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Mexican mayor and wife accused of being involved in disappearance of students

In Mexico, as teachers and students rally across the country demanding justice for 43 missing students. The Mexican government are looking for the mayor of the City of Iguala, along with his wife and a public safety chief.

Girl with cancer collects Play Doh for cancer patients to play with in the hospital

An 8 year-old girl with cancer in Pennsylvania is giving back to other kids fighting the same battle as Wendy Bell reports. What started out as a small project has turned into a big mission.

Autopsy leak angers Brown family

(KSDK) "Insult on top of injury." That is the reaction from Benjamin Crump, attorney for the Michael Brown family, regarding recent leaks about the St. Louis County grand jury investigation.

Fear & politics

(NBC News) Fear is the new factor in the upcoming midterm elections. Races that once were focused on jobs and Obamacare are now being fought, at least in part, on the issues of ISIS and Ebola.

Touchdown of a lifetime

(WJFW) The clock sat at zero. The game was over. The score was settled, but the teams had one play left to run. They lined up; ready for kickoff, and what happened next is an incredible act of sportsmanship.

"Hug lady" honored

U.S. Army honors "Hug Lady" Elizabeth Laird, who's made it her mission to hug every soldier departing or returning to Fort Hood over the past 11 years. Jane Lonsdale reports.

Grave robbery: Cremains targeted

(WBIR) Police in Knoxville, Tennessee have confirmed that cremated remains of 40 people were stolen from two cemeteries. The thefts happened at Highland Memorial and Highland West.

Fiery suicide destroys law firm

(WAVY) Investigators say a man purposefully lit his vehicle on fire and drove into an office building in Moyock, North Carolina Friday afternoon.

Social Security checks to increase next year

Social Security checks will go up by 1.7 percent next  year. That equals about $22 more each month, according to the Social Security Administration.

Social Security announces 1.7 percent benefit increase for 2015

Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 64 million Americans will increase 1.7 percent in 2015, the Social Security Administration announced today.

Caught on cam: Terrifying crash

(NBC News) Video recorded by two Pennsylvania delivery men shows the moment they were caught up in a horrifying crash. It started Monday when the men noticed an erratic driver on a two lane road in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.

Airbag recall: Millions affected

(NBC News) Safety regulators have issued an urgent alert for millions of drivers. Motorists are being urged to check immediately to see if their vehicle is affected by an airbag recall.

Stealing from the dead

Florida woman accused of repeatedly stealing from dead neighbor as his rotting corpse remained undiscovered in his home. Peter Bernard reports.

Frein manhunt shifts

(WBRE) An army of Pennsylvania state police converged in the area of Route 314-East Saturday afternoon as part of the search for accused cop killer Eric Frein. George Brosius has lived in this area for decades.