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  • Texas mom accused of trying to sell 8-year-old daughter for sex

    LONE OAK, Texas – Police arrested a Texas mother who is accused of trying to sell her 8-year-old daughter for sex in exchange for $100. Carrie Sue Kelly, 44, of Lone Oak, was booked earlier this month on a charge of sexual performance by a child under the age of 14 years old with the intention of employing, directing or promoting, according to Gregg County Jail records. A six-month investigation found that Kelly was using social media apps like Kik […]

  • Half-naked man violently attacks woman inside Mississippi Target: police

    HORN LAKE, Miss. — A woman was left bloodied after witnesses say a man entered a Mississippi Target and beat her with a piece of metal before taking off his pants and underwear in what appears to be a random attack. Michael Jerome German of Memphis is charged with aggravated assault and is being held in the DeSoto County Jail without bond. Police found him walking in the Horn Lake Target parking lot partially nude and took him into custody […]

  • Man impersonating ICE agent forced 15-year-old out of car, seized boy’s cellphone

    VENTURA, Calif. – A man on Friday pleaded guilty to impersonating a federal officer during an encounter with a teenager and police outside a Southern California mall, officials announced. Farad Gharagozlou Bell, a 63-year-old Simi Valley man, confronted a 15-year-old boy in the parking lot of the Pacific View Mall on Dec. 2, 2017, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Bell was angry that the teen had already sold a guitar he wanted to buy, prosecutors said. The man saw […]

  • Toddler dies after being left in car for 10 hours while mom socialized, officials say

    WILLITS, Calif. – A Northern California mother was arrested after allegedly leaving her young child in a car parked outside a friend’s house while she went inside to hang out, officials said Friday. Alexandrea Raven Scott, 23, is accused of causing her 18-month-old son’s death by leaving him in the back seat with the windows rolled up for about 10 hours, the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. She allegedly deserted the boy around 3 a.m. Wednesday […]

  • Teen charged for stealing luxury cars from Missouri and Kansas dealers

    ST. PETERS, MO — A Kansas City man is facing charges of stealing high-end vehicles from Napleton Mid-Rivers Dealership on Veterans Memorial Parkway in St. Peters.  Police say he was part of a luxury theft ring that stole vehicles throughout the state of Missouri and Kansas. In the early morning hours of March 4th thieves broke a window at the dealership and stole dozens of car keys. They made off with three vehicles: a 2018 Maserati, a 2018 Dodge Charger […]

  • Abandoned ‘Baby Doe’ graduates from North Carolina high school

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – A girl known as “Baby Doe” after she was found abandoned in a North Carolina stairwell is now celebrating her graduation from high school. Angel Thomas is looking forward to a new chapter in her life now that she’s a graduate of T. Wingate Andrews High School. “I’m excited. I feel like I’ve worked really hard these past four years,” Thomas said. WGHP began following Thomas’ journey last year when she opened up about her story of […]

  • Family says crying girl on Time magazine cover was not separated from mother

    WASHINGTON — A girl shown in a photo crying as a U.S. Border Patrol agent detained her mother and used in a Time magazine cover about the Trump administration’s family separation policy was never separated from her mom, several media outlets reported. The Time cover shows the Honduran girl, Yanela Sanchez, next to President Donald Trump, who is looking down, with the caption, “Welcome to America. According to the girl’s father, his 2-year-old daughter was detained with her mother at […]

  • Lowe’s worker makes special delivery to Mississippi boy

    RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. — A Mississippi woman said her 6-year-old son waited two weeks for a new refrigerator to be delivered just so he could build a box fort. When the delivery man from Lowe’s arrived, however, the refrigerator wasn’t packaged in cardboard, to the disappointment of her son, Brandon. But the delivery man, Alejandro Porter, came through. “The kind delivery man from Lowe’s felt so bad, he went out of his way to go back and get him a […]

  • Jog turns into 2-week nightmare after woman accidentally crosses US-Canada border

    WHITE ROCK, British Columbia – The border between the US and Canada is the longest in the world, and it’s not always well marked, points out the Bellingham Herald in Washington state. For proof, just ask 19-year-old Cedella Roman, who went out for a jog on the beach in British Columbia, inadvertently crossed into the US, and was held for two weeks by US border authorities, reports the CBC. Roman is a citizen of France and she was in BC visiting her mother […]

  • ‘Roseanne’ minus Roseanne: ABC orders ‘The Conners’ for fall 2018

    ABC is pulling a “Hogan Family” move in the wake of cancelling “Roseanne” last month: It’s ordered a 10-episode spinoff called “The Conners” that will feature the show’s cast, minus Roseanne Barr. The network pulled the plug on the “Roseanne” revival, its top-rated show in 2017-18, on May 29 after Barr sent a racist tweet about former Obama White House adviser Valerie Jarret. Talk of a spinoff focused on the rest of the Conner family has percolated since then. The show […]

  • Dog shot 3 times in the face survives – now ‘Hope’ has a new home

    FORT SMITH, Ark. – A 4-year-old mixed-breed dog named Hope was found tied to a tree in Arkansas in late March, bleeding from three bullet wounds. “We found that she was shot three times in the face, so she had to get some emergency vet care,” said Amber Neal, Hope Humane Society director. Hope was taken to the Hope Humane Society in Fort Smith where Neal took her in while she healed. Scars on her face remain where the bullets entered. […]

  • 12-year-old boy sick of salad calls 911 to report parents – twice

    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – A Canadian boy fed up with his parents’ efforts to feed him salad decided to notify the authorities last Tuesday. Halifax police turned the call into a teachable moment, showing up at the family’s home to speak to the 12-year-old about using the 911 system responsibly. Before they got there, however, the boy called a second time to ensure that officers were on their way, according to a Facebook post by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. […]