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Leaking pipe leads to $3,000 water bill

Leaking pipe leads to $3,000 water bill »Play Video
The calendar says spring, but some homeowners in Tennessee are being hit with the cost of a colder than normal winter. Low temperatures snapped water pipes, and they're stuck with the pricey fix. Don Dare spoke with one farmer who was shocked to open up a three-thousand dollar water bill.

FBI: 'Rabid Fan Bandit' loves sports, robbing banks

FBI: 'Rabid Fan Bandit' loves sports, robbing banks
Suspect known as the "Rabid Fan Bandit." (Courtesy of FBI)

The Seattle Safe Streets Task Force is looking for a man who's as passionate about showing support for his favorite sports teams as he is for robbing banks, according to the FBI.

Photos: Aftermath of March 27, 1964, Good Friday quake in Alaska

Photos: Aftermath of March 27, 1964, Good Friday quake in Alaska
Wreckage of Government Hill School in Anchorage. The south wing of the building, shown here, collapsed into a graben at the head of the landslide. Slip of the graben block is shown by displacement of the roofline.

The earth shook for 4 1/2 minutes on March 27, 1964, at 5:36 p.m. as the largest earthquake in U.S. history tossed and bent Alaska. The 9.2 magnitude earthquake killed 15 people. Another 113 died in tsunamis, including 4 in Oregon. The damage was costly: $113 million in 1964 dollars, more than $2.3 billion by today's standards.

Dog found 17 months later, 400 miles away

Dog found 17 months later, 400 miles away »Play Video
A Kentucky couple is reunited with their beloved beagle, after she went missing during a move nearly a year and a half ago. When they found out where their dog was located, they said they couldn't believe it. Ann Bowdan reports.

Tips on how to pick instructors and classes for kids or adults

Tips on how to pick instructors and classes for kids or adults »Play Video
Kristi Manion and her son Noah

Kristi Manion's son, Noah, has been taking piano lessons once a week for about six months.

"He's not really into sports," Manion said, "and we wanted an activity for him to do so he decided on the piano."

No matter your age, instructors say lessons are a great way to challenge yourself, have fun and meet new people.

"We have a lot of adult students that come in and they are nervous at first because they've never taken a dance class before," said Stefanie Squint, dance instructor. "They've never stepped inside a dance studio, but it's something they wish they would have done when they were younger. I just always say come in and try it, just one time."

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Photos: Outpouring of support for SR-530 landslide victims

Photos: Outpouring of support for SR-530 landslide victims
DARRINGTON, Wash. - Support for victims of the SR-530 landslide has come pouring in from all over the state, as rescue teams and volunteers scour the area for survivors, and comfort those affected. Snohomish County officials have asked that only registered volunteers enter the area. No more volunteers are needed to search, so please stay away from the area. Anyone looking to help victims is asked to make monetary donations to RedCross.org. While the search continues, the Snohomish County Helicopter Rescue team is also in need of donations, as their government funding was cut last year: http://helicopterrescue.org/.

Deaf dogs learn sign language

Deaf dogs learn sign language »Play Video
It's a rare problem for one central Nebraska shelter: trying to communicate with two deaf dogs. For one pit bull mix, that means learning sign language. That's right, signing! Sara Kirkley has the story.

Teen tickets police officer

Teen tickets police officer »Play Video
A teenager in Texas turns the tables on a policeman. Jennifer Bauer reports she wrote the officer a ticket when she noticed he did something improper.

Car sharing site puts your idle car to work

Car sharing site puts your idle car to work »Play Video
So let me ask you, would you let a perfect stranger use your car for a week. Probably not. But what if they paid you 40, 50, a hundred dollars a day? Well that's the deal thousands of people across the country are making through a new website that can make your car for itself, and more. Brendan McLaughlin reports.

Student gets 150 scholarship offers

Student gets 150 scholarship offers »Play Video
Have you or your kids ever applied for a scholarship? Perhaps you know the thrill if your child receives one or maybe even two. Well how about 150 scholarship offers? That's the case for a student in Miami, and as Cynthia Demos explains, there's more to this story than meets the eye.

News chopper crash victims remembered as professional team

News chopper crash victims remembered as professional team »Play Video
Photographer Bill Strothman left, and Gary Pfitzner right, were killed in a helicopter crash in Seattle, Wash. March 18, 2014.
Former longtime KOMO News photographer Bill Strothman and pilot Gary Phitzner were identified Tuesday as the two victims killed in the crash of the station's Air 4 news helicopter.