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    Parents say ‘relentless bullying,’ Facebook post led to 14-year-old’s suicide

    WARRENTON, Mo. – Parents of a Missouri middle school student are reeling after their daughter took her own life following months of alleged harassment – in person and on social media – by the girl’s classmates. Destiny Gleason, 14, hanged herself on Wednesday from a pull-up bar in her bedroom after what her parents describe as relentless bullying culminated […]

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    Don’t forget! Oklahoma City has a new tornado siren policy

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Tornado season in Oklahoma can be a bit nerve wracking for residents in Mother Nature’s path of destruction. When tornado sirens sound, officials say many Oklahomans ignore the warning because the sirens often sound for storms out of their area. In the past, tornado sirens have sounded when a tornado warning was issued […]

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    Rapper Lil’ Kim criticized for ‘looking white’

    Lil’ Kim looks nothing like she used to. The rapper and former “Dancing With the Stars” contestant posted a series of selfies on Instagram over the weekend showing her decidedly lighter and blonder, with some accusing her of “looking white.” Miami Heat!!! 🔥🌞😍 A photo posted by Lil' Kim (@lilkimthequeenbee) on Apr 24, 2016 at […]

  • Prince found dead inside his Minnesota home

    Officials: Prince’s autopsy results likely won’t be ready for weeks

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The world was stunned when news broke about the death of a legendary musician. “It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died at his Paisley Park residence this morning at the age of 57,” his publicist Yvette Noel-Schure said. Officials with […]

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    Trump adviser says Republican front-runner is recalibrating the ‘part he’s been playing’

    HOLLYWOOD, Florida  — Donald Trump’s new delegate guru told Republican Party insiders at a posh resort in Florida on Thursday that the billionaire front-runner is recalibrating the part “that he’s been playing” and is ready to work with the GOP to “evolve” as a candidate past the divisive primary. Meanwhile 1,100 miles away in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Trump […]

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    Night owls vs. early birds – who is smarter, less stressed, and more successful?

    It’s a never-ending game of back-and-forth among studies, pitting night owls against early birds in the battle of who is better. Whichever category you fall into, we’ve good news and bad news for both sides based on study results.  Please don’t shoot the messenger. NIGHT OWLS: More Intelligent:  One study claims night owls have a […]

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    DHS official says ‘painful’ cuts are in store unless there is “some kind of fiscal miracle”

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma agency says it is taking extreme measures after a serious drop in funding. On Friday, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services alerted its employees and contractors that the agency is facing a $100 million shortfall in state funding. DHS Director Ed Lake says the agency lost $64 million in state […]

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    How a child predator was caught by a tiny clue in the photo he posted online

    In a bathroom, the predator has placed a child on the counter to photograph his evil acts. In the background of the photo, which was posted online, are products including prescription medication. But zooming in on that pill bottle makes the details unreadable. In a dark lab, Jim Cole, special agent and supervisor of Victim […]

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    Some Oklahomans arrested might have to submit DNA

    OKLAHOMA – Oklahomans arrested for felony crimes could soon be required to submit their DNA under a bill that has cleared the Oklahoma senate. The bill will now go to the governor for consideration. Those behind it said it will help catch criminals and solve cold cases. Leslie Katzilierakis is in charge of the state crime […]

  • When Michigan officials switched water sources for Flint, Michigan, from Lake Huron to the Flint River it introduced iron and lead into the water supply.

    Workers charged in Flint water crisis “failed Michigan families”

    Three government employees charged in connection with the Flint water crisis “failed Michigan families,” and the charges against them “are only the beginning” of a lengthy and exhaustive probe, state Attorney General Bill Schuette said Wednesday. While Flint residents have said they feel the criminality that led to poisonous water being pumped into their homes […]

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    Study: Common allergy medications can damage brain, increase dementia risk

    From allergies to insomnia, there’s a pill for just about every problem. The problem is, those pills often come with a lengthy list of potential side effects. And in the quest to cure what ails us as quickly as possible, those warnings are too often overlooked. A new study, published Monday, offers the most definite […]