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Photos: African safari with Oregon mission group

Photos: African safari with Oregon mission group
KBOI 2News photographer Mary Kienzle, along with a team from Oregon, recently went on a mission trip to Kenya, Africa building a home for a less fortunate family. Toward the end of the trip, she spent three days on a safari in the Maasai Mara area. Photo by Mary Kienzle
KBOI 2News photographer Mary Kienzle, along with a team from Oregon, recently went on a mission trip to Kenya, Africa building a home for a less fortunate family. Toward the end of the trip, she spent three days on a safari in the Maasai Mara area. Photo by Mary Kienzle

Watch: High-speed chase comes to end on busy street

Watch: High-speed chase comes to end on busy street »Play Video
There was a dramatic end to a high-speed police chase in King County Monday evening.

Some ice cream doesn't melt

Some ice cream doesn't melt »Play Video
This ice cream bar melted to a marshmallow-like consistency.

An Ohio mother was shocked to learn an ice cream sandwich her son had left outside in hot temperatures hadn't melted twelve hours later.

Fallen Marine's flag returned after nine years

Fallen Marine's flag returned after nine years »Play Video
When Lance Corporal Fred Maciel died in 2005 in Iraq, his fellow marines signed a flag that was supposed to be given to his family, but somehow it got lost. However, thanks to a Texas couple more than nine years later the flag finally made it home. Tim Wetzel has more.

Pampered pooches living it up

Pampered pooches living it up »Play Video
High-end, exclusive pet boading can be found almost anywhere. The American Pet Products Association estimates owners will spend 4.73 billion on boarding and grooming this year alone. So what makes posh pet hotels so special? Mary Mueller has an inside look.

Claw machine for beer

Claw machine for beer »Play Video
You know those claw grab games where you can win a stuffed animal? Well, now there's a similar game, but with a very different prize. Justin Pazera shows us the Brew Buck'it.

Who's behind the Brooklyn Bridge flag caper?

Who's behind the Brooklyn Bridge flag caper? »Play Video
White flags flying over the iconic Brooklyn Bridge where American flags should be -- it happened this week in the dead of night, and no one seems to know what it means or who planned it. Susan Candiotti explains why the switch is raising concerns.

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.