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Past articles by Debra:

Man shoots himself after taking gun on Texas elementary school campus, police say

The man with the concealed weapon shot himself in the leg and was taken to the hospital for treatment. → Read More

Nearly 1,500 pounds of meth seized at the Canadian border

Marine Interdiction Agents said they seized nearly 1,500 pounds of methamphetamine Wednesday morning from Stuart Island in Washington state. → Read More

Gas prices jump for 5th straight week

The national average price of gas went up 11 cents from a week ago, making this the fifth straight week of rising prices. → Read More

Teen shot and killed by friend in ‘prank gone wrong,’ police say

According to police, three teenagers pulled up to a friend’s house wearing ski masks and holding splat (water) guns that looked real. → Read More

Stranded driver shot and killed firefighter trying to help, police say

Reserve Officer Zachary Holly arrived to help Moore. Jacob McClanahan, a firefighter who was driving in the area, also stopped to assist. → Read More

Verizon customers: Your cellphone bill is about to get more expensive

Consumers will see their cellphone bills increase as companies look for ways to fight inflation. → Read More

‘Hocus Pocus 2’ will release this fall, just in time for Halloween

Watch out - the Sanderson sisters will be back this fall in the highly anticipated sequel to the beloved 1993 film, “Hocus Pocus.” → Read More

Authorities ID remains in South Carolina as Brittanee Drexel

Authorities have confirmed remains found in South Carolina last week are of those of Brittanee Drexel, a teenager who disappeared over a decade ago. → Read More

Missouri school bus bursts into flames while taking students home

Battalion Chief Jon Bollinger said the fire could have been mistaken for a house fire based on the amount of smoke it produced. → Read More

Elementary school accidentally sells roses with thongs for Mother’s Day, reports say

At least one mom who was given the rose from her child posted a video about the gift on Facebook. → Read More

ADOPTED: Dog found tied to fire hydrant gets new home after heartbreaking story goes viral

A dog found tied to a fire hydrant in a Green Bay neighborhood earlier this month has been adopted, according to the Wisconsin Humane Society. → Read More

Couple charged for starving toddler to death, sheriff says

A 2-year-old girl weighed just 9.5 pounds when she was found dead earlier this week in an inflatable pool that was being used as a makeshift playpen. → Read More

Middle School student told to change clothes to return to class

Her mother said it was an outfit her daughter would wear to church. → Read More

Man found naked inside fire station bathroom after breaking in, firefighter says

A 27-year-old is facing charges for breaking into a fire station in the middle of the night, according to police. → Read More

Mother of 13, grandma of 75, great-grandmother of 120, celebrates milestone birthday

Donna Crosby and 284 other people, who were mostly family, gathered in Texas Saturday to celebrate her 90th birthday. → Read More

WATCH: Man cuts grass before stealing lawn mower, police say

The video shows him cutting the homeowner’s front and back yard before running away when officers arrived. → Read More

Body found inside barrel at a Las Vegas lake may have been there for decades

Police in Las Vegas say a body found in a barrel at Lake Mead over the weekend could have been there for several decades. → Read More

WATCH: Man accused of trying to abduct student at bus stop

The girl told police Jackson walked around near her, trying to start a conversation before grabbing her from behind and trying to pull her in the direction of his vehicle, which was parked around the corner. → Read More

Seismograph records earthquake in Tiger Stadium during Garth Brooks concert at LSU

A seismograph at Louisiana State University reportedly recorded a small earthquake at Tiger Stadium Saturday night. → Read More

Woman accused of driving with child in vehicle at .33% BAC

Deputies with the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office investigated an accident Saturday and say the woman had a BAC of .33%. → Read More