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  • Minnesota Teen Taking Driving Test Plows Into Exam Station Before Making It to Road

    A teenager taking her driver’s test crashed through the driver’s examination station before she even got on the road. The Star Tribune reported that the 17-year-old crashed a 2014 Chevy Equinox into the building Wednesday afternoon in Buffalo, Minnesota. The driver was not hurt, but a 60-year-old woman working as the license examiner sustained non-critical injuries and the vehicle was significantly damaged. It happened after the teenager put the Equinox in drive instead of reverse at the start of the […]

  • 24-Year-Old Moviegoer Dies After Head Gets Trapped in High-Tech Seat at UK Theater

    Authorities say a moviegoer died after a bizarre accident in which his head became wedged under the electronic footrest of a reclining “Gold Class” seat at Vue Cinemas in Birmingham, England, the Guardian reported. Sources told the Birmingham Mail that the man, who was at the cinema with his partner, was trying to retrieve a phone he had dropped between seats. The man became trapped when the footrest shifted from the upright position, the Mail reported. Sources said the man panicked […]

  • Sacramento Police Release Video of Officers Fatally Shooting Unarmed Man in His Own Backyard

    The Sacramento Police Department has released two pieces of body camera video and one piece of helicopter video from the night officers shot and killed Stephon Clark in the backyard of his home in South Sacramento. Officers responded to the area along 29th Street and 69th Avenue after reports that a man had been breaking into cars. Police say they found three cars with broken windows. CLICK HERE to see the videos in their entirety on the Sacramento Police Department […]

  • Florida Men — 1 Disguised in Bull Costume – Allegedly Tried to Burn Down Ex-Boyfriend’s Home With Spaghetti Sauce

    Two Florida men are accused of breaking into their ex-boyfriend’s home and using Ragu sauce to try and burn it down. Derrick Irving, 36, and John Silva, 28, were arrested on March 13 after allegedly breaking into the home and stealing several items, including a flat-screen television, window A/C unit and vacuum, according to Orlando television station  WKMC. The victim called 911 after being alerted by security cameras of motion being detected in the house. He said a towel had been placed […]

  • Pennsylvania Couple Charged After Police Find Body of 6-Month-Old Hidden in Container Full of Cat Litter

    A Berks County, Pennsylvania, couple is facing criminal charges after police say they hid the body of their infant daughter in a plastic container filled with cat litter in a crawlspace inside their West Lawn home, according to the Berks County District Attorney’s Office. Samantha Trump, 27, and Shaun Oxenreider, 25, are charged with abuse of a corpse, concealing the whereabouts of a child and criminal conspiracy, according to a criminal complaint. Spring Township police began an investigation when two relatives […]

  • ‘I Just Got Rid of It’: Newborn Found Dead After Colorado Mom Allegedly Tossed Baby Over 9-Foot Fence

    A Douglas County judge denied bond for a Highlands Ranch woman who is accused of tossing her newborn onto a neighbor’s deck where it was found dead in January. Camille Wasinger-Konrad, 23, allegedly gave birth on Jan. 2, 2018 and then tossed her newborn onto a neighbor’s back deck where it was found dead about 14 hours later. Wasinger-Konrad is charged with first-degree murder of a victim under 12 by someone in a position of trust and first-degree murder after […]

  • Mysterious ‘Loch Ness-Type’ Sea Creature Washes Ashore on Georgia Beach

    The carcass of what appears to be a strange sea creature was discovered by a boater on a Georgia beach Friday. Jeff Warren told television station WJAX that he saw the mystery creature Friday afternoon at the Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge in McIntosh County, Georgia. Warren said in an interview with the Jacksonville, Florida, station he initially thought the animal was a dead seal, but after looking closer he described the approximately 5-foot-long creature as more of a “Loch Ness-type thing.” […]

  • 11-Year-Old Girl Gives Birth After Being Raped, Impregnated by Missouri Man: Police

    A Missouri man is accused of raping and impregnating an 11-year-old girl who later gave birth to a baby boy in St. Charles County. According to a probable cause statement from the O’Fallon Police Department, the incidents occurred between April 19, 2017, and May 11, 2017. O’Fallon police spoke with the victim, who said the defendant, identified as 32-year-old Cornelius Lee Page, had forced intercourse with her twice and additional sexual contact with her on two separate occasions, according to KTLA sister […]

  • Washington Man Charged After ‘Gingerbread Treehouse’ With Cache of Child Porn Found in Woods

    A Department of Natural Resources worker searching for a long-rumored “gingerbread treehouse” in Washington state’s Snoqualmie National Forest found the house – and inside of it a cache of child pornography that led to a man’s arrest. Daniel M. Wood, 56, is facing child pornography charges in King County Superior Court after an FBI investigation tied him to the treehouse and dug up more child pornography in his Mill Creek home, according to court documents. According to the Seattle Times, […]