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Former contractor says she was attacked by rats at DC's Providence Hospital Video included

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It is an odd and very disturbing story. A hospital contractor in Northeast D.C. was attacked by rats on the job and they are the same rats she says are eating bodies in the morgue. More>>

Police: Thieves snatched dog from 86-year-old woman's yard Video included

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The dog's owner says she let the pup out in front of her home in the Gandy/Dale Mabry area when it happened. According to police, someone  in an older gold Honda stopped, lured the dog to the car, and took off. More>>

Mother Accused Of Bringing Her Three Children Along For Burglary Video included

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They are not your usual suspects, a mom with her three kids committing a crime! More>>

Plano dad’s invention fills and ties water balloons in seconds

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One creative dad has come up with a quick and easy solution for a North Texas summer staple – the water balloon fight. More>>

"I'm so.... (insert city name here)" meme floods Facebook Video included

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If you've been on Facebook in the last couple of days, you probably couldn't help but notice your friends talking about how "I'm so (insert city name here). I...."  Enter the hottest new meme on social media. More>>

Bethesda named 2nd snobbiest small city in America Video included

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Bethesda has been named the second snobbiest small city in America. But here at FOX 5, we love Bethesda, so we had to hit the streets to meet some of the people there to find out if it’s true.
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Mother: 4-Year-Old Banned From Doughnut Shop Over Comment Video included

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4-year-old Justin Otero is a curious guy, but his curiosity got him into some trouble at his local Connecticut doughnut shop. More>>

Report: Obamas may be moving to California

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President Obama and his family may be buying a home in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
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170-foot ketchup bottle for sale in Belleville

Would you relish having a towering ketchup bottle? That emblem of roadside Americana could be yours if you fork over enough money. More>>

Police: Woman posted selfies in stolen dress

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Police investigating the theft of clothing and jewelry from a southern Illinois boutique say they arrested a woman after she posted Facebook photos of herself wearing one of the stolen items. More>>

200 pairs of panties stolen at east Georgia mall

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Authorities are investigating after a thief at an east Georgia shopping mall made off with a bagful of women's unmentionables. More>>

Library honors Billy Joel with US pop music prize

The Library of Congress is honoring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. More>>

Four days off: Mexican billionaire calls for three-day work week Video included

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How do you feel about this: a three-day work week? One of the richest men in the world says that's the way to go-- but there might be a small catch.
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Washington Nationals fan shows off very 'Curly W' beard on Instagram Video included

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 Eric Brooks would be hard-pressed to hide his love for the Washington Nationals, at least without a shave. 
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Police: Pair taped having sex on Bradenton Beach

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Police arrested a couple accused of having sex in front of dozens Sunday afternoon on Bradenton beach, and it was all caught on tape. More>>

Wish comes true for young D.C. United fan battling cystic fibrosis Video included

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Jordan Johansen had a wish and it came true in Washington this past weekend. The Arizona 12-year-old signed an MLS soccer contract and took the field with his favorite pro soccer team: D.C. United. More>>

Miami mascot walks bride down the aisle

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Whether you're a Seminole, Gator, Bull or Hurricane, this is one of those moments to set aside your sporting differences.

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Man breaks world record after devoting arm to Homer Simpson tattoos

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A Simpsons fan who was banned from watching the show as a child has broken a world record after covering one of his arms in Homer Simpsons tattoos.
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July 21 is National Junk Food Day

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Candy. Chips. Chocolate. Fries. Cookies. Ice cream. Shouldn't they get their own day? Welcome to July 21-- also known as National Junk Food Day!  But what's your favorite???
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New Toyota minivan makes it easier to yell at kids

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Toyota wants to help you scream at your unruly kids. The latest version of the company's Sienna minivan has a feature called "Driver Easy Speak." It uses a built-in microphone to amplify a parent's voice through speakers in the back seats.
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Playful Pooch Feels Guilty, Gives All Toys To Crying Baby

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A playful pooch learned very quickly that when there's a crying baby in the house all bets are off. More>>

Daytona dad beats man he found allegedly raping his son, report says Video included

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A Florida dad, who told police he walked in on a man sexually abusing his child, left the suspect motionless and bleeding Friday morning on the living room floor, police said.
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Woman loses relatives in 2 Malaysia air disasters

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In an almost incomprehensible twist of fate, an Australian woman who lost her brother in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 learned on Friday that her stepdaughter was on the plane shot down over Ukraine. More>>

Marvel unveils black Captain America

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The new Captain America will be an African-American. More>>

Dog hailed as hero for alerting deaf boy to fire

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Rita Reith says Nick Lamb was home alone and sleeping without his hearing aids when the fire began Wednesday. More>>

How honest is DC? Honest Tea puts the city to the test Video included

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How honest are Washingtonians? Local company Honest Tea put the honor system to the test in Dupont Circle on Wednesday. The company set up an unmanned kiosk to see if customers would pay if no one was around. More>>

Apparently A Spider Caused A House Fire

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How far would your fear of spiders go? Squashing one you find in your home? If it got away, what would you do to go after it? How about burn down your house?
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Comcast apologizes after service rep stonewalls customer during cancellation request call

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Cable and Internet giant Comcast is apologizing after a tech-savvy California customer posted eight minutes of telephone conversation online in which he tried repeatedly to get a customer service representative to disconnect his service. More>>

Diamond ring donated to Annandale Goodwill store Video included

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A local charity is counting its blessings after an anonymous donation turned into a small fortune. Someone walked into a Virginia Goodwill store in June and left behind a diamond ring. More>>

Researchers find women in red are more sexually threatening to other women Video included

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Red. It's a spicy hot color. And it turns out if you wear it, you might be sending an unintended message. More>>

FOX 5 Home Run Derby Video included

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The thought of the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby has inspired us here at FOX 5. So we decided to put together our own home run competition. FOX 5’s Scott Smith, Brody Logan, Steve Chenevey, Tucker Barnes and Lindsay Murphy all took the field to see who has the sweetest swing on the baseball field. More>>

MUST WATCH: Pregnant Woman Jumps From Burning Building

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A video trending on Youtube shows a terrifying moment while a pregnant woman jumps from a burning building.The footage shows a crowd gathering outside the building engulfed in huge flames when a heavily-pregnant young woman stood on the edge of a roof.It appears she may be overcome with smoke as onlookers scramble to make a way for her to land to safety. They eventually make a way for her to jump from the first story of the building and is caught by the crowd.The user who uploaded the online ... More>>

Prince George's County man builds remote-controlled lawnmower Video included

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Cutting the lawn is a lot of people's least favorite chore. But one Prince George’s County man may have come up with a solution. He has built a remote-controlled lawnmower. More>>

A NC man starts 'Hot Car Challenge'

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A North Carolina man is fed up and taking on an issue that has had a ripple effect nationally. Terry Williams of Greensboro put a video on social media illustrating the danger of leaving children in hot cars. More>>

Police back off plan to take explicit photo of teen in sexting case

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Police in Virginia on Thursday backed off efforts to take sexually explicit photos of a 17-year-old to prove a sexting case against him. More>>

Police want to take graphic photos of Manassas teen for evidence in sexting case Video included

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A Manassas teen could be forced to have a picture snapped of his genitalia by a Virginia cop in a bizarre sexting case. More>>

Pilot buys pizzas for passengers grounded by storm Video included

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Faced with potentially hungry — and grumpy — passengers, a Frontier Airlines pilot treated them to pizza when storms diverted a Denver-bound flight to Cheyenne, where the plane was stuck for a couple of hours. More>>

VIDEO: Massive school of anchovy spotted off California coast

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Video shot off the coast of San Diego shows a massive school of finger-sized fish swimming together, creating a dark blue band in the waters on Monday.  Divers reported seeing the school of northern anchovy stretched 15 feet beneath the water's surface.  That rivals anything seen off the coast in 30 years.
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VIDEO: Drone flight over Washington, D.C. Mormon temple

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Video from a drone flight shows The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located just outside Washington, D.C. as you've likely never seen it before. 
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Colorado girl grabs shotgun, saves family from bear break-in

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A 15-year-old Colorado girl's sharpshooting skills may have saved her family from an intruder-- of a different kind.  Rose Hill-- who is now known as "Grizzly Rose"-- grabbed her shotgun and took out a bear that broke into her family's Park County home just in time. More>>

Sleeping Yankees fan sues ESPN TV announcers

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A New York Yankees fan has filed a $10 million lawsuit against two ESPN announcers claiming they mocked him when he was caught on national television sleeping in his seat during a game. More>>

Four teens pull paddle boarder from Washington state lake

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A relaxing summer day at the lake took quite a different turn for four Washington state teens, but their quick thinking and CPR training may have saved the life of a paddle boarder in trouble.
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Grandmother fights off burglar with stick, hot water

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On the day after Lillie McClendon celebrated her 83rd birthday, she got a very unwelcome surprise. A man broke into the Houston home where she has lived for more than 50 years. More>>

WATCH: Inside the fireworks show, filmed by a drone

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You've probably never seen fireworks like this: A South African man flew a drone into a West Palm Beach fireworks show and the resulting footage is amazing. But some people are concerned about the idea. More>>

Nebraska woman downs 26 burgers in 10 minutes to win Z-Burger eating contest Video included

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On the day before Independence Day, Z-Burger celebrated the upcoming holiday with its 6th annual Independence Burger Eating Championship. More>>

9-year-old Fairfax girl battling brain cancer getting wish to swim with dolphins Video included

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Wednesday was a big day for 9-year-old Tara Sankner. The little girl has been battling Astrocytoma, an inoperable form of brain cancer, for most of her life. Today was not only her last day of chemotherapy, but she also had her wish granted by the Make-a-Wish Foundation.
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Target asks customers to leave firearms at home

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Target is asking its customers to not bring firearms into its stores, even where it is allowed by law. More>>

Cleburne teen's hunting pictures spark controversy Video included

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A Cleburne teenager has set Facebook afire after posting pictures of her African hunting safari.
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Facebook criticized for mood manipulation experiment Video included

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Some Facebook users are outraged that the social media giant used them to conduct a huge social experiment. Facebook tried to figure out if could alter user’s emotional states and prompt people to post more positive or negative content. More>>

VIDEO: Good Samaritans help officer involved in fight with suspect Video included

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An officer investigating a burglary in Franklin, Ohio, became involved in a violent melee after the officer attempted to question a suspect. The whole incident was caught on dash cam video. More>>

Dog coughs up woman's missing wedding ring 5 years later Video included

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A Wisconsin woman who lost her diamond wedding ring five years ago had given up all hope of finding it after searching high and low. It turns out her mischievous dog may have had it all along. More>>

Md. woman says she found pot in her Sonic fast food order Video included

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A woman was shocked when she went to a Sonic in Frederick and found a baggie full of pot in her order.
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Pregnant runner finishes 800-meter race at US Track and Field Championships

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Alysia Montano will have a heck of a story to tell her first child. Thirty-four weeks pregnant, Montano ran the 800 meters Thursday in the U.S. Track and Field Championships. The five-time national champion finished in 2 minutes, 32.13 seconds — nearly 35 seconds slower than her personal best of 1:57.34 in 2010 in Monaco.
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Florida veteran may lose home over American flag fight with homeowner's association Video included

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The stars and stripes are at the center of controversy. At least at Larry Murphree's home. He has been at odds with his homeowner's association for more than two years -- all because of his flag.
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After three years apart, sailor surprises little sister at school assembly Video included

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A third grader in New Jersey got a huge surprise at school that was three years in the making. More>>

US head coach excuses fans from work for World Cup match

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U.S. Head Coach Jürgen Klinsmann has provided fans with a letter for their bosses, excusing them from work, so as to allow for much-needed support during the "critical World Cup game." More>>

Cat's cradle: Pet perches atop investigating cop

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The cat. In the bathroom. On the officer's shoulders? Nope, not a game of "Clue." But police say one orange tabby wanted to be closely involved when officers responding to a burglary report searched the cat's home in southeast Portland.
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Police: Burglar busted after failing to log off Facebook on homeowner's computer Video included

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Police didn't have to work hard to catch a man who broke into a Minnesota house. More>>

DC couple suing airline after being flown to Grenada, not Granada

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A District of Columbia couple has sued British Airways, saying the airline ruined their vacation by booking them tickets to the Caribbean island of Grenada instead of Granada, Spain. More>>

Mich. man with 100 lb. scrotum raising funds for life-changing surgery Video included

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A Michigan man is making a plea to the public to help him raise money for a life-changing surgery. More>>

Arlington County police officer pride parade photo goes viral Video included

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He has been with the department less than a year, but an Arlington County police officer is in the spotlight after a photo went viral and has the internet buzzing. More>>

Photo: Did President Obama "overreach" at Chipotle lunch stop?

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Did the President overreach-- in the lunch line?  A photo taken while he visited a D.C. Chipotle restaurant for lunch on Tuesday is making the rounds, and it has some people wondering whether President Barack Obama reached too far over the glass-- which is a big no-no for customers. 
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Report: Story of 3-year-old kicked out of KFC may be a hoax Video included

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The story about a little girl asked to leave a KFC restaurant because of scars she was left with after a dog attack went viral-- but it might have been a hoax. More>>

Los Angeles street sign allowed 1-minute parking

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Motorists in Los Angeles are known to chafe at the city's confusing parking restrictions and pricey penalties, but an erroneous street sign spotted last week had drivers scratching their heads. More>>

American student gets stuck in German vagina sculpture

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An exchange student from the United States got caught in the act while exploring a giant stone vulva in Germany.
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Arrestee's 'handsome' mug shot goes viral Video included

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A handsome mug shot of a Northern California man arrested on felony weapons charges has gone viral on social media, attracting more than 28,000 "likes" and drawing comments praising his high cheek bones, chiseled face and striking blue eyes. More>>

'Love thy neighbor'? Nuns sue nearby strip club Video included

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A convent of nuns in suburban Chicago has filed a lawsuit against a neighbor, a strip club they say plays throbbing music while the nuns try to pray. More>>

Man cited for warning drivers of police checkpoint

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A suburban Cleveland man says police violated his First Amendment rights to free speech when they cited him for holding a sign warning motorists to turn if they wanted to avoid a drunken-driving checkpoint. More>>

911 dispatcher takes emergency call about her own son

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A 911 dispatcher in Virginia took an emergency call on Saturday. It turns out the call she was responding to was about her son.
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Delta Airlines offends with tweet congratulating US on World Cup victory Video included

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Delta Air Lines Inc. apologized Tuesday for a tweet meant to congratulate the U.S. soccer team for its win over Ghana but which critics said was ignorant or offensive. More>>

Deputy: Florida man hid drugs under 'stomach fat'

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A central Florida man who weighs about 450 pounds faces multiple charges after sheriff's deputies say he hid cocaine and 23 grams of marijuana under his "stomach fat." More>>

KFC probes whether scarred girl was asked to leave Video included

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A KFC employee isn't making 3-year-old girl Victoria Wilcher's recovery any easier. The little girl is recovering from a severe dog attack that happened earlier this year. She spent a month in the hospital and can't eat solid foods -- in fact, she's using a feeding tube.
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Starbucks clears college degree path for workers Video included

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Starbucks is giving its baristas a shot at an online college degree, an unusual benefit in an industry where higher education is often out of reach for workers. More>>

'Miracle dog' survives 14-story fall at Miami condo

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A little dog from South Florida is being called a miracle dog. She fell 14 stories through a condo building while the owner was visiting a friend in South Florida.

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Takoma Park man discusses his newfound fame as 'World's Best Father' Video included

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We decided to mark this Father's Day by introducing all of you to the "World's Best Father." That's right. The best dad in the whole world lives right here in our area. He has been documenting his parenting journey and now has a worldwide audience. More>>

Heroic officer saves driver after gas pump crash

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An off-duty New York state police officer helped save a man's life in a fiery gas pump crash.
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Identity crisis: Rescued cow thinks she's a dog Video included

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It is an identity crisis for a cow who resides in Sacramento, Calif. Milkshake -- yes, that’s her name – thinks she is a canine.
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First grader brings heroin to Philadelphia school; 2 charged

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Authorities say a man and a woman are facing charges after a first-grader brought 11 packets of heroin to a Philadelphia school. More>>

Tweet self-propagates through TweetDeck

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A tweet containing computer code has propagated itself through Twitter by taking advantage of a security flaw in the company's TweetDeck application. More>>

DC couple who are Redskins fans created song used in anti-Redskins name ad

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It's the ad everyone is talking about-- but here's something you might not know. The song used in the anti-Redskins name spot that aired during Tuesday's NBA Finals game was written by a couple from the D.C. area.  Tim Cretella and Brittany Yates are a singing-songwriter duo known as Doppio, and they live in Alexandria-- and are Redskins fans.
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Skinny, fat, jumbo? Clothing company Fatyo ditches traditional size labels

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If you're used to clothing sizes like small, medium and large, consider this: One clothing company is taking a more unconventional route with their sizing. The brand called Fatyo is making shirts, hats and other products in four sizes: titch, skinny, fat and jumbo. They say they're actually trying to make the word "fat" cool, and boost shoppers' self-esteem. More>>

16-year-old Delaware teen reports being bitten by shark Video included

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A 16-year-old boy says he was bitten by a shark while swimming at Delaware's Cape Henlopen State Park.
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PHOTOS: Virginia woman celebrates 90th birthday by jumping out of plane Video included

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How would you want to spend your 90th birthday?  One Virginia woman did exactly what she did on her 70th and 80th birthdays: She jumped out of a perfectly good airplane. More>>

World's oldest man dies in NYC at age 111

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The world's oldest man, a retired chemist and parapsychologist, has died in New York City at the age of 111. More>>

Md. family's memories of 7-month-old son battling heart defect stolen from home Video included

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Imagine all the photos and videos you have collected of your children -- gone in a flash. It happened to a Calvert County, Md., couple and their loss is made all the worse because the photos taken from them captured their 7-month-old son's extraordinary fight for life.
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Jacksonville Jaguars fans can watch the game from a poolside cabana-- for only $12,500

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Who needs a suite when you can watch an NFL game from the pool?  The Jacksonville Jaguars pulled 9,500 seats out of the north end zone of their stadium to make room for a party deck which includes two pools and 16 spa cabanas.  But is it worth $12,500 a game?
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Detroit couple says secret to relationship is 'His and Hers' houses Video included

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You've heard of his and her's closets, but what about his and her's houses? A Detroit couple says the secret to their relationship is not having to share.
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CIA uncovers sense of humor in debut tweet

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For a spy agency that likes to blend into the background, the CIA's debut on Twitter has revealed a covert sense of humor. More>>

Wife divorces husband over the movie "Frozen"

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Some people just take their love of Disney movies serious. But what about to the brinks of divorce?!
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Timeline: How D-Day unfolded 70 years ago

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It's been 70 years since the D-Day invasion on the beaches of Normandy, France. On June 6, 1944, over 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches with the goal of freeing Europe from the hold of Nazi Germany.  See a timeline of events here, and follow us @fox5newsdc on Twitter for tweets in real time on Friday.
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Proper punishment? Photo shows girl holding 'I Am A Bully' sign on Gaithersburg sidewalk Video included

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A photo sent in by one of our FOX 5 viewers is generating some buzz on how parents should discipline their children. More>>

Clever class hires mariachi band to follow principal

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Man protests with patriotic paint job Video included

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At first glance, it may appear Bradenton homeowner Brent Greer is filled with patriotism, but there is much more behind the red, white and blue paint job on his home. More>>

Service dog helps Michigan teen get diploma in cap and gown Video included

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Among the graduates that filed into Freedom Christian High School's gym was a four-legged companion. He was there after helping his friend of four years get her diploma from her Michigan high school. More>>

2-legged dog gets wheelchair from generous donor Video included

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A two-legged dog isn't letting his physical challenge slow him down. Bouncing from one corner to another, 5-month-old Sonny doesn't know any better. More>>

Son: Carjackers stole my mom's Bible Video included

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Pinellas Park Police have arrested a second suspect in a carjacking at a Clearwater hospital Tuesday morning. The son of the victim said the men pointed a gun at her, stole her vehicle and other items inside, including her Bible.

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Thieves take 13,000 diapers from North Carolina nonprofit

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Authorities in North Carolina are searching for whoever made a massive, unauthorized withdrawal from a diaper bank. More>>

Wind carries bounce house 200 feet; 2 kids hurt

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Authorities say two children in suburban Denver were injured in the latest case of an inflatable bounce house breaking loose and being blown around in the wind. More>>

CHARGES: Neighbor, 61, pulls gun on father teaching girl to ride bike Video included

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It's yet another instance of a neighbor puling a gun on a neighbor. This time, it happened in Rosemount while a father was teaching his 7-year-old daughter how to ride a bicycle. Gary Drake, 61, is facing second-degree assault and terroristic threat charges.

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Puppy hits gas pedal, drives car into Canton pond

Rosie is a 12-week-old German shepherd puppy who was excited to jump into the car her owner was driving. In her enthusiasm, however, she got tangled up with the gas pedal, and got in over her head. More>>

Toyota truck passes million mile mark Video included

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A nearly 20-year-old Toyota pickup truck has just clocked its millionth mile. More>>

DC elementary students attempt to break bubble wrap popping world record Video included

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It's something many of us can't get enough of. It’s something that has an everyday use, but goes way beyond the practical. To the kids at one D.C. school on Friday, it was no joke. They were trying to pop their way into history. More>>

California man finds bag on street containing $125K, turns it in Video included

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Joe Cornell found an orange bag in the middle of the street. When he opened the bag, it was full of money. How much? $125,000! At that point, Cornell had a tough decision to make: take it or turn it in.
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Utah students upset about altered yearbook pics Video included

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A group of Utah high school students said they were surprised and upset to discover their school yearbook photos were digitally altered, with sleeves and higher necklines drawn on to cover bare skin. More>>

'Reading Rainbow' Kickstarter raises $1M in less than 24 hours Video included

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Thanks to the power of social media, it looks like LeVar Burton really will “see you next time,” as he always said at the end of every "Reading Rainbow" episode. More>>

Copycat philanthropist hides money in DC area - and FOX 5 reporter finds it! Video included

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A few days ago, we told you about @hiddencash, an anonymous philanthropist who is hiding $100 bills around the San Francisco bay area and tweeting out clues about where people can find the cash.  Now, someone in the D.C. area is doing the same thing-- and FOX 5 reporter Melanie Alnwick found the cash on Thursday morning! 
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FOX 5's Melanie Alnwick found 'hidden cash' in DC-- and here's what she did with it

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FOX 5 reporter Melanie Alnwick wasn't planning on it, but she "found the cash" hidden in northwest D.C. Thursday morning by @ihidthecash-- an anonymous philanthropist who tweeted all the details.  A note hidden with the money told her to do something good with it.  Click here to find out how she paid it forward!

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Half-sisters meet for the 1st time after 85 years Video included

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A woman in her 80s met her 94-year-old half-sister over the Memorial Day weekend — the first time the siblings had ever set eyes on each other. More>>

Anonymous @HiddenCash creates social media frenzy Video included

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Someone is dropping envelopes full of cash across San Francisco — and causing an international frenzy on social media. More>>

Google to build prototype of truly driverless car Video included

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Google plans to build and launch onto city streets a small fleet of subcompact cars that could operate without a person at the wheel. More>>

Grieving dad's words inspire #NotOneMore movement in wake of Santa Barbara shooting

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Three words spoken by a grieving father after last week's deadly shooting near the University of California-Santa Barbara have inspired a movement that is quickly gaining traction on social media. More>>

Rent A Gent offers men for rent -- for $200 an hour Video included

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The website offers men being made available for rent for $200 an hour. It's called Rent A Gent and the service is now available in D.C. More>>

Sign at Plano bar comparing domestic violence, beer sparks outrage

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A sign on display at a Plano bar making has triggered a firestorm with the bar's owners apologizing for the actions of its employees and managers.
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Neb. woman eats 2 72-ounce steaks in 15 minutes

A competitive eater from Nebraska has set a record by devouring a 72-ounce steak at an Amarillo steakhouse, and then decided to chase it down with another 72 ounces. More>>

Woman, 99, graduates from college 75 years later after unpaid $5 fee settled

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A 99-year-old Maine woman has graduated from college 75 years after a $5 fee kept her from getting her diploma on time. More>>

Man dressed as woman robs bank in Bowie

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Prince George’s County police are asking for the public’s help to identify a bank robbery suspect dressed in a very unusual disguise. More>>

Protestors push IDSA for change on treatment of Lyme disease Video included

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About 70 people -- almost all of whom suffer from Lyme disease -- took on part of the medical establishment in Arlington this week. At the end of it all, the protesters declared a partial victory. More>>

Man arrested after stripping naked outside White House Video included

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The Secret Service arrested a man who was naked outside the White House on Friday. More>>

New meteor shower to light up DC sky tonight Video included

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The sky over D.C. should be clear Friday night, and astronomers predict that will set up a perfect opportunity to view a new meteor shower in the early morning hours of Saturday. Find when you can see it here!
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Memorial Day in DC: 10 things you can do this weekend

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You know traffic will be terrible if you're headed out of town for the holiday-- but there's plenty to do right here in D.C. this Memorial Day weekend!  We've got a list of great ideas to help you honor our veterans here.
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Metro Detroit's 'Mother Talley' turning 115 years young

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A Detroit-area woman believed to be the oldest American and the second-oldest person on earth is turning 115. Jeralean Talley was born May 23, 1899.
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Obama breaks from busy day to walk, greet tourists

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It was a rare view of President Barack Obama: strolling along the National Mall with suit jacket slung over his shoulder. More>>

College campus sleepwalker statue vandalized

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An outdoor, lifelike sculpture of a man sleepwalking in his underpants that provoked some concern on a Massachusetts college campus in February has been vandalized. More>>

Police: Man stole bread truck, made deliveries

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A man stole a New York City bread truck and began delivering loaves of savory baked goods to random businesses, the bakery's owner said Thursday. More>>

Teen could face life after cops find pot brownies Video included

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A 19-year-old Texas man accused of making and selling brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil faces a felony charge that carries a punishment of anywhere from five years to life in prison. More>>

Fairfax Co. police investigating allegations of students sharing nude photos of classmates Video included

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Fairfax County police are investigating a makeshift online porn site after a receiving a tip that it was created by students at McLean High School. More>>

'Happy' video arrests highlight tensions in Iran Video included

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An Internet video of six young Iranian men and women dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy" has led to their arrests, showing how far Tehran will go to halt what it deems to be decadent Western behavior — despite the views of its moderate president. More>>

DC officers help save man who accidentally set himself on fire Video included

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Police officers on patrol in Northeast D.C. Tuesday morning saved the life of a man who accidentally set himself on fire. More>>

Florida high school charging $200 for 'premium' graduation seats Video included

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A new graduation policy at a Florida high school is causing outrage. Students at Manatee High School in Bradenton, Fla., are being required to pay $20 to participate in the event. And if parents want a good view of their child receiving their diploma, the school is charging $200 for a “premium” seat. More>>

Woman says naked man jumped into car in Oak Cliff, attacked her Video included

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A Dallas woman says her drive home turned into the unthinkable recently when a naked man jumped through her sunroof and started beating her.
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iPhone Feature Logs Location History Video included

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There is a new feature on your iPhone that you'll want to know about. You might find it helpful, or you might find it just another invasion of your privacy.
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Kansas girl takes the wheel after mom has medical emergency Video included

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An 8-year-old southeast Kansas girl is being hailed for her quick, calm thinking after she grabbed the steering wheel and drove the family's SUV when her mother fell unconscious on their highway ride to school. More>>

Man charged with stealing from person suffering health emergency Video included

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Talk about being heartless. A man was caught on camera allegedly stealing from a man who appears to be having a heart attack. More>>

Roommates buy lumpy used couch, find $40K in cash Video included

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For all the screaming and carrying on, their neighbors thought they'd won the lottery. But it was a lumpy old sofa stuffed with $40,000 in cash that had three young roommates raising a ruckus. More>>

Beyonce, Jay Z, Solange moving past attack video

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Jay Z, Beyonce and Solange say "families have problems and we're no different" after a video leaked of Beyonce's sister attacking the rap mogul in a hotel elevator. More>>

Officials: 34-year-old woman enrolled in high school posing as 15-year-old

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A 34-year-old woman posed as a teenager to enroll as sophomore at a small private high school in East Texas, officials said Wednesday. More>>

Children injured after inflatable bounce house gets blown into air Video included

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Two young boys who fell from an inflatable bounce house as it was swept skyward by gusty winds remained hospitalized in stable condition Wednesday, one in a medically induced coma with a head injury, according to police. More>>

MIRACLE BOY: Toddler survives 11-story fall in Cedar-Riverside Video included

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A 1-year-old boy who fell from a Minneapolis high-rise on Sunday night is still alive at HCMC, where he is listed in critical but stable condition -- and the community is rallying to prevent another tragedy.


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Mom pays off outstanding balance of other students after son was denied school lunch Video included

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A mother is fighting back against a high school in Michigan after her son was denied a school lunch. More>>

Over 100 family members celebrate Md. woman's 100th birthday Video included

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Alice Bertela Orlando has a lot to brag about these days. She just turned 100 years old and she has a new great, great, great grandchild. More>>

Hotel decries video leak of Jay Z, Beyonce's sister Video included

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The Standard Hotel in New York City says it is investigating the leak of a security video that appears to show Beyonce's sister, Solange, attacking Jay Z. More>>

More jail for Chris Brown on probation violation

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Chris Brown was ordered to remain in a Los Angeles jail Friday after the R&B singer admitted he violated his probation by getting into an altercation outside a hotel in Washington, D.C., last year. More>>

Noah, Sophia are most popular baby names

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When it comes to baby names, blending in is out, and standing out is in. Noah and Sophia top the Social Security Administration's list of most popular American baby names for 2013, but they don't begin to approach the popularity of past generation favorites like John and Mary.
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Boston drivers urged to 'Use Yah Blinkah'

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Perhaps the reason notoriously aggressive Boston drivers don't use their turn signals is that no one's ever put it in terms they understand. More>>

Journalists in Jordan fight on live TV talk show Video included

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Two journalists in Jordan having a televised debate about the civil war in neighboring Syria literally turned — and overturned — the table on each other during an on-air brawl. More>>

Driver busted trying to drive through HOV lane with mannequin head

It seems like an elaborate scheme to speed up a commute, but Massachusetts State Police say that one driver tried to get out of sitting in traffic Thursday morning by driving through the HOV lane with a fake passenger. More>>

On prom night, Va. students wear protective masks to support friend with cancer Video included

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A Virginia high school student wanted to go to his girlfriend's prom, but his doctor told him he had to wear a mask to protect himself from getting sick. What his girlfriend and their group of friends did to make him feel comfortable at the prom will no doubt warm your heart. More>>

SORRY MONSTERS: Lady Gaga concert rescheduled for May 12

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The Verizon Center has announced the Lady Gaga concert scheduled for Thursday, May 15 has been rescheduled for Monday, May 12. More>>

Supreme Court will not address gun carry permit limits in Drake case

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Americans who are refused the right to bear arms by their state governments will not get any relief soon. On Monday, gun advocates were stunned when the Supreme Court announced it will not hear the case of Drake v. Jerejian and make a ruling on what limits to carry rights are constitutional.
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Prince George's Co. police receive backlash over plans to live tweet prostitution sting Video included

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There is backlash against the Prince George’s County Police Department over a public prostitution sting. Investigators in Prince George's County are planning to live tweet photos from the operation. More>>

Marion Barry criticizes planned HBO movie about his life

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Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry is criticizing HBO and two journalists over their involvement in a movie about his life. More>>

Report: Fort Worth vet kept at least 5 'euthanized' animals alive

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A long-time Fort Worth veterinarian accused of animal cruelty has bonded out of jail, but will not be returning to work for a while. More>>

Prince George's Co. police to live tweet prostitution sting Video included

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It may be a first of its kind approach in crime prevention. Prince George's County police say they will live tweet a prostitution sting. More>>

Viral video: Marines sing "Let It Go" from Frozen

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Can't get "Let It Go" out of your head?  Neither can these guys.  Video posted Tuesday on Facebook shows a group of Marines singing the song from the hit Disney movie Frozen, and it's sure to put a smile on your face. More>>

King and queen: Md. teens spend special prom night in DC hospital room

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They say prom is a night you'll never forget, and that couldn't be more true for Kasey Rosen and her boyfriend, Josh Popkin. They were supposed to be celebrating prom night on Saturday with their friends, but when Josh had to go to the hospital unexpectedly, their plans changed. More>>

VIDEO: 'The Reveal to Grandpa' is the best thing you'll see today

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This video will make your day: "Told my dad he is going to be a grandpa. I am his only child and my mother passed away 20 years ago. He has been asking us for grandchildren since our wedding night. I think he is happy.”
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Real-life experience: Detective's kids watch him run into burning house, rescue woman from fire on 'Take Your Child to Work Day' Video included

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"Take Your Child to Work Day" couldn’t have been more real for the children of a Montgomery County police officer.  Detective Mario Mastrangelo’s kids were with him when he arrived at the scene of a deadly house fire in Germantown, and they watched as he ran into the burning home to rescue an elderly woman trapped inside. More>>

4th grader sells pot in northern Colorado Video included

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School officials in northern Colorado are asking parents to take care with their newly legal recreational marijuana, after fourth graders were caught dealing the drug on an elementary school campus. More>>

Mom finds weed stashed inside pocket of son's new jeans Video included

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A mother in Eastpointe says she found a bag of marijuana in pants she purchased at a popular retail chain for her 9-year-old son.

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Va. man turns in $1,000 found in Walmart parking lot Video included

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A Virginia man's good deed is earning him some admiration. He found $1,000 in a store parking lot. Instead of keeping it, he turned it in. More>>

Georgetown officer seen in video tripping, pushing students as they rush field

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Video shows a Georgetown police officer tripping and pushing students as they rush the field seconds after a high school state soccer game ends.
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Tattooed suspect sought by Prince George's Co. police turns himself in

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Prince George's County police say a noteworthy suspect with very distinctive tattoos on his face whose mugshot caught the attention of many on social media has turned himself in. More>>

Nebraska principal sorry for 'don't tattle' bullying flier

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A Nebraska school principal has apologized for sending fifth-grade students home with a flier that advises those who are bullied to not tattle on their tormentors. More>>

Man fined $525 for drink refill at Veterans Affairs hospital Video included

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A man who helped himself to a refill of his 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital found it cost a lot more than he expected when he was fined $525. More>>

3-year-old Nebraska boy gets stuck inside claw machine Video included

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Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley. More>>

Knife found in enchilada at California airport

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A woman is facing a possible fine after federal officials say they found a knife inside an enchilada in her bag during security screening at a Northern California airport. More>>

Male cop dresses as Amish woman to stop flasher

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A western Pennsylvania police officer says he spent much of December and January dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children. More>>

Deputies Arrest Suspect Accused Of Attacking Several People

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Deputies arrest suspect accused of attacking several people. Johnathan Schmidt, 29 years old and a resident of Lake Elsinore, is accused of attacking several people with a knife.
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Colorado gets first marijuana vending machine Video included

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With the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado, all sorts of laws have come into effect as well as new ways to get it to residents. There was a special delivery of a vending machine to Montana's Smokehouse in Avon, Colo. In it will not be the bubble gum and candy you usually find in most restaurant vending machines. Instead, this one is distinctly Colorado.
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'I AM A BULLY' sign-holder calls sentence unfair

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An Ohio man who spent hours on a street corner Sunday with a sign declaring he's a bully says that the punishment in a disorderly conduct case was unfair and that the judge who sentenced him has ruined his life. More>>

"Blood moon" lunar eclipse happens Tuesday morning

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Get ready sky gazers: The first eclipse of the year happens early Tuesday morning.  It's known as the red moon, or "blood moon," and it's the first of four such lunar eclipses over the next year and a half. 
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Woman mugged on Brazil TV while discussing crime Video included

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Brazilian TV is showing footage of a woman being robbed while being interviewed on television about crime near Rio de Janeiro's main train station. More>>

Washington state sewage treatment plant trying to woo couples for weddings

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A sewage treatment plant near Seattle is advertising its availability as a wedding venue. More>>

Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech Video included

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A woman was taken into federal custody Thursday after throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton as the former Secretary of State began a Las Vegas convention keynote speech. More>>

Crocodile caught wandering around California mall

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Don't shed any tears for a crocodile that was captured wandering outside a pet store at a Northern California shopping mall. More>>

Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman on late show

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CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, who will take over the "Late Show" next year and do battle with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel for late-night television supremacy. More>>

Computer support call leads to burglary arrest

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Mike Witonis got an email from Apple thanking him for calling customer service about his laptop computer. Problem is, someone had stolen it from him a year earlier. More>>

What you need to know about the Heartbleed bug

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Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this week. Here are answers to some common questions about Heartbleed and how you can protect yourself: More>>

Lacey Holsworth, who befriended Michigan State star Adreian Payne, has died Video included

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Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old cancer-stricken girl who befriended Michigan State star Adreian Payne nearly two years ago, has died, according to her father. More>>

DC Cherry Blossom Guide: What you need to know in 2014! Video included

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Are you Cherry Blossom bound?  You should be! The National Cherry Blossom Festival is right in our backyard, and we've got all the details you need to know to make your visit the best ever. More>>

Teacher fired for refusing to unfriend students on Facebook

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A popular elderly teacher in New Hampshire has found herself unemployed because of social media. 79-year-old Carol Thebarge had been substituting at Stevens High School's for nine years, but was fired after violating the school's policy of friending students on social media. More>>

Police: Burglary suspects pocket-dialed 911

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Two Minnesota burglary suspects are arrested after police say one of them accidentally called 911 and left the line open as the pair discussed the crime. More>>

Suspects sought in Smart car vandalism in San Francisco Video included

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Authorities in San Francisco on Tuesday were looking for suspects who flipped four Smart cars. More>>

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