UNICEF Executive Director Visits Refugee Shelter in Homs
UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake visited a center for displaced families in the Syrian city of Homs, and said that recreation and education were crucial if Syrian children were to overcome the traumas of the conflict. “Little by little, we’re making progress, but it’s only little by little, so we’ll keep working on it,” said Lake. “I hope that the world comes to its senses, and that all the diplomats will agree to find compromises.” Credit: UNICEF
Unique ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
The Lamplighter restaurant in Wesmoreland County hosted a unique and special ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Sunday in an effort to raise awareness and funds for a local ALS patient.
Teen collects thousands of books for Red Lake Indian Reservation
Help comes in all ages, and this time, an inspired Omaha teen had one request of her community. The generous response took over her life and living room.
The Thin Green Line? Reading police use electric motorcycle
A Reading police officer shows News 8 a new motorcycle that is getting a lot of attention.
Man collects photos to put faces on Vietnam Memorial
An Iowa man collects almost all of the 853 photos needed to show every Iowan killed in the Vietnam War.
Injured school principal continues recovery
A school principal is continuing to work his way back from a severe injury he suffered while trimming trees at his New Hampshire home.
Local boy with muscular dystrophy launches fundraiser
There is a special addition in front of a home in Auburn Sunday, all for a good cause.
Thief steals poem found on fallen Marine's body
As a family struggles to cope with the death of a Fairhaven Marine, they now have to deal with another loss.
IMF Chief Lagarde Under Investigation in France
Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was placed under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France's finance minister. (Aug. 27)
Tiffany's results sparkle
Tiffany boosted its profit 16 percent as it raised prices across all product categories. The luxury retailer also lifted its earnings forecast for the year. Fred Katayama reports.