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  • Blind pug and his seeing-eye chihuahua need your help

    GREELEY, Colo. (KDVR) – An animal rescue group is hoping you might be able to help two of its newest foster pups: a blind pug named Augie and his seeing-eye Chihuahua, Pepe. Both dogs ended up at the Colorado Pug Rescue due to their owner’s terminal illness, according to KDVR. “It was kind of like a package deal. When Augie came, [Pepe] came with him,” said Cyndi Trimber, a volunteer with the rescue. “They’ve been taken from the only home […]

  • Kindergartener making and collecting cards for Molson Coors employees after tragic shooting

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) – Six-year-old Allison Krueger wants to show support following Wednesday’s tragic Miller Brewery shooting. She’s making and collecting cards at Bell Ambulance Friday, – a simple gesture she hopes will go a long way.Krueger has a huge imagination. The Butler kindergartner likes to think big. “I told her on the way to school and I was like, ‘Mom, I really want to make cards for Miller because of the tragedy,'” Kreuger told WITI. She’s using her creativity to show support […]

  • Basketball player with autism scores big on senior night

    AKRON, Ohio (WJW) – It was a very special moment as a Firestone High School basketball player with autism scored big on his very first varsity game. It was Isaiah Corn’s senior night and his first varsity game, according to WJW. He subbed in during the 4th quarter and was immediately fouled. “I made the first free throw.  Then they passed me the ball and I just shot it.  It went in and everyone went wild.  And then, they passed […]

  • Dog rescued from deep inside meat plant processing pit

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — A dog has Memphis Animal Services (MAS) to thank for his new lease on life after officers rescued him from deep inside a processing pit at a meat plant. The incredible rescue video was posted to MAS’s social media. MAS got the call of a dog stuck about 12 feet down inside a meat processing pit Wednesday, and officers were on the scene at the plant near East Brooks Road and South Third Street in less […]

  • Woman reunited with dog stolen in extortion case

    SAN DIEGO (KSWB) – A San Diego woman was reunited with her dog after police say he was stolen and his captor asked for cash in exchange for his return. Alejandra Casey and her three-year-old dog, Paco, a rescue from Tijuana, were running errands Monday morning at a shopping center in Rancho Bernardo. “I didn’t want to leave Paco in the car so I tied him up at a bench,” Casey told KSWB. “When I came out he was gone.” […]

  • Colorado woman ends up in ER after eating poisonous green potatoes

    DENVER (KDVR) – A Denver area woman is warning others after a serious health scare with potatoes. On Sunday, Maria Harless says she was getting over a cold when she got a craving for comfort food. “I just was craving warm mashed potatoes so I made them for myself,” she told FOX31. “Same way you’d have like a bowl of cereal, I just had to have a bowl of mashed potatoes.” Harless says she went to bed with a full […]

  • Airbnb host finds drugs, knives, and blood stains after two-day room rental

    OLATHE, Kan. (WDAF) – An Airbnb host said his home was trashed after a couple rented a room from him for two days. Chris Sayegh said he began using the popular site to make extra money, partnering with Airbnb to list a private room in his home on the site, according to WDAF. “I’ve had people come hungover after a party and needed a hotel,” Sayegh said. “New Years, that was crazy, but other than that, this is the first […]

  • Woman called ‘triggered,’ ‘ridiculous’ during email exchange with Kansas lawmaker

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (WDAF) — The raging debate over abortion legislation in Kansas is getting personal. On Wednesday, a woman based in Lawrence spoke out, and a lawmaker from Johnson County apologized for insulting her in an email exchange. Messages given to WDAF show Jaclyn Anderson, who works for a nonprofit in Douglas County, was called “triggered,” “ridiculous,” and “someone who uses drugs to cope.” There all comments made by Kansas state Rep. Sean Tarwater (R-Stillwell) in a series of five […]

  • Woman accused of drugging newborn’s mom, plotting to steal baby pleads not guilty

    TACOMA, Wash. (KCPQ) – A Washington state woman accused of plotting to steal a newborn baby with her teenage daughter has been officially charged. Prosecutors say 38-year-old Juliette Parker schemed for months, posed as a photographer and even drugged a woman as part of the elaborate conspiracy, according to KCPQ.  Her 16-year-old daughter was also involved, officials say. Court documents say the woman and her daughter laced a cupcake and gave it to a woman, Elysia Miller, in hopes of […]

  • Kansas crossing guard killed by driver hailed as hero for saving students

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (WDAF) – A school crossing guard is being hailed a hero after stepping in to help save lives before being hit and killed in Kansas City. A crosswalk in front of a KCK Catholic school turned into a crime scene Tuesday morning, the crash happening just before 8 a.m. near the intersection of 54th Street and Leavenworth Road. Police say a driver ran right into the path of crossing guard Bob Nill while he was out doing […]

  • Hospital uses girl’s heartbeat to create song for her grieving family

    A California family has a special memory of their 8-year-old daughter that she helped to create before she died, thanks to a hospital music therapy team, according to KTLA. Jaelyn Glaz died in June 2018, just days before she turned 9. Before her passing, a team of music therapy specialists at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital, where she spent years receiving treatment for cancer, recorded her heartbeat. They collaborated with Jaelyn’s family to create a song dedicated to her and symbolizing […]

  • California man free after DNA site leads to new arrest in 1985 murder

    PLACERVILLE, Calif. (KTXL) – It was a reunion nearly 15 years in the making as Ricky Davis was finally able to hug his family and friends as a free man. “Seeing him embrace his mom like that, that’s why we do this work,“ said attorney Melissa O’Connell with the Northern California Innocence Project. The 54-year-old was released from the El Dorado County Jail Thursday. He was serving a sentence for a brutal murder the district attorney now says he did […]

  • North Carolina woman gives husband one of her kidneys for Valentine’s Day

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP)- Richard Lawson will never be able to top the Valentine’s gift his wife recently gave him. “It was a great tradeoff,” he told WGHP. “I got a kidney and she got Edible Arrangements.” For 20 years, he’s suffered from kidney disease and last fall he needed a kidney. His wife Lynn didn’t hesitate to see if she was the perfect match. “He was not crazy about me doing it but I was like if I’m going to […]

  • Family devastated over fake GoFundMe for child with cancer

    ROCKY RIVER, Ohio (WJW) – Grieving parents were devastated when they learned a picture of their son, who died from cancer, was being used on an alleged fraudulent fundraiser. “I don’t want anybody profiting off of my son’s death,” Nicole Krish told WJW. “I feel like someone stole from us.” Nicole and her husband, Jason, said their 8-year-old son Ethan died in 2018. They said they were devastated Tuesday night when they learned someone set up a GoFundMe account using pictures […]

  • Pediatrician says in suicide note he may not have vaccinated kids despite parents’ requests

    EVERGREEN PARK, Ill. (WGN)— Illinois health officials have issued a notice to families who were patients of Dr. Van Koinis in Evergreen Park. Koinis, 58,  took his own life in September. In his suicide note, he revealed he may not have administered vaccinations to children at their parents’ request. His note indicated he felt terrible guilt over the way he handled some children’s vaccinations going back a decade. Investigators said it’s not clear who was properly vaccinated and who wasn’t […]

  • School security guard fired for using excessive force on kindergartener

    CANTON, Ohio (WJW)- An elementary school security guard was terminated after using excessive force on a kindergarten student. Now, the little girl’s parents want him charged with assault. “I don’t want to ever see that happen again anybody else’s daughter,” Quan Wilkins said. Six-year-old Kaeyona Wilkins, who usually loves school, suddenly began throwing up on the way home in her mother’s truck, and then said the words Keshia Wilkins said she will never forget. “She said, ‘My stomach still hurts.’ […]

  • Washington students band together to bring back school’s beloved therapy dogs

    SNOHOMISH, Wash. (KCPQ) – Two beloved therapy dogs that were removed from Snohomish High School will return to classrooms, but it didn’t come without a fight from students who took a stand. Sage is a therapy dog and a regular at the high school. He even has his own staff ID card, but the golden retriever has been absent after the Snohomish School District removed him and another dog named Winston from the classroom. Junior Hamoody Smith said Sage helps keep […]

  • Vietnam veteran helps Cleveland police make arrest after suspect escapes

    CLEVELAND (WJW) – Video captures how a 68-year-old Vietnam veteran helped Cleveland police finally control a suspect after he escaped from a police car.  The incident happened on Public Square in December. “They needed help,” John Gogerty told WJW. “I helped ‘em. Helped the police officer ‘cause they were in need.” Gogerty said couldn’t just stand back and watch officers struggle. Records show police had Dylan Stump in their patrol car after he was arrested on a warrant tied to […]

  • In a time of political divide, these two Iowans swapped parties

    IOWA (WHOtv) – As the Iowa caucus gets underway, two residents had a more difficult time choosing their political party rather than picking a candidates. Meet Lisa Fleishman and Frank Moran. Fleishman was raised Republican. Moran was raised a Democrat. As they grew up, they outgrew the family political preference. “I didn’t leave the Republican Party, but they sure left me,” Fleishman told WHO. “This is not the party of Bob Ray. Definitely not the party of Lincoln. I don’t […]

  • Kindergartner tries to spread positivity through ‘joy box’ in his front yard

    TURLOCK, Calif. (KTXL) – A California kindergartner aims to spread happiness – and plans to start in his family’s front yard. “Get to write a note and then you get to put it in here. And we get the key, put it in, unlock it and take it out then the wish comes true,” said Levi Navarra. “It’s called the Joy Box.” Six-year-old Levi said he believes that finding happiness is as easy as visiting the Joy Box, according to […]

  • A routine physical at school may have saved a Memphis boy’s life

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — An 8-year-old boy’s routine physical at a Shelby County school may have saved his life. Eight-year-old Shaheem Young Jr.’s heart murmur was discovered by a “Well Child” staff member during a routine exam at Egypt Elementary School back in October. His mother Shantell took him to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, where a CAT scan revealed more than just a heart murmur. “Then we went to the doctor, and they said something was wrong with my breathing,” […]

  • Obese bear rescued from Pennsylvania sportsmen’s club recovering in Colorado

    KEENESBURG, Colo. (KDVR) — An overweight Asiatic Black Bear with a troubled past is getting the help and care he needs on Colorado’s eastern Plains. The bear, whose name is Dillan, was living inside a small enclosure at the Union County Sportsmen’s Club in Pennsylvania. “He’s been there for possibly decades,” said Kent Drotar with the Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg. Dillan was subjected to the continuous sound of gunfire – his cage was situated about 200 feet away from […]

  • Mom finds pictures of her kids on stranger’s Facebook profile

    ARCHDALE, N.C. (WGHP) – A simple scroll on Facebook took a concerning turn for a mother from North Carolina. Becky Smith said she was not expecting to see a portrait of her three kids used on someone’s profile, according to WGHP. She said a man who lives nearly 300 miles away used a picture of her kids as his own profile picture. She didn’t know him at all and found it very creepy. “My mouth dropped and I’m like am I […]

  • Store owner attacks media members after being confronted about lewd video

    LA MESA, Calif. – A California store owner accused of a lewd act attacked members of the media in front of his shop Monday afternoon, according to KSWB. La Mesa police are investigating allegations against Peter Carzis, longtime owner of Peter’s Men’s Apparel in the 8200 block of La Mesa Boulevard. A video posted on social media sparked an investigation into a possible lewd act in public charge. “La Mesa PD is aware of the video posted on the La […]

  • North Carolina woman who nearly died from flu complications urges others to get their flu shot

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) – An Alamance County woman is making it her mission to warn others to get the flu shot. Jaime Bowers just got home from the hospital on Tuesday after she nearly died from flu complications. Thirty-three people have now died from the flu in North Carolina – 11 of them since the first of the year. “It’s scary. It’s scary,” Bowers told WGHP. She still can’t believe it. “I’m just glad to still be here. It […]

  • Home surveillance captures rare footage of five mountain lions together in California

    PIONEER, Calif. (KTXL) – Surveillance video from a home in Amador County captured the rare sight of five mountain lions together. “We shared the videos and photos with several of our wildlife biologists and none of them could recall ever seeing five mountain lions together in the same photo or video,” said California Department of Fish and Wildlife spokesperson Peter Tira. According to the biologists, the only time more than one mountain lion can be seen together is either during […]

  • ‘I did not want to have a PB&J be my last meal.’ Teen shares how he survived the night in snowy Utah canyon

    SALT LAKE CITY — A 17-year-old boy who survived a night stranded in Millcreek Canyon says he needed every ounce of motivation to stay alive. Nicolas Stay-Alcantara, 17, went hiking on Jan. 2. When the weather took a turn, he realized he wouldn’t make it to his destination. Nicolas spent hours in sub-freezing temperatures before he was found by some skiers the next day, according to KSTU. “I didn’t want to die that way. It was just shivering and alone. […]

  • Burglar caught on camera falling through ceiling of business he was burglarizing

    SONORA, Calif. (KTXL) – A bold burglar made a clumsy escape after busting through the ceiling of a California business. “They spent a lot of time doing it. We don’t see this too often,” said Sonora Police Chief Turu Vanderwiel. Chief Vanderwiel said an officer arrested 40-year-old Storm Corral — who was already on probation — Monday after the community helped identify him from the surveillance video. “At times like this is when it becomes very helpful for solving investigations,” […]

  • Some elementary schools in Utah no longer handing out homework

    HERRIMAN, Utah — Two elementary schools in Herriman have decided to get rid of homework this school year to see how it affects the students’ mental health. It wasn’t a quick decision, the Butterfield Canyon Elementary School principal said. A few years back, a previous school superintendent shared some research from John Hattie, who argues that homework for elementary school students is not effective. “When there is research to show that homework is not effective, it’s a practice that we […]

  • ‘A good spot to rob’: Chicago cannabis shop targeted by burglars days into Illinois legalization

    CHICAGO — Chicago police are investigating a burglary at MOCA Modern Cannabis, a legal dispensary selling both medicinal and recreational marijuana on the Northwest Side, after someone broke in overnight. Police say “offenders” possibly used a key card to break through a side door of the cannabis shop on the 2800 block of West Fullerton Avenue in Logan Square before getting away with an undisclosed amount of money. Customer after cash-carrying customer was turned away at the door Monday. “I came […]

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