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Tax refunds: Save or splurge?

(NBC News) It's the heart of tax season, and that has many Americans thinking about what to do with their refund. If you are getting money back that extra cash can feel like a bonus, but what should you do with the money?

Carbon Monoxide leaves three dead

(WDTN) Three Ohio children are dead following a carbon monoxide leak at their grandmother's home. Four children were found unresponsive inside the home on Friday afternoon.

Homeland security battle

The first hurdle today: whether Democrats and Republicans will even agree to sit down and talk about funding Homeland Security. "I would urge Senate Democrats to stop blocking this.

What's in a dog?

(KING) A tiny capsule with four cameras inside is revolutionizing veterinary technology, and helped a sick Arlington, Washington dog.

Is this your ring?

(WBAL) Imagine losing your wedding ring in a snowstorm. That's exactly what happened to a man in Edgewood, Maryland and now the woman who found it is trying to find him.

Cyber-bullies target child fighting for her life

A South Carolina toddler has been fighting for her life since birth. Now, she and her family have to fend off internet bullies.

Pit Bull attack leaves dogs dead

(WESH) A Deltona, Florida woman and her dogs were attacked by two dogs that came through a wooden fence onto her property.

Roof collapse destroys "Toys for Tots"

Heavy snow causes roof collapse at Maine warehouse holding "Toys for Tots" donations, including memorabilia given by Taylor Swift. Danielle Waugh reports.

Caught on cam: School bus slap

(WLWT) A Cincinnati, Ohio mother is facing an assault charge after police said she slapped a child on a school bus.

Frozen in place

(WCSH) Nearly everyone in Maine is sick and tired of the ice and cold and nowhere is that more true than in Friendship.

Bond reduced for kidnap hoaxers

Missouri family members accused of staging kidnapping of 6-year-old to teach him a harsh lesson about strangers. Grant Bissell reports.

A mother's call for justice

The mother of Antonio Zambrano-Montes, the Pasco, Washington man shot to death while throwing rocks at police, says all she wants is justice for her son. Chris Luther reports.

Free scarves: Heartwarming hobby

(KUSA) A group of Denver, Colorado friends has been knitting scarves and tying them to trees and lamp posts in Denver all in an effort to try to keep people warm.

Stolen cabin found

Oregon authorities say a log cabin reported as stolen has been found, and now four people are claiming ownership. Lyle Ahrens reports.

"Llama Drama" captivates nation

(KPNX) Two llamas on the loose in an Arizona retirement community were lassoed into Internet fame after escaping their owner on Thursday afternoon.