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Best friends Ashley Thomas and Latoya Wimberly have been best friends since middle school, and have called themselves sisters ever since. But last month they received the ultimate surprise when a DNA test confirmed that they are in fact biological sisters. “I almost passed out,” Wimberly, 29, told “Good Morning America” about the moment she learned her […]


It has been over a week since Terrence Woods has heard from his son, Terrence Woods Jr. Fox 5 reports Woods Jr, 26, allegedly went missing on October 5 while shooting a documentary with a production crew in the rugged, back-country of Idaho. The station reports that rescue crews spent days searching for Woods Jr. and […]

A Colorado man says that his dog sitter violated his home! He found the sitter on the popular website and thought he had found someone great to look after his pet. He arrived home earlier than expected and instantly realized that his home smelled terrible, he then found two shirtless men on his couch, […]

CORUNNA, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan woman kept her disabled adult sister locked in a closet for six or seven years with little food, water or clothing and only a bucket for urination, authorities said Friday. Candy Lawson, 44, of Corunna is charged with unlawful imprisonment, vulnerable adult abuse and embezzlement from a vulnerable adult, […]

LAS VEGAS (AP) — New advertisements outside Little Darlings strip club in Las Vegas encourage recent high school graduates to apply, promoting stripping as a way to earn money for college. KVVU-TV reports that Little Darlings manager Rick Marzullo says the ads fit in with the character of Las Vegas. The signs have slogans like […]

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a South Florida woman who called 911 to report that she was getting stiffed in a drug deal ended up reporting on herself: She now faces charges including drug possession. The Broward Sheriff’s Office reports that 19-year-old Daneshia Heller told a 911 operator Tuesday that she went to […]

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A couple gave their teenage daughters cocaine and marijuana if they went to school and did household chores, authorities said. Chad and Joey Mudd, of Largo, a suburb in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area, gave their daughters, ages 13 and 14, drugs as a “bargaining tool” for school attendance and doing […]

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Burger King is paying the expenses and providing gifts for the wedding of an Illinois couple with an interesting connection to the fast food restaurant chain. Joel Burger and Ashley King accepted the company’s proposal Monday. The State Journal-Register reports that the couple has been known as Burger-King since they were […]

NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man recovering from surgery has won $7 million off a lottery ticket tucked into his get-well card. Joseph Amorese (am-ohr-EES’), of Easton, got the ticket from his father, who lives in the hamlet of Congers in Rockland County, New York. Amorese had just undergone surgery. A few scratches […]

SPARTA, N.J. (AP) — A man poured water onto a freezing road to try to fool officers into thinking the cause of his drunken car crash was black ice, police say. Twenty-year-old Bryan Byers, of Sparta, was arrested Saturday and charged with drunken driving and other offenses. Authorities say he hit a guardrail after running […]

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — It was an embarrassing Christmas for Nivea Cabrera after she was accused by her fiance’s mother of letting her 5-year-old granddaughter play with a sex toy. A mortified Carbrera asked the child where she got the penis-shaped plastic cylinder. “It’s from my Play-Doh,” the girl replied. Hasbro, the Pawtucket-based toy company, […]

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge who mistakenly approved a divorce between two women vacated his decision because their marriage isn’t recognized under state law. Brenda Mohney and Erin O’Leary married in California in 2008, but only Mohney appeared during the divorce proceedings and an Athens County judge didn’t realize both parties are women […]