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  • New Jersey principal creates in-school laundry room to combat bullying

    NEWARK, N.J. – He’s only had the job for a couple of weeks, but that’s all it took for a determined principal to realize a bold change was needed to fight bullying at West Side High School in Newark, New Jersey. “They were choosing to stay home rather than coming to school to be bullied or ridiculed,” Principal Akbar Cook told The Star-Ledger. “We didn’t know until we started making calls.” Cook told the paper that students would mock others […]

  • Pregnant woman, 2 daughters reported missing in Colorado

    FREDERICK, Colo. — Multiple law enforcement agencies are working to find a missing Colorado woman and her two children Wednesday. Shanann Watts, 34, and her 3- and 4-year-old daughters, were last seen on Monday. Watts is 15 weeks pregnant, police said. Police released very little information, only saying that no vehicle has been associated with the disappearance. A majority of the Frederick Police Department is working to find Watts and her daughters, Bellaa and Celeste “Cece,” according to KDVR. Watts is […]

  • Dog left to die appears to be ‘reaching out for someone to save his life’ in photos

    DALLAS — After a 9-month-old pit bull found on the side of a Dallas road was taken to a local shelter and put on the euthanasia list, workers snapped photos of the visually-impaired dog appearing to reach out for someone to save him. The pit bull named JJ was found as a stray on Dowdy Ferry Road in Dallas, which is known as a place where people leave dogs and many end up getting hit by cars, The Dodo reported. But JJ, […]

  • Man accused of beating girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter to death

    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – A Florida man who initially told investigators that his girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter died after slipping on rocks during a fishing trip has now been charged in her death. On Monday, police arrested 27-year-old Dennys Llopiz, who is being held without bail in a Miami-Dade jail on a charge of first-degree murder. Three days earlier, Llopiz called police saying he had found his girlfriend’s little girl, Skyler Hartley, unresponsive in the shower, according to the Miami Herald. […]

  • ‘Hard to fathom’: 7 family members killed in Oregon car crash, including 5 children

    TACOMA, Wash. – A Washington state family is reeling after a head-on collision took the lives of seven relatives, including five children, as they drove outside of Burns, Oregon, headed for a vacation in Las Vegas. On Monday morning, 29-year-old Erika Boquet and her three young children, Isabella Boquet, 11; Elisabeth Boquet, 9; and Tytis Boquet, 6; were driving to Las Vegas for a family vacation with three other relatives. According to Oregon State Police, around 10 a.m. Monday, an oncoming […]

  • Women say Uber driver ‘terrorized’ them during 25-minute nightmare ride

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Three friends are speaking out two months after a nightmare 25-minute Uber ride through Sacramento, California left them fearing for their lives. “I legitimately believed that we were going to die,” said Theadora Fuerstenberg. It’s an app thousands use every day but a June 15 Uber trip on Interstate 80 from a book club in Arden to Oak Park traumatized the three women. “He would swerve in and out and then as he was doing this he would […]

  • Pregnant reality star found dead on Bronx sidewalk, reports say

    NEW YORK — Reality star Lyric McHenry was found dead on a sidewalk in the Bronx early Tuesday morning, according to multiple reports. She was 26. The NYPD confirmed that a 26-year-old woman was found at about 5:05 a.m. Tuesday near Undercliff Avenue and Boscobel Place. She had no visible signs of trauma, and was unconscious and unresponsive, according to police. The woman was transported to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. A medical examiner will determine her cause of […]

  • CDC monitoring measles outbreak in 21 states

    Health officials across the country are monitoring the spread of measles across 21 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to CDC, there have already been 107 cases reported this year. The majority of those cases were in people who were not vaccinated. Measles is an airborne virus that spreads through coughing and sneezing. Symptoms typically show up 10-14 days after exposure. 2018 is on track to become one of the worst years for measles in the […]

  • Worker dies after falling in vat of oil near Disney World

    WINTER GARDEN, Fla. – A 61-year-old worker has died in an “industrial accident” after he fell into a vat filled with oil near an employee-only area at Walt Disney World, according to authorities. Crews responded to the Reedy Creek energy facility, which is located on Walt Disney World property, shortly after midnight, according to the Orlando Sentinel. Deputies said the victim slipped and fell while working with another employee to empty oil and grease byproduct from a semi-truck into the […]

  • Trailer filled with $98,000 worth of ramen noodles stolen in Georgia

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. – A trailer filled with nearly $100,000 worth of ramen noodles was stolen from a gas station 30 miles south of Atlanta, according to WAGA. The 53-foot trailer was parked at a Chevron in Fayetteville, Georgia when someone hauled it away, including a load of $980,000 worth of noodles. Officials believe someone stole the trailer between July 25 and Aug. 1. Deputies with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office are looking for the culprit in five car break-ins, a stolen […]

  • School district switches to 4-day week

    BRIGHTON, Colo. – Thousands of students and parents in one Colorado district will find the school week shortened to just four days. In School District 27J it’s the first time they’ve tried out the four-day school week, a recent trend, especially among rural schools. The district said it will save about $1 million a year by going to a four-day school week. But parents say it’s going to end up costing them instead. That’s because parents who work on Mondays […]

  • 6-year-old orders $300 worth of toys on Amazon without her parents knowing

    OGDEN, Utah — A Utah girl took advantage of “one-click” ordering on Amazon and bought $300 worth of toys without her parents knowing, according to KSTU. Caitlin’s mom recently bought her a Barbie on Amazon for her birthday and let the girl track the package. When she left Caitlin unattended on Amazon, she purchased some more birthday gifts and chose overnight shipping. The following day, the delivery truck pulled up at their home in Utah. “They just started unloading box […]