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  • Portsmouth Police are looking for two men they say robbed the Neighborhood Market on Afton Parkway on Saturday, October 3, 2015. (Photo Courtesy: Portsmouth Police Department)

    Neighborhood Market in Portsmouth robbed Saturday evening

    Portsmouth Police are investigating the armed robbery of a convenience store Saturday evening.

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    Cross country runner with autism finds focus on the course with his service dog

    Davenport, IA — This Davenport West student has grown up coping with a brain injury and autism, and through it all he has learned to set his own pace. Tyler Gerdts has been running cross country since 7th grade, and has continued the sport into his junior year of high school. Tyler said his mom wanted him to be involved in a sport, so they decided that cross country would be the one. Tyler’s coach Marty Leal said the runner […]

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    Identical twin teachers get lucky twice, each now having another set of twins of their own

    Lindon, UT – Identical Utah twins Kerri Bunker and Kelli Wall have done nearly everything together — now they will both be having their second set of twins in March. “It’s like a miracle,” Bunker told 2News on Monday. “It’s like a shock and a half.” Bunker and Wall celebrated their 36th birthday on Sunday by seeing birthday wishes in their Facebook feed, but also noticed a flood of links to stories showing the news of their unique pregnancy story had […]

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    Viral picture of mother with newborn raises awareness of postpartum depression

    Phoenix, AZ  — A photo of a Valley mother in tears and holding her 3-day-old baby has gone viral. The picture, which has more than 20,000 Facebook shares, is sparking conversation about the struggles of being a new mom. In the photo, new mother Danielle Haines describes herself as a mess. She said she was tired and overcome with emotion just days after giving birth. But the photo resonates with mothers around the world who say they, too, have been […]

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    Weather forces several events in Hampton Roads to be postponed

    Several events in Hampton Roads scheduled for Saturday evening had to be postponed due to poor weather conditions.

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    Emaciated dog tied to church and left for dead recovering from ordeal

    WARNING: Some may find the images below disturbing Fulton County, Ga. — A dog that was left for dead and found tied to a Georgia church is recovering after being rescued by animal control officials. The dog, named Odysseus, is now at an emergency veterinary hospital and in the care of the Angels Among Us Pet Rescue Mission. He weighed just 28 pounds when he was found. Odysseus is estimated to be about 2 years old. The facility is asking for donations […]

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    Fishermen wind up ‘catfishing’ two kittens to safety

    *Video contains some mild profanity HUEYTOWN, Ala. — Two men on a fishing trip caught something amazing on video. According to Jason Frost his friend Brandon Key were on a boat in the Warrior River on Saturday when they heard something splash into the water. Moments later they saw an orange kitten swimming towards the boat. Frost grabs the kitten from the river and places it aboard the vessel. The little kitten shakes off the water and starts to meow. […]

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    ‘He’s my son’s little hero’: Cat takes bullet, saves 3-year-old

    YORK, Penn. — Legend has it that cats have nine lives and Opie is no exception. Last week, a stray bullet flew through a window in Angelica Sipe’s home — and Opie came to the rescue. “It took me a second to realize what just happened. The first thing I did was check on my son and he was sound asleep. Then I saw my cat on the floor and that’s when I realized my cat was shot,” Sipe told WPMT. The bullet […]

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    6-year-old boy donates allowance money to support fallen firefighters

    Portland, OR — A Portland boy, 6, is doing his part to support firefighters and their families after hearing about the three brave men killed in a wildfire in Washington State last week. Abay Milner, like most kids his age, is always asking questions and wanting to know more. So, when he noticed a thick smoky haze settling in over Portland, he wanted to know what was going on. “I thought, where is the smoke coming from? That’s the first thing […]

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    Two dogs killed, others recovering after having acid poured on them

    LANCASTER, Calif.  — A golden retriever who endured third-degree burns after someone poured acid down his spine was only one of several dogs found tortured in a similar manner in recent weeks in California. “Fergus” was one of four dogs suffering from chemical burns who were brought to the Lancaster Animal Shelter. Two of the dogs were so badly injured they had to be euthanized. Fergus and a dog, nicknamed “Bella,” managed to survive, but still faced a long and […]

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    Puppy trapped in 3-inch sewage pipe rescued after 10 hours

    Phoenix, AZ (KPHO) — A puppy trapped in a sewage pipe for approximately 10 hours was rescued late Thursday night. It all started Thursday afternoon when Phoenix police officers went to a home near 35th Avenue and Grant Street to serve a drug-related search warrant. Officers found two puppies that were dead, an adult female dog and a puppy stuck in a 3-inch pipe that goes under the home. Arizona Humane Society spokeswoman Bretta Nelson said a plumbing company used […]

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    “Goonie House” overrun by visitors

    Astoria, OR (KPTV) — The owner of a prominent Astoria home featured in the popular movie “The Goonies” has been overwhelmed by a flood of visitors, which, according to a city councilor, has grown to as many as 1500 people in a single day. Ward 4 Councilman Russ Warr, who lives roughly 100 yards from the home, said the home’s owner has resorted to covering the front and side of the house with blue tarp, as a means of discouraging […]


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