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MN residents say new pet noise ordinance impossible to implement

A heated debate is dividing the town of Wadena, Minnesota. A new pet ordinance has passed, and some in the community are calling it ridiculous.

Knife-wielding homeless man faces off against AZ jail staff

Security cameras captured tense moments at an Arizona jail when a homeless man threatened staff with a knife.

WI cop arrested after women's bodies found in suitcases

A former Wisconsin police officer, Steven Zelich, was arrested Wednesday in connection with the discovery of two women's bodies stuffed in suitcases and dumped on the side of a road near the tiny town of Geneva earlier this month.

IL Dad confronts, records stranger taking photos of children at public pool

By Chris Minor Galesburg, IL (WQAD) -- A Galesburg man was arrested in connection with taking photos of women and kids at a local swimming pool, after one of their dads confronted him on videotape.

CT woman charged with stabbing 4-month-old

By Kaitlyn Naples, Matt Campbell New London, CT (WFSB) -- A New London woman is being charged with stabbing her 4-month-old nephew in the buttocks during a domestic incident in May.

Missing MI boy found in dad's basement, father told on live TV

By Jethro Mullen and Shelby Lin Erdman CNN

Georgia police believe toddler may have been left in car intentionally

A 22-month-old Georgia boy left in a hot car for several hours died of hyperthermia, according to an autopsy report.

Boehner says he wants to sue Obama for trying to change the law

The tug-of-war between Congress and the White House may be headed to the courts. Republican House Speaker John Boehner says he wants to sue President Obama for trying to change the law.

Small enclosures reportedly cause zoochosis in animals

By Amanda Taylor Salt Lake City, UT (KSL) -- Animals in zoos unused to the conditions and close quarters of their enclosures can develop mental health issues, experts say.

Heatstroke: Protecting yourself from this summer danger

By CNN Staff (CNN) -- Heatstroke deaths often surge in summer months as temperatures rise.

TX Mom finds 3 of her kids dead

Police are investigating after a mother found the bodies of her children inside their Stafford, Texas home. Detectives say the bodies were scattered in different parts of the home with gunshot wounds.

Seattle Archdiocese settles 30 sex-abuse cases for $12 million

By Ralph Ellis- CNN (CNN) -- The Archdiocese of Seattle has settled 30 claims of sexual abuse that were filed against the archdiocese and members of the Christian Brothers religious order, the archdiocese announced Tuesday.

CA Mom who abandoned son allegedly abducts him from foster home

By Tracy Bloom Los Angeles, CA (KTLA) -- Police were searching for a 4-year-old boy on Wednesday who was allegedly kidnapped by his mother from his foster mom's residence in Pomona, authorities said.

Boehner plans lawsuit against Obama over executive orders

By Deirdre Walsh- CNN Senior Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (CNN) -- House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday told reporters that he plans to sue President Barack Obama over his use of executive action.