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  • Police Officer Calls Back IRS Scammer In Viral Facebook Video

    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – In the Facebook video of the exchange, officer Kyle Roder calls the number and asks, “Hello, is this the IRS? It said to call this number, you said I had committed a fraud or something?” The scammer, unaware he’s about to be scammed, asks for a case number. When Roder says he wasn’t given one, the “agent” says he can look Roder up by his address. “But you said you’re going to issue a warrant for me […]

  • Video Shows ‘Hero’ Wisconsin Student Save Choking Classmate’s Life

    LA CROSSE, Wis. — A Wisconsin freshman is being hailed a hero after he sprung into action and saved his choking classmate. Ian Brown was eating lunch with his friends Wednesday at Central High School when his friend started coughing and motioning that he was choking. Central school nurse Kim Mahlum told police that several of the teens at the table thought the student was joking. When Brown noticed that the victim’s face and neck began changing color, he realized the […]

  • Police: Fugitive Ex-Teacher Accused Of Kidnapping Teen Reportedly Seen In Texas

    COLUMBIA, Tenn. – After a reported sighting in Texas, authorities are once again expanding the search for a 50-year-old former teacher and the 15-year-old girl he’s accused of abducting. It’s been 10 days since Elizabeth Thomas and Tad Cummins disappeared from Maury County, Tennessee. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation remains hopeful the two will be found and says more than 650 leads have come in so far. The TBI urges the public to remain vigilant for any signs of the two. […]

  • Utah Man Killed, Wife Injured In London Terrorist Attack

    LONDON – A Utah man was killed and his wife injured in the London terrorist attack on Wednesday. Kurt and Melissa Cochran were caught in the attack on the Westminster Bridge. Relatives tell Fox 13 News Kurt died Thursday morning from his injuries. They say Melissa remains hospitalized with several broken bones. Relatives say the couple was in the UK visiting Melissa’s parents who are serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in London. Kurt […]

  • New Scam Tricks Victims Out Of Thousands Of Dollars Using Old Con

    It’s a new twist on an old scam designed to steal thousands of dollars from unsuspecting consumers nationwide. It used to be called the Secret Shopper scam. The new version goes by the name Secret Surveyor, but the con is the same. “This is very alarming”, says Kim Cordero who contacted PIX11 after her parents, Irma and Rick Cordero of the Bronx, recently received a postal-service priority envelope. The return address says Smart Shopper in Santa Clarita, California. The mailing […]

  • Utah Man Killed, Wife Injured In London Terrorist Attack

    LONDON – A Utah man was killed and his wife injured in the London terrorist attack on Wednesday. Kurt and Melissa Cochran were caught in the attack on the Westminster Bridge. Relatives tell Fox 13 News Kurt died Thursday morning from his injuries. They say Melissa remains hospitalized with several broken bones. Relatives say the couple was in the UK visiting Melissa’s parents who are serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in London. Kurt […]

  • Ohio Girl Calls 911 From Back Of SUV As Parents Overdose

    CINCINNATI, Ohio — A terrified Ohio girl had to call 911 from the backseat of an SUV after her parents overdosed on heroin. The call was made to a 911 dispatcher in Cincinnati last Saturday, WLWT-TV reported. “I’m scared,” the girl told the dispatcher. “I know you’re scared, but you’ll be o.k. It will be alright,” the dispatcher responded. The girl was unable to tell the dispatcher where she was – so they kept her on the phone until they […]

  • ‘If I’m Not Back By 6:00, Come Looking For Me.’ Missing Teen’s Family Shares Her Parting Words

    MAURY COUNTY, Tenn. — It has now been 10 days since 15-year-old Mary Catherine Elizabeth Thomas disappeared. For Elizabeth’s family, her absence is excruciating. The last time anyone in her family saw Elizabeth Thomas, it was early Monday morning. She left with a somber warning. “She woke up her older sister and said ‘Hey I’m leaving, but if I’m not back by 6:00 come looking for me,'” Thomas’s sister-in-law Danielle Thomas told WHNT News 19. She said they didn’t even know anything […]

  • Mom’s Facebook Post Goes Viral After 4-Year-Old Suspended For Shell Casing

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – An Illinois mother is speaking out after administrators suspended her son for bringing a shell casing from a fired bullet to preschool. Hunter, 4, had been at the preschool for about a year, she said, and the incident brought him tears.  From his perspective, he found something he thought was pretty neat and he took it to school Tuesday to show his friends, his mother, Kristy Jackson, said. She said neither she nor Hunter’s father knew that he had found the […]

  • ‘Hey Siri, 108’: Police Warn Of Prank Circulating On Social Media

    Among Siri’s various skills is one designed to save lives – but police are now warning of pranksters trying to trick people into activating it. Saying “Hey Siri, 108” will prompt Siri to contact emergency services. The number 108 is India’s equivalent of 911 in the United States, but Siri will contact the local emergency dispatch based on the iPhone’s location. Tweets like these prompted police departments across the country to warn about the prank in an effort to keep […]

  • Mother Shares Heartbreaking Photo Of 4-Year-Old Daughter’s Last Car Ride Home

    SPANAWAY, Wash. — A mother posted a heartbreaking photo on Facebook of her 4-year-old daughter on one last car ride home after picking her ashes up from a funeral parlor last week. Sarah Walton’s daughter, Ellie, died in January from a rare brain tumor, ABC News reports. On her way home, she snapped a photo of the urn and posted it on the Prayers for Ellie Walton Facebook page. “Driving you home the other day, I was scared, but buckling […]

  • Arkansas Boy With Rare Skin Disorder Befriends Dog With Same Condition

    CANBY, Ore. – An 8-year-old Arkansas boy with a rare skin disorder met a dog in Oregon with the same condition and it’s something the boy and his mom say they will never forget. Carter Blanchard and Rowdy, a black Lab, are connected through the white spots caused by vitiligo, a disorder without a known cause that destroys pigment-producing cells. UPDATE ON ROWDY . Rowdy saw a neurologist in the ER today. They are not sure if it was a […]