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  • Avon

    Avon fined for bribing Chinese officials

    HONG KONG — Beauty goods company Avon has been fined $135 million by the SEC for bribing Chinese officials with luxury goods — everything from Gucci bags to Tiffany pens. The SEC alleged that Avon’s subsidiary in China doled out $8 million in bribes — cash, gifts, entertainment, and travel — to Chinese officials in […]

  • FOX4 Forecast: More clouds!

    By now cloudy conditions have become the norm and that will be the case again today.  Another disturbance will push through the central US that could result in some flurries or drizzle today.  Highs will be stuck in the 30s once again.  Over the weekend we’ll see more clouds but our temperatures should start slowly […]

  • Investigation

    Storage auction leads to discovery of discarded baby remains

    COLFAX, Calif. — Authorities in Northern California are investigating how the bodies of two infants or fetuses ended up in a storage unit. The Placer County sheriff’s office says a woman called authorities Nov. 25 to report an odor coming from the abandoned storage space in the city of Colfax, about 40 miles northeast of […]

  • Meningitis

    14 arrested in connection with deadly meningitis outbreak

    (CNN) — Fourteen people have been arrested in connection with a deadly 2012 national outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections from a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy, including two charged with 25 acts of second-degree murder. Owners of the pharmacy, the New England Compounding Center, were among those arrested. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control […]

  • Couple charged in 2007 murder

    RIVERSIDE, Mo. – Following a grand jury decision, two people have been charged with murder seven years after the crime took place. Back on Sept. 1, 2007, Charles V. Cammisano was found dead inside his Riverside home, and his former wife and her current husband have been charged with his murder. On Dec. 12 of […]

  • Claudia Lacy says she has lost confidence in the Bladenboro, North Carolina Police Department and the State Bureau of Investigation. The FBI is now looking into her son's death. Lacy says her son was lynched, while police say he hanged himself.

    N.C. teen’s hanging death ruled a suicide; mother says it was a lynching

    BLADENBORO, North Carolina (CNN) — Claudia Lacy says she can accept anything: even that her youngest son committed suicide — if it’s proven and explained to her. However, she says, local and state investigators have done neither to support their theory that Lennon Lacy hanged himself one summer night. “That’s all I’ve ever asked for: […]

  • WIC Program faces millions of dollars in cuts

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A $1 trillion spending bill expected to be approved by President Obama to avoid a government shutdown includes a $93 million cut to the Women, Infants and Children nutrition program. The legislation would continue most government services, including WIC, at its current levels until September 30 of next year. The nutrition […]

  • Selfie Stick

    Hot Christmas gift: Selfie on a Stick will help the world take better selfies

    According to The Daily Mail, selfie sticks are the must-have gift this season in Britain. The pole is used to extend camera phones more than three feet away, thus allowing users to take group selfies, panoramic shots and the like. Thousands have already been purchased in the United Kingdom. No surprise, given that 2014 is […]

  • Actor Bill Cosby became one of TV's favorite dads when he served up tough love to his five children on "The Cosby Show."

    Bill Cosby facing litany of allegations

    (CNN) — It seems as if every day brings another allegation that further dismantles Bill Cosby’s image as the jovial, pudding-loving patriarch whose family-friendly brand of comedy tickled successive generations. Though the star has vehemently denied most of the accusations that he drugged and sexually assaulted young women seeking career guidance, the stories are taking […]

  • Investigators survey damage at railcar facility, clarify that it wasn’t an explosion

    ATCHISON COUNTY, Kan. – No signs of criminal activity. That was the ruling made Friday by the Kansas State Fire Marshal at the scene of Thursday’s explosion that’s now being called an “overpressure” at a railcar facility near Atchison, at 59 and 258th in Cummings. Atchison County Sheriff Office Jack Laurie said the fire marshal’s office […]

  • hooks

    Attorney: Man shot in back and head in ‘illegal’ drug raid, no drugs found

    DUBLIN, Ga. — An attorney for the family of a man who was shot and killed by police in South Georgia is raising questions about the case. Police say they shot David Hooks during a drug raid in September because he was armed and aggressive. The attorney says no drugs were found and Hooks was […]

  • phthalates

    Exposure to common household chemicals may cause IQ drop

    (CNN) — A chemical that’s in a lot of household products may be hurting children’s IQs. Women who had a high amount of the chemicals called di-n-butyl phthalate and di-isobutyl phthalate in their bodies during pregnancy gave birth to children who had markedly lower IQ scores, according to a new study running in the journal […]