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  • ‘It’s horrific’: Kindergartner sexually assaulted by older student on school bus, attorney says

    JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio – An Ohio family is fighting for justice after they say a kindergarten student was sexually assaulted as she rode on a school bus. Attorney Laura Mills, of Canton, is representing the family of the kindergarten student, who they say was sexually assaulted in the fall of 2016 by a fifth grade student while on a Jackson Local School District bus. “This fifth grade student had previous, serious issues on the bus. He was accused of throwing […]

  • Soldier surprises son at high school graduation

    ELKMONT, Ala. – A soldier flew home so he could surprise his son on stage during  the Alabama senior’s high school graduation Thursday, according to WHNT. “I haven’t seen my son in a year,” U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Nate Owen said. “I missed his birth while I was at basic training 18 years ago by 12 hours. So, I didn’t want to miss this.” Owen said he was counting the days before he could get back for the ceremony. As the […]

  • ‘You don’t deserve American food’: Man attacks Egyptian students at McDonald’s, police say

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – A 60-year-old Florida man has been arrested after cops say he verbally and physically attacked two Muslim men outside a St. Augustine McDonald’s. First Coast Newsand CBS News report John Jay Smith is accused of approaching the pair, who were chowing down on hamburgers in the eatery’s parking lot early Wednesday, and asking them if they were “American boys.” He then allegedly told them to “get out of my country” and “you don’t deserve American food.” Mohamed Galal […]

  • Science teacher who tackled school shooter identified by students, parents

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. – The teacher who tackled a shooter at Noblesville West Middle School and swatted the gun away was identified by numerous parents and students as  seventh grade science teacher and middle school football coach Jason Seaman, according to WXIN. A seventh grader who was in the classroom where the shooting took place told WXIN the students were in class when the suspect asked to be excused. He later returned with two handguns and opened fire. Students said a 13-year-old girl […]

  • 9 years later, son finds letter with heartwarming revelation

    A kind gesture has struck a chord on the internet. Nearly a decade ago, Jacques Ruffin was given the gift of music, but didn’t know it at the time, reports MNN. Recently Ruffin, now 21, was cleaning out a hallway closet and found a letter from James Jones, owner of Allegro Music Centre in Florida, to Ruffin’s mother. Dated Dec. 17, 2009, the letter said that the store owner was forgiving the mother’s debt on the trumpet she had been renting […]

  • Once-homeless teen who was bullied, called ‘Harvard’ for being a bookworm makes it into Harvard on a full ride

    PHILADELPHIA – A teen who was picked on for being a bookworm and called “Harvard” by the bullies is going to Harvard University on a full ride, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Richard “Tre” Jenkins, an 18-year-old who attends the Girard College boarding school, found out he made it into the prestigious university during a school trip to Paris. Jenkins told WHYY he decided to focus on his education in sixth grade after he lied to a friend about living in […]

  • Crematorium malfunction sends smoke, human ashes into air

    SAN DIEGO – Smoke containing human remains billowed out of a California crematorium Thursday when an oven door was stuck open while the furnace was in use. National City Fire Captain Brian Krepps confirmed that crews were called to Cortez Cremations and Funeral Services shortly after noon to help close the oven door. The facility had an issue with an oven door that failed to close Firefighters were able to shut the door and then helped the crematorium ventilate the […]

  • Veteran says farewell to K-9 who saved his life in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON TERRACE, Utah – It’s a story so touching it could be the basis of a Hollywood true story. “It was probably one of the greatest moments of my life seeing him again,” says retired Army Staff Sergeant John Logie of his dog, Balto. In addition to unconditional love, Logie says Balto saved his life. “There’s no doubt in my mind,” he insisted to KSTU. “Between him and God, they saved me that day.” Logie and Balto first met in […]

  • Rachel Dolezal charged with welfare fraud

    Rachel Dolezal has been misrepresenting her income, according to investigators in Washington state. The former NAACP chapter leader—who was born a white woman but describes herself as “unapologetically black”—has been charged with welfare fraud and could get up to 15 years in prison if convicted, the New York Daily News reports. Dolezal, who changed her name to Nkechi Diallo in 2016, is also accused of perjury and false verification for public assistance, reports the AP. Authorities say she illegally received $8,747 in food assistance […]

  • Astonishing video shows truck almost hit woman trying to save turtle

    GOOCHLAND COUNTY, Va – A heart-pounding dash cam video shows a woman on a Virginia roadway chasing after her dog as a forestry truck narrowly avoids hitting her. The person who sent WTVR video said the woman appeared to be trying to help a turtle cross the road. The video was recorded on the dash cam of a local forestry truck last week, according to the tipster who owns the trucking company.  Forestry trucks haul heavy machinery to sites, and […]

  • The 15 best dog breeds for families

    In the United States, almost 50% of households own dogs, making them the most popular pet in the country. The American Kennel Club recognizes hundreds of different breeds, all with their own unique characteristics and appearances. In fact, due to their range of sizes, temperaments, and furs, dogs are often specially bred or used for different purposes, such as hunting, guarding, or assisting humans as guide dogs or therapy dogs. With so many diverse dog breeds, researchers at NomNomNow, a fresh […]

  • Police: Man opens fire in Oklahoma City restaurant, wounding 2, before bystander shoots him

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A bystander shot and killed an armed man who walked into an Oklahoma City restaurant and began shooting Thursday evening, according to police. The incident happened at Louie’s Grill & Bar, located along the shore of Lake Hefner, police said. Two people were shot and one was injured while running from the scene, according to KFOR. The two who suffered gunshot wounds have been taken to the hospital with “serious injuries” but are expected to survive, police […]