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  • Medical mystery sends 7-year-old boy into deep, 11-day sleep

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A 7-year-old Kentucky boy fell into a deep, 11-day sleep and doctors can’t explain why, WDRB reports. Amy Shaw said she and her son Wyatt were at a wedding and Wyatt was the life of the party. After the wedding, she expected the 7-year-old to be tired, but couldn’t have expected what happened next. Wyatt fell asleep and wouldn’t wake up for 11 days. He has been a patient at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville since the […]

  • Courageous goat-herding dog refuses to leave flock amid California wildfires

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. — A goat-herding dog is receiving attention after it stayed by a flock of goats amid the California wildfires last week. The dog’s owner Roland Tembo Hendel detailed his courageous dog’s act in a lengthy Facebook post. “By 11:10 we could see the first of the flames across the valley. By 11:15 they were growing larger and the winds went mad. We had loaded up the dogs and cats, but Odin, our stubborn and fearless Great Pyrenees would […]

  • Meet Storm, our perky Pet of the Week

    Meet Storm, our pet of the week. He is perky, fun and loves to play. Storm knows several commands and listens well. For more information, contact the Guilford County Animal Shelter at (336) 641-3400.

  • NC woman plans to open dog kennel with $1M lottery win

    KINSTON, N.C. — A North Carolina woman plans to realize her dream of opening dog kennel after winning $1 million, according to the North Carolina Education Lottery. “We came up with the idea about two years ago,” said Diamond Campbell. “We’ve been developing the idea since. Now we can actually do it.” Campbell won Thursday when she stopped by Tony’s Friendly Mart on North Martin Luther King Drive in Kinston and bought a 50X The Cash scratch-off ticket. She took […]

  • Florida man pays pilot to fly ‘Boycott Jags and the NFL’ banner above stadium

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Florida man took his issues with NFL players kneeling during the national anthem 1,000 feet over the Jacksonville Jaguar’s stadium Sunday afternoon. Terry Smiley hired a pilot to fly a protest banner of his own over EverBank Field before their game against the Los Angeles Rams. The banner read, “Be American, Boycott the Jags and the NFL.” As part of his campaign, Smiley is giving away bumper stickers in hopes other supporters will join him. “I […]

  • Busy mom works out while shopping at Target

    Finding time to work out when you’re a busy parent can be tough. For some parents, it’s hard to squeeze in gym time. A video of a mom working out in a Target store hit the internet this weekend and some people are freaking out.

  • 325-pound woman accused of killing 9-year-old girl by sitting on her

    PENSACOLA, Fla. — A 325-pound Florida woman is accused of killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on her as punishment, according to the Pensacola News Journal. Veronica Green Posey, 64, was arrested and charged on Saturday with homicide and cruelty toward a child after paramedics found Dericka Lindsay unresponsive at a home in Pensacola. She was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. Posey told arriving deputies that she sat on the 9-year-old as discipline “for being […]

  • Deputies searching for leads in Eden church break-in

    EDEN, N.C. — Deputies are searching for leads after several items were stolen from a church in Eden over the weekend, according to a news release from the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office. The incident happened between Friday night and Saturday evening at Lighthouse Baptist Church on N.C. 14. Thieves stole two portable electric amps, two flatscreen televisions, two speakers, a Samsung tablet, two assisted listening receivers, two microphones, an Xbox 360 with two controls and a headset microphone. Anyone with […]

  • Man suspected of starting fire after using propane torch to kill spiders

    TUCSON, Ariz. — An Arizona man is suspected of starting a fire after he used a propane torch to kill spiders and burn spider webs underneath his mobile home Sunday night, according to KVOA. At about 9:20 p.m., crews responded to a mobile home in Tucson in reference to a fire. Arriving officers say an elderly woman had been carried out of the home by her son and neighbors. She suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene. The […]

  • Man tried to lure son into bathroom at Raleigh airport, mom says

    RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina woman took to Facebook to warn parents about a man she encountered at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport observation deck and kiddie park, according to WTVD. Kara Clark posted a picture of the accused man to her Facebook account after she said he tried to lure her son into a bathroom and also tried to have a sexual conversation with her. RDU International police have confirmed they are investigating the woman’s claims. According to Clark, […]

  • ‘He repossessed it like it was a car’: 5-year-old NC boy’s grave marker removed after dispute over money

    HICKORY, N.C. — A North Carolina couple is reeling after their 5-year-old son’s grave marker was repossessed by the manufacturer, WBTV reports. Crystal Leatherman’s son Jake passed away from leukemia nearly a year ago. When she recently went to visit her son’s grave, she discovered the monument was gone. “He repossessed it like it was a car,” Leatherman said. Company owner JC Shoaf said he removed the stone after the couple failed to pay the full amount owed. He says […]

  • NC woman accused of assaulting boyfriend with bacon

    GOLDSBORO, N.C. — A North Carolina man reported on Sunday that he was slapped with a package of bacon, WTVD reports. Yes, a package of bacon… According to a police report, the man said he was arguing with his girlfriend at their apartment on West Lockhaven Drive in Goldsboro when she struck him in the face with an uncooked package of bacon. Goldsboro police said charges had not yet been filed; officers did not mention if they confiscated the delicious […]