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  • Officer bottle-feeds baby as police help mom file domestic violence report

    WEST JORDAN, Utah — People are praising a Utah officer who was spotted caring for the children of a young mother as police helped her file a domestic violence report. A records clerk for the West Jordan Police Department took photos of Officer Lofgran holding and bottle-feeding the woman’s baby, according to KSTU. “He spent hours on this call. Thank you for your service!” WJPD posted on social media. The Facebook post drew an outpouring of gratitude on social media. “Officer […]

  • Illinois school district plans to hire retired cops as armed office workers

    CHICAGO — A suburban Illinois school district says it plans to hire retired police officers as armed office workers, granting them permission to carry weapons on school campuses so they might take action in the event of a school shooting. School officials, parents and students have all been searching for a response to the ongoing horror of deadly mass shootings in our nation’s schools. Some parents say more guns are not the answer, but the superintendent of the Palatine School District […]

  • Terrifying video shows meat cleaver-wielding man burst into home, attack residents

    LITTLESTOWN, Pa. – Police are asking for the public’s help after surveillance cameras in a Pennsylvania home showed two people – one armed with a meat cleaver – walk in and attack a couple, according to WPMT. It happened on the 100 block of West King Street in Littlestown around 12:30 a.m. Monday. The borough, home to about 4,400 people, is located just above the state’s southern border. Aric and Joey Maczis say a woman and a masked man – […]

  • Selfie clears man facing 99 years in prison for crime he didn’t commit

    WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas – For once, a story about a selfie that helped someone rather than hurting them. A Texas man was confused when police arrested him in September of last year, telling him he was accused of breaking into an ex-girlfriend’s home, attacking her, and slashing an “X” into her chest with a box cutter. When they told Cristopher Precopia the date of the alleged attack, however, he realized he had been out of town, about 65 miles away […]

  • Driver accused of killing 3 children at Indiana school bus stop pleads not guilty

    FULTON COUNTY, Ind. – The woman charged in last month’s deadly bus stop crash entered a preliminary plea of not guilty during a Thursday morning hearing. Alyssa Shepherd, 24, is accused of ignoring a bus stop arm, hitting four children with her vehicle. Three of those children—6-year-old twins Xzavier and Mason Ingle and their 9-year-old sister Alivia Stahl—were killed. A fourth child, 11-year-old Maverick Lowe, is recovering at a Fort Wayne hospital. The crash happened on Oct. 30 near 4600 […]

  • ‘Rabid’ raccoons turn out to be drunk on fermented crabapples

    MILTON, W.Va. — Raccoons that were apparently drunk on crabapples caused a false rabies scare in West Virginia. The Milton Police Department said on Facebook that they’ve had calls on suspected rabid raccoons twice over the past two days. But now, it appears that the animals did not have rabies and were just drunk on fermented crabapples. Police caught two of the raccoons and released them back into the wild after allowing them to sober up, according to the Washington […]

  • Father battling terminal cancer searching for kids’ stolen holiday ornaments

    EAST LEROY, Mich. — To Matt O’Dell, family is “everything”. He loves spending time with his two kids and his wife Jamie, with whom he celebrated 10 years of marriage with back in September. Every year, around this time, they get into the holiday spirit by decorating their Christmas tree with ornaments they have collected throughout the years. However when Matt went to retrieve them from their storage garage in Albion on Monday, they weren’t there. “[He] said ‘everything was […]

  • Selfless kidney donor sparks chain of surgeries, saving 3 lives in Kansas and Missouri

    KANSAS CITY — Two weeks ago, 25-year-old Ky Kanaman’s decision to donate one of his kidneys sparked a chain reaction of donations that saved not one, but three lives. “In reality, I was a healthy dude from Texas with two, and I only needed one,” Kanaman told WDAF. “At the moment of figuring out the situation, it was something that I was supposed to do. It was the right thing to do. It was something I felt like I needed […]

  • 5-year-old Utah boy sells drawings to raise money for California wildfire victims

    UTAH COUNTY, Utah — As the devastating fires rage in California, a little boy in Utah is raising money for the thousands of people who have lost their homes, according to KSTU. This story starts back in September when the Pole Creek and Bald Mountain Fires were burning, and 5-year-old Benny Ashby of Vineyard was worried the fires were going to burn down his house. Months later, Benny heard about the fires in California and knew he had to do […]

  • ‘Forget real estate; you can’t afford it anyway:’ Hasbro releases Monopoly for Millennials

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Hasbro is targeting a specific group this holiday season with its new version of Monopoly: Millennials. ‘Monopoly for Millennials’ reportedly centers around the “often-mocked” generation of people born between 1981 and 1996, according to USA TODAY. The cover of the box features the tagline “Forget real estate. You can’t afford it anyway.” and Rich Uncle Pennybags enjoying a cup of coffee, wearing a participation medal and sporting his earbuds. Instead of collecting money as players make their way […]

  • Woman arrested after allegedly ‘debarking’ dogs in Pennsylvania

    QUARRYVILLE, Pa. — An Iowa woman has been arrested after she allegedly traveled to Pennsylvania to perform an illegal “debarking” procedure on four dogs earlier this year. 55-year-old Denise Felling is accused of debarking a husky, a Doberman, a beagle mix and a Spaniel mix by shoving a rod-like object into the animals’ vocal chambers, according to WPMT. Felling faces eight charges of animal cruelty. The Pennsylvania SPCA’s humane law enforcement team became aware of Felling after rescuing 15 dogs from an unlicensed […]

  • NYPD cop gives woman cash after hearing she was short to buy ‘Hamilton’ tickets

    NEW YORK CITY — A mother who stood in line for days to get tickets to ‘Hamilton’ nearly lost her chance to see the show when she realized she was short on cash, but a nearby NYPD officer stepped in and saved the day. The Irish tourist was in New York for the first time, police said. She ran for help when she realized she was $20 short and met Officer DiCandia from the Times Square Unit, according to WPIX. “He […]