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  • Four family members arrested in 2016 murders of 8 people in Ohio

    PIKE COUNTY, Ohio — Four family members have been arrested in the 2016 murders of eight people in a rural community of southern Ohio, according to WJW. George “Billy” Wagner III, 47; Angela Wagner, 48; George Wagner IV, 27; and Edward “Jake” Wagner, 26, were arrested Tuesday and “are charged with planning and carrying out” the killings of eight members of the Rhoden family, Ohio State Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office said in a news release. The Wagners are from […]

  • They told a boy with cerebral palsy to lie down in the water – then they used him as a bridge

    Canadian police are investigating after a boy with cerebral palsy was forced to lie down in a stream so students could walk over him. A Facebook video viewed 300,000 times shows 14-year-old Brett Corbett acting as a human bridge across the waterway outside Nova Scotia’s Glace Bay High School as a female student steps on his back without getting wet. “It started as a dare. But then someone threatened to push me,” Brett tells the CBC. “He was told if he didn’t get […]

  • 4-year-old girl left in van overnight after vehicle towed to city lot

    MILWAUKEE – A Milwaukee family is speaking out after city workers towed a van with a 4-year-old girl inside and left it in a lot overnight amid frigid temperatures, according to WITI. Milwaukee police stopped the minivan near 39th and Forest Home Avenue around 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday and arrested the driver of the minivan – who they suspected was intoxicated. Officers took custody of a 10-month-old child, but apparently didn’t notice the 4-year-old before the vehicle was towed to the […]

  • $1.5 Billion Mega Millions jackpot is still unclaimed 3 weeks after drawing

    SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. – Three weeks after one ticket earned the record-breaking $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot, lottery officials are still waiting for a winner to come forward, WLTX reports. Lottery officials confirmed that a ticket purchased at a convenience store in Simpsonville, South Carolina, matched all six numbers in the Oct. 23 drawing. After the monumental win, the lottery urged the potential winner to sign the ticket, drop it in a safe and get financial advice from a planner or […]

  • Police shoot, kill black security guard detaining suspect after bar shooting

    ROBBINS, Ill. — Police shot and killed an armed, black security guard who was detaining a suspect after several people were shot at a suburban Illinois bar early Sunday morning, witnesses told WGN. Jemel Roberson, 26, was shot dead by a Midlothian police officer responding to a shooting inside Manny’s Blue Room Bar in Robbins, Illinois, about 4 a.m. Sunday. Witnesses said officers shot at the wrong man. “Everybody was screaming out, ‘Security.’ He was a security guard,” witness Adam […]

  • ‘Secret Sister’ holiday gift exchange scam is back, police warn

    WASHINGTON — With the holidays approaching, so are social media posts about a gift exchange that promises you’ll get between six and 36 gifts if you participate. But it’s a scam. The same scam surfaced in previous years, too. The so-called “secret sister” gift exchange has circulated widely on Facebook, Reddit and various forums, according to Snopes. The posts often promise participants 36 gifts in exchange for one present valued at $10. Snopes pointed out that, despite plentiful comments from people […]

  • Photo of Wisconsin students posing in apparent Nazi salute sparks outrage, investigation

    BARABOO, Wis. – A photo showing a group of male, mostly white Wisconsin high school students with their arms raised in what appear to be Nazi salutes has sparked a district investigation and criticism from a Holocaust memorial group. The image of students in the Baraboo School District in Wisconsin was originally posted on the @GoBaraboo parody account with the caption, “We even got the black kid to throw it up.” But the picture, which was tagged #Barabooproud, has since […]

  • Dog food recalled for too much vitamin D; look out for excessive vomiting

    WASHINGTON — Too much vitamin D in some of their dry dog food has prompted Nutrisca and Natural Life Pet Products to issue voluntary recalls, according to WGNO. Nutrisca’s recall is nationwide, while Natural Life Pet Products’ recall is for eight states, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Dogs with elevated levels of vitamin D might exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss. Nationwide, Nutrisca of St. Louis […]

  • ‘It’s the PCP:’ Man wearing only a towel arrested at shopping center

    BROOKLYN, Ohio — Police in the Cleveland area got a call for a naked man at a shopping plaza, but body camera video shows how the case turned into much more than an arrest for indecent exposure. Police recently encountered Wilbur Rosado at the Biddulph Plaza Shopping Center in Brooklyn with a towel around his waist, according to WJW. When asked why he wasn’t wearing clothes, Rosado answered, “I don’t know,” then mumbled something about PCP. When officers asked him […]

  • Photographer defends ‘A Christmas Story’-themed picture of ‘Baby Ralphie’ with a toy gun

    SHELBYVILLE, Ind. – An Indiana photographer is defending a photo based on the popular film “A Christmas Story” after some suggested it was inappropriate. In the photo, a newborn dressed up as the main character Ralphie is seen holding a replica of the BB gun that plays a pivotal role in the holiday film set in a fictional Hoosier town called Hohman. Amy Haehl from Shelbyville’s Coffee Creek Studio said she has wanted to create a photo based on the film […]

  • Flight attendant breastfeeds passenger’s crying baby

    MANILA, Philippines — A flight attendant went the extra mile for a mother who had run out of formula to feed her baby on a domestic flight in the Philippines. Philippine Airlines flight attendant Patrisha Organo heard an infant crying soon after takeoff and “approached the mother and asked if everything’s okay,” she wrote in a Facebook post, which included a picture of her holding the infant. “Teary-eyed, she [the mother] told me that she ran out of formula milk,” […]

  • Child battling cancer is granted dying wish to escort mother down aisle

    STOW, Ohio – Weddings are a time of great joy, but for one Ohio family, the celebration was bittersweet. “He said, ‘Well, Mama, I would like to walk you down the aisle before I die,’ and then I was like, ‘You know what? We’re making it happen,'” said Taylore Woodard of her son Keith, who is battling cancer for the fourth time. The rare cancer had spread across the 12-year-old’s already frail body. In hospice care for weeks, Keith’s family leaped […]