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  • Fugitive Friday: Central Virginia's Most Wanted

    Fugitive Friday: Central Virginia's Most Wanted

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:04:54 GMT
    Fugitive Fridays tracks down Central Virginia's most wanted. Take a look at the photos and see if you can help police track down these suspects.
    Fugitive Friday helps track down Central Virginia's Most Wanted.
  • Six deadly foods for dogs

    Six deadly foods for dogs

    Every pet owner knows a dog can get into just about anything around the house. One woman found that out the hard way when her dog ate a bunch of grapes! Turns out, that's one of the most dangerous foods
    Every pet owner knows a dog can get into just about anything around the house. But these common snacks could be fatal for Fido.
  • Physicians warn against giving melatonin to children

    Physicians warn against giving melatonin to children

    Parents desperate to get their troubled sleepers to bed are turning to synthetic melatonin, which is a supplement sold over the counter. But expert warn it could have adverse effects on child development.
    Many adults turn to sleep aids like melatonin, but now more parents are giving them to their kids, too. We talked to physicians to see what they had to say about how it could affect your child's development.
  • Mouse droppings cause disease

    Mouse droppings cause respiratory disease

    Mice are one of the most resilient mammals living on the planet. Some people have them as pets, and they're also used in laboratory experiments. If wild mice get inside your house, they can potentially
    If wild mice find a way inside your home, they can potentially cause thousands of dollars worth of damage to your drywall and insulation. They can also transmit a harmful disease which can cause death in humans. 
  • Dangers of staying in a hot tub for too long

    Dangers of staying in a hot tub for too long

    Did you know you can overstay your welcome in a hot tub or heated pool? No matter how relaxed you may be, lingering too long can be hazardous to your health - even deadly.
    Did you know you can overstay your welcome in a hot tub or heated pool? No matter how relaxed you may be, lingering too long can be hazardous to your health - even deadly.
  • Chronic nail biters, beware

    Chronic nail biting could signal a psychological disorder

    Host Lead It's one of the most COMMON nervous habits…but one that can be CAUSE for CONCERN. About 30-percent of children…and 15-percent of adults are NAIL BITERS. This quirk isn't skin deep…for some
    It's one of the most common nervous habits, but one that can be cause for concern. About 30 percent of all children and 15 percent of adults are nail biters. But this quirk isn't skin deep -- for some people, it's a sign of a much deeper issue.
  • Wiping the "sleep" from your eyes

    Why not to wipe the "sleep" from your eyes

    The Sandman may lull you to sleep, but he also leaves a few sprinkles behind in the corners of your eyes. People call it sleep, eye goop, crusties or sand, but no matter what you call it, the gunk keeps
    The Sandman may lull you to sleep, but he also leaves a few sprinkles behind in the corners of your eyes. People call it sleep, eye goop, crusties or sand, and no matter what you call it, it always appears after you've awoken.
  • Should you buy meds abroad?

    Buying prescription drugs in Mexico

    Because of the high price of prescription medication, many Americans head south of the border to buy their medicine. They say what Las Vegas is to gambling, Mexico is now to pharmacies.  As soon as you
    Because of the high price of prescription medication, many Americans head south of the border to buy their medicine.
  • Football helmets fail safety tests

    Football helmet rating system reveals weakest links

    Is your child's helmet really safe? We investigate high schools that are using two of the worst football helmets on the market according to the ratings system developed by a Virginia Tech professor.
  • Spray tans may have harmful effects

    Spray tans could lead to long-term health problems

    If you think spray tans are a safer alternative to sunbathing outdoors or crawling into an indoor tanning bed, what America Now just learned may change your mind.
    Millions of Americas pay hundreds of dollars each year to have their bodies tanned. If you think spray tans are a safer alternative to sunbathing outdoors or crawling into an indoor tanning bed, what America Now just learned may change your mind.
  • Consumer

    How much of your donations really go to charity?

    How much of your donations really go to charity?

    In the aftermath of a disaster, donations are top of mind for many people and can do a world of good! But how do you know where your money is really going? America Now investigates!
    In the aftermath of a disaster, donations are top of mind for many people and can do a world of good! But America Now learned that some non-profit organizations receive only pennies on the dollar raised through solicitation campaigns. So how do you know where your money is really going?
  • Don't Waste Your Money: Best and worst casino game odds

    Don't Waste Your Money: Best and worst casino game odds

    Monday, May 6 2013 2:45 PM EDT2013-05-06 18:45:09 GMT
    Before your next visit to the casino, you may want to know which games give you the best chance of winning.
    It has been almost a year since the opening of Toledo's Hollywood Casino, and Ohio is still buzzing over games with additional new casinos in Cleveland and Columbus. Before you go, you may want to know which games give you the best chance of winning.
  • Bacteria in your belly button may be good for you

    Bacteria growing in your belly button is good for you

    According to a new study conducted at North Carolina State University (NCSU), we could all be doing a lot more harm than good by trying to get extra clean especially if you're using some form of anti-bacterial
    According to a new study at North Carolina State University, we could be doing a lot more harm than good by trying to get extra clean especially if by using some form of anti-bacterial soap.
  • Tech

    Who's spying on your webcam?

    Preventing a cyber creep from spying on you at home

    Strangers can see inside your home with the aid of a computer or smartphone equipped with a built-in camera -- and it happens more often than you think.
    If you spotted a 'peeping Tom' looking in a window, you would likely call police. But strangers can now see inside your home with the aid of a computer or smartphone equipped with a built-in camera -- and it happens more often than you think.
  • Teen suicide: Hidden pain leads to tragic action

    Teen suicide: Hidden pain leads to tragic action

    Imagine coming home from work, greeting the dog, and walking upstairs to find your son or daughter dead by their own hands. The suicide of a child is a very sensitive and sometimes divisive subject for
    One 14-year old girl's family shares the story of her suicide, the pain it has caused and the efforts they hope will raise awareness about teen suicide in light of their personal tragedy. 
  • Hidden fire danger in your home

    Hidden fire danger is likely lurking in your home

    Since most us probably have a phone charger plugged in at home right now, we decided to do an investigation to see how exactly a phone charger can cause a fire.
    Since most us probably have a phone charger plugged in at home right now, we decided to do an investigation to see how exactly a phone charger can cause a fire.
  • Does lip balm dry out your lips?

    Do lip balm products dry out your lips?

    If you hear the words "heavy user" or "addict," one of the last things you think about is lip balm. Some people say they just can't stop applying lip balm products, and others claim they can't find a
    If you hear the words "heavy user" or "addict," one of the last things you think about is lip balm. Some people say they just can't stop applying lip balm products, and others claim they can't find a brand that works.
  • YourHome

    Electric shock can occur from common items in your home

    Electric shock can occur from common items in your home

    According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 3,000 people go to emergency rooms each year suffering from electrical burns.
    According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 3,000 people go to emergency rooms each year suffering from electrical burns.
  • Beware brain-eating amoeba

    Stay safe from brain-eating amoeba

    A little boy, a young girl, and several others just wanted to go swimming in a lake, but they all ended up dead. The killer was an amoeba. While it is invisible to the eye, it is capable of destroying
    A little boy, a young girl, and several others just wanted to go swimming in a lake, but they all ended up dead. The killer was an amoeba. While it is invisible to the eye, it is capable of destroying the brain within a matter of days. Each of their cases was both horrifying and tragic.
  • How does sleep help kids grow?

    How does sleep help kids grow?

    It's an age-old question: How much sleep do people really need to function and stay fit? Dr. Cara Natterson, a pediatrician, reveals the shocking facts about how critical sleep is --especially for children.
    It's an age-old question: How much sleep do people really need to function and stay fit? Dr. Cara Natterson, a pediatrician, reveals the shocking facts about how critical sleep is --especially for children.
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  • Blytheville man found dead from gunshot wound

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:22:23 GMT
    Blytheville Police are investigating the death of a man who was found with gunshot wounds, according to a news release issued on Friday.
    Blytheville Police are investigating the death of a man who was found with gunshot wounds, according to a news release issued on Friday.
  • Trumann man dead after vehicle overturned into ditch

    Trumann man dead after vehicle overturned into ditch

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:55:51 GMT
    The crash report from Arkansas State Police showed Bobby Lee Fagan, 41, of Trumann died as a result of the crash.
    The crash report from Arkansas State Police showed Bobby Lee Fagan, 41, of Trumann died as a result of the crash.
  • Walnut Ridge man accused of stabbing, beating woman arrested

    Walnut Ridge man accused of stabbing, beating woman arrested

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:59:59 GMT
    A Lawrence County man is in jail following the stabbing and beating of a woman.
    A Lawrence County man is in jail following the stabbing and beating of a woman.
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