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Homeowner finds naked intruder in her tub, eating Cheetos

MONROE, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana say a woman came home to discover a naked stranger in her tub, eating her Cheetos while taking a bath.<p>A Monroe …

Fort Worth

Wisconsin woman 'body slams' suspect 'viciously' attacking officer, police say

An off-duty medical assistant in Wisconsin came to the rescue of two officers with the Portage Police Department who were “viciously attacked” while attempting to arrest a man who violated his parole, authorities said.<p>Officer Brian Lowenhagen and Sgt. Eric Walters were attempting to arrest the …

Crime

Florida county commissioner accused of paying to have sex with man's wife twice a week

HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla. — Deputies arrested a 71-year-old Hernando County Commissioner on Thursday for allegedly hiring a prostitute and letting his …

Crime

Mom who toured Europe, leaving 4 kids home alone, gets probation

An Iowa mother who left her four children at home while she went on a trip to Europe in September was sentenced to two years’ probation Thursday.<p>Erin Lee Macke, 31, could have faced up to eight years in prison, two years for each count of child endangerment, the Des Moines Register reported.<p>The …

Crime

Sen. Chuck Schumer to introduce bill to “decriminalize” marijuana

The Minority Leader of the Senate is making it official the day before 4/20: He’s down with legal weed.<p>In an exclusive interview with VICE News, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) confirmed he is putting his name on legislation that he said is aimed at “decriminalizing” marijuana at the federal level.<p>For …

Cannabis

Tammy Bruce: Pelosi and Democrats trying to scare women into voting for them

For a long time, the Democrats have been successful by scaring people into voting for them. It’s a tactic used when you can’t persuade people on policy. Americans were recently reminded of the Democrats’ usual refrain when House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi declared President Trump’s tax cuts as …

Talk Shows

Professor celebrating Barbara Bush’s death deserves to be fired

Following the death Tuesday of former first lady Barbara Bush, it didn’t take long before a radical and heartless university professor started spewing unbelievably vile, hate-filled rhetoric – actually <i>celebrating</i> Mrs. Bush’s death from behind the safety of a social media account.<p>Randa Jarrar, an …

George W. Bush

Kansas day care accused of 'tying down' infants, investigation underway

Deirdre Engle was on vacation with her family when she received a shocking call from the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) alerting her that they had received a photo of her baby being "tied down" at a local day care facility.<p>As soon as Engle got home, she rushed to Kansas DCF to …

Day Care

New Jersey state trooper indicted, accused of pulling women over, asking for phone numbers

A New Jersey state trooper was indicted on Thursday after he allegedly completed “improper stops” on two women and tried to convince them to give him their phone numbers, officials said.<p>Eric Richardson, 32, of Camden, was charged with official misconduct, criminal coercion, tampering with public …

Corruption

Man diagnosed as mentally ill allegedly killed 'weird' family who took him in

A mentally ill man who was welcomed into a Minnesota family’s home beat a mother and her son to death with a pipe wrench — and then told police he did so because they were “weird,” authorities said.<p>William Lynn Hillman, 21, was charged Thursday in Otter Tail County District Court with two counts of …

Crime

Florida mom told police she didn't know she was pregnant after newborns found beaten to death

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — A Florida woman has been arrested after she allegedly beat and strangled her newborn twins to death, claiming she didn't know …

Crime

Police search for woman who stole butterfly in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI -- Police are looking for help finding a woman who took a blue morpho butterfly from Krohn Conservatory's special exhibit at about 5 p.m. …

Crime

Armored truck driver accused of stealing $80K in cash

A Loomis Armored truck driver is accused of stealing $80,000 from the company, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report.<p>Evens Belot, …

Palm Beach County

Deputies: Pair brought gun to Florida Institute of Ultrasound in Pensacola

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in Florida stopped a man and woman from entering a technical college after someone called warning that the …

FLA

Cops: Woman says she stole beauty supplies to film YouTube makeup tutorials

ROYAL PALM BEACH, Fla. - A woman caught shoplifting makeup from Sally Beauty Supply said she was stealing them to start a makeup tutorial YouTube …

Palm Beach County

Sheriff: Hutchinson Island hotel employee stole couple's wedding gifts

A couple having a wedding at the Hutchinson Island Marriott found themselves missing a box full of cards guests had given them as presents.<p>A hotel …

Weddings

Drunk ski jump over a crowd of spectators leads to criminal investigation after 2 injured

An ill-advised, inebriated jump over a crowd of spectators at a ski competition in Colorado has led to a criminal investigation after two people were injured, authorities said.<p>The Summit County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday that a criminal probe has been launched into Saturday’s crash at the …

Crime

Man stole ticket from Don Larsen's 1956 perfect game, police say

A Louisiana man this week had a valuable World Series ticket from New York Yankees pitcher Don Larsen’s 1956 perfect game — the only perfect game thrown during a World Series — stolen by a homeless man he had befriended, according to authorities.<p>A family member had passed down the heirloom to a man …

Baseball

Man impersonated soldier, ran off with $100G marquise diamond, police say

A man is accused of impersonating a soldier, fabricating a story about an engagement and stealing a $100,000 diamond from a store in Washington state, authorities said Wednesday.<p>The suspect, identified as Arquae Daveon Kennedy, 26, was charged Monday with second-degree robbery and never served in …

Crime

3 in National Guard disciplined over use of dinosaur hand puppet during oath ceremony

Military officials announced disciplinary actions Wednesday against three Tennessee Air National Guard airmen after filming a re-enlistment ceremony in which an officer recited her oath using a dinosaur hand puppet.<p>An unidentified colonel in the Guard was demoted and retired after leading the …

National Guard

911 operator who hung up on emergency calls is sentenced to jail

A former 911 operator who hung up the phone "thousands" of times on people attempting to call in emergencies in Harris County, Texas has been sentenced to jail time.<p>Crenshanda Williams, 44, was found guilty of interference with emergency telephone calls Wednesday after "systematically" hanging up …

Crime

Georgia burglar wears clear water bottle package as mask during break-in

ST. MARYS, Ga. - A burglar in Georgia is wanted after trying to disguise himself using water bottle packaging on his head and face.<p>Described by …

Crime

Watch Jordan Peele use AI to make Barack Obama deliver a PSA about fake news

What does the future of fake news look like? No one really knows, but here’s a little sampler from Jordan Peele and <i>BuzzFeed,</i> who teamed up to make the above PSA. Using some of the latest AI techniques, Peele ventriloquizes Barack Obama, having him voice his opinion on <i>Black Panther</i> (“Killmonger was …

Jordan Peele

Outrage over business cited for flying military flags

The mayor of Jacksonville has responded to growing outrage after Jaguar Power Sports was issued a warning citation for their patriotic rooftop flag …

United States

Billionaire banking heir and cryptocurrency investor Matthew Mellon dies in rehab at 54

LONDON — Billionaire banking heir and cryptocurrency investor Matthew Mellon has died in a rehab facility in Mexico, according to multiple press reports. He was 54.<p>His cousin Peter Stephaich confirmed Mellon's death but declined Tuesday to provide any details, according to Bloomberg.<p>A …

Mellon

David Buckel, prominent gay rights lawyer, burns himself to death in New York to protest global warming

A “green” activist who was a pioneering lawyer for gay and transgender rights — including in the notorious “Boys Don’t Cry” rape murder case — committed suicide by setting himself on fire Saturday morning in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park in a grisly act of protest against the ecological destruction of …

Crime

Fla. sheriff: Substitute teacher arrested for grabbing boy around neck, pushing him against a wall

The Polk County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office has arrested a substitute teacher at Westwood Middle School after he reportedly grabbed a 12-year-old boy …

Crime

Royal Palm Beach man's own dashboard camera lands him in jail

ROYAL PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man ended up in jail after his dashboard camera showed police more than he intended.<p>The Palm Beach Post …

Palm Beach County

Stormy Daniels to perform at West Palm Beach adult nightclub, President expected to be in town

President Donald Trump is expected to arrive in Palm Beach the same weekend his alleged porn star fling Stormy Daniels will perform at Ultra …

Donald Trump

Female corrections workers cited after being caught kissing in 7-Eleven parking lot

A pair of female Colorado corrections workers were cited for public indecency this week after they were caught kissing each other with their hands down each other's pants in a 7-Eleven parking lot shortly before their shift started, police say.<p>Mary Torrez, 37, and Sarah Ippolito, 26, were found in …

7-Eleven