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  • Target shooter accidentally kills 14-year-old riding in car with family: sheriff

    RICH COUNTY, Utah – A target shooter unintentionally shot and killed a 14-year-old boy Sunday, according to Utah authorities. The Rich County Sheriff’s Office identified the teen victim as Zackary Kempke of Ogden, according to KSTU. The fatal incident occurred Sunday afternoon in a remote area of the Monte Cristo range in northeast Utah, sheriff’s office officials said in a press release. Police say officers were dispatched to the area around 3 p.m. after a 911 call. Investigators learned a 14-year-old […]

  • Boy, 13, found naked, chained to door was forced to sleep in dog crate: officials

    PRATTVILLE, Ala. – An anonymous 911 call led Alabama investigators to a disturbing case of child abuse Thursday, according to the Autauga County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to a Prattville home to investigate the caller’s claim that a child was being abused, and found a 13-year-old boy naked with chains “padlocked” to his ankles. “The chains were attached to a door preventing the juvenile from normal movement,” the sheriff’s office said in a news release. “Subsequent investigation revealed that the […]

  • Stadium worker seen spitting on pizza in viral video may face charges

    DETROIT – A video that shows a former Comerica Park food services employee spitting on pizza intended for customers has gone viral – now officials say the employee is in police custody and could face charges, according to WXYZ. The video was posted to Instagram on Saturday and shows an employee spitting on the pizza, then rubbing the sauce in it. The incident happened on Friday, according to park representatives. “As soon as we became aware through social media of […]

  • Good Samaritan hit, killed by driver – who then steals his car

    When Dhimitri Andoni saw a vehicle swerve and then get stuck on the I-275 median Thursday night in St. Petersburg, Fla., he pulled over to the shoulder to help. But the 22-year-old good Samaritan ended up dead after his good deed, his car stolen by the same person who allegedly mowed him down. The details: The suspect: After the stranded vehicle returned to the road and safely drove away, Andoni started walking back to his 2015 Hyundai. Before he got there, […]

  • Son’s body found in mangled car after father receives GPS crash alert

    PAUMA VALLEY, Calif. – Authorities found a man’s body in a car that had careened down an embankment after his father received an alert from a GPS device, according to California Highway Patrol. The 28-year-old man’s father contacted CHP around 5:45 a.m. after receiving the alert that his son had been involved in a crash in Pauma Valley, California Highway Patrol Officer Mark Latulippe said. Pauma Valley is located in San Diego County, just west of Cleveland National Forest. Officers […]

  • Little girls who survived cancer together reunite for beautiful photo

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Four little girls recently reunited for one very special photo shoot in Florida. McKinley, Chloe, Ava and Lauren, all between the ages of 4 and 5, beat cancer together at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, WTVT reports. Ava, Lauren, and McKinley had acute lymphoblastic leukemia, while Chloe had a rare form of lung cancer. Two years ago, the girls took a photo together during active treatment, and it was a much different photo. ”It’s amazing to […]

  • One month after 9-year-old boy kills himself, community honors him with fashion show

    DENVER, Colo. – Nearly one month after 9-year-old Jamel Myles took his life, his mother’s heartbreak still keeps her up at night. “If it wasn’t for bullying, a lot of suicides wouldn’t happen,” said Jamel’s mom, Leia Pierce, told KDVR. She says her son was confident in his own identity, coming out to her as gay weeks before school started. “He loved to dress himself. Like, he didn’t care if he was mismatch,” Pierce said. “He didn’t care. He felt […]

  • School district’s video about tight pants on girls doesn’t sit well with parents

    COAL TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Out of dress code. This is how the Shamokin Area School District describes tight pants on students. For some parents, the video released earlier this week does not sit well. “I thought it was sexist to tell you the truth I don’t think it is fair for the boy and the girls. They should both be able to wear what they can,” Robin Dorkoski told WNEP. “It is not allowing any of the students to show […]

  • Cops are trying to find a fugitive millionaire using a podcast

    The podcast’s name is an aspirational one: “Countdown to Capture.” The capture part is what the Newport Beach Police Department hopes will result from the six-part series, which it is releasing in a bid to finally catch their man. Details: The crime: The Los Angeles Times reports officials have for years been trying to apprehend Peter Chadwick, a 54-year-old multimillionaire who lived in Newport Coast, Calif., and allegedly killed his wife, Quee Choo Chadwick. Her body was found in a gas station dumpster outside […]

  • Prison guards find nearly $18M worth of cocaine in donated bananas

    FREEPORT, Texas – Authorities found nearly $18 million worth of cocaine hidden in several boxes of bananas headed for Texas prisons, officials announced Friday. Two Texas Department of Criminal Justice sergeants made the massive bust after the Ports of America in Freeport donated the unclaimed pallet of “fruit” to the Texas prison system, according to the Houston Chronicle. While loading the cargo, one of the sergeants noticed that a box felt different, according to KHOU. When they opened it up […]