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Jones, NFL coiner of 'sack the quarterback,' dies at 74

There aren't many NFL players who influenced the game like David "Deacon" Jones.

Heat headed back to NBA Finals

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 53 points to lead the defending NBA champion Miami Heat back to the finals with a 99-76 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night.

Storm chasing: Science, thrill-seeking or tourism?

A menacing tornado churned behind Mike Eilts as the storm chaser's truck sped away. It seemed like the perfect escape, until Eilts realized he was barreling toward a dead end.

Missouri residents told to evacuate after levee breach

Hundreds of people were being evacuated from their homes in Missouri after a levee was breached Monday night.

FBI investigation ongoing

After spending much of the weekend at the house belonging to person on interest Nathaniel Richardson, the FBI appears to have finished their work inside the house in the 100 block of S. Maple in New Boston, TX.

5-month-old child found inside home of murder/suicide

UPDATE: Officials say Brandon Colona, 26, shot and killed his girlfriend, Theresa Doby, 21, before turning the gun on himself. We're told they were living together in the home.

Couple charged with 27 counts of animal cruelty for condition of home; children removed by state

A couple’s compassion for stray animals created a dangerous and toxic environment for their two children, as well as the animals they were hoping to save.

FBI releases 2012 preliminary annual crime stats

According to the FBI's Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report, released today, the nation experienced a 1.2 percent increase in the number of violent crimes and a 0.8 percent decline in the number of property crimes in 2012 when compared w

VIDEO: Police dog puts paw on officer's casket during emotional farewell

There was a somber farewell in Kentucky last week for the police officer killed in an ambush.

Michael Douglas says 'oral sex' possible cause of his throat cancer

Michael Douglas' publicist is backing away from a report about what caused the actor's throat cancer. "The Guardian" newspaper reports that in an interview Douglas revealed