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  • Burglar accused of biting off part of man’s face at Memphis recording studio

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis recording studio employee is at home recovering after he says a burglar “bit part of his face off.” Crafton Barnes said he has about 25 stitches in his left cheek after the attack early Wednesday morning at the Sounds Good Memphis recording studio. “It was just surreal. Then it was just like some kind of weird movie,” Barnes told WREG. Police said Corlandt Northcross broke in through a window and started attacking Barnes. “Lunged and […]

  • Man trashes police station lobby during rampage captured on video

    GRAFTON, Wis. – A man went on a rampage and trashed the inside of a Wisconsin police department, and the strange outburst was all caught on camera. The man walked into the Grafton Police Department just before 1 p.m. on Sunday, according to WITI. Surveillance video shows him kick a hole in the wall right as he walks inside. He is seen throwing his bag across the lobby and then heads straight for the brochures. He’s seen tearing down shelves […]

  • Officials seize turtle from science teacher who fed the reptile a puppy

    Preston Authorities have seized a snapping turtle from an Idaho junior high school science teacher who is currently under investigation for feeding a small puppy to the reptile. The Idaho Department of Agriculture requested that the Idaho Department of Fish and Game remove the turtle from Robert Crosland’s possession. “The Department of Agriculture sent an official request to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game asking us to seize the snapping turtle under the Department of Agriculture’s authority,” Regional Conservation […]

  • Nearly 600,000 pacifier and teether holders recalled due to choking hazard

    About 590,000 Dr. Brown’s Lovey pacifier and teether holders are being recalled due to a choking hazard. Snaps can detach from the products’ ribbons, which young children can choke on, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. A total of 67 people have reported the ribbons fraying and the snaps detaching, but no injuries have been reported yet. The holders were sold from Aug. 2015 to March 2018 at various stores nationwide, including Bed Bath & Beyond, H-E-B Grocery, K-Mart, […]

  • Millennials replacing engagement rings with diamonds embedded in their fingers

    NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – There’s a new trend in engagement rings. Instead of a diamond ring around your finger, a diamond is embedded IN your finger, WCBS reports. “We notice lately a lot of people coming looking for that,” Sam Abbas, who owns NYC Ink Studio in the West Village, said. Apparently, some millennials are ditching the usual engagement ring and instead piercing their ring fingers. “I think it looks nice, but if you really think what it’s doing […]

  • Woman spends $19K on kidney transplant for beloved 17-year-old cat

    BALTIMORE, M.D. – What would you do with $19,000? Buy a car or a new house? Pay off overdue bills? A University of Baltimore professor used the money to save the life of her senior cat, and she says every penny was worth it. If cats come with nine lives, Stanley is now living off of nine more. “He’s seen me through the worst moments of my life,” Stanley’s owner, Betsy Boyd, said. “He’s an old cat. He doesn’t run […]

  • Man who claimed he helped dispose of Natalee Holloway’s body killed attempting to kidnap Florida woman

    NORTH PORT, Fla. – A man who said he helped to dispose of Natalee Holloway’s remains is dead after he tried to kidnap a Florida woman. John Christopher Ludwick, 32, attempted to kidnap her as she got out of her car in her North Port driveway Tuesday; she fought back, and in the course of the struggle Ludwick was stabbed. He fled, officers found him in a nearby wooded area, and he eventually died at a hospital, WFTVreports. Ludwick was friends […]

  • ‘Grandma Stinker’ charged with drug dealing after receiving marijuana shipment from son

    AURORA, Ind. – An Indiana woman is facing charges after her son allegedly sent her drugs in the mail. Police told WXIX they began investigating after a report that 58-year-old Debra Ferguson was receiving shipments of marijuana in the mail on a regular basis from her son, Eric Anderson, who lives in California. Officers told the Cincinnati station that a package containing 720 grams of marijuana was sent to Ferguson’s home in Aurora, addressed to “Grandma Stinker.” After obtaining a […]

  • At a school in North Carolina, he was the only one of 700 students who walked out

    WILSON, N.C. – At 10 a.m. Wednesday, Justin Blackman got up from his desk and calmly walked out of Mr. Mendez’s Spanish class. When he got outside, he discovered he was the only one. Of the approximately 700 students at Wilson Preparatory Academy in Wilson, North Carolina, 16-year-old Justin was in a company of one during the national school walkout. For 17 minutes, he said he stood by himself. He said he was disappointed no one joined him. Earlier in […]

  • Of all U.S. airlines, United had the highest rate of pet deaths in 2017. And in 2016. And in 2015.

    For pets, the skies of United Airlines lately have not been so friendly. It’s not just the French bulldog that died on a Houston-to-New York flight Monday after a United flight attendant told its owners to put the dog in an overhead bin. Data from the US Department of Transportation show that three times as many animals died on United flights last year than on all the other US carriers put together. As you can see from this chart, 2017 wasn’t an […]

  • Dylann Roof’s sister arrested for having drugs and weapons at school

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – The sister of Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof was arrested Wednesday on charges of bringing weapons and drugs to her South Carolina high school, authorities said. Morgan Roof, 18, was arrested after a school resource officer at the A.C. Flora High School in Columbia, South Carolina was notified that Roof was carrying marijuana, pepper spray and a knife on campus, the Richland County Sheriff’s Department said. Roof had also made an alarming Snapchat post expressing anger about […]

  • Teacher posts pay stub online to show what a teaching salary really looks like

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – During the nationwide outrage and protests over teacher pay, one Phoenix-area second grade teacher decided to post her pay stub to raise the question, is it enough? “I absolutely love seeing kids engaged and learning,” said Elisabeth Milich, who teaches second grade at Whispering Wind Academy. While she loves teaching, Milich said she could never do it without her husband’s second income. To illustrate the point, she decided to post her annual salary to Facebook. Milich makes about […]

  • Exercise and cannabis combine at Colorado gym

    WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. – It’s called Break the Stigma Fitness. Owner Janessa Lea calls it the first cannabis-friendly fitness facility in the world. Opened in July, it’s the owner’s bread and butter. “We do cannabis-infused group fitness classes which is yoga, kickboxing and other classes all here,” Lea told KDVR. Lea is not in it just for the money. She’s in it for her health. She suffers from Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a connective tissue disease. “It resulted in a multitude of […]

  • ‘It’s a Miracle’ – Child in car seat unhurt after collision with train

    AVOCA, Pa. – Three-year-old Camden Davis is a happy child who loves Scoobie Doo and singing. He is alive despite a terrifying crash on the train tracks. It happened in Avoca, Pennsylvania around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. His mom Mikayla Davis was driving and her sister Jenna was in the passenger seat. “I blacked out. You really do black out. All I remember is trying to get him out, and when the train took the car, I blacked out. I blacked […]

  • Indiana couple accused of sexually abusing three children, family dog for years

    CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. – An Indiana couple is accused of sexually abusing three children and their dog for years, the Journal Review reports. Keylin L. Johnson, 52, and Sheila L. Johnson, 44, face more than a dozen charges. Keylin’s charges include multiple counts of child molesting and possession of child porn. Sheila has been charged with multiple counts of child molesting and bestiality. The police investigation began on February 25th when one of the victims told police about the abuse. The […]

  • Ford recalls 1.4 million cars because steering wheel can come off

    Ford is recalling 1.4 million vehicles because the steering wheels can become loose and even come off while driving. The automaker says it is aware of two accidents and one injury that may have been caused by the problem. The affected models are the Ford Fusion and the Lincoln MKZ, both from model years 2014-2018. Ford said the problem is that a steering wheel bolt could come loose, which could cause the steering wheel to potentially detach. The company also […]

  • ‘Elsa’ pushes Boston police vehicle out of snowbank

    BOSTON, Mass. – Get out your ‘Frozen’ jokes. Someone wearing an Elsa costume helped free a Boston police van from snow piled up at the side of the street Tuesday night. The incident took place at The Gallows Bar on Washington Street in Boston as Tuesday’s nor’easter wound down. The video was posted on Facebook by Christopher Haynes. After pushing for a minute or so, the transport van is finally freed from its slushy prison. People inside the bar can […]

  • Missouri couple charged with abusing 9-year-old girl, frequently hitting her with ax

    (Warning: This report contains content some may find disturbing) RAY COUNTY, Mo. – A Missouri man and his girlfriend face charges after allegedly abusing the man’s 9-year-old niece for months, court records say. Mario Allen Barreto, 29, has been charged with 29 counts of abuse and neglect of a child in Ray County. Melissa Holloway, 25, has also been charged with 22 counts of abuse and neglect of a child and one count of hindering prosecution of a felony. According to […]

  • Man uses sledgehammer to try to stop alleged hit-and-run driver from leaving scene

    MIAMI, Fla. – Cameras captured a wild scene in Miami on Sunday after a hit-and-run crash. Witnesses told WSVN that the driver of a silver Infiniti SUV tried to leave the scene of the crash when several people stepped in to try to prevent him from driving away. Oleg Maxwell Lagutenko, 25, is accused of crossing a median into oncoming traffic and hitting another vehicle. In a video from the scene of the crash recorded by Monika Ramirez, one person can be […]

  • Police identify ‘car wash bandit,’ ask public to help find him

    MOORESVILLE, Ind. – Police in Indiana say they have identified the man suspected of stealing thousands of dollars from car wash auto-pay machines in multiple states over the last several months. Detective Chad Richhart told WXIN the man has been identified as 55-year-old Dana Bailey, of North Vernon. Richhart says he received a call from Jennings County authorities after recent coverage of the car wash thefts. “They were familiar with Mr. Bailey and they said they were 110 percent positive […]

  • Teacher accused of feeding puppy to snapping turtle in front of students

    PRESTON, Idaho – A school district in Idaho is investigating an incident that took place last week in which a science teacher allegedly fed a live puppy to one of his reptiles in front of students. Local animal activist Jill Parrish is the one who filed the police report. “What I have learned in the last four days is disgusting. It is sick. It is sick,” Parrish told KSTU. Parrish says a teacher at Preston Junior High told her that last […]

  • Alabama incensed over ‘horrific’ smell of New York City poo

    New York’s poo problem has become Alabama’s poo problem, and that stinks for both of them. New York City, which produces about 1,200 tons of sewage daily, has been shipping some of it down to landfills around Birmingham that are producing a bit of a smell, the Guardian reports. “On a hot day, the odor and flies are horrific,” says Charles Nix, the mayor of a nearby town that’s close to a landfill with Yankee waste. “It’s better in winter time but […]

  • ‘I just have to go with it’: Utah mother stays positive after quadruple amputation

    PROVO, Utah – A Utah woman is in the hospital recovering after having both of her arms and legs amputated. Tiffany King has a condition that required her to take a medication weakening her immune system. When she came down with pneumonia in January, she went into a coma – and doctors gave her only a 15 percent chance to live. King said she woke up one night in mid-January unable to breathe. “The next thing I knew, I was […]

  • Mississippi 6th grader kills himself after being bullied

    SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — The family of a 6th grade middle school student in Mississippi has confirmed he took his life Tuesday after being bullied. Cheryl Hudson, the mother of 12-year-old Andrew Leach, tells WREG her son killed himself over continuous bullying. She says he left a note for his family and then hung himself. His 16-year-old brother, who is also being bullied, found him. A GoFundMe account has already raised $7,000. You can donate here, if you'd like to help […]

  • Day care worker gets 21 years for drugging kids to go to tanning salon, CrossFit

    The operator of the Little Giggles day care center in Bend, Ore., had a rule: Parents couldn’t drop off or collect their children between 11am and 2pm. That was the period January Neatherlin referred to as “nap time”—and when she headed out to go tanning and to CrossFit. The 32-year-old was on Friday sentenced to just north of 21 years in prison after pleading guilty to 11 counts of first-degree criminal mistreatment and one count of third-degree assault. Per court […]

  • High school wrestler loses 100 pounds, goes on to win state title

    BROOMFIELD, Colo. – A Colorado high school senior stunned classmates by losing 100 pounds – but his success story didn’t stop there. The 18-year-old wrestler went on to win a state title! Ever since he was a little boy, Mason Watt has always loved a challenge. Wrestling came naturally to the boy from Broomfield. But long workouts led to a voracious appetite. “I’d go to a restaurant order the largest meal they had, go home and make something else,” Watt said. So […]

  • Man swept away by giant wave after asking for permission to marry girlfriend

    HARBOUR ISLAND, Bahamas – A young man had just asked his girlfriend’s family for permission to marry her when he was swept away by a giant wave in the Bahamas. Athena Williams, 20, met Jonathan Brussow, 19, at a bonfire during the summer after eighth grade. When ninth grade started, they rode the same school bus. Williams says one morning, Brussow sat in the seat next to her and from there, it was young love. Brussow had been with Williams […]

  • Boy who raised nearly $7,000 for fallen deputy’s family visits memorial, salutes in touching photo

    BOONE COUNTY, Ind. – An Indiana boy who raised nearly $7,000 for the family of a fallen Boone County deputy visited his memorial Sunday. Malachi Fronczak sold lemonade and hot cocoa on Friday and Saturday to help the family of Deputy Jacob Pickett, who was laid to rest Friday at Crown Hill Cemetery. Malachi sold the beverages at Solidarity Credit Union and the Kokomo Howard County Library. A year ago, he opened his lemonade stand to help the family of […]

  • Police officer faces charges after beating, choking and tasing suspected jaywalker

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. – A western North Carolina police officer who resigned after a body camera video shows him hitting and using a Taser on a man suspected of jaywalking will face preliminary charges of assault, the Buncombe County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday. Senior Police Officer Christopher Hickman, 31, was removed from patrol duty a day after the incident last August and resigned from the Asheville Police Department in January, the same day he was to be terminated, according to […]

  • Math teacher under investigation for message to ‘ethnic’ who stole computer mouse

    LEESVILLE, La. – A high school teacher is under investigation after allegedly displaying a message in his classroom aimed at the “self obsessed ethnic” who stole his computer mouse. Britny Taylor posted a picture of the message on Facebook, and it quickly went viral. Pickering High School math teacher Randolph Perez projected the message onto a whiteboard in his classroom on the morning of March 8th, according to Taylor “Welcome to Room 312,” the message begins. “To the moronic, self […]