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    Brothers killed in chemical leak while trying to save coworkers

    LA PORTE, Texas (KPRC) – Two brothers were killed during a chemical leak at a DuPont facility on Saturday. Bobby and Gibby Tisnado were among the four people killed during the freak accident. “My son called me and said, ‘Dad, there has been an accident at the plant and Gibby and Bobby are involved,” said Gilbert Tisnado, the victims’ father. “My heart stopped beating.” Witnesses say Bobby ran back into the plant to help another employee who was still inside. After […]

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    Veteran who was subject of ‘final salute’ photo is laid to rest

    This photo has been seen by millions of people around the world. It shows 98-year old Justus ‘Jay’ Belefield wearing his Army uniform and saluting from his bed on Veterans Day. According to WNYT, Belefield often wore the uniform on Veterans Day and any other occasions that presented themselves. But hours after the photo was taken, he died. Belefield was laid to rest Friday morning at Saratoga National Cemetery in New York, with full military honors. His grandson played Taps, […]

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    Death of West Virginia University student shuts down Greek life

    MORGANTOWN, W.V. – Greek life at West Virginia University has completely shut down after a freshman pledge died. Officials say medics found 18-year-old Nolan Burch unresponsive, with no pulse at a fraternity house Wednesday night. Earlier that night, Nolan sent out a tweet that said, “It’s about to be a very eventful night to say the least.” It's about to be a very eventful night to say the least — Nolan Burch (@NolanBurch9) November 12, 2014 The fraternity was reportedly […]

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    West Virginia freshman killed in “catastrophic medical emergency” at fraternity

    MORGANTOWN, W.V. – A West Virginia freshman from New York died on Friday after he was found unconscious at a fraternity house on Wednesday. “Everyone at Canisius loved him. Everyone,” said Nicholas Iacono. Nolan Burch still has a lot of friends at Canisius High School in Buffalo. “He would easily be a great brother. Yeah, I mean, he was a great friend to everyone who was around him,” said Sean McMahon. The Williamsville native started his freshman year at West […]

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    Passed: House of Representatives passes Keystone Pipeline, heading to Senate

      WASHINGTON – After a six-year battle, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Keystone Pipeline. The pipeline would transport oil from Canada through Oklahoma and end on the Texas Gulf Coast. Republicans have been pushing for passage for the past six years, but plans have been stalled over environmental concerns. Click here for more information on the Keystone Pipeline. The measure is expected to go before the Senate on Tuesday.

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    Strangers flock to soldier’s funeral after church officials feared no one would attend

    VALE OF GLAMORGAN, Wales – In Wales, about 100 people responded to a Facebook appeal to attend the funeral of a former soldier in the Welsh Guard. Former Welsh Guardsman Harold Morgan died on Nov. 2. Church officials were worried that no one would attend Morgan’s funeral when undertakers were unable to contact his family or friends. So, they launched an appeal on social media. As a direct result of the Facebook post, long-lost friends attended the funeral, along with […]

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    “I was mad,” Mother claims school employee kicked kindergartner

    HOUSTON, Texas (KPRC) – A Texas school employee is accused of kicking a kindergartner in the face. “I was crying, I was nervous, I was mad,” the child’s mother told KPRC. She says her 5-year-old son was on the playground when he brushed the faculty member’s leg. At that point, she says the faculty member lifted his foot and kicked him in the face. “The only thing I want is [the employee] never working in any school,” she said. The […]

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    Sweet: 3-year-old spots Santa Claus eating alone, joins him for breakfast

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) – A sweet gesture from an adorable 3-year-old girl is getting a lot of attention. Gracie Lynn Wilson was eating breakfast with her family at a Bob Evans restaurant on Wednesday when she recognized a familiar face. Santa Claus was sitting at a nearby booth and eating alone. According to WFIE, Gracie quickly asked her mom if she could keep Santa company. Lindsey Wilson, Gracie’s mom, says her daughter and Santa talked like they had been friends for […]

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    Police: Married attorneys charged for brutal ‘revenge plan’

    MCLEAN, Va. – Two married attorneys are charged with invading a Virginia home and attacking the couple inside. According to WRC, Alecia Schmuhl, a 30-year-old lawyer, and her attorney husband Andrew, are accused of going to a home in Virginia and brutally attacking the couple. A 61-year-old man and his wife remain in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being stabbed. They were able to identify their attackers to police as they were rushed to the hospital. The male victim […]

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    Pediatric surgeons using app to keep parents calm during surgery

    ORLANDO, Fla. – When your child is in the hospital, parents are always worried. However, doctors at one Florida hospital decided to use technology to keep parents’ nerves calm. Surgeons at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando are using a secure app to send photos and text updates to parents during their children’s operation. Calvin, 8, had rods inserted into his back to help correct scoliosis. His mother, Emily, said she was initially nervous about what the texts would […]

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    Caught on camera: Three American sailors attacked in Turkey by political protesters

    ISTANBUL, Turkey – U.S. military officials confirmed that three American sailors were attacked on Wednesday by a political group in Turkey. Video posted by members of the Turkish Youth Union showed a group of about 20 people surrounding the sailors, screaming at them and throwing orange paint at them. The group also put plastic bags over the sailors’ heads. It was a reference to an incident in Iraq in 2003 when U.S. forces detained a Turkish special forces unit and […]