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Safety Tips for Selecting a Babysitter

Friday April 18, 2014
In this day and time it pays to be extra careful with the safety of your children. Here is a quick list of safety tips parents and grandparents should consider prior to hiring a babysitter. It pays to be careful. Read more...

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Beware of Fake USPS Email

Thursday April 17, 2014
Consumers are being warned of a new scam that involves the use of email that appears to be from the U.S. Postal Service that is actually an attempt at identity theft. Scammers are using the fake USPS email messages to try to steal the recipient's personal information.

Careful inspection of the email can reveal that it is bogus, officials said. Read More...

Flashback: The 'Speed Freak Killers'

Wednesday April 16, 2014
Childhood friends Wesley Shermantine and Loren Herzog remained close even after high school, but their methamphetamine use eventually exposed the dark side of their personalities. They were eventually convicted of a few murders, but investigators believe the "Speed Freak Killers" had many more victims between 1984 and 1999. Read more....

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Band Teacher Faces Sex Charges

Monday April 14, 2014
Authorities fear there may be more victims in the case of a Colorado school contract employee who is facing two count of sexual exploitation of a child and obscenity. Police said David Hurd worked as contract band teacher, consultant and choreographer throughout the United States for many years.

Now that Hurd has been arrested, investigators are hoping any other victims will come forward. Read More...

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