ClickOnDetroit National Report -- Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018


Porch pirate sting

The explosion in online shopping has led to porch pirates and stoop surfers swiping holiday packages from unsuspecting residents. The cops in one New Jersey city are trying to catch the thieves with some trickery of their own.

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Around the country:

  • Alabama: A mother says her 9-year-old daughter took her own life last week after facing racial bullying at her elementary school. Read more.
  • Florida: A man used a cast on his arm to save his elderly neighbor from a house fire Monday night. Read more.
  • West Virginia: Authorities are racing to rescue three people trapped in an inactive West Virginia mine, state and mine company officials said. Read more.
  • Texas: Firefighters rescued more than 100 snakes from burning house, proving that no victim is too scary, or too scaly, to rescue. Read more.

2 earthquakes shake Southeastern US

Two earthquakes struck Wednesday morning in eastern Tennessee, rattling people awake across several Southeastern states.

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Michael Cohen sentencing

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, was sentenced to prison time on Wednesday morning for crimes including making illegal hush-money payments.

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