7-month-old baby dies after being left in hot car for 10 hours, police say

Police officials in Houston, Texas are investigating the death of a 7-month-old baby boy, who was purportedly left in the backseat of his father’s car for 10 hours, according to Click 2 Houston. At around 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 23, officers were dispatched to a warehouse located in the 7900 block of Northcourt Road after receiving a call about an unresponsive child. Upon arrival, officers discovered a baby, who was later identified as Justin Huynh, dead inside of his father’s car. The baby’s 36-year-old father, whose name has not been released, told police officials that he dropped off h...
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Slide explosion at Wisconsin park leaves 9-year-old boy with second-degree burns

A slide explosion at a Wisconsin park has reportedly left a 9-year-old boy with second-degree burns. NBC Chicago reports that the incident unfolded Wednesday evening when Giuseppe Storniolo was sliding down a slide at a playground in West Allis. The boy’s mother, Diana Storniolo, said she was with her family at Reservoir Park when she suddenly heard a loud noise, initially believing that something had fallen. To her astonishment, a hole somehow formed at the bottom of a slide and exploded. Giuseppe told reporters that he didn’t notice any holes or cracks on the slide that would indicate ...
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‘Joker’ lookalike accused of pointing gun at passing vehicles

A Joker lookalike was arrested in southwest Miami-Dade on Tuesday, and he is now facing charges of carrying a concealed weapon, according to CBS Miami. Just before 6:30 p.m., Broward County police officials received several calls about a man, clad as the Joker who was allegedly pointing a "loaded gun" at passing vehicles in the area of SW 104th Street and Hammocks Boulevard. When deputies arrived at the scene, they discovered 29-year-old Lawrence Sullivan, who fit the description, walking out of a gas station, which was adjacent to Hammocks Place Apartments in West Kendall. Sullivan was ...
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North Mecklenburg High School teacher arrested, charged with sex acts with student

A North Mecklenburg High School teacher, Brandon Jamelle Flowers, 29, of Charlotte, was arrested on Monday for allegedly having sexual intercourse with a student. WSOCTV reports that allegations emerged when several students overheard a conversation about the teacher’s supposed relationship with a female student. Police say the student-teacher relationship went on for a couple of months, which reportedly did not take place on school grounds, before Flowers' arrest on May 22. He was charged with “three counts of a sex act with a student and three counts of indecent liberties with a student.”...
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Woman leads Michigan police on high-speed chase after allegedly stealing $300 worth of cleaning supplies

A woman in Livonia, Michigan is behind bars after allegedly leading police officials on a high-speed chase and stealing $300 worth of cleaning supplies, according to WXYZ Detroit. Employees at a supermarket—Meijer on Middlebelt Road—alerted police after realizing that 47-year-old Somonique Biles was apparently leaving the store with a cart filled with cleaning supplies, which included a mop, broom, detergent, flip-flops, and a few cheeseburgers, without paying for them. When Biles, who was wearing a shirt that read "Chase your dreams," was confronted by the store’s security team, she report...
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2-year-old twins in critical condition after being ejected in roll-over crash on Interstate 481

Six people were hospitalized, including 2-year-old twins who were ejected from a roll-over crash on Interstate 481. According to CNY Central, 19-year-old Gerald Johnson was traveling north on route 481 in North Syracuse around 12:45 a.m. on Tuesday when he suddenly lost control and hit a guardrail. The impact prompted the 2016 Chevrolet Impala, which was carrying six passengers, to veer off the road and into a median where it flipped several times, ejecting the twins. The wrecked vehicle came to a stop near the South Bay Road overpass. Deputies raced to the scene and were able to locate ...
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Police: Man kills owner of Orlando tow truck company over $285 bill

Paul Gren, 53, the owner of a tow truck company in Orlando, Florida, was killed Tuesday night when an irate man allegedly opened fire after learning he owed $285 for his impounded car, according to Orlando Sentinel. Authorities say 35-year-old Tremain Polk arrived at Gren’s tow truck company at 639 W. Robinson St., in the Parramore neighborhood around 6 p.m. to pick up his vehicle. When a tow truck employee, Erica Hicks, told Polk that he owed $285, he became angry since he only had $135 on him. The tow truck employee stated that Polk, who was released from prison in 2012, “tried to push hi...
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Louisiana boy, 7, critically injured after being shot inside elementary school classroom

Authorities in Louisiana say a 7-year-old boy was accidentally shot inside a classroom when a gun went off after falling out of another student’s backpack. KPLTV reports that around 7:50 a.m. on Monday, May 15, deputies with Calcasieu Parish Police Department received a 911 call about a shooting at Moss Bluff Elementary, located at 215 School Street in Moss Bluff. Sheriff Tony Mancuso stated that a student brought a gun to the elementary school and concealed it in his backpack. During class, the gun seemingly fell out and landed on the floor—that’s when another student, a first-grader, pick...
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22-year-old Wales woman, Chloe Lou Farrell, crushed to death by falling tractor at resort

Family and friends of 22-year-old Chloe Lou Farrell are devastated after learning she was crushed to death by a falling tractor on Friday while at a resort near the village of Abersoch in Wales, according to BBC News. It is believed that Farrell, a resident of Colwyn Bay, had visited a popular resort---The Warren---on May 12 with friends after leaving her job at Crime Prevention Services, her family's business, in Northop. Tragedy struck around 7:20 p.m. when Farrell was "helping to launch a boat" and the tractor apparently fell on top of the Llandrillo College graduate. Emergency medica...
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