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Washington hospital admits patient with possible symptoms of Ebola

A Washington-area hospital has admitted a patient with symptoms possibly associated with Ebola, the Howard University Hospital said Friday.

Ebola: NBC cameraman infected

(NBC News) A photographer working with NBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman in West Africa has tested positive for Ebola. Snyderman says he was immediately quarantined.

Quarterback switches sides

Mississippi high school coach offers his second-string quarterback to opposing team when they run out of other options during game. Cheryl Lasseter reports.

Teachers face sex charges

(WDSU) Two Destrehan, Louisiana high school teachers arefacing felony charges for their alleged relationship with a 16-year-old student.

Family death remains a mystery

Utah officials say it may be weeks before tests can identify what killed family of five found dead in their Springville home. Andrew Adams reports.

Phelps arrest shocks fans

(WBAL) Maryland Transportation Authority police said Michael Phelps was arrested early Tuesday on suspicion of driving under the influence in Baltimore.

Police probe chicken massacre

(KSEE) More than 900 chickens were beaten to death with golf clubs after burglars broke into a Foster Farms chicken shed in Caruthers, California.

Ebola: Containing the virus

Health officials vow to halt potential spread of Ebola inside the United States after confirmation of case in Texas. Jay Gray reports.

Sidewalk danger: Distracted teens

(NBC News) A new survey from Safe Kids Worldwide suggests we should offer refresher courses on crossing the street when kids become teenagers.

Body cam justifies fatal shooting

A body camera worn by a police officer in Salt Lake City, Utah helps to justify why he fatally shot an unarmed man. Sandra Yi reports.

Secret Service failures probed

(NBC News) Secret Service director Julia Pierson testified Tuesday on the security breach that occurred at the White House 11 days ago, calling the events that transpired "unacceptable".

Murder suspect, "I'm sorry"

(NBC News) The family of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter is in mourning following the discovery of her body and arrest of a murder suspect.

UVA: More crimes tied to suspect

(NBC News) As the search for a missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham continues there are indications the suspect in her disappearance could be tied to at least two other horrific crimes.

No more yoga pants!

(KVLY) A North Dakota high school is cracking down on yoga pants, skinny jeans and leggings. All are banned under the new dress code at Devils Lake High School.

Dead child targeted in voter drive

North Carolina conservative group under fire for voter registration mailers addressed to children, the deceased and pets. Beau Minnick reports.