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‘All I can say is evil’: daycare director after watching video showing former employee shouting at and kicking children
Wendi Nelson was arrested and charged with five felony counts of unlawful conduct toward a child.
WRDW/WAGT Staff and
Published March 14, 2019 at 4:32 PM
Napping moose closes library in Colorado
A branch of the Silverthorne, CO, library opened late on Wednesday because of a young moose taking a nap near the front door.
Published March 14, 2019 at 1:14 PM
‘Avengers: Endgame’: Marvel releases latest trailer
Fans are combing every frame looking for clues into life after Thanos snapped his fingers.
Published March 14, 2019 at 11:20 AM
'Well, that was a fun balloon launch’: weather balloon nearly carries away forecaster
When the bomb cyclone is dishing out 50-mph winds, it's tough to wrangle a weather balloon.
Published March 14, 2019 at 10:14 AM
Lucky lamb rescued on NY expressway
The small black sheep was seen trotting along the shoulder of the eastbound lane of the Gowanus Expressway in Brooklyn.
Published March 13, 2019 at 6:08 PM
Dogs force-fed pesticides in laboratory testing, Humane Society says
The Humane Society has started an online petition to gain the immediate release of the 36 laboratory beagles.
Ed Payne and
Published March 13, 2019 at 3:43 PM
Family builds lifelike Ford Mustang out of snow: Trooper gives it ticket
It took the Blundell family five hours, but they sculpted a pile of snow to look just like the 1967 Ford Mustang GTA they store in their garage.
Published March 12, 2019 at 1:27 PM
Law enforcement officers, K-9 partners visit Wisconsin girl with inoperable brain tumor
Emma Mertens got a special surprise over the weekend when about 40 law enforcement officer and their k9 partners paid her a visit.
Published March 12, 2019 at 11:36 AM
'I instantly knew a whale had grabbed me,’ man spit up by one says
The diver was swimming off the coast of South Africa when suddenly a Bryde’s whale had him in its jaws.
Published March 11, 2019 at 6:31 PM
Man with terminal brain cancer has last wish granted: Goes backstage with his favorite band
Zach Olson knew he was going to see his favorite band Shinedown. What he didn’t know was that he was going to get the full backstage experience.
WMTV Staff and
Published March 11, 2019 at 2:15 PM
Congressman Dan Crenshaw shows off ‘Captain America’ glass eye to Captain America
Texas Republican Dan Crenshaw, who lost an eye during combat service in Afghanistan, recently revealed a special glass eye, featuring the Captain America logo.
Published March 11, 2019 at 12:21 PM
St. Patrick’s Day: Eating your way to and through the holiday
National chains are stepping up with traditional favorites and a few new ones.
Published March 11, 2019 at 4:00 AM
Best snow slide ever: You’ll wish you lived on this block
The high-banked turns and the squeals of joy are the snow slide’s biggest selling points.
Published March 8, 2019 at 4:31 PM
‘Don’t touch the door, Mommy was shocked’: Child warns dad after motel electrocutions
The motel clerk reset the breaker for the AC, the autopsy said, and as the father walked back to the room he could hear the air conditioner running and his 10-year-old son yelling, "Don't touch the door, Mommy was shocked."
WITN Staff and
Published March 8, 2019 at 12:45 PM
Pilot orders 23 pizzas for passengers stranded on snowy tarmac
An Air Canada flight to Halifax, Nova Scotia, was diverted when it was unable to land because of poor weather and then sat on the tarmac for hours.
Published March 7, 2019 at 1:34 PM
Grand Canyon National Park: The first 100 years (give or take a few million)
The park’s 100th anniversary was Feb. 26, but events are scheduled throughout the year.
Published March 6, 2019 at 2:54 PM
Family Dollar to close nearly 400 stores
The discount chain announced Wednesday that it will close up to 390 stores this year.
Published March 6, 2019 at 8:38 AM
Deaths from suicides and substance abuse hit a record high in 2017
The number of Americans dying due to substance misuse and suicide is at an all-time high.
Published March 5, 2019 at 5:04 PM
Why did Larry the Alligator cross the road? No one asked him
People get out of the way when the big bull gator decides to take a stroll.
Published March 4, 2019 at 5:37 PM
Folks are throwing their Vans to see if they land upright
The Vans challenge has people throwing their shoes just to see how they land.
Published March 4, 2019 at 4:35 PM
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Former police officer charged with murder after shooting in Pike Co.
Man found shot on Queensroad Ave. in Jackson
First Alert Forecast: chilly start, seasonable finish Wednesday
Belhaven surveillance camera request approved
Silver Alert issued for 55-year-old Columbus woman