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Two Chicago police officers hit and killed by metro train

Two Chicago police officers hit and killed by metro train

Two Chicago police officers were killed Monday after being struck by a metro train, authorities said. Conrad Gary and Eduardo Marmolejo were responding to a shots fired call on the city’s South Side when a passing train hit them, Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson told reporters. The officers were searching an area near train tracks…MORE

Corrections officer killed in domestic murder-suicide

Corrections officer killed in domestic murder-suicide

Officials confirm to News4 that a woman who was shot and killed in a domestic-related murder-suicide was a Davidson County corrections officer. Lawanda Steele-Williams, 53, was a six-year employee of the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office. According to investigators, Kirk Williams, 49, shot Lawanda in the kitchen of their home on the 700 block of Rocky…MORE

Police say man tried to trade marijuana for fast food at McDonald’s

Police say man tried to trade marijuana for fast food at McDonald’s

Police say a 23-year-old man tried to trade a bag of marijuana for fast food at McDonald’s. According to Port St. Lucie police, Anthony Gallagher went to the drive-thru at the restaurant in the 3100 block of SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard around 2 a.m. on Sunday. He tried to give a worker a baggie…MORE

Lunch lady nearly collapses as she receives new car from Secret Santa

Lunch lady nearly collapses as she receives new car from Secret Santa

Cheryl Stewart is a colon cancer survivor who works at Teton High School in Driggs, Idaho as a lunch lady. She also cleans the U.S. Forest Service building and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints seminary building. Stewart makes rolls for all the funerals in her neighborhood and is the only person in…MORE

Man accused of killing roommate over choice of music

Man accused of killing roommate over choice of music

A man has been arrested after he shot and killed his roommate over the choice of music they were listening to in their Mesa home. Mesa police said officers were sent to an apartment complex near Ellsworth and Baseline roads on Dec. 14 for a reported shooting. Officers found 41-year-old Sheldon Sturgill who told officers…MORE

Authorities warn residents of mountain lion sightings

Authorities warn residents of mountain lion sightings

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is warning Saddlebrooke residents of multiple mountain lion sightings that occurred recently. There have been three sightings in the last eight days. The photo pictured above was taken on Saturday. Game and Fish says if you see a mountain lion in your backyard, call 623-236-7201. “Then try to scare…MORE