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  • Family fights back against porch pirates with dirty diapers

    TAMPA – A 9-month-old Tampa baby is teaching porch pirates a lesson they probably didn’t expect to get. It all started when the Saleep family say they noticed packages missing, including food and one of the baby’s gifts. “I wanted them to get like a taste of their own medicine,” said Sharly Saleep. So, the family took matters into their own hands. First, they installed a surveillance camera to see if the packages were actually delivered. “It was really disgusting, […]

  • George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin’s parents and others for $100 million

    George Zimmerman was acquitted in the fatal 2012 shooting of Trayvon Martin, but according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Florida, he believes there was a conspiracy to frame him and wants $100 million in damages. Attorney Larry Klayman announced the lawsuit in tandem with a Coral Gables screening of a documentary titled “The Trayvon Martin Hoax,” which has since been canceled. Zimmerman was scheduled to appear alongside Klayman at a Thursday news conference, but hours later, Klayman said the […]

  • Pugs on the Bayou returns this month! Find out how you can help pug rescue efforts

    PugHearts Houston Pug Rescue visited Morning Dose to talk about how pet lovers— especially pug fans — can change the life of a pug in need through foster parenting, adoption or attending an upcoming event. Adoption and Intake Manager Erika Landers and Adoption Coordinator Angela Moebus brought two new furry friends, 10-month-old Iggy and 5-year-old Violet, to the studio. They were joined by Morning Dose host Trey Serna and his adorable pug, Cooper. The nonprofit initiative is a foster-based program […]

  • Bartender arrested for giving alcohol to minor who later crashed car, killed passenger

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Agents from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control say they arrested a Sacramento bartender Friday for giving a minor alcohol, which resulted in great bodily harm. Officials identified the man as Kelly Woodward, who has been accused of selling and furnishing alcohol to 19-year-old Ainise Taimani. The incident happened May 26 at the Cinch Bar on Florin Road, according to the department. Officials said hours after Taimani was served alcohol, she was arrested for gross vehicular […]

  • DUI suspect swore he hadn’t been drinking; researchers found his body produced alcohol

    NORTH CAROLINA – When a man in North Carolina was pulled over on suspicion of driving drunk, police didn’t believe him when he said he hadn’t had any alcohol. The man, in his late 40’s at the time, refused to take a breathalyzer test and was taken to a hospital, where his initial blood alcohol level was found to be 0.2% — about 2.5 times the legal limit and the equivalent of consuming 10 drinks an hour. Despite the man […]

  • AR Workshop: Pearland mom opens craft workshop for children with autism

    A Pearland mother and entrepreneur is helping children with autism. Morning Dose’s Maggie Flecknoe meets with owner Emily Frances McAdams at the AR Workshop, which is a fun and safe place for autistic kids and their families to enjoy crafts and other activities. In 2018, one in 59 children was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, according to the Center for Disease Control. Let’s connect! Follow the CW39 Houston on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

  • Family’s basement flooded with animal blood

    BAGLEY, Iowa – What sounds like a horror film scene is a disgusting reality for the Lestina family – their basement filled with nearly five inches of animal blood, fat and bones as a result of drainage from a meat locker next door. The Lestina family has lived in their home next to the Dahl’s Custom Meat Locker for ten years but have never had major issues until recently. Nick Lestina said the ownership of the plant changed within the […]

  • Pedophile who abused up to 200 children found dead in prison

    YORKSHIRE, England – A man described as one of Britain’s worst pedophiles has been found dead in jail. Richard Huckle, 33, who claimed to have abused almost 200 Malaysian children, died at Full Sutton prison in Yorkshire, England on Sunday, the UK’s Ministry of Justice confirmed in a statement. UK media reported that Huckle had been stabbed to death. Huckle received 22 life sentences at the Old Bailey in 2016 for offenses against children aged between six months and 12 years. The […]

  • Nevada fighting to keep ‘zombie deer’ from entering state

    “Zombie deer” are already in Utah—and Nevada fears it could be next. The state has stepped up measures to monitor deer and elk populations for chronic wasting disease, a deadly and irreversible disease that destroys brain tissue in deer and other animals, the New York Daily News reports. The highly contagious disease, which resembles mad cow disease, can devastate deer populations, authorities warn. The disease causes abnormal behavior in deer, including lethargy and a loss of fear of humans, the AP reports. To try […]

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