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  • 1,400 students surprise parents of teen allegedly killed by drunk driver

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. – During the funeral processional for a Virginia teen allegedly killed by a drunk driver, hundreds of students who never knew 18-year-old Kaitlyn Duffy lined the sidewalk. Over 1,400 Great Bridge Middle School students stood just outside of the Chesapeake, Virginia campus Friday to pay their respects to Duffy’s family, according to WTKR. The students timed their sign of solidarity with the funeral procession. Duffy’s parents drove by and students waved as they passed to bury their daughter. At the funeral, Duffy’s […]

  • Sentence overturned for teen in ‘Beltway Sniper’ crime spree

    NORFOLK, Va. —  A federal district court judge overturned the sentence of Lee Boyd Malvo, one of the two people convicted in the Beltway sniper attacks, according to WTVR. The case has now been remanded back to both Spotsylvania County Circuit Court and Chesapeake City Circuit courts for a new sentencing hearing, according to online court documents. Malvo was sentenced to life in prison without parole for the sniper-style attacks committed in October 2002, along with John Allen Muhammad. In January 2017, […]

  • Mother found dead of suspected overdose after children seen running naked in Ohio neighborhood

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Reports of naked children running outside of an Ohio home led police to a much more disturbing discovery Thursday. The Youngstown Vindicator reports that the children’s 36-year-old mother was found dead inside a closet of the home in the 200 block of East Avondale Avenue in Youngstown. A neighbor found the mother’s body just before 4 p.m., according to the paper. About a half hour prior to that, a school bus driver called police saying that two children […]

  • Couple who paid off $200K debt in 2 years reveal how they did it

    NEW YORK – It wasn’t too long ago that Sunethra Muralidhara was buried under a mountain of debt. She had taken out loans for undergraduate and law school, which put her about $200,000 in the hole. But she wasn’t too worried about it at the time. She figured her law degree would be worth it and everyone always told her it was “good debt.” “People had me convinced that taking 30 years to pay off the debt was normal and […]

  • 7th-grader named ‘Most Likely to Become a Terrorist’

    HOUSTON, Texas – A mock awards ceremony for Texas middle school students ended on a sour note for one seventh-grader. Lizeth Villanueva tells KHOU teachers in the room were snickering as she and other students were handed certificates Tuesday at Channelview’s Anthony Aguirre Junior High, though she wasn’t laughing when she saw what her certificate said: “most likely to become a terrorist.” Underneath that was her teacher’s signature, KPRC notes. Mom Ena Hernandez was furious when she got wind of […]

  • School not allowing teen to walk in graduation because she is pregnant

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. – A senior at a Christian high school in Maryland will not be able to walk at graduation because she is pregnant, WHAG reports. Maddi Runkles, 18, has a 4.0-grade point average, is president of the student council and an officer of Key Club. Despite all of her accomplishments, the school says she cannot walk in the ceremony on June 2 because she broke the student pledge of abstinence. Heritage Academy Principal Dave Hoobs released a written statement to […]

  • ‘Deer whisperer’ police officer saves adorable fawn from sewer drain

    WOODBRIDGE, N.J. — A New Jersey police officer lovingly known as the “deer whisperer” was captured on camera rescuing an adorable baby deer from a storm drain. When word got around that there was a baby deer in danger, everyone at the Woodbridge Police Department knew there was only one man for the job: Officer Timothy Majek, also known as the “deer whisperer”. When Majek arrived at the scene, the baby deer was anxiously pacing in the storm drain. After opening up the drain, Majek […]

  • Two drug counselors at addiction facility found dead of overdoses

    WEST BRANDYWINE, Pa. – Two counselors at a Pennsylvania addiction treatment center were found dead Sunday of drug overdoses, according to the Chester County district attorney. Emergency responders found the counselors in their own rooms at the Freedom Ridge Recovery Lodge in West Brandywine Township around 2:15 p.m. “If anybody is wondering how bad the opioid epidemic has become, this case is a frightening example,” District Attorney Tom Hogan said in a press release. “The staff members in charge of supervising recovering addicts […]

  • After surviving ex’s attack, woman discovers he was living in her attic ‘for some time’: police

    LAROSE, La. — A woman who narrowly escaped after her ex-boyfriend attacked her with a knife was in for another shock when she learned he’d been living in her attic and stalking her, WGNO reports. Authorities arrested 21-year-old Taylor Broussard, a fugitive facing nine active warrants for several felonies, in Baton Rouge, according to WWL-TV. The unidentified woman first called police on April 29 to report that Broussard had entered her home without permission. Days later, on May 3, Broussard again forced his […]

  • Army recruiter pulls couple from smoking car seconds before truck crashes into It

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, Pa.  —  Army Staff Sergeant Estevan Azocar said he always joked with his co-workers that he would be the first person to rescue someone in a situation like this. On Monday evening, it actually happened. Azocar, his wife, and young children went to Ohio for a concert. On Monday night around dusk, they were headed home to West Pittston. They were on I-80 eastbound in Clearfield County when a car just ahead of them hit a deer. The […]

  • Creepy clown holding ‘bloody’ machete scares drivers on highway

    AROMAS, Calif. — Drivers received quite the scare on Wednesday when a clown holding a “bloody” machete was seen on a California highway. The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office posted about the sighting on Facebook Wednesday. The post read, in part, “It can be fun to dress up as a clown, right? However, if you do, please don’t stand in the side of Highway 101 at San Juan Rd holding a machete. Larry Tovey, from Gilroy, did this today and startled a […]

  • Listen: Republican candidate accused of ‘body-slamming’ reporter in Montana

    BOZEMAN, Mont. – One day before Montana’s special election to fill the state’s sole congressional seat, a reporter says he was body-slammed by the Republican candidate. Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs had just asked multimillionaire tech entrepreneur Greg Gianforte about the GOP healthcare plan when he says Gianforte threw him to the ground, breaking his glasses, according to The Guardian. The paper released audio that Jacobs says captured the altercation. Greg Gianforte just body slammed me and broke my glasses — […]