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  • Family says crying girl on Time magazine cover was not separated from mother

    WASHINGTON — A girl shown in a photo crying as a U.S. Border Patrol agent detained her mother and used in a Time magazine cover about the Trump administration’s family separation policy was never separated from her mom, several media outlets reported. The Time cover shows the Honduran girl, Yanela Sanchez, next to President Donald Trump, who is looking down, with the caption, “Welcome to America. According to the girl’s father, his 2-year-old daughter was detained with her mother at […]

  • Two facing felony charges in Ohio after dogs found chained to pole, eating insulation

    NEWBURGH HEIGHTS, Ohio – Police arrested two people on felony animal cruelty charges after four dogs were found living in what officials described as deplorable conditions, according to WJW. Police Chief John Majoy said the city’s housing inspector called officers after he found the four dogs during an inspection of the home on East 53rd Street. “Two of the dogs were on a very short lease and chained to a pole in the basement,” Majoy told WJW. “Then there were […]

  • Expelled Wisconsin student sentenced to 3 years for raping 3 women

    MADISON — A former UW-Madison student was sentenced to three years in prison and five years of extended supervision on sexual assault charges, according to WMTV. Alec Cook was also sentenced Thursday, June 21 to three years of probation for strangulation and suffocation, and stalking charges which will be consecutive with the first three counts. Cook pleaded guilty in February to five felonies — three counts of third-degree sexual assault, strangulation and suffocation and stalking charges. According to WMTV, Cook […]

  • Dog shot 3 times in the face survives – now ‘Hope’ has a new home

    FORT SMITH, Ark. – A 4-year-old mixed-breed dog named Hope was found tied to a tree in Arkansas in late March, bleeding from three bullet wounds. “We found that she was shot three times in the face, so she had to get some emergency vet care,” said Amber Neal, Hope Humane Society director. Hope was taken to the Hope Humane Society in Fort Smith where Neal took her in while she healed. Scars on her face remain where the bullets entered. […]

  • Lump that moved across woman’s face leads to stomach-churning find

    A Russian woman who watched perplexed as a lump appeared on her face and then moved from one place to the next discovered the lump was alive. Specifically, the woman had a parasitic worm, whose movement she tracked in selfies. Per LiveScience, the woman first photographed the lump below her eye near the nose before it moved to her eyelid and then to her lip, where the infestation caused some serious swelling. The case appeared this month in the New England Journal […]

  • Kate Spade’s father dies night before his daughter’s funeral

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The ailing father of designer Kate Spade died just hours before his daughter’s funeral in Kansas City, Missouri. An announcement was made Thursday at Spade’s funeral, according to WDAF. A priest at the service said Earl (Frank) Brosnahan Jr. was recently put into hospice and passed away Wednesday night. He was 89 years old. “He had been in failing health of late and was heartbroken over the recent death of his beloved daughter,” a family statement says. Read […]

  • Police officer fired after traffic stop involving his daughter’s boyfriend

    LORAIN, Ohio – An Ohio police patrolman has been fired following an internal investigation into a traffic stop involving the boyfriend of the officer’s daughter. Investigators said the traffic stop was an “abuse of power.” Video of the incident shows the officer open the car door and tell the driver: “You’re going to jail.” The driver asks him: “For what?” “Have a seat in my car,” the officer says. “We’ll make (BEEP) up as we go.” It happened April 16, […]

  • Dump truck spills load of human waste along Indiana highway

    BROWNSTOWN, Ind. – It’s really not how you want your day to go. Drivers noticed something strange falling from the back of a dump truck on U.S. 50 near Brownstown, Indiana Wednesday.  One of the other drivers who noticed something was disgustingly amiss was an Indiana State Police officer, who pulled over the driver. The offending material turned out to be poop — processed human waste that had fallen on the road thanks to an unsecured gate. ISP Sgt. Stephen […]

  • Man parasailing in Myrtle Beach has both legs amputated after boat propeller accident

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – A man parasailing in Myrtle Beach had both his legs amputated after he tried to get on a banana boat and hit a propeller. Myrtle Beach Online reported the man was injured at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday near 3rd Avenue South and taken to the hospital. It happened when the man was trying to transfer from parasailing boat to a banana boat, according to WBTW. The victim fell into the water and was hit by the […]

  • Restaurant employee fired after viral video shows her stirring tea with forearm

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A video of an employee at a Missouri restaurant stirring tea with her forearm has gone viral, and those responsible have been fired. The video, which has been viewed more than 710,000 times on Facebook, shows the female employee at Raising Cane’s making tea with her arm fulling submerged. The employee and another girl are heard laughing before the employee poured the tea into a dispenser. The caption on the video read “don’t drink tea from […]

  • Boy sick of salad calls 911 to report parents – twice

    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – A Canadian boy fed up with his parents’ efforts to feed him salad decided to notify the authorities last Tuesday. Halifax police turned the call into a teachable moment, showing up at the family’s home to speak to the 12-year-old about using the 911 system responsibly. Before they got there, however, the boy called a second time to ensure that officers were on their way, according to a Facebook post by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. […]