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California vaccine crackdown

(KCRA) California lawmakers proposed legislation Wednesday that would require parents to vaccinate all school children unless a child's health is in danger, joining only two other states with such stringent restrictions.

Padlocked & abandoned

(KING) Parents of three young children found abandoned and locked inside a Lake Stevens, Washington home are each being held on $100,000 bail.

Gun range torn down

Florida man tears down controversial gun range he'd set up in the yard of his home after complaints from neighbors concerned about safety. Peter Bernard reports.

Washington's "5 Star" jail

(KGW) Washington's Clark County jail has gotten its first five-star review...from a former inmate.

Music therapy miracle

(KPLC) Almost a year ago Cathy Flowers of Lake Charles, Louisiana was told she would never be able to move or speak again. Flowers suffered a stroke last May and was unable to open her mouth on her own.

From Olympian to derby girl

(WDIV) Jilleanne Rookard is a two-time Olympic long-track speed skater and is still on skates, but participating in a very different sport. The 32-year-old of Woodhaven, Michigan is practicing to be a roller derby girl.

Cyanide murder: Life without parole

Former University of Pennsylvania researcher sentenced to life without parole for poisoning death of his wife, a prominent neurologist. Alan Jennings reports.

Girl scout shot

(WTHR) A 9-year-old Indianapolis girl returned home from the hospital Wednesday after being shot Tuesday evening as she was walking with her sisters to a Girl Scout meeting.

Zoo welcomes baby penquins

(WSTM) The Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York has officially welcomed one of its newest residents.

McDonald's: No kangaroos allowed!

(WTMJ) Customers weren't loving what they discovered when they went to a McDonald's in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin to grab a burger: a kangaroo in a car seat.

Panther surprises gardener

(WBBH) It isn't every day you see a panther in the waterfront Port Royal community in Naples, Florida. Florida Fish and Wildlife officers removed the cat from the upscale neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon.

Turning snow into art

(WKTV) Jon Sturdevant and his brother Mike have been creating snow sculptures for years at their Taberg, New York home. This year their sculptures have gotten bigger and better.

Pooch plucked from icy water

(WPBN) We all know the saying "every dog has its day". Now, thanks to the U.S. Coast Guard, one dog will live to see another one.

Witness to terror

Construction worker rushes to aid screaming woman, saving her son before the boy's father kills her and takes his own life. William Pitts reports.

Kids held captive

Three children found alone, padlocked in filthy Washington home where they'd been left to fend for themselves. John Langeler reports.