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03/23/2017 at 13:27. Facebook
We can't love this story enough.

Stranded for three days with her family without food or water after Hurricane Katrina, then 3-year-old Lashay Brown was rescued by Master Sergeant Mike Maroney. Last weekend, he was on hand to help the now-teenager celebrate a special moment.

Girl Saved During Hurricane Katrina Reunites With Rescuer

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03/23/2017 at 12:02. Facebook
Its magical decadence will transport you to the wizarding world.

Harry Potter Fans Rejoice! Butterbeer Ice Cream Is Here

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03/23/2017 at 10:01. Facebook
Pray tell -- what does one do with five alligators?

Maine Police Seize 5 Alligators From Man

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03/23/2017 at 08:02. Facebook
The Virgen de la Asunción Safe Home, which burned in a fire earlier this month, was a hellhole of abuse, according to witnesses and case files.

WARNING: This story contains graphic depictions of death and abuse of children.

Rape, Abuse, Death Before Fire at Guatemala Girls Shelter

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03/23/2017 at 06:49. Facebook
Detectives released the first teen they arrested Tuesday after determining he was not involved in the shooting threats against Chino High School and arrested another 15-year-old boy, who confessed to the crime while he was detained by authorities.

Initial Suspect in Chino School Shooting Threat Released, Different Teen Arrested

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03/23/2017 at 05:22. Facebook
Twenty years after a 14-year-old girl was dragged into a van and raped by three strangers, one of the men believed to be responsible has been arrested after her rape kit was finally tested.

Arrest in Decades-Old Rape of 14-Year-Old After Kit Tested

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03/23/2017 at 05:05. Facebook
Just In: Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer and Marcus Stroman threw six shutout innings as the United States dominated Puerto Rico, 8-0, to win their first ever World Baseball Classic Title.

USA Dominates Puerto Rico to Win First WBC Title

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03/23/2017 at 04:50. Facebook
Thunder, hail and lightning hitting Southern California!
Did you see the light show?
We have your First Alert Forecast, updates on a flash flood warning, plus Fritz Coleman is already mapping when the next storm arrives -- tonight on the NBC4 News at 11. [ Nbcla.com Link ]
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03/23/2017 at 04:18. Facebook
"I felt violated."
After trying to break into a secret app on a man's phone for months, police discovered a trove of upskirt videos targeting unsuspecting women. And if victims don't start coming forward, police are worried he'll serve little to no time. [ Nbcla.com Link ]
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03/23/2017 at 03:46. Facebook
"He's doing it again!"
Twist and turns, but he couldn't evade officers forever.
A driver flying down the road in Orange County led officers on a wild pursuit all the way to Maywood, taunting them in a cat-and-mouse game until boom -- he rammed right into a patrol car. Updates on the take-down on the NBC4 News at 11: [ Nbcla.com Link ]
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03/23/2017 at 02:43. Facebook
Update: The driver made several U-turns, playing "cat and mouse" with officers, but ended up ramming into a patrol car and has been detained.

Breaking: Officers are pursuing a silver SUV in the Orange County area. Watch live: [ Nbcla.com Link ]

Officers Pursue Vehicle in Orange County Area

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03/23/2017 at 02:39. Facebook
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Venice has been vandalized again.
Last year, just shy of Memorial Day, the community was outraged when the wall was defaced. Volunteers -- some coming from hundreds of miles away -- banded together to try to clean it.

Taggers Target Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Venice Again

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03/23/2017 at 02:10. Facebook
Maricela Garcia stepped outside of a Reseda Goodwill to smoke a cigarette and was never seen again.
Earlier this month, a man walking his dog stumbled upon skeletal human remains in Santa Clarita -- and the coroner just confirmed they belong to the 26-year-old.

Remains of Woman Who Disappeared While Shopping Identified

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03/23/2017 at 01:31. Facebook
Get your mind out of the gutter, Kevin.
In what may well be the worst "Wheel of Fortune" flub in the show's 42-year-old history, a contestant was one letter short from solving a puzzle identifying an iconic Tennessee William's Pulitzer-winning play.

See It: Is This the Worst 'Wheel of Fortune' Flub Ever?

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03/23/2017 at 00:52. Facebook
This man possibly made your childhood magical.
The creator of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers -- still on the air, making it one of the longest running and most-watched children's action series in television history -- was honored on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
A look at other stars honored this year.

PHOTOS: 'Power Rangers' Creator, More Stars Honored on Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2017

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yesterday at 23:57. Facebook
Look at these faces! In fact, these pups -- once sick with parasites and sold to unsuspecting customers as part of a fake rescue operation -- are so sought after now that the Irvine Animal Care Center has to use a lottery to adopt them out. Vikki Vargas has an adorable update on this story. [ Nbcla.com Link ]
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"I hoped I could do more to help, but I tried my best."
A teenager rushed to help give CPR to a toddler after she heard screams and found the 19-month-old's mother holding his lifeless body. Sadly, he didn't survive.

Teen Who Tried To Save Drowning Toddler Speaks Out

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yesterday at 22:09. Facebook
The Archdiocese of Los Angeles settled a lawsuit brought by a 29-year-old man who alleged he was forced to read verses from the Bible while being sexually molested in the 1990s by a priest.

Settlement Reached in LA Priest Sex Abuse Suit

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yesterday at 20:45. Facebook
Very good Peanut!
Peanut, a formerly abused shelter dog adopted by a new family, clawed to get outside and took her owner to a field behind the house where they discovered a little girl, naked and in freezing weather.

Former Shelter Dog Helps Save Girl, 3, Left Naked and Alone

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yesterday at 20:14. Facebook
As students protested outside, California State University trustees approved the tuition increase -- the first in six years for the system.

CSU Board Approves Tuition Hike, Citing State Funding Shortage

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