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  • NYPD conducting review after commanding officer allegedly told cops to shoot rapper 50 Cent ‘on sight’

    NEW YORK CITY – The NYPD has confirmed to WPIX that there is an internal review into Deputy Inspector Emmanuel Gonzalez of the 72nd precinct after the New York Daily News reported the precinct commander told his officers during roll call to shoot rapper 50 Cent “on sight.” The comments were allegedly made last June when the artist was “expected to attend an NYPD sanctioned boxing match” in the Bronx, according to the Daily News. The “In Da Club” rapper […]

  • Chicagoans start skee-ball club to revisit their love for the old school game

    CHICAGO — Do you remember Skee-Ball? The machines you played at Chuck E. Cheese as a kid? You know — the game where you rolled the balls up a slope? Every mark you hit meant a stream of tickets? Well, that old-school game is a legit league that has players clamoring to get in on the nostalgic sport. The concept was born in 2011 and now has grown to hundreds and hundreds of rollers in Chicago. Mike Fraser is the […]

  • First he made sure they were safe, then this police officer laid down to play dolls with these girls

    SOUTH HILL, Va. – Gotham has Batman. Metropolis has Superman. Wakanda has Black Panther. And South Hill, Virginia has C.B. Fleming. “They need someone who they feel is a superhero,” Iesha Roper-Boswell said while standing outside her Mecklenburg Manor apartment. The 28-year-old mother believes her daughter and other children in the community have found such a superhero in Fleming, the 42-year-old South Hill Police corporal. “He’s awesome. That’s the only word you can really use to describe C.B.,” she told […]

  • Man breaks through wall at Dollar General store to steal cigarettes

    RITTMAN, Ohio — Police are searching for a man who broke through the wall of a Dollar General and stole several packs of cigarettes Friday morning. According to a police report, the damage was discovered by an employee around 8 a.m. Friday. Police believe the break-in happened around 2 a.m. Police said the suspect broke through an exterior wall, though they are not sure what kind of tools the man used. Once inside, the suspect broke into a glass cigarette […]

  • Hiker rescued from freezing temperatures after getting stuck in quicksand at Zion National Park

    ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah — Authorities rescued a hiker stranded in a creek during winter weather at Zion National Park after his leg got stuck in quicksand. Zion National Park officials said the 34-year-old man from Arizona had one leg buried knee-deep in quicksand Saturday afternoon. Neither he nor his companion could free him. The man’s companion left him with gear to keep warm and went looking for help. She called 911 when she reached an area with cell service […]

  • Clydesdales survive plunge into frozen lake

    HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Gunther and Wilhelm, the two Clydesdales rescued from a frozen lake, are back on solid ground at the Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm near Stroudsburg. The day before, the pair found themselves up to their necks in trouble in a nearby lake. Their owner says a stressful situation like that can cause life-threatening colic or organ failure in a horse. Veterinarians say thankfully those are no longer concerns for Gunther and Wilhelm, according to WNEP. Neighbors found […]

  • A 5-year-old was teased for looking like a boy. So her teacher chopped off her own hair to show support

    A Texas teacher came up with a creative way to stop her students from teasing a classmate. She chopped off her hair. When Shannon Grimm noticed that a 5-year-old girl in her kindergarten class was “really sad and depressed at school because friends think that she looks like a boy,” she wanted to cheer the student up by showing solidarity. Classmates were teasing the girl, Prisilla, who had begun wearing a hat to school to cover her hair, according to CNN […]

  • Colorado construction site’s human bones may be 1,000 years old

    AURORA, Colo. – Human bones found at a Colorado construction site could date back 1,000 years, according to Aurora Police Dept. officials. APD’s Major Crimes Homicide Unit, the Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office and the State of Colorado Archaeologist said the bones are “most likely over one hundred, if not one thousand years old.” Authorities believe the bones belonged to a man of American Indian descent. A construction crew found the bones Wednesday while excavating in the area of East Smoky […]

  • Dog dies after being found tied to a pole and set on fire

    RICHMOND, Va. – Tommie – the dog found tied to a pole and set on fire last Sunday in Richmond – has died. “He had just finished having his bandages changed and stopped breathing; his body simply gave out,” Richmond Animal Care and Control posted on Facebook on Friday. “Tommie was pain free and surrounded by people that loved him when he passed. Needless to say, we are all devastated and angry and sad and terribly disappointed.” The search continued for […]

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