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CABOOL, Mo. - Gruesome details have emerged involving the brutal murder of a 17-year-old who recently came out to friends and family as transgender, the Bradenton (Mo.) Herald reports. Police say Ally Steinfeld was stabbed multiple times, her eyes gouged out and her body burned earlier this month at a home in Cabool, which is located in the Ozarks. Three people have been charged with murdering Steinfeld and one other faces less severe charges.
Some DirecTV customers are being allowed to cancel their annual NFL Sunday Ticket subscription in exchange for a refund, the Wall Street Journal is reporting.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - A newborn baby left abandoned on the shoulder of an Oklahoma City freeway Saturday, Sept. 23, has been turned over to the Department of Human Services. Even more odd, the 1-month-old baby was found with $5,500 in cash along with the infant's birth certificate inside the car seat he was lying in.
One day after Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Alejandro Villanueva was the only player on his team to participate outside the tunnel during Sunday's national anthem, Villanueva's jersey has become the highest-selling among all NFL players, http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/20815108/alejandro-villanueva-pittsbu...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Some employees at Jacksonville's Naval Hospital have been removed from their positions after making inappropriate remarks and gestures in a social media post that has since gone viral online. In one photo, an employee can be seen giving a newborn baby the middle finger, with a caption below reading, "How I currently feel about these mini Satans." In the second photo, another employee is seen grabbing the arms of a newborn baby and holding them up. The post with the second photo read, "the 'navy nurse' and her friend made a baby dance to rap music."
MOORHEAD - 10-year-old Tanner Gilbertson caught this whopper of a catfish from the shore of the Red River in Moorhead Wednesday, Aug. 23. According to Tanner's mother, Lisa, the catfish weighed in at a little over 20 lbs.
PHILADELPHIA - Carson Wentz has a lot of fans, but none of them can claim the title of Harlem Globetrotter, except one. Prior to the Eagles preseason game Thursday, Aug. 24, Harlem Globetrotter star Handles Franklin got a chance to meet the Eagles star quarterback, even giving him a crash course in basketball trickery. Handles is a devout Eagles fan and follows the team closely while traveling the world with the Globetrotters. He names Wentz as his favorite player in the NFL.
FARGO—Some local hunters are firing back at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals after the animal rights organization launched a Facebook photo frame built around their "shoot selfies, not animals" campaign. The frame, which is available to add to a personal profile picture on Facebook, acts as a filter over the profile picture. The frame adds the text "shoot selfies, not animals" over the top of the photo near the bottom. A deer's head is also included to the right of the text, along with with the name of the organization, PETA.
FARGO – Two tech billionaires have now made North Dakota stops in the past two weeks. Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates made a stop in Fargo this past weekend to pay a visit to an old friend, Gov. Doug Burgum.
If there's a more North Dakota photo on the internet today than this one, we challenge you to find it. Because this one is legendary -- North Dakota legendary. Sure, the backdrop could have included the gorgeous, rugged landscape of western North Dakota, or even the green patina of the historic Fargo Theatre marquee, but it's what's in the foreground of the picture that has caught the eyes of many.