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  • Women arrested after $10M worth of heroin, 3-month-old child found in SUV: police

    RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. – Officers arrested two women after finding 51 pounds of heroin during a traffic stop in Mississippi Monday morning, according to the Rankin County Sheriff’s Office. The bust happened after officers from a Rankin County drug task force pulled over 23-year-old Arlene Viridiana Moya, who was driving a white Ford SUV with 23-year-old passenger Trisha Lynne Ibarra and Ibarra’s 3-month-old child inside. Officials say Moya consented to a vehicle search, during which a deputy discovered the heroin […]

  • Dad, daughter found dead in home sought help to fix furnace

    NILES, Mich. — An 81-year-old man and his daughter had looked for help to get their furnace fixed just days before their bodies were found inside a cold home in Michigan, according to the South Bend Tribune. The bodies of Albert Bivins and Patricia Bivins were found at their home in Niles, Michigan on Jan. 3. They reportedly had visited the Ferry Street Resource Center to get help after their furnace stopped working just days before their deaths. Greg Nasstrom, director of the […]

  • Woman missing after falling from Carnival cruise ship into Gulf of Mexico

    NEW ORLEANS – A 44-year-old woman who was a passenger on the Carnival Triumph went overboard a day after leaving New Orleans, according to WGNO. The five-day cruise left the Port of New Orleans on January 20, and the woman was “seen going overboard” into the Gulf of Mexico on January 22, according to Carnival Cruise Line Manager of Corporate Communications Christine de la Huerta. Search and rescue operations are underway, and Carnival’s CARE team has been in touch with […]

  • Woman, children held captive 20 years ago in same California town as Turpin kids

    LAKEWOOD, Ohio – The horrific story of 13 children held captive by their parents in Perris, California brings back some eerie memories for an Ohio woman. She was held captive along with 13 children in Perris back in 1998, and she recalls the similarities between her case and the Turpin family torture case. “Oh my gosh, it was deja vu all over, I couldn’t believe it,” domestic violence advocate Laura Cowan told WJW. “It’s similar to my own story: 13 children being held captive […]

  • Boy dies after doctors remove 10-pound tumor covering his face

    A 10-pound tumor with the potential to suffocate or break the neck of the Cuban 14-year-old whose face it was covering was successfully removed in Miami, but then things took a turn. The Miami Herald reports Emanuel Zayas died Friday night due to kidney and lung complications at the Holtz Children’s Hospital. Emanuel suffered from polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, which USA Today reports spurs the body to grow something akin to scar tissue instead of bone; his family initially thought the […]

  • $10,000 reward offered after Beverly Hills dognapping caught on camera

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – A dognapping was captured on camera in front of a Beverly Hills home, and now the family is offering a $10,000 reward to get their beloved pooch back. The owners work for the Hilton family selling real estate, and when Paris Hilton posted the missing dog flyer to her 8 million followers on Instagram, the missing dog suddenly became famous. “I’m absolutely in love with this dog and I haven’t been able to sleep for the […]

  • The most educated cities in the U.S. – did yours make the cut?

    Each year, students pay more to attend college as financial aid and incomes fail to keep up with the rising cost of tuition. Despite this, studies continue to show that a college education is well worth the massive upfront investment. Additionally, educational achievement at all levels is correlated with benefits that extend far beyond the financials. For instance, increased educational attainment is closely tied to healthy habits such as lower smoking rates, higher activity rates, and lower obesity rates that […]

  • Man mistakes neighbor’s house for his own, kills homeowner thinking he was an intruder

    RAYTOWN, Mo. — A Missouri man was charged with involuntary manslaughter after he allegedly went to his neighbor’s home, thinking it was his own, then choked the homeowner to death. Police believe Michael G. Augustine was drunk at the time he allegedly killed 60-year-old Clifton King, according to WDAF. Michael G. Augustine King died in his front yard Friday night, after he came to his door to find Augustine, one of his neighbors, trying to come inside. Neighbors told WDAF that […]

  • Neil Diamond announces retirement from concert touring after Parkinson’s diagnosis

    NEW YORK – Legendary singer-songwriter Neil Diamond has announced his retirement from concert touring as he battles Parkinson’s disease. Australian and New Zealand tour dates have been canceled, according to a statement on his website. He will, however, continue to write, record and pursue new projects. The retirement announcement was made Monday, Jan. 22 “due to his recent diagnosis.” According to the statement on his website, “the onset of the disease has made it difficult to travel and perform on […]

  • Arizona woman’s flu diagnosis ends up being flesh-eating disease

    LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. – An Arizona woman is hospitalized with a flesh-eating disease after being diagnosed with the flu, according to KNXV. On Jan. 11, Christin Lipinski was diagnosed with the flu and received treatment for the viral infection. However, after experiencing increasingly worse pain, Lipinski was taken to a local trauma center and it was discovered that what began as a bacterial infection had developed into a highly aggressive form of necrotizing fasciitis — an extremely rare and destructive […]

  • Husband of missing woman says he threw body into river after wife died of natural causes

    HARTVILLE, Ohio – Police are investigating the bizarre circumstances surrounding the disappearance of a 70-year-old Ohio woman, according to WJW. The investigation started on Jan. 9 when Roberta L. Snider’s brother contacted police. He explained to investigators the strange story about the Hartville woman’s death and disappearance. Roberta’s husband, Philip Snider, told family members he took his wife to Graceland “one last time before she died.” Philip Snider said his wife passed away in Memphis, Tennessee so he pulled over […]

  • Doughnut eating champion arrested again after Dunkin’ robbery

    ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – A robbery suspect who was caught after winning a doughnut eating contest in 2014 has been arrested again, this time for robbing a Dunkin’ Donuts, according to Elizabeth City Police. Bradley Hardison, 27, was charged Thursday with felony breaking and entering, felony safecracking and felony larceny in connection with the November 21, 2017, incident. Police did not say if he stole any doughnuts. In 2014, Hardison was wanted for felony break-ins in Camden County and had […]