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    Tornado Watch Issued for Dallas-Fort Worth

     DALLAS –  The DFW area is under a Tornado Watch until 10PM Friday night. Flash floods are also a major concern as we get slammed with strong storms. The National Weather Service says these thunderstorms are capable of spawning large hail, damaging winds and possible tornadoes. The Tornado Watch includes the following counties: Anderson, Bell, Bosque, Collin, Comanche, Coryell, Dallas, Delta, Denton, Eastland, Ellis, Erath, Falls, Freestone, Hamilton, Haskell, Hood, Hopkins, Hunt, Irion, Jack, Johnson, Jones, Kaufman, Lampasas, Limestone, McCulloch, […]

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    Sweetheart Scam: Woman Wanted for Conning Elderly Man

    DALLAS – It’s being called the “sweetheart scam,” but there’s not sweet about what a woman is accused of doing to an elderly man with dementia. Dallas cops say she conned him out of $16,000. Surveillance video released Friday shows the woman in a jewelry store, smiling and spending a lot of cash. According to DPD, the elderly man filed a criminal complaint last month. He told cops the man named Lisa tricked him into applying for credit cards. After racking up […]

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    Statue of Liberty Evacuated after Bomb Threat

    NEW YORK CITY – A bomb threat that led to the evacuation of New York’s iconic Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island on Friday was unfounded, according to a law enforcement official. The NYPD bomb squad examined a locker thought to contain a suspicious package and found it was empty, the official said. Waiting to be evacuated off #libertyisland. Interesting. — Rick Borgmeyer (@flyingtigers) April 24, 2015 About 2 p.m. Friday, the locker that reportedly contained the suspicious […]

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    And the Dallas Zoo Baby Giraffe’s Name is…

    DALLAS – The name game is over at the Dallas Zoo. The new baby giraffe’s name is… Kipenzi, which is Swahili for loved one. And this tall baby girl is definitely loved. More than 50,000 people around the world voted on her new name. The lovefest continues Friday night at 8 when Reunion Tower lights up the Dallas skyline with Kipenzi’s name! Awww… how sweet. We’ve all been keeping tabs and swooning over her via Animal Planet’s live-cam which began rolling […]

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    WATCH: Stage Collapses During High School Musical

    So relieved there were no serious injuries, but what a scary ending! #WHSAmericanPie #Westfield — Sara Camden (@saracamden) April 24, 2015 WESTFIELD, IN – About two dozen students at an Indiana high school were hurt Thursday evening when the stage they were performing on collapsed. The students at Westfield High School were performing in a school concert. All of the injured were on stage and transported to several local area hospitals, according to Capt. Charles Hollowell of the Westfield […]

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    Children’s Pajamas Recalled Due to Fire Risk

    DALLAS – About 32,000 pairs of high-end children’s pajamas are being recalled due to the risk of fire. The pajamas are made by Roberta Roller Rabbit and were sold between 2012 and February of this year. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the recalled pajamas, which range from toddler size 1 to youth 12, were sold with either long sleeve with pants or short sleeves with shorts. The agency said the pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards. No incidents or […]

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    Android Robot Peeing on Apple Logo in Google Maps

    RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN – Android users have taken their rivalry with Apple to a remote area of Pakistan… on Google Maps, at least. What may just look like a green valley south of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, is actually the Android mascot taking a page out of Calvin‘s book – urinating on the Apple logo. It could also be leaking hydraulic fluid, you know because it’s a robot. Ha. It’s not clear how long the image has been there. When you look at […]

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    Missing Five-Year-Old Texas Girl Found Dead

    KEMAH – The five-year-old girl who disappeared in Kemah on Wednesday has been found dead. Fiona Carol, also known as Kitty, was found under the dock in the marina. Wednesday was Kitty’s fifth birthday. She was apparently playing beside her father’s boat when it’s believed that she fell into the water. Officials say an autopsy will be performed to determine what happened.

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    Rapper Waka Flocka Flame’s Running for President

    WASHINGTON, DC – The next presidential race is just getting started, and so far, it’s full of the same old, boring, stale candidates. Yawn. We really need someone different, someone who will light a fire under Congress’ collective arse. Who better than, Waka Flocka Flame?! “I’m very pleased to announce today — on 4/20, the best day of the year — I will be running for president,” he said. “And the first thing I’m gonna do when I get into […]

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    YouTube Turns 10: This Was the First Video Uploaded

    Can you believe YouTube’s only been around for 10 years? What did we do before when we needed random hilarious videos to kill our boredom? And now, a trip down memory lane with the first video ever published on YouTube exactly 10 years ago on Thursday. The 18-second-long video shows a man in a wind blazer at the zoo. “Alright, so here we are in front of the elephants,” he says. “The cool thing about these guys is that they […]