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  • ‘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 Claims She Was Fired Over ‘No Zeros’ Grading Policy

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — An eighth grade teacher in Florida claims she was fired because she disagrees with a school policy that states no students can receive a “zero” for failing to complete an assignment, according to WPTV. Diane Tirado started at West Gate K-8 School in Port St. Lucie last month as a history teacher. After several students failed to complete an assignment, she learned about a rule in the student handbook that states: “NO ZEROS – LOWEST […]

  • 7-Year-Old Stuns the Internet with Her National Anthem

    Her name is Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja, she is 7 years old, and she can sing the national anthem better than you. Malea became an internet sensation for her rendition over the weekend before an MLS soccer game in Los Angeles between the LA Galaxy and Seattle Sounders. As ABC News explains, Malea won the Galaxy’s anthem-singing contest on social media, then proved why, to the delight of both fans and players. “I was thinking that I cannot do anything wrong because it’s […]

  • 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, […]

  • Six Flags Park to Hold ’30-Hour Coffin Challenge’

    EUREKA, Mo. – For some it could be their worst nightmare, but for others it’s a chance at $300 and a macabre challenge courtesy of one Six Flags amusement park. Six Flags St. Louis is looking for six brave individuals capable of spending 30 hours in a deluxe 2- by 7-foot “slightly used” coffin in honor of the park’s 30th year of Fright Fest. Participants will start at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, and will finish at 7 p.m. 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 […]

  • Museum Spent Millions on Abraham Lincoln’s Hat – But It Might Not Be His

    It could be a $6.5 million hat—but it might also not be. WBEZ reports that the crown jewel of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum’s collection, Lincoln’s stovepipe hat, one of just three thought to still exist, may not have belonged to the 16th president after all. Two reports obtained by the station found insufficient evidence to tie it to Lincoln. One was a 2013 report penned by top curators with the Smithsonian National Museum of American History and Chicago […]

  • Son’s Body Found in Mangled Car after Father Receives GPS Crash Alert

    PAUMA VALLEY – 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 and […]

  • Argument Over Bruno Mars Leads to Assault Arrest for 71-Year-Old

    GREENWOOD, Ind. –  An Indiana man was arrested for battery and criminal recklessness after an argument over whether a song was by Bruno Mars led to him hitting a friend in the face with a pistol and the weapon firing. Roger Washburn, 71, was charged with Battery with Injury and Criminal Recklessness with a Deadly Weapon, both Level 6 felonies. According to a Johnson County Sheriff’s Department report, Washburn and two other friends broke out in an argument late Friday […]