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Henry Winkler is auctioning off his Fonz jacket and more ‘Happy Days’ memorabilia
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Henry Winkler is auctioning off his Fonz jacket and more ‘Happy Days’ memorabilia

Aaay! Who wants the Fonz’s leather jacket? “Happy Days” star Henry Winkler is auctioning off a treasure trove of costumes, props and other memorabilia from his acting career, on December 8 in the “TCM Presents … Hollywood Cool” sale at Bonhams auction house in Los Angeles. TCM is part of Warner Media, CNN’s parent company.…MORE

One person is dead after an accidental shooting at a 911 dispatch center in Kentucky

One person is dead after an accidental shooting at a 911 dispatch center in Kentucky

A 911 dispatcher in Kentucky died after a gun was accidentally discharged at a dispatch center on Friday. Kentucky State Police received a call around 1 a.m. from the Bell County Sheriff’s Department regarding two dispatchers in the Bell County 911 Center, the sheriff’s department said in a news release. The incident occurred when the…MORE

Texas police officer ‘hero’ shot to death while responding to disturbance

Texas police officer ‘hero’ shot to death while responding to disturbance

A police officer has died from gunshot wounds he sustained while responding to a disturbance in Mesquite, Texas, authorities said. At 1:40 p.m. Friday, officers were dispatched to a disturbance near a grocery store at the 1500 block of S. Beltline Road, police said. “During the course of the investigation, the officer was shot, and…MORE

A plumber found cash and checks stashed in a wall at Joel Osteen’s Houston mega-church
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A plumber found cash and checks stashed in a wall at Joel Osteen’s Houston mega-church

A plumber doing repair work at pastor Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church found hundreds of envelopes of cash and checks hidden in a wall that police think is connected to a massive 2014 theft at the Houston mega-church. Officers were called to the church on November 10 to investigate the discovery, according to a statement from…MORE

Police shoot and kill a knife-wielding suspect at a Florida university, authorities say
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Police shoot and kill a knife-wielding suspect at a Florida university, authorities say

Police fatally shot a man wielding a knife inside a Florida university residence hall Friday night, authorities said. The man was killed when he lunged at a police officer and a Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) security officer and they discharged their weapons, according to a press release from the Melbourne Police Department (MPD). Melbourne…MORE

National Cookie Day Deals: Where to get the goods
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National Cookie Day Deals: Where to get the goods

What tastes better than a cookie? A free cookie, of course. National Cookie Day, celebrated each year on December 4, is when restaurants and online retailers whip up their best batches of delectable discounts. Whether it’s classic chocolate chip or gluten-free goods you’re after, we’ve rounded up some of the best free and discounted cookie…MORE

A Black job applicant is suing over hair discrimination, but the company says it was a misunderstanding

A Black job applicant is suing over hair discrimination, but the company says it was a misunderstanding

A Black job applicant suing an employer over hair discrimination is demanding an apology and policy change — but the company said it was a misunderstanding. Jeffrey Thornton filed a lawsuit this week against Encore Group, LLC, claiming the company denied him employment when he refused to cut his hair, which he wears in locs.…MORE

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