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  • Woman fights off attempted carjacker before husband, bystanders hold him down

    STOCKTON, Calif. (KTXL) – A mother fought back Sunday as a man tried to steal her car in Stockton while her three children were inside. The attempted carjacking happened on El Dorado Street around 5 p.m., according to police. Stockton Police Officer Joe Silva said Elijah Cervantes got into the back of the car then tried to get to the driver’s seat by climbing over the backseat where the woman’s children were. “(The mother) decided to fight the suspect and […]

  • UPS driver recorded throwing packages out of truck for woman to put in van

    WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. – UPS is investigating after a Denver man recorded an employee apparently tossing dozens of packages out of the back of a delivery truck and onto the ground. Joe Herrera was working last Friday when he saw a UPS truck pull into a parking lot off of West 44th Avenue and Kipling Street in Wheat Ridge. He spotted the UPS delivery driver dump the packages. He says a woman standing next to the UPS truck then loaded […]

  • Michael Douglas shares touching photo of dad on 103rd birthday

    LOS ANGELES (WJW) – Actor Michael Douglas shared a touching photo of him and his father, Kirk Douglas, on his dad’s 103rd birthday. Kirk Douglas turned 103 years old on Monday. Michael Douglas wrote: “Happy birthday Dad! You are a living legend and your entire family sends you all the love in their hearts! #KirkDouglas #103” View this post on Instagram Happy birthday Dad! You are a living legend and your entire family sends you all the love in their […]

  • Special education teacher accused of making student sit in soiled pants for 2 hours to ‘prove a point’

    ACWORTH, Ga. – A Georgia special education teacher faces a felony charge of cruelty to children after she allegedly made a boy who had defecated in his pants sit in his own waste. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Kelly Lewis made the 5-year-old Frey Elementary School student sit in his soiled pants for nearly two hours Nov. 21. Witnesses told investigators that Lewis wanted to “prove a point” about restroom habits, the paper reports. “Said child did suffer redness and […]

  • Student’s Axe body spray ‘prank’ causes evacuation of Florida school bus

    PARRISH, Fla. – It wasn’t the “Axe effect” the body spray company intended when a Florida middle school student’s pungent mist prompted a school bus evacuation Monday. The bus was carrying students from Buffalo Creek Middle School when at least one of the children discharged an excessive amount of Axe body spray, WFLA reports. Authorities believe the incident was a prank. Thirty Manatee County children were escorted off the bus, 15 of whom were treated for “mild respiratory irritation” and released, […]

  • 9-year-old collects toys for kids in hospital, all while fighting own battle

    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. (WDAF) – A brave 9-year-old Missouri boy is collecting toys for kids in the hospital, all while fighting his own battle. The second annual Brecken’s Toy Drive is underway. It’s a toy drive that benefits kids at Children’s Mercy Hospital. Brecken Simmons is the boy putting it on and acts as one of “Santa’s elves” to get the job done. “There’s other kids that might be in the hospital over Christmas that are probably saying, ‘I don’t […]

  • Philip McKeon, former child actor, has died at 55

    (CNN) – Philip McKeon, the former child actor best known for his role on the CBS sitcom “Alice,” died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. He was 55. McKeon died in Texas after a long illness, family spokesman Jeff Ballard said in a news release. He was most recognizable as Tommy Hyatt, the son of the titular character on “Alice,” played by Linda Lavin. The show, which ran from 1976 to 1985, followed Alice, an aspiring singer who worked as a […]

  • ‘Best decision we ever made’: 3 friends go out of their way to grant dying man’s wish

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) – A Wisconsin man with terminal cancer has one dying wish – he is asking for Christmas cards to help him cope. His request reached hundreds, including three men from Milwaukee. The Milwaukee men saw Gene Weittenhiller’s story shared on Facebook. Instead of just sending him a card, they had something else in mind to try and make his smile. “It was the best decision we ever made,” said Earl Minley. “It was so beautiful. It was so […]

  • Woman arrested with AR-15 in car trunk, second gun in child’s safety seat, police say

    PEOTONE TOWNSHIP, Ill. (WGN) — Illinois sheriff’s deputies arrested a woman who they said was driving around with a stolen police AR-15 in the trunk of her car. Nicole Horton, 24, of Carbondale, was riding in a car deputies pulled over on Interstate 57 in Peotone Township Sunday morning. Officers said the car smelled of marijuana and a search turned up an AR-15 in the trunk and a 9 millimeter handgun in a drawer of a booster seat a 3-year-old […]

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