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  • A drone captured this holiday light display in Virginia. (Credit:  Daryl Watkins/www.darylwatkins.com via CNN)

    Drone Captures Virginia Home’s Incredible Christmas Lights Display

    Video shot from a drone captured a stunning bird’s eye view of an eye-catching Christmas lights display in the suburbs of Richmond, Virginia, recently. Al and Esther Thompson have been lighting up their Glen Allen home since 1999. This year, they adorned their home with more than 170,000 lights, and nearly 800 homemade decorations, according to CNN. In total, it took the couple 537 hours to put the entire display up. The video capturing the impressive display was shot by Daryl […]

  • Trooper Andrew Pollard of the Utah Highway Patrol helped escort an 87-year-old woman to a hospital so that she could see her gravely ill son. (Credit: KUTV/via CNN)

    Utah State Troopers Escort 87-Year-Old Woman to See Her Gravely Ill Son

    Four Utah state troopers on Friday went the extra mile to help an 87-year-old woman see her gravely ill son, perhaps for the last time. Helen “Skeeter” Smith, who lives in southern Nevada, was on the 15 Freeway and rushing to the hospital in Ogden, Utah, after receiving a phone call that informed her of her son Randy’s dire condition, KUTV reported. That’s when the octogenarian was pulled over by Trooper Jeff Jones of the Utah Highway Patrol. The encounter touched off […]

  • California Weather Anchors: ‘We Need the Rain’

    In case you didn`t know, California`s weather anchors would like to inform you: “We need the rain.” Jessica Holmes reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.

  • Surveillance video shows a man attacking and robbing a woman while she holds her infant son on a street in New York City on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, police said. (Credit: CNN)

    Video: Woman Holding Baby Attacked, Robbed in New York; Teen Arrested

    Police in New York City arrested an 18-year-old man who allegedly robbed a woman after kicking her to the ground while she was holding her infant son. Surveillance video captured the incident, which began as the woman was walking on the Bronx’s East Tremont Avenue about 12:45 p.m. Friday. The mother, who did not want to be publicly identified, said she had just left the laundromat and had her 2-month old son strapped to her chest at the time, WCBS-TV reported. […]

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    83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Set for Sunday; Major Streets to Be Closed in Area

    Thousands of people were expected to line the streets of Hollywood Sunday evening for the 83rd annual Hollywood Christmas. The parade, which begins at 5 p.m., features musical performances, celebrities and giants balloons. A number of major streets in the area would be temporarily for the festivities, according to the Hollywood Parade’s website. They are: • Hollywood Boulevard from La Brea Avenue to Orange Street from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. • Hawthorne Avenue, DeLongpre Avenue and Fountain Avenue from […]

  • A 13-year-old boy who vanished four years prior, was found hidden behind a false wall in a Georgia home and reunited with his mother Nov. 29, 2014. (Credit: WXIA)

    Boy Who Vanished 4 Years Ago Found Hidden Behind Fake Wall in Georgia Home; 5 Arrested

    A 13-year-old boy who was reported missing about four years ago was reunited with his mother Saturday after being found behind a false wall in an Atlanta-area home, police and CNN affiliate WXIA reported. Clayton County police arrested the boy’s father, Gregory Jean, 37, and stepmother, Samantha Joy Davis, 42, and charged them with false imprisonment, cruelty to children and obstruction, WXIA reported. Three other people also were charged in connection with the incident, WXIA said. The boy was reunited […]

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    ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens': First Trailer for Episode VII Released Online

    Star Wars fans were treated to their first glimpse of “The Force Awakens” as the eagerly-anticipated trailer for the latest installment of the popular film franchise was released Friday. The 88-second long teaser for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” showed sights unfamiliar to fans, such as a rolling droid and a Sith Lord wielding a three-sided lightsaber. But it also included some old familiar images, including storm troopers, X-wing starfighters and — perhaps the highlight of the entire teaser — […]

  • Kevin Carr authored the book "101 Uses for My Ex-Wife's Wedding Dress" following his 2009 divorce. (Credit: Kevin Carr)

    Man Discovers Over 100 Ways to Use Ex-Wife’s Wedding Dress Following Divorce

    Following 12 years of marriage that ended in divorce, one man has continued to come up with hundreds of offbeat ideas for how to use the wedding dress his wife left behind, according to his blog. When Kevin Cotter and his ex divorced in 2009, the dress was the only item she left in her closet after moving out. Cotter’s brother, sister-in-law and parents then offered a few suggestions for things to do with the garment, and after expanding the list he share pictures of […]

  • Manufacturer Offers ‘Skinny Mirrors’ For Sale to Clothing Retailers

    A manufacturer is offering “skinny mirrors” for sale to retail manufacturers. Megan Henderson reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014.