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Snakes cause power outage at New Mexico high school

A power outage Tuesday at a New Mexico high school was caused by a pair of snakes. Maintenance crews were called Tuesday afternoon to Cleveland High School to find the source of the power outage. According to KOAT, the school has solar panels and the power generated by those panels ...

Veteran refused Social Security benefits

Phil Sommers says he's paid Social Security taxes for 48 years and now he's 65 years old and ready to retire with his wife, Mari, but said he's being denied his Social Security benefits. "It doesn't make sense. They took the money. Now they want to keep the money. It's ...

West Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's Deputy Donna LeBlanc, right, and her 20-year-old daughter, Carli Jo LeBlanc, were gunned down at their Pointe Coupee Parish home Tuesday afternoon by a neighbor. The neighbor, 29-year-old Gregory Phillips, then killed himself. 

‘Nuisance’ neighbor kills sheriff’s deputy, daughter in mystery murder-suicide, authorities say

Louisiana law enforcement officials are trying to determine what caused a man described as a “nuisance” by neighbors to gun down a West Baton Rouge Parish sheriff’s deputy and her 20-year-old daughter before turning the gun on himself. Deputy Donna LeBlanc had just arrived Tuesday afternoon at her home in ...

Colorado's surplus marijuana tax revenues fund bully prevention programs

The popularity of legalized marijuana in Colorado will help schools fight bullying. According to Denver7, surplus marijuana tax revenue in Colorado amounts to approximately $66 million. Among the programs to benefit from the tax surplus is a bully prevention grant. The Colorado Department of Education will offer up to $40,000 ...

Chipotle to pay more than $7 million in sexual harassment lawsuit

A jury awarded $7.65 million plus legal fees to a Texas woman on Monday, and Chipotle will have to pay the bill. >> Read more trending stories   In a lawsuit filed in 2014, the woman said she was sexually harassed by two managers at a Chipotle restaurant that she worked at ...

Train personel survey the NJ Transit train that crashed in to the platform at the Hoboken Terminal September 29, 2016 in Hoboken, New Jersey. New Jersey emergency's management system is reporting more than 100 people were injured in the crash.(Photo by Pancho Bernasconi/Getty Images)

Photos: New Jersey commuter train crashes at Hoboken Terminal

Officials are reporting dozens of injuries and multiple deaths after a New Jersey Transit train crashed into Hoboken Terminal on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016.

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Pit bull ban passes in Montreal

Montreal, Quebec, is officially banning pit bulls. Officials voted 37-23 in favor of the controversial law on Tuesday. >> Read more trending stories   Under the bylaw, pit bulls cannot enter any of the 19 Montreal boroughs, and those that are already in the city must be muzzled in public, ...

Should you get the flu shot?

We hear the recommendations around this time every year – it’s flu season and we should get a vaccination, we’re told. With a few exceptions,  everyone 6 months old and older should get an annual flu vaccination, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Shots are offered at ...

Officers help raise young boy's spirits after 10th brain surgery

Some Tulsa officers were able to help raise the spirits of a young Tulsa boy after he has had to undergo multiple brain surgeries. Nine-year-old Harley Sommerfeld has hydrocephalus, which means fluid builds up in his brain. The condition is incurable, and the only way to help is through brain ...

Firefighters rescue dog stuck at bottom of well

A yellow Labrador Retriever stepped into some big trouble Monday afternoon in Henry County, Georgia. The dog fell forty feet into a well. The 10-year old lab is named Bama. "One of the neighbors, when they pulled him up and saw it was Bama---came right over here to tell me. So ...

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