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  • 4th person charged in Burlington robbery, fatal shooting at sweepstakes

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A fourth suspect has been arrested after a security guard at a sweepstakes business in Burlington was shot and killed earlier this month, according to a news release from Burlington police. Shamar Ramel Holloway, 35, of Graham, was arrested in High Point Wednesday morning. He is charged with first-degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon, larceny of a firearm and possession of a firearm by a felon. Officers were called to Gone Fishing Sweepstakes at 1365 N. Church […]

  • ‘Poorly-coordinated exercise’ prompts active shooter scare at Fort Bragg

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. — A “poorly-coordinated exercise” resulted in an active shooter scare at Fort Bragg Wednesday afternoon, according to Fort Bragg Public Affairs Officer Tom McCollum. The Soldier Support Center was evacuated after Fort Bragg emergency services got several calls about an active shooter. Personnel were advised to evacuate or barricade themselves in their offices. First responders learned the active shooter situation was a drill that had not been coordinated with Fort Bragg officials. The drill took place on […]

  • Man accused of stabbing wife in Babies R Us parking lot, believed she was ‘putting voodoo on him’

    LAUDERHILL, Fla. — A man is accused of stabbing his wife multiple times because he believed she was using voodoo and evil spirits on him, according to the Miami Herald. George Hernandez, 53, is charged with attempted first-degree murder. Police say Hernandez called his wife, 50-year-old Lillian Manante, and said he wanted to meet to talk about their marriage. When they met in a Babies R Us parking lot, they began to argue in a parked car, police said. That’s when Hernandez allegedly […]

  • Video shows Port Authority commissioner telling officers to ‘shut the f— up!’

    TENAFLY, N.J. — Newly released video shows a heated profanity-laced exchange between a former Port Authority commissioner of New York and New Jersey and two police officers. The Easter weekend incident involving Caren Z. Turner happened after Tenafly police pulled over a car with her daughter inside, NJ.com reports. Turner has since resigned from the board. In the video, the 60-year-old Democratic lobbyist is heard talking down to the officers and attempting to use her position as a Port Authority […]

  • Video shows 12-year-old nearly drown after being trapped underwater for 9 minutes in North Myrtle Beach resort pool

    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Video shows a 12-year-old-boy being trapped underwater for nine minutes, Myrtle Beach Online reports. A video shows the boy and his friend swimming around the lazy river at Avista Resort on March 19. They removed a metal grate on the floor. The boy was swimming down to explore the hole but his leg became stuck. His friend and some adults tried to get him out but were unsuccessful. Emergency crews were able to finally pull the […]

  • ‘East Area Rapist’: Man suspected in 12 homicides, nearly 50 rapes in California arrested

    SACRAMENTO — A man suspected in 12 homicides and nearly 50 rapes in California has been arrested, KTXL reports. The suspect, identified as 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo, was arrested and charged with two counts of murder. DeAngelo, known as the “East Area Rapist” or “Golden State Killer,” is suspected of the crimes that spanned a decade starting in the late 1970s in Sacramento County. “It is the most prolific unsolved serial killing case probably in modern history,” said Sacramento County District Attorney […]

  • Woman who claimed God told her to kidnap child gets punched in face by father

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Tennessee woman was punched in the face after she claimed God told her to kidnap a man’s 5-year-old son, WREG reports. Jerome Robinson and his son were walking to school around 8 a.m. Monday when 53-year-old Gina Ricard pulled up and grabbed the boy. “This woman pulled up and grabbed my son. She asked him, ‘Are you safe? This is not your father come on and go with me. Jesus has a better place for you,'” […]

  • Sun Safety: Managing the Heat with a Neuro Condition

    Neurological disorders are diseases of the nervous system and can range from brain tumors to epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, and stroke. People with neurological disorders can have varying degrees of difficulty regulating body temperature and navigating the summer heat can be a challenge. For most diagnoses, fatigue or low energy is a common problem which worsens in hot weather since this population is more likely to overheat. In the summer, learning to navigate the weather can help someone with a neurological […]

  • 50,000 honeybees rescued from colony inside garage wall

    CINCINNATI — An Ohio beekeeper helped rescue more than 50,000 honeybees thought to have been living in a garage since the early 1990s, according to WCPO. The bees were about 2 miles from The Cincinnati Zoo. Experts think the bees had been colonizing a garage wall for 25 years, entering and leaving through a small hole near a window. That long time period might explain the colony’s large number because honeybees typically live about three to four weeks, while the […]

  • 10-foot alligator strolls near middle school

    DELTONA, Fla. — Some Floridians received quite the scare Sunday evening when they spotted a massive 10-foot alligator taking a stroll near a local middle school, WOFL reports. The gator was spotted walking along the sidewalk in front of Deltona Middle School in Deltona. Karl Miranda saw the gator and snapped a video before posting it on Facebook. “I saw something huge, murky, grayish on the asphalt there. I actually thought it was a snake of some sort, but the closer […]

  • Woman dies aboard Alaska Airlines flight

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A woman aboard an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Kansas City died Tuesday afternoon as the result of a medical emergency, according to WDAF-TV. The woman was on flight 478 and could not be resuscitated when it arrived at Kansas City International Airport around 3:50 p.m. Kansas City police say the woman was already dead when emergency personnel responded to the plane. Passengers were held on the plane for about two hours after landing. “I’m […]

  • Sorority grants World War II vet’s final wish to dance with a beautiful woman

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. — A Mississippi sorority helped fulfill a 92-year-old World War II veteran’s dying wish of dancing with a beautiful woman, WDAM-TV reports. The ladies of Phi Mu Sorority at the University of Southern Mississippi held a dance in Navy vet Paul Sonnier’s honor on Monday. Jessica Moreau first met Sonnier working as a social work intern at SouthernCare Hospice Services in Hattiesburg. Southern Miss sorority saves the last dance for WWII veteran https://t.co/fEDOr8epri pic.twitter.com/98l67PPDrV — wdam (@wdam) April […]