• WPVI-TV(EVESHAM, N.J.) -- The newest member of the Evesham Police Department was sworn in on Thursday, and the rest of the force couldn't help but smile.Four-year-old Chase Gilchrist has been battling a rare brain cancer and it was his dream to get to be a cop for the day, his family told ABC station WPVI-TV.Officers in Evesham, New Jersey, helped make it happen, making Gilchrist an honorary member on Thursday.WPVI reported that the boy's day started with a ride in a police car, where he got his own uniform and ID."Doesn't feel really comfortable when you're wearing a vest," Chase Gilchrist remarked after donning his uniform for the first time."Now that he's got the official shirt on and the official police car, he's going to go nuts. He's loving it," Chase's father, Scott Gilchrist, told WPVI-TV.The newest member of the force also inspired his much-older colleagues."Many little kids want to be police officers. This one truly has it in his heart," Evesham Police Lt. Ron Ritter told WPVI-TV.
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  • ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Dancing With the Stars pros Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd are amping up their workouts to get into wedding shape for their July nuptials and have turned it into a family affair.Five-month old son Shai, whose name means "gift" in Hebrew, has joined in on the fitness routine. The new mom shared videos of Shai in her arms as an extra weight while doing sit-ups, lunges and other strength and conditioning exercises.Murgatroyd, 30, and Chmerkovskiy, 37, who turned to trainer Tim Hartwig to help get them into tip-top shape for their big day, appeared on ABC News' Good Morning America and shared some of their favorite baby-bonding fitness moves."I think that it’s a great bonding activity for the whole family to do," Murgatroyd, founder of the lifestyle blog "All Things Fam & Glam," said on Good Morning America. "At first we didn’t have anybody to look after Shai so we just took him along and it just became an every week thing. We take him to the gym now and we bond together over there.""I think if you introduce an activity like a gym, a workout at an early age, there’s nothing wrong with that," Chmerkovskiy added.The Dancing couple shared some easy moves with GMA for parents and couples to try for their next workout.Three couple workouts with baby1. Squats with your partner and baby: Put your feet shoulder width apart and do deep knee bends with the baby facing you while your partner follows squats with extended arms. After a few squats, pass the baby while your arms are extended.2. Baby crunches: Lie on your backs with your toes touching. One person has the baby and then crunches up and hands the baby to the partner waiting. Pass baby back and forth while doing ab crunches.3. Twisting abs with baby: Sit on mat with the baby held at waistline. Lift legs up to tabletop (knees, ankles together) and twist upper half of body and take the baby with you. Twist from side to side and do 20 times. To incorporate two parents, your partner can be on the mat next to you and you can pass the baby back after 20 twists and repeat.More workout moves for couples1. Partner plank: Partners will hold a high plank head to head with about 1 foot between them throughout. From high plank, both partners lift their right hand and reach toward the opposite shoulder of their partner. Replace right hand, and as quickly as possible, repeat on the left side. Repeat as quickly as possible.2. Counterbalance squat: Stand facing your partner at arm's length, feet slightly wider than hip width, grasping each other's forearms. Maintaining a secure grip, lower into a squat by sending hips back, bending both knees equally, and keeping core tight. Hold for a moment, then slowly return to starting position. Repeat for 10 to 12 reps.3. Partner side planks: Each partner begins in a side plank, back to back. Partner A supports weight on right hand, feet stacked (with right foot on the bottom), core tight and hips lifted. Partner A raises left hand straight up so arms form a "T." Partner B begins in the same position, except on the left side, supporting weight on left hand, feet stacked (left foot on the bottom), and right hand extended straight up. From here, partners tap hands together above them. Next, bring hands down across front of body, rotating slightly (without dropping hips) to tap hands together underneath torsos. Return to straight position by re-straightening hips and tapping hands together overhead. Repeat eight to 12 times, then switch sides.4. Squat and high knees mix: In this move, one person holds a squat while the other performs high knees. Partner A lowers into a squat and extends both arms straight out parallel to the floor. Partner B performs high knees, attempting to get each knee to the height of the partner's outstretched arms. Perform high knees by running in place, drawing knees up toward the chest as quickly as possible, keeping abs tight and back straight. Repeat for 30 seconds, then switch roles.
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  • Creatas/Thinkstock(SAN ANTONIO) -- A former nurse in Texas was charged Wednesday in the 1981 murder of a 2-year-old girl.Bexar County District Attorney Nico LaHood told ABC News Thursday that Genene Jones, 66, is suspected of killing as many as 60 children during her time as a nurse."We looked at her work schedule and when these babies were passing and the increase in passing under her direct work schedule was astronomical," said LaHood.The district attorney's office said in a statement Wednesday that Jones had been indicted for the Sept. 16, 1981, murder of then 2-year-old Rosemary Vega. Last month, Jones was also charged with murder in a separate case for the Dec. 12, 1981, murder of then 11-month-old Joshua Sawyer.At the time of Joshua's death, Jones was working as a nurse in the pediatric intensive care unit in what was formerly known as the Bexar County Hospital. According to the district attorney's office, evidence showed that Jones injected the boy with a toxic level of Dilantin.Jones, who is currently incarcerated in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Lane Murray unit in Gatesville, Texas, was sentenced to 99 years in prison in 1984 for the death of 15-month-old Chelsea McClellan. Later that year, a Bexar County judge sentenced Jones to 60 years in prison for injecting then 4-week-old Rolando Santos with Heparin, according to a news release from Bexar County district attorney's office. The sentences were ordered to be served concurrently.A grand jury recommended that Jones' bond be set at $1 million for the latest indictment in the case of Vega. It is unclear if Jones has an attorney and LaHood said that no date has been set for a court appearance.Due to a law that was in effect when Jones was first sentenced to prison, Jones will be released in March 2018. However, prior to her release, she will be sent back to Bexar County where she will await trial for the new charges, according to the district attorney's office."Our focus is to hold Genene Jones accountable for as many children's deaths as our evidence will support," LaHood said in Wednesday's press conference. "For that reason, this will continue to be an open investigation."Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • Creatas Images/Thinkstock(MANNFORD, Okla.) -- One Oklahoma couple learned the sex of their baby through a new twist on a Southern tradition -- catching a catfish by hand.“It is definitely out of the box, to say the least,” mom-to-be Shelby Moore, of Mannford, told ABC News of their catfish-noodling reveal party.Her husband, Colt Moore, caught a 28-pound catfish to which a friend had attached a pink tag for the parents to learn their baby's sex.“I was really excited it was a girl! I’ve always wanted one!,” Colt Moore, 26, wrote to ABC News. “I’m looking forward to having her in my arms for the first time! And a few years after that she’ll be in the water noddlin’ with me!”Shelby Moore said noodling is a hobby she and her husband enjoy doing together.“It is hand-fishing catfishing. You catch catfish with your hands," she said. "You go to the lake or a river or wherever and you work the banks to find these catfish in the rocks.”Her husband caught the catfish a week before the reveal and had a friend tag it-- without telling the couple-- whether it was pink or blue.“My husband actually went and noodled this fish last Monday and our reveal was Sunday,” Shelby Moore, 25, said of the Father’s Day surprise. “They kept it in a live well in one of our friends’ house for the week. My appointment to find out what we’re having was Wednesday and they gave the envelope to our best friend who had kept the catfish alive all week. He went out on his boat and found a hole an hour before we came out. He tagged the fish blue or pink and stuck it in the hole and stayed at the hole for about an hour.”Colt Moore was less nervous about what the baby’s sex would be than about “losing the fish in front of all my buddies,” he said with a laugh. “They wouldn’t have let me hear the end of it.”The parents are over the moon to be having a baby girl, due on Dec. 2, whom they plan to name Collins Taylor Moore.“We have always talked about kids and wanted a girl,” said Shelby Moore. “We have always felt like we’re supposed to be a girl parent. I had a gut feeling it was a boy but we all wanted a girl so bad. I had mentally prepared myself for a boy because obviously I’d never be disappointed. We just want a happy, healthy baby, but when it came up with a girl I was beyond excited. It just made my heart so happy that it was pink.”
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  • Netflix(NEW YORK) -- After years of struggling with an eating disorder, Lily Collins has done something she never thought she'd do."I never dreamed I’d be posing in a bikini on the cover of Shape. It’s a complete 180 for me. It’s a magazine about what it means to be healthy," the 28-year-old actress said in an interview in the July issue of Shape.Not only does she appear on the cover in a two-piece but she is also shown posing in several different swimsuits for a photo spread in the magazine.Collins' swimsuit display comes after more than half a decade of her suffering from an eating disorder that she kept hidden from friends and family.Now fully recovered, Collins has a new definition of healthy."I used to see healthy as this image of what I thought perfect looked like -- the perfect muscle definition, etc. But healthy now is how strong I feel," she said. "It’s a beautiful change, because if you’re strong and confident, it doesn’t matter what muscles are showing. Today I love my shape. My body is the shape it is because it holds my heart."Collins is opening up about her battle in a new book, Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me."I did consider that talking about my struggles with an eating disorder would overshadow my accomplishments as an actor, but I also knew this was something I needed to do to move forward as a human and an actress. I needed to let go," she told Shape. "Having suffered from an eating disorder doesn’t define me; I’m not ashamed of my past."Collins also confronts her past in her new film To the Bone, in which she plays a woman sent to rehab for an eating disorder."It was a new form of recovery for me. I got to experience it as my character, Ellen, but also as Lily. I was terrified that doing the movie would take me backward, but I had to remind myself that they hired me to tell a story, not to be a certain weight," she said. "In the end, it was a gift to be able to step back into shoes I had once worn, but from a more mature place."To the Bone, debuts on Netflix July 14.
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  • iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Yogurt is a top choice for breakfast and a go-to snack for both adults and kids. Low-fat and fat-free versions have long been top favorites but now, whole-fat yogurt is making a comeback. And studies are showing that it might actually be more beneficial for a number of reasons in comparison to low-fat yogurt.Find out why in the video below with ABC News' Mara Schiavocampo:
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