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Student sent home over hair color

Student sent home over hair color »Play Video
An Alabama girl was sent home on the first day of class because of her hair color. Then she was marked "absent" on her attendance record. Marie Waxel reports on the hair-raising debate.

Thief returns stolen van after mom's plea

Thief returns stolen van after mom's plea »Play Video
A woman in Missouri used text messages to convince a thief to return her stolen van. She pleaded with the crook to have a heart. And as Heather Staggers reports, her approach worked.

Police: Car fire likely retaliation against friends of murder suspect

Police: Car fire likely retaliation against friends of murder suspect »Play Video
Photo of a burned out car in Bremerton. (Photo courtesy: Bremerton Police Department)
Investigators in Bremerton believe that car fire early Thursday morning could be related to the murder of 6-year-old Jenise Wright.

Police catch man dragging safe behind car

Police catch man dragging safe behind car »Play Video
A would-be thief is under arrest, after police catch him dragging a pharmacy's safe behind his car. Police believe the suspect thought by dragging it along the road it would eventually open. Instead, he got dragged into jail. Rachael Cardin has the details.

Teen secretly hides in Walmart for four days

Teen secretly hides in Walmart for four days »Play Video
Hiding behind merchandise, stealing food and wearing diapers. That's how witnesses say a teenage boy lived in a Texas Walmart, unnoticed for days. As J.D. Miles shows us, the teen went to great lengths to stay hidden in plain sight.

Mom creates app to control child's phone

Mom creates app to control child's phone »Play Video
For parents of teenagers, not knowing where your child is can be frustrating, even frightening, and giving them a cell phone doesn't always mean they'll answer. That's why a Texas mom took control, and invented an app that her kids and yours can't ignore. Ilona Carson has the story.

Police vs. kids dance-off in the street

Police vs. kids dance-off in the street »Play Video
Some teens in Kansas City had a run in with cops, but it's not what you think. Add officers and some good moves, and you have a dance off. Cynthia Newsome has the story.

Girl reunited with family 10 years after tsunami

Girl reunited with family 10 years after tsunami »Play Video
An Indonesian girl -- feared dead when she was swept away by the 2004 tsunami is reunited with her family almost a decade later. Jannah, named Winni by her adoptive grandmother, was spotted on the streets by a family member. Aryadita Utama reports.

Woman banned from Little League in 1950s honored

Woman banned from Little League in 1950s honored »Play Video
She was banned little league baseball in the 1950's for being a girl. But now the organization that barred her from playing -- is paying tribute to her at the little league world series. Kathryn Johnston will be throwing out the first pitch. As Rob McAllister reports, she had to sneak onto her neighborhood team all those years ago.

Teen accused in 6-year-old girl's death to be tried as adult

Teen accused in 6-year-old girl's death to be tried as adult »Play Video
Jenise Wright
A 17-year-old boy arrested in the death and sexual assault of a 6-year-old Bremerton girl will be charged and tried as an adult, Kitsap County Prosecutor Russ Hauge said Monday.

Car thief rocks out in bait car

Car thief rocks out in bait car »Play Video
It's no secret that Albuquerque police plant bait cars throughout town, enticing thieves to try to steal one. Well, last week a man was caught swiping one while a very ironic song was playing on the radio. And yep, it's caught on camera. Matt Howerton explains why the suspect is now likely singing a very different tune.

Mail carrier dumps mail in dumpster?

Mail carrier dumps mail in dumpster? »Play Video
A postal worker is now on the receiving end of a message -- you never know who's watching. A witness captured cell phone video of what appears to be the postal worker tossing an armful of mail into the trash in Cincinnati. Evan Millward has the video.