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  • Woman hires trappers to save coyote with neck trapped in tube

    SAN DIEGO – A San Diego woman and her neighbors have been trying to rescue a coyote with tubing stuck around its neck for nearly a month, according to KSWB. Katie Ryan lives in Rancho Bernardo near the border with Poway. She has been watching a pack of coyotes who live in the green belt behind her home for years. In mid-April, she saw that a female coyote in the pack had a length of landscaper’s tube stuck around its […]

  • 2 men arrested after $90M worth of liquid meth found in semi-truck

    LINDEN, N.C. — Two men were arrested after more than $90 million worth of liquid methamphetamine was found in a semi-truck in North Carolina. WTVD reported that the truck was being driven by 49-year-old Raul Topete Arreola and 48-year-old Aquileo Perez Pineda. Each has been charged with three counts of trafficking meth. There was a total of 120 gallons of liquid meth in the tank, which would be converted into 454 kilograms of crystal meth with an estimated street value of $91 […]

  • Parents take 30-year-old son to court after he refuses to move out

    CAMILLUS, N.Y. – A couple in New York is seeking help from the law to get their 30-year-old son out of the house. Christina and Mark Rotondo say they’ve been trying to get their 30-year-old son, Michael Rotondo, to leave their home for several months. In fact, they say they have even given him several written notices to leave the property. According to WSTM, the couple gave Michael a note on Feb. 2, telling him to leave the home within […]

  • New Jersey officer delivers baby deer by emergency C-section

    WARREN COUNTY, New Jersey — A New Jersey police officer saved a fawn by performing an emergency cesarean section on the baby deer’s mother after she was hit by a car. Robert Lagonera, a Washington Township animal control officer, says he got a call early Friday morning that a deer had been struck and killed. The doe was pregnant with twins, and though one of the fawns died in the accident, another was still moving inside of the mother. “When […]

  • Mom says verbal abuse, fat shaming may have driven teen to murder her father

    MUNCIE, Ind. — An Indiana teen is accused of brutally murdering her father in Michigan. The suspect’s mother says fat shaming and other mental abuse may have driven the teen to kill. Ameera Stokes, 18, is accused of killing her father by hitting him in the head with a hammer and stabbing him in the chest inside his Michigan home before calling 911 to confess. The murder suspect’s mother said she’s not excusing her daughter’s actions, but theorized that the […]

  • 2 US citizens spoke Spanish at a gas station; then a Border Patrol agent asked for their papers

    HAVRE, Montana — First a lawyer took issue with two women speaking Spanish in a New York City eatery. Now two US citizens in the Montana town of Havre have had the same experience—but this time the person with the issue was a Border Patrol agent. Ana Suda, 37, tells the Washington Post she and friend Mimi Hernandez, both Mexican-Americans, ran out to a gas station convenience store for milk and eggs just after midnight Wednesday and started conversing in Spanish while waiting to […]

  • In a superhero cape, he feeds the hungry and homeless — and he’s only 4

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Austin Perine’s superhero cape glides and flutters as he hands chicken sandwiches to homeless men outside a shelter in Birmingham, Alabama. It’s a sweltering 95 degrees outside, but at age four, Austin is undeterred. The red satin cape he wears, he says, makes him go faster. “It blows in the wind,” he explains with a smile. At the shelter, he’s quickly met with a merriment of high-fives and pats on the shoulder. Since March, he’s become a […]

  • Woman arrested after bragging on police Facebook page about ‘getting away’

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. — A Moses Lake woman who was released by officers and then later bragged on their Facebook page about “getting away” is back behind bars. Kayla Irizzary was arrested about 2:30 a.m. on Saturday. Moses Lake police said the 19-year-old was a passenger in a car that officers pulled over last week. The driver, Giovanni Powell, 27, was arrested for driving with a suspended license, but officers had no legal reason to detain Irizzary so she was able to […]

  • ‘Did you say ‘Mama?” 5-year-old with nonverbal autism says 1st word, surprising parents

    ATHENS, Ala. — A child’s first word is always a major milestone, but for families with nonverbal children, it’s one that can seem out of reach. Taylor Blankenship is 5 years old and has nonverbal autism. “So many people take for granted that their kids talk to them, or they talk them to death,” said Taylor’s mom, Briana Blankenship. “They’re tired of hearing ‘Mama’ 30 times a day. They don’t realize that there are parents like us that literally dream that […]

  • Photo of Texas teen shading woman with umbrella draws praise online

    HOUSTON — A Texas teen is going viral for a simple act of kindness. According to KTRK, Louis Jordan was picking his mom up from work in Houston when he saw a stranger sitting in the heat. He had an umbrella in his car, so he grabbed it and took it over to block the sun. “It was unbearably hot,” Jordan said. “I wouldn’t want to be out there in the sun.” Good Samaritan goes viral after shading woman at […]

  • Mississippi high school graduates 1st integrated class

    CLEVELAND, Miss. – It’s graduation rehearsal for Cleveland Central High Seniors in Cleveland, Mississippi. This year is the first graduating class since predominantly white Cleveland High and predominantly black Eastside High became one. Even students had doubts. “I really didn’t agree because I felt like I wasn’t gonna have a say so in it. It was gonna still be separated,” Kiyah Brown, who is Valedictorian at Cleveland Central High, told WREG. “I graduated from Cleveland High and I wanted my […]

  • Police chief home with family after bullet-proof vest saves his life

    WARSAW, Mo. – The community of Warsaw, Missouri, is rallying behind its police chief after he was shot in the chest Friday. “I’ve got a pretty good bruise and a little bit of a wound, but it’s OK,” Jason Wenberg told WDAF. The chief is back home with his family after being shot by a 16-year-old suspect Friday morning. According to the Benton County Sheriff’s Department, the 16-year-old led officers on a high-speed pursuit Thursday night while driving a stolen car. At […]