A deputy was eating lunch and a wait staff told him that the men men were asking about Bagnell Dam, wondering if they could rent a boat and tour it. The dam is considered a legitimate tourist attraction, with people from around the world coming to see it, Lake News noted. Continue reading →
Alise Nipper, the 3-year-old Missouri girl who drowned in a pool on July 29, was without any detectable heartbeat for an astounding 12 full minutes before waking up in her praying mother’s arms.
Alise and her mother, Jamie, were attending a pool party in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, when a lighting storm approached. After removing all of the children from the pool and going inside, Jamie realized Alise was missing.
“All of the sudden, I look over and she wasn’t there, where I last saw her.” Continue reading →
A snake kept alone in captivity has given birth in southeast Missouri. There are no other known reports of the same breed accomplishing the same task.
The Missouri Department of Conservation says a female yellow-bellied water snake reproduced on her own without the help of a male companion.
Missouri Conservation Department herpetologist Jeff Briggler said virgin births are a process called parthenogenesis. The conservation department said there are no other documented cases of parthenogenesis by a yellow-bellied water snake. Continue reading →
Ferguson police shot a teen, who is said to be a close friend of the late Michael Brown, during a commemoration protest. Cops are saying that Tyrone Harris Jr. was not part of the peaceful protest, rather he was engaged in “criminal activity” when he was shot. He remains in critical condition at a local hospital.
The death of Brown last year brought on a slew of protests in the city as locals and bused-in activists insisted justice was not served.
The victim of the latest shooting has been identified as Tyrone Harris Jr., from St. Louis. Continue reading →
George Zimmerman was shot and suffered minor injuries Monday afternoon, according to Lake Mary, Florida, Police.
Zimmerman was injured after being involved in an altercation with two men on Lake Mary Boulevard about 12:45 p.m., police said.
Officers at the scene said it appeared Zimmerman suffered a minor gunshot wound, Bracknell said. “He walked normally into the ambulance, so he wasn’t being helped or nothing,” said witness Ricardo Berrare. Aerial video showed a bullet hole in the passenger window the vehicle Zimmerman was in. Continue reading →