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Murder suspect was "Class clown"

(KPRC) A Texas man accused of killing six members of a Houston area family was voted homecoming king and class clown during his senior year at Chugiak High School in Eagle River, Alaska.

Liberace's mansion gets facelift

(KSNV) After several years of sitting vacant, the dilapidated Liberace Mansion near UNLV has a new owner and will soon be restored to its original state.

New look at life

Three year-old Mississippi girl who lost eye in pitbull attack gets new prosthetic eye thanks to efforts of Florida doctor. Bryan Anderson reports.

Monorail mishap

A Walt Disney World monorail lost power and stranded passengers during severe weather Sunday night. More than 100 passengers had to be evacuated by emergency crews. Travell Eiland reports

Cleveland woman takes epic 'duck face' mug shot

A Cleveland area woman's mug shot is making the world wide web rounds after she posed with an unforgettable "duck face."

Caught on camera: Bystanders stop carjacker

The violent struggle to stop a man from carjacking a woman and child in a minivan in San Diego was all caught on camera, Ashlee Demartino has the story.

CDC "angry" about anthrax

Centers for Disease Control director says he's "disappointed' and "angry" about safety errors that exposed workers to anthrax. Erika Edwards reports.

Hitting the road...and your wallet

(NBC News) The prevailing theory for family vacations is it's cheaper to travel by car than fly, and according to a survey by, that's how at least 40-percent of us will get to our vacation destination this summer.

Bittersweet birth

Alaska mother delivers baby after falling into coma; birth will result in mother's removal from life support. Samantha Angaiak reports.

Teens fight "viral" rape images

(KPRC) The families of two Houston, Texas teenagers say their daughters were sexually assaulted at a party, and now nude pictures of the girls are being posted on social media.

Punishment or imprisonment?

Former Georgia Tech football star accused of keeping son locked in basement room for nearly a year denied bond. Jon Shirek reports

Gorillas run wild!

(KARE) Three gorillas left their enclosure at St. Paul, Minnesota's Como Zoo Thursday morning, forcing a brief lockdown.

Foul ball sidelines fan

(WTLV) A brave 4-year-old boy is recovering in the hospital after he was hit by a foul ball when the Jacksonville Suns took on the Chattanooga Lookouts Saturday night.

Body falls out coroner's van onto Pennsylvania roadway

A body on a gurney fell out of a coroner's van when a door malfunctioned, sending the corpse into the middle of a busy road in Bucks County.

Boko Haram leader mocking the #BringBackOurGirls movement

The group that kidnapped hundreds of school girls in Nigeria is ridiculing a campaign to bring them home.