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  • Basketball standout back on the court one month after having part of his brain removed

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – This season, high school basketball fans in Indianapolis will witness a miracle on the court. Cathedral High School standout James Franklin, Jr. is ready to play again after having a part of his brain removed. The surgery was to prevent seizures, a condition he’s dealt with since birth. “They didn’t expect me to be here to be honest with you,” the 17-year-old point guard told WXIN. James is a walking, basketball playing miracle. He had a stroke […]

  • Girl, 4, fatally shoots herself while reaching for candy in grandmother’s purse

    TAMPA, Fla. — A 4-year-old Florida girl fatally shot herself after she accidentally pulled the trigger of a gun inside her grandmother’s purse while reaching for candy, according to the Tampa Bay Times. The incident happened on Sept. 14 while Yanelly “Nelly” Zoller was at her grandparents’ Tampa home. The girl accidentally pulled the trigger and was shot in the chest, according to police. “She just wanted some damn candy,” father Shane Zoller told the newspaper. Zoller says his daughter was […]

  • Baby born to mom who refused cancer treatment has died

    DETROIT, Mich. — A baby born earlier this month to a Michigan mother who died after she refused brain cancer treatment so her child could live, has also died, the family said on Thursday. Life Lynn DeKlyen, who was born on Sept. 6 at 24 weeks, died overnight, the family posted on Facebook: “It is with great sadness and an absolutely broken heart that I tell you Life Lynn passed away last night. Carrie is now rocking her baby girl. I […]

  • Woman screams at veteran for bringing PTSD service dog in restaurant

    PHILADELPHIA — A woman shown on video screaming at a veteran who brought his service dog inside a Delaware restaurant is now telling her side of the story, according to WTXF. In the video, Ciara Miller is upset about a veteran’s service dog being allowed inside Kathy’s Crab House in Delaware City. “I’m leaving because the food is nasty and there’s a dog,” Miller can be heard yelling in the video. An employee tells Miller that the dog’s owner is […]

  • Woman dragged out of vehicle by her hair during road rage beating

    TAMPA, Fla. — Two women face battery and burglary charges after an apparent road rage beating near Tampa on Monday, according to WTVT. Alicia Nicole Scarduzio, 20, and Kelly Lyn Gemberling, 49, are both accused of pulling a woman out of her car and attacking her during rush hour on Monday. “It was vicious and it was scary,” an eyewitness told WTVT. “I felt like I was watching those fight videos that you see online.” The incident started when a […]

  • School teacher fired over racist Facebook rant — she claims she was ‘hacked’

    BATESVILLE, Miss. — A Mississippi teacher is out of a job after parents claim she went on a racist rant on Facebook, according to WREG. The South Panola School District said Batesville Intermediate School teacher Cammie Rone has been dismissed following an investigation. Rone is still able to appeal the decision. Rone apparently went on a racist rant on Facebook, writing: “If blacks in this county are so offended, no one is forcing them to stay here. Why don’t they pick […]

  • Company will pay your down payment on a new house – but there’s a catch

    SEATTLE — A new startup is willing to spot you up to $50,000 for a down payment on a house — provided you’re cool with a string of strangers coming into your new home for the first few years. KING 5 reports Loftium launched Monday in Seattle. It was started by 29-year-old Yifan Zhang after she realized she could cover the mortgage on her new townhouse by renting out the spare bedroom on Airbnb, according to the New York Times. […]

  • Florida elementary school teacher asks students to use gender neutral pronouns

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A Florida teacher’s note requesting that her fifth graders try to use gender-neutral pronouns in her classroom has parents divided, according to the Tallahassee Democrat. Chloe Bressack, a new math and science teacher at Canopy Oaks Elementary, greeted parents in a letter introducing herself. “One thing that you should know about me is that I use gender neutral terms. My prefis ix Mx. (pronounced Mix),” she wrote. “My pronouns are ‘they, them, their’ instead of ‘he, his, […]

  • Officer shares photo of bruise caused by bullet that struck his bulletproof vest

    SACRAMENTO – A police officer in California shared a photo on social media that shows the bruise caused by a .380 caliber bullet that struck his body armor vest, according to KTXL. Officer Tim Martin, a 27-year veteran of the department, wrote on Facebook: “The round hit me about an inch and a half from the bottom of my vest.” The impact left Martin with a large bruise, covering one whole side of his abdomen. The drama unfolded during a […]

  • Cat stolen from rescue shelter found dead, mutilated in dumpster

    WARNING: This article contains graphic details SHORELINE, Wash. — Police are investigating after a cat named ‘Quixote’ was stolen from a cat rescue in Shoreline, Washington and then found dead in a nearby dumpster with his head crushed. Around 12 p.m. Tuesday, a volunteer with the Whisker City Cat Rescue called police when she noticed an outside cat shelter had been broken into and the cat which had been housed inside was missing, according to KCPQ. Shoreline Police responded and found a […]

  • Father ‘living every parent’s worst nightmare’ after 15-year-old killed in freak accident

    FORT THOMAS, Ky. — A Kentucky father is speaking out for the first time since his 15-year-old daughter was killed in a freak accident last month, WXIX reports. Michelle Chalk was killed on Aug. 1 when a tree fell on her while she was sitting in a hammock. “We are living every parent’s worst nightmare,” Keith Chalk told WXIX. “Every time a teenager leaves the house and gets in a car, every time their child goes off to college.  There’s […]