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Clearwater man charged with using a forklift to pin his girlfriend against a bus

Clearwater man charged with using a forklift to pin his girlfriend against a bus

CLEARWATER — A 67-year-old man is accused of using a forklift to pin his girlfriend against a bus, according to Clearwater police.Colin Lee Showard, faces a charge of aggravated battery in connection with the Sunday night incident which took place al...
Published: 07/17/18
Florida man’s DUI solution: Drink in between driving. He was still arrested.

Florida man’s DUI solution: Drink in between driving. He was still arrested.

Late one night last month, Earle Stevens Jr. fancied a drink but told deputies he didn’t want to consume alcohol while driving.So the 69-year-old Vero Beach man said he did this instead: He only drank his bottle of Jim Beam bourbon while stopped at t...
Published: 07/11/18
Flying minivan lands in the second floor of a Wisconsin home

Flying minivan lands in the second floor of a Wisconsin home

A minivan flew off a road in Newburg, Wis., and wedged itself into the side of a home early Sunday morning.Ken Bienlein, 78, was in bed when the Mazda van crashed into the side of the home at about 3 a.m. He was covered in oil from the accident, acco...
Published: 07/05/18
92-year-old woman killed her son when she suspected she was going to be put in a retirement home, police say

92-year-old woman killed her son when she suspected she was going to be put in a retirement home, police say

A 92-year-old Arizona woman killed her son after she suspected he was going to place her in an assisted living facility, police said. Anna Mae Blessing was charged with 1st degree murder, kidnapping and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, accord...
Published: 07/04/18
Climber on Statue of Liberty base after anti-ICE banner hung

Climber on Statue of Liberty base after anti-ICE banner hung

NEW YORK — Several people who hung a banner calling for abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement from the Statue of Liberty’s pedestal on the Fourth of July have been arrested, and authorities say a person is scaling the statue’s base. National...
Published: 07/04/18
Woman with machete hides behind ex-boyfriend’s door, then forces sex on him, police say

Woman with machete hides behind ex-boyfriend’s door, then forces sex on him, police say

Late Friday night, police in Great Falls, Montana, received a call from a man in distress: He had come home to find his ex-girlfriend hiding behind his bedroom door, wielding a machete.She had somehow broken into the house while he was away, he said,...
Updated one month ago
A child found a loaded handgun in a couch at an Ikea and fired it

A child found a loaded handgun in a couch at an Ikea and fired it

Ikea has long been known as a massive one-stop warehouse for everything from assemble-it-yourself bunk beds to artificial potted plants to Swedish meatballs.On Monday, one child found something a little different at an Ikea store in Fishers, Indiana,...
Updated one month ago
Michael Jackson’s elephant escapes enclosure at Florida zoo

Michael Jackson’s elephant escapes enclosure at Florida zoo

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — An elephant that once lived at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo.The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens posted on Facebook that Ali the bull elephant wandered through a gate that was ...
Updated one month ago
Clarinetist discovers his ex-girlfriend faked a rejection letter from his dream school

Clarinetist discovers his ex-girlfriend faked a rejection letter from his dream school

Eric Abramovitz was 7 years old when he first learned to play the clarinet. By the time he was 20, the Montreal native had become an award-winning clarinetist, studying with some of Canada’s most elite teachers and performing a solo with Quebec’s fin...
Updated one month ago
WATCH: Windy day sends porta-potties flying through the air

WATCH: Windy day sends porta-potties flying through the air

Intense gusts of wind in a Colorado city sent two porta-potties careening into the air, spraying liquid onto people running and huddling for cover below.The original video, posted by Gabriel Flores to Facebook Monday, shows debris whirling through th...
Updated one month ago