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  • California teen gets 8 years in prison for hate crime assault of black special needs student

    LONG BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) – A 19-year-old Long Beach man was sentenced Monday to eight years in state prison for the hate crime assault of a black student  outside a Long Beach high school, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said in a news release. Bryan Blancas and his friends confronted the 16-year-old victim, knocked him to the ground and repeatedly punched and kicked him in the head, face and torso after school on May 15 in front of […]

  • Third litter of puppies left in dumpster prompts passionate plea from Virginia animal shelter

    MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – A Virginia based dog rescue group shared disturbing news on Facebook Sunday morning. “We have now taken in three separate litters of newborn puppies that were thrown in dumpsters and left to die,” Sanctuary Rescue volunteers posted. “Apparently this is a thing. And if our tiny little rescue outside of Richmond, Virginia has taken in three separate dumpster litters (no reason to believe they are related) in the past year or so, can you imagine how many […]

  • German shepherd found abandoned in crate in Connecticut has been euthanized

    ENFIELD, Conn. – A German shepherd found locked in a crate and left in a Connecticut ravine last month has been euthanized, police said Monday. A veterinarian deemed the dog, found near a marshy area in Enfield, to be “overly aggressive and beyond the tolerance level that was considered acceptable for a potential adoption.” Enfield authorities also cited state law CGS 22-232 (3) that says “when a licensed veterinarian determines that a dog is injured or diseased and that they […]

  • Kansas police share scary video of distracted driving crash

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (WDAF) — Police in Overland Park, Kansas say they’ve seen an increase in crashes caused by distracted driving, including a wild accident that happened this week. Chief Frank Donchez shared a video of a distracted driving wreck that happened Tuesday near 77th and Metcalf. Check it out in the video player above. Want to see a classic case of distracted driving check this out. C'mon people wake up! Is any text message important enough for this? @OverlandPark_PD pic.twitter.com/CJ5JtU8az9 […]

  • Missouri man having a seizure shocked when two teens try to rob him

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WDAF) – Two teenagers were desperately digging in Austin Aubuchon’s pockets only seconds after he started having a seizure, according to WDAF. “I was just running to the store to get some medicine for my wife,” he told WDAF.  “She wasn’t able to drive, so I went there myself. It was kind of like any other day going to the store. Then unfortunately as I was entering the store,  I had a seizure out of nowhere and […]

  • New Mexico veteran in hospice gets to see his beloved dog one last time

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A veteran living out his finals days was able to see his beloved dog one last time. Albuquerque Animal Welfare shared the emotional story along with photos on their Facebook page. John Vincent was admitted to the Hospice Center at the Raymond G. Murphy Veterans Affairs Medical Center last week. Since he has no family in the area, he had to surrender his dog Patch to the shelter. “John Vincent may not have much time left,” said […]

  • Voice of Charlie Brown speaks after release from prison

    SAN DIEGO — After serving most of a five-year sentence, Peter Robbins, the original voice of the beloved cartoon character Charlie Brown, is hoping for a comeback. “Well, I know I was certainly mentally ill, “Robbins told KSWB, “I wish I had gotten treatment earlier by professionals.” The now 63-year-old, who suffers from bipolar disorder, is a convicted two-strike felon for making criminal threats against several people, including San Diego County Sheriff William Gore. “I went on a manic phase where […]

  • Hospitals scramble as they face shortage of a vital cancer drug for children

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) – The University of California, Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of the many cancer treatment centers nationwide dealing with a shortage of the generic drug Vincristine. Vincristine is a standard treatment, primarily for children with leukemia, lymphoma, bone and brain cancers. Around two weeks ago, drugmaker Pfizer faced production problems. The other maker of Vincristine, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, had stopped production for business reasons. “It is an essential drug in almost all of our pediatric cancers,” […]

  • Indiana woman found guilty after fatally striking 3 siblings at school bus stop

    FULTON COUNTY, Ind. (WXIN) – The woman behind the wheel when three children were hit and killed at their bus stop in Rochester has been found guilty. Alyssa Shepherd, 24, was found guilty of three felony counts of reckless homicide, a count of criminal recklessness and passing a school bus causing injury. She faces more than 20 years in prison. Sentencing is set for December 18. Alivia Stahl, 9, and her 6-year-old twin brothers Xzavier and Mason Ingle were hit and […]

  • ‘Most ridiculous thing ever’: Ohio officials split building in two to solve property dispute

    RUGGLES TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WJW) – An Ohio man says local officials cut a building in half to end a property dispute with him. It happened in Ruggles Township following a complaint by Brett Galloway, who contends township officials constructed a building that was partly on his property. “It is pretty much the most ridiculous thing ever,” Galloway told WJW. He said he has tried negotiating with township leaders since January, but last week, when they didn’t reach an agreement, officials […]

  • Royal Caribbean bans woman for life after she ‘recklessly and dangerously’ posed for selfie

    LABADEE, Haiti – A woman was removed from a cruise ship and banned for life by the cruise company after she climbed onto her room’s balcony railing to pose for a dangerous photo shoot over the ocean. The incident happened on board the Royal Caribbean ship Allure of the Seas as it was approaching Labadee, Haiti earlier this week. The unnamed woman was spotted by a fellow passenger, Peter Blosic, who alerted the crew. “While on my balcony, I saw the woman climb on […]

  • New York City EMT suffers stroke driving ambulance, then colleague who came to help has aneurysm

    NEW YORK CITY – An emergency medical technician raced to assist a colleague who had a stroke on the job, but he fell unconscious before he could help. “We’re not believers in coincidences, except for today,” Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro told reporters on Thursday. “And it is an extremely tragic coincidence.” Liam Glinane, 63, an EMT with the New York City Fire Department, was driving an ambulance Thursday on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway when he suffered a stroke and had […]

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