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911 Tapes Reveal Drama of Parking Lot Birth

911 Tapes Reveal Drama of Parking Lot Birth

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A Utah father helped his wife deliver their baby boy in a parking lot, with the guidance of a 911 dispatcher, after the couple realized they weren’t going to make it to the hospital in time. Mike Anderson and his wife, Kelly, tried to make it to the hospital Monday, but didn’t make it very far and called 911. “I don’t know what to do,” Mike Anderson said, in audio released Wednesday. “Should I just keep going to the hospital?”“That’s up to you,” the dispatcher responded. “If you see any part of the baby, I can help you deliver the baby.” So Mike Anderson pulled their van over in a gas station parking lot and the dispatcher, identified as Julie Merrell, gave step-by-step instructions. The Andersons’ two young children were still in the back seat. The couple worried about so many things that could have gone wrong, but the guidance helped to keep them calm. Working with a ShamWow towel and a shoelace to tie the baby’s umbilical cord, Anderson delivered 7 pound, 8 ounce Benjamin Norman Anderson as the paramedics pulled up. Dispatcher Merrell later met the Andersons. “You did great, by the way,” she told Mike Anderson. “That was terrible…I’m so glad you talked me through that, because it was the worst thing ever,” he said. It’s not the first time Merrell gave delivery instructions as a 911 operator, but it’s the first time she has met someone she helped. “That was amazing,” she said. “Everything went as planned, everyone is happy and healthy.”

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California Attorney Faces New Trial in Drug-Planting Case

California Attorney Faces New Trial in Drug-Planting Case

iStock/Thinkstock(IRVINE, Calif.) — A retrial is underway for a California attorney accused of trying to frame a PTA volunteer by planting drugs in her car, allegedly in retaliation for the way she treated his son.Kelli Peters broke down in tears in court Thursday after coming face to face with Kent Easter, the man accused of framing her.Easter remains free on bail, facing charges of false imprisonment by fraud or deceit. A previous trial ended in November in a deadlock, 11-1, in favor of convicting Easter.Prosecutors say Easter called 9-1-1 Feb. 16, 2011, accusing Peters of being under the influence of drugs. Easter has never denied making that phone call.After authorities found the drugs in Peters’ car, they detained her for two hours and searched her home, but didn’t find any other drugs, leading investigators to shift their attention to Easter.Prosecutors say the Easters accused Peters of not properly supervising their son, a student at the elementary school where Peters volunteered.In opening statements, Easter’s lawyer said it was the man’s wife, Jill, who planted the drugs. “Jill was the operator behind the incident,” the lawyer said.Jill Easter pleaded guilty last year to false imprisonment and was sentenced to 120 days in jail, a term she completed.If convicted, Kent Easter faces three years in prison.The trial continues next week with Peters back on the stand.Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Shuttle Bus Crashes Near Chicago O’Hare Airport; More Than a Dozen Injured

Shuttle Bus Crashes Near Chicago O’Hare Airport; More Than a Dozen Injured

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(CHICAGO) — Access to Chicago O’Hare Airport was limited after a shuttle bus crashed into a concrete barrier in the westbound lanes of I-190 Friday morning.
Police blocked the lanes that lead to the airport creating a major traffic jam.
“People were basically bailing out of their vehicles in an effort to make it to their flights and it’s understandable. But at some point in time, we had to gain control of them to get off the shoulders where the emergency vehicles were trying to get to the scene,” said Chicago Fire Department District Chief Tom Sampey.
At least 14 people including the shuttle driver were injured in the crash. A total of 13 people were transported to local hospitals, and four people are listed in serious-to-critical condition, ABC News station WLS-TV reports. At least five people are listed in good condition, fire officials said Friday.
O’Hare Airport officials confirmed that the bus accident occurred on a road leading to the terminals, but declined to provide anymore information.
All lanes of the I-190 ramp toward O’Hare Airport re-opened around 8:45am.
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Nearly a Dozen from Twin Cities Gone to Fight in Syria

Nearly a Dozen from Twin Cities Gone to Fight in Syria

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — In addition to the American rapper from Minneapolis recently killed in the bloody fighting in Syria, nearly a dozen former residents of Minnesota’s Twin Cities have left their homes to take up arms with extremist rebel groups in the Middle Eastern nation, U.S. officials told ABC News.Earlier this week the White House confirmed the death in Syria of Minnesotan Douglas McAuthur McCain, who records show was born in Chicago but was schooled in Minneapolis. An opposition group in Syria, the Free Syrian Army, claimed McCain was fighting with ISIS, a brutal terrorist organization that recently executed American journalist James Foley on camera. The FSA also claimed another American ISIS member had been killed in recent fighting.Representatives for several U.S. agencies said they could not confirm that a second American had been killed, but there are scores of U.S. nationals in the line of fire. Other top U.S. officials have previously said more than 100 Americans have joined the fighting in Syria — nearly a dozen of them from the Twin Cities alone, as two U.S. law enforcement officials told ABC News Thursday. And a community leader said at least one who left for Syria recently is a teenage girl.Kyle Loven, the FBI’s Chief Division Counsel in Minneapolis, said residents traveling to Syria is a “relatively recent dynamic,” but still only an “evolution” of young disaffected Minnesotans leaving their homes to fight and die with extremist groups abroad.“The phenomenon began in 2007 with the young Somali men traveling from Minnesota to Somalia,” Loven said. “In Somalia, it started as a nationalistic call…[but] we’ve now seen where some individuals perhaps are not interested or not inclined to travel to Somalia, [they] start to branch out to other hot spots around the globe, obviously Syria being among them.”The problem of Americans from Minneapolis traveling to Somalia to join the al Qaeda group al-Shabab became such a concern to U.S. officials that the Justice Department launched the multi-year law enforcement mission Operation Rhino, dedicated to investigating “a pipeline that supplies men” from Minneapolis to Somalia. The effort, which tracked some 20 suspected American jihadists, resulting in the conviction of several American ex-al-Shabab members.One of the young men caught up in the initial wave of terror recruits was Troy Kastigar, who turned out to be an old high school classmate and close friend of Douglas McCain’s.“If you guys only knew how much fun we have over here — This is the real Disneyland. Come here and join us,” a bearded Kastigar says from Somalia in a video posted online by al-Shabab after his death in 2009.Mohamud Noor, a community leader in Minneapolis, told ABC News Friday that the young men going to fight in recent months for ISIS, which is a rival of al Qaeda’s, and those who joined al-Shabab before “have the same characteristics.”“They are young men who are vulnerable, who have been taken advantage of because of their situation,” Noor said. “This is a youth who has lost direction, who has no hope in life, and the only way they can find [it] is to find other means of living.”Another community leader, Abdirazak Bihi, said, “As recently as a week ago, a young girl was recruited along some others, and was sent to Syria and called her family from Syria a couple days ago.”“Yes, people are recruiting, there are recruiters here,” Bihi said.But Noor acknowledges that that doesn’t explain why so many are specifically being recruited from his city, and says that one reason so much focus is on the Twin Cities is because there is a large “newly-arrived” immigrant community, with many Somalis and Middle Easterners, and because the community isn’t shy about reaching out for help when someone does disappear, possibly into battles a world away.Loven said that al-Shabab’s previous success in recruiting Minnesotans may have shown the area’s disaffected youths to be particularly susceptible to the jihadist propaganda. Earlier this week, for instance, al-Shabab released a recruitment video online that specifically called for those living in Minnesota to come join their fight.“We’re taking this very seriously,” Loven said. “We don’t want to see our young people from Minnesota be attracted to this type of propaganda, end up in foreign battlefields, only to be injured, killed or what have you. That’s a concern not just for law enforcement, but for all people here in Minnesota.” Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Nashville Tops List of ‘Most American’ Cities

Nashville Tops List of ‘Most American’ Cities

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Nashville is about American as apple pie. Maybe even more so now that the personal finance website WalletHub has named it 2014’s most American U.S. metro area.To reach that conclusion, WalletHub graded 366 metro areas on a series of 26 metrics that included age, gender and income.Nashville scored at near the top of key rankings such as socio-demographic makeup, housing, economy and education to capture the crown.   Interestingly, WalletHub determined that Tulsa, Oklahoma, most closely resembled the U.S. in terms of age while Denver looked most like America in regards to race.At the bottom of the list was McAllen, Texas.Here are the top 25 most American cities:

Nashville, TN    
Cincinnati, OH    
Indianapolis, IN    
Charleston, SC    
Jacksonville, FL    
Greenville, SC    
Oklahoma, OK    
Phoenix, AZ    
Albuquerque, NM    
Winston, NC    
Birmingham, AL    
Greensboro, NC    
Orlando, FL    
Charlotte, NC    
Columbus, OH    
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY    
Lexington, KY    
Tulsa, OK    
Baton Rouge, LA    
Columbia, SC    
St. Louis, MO    
New Orleans, LA    
Kansas City, MO    
Tucson, AZ    
Little Rock, AR

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Miley Cyrus’ Homeless VMAs Date Turns Himself In, Posts Bail

Miley Cyrus’ Homeless VMAs Date Turns Himself In, Posts Bail

Polk County Community Corrections(POLK COUNTY, Ore.) — Jesse Helt, the homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards, turned himself into authorities in Oregon and posted bail after being sought on an arrest warrant for a probation violation.Helt was originally arrested in 2010 for “criminal mischief,” among other charges. He pleaded guilty/no contest to the charges and received probation, which he violated the following year, authorities said.A booking photo released by Polk County Community Corrections officials shows Helt wearing a black shirt, his expression blank.The arrest comes four days after Helt entered the public spotlight. He took the stage at Sunday’s awards show after Cyrus won the video of the year award for “Wrecking Ball.”“I’ve survived in shelters all over this city, I’ve cleaned your hotel rooms, I’ve been an extra in your movies, I’ve been an extra in your life,” Helt told the award show audience. “Though I may have been invisible to you on the streets, I have many of the same dreams that brought many of you here tonight.”Helt and Cyrus had met through My Friend’s Place — an organization that helps homeless youth find shelter, healthcare and education.Linda Helt, Jesse’s mother, said she was thankful that he faced his legal obligation.“I’m proud of him for doing what’s right,” she told ABC news. “I don’t condone running away from a problem.”Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Missing University of Montana Student Died in Accident, Authorities Say

Missing University of Montana Student Died in Accident, Authorities Say

iStock/Thinkstock(CUSTER COUNTY, Idaho) — A missing University of Montana student was found dead Thursday, more than a week after he went missing while driving back to school to start his junior year of college.Lucius Robbi’s body and car were found in Custer County, Idaho, authorities said.According to the Custer County Sheriff’s Office, Robbi died in a one-vehicle accident Aug. 19 after his car traveled down a 60-foot embankment, colliding with several large pine trees.Search crews on the air and ground initially had trouble finding the accident site due to heavy brush. Additionally, storms in the area obscured the vehicle’s tracks, authorities said.According to the sheriff’s office, a helicopter crew spotted the tip of one of Robbi’s orange kayaks, leading to the discovery of his car.The California resident, 21, was a skilled outdoorsman, planning to explore on his return trip to college.Robbi’s mother, Tina Glaessner, wrote a message Thursday to friends, family and volunteers in a Facebook group established following Robbi’s disappearance.“The family of Lucius Robbi wants to thank all of the many friends who came together to search for him,” Glaessner wrote. “You were amazing, and the overwhelming outpouring of love and the heroic effort you made to find Lucius created a bond between you and all of us that will connect us forever.”The Idaho State Police is continuing to investigate the fatal accident.
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NFL Announces Changes to Personal Conduct Policy Following Outcry Over Ray Rice Suspension

NFL Announces Changes to Personal Conduct Policy Following Outcry Over Ray Rice Suspension

Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The National Football League announced a change to its personal conduct policy following outcry regarding a controversial suspension for one of its players.Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was suspended for two games in connection with a video that surfaced earlier this year in which he allegedly struck his now-wife, Janay, and knocked her unconscious during an altercation at an Atlantic City, N.J. casino. The outcry that the suspension, issued by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, was too light was fierce and immediate.Goodell initially defended the decision, pointing out that the length of the suspension matched the NFL’s existing policy.Still, on Thursday, the commissioner sent a letter and an accompanying memo to each NFL team owner outlining changes to that very policy. Most notably, any player in violation of the NFL’s personal conduct policy involving assault, battery, domestic violence or sexual assault will be subject to a suspension of six games for a first offense, with possible consideration for “mitigating factors,” and a lifetime ban for a second offense.Goodell’s letter discusses “respect” and “the integrity of the game.” He notes that the steps taken Thursday “are based on a clear, simple principle: domestic violence and sexual assault are wrong. They are illegal. They have no place in the NFL and are unacceptable in any way, under any circumstances.”In addition to the altered suspension policy, team personnel will be expected to undergo comprehensive training to help “understand and identify risk factors associated with domestic violence.” Goodell also called upon expansion of the NFL’s existing college, high school and youth football programs.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Connecticut, said that the announcement alone was not enough. The  league, he said, “must match words with actions.” While he applauded Goodell’s action, Blumenthal said that “the real work begins” now in hopes of solving the problem of domestic violence.
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F-15 Pilot Killed in Virginia Crash

F-15 Pilot Killed in Virginia Crash

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(STAUNTON, Va.) — The pilot whose fighter jet crashed in the mountains of Virginia on Wednesday was killed in the crash, it was confirmed Thursday by military officials.The pilot and jet were under the Massachusetts Air National Guard and were en route to Louisiana when the plane crashed. It was not immediately clear what caused the crash.Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick called it “a very sad day for the Guard and for Massachusetts.” He also offered condolences to the family of the pilot, who was not identified, as well as the rest of the Massachusetts National Guard.
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Church Puts God and Sex Together on Billboard

Church Puts God and Sex Together on Billboard

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WILKES-BARRE, Pa.) — A Pennsylvania church is marking its first anniversary with a controversial billboard that proclaims God loves sex.The billboard was placed along a major highway running through Wilkes-Barre, Pa., by Restored Church, a non-denominational worship center opened in September of last year by two friends who met as college roommates.The billboard, according to one of the church’s founders, is meant to draw attention to the church’s new sermon series launching next month that will focus on sex and the Song of Solomon from the Bible.“If the culture can be so bold, I think the church can be so bold and speak directly on the subject and be up front about it,” Restoration Pastor Dan Nichols told ABC affiliate WNEP.The billboard was first highlighted by a tweet from the church’s account on Aug. 27. It is scheduled to remain up for the next four weeks, according to WNEP.
 

The billboard is up! pic.twitter.com/ZYkTjsXvLL
— Restored Church (@restored_church) August 27, 2014

Restored Church currently has a congregation of around 100 people, Nichols told WNEP. The church’s mission, according to its website, is to “…Communicate the good news of Jesus with our lives in order to reach the lost and aggressively develop committed followers of Jesus.”The church’s bold display of its message led one pastor from another church to write a letter to the editor in a local newspaper criticizing the billboard for being misleading, according to WNEP.Tim Walker, Nichols’ college roommate and fellow pastor at the church, told WNEP the criticism is not dissuading them from talking about sex and marriage.“We really put a lot of thought into this,” Walker said.Calls placed to the church for comment were not returned as of this writing.
 
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Navy SEAL Who Planned Bin Laden Raid Retires, Will Take Over University of Texas System

Navy SEAL Who Planned Bin Laden Raid Retires, Will Take Over University of Texas System

FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) — Adm. William McRaven, the Navy SEAL who planned the raid that resulted in the death of Osama bin Laden, gave up his control of Special Operations Commands on Thursday.The transfer was completed at a change of command ceremony. McRaven will take over the University of Texas system. In July, it was announced that he would take the position of chancellor of the university system after the last chancellor, Francisco Cigarroa, announced his resignation.McRaven gave a commencement address at the University of Texas at Austin, the school where his military career began as a member of the university’s Naval ROTC unit.
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Jazz Musician Arrested in Wake of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death Takes Plea Deal in Drug Case

Jazz Musician Arrested in Wake of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death Takes Plea Deal in Drug Case

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — One man arrested as part of a drug investigation in the wake of the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman accepted a plea deal on Thursday.Robert Vineberg, a jazz musician, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class C felony. Vineberg was promised that he would be sentenced to five years of probation and 25 days of community service. He must continue his drug treatment program.Vineberg will also give up over $1,200 that police found in his home.The musician will be sentenced on Oct. 14.
He was not linked directly to Hoffman’s death.
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Woman Dies at Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

Woman Dies at Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

iStock/Thinkstock(LAS VEGAS) — A woman has died at this year’s Burning Man, a weeklong art festival in the Nevada desert.
Authorities say 29-year-old Alicia Louise Cipicchio, from Jackson, Wyoming, fell under a bus early Thursday morning and was killed.
Organizers say this is the first death at the festival in seven years.
The festival, which takes place in the Black Rock Desert in Northern Nevada, will continue as planned.
Cipicchio’s death remains under investigation.
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Marie and Cristobal: Two Storms and Lots of Questions

Marie and Cristobal: Two Storms and Lots of Questions

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — As we enter the most active part of the hurricane season in the Atlantic, we have our eyes on both coasts: Tropical Storm Marie in the Pacific and Hurricane Cristobal in the Atlantic.In the past 24 hours, ABC News’ Ginger Zee has fielded some frequently asked questions and wanted to share:
One question:
 

@Ginger_Zee Hurricanes are supposed to be in alphabetical order. How did we go from #CHRISTOBAL to #MARIE ? @GMA #GMA
— Col. Tim (@OriginalColTim) August 27, 2014

 
Ginger Zee’s Answer: It does, but each ocean has its own list. The Pacific is already through to “M” and the Atlantic is now on “C”.Another question: I thought hurricanes were called typhoons if they are in the Pacific?Ginger Zee’s Answer: Not in the eastern Pacific. A hurricane is a typhoon is a cyclone — just called different things in different parts of the world.
 

Why can’t #gingerzee say #Cristobal?She is still putting the accent in the wrong syllable. @GMA #annoyingthingspeoplesay
— Tim Ochipa (@timnoles) August 27, 2014

 
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Video Captures Colorado Cops Swarming in ‘Swatting’ Prank

Video Captures Colorado Cops Swarming in ‘Swatting’ Prank

iStock/Thinkstock(DENVER) — Police in Colorado are searching for the 911 caller who caused SWAT teams to swarm an unsuspecting video game player in a dangerous hoax called “swatting.”Online live-streaming video showed officers bursting into a Littleton, Colorado, video game company on Wednesday with guns drawn. Littleton Police Chief Doug Stephens said the threat seemed credible.“The caller stated that he had just shot multiple people,” Stephen said.Officers thought they had an active-shooter situation, so they set up a perimeter, evacuated businesses and locked down nearby schools.The reality of the situation quickly emerged. The people had been targeted in a disturbing prank, something often done by video gamers to get SWAT teams racing to the homes of their opponents.It’s becoming so common that Jordon Mathewson — the person victimized in Wednesday’s incident — told other players he knew exactly what was happening. Fellow players watched the incident unfold on Twitch, a site where anonymous spectators can watch games played in real-time.“It could have been any one of the thousands of people that were watching,” Mathewson said. “They really like the anonymity of being online and being able to get away with stuff, and they like to test that sometimes.”The prank caller’s identity is still unknown. Police are investigating and are taking the situation seriously.“This is not a game. It’s not an online game,” Stephens said. “We have real guns, real bullets and there’s a potential there for some tragedy.”
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Video of Possible UFO Recorded by Pennsylvania Woman

Video of Possible UFO Recorded by Pennsylvania Woman

iStock/Thinkstock(LOWER PAXTON TOWNSHIP, Pa.) — A Pennsylvania woman who captured what she insists was an unidentified flying object on her cell phone camera says she is “scared to death now.”A couple police officers also say they saw the UFO that night.Stephanie Wilkerson says she was relaxing on her porch in Lower Paxton Township, Pennsylvania, Monday night when she spotted an object in the night sky.“I thought it was a plane until I realized it wasn’t moving,” Wilkerson told ABC News. “I watched it for about 20 minutes and I started noticing it changing colors.”Wilkerson grabbed her cell phone to record the mysterious object and also called her neighbor over to verify what she was seeing.“He went and got his binoculars because he first thought it was a planet,” Wilkerson said. “Then he said, ‘No, it changed yellow. That is not a planet.’”Wilkerson also called 911 but when an officer arrived at her home, even he could not explain the mysterious objects in the sky.“He went there and apparently he saw them too so he called his sergeant and his corporal to come and verify what he was seeing,” said Lower Paxton Township Police Lt. Gary Seefeldt.Authorities contacted both the local airport and the National Guard training center, but neither had records of any flight activity that night.Wilkerson says she saw the mysterious lights again Wednesday night and a neighbor reports seeing the UFO last week as well, she said.“For me to see that, I am now a believer in UFOs,” Wilkerson said.
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USC Football Player Admits He Lied About Injury, Pool Rescue

USC Football Player Admits He Lied About Injury, Pool Rescue

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw told school officials that he lied about how he suffered his ankle injuries over the weekend, according to a statement released by the school. He has been suspended indefinitely from all team activities by the university.Shaw initially claimed he was injured after leaping from the second story of an apartment complex to save his 7-year-old nephew, who was struggling in the pool.“We are extremely disappointed in Josh,” USC head football coach Steve Sarkisian said in a statement.  “He let us all down. As I have said, nothing in his background led us to doubt him when he told us of his injuries, nor did anything after our initial vetting of his story.
“I appreciate that Josh has now admitted that he lied and has apologized. Although this type of behavior is out of character for Josh, it is unacceptable. Honesty and integrity must be at the center of our program. I believe Josh will learn from this. I hope that he will not be defined by this incident, and that the Trojan Family will accept his apology and support him.”USC did not release details on how Shaw injured himself.
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Kid Booted Out of Preschool After Mom’s Facebook Rant

Kid Booted Out of Preschool After Mom’s Facebook Rant

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(CALLAHAN, Fla.) — A negative post on Facebook got Ashley Habat’s four-year-old son kicked out of a Callahan, Florida, preschool.Habat says the controversy started when she found out that it was picture day at Sonshine Christian Academy after the fact, although the school said that a notice was included in her son’s folder days earlier.Somewhat incensed, Habat wrote on Facebook, “Why is it that every single day there is something new I dislikes [sic] about Will’s school?,” thinking only her friends would see it.Not just her friends, it turned out. Habat received a letter of her son’s dismissal from the school that read in part, “You utilized social media to call into question not only the integrity but the intelligence of our staff.  These actions are also consistent with sowing discord which is spoken of in the handbook you signed.”Habat remains perplexed although she did find another preschool and is considering legal action against Sonshine Christian Academy.However, her indignation is being met with some anger from other Facebook users who feel Habat should just keep quiet and accept the dismissal.
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“Cops” Crew Member Killed in Police Shootout with Robbery Suspect

“Cops” Crew Member Killed in Police Shootout with Robbery Suspect

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(OMAHA, Neb.) — A crew member working on the television show Cops was killed on Tuesday night when Omaha police fired at a robbery suspect.Police say the shooting occurred after officers responded to a robbery at a fast food restaurant. The crew member was identified by Langley Productions as Bryce Dion.Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said Wednesday that Dion “paid the ultimate price for his service to provide the footage of the real-life dangers that law enforcement officers face on a daily basis.”Both Dion and the suspect were taken to the University of Nebraska Medical Center on Tuesday night, where they were later pronounced dead.
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Sister of Alleged Boston Marathon Bombers Arrested for Bomb Threat

Sister of Alleged Boston Marathon Bombers Arrested for Bomb Threat

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The sister of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly threatening a Harlem woman.According to the New York Police Department, Aliana Tsarnaeva, who lives in North Bergen, New Jersey, allegedly called the victim on Monday, saying, “I have people that can go over there and put a bomb on you.” The NYPD believes that the alleged victim is the mother of Tsarnaeva’s boyfriend’s child. Tsarnaeva was charged with aggravated harassment. She will have to appear in court on Sept. 30.
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