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Girl left on playground

(WCNC) Police are conducting a criminal investigation against a Salisbury, North Carolina mother accused of leaving her daughter alone at a park.

Exhuming Jane Doe

(KTTC) For decades, a woman has been buried at the Riverside Cemetery in Blue Earth, Minnesota without a name, only the one given to her by investigators 34 years ago.

Gun rights showdown

Houston community leaders vow to match Open Carry Texas marchers "gun for gun" at planned Saturday rally, calling the group "insurgents". Robert Arnold reports.

ASU player comes out

Arizona State University football player Chip Sarafin believed to be the first active major-college football player to come out publicly. Monique Greigo reports.

Grounded for looking sick

(WTLV) On August 5 72-year-old Suzanne Hays was traveling from Akron, Ohio to Orlando, Florida. Hays had a flight change in Detroit, and that change has become an experience she would like to forget.

Virus spike hits babies

Doctors say a new and rare virus has sent more than a dozen babies to Kansas City hospitals. Shannon Halligan reports.

Caught on cam: Flash flood rescues

Good Samaritans and emergency crews spring into action to save Albuquerque residents swept away by flash flood waters. Caleb James reports.

Heat blamed in football death

(WTLV) A Florida high school football player died Wednesday following a team practice at Camp Blanding.

Caught on cam: Stolen safe chase

(WITN) Police in Swansboro, North Carolina arrested a burglar Tuesday after spotting him dragging a stolen safe behind his car.

Facebook photos spark outrage

Family's "joke" photos showing baby in roasting pan and with pacifier taped to her mouth trigger investigation. Liz Adeola reports.

Not as bad as we thought

(NBC News) U.S. military officials say the conditions of Iraq's Yazidi refugees are not as grave as first reported.

Not as bad as we thought

(NBC News) U.S. military officials say the conditions of Iraq's Yazidi refugees are not as grave as first reported.

Ultra HD TV's

(NBC News) Whether it's called Ultra HD or 4k, it's potentially the next big trend in television. Ultra HD sets have nearly 4 times the screen resolution of current HD televisions.

Teen builds hydraulic hand

(WBBH) A Florida high school student is taking a school project beyond the classroom. Stephanie Latoitue won a bronze medal in a national NAACP STEM competition.

High-tech helmets

New football helmet sensors let coaches and players track blows to the head, helping protect from concussions. Heidi Wigdahl reports. (WBIR) A Tennessee football team is using technology to help protect its players.