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Recent Articles by Jordan
Mega Millions winner must pay $15 million to ex-wife
Rich and Mary Zelasko finalized their divorce last year after a lengthy legal battle. Now, the Michigan man will lose a portion of his winnings to her.
Published June 21, 2019 at 11:16 PM
Wife arrested after trying to take jailed husband’s guns to police
The husband had been jailed for domestic violence, so the wife tried to turn his weapons in to the police.
Published June 21, 2019 at 6:04 PM
Report: Toys R Us could return this holiday season
The toy chain ceased U.S. operations in 2018 but is expected to open about a half dozen American stores and an e-commerce site later this year.
Published June 21, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Florida woman bitten on face after trying to kiss 200-pound bullmastiff
The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office said the 200-pound bullmastiff bit her on the face, specifically the lip and left cheek area.
Published June 19, 2019 at 6:01 PM
Juneteenth is Wednesday; Here’s why it’s sacred
Although President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation had been signed for more than two years, there was no one to enforce the executive order throughout the slave states until the Union soldiers arrived.
Published June 19, 2019 at 5:14 AM
Man who pleaded guilty to molesting 11-year-old girl gets probation
Twenty-two-year-old Joseph Meili pleaded guilty Friday to third-degree child molestation.
Published June 15, 2019 at 9:22 PM
Florida man asked cops for help starting motorcycle he’d stolen, police say
Raymond Millwater faces a grand theft motor vehicle charge and is being held in the Pinellas County Jail.
Published June 14, 2019 at 8:20 PM
Troopers: Kevin Bacon side swipes patrol car while searching for ‘Saved By The Bell’ episode
Troopers told WCAX Bacon was using his phone to find an episode of the popular 90s sitcom “Saved By The Bell” when he collided with the trooper’s car.
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Published June 14, 2019 at 8:16 PM
Too many showers leads to fight between Florida man, 70-year-old roommate
Deputies arrested 48-year-old Byron Christianoudis Tuesday for battery on a person over 65, the Miami Herald reported.
Published June 13, 2019 at 7:27 PM
Cop thought he was chatting with teen girl about hooking up; It was a man using Snapchat’s gender swap filter
Investigators said the officer began exchanging messages on Tinder with a false profile on May 11. Ethan used Snapchat’s gender swap filter to appear as a young girl.
Published June 12, 2019 at 9:27 PM
Researchers argue dodgeball is a tool of ‘oppression’ that ‘dehumanizes’ others
Researches interviewed middle schoolers about physical education, but noticed a recurring theme: The students hated dodgeball.
Published June 12, 2019 at 5:22 PM
Teen driving 105 mph blames hot wings, need for restroom, police say
The driver claimed to have eaten too many hot wings and was in a hurry to find a restroom.
Published June 9, 2019 at 6:34 PM
Florida man steals car, twice found naked in chicken coops, kills dog, chases man with ax, troopers say
A wild crime spree in New York state came to an end Tuesday thanks to a couple of tips and a police dog.
Published June 7, 2019 at 10:55 PM
Lesbian couple attacked on London bus for refusing to kiss
The attack left 28-year-old Melania Geymonat, from Uruguay, and her American girlfriend, Chris, bloodied and hospitalized, Sky News reported.
Published June 7, 2019 at 4:31 PM
Experts tried to open safe locked for 40 years; tourist cracks it on first try
A Canadian museum has held a safe that is thought to be last opened in the 1970s. One tourist was able to crack the code on his first try.
Published June 6, 2019 at 8:59 PM
Paul Pierce admits he faked injury in 2008 Finals to go to the restroom
What once looked like an agonizing knee injury turned out to be agonizing discomfort in another part of his body.
Published June 5, 2019 at 10:56 PM
California man puts massive concrete swastika in front yard
To match the designs already decorating his handrail and doorbell, Johnson had a massive concrete swastika constructed flat on the ground.
Published June 5, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Woman leaps from window to escape 6-hour rape, NYPD says
The victim's condition is unknown, but detectives said the suspect fractured her face by punching her multiple times.
Published June 2, 2019 at 10:16 PM
Google resolves ‘congestion issue’ affecting YouTube, Gmail
It mostly affected users on the east coast, but DownDetector showed outages Los Angeles, San Francisco and in parts of Europe as well.
Published June 2, 2019 at 6:45 PM
YouTube prankster who gave toothpaste-filled Oreos to homeless man gets 15-month prison sentence
Ren, better known as YouTube prankster ReSet, was found guilty of violating the moral integrity of the homeless man. A judge sentenced him to 15 months in prison.
Published June 2, 2019 at 5:19 PM
With no winner, Mega Millions jackpot grows to $475 million
After no tickets matched all six numbers in Friday night's drawing, the Mega Millions grand prize has grown to the seventh-largest jackpot in the lottery's history.
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Published June 1, 2019 at 1:52 AM
Man who admitted to molesting young girl gets probation
Akers pleaded guilty in April to aggravated criminal sexual abuse, which is classified as a Class 2 felony.
Published May 30, 2019 at 9:01 PM
Florida woman spanks stepson, 26, for missing curfew, police say
Valerie Lee Branch-Galloway told investigators she did whip her stepson 30 times with the belt but denied he ever asked her to stop.
Published May 30, 2019 at 3:50 PM
Teen can’t stay on the transplant list without a stable home, so his teacher is adopting him
A Colorado teacher is there for his students inside and outside of the classroom. He is adopting a sick seventh grader in need of a stable home so he can stay on the kidney transplant list.
Published May 29, 2019 at 7:01 PM
Roommate wanted Florida man to flush toilet, so he spat on her, deputies say
The roommate told deputies when she demanded Patterson flush the commode, he spat on her.
Published May 29, 2019 at 5:13 PM
’Aggressive’ squirrel addicted to cheese-flavored snacks at Seattle park
Kevin, the female squirrel with a slew of male names like Geoffery and Sammy for some reason, has become a hot topic in a neighborhood parents group on Facebook, KUOW reported.
Published May 25, 2019 at 11:23 PM
Actor Jon Voight: Trump is the greatest president since Lincoln
The 80-year-old movie star has been a vocal supporter of Trump. In fact, this isn’t even the first time he has likened Trump to Lincoln.
Published May 25, 2019 at 9:06 PM
Bill Yoast, legendary coach portrayed in ‘Remember The Titans,’ passes away at 94
Yoast was famously portrayed by Will Patton in the 1999 film “Remember The Titans,” which followed T.C. Williams’ 1971 integration and football season.
Published May 25, 2019 at 6:18 PM
Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $418 million
Statistically, you only have a 1 in 302,575,350 chance of winning the big one.
Published May 25, 2019 at 4:17 PM
40 years ago Saturday, 273 people lost their lives in US’ deadliest plane accident
On May 25, 1979, American Airlines Flight 191 took off from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport bound for Los Angeles.
Published May 25, 2019 at 3:31 AM
NWS surveying storm damage in Brown, Highland counties
UC freezes tuition for fifth year in a row
Girl Scout dies after ‘freak accident’ at Indiana camp
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Case dismissed against 8-year-old who brought loaded gun to school
Police identify victim in fatal shooting along I-75