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  • World Cup Final: France Crowned World Champion After 4-2 Win Over Croatia

    There was to be no final, dramatic twist in a World Cup which has been full of joyous surprises and jaw-dropping late drama. Twenty years after France won the first World Cup in its country’s history, a youthful Les Bleus side beat Croatia 4-2 in Moscow to win football’s most prestigious prize for the second time. This was the highest-scoring final since 1966 and an entertaining climax a wonderful tournament deserved. In 90 high-octane minutes there was a controversial VAR decision, an […]

  • Man Arrested After Huge Boulder Falls Off Truck in Minnesota, Kills Mother and Daughter

    ROSEMONT, Minn. — Two women are dead after an 800-pound boulder fell out of a dump truck along a Minnesota road Monday, WCCO reports. Joe Czeck, 33, has been arrested and police say he did not stop at the scene of the accident. Karen Christiansen, 67, and her daughter Jena Christiansen, 32, were traveling behind the truck when it went over a railroad crossing and the huge boulder came off, tumbled and struck the family’s car. The women died at […]

  • Woman Survives 7 Days After SUV Plunges Off Cliff in Big Sur

    An Oregon woman who disappeared a week ago was found alive at the bottom of an oceanside cliff in Big Sur, California, where she survived in the wreckage of her SUV by using her radiator hose to siphon water from a nearby creek, authorities said Saturday. Angela Hernandez, 22, of Portland, injured her shoulder but was able to walk and talk, said John Thornburg, public information officer for the sheriff’s office in Monterey County, California. Photos posted on Facebook showed […]

  • Cameras Capture Dog Being Thrown From Car, Abandoned at Illegal Dumping ‘Hot Spot’ in Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Police are looking for the person seen in surveillance video dumping a dog Friday morning in Kansas City. The area where it happened is a hot spot for illegal dumping – one of the worst in the city, investigators told WDAF. The dog did not appear to be injured, but it needed a lot of water due to the heat, according to those who responded to the scene said. They don’t know how old she is […]

  • Arkansas Man Wants to Stay in Jail So He Won’t Abuse Drugs and Alcohol

    ST. FRANCIS COUNTY, Ark.  — This may sound strange, but an Arkansas man actually wants to be in jail. That’s because being locked up stops him from abusing drugs and alcohol. For most, jail is a punishment. For Shawn Henderson, it’s a refuge. The 46-year-old was arrested Wednesday afternoon for throwing rocks through windows at Madison Elementary School. Henderson reportedly told a deputy he wanted to go to jail because he’d be safe and not able to abuse drugs and […]

  • Man Posing as Rideshare Driver Accused of Serial Rape in San Francisco

      A 37-year-old man accused of posing as a rideshare driver and raping several women in San Francisco since 2013 has been arrested, police said. Orlando Vilchez Lazo is facing multiple charges, including false imprisonment, kidnapping, assault with intent to commit rape, sexual penetration with a foreign object and rape, the San Francisco Police Department said in a statement. Police say he targeted women outside bars in downtown San Francisco and lured them into his car by posing as a rideshare […]

  • Jaguar Escapes Enclosure at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans and Kills Six Other Animals

    NEW ORLEANS  —  A New Orleans zoo remained closed on Saturday after a jaguar escaped its habitat and killed six other animals. Audubon Zoo said the 3-year-old male jaguar, named Valero, was spotted outside his enclosure by a zoo employee around 7 a.m. Valero attacked four alpacas, one emu and a fox. The animals died. Kyle Burks, vice president and managing director for the zoo, said at a news conference that Valero was sedated by a team of veterinarians and the […]

  • Illinois Man Faces Hate Crime Charges After Incident With Woman Wearing Puerto Rico Flag Shirt

    ILLINOIS  —  An Illinois man accused of harassing a woman for wearing a Puerto Rican flag shirt at a Chicago-area park was charged Thursday with state hate crimes, authorities said. Prosecutors filed the two Class 3 felony hate crime charges against Timothy G. Trybus, Cook County state’s attorney’s office spokeswoman Tandra Simonton said. Trybus could face up to five years in prison for each of the hate crime charges. He was released Friday on $10,000 bond. He also faces charges […]

  • Target Offers 15 Percent Off Classroom Supplies for Teachers

    MINNEAPOLIS – Target is offering teachers a 15 percent discount on select classroom supplies this summer – and the savings start Sunday. The department store announced the move in a post on their blog “A Bullseye View”: “Pssst… teachers. New this year, we’re making life a little easier for you, too, with a special 15-percent discount … For the first time, Target’s offering teachers nationwide 15 percent off select classroom supplies, from pens, pencils, crayons and markers to classroom storage and […]

  • Beryl Weakens to Low Pressure System as it Moves Toward Puerto Rico

    Tropical Storm Beryl, the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2018 season, was downgraded Sunday to a remnant low pressure system, the National Hurricane Center said. As of 8 p.m. Sunday, the remnants of Beryl were moving across the Leeward Islands. It is expected to drift south of Puerto Rico by Monday, bringing squally rains and occasional breezy conditions. Puerto Rico is not currently under any warnings or watches from the hurricane center. Such advisories were discontinued Sunday afternoon for Guadeloupe, […]

  • California Mother Runs From Hospital With Infant After Boy Tests Positive for Drugs

    MARYSVILLE, Calif. – A Northern California mom and her two kids have been found after police say she fled a Marysville hospital after her baby tested positive for drugs. Witnesses told KTXL that Tina Baiz and her two kids were found near a Motel 6 in Linda. Baiz and her kids were missing since July 4 when she brought her baby Zeke in for an emergency to Rideout Hospital in Marsville. “We believe Tina may have overheard a conversation outside […]

  • Rescuers Up Against ‘Water and Time’ to Save Remaining Teammates Trapped in Thai Cave

    THAILAND  —  The operation to rescue the remaining boys and their coach from a flooded cave in northern Thailand was expected to resume Monday morning, but heavy rain threatened to further complicate the mission. Four of the 12 boys were extracted from the Tham Luang cave network in the Chiang Rai province Sunday evening, before the operation was suspended overnight to allow oxygen tanks to be refilled before rescue teams begin the next phase. The four boys, who were taken […]