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Amber Alert Issued for 14-year-old Texas Girl with Down Syndrome

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(KPRC) -- An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing Magnolia girl. Investigators say Elizabeth Rex, 14, was last seen on Monday at her home on Memory Lane when she went outside to play and never returned More>>

Standoff Ends Peacefully In Killeen Video included

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(KCEN)—A close to 5 hour standoff ended peacefully Tuesday in Killeen. Killeen Police Officers went to 1908 Sunset Street, in response to a felony warrant service. When officers arrived to the house, More>>

BREAKING: Boston Marathon Finish Line Evacuated, Man Detained After Backpacks Found

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A man was detained Tuesday night after the area near the Boston Marathon finish line was evacuated due to unattended backpacks. More>>

Teen Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash With Stolen Minivan Pursued by Police

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(KXAS) -- A teenager was killed and his mother was critically injured in a crash involving the driver of a stolen minivan fleeing the Highland Park police Tuesday morning, officials say. Lt. Max Geron More>>

Woman Dies After Jumping From I-35 Overpass

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(KXAN) — Heavy traffic delays are expected into the afternoon as police investigate near 51st Street and Interstate 35 after a woman jumped from the bridge, according to police officials. Emergency crews More>>

Jury Shown Graphic Crime Scene Photos in Petetan Murder Trial

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(KCEN) - A man is on trial in Waco, accused of shooting his estranged wife to death.  Carnell Petetan, Jr., faces a capital murder charge for the 2012 killing of Kimberly Petetan at an apartment on Lake More>>

Mobile Home Fire in Bruceville-Eddy

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(KCEN) -- A house caught fire in Bruceville-Eddy on Tuesday afternoon. Officials say that the house fire started around 1 p.m. on Tuesday. Firefighters responded to the home located on Eagle and Uptmore More>>

'We are America, We Own the Finish Line,' Biden Says at Boston Bombing Memorial

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(CNN) -- As thousands gathered to mark the anniversary of a horror that shook the city, survivors and government leaders shared a unified message Tuesday: Boston is strong. "We would never wish the devastation More>>

WATCH: ‘World’s Toughest Job’ Pays Absolutely Nothing Video included

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(KXAN) – These interviews – via what looks like Skype — happen with applicants who replied to a job posting placed online and in newspapers for what this company titled: Director of Operations. While More>>

6-Year-Old Student Dies After Being Hit By School Bus Near San Antonio

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(WOAI) UNIVERSAL CITY, Texas - A 6-year-old girl who was hit by a Judson Independent School District bus has died. A Judson ISD spokesperson confirms the little girl died after being hit near Loop 1604 More>>

2014 Tax Day Restaurant Deals, Freebies and Specials

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Feeling a bit cash-strapped this Tax Day? These food and drink freebies and discounts from restaurants, stores and snack vendors just might take a bite out of your financial fretting - even if you have More>>

TAX DAY FREEBIES!

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(CNN) Celebrate the end of tax season with these Tax Day freebies and discounts. More>>

State Fire Marshal West Investigation Video included

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(KCEN) -- The State Fire Marshal recommended today that 46 facilities storing Ammonium Nitrate in Texas be required to make structural improvements. The recommendation comes as the State is looking to More>>

Fourth Suspect Arrested in "Boredom Killing"

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(KCEN) -- A fourth suspect has been charged in the murder of the Australian baseball player visiting Oklahoma last summer. A murder, the other suspects say, they committed because they were bored. Twenty-three-year-old More>>

Police: Utah Mom Admits to Killing at Least Six of Her Babies

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(CNN) -- A 39-year-old woman in Utah told police she either strangled or suffocated at least six babies immediately after she gave birth to them over a period of years, a document shows. Megan Hunstman More>>

Harker Heights Freshman Says Student Threatened Him With Knife. Video included

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(KCEN)— The parents of a Harker Heights freshman are furious, after they say their son was threatened at school with a knife. According the father of the freshman, Steven Spillman, the alleged incident More>>

Two Children And One Adult Injured In Dog Attack In Killeen Video included

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(KCEN) -- Three people were injured after being attacked by three Pit bull dogs Monday, and two of them were children. More>>

Tulsa Shock Select Odyssey Sims in WNBA Draft

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The Tulsa Shock made former Baylor point guard Odyssey Sims the #2 overall selection in Monday's WNBA Draft.  The former Lady Bear joins Skylar Diggins to form one of the best young backcourts in the league.In More>>

Killeen Man Still In Critical Condition After Being Shot

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(KCEN) -- A Killeen man remains in critical condition after two men showed up to his house and allegedly shot him. More>>

Police Release Mug Shot of Clinton Shoe Hurling Suspect

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(NBC NEWS) -- Las Vegas Police on Friday released the booking shot of Alison Ernst, who is suspected of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas Thursday. More>>

Dutch Girl Arrested for American Airlines "Terror Tweet"

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(NBC NEWS) -- Police in Rotterdam, Netherlands, confirmed to NBC News that a 14-year-old girl has been arrested in the Netherlands for allegedly writing a message on Twitter that threatened American Airlines. More>>

Auto Repair Shops Expect More Business After Second Hail Storm Video included

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On Monday a storm blew across central Texas bringing large amounts of hail to several towns including Bruceville Eddy and Mart. More>>

Two Sides To The Coin In Proposed TX Gambling Changes Video included

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Neighbors and patrons of local bingo halls weigh in on the Texas Lottery Commission's pending decision on whether to allow machines similar to slot machines. More>>

Another Clue From Mystery Plane? Co-Pilot's Phone Signal Picked Up After Jet Vanished

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A tower in Penang, Malaysia -- about 250 miles from where the flight disappeared -- detected the co-pilot's cell phone the day the plane vanished. More>>

Man in Austin Possibly Struck by Lightning

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A man who may have been hit by lightning has been hospitalized with serious injuries, according to Austin-Travis County EMS. More>>

Waco Standoff Ends

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(KCEN)— Waco Police were involved in a standoff with a male subject Sunday night. According to Waco Police, this standoff started as a civil disturbance involving a gun around 8 p.m. in the 2300 block More>>

Shooting Leaves Killeen Man In Critical Condition Video included

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(KCEN)— A Killeen man is in critical condition after two men showed up to the victim's home and shot him. According to Killeen Police Depart Spokeswoman, Ofelia Miramontez, officers responded to a call More>>

Kansas City Horror: Gunman Kills Three at Two Jewish Centers

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(NBC)-- Three people were killed in two shootings at Kansas Jewish centers police said Sunday — the day before the Passover holiday begins. The three victims were shot in the Kansas City, Kan., suburb More>>

Funeral Held in Missouri for Soldier Killed at Fort Hood

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(NBC)-- A U.S. Army sergeant from Illinois who was killed in last week's shooting in Fort Hood, was buried Saturday in the Missouri town where he went to high school and met his wife. Sgt. Timothy Owens, More>>

Fatal Motorcycle Accident South of Clifton

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(KCEN) -- A man was killed in a motorcycle accident just south of Clifton on Saturday afternoon. A 66-year-old man from Alvarado was driving his 2008 Harley on FM 219 just eight miles south of Clifton More>>

Waco Celebrates Art on Elm Avenue

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(KCEN) -- Waco celebrated the third annual "Art on Elm Avenue" on Saturday. It's a pop-up art exhibition held in East Waco that features vendors, food trucks and music, as well as free activities for More>>

Baylor Hosts Walk For Eating Disorders Awareness

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Over 120 people walked through Baylor campus on Saturday afternoon to raise awareness about eating disorders. A senior started the event last year and now the school is keeping it going. Their goal More>>

Medal of Honor Memorial Ceremony Hosted in Rogers

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It has been three weeks since Richard Conde flew to Washington, D.C. to accept a Medal of Honor for his father, but today he finally placed it on his grave. "To present it today had a lot of emotion and More>>

Final Halloween Flood Report Released

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KXAN) – Austin's City Manager has released the final After Action report related to the Halloween Floods. Out of 277 total findings, 62% of them are labeled "needs improvement" or "did not work." The More>>

Boil Water Order For Parts Of Valley Mills

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(KCEN)—A boil water order has been issued for portions of Valley Mills. The city said the order was needed because of a leak. Water customers that live South of Highway 6 to Avenue E, and East of 6th More>>

Fort Worth Named "Most Country City In America"

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Fort Worth is the "Most Country City in America" according to a new survey. Estately, a national real estate search site, bestowed Cowtown with the honor. Estately culled through Facebook for it's rankings. More>>

N. Texas Students Can Soon Study Unmanned Drones

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(KXAS)-- Raghavendra Sriram is earning his PhD at UT-Arlington, doing research on how unmanned aerial systems (more commonly known as drones) can be used to help during search and rescue missions. He says More>>

More Controversy Over STAAR Testing

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More parents are trying to opt their children out of the STAAR standardized test, but Bruceville-Eddy ISD says there is no option. "I feel like my daughter has actually been a victim of the STAAR test," More>>

Temple Hosts Texas Libertarian Party Convention

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(KCEN)-- Libertarians have taken over Central Texas. The Mayborn Convention Center in Temple is hosting the Libertarian Party of Texas Convention. The event starts Friday and goes through Sunday. Libertarian More>>

WATCH: French Bulldog Puppy Argues Over Bedtime Video included

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(KCEN) -- If you think your kids are stubborn about going to bed, check out this little French Bulldog puppy. In the video, the French Bulldog is told to get in his bed and go to sleep. The dog then More>>

Woman Gets Life in Prison in Shoe-Stabbing Death

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(KCEN) -- The woman that was accused of killing her boyfriend by stabbing him with her shoe has been sentenced to life in prison. Forty-five-year-old Ana Trujillo was accused of stabbing 59-year-old More>>

Showdown On The Range: Nevada Rancher, Feds Face Off Over Cattle Grazing Rights

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(CNN) -- A 20-year dispute between a Nevada rancher and federal rangers over illegal cattle grazing erupted into an Old West-style showdown on the open range this week, even prompting self-proclaimed members More>>

Kiss Off: Obama Says Goodbye to Sebelius

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(NBC News) -- With a hug and a kiss, President Barack Obama said goodbye to his troubled Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, on Friday, thanking her for her friendship and wit and taking More>>

Central Texas Parent Charged After Child Brings Loaded Gun To School

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — The parent of a child accused of bringing a loaded weapon to Webb Middle School was charged with making a firearm available to a minor. Police say the gun was not properly secured at the More>>

Accidents Slow Traffic On Highway 6

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(KCEN) -- Two accidents slowed traffic on Highway 6 Friday afternoon. Around 1 p.m. on Friday, two cars crashed into each other on Highway 6. Four semi tractor trailers then crashed while trying to avoid More>>

North Texas Man Gets Life For Killing Ex-Girlfriend's Mother

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(KXAS) -- A Fort Worth man will spend life in jail without possibility of parole after slashing his ex-girlfriend and fatally stabbing her mother. Tarrant County prosecutors said Samuel Velez was convicted More>>

Oscar Pistorius Accused of Invention, Lies in Third Day of Cross-Examination

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(CNN) -- Oscar Pistorius faced another day of relentless cross-examination Friday as the prosecution challenged his account of the killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has More>>

Tenth Victim Confirmed Dead in California Tour Bus Crash

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(KCEN) -- As flames devoured their charter bus and smoke choked the aisle, the college hopefuls trapped inside smashed windows in a desperate attempt to flee the inferno. Jonathan Gutierrez, 17, was sitting More>>

'I Had To Fight My Way Back To Normality': 2009 Fort Hood Survivor Gives Latest Victims Hope

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(TODAY) -- I remember him standing up, yelling "Allahu Akbar." He turned and started shooting. I was the second or third person shot and I was sitting in a chair. When the bullet hit me, I started crawling More>>

Heartbleed Bug: What You Need To Know Video included

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(CNN) -- Here's what you need to know. What is it? It's called the Heartbleed bug, and it is essentially an information leak. It starts with a hole in the software that the vast majority of websites More>>

Police Detain Student in Burnet School Bomb Scare

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Police Detain Student in Burnet School Bomb Scare More>>

Overnight Accident Causes Standstill On I-35

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(KCEN) -- An overnight accident closed down I-35 early Friday morning. It happened around 3:15 a.m. in front of exit 314 in Bruceville-Eddy. An SUV was towing a truck southbound when the tow bar broke More>>

SGT Owens Body Returns to his Hometown Video included

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(KCEN) -- The body of a soldier killed in the Fort Hood shooting will arrive in his hometown of Effingham, Illinois on Friday. A military guard will help present the remains of Army Sergeant Timothy Owens More>>

Kmart Evacuated After Threat Video included

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(KCEN) -- Killeen police investigated a terroristic threat made against Kmart in Killeen on Thursday night. Police say the call came into the store around 5 p.m. on Thursday. The caller told a manager More>>

Former Temple Mayor Pro-Tem Takes Plea Deal Video included

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(KCEN) -- Former Temple Mayor pro-tem Judy Morales received her sentence. Morales pled no contest Wednesday to charges of destruction and alteration of public documents. She was arrested March 11 and More>>

Protesters Arrested For Crossing Into Secure Area

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(KXAN) — President Barack Obama's visit to Austin for the Civil Rights Summit at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library resulted in some arrests after protesters crossed into a secure area. At least More>>

Doctors Operate Again on Teen Nearly Stabbed in Heart

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(NBC News) -- The knife went through his liver, sliced his diaphragm and missed his heart and aorta by a few millimeters — but after a second surgery to control bleeding, 17-year-old Jared Boger appears More>>

Four Texas Men Sentenced for Counterfeiting Guitars

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(KXAS) -- Four Texas men have been sentenced for their roles in the trafficking of counterfeit guitars. Three of the men are from Fort Worth, while the fourth is from Galveston. All four pleaded guilty More>>

Boy's Bracelets Raise Over $8,000 to Help Cure Kids Like Him of Cancer

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(TODAY) -- At first, it was a crafty way for a 10-year-old boy with a rare melanoma to kill time on trips to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., about two hours away from his home. Now, Graham Fowler's More>>

82nd Diadeloso Takes Over Baylor Campus; Police Step Up Presence Video included

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(KCEN) - It's the "Day of the Bear": Baylor's 82nd annual Diadeloso (which students often call, simply, "Dia"), the day-long celebration that gives students the day off, rolls into Thursday evening. It's More>>

Did the Aggies Plant Maroon Bluebonnets at UT? Video included

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(KXAS) -- The Texas-Texas A&M rivalry may be on a long break on the gridiron, but the animosity off the field between the two team's fan bases has subdued little the past two years. This may have even More>>

Elaborate Plot in N. Carolina Man's Kidnapping Video included

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(CNN) -- A man kidnapped from his home in Wake Forest, North Carolina, five days ago has been rescued by the FBI's Hostage Rescue Team in Atlanta, the FBI said Thursday. The abduction of Frank Arthur More>>

WATCH: 70-Year-Old's Reaction to Riding a Roller Coaster for the First Time Is Awesome Video included

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(KCEN) -- A 70-year-old woman rode a roller coaster for the first time, and her laughter and joy in the video is contagious. Vodafone sent 70-year-old Ria Van den Brand on the roller coaster as part More>>

Stephen Colbert Named Next Host of 'Late Show'

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CBS announced on Thursday that "Colbert Report" host Stephen Colbert will be the next to helm the "Late Show" desk. He'll succeed David Letterman when Letterman retires next year after more than 20 years More>>

Army's Ban on Dreadlocks, Other Styles Seen as Offensive to Some African-Americans

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(CNN) -- The U.S. Army's new ban on many types of ethnic hairstyles has African-American women who wear their coifs in dreadlocks, braids and cornrows in a twist. The Army's regulations stipulate such More>>

Malaysia Airlines Plane Search: New Signal Possibly Detected

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(CNN) -- Investigators got new information that may help them narrow the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Thursday as new details shed light on the doomed flight's final moments early March 8 More>>

Prosecutor to Oscar Pistorius: Your Version of Events 'Is a Lie'

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(NBC News) -- Oscar Pistorius' claim that he could not know his girlfriend was in the bathroom when he fired four shots through the door is "a lie," the prosecution in his murder trial alleged Thursday. State More>>

Organic Black Peppercorn Recalled Due to Possible Salmonella

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(KXAS) -- The Food and Drug Administration announced that Frontier Natural Products Co-op has voluntarily recalled several of its products manufactured with organic black peppercorns due to possible salmonella More>>

Artificial leaf mimics nature

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Professor Daniel Nocera has created a way to produce energy which could help revolutionize the developing world.
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Expect Traffic Delays and Bus Changes Once President Lands in Austin

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(KXAN) — President Barack Obama is expected to land at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport at 10:30 a.m., and his motorcade will then make it's way to the LBJ Presidential Library where he will speak More>>

After Pennsylvania School Stabbing, Authorities And Community Ask: 'Why?' Video included

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(CNN) -- A day after a Pennsylvania student rampaged through his high school's hallways, swinging two kitchen knives, hints of a motive remain elusive. Who is 16-year-old Alex Hribal, and what troubled More>>

Victims Identified in Fatal Fire Video included

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(KCEN) --  The victims from the house fire in Bryan have been identified. Police have identified the victims of that fire as 32-year-old Noel Devin and 63-year-old Thomas "Mac" Devin. Dennis More>>

Army May Soon Face Major Cuts Video included

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(KCEN) -- Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno is talking military cuts once again by about 213,000 soldiers. Odierno told senators tough choices must be made in uncertain fiscal times. If full More>>

Live Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies in Hewitt Video included

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(KCEN) -- A skunk tested positive for rabies in Hewitt. At 12:30 p.m. on April 7, 2014, Hewitt Animal Control located a live skunk in the 600 block of Regina Drive in Hewitt. The skunk was tested by More>>

Obama Says Fort Hood Shooting 'Tears At Wounds' Video included

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(CNN) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday that "love tested by tragedy brings us together again" at Fort Hood after last week's shootings that left four soldiers dead, including the alleged attacker. It More>>

Girl, 8, Who Befriended Basketball Star Dies From Cancer Video included

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Girl, 8, Who Befriended Basketball Star Dies From Cancer More>>

Toyota Recalls 6.4 Million Cars Worldwide

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The recalls cover 27 Toyota models -- including Camry, Corolla, Matrix and Highlander -- the Pontiac Vibe and the Subaru Trezia. Some of the vehicles were made as early as 2004. Toyota plans to inspect More>>

Dead Skunk Tested Positive For Rabies In Killeen

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(KCEN) -- A dead skunk tested positive for rabies in Killeen. The skunk was found in the 4500 block of Lonesome Dove on April 6 . Tests for rabies came back positive on Tuesday. People in Killeen More>>

School Stabbing Spree: 20 Hurt in Pittsburgh-Area Attack Video included

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NBC: As many as 20 students were hurt when a classmate went on a stabbing rampage in Pittsburgh.
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WWE's 'The Ultimate Warrior' dies at 54

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(CNN)Wrestling icon "The Ultimate Warrior" has died at age 54, just days after he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. More>>

See paralyzed man move his leg

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(CNN)A new electronic stimulation device allows this paralyzed man to move on demand. More>>

Russia Claims American Mercenaries Are in Eastern Ukraine

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(NBC NEWS) -- Russia claimed Tuesday that 150 specialists from an American private military group are in eastern Ukraine, the region where pro-Russia protesters are clashing with government forces. More>>

Family Surrounds Fort Hood Shooting Victim Video included

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The family of a soldier wounded in last week's Fort Hood shooting talks about his recovery as he remains on a ventilator. More>>

Baylor Sophomore Plans Record-Breaking Rocket Launch Video included

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(KCEN) - Most college students are just figuring out how to survive in their cramped dorm rooms. But a Baylor sophomore has a more ambitious goal. His room kind of gives it away: an ornament of Santa More>>

March Madness: Basketball, Brackets and Vasectomies?

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(KCBD) -- March Madness isn't just a time for basketball at its best. You may not imagine how far some men have gone to take a few days off work to watch the games. Some call it "VasMadness." That's right, More>>

WATCH: Student Pranks Teacher on April Fools' Day Video included

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(KCEN) -- Some are saying that this could be the best April Fools prank ever. A student from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan organized a prank to fool her teacher. The video starts with, "Our More>>

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