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Leg room argument diverts flight

(WHDH) An alleged fight over an airplane's reclining seats landed a Paris man in front of a judge in Massachusetts earlier this week. Edmund Alexandre was arrested while on an American Airlines flight from Miami to Paris.

Police say 37-year-old Missouri man shot child multiple times, then hid body

(KSDK) A 37-year-old Fulton, Missouri man has been charged with the murder of a 6-year-old child left in his care.

Mystery crater: No firm answers

(KSL) Farmers in southern Utah are scratching their heads and trying to figure out what caused an unusual phenomenon in an irrigation pond.

Pizza parlor drops "F-bomb"

(WBBH) A Cape Coral, Florida restaurant is cooking up some controversy over a sign on their door. Nice Guys Beer and Pizza Lounge was using not-so-nice language to display their hours.

Is "Vampire Power" sucking you dry?

(NBC News) As taxed as air conditioners were this summer, running up electric bills across the country, there's something else Americans now need to pay attention to year-round if they're interested in cutting energy costs.

Ape goes under the knife

(KPRC) The oldest orangutan at the Houston Zoo is recovering after being treated by doctors at the Texas Medical Center.

Virginia woman receives $91,000 monthly power bill

(WWBT) Imagine opening up a bill and seeing a near-six digit number.

Seven injured in salon crash

(KING) A car crashed into a Seattle, Washington hair salon Thursday afternoon, injuring seven people and severely damaging the building.

"Ferguson five" sue police

Five people claiming they were brutalized by police during recent protests in Ferguson, Missouri file $40-million lawsuit. Mike Rush reports.

"Mugshot mom" regains custody

(KPNX) Shanesha Taylor, the Phoenix mother who left her two young children alone in her car when she attended a job interview in Scottsdale, was granted custody of her children following a hearing Thursday morning in a Maricopa County courtroom

Caught on cam: Huffing & driving

(WCNC) A 32-year-old South Carolina man was arrested and charged with inhaling aromatic hydrocarbons, AKA huffing, passing a stopped school bus and resisting police after a traffic stop Thursday.

President Obama says his administration is working on a plan for combating ISIS

(NBC News) With pressure mounting to deal with ISIS in Syria and Russia in Ukraine, President Obama says the United States isn't ready yet.

Hot new apps!

Tech guru PC Mike Wendland shares some of his favorite new apps.

Ebola vaccine on the horizon?

(NBC News) An Ebola vaccine made in labs at the National Institutes of Health has shown promise in animal studies. Now human clinical trials are set to begin within the next week.

Cop shoots sword-wielding man

(SNN) A Florida man is dead after he allegedly charged a Manatee County deputy while brandishing a samurai-style sword.