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  • Teacher shares pay stub to show ‘what a teaching salary really looks like’

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – During the nationwide outrage and protests over teacher pay, one Phoenix-area second grade teacher decided to post her pay stub to raise the question, is it enough? “I absolutely love seeing kids engaged and learning,” said Elisabeth Milich, who teaches second grade at Whispering Wind Academy. While she loves teaching, Milich said she could never do it without her husband’s second income. To illustrate the point, she decided to post her annual salary to Facebook. Milich makes about […]

  • Oklahoma mom who married her son, then her daughter, headed to prison for incest

    DUNCAN, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman is headed to prison for incest after pleading guilty Tuesday to a felony count. A judge sentenced 45-year-old Patricia Ann Spann, of Norman, to two years in prison, eight years probation and an additional $2,791 in fines, according to The Oklahoman. Upon her release, she will also have to register as a sex offender. Patricia Spann and her biological daughter, 26-year-old Misty Spann, were charged in September 2016, several months after they got married and began […]

  • Dog dies after flight attendant insists woman put carrier in overhead bin

    NEW YORK — A dog died on a United Airlines flight from Houston to New York after a flight attendant apparently insisted a woman put the puppy in an overhead bin, according to multiple reports. The incident, first reported on The Points Guy blog, happened on Monday night when the attendant apparently told the woman to put the TSA-approved pet carrier in the overhead bin. According to the report, passengers heard the black French bulldog barking during the flight, but […]

  • ‘Mom, you just shot him!’ Video released of Oklahoma bond agent shooting client

    STILLWATER, Okla. – Officials have released video that shows an Oklahoma bond agent fatally shoot a man she was trying to take into custody. In August of 2017, 41-year-old Chasity Carey, of Signature Bail Bonds in Stillwater, called 911 saying she had just shot a man, identified as 38-year-old Brandon James Williams. When officers arrived, Williams was found dead at the scene. Police said Williams was arrested in late July and charged with three counts of second-degree burglary, as well as […]

  • Inmate’s Facebook selfies prompt investigation at Pennsylvania prison

    SCRANTON, Pa.  — “This is 170 pounds of twisted steel and sex appeal.” That’s what Jeffrey Mattox wrote with a selfie he posted on Facebook on January 25, according to WNEP. The problem is, Mattox is a federal inmate housed at Lackawanna County Prison and he is not supposed to have a cellphone. “It’s scary, it’s actually scary because they’re in there for a reason, they’re not in there to play around,” said Colleen Mowery. of Carbondale. “How that cellphone got […]

  • Couple charged with abusing 9-year-old girl, frequently hitting her with ax

    (Warning: This report contains content some may find disturbing) RAY COUNTY, Mo. – A Missouri man and his girlfriend face charges after allegedly abusing the man’s 9-year-old niece for months, court records say. Mario Allen Barreto, 29, has been charged with 29 counts of abuse and neglect of a child in Ray County. Melissa Holloway, 25, has also been charged with 22 counts of abuse and neglect of a child and one count of hindering prosecution of a felony. According to […]

  • Woman used boiling cooking oil to kill her friend after argument, police say

    LAPLACE, La. — A 56-year-old Louisiana woman is behind bars on a murder charge after allegedly throwing boiling cooking oil on a friend after an argument, according to WGNO. Officers were dispatched about to the 1700 block of Creole Street in LaPlace at about 6:45 a.m. Feb. 26, according to the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office. That’s where they found the 50-year-old victim, Alena Populis, sitting near the front door with severe burns on her face, left shoulder […]

  • Alabama incensed over ‘horrific’ smell of New York City poo

    New York’s poo problem has become Alabama’s poo problem, and that stinks for both of them. New York City, which produces about 1,200 tons of sewage daily, has been shipping some of it down to landfills around Birmingham that are producing a bit of a smell, the Guardian reports. “On a hot day, the odor and flies are horrific,” says Charles Nix, the mayor of a nearby town that’s close to a landfill with Yankee waste. “It’s better in winter time but […]

  • Teacher accused of feeding live puppy to snapping turtle in front of students

    PRESTON, Idaho — A school district in Idaho is investigating an incident that took place last week in which a science teacher allegedly fed a live puppy to one of his reptiles in front of students. Local animal activist Jill Parrish filed a police report. “What I have learned in the last four days is disgusting. It is sick. It is sick,” Parrish told KSTU. Parrish said a teacher at Preston Junior High told her that last week after school […]

  • ‘I just shot my husband’: Chilling 911 call, video shows woman confessing to husband’s murder

    CLEVELAND — Emergency recordings and body cam video show an Ohio woman confessing to police that she shot and killed her husband. The shooting happened in December on Cleveland’s southeast side, according to WJW. Aviean Compton has been indicted for murder in the death of her husband Ernest Jackson. In the 911 call, Compton can be heard saying, “Heavens, baby, I just shot my husband.” A dispatcher asks where the man is. Compton answers, “He laying on the floor dead.” […]