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  • Thief paid for meal with stolen credit card … that belonged to waitress, police say

    PINE BLUFF, Ark. — Authorities say an Arkansas thief tried to pay for a meal using a credit card that had been stolen from the waitress herself days earlier. Police spokesman Lt. David De Foor said in a news release that officers arrested 21-year-old Shamon West on Tuesday at Shannon’s Restaurant in Pine Bluff. He said that, “having no desire to pay for the fellow’s meal,” waitress Flora Lunsford called to report that the man had tried paying for his […]

  • 10-year-old doesn’t let diabetes slow her down on the race track

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – 10-year-old Taylor Corum lives life in the fast lane racing in the Huntsville Quarter Midget Association. Taylor’s father Shane Corum grew up with the sport and decided to introduce it to his daughter at a young age. Now, Taylor is one of the few girls who participates in the HQMA racing club, which is designed for kids ages 5-16. “I love it,” Shane told WHNT. “I told her the car doesn’t know if it’s a girl or […]

  • LSU’s Mike the Tiger shows off his stalking skills on unsuspecting visitor

    BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU’s Mike the Tiger has grown into a beautiful creature with all the cat-like traits you would see in the wild. He showed off those skills over the weekend by stalking an unassuming person who was standing with his back to the cage. The moral of the story? For Kevin Felder Jr., it’s “don’t turn your back on a tiger.” His viral video has been shared thousands of time and has over 2 million views.

  • Woman shoots 16-year-old after waking up to find him walking to her bedroom

    PARKLAND, Wash. – A Washington state woman shot a 16-year-old in the arm after finding the teen inside her home in the early hours of Saturday morning, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies responded at 3:15 a.m. Saturday morning to a 911 call reporting an unknown intruder inside a woman’s home in Parkland. The suspect was rushed to the hospital after suffering a serious gunshot wound to one arm. “The homeowner told the deputies that her husband was […]

  • Father drowns saving twin daughters in Atlantic Ocean

    ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. – A Virginia father died Friday after he swam into the Atlantic Ocean to help his twin daughters who were having trouble swimming, according to his colleague at the real-estate firm Spotts & Carneal. The man, identified as 48-year-old Charles Austin Joy, of Beaverdam, was in cardiac arrest when emergency workers arrived to help. The family annually vacations at Atlantic Beach, though this particular trip was a surprise for the kids who just finished school. The two girls […]

  • VA pathologist fired for being ‘impaired’, nearly 20,000 veterans may be at risk

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Officials with the VA Medical Center in Fayetteville and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced an investigation Monday after a pathologist was found to be “impaired” and misdiagnosed patients, resulting in at least one death. Dr. Skye McDougall, the Network Director and CEO of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, made the announcement on Monday. “I want to apologize to all veterans for what we’re going to disclose today,” said McDougall. “What we’re going to talk […]

  • Video shows teen with one arm carrying out vicious crime spree

    CLEVELAND – New security camera video reveals how an Ohio teen carried out a vicious crime spree – even though he has only one arm. Krillian Howard, who was 17 when the crimes were committed, was charged as an adult and sentenced last Thursday to 20 years behind bars. “He committed five armed robberies in a short period of time last spring,” Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Mike O’Malley told WJW. “What he did was terrible. He terrorized our county, east, west, […]

  • Man chugged a beer after being pulled over

    BIG COPPITT KEY, Fla. — A Florida man is in jail after allegedly chugging down a beer after being pulled over for suspicion of drunk driving. 48-year-old Daryl Royal Riedel led police on a chase on June 14th that ended with him getting out of his pickup truck holding a beer and gulping it down in front of the deputy that pulled him over, according to WPLG-10. Deputy Lopez was in pursuit of Riedel and used his car’s PA system to […]

  • Mom turns son in to police for making inappropriate comments, gestures at 10-year-old

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – A Missouri man who allegedly exposed himself to a 10-year-old is behind bars for his alleged actions after his mom turned him in to police. Jackson County prosecutors charged 28-year-old Joshua A. Williams with attempted enticement of a child and one count of attempted statutory sodomy with a person less than 12 years old. The alleged incident happened on June 13. According to court documents, Williams was not wearing a shirt when he pulled up and started […]