Woman shot in Winston-Salem during attempted robbery, suspect at-large
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A 73-year-old New York grandmother outsmarted scammers who pretended to be her grandson and said he needed $8,000 to be bailed out of jail
"I told him I had the money in the house, and I figured, he's not going to fall for that. Well, he fell for that hook, line, and sinker," the woman said.
The mother refused to give the child's name to the woman. But the woman somehow already knew his name and began to call it out, police said.
Two Canadians died of gunshot wounds after an argument turned violent at a resort near Cancun on Mexico's Caribbean coast, authorities said on Friday. Both guests at the upscale resort on the Riviera Maya of Quintana Roo state had criminal records, said Mexican officials, citing information from the Canadian police. Mexican police are searching for another person thought to have fired the shots who had a "long" criminal record in Canada, said the attorney general's office in Quintana Roo, home to a stretch of white-sand beach resorts and lush jungles.
Law enforcement seized 20 firearm, about 5,000 rounds of ammunition and numerous high-capacity magazines from a Ravenna Township home on Friday.
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“It had to be divine intervention.”
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Police arrested a Georgia pastor and charged him with false imprisonment after officials allegedly found eight people locked inside his basement.The pastor has disputed the charges.The Griffin Police Department said in a news release on Jan. 18 that Curtis Keith Bankston, 55, and his wife, Sophia Simm-Bankston, 56, were running an "unlicensed group home" at the house "under the guise of a church known as One Step of Faith 2nd Chance."An...
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‘It Belongs Where Kyle Wants It’: Kyle Rittenhouse Says He Wants the Rifle Back He Used In Shootings, Promises the Court He Will ‘Properly Destroy It’
Kyle Rittenhouse, the young man who was acquitted after fatally shooting two protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin in 2020, is now asking a court to give […]
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Jake Ross of McDowell County was a purveyor in the disturbing world of “webcam sex tourism,” prosecutors say.
Man Faces Up to 20 Years in Prison for Allegedly Mooning Passengers and Assaulting Attendant During Flight
Authorities arrested Shane McInerney earlier this month after he created a series of disturbances on a Delta flight to NYC. He's been released on $20,000 bond.
Evoking "Weekend at Bernie's," the incident occurred after a man was told the pensioner must be present to collect the money, reports said.
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In February 2019, Crystal Smith was working as a teacher at the Bluejacket-Flint Elementary School when she was caught on surveillance cameras kicking a 5-year-old girl.
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Friends of a nurse who was fatally struck by an off-duty police officer, who then loaded the body into his car and drove home, are still reeling in shock and grief.
I've lived in Scotland my entire life. Here are 6 traditions I grew up with that my American friends find surprising.
Insider's Mikhaila Friel was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and has spent time in both the US and England.
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Norwalk Police DepartmentA Connecticut government official gunned down her tenant this week over a rent payment dispute, police say.Ellen Wink, 61, was arrested Thursday after she allegedly shot and killed a tenant in her building, 54-year-old Kurt Lametta. Police say it was Wink herself who called the police about the shooting at her Norwalk building, where they arrived to find Lametta suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.Wink—a local landlord and the city
Maryland officials discover the body of a deceased man inside his home filled with more than 120 snakes, some venomous
According to the Charles County Sheriff's Office, more than 100 snakes "were discovered in tanks situated on racks" inside the man's home.
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Diners at a Florida waterfront restaurant fell into the water after a deck suddenly collapsed, injuring two of them
Fire officials said the dock had apparent signs of decay and that they were investigating further, AP reported.
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A parent was arrested and charged with assault after he allegedly lashed out at a school nurse and blew in her face because his child had been sent home to quarantine after coming into contact with a sick student.
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Jordan Mackey says his multiple prosecutions must be politically motivated against him as “a Republican Christian male.” | Editorial
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Cpl. Charles Galloway did not have a chance to defend himself in the “senseless” shooting, officials say.
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With no shortage of bizarre clues, "nothing is what it seems" in the investigation into Suzanne Morphew's untimely disappearance.