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  • New York Governor Offers Free Legal Aid to Man Facing Deportation After Pizza Delivery

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday offered free legal aid to an undocumented man who was detained by immigration agents while delivering pizza at a Brooklyn Army base last week. Cuomo has assured Pablo Villavicencio’s wife, Sandra Chica, that he will have legal counsel. “I just spoke with Sandra Chica & expressed my deep frustration with the federal government’s assault on NY’s immigrant families. Sandra spoke to me as a mother—worried for her husband and her children. As a […]

  • Girl Shot While Shielding Young Relatives in Las Vegas Walmart Parking Lot Receives Medal for Heroism

    Officials honored a 10-year-old Nevada girl who was struck by a bullet while she shielded her baby brother and cousin when gunfire rang out in a Las Vegas Walmart parking lot. It's Alliyah Ingraham day across Las #Vegas and #ClarkCounty! She's a humble and quiet 10 year old hero who threw herself in front of her infant brother and cousin when two men starting shooting at one another in a parking lot. Aaliyah was wounded and will soon undergo surgery. […]

  • Pit Bull Puppy Alerts Stockton Family to House Fire, Tries to Drag Baby to Safety by Diaper

    An early morning fire in Stockton damaged two buildings in a fourplex over the weekend, but one family was able to escape unharmed thanks to their 8-month-old pit bull Sasha. As flames began to race through the residential structure on East Yorkshire Drive on Sunday, Sasha began to bang at the back door. “I open it and she runs in and starts barking at me like crazy and I was like, ‘OK, this is weird. This is not like her,'” […]

  • 80 Arrested, 95 Pounds of Meth Seized and $327,000 Recovered in Major Washington Drug Bust

    The largest drug takedown operation in Washington state’s Puget Sound has netted more than 80 drug dealers, U.S. Attorney Annette Hayes said Wednesday. The operation spanned more than a year and was conducted in four different busts across King, Pierce, Snohomish, Skagit and Thurston counties, KTLA sister station KCPQ in Seattle reported Wednesday. Taken together, these four operations resulted in the seizure of 75 guns, more than 95 pounds of methamphetamine, more than 32 pounds of heroin, more than 7 pounds of […]

  • Georgia Couple Accused of Killing 6-Month-Old Baby, Leaving Body in Hotel Freezer

    A man wanted in connection with the killing of a 6-month-old infant from Georgia was tracked to a hotel in Florida — where he was shot by law enforcement, KTLA sister station WJW has reported. Carlton Mathis, 28, was shot early Monday morning while trying to flee in a vehicle, according to the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office in Florida. The agency said he is in custody and receiving treatment at an area hospital. He and Amanda Oakes, 36, are suspected […]

  • Video: Sacramento Driver Repeatedly Rams, Jumps On Top of Vehicle in Violent Road-Rage Incident

    Cellphone video captured Monday shows a driver, who was later arrested on suspicion of felony charges, repeatedly ramming his SUV into another car before kicking and stomping on the vehicle in Sacramento. Police said Jose Garcia Alvarez, 40, was booked into the Sacramento County Jail on suspicion of felony assault and felony vandalism after being evaluated at a local hospital. It all started with a crash loud enough for Nikki Guinn to run outside of her home near X Street in […]

  • IHOP Tweets Hint at Changing Name to ‘IHOb’; Social Media Users Respond

    The IHOP that many know and love could soon be undergoing a major change. People are trying to figure out what the International House of Pancakes meant when it tweeted on Monday, “For 60 pancakin’ years, we’ve been IHOP. Now, we’re flippin’ our name to IHOb.” Exactly what the “b” stands for remains a mystery. The tweet also teased a big reveal on June 11, and didn’t specify what prompted the alleged name change. For 60 pancakin’ years, we’ve been […]

  • Las Vegas Fire Dept. Shares Photo of Baby Scalded by Water to Warn of Garden Hoses in Summer

    Las Vegas Fire Rescue posted pictures of a burned baby Monday, warning residents of the hazards of using garden hoses during hot weather. “Here in Las Vegas, a garden hose exposed to direct sunlight during summer can heat the water inside the hose (not flowing) to 130-140 degrees,” fire rescue wrote, “which can cause burns, especially to children & animals. Let the water flow a few minutes to cool before spraying on people or animals.” The department posted a picture […]

  • Great-Grandmother in Virginia Is Shot While Protecting Children From Nearby Gunfire

    A bullet remained lodged near Sherry Dabney’s heart while she recovered Monday afternoon, one day after the 63-year-old great-grandmother was shot outside her Petersburg, Virginia home. Her family was outside their home Sunday afternoon when two vehicles raced down the road, KTLA sister station WTVR reported. As the people in those cars fired gunshots, Dabney’s family hurried to get the children – and themselves – inside the house. “They said ‘they’re shooting, they’re shooting,'”Dabney’s sister, Glenda Jones, told WTVR. “My […]