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Inside The Inferno: California firefighters drive through flames

(NBC News) Video shot by firefighters battling the Kincade fire in Northern California shows terrifying flames surrounding the roads. The video was taken around 3 a.m. Tuesday by firefighters from San Francisco Firefighters Local 798. It shows their view as they drive through the fire, with large flames on both sides of the road. The Kincade fire in Sonoma County…

Mother charged in “Dirty Diaper” murder

(NBC News) A Georgia mother has been charged with murder after she admitted hitting her 20-month-old son because she was angry that he had soiled his diaper. In addition to the murder charge, 23-year-old Trinity Pittman is also charged with first-degree child cruelty. According to warrants, Pittman took her son Conner Perry to a hospital emergency room in Newnan Friday…

Tremor Control: New device offers relief

(KARK) Doctors from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences are looking into new ways to reduce and hopefully stop essential tremors for patients. Recently UAMS held a therapeutic trial utilizing a new wearable device called the Cala Trio. It resembles a watch and uses neuromodulation therapy. John Kilgore participated in the trial. Kilgore struggles with essential tremors. He, along…

Deadly fire traps young brothers

(WDIV/NBC News) Two young boys are dead after a fire ripped through their Grosse Point, Michigan home. The boys, 9 and 11 years old, were trapped when flames erupted Monday morning. The boys’ mother was running errands, and their father was away at his first day on a job. The boys went to an upstairs room of the home when…

Vindman delivers “Extremely Disturbing” testimony

(NBC News) Army Lt. Colonel Alexander Vindman, a highly decorated Iraq War veteran and the top Ukraine expert on the National Security Council, testified Tuesday as part of the House impeachment inquiry. Vindman said in his prepared opening statement “I did not think it was proper to demand that a foreign government investigate a U.S. citizen, and I was worried…

Potential listeria contamination leads to apples recall

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — A county health department in Illinois says a Michigan company voluntarily is recalling nearly 2,300 cases of apples due to potential listeria contamination. Kane County health officials say Tuesday that North Bay Produce of Traverse City also is recalling two bulk bins of apples. Recalled varieties include McIntosh, Honeycrisp, Jonathan, Fuji, Jonamac and Red Delicious. The…

Alabama robbery suspect found dead in Ohio; Accomplice still on the run

(WLWT) A woman found dead near a Cincinnati high school has been identified as 18-year-old Baylee Wall, according to police in Daphne, Alabama. Wall was one of two suspects wanted in connection with an October 21st hotel robbery in Daphne, a small city in the southwest part of the state near Mobile. According to authorities, Wall’s alleged accomplice in the…

“Incomprehensible” – Child rapist mistakenly set free

(WXIA) A search is underway after a convicted rapist, in prison for life for attacking a pre-teen girl repeatedly, was released “in error” from Rogers State Prison in Reidsville, Georgia. According to the Georgia Department of Corrections, Tony Maycon Munoz-Mendez was set free at around 11:30 a.m. Friday. His release was made public Monday. Munoz-Mendez is serving life after being…

Police K9 stabbed in Nevada

(KSNV/NBC News) A Las Vegas police K9 is recovering after he was stabbed several times during the capture of a suspect. Joseph Arquilla, a 27-year-old man, has been arrested for mistreating a police animal and resisting a public officer. Hunter was rushed into surgery Saturday morning following a barricade in which Arquilla refused to come out a house in the…

Caught On Cam: Bear Breaks In

(WESH) A Longwood, Florida family says an unexpected house guest walked into their garage and ate cool whip and sausage over the weekend. Pamela Boodram took video of the incident Sunday at her home in the Wekiva Cove neighborhood. The bear was in the family’s garage, where it found some snacks in a freezer. Broodram said her normally closed garage…