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Companies issue voluntary recall of hummus, dips, walnuts

This has been a big week for food product recalls and the risk of food borne illness.

TX vandals leave hanging mannequin, threat on billboard

Vandals leave a disturbing display in El Paso. Authorities say the message "Plato O Plomo" was painted on one billboard.

VIDEO: raccoon survives dramatic fall despite missing net

Kalamazoo, MI (WXMI) -- Emergency crews were called to a building in downtown Kalamazoo Tuesday afternoon to rescue a raccoon several stories high.

Meteor shower comes just in time for Memorial Day weekend

The cosmos has aligned, quite literally, for families, space geeks and insomniacs alike, as the Earth is set to intercept a new meteor shower late Friday into Saturday.

Study says 'fat-shaming' more harmful than racism, sexism

Fairway, KS (KCTV) -- Startling new results in a study suggest being treated poorly for being overweight may hit people harder than acts of racism or sexism. There is no question that society says, "thin is in."

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: 10-year-old crashes truck during joyride in TX

A 10-year-old boy went on a joyride in a relative's truck in Texas. The boy was with his grandfather and a sibling at a doctor's appointment, when the grandfather says the child left and drove off in the vehicle.

MA man smokes marijuana during traffic stop

Springfield, MA (WSHM) -- A police officer saw a driver blow through a stop sign and initiated a traffic stop Tuesday night, but when the man rolled down his window the officer was covered in a plume of marijuana smoke, according to Springfield

How can New Orleans win a future bid to host the Super Bowl?

New Orleans, LA (WGNO) -- Just like after a rough game, New Orleans is feeling bumped and bruised after losing the 2018 Super Bowl to Minneapolis. Now the city must look for its next opportunity.

N.O. tech company develops donation app for homeless

New Orleans, LA (WGNO) -- It can be an uncomfortable situation. A stranger approaches you when you're stopped at a red light or while you're walking down the street. The person asks for money. You'd like to help.

16-year-old earns 3 college degrees in CA

Sacramento, CA (KTXL) -- A 16-year-old is now a college graduate with three associate degrees. Maadhav Shah graduated from American River College (ARC) on Wednesday with degrees in math, physical science and social science.