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GRAPHIC: Day care worker arrested for child abuse after Florida sheriff’s office reviews surveillance video

A day care worker is accused of causing serious injuries to a child after deputies reviewed surveillance video inside the facility. → Read More

Amazon relaxes marijuana policies as it pushes support for federal legalization

Amazon has announced several policy changes regarding marijuana use, and the tech giant is also planning to push for federal legalization of the drug. → Read More

GRAPHIC: Florida K-9s shot in confrontations between deputies and carjacking suspect

Two K-9s are recovering after shootings between law enforcement and an armed carjacking suspect that was captured on a deputy’s body camera. → Read More

Deputies investigating vandalism case at 9/11 memorial site

Deputies have released photos in an effort to catch the person responsible for vandalizing a memorial that paid tribute to victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. → Read More

Reports: Slipknot founding drummer Joey Jordison dead at 46

Joey Jordison, a founding member of popular rock band Slipknot, has died at the age of 46, according to multiple reports. → Read More

Deputy drowns after attempting to help child while paddleboarding

A sheriff’s deputy died Sunday after she tried to help a child while paddleboarding in Oregon. → Read More

Man sentenced to life in 1987 murder of soldier after DNA evidence linked him to woman’s death

A man will spend the rest of his life in prison without parole after being convicted of murdering an Army soldier in 1987. → Read More

Police: Florida infant found unresponsive after ingesting fentanyl, mother arrested

Police arrested a Florida woman after officers said her 7-month-old daughter overdosed on fentanyl. → Read More

Police: Suspect in murder investigation arrested after commenting on department’s Facebook post about her

A woman who was wanted for accessory to murder was arrested one day after commenting on a police department’s Facebook post. → Read More

Caught on camera: Driver flips vehicle over interstate median, somehow avoids serious injury

A driver and passenger are fortunate to have avoided serious injuries after their vehicle flipped over the median of an interstate highway into oncoming traffic. → Read More

Deputies: Abandoned newborn found on banks of Michigan creek

Deputies at a Michigan sheriff’s office announced a newborn boy was found on the banks of a creek lying face-down in a wooded area. → Read More

Why you may soon pay more for Huggies, Scott bathroom tissue and other household essentials

Some household supplies are expected to cost more at the grocery store in the coming months because of market impacts. → Read More

Stimulus check calculator estimates how much your payment will be worth

Millions of people will soon receive a new stimulus payment from the federal government, and there is an easy way for recipients to find out how much money they will get. → Read More

Disney+ removes ‘Peter Pan,’ other films from kids profiles for negative depictions

If you have set up a kids profile on your child’s Disney+ account, they won’t be able to find several popular films because of their content. → Read More

Missing Wyoming toddler found dead in dumpster

Police in Wyoming have announced a missing toddler was found dead after his remains were found in a dumpster. → Read More

6 treated for carbon monoxide poisoning after Texas family uses charcoal grill to heat apartment

Six members of a Texas family were taken to the hospital Monday after they used a charcoal grill to heat their home as a rare winter storm hit the region. → Read More

Barred owl found trapped in Massachusetts fireplace

A Massachusetts homeowner found quite the surprise in a fireplace when a barred owl found its way through the chimney. → Read More

Georgia substitute teacher charged with 19 counts of child molestation

Authorities have arrested a Georgia substitute teacher after staff at an elementary school received allegations of sexual misconduct. → Read More

Some health experts suggest double-masking to stop spread of COVID-19 variants

More experts are saying wearing two masks or masks with extra layers could be more effective in stopping the spread of COVID-19 and the new strains of the virus that are emerging. → Read More

Willie Nelson gets COVID-19 vaccine, sends message to fans

Country music legend Willie Nelson has received a shot of the COVID-19 vaccine. → Read More