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Past articles by Debra:

Officials warn spring breakers about Portuguese man o’ war infestation

The creature is similar to a jellyfish but can be more dangerous. Those with the South Walton Fire District say the venom is quite powerful and could send you to the hospital. → Read More

Anglers reel in rare great white shark off Gulf Coast

Two fishing guides from Pensacola recently reeled in what’s believed to be the first great white shark ever caught from the beach in Alabama. → Read More

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

Painted rocks scattered across the globe to spark joy

A 7-year-old and her younger brother found a piece of treasure during an ordinary trip to the beach in North Carolina. → Read More

Double organ donor finds joy in giving life twice

A woman in Wisconsin has joined a rare club of being a living donor of two organs. → Read More

Nearly 60,000 car seats recalled for failing seat anchors

More than 59,000 car seats have been recalled for safety issues that could lead to an increased risk of injury, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. → Read More

1-year-old resuscitated after receiving Narcan, sheriff’s office says

Emergency officials were called Tuesday to respond to reports of an unresponsive child in Broadway, North Carolina. → Read More

8-foot alligator hiding in attic startles home inspector

A home inspector in North Carolina uncovered more than just potential structural issues or code violations this week. → 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

Girl rescued after being stuck 80 feet high in a tree

Fire officials said the girl had climbed up the tree by herself, and rescue teams had to use a rope system to safely get her down. → 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

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 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

Newborn found dead in field despite Safe Haven law, Wisconsin police say

The body of a newborn baby was found in a field in Wisconsin Saturday morning despite being a state that allows the surrender of infants, according to the Whitewater Police Department. → 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

15-year-old with master’s degree prepares for law school

A 15-year-old from Mississippi who has excelled in school is preparing to start the next chapter of his education in law school. → Read More

College student wins free car after making 94-foot putt

A student from Auburn University won a new car after sinking a full-court putt during halftime of a basketball game. → 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

Disney-loving man lands Guinness World Record for most consecutive visits to Disneyland

Jeff Reitz, 50, has been waltzing through Disneyland consecutively for 2,995, earning him the record title for the most consecutive visits to Disneyland, Guinness World Records announced. → Read More

Pack of dogs attacks and kills 65-year-old man

A 65-year-old man in Alabama died after being attacked by dogs Tuesday morning, according to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office. → Read More