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  • Commissioner called on to resign after making ‘master race’ comments

    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. – A Leavenworth County commissioner is being asked to resign after telling a black woman he belongs to a “master race.” Leavenworth County Commissioner Louis Klemp made the comment that many are calling racist on Tuesday in response to a presentation by Triveece Penelton on road development options. Klemp wasn’t happy with the options Penelton and a colleague presented at the meeting, according to WDAF. “I don’t want you to think I’m picking on you because we’re part of […]

  • Five years later, ‘Batkid’ is now cancer-free

    Five years ago, he saved the city – and it appears that somewhere along the line, more than just that was saved. Miles Scott, aka Batkid, made headlines in 2013 when the Make-A-Wish Foundation granted the then-5-year-old’s wish to be the Caped Crusader for a day. As Batkid, Miles had a day of adventures in San Francisco, with thousands of residents coming together to help him live out his dream. Now, Make-A-Wish has published an update on the 10-year-old and says the 5th-grader is enjoying life […]

  • Serial killer could be connected to 90 slayings

    A 78-year-old man already serving three life sentences for murder may be one of the most prolific serial killers ever in the US. Samuel Little, convicted in 2014 of slaying three women in California in the late 1980s, has provided authorities from across the nation with information about more than 90 murders committed over some 30 years, NBC reports. A grand jury in Ector County, Texas, indicted Little, also known as Samuel McDowell, in the 1994 cold case murder of Denise Christie Brothers in […]

  • Anonymous good Samaritan pays Target customer’s $367 bill

    AHWATUKEE, Ariz. – Howard Gipson doesn’t like asking for help, even from his close friend Coralea Gosnell, according to KPHO. Gipson suffers from multiple sclerosis and just moved to Arizona from California. A few days ago, Gosnell was helping Gipson stock up on supplies at a Target store in Ahwatukee. When they got to the cashier, Gipson’s credit card was denied. “I was like no way,” said Gipson. “I couldn’t believe it.” But the disappointment and embarrassment didn’t last long. […]

  • Dolphin found shot to death on California beach

    MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – A dolphin died from an apparent bullet wound earlier this month on Manhattan Beach in Southern California, authorities said Friday. The dolphin was found on Nov. 8 after officials responded to reports of a dolphin washing up in the surf and had one bullet hole, Peter Wallerstein, of the Marine Animal Rescue, said. “There is no excuse for such brutality against these beautiful animals,” the Marine Animal Rescue said on its Facebook page. Dozens of people […]

  • Mother killed while driving cab to save for daughter’s birthday, baptism

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Family members and friends are mourning a North Carolina mother of four after she was killed while driving a taxi Wednesday. “She loved her babies. That’s why she was doing this, is for extra money,” said Tammy Woodel, Olivia Florez’s half-sister. Police say around 7:30 p.m., 35-year-old Florez was driving a Universal Taxi Cab when she pulled out of a shopping center and started southbound on New Walkertown Road. Another vehicle, a 2006 Infiniti, was traveling northbound on New […]

  • North Carolina man’s runny nose turns out to be leaking brain fluid

    JOHNSTON COUNTY, N.C. – Greg Phillpotts said his runny nose tormented him for five years – last year his family’s Thanksgiving feast was ruined when fluid suddenly poured from one nostril and into the food, WTVD reports. “I was preparing a meal and standing in the kitchen and it just added itself to the ingredients — it screwed up the whole dinner,” the North Carolina father said. While he had surgery to correct the issue in September, he spoke recently […]

  • New photos in search for ‘most wanted’ man accused of raping 16-month-old boy

    LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. – Tennessee authorities released new photos Friday of a fugitive suspected of raping a 16-month-old boy. The Lawrenceburg Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are hoping the public can help them track down Simon Dean Porter, who is wanted for aggravated rape of a child. “The suspect in the rape of a young child in Lawrenceburg has been added to our Top Ten Most Wanted list,” the TBI tweeted Friday. “We’re hoping to spread this throughout […]

  • ‘My name is Inigo Montoya’: Legendary screenwriter William Goldman dies at 87

    A “true legend” in filmmaking has died at 87. William Goldman, who won screenwriting Oscars for All The President’s Men and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, died Thursday night at his Manhattan home due to complications from colon cancer and pneumonia, per the Washington Post. Referring to Goldman as “one of the greats, a true legend,” Deadline reports he’d been in ill health for some time, with his condition worsening over the summer. Starting his career as a novelist, Goldman wrote his first movie script […]

  • New Siri shortcut allows you to secretly record traffic stops

    CLEVELAND – Traffic stops are consistently one of the most stressful and dangerous situations for both police officers and the citizens they serve, but a new smartphone app might change that dynamic. The free app is called ‘Shortcuts’ and can be used to create a number of them on iPhones for everything from music to contacts.  However, one shortcut called ‘Police’ is getting a lot of attention. “I think it’s great because it tells both sides of the story,” said […]