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Man steals date’s car, uses it to take another girl to drive-in movie

Memphis, TN —

A Memphis woman said she feels betrayed after her date stole her car and then used it to go on a date with her friend.

As far as nights out go, Faith Pugh said the one she had Saturday with Kelton Griffin was disappointing from the beginning.

She said when he showed up, he didn’t even bring his own car.

“I don’t know who dropped him off. He just got dropped off,” Pugh said.

Pugh said she knew Griffin from their years in high school, but hadn’t spoken to him lately until he contacted her and suggested dinner.

“He just out of the blue texted me and asked me to go out,” Pugh said.

They took Pugh’s black Volvo, but then Pugh said Griffin couldn’t decide where he wanted to take her.

They ended up stopping at a gas station.

“He asked me could I go in the gas station for him to get a cigar,” she said.

It turns out that was a big mistake.

“He drove off. I came outside and my car was gone,” P…

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Daughter accused of beating mom to death after learning she was left out of will


A Florida woman is accused of beating her 85-year-old mother to death after learning she wouldn’t be receiving an inheritance from her.

After Luisa Perero died from her injuries, police charged her daughter Gabriela Perero, 53, with premeditated murder and aggravated battery on a person over 65. She was denied bond on Monday.

Gabriela Perero told investigators she’d become enraged after learning that her siblings would receive an inheritance and she would not, even though she’d been taking care of their mother, the SunSentinel reported .

According to an arrest report, Perero told her mother, “You destroyed my life, so I’m going to destroy you.” Perero told detectives she pushed her mother to the floor on July 12, grabbed her by the arms and “ripped her skin off.” She said she also grabbed the woman’s neck with both hands and squeezed, the report said.

Then she cleaned her mother, put her in bed and called 911,…

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Lava bomb crashes through roof of boat, injures tourists


A lava bomb hit a tour boat on Monday morning in Hawaii, injuring 23 people, the Hawaii County Fire Department said.

The lava punctured the boat's roof and it returned to Wailoa Harbor, the fire department said.

Hilo Medical Center confirmed 13 passengers were treated at the hospital, and another 10 passengers with superficial injuries were treated on arrival at Wailoa Harbor.

Of the 13 injured passengers, four were taken by ambulance to Hilo Medical Center, according to the Hawaii County Fire Department.

One woman in her 20s was in serious condition with a fractured femur, the fire department said. Three passengers were in stable condition.

The lava bomb, or flying chunk of molten rock, left a large hole in the boat's roof, the fire department said. A railing was also damaged.

It was unclear exactly where or when the incident occurred. But from where lava is hitting the ocean to the harbor is about an hour's b…

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