You Choose The News - 2-14-18


KRISTEN'S PICK - WINNER

Wife of slain Locust Grove officer delivers baby boy

Yesterday, just four days after Locust Grove police Officer Chase Maddox was shot to death, his wife delivered the couple’s second baby boy.

Maddox, 26, died Friday while assisting Henry County deputies serving an arrest warrant. The suspect, Tierre Guthrie, was also killed during an apparent shootout with the deputies and officer at his home, according to police.

Maddox is survived by his wife, Alex, and another son.

How you can help the Maddox family 

Bank donations:

You can drop off donations at any United Community Bank location and ask that it be deposited into “THE MADDOX FAMILY FUND."

Item donations:

You can donate newborn and infant items at the public safety building. Food donations must be coordinated through police. You can do that by reaching out to Bernadette at 770-957-7055.

Transportation:

The family is in need of a special van for their son with special needs. CLICK HERE to find out how you can help.

Source: AJC

FRECKLES' PICK 

Teacher Will Pay Elementary Kids To Not Fight 

Kids at an elementary school in Southwest Philadelphia are being offered cold hard cash if they graduate without getting into fights at school.

The principal at poverty-stricken Mitchell Elementary promised her 33 students in the eighth grade class 100-bucks if they can make it to graduation without fighting. Principal Stephanie Andrewlevich says she'll pay the 33-hundred dollars herself if a sponsor doesn't come forward to help. She's okay with that.

The challenge has gone 70 days without a single fight. Oh…if one kid fights, the whole class loses the money! Source: Fox News

JASON'S PICK 

Teacher Will Pay Elementary Kids To Not Fight 

Tyler Stanley was applying for a job at a smoke shop in Cocoa, Florida when he decided to shoplift. Cameras caught him in the act. When Tyler returned to the shop to check on his application, he was confronted by the shop's owner and the police. The owner of the shop decided to give Tyler an option of admitting his guilt on Facebook live instead of going to jail. The thief chose the go Facebook live with his crime. Source: ClickOrlando


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