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  • YouTuber rigs glitter and fart-spray bomb to catch porch pirates

    “Revenge is a dish best served fabulously,” according to Mark Roberson. The former NASA engineer and YouTube personality is truly serving it up. He used his engineering skills to create a device that would make a bomb of glitter explode and a stink bomb go off on people who steal the phony packages. It took him 6 months to create, and the results are like a Christmas gift. The reactions are captured on cameras from phones hidden in the device, […]

  • ‘It’s a nightmare,’ Mother grieves loss of daughter after her body was found in dumpster

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Shantika Lashae Dunlap was a 30-year-old mother of four. In about a week, her children – ages 6 to 13 – will be spending their first Christmas without their mother, according to WGHP. “This is gonna be the worst Christmas of my life,” said Shantika’s mother, Latonia Mayes, who calls her daughter by her nickname, Tika. Dunlap was reported missing by her boyfriend on Thursday, according to police. Detectives say her boyfriend last saw her the day […]

  • Father accused of fatally shooting teenage daughter and her cousin

    HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — The mother of 18-year-old Vanessa Zaman, who was killed alongside her cousin in Henrico County last week, says the man wanted for her murder is her father, according to WTVR. Henrico Police say that 39-year-old Abdool Z. Zaman is wanted on two warrants of second-degree murder, but that those charges will likely be upgraded once he is apprehended and interviewed. They say he should be considered armed and dangerous. Police said Vanessa Zaman and Leona Samlall […]

  • Two Chicago police officers struck and killed by train

    CHICAGO — Two Chicago police officers were fatally struck by a train Monday while investigating a call of shots fired on the city’s South Side. The officers were identified as Conrad Gary, 37, who was on the force for a year and a half, and Eduardo Marmolejo, 31, who’d been on the force for two and a half years, according to WGN. The officers from the 5th District were struck by a passing NICTD-Indiana South Shore train at 103rd Street […]

  • Man run over twice by girlfriend’s ex

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – A local man is recovering after his then-girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend allegedly ran him over twice with an SUV. According to  Aaron Lawson, the situation began with a confrontation with Erik Abrams on Thanksgiving Day. Abrams was once in a relationship with a woman who Lawson was dating at the time of the incident. The relationship with the girlfriend has since ended. Following the confrontation on Thanksgiving, which Lawson recorded, he took out a restraining order against Abrams. Shortly after, […]

  • Doctors baffled after Texas girl’s inoperable brain tumor disappears

    HAYS COUNTY, Texas — An 11-year-old Texas girl diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor appears to been cured, and doctors don’t have an explanation, according to KVUE. In June, doctors told Roxli Doss she had an inoperable brain tumor called diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG, KVUE reports. According to doctors, the disease is “very rare” and causes a “decreased ability to swallow, sometimes vision loss, decreased ability to talk, eventually difficulty with breathing,” said Dr. Virginia Harrod with Dell Children’s Medical […]

  • Man finds valuable pearl while eating oysters at New York City restaurant

    EDGEWATER, N.J. – Rick Antosh keeps being told that the world is his oyster. With odds of perhaps one in 100,000, the retired hospitality executive found a pearl in his oyster pan roast at, Grand Central’s Oyster Bar in Manhattan, where he was having lunch with a high school buddy in early December. “I just all of a sudden felt something like a tooth or a filling and it’s terrifying,” Antosh told WPIX. “And then holy crap, I realized it’s […]

  • Deer poacher ordered to watch ‘Bambi’ repeatedly as part of sentence

    OZARKS, Mo. – A judge ordered a Missouri poacher to watch the Disney classic ‘Bambi’ repeatedly as punishment for his role in one of the largest poaching busts in state history, according to the Springfield News-Leader. David Berry Jr. “is to view the Walt Disney movie ‘Bambi'” at least once each month during his confinement at the Lawrence County Jail, starting Dec. 23, according to court records.  Berry Jr. was sentenced to one year behind bars, as well as a […]

  • Soldier surprise: Boy’s only Christmas wish comes true when he unwraps military dad

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. — ‘Tis the season for family memories and surprises. For one young boy, it all came together in one large present. Jadin Hart, from Pittsburgh, tweeted the video of her nephew unwrapping “the only Christmas gift he asked for a few days early.” My nephew got to unwrap the only Christmas gift he asked for a few days early and his reaction broke my heart😭 pic.twitter.com/vEXIRESglR — Jadin Hartღ (@JayRayy7) December 15, 2018 The boy takes his time […]

  • Bears player celebrates division title by proposing to girlfriend at mid-field

    CHICAGO – On Sunday, Bears fans watched their team hold off a potential rally by the rival Packers, preserving a 24-17 victory and giving the team their first NFC North championship since the 2010 season. Some players celebrated by picking up their hats and shirts being passed out by team personnel, running towards the stands to celebrate with fans that stuck with them through a half-decade of lean years. Charles Leno Jr. had the most unique and permanent way to celebrate after […]

  • ‘Part of your soul disappears…’ Police officer issues memorable warning to speeding teenager

    NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio – A police officer in Ohio has perspective on what it means when parents tell their kids to “drive safe” after telling too many parents that their child has died in a car crash. The officer shared those feelings in an emotional post about stopping a speeding teen driver who was going 100 mph on State Route 10. The posted speed limit is 65.  “Part of your soul disappears every time you have to tell parents that […]

  • Woman arrested after video shows her attacking subway rider, using racial slur

    NEW YORK — A woman has been arrested after cellphone video showed her attacking a woman and making a racist remark, police said Thursday. Anna Lushchinskaya, 40, faces a felony assault charge after being arrested by officers in Brooklyn, NYPD Transit tweeted. Police retweeted video allegedly showing Lushchinskaya attacking a woman on a crowded train before being detained by a civilian at the 36th Street station. The incident happened Tuesday, according to one of several people who filmed it. Numerous videos […]