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    ‘As lucky as they get’: Boy survives spider bite with record dose of antivenom

    NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia – A 10-year-old boy in Australia survived a bite from one of the world’s deadliest spiders thanks to a quick-thinking dad—and a record-breaking amount of antivenom. Matthew Mitchell was working with his father in a shed at their home around 60 miles north of Sydney when he was bitten by a funnel-web spider lurking in a shoe, the Australian Associated Press reports. His father used a T-shirt for a tourniquet and rushed the boy to the […]

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    Florida homeowner uses Jiu-Jitsu skills on suspected burglar

    FORT MYERS, Fla. – Brian Burch is a burglar’s worst nightmare – the Florida homeowner is not just a large, powerful man, but he also happens to be skilled in the martial art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Josue Ortiz chose the wrong house to break into Tuesday, Lee County deputies told WBBH. Ortiz allegedly saw the door to Burch’s garage left open and slipped in, lifting multiple tools and loading them into his vehicle. Burch said he went outside after hearing […]

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    Shirt tucked over woman’s windshield was a ‘random prank’

    FLINT, Mich. — The 19-year-old woman who posted a Facebook warning after finding a shirt laid over her windshield was the victim of a “random prank,” police say. On Feb. 16, Ashley Hardacre had just finished working at the Genesee Valley Mall in Flint, Michigan, and walked across the dark parking lot to her car – when she found a blue flannel shirt thrown over her windshield and tucked underneath a windshield wiper. “There were two cars near me and one […]

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    Breakthrough in cold case of missing Georgia teacher Tara Grinstead

    OCILLA, Ga. – It was the news that relatives of Tara Grinstead, the Georgia school teacher and former beauty queen who vanished 11 years ago, had been waiting to hear – an arrest in the case. Law enforcement officials from several agencies announced Thursday afternoon that Ryan Alexander Duke, 33, had been arrested and charged in the 2005 killing. Duke graduated from the same school where Grinstead taught. Grinstead disappeared from her Ocilla, Georgia, home in October 2005. She was […]

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    Trump administration hints at ‘greater enforcement’ of marijuana laws

    WASHINGTON – The White House said Thursday it expects law enforcement agents to enforce federal marijuana laws when they come into conflict with states where recreational use of the drug is permitted. “I do believe you will see greater enforcement of it,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer said regarding federal drug laws, which still list marijuana as an illegal substance. That’s a reversal from the Obama administration’s stance, which laid out in an official memo that the federal government […]

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    Blind 14-year-old female wrestler headed to state tournament

    AUBURN, Wash. — A 14-year-old wrestler from Auburn, Washington, is dominating her sport without being able to see her opponents. “I started wrestling in sixth grade, it was hard,” said 14-year-old Goddess Ma’alona-Faletogo, who is blind. “I had to get used to all of the conditioning. It was stuff I later learned to love.” She is a freshman wrestler competing in the 225-pound weight class for Thomas Jefferson High School. “I didn’t believe that I could do anything, honestly, (but) wrestling helped […]

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    Everything coming and going on Netflix in March

    Marvel’s Iron Fist joins Amy Schumer and many others on Netflix in March. It’s also your last chance to catch up on Jaws and Animal House before they and many more leave the service. More stories on Netflix ARRIVING March 1: Angry Birds: Season 2 (2013) Blazing Saddles (1974) Chicago (2002) Deep Run (2015) Dirt Every Day: Season 1 (2013) Epic Drives: Season 2 (2015) Friday After Next (2002) Head 2 Head: Season 2 (2013) Hot Rod Unlimited: Season 1 […]

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    Utah teens who allegedly shot girl in head during robbery kept ‘memento,’ police say

    SMITHFIELD, Utah — A 14-year-old Utah girl found in a dry canal with a gunshot wound to the head was allegedly attacked by two teenage boys who had initially planned to murder her using knives, then rob her. Charging documents filed in court Tuesday shed new light on the attack that sent 14-year-old Deserae Turner to a hospital with serious injuries. Police began investigating after Deserae, who lives in Amalga, was reported missing last week after she failed to return home […]

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    17-year-old wakes up on way to his own funeral

    HUBBALLI, India — A 17-year-old in India who was presumed dead woke up on the way to his own funeral, according to the Times of India. Last month, Kumar Marewad suffered a dog bite and developed a high fever.  When his condition worsened last week, his family brought him to a local hospital. The infection spread, however, and relatives were left with a difficult decision. “We had decided to take Kumar home after doctors told us his chances of survival were bleak […]

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    Father writes heartbreaking tribute to wife who is carrying baby without a brain to term

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma man’s Facebook post about his wife who is carrying their baby without a brain to term is going viral. Earlier this month, Royce Young posted a photo of his wife, Keri Young, on Facebook. Along with the picture, Young, who is a writer for ESPN, described the heartbreaking moment the couple found out that their daughter didn’t have a brain and his wife’s immediate selfless reaction: The other night, before I left for New Orleans, I […]

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    Murdered Indiana teen recorded video of suspect; Police release audio of his voice

    DELPHI, Ind. – Investigators have released an audio clip of the voice of a suspect in the deaths of two Indiana teenagers. Capt. Dave Bursten with Indiana State Police played the clip during a Wednesday news conference. He said it came from a video on the cell phone of victim Liberty German, who had the presence of mind to make the recording. Though difficult to understand, police said the voice is saying, “Down the hill.” Liberty, 14, and her friend, Abigail […]

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    Mother shares heartbreaking post about 10-year-old son’s cancer battle

    A Texas mother’s heartbreaking Facebook post about her 10-year-old son’s fight with cancer has gone viral. In September 2012, Drake Medinger was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, according to the Stinky Joe’s #1 Pit Crew Facebook page. Last week, his mother Jessica Medinger shared a picture of Drake leaning over the toilet. The picture was accompanied by the mother’s powerful words about her son’s struggle: This was this morning after carrying Drake to the bathroom. Yes, he is in a […]