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Dupree, 27, has been in and out of jail most of his adult life.

Convicted felon fakes heart attack while partner in crime steals toys

(BTLS Staff) LAKE WALES – Authorities in Polk County have arrested a pair of suspects for stealing children’s toys from a Lake Wales Wal-Mart.
Taurus Scott, 30, and Genard Dupree, 27, are facing a variety of charges including grand theft. Both have extensive criminal records.
According to a Polk County Sheriff’s Office report Dupree faked a ‘heart [...]

 

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Kosar, 51, is widely considered one of the most popular players in Browns' history.

Ex-Browns QB rips team’s front office

(Associated Press) CLEVELAND, Ohio – Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar unloaded on the team’s front office, saying it lacks vision and switching to rookie Johnny Manziel “is a recipe for disaster.”
Cleveland’s best quarterback in the past 30 years and one of the most popular players in team history, Kosar delivered a harsh critique of his [...]

 

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Fake police officers invade home, shoot resident in the head

(ABC 13 Eyewitness News) HOUSTON, Texas – A violent home invasion took placed on Houston’s Eastside around 1:30am, according to investigators.
Senior Officer Ken Nealy with HPD’s robbery division told Eyewitness News a Hispanic male was sleeping at his apartment on Myrtle when four or five crooks busted in his front door and stormed into the [...]

 

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Zak says not a day goes by when he doesn't think about his father.

Robin Williams’ son Zak talks about his lingering grief

(Good Morning America) NEW YORK – Zak Williams says he is still grieving over the death of his iconic father, Robin Williams, earlier this summer.
“I miss him all the time,” he told People magazine for this week’s cover story. “Often I see something or if I’m watching a film, I think, ‘Oh, man, he would have appreciated this’ [...]

 

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Police say the incident occurred at Hamilton Middle School in Wichita.

Kansas teen arrested for putting rubbing alcohol in teacher’s coffee

(KAKE.COM) WICHITA, Kansas – A 14-year-old was taken into custody Thursday for allegedly putting rubbing alcohol into teachers’ coffee.
It happened just before 9 am. Thursday at Hamilton Middle School, located at 1407 South Broadway.
A 58-year-old school employee poured a cup of coffee from the pot in the teacher’s lounge, and realized something was wrong [...]

 

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Fuller has written a book called 'Below the Rim,' highlighting his playing days at Vanderbilt.

Vandy coach not happy with Kyle ‘Zoom’ Fuller’s tell-all book

(AnchorOfGold.com) NASHVILLE, Tenn. – According to a report that was released Tuesday, Vanderbilt head coach Kevin Stallings and a handful of former players are not happy with Kyle Fuller’s decision to write a tell-all book that will document his time at the university. In fact, they may be playing dirty in order to keep him from releasing [...]

 

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Jepsen, 30, appeared in a career-high 74 games in 2014.

Rays ship Matt Joyce to Angels for RHP Kevin Jepsen

(BTLS Staff) ST. PETERSBURG – The Tampa Bay Rays parted ways with outfielder Matt Joyce on Tuesday.
He was traded to the Los Angeles Angels for relief pitcher Kevin Jepsen according to a released issued by the team. Joyce, 30, grew up in the Bay area – he played for North Brandon Little League, Armwood High [...]

 

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Authorities say Christopher, 17, was involved in a minor crash on the last day he was seen by his mother.

Search is on for missing Winter Haven teenager

(BTLS Staff) WINTER HAVEN – The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Winter Haven teenager.
Jonathan Tyler Christopher, 17, was last seen on Monday, December 8th. He was reported missing by his mother the next day after he failed to come home.
According to a Polk County Sheriff’s Office [...]

 

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Piper consoles Hogan after an attack by Andre the Giant in the weeks leading up to Wrestlemania III.

Hogan was ‘scared to death’ prior to Wrestlemania III

(Yahoo PostGame) NEW YORK – WrestleMania III set the record for the largest attendance at a live indoor sporting event in North America. Held at the Pontiac Silverdome on March 29, 1987, this edition of WrestleMania drew 93,173 fans.
The card had 12 matches that featured all-time greats such as Randy Savage, Ricky Steamboat, Roddy [...]

 

Tuesday December 16th, 2014 | No comments »


Will a third member of the Bush family take up residence on Pennsylvania Ave.?

Jeb Bush prepping for 2016 White House run?

(Associated Press) TALLAHASSEE – Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday took his most definitive step yet toward running for president, announcing plans to “actively explore” a campaign and form a new political operation allowing him to raise money for like-minded Republicans.
In a holiday message posted on Bush’s Facebook page and Twitter account, the son [...]

 

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