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Which states are the healthiest for senior citizens?

Minnesota has topped a list of the healthiest states for senior citizens for a second year in a row. Mississippi received the lowest score in senior health in the United Health foundation report.

Report: Xanax-related ER visits double in 6 years

A new report points to a growing problem between prescription drug misuse and emergency room visits. The report was released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Jury finds man guilty of shooting wife in less than hour

A New Mexico jury found Robert Braithwaite guilty of Aggravated Battery and Aggravated Battery Great Bodily Harm.  It took the jurors only 55 minutes to make their decision.

Be warned: Germs on nearly every surface on airplanes

Have you ever felt like you got sick from something you picked up on a plane?

Fleet Week returns to New York

Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen are returning to New York, for Fleet Week. Three U.S.Navy ships-and two Coast Guard ships are taking part in the pageantry and sailing into New York Harbor today (Wednesday).

Organizers prep for Neon Desert

Neon Desert Music Festival is back for Memorial Day weekend 2014.  Grammy winner Zedd, Grammy nominated Wiz Khalifa, MGMT and Calle 13 headline the 4th annual Neon Desert Music Festival.

Ground beef recall

One-point-eight million pounds of ground beef products are being recalled over possible e. coli contamination. The U.S.Food Safety and Inspection Service made the announcement.

Dog owners beware, FDA issues warning about jerky pet treats

Dog owners beware, the FDA is issuing a new health warning about jerky pet treats imported from China. The agency reports some 18-hundred new cases of pet illnesses since the last warning in October.

Affidavit reveals new information on accused teacher

New information is being released about the Riverside High School teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with one of his students, after Local 4 News obtains a copy of the police affidavit.

Army declares martial law in Thailand

 The Thai Army declared martial law throughout the country Tuesday, Lt. Gen. Nipat Thonglek told CNN. It was not immediately clear whether the move had been approved by the country's embattled Prime Minister.

Why are pregnant women more likely to be involved in a car crash?

This is a pretty serious red flag out there for pregnant women. A new study found that women who are expecting a baby are at an increased risk of car crashes and it's at a specific time during their pregnancy.

Get ready to pay more to visit the happiest place on earth

Disneyland raises ticket prices...again.  That means you better get ready to pay even more to take your kids to the happiest place on earth.

Cancer patient wishes to meet KDBC Chief Meteorologist Robert Bettes

Sammy Duran is 29 years old.  He has Stage 3 Lymph Node Cancer.  He's been in the hospital for more than a month and is fighting for his life.

FDA halves recommended Lunesta dose, warns effects can persist into next day

(CNN) -- Lunesta may help you doze off at night, but it's the morning after that has officials concerned -- which is why on Thursday they halved the recommended dosage for the well-known sleep aid.

You pay WHAT for a babysitter?

Getting a baby-sitter is expensive these days and a new survey by Urbansitter.com indicates that the cost really can vary based on where you live.