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Police: 6-year-old accidentally shoots woman in car, kills her Video included

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A woman was accidentally shot and killed by a child in Easley on Thursday afternoon, Maj. Tim Tollison confirmed to FOX Carolina. More>>

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Holder: Hearts broken after Jewish community shootings

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U.S. Attorney Eric Holder said the two Jewish community shootings have cast a pall over the nation, and that Americans must stand united in the face of hate-fueled violence. More>>

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Kansas City police chief: Highway shooter suspect in custody

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Kansas City police Chief Darryl Forte says they have the highway shooter suspect in custody.
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Teen urinates in Portland water supply, city drains reservoir of 38 million gallons

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A Mount Tabor reservoir that holds Portland's drinking water has been taken offline after a teenager urinated in the reservoir.
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103-year-old Red Sox fan gets visit from World Series trophy

Ivan Hoyt sitting with the 2013 Red Sox World Series trophy in Londmeadow. Ivan Hoyt sitting with the 2013 Red Sox World Series trophy in Londmeadow.
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A 103-year-old Longmeadow resident and lifelong Boston Red Sox fan got a very special birthday gift Thursday afternoon. More>>

VA: Man will get warning instead of $525 citation for $.89 drink refill

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Officials with the VA Medical Center in downtown Charleston say a North Charleston man who was initially federally charged with a $525 fine for an $.89 drink refill will instead be given a warning.
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George Brett meets Lorde

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The Royals connection continues. More>>

Miley Cyrus postpones Louisville, Nashville tour dates

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Miley Cyrus was slated to perform at Bridgestone Arena on Friday and the KFC Yum! Center on Saturday. More>>

Chicken truck slams into Monroe Rite Aid

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The truck, which had a trailer with what appear to be chicken cages, went straight through the front of the store, knocking down the entire wall surrounding the doors. More>>

So-called Voodoo priest's yard ornamentation decreasing property value, neighbor says Video included

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A so-called Voodoo priest's Mid-South home is concerning many people in the area. 
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Victim texts forgiveness to armed robber, who has cross tattooed on face

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A Memphis woman is thankful to be alive after staring down a gun barrel. The man holding the gun had a cross tattooed between his eyes. More>>

UPDATE: Coast Guard confirms one of the missing boater's bodies has been found

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The Coast Guard has confirmed one of the missing boater's bodies has been found. Read more here: http://bit.ly/1lbhoe6 More>>

Revolutionary War tunnel preserved, explored in Ninety Six Video included

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Historians and firefighters are working to preserve a siege tunnel that dates back to the Revolutionary War in the town of Ninety Six. More>>

West commemorates one year anniversary of tragic explosion Video included

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The Central Texas town of West will observe the first anniversary of a tragic fertilizer plant explosion on Thursday. More>>

Officials investigating threatening message found at Auburn University Video included

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The Auburn University Department of Public Safety & Security and the Auburn Police Division are investigating a threatening message found on campus. More>>

BP points to 'significant progress' since the oil spill Video included

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Four years after the gulf oil spill, BP released a report this week touting the "significant progress" that's been made in the ongoing recovery of the Gulf of Mexico and gulf region. The seven page report talks about record tourism numbers, a rebounding recreational fishing industry and an environment that's being returned to "baseline" condition. More>>

60-year-old intern celebrates 15-years at the State Capitol Video included

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60-year old Cheryl Derby went to work at the Capitol 15 years ago as part of the Arc in Hawai'i's Internship Program, which enabled people with developmental disabilities to volunteer at the Legislature.  ... More>>

Deputy hits motorist but isn't liable under state law Video included

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If a law enforcement or emergency vehicle hits you when on the way to an emergency, you could be stuck paying for your losses. It's a lesson a Rankin county woman recently learned.
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Paragould OBGYN accused of video voyeurism arrested Video included

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Police tell Region 8 News the Paragould OBGYN accused of taking nude photos of clients without their knowledge or consent has been arrested.
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Woman beaten, robbed after stopping to help with broken down car Video included

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A Good Samaritan got the shock of her life when she stopped to help someone in need along Route 6 just outside of napoleon. The person she stopped to help drug her out of her car and beat her, over and over again. More>>

9-year-old walks in heels to raise awareness for domestic violence Video included

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It's not very often you see men walking around in high heels, but they'll be doing that in Findlay next week to bring awareness to domestic violence. The leader of the pack is a small boy on a big mission. More>>

40-foot whale buried after washing ashore on Oregon coast

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A dead whale that washed ashore on the Oregon coast was buried at the beach on Wednesday. More>>

Could the Bible become the new "State Book" of Louisiana? Video included

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On April 10th, The House Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs Committee voted 8-5 to recommend the legislation to the full House. More>>

Real Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Williams charged with battery

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Real Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Williams turned herself into Atlanta police Wednesday after being charged with simple battery. More>>

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Business owner with unsecured Wi-Fi questioned during child porn investigation

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A convicted sex offender is back in jail after police said they caught him sending child porn over the internet.
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Henrico tattoo removal clinic helps offenders job hunt with 'fresh face' Video included

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A tattoo removal clinic in Henrico has created a program which involves community service in exchange for laser tattoo removal for ex-convicts.
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Accused white supremacist shooter: 'future segregation inevitable' Video included

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Glen Miller, the man accused of the fatal shootings that took the lives of three people at two Jewish centers recently, sat down with WECT's Wayne Jackson in 1984 as a gubernatorial candidate for the state of North Carolina. During the interview Miller described his plan for white supremacy in the state and nation. More>>

Electronic cigarettes help fund Darlington Co. jail

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The Darlington County Detention Center is seeing benefits from the electronic cigarettes that are behind bars. More>>

East Texas duo remembers close call at Boston Marathon Video included

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Tuesday was a day of tribute as thousands gathered in Boston to mark the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013.
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DOT removes controversial Laurens anti-littering sign Video included

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The City of Laurens' eyecatching but some controversial anti-littering signs have been removed by state road crews. More>>

'Star in making' mourned after shooting at Jewish community center

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Devastated classmates of Reat Underwood struggled to make sense of his sudden death and came together for prayers, hugs and even smiles on Tuesday. The 14-year-old boy was one of the three people killed in the Jewish community shootings.
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Man who helped locate the Hunley marking World War II military remains Video included

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One of the men credited with finding the Confederate submarine, The Hunley, is adding another major underwater search to his resume. Ralph Wilbanks has helped map the waters off Normandy, France, marking the military remains of D-Day. More>>

Head up, heart strong, Boston bound Video included

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As runners gear up for the Boston Marathon on Monday, a local couple will be heading there to watch their daughter cross the finish line. The bombs kept Dawn Castillo Harper from finishing last year, but More>>

House overwhelmingly rejects 'crimes against nature' repeal Video included

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The House has overwhelmingly rejected a repeal of the state's ‘crimes against nature' law. This despite strong support from the House Committee. The vote 27 to 66. More>>

Reds to wear number 42 to honor Jackie Robinson

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The Cincinnati Reds and Major League Baseball will celebrate Jackie Robinson Day on Tuesday to honor the legacy of the legendary Hall of Famer. More>>

Port Clinton High School dances to 'Happy' Video included

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In case you've been living under a rock, the latest Internet craze is putting together a dance montage to Pharrell's smash hit 'Happy'. More>>

Greenville florist creates McNugget boutonniere Video included

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A KFC commercial is going viral, and a local florist is getting in on the action by making edible corsages and boutonnieres.
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Heartland runner ready for Boston Marathon this year Video included

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One year ago, two homemade bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The explosions killed three people and injured 260 others.
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FBI rescues man kidnapped from North Carolina Video included

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Family and friends of Frank Arthur Janssen are breathing a sigh of relief after the 63-year-old returned home safe and sound Thursday.
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VA waitress offered job back after saying she was fired over $200 tip Video included

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The large tip was a "mistake." The waitress says managers refunded the money to the customer and allegedly told her to pay up or else! More>>

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