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    Bouncer set on fire during scuffle with bar patron

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — A bar bouncer is recovering in a Miami burn unit after a patron threw what appeared to be a cup of gasoline on him, then set him on fire during a scuffle Sunday night, police say. Police say the man who committed the crime, 45-year-old Ivan Louis Rodriguez, was kicked […]

  • Metro school helping kids get motivated, energized for standardized tests

    OKLAHOMA CITY– Love them or hate them, standardized tests in Oklahoma schools are used to measure how students and schools are making the grade. The pressure is on, but one school that is trying to energize and excite students about doing their best to pass the test. Westwood Elementary students got a loud and warm welcoming […]

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    Virgin Islands resort illness: Family slowly recovering

    A Delaware father is in stable condition and improving as his two boys remain in critical condition after they became sick — perhaps from pesticide exposure, federal officials say — during a trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands. Steve Esmond, his teenage sons and the teens’ mother fell ill more than two weeks ago in […]

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    Middle school basketball players defend cheerleader targeted by bullies

    KENOSHA, Wis. – Several middle school basketball players in Wisconsin took a stand against bullying in a unique way. Desiree Andrews is a cheerleader for the Lincoln Middle School basketball team In Kenosha, Wisconsin. She also has Down syndrome. According to WTMJ, during one basketball game, some people in the stands were bullying Desiree. “The […]

  • Beverly’s Pancake House closed after kitchen fire

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Their Facebook page says ‘always open,’ but Beverly’s Pancake House had to lock their doors on Wednesday. “We had a fire in the kitchen. It just blew up from there,” Michael Rodriguez, general manager of Beverly’s Pancake House, said. Fire crews arrived on scene around 8 a.m. to find flames and smoke […]

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    Armored truck robbed of millions in gold along N.C. interstate

    (CNN) — An armored truck carrying several million dollars worth of gold was robbed while it was stranded on Interstate 95 in Wilson County, North Carolina. According to the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to an armed robbery of more than $4 million in gold, just before 7 p.m. ET Sunday. The armored truck […]

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    Update: Hennessey deaths ruled murder-suicide, not double homicide

    KINGFISHER COUNTY — The Medical Examiner’s office released Tuesday that the deaths of the Hispanic couple in Hennessey are actually being ruled a murder-suicide, not a double homicide, as was originally suspected. The couple was found in puddles of blood in a Hennessey house last Friday. While Yanely Rodriguez, 23, was pronounced dead on arrival, Oscar Perez, […]

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    Reports: Teen who made laser-cat yearbook photo viral commits suicide

    SCHENECTADY, New York (PIX11) — The high school senior, who became an internet sensation after he proposed to take an 80s style laser portrait with his cat for the yearbook, has died of an apparent suicide, his parents told the Times Union . He was 17 years old. Draven Rodriguez caused a digital stir in […]

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    Baseball’s Alex Rodriguez apologizes to fans

    (CNN) — Yankees third baseman Alex Rodrgiuez, who sat out the entire 2014 season following accusations that he used performance-enhancing drugs, apologized to fans in a handwritten letter released by his representatives Tuesday. Rodriguez wrote that he was offered a chance to apologize publicly at Yankee Stadium, but declined. He prefers to be “doing my […]

  • Protesters, family of Luis Rodriguez rally for justice

    MOORE, Okla. — Today marks the one year anniversary of the death of husband and father, Luis Rodriguez. He died last Valentine’s Day at the hospital after a struggle with police outside the Warren Theater. People from around the Moore area gathered Saturday for a rally. They say their mission is to end police brutality […]

  • Luis Rodriguez’s family files lawsuit against Moore PD, Warren Theatre, others

    OKLAHOMA COUNTY,Okla.– The family of a man who died after an altercation with Moore Police has filed a civil lawsuit against the police department and multiple other agencies, including the Warren Theatre. Included in the suit is deprivation of rights, excessive use of force, negligence and assault and battery. After speaking with Luis Rodriguez’s wife, […]