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    Walmart surprises teen who saved man’s life inside Indiana store

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – An Indiana Walmart wanted to make sure one teen was rewarded for his quick actions. Rashaad Moore, a high school sophomore, was shopping with his neighbor, a disabled veteran named Ray, when the man started to have a heart attack inside the Fort Wayne store. Moore didn’t wait for paramedics – he immediately started giving Ray CPR and is now credited with saving his neighbor’s life. Walmart manager Darlene Walker went to Northrop High School Friday […]

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    Obama vetoes 9/11 lawsuit bill

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama vetoed a bill Friday that would allow family members of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, pitting him against Congress and both presidential candidates on an emotionally charged matter. The White House claimed the legislation could expose US diplomats and servicemen to litigation in other countries. Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress say they’ll override Obama’s veto next week. Obama has now issued 12 vetoes. If successful, Congress’ override would be the first of Obama’s […]

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    Local mail carrier honored for stopping attacker wielding cinder block

    WASHINGTON D.C. (KTVI) – A Hazelwood mail carrier is being hailed as a hero in our nation’s capital for his bravery in stopping an assault in October 2014. The National Association of Letter Carriers honored Michael Murphy and seven other postal workers for helping people or saving lives while on the job. Murphy, a resident of Troy, Illinois, was named the 2016 Central Region Hero of the Year. Murphy, an 18-year postal veteran, had finished delivering mail for the day […]

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    New York explosion: What we know — and don’t know

    NEW YORK, NY (CNN) – An explosion in the heart of New York’s Chelsea neighborhood sent dozens to the hospital Saturday night. Shortly after the blast, a second explosive device was found a few blocks away, placing much of New York on edge. Authorities have not yet taken anyone into custody for being involved with the blast. As a multi-agency investigation continues Sunday morning, local and federal authorities intend to keep looking for who’s behind what New York Mayor Bill […]

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Police in Columbus responded to a report of an armed robbery shot and killed a 13-year-old boy who they say pulled a gun from his waistband. It was later determined to be a BB gun.

    Tyre King shooting: 13-year-old remembered in vigil

    Friends and family members gathered for a vigil for an Ohio 13-year-old who authorities said was fatally shot by a police officer after the boy allegedly pulled out a BB gun. On Thursday evening, community members — including youth football teammates of the boy, Tyre King — gathered in the Columbus neighborhood near the site where he was shot the day before. “He’s really not coming back,” said King’s sister, Marshay Caldwell, who held back tears. “He didn’t deserve to […]

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    Nurse kissed in iconic V-J Day photo dead at 92

    (CNN) — Greta Friedman, the woman kissed by a sailor in the iconic picture taken in Times Square on V-J Day in 1945, has died, according to her son Joshua Friedman. Friedman told CNN that his mother died at an assisted living home in Richmond, Virginia. She was 92. The black-and-white photograph of Friedman, dressed in a white uniform, being embraced and kissed by a sailor to celebrate the end of World War II became an enduring image. “My mom […]

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    Cancer-stricken veteran hooks his dying wish

    Navy vet Connie Willhite, cancer-stricken and dying, had just two small requests. He wanted to be baptized to ensure he’d cross over to the next life in accordance with his religious beliefs. And he wanted to go on one more fishing trip. The baptism wasn’t a problem. A veterans affairs chaplain performed the ritual. The gear wasn’t a problem. His cousin got the fishing tackle. But there was one tangle in the line: Because of his advanced colon cancer, Willhite […]

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    Missouri State Highway Patrol whistleblower files lawsuit; claims he was forced out

    LAKE OF THE OZARKS, MO (KTVI) – Former Missouri Highway Patrol Sergeant Randy Henry is now suing the head of the patrol and two other officers after accusing the agency of engaging in a cover-up over an arrestee’s death on the Lake of the Ozarks. Henry, a 29-year veteran of the highway patrol, said he fears the state police won’t do the right thing unless he keeps pushing. Henry may be the reason why we know so much about Brandon […]

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    Trump defends tweet on military sexual assault victims

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton addressed questions Wednesday on issues from the Iraq War and veterans’ health to Clinton’s email use and Trump’s statements about Vladimir Putin and sexual assault in the military, during an NBC forum. One audience member asked Trump: “As president, what specifically would you do to support all victims of sexual assault in the military?” Trump agreed it’s “a massive problem,” and something should be done. “And the best thing we can do is […]

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    ITT shuts down, leaving tens of thousands of students in the lurch

    NEW YORK — Another for-profit college has gone bust, leaving tens of thousands of students in the lurch. ITT Educational Services announced on Tuesday that it is shutting down immediately, accusing the federal government of unfairly stripping it of eligibility for student aid. The company, which was established nearly 50 ago, operates ITT Technical Institutes. It has around 40,000 students taking classes on campuses and online throughout the United States. The school said it will now focus on helping students […]

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    Over 7,000 flags installed on Art Hill in Forest Park

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A moving memorial marking the upcoming September 11th anniversary is going up this morning on Art Hill in Forest Park. More than 7,000 American flags are being displayed—each flag representing an American military member killed while fighting the war on terror. A group called Flags of Valor is being this project. They have done memorials like this one before. On the 10th anniversary of 9-11, they put up close to three thousand flags on Art Hill to remember those […]

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    St. Charles Drug Court becomes model for programs across the US

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – It was an emotional day in St. Charles County Court.  31 people graduated the St. Charles County Treatment Court or drug court. It was the defendants’ chance at staying out of prison. It turns out, the St. Charles County program works so well, people from across the U.S. come to see how it’s done. At his Class of ’87 high school graduation, Bill Esterline never dreamed he’d end up there. The five time DWI offender […]