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  • Teacher disciplined after forcing 1st grader to sit on floor for month because of drawing on desk

    HOUSTON — A Houston mother is furious after finding out her first grader was forced to sit on the floor at school. The punishment went on for more than a month before the mother found out about it. The student goes to Westwood Elementary. “We talked about it’s not appropriate to write on school property or anyone’s property for that matter, and she said, ‘Yes of course,'” said the girl’s mom, who refused to give her name. The mother said […]

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    Colorado Ethics Watch calls for State Sen. King to resign

    DENVER — Colorado Ethics Watch called on State Sen. Steve King, R-Mesa County, to resign Thursday after he was indicted on three felony and two misdemeanor charges related to alleged theft of public funds and falsifying records. King, a Republican who represents District 7 in Mesa and Garfield counties, was elected to the Senate in 2010 after previously serving in the Colorado House. Earlier this month, he dropped out of the race for Mesa County Sheriff after The Associated Press […]

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    Parents, strangers fulfill bucket list of woman killed by drunk driver

    CHICO, Calif. — After their daughter was killed by a drunk driver in September, a Northern California family came across something amazing. According to CBS News, Kristina Chesterman’s parents were cleaning out her apartment when they opened her makeup bag and found a bucket list created by the 21-year-old. The parents created a Facebook page, Remembering Kristina Chesterman, and posted the bucket list. The parents have been fulfilling their daughter’s bucket list, and they told CBS that strangers around the […]

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    WATCH: Swan wants nothing to do with man’s selfie

    GREAT BEND, Kan. — It seems everyone is taking a selfie these days, whether it’s with a train passing by or with President Barack Obama. Not everyone is a fan — and neither was this trumpeter swan at the Great Bend Zoo. On his YouTube account, Steven Takata wrote that his brother-in-law got a little too close for his selfie with trumpeter swans. While readying to take the picture, the swan attacked. The man had a big mark on his […]

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    Rain finally ends, drier weather forecast Thursday

    DENVER — The rain slowly ended by late Wednesday night as the slow-moving storm that caused havoc across the Front Range and brought flooding in Denver and other places along the Front Range and in eastern Colorado moved out of the state. A record 1.8″ of rain fell on Denver Tuesday, and the city received another .96″ Wednesday for a 2-day total of 2.76″. The wet weather caused plenty of problems for a second day in a row. Classes were […]

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    22-year-old woman charged with driving high, assaulting six people

    DENVER — A 22-year-old woman has been charged with multiple counts of assault after she allegedly crashed her car into another vehicle while high on marijuana last week. Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey  formally charged Emily Strock with two counts of vehicular assault, four counts of third degree assault, one count of driving under the influence of drugs and one count of driving without proof of insurance. Strock was speeding eastbound on Colfax Avenue about 2:30 a.m. on July 21 when she ran a […]

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    Murdered teen texted boyfriend: ‘OMG … I think I’m being kidnapped’

    DETROIT — A teenager girl who was killed while she walked her dog in a rural area north of Detroit last week sent her boyfriend an ominous text message saying “I think I’m being kidnapped.” April Millsap was walking her family’s border collie in Armada, Mich., on Thursday but never came home. Her body was found about 15 to 20 feet off the trail with the dog “guarding” her body. Local police have not said how Millsap was killed, but […]

  • WATCH: Two women narrowly escape death on railroad tracks

    MONROE COUNTY, Ind. — Two women walking on the Shuffle Creek Trestle in Indiana incredibly escaped death as a train was barreling toward them. The women could be seen on the train’s dash camera running for their lives as the 14,000-ton train headed toward them. The video that was released by the Indiana Rail Road Co shows the trespassing women walking on the 500-foot-long, 80-foot-tall bridge over Lake Lemon. The engineer sees the women after rounding a curve while traveling […]

  • Four-year-old Scarlett was dressed as a Hooters waitress by her mother Leann for a beauty pageant in England.

    Mom dresses 4-year-old in Hooters outfit for beauty pageant

    LONDON — A woman in England is receiving criticism after dressing her 4-year-old daughter as a Hooters waitress for a beauty pageant. According to Gawker, Leann and her daughter Scarlett were featured on a documentary called “Blinging Up Baby.” The mother created the outfit and thought it was a cute idea, but critics are complaining that it’s not appropriate for a 4-year-old. “Some people may say it’s controversial, especially the theme I’ve chosen, but at the end of the day, […]

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    WATCH: 5-year-old crushed after finding out little brother has to grow up

    Five-year-old Sadie is having a tough time growing up, and it was made more difficult when she realized her little brother will not be a baby forever. “Oh, you are so cute! I love your cute little smiles. Oh my gosh! I want him to stay little!” she said through tears. The baby responds like only a baby can. With a smile.