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Driver finds assault rifle along Loop 101 in Glendale

Driver finds assault rifle along Loop 101 in Glendale

Glendale, AZ (KTVK) -- Police confirmed that a loaded assault rifle found along a busy Valley freeway Saturday morning belongs to a Glendale firefighter.
Letter sent home to parents criticizes girl's lunch

Letter sent home to parents criticizes girl's lunch

Kirksville, MO (KCTV) -- A Missouri school district is apologizing for a letter sent home to a couple, questioning the lunch their young daughter brought to school.
Phoenix firefighter falls from roof while battling house fire

Phoenix firefighter falls from roof while battling house fire

Phoenix, AZ (KTVK) -- Two people, including a firefighter, were injured in a house fire early Saturday morning. The firefighter was injured as he became surrounded by flames and fell off the roof of the house.

Woman gets probation after trying to snip off husband's penis

A California woman who pleaded guilty to assault after attempting to cut off her husband's penis using a pair of scissors won't face jail time.
Colorado Theater Shooting Fast Facts

Colorado Theater Shooting Fast Facts

 (CNN) -- Here is some background information about the July 20, 2012, movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado. Twelve people were killed and 58 others were injured.
NY police: Shoppers in crowded Home Depot store forced to flee murder-suicide

NY police: Shoppers in crowded Home Depot store forced to flee murder-suicide

 NEW YORK (CNN) -- Shoppers crowded into a Manhattan Home Depot store to prepare for an anticipated snowstorm streamed into the streets Sunday afternoon after an employee shot a store manager and then himself, according to NYPD spokesman S
Couple missing after posting Craigslist ad for car; suspect identified

Couple missing after posting Craigslist ad for car; suspect identified

 ATLANTA (CNN) -- Police have identified a suspect in the case of a Georgia couple who went missing after contacting a car seller on Craigslist.

VIDEO: Student arrested after body-slamming teacher for taking cell phone away

A YouTube video showing a student body-slamming a teacher has gone viral.
Jeb's invisible man strategy

Jeb's invisible man strategy

 DES MOINES, Iowa (CNN) -- In the so-called Invisible Primary of 2016, Jeb Bush is the invisible man --- and he prefers it that way.
City by city in the blizzard of 2015

City by city in the blizzard of 2015

 (CNN) -- The first major snowstorm of 2015 is expected to hit the Northeastern United States on Monday afternoon. Here's what's expected in three major cities. New York
'Birdman' takes big prize, diversity big moment at SAG Awards

'Birdman' takes big prize, diversity big moment at SAG Awards

 (CNN) -- "Birdman" won the big prize -- outstanding motion picture cast -- at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, but it was talk about heritage and diversity that captured the evening.
Disney launches 'Frozen' cruise

Disney launches 'Frozen' cruise

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Disney is launching a special cruise for those fans who just couldn't get enough of "Frozen."
'American Sniper' hauls in $200 million at box office

'American Sniper' hauls in $200 million at box office

"American Sniper" is on track to make $200 million in its first ten days of nationwide release, a feat matched by only a few R-rated films in Hollywood history.
Japan's ISIS hostage crisis: Where things stand

Japan's ISIS hostage crisis: Where things stand

The Japanese government is grappling with an unpredictable hostage crisis whose terms are being dictated by the Islamic extremist group ISIS.
After 2 failures, weather halts latest bid to lift AirAsia Flight QZ8501 fuselage

After 2 failures, weather halts latest bid to lift AirAsia Flight QZ8501 fuselage

Bad weather thwarted divers' plans Monday for yet another attempt at raising the fragile fuselage of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 from the bottom of the Java Sea, after two unsuccessful attempts over the weekend, officials said.