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Louisiana councilman arrested for Moon Pie theft, abuse of power

Louisiana councilman arrested for Moon Pie theft, abuse of power

John Givens, who represents District 5 on Baker, LA's City Council, turned himself in to Baker Police investigators at 7:30 Thursday morning.
Vibrio vulnificus: What is the summertime bacteria?

Vibrio vulnificus: What is the summertime bacteria?

You've likely heard of a "flesh-eating bacteria" hitting Florida and other states this summer. While the bacteria are real, public health officials say the "flesh-eating" part is not.

VIDEO: Women 'bare their bellies' in support of mother who was ridiculed for stretch marks

A Canadian mother who says she was taunted at the beach for her belly-baring bikini is getting support from dozens of women. They held a rally in Edmonton Wednesday to send a positive message about body image.

VIDEO: Love letters arrive to 85-year-old woman 70 years after they were sent

Love letters sent by a Navy man to a girl back home didn't arrive for a very long time. Now, nearly 70 years after they were sent, the letters have finally reached the woman they were intended for.

VIDEO: 104-year-old WWII veteran moved to tears after being honored on birthday

On Monday, Tennessee honored the oldest living World War II veteran in the state. Jason Snyder served in the Army Air Corps as well as the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Teen describes moments leading father to shoot boyfriend dead

The 18-year-old daughter of two Tulsa, Oklahoma police officers who were arrested in connection with the murder of her boyfriend says she is devastated.
Teacher shows up drunk, without pants at first day of school

Teacher shows up drunk, without pants at first day of school

A new school teacher is missing her first week on the job after police say she showed up drunk to school. Lorie Hill was arrested Monday, the first day back at school for teachers at Wagoner High School in Oklahoma.

Mom in bar, boy in car

Florida mother arrested after leaving son in car for hours while she drank, then hitting two cars while trying to leave bar. Mark Douglas reports.
Golf: Wounded Warriors find salvation in sport

Golf: Wounded Warriors find salvation in sport

Jeremiah Pauley remembers all too vividly the moment that shrapnel from a roadside bomb in Iraq tore into his body and left his right arm dangling uselessly.
Tourist reportedly crashes drone into Yellowstone National Park's largest hot spring

Tourist reportedly crashes drone into Yellowstone National Park's largest hot spring

Authorities at Yellowstone National Park are investigating reports that a tourist crashed a drone into the Grand Prismatic Spring, the park's largest hot spring, on Saturday.
40 state troopers headed to Chicago to help combat violence

40 state troopers headed to Chicago to help combat violence

In yet another sign of the gravity of Chicago's violent crime problem, 40 Illinois State Police officers will soon hit the streets in beleaguered neighborhoods.
For the record books: Two hurricanes spinning toward Hawaii

For the record books: Two hurricanes spinning toward Hawaii

Supermarket shelves swept bare. Schools, government offices, attractions shuttering. Sandbags filled. Ports closing. Hawaiians look more than ready, as two hurricanes spin toward the Aloha State.
The roots of our Ebola fears

The roots of our Ebola fears

(CNN) -- The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is playing out before the world's eyes. Each new update about the disease's spread is breathless; each new detail is related with dramatic flourish.
Report: 'Big Bang Theory' stars sign deal

Report: 'Big Bang Theory' stars sign deal

(CNN) -- "Big Bang Theory" fans can breathe a sigh of relief.
Open carry kid's book a sensation

Open carry kid's book a sensation

(CNN) -- A children's book about gun rights has benefited from an unexpected boost in sales after it became the subject of a mocking segment on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week.