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Recent articles by Debra:

Human trafficking victim texts father, leading to her rescue, prosecutor says

When she texted her father on Thanksgiving, the woman explained she was in trouble and gave him her address. → Read More

Missing mother from Tennessee found dead inside car trunk in Detroit suburb

Eleni Kassa, 31, was reported missing to the Murfreesboro Police Department on Nov. 18. Her family said she had last been seen by neighbors at an apartment complex in the area. → Read More

Patrick Mahomes and wife Brittany welcome baby boy

The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and his wife, Brittany Mahomes, welcomed their second child into the world Monday. → Read More

Tree trimmer dies after falling into wood chipper, sheriff’s office says

A tree trimmer died after an equipment accident in a Kentucky residential neighborhood Monday. → Read More

Present at the pump: National gas price average could dip below $3 by Christmas

As millions of Americans hit the road for Thanksgiving, the nation’s average gas prices continued dropping coast to coast. → Read More

Woman sues Kraft Heinz for $5M over misleading mac and cheese preparation time

A woman in Florida has issued a class action complaint against Kraft Heinz Foods Company for $5 million for advertising its Velveeta mac and cheese can be ready in 3 1/2 minutes. → Read More

TSA agents find cat stowed in checked luggage

A TSA officer was shocked to find a family’s pet stowed inside a checked bag at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. → Read More

High school quarterback helps couple during house fire

Heading into Thanksgiving, a couple in Kentucky is thankful for a high school quarterback who stepped in to help them escape a house fire unharmed. → Read More

11-year-old shot and killed in hunting accident

Authorities said Easton Thom was shot when a 41-year-old man attempted to unload his firearm while it was placed in the back seat of a vehicle. → Read More

Carter’s fleece pajamas recalled for laceration risk

The Consumer Product Safety Commission said in a press release that small metal wire pieces can be found in the clothing that could poke or cut young children. → Read More

Construction worker dies after 3,000 lbs. of lumber falls on him

The man was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. → Read More

Intoxicated man assaults driver with hot dog, deputies say

A car passenger accused of being drunk slapped the driver in the face with a hot dog Friday night, according to Columbia County deputies. → Read More

Beagle intercepts one of the most damaging snails in the world at airport

Mox, a member of Customs and Border Protection’s Beagle Brigade, alerted officials to the snail tucked inside a traveler’s suitcase after arriving on a flight from Nigeria. → Read More

‘A Christmas Story’ house is listed for sale

The house, located at 3159 W. 11th Street, was built in 1895. It was purchased on eBay in December 2004, according to the listing, and restored to its original movie glory. → Read More

Major retailers closing on Thanksgiving 2022

In years past, several big-box retailers began opening on Thanksgiving to extend deals typically reserved for Black Friday, but the COVID-19 pandemic changed that for a lot of stores in 2020. → Read More

80-year-old dies after friend runs her over with car

An 80-year-old woman in Florida died when her friend accidentally ran her over in the driveway. → Read More

Officers help save infant with RSV who stopped breathing, police say

Two officers with the Kansas City Police Department rushed into life-saving mode when a 1-month-old girl with RSV stopped breathing Thursday. → Read More

Cow hit by two vehicles on highway, dies

The driver told authorities he couldn’t avoid a group of cattle and hit one of the cows. → Read More

Drivers are more likely to hit a deer next week. Here’s why

Biologists state the practice of moving clocks forward, resulting in a later sunset, reduces the number of night-time traffic accidents. → Read More

Aldi offers Thanksgiving essentials at 2019 prices

The grocery store chain will match 2019 prices on holiday essentials like appetizers, desserts, sides and drinks starting Nov. 2. → Read More