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Past articles by Jordan:

Florida woman hit man with SUV, tried to urinate on deputy, cops say

Serina Maris Probus is accused of hitting a man with her SUV, trying to urinate on a deputy, spitting on a deputy and biting the hand of her sister-in-law. → Read More

Police: Vegas officer shot at man, 93, who shot maintenance worker in apartment office

Police said Robert Thomas went to the office last Thursday morning upset about water damage in his apartment. After making threats, Thomas allegedly shot a maintenance worker twice in the legs. → Read More

Naked Florida man bites K-9, punches and spits on deputies, cops say

Donald Watts is accused of using meth, biting a police dog, punching and spitting on deputies while being completely nude and covered in mud. → Read More

Deputies: Florida man punches gas pumps, car wash, tree after argument with girlfriend

Deputies said a Florida man punch gas pumps, car wash equipment, a tree, and a concrete wall at a jail after an argument with his girlfriend. → Read More

4 dead after Calif. father runs back into burning apartment to try to save kids

The fire broke out in the family’s apartment due to an electrical issue with their Christmas tree then spread through the common attic to other units. → Read More

Husband donates potentially lifesaving kidney to wife for Christmas

The husband and wife were a perfect transplant match. Their doctors had only seen one or two similar cases in the past. → Read More

Deputies arrest Florida man after months of excessive lawnmower noise

Deputies in Pasco County four neighbors complained about Robert Miller’s excessive use of his lawnmower. They said he revved its engine at all times of the night. → Read More

Florida man demands less money during bank robbery, deputies say

A 73-year-old Florida man wore a "Make America Great Again" shirt when he took $1,100 from a Wells Fargo on Monday, deputies said. → Read More

Florida woman didn’t get enough tomatoes so she chased grandpa with a knife, deputies say

Katie Jade Gates is accused of throwing a bottle of water when she couldn't have more tomatoes at dinnertime. When she missed, she allegedly hit her grandmother in the eye with a pack of cigarettes and chased her grandfather with a knife shouting expletives. → Read More

1 in 5 Americans can’t name a single branch of the government, study finds

The Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania surveyed 1,104 adults between Aug. 16 and Aug. 27. With a 3.6% margin of error, the study found 22% of respondents failed to name a branch of the government. → Read More

Sandy Hook nonprofit releases chilling PSA on school shootings

The video was released Wednesday by Sandy Hook Promise, a nonprofit that was founded in the aftermath of the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. → Read More

Publix asks customers not to openly carry guns in stores

This is not a gun ban in Publix stores, just a request → Read More

Trump denies ordering NOAA to rebuke forecasters over Dorian

Trump says "I never did that" and claimed the report was more "fake news." → Read More

Woman, 38, impersonates her 21-year-old daughter to avoid arrest, police say

Heather Garcia faces charges for drug possession, driving with a revoked license and offering false personal information to a police officer. → Read More

‘This ain’t your mother’s marijuana,’ surgeon general says

The warning comes as more than 30 states have legalized marijuana for medical purposes or personal use. → Read More

Florida man gets 30 months in prison after shooting himself while drinking

At first, Michael Guell told police he had been shot by a robber. He later confessed to accidentally shooting himself while drinking in his car. → Read More

Elevator passenger dies, trapped between car and shaft

Authorities say an elevator accident in a New York city high-rise has killed a man who was apparently pinned between the elevator car and the shaft. → Read More

Florida man attacks jogger with sword after dispute over trash

Deputies in Broward County, Florida are looking for the man that pulled out a sword during a dispute over trash. → Read More

GRAPHIC: Alaska’s record heat a killer for some salmon, researchers say

Scientists worry warming water is responsible for a large number of dead, but otherwise healthy, salmon. → Read More

Police chase ends when stolen SUV runs out of gas; 5 teens arrested, 1 dead

Five teens were arrested and one teen was shot to death in an attempted car theft that led to a high-speed police chase in Chicago, authorities said. → Read More