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VA whistleblower comes forward

(NBC News) As Congress continues to investigate why it took some veterans so long to see a doctor, we're hearing shocking new revelations from a Veterans Affairs employee who says she was forced to keep that secret appointment list.

Health Minute: Keeping your pet healthy during the summer

Summer is here and that means preparing for warmer temperatures. We summer-ize our homes, our cars, even our closets, but what about our pets?

Man finds Jesus in apple

(KOB) A man in Albuquerque, New Mexico has found what he claims to be a miracle in his mother's kitchen, an apple with an image of Jesus on it.

Graphic ads target smokers

(NBC News) A graphic ad campaign from the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention aimed at helping smokers quit will soon hit the airwaves. The ads tell real-life stories of tobacco's dangers.

Police seek port-a-potty bomber

(KGW) Police in Aloha, Oregon are searching for the person who left a makeshift bomb inside a portable toilet, injuring a woman who entered to use the restroom. Two other devices placed in nearby mailboxes exploded hours later.

Pagans push for church

(KARK) A congregation of pagans say they're being discriminated against by the city leaders in Beebe, Arkansas. High priest Bert Dahl wants to use a building behind his home as a place of worship and a spiritual goods shop.

Nudist grandma murdered

(WFLA) The grandson of a 74-year-old woman who was reported missing from a Florida nudist resort on Monday has been charged with her murder. Pasco County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Brandon Macheatto, 18, on Monday morning.

Tanning peeper busted

(KFOR) A Lindsay, Oklahoma man was arrested after police say he allegedly videotaped women as they were undressing to get into tanning beds at a local gym.

Blown out of his boots!

(WXIA) A Newnan, Georgia man is thankful to be alive after literally being blown out of his boots by lightning on Saturday afternoon.

Puppy pitched from apartment

(KYTV) A Springfield, Missouri man is facing burglary charges after allegedly breaking into his ex-girlfriend's apartment and tossing her dog to its death from her window.

New charges in hot car death

(WXIA) A 22-month-old Georgia boy left in a hot car for several hours died of hyperthermia, according to an autopsy report.

Boy found, mystery remains

(WDIV) A missing 12-year-old Detroit, Michigan boy was found alive and well in his father's basement Wednesday afternoon.

U.S. Marine jailed in Mexico fights to be freed

A U.S. Marine continues to battle for his own freedom. Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi has been jailed in Mexcio on weapons charges since March.

Shark in the park?

(WESH) Wildlife workers are trying to catch a shark in pond inside a city park in Indian Harbour Beach, Florida pond. Trapper James Dean believes someone dumped the 4-foot bull shark into the pond at Gleason Park.

Two dead in Miami shooting

(NBC News) Police in Miami, Florida are searching for answers after an overnight shooting that left two people dead and up to eight more wounded.