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Fraud ring caught stealing from mail boxes

11alive.com — FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga -- How often do you have to send a check in the mail and put the check in your mail box for the mail carrier to pick up? This story may make you think about doing it again.
Sep 18, 2014

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Military father surprises daughters at school

11alive.com — ATLANTA -- Two little girls thought they were doing special on their military father's birthday, but he managed to turn the tables on them. Ellis, 8, and her 5-year-old sister Mafra gathered around the flagpole Thursday at The Globe Academy. They planned to raise a flag their dad sent them from Afghanistan.

Reports: Multiple shooting in Bell, Fla.

11alive.com — Several news organizations are reporting a multiple shooting in Bell, Fla., and WCJB in Gainesville confirms that there have been deaths. Eight people are dead, the Tampa Bay Times is reporting. Some news organizations are reporting that witnesses say six children were among those shot and that the incident was a murder-suicide situation.

Pregnant woman gives birth after fighting off thief

11alive.com — FLINT, Mich. (WEYI) -- A Flint, Michigan mother has given birth hours after brawling with a would-be purse snatcher. Kristen Thompson was obviously pregnant, which is why the vicious attack in the parking lot of her neighborhood grocery store stunned her. What startled her even more was that the robbery happened in the middle of the day.