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Grandmother frozen alive in hospital morgue

It's a case that sounds like the plot of a horror movie. A family claims a woman was prematurely declared dead at a hospital and woke up in a body bag, only to die in a freezer where her body was stored.

Suicide mistaken for mannequin

A St. Petersburg, Florida man who thought someone was playing an April Fool's Day prank on him accidentally threw away a dead woman's body into a dumpster, thinking she was a mannequin.

Microsoft unvels Siri competitor 'Cortana'

Microsoft has introduced its answer to Siri. It's called Cortana, named after the artificial intelligence character in the video game, "Halo." Cortana replaced the search function on the new windows phone software.

Eat your veggies!

Your mom was right. We should be eating our fruits and veggies every day but this study doesn't put it as nicely as our moms would.

PA Supreme Court won't review Sandusky case

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court won't review the Jerry Sandusky case.

New study: Older women may want to stop drinking so much diet soda

For many people, diet soda is the perfect pick-me-up but for older women who love their diet drinks, there's something new to consider. A new study suggests drinking diet soda regularly may lead to heart disease

New maps may hold clues to brain mysteries

The many connections between different parts of the brain have no street signs or trail markers.

AT&T hiring in El Paso

AT&T is looking to hire more than 3,000 retail employees nationwide, 46 of which will be open in the El Paso area. The company plans to hire the retail sales and sales management employees over the next several months.

Tijuana cop to face U.S. federal court after heroin, meth arrest

A Tijuana, Mexico, police officer will appear in a U.S. federal court next week after being arrested on a charge of possession with intent to distribute almost 20 pounds of heroin and methamphetamine.

Slimming sunlight?

While early birds may gain that proverbial worm, they also may have an easier time managing their weight.

Donations pour in for 'hot car' mom

It's hard to see Shanesha Taylor's mugshot and not have some kind of reaction. "She's crying in this picture," says Amanda Bishop. "How can you not want to help her."

Celebrate International Children's Book Day

Each year since 1967, the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) celebrates the birth of Hans Christian Andersen on April 2 by celebrating International Children's Book Day.

April Fool arrest

A 911 call reporting a shooting at South Carolina college brought out law enforcement in full force Tuesday morning. The call shortly after 10 a.m. reported shots fired at Virginia College in Spartanburg.

Excessive force?

Edward Laber and Daniel Anderson say they were just asking an officer how to get out of the area of Tucson Arizona where unruly students had gathered after the Arizona Wildcat lose in the NCAA Tournament Saturday.

Man burglarizes home in the nude

Police say a man was arrested after breaking into a home while wearing nothing but a cowboy hat in Johns Creek, Georgia on Monday. When he broke in to Cori Davenport's home, she called 911.