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Hey, look what I did. That small boast on social media can trigger a whirlwind that spins into real-life grief, as a Texas veterinarian found out after shooting a cat. Dr. Kristen Lindsey allegedly shot an arrow into the back of an orange tabby's head and posted a proud photo...
Deputy constables said a Humble-area dad shot and killed his daughter's boyfriend as the young man arrived to pick up the girl Thursday evening. It happened on Neelie at Kenswick in northeast Harris County. Deputy constables with Harris County Pct. 4 said the 22-year-old...
One congressman is spearheading an effort to help undocumented immigrants avoid deportation with what some are calling a “get out of deportation” free card. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) and other House Democrats have created the Family Defender Toolkit, an informational pamphlet...
Texas fathers took to the state capitol today to support a bill for equal parenting, and a Frisco dad was front and center. Rustin Wright is the father to a ten-year-old son, who says he’s spent his son’s entire life fighting in court for equal custody. “I’ve spent everything I’...
A teacher was allegedly attacked by a parent in the hall of a Long Island middle school — and in a disturbing surveillance photo can be seen knocked out cold. Teacher Catherine Engel­hardt was pummeled by a parent and a 14-year-old at the Alverta B. Gray Schultz Middle School in...
Gwyneth Paltrow ended her earnest seven day $29 (£19.84) food stamp challenge the only way Gwyneth Paltrow knows how – with an expensive slap-up meal at a famous Los Angeles eatery. The actress was criticised after she revealed she’d taken on the task of attempting to feed...
A mailman from Florida wanted to make a big, bold point about the corruption that results from money in politics. So Doug Hughes boarded a small personal aircraft called a "gyrocopter" and flew an hour from Maryland into restricted airspace over Washington and landed on the West...
An Arizona police chief on Wednesday supported an officer's decision to drive his car into an armed suspect, saying that although the move could have killed the suspect, deadly force was justified. Video of the incident, recorded February 19 by the dashboard cameras of two...
WASHINGTON – With the Secret Service still smarting from its 2012 prostitution scandal in Cartagena, Colombia, another federal law agency is in hot water over an even more salacious sex scandal - in the same country. The Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration,...