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Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 10:18 AM

Maine Man in Hot Water Over Illegal Lobster Sales Gets Jail, $65K Fine

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 9:53 AM

Global Broiling: 2015 Heat Breaks Records

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 11:09 AM

California Measles Outbreak Is Over: CDPH

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 8:26 AM

Verizon to Give Customers More Say Over Channels

Verizon is giving its customers more control over the channels they pay for as the cacophony of cord cutting reshapes cable TV, The Associated Press reported. Large cable bundles laden with dozens of channels and big price tags have pushed more people into cheaper streaming services like Netflix and Amazon and Hulu. FiOS Custom TV, available Sunday, gives customers the option to buy a base package for about $55. That package has more than 35 channels — such as AMC, CNN and Food Network — plus two additional themed channel packs. Read »
Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 5:11 AM

Okla. Deputy: "I Had No Desire to Take a Life"

The Oklahoma reserve sheriff's deputy who shot a man dead, after he says he mistakenly grabbed for his gun instead of his Taser, told the "Today" show Friday that he had no desire to take a life. Robert Bates, who is charged with second-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of a man suspected of trying to sell a gun to an undercover cop, told Matt Lauer the shooting was "number one on my list of things in my life that I regret." In video of the encounter, Bates can be heard yelling, "Taser! Taser!" and then saying, "I shot him! I'm sorry!" The thought that crossed his mind just after he realized what he had done, he said: "Oh, my God, what has happened?" Bates said that while he keeps the Taser and gun in different spots on his body, the laser light on each is the same. "This was not an intentional thing," he said. Read »
Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 7:38 AM

Ex-NFL Player Strangled Cellmate: Coroner

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 9:35 AM

Beyond Plastic: 3-D Printing Goes Green

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 4:47 AM

Sleep Apnea Linked to Early Alzheimer's Onset: Study

Heavy snoring and sleep apnea may be linked earlier diagnoses of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study published in medical journal Neurology, NBC News reported. New York University researchers reviewed the medical histories of 2,470 people aged 55 to 90 who had participated in an earlier study designed to look for markers of Alzheimer's disease. At the outset, study volunteers were categorized as being free of memory and thinking problems, or in the early stages of mild cognitive impairment, or with Alzheimer's disease. Patients with sleep apnea were, on average, diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) nearly 10 years earlier than those who didn't suffer from breathing problems, researchers found. The timespan for developing Alzheimer's also seemed to speed up, on average, by five years sooner than sound sleepers. Read »
Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 9:37 AM

5 Years After BP Spill, Gulf Scarred But Resilient

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 4:33 AM

Five Dead After Family Dispute "Gone Terribly Wrong"

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 4:35 AM

Grand Jury Indicts Kansas Man in Fort Riley Bomb Plot

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 5:27 AM

Hernandez's Mom: I Shared Bond With Victim's Mother

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 5:33 AM

4-Year-Old Boy's Wheelchair Stolen From Md. Apartment Building

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 5:14 AM

Idaho Cliff Crash Hero: “I Had to Get Him Out”

A construction worker who rescued a man from his sport-utility vehicle as it dangled over the edge of an Idaho cliff says he didn't hesitate. "I knew I had to get him out of the car," Jason Warnock, 29, told NBC News on Thursday, a day after the dramatic rescue. Warnock was in Lewiston, driving the road below the crash at around 8 a.m. when he saw a log on the road. Looking up, he saw a 2000 GMC Yukon teetering over the edge of the 30-foot drop — held in place by a chain link fence. He ran up the road and to a pedestrian bridge to reach the vehicle. The driver, 23-year-old Mathew Sitko, eventually rolled down the passenger side window and Warnock was able to pull him to safety. "I think maybe God ... put me here at the right time," Warnock remembers telling Sitko. Read »
Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 5:06 AM

Man Who Doesn't Like Doctors Wraps Gunshot Wound in Duct Tape

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