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A prescription for kindness

Publix pharmacist pays for customer's prescription out of her own pocket when she learn's the young mother can't afford her medication. Trent Kelly reports.

Backyard railroad back on track

(KWQC) Dale Frels is the builder, owner and engineer of the C,B,&Q, his garden railroad.

Smelly mess: Chicken left to rot

Montana officials are working on a plan to deal with a truckload of rotten chicken left behind at a Missoula truck stop. Andrea Olson reports.

Zookeepers go ape

Zookeeprs at the Cincinnati Zoo will don gorilla suits while caring for a newborn gorilla abandoned by her mother. Andrew Setters reports.

Kansas: Profiting from porn

The state of Kansas is set to auction off "adult toys" and other items seized from a chain of adult stores to pay off tax debt. Jenna Hanchard reports. (KSHB) The state of Kansas will soon earn money from selling sex.

Trooper charged in shooting

(WIS) A South Carolina court has released dash cam video in a trooper-involved shooting earlier this month.

Rental car reefer

(KOB) Aviation officers at New Mexico's Albuquerque International Airport arrested a man who allegedly left 139 pounds of pot in a rental car and then returned to try to get it back.

Born to run

(KWWL) If you blink, you might miss Jaden Merrick going by. "I don't even try to keep up with him anymore," says Brent Merrick, his father. The 6-year-old Hudson, Iowa boy started running when he was 5.

Wild hogs invade Houston

(KPRC) They're big, destructive, and potentially dangerous, and right now wild hogs are causing problems all across the Houston, Texas area.

Working for free

(KVLY) A long-time restaurant in Valley City, North Dakota nearly shut down after about 40 years of business after new ownership came in, but loyal employees are now sacrificing their pay to keep the doors open.

Arizona's bug boom!

An Arizona-native moth, known as the Pandora moth, is at its highest numbers in decades, and researchers are taking advantage. Krystle Henderson reports.

Missing soldiers: Boys night out

(WHDH) New video shows three Afghan soldiers who disappeared from a training mission in Massachusetts visiting a strip club hours before they attempted to flee to Canada.

Panasonic launches voice-activated TV

Get ready to throw away your remote control. Panasonic has just launched a voice-activated TV.

Police officer in VA gets worldwide attention for act of kindness to 2 young boys

A police officer in Virginia went beyond the call of duty to help two young boys, Nate Eaton shares the inspiring story that folks around the world are talking about.

Japanese electronics firm debuts a colorful troupe of cheerleading robots

We've seen robots that talk, and robots that clean, but what about robots that cheer? These cheerleading robots will be on display at a trade show near Tokyo next month.