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  • Penn. Walmart Shooter Reveals Chilling Tattoo Depicting Names of Potential Victims as He’s Sentenced to at Least 179 Years in Prison

    The man found guilty of shooting up a Pennsylvania Walmart parking lot has been sentenced to more than 100 years in prison. Scott Sargent walked out of his sentencing stone-faced after being convicted of multiple charges, including the attempted murder of five police officers, KTLA sister station WNEP reported Thursday. Sargent will spend the rest of his life in prison. He was sentenced to 179 to 358 years Thursday morning at the Luzerne County Courthouse following that October 2015 shootout at […]

  • Regal Cinemas to Start Serving Cheetos Popcorn

    Could there be a better combination than movie theater popcorn and Cheetos? Luckily for moviegoers everywhere, Regal Cinemas is pairing up with the popular snack to serve Cheetos popcorn. The snack is available in 32 oz. cups and will include both Cheetos-flavored popcorn and actual Cheetos. Humanity has peaked. — Chris Branch (@cbranch89) November 16, 2017 “We’re excited to give moviegoers a chance to experience Cheetos in an unexpected and delicious new way through our first national theater partnership,” […]

  • Texas Mom Arrested After Son Has 323 Hospital Visits, 13 Major Surgeries

    A Texas woman was arrested after allegedly taking her healthy son to the hospital 323 times and making him undergo 13 major surgeries over the last eight years, according to The Star-Telegram. Kaylene Bowen was arrested on Dec. 6 and charged with injury to a child. The 34-year-old woman claimed her 8-year-old son Christopher was dying from a rare genetic disorder and was in need of a transplant due to lung cancer, according to CBS DFW. Christopher’s father, Ryan Crawford, […]

  • Oklahoma Mom Arrested After Officer Finds Baby Soaked in Its Own Urine

    An Oklahoma mother faces child neglect charges after five children were found living in deplorable conditions, according to KFOR. Officers were called to an alley in Guthrie where Melissa Grayson’s car was stranded without gas. Police quickly discovered what one officer called “the dirtiest vehicle he had seen in 15 years of being employed here.” “The entire vehicle was absolutely full of filth,” said Guthrie Police Sgt. Anthony Gibbs. “From one end to the other of the vehicle, the entire […]

  • Man Accused of Groping Teenage Girls Inside Starbucks Near Colorado High School

    A Colorado man is behind bars after a surveillance operation caught him inappropriately touching teenage girls at a Starbucks near their high school. Sergio Gallegos-Munoz, 40 of Denver, was booked into the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility on Monday on three counts of sexual assault on a child and three counts of unlawful sexual contact, according to KDVR. The sheriff’s office said it had received several reports over a one-month period of a man having unlawful sexual contact with […]

  • Teen Theft Suspect Accused of Stabbing K-9 Faces Maximum Sentence of 15 Days in Jail, According to Missouri Law

    A Cass County, Missouri, K-9 named Champ is recovering after being stabbed in the neck as he was trying to stop a suspected thief – who may only spend a couple weeks in jail. Champ tracked Zachary Wilbanks, 17, from the Harrisonville Walmart to a field behind a nearby strip mall, KTLA sister station WDAF in Kansas City reported Tuesday. “It was pretty amazing how many cops showed up,” witness Jake Niemann told the station.  The deputy handling Champ heard a […]

  • Body Camera Footage Shows 11-Year-Old Girl Held at Gunpoint, Handcuffed by Michigan Officers

    A Michigan police department has opened an internal investigation after an 11-year-old girl was detained during the search for a stabbing suspect last week. Honestie Hodges told KTLA sister station WXMI in Grand Rapids she used to want to be a police officer but is now scared of the Grand Rapids Police Department after being handcuffed and detained. “I didn’t know what was going on,” Hodges said. “I didn’t do anything wrong. I’ve never got in trouble by the Grand Rapids […]

  • Iowa Cheerleader Who Knelt During National Anthem Wakes up to Racial Slur on Dorm Room Door

    Between Dec. 8 and Dec. 11, a handful of students at Buena Vista University woke up to racial slurs written on their dorm room doors. One of the students, Buena Vista cheerleader Alyssa Parker, previously made headlines when she took a knee during the national anthem and later quit the team when they were mandated to stand, according to KTLA sister station WHO in Des Moines. After a long night of studying for finals on Sunday night, the criminal justice […]

  • 6-Year-Old Colorado Girl Dies in Tragic Playground Accident

    A Colorado community is rallying around the family of a 6-year-old girl after her accidental death at a playground earlier this month, according to KDVR. Brooklyn Thill was playing on swings meant for children with disabilities after school got out on Dec. 5 when she somehow became entangled in the straps, which wrapped around her neck. Her family is struggling to cope with their loss, so on Tuesday, students and teachers at Brooklyn’s school, S. Christa McAullife Stem Academy, joined […]