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Cops seek creeper

(WHDH) Police in Woburn, Massachusetts are looking for a man who broke into several homes then watched and waited for homeowners to wake up. That's when the creepy crimes take a strange turn.

Tracking students for safety

New app alerts campus police if students don't arrive at their planned destination on time, then helps track them down. Melissa Schroeder reports.

Beheading threats sent to three elementary schools

A letter threatening to behead students at elementary schools was sent to police in Johnson, Rhode Island. Schools opened as scheduled Thursday, but there was a heavy police presence, Susie Steimle has the story.

New device aids ailing hearts

(WCMH) An avid cook, Richard Jacob had to put everything on hold after a massive heart attack nearly killed him at age 43. Richard survived, but was left with severe heart failure so bad he could barely walk across the room.

Road risk: Hands-free devices

(NBC News) Distracted driving crashes killed 3,328 people across the United States last year according to AAA.

Caught on cam: Clumsy cat burglar

(KING) Police in Puyallup, Washington are searching for a clumsy cat burglar, caught on home surveillance cameras as she falls from a rooftop.

Florida man accused of setting his 71-year-old father on fire as he slept

(WESH) A terminally ill Florida man is in serious condition after his mattress caught fire.

Toddler-toting bandits

(WKYC) A Medina, Ohio children's re-sale store owner says thieves struck her shop, using a toddler to distract employees.

MH17 passenger was found wearing oxygen mask, Dutch official says

A passenger on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was found wearing an oxygen mask when the victim's body was recovered in eastern Ukraine, the Dutch foreign minister and public prosecutor's office said.

Caught on cam: Shocking arrest

(NBC News) An Indiana family is suing the Hammond Police Department for use of excessive force during a traffic stop near Chicago.

Modern day milkman

(WGAL) Before supermarkets and super centers, there were milkmen, delivering the dairy staple right to your front door.

Shark bite: "Like a quick flash"

(WESH) A Florida teen is recovering in the hospital surviving a shark attack off New Smyrna Beach.

Flood risks follow fire

(KCRA) California officials held a community meeting Monday night on the progress of the King Fire, and answered people's questions about what the Burned-Area Emergency Response Team is finding in the soil.

No more Columbus Day

(KING) Columbus Day is history in Seattle, Washington. The city council unanimously voted Monday to change the name of the holiday to "Indigenous People's Day."

Holocaust survivor honored

An 86-year-old holocaust survivor who who never had the chance to get his high school diploma will soon have one. Josh Green reports.