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Police investigate after drone buzzes near Space Needle

Police investigate after drone buzzes near Space Needle »Play Video
Image from video posted on YouTube, shot by a Phantom Vision quadcopter drone in Seattle, Wash. July 22, 2014.
It was a tall order, but police were quick to react late Tuesday after receiving eyewitness reports of a drone flying near Seattle's world-famous Space Needle.

Photos: Sunken drug-smuggling ship towed to Seattle

Photos: Sunken drug-smuggling ship towed to Seattle
A notorious, derelict boat that sank in Tacoma's Hylebos Waterway has been refloated and towed to Seattle to be dismantled. The 167-foot freighter Helena Star went under in January 2013, and has spilled at least 640 gallons of oil and diesel into the waterway. In 1978, the drug-smuggling ship was seized by the U.S. Coast Guard with $75 million worth of pot on board. It made its last voyage July 24, 2014. (KOMO Photos: Air 4)

'Voice Banking' helps ALS victims speak

'Voice Banking' helps ALS victims speak »Play Video
New technology could help people diagnosed with ALS to use their voices long after the disease robs them of the ability to speak for themselves. David Custer has the details.

GM announces safety recalls for 700K cars

GM announces safety recalls for 700K cars
An excerpt from GM's current list of recalls. The full list is at the bottom of this story.

General Motors on Wednesday announced six safety recalls covering 717,949 recent model vehicles in the U.S.

Stranger returns stolen dog

Stranger returns stolen dog »Play Video
A South Carolina man is reunited with his dog in Atlanta. He was passing through the city when his car was stolen, with his pet inside. Kevin Rowson has the story.

Paralyzed man walks with exoskeleton

Paralyzed man walks with exoskeleton »Play Video
He calls himself Robo-Joe. An Austin man, paralyzed for more than five years, is once again learning how to walk. Ericka miller shows us how he's doing it, with the help of some amazing technology.

Golf ball diver bitten by alligator ... again

Golf ball diver bitten by alligator ... again »Play Video
Apparently being a golf ball retriever in Florida can be a hazardous job. A man contracted to dive for golf balls on one course ended up in the hospital after being bitten on the arm and hand by an alligator. Alex Diprato reports.

Grooving grandpa goes viral

Grooving grandpa goes viral »Play Video
We dare you to try not to smile watching the groovin' grandpa dance his way into hearts. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports he tosses his canes with disdain.

Buy fruit at Costco or Trader Joe's? Fruit recall goes nationwide

Buy fruit at Costco or Trader Joe's? Fruit recall goes nationwide
The Trader Joe's in downtown Boise. FILE Photo by JERRY MANTER -- KBOI2.com web producer

Wawona Packing says on its website that no illnesses have been reported and the recall is a precautionary measure.

Pilot survives helicopter crash in rural Washington

Pilot survives helicopter crash in rural Washington
Rescuers place the injured helicopter pilot on a gurney at the crash site.
A helicopter pilot is injured but apparently conscious after crashing in a rural area of Snohomish County, officials said.