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  • Bowling balls are being thrown at cars in St. Louis, drivers say

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – St. Louis drivers are on edge after two motorists said their vehicles were struck by bowling balls, according to KTVI. Now, police said there could be a third victim. The most recent case involves a woman who was driving home from her brother’s house Friday night. “It was a horrible experience,” said Teresa Seavey, who was behind the wheel. Photos showed the damage done to her car. Seavey said she was driving north on Tesson Ferry […]

  • Virginia prisons will no longer allow visitors to wear tampons

    RICHMOND, Va. -Women visiting friends, family, and loved ones incarcerated in Virginia prisons will no longer be allowed to wear a tampon during that visit once a new Virginia Department of Corrections policy goes into effect next month, according to WTVR. “If someone chooses to visit a Virginia Department of Corrections inmate, he or she cannot have anything hidden inside a body cavity,” Virginia Department of Corrections Director of Communications Lisa Kinney explained. “There have been many instances in which […]

  • Parents say son was lured to his death after using Letgo app to sell iPhone

    RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia mother and father believe their son was murdered while trying to sell his iPhone using the app Letgo, according to WTVR. Now they are asking the public to take a close look at surveillance video Richmond police recently released of a suspect in their son’s death. Josh Grey, 23, was shot and killed last Monday afternoon, the day a tornado outbreak spread across Central Virginia. “It was the day of the tornado and I called [Josh’s mom] […]

  • ‘He will save many lives:’ Pit bull rescued from fighting ring to become K-9 officer

    HONAKER, Va. – A 3-year-old dog named Dallas is among the first pit bulls ever rescued from a fighting ring to train as a police K-9. After about six weeks of training, Dallas will join the force in Honaker, Virginia, The Washington Post reports. “We knew that his combination of ball drive and his wanting of human praise was the perfect combination to be a police dog,” said Jen Deane, the founder and president of Florida rescue group Pit Sisters. […]

  • Teacher says she was fired for not following ‘no zero policy’ for kids who didn’t do homework

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — A teacher in Florida says she was fired from her job after refusing to give students grades on homework that wasn’t turned in. WPTV reports Diana Tirado has been a teacher for years, but recently got a job at a new school teaching history to eighth graders. She said she assigned an “explorer notebook project” to her students and gave them two weeks to complete it. She said several of her students didn’t turn in […]

  • “Twerk,” “Yowza,” and “OK” can now score points in Scrabble

    Scrabble players might find themselves twerking their way to victory soon, as hundreds of new words have been added to the game. The sixth edition of Merriam-Webster’s “Official Scrabble Players Dictionary” includes 300 words such as twerk, beatdown and sriracha. And it finally adds a common two-letter word that players have been waiting to use for decades: OK. “For a living language, the only constant is change,” said Peter Sokolowski, editor at large for Merriam-Webster. “The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary […]

  • Good Samaritan hit, killed by driver – who then steals his car

    When Dhimitri Andoni saw a vehicle swerve and then get stuck on the I-275 median Thursday night in St. Petersburg, Fla., he pulled over to the shoulder to help. But the 22-year-old good Samaritan ended up dead after his good deed, his car stolen by the same person who allegedly mowed him down. The details: The suspect: After the stranded vehicle returned to the road and safely drove away, Andoni started walking back to his 2015 Hyundai. Before he got there, […]

  • Detroit stadium worker seen spitting on pizza in viral video may face charges

    DETROIT – A video that shows a former Comerica Park food services employee spitting on pizza intended for customers has gone viral – now officials say the employee is in police custody and could face charges, according to WXYZ. The video was posted to Instagram on Saturday and shows an employee spitting on the pizza, then rubbing the sauce in it. The incident happened on Friday, according to park representatives. “As soon as we became aware through social media of […]

  • 13-year-old found naked, chained to door was forced to sleep in dog crate: officials

    PRATTVILLE, Ala. – An anonymous 911 call led Alabama investigators to a disturbing case of child abuse Thursday, according to the Autauga County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to a Prattville home to investigate the caller’s claim that a child was being abused, and found a 13-year-old boy naked with chains “padlocked” to his ankles. “The chains were attached to a door preventing the juvenile from normal movement,” the sheriff’s office said in a news release. “Subsequent investigation revealed that the […]

  • Disturbing photo shows baby crawling across busy New Jersey road

    LAKEWOOD, N.J. — A motorist spotted an infant boy crawling across a busy street in New Jersey on Saturday and stopped in time to bring the child to safety, according to WPIX. Corey Cannon, 43, of Eatontown, said he was on his way to work when he saw a child on all fours who had just crossed the yellow double line. “I thought it was a toy or something until (the baby) moved,” he told Asbury Park Press in a […]

  • Woman charged after 5 of her children test positive for cocaine

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – An Alabama mother faces multiple charges after five of her children tested positive for cocaine, according to Montgomery police. Cordelia Adair, 31, allegedly exposed five of her children – her 4-year-old son, 7-year-old daughter, 9-year-old daughter, 12-year-old son and 13-year-old son – to the substance during June and September of 2018, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by the Montgomery Advertiser. Adair was charged with five felony counts of chemical endangerment of a child. “MPD (Montgomery Police Dept.) […]

  • Son’s body found in mangled car after father receives GPS crash alert

    PAUMA VALLEY, Calif. – Authorities found a man’s body in a car that had careened down an embankment after his father received an alert from a GPS device, according to California Highway Patrol. The 28-year-old man’s father contacted CHP around 5:45 a.m. after receiving the alert that his son had been involved in a crash in Pauma Valley, California Highway Patrol Officer Mark Latulippe said. Pauma Valley is located in San Diego County, just west of Cleveland National Forest. Officers […]