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  • Officers Free Trapped Raccoon after ‘Burglary’ of High School Vending Machine

    VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — You win some, you lose some. One Florida raccoon made a critical mistake when trying to steal snacks from a vending machine at Pine Ridge High School: it didn’t think of an exit plan. “This gentleman was apprehended today while committing a burglary of a vending machine at Pine Ridge High School,” the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office posted to Twitter Wednesday. Deputy Danny Clifton called in Deltona Animal Control and wheeled the machine outside with a […]

  • ‘I Don’t Know How a Person Can Survive’: Woman Lives after Parachute Fails to Open

    SAINT JEROME, Quebec – She fell nearly 5,000 feet to the ground from a plane during a skydiving jump after her parachute failed to open, but by some “miracle,” a 30-year-old woman in Canada is still alive, with non-life-threatening injuries. “I don’t know how a person can survive a fall from an airplane like that,” witness Denis Demers tells the CBC after the terrifying incident Saturday evening in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec. The woman, who’d been skydiving before, made her solo leap with the […]

  • Cute or Creepy? Mysterious Dolls Popping Up in Missouri County

    FESTUS, Mo. – Some think it is funny; others think it is just downright creepy. Dolls are popping up in Jefferson County, Missouri, and no one knows why. “They’re getting pretty good where they are putting these; putting them where they are going to be seen. This one was at a major intersection,” Festus Chief of Police Tim Lewis told KTVI. All the dolls look similar. They are very realistic. People living in the community said it is not only […]

  • Dramatic Video Shows Police Officer Saving Choking Baby in Virginia Restaurant

    DANVILLE, Va. – A Danville police officer is being hailed as a hero after she saved a choking two-week-old baby in a dramatic rescue that was captured on video. Officer Melissa Carey was eating lunch at Nikki’s Family Restaurant on August 13 when a waitress frantically approached her table asking for help. The child had been asleep when the mother noticed the baby was in distress and had stopped breathing, according to WTVR. Carey immediately jumped into action and began […]

  • Mom Celebrates First Day of School With Solo Trip to Disney World

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – A Florida mother treated herself to a celebratory trip to Walt Disney World after dropping her children off for their first day back at school. Lisa DiNoto Glassner told WOFL she thought about just going home to take care of some laundry after dropping her boys off, “but I was like, you know what? I’m taking a moment and I’m going to take a walk in Magic Kingdom.” Glassner said her family has Disney passes […]

  • NYPD Officer Kills Himself, Becomes Department’s 9th Suicide in 2019

    NEW YORK — Another NYPD officer has died by suicide – becoming the ninth to do so this year and the seventh since June 5th, officials said. Robert Echeverría, 56, shot himself in the head at his Laurelton home in Queens just after 6 p.m. Wednesday. The 25-year veteran of the force, who was also a military veteran, was assigned to the Strategic Response Team. Echeverría was a husband and father of two, ages 11 and 18, a police source […]

  • Company Will Pay $1,000 to Binge-Watch 60 Episodes of ‘Friends’

    SALT LAKE CITY – A Utah-based communications company is offering one lucky Friends fan $1,000 to watch 25 hours of the hit 1990s sitcom. The offer coincidences with the show’s 25th anniversary. “In honor of the 25th anniversary of Friends’ debut, one lucky candidate’s task will be to watch 25 hours’ worth of the show (roughly 60 episodes) before September 22, 2019. As you work your way through the show, you’ll also be required to live-tweet throughout your experience,” a […]

  • 12-Year-Old Boy Saves Toddler Locked in Hot Car; Toddler’s Mother Given $250 Ticket

    TULSA, Okla. – A toddler is safe after being locked in a hot car in Tulsa Tuesday – all thanks to the quick actions of a 12-year-old boy. Ben Theriot and his mom, Nikki Fields, were about to shop for shoes when they heard a baby screaming and yelling. “My mom heard a baby crying,” Theriot said. Fields found the 2-year-old boy locked in the backseat of a vehicle. Tulsa police told KOKI Tuesday’s heat index was 116 degrees. “I just […]

  • Ohio Inn Says Boy Discovered Woolly Mammoth Tooth on Its Grounds

    MILLERSBURG, Ohio — Talk about an amazing back-to-school story or, as The Inn at Honey Run so perfectly put it, a story for the (ice) ages! The inn, located in Millersburg, Ohio wrote on Facebook about the recent discovery of a woolly mammoth tooth. According to the post, the innkeeper’s 12-year-old relative, Jackson, spotted the tooth on the inn’s grounds last month. It was discovered near Honey Run Creek during a family reunion photoshoot, the inn said. “I found the mammoth tooth about […]

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