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  • After a 140 mph chase, Indiana man tells police he didn’t think their cruisers could catch his 2002 Acura

    LAKE COUNTY, Ind. – Police arrested an Indiana man after they say he led them on a 140-mile per hour chase. A trooper was sitting stationary on the shoulder of EB I-80/94 when he clocked a 2002 Acura traveling 116 miles per hour in a zone where the speed limit is 55 miles per hour. The driver increased his speed as the trooper pulled out to catch up with the Acura. The Acura sped up to 140 miles per hour, and it […]

  • A Dutch YouTuber and his friend were arrested and jailed when they tried getting near Area 51

    Two Dutch friends said they just wanted a good look at the mysterious Area 51 before leaving the US. Instead, they ended up in a Nevada jail. Ties Granzier, 20, and Govert Charles Wilhelmus Jacob Sweep, 21, were arrested about three miles deep into the Nevada National Security Site, the Nye County Sheriff’s Office said. The site is near Area 51, which has been the focus of conspiracy theories for decades alleging the US government keeps evidence about aliens and UFOs there. Someone […]

  • Missing Florida teen’s family receives video call showing her tied to chair, police say

    DAVIE, Fla. – The search for a teen missing in Florida intensified after she was seen tied to a chair in a video call, WSVN reports. Destiny Rose, 16, has been missing since last month. Police said she was last seen at the Alpha Group Home in Southwest Ranches, Florida on Aug.20th. Police recently received a call from Rose’s aunt who told them she got a video call from her niece’s phone. She said when she answered, she didn’t immediately see her niece. […]

  • Ohio woman arrested after reportedly admitting to striking child who later died, not calling 911

    TOLEDO, Ohio – An Ohio woman has been arrested after reportedly admitting to striking a 5-year-old who later died, WTVG reported. According to WTVG, the Toledo Fire Department responded to multiple calls of an unconscious child who had fallen off a bed. They administered life-saving measures before taking the child to the hospital where he later died. Court documents said medical professionals told law enforcement the child’s injuries were not consistent with a fall. Police said interviews with Yisenya Flores […]

  • 2 Muslim men say their American Airlines flight was canceled over ‘security concerns’

    Two Muslim men say their American Airlines flight was canceled after security concerns were raised by on-board crew members. They claim the FBI said the concerns were voiced after one of them was heard flushing twice inside the plane’s bathroom. The aircraft was operated by Mesa Airlines. “It was the most horrible, humiliating day of my life,” Issam Abdallah said during a news conference at the Council on American-Islamic Relations Thursday. “This is absurd, unacceptable and un-American,” Abderraoof Alkhawaldeh said. “Those who […]

  • One man is paying $34 million to wipe out a graduating class’ college debt

    Billionaire Robert Smith has made good on his promise to pay off the student loan debt of the entire 2019 graduating class at Morehouse College by donating $34 million to the historically black men’s school in Atlanta. In May, Smith stunned students, their parents and school officials when he announced his offer during commencement. His multi-million-dollar donation will be distributed through the school’s new Student Success Program. In addition to paying off the debt of the 2019 graduates, this program will […]

  • Oklahoma doctor, employees charged with giving patients illegal opioid prescriptions

    TULSA, Okla. – A federal grand jury has indicted an Oklahoma doctor and two employees for conspiring to illegally distribute prescription opioids to patients. Officials said 66-year-old Dr. Christopher V. Moses, 49-year-old Melisa D. Million and 54-year-old Kay Speir were all charged with drug conspiracy and aiding and abetting each other to distribute Oxcodone, Fentanyl, Carisoprodol, Clonazepam, Morphine Sulfate, Hydrocodone and Tramadol. According to court documents, prosecutors allege three patients died as a result of opioids prescribed by Dr. Moses. […]

  • Writer trolled for her looks posts selfies in response, gets outpouring of support

    DEKALB, Ill. — For years Melissa Blake made her voice heard as a freelance writer, but in the last week she’s become the face of not backing down to bullies. In August, Blake filed an opinion piece for CNN.com critical of President Trump. After the piece went live it wasn’t her message, but rather her appearance that became the target of scrutiny. “There were thousands of comments about my appearance,” Blake said. “It’s really disappointing that people instead of attacking […]

  • Florida man recovers stolen truck containing daughter’s ashes

    TAMPA, Fla. (WFTS) — A Tampa Bay area man has recovered his truck that was stolen Thursday with his daughter’s ashes still inside the vehicle. At the time of the truck’s disappearance, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said a 2014 Ford F-150 crew cab was stolen from the Staybridge Suites on Falkenburg Road North between September 7, 11 p.m. and September 8, 8 a.m. The stolen Ford had the victim’s 27-year-old daughter’s ashes stored in a urn inside the truck. […]

  • ‘Near murder:’ Lawsuit says police ordered K-9 to attack man as he slept in his room

    Warning: This story contains graphic descriptions and images. LAKEWOOD, Colo. (KMGH)– A 26-year-old man is suing multiple Lakewood police officers and alleging they ordered a K-9 to attack him while he slept at his home, leaving him with severe cuts across his throat that nearly killed him. Spencer Erickson’s attorneys filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of Colorado in Denver Friday. The suit – which also alleged the K-9 had previously attacked a Lakewood officer during training – […]

  • Oil prices spike after Saudi attack disrupts global supply

    As oil prices surged Sunday, President Donald Trump said he had authorized the use of oil from the country’s emergency reserve after Saturday’s attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities disrupted the global supply of crude. Trump, in a series of tweets, said he had ordered oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, or SPR, be used “if needed.” He said he would use enough oil “sufficient to keep the markets well-supplied.” The news came as oil prices soared Sunday evening. US crude futures jumped […]

  • UAW union announces national strike to begin Sunday following contract negotiations with GM

    DETROIT, Mich. (WXYZ) — The United Auto Workers union and General Motors have failed to come to a tentative contract agreement, and the UAW announced a national strike to begin at 11:59 p.m. Sunday. The union and GM have been negotiating a new contract for months, and on Sept. 3, the UAW selected GM as the first of the Big 3 to begin negotiating. “We stood up for General Motors when they needed us most. Now we are standing together […]

  • Woman swallows engagement ring while asleep, needs surgery to have it removed

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KGTV) — A dream – and then a nightmare – became reality for a San Diego woman. Jenna Evans said she swallowed her engagement ring in her sleep while dreaming about doing so. Tuesday night, Evans dreamed she and her fiance, Bobby, were facing off with “bad guys” on a high-speed train. During the struggle, Bobby told Evans that she had to swallow her engagement ring to protect it. So she did. Not just in her dream, […]

  • Over 2,000 preserved fetal remains found on property of deceased Indiana abortion doctor

    WILL COUNTY, Ill. – The family of a doctor who operated a clinic in Indiana sifted through his personal belongings after his death and found 2,246 medically preserved fetal remains, authorities said. Dr. Ulrich Klopfer died Sept. 3. He ran a women’s health facility in South Bend that included abortion clinics — before his license was suspended in 2015, according to CNN affiliate WNDU. The remains were found Thursday at his home in Will County, Illinois, about 45 miles from Chicago, local […]

  • California passes bill to require state universities to offer abortion pill

    If California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs a bill passed by the state Senate Friday, state university clinics will be required to offer abortion pills to students as of 2023. “The state has an interest in ensuring that every pregnant person in California who wants to have an abortion can obtain access to that care as easily and as early in pregnancy as possible,” the bill states. California’s legislation comes as several other states are moving to tighten abortion restrictions or to ban them with […]

  • Solid gold toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Winston Churchill

    Police are trying to recover a toilet made entirely from 18-carat-gold said to be worth around $6 million that was stolen Saturday morning from Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, England, the stately home where former prime minister Winston Churchill was born. The fully functioning toilet was installed as part of an exhibition by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan titled “Victory is Not an Option,” which only opened to the public Thursday. The palace remained shut for the rest of the day Saturday, a spokesperson said on Twitter. Dominic […]

  • Court docs: Couple had girl’s age changed, abandoned her, fled to Canada

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A five-year investigation resulted in charges against parents accused of changing their adopted daughter’s age before abandoning her and moving to Canada. Michael and Kristine Barnett are charged with neglect of a dependent, according to court documents filed in Tippecanoe County. The girl told police she was originally from Ukraine and came to the U.S. in 2008 via an adoption program. The Barnetts became her adoptive parents in 2010, according to court documents. The girl, who has […]

  • Missouri woman fighting to keep emotional support monkeys

    CREVE COEUR, Mo. (KMOV) — A woman in Creve Coeur is fighting back against her neighbors to keep the three monkeys who live with her. She said they serve as emotional support, but neighbors are worried they could be dangerous. Texanne McBride-Teahan has trained and lived with monkeys for 20 years. She tells News 4 it wasn’t until about a month after she moved to her current home in Creve Coeur that a neighbor spotted one of the monkeys outside, […]

  • Montana woman uses hair dryer to deter speeding drivers

    POLSON, Mont. — A grandmother in Montana is now an honorary state trooper thanks to some ingenuity and a hair dryer, KPAX reports. Patti Baumgartner said she wants cars in her neighborhood to slow down, so she took matters into her owns hands. A photo of Baumgartner sitting with her hair dryer on the side of the road went viral on social media. A mother and a grandmother, Baumgartner wants cars in her neighborhood to slow down for people’s safety. “They forget […]

  • Virginia nurse with HIV saves stranger’s life by donating kidney

    NORFOLK, Va. – Karl Neumann is a Transplant IT Coordinator at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. About a month ago, he provided an organ instead of just coordinating the logistics of it. Neumann said he has always wanted to help someone through organ donation, but until recently, he wasn’t able to. “Eleven years ago, I became HIV-positive, so I had no option,” Neumann said. That changed in 2015 when the Hope Act was passed. It allows people who are HIV-positive to […]

  • This is the California prison where Felicity Huffman wants to spend her 14-day sentence

    Now that Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in a massive college admissions scam, attention has turned to where she’ll spend her time behind bars. In federal court in Boston Friday, Huffman’s attorney requested the actress be allowed to spend her 14-day prison sentence at a federal correctional institution in Dublin, California, a “low security” correctional institution with 1,235 female inmates in Alameda County, about 35 miles outside of San Francisco. The Bureau […]

  • Tennessee man arrested, charged with murder of 4-month-old son, mother

    SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office charged a man with the murder of a woman and her 4-month-old baby, found stabbed in a house that was then set on fire. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said 25-year-old Enoch Zarceno, who is the baby’s father, has been arrested and charged with numerous felonies, including two counts of first-degree murder and aggravated arson. Family members said they believe he was angry about the possibility of having to pay child support. […]

  • Tropical Storm Humberto is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane Sunday

    The Bahamas missed the brunt of Tropical Storm Humberto, which is expected to become a hurricane Sunday. Humberto is moving away from the Bahamas and is about 180 miles (290 km) northwest of Great Abaco Island and 165 miles (270 km) east of Cape Canaveral, Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm’s maximum sustained winds are 65 mph and it is moving at 7 mph, according to the center. The storm is slowly strengthening and is expected to become […]

  • Trump says DOJ should ‘rescue’ Brett Kavanaugh after sexual misconduct allegations surface in new book

    President Donald Trump called on his Justice Department Sunday to “rescue” Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after The New York Times published an excerpt of a new book detailing sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh that he has previously denied. The excerpt from “The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation,” written by Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly, revisits an allegation raised during the Supreme Court justice’s confirmation process in 2018. That allegation from Deborah Ramirez accused Kavanaugh of exposing himself to her at […]

  • FDA finds low levels of cancer-linked impurity in common heartburn drugs

    The US Food and Drug Administration said Friday it has learned some ranitidine — acid-reducing and heartburn medicines, including those known by the brand name Zantac — contain low levels of an impurity that could cause cancer. The nitrosamine impurity known as N-nitrosodimethylamine or NDMA has been classified as a probable human carcinogen based on lab tests, and this isn’t the first time that it has been detected in a common medication. Since last year, the FDA has been investigating NDMA and other […]

  • Trump confirms Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza killed in US counterterrorism operation

    President Donald Trump in a statement Saturday said late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden‘s son Hamza bin Laden had been “killed in a United States counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region.” He did not give a time period for the operation or the death. “The loss of Hamza bin Ladin not only deprives al-Qa’ida of important leadership skills and the symbolic connection to his father, but undermines important operational activities of the group,” the President said in the statement. Trump […]

  • NFL player Antonio Brown, accused of sexual assault, ruled eligible to play Sunday

    NEW YORK — Antonio Brown, the controversial NFL wide receiver accused of raping a former trainer, will be eligible to play Sunday, according to ESPN. ESPN’s Adam Schefter said Brown will not be placed on the “commissioner’a exempt list,” which would have prevented him from making his debut as a New England Patriot Sunday. At this point, NFL will not place Antonio Brown on commissioner exempt list, as there is no criminal investigation, making him eligible to play Sunday vs. Miami, […]

  • Young Ohio mom cleared of killing her newborn faces time on lesser charge

    LEBANON, Ohio — A jury in Ohio Thursday acquitted 20-year-old Brooke Skylar Richardson on three out of four counts in the 2017 death of her newborn child, WKRC reports. Richardson broke down in court as the judge read the verdict. She was found not guilty of the most serious charges: aggravated murder, involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment. The jury found Richardson guilty of abuse of a corpse. Prosecutors argued Richardson hid her pregnancy in 2017, gave birth alone in secret in her family’s home […]

  • Cannabis industry calls for legalization and regulation to snuff out underground vapes

    The recent rash of vaping-related illnesses and deaths could represent a crisis for the legal cannabis industry, which relies on vaping for an estimated quarter of its business in some states. But, some people in the industry believe, the problem could also represent an opportunity, to both help people and push toward wider legalization in the United States. On Wednesday, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) put out a call to Congress: To deal with vaping-related illnesses, legalize cannabis and regulate us. […]

  • Pennsylvania man jailed for kissing, menacing coworker on his second day on the job

    DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. — A Dauphin County man accused of giving a co-worker an unwanted kiss on his second day on the job earlier this year will serve time in state prison after being convicted of indecent assault and other offenses Thursday in Dauphin County Court. Carl Gamby will serve a sentence of 11.5 to 23 months in prison, according to the Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office. He was also found guilty of indecent exposure and possession of drug paraphernalia […]

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