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  • Tearful surprise greets Alabama man who walked for hours to get to work

    PELHAM, Ala. — An Alabama college student whose car broke down just before his first day of work made the 20-mile journey on foot, a feat that earned him fame — and a new car. Hours before his first day working for Bellhops movers, Walter Carr set out from Homewood at midnight, making it to Pelham by 4 a.m. Friday. There, he encountered Pelham police officers, who took him to breakfast and dropped him at his assignment. Client Jenny Lamey […]

  • Missouri mom charged after allegedly letting men rape her 2-year-old daughter

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Missouri woman is facing child abuse charges after allegedly letting men rape her 2-year-old daughter. Azzie Watson, 25, has been charged with three counts of child abuse and one count of child endangerment in Jackson County. On June 29, Kansas City police were called to a hospital in regard to a reported rape. Officers were given a recording that Independence police had obtained and, according to court documents, was made by Waton’s boyfriend. In the […]

  • Teen with peanut allergy dies after unknowingly eating peanut butter Chips Ahoy cookie

    WESTON, Fla. — A Florida teenager who had a peanut allergy died after unknowingly eating a cookie with peanut butter, and the teen’s mom says Chips Ahoy’s packaging is to blame. Kellie Traver-Stafford posted on Facebook that her daughter, Alexi, was at a friend’s home in June when she ate the cookie. “There was an open package of Chips Ahoy cookies, the top flap of the package was pulled back and the packaging was too similar to what we had […]

  • Girl struck and killed on Michigan interstate after surviving father’s alleged drunken crash

    ROMULUS, Mich. — Police in Michigan are investigating the death of a girl who was struck and killed on an interstate while trying to get help for her dad, who had been involved in an accident. Police said 7-year-old DeSandra Thomas was riding in a car with her father, who was drunk at the time, when he hit an abandoned vehicle and drove off the roadway. Emergency crews were called to the scene in Romulus, Michigan about 3 a.m. Sunday, […]

  • Woman who survived 7 days after SUV tumbled down 200-foot cliff shares story

    BIG SUR, Calif. — An Oregon woman who disappeared a week earlier was found alive at the bottom of an oceanside cliff in Big Sur, California, where she survived in the wreckage of her SUV by using her radiator hose to siphon water from a nearby creek, authorities said Saturday. Angela Hernandez, 22, of Portland, lost control of her vehicle and plunged 200-250 feet down a cliff, leaving the Jeep partially submerged in the ocean, said John Thornburg, public information […]

  • Utah man impersonates officer, threatens to shoot, bury men he believed to be immigrants

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah — A Utah man faces felony and misdemeanor charges for allegedly impersonating an officer and threatening to kill two men he believed to be in the country illegally. Officers with Saratoga Springs Police Department responded to the incident at Inlet Park on Sunday. Upon arrival they found a man named Carlos, who told them he and his friend, Daniel, had been walking down the trail when they were approached by a group of four men and ultimately threatened, […]

  • Pennsylvania mom accused of killing infant with drug-tainted breast milk

    DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — A Pennsylvania mother is accused of killing her young son by feeding him breast milk containing a deadly mix of drugs. WPVI reported that Samantha Jones, 30, of New Britain Township, was charged Friday with criminal homicide in the death of her 11-week-old son. The suspect reportedly told investigators she was taking prescription methadone because of an addiction to painkillers when her child died April 2. Jones told police that she was too tired to prepare formula for the […]

  • Target offers 15 percent off classroom supplies for teachers

    MINNEAPOLIS – Target is offering teachers a 15 percent discount on select classroom supplies this summer – and the savings start Sunday. The department store announced the move in a post on their blog “A Bullseye View”: “Pssst… teachers. New this year, we’re making life a little easier for you, too, with a special 15-percent discount … For the first time, Target’s offering teachers nationwide 15 percent off select classroom supplies, from pens, pencils, crayons and markers to classroom storage and […]

  • Daughter sentenced for killing father after finding child porn of herself

    MANCHESTER, England – A UK woman has been sentenced to prison for murdering her father and burying him in the garden—but only after she found his stash of child pornography that included images of herself. After pleading guilty to manslaughter, fraud, and false representation, Barbara Coombes received a nine-year sentence this week. UK authorities only learned about the 2006 murder in January when 63-year-old Coombes walked into a police station and confessed, reports the Guardian. Authorities then uncovered the body of […]

  • Cameras capture dog being thrown from car, abandoned at illegal dumping ‘hot spot’

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Police are looking for the person seen in surveillance video dumping a dog Friday morning in Kansas City. The area where it happened is a hot spot for illegal dumping – one of the worst in the city, investigators told WDAF. The dog did not appear to be injured, but it needed a lot of water due to the heat, according to those who responded to the scene. They don’t know how old she is, but […]

  • Video shows alligator eating shark off South Carolina coast

    HILTON HEAD, S.C. — An alligator has been caught on video eating a small shark off the coast of South Carolina. The Island Packet reported that Kristen Poillon captured the video, which shows a 7-foot alligator chomping on the bonnethead shark at Skull Creek. The alligator was out of its normal habitat and swimming in the saltwater of Skull Creek, a part of the Intracoastal Waterway, according to the newspaper. Locals have reportedly given the alligator the name “Charlie.” “He […]

  • Jackpot winner who put nephew’s name on ticket ‘for good luck’ now says she’ll sue him

    MARGAREE FORKS, Nova Scotia, Canada — It appeared to be a joyous photo op: a 57-year-old Nova Scotia woman and her 19-year-old nephew holding up a check for $1.2 million Canadian ($900,000 U.S.) they’d won in a fundraising event that helped fire departments around Margaree Forks. But per the CBC, the presser Thursday went downhill soon after the shutter clicked as Barbara Reddick said she’d be taking Tyrone MacInnis to court for his half of the money. “Tyrone is getting nothing,” […]