The WSP is handing out more of those $1,025 fines for cigs out the window

OLYMPIA, Wash. — As temperatures heat up, so too does the emphasis on keeping your butts in the car. Cigarette butts, of course. Washington State Patrol troopers have stopped 40 cars in the last six weeks after the driver or a passenger was suspected of throwing a cigarette butt out the car window. Sixteen citations of $1,025 dollars were issued. State troopers have made 239 stops for improperly discarding a cigarette so far this year. Eighty citations were issued. It […]

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Pennsylvania mom accused of killing infant with drug-tainted breast milk

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. – A Pennsylvania mother is accused of killing her young son by feeding him breast milk containing a deadly mix of drugs. WPVI reported that Samantha Jones, 30, of New Britain Township, was charged Friday with criminal homicide in the death of her 11-week-old son. The suspect reportedly told investigators she was taking prescription methadone because of an addiction to painkillers when her child died April 2. Jones told police that she was too tired to prepare formula for the […]

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Cameras capture dog being thrown from car, abandoned at illegal dumping ‘hot spot’

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 […]

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Man killed in Grand Prairie hit and run

GRAND PRAIRIE – A man going for a bike ride ends up dead after he is hit by a car and police are now looking for the suspect. This happened Sunday morning at South Beltline Road at the I-20 east bound frontage road in Grand Prairie. According to police, the driver got out of her vehicle after hitting 42-year-old Calvin Middleton, but then quickly got back into her car and drive off. Police say the woman was driving a black four […]

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Deputy-involved shooting investigation in Everett

EVERETT — A man was shot in the leg after several shots were fired at a home on Saturday night. The Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team said a woman called 911 and said she was assaulted and threatened with a weapon by her 67-year-old husband. When deputies got to the home on the 4100 block of 120th SE, they contacted the man who was armed. Then, several shots were fired and the man was hit in the leg. He […]

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Women accused of punching, stabbing Applebee’s waitress, then stealing her tips

McDONOUGH, Ga. – Police are looking for four women they say brutally attacked a waitress at a Georgia Applebee’s. The server was working at the restaurant, located at 815 Industrial Blvd. in McDonough, when she was assaulted Tuesday evening. The group punched the waitress repeatedly, and one of the women stabbed her before they stole the victim’s tip money, according to McDonough Police Department officials.  The women are also accused of damaging property, but police didn’t specify what was damaged. […]

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Man took lewd photos in North Texas dressing rooms for past 8 years: Lake Worth police

LAKE WORTH – Police say a man has been taking hundreds of inappropriate videos and photos of women in dressing rooms throughout North Texas for the past eight years. You may be a victim and you don’t even know it! Good news: the man is behind bars and facing charges. Lake Worth police arrested 32-year-old Alexander Martinez. Police say they also found on his phone videos of women inside their homes. It appeared he was recording them through a window. If […]

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