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  • Argument over Bruno Mars leads to assault arrest for 71-year-old

    GREENWOOD, Ind. –  An Indiana man was arrested for battery and criminal recklessness after an argument over whether a song was by Bruno Mars led to him hitting a friend in the face with a pistol and the weapon firing. Roger Washburn, 71, was charged with battery with injury and criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon, both Level 6 felonies. According to a Johnson County Sheriff’s Department report, Washburn and two other friends broke out in an argument late Friday […]

  • Blind dog has its own seeing-eye dog and it’s making social media quite happy

    Manila, Philippines — A dog that acts as a seeing-eye dog for a blind dog is taking social media by storm, according to WJW. According to their Facebook page, Ginger and Kimchi have been “ambassaDOGS” for three years now. Ginger, an 11-year-old Golden Retriever, reportedly serves as a seeing-eye dog for blind rescue Kimchi, who is a Spaniel-type breed and believed to be between nine and twelve years old. A Facebook post says that the dogs’ owners, a husband and […]

  • Texas prison guards find nearly $18M worth of cocaine in donated bananas

    FREEPORT, Texas – Authorities found nearly $18 million worth of cocaine hidden in several boxes of bananas headed for Texas prisons, officials announced Friday. Two Texas Department of Criminal Justice sergeants made the massive bust after the Ports of America in Freeport donated the unclaimed pallet of “fruit” to the Texas prison system, according to the Houston Chronicle. While loading the cargo, one of the sergeants noticed that a box felt different. When they opened it up they find white powder […]

  • At least 47 dogs died after PetSmart grooming

    NEW JERSEY – A new investigation is raising questions about the safety of dogs at PetSmart. The nine-month probe by NJ Advance Media uncovered 47 dogs’ deaths shortly after routine grooming—sometimes just a 15-minute nail trimming. In a lengthy response, the chain insists it has the “highest safety standards in the industry,” but also said it is rolling out improvements in training and oversight. The investigation documented 47 deaths in 14 states since 2008, with Pennsylvania having the most at nine. Two […]

  • Woman finds rare two-headed viper outside her Virginia home

    WAYNESBORO, Va. – New details were released Friday about a two-headed baby copperhead found earlier this month outside a home in Woodbridge, Virginia. The snake is currently being monitored by a state herpetologist after it was examined at the Wildlife Center of Virginia in Waynesboro. “It appears as though the left head is more dominant – it’s generally more active and responsive to stimulus,” a spokesperson for the veterinary hospital said. “Radiographs revealed that the two-headed snake has two tracheas […]

  • Bill Cosby will find out his sentence this week on 3 indecent assault charges

    The questions have been looming since Bill Cosby was convicted in April of three counts of assault: Will he go to prison, and, if so, for how long? The answers will begin to emerge Monday, when the 81-year-old comedian appears in court in Pennsylvania for his sentencing. He could get up to 10 years in prison for each conviction, but prosecutors have indicated they are likely to ask for a lesser sentence. If he must serve time, he could be taken into […]

  • One month after 9 year-old commits suicide, community honors him with fashion show

    DENVER, Colo. – Nearly one month after 9-year-old Jamel Myles took his life, his mother’s heartbreak still keeps her up at night. “If it wasn’t for bullying, a lot of suicides wouldn’t happen,” said Jamel’s mom, Leia Pierce, told KDVR. She says her son was confident in his own identity, coming out to her as gay weeks before school started. “He loved to dress himself. Like, he didn’t care if he was mismatch,” Pierce said. “He didn’t care. He felt […]

  • International pen-pals finally meet after 53 years of letter writing

    SEATTLE, Wash. – After decades of letters and living worlds apart, two international pen pals are finally meeting face-to-face. Dana and Kathy began writing to one another in the 7th grade, according to KCPQ. On Sunday, they finally met each other after 53 years. Loneliness prompted 13-year-old Dana to reach out after discovering an ad for a pen pal in an old “Archie” comic book, that was in 1965. Six months later, the first letter arrived from Kathy, who had […]

  • Second woman claims sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The White House and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh denied an allegation Sunday made by a second woman accusing him of inappropriate sexual behavior. California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, called for an immediate postponement of Kavanaugh’s confirmation proceedings in a letter to the committee’s chairman, Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, and asked that the new allegation be referred to the FBI for investigation. Grassley’s spokesman, George Hartmann, told CNN that the chairman […]