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  • U.K. Woman Who Said She Killed Father After Finding Child Porn of Herself Receives 9-Year Sentence

    A UK woman has been sentenced to prison for murdering her father and burying him in the garden—but only after she found his stash of child pornography that included images of herself. After pleading guilty to manslaughter, fraud, and false representation, Barbara Coombes received a nine-year sentence this week. UK authorities only learned about the 2006 murder in January when 63-year-old Coombes walked into a police station and confessed, reports the Guardian. Authorities then uncovered the body of World War II […]

  • Canadian Jackpot Winner Who Put Nephew’s Name on Ticket for ‘Good Luck’ Says She’s Suing Him for His Half of the Money

    It appeared to be a joyous photo op: a 57-year-old Nova Scotia woman and her 19-year-old nephew holding up a check for $1.2 million Canadian ($900,000) they’d won in a fundraising event that helped fire departments around Margaree Forks. But per the CBC, the presser Thursday went downhill soon after the shutter clicked as Barbara Reddick said she’d be taking Tyrone MacInnis to court for his half of the money. “Tyrone is getting nothing,” says Reddick, per the Province, insisting the teen […]

  • Driver Arrested After 800-Pound Boulder Falls Off Truck, Kills Mother and Daughter in Minnesota

    Two women were killed after an 800-pound boulder fell out of a dump truck along a Minnesota road Monday, according to KTLA sister station WGHP. Driver Joe Czeck, 33, has been arrested. Police said he did not stop at the scene of the accident. Karen Christiansen, 67, and her daughter Jena Christiansen, 32, were traveling behind the truck when it went over a railroad crossing and the huge boulder came off, tumbled and struck the family’s car. The women died at the […]

  • Chuck E. Cheese’s Offers ‘Pay Your Age’ Deal Friday in Wake of Build-A-Bear Chaos

    Didn’t get to Build-A-Bear on Thursday? Chuck E. Cheese’s is jumping on the “pay your age” bandwagon with a promotion Friday, the company announced. Massive crowds led Build-A-Bear to stop accepting customers on its “Pay Your Age” event early on Thursday, leaving many who planned to partake in the deal disappointed. During the event, customers were told they could pay their current age for any make-your-own furry friend. Those who waited in the long lines but didn’t get to build-a-bear […]

  • Long lines formed outside the Build-A-Bear Workshop in Montebello on July 12, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Build-A-Bear Workshop Shuts Down Lines as Large Crowds Gather for ‘Pay Your Age’ Event

    Lines for Build-A-Bear Workshop’s highly anticipated “Pay-Your-Age” event were shut down at locations across the U.S. Thursday morning due to overwhelming crowds and safety issues, leading to disappointment and frustration for many customers who were left empty-handed. The company made the announcement about 8 a.m. PT. as significant crowds were reported at locations around the country, including in Southern California. “Per local authorities, we cannot accept additional Guests at our U.S. Build-A-Bear Workshop locations due to crowd and safety concerns,” […]

  • Joseph DeAngelo, the alleged Golden State Killer, appears in a Sacramento courtroom on July 12, 2018. (Credit: KTXL)

    ‘He Has Not Won’: Survivors of Golden State Killer Attacks Face Suspect in Court for 1st Time

    It was a day the Golden State Killer’s rape victims say they’ve waited more than 40 years for as they faced the man tied to the serial killer’s attacks in a Sacramento courtroom on Thursday. Media clogged the hallway just outside of the courtroom, where suspect Joseph DeAngelo made his first court appearance since late May, according to KTLA sister station KTXL in Sacramento. DeAngelo is accused of raping at least 50 women, though he is not charged with those […]

  • Affidavit: Florida Driver Accused of DUI Admits He Was Drinking in Car — But Only at ‘Stop Signs’

    A man arrested on suspicion of DUI in Vero Beach, Florida had a creative, albeit ineffective, defense. During the June 27 arrest, 69-year-old Earle Stevens told officers he hadn’t been drinking and driving – he’d only been drinking at “stop signs,” according to an arrest affidavit obtained by local newspaper Treasure Coast News. Police received a 911 call after a McDonald’s drive-thru customer in Vero Beach complained of a driver behind her repeatedly bumping her car. Indian River County sheriff’s deputies […]

  • Florida Man With No Arms Arrested on Suspicion of Stabbing Tourist

    Police arrested a Florida man with no arms after he allegedly stabbed a tourist in Miami Beach Tuesday tonight. Jonathan Crenshaw, 46, is known locally for the detailed works of art he creates using his feet, the same extremities police say he used to jam a pair of scissors into 22-year-old Cesar Coronado. According to the Miami Herald, Crenshaw, who is homeless, told Miami Beach police that he had been lying down when Coronado attacked him first, punching him in […]

  • 10-Year-Old Texas Girl Electrocuted While Trying to Rescue Kittens From Behind Dryer

    A 10-year-old girl was electrocuted at her Texas home  while rescuing kittens from behind a clothes dryer, television station KSLA reported. Police in the town of New Boston are investigating to determine how Greenlee Marie was electrocuted on July 7 at her home, which apparently had electrical issues in the past. “She’s a beautiful soul. She had more compassion in her at 10-years-old than most adults do in their entire lifetime,” Greenlee’s mother, Shelby Roos, told KSLA. “She loved her […]