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    Oklahoma Father Writes Emotional Tribute to Pregnant Wife Who is Carrying Baby Without a Brain to Term

    An Oklahoma City man’s heartbreaking tribute to his pregnant wife who is carrying their baby without a brain to term has been shared thousands of times since he posted it on social media last week. On his Facebook page Friday, Royce Young posted a photo of his wife, Keri Young, on Facebook. Along with the picture, Young — who is a writer for ESPN — described the heartbreaking moment the couple found out that their daughter didn’t have a brain, […]

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    ‘It’s Disturbing’: Video Shows Ohio Nursing Home Employee Performing Lewd Acts on 100-Year-Old Patient, Police Say

    A 26-year-old former nursing home employee in Sandusky, Ohio, was charged after she performed lewd acts in front of a 100-year-old resident that were captured on cellphone video, police said this week. “She is basically harassing him,” Sandusky Police Department Detective Anthony Bath told KTLA sister station WJW. The care worker, Brittany Fultz, faces a charge of gross sexual imposition, but it’s possible she could face additional charges, WJW reported on Tuesday. “It’s disturbing,” Bath said of the incident, which took place in […]

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    Slain Indiana Teen Recorded Man Suspected of Killing Her, Friend on Hike; Police Release Audio Clip

    Investigators have released an audio clip of the voice of a suspect in the deaths of two Indiana teenagers. Indiana State Police Capt. Dave Bursten played the clip during a Wednesday news conference. He said it came from a video on the cellphone of victim Liberty German, who had the presence of mind to make the recording. Though difficult to understand, police said the voice is saying, “Down the hill.” Liberty, 14, and her friend, Abigail Williams, 13, were found dead […]

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    Michigan Teen’s Warning After Finding Shirt Tucked Over Her Windshield Goes Viral, Prompts Police Investigation

    A 19-year-old woman’s warning to others after she found a shirt laid over her windshield in Flint, Michigan, last Thursday has been shared widely on Facebook, and the post even caught the eye of local police. Ashley Hardacre had just finished working a closing shift at the Genesee Valley Mall and walked across the dark parking lot to her vehicle. She quickly got in and immediately locked the door behind her, but after she did, she found a blue flannel […]

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    Texas Mother Shares Heartbreaking Post About 10-Year-Old Son’s Cancer Battle

    A Texas mother’s heartbreaking Facebook post about her 10-year-old son’s fight with cancer has gone viral. In September 2012, Drake Medinger was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, according to the Stinky Joe’s #1 Pit Crew Facebook page. Last week, his mother Jessica Medinger shared a picture of Drake leaning over the toilet. The picture was accompanied by the mother’s powerful words about her son’s struggle: This was this morning after carrying Drake to the bathroom. Yes, he is in a […]

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    Police Searching for Pennsylvania Restaurant Worker Allegedly Caught Recording Women, Girls Through Hole in Bathroom Ceiling

    A Pennsylvania restaurant worker faces multiple charges after a diner caught him recording her through a hole in the bathroom ceiling Saturday, according to police. Juan Prieto fled after being seen, but dropped his phone along the way, according to police. Prieto is now wanted on charges including child pornography after investigators said they found dozens of videos on the device. Police say Prieto hid above a bathroom ceiling in Luigi’s Restaurant, where he worked, and made nearly 50 videos over the course of several […]

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    Driver Rescues Young Girl, Her Friend From Busy Highway After They Left Washington Home at Night to ‘Buy Toys’

    A Washington State family is thanking a random stranger for stopping and saving their 5-year-old daughter from a midnight adventure. The young girl and her friend had waited until her parents had fallen asleep to sneak out of the girl’s home in Bow, KTLA sister station KCRQ reported Tuesday. They had made it a quarter-mile before being stopped by Marc Breckenridge and his fiancee. “The first thing I saw was Zoey, their chocolate lab, standing right in the middle of […]

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    Idaho Father Shoots, Kills 3 Children Before Fatally Shooting Himself, Police Say

    Authorities are investigating what they believe was a murder-suicide after a man and three children were found shot to death inside a Preston, Idaho, home. Police believe 37-year-old Tate Lee Spillett killed two of his biological children, as well as his stepson, before committing suicide. Preston Police Chief Ken Geddes said investigators found the bodies of 6-year-old Jessica Spillett, 7-year-old Tate McCoy Spillett and 15-year-old Corbin Hilaker. Geddes said the children were shot in their beds before Spillett turned the semi-automatic rifle on himself, […]

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    Missing Teen Reunited With Utah Family After Being Found by Authorities in L.A. Area, Relatives Say

    A Utah teenager believed to have been a victim of sex trafficking has been found and reunited with her family, according to two of her relatives. On Saturday Trina McCulloch and Kandie Dunsey both cried as they talked to KSTU about receiving news that their niece, 17-year-old Sarah Dunsey, had been found. “If you would have heard last night when [Sarah’s dad] got the call… just a lot of joy,” McCulloch told KSTU, choking up as she spoke. Sarah was last […]