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  • Top 10 most memorable local sports moments of 2014

    ^Watch above^ Moments 10 through 8 Moments 7 through 5 Moments 4 and 3 And finally – Moments 2 and 1

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    Santa surprises Texas sisters, brings military dad home from Germany

    When two Texas sisters went to visit Santa, he ended up surprising them with something greater than gifts – their dad. Orlando Vasquez had been serving in Germany for most of the year. When he returned to the U.S. he thought it would be fun not to tell his kids, but to surprise them. Vasquez said both of his daughters, Kyra and Kaylie had written similar letters to Santa.  Both had asked Santa to bring their dad home from Germany. […]

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    Employee of school for visually impaired accused of sex abuse

    An employee at the Illinois School for the Visually Impaired has reportedly been accused of sexually abusing a student. KTVI reported that 28-year-old James Strader is a rehab and mobility instructor at the Jacksonville, Illinois school. He was arrested and taken to the Morgan County Jail Thursday, December 18, 2014 accused of sex abuse involving a student. Strader was accused of sexual conduct with a student older than 13, according to the Morgan County State’s Attorney. Online court records show […]

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    Photos: Your holiday celebrations

    Christmas trees, gifts, holiday sweaters and lights- there are dozens of ways to show your holiday spirit!

  • Winter walk in Hamption, IL, 2-12-14, photo shared by Elizabeth Schmidt

    Winter officially arrives, brings shortest day of 2014

    With the winter solstice, the season officially arrives. Sunday, December 21, 2014 marks the winter solstice, officially beginning at 5:03 p.m. Central Time, according to the National Weather Service. This day not only marks the start of winter but also is the shortest day and longest night of the year. If you’re looking forward to more daylight time, this is a positive day for you. From this point forward, the days start to get longer until the longest day of the […]

  • New York City cop killer had criminal record, police say

    The man who shot and killed two New York City police officers as they sat in their patrol car had posted angry messages on social media, ranting against the government and police, New York Police Department's Chief of Detectives said Sunday.

  • Police officer shot and killed in Florida

    A police officer in Tarpon Springs, Florida, was shot and killed early Sunday, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.

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    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s son robbed

    The 17-year-old son of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was the victim of an assault and robbery, a spokeswoman for the mayor told CNN on Saturday.

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    Tom Brokaw says his cancer is in remission

    NBC great Tom Brokaw is ending the year with good news: His cancer is in remission.

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    2 NYPD police officers ‘assassinated'; suspect dead

    Two New York City police officers were shot and killed ambush-style Saturday afternoon as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn, Police Commissioner William Bratton said.

  • Mall shoppers’ Salvation Army donations matched by Von Maur

    Last-minute Christmas shoppers had the opportunity to give back while making their purchases. Saturday, December 20, 2014 was the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Match Day. Shoppers at NorthPark and SouthPark were able to drop a little money into the big red kettle. All the donations were matched by Von Maur. Match day has been an event for four years and organizers say it makes a huge difference. “People know that there’s a real need out there too so they dig […]

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    Viral Video: Pets with human hands enjoy dinner party

    This unlikely dinner party is good for lots of laughs.

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