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    Arizona man arrested for allegedly hanging puppy upside down

    FLORENCE, Ariz. — An Arizona man is facing animal cruelty charges after he allegedly hung a puppy upside down in a horse stable, KPHO reports. Martin Benavidez, 51, was charged with animal abuse. According to authorities, a neighbor heard the dog whimpering from inside her house and reported the incident. “When deputies arrived at the property where the dog was seen hanging, they found the dog cowering under a table in a covered horse pen,” Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu […]

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    Sharon Contreras named new superintendent of Guilford County Schools

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Guilford County school board members voted unanimously, 9-0, to make Dr. Sharon L. Contreras the new superintendent at Tuesday night’s meeting. Contreras, who has been the superintendent of the Syracuse City School District since 2011, will start on Sept. 1. “It is overwhelming to feel this kind of warmth and people sending this kind of good will,” Contreras said. “It speaks to the kind of community this is that people deeply want the schools to be successful.” […]

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    Woman shot, found dead in her garden in Surry County

    SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office and the SBI are investigating the death of a 60-year-old woman who was found dead in her garden Tuesday. Deputies were called to the scene at 143 Escape Lane at 4:15 p.m., according to Sheriff Graham Atkinson. The woman was apparently working in the garden when she was killed by a gunshot. Investigators are trying to determine if the victim was intentionally shot or if she was struck by a stray […]

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    Man sentenced to 17 years for Scotty McCreery robbery

    RALEIGH, N.C. — The man who pleaded guilty to the 2014 armed robbery of American Idol winner Scotty McCreery and three of McCreery’s friends was sentenced Tuesday. Scotty McCreery in court for sentencing of man who robbed him. #ABC11 — Ed Crump (@EdCrumpABC11) June 28, 2016 McCreery and several others were present in the courtroom as a judge sentenced 21-year-old Mikkail Shaw to a minimum of 17 years in prison. The prosecutor said there would be no victim impact […]

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    North Carolina father accused of breaking 2-month-old son’s arms, legs

    A North Carolina father was arrested and charged with abusing his infant son. The 2-month-old boy is being treated for broken arms and legs.

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    5 new laws that will affect NC DMV customers beginning July 1

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Five new laws affecting the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles are set to go into affect on July 1, a news release from the Department of Transportation states. Vehicle owners will be issued a late fee if they allow their vehicle registration to expire. The 15 day grace-period that prevents an officer from issuing a motorist with an expired tag will continue, but $15 fines will be issued instantly. After a month, the fine will grow to $20 […]

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    Meet our Pet of the Week: Little Bit

    Meet Little Bit, our Pet of the Week. She is a 4-year-old Russian Blue. Little Bit is sweet, shy and loves to relax. For more information about Little Bit, contact the Happy Hills Animal Foundation at (336) 622-3620.

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    Meet Precious, our energetic and loving Pet of the Week

    Meet Precious, our Pet of the Week. Precious is a 4-year-old Albino Ferret. He’s full of energy and loves to play. For more information about Precious, contact the Red Dog Farm at (336) 288-7006.

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    Suspected drunk driver rides for a mile with body wedged in car

    OCEANSIDE, Calif. — A suspected drunk driver is accused of killing a man in a hit-and-run and driving for a mile with the victim wedged inside her car. According to KNSD, Esteysi Sanchez Izazaga, 29, was traveling at an undisclosed rate of speed when the victim went through her windshield and got stuck in the passenger side seat – the driver had no idea. After detaching from his body, the victim’s leg flew through the back window, landing on the trunk of the car, Oceanside […]

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    Ex-student gets life sentence for killing baby by throwing it in the trash

    ZANESVILLE, Ohio — A former college student who gave birth in her sorority house and killed the newborn by throwing it in the trash has been sentenced to life in prison without parole, NBC Chicago 5 reports. According to prosecutors, the baby died of asphyxiation after Emile Weaver, 21, gave birth in a bathroom on April 22, 2015 and threw the newborn into a trashcan. During the trial, Weaver said she believed the baby was already dead, but the judge felt […]

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    Ram headbutts guy attempting to insulate his home

      Owning this ram doesn’t exactly seem safe. A Youtube user by the name of Angry Ram says he was attempting to insulate his house when his ram, fittingly named Rambro, began charging at him. He puts the bag down and continues to taught Rambro until he eventually quits. Spoiler alert: the user’s page is full of offensive ram compilations.

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    Arizona man loses 330 pounds walking to Walmart, exercising

    “Basically I was told I was on my death bed,” said Pasquale Brocco. “High blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, anything you can name I probably had.” Brocco was 605 pounds and in dire health when he begin exercising every time he wanted to eat, WAGA reports. Several times a day he’d find himself walking a mile to and from Walmart to retrieve his next meal. After a couple years of exercising, clean eating and working for his food, he dropped 330 pounds. Brocco is now looking […]


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