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No bond for mom accused of murder

(KGW) An Oregon mother involved in a volatile divorce and accused of murdering her 2-year-old daughter and critically injuring her teen the day she was to turn them over to their father was in court Monday.

New teacher found drunk and pantless in classroom

A new school teacher is missing her first week on the job after police say she showed up drunk to school. Lorie Hill was arrested Monday, the first day back to school for teachers at Wagoner High School in Oklahoma.

Teen describes moments that led her father to shoot her boyfriend to death

(KJRH) The 18-year-old daughter of two Tulsa, Oklahoma police officers who were arrested in connection with the murder of her boyfriend says she is devastated.

Wafter takes the stand

(WDIV) In Detroit, Michigan on Monday, Ted Wafer, charged with second-degree murder after he shot an unarmed teenager on his porch, took the stand in his own defense.

African nations gather

Several leaders from nations in Africa have gathered in DC for one of the largest international gatherings ever in Washington. Tracie Potts reports.

Surfers rejoice, residents stock up as Hawaii preps for rare cyclones

(CNN) -- You'll have to pardon the people of Hawaii if they are freaking out over an approaching hurricane. It's the kind of thing that rarely happens around there. And there are two headed that way.

Danger: Walking & texting

(WBBH) It may seem harmless, but a new study shows walking and texting can be a deadly distraction.

A worried world watches as Ebola death toll rises; Liberia declares emergency

(CNN) -- A nurse in Nigeria. A businessman in Saudi Arabia. A Spanish priest in Liberia.

Mom in bar, boy in car

Florida mother arrested after leaving son in car for hours while she drank, then hitting two cars while trying to leave bar. Mark Douglas reports.

School vandalism: "A kick in the gut"

(KFOR) Students and staff at one Blanchard, Oklahoma high school will spend their next few weeks before school starts cleaning up what vandals destroyed.

Angler lands massive shark

(KRIS) A fisherman reeled in what's being called the catch of a lifetime, just five miles off the coast of Port Aransas, Texas

Whale response angers onlookers

Myrtle Beach authorities say state and federal laws prevented them from assisting whale that beached itself Sunday. Conor McCue reports.

U.S. general killed, other troops wounded in Afghanistan attack, Pentagon says

(CNN) -- It was a brazen attack killing the most senior U.S. officer since 9/11, and authorities say they think an Afghan soldier was the gunman.

Class ring comes home

(WTLV) A precious piece of one Georgia woman's past has been returned to her after decades of assuming it was gone for good. "It's a blessing. That's what it is," says Lyn Johnson of Brunswick.

Peach purge: It's the pits

(KTTC) A nationwide recall of stone fruit has some consumers concerned for their health. Although no illnesses have been reported in the listeria scare, one Wykoff, Minnesota woman said she is hurt over having to dump her canned peaches.