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  • Russian couple suspected of killing and eating up to 30 victims

    KRASNODAR, Russia – Russian police appear to have discovered one of the country’s most grisly cases of cannibalism after pictures of dismembered bodies were found on a phone belonging to one of the main suspects, Russia’s state media reported Monday. The gruesome case in the southern Krasnodar region has led to the arrest of a 35-year-old man and his wife, both of whom are alleged to have murdered as many as 30 people since 1999 and consumed parts of the […]

  • Woman hid three syringes, opioid in her vagina, Arkansas police say

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. – An Arkansas woman was arrested last Monday on drug charges after jail deputies found three syringes and an opioid hidden inside her vagina, according to a probable cause affidavit. Bentonville police stopped Tracy McCoy at about 9 p.m. Monday after receiving reports of a reckless driver, according to the affidavit. McCoy failed several field sobriety tests but told police she hadn’t been drinking, only that she took her prescription medications. McCoy was taken to the Benton County […]

  • Man injured after dump truck runs over occupied portable toilet at airport

    KENNER, La. – A Louisiana man is in intensive care after a dump truck backed over an occupied portable toilet at the new Louis Armstrong Airport terminal construction site this morning. Kenner Police Lt. Brian McGregor said the accident happened about 10:40 a.m., when an employee of Kolb Grading was driving a dump truck and backed over an occupied portable toilet. The person who was in the portable toilet is a 27-year-old Harvey man who is employed by Metro Temporary Service, according […]

  • 19-year-old spends 3 days locked in cave after group forgets him

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — A 19-year-old student at Indiana University was rescued on Tuesday after spending 60 hours locked inside a cave, according to the Indiana Daily Student. Lukas Cavar was on a beginner’s trip with 12 students and two leaders when he was separated from the group, according to WXIN. Cavar was locked behind a gate to the cave’s entrance. “I was very confused and pretty scared,” Cavar told the paper. “It took me a little while to wrangle my […]

  • ‘World’s heaviest woman’ dies months after starting weight-loss quest

    MUMBAI, India – A woman thought to be the world’s heaviest died Monday, reports the AP, roughly eight months after being removed from her home in Egypt and taken to Mumbai via cargo plane. Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, 37, was said to originally weigh some 1,100 pounds before undergoing bariatric surgery in India, reports the BBC, which cites local media reports that claimed she had dropped 660 pounds as a result (her family disputed this in the midst of […]

  • She beat cancer at 2 and again at 15 — and just fulfilled her dream of becoming pediatric nurse

    ATLANTA — A Georgia woman who beat cancer twice is now living her dream as a pediatric nurse at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta — the same hospital where she received treatment as a child. Montana Brown, 24, was first diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of childhood cancer, when she was only 17 months old, according to the Times Enterprise. Brown was treated at CHOA for a year before she was released. Brown relapsed at the end of her freshman year […]

  • Baby found abandoned in car seat along interstate

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A church group found a baby abandoned in a car seat along a highway in Oklahoma on Saturday, according to KFOR. The driver of the church group’s van noticed a car seat on the side of the Interstate 40. He initially thought there was a doll inside the car seat, but he noticed two feet kicking inside the car seat and immediately pulled over. There was no food or water with the baby. According to police, the […]

  • Soldier surprise: Daughter gets homecoming surprise at football game

    KANSAS CITY — It wasn’t homecoming at a Missouri high school on Friday night — but for one family, it was. Sgt. Chuck Porter at Belton’s U.S. Army Reserve Center in Missouri gave the command to send more than 100 military police officers home to their families, according to WDAF. He served with them helping detain some of the world’s most dangerous prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. As the officers embraced their families, Sgt. Porter was only thinking about his daughter […]

  • Toddler accidentally kills sleeping father while playing with loaded gun

    ST. LOUIS — A 2-year-old shot and killed his father on Saturday near St. Louis while playing with a loaded gun, according to KTVI. The incident happened in north St. Louis around 2:45 p.m. on Saturday. According to police, the child was playing with the gun when it discharged and struck the man in the neck. The victim, Darrion Noble, 27, died at the scene, according to police. It’s unclear who the gun belonged to or how the child was […]

  • 97-year-old WWII vet takes a knee in support of National Anthem protests

    WILLARD, Mo. – Hundreds of NFL players showed their solidarity by kneeling or locking arms during the national anthem on Sunday, and a World War II veteran was right there with them. John Middlemas, 97, of Willard, Missouri, was the focus of a tweet from his grandson, who wrote that his grandfather wanted to take a knee to show “those kids have every right to protest” in reference to NFL players. #TakeAKnee trended on social media over the weekend after President […]

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. tweets ‘All Americans R granted rights 2 peaceful protests’

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. took to Twitter Monday morning to apparently show support for national anthem protesters, saying Americans are given the right to peaceful protests. He tweeted: “All Americans R granted rights 2 peaceful protests. Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable -JFK” All Americans R granted rights 2 peaceful protestsThose who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable-JFK — Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) September 25, 2017 The tweet came after NASCAR legend Richard […]

  • Boy dies after being beaten with hammer while protecting sister from sex abuse

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — An 8-year-old California boy was beaten to death with a hammer while protecting his younger sister from being sexually assaulted by his mother’s ex-boyfriend, according to KTXL. Dante Daniels was brutally beaten with a hammer on Sept. 1. He died six days later. According to a criminal complaint, 23-year-old Deandre Chaney Jr. was performing a criminal lewd act on Dante’s 7-year-old sister when the child stepped in to help. “This guy beat my grandson with a hammer. Down […]