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  • Jennifer Adams, a New Mexico community college professor, decided to give up her kidney so her student could live. (Credit: CNN)

    ‘She Gave Me a Chance,’ Student Says of Teacher Who Saved Her Life By Donating Kidney

    A New Mexico college professor helped save the life of a she had known for just a few months by donating a kidney. Jennifer Adams teaches English at New Mexico Community College. When one of her students, Melinda Hernandez, wrote an essay for a class assignment detailing her desperate need for a kidney transplant, Adams decided to offer hers despite the fact that the two had only known each other for three months. Adams went through with her offer, and […]

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    La Puente Girl, 12, Trying to Break Marathon Record to Raise Money, Awareness For Charity

    A 12-year-old La Puente girl who is trying to become the youngest person ever to run seven marathons on seven continents is almost half way to meeting her goal. Blanca Ramirez has run three marathons so far. Her fastest time so far is 5 hours and 59 minutes, she told KTLA. But it’s not the time that matters to Blanca. She’s trying to set a world record while raising money and awareness for a good cause. Dimar Ramirez, her father, […]

  • Armed Carjacker Arrested After Wild Crime Spree in Colorado, Authorities Say

    Authorities in Colorado have apprehended an armed carjacker after a wild crime spree, officials said. What began as a routine traffic stop ended 90 minutes later with the gunman pointing a long rifle at motorists on Interstate 70, aerial video showed. The man fled the traffic stop about 2:40 p.m., but law-enforcement policies prevented a pursuit, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. At 3:15 p.m., the suspect and his passenger allegedly carjacked at least two victims from a Subaru […]

  • Brian and Shimeaka Hodges are seen in this photo posted to their Go Fund Me page.

    Bakersfield Couple In Health Insurance Nightmare After Husband Seriously Injured in Zipline Accident on Mexico Vacation

    What should have been a dream vacation for Bakersfield couple Brian and  Shimeaka Hodges became a nightmare after he was seriously injured in a ziplining accident at a popular tourist destination in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The Hodges traveled to Mexico to celebrate an anniversary and celebrate Shimeaka’s birthday when they decided to go ziplining at “Wild Canyon,” which is billed as the safest zipline around. Calvin Black, a friend of the couple, said he saw Brian on the zipline […]

  • A hot air balloon is seen shortly before it crashed in a Massachusetts neighborhood on Saturday, July 19, 2014. (Credit: Jessica Pazi)

    Hot Air Balloon Crashes Into Power Lines in Massachusetts

    A hot-air balloon crashed into power lines Saturday in Clinton, Massachusetts, injuring five of the six people on board, officials said. The balloon was trying to land in a residential area when it drifted into the nearby power lines, causing two huge explosions. Jose Papaleo was one of several witnesses who captured the accident on video. He described it as “a big flash of red, right in front of you, and then another one.” “I’ve never seen anything like it,” […]

  • Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to land on the moon when they did so on July 20, 1969. (Credit: NASA)

    NASA to Mark 45th Anniversary of First Moon Landing With Sunday Night Broadcast

    Sunday marked the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing, when astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to step into the lunar world. Live video: Watch NASA-TV To commemorate the anniversary, NASA-TV will broadcast restored footage of Armstrong and Aldrin’s historic landing at 7:39 p.m., the exact time Armstrong opened up the hatch on July 20, 1969. NASA will honor Armstrong, who died in 2012, with a renaming ceremony at the Eagle’s launch site in Cape […]

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    DUI Driver Dragged to Safety by Officer After Walking Onto Busy Freeway

    Dramatic dashcam footage shows a an Ohio police officer dragging a 350-pound drunk driver across a freeway to safety, authorities said. The incident took place on Interstate 480, where Patrolman Matt Beck pulled over 54-year-old Richard Solis, said Detective Sergeant Bob Wagner of the North Olmstead Police Department. After coming to a stop, Solis exited his car and walked across three lanes of traffic, according to the video. “Get back to the car!” Beck yelled. He ran after the driver, […]

  • President Obama delivered a speech on immigration reform from the White House on June 30, 2014. (Credit: CNN)

    Live Video: Obama to Make Statement on Ukraine, Russia

  • Residents were cleaning up after a water main break flooded the streets of Venice just blocks away from the beach. (Credit: RMG News)

    Venice Beach Residents Cleaning Up After Water Main Break Spills 100,000 Gallons, Floods Homes and Roads

    Residents in Venice were cleaning up early Tuesday after a watery mess that was caused by a water main that broke just blocks away from the beach, spilling some 100,000 gallons of water into the streets, according to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. At least a dozen homes in the area were affected by the water main break, which occurred in the 200 block of Carroll Canal (map) just after 9 p.m. on Monday. “I saw that […]