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    Mellencamp/Stephen King’s musical: Win Tickets

    Text BRAVO to 515151 for your chance to win 2 front-row tickets to see “Ghost Brothers of Darkland County,” the new supernatural music from Stephen King, John Mellencamp and music producer T-Bone Burnett.  The winner will see the show at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills on December 4th.  Message and data rates apply.

  • Helena Weglowski (left) was reunited with Mira Wexler (right) Wednesday in New York.  Weglowski helped save Wexler's family during the holocaust. (Credit: PIX 11)

    Holocaust Survivor Reunited With Woman Who Saved Her Family’s Lives

    The New York based Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, or JFR, supports non-Jews who risked their lives to care for and save the lives of Jews during the Holocaust. On Wednesday, the organization coordinated an emotional representation of why it carries out its mission, when it reunited a woman with another woman whose life she helped to save, when the two of them were children seven decades ago. “I couldn’t even dream that this moment would happen,” Mira Wexler, 75, […]

  • Nikita, a 3-year-old Siberian Husky,  escaped from their yard  in Chesapeake, Virginia. (Credit: WTKR)

    Virginia Man Finds Lost Dog Listed for Sale on Craigslist

    A 22-year-old Virginia Beach woman was arrested on Sunday after police say she fraudulently took a lost dog, listing it on Craigslist and getting caught attempting to sell it. The owner of the 3-year-old Siberian Husky named Nikita says she escaped from their yard near Taylor Road in Chesapeake on Saturday morning around 10:00 a.m. But, just when Nikita’s owner started losing hope, he says he found another lead in the search for his beloved pet. “It blew me away. […]

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    Reporter Jim Nash Gives Thanks on His Last Day at KTLA

    “This has been my dream job. I love it here. I love the viewers,” reporter Jim Nash said on his last day at KTLA Wednesday. “I love Los Angeles.” After more than four decades in the news business — including 14 year at KTLA — Nash is retiring to move to Denver, along with his wife, also a KTLA employee. “I’m going to be ‘Grandpa Jim’ and I’m going to love it,” Nash said. This segment aired on the KTLA […]

  • Michael Brown Sr., (3rd-L) father of Michael Brown, delivers turkeys during an annual Thanksgiving basket giveaway as he walks past a memorial for his son Nov. 22, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. (Credit: by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

    Michael Brown’s Family: ‘Let’s Not Just Make Noise, Let’s Make a Difference’

    The family of Michael Brown, fatally shot by Ferguson, Missouri, police Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, 2014, released the following statement through an attorney upon the news that a grand jury chose not to indict Wilson. We are profoundly disappointed that the killer of our child will not face the consequence of his actions. While we understand that many others share our pain, we ask that you channel your frustration in ways that will make a positive change. We […]

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  • Army Specialist Brent Grommet and Matty (lower right) worked as a bomb detection team in Afghanistan until a roadside blast in June 2013 ended both their careers. (Credit: : KTVI)

    US Soldier Finally Reunited With Military Dog That Saved His life

    After 17 months, a soldier in Herculaneum, Missouri, has been reunited with the dog that saved his life. Army Spc. Brent Grommet and a German shepherd named Matty worked as a bomb detection team in Afghanistan until a roadside blast in June 2013 ended both their careers. While Grommet was in the hospital, he filed papers to adopt Matty, and had it approved, but then for reasons still unclear, the army allowed someone else to adopt the dog. Ever since, […]

  • Rylee McCune, 9, and her cousin, 11-year-old Infinity White, saved up $137 to buy supplies to help the homeless in Vancouver. (Credit: KPTV)

    Two Washington State Girls Use Allowance to Buy Cold Weather Supplies for Homeless

    Two young girls are working to make a difference in their community by helping the homeless residents of Vancouver, Washington, make it through the cold November nights. Rylee McCune, 9, and her cousin, 11-year-old Infinity White, saved up their allowances. The pair managed to come up with $137 and set out to buy some things they thought people on the streets would need, like dry socks, gloves and toothpaste. On Monday the girls headed to downtown Vancouver to pass out […]

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    Amazing “Spider-Dad” Gives Dying Son Once-in-a-Lifetime Birthday Surprise

    It was likely the best birthday gift 5-year-old Jayden had ever received. Jayden was fighting a grade four brain-stem tumor and his father, Mike Wilson, said doctors told the family the average survival rate was about a year. That was why Wilson, a Parkour enthusiast, dreamed up an incredible surprise for his son’s birthday last week. Jayden loves Spiderman, so Wilson had a replica Spider Man costume made in his size. As Jayden’s family began the party Wilson suddenly had […]