Early Dismissals & School Closings

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  • Parents charged after teething baby thrown from unstrapped car seat lands on head

    CONWAY, S.C. – Two South Carolina parents face child neglect charges after a teething baby was allegedly thrown from his unstrapped car seat by his father. According to The State, 22-year-old Jacob Lowman became “angry” on March 10 when his son started to cry, so he threw the baby’s car seat in the air. The unstrapped child flew out of the seat and landed on his head. The child’s mother, Juliana Biggerstaff, said she tried to take the boy to […]

  • College graduate decides to sing resume, gets worldwide attention

    DENVER – Launching a career can be tough, but a University of Denver graduate’s job search is getting some serious attention. Page Kemna is looking for a way to kick-start her career in sales and marketing and has found a way to stand out from the crowd of applicants, by singing her resume. “I  wanted them to know who I was outside of just paper so I decided to sing them a little song to show them I could go […]

  • Woman on mobility scooter weaves through busy traffic onto interstate

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A woman in a mobility scooter caused a stir for drivers as she slowly careened between cars on busy Elvis Presley Boulevard and onto Interstate 55 in Memphis Friday evening. Towanna Murphy caught the incident on Facebook Live as she tried to slow down other drivers and get the woman to pull over. She said later she was scared for the woman as she recorded it, according to WREG. But the woman, who appears to have flowers […]

  • Formerly missing boy brings dinner to officers who helped find him

    CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – A 10-year-old boy who disappeared earlier this week in Virginia surprised the officers who helped bring him home with dinner over the weekend. Sgt. K. Rollins with the Chesterfield Police posted a photo Saturday that showed Zachary Long meeting the North D platoon officers who helped find him. “Zachary brought dinner for the officers to show his appreciation,” Sgt. K. Rollins said. Lt. Don Story said Zachary and his father, Andrew Long, brought barbecue and side dishes […]

  • Suspected ‘one pot’ meth lab found in White Castle restaurant, police say

    HOBART, Ind. — Police found what they believe was a methamphetamine lab inside a White Castle restaurant in northwest Indiana Friday, according to WGN. Officers were called to the White Castle at 7996 W. Ridge Rd. in Hobart, Ind., about 10:50 a.m. Friday for a report of a suspicious person, according to the Hobart Police Department. Police found a man with a “suspected one pot” meth lab, the department said in a statement. A one-pot meth lab is a bottle filled with […]

  • Man trashes police station lobby during rampage captured on video

    GRAFTON, Wis. – A man went on a rampage and trashed the inside of a Wisconsin police department, and the strange outburst was all caught on camera. The man walked into the Grafton Police Department just before 1 p.m. on Sunday, according to WITI. Surveillance video shows him kick a hole in the wall right as he walks inside. He is seen throwing his bag across the lobby and then heads straight for the brochures. He’s seen tearing down shelves […]

  • Arkansas students punished with paddle for walkout over gun violence, parent says

    GREENBRIER, Ark. – Three students were punished for walking out of their Arkansas school Wednesday during the national protest against gun violence, and their punishment is now in the spotlight. Per ArkansasMatters.com, the Greenbrier Public Schools superintendent says the students never gave a heads-up so their school could prep for their demonstration, adding they were disciplined not for exercising their First Amendment rights, but for leaving class. Their choice of punishment, per the super: suspension or getting a parent-OK’d paddling. […]

  • Burglar accused of biting off part of man’s face at recording studio

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis recording studio employee is at home recovering after he says a burglar “bit part of his face off.” Crafton Barnes said he has about 25 stitches in his left cheek after the attack early Wednesday morning at the Sounds Good Memphis recording studio. “It was just surreal. Then it was just like some kind of weird movie,” Barnes told WREG. Police said Corlandt Northcross broke in through a window and started attacking Barnes. “Lunged and […]

  • Woman’s simple mistake while battling illness leads to liver failure

    CLEVELAND – Stephanie Soriano took over-the-counter medication while fighting the flu in January. The busy mom wanted to knock out the illness so she could keep going. “I was taking Tylenol during the day (and) towards the evening as well. At nighttime, so I could sleep, I took NyQuil,” Soriano told WJW. “Then, I would wake up around 2 to 3 in the morning and take Theraflu as well.” Although everything she took would work on cold symptoms, they all […]