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Recent Articles by Jordan
Vacationing Americans want internet more than air conditioning, survey says
Air conditioning has provided a standard of comfort for decades, but respondents claim they would rather have online access than a non-sweat-inducing room temperature.
Published August 15, 2019 at 5:45 PM
Police chase ends when stolen SUV runs out of gas; 5 teens arrested, 1 dead
Five teens were arrested and one teen was shot to death in an attempted car theft that led to a high-speed police chase in Chicago, authorities said.
Published August 13, 2019 at 10:45 PM
Bulletproof backpack sales spike in California
Bulletproof backpacks and hoodies are in high demand. They’ve been available for a few years, but last weekend’s deadly mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton caused a spike in sales, KPIX reported.
Published August 8, 2019 at 11:27 PM
Florida man gets probation for sex with dog
Jesse Clinton Allen was photographed engaging in several sex acts with a dog, something he later told police had been “going on for some time.”
Published August 8, 2019 at 10:14 PM
Woman conceived by rape wants biological father prosecuted
An adopted English woman learned she was conceived when her mother was raped by a man in his 30s. Now she wants him brought to justice.
Published August 5, 2019 at 9:34 PM
Displeased with pizza, man slaps cashier, police say
According to Livonia police, Thorpe was captured on the store's surveillance camera slapping a female cashier in the face.
Published August 1, 2019 at 10:46 PM
Driver violated hands-free law by texting about the hands-free law, police say
As one driver learned, texting about the state’s hands-free law does not count as an emergency.
Published August 1, 2019 at 7:07 PM
Wrestling legend Harley Race passes away at 76
Harley Leland Race passed away due to complications from lung cancer, World Wrestling Entertainment announced.
Published August 1, 2019 at 5:06 PM
Man wearing Cookie Monster shirt accused of stealing cookies, police say
The store clerk told them the suspect came to the store in the middle of the night, gobbled down half a package of cookies and didn’t pay.
Published July 31, 2019 at 6:50 PM
Deputies: Friend wouldn’t give Florida man $20 to buy drugs for prostitute, so he beat her up
The friend told Cheaves she didn’t have any money, at which point he turned violent, deputies said.
Published July 30, 2019 at 4:42 PM
Boy, 3, fatally shot himself in the face by accident, police say
Police believe the toddler accidentally shot himself.
Published July 29, 2019 at 7:46 PM
Man played high school basketball at 25, dated 14-year-old; no prison time
A 25-year-old man pretended to be a 17-year-old high school freshman so he could play basketball again. He illegally dated a 14-year and won't spend any time in prison for any of it.
Published July 24, 2019 at 7:28 PM
Prince George turning 6 as UK palace releases new photos
In two of the pictures, George is seen with a big smile as he wears an English soccer jersey. The third shows him on a family holiday.
Published July 21, 2019 at 8:58 PM
No prison time for man who had ‘nearly 200’ child porn images, videos
Steven Payne, who was the longtime volleyball coach at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis at the time of his arrest, registered as a sex offender on June 14.
Published July 21, 2019 at 5:28 PM
Animal shelter: Raid us instead of Area 51
Unlike the original Facebook event, the animal shelter is not joking. It legitimately wants people to give these animals a new home.
Published July 20, 2019 at 7:02 PM
Plane was already in the air; woman tried to open its door anyway
Jet2 told the BBC that the woman engaged in a “catalog of aggressive, abusive and dangerous behavior” before passengers and staff restrained her.
Published July 17, 2019 at 9:13 PM
Man hid $34K worth of cocaine under his toupee, Spanish police say
Upon further investigation, authorities pulled half of a kilo of cocaine from under the man’s toupée, valued at $34,000.
Published July 16, 2019 at 8:51 PM
Intruder gunned down after stabbing man’s father, police say
An intruder was shot and killed after he broke into a family's home and stabbed the owner several times.
Published July 16, 2019 at 6:02 PM
Man fatally shoots wife after mistaking her for intruder
The man grabbed a weapon, aimed center mass and pulled the trigger. Tragically, the person he shot was not an intruder.
Published July 14, 2019 at 11:17 PM
Obama congratulates woman he once freed from prison for making the dean’s list
The former president was so moved by her progress, he penned a letter congratulating her for her success.
Published July 13, 2019 at 11:14 PM
Baby born on 7-Eleven Day at 7:11 weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces
A Missouri woman gave birth at the at the right time on the right date.
Published July 13, 2019 at 7:14 PM
A man stole a car with kids inside, so the dad and bystanders beat him to death, cops say
Crowded roads allowed mom and dad to chase down the car and yank him from the driver’s seat.
Published July 12, 2019 at 5:27 PM
Florida woman posts never let a man ‘put his hands on you’ before fatally stabbing boyfriend, deputies say
A 24-year-old Florida woman faces a second-degree murder charge after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend to death.
Published July 11, 2019 at 5:58 PM
First trailer for live-action ‘Mulan’ debuts during Women’s World Cup
The studio released the first trailer for its remake of “Mulan" during the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday.
Published July 7, 2019 at 3:30 PM
Visiting city-dwellers have put a rooster on trial for crowing too loudly at sunrise
A rooster, named Maurice, is on trial for noise pollution. City-dwellers who have secondary homes on the island don’t like the noise he makes at sunrise.
Published July 6, 2019 at 11:23 PM
Man bites police dog during arrest, cops say
Police used a K9 officer to compel Matthew Williams to submit to an arrest. That method didn’t go as planned.
Published July 4, 2019 at 5:49 PM
Study: Most Americans don’t trust the media while most Republicans distrust fact checkers
According to a study conducted between Feb. 19 and March 4, the vast majority of Americans don’t trust the media.
Published July 3, 2019 at 9:22 PM
Walmart bans woman for eating half of cake, demanding to pay half price, police say
She reportedly reasoned with the cashier that she was only buying half the cake so she should only pay for half.
Published June 29, 2019 at 11:15 PM
Megan Rapinoe accepts Rep. Ocasio-Cortez’s invitation to tour House of Representatives
After the Yanks eliminated host nation France 2-1 in the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) invited Rapinoe and the women’s national team to tour the lower house anytime.
Published June 29, 2019 at 6:54 PM
Feds expand recall on blood pressure meds
Macleods Pharmaceutical announced it is recalling 32 lots of losartan, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
Published June 27, 2019 at 8:16 PM
Myrtle Beach, SC
New information released in Dale Earnhardt Jr. family plane crash
FIRST ALERT: Soggy skies this afternoon, but drier Sunday ahead.
90-year-old husband charged with murder of his wife
Still recovering from health scare, country music artist cancels Myrtle Beach show
WMBF News Staff
Lightning hits Horry Electric Co-op power station causing outage impacting over 4,000 customers
WMBF News Staff