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8-year-old boy dies after 3-vehicle crash on feeder road along Beltway 8 in Missouri City, family says

HOUSTON – A 8-year-old boy is dead and at least four people were left injured after a major crash on the feeder road along Beltway 8 in Missouri City, the family confirmed with KPRC 2. The three-vehicle crash was reported at 3:43 p.m. in the 9900 Block of the South Houston Tollway feeder road. Missouri […]

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Douglasville 8-year-old hailed a hero for helping family escape burning home

ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) – A Douglasville 8-year-old is being called a hero for alerting his family that their home was on fire Monday. Channing told Atlanta News First that he knew exactly what to do when he smelled smoke inside the house on Opal Drive. “I learned about this in school,” he said. […]

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8-year-old boy becomes youngest person to climb California’s El Capitan | CNN

CNN  —  An 8-year-old boy became the youngest person to finish climbing El Capitan in California’s Yosemite National Park on Friday, according to his father, who has been by his side and cheering him on since the pair began their journey earlier this week. Sam Adventure Baker achieved the feat Friday evening, his father said […]

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Officer saves father, 8-year-old son from drowning in Homestead canal

Homestead, Fla. – A Homestead police officer saved an eight-year-old boy and his father from drowning Saturday in a canal on Saturday. The boy, his father and another adult were fishing around 10:00 a.m. from the canal bank near East Palm Drive and Southeast 142nd Avenue. According to police, the eight-year-old child (who was unable […]

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8-year-old saves brother after dog alerts him to fire in Upstate home

An 8-year-old saved his 6-year-old brother from a fire in their home in Seneca earlier this month, according to his grandmother, Sharmen Pressley. Pressley said the family’s dog alerted 8-year-old Zeke Stewart that there was a fire. “I later found out that the dog, who was in a crate, Bruno, woke Zeke the oldest little […]

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California authorities capture fugitive accused of killing an 8-year-old girl 6 months ago | CNN

CNN  —  Authorities have captured a man accused of killing an eight-year-old girl whose body was found at his central California home nearly six months ago, Lt. Joe Perez said in a news conference Sunday. Investigators found the body of Sophia Mason at the home of her mother’s boyfriend, Dhante Jackson, in Merced during a […]

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Georgia family requesting birthday cards for 8-year-old with autism after no shows

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – When you are 8 years old, it is important to know that people care about you; that is what a Georgia family is trying to make clear for their little boy. He has had several birthday parties where no one showed up, and now his mom and aunt are asking Georgians […]

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5-year-old dead, 8-year-old critical after father allegedly shoots them in the head

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — A father is facing a first-degree murder charge after authorities said he shot and killed his 5-year-old daughter and also shot his 8-year-old son in Tampa on Monday night. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, the 5-year-old was pronounced dead after she was taken to Tampa General Hospital, and the 8-year-old boy […]

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8-year-old Lebanon County boy finds prehistoric artifact

A Lebanon County boy made quite a find while vacationing with his family.The 8-year-old unearthed a prehistoric artifact in pristine condition.Riley Gracely and his family have collected hundreds of shark teeth during their annual visit to Palmetto Fossil Excursions in South Carolina. While his family has found some impressive artifacts, the boy was still on […]

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‘Orphan: First Kill’ review: Isabelle Fuhrman returns as 8-year-old Esther

That’s because this follow-up is also a prequel. Isabelle Fuhrman was 12 when she starred in 2009’s Orphan, an entertaining horror built upon a wonderfully silly twist. The parentless, adopted child of the title was actually a 32-year-old Estonian psychopath whose growth had been stunted by a hormonal condition. The misdirection worked because Fuhrman then […]