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Recent Articles by Kali
Parents, 17-year-old son fight 3 different types of cancer at same time
While the three are being treated for cancer, the family is fighting hard to keep the French-American restaurant they've owned and operated for 16 years open.
Published December 5, 2019 at 3:10 AM
Baby shot while father used him as ‘human shield’ in drug deal, prosecutors say
The father used counterfeit money to buy drugs around the time of the shooting and was the intended target, investigators say.
Published November 13, 2019 at 2:59 AM
‘We love you, Alex’: Trebek chokes up over ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant’s heartfelt answer
The contestant said Trebek, who has stage 4 pancreatic cancer, told them at the time the episode was taped that he had to reenter treatment.
Published November 12, 2019 at 2:16 AM
Man who played same lottery numbers for 30 years wins $60 million
The father of three plans to use the $60 million prize to pay off bills, buy a new home and take a family vacation.
Published August 29, 2019 at 6:57 AM
Man’s truck stolen while he was robbing store across the street, police say
The man was arrested on an outstanding warrant and booked with a new charge of burglary.
Published August 27, 2019 at 8:09 AM
Man ticketed after dirty diaper hits Indiana officer’s car on highway
The suspected litterer claimed he had simply rolled down the window, and the wind blew the diaper out.
Published August 20, 2019 at 10:17 AM
Couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide worried over healthcare bills, deputies say
Several notes left at the scene cited ongoing medical problems and concerns that the couple would not be able to pay for care, according to the sheriff's office.
Published August 11, 2019 at 1:21 PM
Off-duty officer saves 2-year-old girl after runaway van crashes in Minnesota
An officer on his way to work witnessed the crash, during which van rolled into busy traffic and hit another car before coming to a stop, lodged in trees.
Published July 15, 2019 at 7:02 AM
Driver accused of using 30-can beer pack as booster seat for 2-year-old
A proper child seat was brought to the driver, and Family and Children’s Services was notified.
Published July 11, 2019 at 5:44 PM
Walmart employee finds snake in Texas shopping cart
Upon removal from the cart, the snake was set free in a field next to the Walmart.
Published May 27, 2019 at 4:44 AM
Man charged in abduction of 8-year-old Texas girl
Police say 51-year-old Michael Webb was arrested on an aggravated kidnapping charge. He is being held without bond.
Published May 19, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Florida man carjacked while shopping for Mother’s Day gift for wife of 64 years
Moments after an 88-year-old man pulled into a Florida parking lot, a carjacker approached him, held a gun to his side and demanded his wallet.
Published May 12, 2019 at 6:52 AM
Nurse denied Guinness World Record for running marathon in scrubs, not dress
Guinness World Records has since announced its intention to review the criteria for the record, saying it would be a priority.
Published May 7, 2019 at 6:17 AM
Woman with measles potentially exposed ’Avengers: Endgame’ opening night audience in California
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 704 cases of measles across the country, making this the nation’s worst year for the disease since 1994.
Published May 2, 2019 at 7:29 AM
Man arrested after shooting 2 children in NC road rage incident, deputies say
The siblings were shot after their father became engaged with another man in what the sheriff describes as a "road rage" incident.
Published April 22, 2019 at 6:47 AM
Woman accused of throwing 7 puppies in plastic bag into CA dumpster
Authorities with animal services say the woman’s alleged actions are “despicable,” and the case is being investigated as animal cruelty.
Published April 21, 2019 at 3:42 AM
Georgia girl, 6, dies after younger brother accidentally shoots her in head
Authorities say the girl's 4-year-old brother accidentally discharged a handgun in the family car, hitting his sister in the head.
Published April 14, 2019 at 7:00 AM
Record 17-foot python with 73 developing eggs caught by researchers in Florida
The python research done at Big Cypress National Preserve is focused on controlling the invasive species.
Published April 7, 2019 at 6:54 AM
Infant with umbilical cord still attached found dead in flower pot at Texas cemetery
The medical examiner concluded the baby girl was between 34 weeks gestation and full term but could not determine whether she had been stillborn.
Published March 28, 2019 at 3:34 AM
Americans spent almost $40 billion while drunkenly shopping in last year
A little more than a quarter of Americans shop when they are drunk, and when they shop, they spend on average more than $700.
Published March 25, 2019 at 5:57 AM
Texas woman sues Olive Garden, claims stuffed mushroom severely burned her
The lawsuit claims the woman took one bite of the mushroom appetizer, and it burned her mouth before lodging in her throat and leaving her unable to breathe.
Published March 21, 2019 at 6:19 AM
5-year-old girl with autism missing after falling into California river
Officials say the 5-year-old girl was swept away by the river's current after she slipped off the rocks and fell into the water.
Published March 19, 2019 at 12:29 AM
6-week-old boy drowns when TX mother falls asleep bathing him
The boy’s mother told police the two had been in the bath when she fell asleep. She woke to find the baby underwater and unresponsive.
Published March 14, 2019 at 4:51 AM
Father accused of taking AK-47 to FL school after son said teacher ‘slammed him’
The father reportedly told police he didn’t intend to hurt anyone with the gun, saying he carries it for protection and forgot he had it on him.
Published March 13, 2019 at 7:08 AM
Jaguar attacks woman taking selfie at Arizona zoo
The zoo director says the female jaguar will not be euthanized, but officials are checking into whether more barriers need to be put in place.
Published March 10, 2019 at 7:53 AM
‘Taco Bell fire sauce saves lives’: Oregon man, dog survive for 5 days in snowbound SUV
The two were reunited with friends and family five days after their SUV got stuck in deep snow along a forest service road.
Published March 3, 2019 at 7:07 AM
Infant dies after flying out of shopping cart hit by suspected drunken driver in San Antonio
The driver faces an intoxication manslaughter charge and an intoxication assault charge, which police say could be upgraded depending on the statuses of two women who were injured in the incident.
Published February 26, 2019 at 11:05 AM
Man arrested for slapping 12-year-old stepdaughter’s bully, police say
Police said the suspect shouted at and slapped his stepdaughter’s 12-year-old classmate for allegedly calling her names and throwing rocks at her.
Published February 19, 2019 at 5:50 AM
24-year-old becomes first-known person with autism to practice law at Florida firm
The young woman, who is also an advocate for individuals with special needs, encourages employers to look beyond a potential employee’s disability to their strengths and talents.
Published February 18, 2019 at 7:03 AM
Burglar arrested after mistaking police car for getaway Lyft
As officers responded, the suspect thought the Lyft he'd ordered to take him away from the scene had arrived and climbed into a police cruiser.
Published February 17, 2019 at 7:02 AM
Columbia Police arrest serial carjacking suspect
Man shot, killed on Speedway Boulevard near Hardeeville
Deputies increase patrols after man reportedly tries to get inside car at stop sign
Man facing DUI charge in crash on Johns Island
Live 5 Web Staff
Police: Man wearing blonde wig, high heels, on the run after robbing bank in Huntersville
WBTV Web Staff