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Study: Quality of football helmet may impact severity of concussions

Study: Quality of football helmet may impact severity of concussions »Play Video

Jed and Joe Jameson love the game of football, but one of them had to give it up.

Jed suffered concussions twice in a short amount of time.

A third would have meant he was done with high school sports for good.

But he wasn't only impacted on the field.

"I worked a lot slower, like I wasn't writing as fast," he said. "Some things, it felt like I couldn't remember. And then some problems I couldn't do."

Mall has child-birth simulator for men

Mall has child-birth simulator for men »Play Video
The pain of child birth is something only a woman can understand, at least it was, until now. A hospital in china is hooking men up to a simulator to mimic women's labor pains. David McKenzie, who's about to become a father for the second time, agreed to give it a try.

Dog rescued after getting head stuck in pipe

Dog rescued after getting head stuck in pipe »Play Video
A Jack Russell Terrier in Idaho is recuperating after getting its head stuck in a metal pipe. It took a team of people to save the animal. Jacqulyn Powell has the story.

Accused 'thrill killer' denies fascination with murder

Accused 'thrill killer' denies fascination with murder »Play Video
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The man charged in the shooting death of Seattle wine steward Yancy Noll told jurors on Monday he doesn't remember reading an online manual on how to avoid being arrested, but admits he destroyed most of the evidence after the August 2012 shooting.

Town embraces 'Charlie Brown Christmas tree

Town embraces 'Charlie Brown Christmas tree »Play Video
A town Christmas tree in Pennsylvania has been called everything from pathetic to ugly. But now, the skimpy spruce has been given new life, channeling one of the most famous Christmas trees in history. Hilary Lane has more.

Abominable snowman takes dog for a walk

Abominable snowman takes dog for a walk »Play Video
A snow-woman walks the streets of Wisconsin. Why? To walk her poodle.
Yes, a costumed character is amusing many. And as Ben Krumholz explains, she has a message behind her march.

South Korea's crackdown on "selfie sticks"

South Korea's crackdown on "selfie sticks" »Play Video
Anyone who has struggled to take a "selfie" has likely considered using a selfie stick. You put your phone in the holder and then adjust the stick as needed. The handle has a button that controls your phone's camera using Bluetooth. But as CNN's Saima Mohsin reports, that's now a problem in South Korea.

How could you lose 100 brains?

How could you lose 100 brains? »Play Video
Maybe you've heard about the 100 human brains missing in Texas? Well, they're not missing any more, they're gone. Jeanne Moos wracked her brain and has some answers.

Man breaks into store, falls asleep

Man breaks into store, falls asleep »Play Video
A break-in at a Texas meat shop could have been a lot worse. The man takes a nap and drinks a coke, instead of doing some serious damage. Phil Prazan reports.

$600 stolen surfboard returned

$600 stolen surfboard returned »Play Video
A man making waves inside a gas station. Police say he stole a surfboard. But apparently, he's had a "change of heart". It was not long after a display item was ripped off that it was returned to where it belongs. Nicole Linsalata has more.

Couple credits dogs for stopping robbery

Couple credits dogs for stopping robbery »Play Video
Surveillance cameras catch a violent intruder on video, but a woman in Toronto says it was her two dogs that helped keep her safe. Charlsie Agro reports police are now trying to track down the man who kicked down her door.

No criminal indictments in Ferguson police shooting case

No criminal indictments in Ferguson police shooting case »Play Video

A grand jury declined to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, the county's top prosecutor said.

The grand jury heard all of the evidence in the case.

The prosecutor said the 24-hour news cycle - and social media - made the investigation difficult.

Watch #LiveOnKMTR for the latest on the story | Ferguson Live Feed

Start-up offers solution to doorstep package thefts

Start-up offers solution to doorstep package thefts »Play Video
It's a growing problem, especially during the holiday season. Thieves swiping packages directly from the doorsteps of homes. A San Francisco tech start-up has come up with a solution. Jonathan Bloom reports.

Mechanic's crazy upside-down van

Mechanic's crazy upside-down van »Play Video
An Iowa mechanic is turning heads everywhere he goes. That's because the van he drives looks like it could flip over, and keep on driving. You'll have to see it to believe it, as Jill Kasparie shows us!