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13-year-old hid in attic during attempted home invasion

Two people are being charged with allegedly trying to break into a North Haven home Thursday afternoon. The first attempt was at a home on Hartford Turnpike, where a 13-year-old child hid in the attic while he called police.

American emergency rooms prepare as Ebola fear spreads

Emergency rooms around the United States are preparing for the people who may have Ebola and for the people who just think they have Ebola.

Pest control company takes extreme measures to rid house of brown recluse infestation

A home in an upscale Weldon Spring neighborhood that has been overrun by brown recluse spiders is finally getting rid of the eight legged creatures.

Customer: I was fired for Comcast complaint

 A California accountant says he's been fired from his job because he complained to Comcast about his cable service and bill. Conal O'Rourke worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, which does consulting work for Comcast.

VIRAL PHOTO: #1 Patriots fan

A photo of a recently arrested suspect, and apparently, number one New England Patriots superfan has gone viral.

Couple sues state over baby's name

 A Brentwood couple is suing the state of Tennessee for the right to choose the surname for their newborn son.

Police: Man on acid demands sandwich, McDonald's trip

 A man allegedly on a week-long acid trip faces robbery and burglary charges for breaking into homes in the Roy area, stealing weapons and making odd demands such as food and rides for a drink, the Pierce County Prosecutor's Office sai

Thomas Eric Duncan: 6 ways his case differs from other U.S. Ebola cases

 His family is devastated. The woman he planned to marry, haunted by the "what ifs." And many are wondering why Thomas Eric Duncan died when several other Ebola patients treated in the United States survived.

Alabama pastor with AIDS slept with church members

 A South Alabama Church -- the subject of a sex scandal. The church's now former preacher admitted from the pulpit to sleeping with several church members and not telling his partners he has full-blown aids.

Parents welcome, say goodbye to baby for whom they created bucket list

 Before he was even born, Shane Michael Haley had already met the Philadelphia Phillies, been to the top of the Empire State Building and shared a cheesesteak with his parents.