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Man with loaded gun walks into Baltimore police station

The Baltimore Police Department is warning law enforcement agencies along the East Coast to take extra precautions in protecting their officers after a man carrying a .22 caliber handgun walked into one of the city's police stations Tuesday

U.S. Ski Team shaken by deaths of young racers in Austria avalanche

They were two rising stars of American skiing -- colorful personalities with bright hopes for the future. Their deaths in an avalanche at a resort in the Austrian Alps have left their friends on the U.S. Ski Team in shock.

Police stop apparent suicide attempt on JetBlue flight

A group of police officers flying home to Utah from the funeral of slain New York Police Det. Wenjian Liu were unexpectedly called into service in midair.

New science helps a paralyzed man move his leg for the first time in years

Every morning for 2½ years, Calven Goza tried to move his legs, hoping against hope and medical science that this time, this day, would be different. It never was.

Brutally Honest: Is it OK to spy on your kids?

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California police seek help in probe of family shooting, dead baby

Police in California are pleading for help from the public in the investigation into the shooting of three people and the death of a baby who was later found in a dumpster.

Divers recover infant's body

A Florida man and his 7-month-old nephew are dead after a family picnic turned into tragedy along the Withlacoochee River Sunday evening.

Caught on cam: Mississippi tornado

Andrea Smith and Christi Alford were at work December 23 when an EF-3 tornado ripped through Columbia, Mississippi.

Man blames VA after sleeping meds left him with erection for weeks

A man said the VA Hospital is to blame for his recent hospitalization. Edward Stalling said doctors prescribed Trazodone for his inability to sleep. Instead, he's had a painful erection ever since.

Doña Ana County Sees Fewer DWI'S For New Year's Holiday

Drunk driving arrests in Dona Ana County were down over the New Year's holiday. Nonetheless, law enforcement leaders say the problem of drinking and driving still persists.

Firefighters free woman trapped inside California chimney

Click here for updates on this story Firefighters on Saturday extricated a female who had become trapped inside a chimney at a home in Riverside County, officials said.

Manhunt after 2 New York police officers shot

An armed robbery call nearly turned deadly for two New York police officers, leading to an exchange of gunfire that ended with the officers hospitalized, a manhunt and fresh scrutiny surrounding the United States' most populated city -- spe

Prince Andrew plans no legal action over underage sex claims

Britain's Prince Andrew does not have plans to take legal action against a woman who has named him in a sex abuse lawsuit in Florida, CNN learned Tuesday.

Cameron Diaz weds Benji Madden

Cameron Diaz kicked off her new year with the sound of wedding bells. According to reports, the actress married Good Charlotte musician Benji Madden in a small ceremony at the couple's home in Los Angeles.

Pop culture: What to get excited for in 2015

Get ready pop culture lovers, 2015 is about to blow your minds.