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  • Woman Delivers Baby Boy on Spirit Plane, Gets 21 Years of Free Flights

    Cristina Penton earned her family 21 years worth of free flights on Spirit Airlines — all she had to do was give birth mid-flight. The Phoenix native was on board Spirit Flight 971 from Fort Lauderdale to Dallas when she went into labor, according to KTLA sister station WGNO in New Orleans. Penton was 36 weeks pregnant when she boarded the plane, so she wasn’t expecting to deliver so soon, but her baby had other ideas. “Everything started happening very […]

  • Young Woman’s Body Found in Oklahoma Wal-Mart Bathroom 3 Days After She Entered Store

    Police in Oklahoma are investigating after a 29-year-old woman’s body was discovered in the bathroom of a Wal-Mart on Monday, three days after she went into the store. Surveillance video showed the woman walking into the store about 6 p.m., according to the Associated Press. Investigators told television station KJRH  in Tulsa that an employee at the Sand Springs Wal-Mart tried to get into the family bathroom on Friday, but it was locked. At that point, the employee placed an […]

  • 2-Year-Old Utah Toddler Dies After Being Left Sleeping Inside Hot Van

    A 2-year-old child has died after being left in a hot van during a family reunion over the weekend in Utah, according to KSTU-TV. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said authorities were called to a home in Winchester Hills, located in the southwest corner of the state, just before 7 p.m. Saturday. Officials said the child’s father found the 2-year-old unresponsive in the family van. Deputies said several families from out of state were attending a family reunion near St. George. […]

  • Texas Mom Arrested on Suspicion of Killing Her Children After Allegedly Leaving Kids in Hot Car to Teach ‘Lesson’

    Police have arrested a Texas mother after she allegedly left her two young children in a hot car as a form of punishment in late May. Cynthia Marie Randolph, 25, faces charges of first-degree felony counts of injury to a child causing serious bodily injury, according to the Park County Sheriff’s Office. The two young children — a 2-year-old girl and a 16-month-old boy — were found dead in Parker County, Texas on May 26. The Tarrant County medical examiner’s website […]

  • Stuffed Cow Toy Saves 2-Year-Old Boy After He Falls Out Second-Story Window in Massachusetts

    A 2-year-old boy dodged serious injury with the help of a fuzzy friend, the stuffed cow that broke his fall after he tumbled through a second-story window around 4:40 p.m. Wednesday. Luis Eduardo Gomez was jumping on a bed inside the Chelsea, Massachusetts home when an unfortunate bounce sent him flying out the window, according to The Boston Globe. He fell roughly 16 feet, landing on a concrete slab in the family’s yard. The boy’s great-uncle, Luis Estrada, was in […]

  • 2 Children Who Were Strapped in Car Seats Hospitalized After Being Mauled by Dog in Minivan

    Two children are in the hospital after a dog attacked them on a residential street in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Police said a 5-year-old pit bull terrier broke through a fence, got inside a minivan, and attacked the kids in their car seats. Neighbors told KTLA sister station WPMT they rushed out to help after the dog started attacking the 2-year-old girl and a 5-year-old boy. Tom Grab, CEO of Ingrain Construction, tried to help the children’s mother pull the animal off. “You just snap […]

  • Georgia Mom Shocked After Breaking 50-Year Family History of Baby Girls

    A mother-to-be in Georgia decided to keep the sex of her baby a surprise, but she had no idea just how shocked she’d be. For Dara Crouch, a 50-year family history of all girls made her certain that she, too, would be giving birth to a girl. “I just knew I was having a girl,” Crouch, 29, told TODAY. But when the day arrived, and out came a baby boy after four hours in labor, her mouth dropped and her eyes widened in disbelief. […]

  • Georgia Inmates Who Helped Save Deputy’s Life to Have Sentences Shortened, Sheriff Says

    A group of Polk County, Georgia, inmates who helped save the life of a fallen sheriff’s deputy will have time knocked off their sentences, according to television station WXIA in Atlanta. On Monday morning, the officer, who was in charge of security for the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, collapsed during a work detail amid high temperatures and 100 percent humidity. The six inmates decided to act – one used the guard’s work phone to call 911 while others removed the correctional officer’s bulletproof vest […]

  • Convicted Oklahoma Child Molester Moves Next Door to Victim

    A Bristow, Oklahoma, woman says the man who was convicted of molesting her when she was a little girl now lives next door. “He’s like right there, practically in my backyard and that kind of makes me nervous and not want to go home ever,” 21-year-old Danyelle Dyer told KTLA sister station KFOR. Dyer and her family say her uncle, Harold English, recently got out of prison and moved in with his mother whose property is just over the fence. “When […]