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Boy at daycare was drunk, ‘pale and limp’; operator facing charges: report

The owner of a daycare center in Maryland is facing criminal charges after a boy, who was said to be in her care, was allegedly discovered drunk and “pale and limp,” according to reports.

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Former Marine files $1M suit over strip search, calls it ‘demeaning,’ ‘degrading,’ violation of her rights

A former Marine Corps sergeant has filed a $1 million federal lawsuit, claiming her civil rights were violated in 2017 when sheriff’s deputies from an Illinois county strip-searched her. 

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Driver seen smashing into parked cars in video; police search for suspect

Ohio police are searching for a driver who was captured on video crashing into several cars on Sunday.

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Councilmember beat husband over head with broomstick, cookbook — with kids present, police say

A local politician in New Jersey has been charged with beating her husband over the head with a broomstick and a cookbook and biting him on one of his arms, according to police.

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Austin FC to become Major League Soccer’s 27th team in 2021

Austin FC has won approval to become Major League Soccer’s 27th team in 2021. Don Garber, the league’s commissioner, made the announcement Tuesday at a downtown Austin music venue.

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South Carolina man escaped fire but then fatally struck by car, officials say

A South Carolina man who was severely burned in a camper but escaped was then fatally hit by a car Monday, officials said.

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5-month-old giraffe euthanized after gore wound to stomach at San Diego Zoo

A 5-month-old male giraffe was euthanized last month after being gored in the stomach at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, according to a zoo spokeswoman.

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Girl, 2, flies out of vehicle in car seat, dash cam video shows

A two-year-old girl in a car seat flew out from the side of a moving car on Monday in Minnesota — the moment was captured in a dash cam video of a driver who rushed to save the child.

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‘El Chapo”s ‘secretary’ testifies about time in mountains with his ‘boss’ after prison escape

The notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s trial on Monday in New York City marked its 28th day and focused on the individual who once served as his “right” and “left-hand” man testifying about his time in the mountains with his “boss”…

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Unranked Syracuse stuns Duke, defeats No. 1 team in overtime

NCAA’s unranked Syracuse rattled No. 1 Duke 95-91 in a thrilling OT upset on Monday.

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Socialist Workers Party’s 2016 presidential candidate running for Dallas mayor: report

A 2016 presidential candidate from the Socialist Workers Party is running for mayor of Dallas, a report said Monday.

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$20M donated for border wall via disabled vet’s GoFundMe page may be refunded: report

GoFundMe could be returning more than $20 million in donations to help fund a U.S.-Mexico border wall if donors don’t redirect their funds to a newly created nonprofit, reports said Friday. 

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2 wounded, 2 held after shooting at New Jersey shopping mall, reports say

Two men are in critical condition on Friday after a shooting at a New Jersey mall food court, reports said.

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Flu taking toll in California, other states, but having milder impact nationwide, data show

While states such as California and North Carolina have seen significant numbers of flu-related deaths this season, U.S. health officials said Friday that the nationwide impact of influenza seems to be milder than last winter.

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Police officer wounded, suspect killed in shootout near Dallas-area shopping center: reports

A police officer was hospitalized late Friday night after being shot during a traffic stop in Arlington, Texas, authorities said, but there were no immediate details about the officer’s medical condition. A suspect was also wounded and later died, poli…

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Kim Kardashian West shows off diamond ‘grillz’ in social media posts

Reality star Kim Kardashian West showed off her new set of diamond “grillz” for her teeth on Friday via social media posts, displaying an iced-out bottom row and a diamond cross between her two upper front teeth. 

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Quick-thinking Milwaukee bus driver credited for saving wandering baby

A Milwaukee bus driver on Thursday was acknowledged for her swift-thinking when she spotted a baby last month wondering barefoot and alone on the side of a freeway overpass.

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‘The Rock’ laments ‘snowflake’ culture in interview

Former wrestler turned superstar actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson lamented the “snowflake” culture in an interview with the U.K.’s Daily Star published on Friday.

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American Kennel Club’s dog museum, relocated to New York, will unleash 150 pieces showcasing furry friends

Operators of a new dog museum opening soon in New York City want to give visitors a chance to learn more about their furry friends, so they’re unleashing a 150-piece collection and a library area of 15,000 books. 

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‘Aunt Bee’ from ‘Andy Griffith Show’ left $100G trust fund for police in small NC town, report says

Frances Bavier, the late actress who played the kind-hearted Aunt Bee on the TV classic, “The Andy Griffith Show,” apparently felt a lot of appreciation for her local police force.

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