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  • An email typo just made this guy a bunch of new friends

    PHOENIX – Folks in the Grand Canyon State sure get a lot of surprise invitations. Two years after an Arizona grandmother mistakenly invited the wrong “grandson” to Thanksgiving, a Phoenix man named Will Novak received an invite meant for a different Will Novak to a ski weekend bachelor party in Vermont—and he’s going anyway. The Washington Post reports that, thanks to a typo in the address field, Novak, 35, received an email on Jan. 7 asking him to RSVP to the party for “Angelo.” […]

  • 16-year-old dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A teenage passenger lost his footing while trying to get onto the balcony of his room aboard Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas and plummeted to his death, officials said. The 16-year-old, identified by the Broward County Medical Examiner’s Office as Laurent Mercer, was with his family on the cruise, which was docked in Haiti when the fall happened Jan. 11, according to the Sun Sentinel. The teen apparently did not have the key card to […]

  • Video shows women dancing on roof of SUV on St. Louis highway

    ST. LOUIS — Video shared on Facebook shows a bizarre site along a St. Louis highway – two women twerking on top of a vehicle while a third woman records the risky spectacle, according to KTVI. “Leaving work today & see this……No comment 🤦🏼‍♀️” wrote Jackie Friedhoff, who posted two videos of the incident to social media on Monday, Jan. 14. The videos have gone viral with thousands of reactions on Facebook. “They could fall off of the car and […]

  • Women accused of lacing recovery home manager’s mac and cheese with heroin

    PORT HURON, Mich. – Two residents of a Michigan recovery home allegedly used heroin to poison a manager at the facility. On Sunday, police arrested Shanna Marie Kota, 40, and Sarah Elaine Prange, 22, who each face a 15-year felony poisoning charge, according to the WDIV. Port Huron women arrested for poisoning recovery house manager with heroin in mac n' cheese https://t.co/xOneWDsUvP — Local 4 WDIV Detroit (@Local4News) January 15, 2019 The 38-year-old victim told investigators the women didn’t want […]

  • ‘It’s appalling:’ Mother says son ended up tangled in fence underwater after skiing at Alpine Valley

    ELKHORN — A suburban Chicago family is warning other parents about dangers at Alpine Valley in Walworth County — after a day on the slopes left them traumatized. Melissa Mastros of Northfield, Illinois spoke with our partners at WGN in Chicago. Mastros told WGN her sons were skiing at Alpine Valley recently — when her 10-year-old lost control coming down one of the runs and fell. He tumbled through a small fence and into the river that runs through the resort. He […]

  • Rescuers still can’t reach toddler who tumbled down 360-foot well

    TOTALAN, Spain – The search for a toddler who fell down a well in Spain is in its third day Tuesday. Rescuers have so far been unable to reach the 2-year-old boy, whose name has been variously reported as Julen or Yulen; he fell down the 360-foot-deep well, which is only about 10 inches wide, on Sunday and a robotic camera has so far only been able to get 229 feet below the surface, at which point it became too narrow for […]

  • Teen missing for nearly a year was kept as ‘sex slave’ in trailer, police say

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Police have arrested seven suspected human traffickers after a 16-year-old boy who had been missing for nearly a year was found in a “filthy” trailer St. Petersburg, Florida. “The teenage victim in this case was lured with promises of a better life,” Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody said at a press conference Monday. “Instead, he was moved into a filthy trailer and used as a sex slave for nearly a year.” The investigation began on May […]

  • Man filmed punching 11-year-old girl outside mall facing charges

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A 51-year-old man is accused of pushing and punching an 11-year-old girl outside a North Carolina shopping mall. The Asheville Citizen Times reported that David Steven Bell, of Black Mountain, was caught on video assaulting the victim Saturday outside the Asheville Mall. Bell was arrested by an off-duty officer and charged with assault on a child under the age of 12, a misdemeanor offense. He was also charged with two other counts of assault on a female after two […]

  • Boy bravely battled terminal cancer so he could meet newborn sister

    Bristol, England — Bailey Cooper was such a brave, strong and determined little boy. Bailey fought back against terminal cancer so that he could meet his newborn sister, according to TODAY. He was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2016 when he was just eight years old. The family, who is from the United Kingdom, learned shortly after his diagnosis that mom Rachel was pregnant. Bailey’s dad, Lee, told TODAY Parents that Bailey was “absolutely over the moon” when he learned […]

  • Wife, alleged soldier lover, charged in New Year’s Eve murder of Army sergeant

    BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. — The wife of an Army sergeant and her alleged lover are charged with plotting the murder of her husband in Berrien County, according to WXMI. Army Sgt. Tyrone Hassel III, 23, was shot multiple times around 11 p.m. on New Year’s Eve in front of his father’s home on Colfax Avenue in St. Joseph Township. “I’m wondering what was going through her mind, actually I’m trying to understand it all,” said Tyrone Hassel Jr., the victim’s […]

  • Gas station manager hit, killed by driver who tried to pay with fake credit card

    NEW YORK CITY – A Long Island driver is accused of killing a gas station manager after allegedly trying to leave without paying for $22 worth of gas, according to the Nassau County Police Department. “He was trying to ruse them. You know, trying to get that opportunity that he could jet out of there without paying,” Detective Lt. Stephen Fitzpatrick said, according to WPIX. Surveillance video at the Pit Stop gas station on Grand Avenue in South Hempstead showed the […]

  • Alleged cop killer’s roommate says suspect acted like nothing happened minutes after shooting

    DAVIS, Calif. – Cheryl Brecheisen-Walker and her husband, Bill Walker, had lived in a home on E Street for several months with their son and their other roommate, suspected killer Kevin Limbaugh, according to KTXL. “‘You know I love you guys, right?’ And he shot us a Kevin grin,” Brecheisen-Walker recalled. Those were the last words Limbaugh spoke to his roommate as he left their Davis home Thursday evening. “He came back in, like, 20 minutes and he … there was […]