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  • ‘I just want my baby home’: Mom of missing 6-year-old with autism makes emotional plea

    GASTONIA, N.C. – The mother of a missing North Carolina boy with autism tearfully pleaded Tuesday for anyone to come forward with information that might help find her son. “I would appreciate it if you were at the park Saturday and saw Maddox, to please, urgently, please, call the tip line, please,” Carrie Ritch said, reading a statement as the search for Maddox Scott Ritch, who is nonverbal, entered its fourth day. “Continue praying for him because I just want my baby […]

  • Trump’s new $1.5M limo comes complete with blood, Bond-style features

    WASHINGTON – President Trump is being driven around New York Tuesday in a brand-new presidential limo—one with what NBC News calls “an unprecedented level of security.” The Detroit Free Press, meanwhile, says it’s “one of the most exclusive, impenetrable and expensive cars in the world.” The 20,000-pound, $1.5 million limo, built by General Motors to look like a stretched version of a Cadillac XT6 sedan, is believed to use a heavily modified platform from GM’s heavy-duty Chevrolet Kodiak truck and to have 8-inch thick walls […]

  • 74-year-old man found alive in wreckage of building 5 days after fire

    WASHINGTON – A 74-year-old man has been discovered alive five days after his senior living apartment complex in Washington, DC, caught fire — but nobody knew he was missing. Mayor Muriel Bowser told reporters the man was found by crews working to determine whether fire marshals could safely enter the building. He was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life threatening, Bowser said. Structural engineer Allyn Kilsheimer said crews were going from unit to unit Monday when they […]

  • Dad charged in death of infant son allegedly left boy in bath to play video games

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An Alabama father has been charged in the death of his infant son after he allegedly left the boy in a bathtub while playing video games Sunday night. Cordarius Cotton, 23, has been charged with reckless manslaughter after Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office officials say he left 5-month-old Dezmend Cotton alone for more than an hour, according to The Birmingham News. A 911 dispatcher gave CPR instructions over the phone to someone at the home, according to the […]

  • Nurses arrange ‘date night’ for heart transplant recipient, wife of 36 years

    MILWAUKEE – A Wisconsin man is living his best life after receiving a heart transplant. In his case, the best medicine did not necessarily come from a bottle. Although confined to the hospital, Tom Schroeder’s doctor prevented him from being bedridden – making the pump keeping Schroeder alive portable. After spending 50 days in intensive care at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Schroeder said he does not care to go anywhere near a hospital – except to visit the staff who […]

  • Teacher claims she was fired over ‘no zeros’ grading policy

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – An eighth grade teacher in Florida claims she was fired because she disagrees with a school policy that states no students can receive a “zero” for failing to complete an assignment, according to WPTV. Diane Tirado started at West Gate K-8 School in Port St. Lucie last month as a history teacher. After several students failed to complete an assignment, she learned about a rule in the student handbook that states: “NO ZEROS – LOWEST […]

  • 7-year-old stuns the internet with her national anthem

    Her name is Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja, she is 7 years old, and she can sing the national anthem better than you. Malea became an internet sensation for her rendition over the weekend before an MLS soccer game in Los Angeles between the LA Galaxy and Seattle Sounders. As ABC News explains, Malea won the Galaxy’s anthem-singing contest on social media, then proved why, to the delight of both fans and players. “I was thinking that I cannot do anything wrong because it’s […]

  • Virginia prisons will no longer allow visitors to wear tampons

    RICHMOND, Va. -Women visiting friends, family, and loved ones incarcerated in Virginia prisons will no longer be allowed to wear a tampon during that visit once a new Virginia Department of Corrections policy goes into effect next month, according to WTVR. “If someone chooses to visit a Virginia Department of Corrections inmate, he or she cannot have anything hidden inside a body cavity,” Virginia Department of Corrections Director of Communications Lisa Kinney explained. “There have been many instances in which […]

  • ‘He will save many lives:’ Pit bull rescued from fighting ring to become K-9 officer

    HONAKER, Va. – A 3-year-old dog named Dallas is among the first pit bulls ever rescued from a fighting ring to train as a police K-9. After about six weeks of training, Dallas will join the force in Honaker, Virginia, The Washington Post reports. “We knew that his combination of ball drive and his wanting of human praise was the perfect combination to be a police dog,” said Jen Deane, the founder and president of Florida rescue group Pit Sisters. […]

  • Six Flags St. Louis park to hold ’30-hour coffin challenge’

    EUREKA, Mo. – For some it could be their worst nightmare, but for others it’s a chance at $300 and a macabre challenge courtesy of one Six Flags amusement park. Six Flags St. Louis is looking for six brave individuals capable of spending 30 hours in a deluxe 2- by 7-foot “slightly used” coffin in honor of the park’s 30th year of Fright Fest. Participants will start at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, and will finish at 7 p.m. the […]

  • Suspect who confessed to 2014 cold case murder makes first court appearance

    SIMSBURY, Conn — Gruesome details were revealed in the arraignment for William Leverett, who admitted to killing well-known businesswoman and mother of two, Melissa Millan, according to WTIC. The 27-year-old is behind bars for the 2014 killing of Melissa Millan. Leverett was arraigned on murder charges Monday after confessing to police on September 19. A source close to the investigation tells FOX 61 that police monitored Leverett from the time he initially confessed, until his arrest on September 23. Millan was […]

  • Singer Gary Numan’s tour bus involved in deadly accident in downtown Cleveland

    CLEVELAND — A 91-year-old man was fatally struck by Gary Numan’s tour bus while crossing the street in downtown Cleveland on Monday, according to WJW. Cleveland police say at about 12:40 p.m., the bus was making a right turn in downtown Cleveland when it struck a 91-year-old man who was walking within the crosswalk. There have been no arrests at this time; police say the investigation is ongoing. Gary Numan, best known for his 1979 hit “Cars,” was in town […]