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  • Security ‘stronger than ever’ for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade after recent terror attack

    NEW YORK — Security for the Thanksgiving Day Parade will be “stronger than ever” this year, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio promised Monday in the wake of the recent truck terror attack in Manhattan. It will feature heavy weapons teams, sand trucks, aviation units, K-9 units and rooftop surveillance teams. There will also be increased screening. Security will be amped up although there are no credible threats against the parade, according to WPIX. “There are no credible and specific threats against […]

  • Woman left to die on train tracks loses legs, handles heartache with humor

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – They say laughter is the best medicine, and for a young woman who said she was drugged and left to die, comedy is how she copes. Mandy Horvath had just turned 21. She was on a camping trip with friends in Nebraska back in 2014. They’d gone to shoot pool at a bar. “I had two beers and two shots, and after I picked up and drank my second beer, I stepped outside,” she told WDAF. […]

  • Off-duty officer shoots armed robbers to death while holding baby

    Surveillance video from inside a pharmacy in Brazil shows an off-duty police officer shooting two robbers during a robbery attempt, according to Sao Paulo State Police. Sergeant Rafael Souza was with his wife and child inside a pharmacy when two men armed with guns stormed inside the store, according to Britain’s Independent, citing a radio station in Brazil. One of the suspected robbers pointed their gun at Souza who immediately fired his gun. The off-duty officer is shown in the video […]

  • Man dies after trying to rescue dogs from burning RV

    LOS ANGELES — A 46-year-old man died on Monday after attempting to rescue his dogs from inside a burning recreational vehicle in Rancho Park, authorities said. The victim lived in the RV at 2734 S. Westwood Blvd. – in a residential neighborhood – with his wife and dogs, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The victim’s partner, Rachel Spencer, identified him as David Michael Plott of Alabama. She said they were engaged, not married. The couple was gathering cans in […]

  • Man accused of running over friend after argument, killing him

    GREENSBORO, N.C. –A 20-year-old man is behind bars after police say he got in an argument with his friend, backed over him with his truck, then broke into a nearby home where he collapsed, according to WGHP. Evidence collected at the scene, along with a series of interviews, revealed an unusual series of events that resulted in the death of Jamison Logan Horvath, 22, of Greensboro, according to a news release from police. Police were dispatched to 1348 Seminole Drive […]

  • Teen accused of murdering Colorado woman had ‘kill list,’ authorities say

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. – The 15-year-old who is accused off fatally stabbing a young woman in the Colorado city of Longmont had a kill list, according to the Boulder County District Attorney’s Office. Police said the teen used a hunting knife to kill Makayla Grote, a 2016 Green Mountain High School graduate, late Saturday night and was a mile away from the third person on his list when police arrested him early Sunday morning, according to KDVR. The details about the kill list […]

  • Texas 16-year-old asks teacher to adopt him, and she does

    BEAUMONT, Texas – A teenager who has been in foster care since he was 9 years old has a new family, just in time for the holidays. Anthony, 16, said he didn’t think he ever wanted to be adopted – until he met Bennie Berry. Berry was his English teacher, and now she is a first-time mom after Anthony asked her to adopt him. Berry told KBMT at first she thought Anthony was making jokes when he brought it up, telling […]

  • Cancer survivor scales Mount Kilimanjaro with doctor who saved his life

    CHICAGO – Four years ago, a Chicago-area man was given a 5 percent chance of survival after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. This month, he returned from climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with the doctor who saved his life. Ken Brown believes he is alive today thanks to Dr. Malcom Bilimoria, who was with him through his first uphill battle against cancer and his second, climbing the tallest mountain in Africa. Brown said the expedition began when he asked Bilimoria a simple […]

  • Mom sentenced to prison in “senseless death” of 7-year-old with strep throat

    CALGARY, Alberta – A Canadian mother has been sentenced to three years in prison after failing to take her 7-year-old son to the doctor for a treatable strep throat infection, officials said. Tamara Lovett, 48, of Calgary, was found guilty in January of criminal negligence causing the death of her son, Ryan, who died in 2013. “Our children are vulnerable,” said Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Kristine Eidsvik during Friday’s sentencing. “Lovett’s actions resulted in the senseless death of an […]

  • Guest speaker removed after showing porn to Virginia students, principal says

    CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – A guest speaker was removed from a Virginia high school assembly Monday morning after an inappropriate image appeared on a large screen at the beginning of his presentation, said Midlothian High School principal Shawn Abel in a message to parents. The image was pornographic in nature, people who were in the room during the Career Pathways program assembly at Midlothian High School told WTVR. The assembly was attended by the school’s sophomore class. Multiple students said, […]

  • 2 dead, pregnant woman hospitalized after neighbor accused of killing man’s dog

    INDIANAPOLIS – Two men are dead and a pregnant woman remains in the hospital following a triple shooting near Indianapolis’ Fountain Square area. The triple shooting happened Sunday night in the 1800 block of Cottage Avenue, according to WXIN. The victims have been identified as 21-year-old Eric Hoffman and his cousin, 32-year-old William Koenig. “Little Bill 4 Real. That’s what we all called him. That was his nickname, because he was always real. Anything he said, he meant it,” said […]