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  • Protesters knock over Silent Sam, a confederate statue on the UNC campus

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. —  Protesters in North Carolina cannot re-write history, but they sure can knock it down! For more than a 100 years, Silent Sam stood on campus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It’s what he stood for that caused his downfall Monday night. Silent Sam was a gift from the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1909 to honor soldiers who died fighting for the South during the Civil War. He’s been a big […]

  • Post Oak eliminated from Little League World Series, but still earns spot in history books

    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Another nail-biter in Williamsport. This time, a walk-off sac fly in extra innings sends the Post Oak Little League team packing.  But, what a run this 12-year-old all-star team had during the world series in Pennsylvania! Game 3 of the double elimination tourney pitted the southwest regional champs against a team from Peachtree, Georgia representing the southeast.  The Post Oak bats woke up early and the boys caught a break. They scored the game’s first run on an […]

  • Asia Argento, leading voice of Me Too Movement, accused of sexually assaulting young man

    ROME — The tables have turned on one of the founders of the Me Too movement.  Italian actress and director Asia Argento is now embroiled in a sex scandal of her own.  The 42-year-old allegedly assaulted former child actor Jimmy Bennett when he was 17 and she was 37. Argento was among the first in the biz to bring down Harvey Weinstein by publicly accusing the movie mogul.  She says he raped her when she was 21 and the harassment […]

  • Santa Fe ISD starts new year with amped up security across district 

    SANTA FE, Texas – Summer break ended officially last week for eight area school districts.  Another 10 districts followed suit Monday as kids repopulate the classrooms. But the eyes of Texas seem to be on just one, Santa Fe ISD. “Think about it, we`re only two days out of three months,” says Lesley Darnell. “Two days ago was the three month mark and it`s still pretty fresh.” On May 18, the unthinkable.  A mass shooting at the high school left 12 […]

  • Texas Education Agency gives HISD a passing grade

    HOUSTON — School hasn’t started for the Houston ISD, but report cards are already out! According to the state, HISD made a passing grade! District officials were nervous, but HISD will avoid major state sanctions. Four at-risk schools met academic standards after repeatedly receiving “Improvement Required” by the Texas Education Agency.  If just one of the four had gotten another IR rating, the TEA would have taken over the district. Worthing High School improved the most after getting a failing […]

  • Drone, hidden cameras help Harris County constables crack down on illegal dumping

    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Cruise through several Houston neighborhoods and you can’t miss the piles of trash on the side of the road. It’s a sign of illegal dumping, and it’s more than just an eye sore. “It’s a health hazard,” Harris County Constable Alan Rosen of Precinct 1 said. “It brings property values down. It also contributes to flooding.” Precinct 1 now has more than a hundred secret weapons scattered across Harris County. It’s hardly an episode of Candid […]

  • Death toll expected to rise after bridge collapse in northern Italy

    GENOA, Italy – It may look like special effects for some Hollywood blockbuster but sadly, this is real life and death.  Video above shows the moment a major section of a highway bridge in northern Italy collapsed, killing 22 people immediately. The casualties are expected to grow as crews dig through the rubble. Several cars were crushed with bodies inside.  In somewhat of a miracle, rescuers managed to pull two people out alive. Now the question is, what caused the […]

  • Three separate weekend water rescues have happy endings

    UVALDE, Texas – Three radically different water rescues over the weekend run the gamut from really serious to seriously silly. First in Uvalde where 27 people were trapped by rising floodwater from the Nueces River.  “They called 911. Apparently they were told to go to higher ground to climb up a tree, and I understand that’s what they did,” says Joe Cardenas, assistant city manager. The rain was unrelenting.  It caused the river to rise more than nine feet in […]

  • Political candidates behaving badly runs the gamut from domestic abuse to murder

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Consider this the latest edition of Politically Incorrect. First on the ballot of candidates behaving badly:  Congressman Keith Ellison. The six-term representative from Minnesota and deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee wants his state’s top legal job. But the candidate for attorney general is facing allegations of domestic abuse by his former girlfriend, Karen Monahan. Her son posted the accusations on Facebook. Austin Monaham says he found over 100 text and Twitter messages on his mom’s […]