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Police seek college locker room peeper

(WYFF) Police in Gaffney, South Carolina have launched an investigation after videos surfaced on a porn site showing former female-athletes from visiting schools inside Limestone College locker rooms. Police confirmed Thursday that other universities and colleges are involved in the case. “Another university was notified by a concerned parent and that’s what kind of got the ball rolling, so to…

Prosecutors: Mother charged with murder faked daughter’s illness

(KUSA) The 2017 death of Olivia Gant, a 7-year-old whose “bucket list” of final wishes evoked heart-touching news stories, wasn’t the result of multiple diseases – it was a murder carried out by her mother, according to a grand jury indictment unsealed Monday. Kelly Renee Turner, also known as Kelly Gant, faces 13 separate counts – 11 of them felonies,…

Excessive Force: Officer resigns after throwing 11-year-old to the ground

(KOB) A veteran Farmington, New Mexico police officer is out of a job following accusations he used excessive force on a middle school student with special needs. Lapel video from the August 27th incident shows Officer Zachary Christensen roughing up an 11-year-old girl at Mesa View Middle School. It’s an incident that sent shockwaves through the Farmington police force. “That’s…

Trump “Lynching Tweet” overshadows bombshell testimony

(NBC News) As a key witness testified in the impeachment inquiry Tuesday, President Trump stirred up outrage by describing the investigation against him as a “lynching,” a word deeply tied to America’s history of racially-motivated murders. “Something like lynching is far beneath the office of the President of the United States,” South Carolina’s Rep. Jim Clyburn said. California’s Rep. Karen…

More teen drivers hit the road

(NBC News) A new AAA study finds the number of 16 and 17 year old drivers is rising. “Sixty percent of teens under the age of 18 are getting their license and this is actually an 11 percent increase from 2012,” says AAA’s Jennifer Ryan. Researchers at the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety believe the reason for the increase is…

Capital Gazette gunman to stand trial

(WBAL/NBC News) The judge in the Capital Gazette mass shooting case said Monday a Maryland Health Department report found accused gunman Jarrod Ramos is criminally responsible. This was the last pretrial hearing before jury selection begins next week, and gave a look at how each side plans to approach an insanity defense. In Maryland, it is a plea of not…

New medication offers postpartum depression relief

(WESH) Monique Dorman is handling mom-life well, but when her son had just been born, she was overwhelmed. “I remember one time, specifically, he was crying. And like I said, I just felt this, you know, like, the blood just ran up to me. And, you know, I was just so anxious. And just, you know, and I knew that…

Bizarre Escape: Man steals ambulance after escaping dog cage

(WLWT) An Ohio man is recovering after being held captive in a dog cage and stealing an ambulance to get help, authorities say. Police have one man in custody and believe others are involved. The situation unfolded during the weekend in Clearcreek Township. Clearcreek Township firefighters had just returned to the firehouse from a run when they saw that a…