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The 4th-largest statue in the United States is a shrine to every mother’s love

She stands with open arms atop a mountain ridge on the continental divide overlooking Butte, Montana. “Our Lady of the Rockies,” the fourth tallest statue in the United States, began as one man’s desperate prayer. It’s now a shrine to mothers everywhere. For the love of a mother In 1979, Bob O’Bill’s beloved spouse Joyce…MORE

An extremely rare calico lobster was rescued from a Red Lobster in Virginia

A rare lobster almost ended up as someone’s dinner at a Red Lobster restaurant in Virginia before employees recognized its uniqueness and rescued it. The male calico lobster, named Freckles by the Red Lobster team in Manassas, arrived at the restaurant on April 25 as part of its Maine lobster delivery. When team members recognized…MORE

Two women and a 4-year-old girl wounded in Times Square shooting, NYPD says

Two women and a 4-year-old girl, believed to be innocent bystanders, were wounded in a shooting at New York’s Times Square on Saturday, according to New York police. Shots rang out at about 4:55 p.m. near 45th Street and 7th Avenue, and police officers already in the area responded, New York Police Department Commissioner Dermot…MORE

3 dead, suspect killed after shooting and fire in Baltimore County

3 dead, suspect killed after shooting and fire in Baltimore County

Three people are dead and another was injured in a shooting and fire at a townhome Saturday morning just outside Baltimore, officials said. Police and fire crews responded to calls of “an active fire, as well as an active shooter” around 6:40 a.m. in Woodlawn, Baltimore County Police spokesperson Joy Stewart said. “Our officers responded…MORE

Miami-Dade police officer charged with sexual battery

Miami-Dade police officer charged with sexual battery

A Miami-Dade police lieutenant and former high-ranking union member has been charged with sexual battery and was booked into Palm Beach County Jail on Friday, according to police. John Jenkins Jr. has been “relieved of his official duties as a Miami-Dade Police Department lieutenant,” said Miami-Dade Police Director Alfredo “Freddy” Ramirez III in a statement…MORE

Aubrey Plaza has married her longtime boyfriend, director Jeff Baena

Aubrey Plaza has married her longtime boyfriend, director Jeff Baena

It appears that Aubrey Plaza has married her longtime boyfriend, director Jeff Baena. Plaza, 36, known for playing April Ludgate on the NBC comedy series “Parks and Recreation,” referred to Baena, 43, as her husband for the first time on Instagram on Friday. Her revelation came while announcing her role in Baena’s new movie “Spin…MORE

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