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Recent Articles by Jordan
Man who pleaded guilty to molesting 11-year-old girl gets probation
Twenty-two-year-old Joseph Meili pleaded guilty Friday to third-degree child molestation.
Published June 15, 2019 at 9:22 PM
Florida man asked cops for help starting motorcycle he’d stolen, police say
Raymond Millwater faces a grand theft motor vehicle charge and is being held in the Pinellas County Jail.
Published June 14, 2019 at 8:20 PM
Troopers: Kevin Bacon side swipes patrol car while searching for ‘Saved By The Bell’ episode
Troopers told WCAX Bacon was using his phone to find an episode of the popular 90s sitcom “Saved By The Bell” when he collided with the trooper’s car.
Jordan Smith and
Published June 14, 2019 at 8:16 PM
Too many showers leads to fight between Florida man, 70-year-old roommate
Deputies arrested 48-year-old Byron Christianoudis Tuesday for battery on a person over 65, the Miami Herald reported.
Published June 13, 2019 at 7:27 PM
Cop thought he was chatting with teen girl about hooking up; It was a man using Snapchat’s gender swap filter
Investigators said the officer began exchanging messages on Tinder with a false profile on May 11. Ethan used Snapchat’s gender swap filter to appear as a young girl.
Published June 12, 2019 at 9:27 PM
Researchers argue dodgeball is a tool of ‘oppression’ that ‘dehumanizes’ others
Researches interviewed middle schoolers about physical education, but noticed a recurring theme: The students hated dodgeball.
Published June 12, 2019 at 5:22 PM
Teen driving 105 mph blames hot wings, need for restroom, police say
The driver claimed to have eaten too many hot wings and was in a hurry to find a restroom.
Published June 9, 2019 at 6:34 PM
Florida man steals car, twice found naked in chicken coops, kills dog, chases man with ax, troopers say
A wild crime spree in New York state came to an end Tuesday thanks to a couple of tips and a police dog.
Published June 7, 2019 at 10:55 PM
Lesbian couple attacked on London bus for refusing to kiss
The attack left 28-year-old Melania Geymonat, from Uruguay, and her American girlfriend, Chris, bloodied and hospitalized, Sky News reported.
Published June 7, 2019 at 4:31 PM
Experts tried to open safe locked for 40 years; tourist cracks it on first try
A Canadian museum has held a safe that is thought to be last opened in the 1970s. One tourist was able to crack the code on his first try.
Published June 6, 2019 at 8:59 PM
Paul Pierce admits he faked injury in 2008 Finals to go to the restroom
What once looked like an agonizing knee injury turned out to be agonizing discomfort in another part of his body.
Published June 5, 2019 at 10:56 PM
California man puts massive concrete swastika in front yard
To match the designs already decorating his handrail and doorbell, Johnson had a massive concrete swastika constructed flat on the ground.
Published June 5, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Woman leaps from window to escape 6-hour rape, NYPD says
The victim's condition is unknown, but detectives said the suspect fractured her face by punching her multiple times.
Published June 2, 2019 at 10:16 PM
Google resolves ‘congestion issue’ affecting YouTube, Gmail
It mostly affected users on the east coast, but DownDetector showed outages Los Angeles, San Francisco and in parts of Europe as well.
Published June 2, 2019 at 6:45 PM
YouTube prankster who gave toothpaste-filled Oreos to homeless man gets 15-month prison sentence
Ren, better known as YouTube prankster ReSet, was found guilty of violating the moral integrity of the homeless man. A judge sentenced him to 15 months in prison.
Published June 2, 2019 at 5:19 PM
With no winner, Mega Millions jackpot grows to $475 million
After no tickets matched all six numbers in Friday night's drawing, the Mega Millions grand prize has grown to the seventh-largest jackpot in the lottery's history.
Jordan Smith and
Published June 1, 2019 at 1:52 AM
Man who admitted to molesting young girl gets probation
Akers pleaded guilty in April to aggravated criminal sexual abuse, which is classified as a Class 2 felony.
Published May 30, 2019 at 9:01 PM
Florida woman spanks stepson, 26, for missing curfew, police say
Valerie Lee Branch-Galloway told investigators she did whip her stepson 30 times with the belt but denied he ever asked her to stop.
Published May 30, 2019 at 3:50 PM
Teen can’t stay on the transplant list without a stable home, so his teacher is adopting him
A Colorado teacher is there for his students inside and outside of the classroom. He is adopting a sick seventh grader in need of a stable home so he can stay on the kidney transplant list.
Published May 29, 2019 at 7:01 PM
Roommate wanted Florida man to flush toilet, so he spat on her, deputies say
The roommate told deputies when she demanded Patterson flush the commode, he spat on her.
Published May 29, 2019 at 5:13 PM
’Aggressive’ squirrel addicted to cheese-flavored snacks at Seattle park
Kevin, the female squirrel with a slew of male names like Geoffery and Sammy for some reason, has become a hot topic in a neighborhood parents group on Facebook, KUOW reported.
Published May 25, 2019 at 11:23 PM
Actor Jon Voight: Trump is the greatest president since Lincoln
The 80-year-old movie star has been a vocal supporter of Trump. In fact, this isn’t even the first time he has likened Trump to Lincoln.
Published May 25, 2019 at 9:06 PM
Bill Yoast, legendary coach portrayed in ‘Remember The Titans,’ passes away at 94
Yoast was famously portrayed by Will Patton in the 1999 film “Remember The Titans,” which followed T.C. Williams’ 1971 integration and football season.
Published May 25, 2019 at 6:18 PM
Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $418 million
Statistically, you only have a 1 in 302,575,350 chance of winning the big one.
Published May 25, 2019 at 4:17 PM
40 years ago Saturday, 273 people lost their lives in US’ deadliest plane accident
On May 25, 1979, American Airlines Flight 191 took off from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport bound for Los Angeles.
Published May 25, 2019 at 3:31 AM
Woman, 102, suspected in strangling death of her neighbor, 92
According to a post-mortem report reviewed by Sky News, the woman suffered injuries to the face and had been strangled.
Published May 23, 2019 at 8:11 PM
Florida man takes a bath in kitchen sink at Wendy’s
The barefoot man wore nothing but shorts as he climbed in the sink, much to the delight of the coworkers cheering him on.
Published May 23, 2019 at 5:19 PM
‘Potentially hazardous asteroid’ with its own moon to pass by Earth this weekend
The flyby will be visible starting May 24 and last until May 27.
Published May 22, 2019 at 10:27 PM
Florida woman’s sex act causes driver to run red light, deputies say
Deputies gave the driver a citation, but they weren’t so lenient with his companion.
Published May 22, 2019 at 6:24 PM
Should Arabic numerals be taught in schools? Most Americans say no
CEO John Dick called the results “the saddest and funniest testament to American bigotry” CivicScience has seen in its results.
Published May 18, 2019 at 8:15 PM
Myrtle Beach, SC
Two people killed in house fire, boyfriend in custody
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8-year-old boy bit by shark on Bald Head Island
FIRST ALERT: Heat index climbs, as summer humidity seeps in
Special Father’s Day service held at Mother Emanuel AME Church
Murrells Inlet woman faces charges tied to missing husband’s death, authorities say
WMBF News Staff