Emergency Dispatcher Praises Boy for Calling 911 During Break-In

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_c486de9ff0.jpgPHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images (PORT ARTHUR, Texas) -- A 12-year-old Port Arthur, Texas boy maintained incredible poise on the phone with a 911 dispatcher after burglars broke into his house when he was home alone. "Someone's trying to break into my house," Deion Murdock told a 911 dispatcher with the Port Arthur Police Department, according to ABC Port Arthur affiliate KBMT-TV.

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Missing Ariz. Teen's Car Found with Wallet, ID Inside

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_497daa810e.jpgKevin Winter/Getty Images (RIDDLE, Ore.) -- A concerned father is scouring the Oregon wilderness for his 18-year-old son after the teen mysteriously vanished on a road trip home to Arizona from Washington state. Johnathan Croom was driving back to Arizona after visiting a friend in Seattle on Aug. 16. It is believed no one has heard from the teen since Aug. 18, according to a Douglas County, Ore., Sheriff's Office news release.

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Yosemite National Park Fire Grows Overnight

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_75a922023f.jpgJustin Sullivan/Getty Images (GROVELAND, Calif.) -- The wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park has become one of the biggest fires in California history. The blaze grew more than 7 square miles from Saturday night to Sunday morning. It was 7 percent contained as of Sunday morning.

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Shooting Spree in Florida Leaves 3 Dead, 2 Injured

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_46923726ac.jpgJoe Raedle/Getty Images (LAKE BUTLER, Fla.) -- A gunman shot four men he worked with, killing two and wounding two, on Saturday. He then shot and killed himself, CNN reports. The shooter was identified as Hubert Allen Jr., 72. The deceased victims are Allen's boss, Marvin Pritchett, 80, and Allen's former co-worker, Rolando Gonzalez-Delgado, 28.

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Indiana University Freshman Dies After Accident at Party

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_9e37586590.jpgCate Gillon/Getty Images (BLOOMINGTON, Ind.>) --A freshman at Indiana University has died from injuries she sustained after allegedly falling down stairs during a party early Friday morning. Rachael Fiege, 19, was taken off life support and pronounced dead on Saturday at IU Health Bloomington Hospital, the Indianapolis Star reports.

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