BREAKING: Reports of police officer shot in Ferguson, Missouri

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These are the latest reports out of Ferguson:

#Breaking Police officer shot in #Ferguson

— KSDK NewsChannel 5 (@ksdknews) September 28, 2014

Listening to the police scanner to get any sort of confirmation of the reports coming out of Ferguson about a cop being shot.

— Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) September 28, 2014

BREAKING NEWS: Police officer shot in Ferguson, MO. Police in riot gear.

— PzFeed Top News (@PzFeed) September 28, 2014

Updates to follow.

Update (10:49)

St. Louis County Police confirm to News 4 #Ferguson officer has been shot. Updates coming on News 4 @ 10 http://t.co/dJ0ieuupb0

— KMOV (@KMOV) September 28, 2014

Update (10:52)

BREAKING NEWS: Ferguson police in riot gear after being involved in a fatal shooting. Suspect has been killed – http://t.co/ABhKtJQoRU

— PzFeed Top News (@PzFeed) September 28, 2014

Ferguson, Missouri, police officer was shot Saturday evening, St. Louis County Police spokesman says. The officer was not killed.

— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) September 28, 2014

Bad situation. Reports of a cop killed. Angry cops, angry people in #Ferguson. https://t.co/xRY984owXw

— Antonio French (@AntonioFrench) September 28, 2014

Update (10:55)

RT @cnnbrk Ferguson, MO police officer was shot Saturday evening, St. Louis County Police spokesman says. The officer was not killed.

— KUTV 2News (@KUTV2News) September 28, 2014

Update (11:06)

Join us @ksdknews at 10. #Ferguson police officer shot. Suspect still on the loose. More details on a few.

— Kelly Jackson (@KellyJKSDK) September 28, 2014

JUST IN: KSDK reports a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer has been shot. Suspect still on the loose.

— WNDU (@WNDU) September 28, 2014

According to @stlcountypd the officer was shot in the arm. #ferguson

— FOX2now (@FOX2now) September 28, 2014

Update (12:02). From the St. Louis Post Dispatch:

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Update (12:38 a.m.)

Ron Johnson "a police officer was shot tonight. No one else." #Ferguson pic.twitter.com/s03C2ap1aG

— Willis Arnold (@WillisRArnold) September 28, 2014

Update (12:55 a.m.)

UPDATE: Male officer interrupted a burglary at a business when he was shot in the arm http://t.co/dJ0ieuupb0 #kmov

— KMOV (@KMOV) September 28, 2014

Update (1:13 a.m.)

Police fired at suspects. Police say they have no indication the suspects were injured. #Ferguson

— Nicholas J.C. Pistor (@nickpistor) September 28, 2014

police say they don't believe this incident is linked to #Ferguson protests.

— Nicholas J.C. Pistor (@nickpistor) September 28, 2014

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets. 

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KMOV reports another cop shot at on I-70; police, copters descend on highway

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/09/27/breaking-reports-of-police-officer-shot-in-ferguson-missouri/

The Story Of What They Found In This Guy’s Home Would Make For A Perfect Horror Plot

Growing up, I’m sure most of us had that one creepy neighbor. You know, the one who just seemed off in some way — maybe not in a “kill you in cold blood for no reason” kind of way, but still bizarre.

Looking back now, you can probably boil that down to being a kid and not knowing much about the world. For Redditor SomeKindOfHypnotist, however, his assessment of the creepy guy next door was actually tame compared to what was really going on.

SomeKindOfHypnotist says that the house he grew up in was right next to that of an older gentleman, affectionately known as Creeky.

While there were many strange things about Creeky, one of the weirdest things of all was that he always seemed to have an enormous amount of cats and dogs hanging out on his property. From the outside, it seemed like Creeky lived in squalor, but SomeKindOfHypnotist says that he actually owned properties all over town.

Creeky never spoke to anyone, and the only time he left his house was to go to the grocery store. There, he bought pet food, grapes, and a 12-pack of Pepsi every week. He always paid with a $100 bill.

After SomeKindOfHypnotist moved away, the third floor of Creeky’s house collapsed. That’s when he moved into an RV that was parked on the property. Not long after that, his house mysteriously burned to the ground. A few years later, Creeky was finally placed in a nursing home by the state. The Redditor’s father got a call from out of the blue one day, and the person on the other end of the line turned out to be Creeky’s sister. She asked him to go check on the property so that she could prepare to sell it.

His father agreed, but what he found inside the RV and Creeky’s other cars was nightmarish.

He discovered stacks and stacks of crates, each containing the rotting or mummified remains of a cat or dog.

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Some of the bodies had been placed in cardboard containers, and others were simply stuffed inside black garbage bags.

I can’t even begin to imagine how horrible this must’ve smelled.

The animals that never made it into cardboard caskets or garbage bags just decomposed where they fell.

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While it’s hard to say for sure, it’s likely that Creeky killed most of these poor animals himself.

All that was left of Creeky’s house was this pile of rubble and ash. It wouldn’t surprise me in the least if there were some human remains in there somewhere.

(source: Reddit)

Just imagine growing up right down the road from that madness. The Redditor never said what happened to Creeky after he was put in the nursing home. All we can do is hope that this disturbed man received the help he clearly needed.

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/animal-house/

CCTV Camera Films The Heroic Rescue Of A Woman Trapped Under A Van

A traffic surveillance camera in China captured this dramatic footage of strangers working together on a busy street to save a woman who had gotten trapped under a van.

The driver mowed her down as she was crossing the street in Anhui Province. She was knocked to the ground and dragged, horrifying nearby pedestrians and drivers. That’s when about a dozen men ran over to help, and their decision to act ultimately saved the woman’s life.

Miraculously, she only sustained minor injuries. Although there’s so much negativity in the world, footage like this proves that most people you encounter on a daily basis will do the right thing when the time comes.

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/woman-under-van/

Having A Bad Day? Let These 23 Adorable, Food-Loving Animals Brighten Things Up

It’s a commonly known fact that animals make even the most mundane activities more adorable.

From the way they play to the way they sleep, they always manage to inject a healthy dose of preciousness into everything they do. If you could ask animals about their favorite pastimes, more than a few of them would tell you that eating is the most entertaining one of all.

Here are 23 hungry critters that definitely agree.

1. “I run and have noms!”

2. “I’m eating a bunnana…get it?”

3. Nothing says “delicious” quite like a camera strap. Wait…

4. “I eat your head, human.”

5. Why don’t we look this cute eating snacks?

6. “Oh, I’m a carnivore? Watch this!”

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7. “You look so cute that I could just eat you up!”

8. “It’s like a chicken finger, only not even a little!”

9. You have to get those greens in!

10. I get that you’re hungry, man, but come on.

11. “Since I can’t nom on that, I’ll try this nice ear.”

12. I feel like the bunny probably shouldn’t stand for this.

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13. It’s almost cannibalism. Almost.

14. “I’m trying to diet.”

15. “I eat your nose, Mom!”

16. “Hey, thanks human!”

17. Well, we’ve officially reached the pinnacle of cuteness.

18. “And you said this wasn’t food! Silly lady.”

19. “It’s winter weight, okay? I’m workin’ on it.”

20. “Am I not supposed to eat this? Too late.”

21. “You walked right into this, cat.”

22. “Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears! Or just you, that’s fine.”

23. You know you’ve reached next-level hungriness when this happens. We feel you, little one.

(via Reddit)

Okay, so half the time, they’re not even eating food. That doesn’t mean they don’t look cute! Next time your furry friend is chowing down, do the world a favor and share some photos online. Thanks in advanced!

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/cute-animals-eating/

David Frum’s health plan is cancelled; Obamacare will cost $200/month more

Like millions of other Americans, journalist David Frum buys health insurance on the individual market. Of course, he won’t be able to keep his existing coverage, despite President Obama’s famous promised.

Today Frum decided to check out healthcare.gov to see how much money he’ll pay by switching to an Obamacare plan. The site didn’t work at first — surprise! — but Frum stuck with it. Although he wasn’t able to create an account he did manage to look at premiums of various plans:

http://twitter.com/#!/davidfrum/status/394517082034810880
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http://twitter.com/#!/davidfrum/status/394520470214541312
http://twitter.com/#!/davidfrum/status/394521109900451840

Ouch! We don’t often see eye to eye with Frum on the issues of the day, but we take no joy in his situation.

The Left can deny it all day long, but for millions of Americans like Frum, Obamacare means cancellation letters, higher premiums, and higher deductibles.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/10/27/david-frums-health-plan-is-cancelled-obamacare-plan-will-cost-200-per-month-more/

Time bell loses all meaning to candidates; Dogs driven insane

The Fox Business crew were without a doubtmuch more adept at moderating a debate than the gotcha clowns at CNBC, but viewers couldn’t help notice that near the end of the first hour of Tuesday night’s GOP debate, the time bell seemed to lose all meaning, and the “two bell answer” soon became the bestanyone could hope for.

Has Clock Kid moved to Qatar yet? He could certainly whip up a buzzer that would grab the candidates’ attention.

But also optional?

Pity the poor political junkie who’s trying to watch the debate with a dog in the house.

Everyone’s dog is barking.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2015/11/10/time-bell-loses-all-meaning-to-candidates-after-first-hour-of-gop-debate-dogs-driven-insane/