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  • Virginia man wins $4 million after forgetting about lottery ticket

    CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – A Virginia man is now a millionaire after scratching a Virginia Lottery ticket – one month after he bought it. Jeff Kretzer bought a “$100 Million Cash Extravaganza” ticket in December of 2017. The Chesterfield man put the ticket in his drawer and forgot about it. One month later, Kretzer happened to see the ticket in his drawer and decided to scratch it. Initially, Kretzer thought he won $4,000. “Oh, $4,000, this is going to be […]

  • Body in suitcase found near NJ train tracks ID’d as missing Virginia toddler

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Police identified the body of a girl found in a suitcase near train tracks in New Jersey as a missing girl from Virginia, according to a release from the Hudson County Prosecutor’s office. The exact cause of Te’Myah Layauna Plummer’s death is still unclear, but police arrested her father in Puerto Rico. Travis Lamont Plummer was taken into custody without incident by FBI agents on April 19 and is currently awaiting extradition. His daughter’s remains were […]

  • Ice pops recalled over possible listeria contamination

    DENVER –  A West Virginia company is voluntarily recalling thousands of cases of ice pops because of possible listeria contamination at a Denver facility, the Food and Drug Administration announced Monday. The recall covers two types of frozen desserts made by the Ziegenfelder Company – Budget $aver Cherry Pineapple Monster Pops and Sugar Free Twin pops. Between April 5 and April 19, roughly 3,000 cases of the potentially-tainted pops were sent to retailers and distributors in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Maine, […]

  • Zoo visitors kill kangaroo with rocks while trying to make it hop

    FUZHOU, China – One kangaroo is dead and another is injured after visitors at a Chinese zoo hurled rocks and other objects at them in two separate incidents. The Straits Timesreports the first pelting happened at the end of February (though China Daily says it happened in early April), when gawkers decided to throw bricks and pieces of concrete at kangaroos at the Fuzhou Zoo in Fujian province to get them to hop around. A 12-year-old female marsupial was struck on her left […]

  • Man ‘vomits’ 33 bindles of heroin after locking himself in bathroom, police say

    PROVO, Utah – A 30-year-old Utah man faces multiple charges after police say he “vomited” nearly three dozens bindles of heroin. According to an inmate booking sheet and a probable cause statement, police were dispatched to 930 south State Street in Provo just before 11 p.m. Saturday night on a complaint of a man smoking heroin. The suspect’s wife told officers she and her husband, Mitchell Dean Kuhni, had been arguing when he busted a door and a frame in the house, […]

  • Woman faces $500 fine over free apple from Delta flight

    ARVADA, Colo. — A Colorado woman said she’s facing a $500 fine from U.S. Customs and Border Protection after she stashed a free apple during her flight home from Paris, according to KDVR. Crystal Tadlock said that flight attendants were passing out apples in plastic bags, and she took one. She wasn’t hungry at the time so she threw the snack in her bag and planned to eat it during the second leg of her trip back to Denver. Tadlock […]

  • Man wearing ‘MAGA’ hat pushes victim onto New York City subway tracks: police

    NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.  — A man was repeatedly punched and pushed onto the subway tracks in a hate crime assault at the Union Square/14 Street subway station in Manhattan on Friday, the NYPD said. Police said the victim, a 24-year-old Hispanic man, got into a verbal dispute with a man on a No. 4 train as it was approaching the station. The man, who police said was wearing a red “Make America Great Again” hat and shirt, made several derogatory statements about […]

  • Shark attack victim also survived bites from bear and a rattlesnake

    HONOLULU – A Colorado man attacked by a shark in Hawaii last week also survived earlier encounters with a bear and a rattlesnake, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. Dylan McWilliams, 20 of Grand Junction, was bitten by a shark Thursday while swimming off the island of Kauai. He suffered several cuts to his leg that can be seen in one of his recent Facebook posts. McWilliams said he believes a tiger shark bit him. “That was the scariest part. I didn’t […]

  • Former NFL kicker apologizes after prom photo with daughter and handgun goes viral

    Prom season is officially in full swing, with photos of dresses and tuxes being posted all over social media. But one young man got to go to both a prom and a gun show over the weekend, and the photo of his experience has gone viral. Former NFL player Jay Feely took to his Twitter account to wish his daughter and her date a great time at prom. It looks like a simple enough photo until you look closely at […]

  • Boys halt basketball game to kneel as funeral procession passes; touching photo lights up social media

    FRANKLINGTON, La. – A photo of a group of teens playing basketball is going viral – not because of the game, but of what they did as a funeral procession passed by. It stopped sisters Johannah Stroud and Lynn Bickham Bienvenu in their tracks. It was a procession for their cousin, Velma Kay Crowe, WAFB reports. The group of kids put down their basketball and took a knee as the procession passed by. They hurried to take a photo. “It was […]

  • Couple arrested for hiding man’s body in closet of Utah home

    PROVO, Utah – Police have arrested two people after a man was found dead in the closet of a Provo, Utah home. Police found the man’s body while searching a CastleBrook Condos unit on April 13. Investigators said 20-year-old Dallas Joe Juggert and 20-year-old Mary Loueze Mace are believed to have stowed the dead man there. Utah County documents state Juggert called a relative and said the man had overdosed on April 7 and that he was scared to report […]

  • After baby hears for first time in viral video, mom works to empower other parents

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The emotional video shows Baby Charlotte, or Charly as she’s affectionately known, go from fussing, to a smile, to almost crying as she hears her mother’s voice for the first time. The moment, possible thanks to Charly’s cochlear implants, has been viewed more than 12 million times on YouTube. “I could see in her eyes and her face that she was really, really happy,” Christy Keane told WTKR. When Charly was born, she failed her first hearing test. Christy, […]