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Aug 15, 2019

Creepy Dolls Freaking Out Residents of Missouri Town

Creepy Dolls Freaking Out Residents of Missouri Town

Some of them are headless, others are resting in strange places and all of them are creepy. The city of Festus in Jefferson County, Missouri, has had multiple instances in the past week of eerie dolls...

Aug 12, 2019

Delaware Becomes First No-Kill State for US Shelter Animals

Delaware Becomes First No-Kill State for US Shelter Animals

In a watershed moment for animal lovers, America has its first no-kill state: Delaware. The nonprofit Best Friends Animal Society, which is working with shelters, animal welfare organizations and government...

Jul 30, 2019

1 in 4 Delivery Drivers Admit to Tasting Your Food

1 in 4 Delivery Drivers Admit to Tasting Your Food

Food delivery apps are becoming increasingly popular, even in suburban areas of the U.S. But is convenience worth it if delivery drivers are sampling diners' dinners? A recent survey conducted by restaurant...

Jul 27, 2019

Thousands Sign Petition to Change the Date of Halloween

Thousands Sign Petition to Change the Date of Halloween

Everyone loves Halloween — except when it falls on a weekday night. The after-school homework routine is tricky enough, even without a kid who just wants to put on a costume and eat candy; early bedtimes...

Jul 22, 2019

Tom Brady Criticized For Cliff Jump With 6-Year-Old Daughter

Tom Brady Criticized For Cliff Jump With 6-Year-Old Daughter

Tom Brady's cliff jump with his 6-year-old daughter on a family vacation is being flagged for unnecessary roughness by some and seen as an adventurous daddy-daughter moment by others. The New England Patriots...

Jul 22, 2019

Parents of Toddler Who Fell From Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Share 'Unfathomable' Grief

Parents of Toddler Who Fell From Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Share 'Unfathomable' Grief

The family of a toddler who died after falling out the window of a cruise ship in Puerto Rico earlier this month told TODAY in an exclusive interview that the cruise company's negligence "cost our child...

Jul 19, 2019

12th Grader Wears Bathrobe for Senior Photos: 'I'm Going to Be a LEGEND'

12th Grader Wears Bathrobe for Senior Photos: 'I'm Going to Be a LEGEND'

Rising high school senior Evan Dennison's mom, Heather Waters, bought a "really, really large" picture frame and has it waiting to hang in their living room. All she needs now is the perfect senior portrait...

Jul 18, 2019

Georgia Couple Married for 71 Years Dies 12 Hours Apart

Georgia Couple Married for 71 Years Dies 12 Hours Apart

When Herbert DeLaigle’s health started to decline in 2017, he scheduled a meeting with the preacher at his church in Waynesboro, Georgia. During the sit-down, Herbert revealed that he wasn’t afraid of...

Jul 18, 2019

Is Flesh-Eating Bacteria on the Rise? Everything You Need to Know About Necrotizing Fasciitis

Is Flesh-Eating Bacteria on the Rise? Everything You Need to Know About Necrotizing Fasciitis

Carolyn Fleming of Ellenton, Florida, may have been the latest person to die of a flesh-eating bacteria infection, which she contracted swimming off the coast of Anna Maria Island in Florida, her family

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More Than 1,000 Pets Adopted in Chicago-Area 'Clear the Shelters'
More Than 1,000 Pets Adopted in Chicago-Area 'Clear the Shelters'

More than 1,000 pets were adopted at Chicago-area animal shelters since late July as part of NBC and Telemundo's Clear the Shelters initiative, and more than 500 were adopted on Saturday alone.

Clear the Shelters Map: Find a Chicago-Area Shelter Near You
Clear the Shelters Map: Find a Chicago-Area Shelter Near You

NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago have teamed up with animal shelters to waive adoption fees across the Chicago area and help pets 6 months and older find forever homes.

Chicago Animal Care and Control Extends 'Clear the Shelters' Hours
Chicago Animal Care and Control Extends 'Clear the Shelters' Hours

Chicago Animal Care and Control has extended its "Clear the Shelters" hours into Sunday and announced a rain-check policy to contend with the large response and long lines Saturday at the shelter.

74K Pets Adopted as Animal Lovers Help Clear the Shelters
74K Pets Adopted as Animal Lovers Help Clear the Shelters

Clear the Shelters, the fifth annual pet adoption drive sponsored by NBC and Telemundo stations, culminates today with more than 2,000 shelters participating in dozens of communities across the country. Animals...

BMW Championship Temporarily Suspended for Severe Weather
BMW Championship Temporarily Suspended for Severe Weather

The BMW Championship taking place at the Medinah Country Club in Chicago's northwest suburbs was temporarily suspended Saturday because of severe weather in the Chicago area.