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Jesse Jackson joins protests in Ferguson

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 2:01am
Amid outrage over allegations that teen shot by police was involved in robbery, civil rights leader urges residents "don't self-destruct"

Notre Dame eyes 4 football players in academic probe

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 12:09am
Players are banned from practice and games amid allegations someone else did course work for them

Texas Gov. Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:12pm
Potential 2016 presidential hopeful charged after carrying out threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption

ALS patient sets out to spread an epidemic of kindness

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 9:59pm
Chris Rosati has devoted the rest of his life to encouraging others to commit acts of kindness.

​Ferguson and Michael Brown: 5 things you need to know

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 9:49pm
Key information on the shooting of an unarmed teen in Missouri, the protests that followed and what happens next

NASCAR adds new rule: Don't exit car after crashes

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 8:29pm
Rule comes after driver was struck and killed after he walked onto track to confront other driver

Lighthouse keeper's legacy preserved in museum

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:29pm
New display stirs one man's memories of being raised in the lighthouses faithfully maintained by his father

What am I seeing?

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:28pm
There are some photographs that really need a caption

As SeaWorld shares sink, company plans larger killer whale tanks

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 5:59pm
SeaWorld under fire after documentary suggested its treatment of whales provoke violent behavior, which in turn led to death of trainers

Ferguson, Mo., police shooting

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 5:02pm
Latest on police shooting of unarmed teen

Sinking sailboat caught on camera in Wisconsin

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 4:47pm
Two friends sailing on Lake Winnebago lost control of their sailboat, and it quickly sunk. The event was captured on camera and posted online as a call to use better precautionary measures when sailing. WFRV's Donald Robinson reports from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

Ferguson police release surveillance video related to Michael Brown shooting

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 4:19pm
Authorities in Ferguson, Missouri, say the unarmed 18-year-old killed by a police officer was a suspect in a strong-arm robbery of a convenience store that took place shortly before the deadly altercation. Surveillance footage from the store captures the alleged robbery.

Photos of the Week

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 3:15pm
The best images from the week's news, Aug. 8 - Aug. 15, 2014.

Should small children have their own plane seats?

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 2:47pm
The FAA allows children under 2 to fly free on an adult's lap, but former NTSB chair Deborah Hersman says that needs to change

Cops: Teens walked into NBA star's Fla. home

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 2:28pm
Seven teens allegedly walked into NBA star Ray Allen's Florida home while the former Miami Heat player's wife and kids were sleeping upstairs early Thursday

Surveillance video of store robbery in Ferguson

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 2:27pm
Ferguson, Mo. police released surveillance video and a police report of a robbery that happened shortly before Michael Brown was fatally shot

Grand jury indicts couple in La. stripper's murder

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:58pm
Margaret Sanchez, 30, and Terry Speaks, 41, are accused of fatally stabbing 22-year-old Jaren Lockhart in 2012 and dumping her dismembered remains off the Bay St. Louis Bridge in Louisiana

Murder suspect testifies he last saw victim alive

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:42pm
Pedro Bravo, 20, faces murder, kidnapping and other charges related to the slaying of Christian Aguilar, 18, in Sept. 2012

Woman drinks toxic chemical

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:39pm
A 67-year-old Utah woman is in critical condition after ingesting a cleaning chemical that was accidentally mixed with her tea. Salt Lake City affiliate KUTV reports.

Vigils held around the country in support of Ferguson, Mo.

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:16pm
Demonstrators gathered in scores of cities to protest police response to protests in Ferguson, Mo., over the fatal shooting by a police officer of an unarmed, black teenager

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