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    Shots fired: The data behind deadly force in Colorado

    Editors note: The Colorado State legislature recently passed a bill (SB 217) which forces police agencies to report details surrounding each time they fired a gun at a person within the past five years. Columns of information include items which police have historically been slow to release: Race of the person shot or shot at, […]

  • American football legend Frank Gifford, the Pro Football Hall of Famer who enjoyed a successful transition to the broadcast booth, died Sunday, August 9, 2015, of natural causes in his Connecticut home, his family said. Gifford, who was married to talk show host Kathie Lee Gifford, was 84.

    Frank Gifford suffered from brain disease CTE, family says

    NEW YORK — The family of Frank Gifford says the revered sportscaster and NFL star suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a progressive brain disease linked to the types of brain injuries and head trauma common in football. “While Frank passed away from natural causes this past August at the age of 84, our suspicions that […]

  • Chrissy Turner is an 8-year-old facing problems not many other kids her age face -- she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

    8-year-old girl fights rare form of breast cancer

    SALT LAKE CITY — It’s a diagnosis rarely seen in someone so young: A Salt Lake City area 8-year-old fighting breast cancer. “Chrissy is the dragon master,” says mother Annette Turner. Chrissy Turner’s dad, mom and sister Brianna watch as she creates her latest work of art. “I like drawing and coloring,” Chrissy says. The Centerville […]

  • Disney World patrons watch the grand opening ceremony of the new Fantasyland expansion on December 6, 2012. (Credit: CNN)

    Disney discriminated against U.S. workers, complaint states

    ORLANDO, Fla.  — More than two dozen American workers are poised to sue the Walt Disney Company, their former employer, claiming that they were discriminated against based on national origin. At least 27 former Disney IT employees filed Title VII discrimination complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after losing their jobs to overseas workers. […]

  • The study found Arkansas had the highest chance of violence and Massachusetts had the lowest. (Photo: Estately)

    States where Black Friday sales fights are most likely to happen

    DENVER — It’s that time of year to decide if you are going to brave the crowds on Black Friday to save some cash. Estately, a national real estate search site, studied all 50 states to determine where shoppers are mostly to encounter a fight during a Black Friday sales event. The top five states where a […]

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    View Google’s awesome ‘Star Wars’ Easter egg

    NEW YORK — Google “a long time ago in a galaxy far far away,” and you’ll see one of the better jokes that Google has hidden in its search code. Instead of the usual Google list of blue-fonted links against a sterile white background, the search term from the famous opening movie line summons a […]

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    Six Thanksgiving foods that can be dangerous for your pets

    While enjoying Thanksgiving dinner, it’s tough not to share table scraps with our adorable four-footed family members. But some traditional Thanksgiving dishes can be dangerous for dogs and cats. Veterinarian Eva Evans from Pets Best provided a list of foods to avoid giving your pet this holiday: Ham: Pork products can result in vomiting, diarrhea and even pancreatitis, […]

  • A young Indianapolis mom died on November 10, following a gunshot wound stemming from a home invasion. The woman, identified as Amanda Blackburn, was the wife of Resonate Church pastor Davey Blackburn.

    Pastor says he picks ‘love, not hate’ after teen’s arrest in pregnant wife’s murder

    INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis police arrested a teen and a 21-year-old Monday in the death of Amanda Blackburn, a pregnant mother and wife of a preacher who was shot and killed in a home invasion, authorities said. Larry Taylor, 18, of Indianapolis was initially charged with murder in the shooting, Sgt. Kendale Adams of the Indianapolis […]

  • Kaleb Pedersen is part of a deaf family. He is the oldest at age 20 and sy he prefers the deaf culture over the hearing world. (Photo: CNN)

    A hearing son in deaf family: ‘I’d rather be deaf’

    Meet the Pedersen family: parents Rod and Jamie; and the children: Zane, Jax and Kaleb. They were all born deaf, except Kaleb — who at age 20, is the oldest child. “Obviously, I didn’t choose to be the only hearing one,” Kaleb said on the phone from their home near San Francisco in Pleasanton, California. […]

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    Woman trapped in flooded car: ‘The water is all the way up to my roof’

    STANWOOD, Wash. — Police dispatch audio captured the pleas of a woman trapped in a flooded car in Washington state. “Please help me. My car is full of water,” the unidentified woman told emergency operators in Stanwood, about 50 miles north of Seattle, on Wednesday morning. The area was being pounded by rain and heavy winds. […]

  • A customer holds the door of a shopping mall for a man dressed as Santa Claus on December 8, in Berlin. (Photo: CNN)

    Black Friday: Will Santa help stocks rally?

    NEW YORK  — Stocks haven’t caught much of a break lately. The S&P 500 is up only 0.7% since the beginning of November. But it’s Thanksgiving this coming week followed by Black Friday, the official kickoff for holiday shopping. Maybe some retail therapy will provide investors with cheer. The holidays often lead to a last-minute […]

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    Tattoo led to deadly infection, but mistake was not getting medical help soon enough

    GREELEY, Colo. — An infected tattoo from an unlicensed artist, led to sepsis and death for a Greeley man, but doctors and family say his biggest mistake wasn’t the tattoo. Like many people who die from sepsis every year, Nemecio Benevidez simply waited too long before getting help. Sepsis kills nearly 260,000 people a year, […]