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  • Georgia Man, 93, Takes Late Wife’s Photo to Restaurant to Have Lunch Dates With Her

    True love does exist. Just look at Clarence Purvis and you’ll know it’s true. Purvis, 93, was with the love of his life, Carolyn, for more than six decades. They had three children together.  She passed away four years ago. But for Purvis, her memory still lives on every day. “Ain’t nobody loved one another more than me and my wife loved one another,” he told television station WTOC in Savannah, Georgia. Purvis takes photos of Carolyn with him to his favorite Georgia […]

  • Viral Video Shows Black Man Hugging Nazi Outside Richard Spencer Event in Florida, Asking Him ‘Why Do You Hate Me?’

    A viral video shows the moment a black man hugged a Nazi outside white supremacist leader Richard Spencer’s speech Thursday afternoon at the University of Florida in Gainesville. In the video, which was posted on Twitter by user Politics 4 Dummies, 31-year-old Aaron Alex Courtney is seen hugging the man and asking, “Why don’t you like me, dog?” Warning: Video contains harsh language A nazi and a black man…..America 2017 #SpencerAtUF — Politics 4 Dummies (@Politics4dum) October 19, 2017 Courtney […]

  • Day Care Worker Arrested After Video Allegedly Shows Her Repeatedly Slapping Baby Girl

    A day care worker was arrested Thursday for allegedly slapping a 1-year-old girl on multiple occasions in Long Island, New York. Jeanine Sammis, 36, was caught on camera slapping a child on the back of her head on different occasions in late September, according to Nassau County police. Police said a worker at the day care recorded Sammis after witnessing the alleged abuse, according to KTLA sister station WPIX in New York. Grace Pok’s daughter attends KinderCare and she found […]

  • ‘Why Would You Want Somebody Who Beats Their Wife to Have Access to Gun?’: Colorado Boy Kicked Out of Cub Scouts Over Question to Senator

    A Colorado Cub Scout who said he was kicked out of his den for asking a lawmaker too tough of a question is getting some big name support. Ames Mayfield said he was told he could no longer participate in Scouts with his current group in the Denver suburbs after a Scout activity involving a question-and-answer session with Colorado State Sen. Vicki Marble. “He was supposed to research and ask a question that impacts our community,” his mother Lori Mayfield […]

  • Brandon Wall is seen in an image posted by the Iron County Sheriff's Office.

    Utah Man Arrested After Allegedly Carving ‘Profane Word’ Into Woman’s Stomach

    A Utah man was arrested Monday for an alleged assault during which he carved a profane word into the victim’s stomach using a piece of broken glass, police say. 22-year-old Brandon Lee Wall, of Cedar City, was arrested Monday and charged with aggravated assault as a second-degree felony, St. George News reports. Officers had responded to the woman’s home on a report that Wall had been there making threats. The woman told police Wall attacked her in late September, pushing her to the […]

  • Dog Flunks Out of CIA Bomb-Sniffer School After Losing Interest in Detecting Explosives

    Government agencies routinely make hiring and firing announcements, but a recent one from the CIA is gaining national attention. A Twitter thread revealed the agency has laid off Lulu, a recruit in its K9 training program tasked with detecting explosives. Lulu, described in her CIA profile as being a “hyper and silly” black Lab with an “easygoing sweetness,” started “to show signs that she wasn’t interested in detecting explosive odors” not long after she started training. The agency explains that […]

  • San Diego Mother Arrested After Allegedly Selling Drugs to Students at Daughter’s Catholic High School

    The mother of a student at Cathedral Catholic High School faces multiple charges related to selling drugs to students at several San Diego campuses, according to police and school authorities. Parents of CCHS students were notified by an email obtained by KTLA sister station KSWB in San Diego from the school Principal Kevin Calkins that the parent of a student had been arrested on drug charges: “Recently, the parent of a CCHS student was arrested and charged with the sale and […]

  • 15-Year-Old Tennessee Girl Fighting for Her Life After Brother Accidentally Shoots Her in Face

    A Tennessee girl is in the hospital after her brother accidentally fired a gun, shooting her in the mouth, according to WREG. Police say around 1 a.m. Wednesday, a teen was playing with a gun outside of a home in Parkway Village when it went off. A bullet went through the house’s front door, hitting the teen’s 15-year-old sister in the mouth. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Her brother, whose age was not given, was taken […]

  • St. Louis Gas Station Clerk Allegedly Fatally Shot Customer Over $1 Bag of Candy; Victim Didn’t Steal, Police Say

    A 39-year-old gas station clerk has been charged after he allegedly shot and killed a person he thought had taken a bag of candy from his store in St. Louis. The shooting occurred Sept. 26 at a gas station in the 2800 block of N. Florissant Avenue, according to court documents obtained by KTLA sister station KTVI in St. Louis. The victim, Christopher Simmons, was a customer at the gas station when he got into an argument with the store clerk, […]