Bad flu season - Firefighter loses home to fire - Viral videos

Bad flu season - Firefighter loses home to fire - Viral videos
This pic comes from Annette Lumsden near Bloomfield, MO.
This pic comes from Annette Lumsden near Bloomfield, MO.

This year's flu season may be off to a slow start nationwide, but

in the south-central United States, where five deaths have already been reported in Texas. Several cases of H1N1 have been confirmed in Missouri. A local mother

after he was diagnosed with H1N1.

A Desoto, Illinois woman was

while trying to pick up her belongings on U.S. Highway 51 Friday night just south of Desoto.

Two people were arrested in Livingston County, Ky. after police say a

and assaulted a state trooper.

A firefighter lost his home to a fire Thursday night in Williamson County, Ill.

Now, four people including two children need clothes.

Deer in Missouri are dying from a rare but deadly disease, and the Missouri Legislature is expected to

to contain the problem in the 2014 session.

Did you get your pet a gift for Christmas? A recent survey found 15 percent of pet owners spend more than $100 a month on their animals.

Your Year in Viral Videos: 2013 in Rewind - Laughter, tears, head scratching - it all happened from January through December 2013. Let's hope there are more moments of entertaining unproductivity in the coming year.

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Christy Hendricks

Digital Content Director