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32 Escape From TN Youth Detention Center

wltx.com — Nashville, TN (CBS News/WTVF) -- 32 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center late Monday night. Most were still on the loose early Tuesday. Authorities at the Woodland Hills Youth Detention Center say the breakout happened during a shift change, with the escapees, all 14 to 17 years old, managing to climb under a fence.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @WLTX: Mass escape at a Tennessee youth detention center. 32 teens get out by crawling under a fence wltx.com/story/news/nat… pic.twitter.com/RcGFDr4xAI

Sep 02, 2014

RT @WLTX: Mass escape at a Tennessee youth detention center. 32 teens get out by crawling under a fence wltx.com/story/news/nat… pic.twitter.com/RcGFDr4xAI

Sep 02, 2014

RT @WLTX: Mass escape at a Tennessee youth detention center. 32 teens get out by crawling under a fence wltx.com/story/news/nat… pic.twitter.com/RcGFDr4xAI

Hot, Humid, & Stormy

wltx.com — Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- As we head through the first week of September, the hot and humid weather is here to stay with some storms each afternoon. A big area of high pressure extends into the Southeast from the Atlantic resulting in a southwest flow and a few late day storms. Tuesday will start off partly cloudy and very hot with highs in the upper 90s.

Baby Gives Thumbs-Up in Ultrasound Photo

wltx.com — A baby is already a viral sensation and hasn't even born yet. And It's all because of a gesture in an ultrasound photo. The baby was captured flashing what looks like the thumbs-up sign in an ultrasound picture taken last week.

1 Dead in Shooting at Greenville Law Enforcement Center

wltx.com — A man who opened fire on the locked doors of the Greenville County Law Enforcement Center late Monday night is dead after a gun battle in the parking lot of the LEC with an officer who was responding to a call for backup, authorities said.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @WLTX: Officer shot at Greenville Law Enforcement Cntr. Officer injured, suspect dead. wltx.com/story/news/cri… pic.twitter.com/1jjgpzdIdr

Bucket Removed From Black Bear's Head

wltx.com — Perry Township, PA (CNN) -- A group of people jumped-in to help a black bear that walked around for two months with a bucket on its head in Clarion County, Pennsylvania. The male cub was first spotted with a bucket stuck on its head in June.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @WLTX: Video shows a group of volunteers remove a bucket from the head of a black bear! wltx.com/story/news/wei… pic.twitter.com/U5OhrAD2u0

Man Impaled on Fence While Running from Police

wltx.com — Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- A man is in the hospital after police say he was impaled while trying to jump over a fence to get away from officers. Just after 11 pm Monday night Columbia Police responded to a domestic dispute at the Hampton Greene Apartments off Gills Creek Parkway.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @WLTX: Columbia Police say a man was impaled on a fence, while trying to run away from officers. wltx.com/story/news/cri…

Sep 02, 2014

RT @WLTX: Columbia Police say a man was impaled on a fence, while trying to run away from officers. wltx.com/story/news/cri…