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Little firefighter saves the day

(WEYI) 5-year-old Mason Mather was sitting in his family's Mundy, Michigan living room Sunday morning when he says he noticed smoke coming from a neighbor's garage.

No more toy guns?

(WKYC) A Birmingham, Alabama activist group is urging the ban of fake guns sales across the country.

Thrifty holiday traveling

(NBC News) With Christmas less than three weeks away it's not too late to book that last minute holiday vacation. Whether it's a getaway to relax or a trip to see family and friends, deals are out there.

Grinch steals Christmas

(NECN) The Christmas season is a busy time for workers at Sunshine Farm in Sherborn, Massachusetts. They sell hundreds of trees, and their hand-crafted wreaths are another top seller.

Research shows public restrooms are cleaner than many think

Despite what you may believe, public restrooms are no germier than those in your own home!

Senate releases CIA torture report

U.S. Embassy and military personnel are on  high alert around the world. There's concern the release of a scathing new CIA torture report could spark an anti-American response.

Video showing Judge Longeria taking a field sobriety test raises questions about why her case was dismissed

Newly released video showing a Texas judge taking a field sobriety test raises questions about why her case was dismissed. Bart Bedsole reports.

Teen burned alive

(WMC) Family members of a Mississippi teenager burned alive are desperate for answers in the heinous murder.

One dead in casino shootout

Police say man killed during shootout inside Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino was a suspect in several other casino robberies. Nathan O'Neal reports.

Murder charges filed in hit & run

(KSHB) Kansas City prosecutors have charged a man with murder in the hit-and-run death of a teenager.

Church gunman surrenders

(WFLA) The manhunt for a triple murder suspect is over. Andres Avalos was captured without incident at the Pine Haven Mobile home park in Bradenton, Florida.

Caught on cam: Cop punches suspect

(KING) The Seattle Police Department has released the digital in-car video of a police officer punching a handcuffed woman after she assaulted him.

Copper to the rescue

(KSL) Of all the things Copper has found during his 6-year career as a West Valley City, Utah police dog, his biggest find yet may be Kollin Bailey.

Protests continue across the country over the recent Grand Jury decisions

Protests continue across the country over the recent Grand Jury decisions, as the nation continues a conversation about race and justice. Brian Mooar reports.

Next stop: Mars!

NASA is hailing the successful first test flight of the Orion space capsule, which will eventually take astronauts to Mars. Jay Gray reports. (NBC News) NASA is back in the space race.