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  • Fugitive Friday: Central Virginia's Most Wanted

    Fugitive Friday: Central Virginia's Most Wanted

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:04:54 GMT
    Fugitive Fridays tracks down Central Virginia's most wanted. Take a look at the photos and see if you can help police track down these suspects.
    Fugitive Friday helps track down Central Virginia's Most Wanted.
  • Six deadly foods for dogs

    Six deadly foods for dogs

    Every pet owner knows a dog can get into just about anything around the house. One woman found that out the hard way when her dog ate a bunch of grapes! Turns out, that's one of the most dangerous foods
    Every pet owner knows a dog can get into just about anything around the house. But these common snacks could be fatal for Fido.
  • Physicians warn against giving melatonin to children

    Physicians warn against giving melatonin to children

    Parents desperate to get their troubled sleepers to bed are turning to synthetic melatonin, which is a supplement sold over the counter. But expert warn it could have adverse effects on child development.
    Many adults turn to sleep aids like melatonin, but now more parents are giving them to their kids, too. We talked to physicians to see what they had to say about how it could affect your child's development.
  • Don't Waste Your Money: Best and worst casino game odds

    Don't Waste Your Money: Best and worst casino game odds

    Monday, May 6 2013 2:45 PM EDT2013-05-06 18:45:09 GMT
    Before your next visit to the casino, you may want to know which games give you the best chance of winning.
    It has been almost a year since the opening of Toledo's Hollywood Casino, and Ohio is still buzzing over games with additional new casinos in Cleveland and Columbus. Before you go, you may want to know which games give you the best chance of winning.
  • Bacteria in your belly button may be good for you

    Bacteria growing in your belly button is good for you

    According to a new study conducted at North Carolina State University (NCSU), we could all be doing a lot more harm than good by trying to get extra clean especially if you're using some form of anti-bacterial
    According to a new study at North Carolina State University, we could be doing a lot more harm than good by trying to get extra clean especially if by using some form of anti-bacterial soap.
  • Chronic nail biters, beware

    Chronic nail biting could signal a psychological disorder

    Host Lead It's one of the most COMMON nervous habits…but one that can be CAUSE for CONCERN. About 30-percent of children…and 15-percent of adults are NAIL BITERS. This quirk isn't skin deep…for some
    It's one of the most common nervous habits, but one that can be cause for concern. About 30 percent of all children and 15 percent of adults are nail biters. But this quirk isn't skin deep -- for some people, it's a sign of a much deeper issue.
  • Wiping the "sleep" from your eyes

    Why not to wipe the "sleep" from your eyes

    The Sandman may lull you to sleep, but he also leaves a few sprinkles behind in the corners of your eyes. People call it sleep, eye goop, crusties or sand, but no matter what you call it, the gunk keeps
    The Sandman may lull you to sleep, but he also leaves a few sprinkles behind in the corners of your eyes. People call it sleep, eye goop, crusties or sand, and no matter what you call it, it always appears after you've awoken.
  • How male and female brains react to physical affection

    How male and female brains react to physical affection

    It's being called "revolutionary research" on the differences between the male and female brain. These startling findings will give you a whole new perspective on what it means to fall in love!
  • Does lip balm dry out your lips?

    Do lip balm products dry out your lips?

    If you hear the words "heavy user" or "addict," one of the last things you think about is lip balm. Some people say they just can't stop applying lip balm products, and others claim they can't find a
    If you hear the words "heavy user" or "addict," one of the last things you think about is lip balm. Some people say they just can't stop applying lip balm products, and others claim they can't find a brand that works.
  • Should you buy meds abroad?

    Buying prescription drugs in Mexico

    Because of the high price of prescription medication, many Americans head south of the border to buy their medicine. They say what Las Vegas is to gambling, Mexico is now to pharmacies.  As soon as you
    Because of the high price of prescription medication, many Americans head south of the border to buy their medicine.
  • Health

    Leaking brain fluid could cause runny nose

    Leaking brain fluid could cause runny nose

    If you're constantly carrying tissues because of a runny nose, and allergy medications don't seem to help, you may have a rare, but not entirely uncommon, condition called Cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea (CFR).
    If you're constantly carrying tissues in your pockets because of a runny nose, and allergy medications don't seem to help, you may have a rare, but not entirely uncommon, condition called Cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea (CFR).
  • Spray tans may have harmful effects

    Spray tans could lead to long-term health problems

    If you think spray tans are a safer alternative to sunbathing outdoors or crawling into an indoor tanning bed, what America Now just learned may change your mind.
    Millions of Americas pay hundreds of dollars each year to have their bodies tanned. If you think spray tans are a safer alternative to sunbathing outdoors or crawling into an indoor tanning bed, what America Now just learned may change your mind.
  • Health

    Improperly sanitized nail salon equipment can cause infections

    Improperly sanitized nail salon equipment can cause infections

    In recent years, there have been at least three cases reported in the media involving people in the U.S. who died from health problems that the victims' families claim stemmed from unsanitary nail salon practices.
    In recent years, there have been at least three cases reported in the media involving people in the United States who died from health problems that the victims' families claim stemmed from unsanitary nail salon practices.
  • How to spot a black widow

    What to do when you spot a black widow spider

    It's the most dangerous spider in America; it's venom 20 times stronger than that of a rattlesnake....the black widow. A new case study of a patient who died after being bitten by a black widow spider
    The black widow is the most dangerous spider in America, it's venom 20 times stronger than that of a rattlesnake. Jules Sylvester shows how you can spot one....and avoid its dangerous bite.
  • Consumer

    How accurate are dollar store pregnancy tests?

    How accurate are dollar store pregnancy tests?

    A pregnancy test purchased at the dollar store says 'Over 99% Accurate', but the price is just one dollar. Is this a case of 'you get what you pay for', or is the test as accurate as the label claims?
    A pregnancy test purchased at the dollar store says 'Over 99% Accurate', but the price is just one dollar. Is this a case of 'you get what you pay for' or is the test as accurate as the label claims?
  • Safety

    Law enforcement using animated child pornography to catch predators

    Law enforcement using animated child pornography to catch predators

    It's the new face of child pornography: molesters are downloading cartoon images of children having sex with adults. Officers are actually rescuing children by using these offensive cartoons.
    It's the new face of child pornography: molesters are downloading cartoon images of children having sex with adults. Officers are actually rescuing children by using these offensive cartoons.
  • Hidden fire danger in your home

    Hidden fire danger is likely lurking in your home

    Since most us probably have a phone charger plugged in at home right now, we decided to do an investigation to see how exactly a phone charger can cause a fire.
    Since most us probably have a phone charger plugged in at home right now, we decided to do an investigation to see how exactly a phone charger can cause a fire.
  • Consumer

    How much of your donations really go to charity?

    How much of your donations really go to charity?

    In the aftermath of a disaster, donations are top of mind for many people and can do a world of good! But how do you know where your money is really going? America Now investigates!
    In the aftermath of a disaster, donations are top of mind for many people and can do a world of good! But America Now learned that some non-profit organizations receive only pennies on the dollar raised through solicitation campaigns. So how do you know where your money is really going?
  • Health

    Antivenin medication could take a bite out of your wallet

    Antivenin medication could take a bite out of your wallet

    A single snakebite can suck the life out of a person if not treated in time, and the vials of antivenin needed to save a victim's life can suck thousands of dollars from their wallet.
    A single snakebite can suck the life out of a person if not treated in time, and the vials of antivenin needed to save a victim's life can suck thousands of dollars from their wallet.
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