Alabama dad killed in front of daughter during gun sale: cops

An Alabama father was killed in front of his 8-year-old daughter during a gun deal gone wrong, police and relatives said. Ricky Howard Hamrick III took his young daughter on a road trip Sunday from Cleburne County to Bessemer, where he had arranged to sell two guns on Facebook Marketplace, police told AL.com. But upon arriving for the transaction, Hamrick, 39, was fatally shot in the … Continue reading Alabama dad killed in front of daughter during gun sale: cops

Teen swimmer battling deadly, brain-eating amoeba, ‘fighting his little heart out’

A 13-year-old boy has been hospitalized after contracting Naegleria fowleri — a deadly brain-eating amoeba — after swimming in Florida. Caleb Ziegelbauer caught the life-threatening infection while swimming at Port Charlotte Beach on July 1, according to a GoFundMe page. Five days later, he complained of a headache that was then followed by a fever and disorientation. He was rushed to a hospital where he was diagnosed … Continue reading Teen swimmer battling deadly, brain-eating amoeba, ‘fighting his little heart out’

Arizona woman accused of sexual abuse of two teen boys

An Arizona woman was arrested last week in connection with the sexual abuse of minors, the sheriff’s office said in a release.  Makaila Yablonski, 25, is charged with sexual abuse, sexual conduct with a minor, public sexual indecency, and indecent exposure with a victim who is 15 years of age or more, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office said. Yablonski was arrested just before 2 p.m. on Monday and … Continue reading Arizona woman accused of sexual abuse of two teen boys

Alabama residents get a fright over ‘real-life Chucky’ roaming neighborhood

He’s back — The possessed, murderous doll that terrorized moviegoers in the 1988 hit “Child’s Play,” is now roaming the streets of an Alabama neighborhood as photos of a “real-life Chucky” have gone viral. The human Chucky seen in photos standing on the side of the road of a residential neighborhood in Pinson, Alabama, waiting for cars to pass, was actually a 5-year-old boy named Jackson, who brought fear … Continue reading Alabama residents get a fright over ‘real-life Chucky’ roaming neighborhood

Flashy NYC bishop robbed in $400K jewelry heist during live-streamed service

A flashy Brooklyn bishop was robbed in the middle of his live-streamed service Sunday when gun-toting crooks accosted him at the podium before fleeing with $400,000 in jewelry, cops said. Targeted Rolls Royce-driving Bishop Lamor Whitehead last made news in May — when he tried to negotiate the surrender of an accused subway shooter but authorities separately nabbed the suspect. On Sunday, Whitehead was in the middle of his … Continue reading Flashy NYC bishop robbed in $400K jewelry heist during live-streamed service