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  • Illinois State Police mourning trooper who was fatally struck during traffic stop

    PECATONICA, Illinois– Illinois State Police are mourning one of their own. According to a press release posted on the state police Facebook page, Trooper Brooke Jones-Story died Thursday in the line of duty. Authorities say at around 11:24 Thursday morning, Trooper Jones-Story was inspecting a commercial motor vehicle on U.S. Route 20 westbound in Stephenson County. At about 12:20 p.m., she was outside her squad car when police say she was struck and fatally wounded when a truck tractor semi-trailer […]

  • 71-year-old charged after Akron police say he choked, shot man who ate his chicken

    AKRON- Akron police have now charged a man who was accused of shooting someone over chicken. Police say Kenneth B. Fry, 71, of Akron, was charged with felonious assault. He was picked up on a warrant for that charge from an incident that happened on March 12 at his West Dalton Street rooming house. According to police, Fry choked and shot a man in the shoulder because the man ate two pieces of his chicken. Police said the victim was […]

  • Police need help identifying woman who was struck by vehicle in Pennsylvania

    ENOLA, Pa. — Police in Pennsylvania are asking for the public’s help identifying a woman. According to East Pennsboro Township police, the woman was hit by a vehicle in October 2018 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Since that time, police have been in contact with the woman and are still trying to identify her. Police say she claims her name is Wilma Chambers or Debra Wilma Chambers. She has provided two dates of birth making her either 74 or 76 years old, […]

  • UPDATE: Barberton police say missing 3-year-old girl found safe in Akron

    BARBERTON, Ohio — Barberton police were looking for a missing three-year-old girl Wednesday evening. Thankfully, at just after 11 p.m., police gave an update that the little girl named Ellie was found safe. She and her biological mother, Melissa Ludwig, were found in Akron by the Akron Police Department. They are both unharmed. Police say this is an ongoing investigation. According to a press release sent out earlier Wednesday evening, Ludwig did not have custody of the child and was […]

  • City workers discover body of female while cleaning property at abandoned home in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND- Cleveland police are investigating after the body of a female was found on Wednesday. According to police, at around 2 p.m., officers responded to the rear yard of an abandoned, boarded-up home on E. 132nd Street for a female who was deceased. Police say the female was found to be in an advanced state of decomposition when she was discovered by City of Cleveland Public Works employees who were cleaning and removing debris from the area. Officers did not […]

  • Dog who was abused then rescued from animal shelter becomes K-9

    JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — A German shepherd who was rescued from an animal shelter in Kansas is now a crime-fighting pup. According to a post on the Geary County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page via Junction City-Geary County Animal Shelter, the pup, who was named Nova, was brought to the shelter in October 2018 with a deep wound around her muzzle. The shelter said that left them to believe she had been bound in some way by rope, wire, a string […]

  • 7 firefighters’ wives pregnant at the same time

    SALISBURY, N.C. — A fire department in North Carolina is about to hear the pitter-patter of little feet, big time. The wives of seven firefighters at Salisbury Fire Department are expecting, according to Brianna Mitschele with Flashpoint Photography. She writes that the department will soon have seven little recruits. One of the expectant moms is due next week; the others are expected to give birth in April, May, June, August and September, according to the blog post. “When I found […]

  • ‘Steel Magnolias’ coming to theaters for 30th anniversary

    CLEVELAND- Call your friends and let them know “Steel Magnolias” is returning to theaters in honor of the movie’s 30th anniversary. According to Fathom Events’ website, the special anniversary event will be in select theaters on May 19, May 21 and May 22. The movie, starringĀ  Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts, is about their bond in a small Louisiana parish and how they deal with the death of one of their own. […]

  • Do you recognize him? Authorities looking for Solon bank robbery suspect

    SOLON, Ohio — Authorities are looking for a man accused of robbing Key Bank on Miles Road in Solon on Monday at around 4 p.m. Police say the man, believed to be between 20 and 30 years old, passed a note to the teller, demanding money. No weapon was seen and no one was injured. The suspect was described as about 5’6″ and 180-190 lbs. He got away with an undisclosed amount of money and was last seen walking toward […]

  • Ohio teen owner of puppy who was abandoned then hit by train charged

    BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio — The Butler County Sheriff’s Office released new information Monday on the sweet puppy who was abandoned and then severely injured after being struck by a train. In a Facebook post, the sheriff’s office said dog wardens received anonymous tips that the animal, which lost both hind legs and an eye in the accident, had an owner — a 17-year-old from Hamilton. The teen is accused of abandoning the dog — who was named Trooper — and […]

  • ‘I got Luke Bryan’s boots!’ Country singer gives ‘American Idol’ contestant shoes off his feet

    HOLLYWOOD– The “American Idol” judges are much more than mentors to the contestants: Country singer Luke Bryan proved just how true that is after his beautiful gesture toward one of the singers Sunday. While contestant Colby Swift, 19, of Midfield, Texas, was performing his first solo song during Hollywood Week, Bryan noticed something: The teen had holes in both of his boots. So, just a short time after Swift’s performance, the Idol judge got up, took off his own boots […]

  • Red Cross asks for volunteers to help install free smoke alarms across Northeast Ohio

    CLEVELAND-The American Red Cross of Northeast Ohio is calling for volunteers to help install free smoke alarms to help save lives. Local events are part of a national effort to install 100,000 alarms during a two-week push for “Sound the Alarm.” The Red Cross says from April 27 to May 12, it is rallying 30,000 volunteers and partners to install the free smoke alarms and to also help families create home fire escape plans in 100 high-risk communities nationwide. Services […]

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