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    Chrysler recalls commercial vans to fix headrests

    Chrysler is recalling some of its commercial vans to fix a problem with headrests. More than 21,000 full size commercial vans are being recalled in the U.S. and Canada. Chrysler says headrests in the 2014 Ram ProMaster van can exceed the maximum allowable gap between a person’s head and the head restraint. Chrysler says in a crash, the person’s head can fall too far back. No injuries resulting from the problem have been reported. Chrysler says owners are expected to […]

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    4 men in London arrested on suspicion of plotting to carry out ISIS-linked terror plot

    LONDON – Four men in London have been arrested on suspicion of plotting to carry out an ISIS-linked terror plot. The arrests took place Tuesday morning in a series of raids across London. According to the Mirror, at least one of the four suspects is believed to have trained with ISIS and returned to the UK after fighting in Syria. The group is suspected of being in the early stages of planning a “significant attack” in the UK on behalf […]

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    Rely on that tax refund? It could be delayed next year

    WASHINGTON – Millions of taxpayers could see a delay in their 2014 tax refund if Congress doesn’t act on a list of temporary tax laws, according to the IRS. More than 50 expired tax laws, known as the ‘extenders,’ are still waiting to be renewed or put to an end by Congress. They range from tax breaks for multinational corporations to breaks for school teachers. If Congress doesn’t act on them soon, the IRS warns tax filing season could be […]

  • Family files lawsuit, claiming officers used ‘excessive force’ in stun gun arrest

    HAMMOND, Ind. (NBC) – An Indiana family is suing the Hammond Police Department, alleging officers used excessive force during a traffic stop and the incident was caught on camera. It started as a routine traffic stop last month for a seat belt violation, but it ended with police officers shattering the family’s car window and using a stun gun on the front seat passenger. Lisa Mahone, her boyfriend Jamal Jones and her two children were driving to a hospital in […]

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    Police: 4-year-old gives heroin to kids at daycare, thought it was candy

    DOVER, Del. (WCAU) – A Delaware mother was arrested after her 4-year-old daughter brought over 200 bags of heroin to school. In fact, police say the little girl passed the bags out to other children because she thought they were candy. Delaware troopers and medics were called to the Hickory Tree Child Care Center on Monday after workers spotted kids with small bags of a substance. The bags were confiscated by teachers and given to the Selbyville Police Department. From […]

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    Recall: General Motors recalls 57,000 vehicles for array of issues

    General Motors is recalling more than 57,000 vehicles in the United States for a variety of issues. The latest recall affects nearly 47,000 Pontiac G8s from the 2008 and 2009 model years and the 2011 and 2013 Chevy Caprice, which were marketed as police vehicles. GM says those cars’ ignition keys can be accidentally knocked out of the “run” position by the driver’s knee, shutting off the engine and airbags. At this point, officials say they are aware of one […]

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    Family furious after special-needs student featured in ‘Most Likely to Disappear’ yearbook category

    CAMERON, W.V. (WTOV) – A high school yearbook photo focusing on two teens has a community outraged. The section of the yearbook is called ‘Cameron’s 2014 Hall of Fame.’ The categories featured include categories like cutest couple and most athletic. However, the category “Most Likely to Disappear” is raising eyebrows. The photo shows two teens, one of whom is a special-needs student, with the caption below. Attorney Jerry Sklavounakis said the teens had no idea about the feature until recently. “I […]

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    Wanted former NSA contractor nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

    Edward Snowden, who leaked thousands of top secret documents including information about two U.S. monitoring programs, is among the nominees for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Snowden is on the run from the U.S. authorities after he disclosed information about top secret U.S. programs that monitor phone and internet outlets. He was granted a Russian visa which was recently extended. Snowden was charged last year with a number of federal offenses including communicating classified intelligence. President Obama said he is […]

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    High school quarterback helps opposing team during their time of need

    BRANDON, Miss. (WLBT) – As many fans are heading out to watch their favorite football teams take the field, fans in Mississippi got quite a shock by a kind gesture during the middle of a game. On Monday, the Brandon Bulldogs were facing the Northwest Rankin Cougars in a junior varsity game. The Bulldogs was up 21-0 when the Cougars’ quarterback was injured and had to be taken out of the game. “They tried to play some other kids at […]

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    Gas prices hit their lowest level in 4 years as oil prices drop

    OKLAHOMA – Motorists rejoice! According to AAA, gas prices in the U.S. are the lowest they’ve been in four years. The average price at the pump dropped Thursday to $3.33 a gallon. That’s down 10% from this year’s high. And with summer at a close, no hurricanes, and a huge amount of domestic production helping to drive crude oil prices down, gas prices are expected to fall even further. AAA is forecasting the national average will drop below $3.00 in […]

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    Texas boy develops paralysis after being diagnosed with respiratory illness

    DALLAS – An 11-year-old boy in Texas is being treated for Enterovirus D-68 after developing paralysis from the virus. Dr. Benjamin Greenberg says the boy has shown signs of improvement. “He ultimately needed help with breathing, he needed help with a breathing machine and has received a variety of treatments here at Children’s and is on the road to recovery. He is better today than when he got here but is going to have a long road to recovery ahead […]