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  • ‘Christmas Vacation’ returning to theaters for 30th anniversary

    CLEVELAND (WJW) — It’s a Christmas classic and now it’s coming back to the big screen. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” will be returning to select AMC theaters this holiday season to celebrate its 30th anniversary. The 1989 film will be playing from December 6 – 12 at AMC theaters across the nation. Tickets are $5. AMC encourages moviegoers to purchase their tickets in advance because “the last thing you’ll want to hear is ‘Merry Christmas. Theatre’s full.'” Click here for […]

  • Hijacked UPS truck led Florida police on a massive chase that ended in a shootout

    CORAL GABLES (CNN) – An armed robbery at a Florida jewelry store Thursday led to the hijacking of a UPS truck and a massive police chase that ended in a fatal shootout in Broward County. At least one woman was hurt in the robbery at Regent Jewelers along Miracle Mile in Coral Gables, in neighboring Miami-Dade County, Coral Gables police said. Police in Miramar, where the chase ended, said there were “multiple fatalities” at the scene. Police said there were […]

  • West Virginia suspends several after corrections officer class gives Nazi salute in photo

    A number of employees of the West Virginia Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation have been suspended amid an investigation into a photograph showing a training class apparently giving a Nazi salute, officials said. The image shows the class members each with a raised arm as the text above reads “HAIL BYRD!” The faces of the trainees and several other people have been blurred out. The text refers to a training instructor for the class, said the state Department of Military […]

  • Swastikas sprayed on more than 100 graves in Jewish cemetery in France

    French police have launched an investigation after Nazi swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti were spray-painted on 107 graves in a Jewish cemetery near Strasbourg. French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner, who visited the cemetery in Westhoffen, eastern France, on Wednesday morning, described the incident as a “heinous act of anti-Semitism.” “I want to say to those who think they can come here in the middle of the night and tarnish the memory of those who are buried here. Tarnish the memory of […]

  • Two Connecticut teens killed by mother’s boyfriend after argument over cigarette smoke, police say

    An argument between a Connecticut teenager and her mother’s boyfriend over his smoking in the house turned deadly after the man shot the 15-year-old and her 16-year-old brother on Tuesday night and then killed himself, according to the Watertown Police Department. Della Jette and Sterling Jette Jr. were transported to Waterbury Hospital where they both were pronounced dead shortly after arrival, according to a news release from the Watertown Police Department. Their mother, identified by CNN affiliate WTNH as Danielle […]

  • ‘Cannonball Run’ record: Trio drives across the country in 27 hours, 25 minutes

    In a feat of engineering, human will and blatant disregard of speed limits, three men claim that they broke the record for the “Cannonball Run,” a cross-country drive from New York to Los Angeles. Arne Toman, Douglas Tabbutt and Berkeley Chadwick say they started their drive on November 11 at 12:57 a.m. at the Red Ball Garage in Manhattan and ended at the Portofino Hotel in Redondo Beach in 27 hours and 25 minutes, beating the previous record of 28 […]

  • US sailor shoots three employees on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam before killing self

    A US sailor shot and wounded three male civilian Department of Defense employees Wednesday on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu.  Two of those workers have died from their injuries, a Navy official said. US Navy Cmdr. Lydia Robertson said the sailor took their life after opening fire near Shipyard Drydock 2, a maintenance area for nuclear submarines. Authorities have not released the sailor’s identity. The incident occurred at 2:30 p.m. HST (7:30 p.m. ET) at the Pearl Harbor Naval […]

  • George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin’s parents and others for $100 million

    George Zimmerman was acquitted in the fatal 2012 shooting of Trayvon Martin, but according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Florida, he believes there was a conspiracy to frame him and wants $100 million in damages. Attorney Larry Klayman announced the lawsuit in tandem with a Coral Gables screening of a documentary titled “The Trayvon Martin Hoax,” which has since been canceled. Zimmerman was scheduled to appear alongside Klayman at a Thursday news conference, but hours later, Klayman said the news conference was […]

  • Woman says she found loaded rifle in baby bouncer from Florida Goodwill

    VALPARAISO, Fla. — A woman in Florida wanted to get her friends a baby shower gift to welcome a new addition to their family. She found a great deal at Goodwill on what she thought was a baby bouncer — but she said the sealed box ended up containing a loaded rifle instead. Veronica Alvarez-Rodriguez went to a Goodwill in Valparaiso, Florida, on Sunday and found two gifts: a baby bathtub toy and a Baby Einstein bouncer that she said […]

  • Texas father dies in ‘freak accident’ while hanging up Christmas lights

    RHOME, Texas – A Texas father died after falling from a rooftop while stringing Christmas lights. Felipe Gallegos, 39, operated a window cleaning business with his wife, Alisha Flick. During the holidays, he hangs Christmas lights for his clients, which is what he was doing on Saturday when he fell, according to CNN affiliate KTVT. Flick told KTVT that her husband had years of experience and called the fall a “freak accident.” She didn’t see what happened when he fell. She […]

  • Kentucky mother allegedly sold baby for $2,000, police say

    A mother in Kentucky has been accused of selling her baby for $2,000, police said. Police contacted Maria Domingo-Perez, 31, after officials at Parker Bennett Curry Elementary School in Bowling Green, Kentucky, reported that a woman was giving away a child, police said. Domingo-Perez initially gave officers “conflicting statements” but police said she later admitted to giving the baby to a man and a woman. The couple, 37-year-old Catarina Jose Felipe and 45-year-old Jose Manuel Pascual, told detectives they had […]

  • A polar bear was spray-painted with graffiti; experts fear it won’t survive

    Thick, black graffiti sprayed onto a Russian polar bear’s coat poses an extra threat to an animal already in danger, experts say. Video shared on social media shows a lumbering polar bear whose back had been branded with “T-34,” the name of an old Soviet Union tank. The video was posted to Facebook on December 1 by Sergey Kavry, a World Wildlife Fund employee who lives in the remote Russian region. In the comments, Kavry said he obtained the video […]

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