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Health Minute: weekly exercise

Ok, we've said it before and we'll say it again: exercise is good for you.

New research says childhood obesity rates remain steady, if not gone up

Just a few months ago a report from the Centers for Disease Control suggested obesity rates in young kids have plummeted, but that study only looked at the past decade.

Plane crashes killing 2, during zombie movie shoot in FL

(WESH) Two people are dead after a plane crash during a movie shoot in Summerfield, Florida.

PD: Stepdad pleads not guilty to beating Arizona boy with pipe

Phoenix, AZ (KPHO) -- A Phoenix stepfather accused of striking his girlfriend's 7-year-old son with a metal pipe pleaded not guilty to felony child abuse Monday.

2 smuggling tunnels found near CA border

San Diego, CA (KSWB) -- Federal agents working with Mexican authorities uncovered two sophisticated tunnels from Mexico to warehouses in Otay Mesa, federal officials said Friday.

Man sues East Texas fraternity members in alleged kidnapping, torture

 A plaintiff is demanding a jury trial in Harris county against two men and their East Texas fraternity for an alleged kidnapping and aggravated assault, including torture.

Reality of flying cars closer than ever

Ever since the early 1960s when the animated sitcom "The Jetsons" glued humans' eyes to TV screens and filled their minds with whimsical visions of a futuristic space utopia, over the years people have been left asking themselves:

Texas woman complains to police about bad weed

Lufkin, TX (KETK) -- An East Woman found herself behind bars Thursday after calling Lufkin authorities to complain about bad "weed."

EBRSO arrests 3 members of the Felony Lane Gang from FL

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office arrested three members of the national “Felony Lane Gang” this weekend that came to East Baton Rouge Parish with the purpose of burglarizing vehicles and stealing identities.

Applebee’s customer claims she found metal bolt in burger

Applebee's is investigating a customer's claim that she found a metal bolt in her hamburger.

Body found in Indiana lake may be missing Michigan doctor

The body of missing Kalamazoo, Michigan doctor Teleka Patrick may have been located in a lake in northern Indiana.

Flash flooding catches cars in Jackson, MS; driver says city was too slow to act

Low-lying areas in Jackson, Mississippi saw large amounts of rainfall Sunday. A Rankin County woman was rescued from her vehicle after it stalled in flood waters more than a foot deep.

Lawmakers debate different ways to prevent another tragic base shooting

As President Obama heads to fort hood for a memorial Wednesday, lawmakers here are thinking about whether the military needs more money to keep soldiers safe, at home.

Why running more may not help you live longer

No, this isn't an excuse to put down your running shoes. Unless, of course, you're already running more than 20 miles a week.

Human organs: the next frontier in 3-D printing

The emerging process of 3-D printing, which uses computer-created digital models to create real-world objects, has produced everything from toys to jewelry to food.