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  • Mom Accused of Selling Drugs to Students at Daughter’s Catholic High School

    SAN DIEGO – The mother of a student at Cathedral Catholic High School faces multiple charges related to selling drugs to students at several San Diego campuses, according to police and school authorities. Parents of CCHS students were notified by an email obtained by KSWB from the school Principal Kevin Calkins that the parent of a student had been arrested on drug charges: “Recently, the parent of a CCHS student was arrested and charged with the sale and possession of […]

  • Lulu the Dog Flunks Out of CIA Bomb-Sniffer School

    Government agencies routinely make hiring and firing announcements, but a recent one from the CIA caught Gizmodo‘s eye. A Twitter thread revealed the agency has laid off Lulu, a recruit in its K9 training program tasked with detecting explosives. Lulu, described in her CIA profile as being a “hyper and silly” black Lab with an “easygoing sweetness,” started “to show signs that she wasn’t interested in detecting explosive odors” not long after she started training. The agency explains that dogs […]

  • Boy, 15, Charged After Teens Allegedly Giggled While Setting Oregon Wildfire

    OREGON – A 15-year-old boy faces charges after a wildfire tore through Oregon’s Hood River County. The fire, which destroyed 10,000 acres, started in early September. Liz FitzGerald, 48, said she was hiking when she passed a group of teens who were giggling after throwing fireworks into Eagle Creek Canyon, according to Willamette Week. “I passed the teenagers at that point,” FitzGerald told the paper. “It was a smaller group of maybe seven or nine. Just as I was passing […]

  • Kelly Describes in Emotional Detail What Happens After a Soldier is Killed in Action

    WASHINGTON – White House chief of staff John Kelly, in an extraordinary and at times emotional statement on Thursday, explained in detail what happens when a soldier is killed in action. During the White House press briefing, Kelly said most Americans don’t know what happens when a soldier dies in combat. He offered a gripping description: “Their buddies wrap them up in whatever passes as a shroud. Puts them on a helicopter and sends them home. Their first stop is […]

  • Missouri Teen Says Group of Boys Attacked Her Because She’s Gay

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — A 16-year-old girl and her mother believe a group of boys beat her up for being gay, according to WDAF. Nylea VanHoutan and her mom call the attack on the young girl a hate crime. VanHoutan says minutes after she and her three female friends left a pumpkin festival at a park, a large group of teenagers began to antagonize them. “It was like 20 to 30 of them. They were high school kids because one […]

  • Wanted Man Surrenders – with Doughnuts – After Police Win His Facebook Bet

    REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Michigan – After losing a bet with police on Facebook, a man kept his word and turned himself in. Matthew Zaydel, 21, was wanted by Redford Township police for multiple misdemeanor warrants. Zaydel, who went by the alias Champagne Torino on Facebook, responded to Redford Township police on a post earlier this month, saying he would turn himself in if their post reaches 1,000 shares. Along with turning himself in, Zaydel said he would bring in doughnuts and […]

  • Video Shows Thieves Hugging in Celebration after Finding Woman’s Rent Money

    HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – Surveillance video captured three men breaking into cars in Henrico County, Virginia, then embracing after realizing what was inside them. A woman living on Kinloch Lane said her daughter-in-law forgot to lock her car doors. Thieves broke in and stole the rent money out of her pocketbook early Tuesday morning. They were obviously happy with their heist, which was all caught on camera. As he watched video of the thieves rifling through cars in the early […]

  • Security Guard Shot in Las Vegas Massacre Breaks Silence

    The security guard who approached Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock’s hotel suite before the massacre said he heard “drilling sounds” before he was shot through the door. In an episode of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” set to air Wednesday, Jesus Campos recounts for the first time on TV the night of the shooting. Campos was wounded by Paddock on October 1, minutes before the gunman sprayed gunfire on concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest Festival from a hotel room in […]

  • High School Teacher Receives Awesome Surprise ‘Thank You’ from Former Student

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A North Carolina high school teacher was eating at a restaurant when she was apparently spotted by a former student who ended up leaving her a touching note and a surprise. “When the kids leave my classroom I want them to love biology too. I want them to learn about the living world,” Amy Hamilton told WGHP. It’s something that has already left a huge impression on at least one student. Hamilton says Saturday night she […]

  • Woman Learns Dog is Alive Five Months after She Thought Pet was Put Down

    HOWELL, N.J. — A New Jersey woman thought her family’s beloved dog was dead only to learn that the animal had been living with an employee of the veterinary office where she’d taken the dog to be euthanized five months earlier. Keri Levy brought her 15-year-old miniature pinscher to Briarwood Veterinary Hospital on May 17 to be euthanized “due to his declining health,” an official with the Howell Police Department told PIX11 News in a statement. “She picked up the […]

  • These are 25 of the Happiest Cities in the U.S., Study Says

    Regular dental checkups and vacation time may not seem related, but according to a survey measuring happiness in U.S. cities, they are both good indicators of overall well-being. A study compiled by National Geographic, author Dan Buettner and Gallup used 15 factors that also include quality of diet, financial security, and daily learning, among others. The findings are based on 250,000 interviews done across the country from 2014 to 2015 as part of the National Geographic Gallup Special/Blue Zones Index. […]

  • Transgender Woman Barred from Busch Gardens for ‘Wearing a Costume’

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — A transgender woman was denied access to Busch Gardens theme park in Williamsburg because a park security guard deemed her skirt a costume, according to WTVR. Bria Gibson’s girlfriend was born a male, but identifies as female. The couple went to the park on Saturday to enjoy the Halloween season’s Howl-o-Scream event. But their day took a turn as soon as they reached the park’s security gate. There, a security guard looked at her girlfriend, who was wearing […]