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A Florida woman who said she imbibed an “Elixir of Life” potion is facing charges after she allegedly tried to steal a St. Johns County fire truck.

Kailani Jo Kroll is a resident of St. Augustine, Florida.

Late in the evening on August 20, the woman was reportedly on the beach a couple of blocks from her residence.

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The mother of a 7-month-old baby was arrested after she was allegedly caught trying to drown him in an ice-cold Virginia river.

38-year-old Leslei Kuykendall lives in Hopewell with her 7-month-old son.

On the morning of January 11, Kuykendall allegedly took her baby to a shallow part of the Appomattox River. The temperature of the water was assessed to be 46 degrees.

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A homeless Black man was shot and killed minutes after he was approached by sheriff’s deputies for allegedly jaywalking.

There is much current unrest in society regarding forceful race-related police interactions, in addition to public cries for defunding the police to ensure specially trained responders can assist in de-escalating situations where officers may have failed to receive specific instruction.

On September 23, around 1:00 pm, bystanders reported to the authorities that they saw a man as he wandered into the street while several cars were traveling on the road. The vehicles were reportedly forced to weave and use their horns to avoid running the man over.

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A 32 year old Florida man, Anthony Mendez, was found Monday night allegedly under the influence of drugs and unresponsive with a child in his car. He was arrested on suspicion of child neglect.

Drivers found Mendez unresponsive at the wheel of his car around 7:30 p.m. according to the Collier County Sheriff’s arrest report. The report states that witnesses called 911 and while waiting for deputies to respond, an off-duty firefighter treated Mendez. He had a pulse, but was barely breathing.

A woman that was stopped behind Mendez at a traffic light said that it appeared as though he was sleeping. She tried to wake him but couldn’t. The off-duty firefighter saw the woman pounding on the driver’s side window of Mendez’s car and pulled over to help. The firefighter told officials that when he saw Mendez slumped over the steering wheel, he proceeded to pull the man out in case he needed CPR.

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The parents of an 8 year old boy have been charged with child endangerment after their son survived an overdose of heroin last month, according to police.

On January 11th the police responded to a call of a child not breathing at a home in a suburb of southwest Cleveland, Ohio. They found the boy unresponsive in the living room with his father doing chest compressions on him. The boy was transported to the hospital after an officer found a pulse. The parents, Charles Dowdy and Danielle Simko are suspected of narcotics use after drugs and syringes were found on the property, the police report stated.

The father had told police that he and the mother were in bed with their son when he noticed that the child’s lips were turning blue.

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