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  • Missing California hiker killed girlfriend, then himself, detectives believe

    LOS ANGELES – A Southern California man whose body was found alongside his girlfriend’s after a nearly three-month search is believed to have killed her and then himself in Joshua Tree National Park, authorities said Friday. Joseph Orbeso fatally shot 20-year-old Rachel Nguyen then shot himself during a hike in the national park in July, according to San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department detectives. After announcing those findings Friday morning, the Sheriff’s Department, later in the day, offered further information that […]

  • Mom accused of hitting teacher in face with brick after student’s phone confiscated

    PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh woman is accused of hitting her daughter’s teacher with a brick after she confiscating the girl’s cellphone. According to KDKA, teacher Janice Watkins confiscated a fourth-grade student’s phone on Wednesday because the district has a “no cellphone” policy. While taking the phone, the girl allegedly bit the teacher and her mother, Dai’Shonta Williams, was called to the school. During a meeting between the three, the child claimed Watkins had choked her, at which point Williams got […]

  • Lulu the dog flunks out of CIA bomb-sniffer school

    Government agencies routinely make hiring and firing announcements, but a recent one from the CIA caught Gizmodo‘s eye. A Twitter thread revealed the agency has laid off Lulu, a recruit in its K9 training program tasked with detecting explosives. Lulu, described in her CIA profile as being a “hyper and silly” black Lab with an “easygoing sweetness,” started “to show signs that she wasn’t interested in detecting explosive odors” not long after she started training. The agency explains that dogs […]

  • Transgender woman barred from Busch Gardens for ‘wearing a costume’

    A transgender woman was denied access to Busch Gardens theme park in Williamsburg

  • Mother accused of killing pregnant daughter’s fiance during family breakfast

    GEORGIA — A Georgia woman has been arrested for allegedly murdering her pregnant daughter’s fiancé as the three were getting ready to have breakfast together. Paw Law, 57, is accused of shooting 17-year-old Nyatole Eh while he and the woman’s daughter, Madya Be, visited Law’s De Kalb County home on Oct. 8, according to WAGA. “It appeared they were in the kitchen preparing breakfast,” Clarkson Police Detective Jason Elliot told WSB-TV. “There was no type of argument or even altercation. […]

  • Jemele Hill suspended by ESPN over tweets

    ESPN has suspended host Jemele Hill for two weeks due to "a second violation of our social media guidelines," the network announced Monday afternoon.

  • Over 88,000 honor Tom Petty by singing ‘I Won’t Back Down’ at Florida game

    GAINESVILLE, FL. – Tom Petty’s hometown provided quite the tribute Saturday afternoon during Florida’s football game against LSU. RIP Tom Petty. pic.twitter.com/8akHgv3hKd — Cody Worsham (@CodyWorsham) October 7, 2017 In between the third and forth quarters, the entire crowd belted out Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down” off his first solo album Full Moon Fever. Petty died Monday at the age of 66 after going into cardiac arrest. This one’s for you, @TomPetty. pic.twitter.com/OMUwJOnAgS — Florida Gators (@FloridaGators) October 7, 2017

  • Grandfather accused of stabbing 12-year-old grandson over doughnut

    RAYTOWN, Mo. – Prosecutors charged a 67-year-old Missouri man with domestic assault and armed criminal action hours after authorities say he stabbed his 12-year-old grandson. Court documents show that Jose Ortega told investigators he and his grandson argued over a doughnut and he stabbed the boy after he “snapped.” The charging document also says that Ortega grabbed him by the neck and threw the boy to the ground before he stabbed him in the arm, according to WDAF. Paramedics rushed […]

  • Family gets death threats after internet users falsely accuse man in Las Vegas shooting

    The family of Geary Danley, the man who amateur, online detectives falsely labeled the Las Vegas shooter......