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WSJ: Boy Scouts may file for bankruptcy

The Boy Scouts of America is considering filing for bankruptcy, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Boy Scouts leadership has hired the law firm Sidley Austin LLP for possible chapter 11 bankruptcy filing assistance, people familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal. According to the newspaper, filing for bankruptcy would halt the many…MORE

EMT worker suspended after racist comments on white supremacist podcast

An emergency medical technician has been placed on unpaid leave after racist comments surfaced of him comparing black patients to gorillas and claiming to take “immense satisfaction” as he “terrorized” an African American boy with a needle. Alex McNabb, a part-time EMT in Patrick County, Virginia, made the statements on a white supremacist podcast called…MORE

Remains found in Long Island basement are homeowner’s father, police confirm

Human remains discovered by a man digging below his basement in October have been identified as his missing father, who disappeared in 1961, according to the Suffolk County Police Department. “Now that we know he didn’t abandon us it makes us feel better,” the son, Michael Carroll, 57, said on Wednesday, adding “it was what…MORE

Hunter’s 51-point buck could be a new record

A hunter could be in the running for harvesting one of the largest bucks ever shot in America. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources highlighted Keith Szableswki of Johnston City, Illinois who shot a rare buck during the first shotgun season. According to Farmweek, Szableswki landed a 51-point buck on private property in Williamson County…MORE

Firefighters rescue drowning dog from the Mississippi

Davenport firefighters saved a German Shepard from the mighty Mississippi Monday, December 10. According to their Facebook page, they pulled the drowning dog out near Modern Woodmen Park. The firefighters who pulled off the dramatic rescue were on Truck 1, C Shift, their names are Doug Ripperger, Packy Dolan, and Kurt Blackburn. The dog’s owner…MORE

‘Broken Bones’ dad Jim Duncan won’t get new trial

A father who has served nearly 23 years in prison for child abuse he says he did not commit, will not get a new trial, a Pinellas County, Florida, judge has ruled. Emergency room doctors found Jim Duncan’s infant son, Kody, had 13 broken bones and a skull fracture in 1993. Duncan was convicted and…MORE

He survived the Holocaust, only to be struck and killed by a car in Oregon

A Holocaust survivor who was trying to make sure the world never forgot what happened fell short of finishing his life’s work. Alter Wiener, a 92-year-old from outside Portland, Oregon, was struck and killed by a car on Tuesday evening, Hillsboro Police said. Wiener had been walking just before 5 p.m. when a driver hit…MORE