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Soldier returns from Afghanistan to learn his beloved dog is gone

A purebred yellow Labrador retriever, Oakley likes to run, swim and get into most everything -- "whether it's trouble or not," his owner 1st Lt. Brandon Harker affectionately says.

7 killed in Florida hostage standoff

A gunman killed six people overnight at a Florida apartment complex before police shot him dead following a shootout, authorities said early Saturday.

BREAKING: Ariel Castro pleads guilty to 937 counts, avoids death penalty

Three young kidnapping victims could be spared another ordeal because there may be no trial. Castro is accused of holding three women against their will for about a decade.

VIDEO: Alligator eats 80 lb. dog

North Carolina authorities shot and killed an alligator they say ate an 80 pound dog. Authorities found the massive alligator Wednesday with remnants of the dog still in its mouth.

MUST WATCH: Spain train crash impact

We're now getting a look at shocking surveillance video from the deadly train crash in Northwestern Spain.

It's 'National Tequila Day'

Here's something that may have you reaching for a drink today. It's national tequila day! The liquor is made from the agave plant.

ROYAL BABY NAME: Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge

The newest heir to the throne, now has a name. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have decided to name their baby boy George Alexander Louis.

Las Vegas officer plunges to his death while rescuing hiker

When a call came in about a stranded hiker, Las Vegas Police Officer David Vanbuskirk hopped onto a helicopter with a rescue crew, and rushed to retrieve the man from a rock ledge.

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: Former Subway worker put genitals on bread dough

Columbus Public Health officials are investigating after shocking pictures surfaced Monday of lewd conduct involving Subway employees, Justin Moss has the details. These are the shocking pictures that started everything.

BREAKING: 'Royal Baby' makes grand debut

The "Royal Baby" was presented to the world outside of St. Mary's Hospital on Tuesday.