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  • 10 US Navy sailors missing after destroyer collides with merchant ship

    Ten US Navy sailors are missing after a US Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant ship east of Singapore early Monday, the Navy said in a statement. The Navy’s 7th Fleet said the USS John S. McCain collided with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while the destroyer was making its way to a port visit in Singapore. The collision was reported at 5:24 am local time, according to the Navy statement. A Navy official told CNN the McCain was […]

  • Cops: Florida man told McDonald’s ice cream machine broken, pulls out weapon

    DELRAY BEACH, FL – Employees at a McDonald’s in Delray Beach, Florida got quite a scare last week after police said a customer pulled out a weapon because the ice cream machine was broken. The workers called police Aug. 13 after a customer pulled out an AR-15 style rifle in the restaurant’s drive-thru at about 11:49 p.m. The rifle was actually an airsoft gun, but police said it had no markings to indicate it wasn’t an actual AR-15 rifle. Employees […]

  • Florida mom, daughter arrested for prostitution, unlicensed massage therapy

    SARASOTA, Fla. – A mother and daughter were arrested earlier in the week in Sarasota, Florida following a tip about possible prostitution happening inside their home. The Sarasota Police Department Street Crimes Unit and Narcotics Unit arrested Anne Dodge, 55, on Wednesday and Jennifer Dodge, 30, on Thursday. They are Sarasota residents. Between June 2017 and August 2017, Sarasota police officers, working with the Department of Health and Selah Freedom, conducted several undercover operations inside the Dodge’s residence in the […]

  • No one believed he would rape nursing home residents. Now, he is going to prison

    At first, no one believed them when they said the charming, well-liked aide in the nursing home where they lived had raped them. Claims like theirs are often dismissed as drug-induced hallucinations, signs of dementia or attempts by lonely residents to get attention. And, even when the cases of nursing home residents get to court, they can fall apart when victims’ memories prove unreliable – or they are no longer alive to testify. This time was different. The two women […]

  • Dick Gregory, civil rights activist and comedian, dead at 84

    Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory, who broke barriers in the 1960s and became one of the first African-Americans to perform at white clubs, died Saturday. He was 84. Gregory recently rescheduled an event in Atlanta because he was hospitalized. He died in Washington, his son posted on social media without giving details. “The family appreciates the outpouring of support and love, and respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time,” said Christian Gregory. […]

  • Thousands march in Boston in protest of controversial rally

    BOSTON – Thousands of counterdemonstrators marched Saturday in downtown Boston in response to a self-described free speech rally that had sparked concerns of possible violence. The largely peaceful march and rally came one week after racially motivated protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly. Live updates: Boston rally Amid a heavy police presence, men, women and children from diverse backgrounds showed up Saturday morning to march from the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury to Boston Common, the nation’s […]

  • Man charged in shooting death of Florida police officer

    UPDATE: A second Florida police officer has died from wounds he suffered in a shooting Friday night, Kissimmee police said on its Facebook page. Sgt. Richard “Sam” Howard died Saturday afternoon. A 46-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a police officer in the central Florida city of Kissimmee, Police Chief Jeff O’Dell said Saturday. Police charged Everett Glenn Miller in the killing of Kissimmee Officer Matthew Baxter. Sgt. Sam Howard was also shot and […]

  • Father and son who were also 9/11 first responders die of cancer months apart

    They were father and son. They were first responders on September 11, 2001, and now, their recent deaths are being tied to their heroism on that horrific day, more than 15 years later. Robert Alexander, 43, died this week of cancer related to his service at the World Trade Center site after the 9/11 attacks, according to a statement released Wednesday by the Uniformed Firefighters Association. His death follows that of his father, Raymond Alexander, who about nine months ago […]

  • Yamhill Co. deputies: Golden retriever found $85,000 worth of heroin

    YAMHILL COUNTY, OR (KPTV) — There’s a new K-9 in Yamhill County after deputies named a golden retriever an honorary member of their narcotics team for a drug discovery. The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook Thursday that Kenyon the dog found a suspicious item buried in his home’s backyard earlier this month. At first, Kenyon’s owners thought the item was a time capsule and decided to record themselves opening it. But they were surprised. What the golden retriever […]

  • Ropes, dish soap free woman wedged in slot canyon for 12 hours

    Emery County, UT (KSL) — A woman wedged in a slot canyon for more than 12 hours was rescued Thursday thanks to the hard work of rescuers — and about a gallon of dish soap. The rescue began about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday when a man called the Emery County Sheriff’s Office saying he and his 24-year-old wife were canyoneering in Zero Gravity Canyon in the San Rafael Desert and she became stuck, according to the sheriff’s office. The woman tried […]

  • Man tries to kill lice by lighting rental home on fire, arrested for arson

    Rockville, MD (WMAR) — An attempt to get rid of an annoying pest lands a Rockville man in cuffs. He’s accused of trying to set his home on fire to kill lice! Raymundo Ravelo tried chemicals and powders, but he said they didn’t work. Police say he couldn’t afford a professional exterminator, so the 54-year-old got drunk and poured gasoline around his rental home. When his family asked what he was doing, Ravelo said he was going to set it […]