• Carlos Rodriguez, Miami-Dade Corrections

    Florida man’s mug shot goes viral after arrest for arson, attempted murder

    MIAMI — A man arrested in Miami for arson and attempted murder is getting a lot of attention for his mugshot. Carlos Rodriguez, 31, has a deformed skull as a result of a car crash. According to the Daily Mail, when he was 14 he was driving while on drugs and hit a pole. The crash sent him flying through the windshield and he landed on his head. He was arrested Monday after police said he intentionally set his mattress […]

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    “My only option is bankruptcy,” Lawmakers hoping for change after Oklahoma ranks at the top of list for uninsured motorists, most expensive rates

    OKLAHOMA – It may not seem fair, but your credit score has more of an impact on your car insurance rate than your driving record. Oklahoma ranks at the top of the list for uninsured motorists as well as most expensive rates, but lawmakers are hoping to change that. He’s only 22, but Matt Kaihlanen is dealing with much more than what meets the eye. It is obvious he’s been through some trauma. He is an amputee and, at such […]

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    State audit on Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office released

    Results of a state audit on the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office were released Tuesday morning. The audit was requested earlier this year by Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater after allegations of financial mismanagement. “It was just shocking that this sort of stuff had even happened in the first place,” said Oklahoma County Commissioner Brian Maughan. Maughan spent much of the day reading through the 38-page report. “Particularly, I’m paying attention to those items that said it should’ve gone across […]

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    Indiana teen protecting siblings from intruder accidentally shoots himself, little sister

    ELKHART, Ind. – A 14-year-old in northern Indiana was trying to protect his siblings from an intruder when he accidentally shot himself and his little sister, the Elkhart Truth reports. The 14-year-old boy was home with his 9-year-old brother and 6-year-old sister when they heard someone yelling and banging on their door. The teen grabbed his mother’s handgun to protect his siblings from what they believed was an intruder, Elkhart Police Department spokesman Sgt. Chris Snyder told the paper. The teen was […]

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    Police chief group issues apology to minorities

    The head a major international law enforcement organization on Monday apologized for “the actions of the past and the role that our profession has played in society’s historical mistreatment of communities of color.” International Association of Chiefs of Police President, Terrence M. Cunningham, struck a conciliatory tone, acknowledging the deep-seated, generational mistrust between minorities and the police. Cunningham, speaking at a meeting of the group in San Diego, said law enforcement’s history is “replete with examples of bravery, self-sacrifice and […]

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    Mother killed in front of two young sons during apparent road rage incident

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A 22-year-old Missouri mother was shot and killed in front of her two young children on Sunday night following an apparent road rage incident. Whitney Gray, 22, was driving her minivan with her two children and a 16-year-old inside the vehicle when she was shot and killed, police told WDAF. The 8-month-old, 3-year-old and 16-year-old inside Gray’s vehicle were not injured. Gray’s vehicle came to a stop a block away from the shooting, according to police. She […]

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    UFO ‘expert’ found ‘vomiting black liquid,’ sent warning to mom before his death

    A UFO conspiracy theorist was found dead in Poland earlier this year only days after he told his mother to “investigate” if anything happened to him, according to The Telegraph. Max Spiers, 39, was in Poland in July to discuss conspiracy theories and UFOs when he was found dead inside an apartment, according to The Telegraph. Investigators ruled he died from natural causes. Spiers apparently sent his mother a “warning” via text message a few days before his death that said: “Your boy’s in […]

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    Sooners Smack Kansas State 38-17

    No that’s no mistake. Former Oklahoma and current Texas A&M quarterback Trevor Knight in attendance to watch his former team and twin brother take on Kansas State. Oklahoma got the ball the start the game against Kansas State with no Dede Westbrook in the starting lineup. However, Westbrook missed just two snaps before he made his debut catching a slant from Baker Mayfield. That drive resulted in a 25 yard touchdown from Baker Mayfield to Samaje Perine. The Sooners had […]

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    University of Missouri fraternity accused of teaching pledges to use date rape drugs

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri officials are investigating a fraternity accused of giving pledges date rape drugs and instructions on how to use them on female students. A school spokeswoman confirmed to KTVI that Delta Upsilon fraternity, which has already been suspended for possible racial problems, is also being investigated for allegedly serving alcohol to underage students and hazing pledges. In a letter to the fraternity from the Office for Civil Rights and Title IX Assistant Vice Chancellor, Assistant Vice Provost Ellen Eardley wrote: “Active members […]

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    Medical examiner: OSU basketball player who collapsing after workout died of natural causes

    STILLWATER, Okla. – We’re learning more about an OSU basketball player who suddenly died after a workout in July. Tyrek Coger, 21, had just transferred to Oklahoma State University from Cape Fear Community College in North Carolina. He was rated as the 21st best junior college prospect in the nation, averaging 12 points and seven rebounds a game. He signed with OSU on June 27, and was on campus for just two weeks before tragedy struck. University officials say Coger […]

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    Teenager confesses to stealing crackers from store, stunned by officer’s act of kindness

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – A teenager caught stealing from a store was given a helping hand instead of a citation. According to WGBA, Green Bay Officer Roman Trimberger was called to a gas station for a reported theft. Authorities say the 19-year-old man stole crackers from a gas station. After taking the crackers, he felt guilty about it and went back to pay for them. The store’s manager called police and the 19-year-old man waited for officers to arrive. The […]