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Report: Detroit-Area Animal Rescue Blindsided When Resident Drops Off over 800 Parakeets

A bird owner unexpectedly surrendered 836 parakeets during two trips in four days to the Detroit Animal Welfare Group (DAWG) in Romeo, Michigan, the organization says. The owner brought nearly five hundred parakeets, crammed into seven cages, to the nonprofit on December 23, according to Fox 2 Detroit, citing a DAWG Facebook post. The group…

Pennsylvania Father and 2 Young Sons Killed in Christmas Morning Fire, Wife and Eldest...

A Pennsylvania father and his two young sons died in a house fire early Christmas morning, while his wife and eldest son made it out alive, according to reports. The fire at the King family’s home on Essex Court in Quakertown was reported around 1:20 a.m., according to NBC 10. Officials say the house was engulfed…

Shootout Leaves Four Injured Inside Chicago-Area Mall

A shootout inside the Chicago-area Oakbrook Center left four people injured late Thursday afternoon. NBC News notes that three people were struck by bullets, and the fourth injury was an individual who hurt their ankle while trying to run away. WIFR reports that Oak Brook Police Chief James Kruger indicated the injuries are not life-threatening.…

Sen. Blumenthal Claims He Would Have Avoided Ceremony Had He Known of Communist Party...

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) explained Friday he would not have gone to an awards ceremony if he had known it was connected to the Communist Party, the Hartford Courant reported. Blumenthal was criticized online, on television, and by state and national Republicans regarding the event at a New Haven church where several friends were recognized,…

VIDEO: California Landscaper Charged with Raping Six Women

A landscaper was arrested in connection with the rape and sexual assault of six women, and officials in Riverside County said there may be additional victims. Thirty-six-year-old Jose Manuel Martinez Garcia was taken into custody October 5 and charged Friday with 14 felonies, CBS Los Angeles reported. Those charges included forcible rape, attempted murder, kidnapping,…

WATCH – Veteran Receives Long-Awaited Dental Care Thanks to Nonprofit: ‘Means the World to...

Charles Florin is extremely proud of his service to his country, but one thing he struggled with for a long time was his smile. “I’ve never been able to afford the insurance,” Florin recently told CBS Chicago. “So therefore, my teeth rotted off, broke out, all kinds of problems there.” The Navy veteran has health…

WATCH: Secret Santa Hands Out $30,000 in $100 Bills to Those in Need

An anonymous businessman spread Christmas cheer by giving away $30,000 in $100 bills to residents of the San Carlos Apache Tribal Lands in Arizona, CBS News reports. For fifteen years, CBS News’s Steve Hartman has covered the “Secret Santa” and his charitable holiday give-aways, where the mysterious businessman hands out large sums of money to…

Loudoun County Schools Try to Charge Parents $36K for Documents Connected to ‘Sexual Assault’...

A parent filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the Loudoun County Public Schools and was asked to pay more than $36,000 for public records, according to the Daily Caller. The outlet reported Thursday: The FOIA requested by mother Michelle Mege asked for “all communications, including press releases, statements, emails, or other correspondence in…

After Son’s Death, Mother May Hear Baby’s Heartbeat Again

A young woman named Brittany Struebing in Racine, Wisconsin, remembers every detail about the day her son, Arkaydin Howard, was born in November 2018. She has numerous photos and videos of her child to show others. However, when he was only three-months-old, Arkaydin passed away, the Journal Times reported Sunday. The loss occurred almost three years…

PHOTOS: 14-Year-Old Illinois Girl Paints Mural Honoring Marines and First Responders

file/Getty Images A 14-year-old girl painted a mural spanning several walls in Marion, Illinois, that pays homage to Marines and first responders. The idea for the mural began earlier this year when Chief Tim Barnett of the Marion Fire Department approached attorney Ronald Osman and his son Blane about putting a design on a building…

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