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  • Pastor’s Lamborghini purchase has jaws dropping

    “You light my fire, let this Lamborghini light your fire, baby.” So said Pastor John Gray when he gave his wife a Lamborghini Urus last Sunday—a gesture that sparked some criticism of his spending habits, the Houston Chronicle reports. But Gray, an associate pastor at Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Greenville, SC, is defending the $200,000 buy. “God helped me to make my wife’s dream come true,” he wrote on Instagram, per the Chronicle. “Why not? She’s made mine come true!” In a Facebook […]

  • ‘Part of your soul disappears…’ Police officer issues memorable warning to speeding teenager

    NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio – A police officer in Ohio has perspective on what it means when parents tell their kids to “drive safe” after telling too many parents that their child has died in a car crash. The officer shared those feelings in an emotional post about stopping a speeding teen driver who was going 100 mph on State Route 10. The posted speed limit is 65.  “Part of your soul disappears every time you have to tell parents that […]

  • Police warn of Netflix email scam that seeks payment info, personal data

    SOLON, Ohio — There’s a new phishing scam posing as a legitimate Netflix email that is trying to get your personal information, according to KDVR. Ohio’s Solon Police Department took to Facebook earlier this month to warn people of the scam. They said they actually received one of the scam emails and that the biggest clue it was a scam was because they didn’t have an account. “We’re having some trouble with your current billing information,” reads the email. “We’ll try […]

  • High school’s ‘Adulting Day’ teaches teens to cook, change tires, pay bills

    SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. – What life skills will teenagers need to know when they get out into the real world? A high school in Kentucky was hoping to help answer that question when they held an “Adulting Day” last week. According to WAVE, seniors at Bullitt Central High School in Shepherdsville were taught how to cook when they get to college, how to change a tire and how to pay bills. “I think that the idea occurred to me, originally, I saw […]

  • Farm linked to romaine E. coli issues new recall for other produce

    SANTA MARIA, Calif. — A farm in California connected with a recall of romaine lettuce earlier this year has recalled other types of produce, due to possible E. coli contamination. In a press release from Adam Bros Farming, Inc., the company said it was voluntarily recalling red leaf lettuce, green leaf lettuce and cauliflower, harvested from Nov. 27 through Nov. 30. The company stated the products did not test positive for E. coli, but were recalled “out of an abundance of […]

  • North Carolina jail plot thwarted by plans mailed to wrong person

    GRAHAM, N.C. — An escape plot to blast a hole into the Alamance County Detention Center was thwarted when an inmate mailed the plans to the wrong person, according to the sheriff’s office. A woman received a letter from the Alamance County jail on Dec. 6. Thinking it was a letter to her, she opened it. Inside, she found a detailed drawing of the Alamance County Detention Center, instructions for making a bomb and a plan for explosives to be planted […]

  • American student is stabbed to death in the Netherlands

    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands – A 21-year-old American student was stabbed to death in Rotterdam, allegedly by her roommate, police in the Netherlands confirmed Friday. According to a police statement, authorities received reports of a quarrel at an apartment on Kralingse Kerklaan on Wednesday. When they entered the apartment, the statement said, police found Sarah Papenheim with stab wounds and attempted to resuscitate her. Police say those attempts were unsuccessful, and she died of her injuries. An investigation led authorities to the […]

  • Bear attacks woman trying to retrieve her dog, drags her 80 yards

    MUNCY CREEK TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Pennsylvania Game Commission officials believe they know what may have led to a bear attack earlier this week that left a woman in critical condition. The commission’s investigation has revealed the bear that attacked Melinda Lebarron earlier this week may have had cubs with it, according to WNEP. They believe Lebarron was attacked when she went to retrieve her dog which had run out towards the bear. Game wardens went out with a team of […]

  • Cop dumps retired K-9 at animal shelter, is demoted to patrol duty

    The Police Department in Jackson, Miss., says its K-9 dogs are like “family”—so it was less than thrilled to discover that a retired police dog had been left at an animal shelter by his handler, who was meant to be looking after it. The department says officer Carl Ellis was demoted to patrol duty after they discovered that the retired dog, Ringo, had been surrendered to an animal shelter, the Jackson Clarion-Ledger reports. Fortunately, Ringo, who had been “thought to be living […]