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Facebook says it will spend $100 million to help local news outlets survive the economic impact of coronavirus

"If people needed more proof that local journalism is a vital public service, they're getting it now."
Newly released body cam footage show former Orlando Police Department officer Dennis Turner arresting a 6-year-old girl.

Police body camera footage shows a Florida police officer arresting a 6-year-old girl, who begged to be let go as he put zip ties around her wrists

The footage showed Dennis Turner revealing that the child had "broken a record" for his youngest arrest, which had previously been a child age 8.

2 Mississippi men tried to cash in a lottery ticket for $100,000 after supergluing the winning numbers onto it, police say

Police said two men signed the ticket and presented it to the Mississippi Lottery Corporation, but officials realized it was fake and called police.
First responders rescued an Illinois woman who fell onto a bluff ledge and got stuck for roughly nine hours.

An Illinois woman got stuck on the face of a cliff for 9 hours on Christmas Eve and was rescued after screaming for help

First responders said the woman first got stuck around 4 p.m. on Tuesday and wasn't rescued until the early hours of Christmas morning.

A Georgia state lawmaker said a man told her to ‘go back to where you came from’ in a checkout line fight, but the story is becoming murky...

Georgia Rep. Erica Thomas and resident Eric Sparkes argued on television over her claim that he told her to "go back to where you came from."
It's a party, it's your birthday party.

A man said that it took his city months to fill in a pothole. So he threw it a birthday party.

Frank Sereno threw the hazard a birthday party — cake and all — to call attention to it.
Lucas Silverio, 19.

A teen died after running into a burning apartment building to save a 3-year-old

The 19-year-old teenager from the Bronx ran into the building in an attempt to save a 3-year-old girl who had been separated from her mother.
The teens are being hailed as heroes.

4 teens ran into a burning home to save their 90-year-old neighbor’s life

Catherine Ritchie was getting ready for bed when her bed caught aflame. Luckily, four teens sprung into action and rescued her.
You haven't quite got mail.

A town is being haunted by mysterious mashed potatoes — and no one knows who is putting them there

A neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi, has a bit of a mashed potato problem. Bowls of mashed potatoes are turning up in random places around town.
Jana Shortal is a local news anchor.

A newscaster dropped her ‘TV lady uniform’ in favor of expressing her true style: ‘I’m just getting dressed the way I feel com...

In January 2016, Jana Shortal, a news anchor in Minnesota was about to start hosting a new show. Before it aired, she changed her on-air aesthetic.