’Heartbleed’ bug blamed in attack on Canada tax agency, more expected

Canada’s tax-collection agency on Monday said the private information of about 900 people had been compromised as hackers exploited the "Heartbleed" bug, and security experts warned that more attacks are likely to follow. The breach allowe…

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Seattle motel explosion; 41 displaced

Police and firefighters are on their way to an explosion at an Aurora Avenue motel that injured at least one person. Seattle Fire Department officials evacuated the Klose-In Motel in the 9330 block of Aurora Avenue shortly after the explosion occurred …

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Icy roads cause 9 car crash in Chicago

A nine-vehicle crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side sent four people to the hospital. The nine vehicles crashed about 4:15 a.m. on northbound Dan Ryan lanes near 47th Street because of icy road conditions, Illinois State Police Master Sgt…

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Teen punished for recording alleged bullying to sue school district

The attorney for a Pennsylvania teen convicted of disorderly conduct for videotaping his alleged tormentors harassing him at school says the boy’s family will pursue a civil suit against the school district while appealing the judge’s ruling….

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Woman loses homeowners insurance after one claim in 8 years

Linda DiFrancesco is now searching for new homeowners insurance coverage for her Willowick home. DiFrancesco was issued a notice by State Farm Insurance on April 8 that her coverage will not renewed, and will expire on May 23, 2014. "I was floored,…

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Squirrel Causes $300K in Damage to Indiana Community Center

Officials say a wayward squirrel caused about $300,000 in damage to a Fort Wayne, Ind., community center set to open in June. Parks Department officials say the squirrel got into the electrical equipment of the building in McMillen Park, causing a powe…

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Mobile home park, school damaged by possible tornado in Lovelady, Texas

A mobile home park and a school suffered damage early Sunday evening when a strong storm and winds moved through near Lovelady, just north of Trinity. According to the Houston County Sheriff’s Office, a tornado touched down in two places — the fi…

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Jury awards $1 million in damages to fired W.Va. nurse

A Kanawha County jury awarded a little more than $1 million to a former Thomas Hospital nurse who asserts she was wrongly fired after expressing concerns of possible safety violations and Medicare fraud. Susan Nutter, represented by attorney Marvin Mas…

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5 arrested in retail fraud ring stole $3M in goods

Members of a police task force thought they were on track to bust a meth ring, but the trail led them instead to five Metro Detroiters who stole more than $3 million in merchandise, Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard announced Wednesday. “Th…

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Fire destroys furniture store in Prairie du Chien, Wis.

Firefighters from at least seven departments responded to a large business fire in Prairie du Chien Sunday night. Nobody was hurt, but the fire at Black Hawk Junction destroyed Slumberland Furniture, and left smoke damage to a few other businesses. Pra…

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