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A Florida mom is accused of taking her son’s dispute with another teenager into her own hands, the Florida Times-Union reports. Felecia Danetta Phillips was arrested after the incident, caught on school bus surveillance video, on charges of child abuse and trespassing. Police allege that after learning her son had been in a fight with [...] [Read More]
A Kentucky woman received jail time after posting a Facebook comment mocking a DUI charge, Patrick Jones reports. Paula Asher was allegedly drinking and driving when she side-swiped another vehicle and was arrested. She later posted the following comment on Facebook: “My dumb (expletive) got a DUI and hit a car LOL.” A judge ordered [...] [Read More]
Investigators and neighbors were surprised at what they found in the home of a Carson City man who died over the summer, the Associated Press reports. Among cases of tuna fish, salmon and guns found in the home of Walter Samaszko, Jr., they also found $7 million in gold bars and coins. There was so [...] [Read More]
The tornadoes that we know are created by storm systems, but in Australia’s Outback, months of dry conditions and old-growth brush can team up to produce rotating columns of fire with a similar look. Alice Springs filmmaker Chris Tangey was scouting locations in the bush when he found this amazing scene, which he called a [...] [Read More]
Popular chicken restaurant Chick-fil-A is reversing its decision to fund anti-gay groups, according to a Chicago-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy group. [Read More]