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  • ‘Secret Sister’ holiday gift exchange scam is back

    Now that the holidays are here, so are social media posts about a gift exchange that promises you’ll get between 6 and 36 gifts if you participate. Don’t fall for it — it’s a scam! The same scam surfaced in previous years, too. The so-called “secret sister” gift exchange has circulated widely on Facebook, Reddit and various forums, according to Snopes.  The posts often promise participants 36 gifts in exchange for one present valued at $10. Snopes pointed out that, despite […]

  • Couple diagnosed with lung cancer 5 weeks apart

    GLOUCESTER, Va. (WAVY) — A couple from Virginia is in for the fight of their lives. During Lung Cancer Awareness Month, they have a story to share and a reminder for others. Lisa and Seth Doyle have known each other since they were 14 years old, and have been together since 18. Together, they share four children and three grandchildren. They admit they’ve had their fair share of hardships throughout their lives, but few things compare to the cancer diagnosis they […]

  • Girl denied school photos because of her hair gets magazine-worthy shoot with photographer

    JACKSON, Mich. — An 8-year-old girl who felt “singled out” after being blocked from school photos because of her hairstyle got a confidence-building boost from a Chicago photographer last week. Marian Scott told WILX she cried after she was told that she couldn’t get her photo taken at Paragon Charter Academy in Jackson, MI last month because the red extensions in her hair violated school policy. The school’s handbook says students’ hair color must be “of natural tones” to get […]

  • Woman caught with 9 pounds of marijuana inside fake baby bump

    ARGENTINA (WJW) – A woman was arrested in Argentina after border officers say she had a fake baby bump filled with 9 pounds of pot. The woman was searched after a man she was traveling with from Chile into Argentina was caught with marijuana in his bag. ¡NARCO EMBARAZO! Fabricó una panza con engrudo, escondió 15 paquetes de marihuana y simulando un embarazo, intentó trasladarla de #Mendoza a #SantaCruz. En un control de @gendarmeria detuvimos a la falsa embarazada y […]

  • ‘Let the baby die’ signs target family with baby battling rare birth disorders

    TOLEDO, Ohio (WJW) – A family whose baby is battling two rare birth disorders have been targeted with signs telling them to “let the baby die.” WTVG reports that KC Ahlers first posted six signs around the Franklin Park Mall sharing about his son, RJ’s, disorders and how people could help by donating. Last week, someone posted signs by three of them that said: “Stop asking for money. Let the baby die. It’s called Darwinism. Happy Holidays.” “I came out. […]

  • Man arrested after body found ‘encased’ in concrete in basement of Colorado apartment

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) – A body “encased” in concrete was found in the basement of an apartment Friday in Adams County, Colorado the sheriff’s office says. An image from KDVR shows a team from the sheriff’s office processing the crime scene at 7899 York Street. Russell Montoya Jr., 38, was arrested at the same address on Thursday and charged with first degree murder and tampering with physical evidence, the sheriff’s office said. Detectives say a shooting and homicide occurred in […]

  • Seattle police captain arrested in own department’s prostitution sting

    SEATTLE (KCPQ) – A Seattle police captain is accused of sexual exploitation after he was arrested in an undercover operation by his own department. “Seattle Police arrested a 53-year-old SPD employee last night in an undercover Vice operation in North Seattle,” said a Seattle Police Department spokesperson. “The employee was booked into King County Jail with a request for misdemeanor charges, and the information was forwarded to the Office of Police Accountability.” Randal Woolery, 53, was booked into the King County […]

  • Day care worker fired over note telling mother to put son on diet and ‘go away’

    KINGWOOD, TEXAS (WGHP) – A Texas mother is outraged after she found a note in her child’s lunchbox that said she should put her son on a diet, KTRK reports. The worker has reportedly been fired. “The thing that upset me the most is that this is bullying,” said Francesca, the child’s mother. Francesca says her 5-year-old son had been going to Rocking Horse Day Care in Kingwood for three years and she never had any problems. “I do everything […]

  • Man who had his Porsche stolen holds suspect at gunpoint

    ST. LOUIS – Andre Tunstall is part owner of Luxe Menswear on Washington Avenue in St. Louis’s Downtown West neighborhood. Tunstall said he’s worked hard for his money. When he realized someone stole his Porsche on Wednesday, he was desperate to find it. He posted a message on Facebook and within a few hours, a tipster sent a message indicating the vehicle was in an alley in the Baden neighborhood. Tunstall called St. Louis police, filed a report, and then […]

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