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  • Woman infected with flesh-eating bacteria at Virginia beach

    NORFOLK, Va. – Amanda Edwards can laugh today thinking back on her potentially fatal health scare after spending just ten minutes in the water at a Virginia beach. “I was just like, ‘Oh my goodness… my leg is gonna fall off,'” Edwards chuckled. “That’s the only thing I could keep thinking.” She told WTKR she contracted a flesh-eating staph infection during a day of fun at Norfolk’s Ocean View Beach. She said the infection spread quickly. “The way that it […]

  • ‘Meth gators?’ Tennessee police warn against flushing drugs down toilet

    LORETTO, Tenn. – Police in Tennessee are cautioning against flushing drugs down the toilet out of concern for the animals in local waterways. The warning comes from a Loretto Police Department Facebook post where officers say they found a suspect trying to flush meth and several items of paraphernalia. Police arrested the man. “On a more or less serious note: Folks…please don’t flush your drugs m’kay,” police wrote. They said flushed drugs end up in retention ponds for processing before […]

  • Grandma arrested with loaded gun at New York City airport

    NEW YORK — Officers arrested a grandma found with a loaded gun in her bag at New York City’s LaGuardia Airport on Monday morning, officials said. The North Carolina woman was with two of her grandchildren, according to a Transportation Security Administration  spokeswoman. Officers spotted the gun in the woman’s red suitcase as it went through an X-ray machine. The handgun was loaded with six bullets, including one in the chamber, officials said. The woman told officers that she did […]

  • Video shows man swimming in Mississippi River during Tropical Storm Barry

    NEW ORLEANS – Musician Glen David Andrews came across a man swimming in the Mississippi River near the French Quarter during Tropical Storm Barry. Andrews was walking up to the river across from Jackson Square when he spotted the unidentified daredevil. “Man, you gotta be crazy swimming in that river,” Andrews said. Despite his misgivings about the stunt, Andrews streamed the man’s quick dip on his Facebook page. While swimming in the Mississippi River is not advisable under even the […]

  • $38K reward in death of dolphin with head wound found in ‘begging position’

    FORT MYERS, Fla. – A bottlenose dolphin was found dead with a deep head wound on a southwest Florida beach in May. Marine officials are offering a $38,000 reward for help track down its attackers. Officials found the impaled dolphin stranded along Captiva Island, near Fort Myers. The fatal injury was probably from a spear-like weapon, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrationsaid Thursday. The wound was 6 inches deep and ended at the dolphin’s skull. It “completely punctured” the tissue in its path, […]

  • ‘I’m speechless:’ President Trump signs Milwaukee woman’s Christian Louboutin heels

    MILWAUKEE – During a fundraising stop in Milwaukee Friday President Trump stopped to greet people on the tarmac – and took the time to sign one woman’s shoe. “Why my shoe? Because I think it represent a lot of the qualities he has. He’s very strong and I wanted something special for him to sign,” said Carla Echeveste. Echeveste says the Christian Louboutin heels hold a lot of sentimental value because she wore them when visiting the White House for […]

  • ‘Mr. Olympia’ charged with raping female bodybuilder in Utah hotel room

    SANDY, Utah — The current “Mr. Olympia” has been charged with raping a fellow bodybuilder who considered him a mentor. Shawn “Flexatron” Rhoden, 44, was charged Thursday with rape, object rape and forcible sexual abuse. According to court documents, Rhoden was visiting Utah from Southern California in October 2018 when a fellow competitive bodybuilder came to visit him at the hotel he was staying at in Sandy. She went to his room while the photographer she was with waited in […]

  • Mom and boyfriend were on meth when 3-year-old drowned in Virginia river, deputies say

    WYTHE COUNTY, Va. – Authorities say a mother and her boyfriend were high on methamphetamine when the woman’s 3-year-old daughter drowned in a Virginia river, according to WSLS. The body ofJosie Burleson was found in the New River early Wednesday morning, the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office confirmed. “In this case, the parents of the child didn’t pay attention and now they lost their child. The reason they weren’t paying attention is because they were under the influence of methamphetamine,” said […]

  • Crowd beat man to death after he stole car with 3 kids inside, Philadelphia police say

    PHILADELPHIA – In an act of mob justice, a man was beaten to death after he tried to steal a car with three children inside, Philadelphia police say. The man, 54, drove off with the car while the children’s mother and father were in a store Thursday night, police said. The parents chased down the vehicle by foot and pulled the carjacker out when he got stalled in traffic. The thief assaulted the father and fled, but a large crowd […]

  • Judge rules that 43-year-old Spanish man is Julio Iglesias’ biological son

    VALENCIA, Spain – A Spanish judge has ruled that singer Julio Iglesias is the biological father of a 43-year-old Spanish man, in a judgment published on Wednesday. Judge Jose Miguel Bort Ruiz highlighted a “very obvious physical resemblance” between the singer and Javier Sanchez-Santos, who has spoken publicly about his struggle to be recognized as Iglesias’ biological son. The judge in Valencia said there were enough clues to determine paternity, and cited Iglesias’ refusal to “enable the collection of biological […]

  • Pizza chain to start sell box of crusts – ‘everyone’s favorite part’

    NEW JERSEY – I’ll have a slice —  just hold the cheese,  the sauce and most of the bread! Yes, that just leaves you with the crust, and that’s what the New Jersey-based Villa Italian Kitchen chain will start selling you next week — a box full of crust. The meal does come in their triangular, slice-shaped box. But, once again, it’ll just be full of crust. “We know that the crust is everyone’s favorite part of the pizza, so skipping […]

  • Mother living ‘ongoing nightmare’ after 2-year-old dies at unlicensed Wisconsin day care

    KENOSHA, Wis. – A Wisconsin man is charged with homicide in the March death of a toddler at an unlicensed day care. Hunter Jones, 23, of Kenosha, is accused of killing 2-year-old Matthew Bolinski while he was staying at Jones’ home. “I still pretend like he’s sleeping in the other room,” Katherine Bolinski, Matthew’s mother, told WITI. “Now it’s just like an ongoing nightmare of waking up and there are moments where I just wish he could be with me […]

  • Louisiana man arrested after wife allegedly walks in on him raping 9-year-old girl

    SLIDELL, La. – A Louisiana man has been arrested for first-degree rape after his wife walked in on him raping a 9-year-old girl, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office. Glenn Mills, Jr., 41, of Slidell, fled his home July 10 after his wife walked in on him “actively involved in a sexual act with a nine-year-old girl that was left in his care,” according to the STPSO. A St. Tammany deputy assigned to the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force […]

  • Driver cited for using case of beer as 2-year-old’s booster seat

    NORTH PERTH, Ontario – Officers cited a driver after spotting a 2-year-old child sitting on a case of beer that doubled as a makeshift booster seat Tuesday, according to the Ontario Provincial Police. Officers pulled the driver over in Kitcher, Ontario after a someone called the police to make an unspecified “traffic complaint.” The 22-year-old driver, who isn’t being identified to protect the child, was charged with failing to ensure a toddler is properly secured, according to CTV News. Police […]

  • Surveillance video shows moment North Carolina KFC is destroyed by explosion

    EDEN, N.C. – Surveillance video from a nearby drugstore shows the moment a KFC restaurant in North Carolina was leveled in an explosion Thursday morning. At about 12:40 a.m., police responded after the KFC exploded at 125 N.C. 14 in Eden. No one was injured, but the blast left almost all neighboring businesses damaged, according to WGHP. An employee told police that he was closing the restaurant when he and others smelled gas. Here is part of, what looks to be, the […]

  • Over 300,000 people take Facebook pledge to storm Area 51 to ‘see them aliens’

    Stretch those quads and prep that tinfoil hat! Over 300,000 people have signed on to a Facebook event pledging to raid Area 51 in Nevada in a quest to “see them aliens.” The event, titled “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us,” is inviting users from around the world to join a “Naruto run” — a Japanese manga-inspired running style featuring arms outstretched backwards and heads forward — into the area. “We can move faster than their bullets,” the event page, […]

  • Hershey sued over ‘misleading’ packaging on White Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

    DERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A class action lawsuit accuses The Hershey Company of duping its customers with misleading packaging on its White Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, according to Fox News. The plaintiffs, Curtis Winston and Jane Doe, filed a complaint on behalf of themselves and others June 26 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The suit alleges that the light-colored alternative to the milk chocolate version uses deceptive marketing because it does not contain “white chocolate,” […]

  • ‘They took away my little girl’: New York woman dies in Dominican Republic after cosmetic surgery

    YONKERS, N.Y. — A heartbroken mother wants justice for her daughter, who died after undergoing cosmetic surgery in the Dominican Republic. Alexandra Medina, a 33-year-old New Rochelle mom, saved money for years to have liposuction in the country, where it costs much less than it would in the US. Over the objections of her mother, she went to a clinic where two patients has already died. The clinic where those patients and Medina had procedures has been shut down since […]

  • Drivers urged to return $175K that fell out of armored truck on Atlanta interstate

    ATLANTA – An armored truck’s door sprang open on Interstate 285 on the north side of Atlanta on Tuesday night, spilling cash across the highway. While the truck was making it rain, drivers pulled over to join in a literal cash grab. The armored truck company estimated the unintended gift at $175,000, according to the Dunwoody Police Department. Those driving past got out their phones and shot video of cars and trucks pulling over, with people jumping out to try […]

  • ‘God is what saved me’: Stray bullet shears off strands of driver’s hair, pinning them to headrest

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A bullet narrowly missed a driver and her son as a gunman opened fire in a Sacramento-area neighborhood Tuesday night. Sam Avila and her 3-year-old son, Logan, were driving along Greenback Lane in the area of Sunrise Mall in Citrus Heights when a gunman shooting toward businesses. “That’s when I heard like, pop, pop, pop and then just my windshield exploded,” Avila told KTXL. Avila parked her vehicle and immediately looked down to see if she was […]

  • Great-grandmother says California boy who died suspiciously begged not to be reunited with birth parents

    PALMDALE, Calif. – The great-grandmother of a Southern California boy who died under suspicious circumstances last week said Wednesday that she cared for the child for years between stints in foster care, and he had begged not to be returned to his parents. Noah Cuatro, 4, was in his birth parents’ care when he died last Saturday. The parents took him to a hospital after they say he drowned in a pool at their Palmdale apartment complex, but investigators say […]

  • Video shows girl licking tongue depressor, putting it back at Florida doctor’s office

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A video posted to Facebook Tuesday appears to show a girl licking a tongue depressor before placing it back in a jar with the others at a Jacksonville, Florida area doctor’s office. The video was originally recorded on Snapchat by the girl’s mother, according to WFOX.  The mother said it was supposed to stay among friends, but someone shared it publicly on Facebook. She said she’s now receiving death threats and regrets the incident, saying she “wasn’t thinking.” The […]

  • Dozens of brand-new cars destroyed in ‘spectacular’ Nevada train derailment

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Nevada — Dozens of brand-new vehicles were destroyed after 33 train cars derailed near Caliente, Nevada, on Wednesday. Lincoln County Sheriff Kerry Lee confirmed the crash just after 9:00 a.m. and said it happened about 30 miles from the Utah-Nevada border. Lee said the crash was the most spectacular mess he has seen, with mostly new Jeep Rubicons and pickup trucks destroyed in the derailment. County road 4230 from Elgin, Nevada, to Carp, Nevada, is completely closed until […]

  • Burglary suspect in woman’s onesie, cat named Spaghetti found under Oregon home

    GRESHAM, Ore. – An Oregon couple returned their new Gresham home Sunday to find a bizarre assortment of items – including a MacBook Pro – sitting on top of their car. They brought the computer, bottle of cider and several ceremonial knives into the house, where they walked into a chilling scene. Timothy Smith told The Oregonian that he found holes in their walls, a vape pen that didn’t belong to them and evidence someone had been eating their food. […]

  • Cargo ship owned by JPMorgan Chase seized by US after 20 tons of cocaine found

    PHILADELPHIA – US authorities in Philadelphia seized a cargo vessel in June with nearly 20 tons of cocaine on board. The ship, as it turns out, is owned by a fund run by banking giant JPMorgan Chase. A source close to the situation said on Wednesday that the ship, the MSC Gayane, is part of a transportation strategy fund run for the bank’s asset management unit. That means JPMorgan Chase does not have any operational control of the vessel, a […]

  • Birthday cake decorator mistakes ‘Moana’ for ‘marijuana’

    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – A Georgia mother’s order for her daughter’s birthday cake went badly awry when the decorator apparently confused the name of a Disney character, Moana, with marijuana. Her daughter, Kensli Davis, posted on Facebook saying her mom had ordered the cake from a local Dairy Queen. “So my mama called and ordered me a cake telling them how much I loved Moana,” Davis wrote. “Well needless to say these people thought she said marijuana.” Instead of Moana, her […]

  • High school students offer silent ovation while classmate with autism receives diploma

    PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. – At his high school graduation, Jack Higgins approached the stage to receive his diploma with his fingers in his ears to block what he thought would be applause and cheers. Instead, he was met by silence. Higgins is a familiar face in the cafeteria, library, hallways and classrooms of Carmel High School, and he’s well-known there. He has a severe form of autism and is sensitive to noise. After eight years in the school’s program for […]

  • Florida woman accused of urinating into ice cream maker, spitting into ice cream

    INDIAN SHORES, Fla. – A 66-year-old Florida woman faces felony charges after police say she was caught on video adding saliva and mucus to ice cream, as well as urinating in the churning buckets the shop uses to make the frozen treats. Jung Soon Wypcha faces charges of criminal mischief and tampering with consumer products after she was allegedly recorded on at least five occasions in Lu Lu’s Ice Cream and Candy Shop, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Wypcha […]

  • ‘Random’ knife attack in downtown Seattle injures 3; suspect arrested nude

    SEATTLE – Police said three people were injured after reports of a stabbing outside Nordstrom’s headquarters in downtown Seattle. Seattle police were called to a reported stabbing just after 10:00 a.m. Tuesday on 6th Avenue near Pine Street. Police say Christopher Morisette, 29, was the attacker. They say he then fled on foot, removed his clothing and attempted to get rid of the weapon. He was arrested nude, and officers recovered a knife and his clothing. Police say two men […]

  • Man swept over Niagara Falls survives with non-life threatening injuries

    NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. – A man was injured Tuesday morning after being swept over one of the waterfalls that makes up Niagara Falls, police said. Police in Ontario, Canada, were responding to a call of a man in crisis at Horseshoe Falls when the man climbed over a retaining wall, Niagara Parks Police tweeted. The man was swept over the rim and fell 188 feet into the Lower Niagara River. Officers found the man sitting on some rocks near the […]

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