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  • Captive Ohio woman rescued from pit in neighbor’s yard

    BLANCHESTER, Ohio — Police found a woman trapped in a pit behind her neighbor’s home in the Cincinnati area overnight. After a resident reported hearing someone crying early Wednesday morning, officers rescued 30-year-old Jennifer Elliott from a hole in the ground hidden inside a shed, according to WCPO.  A wooden board was covering the pit behind 113 Central Ave., and heavy objects were placed on the board to hold it down, police said. Elliott, who appeared to be suffering a seizure and […]

  • ‘Horrifying acts of brutality:’ Emergency room doctor in Michigan charged with mutilating young girls’ genitals

    A Detroit emergency room physician has been charged with allegedly performing female genital mutilation on young girls, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. In a news release, the DOJ said Jumana Nagarwala, of Northville, Michigan, allegedly performed the procedures out of a medical office in Livonia, Michigan, on girls who were 6 to 8 years old. According to the complaint filed, two of the parents confirmed to investigators were aware that Nagarwala did the procedure, but others denied knowledge of […]

  • 7-year-old gives mom ‘totally legit note’ signed by ‘the school’

    A handwritten note, carefully crafted by a 7-year-old Utah boy, was meant to trick his parents into letting him play video games all night - and if they didn't he'd be kicked out of school.

  • Idaho toddler dies after being ‘viciously attacked’ by mom’s boyfriend: court documents

    BLACKFOOT, Idaho – Court documents unsealed Tuesday detailed the horrific events investigators say happened when an 18-month-old boy in Blackfoot, Idaho, was “viciously attacked,” receiving injuries that ultimately led to his untimely death. Jesus Adan Castillo, 22, is charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of Zachary Tendoy, the son of Castillo’s girlfriend, EastIdahoNews.com reported. On March 23, around 4 a.m., the Bingham County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call that a child was not breathing at a […]

  • Can you spot the venomous snake in this photo?

    The latest confounding image being shared on social media also teaches an important lesson – when hiking in areas with venomous snakes, don’t assume you’ll be able to see it before it’s too late. Still not convinced? Join the people who have been trying to find the snake lurking in this Twitter photo posted Sunday by snake biologist Helen Plylar, according to Mashable. “Received this from a fellow HERper this morning. No caption needed, the task was implied: ‘can you spot the […]

  • Ex-soldier laughed while killing her service dog as boyfriend recorded, police say

    CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. – A former soldier and her boyfriend are facing felony charges after police say she tied her service dog to a tree and shot it several times in the head while her boyfriend videotaped the act. Marinna Rollins and Jared Heng were arrested by sheriff’s deputies in Cumberland County, North Carolina. They’re charged with animal cruelty, a felony. According to a police report obtained by CNN affiliate WTVD, the pair took the gray-and-white male pit bull named […]

  • Bodies of Virginia students, 14 and 16, found in submerged car

    CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Va. — Two Virginia teens died on their way to school Wednesday morning when their vehicle plunged off a bridge and into a river, according to WTVR. Cumberland County Public Schools officials identified the girls killed in the wreck as Michaela and Tyauna Woodson. The girls, ages 16 and 14, were found inside the vehicle when it was removed from the Willis River in Cumberland County Wednesday afternoon, hours after the wreck. “These two beautiful young ladies were a big part of the […]

  • Couple married nearly 70 years pass away just minutes apart

    Their daughter Clara, who immigrated to the United States with her parents in the 1960s from Argentina, shared the story of their enduring 69-year marriage.

  • Couple who carried baby without brain to term to help save others says goodbye to their newborn

    An Oklahoma couple who carried their baby without a brain to term to help save others has said goodbye to their newborn. Two months ago, Royce Young posted a photo of his wife, Keri Young, on Facebook.

  • Utah family warns of terrifying ‘virtual kidnapping’ scam

    A Utah mother and father have a serious warning for parents everywhere: Beware of a scam called, "virtual kidnapping."