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  • A Nextdoor post changed a disabled veteran’s life for the better

    AURORA, Colo. – What started as a simple request for a ride to a job interview, has become much more after an entire Colorado community rallied around a disabled veteran. Thomas Downing, 28, has been down on his luck lately. “Physically I am getting there, I mean, I feel like a 90 year old in a 28 year old body, but I’m doing what I can because I can’t stop,” Downing told KDVR. “It’s something I’ve come to terms with, […]

  • Church pastor to air conditioning thieves: ‘It’s hot where you’re going’

    AKRON, Ohio – Someone stole the air conditioning unit from Akron Alliance Fellowship Church about three weeks ago, according to Pastor Gus Brown. It was a loss of $3,500 for the church that sits on Diagonal Road in Akron. “It was a brand new unit that we had just put in. We hadn’t even made the first payment on it yet, it had only been in a few days,” Brown told WJW. The church immediately called Akron police. “They cut […]

  • Dog walker caught on camera raiding family’s fridge, drinking expensive bourbon

    STREETSBORO, Ohio – AnOhio family  got a disturbing surprise after hiring a Wag! dog walker to walk their new puppy. The dog walker apparently did not realize the home was equipped with surveillance cameras that captured his every move. One week ago, Brent Overholt, of Streetsboro, brought home Pluto, a 9-week-old golden retriever puppy, for his wife’s birthday. “For some of us, our dogs are our children,” he told WJW. He hired a dog-walking service called Wag! to take the […]

  • Charges pending after teen with special needs is punched at school

    Warning: This video may be difficult to watch MUSCATINE, Iowa – An Iowa mom is looking to press charges after her son with special needs was beaten up while walking to class at Muscatine High School. Vicky Zahn is just like any other mom – she never wants to see her child get bullied. But a video taken on Monday through Snapchat began circulating on social media. Zahn identified the boy wearing the red hoodie in the video as her […]

  • Brooklyn man says he’s facing ‘unfair’ blowback after rescuing sick puppy

    NEW YORK CITY — It is a classic case of “no good deed goes unpunished.” A man and his co-workers saved an apparently abandoned lab puppy, but they have been criticized for fundraising to pay the pup’s medical bills. Luke Perrin was walking to work Monday when he spotted the crowd gathered around the dog. The pup had been tied to a post on Carroll Street an hour earlier by a person who saw him roaming the neighborhood, hoping a […]

  • Missouri woman loses wallet in Las Vegas; stranger mails it back to her days later

    ST. PETERS, Mo. – A St. Peters woman says her faith in humanity has been restored after a kind gesture all the way from Arizona via Las Vegas. “It was proof good humans exist and are out there,” Aimee Scott told KTVI. Scott received a package in the mail Wednesday that warmed her heart. It was her wallet, with her driver’s license and credit card still inside. She’d left the wallet in a cab during a trip to Las Vegas […]

  • Tennessee baby born on 9/11 at 9:11 weighing 9 lb. 11 oz.

    GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — As the entire nation remembered one of the most tragic and horrific days in history, 9/11, one Tennessee family celebrated a miracle. A little girl was born Wednesday on 9/11 at 9:11 p.m. and weighing 9 pounds, 11 ounces. Proud parents Cametrione and Justin Brown stood by baby Christina’s side just hours after she made history at Methodist LeBonheur Germantown, where nurses with decades of experience said they’ve never seen anything like it. Christina Brown hasn’t even […]

  • 87-year-old man shot with paintball gun in random attack may lose eyesight

    CHICAGO — An elderly man in Chicago may lose his eyesight after someone shot him with a paintball gun. Lee Ingram, a retired construction worker, said he was on his way to a friend’s house in Englewood  on Chicago’s southside Monday around 3 p.m. when he was attacked. He parked his car outside a corner store when someone opened fire with paint pellets. He was hit in the eye. “I couldn’t get out of the way and one of them […]

  • ‘We were meant to be there’: Women on their way to work find man at center of Silver Alert

    MILWAUKEE — Two Milwaukee women were in the right place at the right time when they spotted who they thought was a missing man at the center of a Silver Alert. Their instincts and actions quite possibly saved his life. For Nydia Diaz and Angela Fabila-Hintz, their morning routine will never seem quite so ordinary. “It was like we were meant to be there,” Fabila-Hintz told WITI. Carpooling to work in Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley, someone caught Diaz’s attention. “We had […]

  • Driver captures video of Ohio police officer allegedly texting and driving

    MEDINA, Ohio — A driver on an Ohio highway took cell phone video which he believes shows a University Hospitals police officer texting. “The guy was all over the road,” said the man who recorded the video.  “It looked like he was texting the whole time I was watching him. He never looked at the road, he was looking right at the phone.” The man said he followed the officer for about eight miles. He said he decided to release […]

  • Man tells officer he was just ‘showing off’ after caught going 131 mph in Lamborghini

    Dashcam video obtained by WJW shows of one of the flashiest kinds of cars in the world caught zooming down a local highway at speeds you see on a racetrack. “131, 131 you know how fast you are going,” the Newburgh Heights officer can be heard telling the driver on his body camera. Police said the 23-year-old man, who is from Newark, Ohio, was pulled over around 1 a.m. on Wednesday. Chief John Majoy said the driver was going 131 […]

  • Wisconsin man hailed as hero for saving life of neighbor in cardiac arrest

    MEQUON, Wis — A Mequon man heard cries from his new neighbor’s condo and ran to help.  Jeff Tilisch’sCPR training from decades ago helped save his life. “It was being at the right place at the right time,” Zilisch told WITI. “My heart goes out to him,” said Tim Ridley, whose life was saved. “It’s just amazing.” It happened in early August, as Zilisch cleaned his garage. “Halfway across the parking lot, I realized, ‘Oh my gosh! This is not […]

  • Colorado doctor fired for helping terminally ill patient seek end-of-life option

    GOLDEN, Colo. – A Colorado doctor has been fired for wanting to help her terminally ill patient end his life, according to KDVR. Centura Health terminated Dr. Barbara Morris on Aug. 26, five days after Morris and her patient Cornelius “Neil” Mahoney filed a lawsuit against Centura Health. The lawsuit seeks clarification from Colorado to decide if the state’s End of Life Options Act allows healthcare providers to prevent their employees from participating in any way when it comes to […]

  • Boy’s lemonade stand raises thousands for friend with muscular dystrophy

    SAN DIEGO – At some point when we were kids, most of us thought about setting up a lemonade stand, but few of us could have dreamed of raking in as much money as Dylan Rodriguez. “We have about $8,000 so far,” Dylan told KSWB with a smile. His goal is to raise $10,000 by Friday. But once that goal is reached, Dylan doesn’t plan to go on some shopping spree or buy video games – instead, he plans to […]

  • Mysterious ashes found in moving van returned to family after weeks of searching

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – There are many things left behind in moving vans, but U-Haul employees in Kansas City were shocked to find cremated remains. Kathleen Blum died in 2014, but no one imagined that after she passed away she would go on an adventure that took her across the state, if not farther. Nicole Shaw, the general manager of U-Haul’s 31st and Main location, said she finds lots of things left in moving vans. “From trash, to personal notes, […]

  • Missing New York woman was held captive in a semi truck for a month before escaping in Iowa

    STUART, Iowa — A New York woman who has been missing for more than a month has been found safe in rural Iowa, according to WHO. New York State Police said 26-year-old Amber Garrison of Smyrna, New York, was reported missing by her mom on Aug. 9th. She had not heard from her daughter since July 19th. On Aug. 17th, police said Garrison talked to her mom through Facebook asking her to take down the post saying she was missing, […]

  • Oklahoma man on the road to recovery after mosquito bite left him paralyzed

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma man is on the road to recovery after a mosquito bite left him paralyzed. “I didn’t even notice a mosquito bite. It didn’t leave a whelp. It didn’t leave any mark,” Joe Fenton told KFOR. However, it was a mosquito bite and one that changed Fenton’s life in just a matter of weeks. “It all started with missing a step and then it went from there to dragging my foot and then it went from […]

  • Virginia man says he found dead rodent inside his peanut butter jar

    WARNING: SOME VIEWERS MAY FIND THIS DISTURBING OR GRAPHIC. YORKTOWN, Va. – Jacob Fisher says he bought a jar of JIF Creamy Peanut Butter in May of this year, and since then he has made dozens of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for himself and his 2-year-old toddler – until a few weeks ago. “I’m making my daughter, Azalea, a sandwich and I’m getting these quarter- or nickle-size spots that wouldn’t flake out. I just thought it was dried peanut […]

  • Man busted for driving drunk while leaving police station just hours after first arrest

    NEWBURGH HEIGHTS, Ohio– An Ohio man was arrested for OVI charges twice during a span of just three hours, according to WJW. According to an incident report from the Newburgh Heights Police Department, an officer, who was monitoring traffic on Interstate 77 south, saw a car traveling without its headlights on at just after 4 a.m., when it was still dark outside. The officer said he explained to the driver, identified as Jay Merriweather, the reason for the stop, and […]

  • Jewish grandfather beaten with brick in Brooklyn park in apparent hate crime

    BROOKLYN N.Y. — A 63-year-old man was exercising in a park in Brooklyn when he was attacked with a brick in what police are investigating as a possible hate crime. The 63-year-old man lost two front teeth, suffered a broken nose and lacerations to the face in the 7:40 a.m beating, officials said. “Incidents such as this should not happen,” Councilman Chaim Deutsch said. “No one deserves to go into a park to enjoy our outdoors only to leave in […]

  • Sanitation worker crushed to death had complained about equipment for months, wife says

    RIVERBANK Calif — The family of a sanitation worker in California who was killed on the job says he voiced concerns about the safety of his equipment months before his death. Investigators say Ismael Martinez-Huertas was crushed to death Monday when something went wrong with his truck on Homewood Way in Riverbank. Alcira Vega, Martinez-Huertas’ wife, says her husband had been working for Gilton Solid Waste Management for at least three months and had complained about his truck to managers. […]

  • ‘He gave me my life back’: Co-worker donates kidney to colleague in need

    CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Robert Downing always goes above and beyond. You won’t find a more dedicated person at BMW Midlothian, his colleagues tell WTVR. The 66-year-old part-time shuttle driver is quick with a ‘Hello’ and smile. “I started working here seven years ago,” Downing said. “Thought it was going to be a short stint, but ended up liking it.” Robert gives his all whether he’s on the clock or not. No one knows that more than Robert’s co-worker Cindy […]

  • Driver ‘literally catapulted’ kittens from window along Virginia highway, witness says

    LOUISA COUNTY, Va. — A driver in Virginia is accused of tossing two two kittens out of the window of a pickup truck in Louisa County. Both of the animals later died, according to WTVR. Cheryl Phelan reported the incident to animal control on Tuesday. She said she was driving down Route 33 near the reservoir when she saw a man throw something out the driver’s side window. “I thought what a jerk throwing trash out. I got a little closer […]

  • Oklahoma woman says she was refused service at Burger King because she is deaf

    OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma woman says she is frustrated after being refused service at a Burger King in Oklahoma because she is deaf, according to KFOR. Rachel Hollis says she was stopping to get food after taking her two sons to hockey practice. “I had my order ready, I had it typed on my phone. I do that often when I go through drive-thrus, it hasn’t ever been an issue,” Hollis told KFOR through an interpreter. “I show him […]

  • Cleveland police officer arrested for allegedly exposing himself, urinating on 12-year-old girl

    CLEVELAND — He took an oath to serve and protect, but a Cleveland police officer is now charged with lewd and despicable crimes against a 12-year-old girl. Prosecutors say he tried to kidnap her from a school bus stop, but he did not stop there. A Cuyahoga County grand jury indicted Solomon Nhiwatiwa on the following eight counts: 1 count of attempted kidnapping (with sexual motivation specification) 1 count of pandering obscenity involving a minor 1 count of disseminating matter harmful to […]

  • Seven Tennessee brothers served in the US Military, and all seven returned home.

    COVINGTON, Tenn. — By today’s standards, the Lyons family is large. “There’s actually 13 of us,” Charles Lyons told WREG. But the Lyons family are not only large in number. They’re also large in their sense of duty. Of the seven boys in the family, all seven served in the military, as a newly-opened exhibit at the Tipton County Museum explains. “They’ve heard of the Lyons, but they didn’t realize that there was seven brothers in this one family and […]

  • Veterinarian warns about chew toy after using saw to remove bone from dog’s mouth

    KEARNEY, Mo. — A doctor in Missouri had to remove a chew toy from a dog’s mouth with a saw after the bone was lodged in the pet’s mouth. The vet said he if he hadn’t, the dog might have died. A strong sense of panic set in quickly. Dog owner Amy Walsh was experiencing the same fear any dog owner might when her golden doodle, Bentley, began choking on a nylon chew toy. The flexible toy, which is made […]

  • Epic dance battle between Denver police officer, third grader caught on camera

    DENVER — A wholesome moment between a Denver police officer and a third-grade boy was caught on camera over the weekend. The video shows the pair going at it in a breakdance battle on the 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver, according to KDVR. DPD Officer Thanaret Phuvapaisalkij, known to most as “PJ,” says it’s normal for kids to come up to the motorcycles and ask for a picture. What happened over the weekend is not normal, but it’s something […]

  • Jury awards man $50 million after he says officers beat him, locked him in closet

    EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio – Arnold Black of East Cleveland still relives being locked in a closet. “I remember. I remember being in that room more than anything because I was afraid,” Black told WJW. Seven years ago, Black claims East Cleveland police locked him in a storage closet for four days with no toilet and nothing to eat or drink but a carton of milk. “I didn’t know if I was ever going to come out of the room. I didn’t know […]

  • ‘Beauty bandit’ allegedly steals wigs designed for cancer patients

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The search is on to find a woman who allegedly stole wigs designed for cancer patients from a family-owned business in northern Colorado. “This is our most popular wig. It looks really natural. The coloring is fantastic,” Marcia Lilly told KDVR. Marcia and Brandon Lilly own The Life of the Party. It’s a costume store in Fort Collins that the family says is home to the largest selections of wigs in northern Colorado. The Lillys take […]

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