine.
    Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beach gained national exposure in July as it was ranked 5th in the top 12 aquariums in the nation in Destinations Travel Magazine.
  • Homeless dogs and NC inmates help each other

    Homeless dogs and NC inmates help each other

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:55 AM EDT2014-07-18 10:55:01 GMT
    Homeless dogs in Lenoir County are given a second chance, all thanks to several North Carolina inmates in Greene County.It’s part of a statewide program where inmates train dogs from local shelters to make them more adoptable. The "New Leash on Life" program has been at Eastern Correctional Institution for nearly a decade.For the dogs there, it doesn't matter what the inmates did to get here. They’re not seen as criminals or felons, murderers or burglars. They're viewed as a companion, a new ...
    Homeless dogs in Lenoir County are given a second chance, all thanks to several North Carolina inmates in Greene County.It’s part of a statewide program where inmates train dogs from local shelters to make them more adoptable. The "New Leash on Life" program has been at Eastern Correctional Institution for nearly a decade.For the dogs there, it doesn't matter what the inmates did to get here. They’re not seen as criminals or felons, murderers or burglars. They're viewed as a companion, a new ...
  • Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane

    Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane

    Friday, July 18 2014 1:03 AM EDT2014-07-18 05:03:45 GMT
    An adviser to Ukraine's Interior Minister says a Malaysian passenger plane carrying 295 people has been shot down over a town in the east of the country.
    Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian jetliner with 298 people aboard, sharply escalating the crisis and threatening to draw both East and West deeper into the conflict. The rebels denied...
  • Babies practice speech long before they can talk, study shows

    Babies practice speech long before they can talk, study shows

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:17:52 GMT
    If you're a parent of an infant, you probably can't wait to hear those first words. Usually, babies speak when they're about one year old. But new research says they're actually ready to speak much younger than you think.This new research says that babies are actually practicing in their brains how to say their first words way before they actually utter them.This study was done at the University of Washington. Researchers looked at how the brains of 57 babies processed languages. They found t...
    If you're a parent of an infant, you probably can't wait to hear those first words. Usually, babies speak when they're about one year old. But new research says they're actually ready to speak much younger than you think.This new research says that babies are actually practicing in their brains how to say their first words way before they actually utter them.This study was done at the University of Washington. Researchers looked at how the brains of 57 babies processed languages. They found t...
  • Gamecocks picked to win SEC East

    Gamecocks picked to win SEC East

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:08:54 GMT
    South Carolina is the SEC media's pick to win the conference's Eastern Division.
    South Carolina is the SEC media's pick to win the conference's Eastern Division.
  • SC woman's death during movie filming 'will haunt us forever,' officials say

    SC woman's death during movie filming 'will haunt us forever,' officials say

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:43:48 GMT
    Sarah Jones in a Facebook photo and a scene image from Jerry Hogan Sarah Jones in a Facebook photo and a scene image from Jerry Hogan
    Two filmmakers charged in a train collision that killed a camera assistant while shooting a movie about singer Gregg Allman said Thursday her death "will haunt us forever." But they insisted they committed no crimes that put their crew in harm's way."Midnight Rider" director Randall Miller and Jody Savin, his wife and business partner, issued a joint statement two weeks after a grand jury indicted them on charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespassing in southeast Georgia. Their...
    Two filmmakers charged in a train collision that killed a camera assistant while shooting a movie about singer Gregg Allman said Thursday her death "will haunt us forever." But they insisted they committed no crimes that put their crew in harm's way."Midnight Rider" director Randall Miller and Jody Savin, his wife and business partner, issued a joint statement two weeks after a grand jury indicted them on charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespassing in southeast Georgia. Their...
  • Kingston, Perdue offer few details on budget fixes

    Kingston, Perdue offer few details on budget fixes

    The two Republicans running for the U.S. Senate in Georgia both criticize the federal government's spending and debt.
    The two Republicans running for the U.S. Senate in Georgia both criticize the federal government's spending and debt.
  • Sisters become stranded at sea off SC island while paddleboarding

    Sisters become stranded at sea off SC island while paddleboarding

    Thursday, July 17 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-07-17 20:58:01 GMT
    Cayci Underwood (left) and Summer UnderwoodCayci Underwood (left) and Summer Underwood
    Two Tennessee women are safe after a storm blew their paddleboards from a Georgia island to a South Carolina island.Twenty-seven-year-old Cayci Underwood and 21-year-old Summer Underwood set out from Tybee Island, Georgia, when they were caught by stormy weather and spent hours on the water Tuesday.They abandoned their paddleboard when they were in sight of Hilton Head Island and it took 45 minutes to make it ashore, nearly 8 miles from where they started.The Island Packet of Hilton Head repo...
    Two Tennessee women are safe after a storm blew their paddleboards from a Georgia island to a South Carolina island.Twenty-seven-year-old Cayci Underwood and 21-year-old Summer Underwood set out from Tybee Island, Georgia, when they were caught by stormy weather and spent hours on the water Tuesday.They abandoned their paddleboard when they were in sight of Hilton Head Island and it took 45 minutes to make it ashore, nearly 8 miles from where they started.The Island Packet of Hilton Head repo...
  • Customer Service

    Comcast Customer Call

    Comcast Customer Call

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-07-17 03:13:36 GMT
    Here's a phone call you have *got* to hear! A San Francisco man called comcast -- to make a simple request, but he hardly got a simple answer. Linda Yee has the story."We'd like to disconnect please.""okay. so why is it you don't want the faster speed?"All Ryan Block wanted was to cancel his comcast internet and cable subscription. but the comcast guy wasn't going to have it."I'm just trying to figure out here what it is about comcast service that you're not liking? you're not wanting to keep...
    Here's a phone call you have *got* to hear! A San Francisco man called comcast -- to make a simple request, but he hardly got a simple answer. Linda Yee has the story."We'd like to disconnect please.""okay. so why is it you don't want the faster speed?"All Ryan Block wanted was to cancel his comcast internet and cable subscription. but the comcast guy wasn't going to have it."I'm just trying to figure out here what it is about comcast service that you're not liking? you're not wanting to keep...
  • More than 350 dogs removed from Ga. property

    More than 350 dogs removed from Ga. property

    Authorities in Cherokee County say more than 350 dogs were found living in squalid conditions on a property near Cumming.
    Authorities in Cherokee County say more than 350 dogs were found living in squalid conditions on a property near Cumming.
  • 100 workers hired to handle GA child safety probes

    100 workers hired to handle GA child safety probes

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has approved hiring 100 new child protective service workers to help with a recent spike in new cases.
    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has approved hiring 100 new child protective service workers to help with a recent spike in new cases.
  • In Ga. Senate race, Kingston says he can unite GOP

    In Ga. Senate race, Kingston says he can unite GOP

    Rep. Jack Kingston says he's the Senate candidate in Georgia who can unite the bickering Republican factions - the establishment and tea partyers.
    Rep. Jack Kingston says he's the Senate candidate in Georgia who can unite the bickering Republican factions - the establishment and tea partyers.
  • Beautiful Response to Father's Touching Reddit Request

    Beautiful Response to Father's Touching Reddit Request

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-07-16 17:08:43 GMT
    Grieving Ohio father Nathen Steffel only had six weeks with his daughter, and he wanted a photo of her without her breathing tubes to remember her by. He turned to Reddit for help. (Photo: Nathen Steffel/ABC News)Grieving Ohio father Nathen Steffel only had six weeks with his daughter, and he wanted a photo of her without her breathing tubes to remember her by. He turned to Reddit for help. (Photo: Nathen Steffel/ABC News)
    An Ohio father asked the online community on Reddit to help him remember his newborn daughter without the tubes she was dependent on for the six weeks they spent together.
    An Ohio father asked the online community on Reddit to help him remember his newborn daughter without the tubes she was dependent on for the six weeks they spent together.
  • The Kelley Brothers Announce Celebrity Golf Tournament And Concert

    The Kelley Brothers Announce Celebrity Golf Tournament And Concert

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-07-16 16:34:43 GMT
    The Kelley Brothers are pleased to bring their inaugural Golf Tournament and Concert to Evans, Georgia, on Monday, October 27, 2014. The Kelley Brothers created this exciting event in order to give back to the community by combining two of their favorite things – golf and music.
    The Kelley Brothers are pleased to bring their inaugural Golf Tournament and Concert to Evans, Georgia, on Monday, October 27, 2014. The Kelley Brothers created this exciting event in order to give back to the community by combining two of their favorite things – golf and music.
  • Modern Day Parenting In Crisis

    Modern Day Parenting In Crisis

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-07-15 16:14:32 GMT
    A British nanny says that modern-day parenting is in crisis. Her blog post on the subject has touched a nerve with more than 900 thousand Facebook “likes” in just under two weeks. Now she’s the author of a new book on parenting. Deborah Roberts has her story.“Are you guys done with your pizza ‘cause you’ve left the table, so to me that says you’re done,” Christine Kongslie asks her children.“Come on, Jordyn,” their father chimes in.Sound familiar?“I would start doing yourself a favor and if t...
    A British nanny says that modern-day parenting is in crisis. Her blog post on the subject has touched a nerve with more than 900 thousand Facebook “likes” in just under two weeks. Now she’s the author of a new book on parenting. Deborah Roberts has her story.“Are you guys done with your pizza ‘cause you’ve left the table, so to me that says you’re done,” Christine Kongslie asks her children.“Come on, Jordyn,” their father chimes in.Sound familiar?“I would start doing yourself a favor and if t...
  • Woman recovering after possible shark attack in Fort Lauderdale

    Woman recovering after possible shark attack in Fort Lauderdale

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:13:17 GMT
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    A possible shark attack victim is recovering in Fort Lauderdale. Warning: Graphic photos.
    A possible shark attack victim is recovering in Fort Lauderdale. Warning: Graphic photos.
  • Breaking Down Current Economic Trends

    Breaking Down Current Economic Trends

    Monday, July 14 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-07-14 19:14:20 GMT
    We always try to look at the different factors good and bad affecting the economy.
    We always try to look at the different factors good and bad affecting the economy.
  • 'Miracle Baby' Survives Miscarriage, Abortion Pills

    'Miracle Baby' Survives Miscarriage, Abortion Pills

    Monday, July 14 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-07-14 16:33:24 GMT
    Megan is a happy and healthy 6-month old, despite surviving a miscarraige and abortion pills (Photo: Yahoo News/SWNS)Megan is a happy and healthy 6-month old, despite surviving a miscarraige and abortion pills (Photo: Yahoo News/SWNS)
    Michelle Hui’s world was turned upside down when she miscarried on her way to work.
    Michelle Hui’s world was turned upside down when she miscarried on her way to work.
  • VIRAL: Toddler falls asleep at wheel of toy tractor

    VIRAL: Toddler falls asleep at wheel of toy tractor

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-07-14 14:25:36 GMT
    In a video going viral around the country Monday, a North Carolina toddler dozed off while riding his toy John Deere tractor. His nap aboard the tractor was caught on camera, as the toy was going around in circles.
    In a video going viral around the country Monday, a North Carolina toddler dozed off while riding his toy John Deere tractor. His nap aboard the tractor was caught on camera, as the toy was going around in circles.
  • World War II Veteran And Toddler Forge A Special Friendship

    World War II Veteran And Toddler Forge A Special Friendship

    Thursday, July 10 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-07-10 22:59:20 GMT
    Photo of Erling Kindem (left) and Emmett Rychner (Credit: CNN)Photo of Erling Kindem (left) and Emmett Rychner (Credit: CNN)
    Age is no issue for a special friendship in Minnesota. A toddler and a World War II veteran are best friends, and those who know them say they learn a lot from each other. Boyd Hupperet has the story.
    Age is no issue for a special friendship in Minnesota. A toddler and a World War II veteran are best friends, and those who know them say they learn a lot from each other. Boyd Hupperet has the story.
  • Man arrested wearing stolen women's bathing suit

    Man arrested wearing stolen women's bathing suit

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-07-09 22:34:28 GMT
    Police say  Dustin Landers was wearing a women's bathing suit when he was arrested. Jail booking photoPolice say Dustin Landers was wearing a women's bathing suit when he was arrested. Jail booking photo
    A man faces burglary charges in Leesburg after police say they found him wearing a woman's bathing suit that he took from a home.
    A man faces burglary charges in Leesburg after police say they found him wearing a woman's bathing suit that he took from a home.
  • Sarasota fishermen encounter 'monster' Hammerhead shark

    Sarasota fishermen encounter 'monster' Hammerhead shark

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-07-09 22:33:03 GMT
    Image courtesy Rob Caragiulo.Image courtesy Rob Caragiulo.
    A 14-foot-long Hammerhead shark gave some local fisherman a big scare over the weekend when it went after a Tarpon they had hooked on their line.
    A 14-foot-long Hammerhead shark gave some local fisherman a big scare over the weekend when it went after a Tarpon they had hooked on their line.
  • Woman Contracts Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Bike Accident

    Woman Contracts Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Bike Accident

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-07-09 21:36:06 GMT
    Photo of Kylie Marble (Credit: ABC News)Photo of Kylie Marble (Credit: ABC News)
    An everyday bike accident became a one-in-a-million disaster for a healthy 21-year-old woman. Kylie Marble and her mom talk to Dan Cassuto about the scary event.
    An everyday bike accident became a one-in-a-million disaster for a healthy 21-year-old woman. Kylie Marble and her mom talk to Dan Cassuto about the scary event.
  • President Obama offered 'a hit' of pot while in Colorado

    President Obama offered 'a hit' of pot while in Colorado

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-07-09 20:30:51 GMT
    President Obama... From Matt Anton on InstagramPresident Obama... From Matt Anton on Instagram
    "Do you want to hit this?" a man asked President Barack Obama in a bar in Denver Tuesday night. The President laughed but didn't indulge.It wasn't the only time Obama was offered weed on his night out. That's apparently what happens in Colorado, which recently legalized recreational marijuana.The man posted the exchange on Instagram for the world to see."Asked (President) if he wanted a hit of pot...he laughed!" wrote Matt Anton on his social media account.Obama has admitted to smoking pot as...
    "Do you want to hit this?" a man asked President Barack Obama in a bar in Denver Tuesday night. The President laughed but didn't indulge.It wasn't the only time Obama was offered weed on his night out. That's apparently what happens in Colorado, which recently legalized recreational marijuana.The man posted the exchange on Instagram for the world to see."Asked (President) if he wanted a hit of pot...he laughed!" wrote Matt Anton on his social media account.Obama has admitted to smoking pot as...
  • Mom of 3 receives death threats after Tweeting Hobby Lobby photo

    Mom of 3 receives death threats after Tweeting Hobby Lobby photo

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-07-09 19:49:06 GMT
    Holly Fisher - TwitterHolly Fisher - Twitter
    A Southern mom of 3 young children has received death threats after she posted a photo on Twitter last week supporting the recent US Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, Chick fil A and the pro-life movement. Holly Fisher, of West Virginia, happened to be in the Hobby Lobby parking lot and had just eaten at the adjacent Chick fil A in Barboursville last week when her husband took a photo of her wearing a pro-life t-shirt. The woman, from a town called Nitro, posted the photo on her Twitter a...
    A Southern mom of 3 young children has received death threats after she posted a photo on Twitter last week supporting the recent US Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, Chick fil A and the pro-life movement. Holly Fisher, of West Virginia, happened to be in the Hobby Lobby parking lot and had just eaten at the adjacent Chick fil A in Barboursville last week when her husband took a photo of her wearing a pro-life t-shirt. The woman, from a town called Nitro, posted the photo on her Twitter a...
  • Man steals $850 worth of ribs from Walmart

    Man steals $850 worth of ribs from Walmart

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-07-09 19:14:04 GMT
    John Woodworth allegedly stole more than $800 worth of meat from a Nashville Walmart last month.
    John Woodworth allegedly stole more than $800 worth of meat from a Nashville Walmart last month.
  • Don't use spray sunscreen on kids, says consumer group

    Don't use spray sunscreen on kids, says consumer group

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-07-09 19:05:40 GMT
    Consumer Reports is advising that spray sunscreens not be used on or near children until an FDA study is completed. The FDA announced in June that it was investigating the possible risks of spray sunscreen, according to Consumer Reports.
    Consumer Reports is advising that spray sunscreens not be used on or near children until an FDA study is completed. The FDA announced in June that it was investigating the possible risks of spray sunscreen, according to Consumer Reports.
  • FAA checking for violations after drones capture Nashville fireworks

    FAA checking for violations after drones capture Nashville fireworks

    The FAA is working to determine if there was any violation of federal regulations when a drone captured spectacular views of Friday’s fireworks in Nashville.
    The FAA is working to determine if there was any violation of federal regulations when a drone captured spectacular views of Friday’s fireworks in Nashville.
  • VIDEO: Captain Buys Pizza for Passengers on Delayed Flight

    VIDEO: Captain Buys Pizza for Passengers on Delayed Flight

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-07-09 18:27:29 GMT
    Recently a Frontier Airlines pilot went out of his way after an already delayed flight ended up diverted due to weather.
    Recently a Frontier Airlines pilot went out of his way after an already delayed flight ended up diverted due to weather.
  • Dad delivers baby on side of busy Delaware road

    Dad delivers baby on side of busy Delaware road

    Jul 09, 2014 02:12 PM2014-07-09 18:14:47 GMT
    A Delaware father was forced to deliver his newborn daughter on the side of a busy roadway after the couple was unable to get to the hospital in time.
    A Delaware father was forced to deliver his newborn daughter on the side of a busy roadway after the couple was unable to get to the hospital in time.
  • Texas man saves dogs on 'death row,' trains them to be K9s

    Texas man saves dogs on 'death row,' trains them to be K9s

    Jul 09, 2014 12:59 PM2014-07-09 17:34:28 GMT
    A Texas man and his staff have rescued and trained more than 60 canines this year from "death row." They are trained in drug and explosive detection and scent tracking.
    A Texas man and his staff have rescued and trained more than 60 canines this year from "death row." They are trained in drug and explosive detection and scent tracking.
  • VIDEO: 6 Beagles Taste Freedom for the First Time

    VIDEO: 6 Beagles Taste Freedom for the First Time

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-07-09 16:12:41 GMT
    Six beagles that have spent their entire lives in cages for laboratory research took their first steps of freedom on Tuesday.
    Six beagles that have spent their entire lives in cages for laboratory research took their first steps of freedom on Tuesday.
  • Sheriff: Drunk woman rode stolen horse to store, then shoplifted

    Sheriff: Drunk woman rode stolen horse to store, then shoplifted

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-07-09 16:05:44 GMT
     Christine Saunders, 45, of Fyffe, Alabama. Dekalb Co. Sheriff's Office photo Christine Saunders, 45, of Fyffe, Alabama. Dekalb Co. Sheriff's Office photo
    Authorities in Dekalb, Alabama say a drunk woman rode a stolen horse to a store, and then stole items from the store.
    Authorities in Dekalb, Alabama say a drunk woman rode a stolen horse to a store, and then stole items from the store.
  • Man in elf costume arrested for DUI

    Man in elf costume arrested for DUI

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-07-09 16:05:06 GMT
    Brandon Touchet, 35, was arrested on charges of speeding and DUI. Layfayette Co. Jail photoBrandon Touchet, 35, was arrested on charges of speeding and DUI. Layfayette Co. Jail photo
    It's a holiday photo a Louisiana man will likely remember for a long time.
    It's a holiday photo a Louisiana man will likely remember for a long time.
  • Summer of the shark: Are more great whites a good thing?

    Summer of the shark: Are more great whites a good thing?

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-07-08 20:57:26 GMT
    File photo: Great white sharkFile photo: Great white shark
    Is this the summer of the shark — or is it just another case of great white hype?
    Is this the summer of the shark — or is it just another case of great white hype?
  • Chimp attack victim seeks primate sale rules

    Chimp attack victim seeks primate sale rules

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-07-08 20:50:59 GMT
    File Photo: TODAY of chimp attack victim, Charla NashFile Photo: TODAY of chimp attack victim, Charla Nash
    A Connecticut woman blinded and disfigured by a chimpanzee attack will visit Washington this week to urge the passage of rules to make it harder to keep primates as pets.Charla Nash, who lost her nose, lips, eyelids and hands after she was mauled by her employer's 200-pound pet chimpanzee in 2009, said people who buy baby chimps would be wrong to think they will be harmless, childlike companions."There are many people that know nothing about myself and what happened. The more awareness is mad...
    A Connecticut woman blinded and disfigured by a chimpanzee attack will visit Washington this week to urge the passage of rules to make it harder to keep primates as pets.Charla Nash, who lost her nose, lips, eyelids and hands after she was mauled by her employer's 200-pound pet chimpanzee in 2009, said people who buy baby chimps would be wrong to think they will be harmless, childlike companions."There are many people that know nothing about myself and what happened. The more awareness is mad...
  • Venus the cat appears to have 2 faces

    Venus the cat appears to have 2 faces

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-07-08 20:38:02 GMT
    "Venus the Amazing Chimera Cat" appears to have two faces because of her distinct fur markings. Facebook photo"Venus the Amazing Chimera Cat" appears to have two faces because of her distinct fur markings. Facebook photo
    An adorable cat with humble beginnings on a North Carolina dairy farm has found fame on the internet. "Venus the Amazing Chimera Cat" appears to have two faces because of her distinct fur markings.
    An adorable cat with humble beginnings on a North Carolina dairy farm has found fame on the internet. "Venus the Amazing Chimera Cat" appears to have two faces because of her distinct fur markings.
  • Stuck roller coaster riders rescued at Busch Gardens

    Stuck roller coaster riders rescued at Busch Gardens

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 3:48 PM EDT2014-07-08 19:48:12 GMT
    Busch Gardens park staff believe the safety system on the Cheetah Hunt roller coaster caused it to come to a stop
    Busch Gardens park staff believe the safety system on the Cheetah Hunt roller coaster caused it to come to a stop
  • Inspections continue on Busch Gardens' Cheetah Hunt roller coaster

    Inspections continue on Busch Gardens' Cheetah Hunt roller coaster

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-07-08 19:47:56 GMT
    16 people were stranded on the Cheetah Hunt roller coaster at Busch Gardens Wednesday. TFR photo16 people were stranded on the Cheetah Hunt roller coaster at Busch Gardens Wednesday. TFR photo
    Amusement ride experts at Busch Gardens are still looking for the cause of Wednesday's incident that stranded more than a dozen people 60 feet in the air in a pouring rain storm.
    Amusement ride experts at Busch Gardens are still looking for the cause of Wednesday's incident that stranded more than a dozen people 60 feet in the air in a pouring rain storm.
  • New Busch coaster's first riders are dummies

    New Busch coaster's first riders are dummies

    The first full test-runs of Tampa Bay's newest roller coaster started this week. Now, engineers at Busch Gardens are sending water-filled dummies around the track of the Cheetah Hunt coaster before humans ride it for...
    The first full test-runs of Tampa Bay's newest roller coaster started this week. Now, engineers at Busch Gardens are sending water-filled dummies around the track of the Cheetah Hunt coaster before humans ride it for the...
  • Busch Gardens Tampa delays opening of Falcon's Fury thrill ride

    Busch Gardens Tampa delays opening of Falcon's Fury thrill ride

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-07-08 19:47:42 GMT
    Rendering courtesy Busch GardensRendering courtesy Busch Gardens
    Busch Gardens Tampa says the opening of their newest thrill ride Falcon's Fury will be delayed.
    Busch Gardens Tampa says the opening of their newest thrill ride Falcon's Fury will be delayed.
  • New Harry Potter attraction opens at Universal Orlando

    New Harry Potter attraction opens at Universal Orlando

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-07-08 16:46:42 GMT
    Harry Potter fans enter Diagon' Alley Tuesday. WESH TV photoHarry Potter fans enter Diagon' Alley Tuesday. WESH TV photo
    Fans waited in line at Universal Orlando Resort for Tuesday's opening of the new attraction, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley.
    Fans waited in line at Universal Orlando Resort for Tuesday's opening of the new attraction, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley.
  • Riders stranded for hours on California coaster

    Riders stranded for hours on California coaster

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-07-08 16:09:29 GMT
    A roller coaster hit a tree branch at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park. CNN imageA roller coaster hit a tree branch at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park. CNN image

    A roller coaster hit a tree branch at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park, dislodging the front car, leaving four people slightly injured and keeping nearly two dozen summer fun-seekers hanging 20 to 30 feet in the air for hours as day turned to night.

    A roller coaster hit a tree branch at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park, dislodging the front car, leaving four people slightly injured and keeping nearly two dozen summer fun-seekers hanging 20 to 30 feet in the air for hours as day turned to night.

  • Dangers of leaving pets in hot cars

    Dangers of leaving pets in hot cars

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 7:25 AM EDT2014-07-08 11:25:43 GMT
    On a warm day, temperatures inside a vehicle can rise rapidly to dangerous levels. On an 85-degree day, for example, the temperature inside a car with the windows opened slightly can reach 102 degrees within 10 minutes. After 30 minutes, the temperature will reach 120 degrees. Your pet may suffer irreversible organ damage or die. Make sure your pets have enough shade and water on hot days. Animals experts with the Humane Society explain, "Animals pant to evaporate moisture from their lungs, ...
    On a warm day, temperatures inside a vehicle can rise rapidly to dangerous levels. On an 85-degree day, for example, the temperature inside a car with the windows opened slightly can reach 102 degrees within 10 minutes. After 30 minutes, the temperature will reach 120 degrees. Your pet may suffer irreversible organ damage or die. Make sure your pets have enough shade and water on hot days. Animals experts with the Humane Society explain, "Animals pant to evaporate moisture from their lungs, ...
  • 83-year-old woman fights off would-be robber with boiling water

    83-year-old woman fights off would-be robber with boiling water

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 6:56 AM EDT2014-07-08 10:56:33 GMT
    A burglar in Houston, Texas picked the wrong house to try to rob. Lillie McClendon is 83 years old.McClendon says a man broke into her home early Sunday and demanded money.She says she fought him off with the only weapons she had available at the time - a stick and a pot of boiling water.McClendon said, "I got this stick. I had some sausage on the stove. I poured that water on him. I told him, I said, 'What kind of mo...
    A burglar in Houston, Texas picked the wrong house to try to rob. Lillie McClendon is 83 years old.McClendon says a man broke into her home early Sunday and demanded money.She says she fought him off with the only weapons she had available at the time - a stick and a pot of boiling water.McClendon said, "I got this stick. I had some sausage on the stove. I poured that water on him. I told him, I said, 'What kind of mo...
  • 25 Things more likely to kill you than a shark

    25 Things more likely to kill you than a shark

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 6:39 AM EDT2014-07-08 10:39:15 GMT
    Does Shark Week and stories about shark attacks have you worried? Here is a list of things you are statistically more likely to die from than a shark bite.
    Does Shark Week and stories about shark attacks have you worried? Here is a list of things you are statistically more likely to die from than a shark bite.
  • Poisonous Cottonmouth snake found in toilet

    Poisonous Cottonmouth snake found in toilet

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 6:17 AM EDT2014-07-08 10:17:10 GMT
    A snake was discovered in a toilet in Hueytown, Alabama. Hueytown Police Facebook page photoA snake was discovered in a toilet in Hueytown, Alabama. Hueytown Police Facebook page photo
    Imagine going to use a toilet and seeing a poisonous snake slithering in the commode. It actually happened to a construction worker in Hueytown, Alabama.
    Imagine going to use a toilet and seeing a poisonous snake slithering in the commode. It actually happened to a construction worker in Hueytown, Alabama.
  • Plane Collision Barely Avoided

    Plane Collision Barely Avoided

    Monday, July 7 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-07-07 21:48:06 GMT
    Two planes nearly collided in Barcelona last SaturdayTwo planes nearly collided in Barcelona last Saturday
    Two airplanes were able to get to their destinations after a mishap at Barcelona’s airport last Saturday. 
    Two airplanes were able to get to their destinations after a mishap at Barcelona’s airport last Saturday. 
  • 'Katharine' the great white shark in Sarasota waters

    'Katharine' the great white shark in Sarasota waters

    Monday, July 7 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-07-07 19:38:19 GMT
    Photo: OCEARCH FacebookPhoto: OCEARCH Facebook
    A great white shark being tracked by scientists for nearly a year has made her way to Sarasota waters.
    A great white shark being tracked by scientists for nearly a year has made her way to Sarasota waters.
  • South Carolina Toddler Dies After Being Locked Inside Hot Car

    South Carolina Toddler Dies After Being Locked Inside Hot Car

    Monday, July 7 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-07-07 19:33:09 GMT
    Photo of Logan Cox (Credit: WBTW)Photo of Logan Cox (Credit: WBTW)
    A 3-year-old Buford, South Carolina boy has died several days after being locked in a hot car.
    A 3-year-old Buford, South Carolina boy has died several days after being locked in a hot car.
  • Kitten Sounds Like Squeaky Toy When Touched

    Kitten Sounds Like Squeaky Toy When Touched

    Monday, July 7 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-07-07 19:10:01 GMT
    This cute video is sure to make your day.
    This cute video is sure to make your day.
  • Tornado backdrop for wedding photos

    Tornado backdrop for wedding photos

    Monday, July 7 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-07-07 17:48:43 GMT
    Wedding pictures are supposed to capture that special moment like no other. Colleen Niska definitely captured quite a moment for a couple tying the knot in Saskatchewan, Canada. The unnamed couple was posing for pictures when professional photographer Colleen Niska started snapping pictures with a tornado in the background.The couple and Colleen had never seen a tornado before and it was miles away. They had already tied the knot and wanted to get the dramatic shot walking down the road with ...
    Wedding pictures are supposed to capture that special moment like no other. Colleen Niska definitely captured quite a moment for a couple tying the knot in Saskatchewan, Canada. The unnamed couple was posing for pictures when professional photographer Colleen Niska started snapping pictures with a tornado in the background.The couple and Colleen had never seen a tornado before and it was miles away. They had already tied the knot and wanted to get the dramatic shot walking down the road with ...
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Flying Inside A Fireworks Show

    VIRAL VIDEO: Flying Inside A Fireworks Show

    Sunday, July 6 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-07-06 22:11:34 GMT
    A drone is flown through a fireworks show.
    A drone is flown through a fireworks show.
  • Father of Toddler Who Died in Hot Car Denied Bond

    Father of Toddler Who Died in Hot Car Denied Bond

    Thursday, July 3 2014 10:16 PM EDT2014-07-04 02:16:09 GMT
    The Atlanta man accused of leaving his son in a hot car to die had his day in court today, facing murder charges.
    The Atlanta man accused of leaving his son in a hot car to die had his day in court today, facing murder charges.
  • Hurricane Arthur Disrupting July 4th Plans For Some In The Carolinas

    Hurricane Arthur Disrupting July 4th Plans For Some In The Carolinas

    Thursday, July 3 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-07-03 18:27:35 GMT
    Photo of a family in the ocean in Nags Head, North CarolinaPhoto of a family in the ocean in Nags Head, North Carolina
    Hurricane Arthur is gaining steam...whipping up rip tides and rough seas along the coast of the Carolinas. North Carolina's Hatteras Island is under a mandatory evacuation, forcing some 4th of July travelers to change their plans. ABC's Marci Gonzalez reports on the storm from Nags Head, North Carolina.
    Hurricane Arthur is gaining steam...whipping up rip tides and rough seas along the coast of the Carolinas. North Carolina's Hatteras Island is under a mandatory evacuation, forcing some 4th of July travelers to change their plans. ABC's Marci Gonzalez reports on the storm from Nags Head, North Carolina.
  • Horse rescued after falling into sinkhole

    Horse rescued after falling into sinkhole

    Thursday, July 3 2014 2:20 PM EDT2014-07-03 18:20:20 GMT
    Officials with the Wilson County Emergency Management officials say a horse that fell into a sinkhole Thursday morning. The horse's owner said he believes "Boomer" was eating grass and fell into the hole after something startled the horse.Boomer had to be sedated before being pulled out by a wrecker. Boomer was rescued was treated by a veterinarian. It’s unclear how badly Boomer was injured.
    Officials with the Wilson County Emergency Management officials say a horse that fell into a sinkhole Thursday morning. The horse's owner said he believes "Boomer" was eating grass and fell into the hole after something startled the horse.Boomer had to be sedated before being pulled out by a wrecker. Boomer was rescued was treated by a veterinarian. It’s unclear how badly Boomer was injured.
  • Teens capture 6-foot alligator

    Teens capture 6-foot alligator

    Thursday, July 3 2014 1:02 PM EDT2014-07-03 17:02:23 GMT
    CLEBURNE -- A teenager in Texas called 911 asking, "If you were to catch an alligator, what would you do with it?" The Cleburne police dispatcher said, "Uh... I wouldn't catch an alligator in the first place." For Joey Kane, Craig Kite, both 14,and another friend it was a little late for that. The teens were checking their fishing net on Buffalo Creek Tuesday night when they found the gator.The boys called police after they pulled the 6-foot reptile onto land by its tail and wrapped its snout...
    CLEBURNE -- A teenager in Texas called 911 asking, "If you were to catch an alligator, what would you do with it?" The Cleburne police dispatcher said, "Uh... I wouldn't catch an alligator in the first place." For Joey Kane, Craig Kite, both 14,and another friend it was a little late for that. The teens were checking their fishing net on Buffalo Creek Tuesday night when they found the gator.The boys called police after they pulled the 6-foot reptile onto land by its tail and wrapped its snout...
  • Arthur the first storm for new interactive potential storm surge maps

    Arthur the first storm for new interactive potential storm surge maps

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-07-03 02:45:26 GMT
    The first new interactive color maps that show potential storm surge flooding from a tropical system are now live. Tropical Storm Arthur has given the National Hurricane Center the first chance to use the new mapping. The new tool using Google maps allows users to drill down to street level to see how much storm surge is likely in their area. “This map uses the best information available at the time it is issued, including uncertainties in the track, intensity, and size forecast,” says the...
    The first new interactive color maps that show potential storm surge flooding from a tropical system are now live. Tropical Storm Arthur has given the National Hurricane Center the first chance to use the new mapping. The new tool using Google maps allows users to drill down to street level to see how much storm surge is likely in their area. “This map uses the best information available at the time it is issued, including uncertainties in the track, intensity, and size forecast,” says the...
  • Graco Recalls 1.9 Million Infant Car Seats

    Graco Recalls 1.9 Million Infant Car Seats

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-07-02 21:05:10 GMT
    Recall graphicRecall graphic
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that Graco has recalled 1.9 million infant car seats for a buckle malfunction.
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that Graco has recalled 1.9 million infant car seats for a buckle malfunction.
  • Build A DIY Air Conditioner for $8

    Build A DIY Air Conditioner for $8

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-07-02 14:13:44 GMT
    These homemade air-conditioner instructions will help you skip the expense of air conditioning this summer. One of the nice things about these air conditioners is that it'll give you up to 6 hours of coolness. They're not too complicated, and the cheapest one can be built for around $8 bucks. You even have the option to use solar power.If you end up building one of these ACs - be sure to send us a video or picture of your creation. We may even share it on air or online.
    These homemade air-conditioner instructions will help you skip the expense of air conditioning this summer. One of the nice things about these air conditioners is that it'll give you up to 6 hours of coolness. They're not too complicated, and the cheapest one can be built for around $8 bucks. You even have the option to use solar power.If you end up building one of these ACs - be sure to send us a video or picture of your creation. We may even share it on air or online.
  • Simple Tips To Make Sure Your Kids And Your Car Don't Become A Deadly Combination

    Simple Tips To Make Sure Your Kids And Your Car Don't Become A Deadly Combination

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-07-01 22:06:53 GMT
    As you are out and about, going through your every day activities there are some simple tips you can follow that can help insure your kids, and the kids around you are safe.
    As you are out and about, going through your every day activities there are some simple tips you can follow that can help insure your kids, and the kids around you are safe.
  • Imagine Having A Fur Coat You Can't Remove

    Imagine Having A Fur Coat You Can't Remove

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-07-01 22:06:53 GMT
    For many people their pets are like family. They are babied and spoiled and sometimes even dressed up. Sometimes we forget, though, that our dogs and cats aren't like us.
    For many people their pets are like family. They are babied and spoiled and sometimes even dressed up. Sometimes we forget, though, that our dogs and cats aren't like us.
  • Heat and Kids: When Your Car Becomes An Oven

    Heat and Kids: When Your Car Becomes An Oven

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-07-01 22:06:53 GMT
    The heat of summer months can be miserable, but imagine being locked in a hot car. Misery takes on a whole new form, and it can actually be deadly.
    The heat of summer months can be miserable, but imagine being locked in a hot car. Misery takes on a whole new form, and it can actually be deadly.
  • Tropical Storm Arthur Forms In The Atlantic

    Tropical Storm Arthur Forms In The Atlantic

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-07-01 15:36:40 GMT
    Tropical Storm Arthur graphic imageTropical Storm Arthur graphic image
    The first tropical storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season has formed off the east coast of Florida.
    The first tropical storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season has formed off the east coast of Florida.
  • 5 Memorable World Cup Chants

    5 Memorable World Cup Chants

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-07-01 14:13:23 GMT
    World Cup 2014 logo imageWorld Cup 2014 logo image
    We take a look at five prominent chants from supporters of World Cup teams in Brazil.
    We take a look at five prominent chants from supporters of World Cup teams in Brazil.
  • Questions Raised About Auto Parts Safety In Wake Of New Recalls

    Questions Raised About Auto Parts Safety In Wake Of New Recalls

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-07-01 13:59:53 GMT
    Auto Recalls graphic imageAuto Recalls graphic image
    The ignition switch recalls now engulfing General Motors and Chrysler are raising new questions about the safety of the parts across the American auto industry.
    The ignition switch recalls now engulfing General Motors and Chrysler are raising new questions about the safety of the parts across the American auto industry.
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Truck driver confronts speeding cop and gets a confession

    VIRAL VIDEO: Truck driver confronts speeding cop and gets a confession

    A truck driver shows what can happen during a traffic stop when a police officer is notified they are being recorded on video.
    A truck driver shows what can happen during a traffic stop when a police officer is notified they are being recorded on video.
  • GM recalling 8.2 million more cars to total 28 million

    GM recalling 8.2 million more cars to total 28 million

    Monday, June 30 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-06-30 19:55:49 GMT
    General Motors is recalling at least 8.2 million more vehicles dating back to 1997 to fix faulty ignition switches as the company's safety crisis continues to grow. The latest recalls involve mainly older midsize cars
    General Motors is recalling at least 8.2 million more vehicles dating back to 1997 to fix faulty ignition switches as the company's safety crisis continues to grow. The latest recalls involve mainly older midsize cars
  • Dog coughs up wedding ring after 5 years

    Dog coughs up wedding ring after 5 years

    Monday, June 30 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-06-30 19:29:46 GMT
    A Wisconsin woman’s dog coughed up her wedding five years after it went missing.
    A Wisconsin woman’s dog coughed up her wedding five years after it went missing.
  • 5 dead in wrong way accident; driver charged

    5 dead in wrong way accident; driver charged

    Monday, June 30 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-06-30 16:47:55 GMT
    A wrong-way traffic accident in the Houston area has left five people dead and two injured. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says the wreck happened early Monday.Investigators say four adults and one child were killed when their pickup truck was struck by a vehicle going the wrong way. Another person in the pickup truck was injured and transported to a hospital.The driver of the vehicle going the wrong way was also hurt and has been transported to another hospital.Further details weren't im...
    A wrong-way traffic accident in the Houston area has left five people dead and two injured. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says the wreck happened early Monday.Investigators say four adults and one child were killed when their pickup truck was struck by a vehicle going the wrong way. Another person in the pickup truck was injured and transported to a hospital.The driver of the vehicle going the wrong way was also hurt and has been transported to another hospital.Further details weren't im...
  • Hobby Lobby Wins Contraceptive Ruling In U.S. Supreme Court

    Hobby Lobby Wins Contraceptive Ruling In U.S. Supreme Court

    Monday, June 30 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-06-30 15:53:19 GMT
    U.S. Supreme Court Building graphicU.S. Supreme Court Building graphic
    The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that two for profit corporations with sincerely held religious beliefs do not have to provide a full range of contraceptives at no cost to their employees pursuant to the Affordable Care Act.
    The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that two for profit corporations with sincerely held religious beliefs do not have to provide a full range of contraceptives at no cost to their employees pursuant to the Affordable Care Act.
  • Dozens stranded when SeaWorld ride malfunctions

    Dozens stranded when SeaWorld ride malfunctions

    Monday, June 30 2014 6:34 AM EDT2014-06-30 10:34:05 GMT
    Dozens of people were stranded more than 200 feet up on a revolving tower at SeaWorld San Diego for hours Sunday when a power failure stalled the ride, authorities said.Forty-six visitors and two park employees were on the Skytower when it halted. The ride features a revolving capsule that rises to the top of a 320-foot tower to give visitors a panoramic view.The capsule stopped about 220 feet up, city fire spokesman Lee Swanson said."The guests were never in danger and park officials were in...
    Dozens of people were stranded more than 200 feet up on a revolving tower at SeaWorld San Diego for hours Sunday when a power failure stalled the ride, authorities said.Forty-six visitors and two park employees were on the Skytower when it halted. The ride features a revolving capsule that rises to the top of a 320-foot tower to give visitors a panoramic view.The capsule stopped about 220 feet up, city fire spokesman Lee Swanson said."The guests were never in danger and park officials were in...
  • CDC: 1 In 10 Adult Deaths Tied To Drinking Alcohol

    CDC: 1 In 10 Adult Deaths Tied To Drinking Alcohol

    Friday, June 27 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-06-27 19:55:43 GMT
    Medical Report graphicMedical Report graphic
    New research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows how many Americans die because of alcohol.
    New research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows how many Americans die because of alcohol.
  • Sherri Shepherd, Jenny McCarthy to exit 'The View'

    Sherri Shepherd, Jenny McCarthy to exit 'The View'

    Friday, June 27 2014 1:22 PM EDT2014-06-27 17:22:01 GMT
    "The View" co-hosts Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy are leaving the ABC talk show.
    "The View" co-hosts Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy are leaving the ABC talk show.
  • Source: Police find search for 'hot car deaths' on dad's computer in Georgia case

    Source: Police find search for 'hot car deaths' on dad's computer in Georgia case

    Friday, June 27 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-06-27 13:55:41 GMT
    Justin Ross Harris and his son Cooper. Family photoJustin Ross Harris and his son Cooper. Family photo
    A source says police investigating the death of a 22-month-old Georgia boy left seven hours in a sweltering SUV, found an internet search for "how long does it take for an animal to die in a hot car" on the father's computer.
    A source says police investigating the death of a 22-month-old Georgia boy left seven hours in a sweltering SUV, found an internet search for "how long does it take for an animal to die in a hot car" on the father's computer.
  • Miss Delaware loses crown over her age

    Miss Delaware loses crown over her age

    Jun 26, 2014 07:24 PM2014-06-27 00:24:27 GMT
    Miss Delaware Amanda Longacre will lose her crown because she is older than the Miss America organization allows. She will turn 25 on October 22 and the Miss America pageant rules require contestants to be between the ages of 17 and 24.
    Miss Delaware Amanda Longacre will lose her crown because she is older than the Miss America organization allows. She will turn 25 on October 22 and the Miss America pageant rules require contestants to be between the ages of 17 and 24.
  • NC woman killed while walking on Florida beach; suspect bails out of jail

    NC woman killed while walking on Florida beach; suspect bails out of jail

    Thursday, June 26 2014 6:18 AM EDT2014-06-26 10:18:10 GMT
    A North Carolina woman is dead after a car crashed through a locked gate and hit her as she walked on the beach with her family.The 45-year-old woman, from Hendersonville, North Carolina, was pronounced dead at the scene in Port Orange on Tuesday night.Volusia County Beach Safety spokeswoman Tammy Marris told the Daytona Beach News-Journal the woman's family members were able to get out of the way and were not hit by the car.The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. They say 35-y...
    A North Carolina woman is dead after a car crashed through a locked gate and hit her as she walked on the beach with her family.The 45-year-old woman, from Hendersonville, North Carolina, was pronounced dead at the scene in Port Orange on Tuesday night.Volusia County Beach Safety spokeswoman Tammy Marris told the Daytona Beach News-Journal the woman's family members were able to get out of the way and were not hit by the car.The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. They say 35-y...
  • Former Survivor contestant dies after train derails

    Former Survivor contestant dies after train derails

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-06-25 13:19:31 GMT
    Caleb Bankston, 26, dies in railway accident.Caleb Bankston, 26, dies in railway accident.
    Caleb Bankston, a former contestant on the CBS show Survivor: Blood vs. Water, died after a train accident Tuesday. Bankston, 26, who worked at the Alabama Warrior Railway in Birmingham was on a train that reportedly derailed. No other details have been given at this time.Bankston competed on the reality show in 2013 with his fiancé, Colton Cumbie. They finished in ninth place.Bankston is the third Survivor contestant to die since the show premiered. Jenn Lyon, who competed on Survivor: Palau...
    Caleb Bankston, a former contestant on the CBS show Survivor: Blood vs. Water, died after a train accident Tuesday. Bankston, 26, who worked at the Alabama Warrior Railway in Birmingham was on a train that reportedly derailed. No other details have been given at this time.Bankston competed on the reality show in 2013 with his fiancé, Colton Cumbie. They finished in ninth place.Bankston is the third Survivor contestant to die since the show premiered. Jenn Lyon, who competed on Survivor: Palau...
  • VIDEO: Ultra-slow-motion Of Dog Drinking

    VIDEO: Ultra-slow-motion Of Dog Drinking

    Thursday, June 19 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-06-19 16:39:11 GMT
    Check out this video of a dog drinking water at 1000 fps.
    Check out this video of a dog drinking water at 1000 fps.
  • Wizarding World of Harry Potter Expands

    Wizarding World of Harry Potter Expands

    Thursday, June 19 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-06-19 15:14:41 GMT
    Universal brings Diagon Alley to Wizarding WorldUniversal brings Diagon Alley to Wizarding World
    Stars of the "Harry Potter" series hit the red carpet at the much-anticipated expansion of Universal Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter on Wednesday, prior to the opening of the new attraction on July 8. Diagon Alley will feature a new signature ride called "Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts," based on the magical goblin bank in the series.
    Stars of the "Harry Potter" series hit the red carpet at the much-anticipated expansion of Universal Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter on Wednesday, prior to the opening of the new attraction on July 8. Diagon Alley will feature a new signature ride called "Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts," based on the magical goblin bank in the series.
  • John Hart has a dream about Kim - hear it during WJBF.com chat

    What's Trending at 5:30, Monday, June 2nd & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30, Monday, June 2nd & Conversation

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-06-18 01:43:54 GMT
    The woman whose audio recording of Donald Sterling led to his lifetime ban from the NBA was allegedly attacked in New York City.Her lawyer says V. Stiviano was leaving a restaurant in manhattan yesterday when two men physically attacked her and hurled racial slurs.V. Stiviano, didn't file a police report, but her lawyer says she may file while one. Donald Sterling spent Sunday with the saints......Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling attended a predominately black church in los angeles ...
    The woman whose audio recording of Donald Sterling led to his lifetime ban from the NBA was allegedly attacked in New York City.Her lawyer says V. Stiviano was leaving a restaurant in manhattan yesterday when two men physically attacked her and hurled racial slurs.V. Stiviano, didn't file a police report, but her lawyer says she may file while one. Donald Sterling spent Sunday with the saints......Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling attended a predominately black church in los angeles ...
  • Grizzly Gets Up Close and Personal

    Grizzly Gets Up Close and Personal

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-06-18 00:10:31 GMT
    An Alaskan wild-life enthusiast was enjoying some grizzly bears catches their food in the McNeil River. All of sudden, one of them decided to join him.
    An Alaskan wild-life enthusiast was enjoying some grizzly bears catches their food in the McNeil River. All of sudden, one of them decided to join him.
  • Bumblebee In Spider's Web Rescued by Other Bumblebee

    Bumblebee In Spider's Web Rescued by Other Bumblebee

    Monday, June 16 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-06-17 00:18:59 GMT
    Screenshot for YouTube VideoScreenshot for YouTube Video
    A video out of London shows a bumblebee struggling in a spiders web with the spider creeping in for the kill. All of sudden, another bumblebee comes out of nowhere and seemingly rescuing the trapped bumblebee.
    A video out of London shows a bumblebee struggling in a spiders web with the spider creeping in for the kill. All of sudden, another bumblebee comes out of nowhere and seemingly rescuing the trapped bumblebee.
  • Outer Space with No Return

    What's trending at 5:30, Friday, May 30th & Conversation

    What's trending at 5:30, Friday, May 30th & Conversation

    Friday, June 13 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-06-13 22:44:26 GMT
    An Alabama teen got a front row seat to a wild police chase and crash during a ride-along. He shot this video showing the violent, head-on collision that abruptly ends a high speed police chase, Wednesday night.His dad is a deputy and he wants to be one when he grows up. Police say the suspect fled from a traffic stop because he was wanted on other charges. They say he hit several vehicles, drove through yards, ran stop signs and red lights...all while smiling and waving. The cell phone video...
    An Alabama teen got a front row seat to a wild police chase and crash during a ride-along. He shot this video showing the violent, head-on collision that abruptly ends a high speed police chase, Wednesday night.His dad is a deputy and he wants to be one when he grows up. Police say the suspect fled from a traffic stop because he was wanted on other charges. They say he hit several vehicles, drove through yards, ran stop signs and red lights...all while smiling and waving. The cell phone video...
  • Gearheads, gawkers drawn to 'Vette museum sinkhole

    Gearheads, gawkers drawn to 'Vette museum sinkhole

    Friday, June 13 2014 9:18 AM EDT2014-06-13 13:18:12 GMT
    Sinkhole opened up at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky in February 2014.Sinkhole opened up at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky in February 2014.
    For years, just enough classic car lovers and curious travelers wandered through the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky to keep the doors open. Now, after a massive sinkhole swallowed eight pristine models of vintage muscle, attendance has skyrocketed. And visitors are as eager to peer into the chasm as they are to see the 'Vettes, if not more so. Museum spokeswoman Katie Frassinelli says the response has been bigger than anyone imagined. In the months since the earth opened up in Februa...
    For years, just enough classic car lovers and curious travelers wandered through the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky to keep the doors open. Now, after a massive sinkhole swallowed eight pristine models of vintage muscle, attendance has skyrocketed. And visitors are as eager to peer into the chasm as they are to see the 'Vettes, if not more so. Museum spokeswoman Katie Frassinelli says the response has been bigger than anyone imagined. In the months since the earth opened up in Februa...
  • 20 years ago O.J. Simpson's ex-wife and her friend were murdered

    20 years ago O.J. Simpson's ex-wife and her friend were murdered

    Friday, June 13 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-06-13 12:00:21 GMT
    It's not the kind of anniversary that anyone would celebrate but Friday is the 20th anniversary of the killing of O.J. Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman. And, coincidentally, know that last week O.J. had his attorneys resubmit their appeal to the Nevada Supreme Court seeking a new trial in the former football star's Las Vegas kidnapping and armed robbery case. The attorneys ask that the court reconsider whether Simpson's trial a...
    It's not the kind of anniversary that anyone would celebrate but Friday is the 20th anniversary of the killing of O.J. Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman. And, coincidentally, know that last week O.J. had his attorneys resubmit their appeal to the Nevada Supreme Court seeking a new trial in the former football star's Las Vegas kidnapping and armed robbery case. The attorneys ask that the court reconsider whether Simpson's trial a...
  • Checking wastewater for drugs

    What's Trending, Thursday May 29th & Conversation

    What's Trending, Thursday May 29th & Conversation

    Thursday, June 12 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-06-12 22:26:49 GMT
    Checking waste for drugs....A new study is doing that in the wastewater of 42 european cities.After lab tests, researchers found chemicals excreted after drug use.They found traces of pot, meth and ecstasyResearchers say this method of study could allow a faster and more accurate detection of new drugs spreading into a local market.The study was published in the journal "addiction."One man is struck by lightening and its caught on camera. Happened in Fairburn, South Dakota.A storm chaser was ...
    Checking waste for drugs....A new study is doing that in the wastewater of 42 european cities.After lab tests, researchers found chemicals excreted after drug use.They found traces of pot, meth and ecstasyResearchers say this method of study could allow a faster and more accurate detection of new drugs spreading into a local market.The study was published in the journal "addiction."One man is struck by lightening and its caught on camera. Happened in Fairburn, South Dakota.A storm chaser was ...
  • Don't Stop Believing - for Brad!!

    What's Trending at 5:30, Wednesday, May 28th & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30, Wednesday, May 28th & Conversation

    Thursday, June 12 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-06-12 22:20:35 GMT
    Time for What's Trending.....Driving with no hands could become a wave of the future.Google's automatic car prototype, is making headlines.The two-seater vehicle has no gas pedal, no brake pedal -- not even a steering wheel!Passengers just get in and tell the car where they want to go.Tech website, C-Net says most major automakers expect cars like this to be available by 20-20.From film ... to reality t-v ... to a force in the fashion world. Jessica Simpson has reinvented herself as a success...
    Time for What's Trending.....Driving with no hands could become a wave of the future.Google's automatic car prototype, is making headlines.The two-seater vehicle has no gas pedal, no brake pedal -- not even a steering wheel!Passengers just get in and tell the car where they want to go.Tech website, C-Net says most major automakers expect cars like this to be available by 20-20.From film ... to reality t-v ... to a force in the fashion world. Jessica Simpson has reinvented herself as a success...
  • NC high school grad won't get diploma after stripping on stage

    NC high school grad won't get diploma after stripping on stage

    Thursday, June 12 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-06-12 20:32:43 GMT
    A senior from Jack Britt High School in Fayetteville will not receive his diploma after stripping down to his underwear at his graduation ceremony. Cumberland County School Superintendent Dr. Frank Till said Thursday that Quinton Murphy
    A senior from Jack Britt High School in Fayetteville will not receive his diploma after stripping down to his underwear at his graduation ceremony. Cumberland County School Superintendent Dr. Frank Till said Thursday that Quinton Murphy
  • Simple piece of metal could save lives during school shootings

    Simple piece of metal could save lives during school shootings

    Thursday, June 12 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-06-12 19:24:05 GMT
    The Sleeve, made of steelThe Sleeve, made of steel
    It’s a simple metal piece created by five school workers that can save lives during an active shooter setting. All you do is slip it on the door closer and it can resist up to 550 pounds of force.
    It’s a simple metal piece created by five school workers that can save lives during an active shooter setting. All you do is slip it on the door closer and it can resist up to 550 pounds of force.
  • Homeless student graduates top of her class; gets full ride scholarship

    Homeless student graduates top of her class; gets full ride scholarship

    Thursday, June 12 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-06-12 17:59:39 GMT
    Rashema Melson graduated Anacostia High School top of her class.Rashema Melson graduated Anacostia High School top of her class.
    A homeless Washington DC high school student overcame incredible odds to graduate at the top of her class. Now she has a permanent home: on a full ride. Rashema Melson graduated Anacostia High School after enduring a difficult childhood. Her father was killed when she was 7 months old and she spent her childhood bouncing around from apartment to apartment. For the last 2 years, she has lived with her mother and two brothers in a single room at the DC General Homeless Shelter. Melson gradua...
    A homeless Washington DC high school student overcame incredible odds to graduate at the top of her class. Now she has a permanent home: on a full ride. Rashema Melson graduated Anacostia High School after enduring a difficult childhood. Her father was killed when she was 7 months old and she spent her childhood bouncing around from apartment to apartment. For the last 2 years, she has lived with her mother and two brothers in a single room at the DC General Homeless Shelter. Melson gradua...
  • Puppy and baby cheetah become best friends

    Puppy and baby cheetah become best friends

    A baby cheetah has discovered a dog is more than just man's best friend.
    A baby cheetah has discovered a dog is more than just man's best friend.
  • Toilet Unclogger Could Be the Greatest Plumbing Invention Since the Plunger

    Toilet Unclogger Could Be the Greatest Plumbing Invention Since the Plunger

    Anyone who has confronted the horror of a clogged toilet about to overflow may have bemoaned why modern technology has been able to send a man to the moon but failed to invent anything more effective and sanitary than a dome of rubber on the end of a stick.R
    Anyone who has confronted the horror of a clogged toilet about to overflow may have bemoaned why modern technology has been able to send a man to the moon but failed to invent anything more effective and sanitary than a dome of rubber on the end of a stick.R
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Dog Loves Leaf Blower

    VIRAL VIDEO: Dog Loves Leaf Blower

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-06-10 19:41:00 GMT
    This dog loves putting its face into the wind caused by a leaf blower.
    This dog loves putting its face into the wind caused by a leaf blower.
  • Walmart trucker in Tracy Morgan crash hadn't slept in more than 24 hours, officials say

    Walmart trucker in Tracy Morgan crash hadn't slept in more than 24 hours, officials say

    Monday, June 9 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-06-09 17:55:02 GMT
    The Wal-Mart truck driver from Georgia accused of triggering a crash in New Jersey that critically injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian had not slept for more than 24 hours, a criminal complaint said. A court official on Monday said 35-year-old Kevin Roper
    The Wal-Mart truck driver from Georgia accused of triggering a crash in New Jersey that critically injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian had not slept for more than 24 hours, a criminal complaint said. A court official on Monday said 35-year-old Kevin Roper
  • Man Injured After Elevator Shoots Up 31 Floors, Hits Roof

    Man Injured After Elevator Shoots Up 31 Floors, Hits Roof

    Monday, June 9 2014 12:44 PM EDT2014-06-09 16:44:22 GMT
    According to the YouTube page, the man remains in serious condition.
    According to the YouTube page, the man remains in serious condition.
  • Teen carries disabled brother on his back for 40 miles

    Teen carries disabled brother on his back for 40 miles

    Monday, June 9 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-06-09 15:26:18 GMT
    A Michigan teenager is showing his brotherly love in a very big way. He's walking 40 miles this weekend to raise awareness for cerebral palsy and he's doing it with his little brother on his back.Brothers, Hunter and Braden Gandee, started their journey Saturday from the wrestling room at Bedford Jr. High and finished Sunday at the wrestling center at the University of Michigan. Seven-year-old Braden was born with cerebral palsy which affects his motor ability. Hunter is taking every step wit...
    A Michigan teenager is showing his brotherly love in a very big way. He's walking 40 miles this weekend to raise awareness for cerebral palsy and he's doing it with his little brother on his back.Brothers, Hunter and Braden Gandee, started their journey Saturday from the wrestling room at Bedford Jr. High and finished Sunday at the wrestling center at the University of Michigan. Seven-year-old Braden was born with cerebral palsy which affects his motor ability. Hunter is taking every step wit...
  • Mom wants answers after bus aide seen hitting autistic son

    Mom wants answers after bus aide seen hitting autistic son

    Monday, June 9 2014 7:43 AM EDT2014-06-09 11:43:27 GMT
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    Lori Lamb tells News Channel 8 she's lost all trust in the Pasco County School District. A bus camera captured a bus aide hitting her 10-year-old autistic son, Jeffery. When Lamb saw the video, she broke down. "He's a big man," Lori said. "He's not some 98 pound weakling. He's 57 years old. Shame on him." The disturbing video shows the man, investigators tell us is James Lambert, hitting the boy, threatening him with a fist, and then slapping him again. Lambert is out of jail on bond and f...
    Lori Lamb tells News Channel 8 she's lost all trust in the Pasco County School District. A bus camera captured a bus aide hitting her 10-year-old autistic son, Jeffery. When Lamb saw the video, she broke down. "He's a big man," Lori said. "He's not some 98 pound weakling. He's 57 years old. Shame on him." The disturbing video shows the man, investigators tell us is James Lambert, hitting the boy, threatening him with a fist, and then slapping him again. Lambert is out of jail on bond and f...
  • Woman falls asleep on railroad tracks - train passes over her, officials say

    Woman falls asleep on railroad tracks - train passes over her, officials say

    Thursday, June 5 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-06-05 21:27:11 GMT
    HorneHorne
    A woman who fell asleep on a set of railroad tracks was not injured when a train passed over her Wednesday morning, Auburn police said.Lynsey Horne, 22, of Salem
    A woman who fell asleep on a set of railroad tracks was not injured when a train passed over her Wednesday morning, Auburn police said.Lynsey Horne, 22, of Salem
  • Cash Give Away

    What's Trending at 5:30, Tuesday, May 27th & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30, Tuesday, May 27th & Conversation

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-06-04 02:53:16 GMT
    Time for What's Trending......Musician Pharrell Williams is not only "HAPPY", but he's also paying homage to women with an exhibition inparis, showcasing dozens of works mostly by female artists.the exhibit is called "girl" which is also the name of his new unisexfragrance and his last album featuring mega hit "happy."Pharrell says he wants to show his appreciation for women. Can you loose weight by adding diet drinks to your menu. a new study shows you can. Half of the study participants dra...
    Time for What's Trending......Musician Pharrell Williams is not only "HAPPY", but he's also paying homage to women with an exhibition inparis, showcasing dozens of works mostly by female artists.the exhibit is called "girl" which is also the name of his new unisexfragrance and his last album featuring mega hit "happy."Pharrell says he wants to show his appreciation for women. Can you loose weight by adding diet drinks to your menu. a new study shows you can. Half of the study participants dra...
  • Kimye got married in Italy

    What's Trending at 5:30, Monday, May 26th & Conversation

    What's Trending at 5:30, Monday, May 26th & Conversation

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-06-04 01:34:52 GMT
    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were hitched in Italy this weekend. They tied the knot in Florence. The venue reportedly costs about 400 thousand dollars to rent out. According to people magazine her mom, kris and stepfather Bruce Jenner attended the ceremony. Jenner even walked her down the aisle. This is Kim's third marriage so far, and Kanye West's first. The couple got engaged in 20-13.If you've been to a spa, you may have heard of a hot stone massages or acupuncture- but there's a new one ...
    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were hitched in Italy this weekend. They tied the knot in Florence. The venue reportedly costs about 400 thousand dollars to rent out. According to people magazine her mom, kris and stepfather Bruce Jenner attended the ceremony. Jenner even walked her down the aisle. This is Kim's third marriage so far, and Kanye West's first. The couple got engaged in 20-13.If you've been to a spa, you may have heard of a hot stone massages or acupuncture- but there's a new one ...
  • VIRAL VIDEO: You Can't Punch People Because You Want Pancakes!

    VIRAL VIDEO: You Can't Punch People Because You Want Pancakes!

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-06-04 01:08:36 GMT
    Photo from YouTube videoPhoto from YouTube video
    Johnathon wanted to know why his son just punched his brother. His answer is... well... flat and golden brown.
    Johnathon wanted to know why his son just punched his brother. His answer is... well... flat and golden brown.
  • Caught on video: Wedding party ends up in lake as dock collapses during photo shoot

    Caught on video: Wedding party ends up in lake as dock collapses during photo shoot

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-06-03 19:27:25 GMT
    CNN imageCNN image
    More than 20 members of a wedding party – including the bride and groom – took a dip in a lake when the dock they were standing on collapsed. T...
    More than 20 members of a wedding party – including the bride and groom – took a dip in a lake when the dock they were standing on collapsed. T...
  • Video of wedding party dock collapse

    Video of wedding party dock collapse

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-06-03 19:23:39 GMT
    CNN imageCNN image
    More than 20 members of a wedding party – including the bride and groom – took a dip in a lake when the dock they were standing on collapsed. The incident happened in Minnesota just before the wedding of Dan and Jackie Anderson over Memorial Day weekend when the group was posing for photos
    More than 20 members of a wedding party – including the bride and groom – took a dip in a lake when the dock they were standing on collapsed. The incident happened in Minnesota just before the wedding of Dan and Jackie Anderson over Memorial Day weekend when the group was posing for photos
  • Woman recovers after possible shark attack

    Woman recovers after possible shark attack

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-06-03 18:27:54 GMT
    WARNING: Graphic photos contained in slideshow.A possible shark attack victim is recovering in Fort Lauderdale. On Sunday, 22-year-old Jessica Vaughn was inner tubing at the Intracoastal Waterway near Bayshore Drive when the supposed attack happened. She was off the boat in the water when she felt something bite her leg, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue says."I turned around when I heard the splash and I seen the fin caught her in the face," friend Nick Russo said.She got back on the boat and that...
    WARNING: Graphic photos contained in slideshow.A possible shark attack victim is recovering in Fort Lauderdale. On Sunday, 22-year-old Jessica Vaughn was inner tubing at the Intracoastal Waterway near Bayshore Drive when the supposed attack happened. She was off the boat in the water when she felt something bite her leg, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue says."I turned around when I heard the splash and I seen the fin caught her in the face," friend Nick Russo said.She got back on the boat and that...
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Double Amputee Cat Walks Down The Stairs

    VIRAL VIDEO: Double Amputee Cat Walks Down The Stairs

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-06-03 17:03:21 GMT
    Boots is a double amputee cat that was saved from euthanasia at just 10 days old. Life is hard for any orphan kitten, but even harder for a kitten with just 2 paws. However, she doesn't seems to be hindered at all when it comes to getting around the house.
    Boots is a double amputee cat that was saved from euthanasia at just 10 days old. Life is hard for any orphan kitten, but even harder for a kitten with just 2 paws. However, she doesn't seems to be hindered at all when it comes to getting around the house.
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Dog Uses Catapult To Play Fetch

    VIRAL VIDEO: Dog Uses Catapult To Play Fetch

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-06-03 15:29:03 GMT
    This is what happens when an engineer owns a dog.
    This is what happens when an engineer owns a dog.
  • Drug for Women's Libidos

    What's Trending Friday, May 23rd & Conversation

    What's Trending Friday, May 23rd & Conversation

    Monday, June 2 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-06-03 02:28:53 GMT
    Time now for a look at what's trending...And we start with what's being called the little pink pill. A drug that promises an increase in women's libidos. A company called Sprout Pharmaceuticals makes the drug. It's commonly known as "Viagra for women." If it's approved it would become the first drug on the market designed to treat hypo-active sexual desire disorder, which affects an estimated 1 in 10 women. In clinical trials, Sprout reported overwhelming results, but the F-D-A has so far sai...
    Time now for a look at what's trending...And we start with what's being called the little pink pill. A drug that promises an increase in women's libidos. A company called Sprout Pharmaceuticals makes the drug. It's commonly known as "Viagra for women." If it's approved it would become the first drug on the market designed to treat hypo-active sexual desire disorder, which affects an estimated 1 in 10 women. In clinical trials, Sprout reported overwhelming results, but the F-D-A has so far sai...
  • Girl Begs Dad to Make ‘Frozen’ Lip Sync Video

    Girl Begs Dad to Make ‘Frozen’ Lip Sync Video

    Monday, June 2 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-06-02 21:40:56 GMT
    A young girl begged her father for weeks to make a lip sync video for the song “Love is an Open Door” from “Frozen” and he finally gave in. The result is a video going viral.
    A young girl begged her father for weeks to make a lip sync video for the song “Love is an Open Door” from “Frozen” and he finally gave in. The result is a video going viral.
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Sunbather Has Close Call With Landing Plane

    VIRAL VIDEO: Sunbather Has Close Call With Landing Plane

    Monday, June 2 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-06-02 18:05:07 GMT
    A little too low?
    A little too low?
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Baby Panda Tries To Climb Thin Bamboo

    VIRAL VIDEO: Baby Panda Tries To Climb Thin Bamboo

    Monday, June 2 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-06-02 17:50:24 GMT
    Panda baby born in 2013, recorded at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Sichuan, China
    Panda baby born in 2013, recorded at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Sichuan, China
  • VIRAL VIDEO - Full Wash Cycle In A Dishwasher

    VIRAL VIDEO - Full Wash Cycle In A Dishwasher

    Monday, June 2 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-06-02 15:13:16 GMT
    You know you've always wanted to see what it looks like.
    You know you've always wanted to see what it looks like.
  • Bond reduced for woman who drove kids into ocean

    Bond reduced for woman who drove kids into ocean

    Thursday, May 29 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-05-29 17:54:18 GMT
    A judge has reduced the bond of a South Carolina woman accused of driving her minivan into the Atlantic Ocean with her three children inside. Judge Leah Case lowered Ebony Wilkerson's bond from $1.2 million to $90,000 Thursday after hearing testimony from a psychiatrist that she didn't believe Wilkerson was a danger to the community. She has been back in a Daytona Beach jail for a week since giving birth to her fourth child, a boy, on May 19. If Wilkerson posts bond she must remain in Flor...
    A judge has reduced the bond of a South Carolina woman accused of driving her minivan into the Atlantic Ocean with her three children inside. Judge Leah Case lowered Ebony Wilkerson's bond from $1.2 million to $90,000 Thursday after hearing testimony from a psychiatrist that she didn't believe Wilkerson was a danger to the community. She has been back in a Daytona Beach jail for a week since giving birth to her fourth child, a boy, on May 19. If Wilkerson posts bond she must remain in Flor...
  • Possible sinkhole at grocery store parking lot

    Possible sinkhole at grocery store parking lot

    Thursday, May 29 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-05-29 17:15:50 GMT
    Pavement caved in at grocery store parking lot in Winter Haven, Florida due to a possible sinkhole. Police and repair crews taped off the area around the hole and buckling pavement at the Publix parking lot. Authorities say the hole is about 30 feet wide and five feet deep. There are no reports of damage to the buildings nearby and no reports of any injuries. There's also a Kmart and several smaller businesses in the parking lot. There's no evacuations at this time. The property owners have...
    Pavement caved in at grocery store parking lot in Winter Haven, Florida due to a possible sinkhole. Police and repair crews taped off the area around the hole and buckling pavement at the Publix parking lot. Authorities say the hole is about 30 feet wide and five feet deep. There are no reports of damage to the buildings nearby and no reports of any injuries. There's also a Kmart and several smaller businesses in the parking lot. There's no evacuations at this time. The property owners have...
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