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  • 30-year-old man evicted from parents' New York home must leave by June 1

    30-year-old man evicted from parents' New York home must leave by June 1

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:37 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:37:51 GMT
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    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A court order says a 30-year-old upstate New York man who was evicted from his parents' house must move out by noon on June 1. State Supreme Court Justice Donald Greenwood signed the order on Thursday. It sets a hard deadline for Michael Rotondo to peacefully leave his parents' home in Camillus (kuh-MIHL'-us) before county sheriffs can be called in to forcibly remove him. Rotondo had asked for at least 30 days to leave, arguing for a full ...

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    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A court order says a 30-year-old upstate New York man who was evicted from his parents' house must move out by noon on June 1. State Supreme Court Justice Donald Greenwood signed the order on Thursday. It sets a hard deadline for Michael Rotondo to peacefully leave his parents' home in Camillus (kuh-MIHL'-us) before county sheriffs can be called in to forcibly remove him. Rotondo had asked for at least 30 days to leave, arguing for a full ...

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  • Missouri teen barred from graduation after school sale prank

    Missouri teen barred from graduation after school sale prank

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:31:38 GMT

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) - An 18-year-old who put his suburban Kansas City high school for sale on Craigslist has been banned from graduation after the senior prank went awry.  The Kansas City Star reports Kylan Scheele listed Truman High School in Independence, Missouri, for the bargain price of $12,275 last week. Problems arose when someone reported the posting as a possible threat because of Scheele's choice of wording.  He wrote that the reason for the sale 

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    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) - An 18-year-old who put his suburban Kansas City high school for sale on Craigslist has been banned from graduation after the senior prank went awry.  The Kansas City Star reports Kylan Scheele listed Truman High School in Independence, Missouri, for the bargain price of $12,275 last week. Problems arose when someone reported the posting as a possible threat because of Scheele's choice of wording.  He wrote that the reason for the sale 

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  • The Latest: North Korea says it's still willing to talk with US

    The Latest: North Korea says it's still willing to talk with US

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:29:28 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump canceling his planned summit with North Korea (all times local): 7:05 p.m.  North Korea says it is still willing to sit down for talks with the United States "at any time, at any format" after President Donald Trump abruptly canceled his planned summit with Kim Jong Un. Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan issued a statement Friday saying North Korea is "willing to give the U.S. time and opp...

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump canceling his planned summit with North Korea (all times local): 7:05 p.m.  North Korea says it is still willing to sit down for talks with the United States "at any time, at any format" after President Donald Trump abruptly canceled his planned summit with Kim Jong Un. Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan issued a statement Friday saying North Korea is "willing to give the U.S. time and opp...

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  • The Latest: Helicopters sent to Hawaii as backup in eruption

    The Latest: Helicopters sent to Hawaii as backup in eruption

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:09:29 GMT

    HONOLULU (AP) - The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local):  12:25 p.m. The U.S. Marine Corps is deploying two large transport helicopters to Hawaii's Big Island in case a volcanic eruption forces large numbers of people to evacuate. Hawaii officials have said they may need to carry out a mass evacuation if lava crosses key highways and isolates communities in the mostly rural part of the island where the Kilauea...

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    HONOLULU (AP) - The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local):  12:25 p.m. The U.S. Marine Corps is deploying two large transport helicopters to Hawaii's Big Island in case a volcanic eruption forces large numbers of people to evacuate. Hawaii officials have said they may need to carry out a mass evacuation if lava crosses key highways and isolates communities in the mostly rural part of the island where the Kilauea...

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  • Remains of WWII seaman killed in Pearl Harbor to return home

    Remains of WWII seaman killed in Pearl Harbor to return home

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:55:06 GMT
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    WANAMIE, Pa. (AP) - The remains of a U.S. Navy seaman killed in the attack at Pearl Harbor have been identified and will be returned to his Pennsylvania hometown. The Defense Department's POW/MIA Accounting Agency says Navy Seaman 1st Class Edward Slapikas will be buried with full military honors on June 2 in Wanamie, about 120 miles (193 kilometers) northwest of Philadelphia. Slapikas, then 26, was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was moored in Pearl Harbor when it wa...

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    WANAMIE, Pa. (AP) - The remains of a U.S. Navy seaman killed in the attack at Pearl Harbor have been identified and will be returned to his Pennsylvania hometown. The Defense Department's POW/MIA Accounting Agency says Navy Seaman 1st Class Edward Slapikas will be buried with full military honors on June 2 in Wanamie, about 120 miles (193 kilometers) northwest of Philadelphia. Slapikas, then 26, was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was moored in Pearl Harbor when it wa...

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  • The newest royal dog isn't a corgi; he's a rescue beagle from the U.S.

    The newest royal dog isn't a corgi; he's a rescue beagle from the U.S.

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:03:44 GMT
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    Beverly Hills Chihuahua? More like Buckingham Palace Beagle. Megan Markle's three year old beagle has made the move across the pond to her new digs in England.  The beagle, named “Guy,” was found wandering in the woods alone and was to taken to a shelter in Kentucky. “A Dogs Dream Rescue,” stepped in and saved the now royal pup and helped him find his forever home with Megan Markle. Markle brought Guy home in 2015. Guy has seemed to have formed a...More >>
    Beverly Hills Chihuahua? More like Buckingham Palace Beagle. Megan Markle's three year old beagle has made the move across the pond to her new digs in England.  The beagle, named “Guy,” was found wandering in the woods alone and was to taken to a shelter in Kentucky. “A Dogs Dream Rescue,” stepped in and saved the now royal pup and helped him find his forever home with Megan Markle. Markle brought Guy home in 2015. Guy has seemed to have formed a...More >>
  • Woman smiles for DUI arrest mugshot following fatal crash

    Woman smiles for DUI arrest mugshot following fatal crash

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:21:20 GMT
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    OCALA, Fla. - A Florida woman arrested on DUI charges after a crash that killed a 60-year-old woman was pictured smiling in her mugshot. According to the Ocala Star-Banner, 44-year-old Angenette Marie Welk was driving on U.S. 27 when she struck Sandra Clarkston’s car from behind on May 10. The impact of the crash caused Clarkston’s car to slam into the back of a tractor-trailer. Clarkston’s 18-year-old daughter, Shiyanne Kroll, was also in

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    OCALA, Fla. - A Florida woman arrested on DUI charges after a crash that killed a 60-year-old woman was pictured smiling in her mugshot. According to the Ocala Star-Banner, 44-year-old Angenette Marie Welk was driving on U.S. 27 when she struck Sandra Clarkston’s car from behind on May 10. The impact of the crash caused Clarkston’s car to slam into the back of a tractor-trailer. Clarkston’s 18-year-old daughter, Shiyanne Kroll, was also in

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  • The Latest: Officials say lava wall protecting geothermal plant

    The Latest: Officials say lava wall protecting geothermal plant

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:44:59 GMT

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) - The Latest on the eruption of a volcano in Hawaii (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Officials say lava spatter from Hawaii's erupting volcano is creating a wall that's helping protect a nearby geothermal plant.    U.S. Geological Survey scientist Wendy Stovall said Wednesday that lava erupting from a vent closest to Puna Geothermal Venture is shooting higher than lava coming out of other vents. She says it's also producing the highest...

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    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) - The Latest on the eruption of a volcano in Hawaii (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Officials say lava spatter from Hawaii's erupting volcano is creating a wall that's helping protect a nearby geothermal plant.    U.S. Geological Survey scientist Wendy Stovall said Wednesday that lava erupting from a vent closest to Puna Geothermal Venture is shooting higher than lava coming out of other vents. She says it's also producing the highest...

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  • Man accused of beating dog with baseball bat because it ate his Whopper

    Man accused of beating dog with baseball bat because it ate his Whopper

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:39 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:39:18 GMT
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    NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - A Massachusetts man is accused of beating his dog with a baseball bat because it ate his Whopper, according to South Coast Today. 50-year-old Gregory Ostiguy was charged with animal cruelty after witnesses called police around 6:50 p.m. Friday to report that he was hitting the dog with a baseball bat. When officers found the dog, it was “shaking.” The animal was removed from the vehicle and taken to a local vet 

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    NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - A Massachusetts man is accused of beating his dog with a baseball bat because it ate his Whopper, according to South Coast Today. 50-year-old Gregory Ostiguy was charged with animal cruelty after witnesses called police around 6:50 p.m. Friday to report that he was hitting the dog with a baseball bat. When officers found the dog, it was “shaking.” The animal was removed from the vehicle and taken to a local vet 

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  • The Latest: Cardinals safety says new NFL policy 'not really a compromise'

    The Latest: Cardinals safety says new NFL policy 'not really a compromise'

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:31:05 GMT

    ATLANTA (AP) - The Latest on the NFL's new policy requiring players to stand if they are on the field during the national anthem but permitting them to stay in the locker room if they prefer (all times EDT): 6 p.m. Arizona Cardinals safety Antoine Bethea says the NFL's new national anthem policy is "not really a compromise," as touted by the league. The 12-year NFL veteran noted that "if you want to use your right of freed...

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    ATLANTA (AP) - The Latest on the NFL's new policy requiring players to stand if they are on the field during the national anthem but permitting them to stay in the locker room if they prefer (all times EDT): 6 p.m. Arizona Cardinals safety Antoine Bethea says the NFL's new national anthem policy is "not really a compromise," as touted by the league. The 12-year NFL veteran noted that "if you want to use your right of freed...

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  • Gold 'SDR' speller: Man goes viral for 'phonetic geometry' tweet

    Gold 'SDR' speller: Man goes viral for 'phonetic geometry' tweet

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:47:37 GMT
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    For most preschoolers, shapes are hard enough to draw-- let alone spell. 20-year-old Twitter user Sal Perez tweeted a picture of some “phonetic geometry” he did as a pre-schooler, and it's gone viral, with over 80,000 retweets at time of writing. Imagine a 3 or 4-year-old Perez struggling to translate these sounds in his head to words on paper; dimn for diamond, sdr (say it fast) for star and so on. Twitter’s response? I laughed, but part of me is like "...More >>
    For most preschoolers, shapes are hard enough to draw-- let alone spell. 20-year-old Twitter user Sal Perez tweeted a picture of some “phonetic geometry” he did as a pre-schooler, and it's gone viral, with over 80,000 retweets at time of writing. Imagine a 3 or 4-year-old Perez struggling to translate these sounds in his head to words on paper; dimn for diamond, sdr (say it fast) for star and so on. Twitter’s response? I laughed, but part of me is like "...More >>
  • The Latest: Officers describe chaos at Las Vegas shooting

    The Latest: Officers describe chaos at Las Vegas shooting

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:08:12 GMT

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on documents that Las Vegas police released from the investigation into the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history (all times local):  2:45 p.m. Las Vegas officers responding to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history described the chaos in newly released documents, with firefighters lifting victims over a fence and people trampling others to escape. One officer wrote that victims arrived at a makeshift triage ...

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    LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on documents that Las Vegas police released from the investigation into the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history (all times local):  2:45 p.m. Las Vegas officers responding to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history described the chaos in newly released documents, with firefighters lifting victims over a fence and people trampling others to escape. One officer wrote that victims arrived at a makeshift triage ...

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  • Once homeless teen gets full ride to Harvard

    Once homeless teen gets full ride to Harvard

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:03:47 GMT
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    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia teen Richard Jenkins says he used to sleep in a homeless shelter and was nicknamed "Harvard" by bullies for being a bookworm. Now, he is going to the same Ivy League school on a full scholarship. Jenkins attends Girard College, a boarding school in north Philadelphia, and is this year's valedictorian. The 18-year-old says he found out the good news while in Paris on a school trip, and he was so excited that he threw his cellphone...

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    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia teen Richard Jenkins says he used to sleep in a homeless shelter and was nicknamed "Harvard" by bullies for being a bookworm. Now, he is going to the same Ivy League school on a full scholarship. Jenkins attends Girard College, a boarding school in north Philadelphia, and is this year's valedictorian. The 18-year-old says he found out the good news while in Paris on a school trip, and he was so excited that he threw his cellphone...

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  • Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, May 23rd

    Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, May 23rd

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:00:10 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, May 23rd.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, May 23rd.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, May 22nd

    Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, May 22nd

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:29:15 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, May 22nd.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, May 22nd.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Monday, May 21st

    Mad Minute stories from Monday, May 21st

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:04:58 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, May 21st.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, May 21st.

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  • Roo-ting out trouble: Rogue S Carolina kangaroo nabbed again

    Roo-ting out trouble: Rogue S Carolina kangaroo nabbed again

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:58 PM EDT2018-05-19 03:58:30 GMT

    CLARKS HILL, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's most talented escape artist may be a kangaroo. News outlets report the McCormick County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday that a mischievous marsupial was roaming the county for the second time in three days. Maj. Robert Christie says authorities have yet to discern how it escaped, but it's likely the kangaroo found a weak spot in the fence or a gate left open. The kangaroo's Houdini act first was noticed Tuesday, when Sheriff ...

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    CLARKS HILL, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's most talented escape artist may be a kangaroo. News outlets report the McCormick County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday that a mischievous marsupial was roaming the county for the second time in three days. Maj. Robert Christie says authorities have yet to discern how it escaped, but it's likely the kangaroo found a weak spot in the fence or a gate left open. The kangaroo's Houdini act first was noticed Tuesday, when Sheriff ...

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  • Chief: 2 shot after Georgia high school graduation ceremony

    Chief: 2 shot after Georgia high school graduation ceremony

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:24 PM EDT2018-05-19 03:24:42 GMT
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    JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Police say one person was killed and another wounded in a shooting between people leaving a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia. A Clayton County Police statement said "one person is now confirmed deceased" after the shooting, which followed a ceremony for graduates of the Perry Learning Center, which prepares students for careers as an alternative to traditional high schools.    The county schools' safety chief.

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    JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Police say one person was killed and another wounded in a shooting between people leaving a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia. A Clayton County Police statement said "one person is now confirmed deceased" after the shooting, which followed a ceremony for graduates of the Perry Learning Center, which prepares students for careers as an alternative to traditional high schools.    The county schools' safety chief.

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  • The Latest: Student: Gunman of Texas school shooting was wearing "Born to Kill" shirt during incident

    The Latest: Student: Gunman of Texas school shooting was wearing "Born to Kill" shirt during incident

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:16 PM EDT2018-05-19 03:16:59 GMT

    SANTA FE, Tex. (AP) - The Latest on a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas (all times local): 10:05 p.m. A sophomore at Santa Fe High School says he was in his art class when he suddenly heard three louds booms. Zachary Muehe tells The New York Times he then "saw the kid who's in my football class ... and I saw him with a shotgun." Muehe says that classmate, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, was wearing a trench coat and a T-shirt...

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    SANTA FE, Tex. (AP) - The Latest on a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas (all times local): 10:05 p.m. A sophomore at Santa Fe High School says he was in his art class when he suddenly heard three louds booms. Zachary Muehe tells The New York Times he then "saw the kid who's in my football class ... and I saw him with a shotgun." Muehe says that classmate, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, was wearing a trench coat and a T-shirt...

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  • The Latest: District cancels classes through Tuesday

    The Latest: District cancels classes through Tuesday

    Friday, May 18 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:05:10 GMT
    (AP) - The Latest on a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas (all times local):    6:55 p.m.    Officials have canceled classes at schools in the Santa Fe Independent School District through at least Tuesday in the wake of a shooting at Santa Fe High School that left 10 dead, most of them students.    In a statement posted on the district website, officials indicated that no plan has been made for resuming classes.    Seventeen-year-old D...More >>
    (AP) - The Latest on a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas (all times local):    6:55 p.m.    Officials have canceled classes at schools in the Santa Fe Independent School District through at least Tuesday in the wake of a shooting at Santa Fe High School that left 10 dead, most of them students.    In a statement posted on the district website, officials indicated that no plan has been made for resuming classes.    Seventeen-year-old D...More >>
  • Pregnant woman says man punched her and service dog on flight to Orlando

    Pregnant woman says man punched her and service dog on flight to Orlando

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:54:02 GMT
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    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A deaf woman who is 5 months pregnant says a man punched her in the stomach and hit her service dog during a confrontation on an airplane as it arrived at a Florida airport. Hazel Ramirez says she and her partner, Matthew Silvay, were confronted Thursday by Timothy Manley, who objected to their service dog, Zariel, a Great Dane. Manley says the dog triggered his wife's allergies as the flight from Colorado Springs to Orlando was making its descent. &nb...

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    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A deaf woman who is 5 months pregnant says a man punched her in the stomach and hit her service dog during a confrontation on an airplane as it arrived at a Florida airport. Hazel Ramirez says she and her partner, Matthew Silvay, were confronted Thursday by Timothy Manley, who objected to their service dog, Zariel, a Great Dane. Manley says the dog triggered his wife's allergies as the flight from Colorado Springs to Orlando was making its descent. &nb...

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  • The Latest: Students at Houston-area high school divided on gun control

    The Latest: Students at Houston-area high school divided on gun control

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:32:51 GMT

    SANTA FE, Tex. (AP) - The Latest on a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas (all times local): 6:25 p.m.    Students at a Houston-area high school where a shooting left 10 people dead and 10 wounded are divided on the issue on gun control. Seventeen-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis has been identified as the suspect in Friday's shooting at Santa Fe High School. Branden Auzston, also 17, is a junior at the school. He says he doesn't like the idea o...

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    SANTA FE, Tex. (AP) - The Latest on a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas (all times local): 6:25 p.m.    Students at a Houston-area high school where a shooting left 10 people dead and 10 wounded are divided on the issue on gun control. Seventeen-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis has been identified as the suspect in Friday's shooting at Santa Fe High School. Branden Auzston, also 17, is a junior at the school. He says he doesn't like the idea o...

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  • Teacher accused of drowning nuisance raccoons retires

    Teacher accused of drowning nuisance raccoons retires

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:20:38 GMT

    OCALA, Fla. (AP) - An agriculture teacher accused of drowning raccoons in front of students has retired.  The Ocala Star-Banner reports that Dewie Brewton announced his retirement Thursday in a letter to Forest High School officials. He had been with Marion County Public Schools for 31 years.    Brewton had been on administrative leave pending the outcome of a school district investigation. Brewton's retirement ends the district investigation, but schools spokesman

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    OCALA, Fla. (AP) - An agriculture teacher accused of drowning raccoons in front of students has retired.  The Ocala Star-Banner reports that Dewie Brewton announced his retirement Thursday in a letter to Forest High School officials. He had been with Marion County Public Schools for 31 years.    Brewton had been on administrative leave pending the outcome of a school district investigation. Brewton's retirement ends the district investigation, but schools spokesman

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  • The Latest: Trump activates gun safety commission

    The Latest: Trump activates gun safety commission

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:07:49 GMT

    SANTA FE, Tex. (AP) - The Latest on a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas (all times local):  5:15 p.m. President Donald Trump has "activated" his gun safety commission and is expected to meet with members next week in the wake of the deadly school shooting in Texas.  White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the commission the president convened after the Parkland, Florida, shooting in February "has 

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    SANTA FE, Tex. (AP) - The Latest on a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas (all times local):  5:15 p.m. President Donald Trump has "activated" his gun safety commission and is expected to meet with members next week in the wake of the deadly school shooting in Texas.  White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the commission the president convened after the Parkland, Florida, shooting in February "has 

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  • Man sentenced to 15 years in prison for hacker sabotage

    Man sentenced to 15 years in prison for hacker sabotage

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:04:12 GMT

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) - A New Mexico man accused of paying hackers to sabotage websites affiliated with his former employers and state agencies has been sentenced in Minnesota to 15 years in prison. John Kelsey Gammell earlier pleaded guilty to federal hacking conspiracy charges. The FBI says the case represents a growing form of cybercrime in which professional hackers are paid to inflict damage on individuals, businesses and others who rely on digital devices. Gammell...

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    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) - A New Mexico man accused of paying hackers to sabotage websites affiliated with his former employers and state agencies has been sentenced in Minnesota to 15 years in prison. John Kelsey Gammell earlier pleaded guilty to federal hacking conspiracy charges. The FBI says the case represents a growing form of cybercrime in which professional hackers are paid to inflict damage on individuals, businesses and others who rely on digital devices. Gammell...

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  • Woman gets 25 years for trying to poison her infant niece

    Woman gets 25 years for trying to poison her infant niece

    Friday, May 18 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:53:56 GMT

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - An Indiana woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for trying to poison her infant niece by adding crushed painkillers to a bottle of breast milk. Nineteen-year-old Sarai Rodriguez-Miranda was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to attempted murder in March. Authorities say the Fort Wayne woman tried to poison her niece in January 2017 because she was angry that her mother was allowing her brother, his fiance and the then 11-week-old baby to ...

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    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - An Indiana woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for trying to poison her infant niece by adding crushed painkillers to a bottle of breast milk. Nineteen-year-old Sarai Rodriguez-Miranda was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to attempted murder in March. Authorities say the Fort Wayne woman tried to poison her niece in January 2017 because she was angry that her mother was allowing her brother, his fiance and the then 11-week-old baby to ...

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  • 99-year-old US WWII vet's mission: Visit every state

    99-year-old US WWII vet's mission: Visit every state

    Friday, May 18 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:50:07 GMT
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    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A 99-year-old World War II veteran who regretted skipping the chance to meet some of the nation's last Civil War veterans in 1940 is on a mission to visit all 50 states so people who've never met a WWII vet can finally meet one. Sidney Walton met Gov. Andrew Cuomo in Albany Friday, making it five governors the New York native has visited since launching his "No Regrets Tour" in March at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans. The visit to Cu...

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    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A 99-year-old World War II veteran who regretted skipping the chance to meet some of the nation's last Civil War veterans in 1940 is on a mission to visit all 50 states so people who've never met a WWII vet can finally meet one. Sidney Walton met Gov. Andrew Cuomo in Albany Friday, making it five governors the New York native has visited since launching his "No Regrets Tour" in March at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans. The visit to Cu...

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  • US approves 1st drug developed to prevent chronic migraines

    US approves 1st drug developed to prevent chronic migraines

    Friday, May 18 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:41:36 GMT
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     (AP) - U.S. regulators Thursday approved the first drug designed to prevent chronic migraines. The Food and Drug Administration's action clears the monthly shot Aimovig (AIM'-oh-vig) for sale. It's the first in a new class of long-acting drugs for preventing migraines. Three other shots are expected to win approval by next year, and several pills for preventing migraines are being tested. Current prevention treatments include pills originally developed for epilepsy and ot...More >>
     (AP) - U.S. regulators Thursday approved the first drug designed to prevent chronic migraines. The Food and Drug Administration's action clears the monthly shot Aimovig (AIM'-oh-vig) for sale. It's the first in a new class of long-acting drugs for preventing migraines. Three other shots are expected to win approval by next year, and several pills for preventing migraines are being tested. Current prevention treatments include pills originally developed for epilepsy and ot...More >>
  • The Latest: No end in sight for Hawaii's erupting volcano

    The Latest: No end in sight for Hawaii's erupting volcano

    Friday, May 18 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:15:31 GMT

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) - The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A volcanologist says there's just no telling when Kilauea's volcanic activity will subside. Janine Krippner of Concord University in West Virginia says much of what is happening is below the earth's surface on Hawaii's Big Island, making it tough for experts to say for certain. Charles Mandeville of the U.S. Geological Survey's v...

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    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) - The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A volcanologist says there's just no telling when Kilauea's volcanic activity will subside. Janine Krippner of Concord University in West Virginia says much of what is happening is below the earth's surface on Hawaii's Big Island, making it tough for experts to say for certain. Charles Mandeville of the U.S. Geological Survey's v...

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  • Mad Minute stories from Friday, May 18th

    Mad Minute stories from Friday, May 18th

    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-05-19 06:00:12 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Friday, May 18th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Friday, May 18th.

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  • Report of gunman prompts Las Vegas mall evacuation

    Report of gunman prompts Las Vegas mall evacuation

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:28 AM EDT2018-05-18 05:28:50 GMT

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas police have evacuated a mall and are searching it for a reported masked man with a rifle. However, police say there's no active shooter at the Boulevard Mall, no shots have been fired and no injuries have been reported. Metro Police Deputy Chief Chris Jones says the department obtained a video of a person with a long gun Thursday and conducted three searches of the mall without finding anyone. However, Jones says a tactical team ...

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    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas police have evacuated a mall and are searching it for a reported masked man with a rifle. However, police say there's no active shooter at the Boulevard Mall, no shots have been fired and no injuries have been reported. Metro Police Deputy Chief Chris Jones says the department obtained a video of a person with a long gun Thursday and conducted three searches of the mall without finding anyone. However, Jones says a tactical team ...

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  • Baseball player with Down syndrome celebrates "best home run ever" with epic dance moves

    Baseball player with Down syndrome celebrates "best home run ever" with epic dance moves

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:28:14 GMT
    Kristine Fitzpatrick, League of YES, Inc.Kristine Fitzpatrick, League of YES, Inc.
    Kristine Fitzpatrick, League of YES, Inc.Kristine Fitzpatrick, League of YES, Inc.

    NEW YORK - A baseball player with Down syndrome is going viral for his impressive dance moves while celebrating a home run. Billy plays in the League of YES, a baseball club in New York for people of all ages with special needs. Billy has gone viral after a video of his celebration dance was posted to Facebook after he hit an opening day home run.  “Best video of the day. Watch the end for the dance,” Kristine Squitieri Fitzpatrick 

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    NEW YORK - A baseball player with Down syndrome is going viral for his impressive dance moves while celebrating a home run. Billy plays in the League of YES, a baseball club in New York for people of all ages with special needs. Billy has gone viral after a video of his celebration dance was posted to Facebook after he hit an opening day home run.  “Best video of the day. Watch the end for the dance,” Kristine Squitieri Fitzpatrick 

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  • The Latest: Senate aims to improve volcano warning system

    The Latest: Senate aims to improve volcano warning system

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:01:42 GMT
    (U.S. Geological Survey/HVO via AP)(U.S. Geological Survey/HVO via AP)
    (U.S. Geological Survey/HVO via AP)(U.S. Geological Survey/HVO via AP)

    HONOLULU (AP) - The Latest on the summit eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local): 1:20 p.m. The U.S. Senate has passed legislation aimed at improving the country's volcano monitoring and early warning capabilities. The measure would strengthen existing volcano monitoring systems and unify them under one connected system.    It also would create a Volcano Watch Office, which would operate around the clock, to monitor ...

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    HONOLULU (AP) - The Latest on the summit eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local): 1:20 p.m. The U.S. Senate has passed legislation aimed at improving the country's volcano monitoring and early warning capabilities. The measure would strengthen existing volcano monitoring systems and unify them under one connected system.    It also would create a Volcano Watch Office, which would operate around the clock, to monitor ...

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  • Teen who ignited Gorge fire awaits order on restitution

    Teen who ignited Gorge fire awaits order on restitution

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:40:41 GMT

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The judge deciding how much restitution a teenager must pay for starting a wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge says he will issue a written ruling, possibly Friday. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 11 requests for restitution - totaling almost $37 million - have been submitted to the court. The lawyer for the 15-year-old defendant called that amount "absurd" at a hearing Thursday, and urged Judge John Olson to impose a reasonable and rational amount.

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    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The judge deciding how much restitution a teenager must pay for starting a wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge says he will issue a written ruling, possibly Friday. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 11 requests for restitution - totaling almost $37 million - have been submitted to the court. The lawyer for the 15-year-old defendant called that amount "absurd" at a hearing Thursday, and urged Judge John Olson to impose a reasonable and rational amount.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Thursday. May 17th

    Mad Minute stories from Thursday. May 17th

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:00:16 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Thursday. May 17th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Thursday. May 17th.

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  • Southwest Airlines kicks off 96-hour sale with deals as low as $49

    Southwest Airlines kicks off 96-hour sale with deals as low as $49

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:19:26 GMT
    Pack your bags! Southwest Airlines kicked off a 96-hour sale Tuesday that includes deals from as low as $49 for a one-way flight. The sale is for domestic flights and has restrictions on seats, travel days and markets. Travel in the U.S. is valid from June 5 through Oct. 31. Flights on the airline’s shortest routes are just $49, going up to $79, $99 or $149 for longer distances. The sale ends May 18, and tickets are nonrefundable. See ...More >>
    Pack your bags! Southwest Airlines kicked off a 96-hour sale Tuesday that includes deals from as low as $49 for a one-way flight. The sale is for domestic flights and has restrictions on seats, travel days and markets. Travel in the U.S. is valid from June 5 through Oct. 31. Flights on the airline’s shortest routes are just $49, going up to $79, $99 or $149 for longer distances. The sale ends May 18, and tickets are nonrefundable. See ...More >>
  • Photo of Kent State graduate carrying AR-10 on campus goes viral

    Photo of Kent State graduate carrying AR-10 on campus goes viral

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-05-17 00:56:35 GMT
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    @KaitMarieox@KaitMarieox

    KENT STATE UNIVERSITY, Ohio- A picture of a Kent State University graduate carrying a rifle and graduation cap with the words “Come and take it” has taken the internet by a storm.  Kaitlin Bennett wrote in her tweet, “Now that I graduated from @KentState, I can finally arm myself on campus. I should have been able to do so as a student- especially since 4 unarmed students were shot and killed by the government on this campus. 

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    KENT STATE UNIVERSITY, Ohio- A picture of a Kent State University graduate carrying a rifle and graduation cap with the words “Come and take it” has taken the internet by a storm.  Kaitlin Bennett wrote in her tweet, “Now that I graduated from @KentState, I can finally arm myself on campus. I should have been able to do so as a student- especially since 4 unarmed students were shot and killed by the government on this campus. 

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  • US jury finds Oregon man guilty of abusing Cambodian orphans

    US jury finds Oregon man guilty of abusing Cambodian orphans

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 00:23:12 GMT

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A federal jury in Oregon has found a man guilty of multiple sex abuse charges for molesting children living at a Cambodian orphanage that he operated in Phnom Penh. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Portland, Oregon said Wednesday that 40-year-old Daniel Stephen Johnson faces a minimum of 30 years in prison when sentenced in August. Johnson, of Coos Bay, Oregon, already served one year in a Cambodian prison and was released to U.S. authorities upon c...

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    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A federal jury in Oregon has found a man guilty of multiple sex abuse charges for molesting children living at a Cambodian orphanage that he operated in Phnom Penh. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Portland, Oregon said Wednesday that 40-year-old Daniel Stephen Johnson faces a minimum of 30 years in prison when sentenced in August. Johnson, of Coos Bay, Oregon, already served one year in a Cambodian prison and was released to U.S. authorities upon c...

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  • VIDEO: Whistler skier narrowly avoids run in with mama bear and cubs

    VIDEO: Whistler skier narrowly avoids run in with mama bear and cubs

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-05-17 00:03:36 GMT
    @jaimestein@jaimestein
    @jaimestein@jaimestein

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia - A Vancouver man got quite the scare on Sunday as he skied between a mother bear and her cubs in Whistler. Jaime Stein was on his last run of the day, heading toward the Crystal Ridge Express chairlift, when he saw the bear. He stopped, hoping to give the animal a chance to cross the run undisturbed and perhaps get a video clip for his children of the ordeal.  “I’ve seen a lot of bears up here but that’s the 

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    VANCOUVER, British Columbia - A Vancouver man got quite the scare on Sunday as he skied between a mother bear and her cubs in Whistler. Jaime Stein was on his last run of the day, heading toward the Crystal Ridge Express chairlift, when he saw the bear. He stopped, hoping to give the animal a chance to cross the run undisturbed and perhaps get a video clip for his children of the ordeal.  “I’ve seen a lot of bears up here but that’s the 

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  • Florida teacher accused of drowning raccoons during class

    Florida teacher accused of drowning raccoons during class

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:36 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:36:37 GMT

    OCALA, Fla. - A Florida high school agriculture teacher has been accused of drowning wild animals in a trash can as students watched and participated. The Ocala Star Banner reports that Dewie Brewton, the school's agriculture teacher, allegedly trapped the raccoons in metal cages, then lowered the cages into water-filled trashcans. Brewton was placed on administrative leave pending an investigation, per the Ocala Star Banner. He 

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    OCALA, Fla. - A Florida high school agriculture teacher has been accused of drowning wild animals in a trash can as students watched and participated. The Ocala Star Banner reports that Dewie Brewton, the school's agriculture teacher, allegedly trapped the raccoons in metal cages, then lowered the cages into water-filled trashcans. Brewton was placed on administrative leave pending an investigation, per the Ocala Star Banner. He 

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  • Squirrels stash 50 pounds of pine cones in Michigan man's car engine

    Squirrels stash 50 pounds of pine cones in Michigan man's car engine

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:55:27 GMT
    Courtesy Gabe Awrey, FacebookCourtesy Gabe Awrey, Facebook
    Courtesy Gabe Awrey, FacebookCourtesy Gabe Awrey, Facebook

    GAYLORD, Mich. - It can be an easy thing to forget, but here's another reminder for car owners: check under the hood every once in awhile.  Kellen Moore from Gaylord, Michigan found that out the hard way last week when he discovered that squirrels stashed more than 50 pounds of pine cones around the engine of his car. WUSA reports that it's not uncommon for this sort of thing to happen in Michigan, but you have to see the picture 

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    GAYLORD, Mich. - It can be an easy thing to forget, but here's another reminder for car owners: check under the hood every once in awhile.  Kellen Moore from Gaylord, Michigan found that out the hard way last week when he discovered that squirrels stashed more than 50 pounds of pine cones around the engine of his car. WUSA reports that it's not uncommon for this sort of thing to happen in Michigan, but you have to see the picture 

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  • Kidde recalls 37.8 million fire extinguishers, one death reported

    Kidde recalls 37.8 million fire extinguishers, one death reported

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:56:57 GMT
    Kidde is recalling approximately 37.8 million fire extinguishers over failure to activate during an emergency. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard.  The recall involves 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017, including models that were previously recall...More >>
    Kidde is recalling approximately 37.8 million fire extinguishers over failure to activate during an emergency. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard.  The recall involves 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017, including models that were previously recall...More >>
  • Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, May 16th

    Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, May 16th

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-05-17 06:00:15 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, May 16th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, May 16th.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, May 15th

    Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, May 15th

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:02 AM EDT2018-05-16 06:02:12 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, May 15th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, May 15th.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Monday, May 14th

    Mad Minute stories from Monday, May 14th

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-05-15 06:29:26 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, May 14th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, May 14th.

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  • Man mistakenly dials 911, arriving deputies find 2 men making meth

    Man mistakenly dials 911, arriving deputies find 2 men making meth

    Saturday, May 12 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-05-12 05:04:06 GMT

    BRANDON, Iowa - Two Iowa men will serve prison time after one of them accidentally pocket-dialed 911 while the other was making methamphetamine.  According to KCRG, Cody Davis Brown was cooking meth in a building outside a Brandon home on Aug. 2, 2016, when guest Daniel David O'Hara's cellphone, which was in his pocket, accidentally called 911. Deputies say O'Hara then took the battery out of his phone after 

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    BRANDON, Iowa - Two Iowa men will serve prison time after one of them accidentally pocket-dialed 911 while the other was making methamphetamine.  According to KCRG, Cody Davis Brown was cooking meth in a building outside a Brandon home on Aug. 2, 2016, when guest Daniel David O'Hara's cellphone, which was in his pocket, accidentally called 911. Deputies say O'Hara then took the battery out of his phone after 

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  • The Latest: Trump declares disaster for Hawaii eruption

    The Latest: Trump declares disaster for Hawaii eruption

    Saturday, May 12 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-05-12 04:19:11 GMT

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) - The Latest on a Hawaii volcano eruption (all times local):  4:30 p.m. Hawaii Gov. David Ige says President Donald Trump has approved his request for a presidential disaster declaration for the Big Island as the state copes with Kilauea volcano's eruption. Ige's office said Friday the declaration means federal assistance will be available as the state covers costs associated with damaged roads, public parks, schools and water pipes.

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    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) - The Latest on a Hawaii volcano eruption (all times local):  4:30 p.m. Hawaii Gov. David Ige says President Donald Trump has approved his request for a presidential disaster declaration for the Big Island as the state copes with Kilauea volcano's eruption. Ige's office said Friday the declaration means federal assistance will be available as the state covers costs associated with damaged roads, public parks, schools and water pipes.

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  • Michigan police department picks "Pawfficer" to join force

    Michigan police department picks "Pawfficer" to join force

    Saturday, May 12 2018 12:08 AM EDT2018-05-12 04:08:05 GMT
    Troy Police Dept.Troy Police Dept.
    Troy Police Dept.Troy Police Dept.

    TROY, Mich. (AP) - A suburban Detroit police department is giving another cat a chance to take the law into her own paws.  A cat named "Pawfficer Donut" was sworn in Friday by a judge, a day after a cat named Badges was removed from the Troy Police Department due to a serious illness.    Donut will be used for therapeutic purposes and public appearances. Troy police say Badges will always be considered the department's first "pawfficer." Troy...

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    TROY, Mich. (AP) - A suburban Detroit police department is giving another cat a chance to take the law into her own paws.  A cat named "Pawfficer Donut" was sworn in Friday by a judge, a day after a cat named Badges was removed from the Troy Police Department due to a serious illness.    Donut will be used for therapeutic purposes and public appearances. Troy police say Badges will always be considered the department's first "pawfficer." Troy...

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  • $2 million worth of meth found in car’s gas tank

    $2 million worth of meth found in car’s gas tank

    Friday, May 11 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-05-12 01:29:06 GMT

    ROUND ROCK, Texas - Police in Texas found nearly $2 million worth of meth concealed in the gas tank of a car. Round Rock Police Dept. officials say they made the massive bust Saturday morning during a traffic stop along Interstate 35. An officer became suspicious when the people in the car told conflicting stories. A K-9 then searched the car and gave a positive alert. A closer inspection revealed that the gas tank had been modified to 

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    ROUND ROCK, Texas - Police in Texas found nearly $2 million worth of meth concealed in the gas tank of a car. Round Rock Police Dept. officials say they made the massive bust Saturday morning during a traffic stop along Interstate 35. An officer became suspicious when the people in the car told conflicting stories. A K-9 then searched the car and gave a positive alert. A closer inspection revealed that the gas tank had been modified to 

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  • 60 dead cats among 100 animals discovered at Minnesota home

    60 dead cats among 100 animals discovered at Minnesota home

    Friday, May 11 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-05-11 23:26:07 GMT

    FARMINGTON, Minn. (AP) - Authorities say a Minnesota woman has been arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after investigators found about 100 animals at her home, including 60 dead cats. The Star Tribune reports that authorities removed more than 40 live cats, five dogs, one farm pig, a hamster and a dead rabbit from the single-family home in Dakota County, near the Twin Cities. Animal Humane Society spokesman Keith Streff says his group received a call about a 400-pound pig...

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    FARMINGTON, Minn. (AP) - Authorities say a Minnesota woman has been arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after investigators found about 100 animals at her home, including 60 dead cats. The Star Tribune reports that authorities removed more than 40 live cats, five dogs, one farm pig, a hamster and a dead rabbit from the single-family home in Dakota County, near the Twin Cities. Animal Humane Society spokesman Keith Streff says his group received a call about a 400-pound pig...

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  • The Latest: Suspect in California school shooting called dad afterward

    The Latest: Suspect in California school shooting called dad afterward

    Friday, May 11 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-05-11 23:18:32 GMT

    PALMDALE, Calif. - Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies are responding to a report of a man with a gun at a high school in the city of Palmdale.    The Sheriff's Information Bureau says the report was received at 7:05 a.m. Friday and deputies were sent to Highland High School. Deputy Charles Moore says there is no confirmation of an actual person with a gun or any shooting.

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    PALMDALE, Calif. - Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies are responding to a report of a man with a gun at a high school in the city of Palmdale.    The Sheriff's Information Bureau says the report was received at 7:05 a.m. Friday and deputies were sent to Highland High School. Deputy Charles Moore says there is no confirmation of an actual person with a gun or any shooting.

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  • Student presents thesis in her underwear to protest professor’s comment about her jean shorts

    Student presents thesis in her underwear to protest professor’s comment about her jean shorts

    Friday, May 11 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-05-11 22:55:14 GMT
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    Lchai Thesis / FacebookLchai Thesis / Facebook

    NEW YORK - It's a nightmare for most: dreaming that you're presenting in front of an audience wearing nothing but your underwear. For Cornell University senior Letitia Chai- it became a reality. On Saturday, Chai presented stripped down to present her senior thesis in her bra and undies.  While it may come as a shock to most, it  wasn't a surprise to anyone in the room or those watching on Facebook Live. Chai tells the New York Post 

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    NEW YORK - It's a nightmare for most: dreaming that you're presenting in front of an audience wearing nothing but your underwear. For Cornell University senior Letitia Chai- it became a reality. On Saturday, Chai presented stripped down to present her senior thesis in her bra and undies.  While it may come as a shock to most, it  wasn't a surprise to anyone in the room or those watching on Facebook Live. Chai tells the New York Post 

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  • Mad Minute stories from Friday, May 11th

    Mad Minute stories from Friday, May 11th

    Saturday, May 12 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-05-12 06:00:13 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Friday, May 11th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Friday, May 11th.

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  • Arizona woman sends 65K texts, breaks into victim's home & takes bath

    Arizona woman sends 65K texts, breaks into victim's home & takes bath

    Friday, May 11 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-05-11 05:24:09 GMT

    PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. - What began as a connection on a dating site turned into a threatening situation for a Paradise Valley man, according to police. The Paradise Valley Police Department told ABC 15 Wednesday that 31-year-old Jacqueline Ades of Phoenix texted the victim 65,000 times. After contacting police about the stalking, the victim told detectives in early April he saw Ades in his home via security camera while he was out of the 

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    PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. - What began as a connection on a dating site turned into a threatening situation for a Paradise Valley man, according to police. The Paradise Valley Police Department told ABC 15 Wednesday that 31-year-old Jacqueline Ades of Phoenix texted the victim 65,000 times. After contacting police about the stalking, the victim told detectives in early April he saw Ades in his home via security camera while he was out of the 

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  • Man charged with trying to buy 7-year-old girl from grandma for $200

    Man charged with trying to buy 7-year-old girl from grandma for $200

    Friday, May 11 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-11 04:40:31 GMT

    MARIETTA, Ga. - A strange man kept following a woman and her granddaughter as they shopped in Cobb County, Georgia — and police say she soon realized the man wasn't there just to buy merchandise. Police say the woman and her granddaughter were shopping at a Kroger grocery store Monday night when Einodd Samimi began making "inappropriate comments" and following them around the store, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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    MARIETTA, Ga. - A strange man kept following a woman and her granddaughter as they shopped in Cobb County, Georgia — and police say she soon realized the man wasn't there just to buy merchandise. Police say the woman and her granddaughter were shopping at a Kroger grocery store Monday night when Einodd Samimi began making "inappropriate comments" and following them around the store, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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  • The Latest: Hawaii asks for US help with volcano disaster

    The Latest: Hawaii asks for US help with volcano disaster

    Thursday, May 10 2018 11:31 PM EDT2018-05-11 03:31:16 GMT

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) - The Latest on a Hawaii volcano eruption (all times local): 2 p.m. Hawaii's governor is asking President Donald Trump to declare the state a disaster because of earthquakes and a volcanic eruption on the Big Island.    Gov. David Ige said Thursday the disaster is so severe that direct federal help is needed.  State officials estimate it will cost more than $2.9 million to protect residents over the next 30 days. The costs will skyr...

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    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) - The Latest on a Hawaii volcano eruption (all times local): 2 p.m. Hawaii's governor is asking President Donald Trump to declare the state a disaster because of earthquakes and a volcanic eruption on the Big Island.    Gov. David Ige said Thursday the disaster is so severe that direct federal help is needed.  State officials estimate it will cost more than $2.9 million to protect residents over the next 30 days. The costs will skyr...

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  • The Latest: Trump announces details of N. Korea summit

    The Latest: Trump announces details of N. Korea summit

    Thursday, May 10 2018 11:24 PM EDT2018-05-11 03:24:23 GMT

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): President Donald Trump says he will meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un for highly anticipated summit talks in Singapore on June 12. He set the stage for his announcement by hosting a 3 a.m., made-for-TV welcome home for three Americans held by Kim's government.  Trump told supporters at a campaign rally in Indiana Thursday evening that "we welcomed them back home the proper way.

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): President Donald Trump says he will meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un for highly anticipated summit talks in Singapore on June 12. He set the stage for his announcement by hosting a 3 a.m., made-for-TV welcome home for three Americans held by Kim's government.  Trump told supporters at a campaign rally in Indiana Thursday evening that "we welcomed them back home the proper way.

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  • Florida deputy credited with saving unresponsive baby's life

    Florida deputy credited with saving unresponsive baby's life

    Thursday, May 10 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-05-11 00:20:33 GMT
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    NBC NewsNBC News

    OCALA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida sheriff's deputy is credited with saving a baby's life after rushing the unresponsive infant to a hospital. The Ocala StarBanner reports the Marion County Sheriff's Office says in a statement that K9 Deputy Jeremie Nix saved the baby Wednesday. The release says Nix was driving home when he was flagged down by a passing car. Dashcam footage shows the two cars pulling over and a woman handing Nix a baby. The woman, Nechole Crowell, said h...

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    OCALA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida sheriff's deputy is credited with saving a baby's life after rushing the unresponsive infant to a hospital. The Ocala StarBanner reports the Marion County Sheriff's Office says in a statement that K9 Deputy Jeremie Nix saved the baby Wednesday. The release says Nix was driving home when he was flagged down by a passing car. Dashcam footage shows the two cars pulling over and a woman handing Nix a baby. The woman, Nechole Crowell, said h...

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  • Army grows ear in soldier's arm for successful transplant

    Army grows ear in soldier's arm for successful transplant

    Thursday, May 10 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-05-10 22:01:53 GMT
    ArmyArmy
    ArmyArmy

    EL PASO, Tex. - After a soldier lost her left ear in a car crash, Army surgeons were able to grow a new ear in her forearm and transplant it onto her head. The Army announced Monday that the procedure performed on Pvt. Shamika Burrage was successful. NBC San Diego reports that the total ear reconstruction is the first of its kind in the Army. Doctors from William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas took cartilage from the 

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    EL PASO, Tex. - After a soldier lost her left ear in a car crash, Army surgeons were able to grow a new ear in her forearm and transplant it onto her head. The Army announced Monday that the procedure performed on Pvt. Shamika Burrage was successful. NBC San Diego reports that the total ear reconstruction is the first of its kind in the Army. Doctors from William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas took cartilage from the 

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  • Mad Minute stories from Thursday, May 10th

    Mad Minute stories from Thursday, May 10th

    Friday, May 11 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-05-11 06:00:13 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Thursday, May 10th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Thursday, May 10th.

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  • Diverging values lead to Mormon retreat from Boy Scouts

    Diverging values lead to Mormon retreat from Boy Scouts

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-05-10 00:02:53 GMT

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church is ending its century-long alliance with the Boy Scouts of America, sending two organizations whose values had diverged in recent years on separate and uncertain paths. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will bank on nurturing its youth in a still-to-be developed program set to launch in 2020. It will likely include outdoor activities and character building similar to Boy Scouts but be tailored for the church's doctrine and designed

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    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church is ending its century-long alliance with the Boy Scouts of America, sending two organizations whose values had diverged in recent years on separate and uncertain paths. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will bank on nurturing its youth in a still-to-be developed program set to launch in 2020. It will likely include outdoor activities and character building similar to Boy Scouts but be tailored for the church's doctrine and designed

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  • Number in WA sickened by E. Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grows to 7

    Number in WA sickened by E. Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grows to 7

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-05-09 23:05:38 GMT
    The number of people sickened by a national E. Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce has now reached seven in Washington state and 11 in Idaho, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC has tallied 149 cases in 29 states stemming from the romaine lettuce grown in the Yuma, Arizona region, including one death in California and 64 hospitalizations. Fourteen people suffered kidney failure. The victims are between one and 88 yea...More >>
    The number of people sickened by a national E. Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce has now reached seven in Washington state and 11 in Idaho, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC has tallied 149 cases in 29 states stemming from the romaine lettuce grown in the Yuma, Arizona region, including one death in California and 64 hospitalizations. Fourteen people suffered kidney failure. The victims are between one and 88 yea...More >>
  • Can you spare a dime? Truck full of coins crashes in Nevada

    Can you spare a dime? Truck full of coins crashes in Nevada

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-05-09 22:35:20 GMT

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - Brother can you spare a dime? How about 8 million of them? A semi-trailer truck hauling $800,000 worth of dimes crashed Tuesday into a guard rail on an interstate near Las Vegas, spilling thousands of coins on the side of the road. State troopers established a crime scene so a recovery team could collect the money, The Nevada Highway Patrol says the truck was heading south on I-15 about 50 miles  (80 kilometers) from Las Vegas when it...

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    LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - Brother can you spare a dime? How about 8 million of them? A semi-trailer truck hauling $800,000 worth of dimes crashed Tuesday into a guard rail on an interstate near Las Vegas, spilling thousands of coins on the side of the road. State troopers established a crime scene so a recovery team could collect the money, The Nevada Highway Patrol says the truck was heading south on I-15 about 50 miles  (80 kilometers) from Las Vegas when it...

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  • Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, May 9th

    Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, May 9th

    Thursday, May 10 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-05-10 06:00:13 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, May 9th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, May 9th.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, May 8th

    Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, May 8th

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-05-09 06:00:03 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, May 8th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, May 8th.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Monday, May 7th

    Mad Minute stories from Monday, May 7th

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-05-08 06:00:06 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, May 7th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, May 7th.

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  • Hawaii's Kilauea volcano jolts with lava, quakes and gas

    Hawaii's Kilauea volcano jolts with lava, quakes and gas

    Saturday, May 5 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-05-05 04:33:05 GMT
    NBCNBC
    NBCNBC

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) - Sputtering lava, strong earthquakes and toxic gas jolted the southern part of the Big Island of Hawaii as magma shifted underneath a restless, erupting Kilauea volcano.  The trifecta of natural threats forced stressed out residents to evacuate and prompted the closure of parks and college campuses. Officials say two new vents where lava was spurting out of the ground formed in the same residential neighborhood where molten rock first emerged.

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    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) - Sputtering lava, strong earthquakes and toxic gas jolted the southern part of the Big Island of Hawaii as magma shifted underneath a restless, erupting Kilauea volcano.  The trifecta of natural threats forced stressed out residents to evacuate and prompted the closure of parks and college campuses. Officials say two new vents where lava was spurting out of the ground formed in the same residential neighborhood where molten rock first emerged.

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  • Florida woman has live cockroach removed from her ear: 'I felt it thrashing about'

    Florida woman has live cockroach removed from her ear: 'I felt it thrashing about'

    Friday, May 4 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-05-05 00:28:45 GMT
    NBC NewsNBC News
    NBC NewsNBC News

    MELBORNE, Fla. - The thought of having a bug crawl in your ear is nightmarish for many people, but for Katie Holley of Melbourne, Florida, that nightmare recently became a reality. This week, Holley wrote an essay for Self.comabout, describing the shocking situation. Holley says she woke up one night in April feeling "a weird movement" in her ear, as if something were burrowing inside. She rushed to the bathroom for a cotton swab and 

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    MELBORNE, Fla. - The thought of having a bug crawl in your ear is nightmarish for many people, but for Katie Holley of Melbourne, Florida, that nightmare recently became a reality. This week, Holley wrote an essay for Self.comabout, describing the shocking situation. Holley says she woke up one night in April feeling "a weird movement" in her ear, as if something were burrowing inside. She rushed to the bathroom for a cotton swab and 

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  • The Latest: Magnitude-6.9 quake jolts Hawaii's Big Island

    The Latest: Magnitude-6.9 quake jolts Hawaii's Big Island

    Friday, May 4 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-05-04 23:48:17 GMT

    (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey says a second large earthquake of magnitude-6.9 has struck on Hawaii's Big Island near where a volcanic eruption has forced residents to evacuate their rural homes.

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    (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey says a second large earthquake of magnitude-6.9 has struck on Hawaii's Big Island near where a volcanic eruption has forced residents to evacuate their rural homes.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Friday, March 4th

    Mad Minute stories from Friday, March 4th

    Saturday, May 5 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-05-05 06:00:12 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Friday, March 4th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Friday, March 4th.

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  • Hawaii volcano erupts; county issues evacuation orders

    Hawaii volcano erupts; county issues evacuation orders

    Friday, May 4 2018 1:31 AM EDT2018-05-04 05:31:56 GMT
    U.S. Geological SurveyU.S. Geological Survey

    HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is releasing red lava into a residential subdivision, prompting the county to order mandatory evacuations.  Hawaii County spokeswoman Janet Snyder said Thursday red lava emerged on Mohala Street in the Leilani Estates subdivision. The county is ordering evacuations for homes from Luana Street to Pohohiki Road. The eruption comes after days of earthquakes rocked the Puna district of the Big Island. Earlier in the wee...

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    HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is releasing red lava into a residential subdivision, prompting the county to order mandatory evacuations.  Hawaii County spokeswoman Janet Snyder said Thursday red lava emerged on Mohala Street in the Leilani Estates subdivision. The county is ordering evacuations for homes from Luana Street to Pohohiki Road. The eruption comes after days of earthquakes rocked the Puna district of the Big Island. Earlier in the wee...

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  • Police: Mystery pooper soiling school’s track ‘on a daily basis’ was superintendent

    Police: Mystery pooper soiling school’s track ‘on a daily basis’ was superintendent

    Friday, May 4 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-04 04:40:32 GMT
    Holmdel PoliceHolmdel Police
    Holmdel PoliceHolmdel Police

    HOLMDEL, N.J. -  A mystery pooper at a New Jersey high school turned out to be the school district superintendent, according to Holmdel police. Officials told NJ.com that human feces had recently been found “on a daily basis” on or near Holmdel High School’s track and football field When officers reviewed surveillance footage, they discovered that it was 42-year-old Thomas Tramaglini of Aberdeen, New Jersey- the superintendent.  The 

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    HOLMDEL, N.J. -  A mystery pooper at a New Jersey high school turned out to be the school district superintendent, according to Holmdel police. Officials told NJ.com that human feces had recently been found “on a daily basis” on or near Holmdel High School’s track and football field When officers reviewed surveillance footage, they discovered that it was 42-year-old Thomas Tramaglini of Aberdeen, New Jersey- the superintendent.  The 

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  • Sex offender in custody days after motor home pursuit in California

    Sex offender in custody days after motor home pursuit in California

    Thursday, May 3 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-05-04 03:36:30 GMT

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) - A paroled sex offender has been captured, two days after he escaped police following an hours-long chase on Southern California freeways in a motor home with his two young children inside.    Los Angeles County sheriff's spokeswoman Nicole Nishida tells The Associated Press that Stephen Houk was taken into custody Thursday afternoon in Barstow. That's about 100 miles (161 kilometers) from where he vanished. Houk led police on a chase Tuesday ...

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    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) - A paroled sex offender has been captured, two days after he escaped police following an hours-long chase on Southern California freeways in a motor home with his two young children inside.    Los Angeles County sheriff's spokeswoman Nicole Nishida tells The Associated Press that Stephen Houk was taken into custody Thursday afternoon in Barstow. That's about 100 miles (161 kilometers) from where he vanished. Houk led police on a chase Tuesday ...

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  • Search is on for Illinois man missing in south-central Montana

    Search is on for Illinois man missing in south-central Montana

    Thursday, May 3 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-05-03 23:23:32 GMT
    Stillwater County Sheriff's OfficeStillwater County Sheriff's Office
    Stillwater County Sheriff's OfficeStillwater County Sheriff's Office

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The Stillwater County sheriff's office plans a search Friday for a 45-year-old Illinois man who is considered missing under suspicious circumstances after his vehicle was found in south-central Montana. Sgt. Randy Smith says a Dodge Charger belonging to Paul Batson was found Sunday evening in the town of Reedpoint, which is about 60 miles west of Billings along Interstate 90. Officers want to talk with anyone who may have had contact with Batson,...

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    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The Stillwater County sheriff's office plans a search Friday for a 45-year-old Illinois man who is considered missing under suspicious circumstances after his vehicle was found in south-central Montana. Sgt. Randy Smith says a Dodge Charger belonging to Paul Batson was found Sunday evening in the town of Reedpoint, which is about 60 miles west of Billings along Interstate 90. Officers want to talk with anyone who may have had contact with Batson,...

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  • Mad Minute stories from Thursday, May 3rd

    Mad Minute stories from Thursday, May 3rd

    Friday, May 4 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-05-04 06:00:09 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Thursday, May 3rd.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Thursday, May 3rd.

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  • Sex offender still on the run after RV chase in California; 2 kids on board rescued

    Sex offender still on the run after RV chase in California; 2 kids on board rescued

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-05-03 00:33:23 GMT

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on a paroled sex offender who remains missing after leading police on a chase in a motor home (all times local):    4:10 p.m. Court records show that a paroled sex offender who remains missing after leading California police on an hours-long chase in a motor home once turned himself into Oregon authorities in a child sex abuse case. The Associated Press obtained the records involving 46-year-old Stephen Houk on Wednesday from the L...

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    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on a paroled sex offender who remains missing after leading police on a chase in a motor home (all times local):    4:10 p.m. Court records show that a paroled sex offender who remains missing after leading California police on an hours-long chase in a motor home once turned himself into Oregon authorities in a child sex abuse case. The Associated Press obtained the records involving 46-year-old Stephen Houk on Wednesday from the L...

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  • Ford adds 26,000 vans to recall for fire risk

    Ford adds 26,000 vans to recall for fire risk

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-05-03 00:00:12 GMT

    DETROIT, Mich. (AP) - Ford is expanding a full-size van recall to fix wiring problems that could cause fires, and it's warning drivers to park the vans outside until they're repaired. The company on Wednesday added 26,000 Transit vans from 2015 through 2017 to an October recall, bringing the total to almost 100,000 in North America. The recall covers vans with a trailer tow computer module. Water can enter the module and cause corrosion. That can cause an electrical short a...

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    DETROIT, Mich. (AP) - Ford is expanding a full-size van recall to fix wiring problems that could cause fires, and it's warning drivers to park the vans outside until they're repaired. The company on Wednesday added 26,000 Transit vans from 2015 through 2017 to an October recall, bringing the total to almost 100,000 in North America. The recall covers vans with a trailer tow computer module. Water can enter the module and cause corrosion. That can cause an electrical short a...

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  • Official: 'To our knowledge ... no survivors' of military cargo plane crash in Georgia

    Official: 'To our knowledge ... no survivors' of military cargo plane crash in Georgia

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-05-02 23:53:00 GMT

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - The Latest on a military cargo plane crash in Georgia (all times local):    7:30 p.m.  Authorities say that to their knowledge there are no survivors after a cargo plane carrying nine members of the Puerto Rican Air National Guard crashed on a highway in Georgia. The crew was flying the C-130 into retirement Wednesday when it plunged onto a highway on the outskirts of Savannah, Georgia.  A sheriff's spokeswoman, Gena Bilbo, for Geo...

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    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - The Latest on a military cargo plane crash in Georgia (all times local):    7:30 p.m.  Authorities say that to their knowledge there are no survivors after a cargo plane carrying nine members of the Puerto Rican Air National Guard crashed on a highway in Georgia. The crew was flying the C-130 into retirement Wednesday when it plunged onto a highway on the outskirts of Savannah, Georgia.  A sheriff's spokeswoman, Gena Bilbo, for Geo...

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  • Officials: Teen inspired by ISIS plotted mass shooting at Dallas-area mall

    Officials: Teen inspired by ISIS plotted mass shooting at Dallas-area mall

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-05-02 23:42:43 GMT
    NBC NewsNBC News
    NBC NewsNBC News

    FRISCO, Tex. - A 17-year-old student has been arrested and accused of planning an ISIS-inspired mass shooting spree at a North Texas mall. Federal investigators told NBC 5 News that Matin Azizi-Yarand, a student at Plano West High School, was planning to attack Stonebriar Centre in Frisco later this month. He was arrested on campus on Tuesday. The district notified parents by email Wednesday. According to his arrest warrant 

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    FRISCO, Tex. - A 17-year-old student has been arrested and accused of planning an ISIS-inspired mass shooting spree at a North Texas mall. Federal investigators told NBC 5 News that Matin Azizi-Yarand, a student at Plano West High School, was planning to attack Stonebriar Centre in Frisco later this month. He was arrested on campus on Tuesday. The district notified parents by email Wednesday. According to his arrest warrant 

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  • The Latest: Police release Las Vegas shooting officer video

    The Latest: Police release Las Vegas shooting officer video

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-05-02 23:26:22 GMT
    AP PhotoAP Photo
    AP PhotoAP Photo
    (AP) - The Latest on the release of videos from cameras worn by Las Vegas police who responded to the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history (all times local):    1:30 p.m.    Las Vegas police have released some officer body-camera video from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.    Videos made public Wednesday are expected to show what two officers found entering a 32nd-floor hotel room where Stephen Paddock unleashed gunfire on a concer...More >>
    (AP) - The Latest on the release of videos from cameras worn by Las Vegas police who responded to the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history (all times local):    1:30 p.m.    Las Vegas police have released some officer body-camera video from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.    Videos made public Wednesday are expected to show what two officers found entering a 32nd-floor hotel room where Stephen Paddock unleashed gunfire on a concer...More >>
  • 1 dead from E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

    1 dead from E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-05-02 22:28:49 GMT
    One person in California has died from the E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. This is the first death from this outbreak. The agency reported 23 additional cases of illness bringing the total number of cases to 121 since the outbreak began in March. Fifty-two individuals have been hospitalized. Six people in Washington and 11 in Idaho have fallen ill.  While t...More >>
    One person in California has died from the E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. This is the first death from this outbreak. The agency reported 23 additional cases of illness bringing the total number of cases to 121 since the outbreak began in March. Fifty-two individuals have been hospitalized. Six people in Washington and 11 in Idaho have fallen ill.  While t...More >>
  • The Latest: Starbucks reaches settlement with 2 arrested men

    The Latest: Starbucks reaches settlement with 2 arrested men

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-05-02 21:55:38 GMT

    PHILADELPHIA, Penn. (AP) - The Latest on the case of two black men arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Starbucks says a settlement it reached with two black men arrested at one of its Philadelphia shops includes an offer of a free college education. The coffee shop chain says the two can complete their degrees through a partnership it has with Arizona State University. Starbucks and the men said Wednesday that the ful...

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    PHILADELPHIA, Penn. (AP) - The Latest on the case of two black men arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Starbucks says a settlement it reached with two black men arrested at one of its Philadelphia shops includes an offer of a free college education. The coffee shop chain says the two can complete their degrees through a partnership it has with Arizona State University. Starbucks and the men said Wednesday that the ful...

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  • Desperate to hire, more businesses open door to pot smokers

    Desperate to hire, more businesses open door to pot smokers

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-05-02 21:42:56 GMT

    WASHINGTON - FPI Management, a property company in California, wants to hire dozens of people. Factories from New Hampshire to Michigan need workers. Hotels in Las Vegas are desperate to fill jobs. Those employers and many others are quietly taking what once would have been a radical step: They're dropping marijuana from the drug tests they require of prospective employees. Marijuana testing — a fixture at large American employers for at least 30 years 

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    WASHINGTON - FPI Management, a property company in California, wants to hire dozens of people. Factories from New Hampshire to Michigan need workers. Hotels in Las Vegas are desperate to fill jobs. Those employers and many others are quietly taking what once would have been a radical step: They're dropping marijuana from the drug tests they require of prospective employees. Marijuana testing — a fixture at large American employers for at least 30 years 

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  • Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, May 2nd

    Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, May 2nd

    Thursday, May 3 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-05-03 06:00:07 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, May 2nd.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, May 2nd.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, May 1st

    Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, May 1st

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-05-02 06:00:08 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, May 1st.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, May 1st.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 30th

    Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 30th

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-05-01 06:31:16 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 30th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 30th.

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  • Police blame high heat for man's pink-faced booking photo

    Police blame high heat for man's pink-faced booking photo

    Saturday, April 28 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-04-28 05:24:48 GMT
    Courtesy Oklahoma County JailCourtesy Oklahoma County Jail
    Courtesy Oklahoma County JailCourtesy Oklahoma County Jail

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Police in Oklahoma City say it took two shots of pepper spray to the face, and a Taser for good measure, to get suspect Jeremy Wayne Hughes into the back of a cop car Tuesday night. But that's not why his face appears to be a bright shade of pink in his booking photo from Oklahoma County Jail. According to one Oklahoma City Police Department spokesman, that was the work of the scorching sun.  A department 

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    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Police in Oklahoma City say it took two shots of pepper spray to the face, and a Taser for good measure, to get suspect Jeremy Wayne Hughes into the back of a cop car Tuesday night. But that's not why his face appears to be a bright shade of pink in his booking photo from Oklahoma County Jail. According to one Oklahoma City Police Department spokesman, that was the work of the scorching sun.  A department 

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  • Police say leader of organized Lego theft ring had $50K in stolen sets at home

    Police say leader of organized Lego theft ring had $50K in stolen sets at home

    Saturday, April 28 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-04-28 04:33:09 GMT
    Portland Police BureauPortland Police Bureau
    Portland Police BureauPortland Police Bureau

    PORTLAND, Ore. - A Portland man was arrested for allegedly organizing a Lego theft ring and selling thousands of dollars in stolen toys online. Portland Police arrested 40-year-old Raji Afife Azar Thursday after buying approximately $13,000 in stolen toys from undercover investigators. During a search of Azar’s home, detectives say they found at least $50,000 in Lego sets stolen from Portland-area Fred Meyer stores alone. The Portland 

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    PORTLAND, Ore. - A Portland man was arrested for allegedly organizing a Lego theft ring and selling thousands of dollars in stolen toys online. Portland Police arrested 40-year-old Raji Afife Azar Thursday after buying approximately $13,000 in stolen toys from undercover investigators. During a search of Azar’s home, detectives say they found at least $50,000 in Lego sets stolen from Portland-area Fred Meyer stores alone. The Portland 

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  • The Latest: Television industry women support Brokaw amid accusations

    The Latest: Television industry women support Brokaw amid accusations

    Friday, April 27 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-04-28 01:24:17 GMT
    (AP) - The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against former NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw (all times local):    8:10 p.m.    A group of 65 women in the television industry have circulated a letter in support of NBC's Tom Brokaw after he was accused by a former colleague of unwanted sexual advances.    The women say he has treated all of them with fairness and respect, giving them opportunities for advancement and championing successes in their careers....More >>
    (AP) - The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against former NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw (all times local):    8:10 p.m.    A group of 65 women in the television industry have circulated a letter in support of NBC's Tom Brokaw after he was accused by a former colleague of unwanted sexual advances.    The women say he has treated all of them with fairness and respect, giving them opportunities for advancement and championing successes in their careers....More >>
  • AP Explains: A look at DNA-sharing services and privacy

    AP Explains: A look at DNA-sharing services and privacy

    Friday, April 27 2018 8:31 PM EDT2018-04-28 00:31:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

    NEW YORK (AP) - The use of a genealogy website to track down a suspected serial killer illustrates both the power of DNA-sharing services and the privacy concerns that surround them. Commercials for companies such as 23andMe and Ancestry.com pitch their services as a fun way to learn about family heritage. Those companies sought to distance themselves from the free GEDmatch website used by police searching for California's Golden State Killer. But the case exposed questions about ...

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    NEW YORK (AP) - The use of a genealogy website to track down a suspected serial killer illustrates both the power of DNA-sharing services and the privacy concerns that surround them. Commercials for companies such as 23andMe and Ancestry.com pitch their services as a fun way to learn about family heritage. Those companies sought to distance themselves from the free GEDmatch website used by police searching for California's Golden State Killer. But the case exposed questions about ...

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  • The Latest: Vegas police told to open mass shooting records

    The Latest: Vegas police told to open mass shooting records

    Friday, April 27 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-04-27 23:22:31 GMT
    Las Vegas police have made an arrest in a shooting just outside the casino district that left two women dead and a man critically wounded.Las Vegas police have made an arrest in a shooting just outside the casino district that left two women dead and a man critically wounded.

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on a Nevada Supreme Court ruling that Las Vegas police must release to the media records about the Oct. 1 mass shooting that killed 58 people and injured hundreds (all times local):    3 p.m.    Las Vegas police say it will take time to release records that include officer body camera videos, 911 recordings, evidence logs and interview reports about the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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    LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on a Nevada Supreme Court ruling that Las Vegas police must release to the media records about the Oct. 1 mass shooting that killed 58 people and injured hundreds (all times local):    3 p.m.    Las Vegas police say it will take time to release records that include officer body camera videos, 911 recordings, evidence logs and interview reports about the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Friday, April 27th

    Mad Minute stories from Friday, April 27th

    Saturday, April 28 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-28 06:00:15 GMT
    MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police have charged a man they say was trying to sell venomous snakes. State environmental police on Thursday charged 21-year-old Cameron DeFrances with multiple counts of illegal possession of wild animals and reckless endangerment after finding seven live snakes in his Meriden home. A viper, several cobras and two dead snakes were discovered. State officials got a search warrant after getting a tip from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that ...More >>
    MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police have charged a man they say was trying to sell venomous snakes. State environmental police on Thursday charged 21-year-old Cameron DeFrances with multiple counts of illegal possession of wild animals and reckless endangerment after finding seven live snakes in his Meriden home. A viper, several cobras and two dead snakes were discovered. State officials got a search warrant after getting a tip from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that ...More >>
  • The Latest: Kim crosses border to meet South Korea's Moon

    The Latest: Kim crosses border to meet South Korea's Moon

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:44:43 GMT
    NBC NewsNBC News
    NBC NewsNBC News

    GOYANG, South Korea (AP) - The latest on the summit between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea: (All times local): 9:30 a.m. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made history by crossing over to the southern side of the world's most heavily armed border to meet rival South Korean President Moon Jae-in. It's the first time a member of the Kim dynasty has set foot on southern soil since the end of the Korean War in 1953 and the latest bid to settle the world's ...

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    GOYANG, South Korea (AP) - The latest on the summit between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea: (All times local): 9:30 a.m. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made history by crossing over to the southern side of the world's most heavily armed border to meet rival South Korean President Moon Jae-in. It's the first time a member of the Kim dynasty has set foot on southern soil since the end of the Korean War in 1953 and the latest bid to settle the world's ...

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  • Subway to close 500 restaurants across the US

    Subway to close 500 restaurants across the US

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-04-26 23:55:42 GMT
    Subway Restaurants is projecting it will close roughly 500 locations across the U.S. as it expands the sandwich brand globally. CNBC reports that the chain closed more than 800 of its stores last year, which followed a smaller pullback in 2016. In turn, Subway plans to add more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including opening shops in Mexico, the United Kingdom, China and India. "Looking out over the next decade, we anticipate having a slightly smaller, but more profitabl...More >>
    Subway Restaurants is projecting it will close roughly 500 locations across the U.S. as it expands the sandwich brand globally. CNBC reports that the chain closed more than 800 of its stores last year, which followed a smaller pullback in 2016. In turn, Subway plans to add more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including opening shops in Mexico, the United Kingdom, China and India. "Looking out over the next decade, we anticipate having a slightly smaller, but more profitabl...More >>
  • Second Washington E.coli case tied to romaine lettuce

    Second Washington E.coli case tied to romaine lettuce

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-04-26 23:40:47 GMT

    The Centers for Disease Control said 31 more people across the United States have fallen ill in an E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona region. One of the new cases is from Washington state, bringing the total number to two. The number of cases in Idaho is currently listed at 10.   According to the CDC, the total number of cases now stands at 84, spanning across 19 states. Forty-two patients have been hospitalized, nine o...

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    The Centers for Disease Control said 31 more people across the United States have fallen ill in an E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona region. One of the new cases is from Washington state, bringing the total number to two. The number of cases in Idaho is currently listed at 10.   According to the CDC, the total number of cases now stands at 84, spanning across 19 states. Forty-two patients have been hospitalized, nine o...

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  • Genealogical websites helped ID California serial killing suspect

    Genealogical websites helped ID California serial killing suspect

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-04-26 23:12:47 GMT
    Sacramento County Sheriff's Office via APSacramento County Sheriff's Office via AP
    Sacramento County Sheriff's Office via APSacramento County Sheriff's Office via AP

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on a decades-old serial killing and rape case in California (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Prosecutors say they used online genealogical sites to find a DNA match for a California serial killing suspect.  The Sacramento County district attorney's office said Thursday that authorities used DNA collected from a crime scene of the Golden State Killer and compared it to online genetic profiles. Joseph James DeAngelo,...

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    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on a decades-old serial killing and rape case in California (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Prosecutors say they used online genealogical sites to find a DNA match for a California serial killing suspect.  The Sacramento County district attorney's office said Thursday that authorities used DNA collected from a crime scene of the Golden State Killer and compared it to online genetic profiles. Joseph James DeAngelo,...

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  • Amazon raising price of annual Prime membership to $119

    Amazon raising price of annual Prime membership to $119

    Thursday, April 26 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-04-26 21:55:33 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon is raising the price of its annual Prime membership fee by 20 percent next month.  The company said Thursday that Prime members in the U.S. will now pay $119 a year, up from $99, starting May 11 for new members. The new price will apply to renewals starting on June 16.  The online retailer recently disclosed for the first time that it has more than 100 million Prime members worldwide. (Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserve...

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    NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon is raising the price of its annual Prime membership fee by 20 percent next month.  The company said Thursday that Prime members in the U.S. will now pay $119 a year, up from $99, starting May 11 for new members. The new price will apply to renewals starting on June 16.  The online retailer recently disclosed for the first time that it has more than 100 million Prime members worldwide. (Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserve...

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  • Mad Minute stories from Thursday, April 26th

    Mad Minute stories from Thursday, April 26th

    Friday, April 27 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:00:11 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Thursday, April 26th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Thursday, April 26th.

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  • 12-year-old trapped underwater for nearly 9 minutes in resort pool

    12-year-old trapped underwater for nearly 9 minutes in resort pool

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:58 PM EDT2018-04-26 03:58:03 GMT
    NBC NewsNBC News
    NBC NewsNBC News

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Police in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina say a 12-year-old-boy is alive after being trapped underwater for nine minutes. A video obtained by NBC News shows the boy and his friend swimming around the lazy river at a resort. They removed a metal grate on the floor. The boy was swimming down to explore the hole when his leg became stuck. His friend and several adults tried to get him out, but were unsuccessful. 

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    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Police in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina say a 12-year-old-boy is alive after being trapped underwater for nine minutes. A video obtained by NBC News shows the boy and his friend swimming around the lazy river at a resort. They removed a metal grate on the floor. The boy was swimming down to explore the hole when his leg became stuck. His friend and several adults tried to get him out, but were unsuccessful. 

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  • Airline to pay 2 people to move to Iceland, travel for ‘world’s best summer job’

    Airline to pay 2 people to move to Iceland, travel for ‘world’s best summer job’

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:36 PM EDT2018-04-26 00:36:40 GMT
    WOW air Facebook pageWOW air Facebook page
    WOW air Facebook pageWOW air Facebook page
    Looking to travel this summer, but don't have the budget? An airline based in Iceland has the perfect job for you. WOW air is on the hunt for its first ever air-“travel guide.” If hired, you’ll live in Iceland for three months, travel across North America and Europe, and document your adventures for the airline— earning $4,500 per month. The airline even allows you to bring a friend along, and they will be paid as well.  The job consists of cre...More >>
    Looking to travel this summer, but don't have the budget? An airline based in Iceland has the perfect job for you. WOW air is on the hunt for its first ever air-“travel guide.” If hired, you’ll live in Iceland for three months, travel across North America and Europe, and document your adventures for the airline— earning $4,500 per month. The airline even allows you to bring a friend along, and they will be paid as well.  The job consists of cre...More >>
  • Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, April 25th

    Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, April 25th

    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-26 06:00:12 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, April 25th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, April 25th.

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  • Inmate attempts to escape custody

    Inmate attempts to escape custody

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:31:48 GMT

    Adalya Breaux was in jail on residential burglary and theft charges.She was in belly chains, ankle restraints, and handcuffs but that didn't stop her. During her short walk from the Courthouse to the Jail, she ran from the armed deputies (well waddled from all of the restraints) and attempted to hide under a deck. She was quickly apprehended and booked back into jail with an additional felony charge of 2nd-degree escape.

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    Adalya Breaux was in jail on residential burglary and theft charges.She was in belly chains, ankle restraints, and handcuffs but that didn't stop her. During her short walk from the Courthouse to the Jail, she ran from the armed deputies (well waddled from all of the restraints) and attempted to hide under a deck. She was quickly apprehended and booked back into jail with an additional felony charge of 2nd-degree escape.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, April 24th

    Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, April 24th

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-25 06:00:11 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, April 24th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, April 24th.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 23rd

    Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 23rd

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:04:34 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 23rd.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 23rd.

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  • 1 student wounded in shooting at Florida high school

    1 student wounded in shooting at Florida high school

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:40:23 GMT
    Doug Engle/Ocala Star-Banner via APDoug Engle/Ocala Star-Banner via AP
    Doug Engle/Ocala Star-Banner via APDoug Engle/Ocala Star-Banner via AP

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A gunman carrying a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire at a Florida high school, wounding one student as other students and teachers piled desks and cabinets against classroom doors to make barricades. The 19-year-old suspect was later arrested and apologized as he was led away in handcuffs. Friday's shooting at Forest High School in Ocala happened on a day planned for a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence. A 17-year-old boy was taken ...

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    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A gunman carrying a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire at a Florida high school, wounding one student as other students and teachers piled desks and cabinets against classroom doors to make barricades. The 19-year-old suspect was later arrested and apologized as he was led away in handcuffs. Friday's shooting at Forest High School in Ocala happened on a day planned for a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence. A 17-year-old boy was taken ...

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  • CDC expands E. coli warning to all romaine lettuce

    CDC expands E. coli warning to all romaine lettuce

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:34 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:34:09 GMT
    The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expanded its warning about an E. coli outbreak connected to romaine lettuce to cover all forms of romaine, including whole heads and hearts of romaine grown in the Yuma, Arizona, growing area. A previous warning was limited to chopped forms of romaine, including salads and salad mixes. The CDC based the new warning on eight new cases of acute gastroenteritis at a correctional facility in Nome, Alaska, that appear to be c...More >>
    The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expanded its warning about an E. coli outbreak connected to romaine lettuce to cover all forms of romaine, including whole heads and hearts of romaine grown in the Yuma, Arizona, growing area. A previous warning was limited to chopped forms of romaine, including salads and salad mixes. The CDC based the new warning on eight new cases of acute gastroenteritis at a correctional facility in Nome, Alaska, that appear to be c...More >>
  • Off-duty LAPD officer charged with murder in DUI crash

    Off-duty LAPD officer charged with murder in DUI crash

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:07:07 GMT

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) - An off-duty Los Angeles police officer has been charged with murder in a fiery freeway crash that killed three people.    Prosecutors say Edgar Verduzco also was charged Friday with vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence in connection with the Sept. 26 crash.  Verduzco appeared in court Friday but didn't enter a plea. The name of his attorney wasn't immediately known. Police said Verduzco was 

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    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) - An off-duty Los Angeles police officer has been charged with murder in a fiery freeway crash that killed three people.    Prosecutors say Edgar Verduzco also was charged Friday with vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence in connection with the Sept. 26 crash.  Verduzco appeared in court Friday but didn't enter a plea. The name of his attorney wasn't immediately known. Police said Verduzco was 

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  • Officials say postal worker hoarded over 17K pieces of mail

    Officials say postal worker hoarded over 17K pieces of mail

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:46:26 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - A United States Postal Service worker who prosecutors say hoarded away more than 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail in New York City allegedly told investigators he was overwhelmed by the amount of mail he had to deliver.    But officials say Aleksey Germash told them he "made sure to deliver the important mail." Germash was charged Thursday in Brooklyn with delaying or detaining mail. He declined to comment as he left the federal courthouse.

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    NEW YORK (AP) - A United States Postal Service worker who prosecutors say hoarded away more than 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail in New York City allegedly told investigators he was overwhelmed by the amount of mail he had to deliver.    But officials say Aleksey Germash told them he "made sure to deliver the important mail." Germash was charged Thursday in Brooklyn with delaying or detaining mail. He declined to comment as he left the federal courthouse.

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  • North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile testing

    North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile testing

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:23:28 GMT

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site. The North's official Korean Central News Agency said the suspension of nuclear and ICBM tests went into effect Saturday. The country says it's making the move to shift its national focus and improve its economy. The announcements came days before North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is set to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in i...

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    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site. The North's official Korean Central News Agency said the suspension of nuclear and ICBM tests went into effect Saturday. The country says it's making the move to shift its national focus and improve its economy. The announcements came days before North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is set to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in i...

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  • Suspect hospitalized after stealing, crashing ambulance from Virginia Beach hospital

    Suspect hospitalized after stealing, crashing ambulance from Virginia Beach hospital

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-04-20 21:50:21 GMT
    NBC NewsNBC News
    NBC NewsNBC News

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Police in Virginia say a man stole an ambulance, drove it while intoxicated and then crashed it. The Virginian-Pilot reported that 27-year-old Theodore E. Gasiorowski was charged with grand larceny and DUI. He was released from jail on bond Friday morning. Police said Gasiorowski stole the ambulance Thursday night at a hospital in Virginia Beach. He allegedly took the vehicle while its crew was dropping 

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    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Police in Virginia say a man stole an ambulance, drove it while intoxicated and then crashed it. The Virginian-Pilot reported that 27-year-old Theodore E. Gasiorowski was charged with grand larceny and DUI. He was released from jail on bond Friday morning. Police said Gasiorowski stole the ambulance Thursday night at a hospital in Virginia Beach. He allegedly took the vehicle while its crew was dropping 

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  • Mad Minute stories from Friday, April 20th

    Mad Minute stories from Friday, April 20th

    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-21 06:00:14 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Friday, April 20th. 

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Friday, April 20th. 

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  • Washington man dead after TV tower collapses in Missouri

    Washington man dead after TV tower collapses in Missouri

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:59 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:59:21 GMT
    Courtesy FacebookCourtesy Facebook
    Courtesy FacebookCourtesy Facebook

    FORDLAND, Mo. - Investigators say a worker was killed on a tower after it collapsed in a field in Fordland, Mo. KY 3 TV reports that 56-year-old Steve J. Lemay from Washington state died in the collapse.  Firefighters say a crew of seven were working at the tower when it fell. Three suffered minor injuries. Emergency crews transported them to a Springfield hospital. Ozarks Public Television, KOZK-TV, confirmed with KY 3 TV that it was the 

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    FORDLAND, Mo. - Investigators say a worker was killed on a tower after it collapsed in a field in Fordland, Mo. KY 3 TV reports that 56-year-old Steve J. Lemay from Washington state died in the collapse.  Firefighters say a crew of seven were working at the tower when it fell. Three suffered minor injuries. Emergency crews transported them to a Springfield hospital. Ozarks Public Television, KOZK-TV, confirmed with KY 3 TV that it was the 

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  • Headless doll triggers major police operation in Germany

    Headless doll triggers major police operation in Germany

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:25:24 GMT
    AP PhotoAP Photo
    AP PhotoAP Photo

    BERLIN (AP) - An apparent headless body that prompted a major police operation in southern Germany has turned out to be a doll. Police in Baden-Wuerttemberg state say a passer-by spotted what appeared to be a clothed but headless corpse covered in blood lying by a stream in Remstal, near Stuttgart, late Monday. Officers cordoned off the suspected crime scene and firefighters were called to retrieve the body, which was lying in an inaccessible place.

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    BERLIN (AP) - An apparent headless body that prompted a major police operation in southern Germany has turned out to be a doll. Police in Baden-Wuerttemberg state say a passer-by spotted what appeared to be a clothed but headless corpse covered in blood lying by a stream in Remstal, near Stuttgart, late Monday. Officers cordoned off the suspected crime scene and firefighters were called to retrieve the body, which was lying in an inaccessible place.

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  • Tortoise dubbed 'Humpty Dumpty' undergoes surgery after fall causes shell to crack

    Tortoise dubbed 'Humpty Dumpty' undergoes surgery after fall causes shell to crack

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:38:43 GMT
    San Diego County Animal ServicesSan Diego County Animal Services
    San Diego County Animal ServicesSan Diego County Animal Services

    SAN DIEGO - A Southern California tortoise, dubbed Humpty Dumpty by veterinarians, got an expensive repair job after cracking his shell.  San Diego County Animal Services Director Dan DeSousa says the 90-pound male African spurred tortoise probably was a pet that got loose from a yard. He says it was found Sunday after falling a the wall while escaping a dog. DeSousa says the animal's shell cracked into three pieces. Veterinarians 

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    SAN DIEGO - A Southern California tortoise, dubbed Humpty Dumpty by veterinarians, got an expensive repair job after cracking his shell.  San Diego County Animal Services Director Dan DeSousa says the 90-pound male African spurred tortoise probably was a pet that got loose from a yard. He says it was found Sunday after falling a the wall while escaping a dog. DeSousa says the animal's shell cracked into three pieces. Veterinarians 

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  • 4-year-old accidentally summoned for jury duty

    4-year-old accidentally summoned for jury duty

    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:01:30 GMT
    Fox NewsFox News
    Fox NewsFox News

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - A Pennsylvania 4-year-old received a rather unusual letter in the mail-- a summons for jury duty. "He's always been a very serious child, but I didn't think he was quite ready for that kind of a thing, there,” Damien Shrader's mom Desiree told WNEP. It showed up this week in his great-grandmother's mailbox, ordering the preschooler to show up at the Luzerne County Courthouse. His mother tells WNEP that she was 

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    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - A Pennsylvania 4-year-old received a rather unusual letter in the mail-- a summons for jury duty. "He's always been a very serious child, but I didn't think he was quite ready for that kind of a thing, there,” Damien Shrader's mom Desiree told WNEP. It showed up this week in his great-grandmother's mailbox, ordering the preschooler to show up at the Luzerne County Courthouse. His mother tells WNEP that she was 

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  • California lecturer slams college head over anti-Bush tweet

    California lecturer slams college head over anti-Bush tweet

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:37:29 GMT
    Lars Maischak. Courtesy Fresno StateLars Maischak. Courtesy Fresno State
    Lars Maischak. Courtesy Fresno StateLars Maischak. Courtesy Fresno State

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A Fresno State lecturer who says he was demoted to teaching online courses after posting a negative tweet about Donald Trump says the university's president is again failing to defend academic freedom, this time over a professor who called former First Lady Barbara Bush an "amazing racist."    In an opinion posted Thursday by The Fresno Bee, Lars Maischak says university President Joseph Castro is siding with 

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    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A Fresno State lecturer who says he was demoted to teaching online courses after posting a negative tweet about Donald Trump says the university's president is again failing to defend academic freedom, this time over a professor who called former First Lady Barbara Bush an "amazing racist."    In an opinion posted Thursday by The Fresno Bee, Lars Maischak says university President Joseph Castro is siding with 

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  • Mad Minute stories from Thursday, April 19th

    Mad Minute stories from Thursday, April 19th

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:00:10 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Thursday, April 19th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Thursday, April 19th.

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  • Family tries euthanizing cat after he walked 12 miles to return home

    Family tries euthanizing cat after he walked 12 miles to return home

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:23:12 GMT
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    @a.cat.named.toby@a.cat.named.toby

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - A North Carolina family gave their cat away and then tried to euthanize him after he walked 12 miles back to his home. According to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Wake County, North Carolina, Toby the cat made the long trek back to his family after they tried to give him away. When he returned, they took him to a shelter to put him down. The shelter called the SPCA to ask if they would help 

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    RALEIGH, North Carolina - A North Carolina family gave their cat away and then tried to euthanize him after he walked 12 miles back to his home. According to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Wake County, North Carolina, Toby the cat made the long trek back to his family after they tried to give him away. When he returned, they took him to a shelter to put him down. The shelter called the SPCA to ask if they would help 

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  • 'That's how she's wired': Southwest Airlines pilot lauded for handling crisis

    'That's how she's wired': Southwest Airlines pilot lauded for handling crisis

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:57 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:57:55 GMT
    Courtesy of Linda Maloney via NBC NewsCourtesy of Linda Maloney via NBC News
    Courtesy of Linda Maloney via NBC NewsCourtesy of Linda Maloney via NBC News

    BOERNE, Texas (AP) - The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in a harrowing emergency landing after a passenger was partially blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in a career where she has been one of the few women at the controls.    Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. Navy, was the captain and piloting the Dallas-bound Flight 1380 when it made an 

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    BOERNE, Texas (AP) - The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in a harrowing emergency landing after a passenger was partially blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in a career where she has been one of the few women at the controls.    Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. Navy, was the captain and piloting the Dallas-bound Flight 1380 when it made an 

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  • Houston 911 operator found guilty of hanging up on callers

    Houston 911 operator found guilty of hanging up on callers

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:48:11 GMT

    HOUSTON (AP) - Prosecutors say a former 911 operator in Houston has been found guilty of hanging up on people calling for emergency services and sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months of probation. The Harris County district attorney's office says jurors on Wednesday found 44-year-old Crenshanda Williams guilty of interference with emergency telephone calls, a misdemeanor. A judge sentenced her. Prosecutors say she worked as a 911 operator for a year and a half, ...

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    HOUSTON (AP) - Prosecutors say a former 911 operator in Houston has been found guilty of hanging up on people calling for emergency services and sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months of probation. The Harris County district attorney's office says jurors on Wednesday found 44-year-old Crenshanda Williams guilty of interference with emergency telephone calls, a misdemeanor. A judge sentenced her. Prosecutors say she worked as a 911 operator for a year and a half, ...

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  • Bring your child's old car seat to Target, get a coupon for a new one

    Bring your child's old car seat to Target, get a coupon for a new one

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:42:33 GMT
    Do you have an old car seat you're looking to toss? Has your child outgrown their current seat and are in need of an upgrade? Target might be the place to go, with the return of the company's car seat trade-in event. From April 22 to May 5, you can exchange your child’s old car seat for a 20 percent discount coupon to use towards a new car seat, booster seat, car seat base, or travel system. The coupon will be valid through May 19.  The deal is in honor of Earth...More >>
    Do you have an old car seat you're looking to toss? Has your child outgrown their current seat and are in need of an upgrade? Target might be the place to go, with the return of the company's car seat trade-in event. From April 22 to May 5, you can exchange your child’s old car seat for a 20 percent discount coupon to use towards a new car seat, booster seat, car seat base, or travel system. The coupon will be valid through May 19.  The deal is in honor of Earth...More >>
  • President Trump: US is seeking to free Americans in N. Korea

    President Trump: US is seeking to free Americans in N. Korea

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:53:48 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the United States and North Korea (all times local):  6:50 p.m.  President Donald Trump says the U.S. is "fighting very diligently" to win freedom for three Americans detained in North Korea.  Trump said Wednesday that he thinks there's a "good chance of doing it" and that "we're having a good dialogue" with the North Koreans. He did not answer directly when asked if he intends to sit down with Nort...

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the United States and North Korea (all times local):  6:50 p.m.  President Donald Trump says the U.S. is "fighting very diligently" to win freedom for three Americans detained in North Korea.  Trump said Wednesday that he thinks there's a "good chance of doing it" and that "we're having a good dialogue" with the North Koreans. He did not answer directly when asked if he intends to sit down with Nort...

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  • The Latest: Plane victim's death attributed to impact trauma

    The Latest: Plane victim's death attributed to impact trauma

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:51:03 GMT

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The National Transportation Safety Board says a preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that set off a terrifying chain of events showed evidence of "metal fatigue."    One person was killed and seven others were injured after the twin-engine 737 blew an engine at 30,000 feet Tuesday and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window.

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    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The National Transportation Safety Board says a preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that set off a terrifying chain of events showed evidence of "metal fatigue."    One person was killed and seven others were injured after the twin-engine 737 blew an engine at 30,000 feet Tuesday and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window.

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  • Fresno State professor stirs outrage, calling Barbara Bush an 'amazing racist'

    Fresno State professor stirs outrage, calling Barbara Bush an 'amazing racist'

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:27:40 GMT
    Courtesy Fresno StateCourtesy Fresno State
    Courtesy Fresno StateCourtesy Fresno State

    FRESNO, Calif. - A Twitter rant from a Fresno State English professor has sparked outrage after she labeled Barbara Bush an “amazing racist” on the same day the former first lady died. The Fresno Bee reports that professor Randa Jarrar tweeted her displeasure with the Bush family within an hour after the official announcement that Mrs. Bush died Tuesday at the age of 92.  “Barbara Bush was a generous and smart and amazing racist who, 

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    FRESNO, Calif. - A Twitter rant from a Fresno State English professor has sparked outrage after she labeled Barbara Bush an “amazing racist” on the same day the former first lady died. The Fresno Bee reports that professor Randa Jarrar tweeted her displeasure with the Bush family within an hour after the official announcement that Mrs. Bush died Tuesday at the age of 92.  “Barbara Bush was a generous and smart and amazing racist who, 

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  • Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, April 18th

    Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, April 18th

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:00:10 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, April 18th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, April 18th.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, April 17th

    Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, April 17th

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-18 06:00:08 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, April 17th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, April 17th.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 16th

    Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 16th

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-17 06:00:09 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 16th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 16th.

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  • The Latest: Syrian-Americans express anger over missiles

    The Latest: Syrian-Americans express anger over missiles

    Saturday, April 14 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-04-15 01:49:49 GMT

    (AP) - The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all times local):    1:40 p.m.    The U.N. Security Council has rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the "aggression" by the United States and its allies against Syria.    Only three countries - Russia, China and Bolivia - voted in favor of the resolution at the end of an emergency meeting of the 15-member council called by Russia on Saturday. Eight countries voted agai...

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    (AP) - The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all times local):    1:40 p.m.    The U.N. Security Council has rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the "aggression" by the United States and its allies against Syria.    Only three countries - Russia, China and Bolivia - voted in favor of the resolution at the end of an emergency meeting of the 15-member council called by Russia on Saturday. Eight countries voted agai...

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  • The Latest: Syrian army says it has retaken eastern Ghouta

    The Latest: Syrian army says it has retaken eastern Ghouta

    Saturday, April 14 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-04-15 01:41:14 GMT

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local):    10:25 p.m.    The Syrian army has declared the eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus "fully liberated" after the last group of gunmen left the town of Douma.    An army statement read by chief military spokesman Brig. Gen. Ali Mayhoub said Saturday that special units are clearing streets and squares of Douma from mines and explosives planted by rebels.

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    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local):    10:25 p.m.    The Syrian army has declared the eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus "fully liberated" after the last group of gunmen left the town of Douma.    An army statement read by chief military spokesman Brig. Gen. Ali Mayhoub said Saturday that special units are clearing streets and squares of Douma from mines and explosives planted by rebels.

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  • Woman dies after reportedly crashing into train

    Woman dies after reportedly crashing into train

    Saturday, April 14 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-04-14 22:28:56 GMT

    (AP) - A woman has died followed a collision into the rear end of a train in Springfield. MassLive.com reports emergency crews responded to reports of a crash and found that the SUV had collided with a train shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday. Rescue crews used the "Jaws of Life," to pull out the female driver who was sent to Baystate Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

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    (AP) - A woman has died followed a collision into the rear end of a train in Springfield. MassLive.com reports emergency crews responded to reports of a crash and found that the SUV had collided with a train shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday. Rescue crews used the "Jaws of Life," to pull out the female driver who was sent to Baystate Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

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  • Danish tourist mugged for 'Make America Great Again' hat

    Danish tourist mugged for 'Make America Great Again' hat

    Saturday, April 14 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-04-14 21:11:06 GMT

    (AP) - New York City police say two men mugged a Danish tourist at knifepoint for his Make America Great Again hat. Eighteen-year-old Jannich Andersen was entering a Manhattan subway station on Thursday when a stranger confronted him over the hat. Andersen tells the New York Post that the man told him he "couldn't leave with the hat."

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    (AP) - New York City police say two men mugged a Danish tourist at knifepoint for his Make America Great Again hat. Eighteen-year-old Jannich Andersen was entering a Manhattan subway station on Thursday when a stranger confronted him over the hat. Andersen tells the New York Post that the man told him he "couldn't leave with the hat."

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  • Residents cause scare after mistaking flares for dynamite

    Residents cause scare after mistaking flares for dynamite

    Saturday, April 14 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-04-14 19:56:22 GMT

    (AP) - Authorities say flares found inside a Butte home were mistaken for sticks of dynamite, causing evacuations of the immediate area.  The Montana Standard reports residents called police Wednesday afternoon after discovering the flares inside the basement of the house. The Butte-Silver Bow Fire Department says nearby residents were asked to leave the area as firefighters entered the home to locate the suspected dynamite.

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    (AP) - Authorities say flares found inside a Butte home were mistaken for sticks of dynamite, causing evacuations of the immediate area.  The Montana Standard reports residents called police Wednesday afternoon after discovering the flares inside the basement of the house. The Butte-Silver Bow Fire Department says nearby residents were asked to leave the area as firefighters entered the home to locate the suspected dynamite.

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  • Police chief: Officers did nothing wrong in Starbucks arrest

    Police chief: Officers did nothing wrong in Starbucks arrest

    Saturday, April 14 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-04-14 19:30:07 GMT

    (AP) - Philadelphia's police commissioner is defending his officers' decision to arrest two black men at a Starbucks that prompted social media users to call the incident "racist." Videos posted online show officers handcuffing the men in the downtown establishment Thursday. Commissioner Richard Ross said Starbucks employees called police to say the men were trespassing.

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    (AP) - Philadelphia's police commissioner is defending his officers' decision to arrest two black men at a Starbucks that prompted social media users to call the incident "racist." Videos posted online show officers handcuffing the men in the downtown establishment Thursday. Commissioner Richard Ross said Starbucks employees called police to say the men were trespassing.

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  • Court blocks company's attempt to restock Atlantic salmon

    Court blocks company's attempt to restock Atlantic salmon

    Saturday, April 14 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-04-14 18:34:20 GMT

    (AP) - A judge has rejected a request by an Atlantic salmon farming company that wants to restock a net-pen farm while it challenges Washington state's termination of its license to operate. The Seattle Times reports that a Thurston County Superior Court Judge on Friday denied Cooke Aquaculture's request for a preliminary injunction while its lawsuit against the Department of Natural Resources plays out.

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    (AP) - A judge has rejected a request by an Atlantic salmon farming company that wants to restock a net-pen farm while it challenges Washington state's termination of its license to operate. The Seattle Times reports that a Thurston County Superior Court Judge on Friday denied Cooke Aquaculture's request for a preliminary injunction while its lawsuit against the Department of Natural Resources plays out.

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  • Search underway for woman who fell off falls

    Search underway for woman who fell off falls

    Saturday, April 14 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-04-14 17:11:44 GMT
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    Police find suspicious devicePolice find suspicious device

    (AP) - The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 22-year-old Monroe woman who fell over the falls at Cedar Ponds Lake and couldn't be found. Sheriff spokeswoman Shari Ireton says the Search and Rescue Unit was called at about 6 p.m. Thursday after the woman fell off the falls at the lake, which are south of State Route 2 off Dagger Lake Road.

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    (AP) - The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 22-year-old Monroe woman who fell over the falls at Cedar Ponds Lake and couldn't be found. Sheriff spokeswoman Shari Ireton says the Search and Rescue Unit was called at about 6 p.m. Thursday after the woman fell off the falls at the lake, which are south of State Route 2 off Dagger Lake Road.

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  • Local officials respond to U.S. missile strikes on Syria

    Local officials respond to U.S. missile strikes on Syria

    Saturday, April 14 2018 2:40 AM EDT2018-04-14 06:40:43 GMT

    Local government officials are responding tonight, after President Trump addressed the nation, stating that the U.S. has launched precision strikes on targets associated with the Syrian chemical weapons program.  Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) released this statement following military strikes in Syria by the United States, France, and the United Kingdom: “I support the United States and coalition partners’ strikes ...

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    Local government officials are responding tonight, after President Trump addressed the nation, stating that the U.S. has launched precision strikes on targets associated with the Syrian chemical weapons program.  Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) released this statement following military strikes in Syria by the United States, France, and the United Kingdom: “I support the United States and coalition partners’ strikes ...

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  • The Latest: UK claims 'successful attack' on Syrian facility

    The Latest: UK claims 'successful attack' on Syrian facility

    Friday, April 13 2018 10:57 PM EDT2018-04-14 02:57:54 GMT

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - The Latest on U.S. missile strikes on Syria (all times local): 9 p.m. President Donald Trump says the United States has "launched precision strikes" on targets associated with Syrian chemical weapons program. Trump spoke from the White House Friday night. He says a "combined operation" with France and the United Kingdom is underway.  Trump says that last Saturday, Syrian President Bashar Assad deployed chemi...

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - The Latest on U.S. missile strikes on Syria (all times local): 9 p.m. President Donald Trump says the United States has "launched precision strikes" on targets associated with Syrian chemical weapons program. Trump spoke from the White House Friday night. He says a "combined operation" with France and the United Kingdom is underway.  Trump says that last Saturday, Syrian President Bashar Assad deployed chemi...

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  • Enhanced TSA screening procedures take full effect Saturday

    Enhanced TSA screening procedures take full effect Saturday

    Friday, April 13 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-04-14 00:30:42 GMT
    New Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening procedures will take full effect at airports around the country starting on Saturday. Travelers must go through more enhanced screening for carry-on items. The procedures have been phased in over the past few months in an effort to raise the baseline for airplane security. Passengers are already required to remove electronic devices larger than a cell phone like laptops, tablets, and game consoles from their bags....More >>
    New Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening procedures will take full effect at airports around the country starting on Saturday. Travelers must go through more enhanced screening for carry-on items. The procedures have been phased in over the past few months in an effort to raise the baseline for airplane security. Passengers are already required to remove electronic devices larger than a cell phone like laptops, tablets, and game consoles from their bags....More >>
  • School bans homework in favor of family time

    School bans homework in favor of family time

    Friday, April 13 2018 7:39 PM EDT2018-04-13 23:39:16 GMT
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    MONTREAL - A school in Montreal has a homework policy that has students thrilled-- there isn't any.   Elizabeth Ballantyne elementary school in Montreal has instituted the homework ban so that children can spend more quality time with their families.  Michael Brown, the school’s principal, told CTV News that students shouldn't spend all day at school working and then be expected to complete more work at home.  “We want students to

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    MONTREAL - A school in Montreal has a homework policy that has students thrilled-- there isn't any.   Elizabeth Ballantyne elementary school in Montreal has instituted the homework ban so that children can spend more quality time with their families.  Michael Brown, the school’s principal, told CTV News that students shouldn't spend all day at school working and then be expected to complete more work at home.  “We want students to

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  • Romaine lettuce sickens 35 people in 11 states

    Romaine lettuce sickens 35 people in 11 states

    Friday, April 13 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-04-13 23:13:37 GMT

    YUMA, Ariz. - The Centers for Disease Control says a multi-state E. coli outbreak that has sickened nearly three dozen people is linked to lettuce grown in Arizona. The CDC said Friday that 35 people across 11 states have become ill from chopped romaine lettuce from Yuma. According to the CDC, one person has become ill from the lettuce in Washington state and eight people have fallen ill in Idaho. Twenty-two individuals have been 

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    YUMA, Ariz. - The Centers for Disease Control says a multi-state E. coli outbreak that has sickened nearly three dozen people is linked to lettuce grown in Arizona. The CDC said Friday that 35 people across 11 states have become ill from chopped romaine lettuce from Yuma. According to the CDC, one person has become ill from the lettuce in Washington state and eight people have fallen ill in Idaho. Twenty-two individuals have been 

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  • Key lawmaker opposes drug testing for food stamp recipients

    Key lawmaker opposes drug testing for food stamp recipients

    Friday, April 13 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-04-13 22:51:21 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of a House committee crafting a bill to overhaul the food stamp program says he opposes drug testing for participants. The comments by Rep. Mike Conaway come two days after The Associated Press reported that the White House was weighing a plan that would allow states to do just that. The Texas Republican, who chairs the Agriculture Committee, says he "generally opposes" drug testing in the Supplemental Food Assistance Program, th...

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of a House committee crafting a bill to overhaul the food stamp program says he opposes drug testing for participants. The comments by Rep. Mike Conaway come two days after The Associated Press reported that the White House was weighing a plan that would allow states to do just that. The Texas Republican, who chairs the Agriculture Committee, says he "generally opposes" drug testing in the Supplemental Food Assistance Program, th...

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  • Elementary school janitor returns to work after arrest in undercover child sex sting

    Elementary school janitor returns to work after arrest in undercover child sex sting

    Friday, April 13 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-04-13 22:47:21 GMT
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    Canadian County Sheriff's OfficeCanadian County Sheriff's Office

    EL RENO, Okla. - The Canadian County Sheriff’s Office said it failed to let officials at Moore Public Schools in Oklahoma to know about the arrest of their janitor, Cameron Ford, who was busted during an undercover child sex sting. Capt. Adam Flowers told Oklahoma News 4 that a protocol was in place, but the department failed to follow through with their policy. “It was an oversight on our part. Moore is not at fault for this. They had no clue. He 

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    EL RENO, Okla. - The Canadian County Sheriff’s Office said it failed to let officials at Moore Public Schools in Oklahoma to know about the arrest of their janitor, Cameron Ford, who was busted during an undercover child sex sting. Capt. Adam Flowers told Oklahoma News 4 that a protocol was in place, but the department failed to follow through with their policy. “It was an oversight on our part. Moore is not at fault for this. They had no clue. He 

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  • Deported veteran becomes US citizen after California pardon

    Deported veteran becomes US citizen after California pardon

    Friday, April 13 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-04-13 22:26:30 GMT
    Deported U.S. Army veteran Hector Barajas, pardoned by California's governor, was expected to become a U.S. citizen, April 13, 2018.  (Facebook)Deported U.S. Army veteran Hector Barajas, pardoned by California's governor, was expected to become a U.S. citizen, April 13, 2018. (Facebook)
    Deported U.S. Army veteran Hector Barajas, pardoned by California's governor, was expected to become a U.S. citizen, April 13, 2018.  (Facebook)Deported U.S. Army veteran Hector Barajas, pardoned by California's governor, was expected to become a U.S. citizen, April 13, 2018. (Facebook)

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - A decorated former U.S. Army paratrooper whose work on behalf of deported veterans has brought widespread attention to his cause has become a U.S. citizen    Hector Barajas beamed after taking his citizenship oath Friday at a government office in San Diego in full military uniform.  He choked up as he told reporters he was living the American Dream a second time. He was deported in 2010 to Mexico, where he founded a shelter for deported vetera...

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    SAN DIEGO (AP) - A decorated former U.S. Army paratrooper whose work on behalf of deported veterans has brought widespread attention to his cause has become a U.S. citizen    Hector Barajas beamed after taking his citizenship oath Friday at a government office in San Diego in full military uniform.  He choked up as he told reporters he was living the American Dream a second time. He was deported in 2010 to Mexico, where he founded a shelter for deported vetera...

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  • Mad Minute stories from Friday, April 13th

    Mad Minute stories from Friday, April 13th

    Saturday, April 14 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-14 06:00:13 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Friday, April 13th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Friday, April 13th.

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  • Substitute teacher charged with running student 'fight club'

    Substitute teacher charged with running student 'fight club'

    Thursday, April 12 2018 11:52 PM EDT2018-04-13 03:52:21 GMT

    MONTVILLE, Conn. (AP) - A former substitute teacher is charged with supervising a student "fight club" at a Connecticut high school. Police say cellphone videos show 23-year-old Ryan Fish encouraging students as they slap each other in the middle of a classroom at Montville High School.    Fish pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges including reckless endangerment and risk of injury to a minor. He has denied facilitating the fights and 

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    MONTVILLE, Conn. (AP) - A former substitute teacher is charged with supervising a student "fight club" at a Connecticut high school. Police say cellphone videos show 23-year-old Ryan Fish encouraging students as they slap each other in the middle of a classroom at Montville High School.    Fish pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges including reckless endangerment and risk of injury to a minor. He has denied facilitating the fights and 

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  • Police: Woman charged after 14-year-old boy paid her for sex at Florida hotel

    Police: Woman charged after 14-year-old boy paid her for sex at Florida hotel

    Thursday, April 12 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-04-12 22:03:47 GMT
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    Courtesy Orange County JailCourtesy Orange County Jail

    ORLANDO, Fla. - A woman from Scotland is free on bond from a Florida jail after police said she had sex with a 14-year-old boy she met online.  WFTV 9 reports that Sarah McGill, who investigators said used the fake name Sophia Belle online, still had her makeup and her pearl earrings on when she was booked into the Orange County Jail Saturday night. Police tell WFTV 9 that a 14-year-old boy went to the Quora.com website and 

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    ORLANDO, Fla. - A woman from Scotland is free on bond from a Florida jail after police said she had sex with a 14-year-old boy she met online.  WFTV 9 reports that Sarah McGill, who investigators said used the fake name Sophia Belle online, still had her makeup and her pearl earrings on when she was booked into the Orange County Jail Saturday night. Police tell WFTV 9 that a 14-year-old boy went to the Quora.com website and 

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  • Mad Minute stories from Thursday, April 12th

    Mad Minute stories from Thursday, April 12th

    Friday, April 13 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-13 06:00:09 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Thursday, April 12th,

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Thursday, April 12th,

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  • Mother's obituary helps officers nab 1981 prison escapee

    Mother's obituary helps officers nab 1981 prison escapee

    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-04-12 21:41:08 GMT
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    (Oklahoma Department of Corrections via AP)(Oklahoma Department of Corrections via AP)

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (AP) - Investigators say a woman's obituary helped federal agents capture her fugitive son nearly four decades after he escaped from an Oklahoma prison. The U.S. Marshals Service says 58-year-old Stephen Michael Paris was arrested without incident Thursday at an office in Houston where he worked under a pseudonym. The agency says investigators tracked him down after an obituary for his mother in Houston listed a son named Stephen Chavez, the same alias Paris ...

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    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (AP) - Investigators say a woman's obituary helped federal agents capture her fugitive son nearly four decades after he escaped from an Oklahoma prison. The U.S. Marshals Service says 58-year-old Stephen Michael Paris was arrested without incident Thursday at an office in Houston where he worked under a pseudonym. The agency says investigators tracked him down after an obituary for his mother in Houston listed a son named Stephen Chavez, the same alias Paris ...

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  • Police shut down massive rave at abandoned Toys 'R' Us

    Police shut down massive rave at abandoned Toys 'R' Us

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-04-11 23:09:59 GMT
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    @MPSHounslow@MPSHounslow

    LONDON - Police in London shut down a massive rave at an abandoned Toys 'R' Us store.  The Hounslow Police of West London tweeted they shut down the enormous party on March 31 and arrested five people.  Police said they seized a sound system at the scene of the unlicensed music event. Police tweeted later that “as all attendees and ticket holders are being turned away.” The once-popular toy retailer declared bankruptcy in September. 

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    LONDON - Police in London shut down a massive rave at an abandoned Toys 'R' Us store.  The Hounslow Police of West London tweeted they shut down the enormous party on March 31 and arrested five people.  Police said they seized a sound system at the scene of the unlicensed music event. Police tweeted later that “as all attendees and ticket holders are being turned away.” The once-popular toy retailer declared bankruptcy in September. 

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  • Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, April 11th

    Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, April 11th

    Thursday, April 12 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-04-12 06:16:37 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, April 11th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, April 11th.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, April 10th

    Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, April 10th

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-04-11 06:14:16 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, April 10th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, April 10th.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 9th

    Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 9th

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-10 06:00:08 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 9th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 9th.

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  • Trade dispute between Trump, China grows as markets tumble

    Trade dispute between Trump, China grows as markets tumble

    Saturday, April 7 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-04-07 05:44:07 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump and China's government have escalated their trade dispute. China vows to "counterattack with great strength" if Trump follows through on threats to impose tariffs on an additional $100 billion in Chinese goods.    Trump made the move when China threatened to retaliate for the first round of tariffs planned by the United States. But Trump left it unclear whether he was bluffing or willing to enter a 

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump and China's government have escalated their trade dispute. China vows to "counterattack with great strength" if Trump follows through on threats to impose tariffs on an additional $100 billion in Chinese goods.    Trump made the move when China threatened to retaliate for the first round of tariffs planned by the United States. But Trump left it unclear whether he was bluffing or willing to enter a 

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  • Burning toddler saves family from house fire

    Burning toddler saves family from house fire

    Friday, April 6 2018 11:58 PM EDT2018-04-07 03:58:52 GMT
    A 2-year-old in Oklahoma is credited with saving her family after she alerted them of a fire in their home-- while she was in flames.  Little Cota Samuel was the only one awake when her home caught fire Thursday morning. Her mother, Angela Collier, tells KFSM News that she woke up to her daughter on fire. "I looked over and Cota was already in flames and I grabbed the shirt off of her, (and) took off running outside with them," Angela said.  Collier's ...More >>
    A 2-year-old in Oklahoma is credited with saving her family after she alerted them of a fire in their home-- while she was in flames.  Little Cota Samuel was the only one awake when her home caught fire Thursday morning. Her mother, Angela Collier, tells KFSM News that she woke up to her daughter on fire. "I looked over and Cota was already in flames and I grabbed the shirt off of her, (and) took off running outside with them," Angela said.  Collier's ...More >>
  • Wyoming boy killed when homemade cannon explodes

    Wyoming boy killed when homemade cannon explodes

    Friday, April 6 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-04-07 00:57:38 GMT

    GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities say a 14-year-old northern Wyoming boy was killed when the cannon he was building exploded.    Campbell County Sheriff Scott Matheny tells the Gillette News Record that Archie Pearce was making the cannon in an abandoned lot in Recluse and was showing it to a 12-year-old friend when it misfired Thursday evening. The boy had used a steel pipe, cloth and gun powder or firework powder to build 

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    GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities say a 14-year-old northern Wyoming boy was killed when the cannon he was building exploded.    Campbell County Sheriff Scott Matheny tells the Gillette News Record that Archie Pearce was making the cannon in an abandoned lot in Recluse and was showing it to a 12-year-old friend when it misfired Thursday evening. The boy had used a steel pipe, cloth and gun powder or firework powder to build 

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  • The Latest: Texas starts border deployment with 250 troops

    The Latest: Texas starts border deployment with 250 troops

    Friday, April 6 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-04-06 23:58:36 GMT

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Latest on states deploying National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border (all times CDT): 6:50 p.m. Texas has started sending troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, with 250 members of the National Guard expected to deploy within the next 72 hours. Brig. Gen. Tracy Norris, commander of the Texas Army National Guard, announced the deployment Friday. Norris said state and federal officials were still determining what the respon...

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    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Latest on states deploying National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border (all times CDT): 6:50 p.m. Texas has started sending troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, with 250 members of the National Guard expected to deploy within the next 72 hours. Brig. Gen. Tracy Norris, commander of the Texas Army National Guard, announced the deployment Friday. Norris said state and federal officials were still determining what the respon...

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  • Officer who confronted school shooter throws out first pitch

    Officer who confronted school shooter throws out first pitch

    Friday, April 6 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-04-06 23:49:22 GMT
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    (Alex Brandon/Associated Press)(Alex Brandon/Associated Press)

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The school resource officer who confronted an armed student in a Maryland school shooting last month threw out the first pitch at the Washington Nationals' home opener. The Baltimore Sun reports that St. Mary's County Sheriff's Deputy First Class Blaine Gaskill took the mound at Nationals Park on Thursday night, clad in a team jersey and a Great Mills High School baseball cap. Gaskill was the school resource officer at the high school on March 20, when...

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The school resource officer who confronted an armed student in a Maryland school shooting last month threw out the first pitch at the Washington Nationals' home opener. The Baltimore Sun reports that St. Mary's County Sheriff's Deputy First Class Blaine Gaskill took the mound at Nationals Park on Thursday night, clad in a team jersey and a Great Mills High School baseball cap. Gaskill was the school resource officer at the high school on March 20, when...

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  • Arizona mother indicted in deaths of children found in car

    Arizona mother indicted in deaths of children found in car

    Friday, April 6 2018 7:34 PM EDT2018-04-06 23:34:58 GMT

    SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) - A grand jury has indicted an Arizona mother on two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of child abuse in the deaths of her two small children. Authorities say Brittany Velasquez's daughter and son died March 26 in Superior, where they were left strapped in car seats in a vehicle for 14 hours. Court records show she was indicted Wednesday.  A message seeking comment from a public defender on her behalf was not immediately returned Friday.

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    SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) - A grand jury has indicted an Arizona mother on two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of child abuse in the deaths of her two small children. Authorities say Brittany Velasquez's daughter and son died March 26 in Superior, where they were left strapped in car seats in a vehicle for 14 hours. Court records show she was indicted Wednesday.  A message seeking comment from a public defender on her behalf was not immediately returned Friday.

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  • Feds seizing Backpage.com, websites in enforcement action

    Feds seizing Backpage.com, websites in enforcement action

    Friday, April 6 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-04-06 23:25:39 GMT

    PHOENIX (AP) - Federal law enforcement authorities are in the process of seizing Backpage.com and its affiliated websites. A notice that appeared Friday afternoon at Backpage.com says the websites are being seized as part of an enforcement action by the FBI, U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the Internal Revenue Service. The notice doesn't characterize or provide any details on the nature of the enforcement action. It says authorities plan to release in...

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    PHOENIX (AP) - Federal law enforcement authorities are in the process of seizing Backpage.com and its affiliated websites. A notice that appeared Friday afternoon at Backpage.com says the websites are being seized as part of an enforcement action by the FBI, U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the Internal Revenue Service. The notice doesn't characterize or provide any details on the nature of the enforcement action. It says authorities plan to release in...

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  • Put your paws up: Detroit-area police department adds cat

    Put your paws up: Detroit-area police department adds cat

    Friday, April 6 2018 7:21 PM EDT2018-04-06 23:21:51 GMT
    Troy Police Dept.Troy Police Dept.
    Troy Police Dept.Troy Police Dept.

    TROY, Mich. (AP) - Book him, kitty. The Troy police department in suburban Detroit added a cat to the ranks Friday after auditioning five felines from the Michigan Humane Society. The cat will be used for therapeutic purposes and make public appearances. A Troy officer who has two cats at home is getting a new four-legged partner. Sgt. Meghan Lehman says the department also wants to promote pet adoptions from area shelters. She says Troy students will be ask...

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    TROY, Mich. (AP) - Book him, kitty. The Troy police department in suburban Detroit added a cat to the ranks Friday after auditioning five felines from the Michigan Humane Society. The cat will be used for therapeutic purposes and make public appearances. A Troy officer who has two cats at home is getting a new four-legged partner. Sgt. Meghan Lehman says the department also wants to promote pet adoptions from area shelters. She says Troy students will be ask...

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  • 3-pound quintuplets born at Phoenix hospital

    3-pound quintuplets born at Phoenix hospital

    Friday, April 6 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-04-06 22:42:51 GMT
    @five.two.love Facebook page@five.two.love Facebook page

    PHOENIX (AP) - The parents of quintuplets born in Phoenix last month are praising the health care staff who helped them welcome five healthy babies into the world.  Jamie and Skyler Scott welcomed the three girls and two boys on March 21 at Dignity Health St. Joseph Hospital. The babies are at the hospital's nursery ICU. The Scotts and their two older sons temporarily moved from Utah to Phoenix in December to get care at St. Joseph's. The family has...

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    PHOENIX (AP) - The parents of quintuplets born in Phoenix last month are praising the health care staff who helped them welcome five healthy babies into the world.  Jamie and Skyler Scott welcomed the three girls and two boys on March 21 at Dignity Health St. Joseph Hospital. The babies are at the hospital's nursery ICU. The Scotts and their two older sons temporarily moved from Utah to Phoenix in December to get care at St. Joseph's. The family has...

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  • The Latest: UFC star McGregor arraigned in melee

    The Latest: UFC star McGregor arraigned in melee

    Friday, April 6 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-04-06 22:33:46 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor is facing criminal charges in the wake of a backstage melee he allegedly instigated that has forced the removal of three fights from UFC's biggest card of the year.   Video footage appears to show the promotion's most bankable star throwing a hand truck at a bus full of fighters after a Thursday news conference for UFC 223 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center.

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    NEW YORK (AP) - Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor is facing criminal charges in the wake of a backstage melee he allegedly instigated that has forced the removal of three fights from UFC's biggest card of the year.   Video footage appears to show the promotion's most bankable star throwing a hand truck at a bus full of fighters after a Thursday news conference for UFC 223 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Friday, April 6th

    Mad Minute stories from Friday, April 6th

    Saturday, April 7 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-07 06:00:12 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Friday, April 6th.

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  • Indiana woman finally receives postcard 60 years later

    Indiana woman finally receives postcard 60 years later

    Thursday, April 5 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-04-06 00:02:20 GMT
    ( Ben Mikesell/The Goshen News via AP)( Ben Mikesell/The Goshen News via AP)
    ( Ben Mikesell/The Goshen News via AP)( Ben Mikesell/The Goshen News via AP)

    GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) - A northern Indiana woman has finally received a postcard that her mother mailed from southern California nearly 60 years ago.  The postcard was hand-delivered to Sharon Gongwer of Goshen last week by Christine Combs, the manager of the Quality Inn & Suites in Goshen. Combs had found it tucked away in a drawer while cleaning out cabinets. The Goshen News reports the postcard dated Aug. 26, 1958, described in tiny print adventures from her mother's ti...

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    GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) - A northern Indiana woman has finally received a postcard that her mother mailed from southern California nearly 60 years ago.  The postcard was hand-delivered to Sharon Gongwer of Goshen last week by Christine Combs, the manager of the Quality Inn & Suites in Goshen. Combs had found it tucked away in a drawer while cleaning out cabinets. The Goshen News reports the postcard dated Aug. 26, 1958, described in tiny print adventures from her mother's ti...

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  • What a delivery! Pizza driver comes to rescue in house fire

    What a delivery! Pizza driver comes to rescue in house fire

    Thursday, April 5 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-04-05 23:54:14 GMT
    Donatos Pizza (Somerset, KY) Facebook pageDonatos Pizza (Somerset, KY) Facebook page
    Donatos Pizza (Somerset, KY) Facebook pageDonatos Pizza (Somerset, KY) Facebook page

    SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky pizza deliveryman's customer service was on fire. Literally. Donatos Pizza driver Ralph Letner told WKYT-TV he was delivering pizza Sunday night to a Somerset mobile home park when he saw a home on fire. Letner says he ran inside, shut off the breaker and found homeowner Jesse Decker trying to put out flames. Says Letner: "I got down on my hands and knees because the smoke was everywhere, made my way back into his kitchen and got him to...

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    SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky pizza deliveryman's customer service was on fire. Literally. Donatos Pizza driver Ralph Letner told WKYT-TV he was delivering pizza Sunday night to a Somerset mobile home park when he saw a home on fire. Letner says he ran inside, shut off the breaker and found homeowner Jesse Decker trying to put out flames. Says Letner: "I got down on my hands and knees because the smoke was everywhere, made my way back into his kitchen and got him to...

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  • The Latest: Trump wants to send up to 4,000 troops to border

    The Latest: Trump wants to send up to 4,000 troops to border

    Thursday, April 5 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-04-05 23:15:22 GMT

    PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's order for the National Guard to deploy to the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local):  2:09 p.m. President Donald Trump has said that he wants to send between 2,000 and 4,000 National Guard members to the US-Mexico border.    Speaking on Air Force One Thursday, Trump gave his first estimate on guard levels.  Asked about the cost, he said the administration was looking at it.  Trump s...

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    PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's order for the National Guard to deploy to the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local):  2:09 p.m. President Donald Trump has said that he wants to send between 2,000 and 4,000 National Guard members to the US-Mexico border.    Speaking on Air Force One Thursday, Trump gave his first estimate on guard levels.  Asked about the cost, he said the administration was looking at it.  Trump s...

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  • Police: Florida man passes himself off as decorated war veteran to land job

    Police: Florida man passes himself off as decorated war veteran to land job

    Thursday, April 5 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-04-05 22:08:03 GMT
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    NBC NewsNBC News

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - A Florida man is facing fraud charges after passing himself off as a war hero for years. According to Local 10 News, he pocketed benefits until a police officer became suspicious.  46-year-old Edward Liroff, was arrested Tuesday on felony charges of fraudulently obtaining a Florida driver's license, uttering a forged instrument and unlawful use of uniforms, medals or insignia. Port St. Lucie police Sgt. Frank 

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    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - A Florida man is facing fraud charges after passing himself off as a war hero for years. According to Local 10 News, he pocketed benefits until a police officer became suspicious.  46-year-old Edward Liroff, was arrested Tuesday on felony charges of fraudulently obtaining a Florida driver's license, uttering a forged instrument and unlawful use of uniforms, medals or insignia. Port St. Lucie police Sgt. Frank 

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  • Mad Minute stories from Thursday, April 5th

    Mad Minute stories from Thursday, April 5th

    Friday, April 6 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-06 06:00:09 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Thursday, April 5th.

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  • Facebook: Most users may have had public data 'scraped'

    Facebook: Most users may have had public data 'scraped'

    Thursday, April 5 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-04-05 21:36:26 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook's acknowledgement that most of its 2.2 billion members have probably had their personal data scraped by "malicious actors" is the latest example of the social network's failure to protect its users' data. CEO Mark Zuckerberg told reporters Wednesday that Facebook is shutting down the ability to search for Facebook users by phone number or email address.  It turns out unscrupulous types figured out that they could use the search featur...

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    NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook's acknowledgement that most of its 2.2 billion members have probably had their personal data scraped by "malicious actors" is the latest example of the social network's failure to protect its users' data. CEO Mark Zuckerberg told reporters Wednesday that Facebook is shutting down the ability to search for Facebook users by phone number or email address.  It turns out unscrupulous types figured out that they could use the search featur...

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  • Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, April 4th

    Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, April 4th

    Thursday, April 5 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-04-05 06:00:11 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, April 4th.

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  • Wyoming wildlife center finds itself caring for 19 baby owls

    Wyoming wildlife center finds itself caring for 19 baby owls

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-04-05 00:22:21 GMT
    Teton Raptor Center Facebook pageTeton Raptor Center Facebook page
    Teton Raptor Center Facebook pageTeton Raptor Center Facebook page

    JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming wildlife rehabilitation center may want to consider turning away any storks that show up for a while. The Teton Raptor Center in Jackson Hole recently took in 19 owlets from the three separate clutches within 24 hours. All the baby owls were from Idaho. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports that the nonprofit center had never before housed more than 18 injured, orphaned or ill birds of prey at one time, and it suddenly had a total of 27 r...

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    JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming wildlife rehabilitation center may want to consider turning away any storks that show up for a while. The Teton Raptor Center in Jackson Hole recently took in 19 owlets from the three separate clutches within 24 hours. All the baby owls were from Idaho. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports that the nonprofit center had never before housed more than 18 injured, orphaned or ill birds of prey at one time, and it suddenly had a total of 27 r...

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  • Advocacy group seeks federal protection for Montana mustangs

    Advocacy group seeks federal protection for Montana mustangs

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-04-05 00:13:48 GMT
    Casey Riffe, APCasey Riffe, AP
    Casey Riffe, APCasey Riffe, AP

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Animal rights advocates are suing the federal government in a bid to make a Montana mustang population the first group of wild horses to be protected under the Endangered Species Act. Attorneys for Friends of Animals said Wednesday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service had failed to act on a petition filed last June seeking protections for the population of about 155 horses along the Montana-Wyoming border.    

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    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Animal rights advocates are suing the federal government in a bid to make a Montana mustang population the first group of wild horses to be protected under the Endangered Species Act. Attorneys for Friends of Animals said Wednesday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service had failed to act on a petition filed last June seeking protections for the population of about 155 horses along the Montana-Wyoming border.    

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  • MLK honored as thousands march to ‘keep the dream going’

    MLK honored as thousands march to ‘keep the dream going’

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-04-04 23:53:14 GMT

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — With thoughts on the past and eyes to the future, thousands marched and sang civil rights songs Wednesday to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the “apostle of nonviolence” silenced by an assassin 50 years ago. At events ranging from a jubilant concert to a solemn wreath-laying, admirers across the country took time to both reflect on King’s legacy and discuss how his example can apply to racial and economic 

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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — With thoughts on the past and eyes to the future, thousands marched and sang civil rights songs Wednesday to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the “apostle of nonviolence” silenced by an assassin 50 years ago. At events ranging from a jubilant concert to a solemn wreath-laying, admirers across the country took time to both reflect on King’s legacy and discuss how his example can apply to racial and economic 

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  • Delta Air Lines says it was hit by cyberattack

    Delta Air Lines says it was hit by cyberattack

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-04-04 23:19:10 GMT
    (AP) - Delta Air Lines says customers' payment information may have been breached in a cyberattack last fall.    The airline said Wednesday the incident involved (24)7.ai, a chat-services provider used by Delta and other companies.    Delta says only "a small subset" of customers were affected, with payment information exposed from Sept. 26 to Oct. 12. It says no other personal details about customers, such as their passport, security or frequent-flyer ac...More >>
    (AP) - Delta Air Lines says customers' payment information may have been breached in a cyberattack last fall.    The airline said Wednesday the incident involved (24)7.ai, a chat-services provider used by Delta and other companies.    Delta says only "a small subset" of customers were affected, with payment information exposed from Sept. 26 to Oct. 12. It says no other personal details about customers, such as their passport, security or frequent-flyer ac...More >>
  • Masters 2018: 'Dilly, Dilly' phrase reportedly banned, Bud Light responds

    Masters 2018: 'Dilly, Dilly' phrase reportedly banned, Bud Light responds

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-04-04 23:09:01 GMT
    Photo: Masters Tournament / FacebookPhoto: Masters Tournament / Facebook
    Photo: Masters Tournament / FacebookPhoto: Masters Tournament / Facebook

    AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Masters is the one week during golf season where almost everyone in sports is cheering.  But be careful what you yell-- cheering for your favorite golfer could get you removed from the course if you're not careful. This year, the authoritarian leadership at Augusta National has banned a popular popular marketing phrase, coined by Bud Light.  According to Golf.com, security staff at the renowned course has 

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    AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Masters is the one week during golf season where almost everyone in sports is cheering.  But be careful what you yell-- cheering for your favorite golfer could get you removed from the course if you're not careful. This year, the authoritarian leadership at Augusta National has banned a popular popular marketing phrase, coined by Bud Light.  According to Golf.com, security staff at the renowned course has 

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  • Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, April 3rd

    Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, April 3rd

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 2:05 AM EDT2018-04-04 06:05:03 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, April 3rd.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, April 3rd.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 2nd

    Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 2nd

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 2:13 AM EDT2018-04-03 06:13:23 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 2nd.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, April 2nd.

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  • Grandma’s ear bitten off by pit bull while shielding kids at playground

    Grandma’s ear bitten off by pit bull while shielding kids at playground

    Saturday, March 31 2018 1:00 AM EDT2018-03-31 05:00:14 GMT

    THE BRONX, N.Y. - A grandma shielding children from a pit bull was bitten twice at a playground in the Bronx. Officials tell PIX11 News that the 57-year-old woman was at the playground when she was attacked by the dog-- who was off its leash. According to officials, the dog bit her ear and her hand. She ended up losing one of her ears in the attack, and some of her hair was pulled out.  12-year-old Delia Rojas, who witnessed the attack, 

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    THE BRONX, N.Y. - A grandma shielding children from a pit bull was bitten twice at a playground in the Bronx. Officials tell PIX11 News that the 57-year-old woman was at the playground when she was attacked by the dog-- who was off its leash. According to officials, the dog bit her ear and her hand. She ended up losing one of her ears in the attack, and some of her hair was pulled out.  12-year-old Delia Rojas, who witnessed the attack, 

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  • Mother warns parents after infant thrown from car seat during crash

    Mother warns parents after infant thrown from car seat during crash

    Friday, March 30 2018 11:58 PM EDT2018-03-31 03:58:22 GMT
    Courtesy Hannah McKinneyCourtesy Hannah McKinney
    Courtesy Hannah McKinneyCourtesy Hannah McKinney

    HENRY COUNTY, Ga. -  A Georgia mother is warning other parents after her 2-month-old daughter was thrown from her car seat during a crash. Hannah McKinney posted on Facebook that her daughter was involved in a bad rollover crash. According to McKinney's post, her daughter was ejected from her car seat and thrown to the back of the van, despite being tightly strapped in. WSB-TV Atlanta reports that the child is alright, 

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    HENRY COUNTY, Ga. -  A Georgia mother is warning other parents after her 2-month-old daughter was thrown from her car seat during a crash. Hannah McKinney posted on Facebook that her daughter was involved in a bad rollover crash. According to McKinney's post, her daughter was ejected from her car seat and thrown to the back of the van, despite being tightly strapped in. WSB-TV Atlanta reports that the child is alright, 

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  • Blue Moon brewer to release a marijuana-infused 'beer'

    Blue Moon brewer to release a marijuana-infused 'beer'

    Friday, March 30 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-03-31 03:37:31 GMT

    ARVADA, Colo. - The man who started Colorado's Blue Moon Brewing Company wants to help you get a different kind of buzz. Blue Moon's brewer, Keith Villa, told ABC Denver 7 that the brewing company will be releasing three marijuana-infused drinks that will promise intoxication without the alcoholic headache that typically follows a night of drinking beer.  Villa said the drinks will not contain alcohol, but will instead be infused with special 

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    ARVADA, Colo. - The man who started Colorado's Blue Moon Brewing Company wants to help you get a different kind of buzz. Blue Moon's brewer, Keith Villa, told ABC Denver 7 that the brewing company will be releasing three marijuana-infused drinks that will promise intoxication without the alcoholic headache that typically follows a night of drinking beer.  Villa said the drinks will not contain alcohol, but will instead be infused with special 

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  • Nightclub gunman's widow sobs as jury finds her not guilty

    Nightclub gunman's widow sobs as jury finds her not guilty

    Friday, March 30 2018 11:22 PM EDT2018-03-31 03:22:40 GMT

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - In a rare and stinging defeat for government prosecutors in a terrorism case, the widow of the gunman who slaughtered 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, has been acquitted of helping to plot the attack and lying to the FBI afterward. Noor Salman, 31, sobbed Friday upon hearing the jury's verdict of not guilty of obstruction and providing material support to a terrorist organization, charges that could have brought a life sentence.

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    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - In a rare and stinging defeat for government prosecutors in a terrorism case, the widow of the gunman who slaughtered 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, has been acquitted of helping to plot the attack and lying to the FBI afterward. Noor Salman, 31, sobbed Friday upon hearing the jury's verdict of not guilty of obstruction and providing material support to a terrorist organization, charges that could have brought a life sentence.

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  • Coffee cancer warnings may migrate beyond California border

    Coffee cancer warnings may migrate beyond California border

    Friday, March 30 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-03-30 23:18:57 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's fair to say that a lot of people awoke Friday to a headline that might have jolted them more awake than a morning cup of joe: A California judge had ruled that coffee sold in the state should carry a cancer warning.    Here are some things to know about the ruling and how it might affect you:  WHAT'S THE BEEF WITH COFFEE?  Like many foods that are cooked, coffee-roasting creates a chemical byproduct called acrylamide that is a carcinogen. ...

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    LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's fair to say that a lot of people awoke Friday to a headline that might have jolted them more awake than a morning cup of joe: A California judge had ruled that coffee sold in the state should carry a cancer warning.    Here are some things to know about the ruling and how it might affect you:  WHAT'S THE BEEF WITH COFFEE?  Like many foods that are cooked, coffee-roasting creates a chemical byproduct called acrylamide that is a carcinogen. ...

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  • Mom faces charges after police officer saw toddler playing with loaded pistol in car

    Mom faces charges after police officer saw toddler playing with loaded pistol in car

    Friday, March 30 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-03-30 23:07:16 GMT
    Courtesy NBC NewsCourtesy NBC News
    Courtesy NBC NewsCourtesy NBC News

    INDIANOLA, Miss. NBC- A Mississippi woman is facing charges after police found her toddler playing with a loaded pistol in her car. Police in Indianola say Brittany Williams is charged with two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor as well as public profanity. Police Chief Edrick Hall says an officer noticed two children alone in a car outside a store on March 23rd. The officer decided to wait near the car until the parent 

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    INDIANOLA, Miss. NBC- A Mississippi woman is facing charges after police found her toddler playing with a loaded pistol in her car. Police in Indianola say Brittany Williams is charged with two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor as well as public profanity. Police Chief Edrick Hall says an officer noticed two children alone in a car outside a store on March 23rd. The officer decided to wait near the car until the parent 

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  • Mad Minute stories from Friday, March 30th

    Mad Minute stories from Friday, March 30th

    Saturday, March 31 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-03-31 06:00:12 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Friday, March 30th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Friday, March 30th.

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  • Help wanted: Nudist campground searching for a lifeguard

    Help wanted: Nudist campground searching for a lifeguard

    Friday, March 30 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-03-30 04:31:33 GMT
    Harry Knight @harryknightHarry Knight @harryknight
    Harry Knight @harryknightHarry Knight @harryknight

    FOSTER, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island nudist campground is looking for a lifeguard, and the uniform is cheap: nothing. The Providence Journal reports Dyer Woods Nudist Campgrounds' help wanted notice for a lifeguard this summer says qualified candidates must have "excellent communication skills" and the ability to "work as part of a team." Campground president Jim Johnson says the lifeguard can wear a swimsuit but it's not necessary.    Th...

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    FOSTER, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island nudist campground is looking for a lifeguard, and the uniform is cheap: nothing. The Providence Journal reports Dyer Woods Nudist Campgrounds' help wanted notice for a lifeguard this summer says qualified candidates must have "excellent communication skills" and the ability to "work as part of a team." Campground president Jim Johnson says the lifeguard can wear a swimsuit but it's not necessary.    Th...

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  • Pulse jury goes into 3rd day of deliberations in Florida

    Pulse jury goes into 3rd day of deliberations in Florida

    Friday, March 30 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-03-30 04:09:35 GMT

    ORLANDO, (AP) - Jurors in the trial of a woman accused of aiding her husband's terrorist attack against an Orlando nightclub will deliberate her fate for a third day. Noor Salman is charged with obstruction and providing material support to a terrorist organization. She faces up to life in prison if convicted of all charges. Salman's husband was Omar Mateen, who shot and killed 49 people in the Pulse nightclub in June 2016. Police killed him after the attack.

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    ORLANDO, (AP) - Jurors in the trial of a woman accused of aiding her husband's terrorist attack against an Orlando nightclub will deliberate her fate for a third day. Noor Salman is charged with obstruction and providing material support to a terrorist organization. She faces up to life in prison if convicted of all charges. Salman's husband was Omar Mateen, who shot and killed 49 people in the Pulse nightclub in June 2016. Police killed him after the attack.

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  • California Judge says coffee needs cancer warnings

    California Judge says coffee needs cancer warnings

    Thursday, March 29 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-03-30 00:46:56 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry a cancer warning label. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said in a proposed decision Wednesday that Starbucks and other coffee companies failed to show the threat from a chemical compound produced in the coffee roasting process was insignificant.  A nonprofit group had sued coffee roasters, distributors and retailers under a state law that requires warnings on a wide ra...

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    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry a cancer warning label. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said in a proposed decision Wednesday that Starbucks and other coffee companies failed to show the threat from a chemical compound produced in the coffee roasting process was insignificant.  A nonprofit group had sued coffee roasters, distributors and retailers under a state law that requires warnings on a wide ra...

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  • Dog missing for 3 years reunites with owner via traffic stop

    Dog missing for 3 years reunites with owner via traffic stop

    Thursday, March 29 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-03-30 00:42:00 GMT
    Stock image of a German shepherd, courtesy Christoph Schmid @topf52Stock image of a German shepherd, courtesy Christoph Schmid @topf52
    Stock image of a German shepherd, courtesy Christoph Schmid @topf52Stock image of a German shepherd, courtesy Christoph Schmid @topf52

    BALTIMORE (AP) - Harley the German shepherd started out a K-9-in-training before his sheriff's deputy partner got injured and a woman bought him - but then he got stolen. Three years later, another officer has reunited him with the woman whom he hadn't seen since he was taken from her backyard. WJZ-TV reports a Howard County, Maryland, police officer found Harley during a traffic stop Sunday. The car's occupants told Officer Sarah Miller they found him running in the road in Baltim...

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    BALTIMORE (AP) - Harley the German shepherd started out a K-9-in-training before his sheriff's deputy partner got injured and a woman bought him - but then he got stolen. Three years later, another officer has reunited him with the woman whom he hadn't seen since he was taken from her backyard. WJZ-TV reports a Howard County, Maryland, police officer found Harley during a traffic stop Sunday. The car's occupants told Officer Sarah Miller they found him running in the road in Baltim...

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  • Under Armour hit by data breach affecting 150 million users

    Under Armour hit by data breach affecting 150 million users

    Thursday, March 29 2018 8:19 PM EDT2018-03-30 00:19:35 GMT

    BALTIMORE (AP) - Sports apparel merchant Under Armour has become the latest victim of a massive digital theft of sensitive information about tens of millions of customers. The Baltimore company disclosed Thursday that an intruder grabbed the email addresses and login information during a February break-in affecting about 150 million users of its food and nutrition website, MyFitnessPal. Under Armour says the hacker didn't obtain any payment information, Social Security...

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    BALTIMORE (AP) - Sports apparel merchant Under Armour has become the latest victim of a massive digital theft of sensitive information about tens of millions of customers. The Baltimore company disclosed Thursday that an intruder grabbed the email addresses and login information during a February break-in affecting about 150 million users of its food and nutrition website, MyFitnessPal. Under Armour says the hacker didn't obtain any payment information, Social Security...

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  • Marijuana-friendly states want meeting with Sessions

    Marijuana-friendly states want meeting with Sessions

    Thursday, March 29 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-03-29 23:24:23 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - California, Oregon and other marijuana-friendly states are seeking a meeting with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in hopes of resolving the conflict between federal and state laws that has left the nation's cannabis industry in legal limbo. Marijuana is illegal at the federal level, even as 29 states have legalized pot in some form. State treasurers from California, Oregon, Illinois and Pennsylvania told Sessions in a letter Thursday they nee...

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    LOS ANGELES (AP) - California, Oregon and other marijuana-friendly states are seeking a meeting with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in hopes of resolving the conflict between federal and state laws that has left the nation's cannabis industry in legal limbo. Marijuana is illegal at the federal level, even as 29 states have legalized pot in some form. State treasurers from California, Oregon, Illinois and Pennsylvania told Sessions in a letter Thursday they nee...

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  • Facebook's limits on using data brokers won't stop tracking

    Facebook's limits on using data brokers won't stop tracking

    Thursday, March 29 2018 6:02 PM EDT2018-03-29 22:02:32 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook's decision to stop working with third-party data collectors might earn it public-relations points, but it does little to protect your privacy. It still has more than enough data on your interests and hobbies to target ads. The company will still tap browser and device IDs to track visits to third-party sites and apps. And it will still have plenty from your use of its service - everything from the businesses and hobbies you "like" to...

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    NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook's decision to stop working with third-party data collectors might earn it public-relations points, but it does little to protect your privacy. It still has more than enough data on your interests and hobbies to target ads. The company will still tap browser and device IDs to track visits to third-party sites and apps. And it will still have plenty from your use of its service - everything from the businesses and hobbies you "like" to...

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  • Mad Minute stories from Thursday, March 29th

    Mad Minute stories from Thursday, March 29th

    Friday, March 30 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-03-30 06:00:10 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Thursday, March 29th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Thursday, March 29th.

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  • Judge rejects Saudi Arabia's attempt to toss 9/11 lawsuits

    Judge rejects Saudi Arabia's attempt to toss 9/11 lawsuits

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-03-29 01:04:16 GMT
    Photo: National September 11 Memorial & MuseumPhoto: National September 11 Memorial & Museum
    Photo: National September 11 Memorial & MuseumPhoto: National September 11 Memorial & Museum

    NEW YORK (AP) - A judge has rejected Saudi Arabia's motion to end a New York lawsuit seeking to hold it responsible in the Sept. 11 attacks. In dismissing the motion Wednesday, U.S. District Judge George Daniels said the plaintiffs' allegations met the requirements for the court to assume jurisdiction under the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act. Congress passed the act in 2016 over then-President Barack Obama's veto, allowing the claims to go forward against t...

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    NEW YORK (AP) - A judge has rejected Saudi Arabia's motion to end a New York lawsuit seeking to hold it responsible in the Sept. 11 attacks. In dismissing the motion Wednesday, U.S. District Judge George Daniels said the plaintiffs' allegations met the requirements for the court to assume jurisdiction under the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act. Congress passed the act in 2016 over then-President Barack Obama's veto, allowing the claims to go forward against t...

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  • House ransacked after being mistaken for site of estate sale

    House ransacked after being mistaken for site of estate sale

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-03-28 23:58:26 GMT

    LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado woman says her house was ransacked by people who mistakenly thought it was the site of an estate sale.    The Daily Camera reports Mary Andrews says she left her Longmont home unlocked and came back Friday morning to find people taking items from her house. Longmont police told Andrews it was a "very, very bad misunderstanding." Andrews says a house just a few doors down was having an estate sale, and somehow someone got ...

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    LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado woman says her house was ransacked by people who mistakenly thought it was the site of an estate sale.    The Daily Camera reports Mary Andrews says she left her Longmont home unlocked and came back Friday morning to find people taking items from her house. Longmont police told Andrews it was a "very, very bad misunderstanding." Andrews says a house just a few doors down was having an estate sale, and somehow someone got ...

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  • Happy Family Special: Mom mistook labor for bad Chinese food

    Happy Family Special: Mom mistook labor for bad Chinese food

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-03-28 23:47:21 GMT

    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman awoke to what she believed were the consequences of a bad dish of General Tso's chicken, but instead had an unexpected baby in arms three hours later. The Pensacola News Journal reports 29-year-old Crystal Gail Amerson thought food poisoning was responsible for the stomach pains that woke her up early Sunday, unaware that she was actually 37 weeks pregnant. An ambulance arrived hours later, as the pain escalated.

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    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman awoke to what she believed were the consequences of a bad dish of General Tso's chicken, but instead had an unexpected baby in arms three hours later. The Pensacola News Journal reports 29-year-old Crystal Gail Amerson thought food poisoning was responsible for the stomach pains that woke her up early Sunday, unaware that she was actually 37 weeks pregnant. An ambulance arrived hours later, as the pain escalated.

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  • Car rolls into pool with dad, daughter inside after mom forgets to put it in park

    Car rolls into pool with dad, daughter inside after mom forgets to put it in park

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-03-28 23:20:23 GMT
    Courtesy Okaloosa County Sheriff's OfficeCourtesy Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office
    Courtesy Okaloosa County Sheriff's OfficeCourtesy Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office

    CRESTVIEW, Fla. - Yikes! A Florida family has a story that brings a literal meaning to the word 'carpool.' A woman thought she'd put the car in park, when she ran inside her apartment to get some money. Her husband and daughter were inside the vehicle a it rolled into the pool. Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office says everyone involved in the incident is alright. The husband and child were able to make it out of the car safely.  Okaloosa County

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    CRESTVIEW, Fla. - Yikes! A Florida family has a story that brings a literal meaning to the word 'carpool.' A woman thought she'd put the car in park, when she ran inside her apartment to get some money. Her husband and daughter were inside the vehicle a it rolled into the pool. Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office says everyone involved in the incident is alright. The husband and child were able to make it out of the car safely.  Okaloosa County

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  • Burglars say shop owner tortured them, made them strip naked after they broke into store

    Burglars say shop owner tortured them, made them strip naked after they broke into store

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-03-28 23:07:51 GMT

    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A burglary call at a Florida bike shop ended with the arrests of not only the suspects who broke in, but the owner of the shop as well.  WFTV 9 reports that the culprits claim the owner tortured them for hours before calling 911. They claim the owner of the bike shop made them strip down to their underwear, beat them and held them at gunpoint. According to the arrest affidavit obtained by WFTV 9, 27-year-old 

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    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A burglary call at a Florida bike shop ended with the arrests of not only the suspects who broke in, but the owner of the shop as well.  WFTV 9 reports that the culprits claim the owner tortured them for hours before calling 911. They claim the owner of the bike shop made them strip down to their underwear, beat them and held them at gunpoint. According to the arrest affidavit obtained by WFTV 9, 27-year-old 

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  • Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, March 28th

    Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, March 28th

    Thursday, March 29 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-03-29 06:00:09 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, March 28th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, March 28th.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, March 27th

    Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, March 27th

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-03-28 06:04:44 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, March 27th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, March 27th.

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  • Mad Minute stories from Monday, March 26th

    Mad Minute stories from Monday, March 26th

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 2:38 AM EDT2018-03-27 06:38:13 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, March 26th.

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    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, March 26th.

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