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Past articles by Debra:

Pet monkey shot, killed after escaping and ripping woman’s ear in half

The woman said the monkey tried to get inside the house and even ripped off part of the door handle, so she called 911. → Read More

First grizzly bear of 2023 emerges from hibernation at Yellowstone National Park

A wildlife biologist saw the 300-350 pound bear near the remains of a bison carcass in the central-eastern part of the park. → Read More

Man arrested after removing organ from victim, sheriff’s office says

Deputies were called on Feb. 15 to respond to reports of a stabbing and found a victim whose organ was removed when they arrived at the scene. → Read More

SunnyD uses bold, tangy flavor in new drink just for adults

SunnyD isn’t just for kids anymore. The juice brand is launching a new hard seltzer featuring its bold, tangy orange flavor. → Read More

Abandoned newborn dies after being found in vacant home, police say

Police said the baby was taken to the hospital where it was pronounced dead. → Read More

Woman celebrating 106th birthday still loves her coffee

Mildred Linder, who enjoys being involved in the community, is known as a “super sweet lady” who loves a good cup of black coffee. → Read More

Wildlife experts rescue manatee hooked in the face and tangled in fishing wire

Wildlife experts rescued a manatee near Crystal River, Florida, that had fishing line wrapped around its flipper, making it difficult for it to swim. → Read More

Woman shares secret to longevity at 105th birthday celebration

Jeanne Fox said she’s lived an eventful life, including having the honor of meeting some presidents. → Read More

Prosecutor charges teen with murder; accused in crash that killed 9-year-old

Investigators said the teen failed to stop at a red light, causing him to crash into a van. → Read More

Christina Applegate attends last awards show as an actress

Applegate was nominated for outstanding performance by a female actor in a comedy series for her role in “Dead to Me” for the third time in a row. → Read More

Steel water bottles recalled for potential health risks

The FDA said in a news release that there could be lead exposure in the bottom storage compartment of the bottle. → Read More

$1.35 billion lottery winner in Maine comes forward to collect prize money

According to the Maine Lottery Association, the winner chose the cash option of a one-time, lump sum payment of $723,564,144 before taxes. → Read More

United Airlines is making it easier for families to sit together

The airline has been working to improve its ability to seat families together more easily since the summer of 2022. → Read More

Cigarette butt leads police to suspected killer in 1971 murder

Rita Curran was 24 years old when she was brutally beaten, sexually assaulted and strangled inside her Vermont apartment in July 1971. → Read More

Frontier Airlines now automatically seats children with family

The seats will automatically be assigned based on family members’ ages before the check-in window opens at no additional cost. → Read More

8 severed cow heads found in dumpster

The Haywood County (Tenn.) Sheriff’s Office said deputies received a call around 1 p.m. Saturday of a large number of cow heads seen in a Solid Waste dumpster. → Read More

Woman had $180K worth of cocaine shipped to home, sheriff says

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office said investigators received a tip about a parcel of cocaine being delivered to a home on Feb. 13. → Read More

103-year-old woman celebrates Mardi Gras, watches 80-year-old daughter in parade

After more than a century, Muniz said her love for New Orleans and Mardi Gras hasn’t faded, and she still plans to get the most out of life. → Read More

Nothing Bundt Cakes is giving away free Bundtlets to celebrate Oreo’s 111th birthday

Nothing Bundt Cakes is teaming up with Oreo to create a new cake flavor that will only be available for a limited time. → Read More

Detectives find man accused of murder hiding under the bed, police say

Authorities were called to investigate the remains around 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 9. Through the investigation, detectives identified Devin Scrivner as a suspect in the case. → Read More