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Masked gunman robs 73-year-old man having heart attack, deputies say

Masked gunman robs 73-year-old man having heart attack, deputies say

Investigators in North Carolina are trying to catch the robber behind a violent home invasion in Stanly County.  >> Watch the news report here Officials said a gunman robbed 73-year-old Ted Huneycutt while he was having a heart attack.  >> On WSOCTV.com: Man wearing ninja mask robs woman with her children after church The robbery happened on Yow Road in Stanfield around 8:30 p.m. Sunday.  Outside the weekly trash pickup, there isn't a lot of traffic in the cotton fields of the rural community.  Resident Darren Russell said, 'We ain't never had no problem.' That's why residents were stunned when a quiet home on their quiet country road became the scene of a violent home invasion.  “If you look at Ted’s place over there, you wouldn’t think it’d be robbed,' said Russell.  Investigators said Huneycutt had a heart attack when a masked robber broke in Sunday night.  Still, the gunman didn't show any mercy.  Instead, detectives said, he ordered Huneycutt and his wife to get on the ground and then robbed them. “It’s heartless, man. Think about it. Just to do it is heartless enough,” said Russell.  >> Read more trending news  Huneycutt is raising his nephew's two teenage sons and the robber also forced them to the floor.  Sheriff Jeff Crisco said, “It’s a senseless crime. Mr. Huneycutt is a very respected man in the community and it’s the type of community where everybody knows everybody so I just don’t understand.” Crisco is the new sheriff at the Stanley County’s Sheriff’s Office. He said this home invasion is the most violent case that’s happened in the county since he took over eight weeks ago and he’s putting special emphasis on catching the robber. Crisco said, “Somebody is going to make a mistake. They’re going to brag about what they did and the word will get out. We’re hoping someone in the community will find out and will be able to contact the Sheriff’s Office.” Huneycutt is still in the hospital, but his attacker is somewhere out there, and worried neighbors are praying that changes.  “The word says to love thy neighbor as thyself. We’ve got to start doing that,” Russell said. 

Krispy Kreme’s $1 dozen doughnut deal returns Wednesday 

Krispy Kreme’s $1 dozen doughnut deal returns Wednesday 

Today's the day, doughnut lovers can score a dozen Kripsy Kreme's for just a buck. December 12, 12/12, marks the return of Krispy Kreme's 'Day of Dozens' deal.  So here's the deal, customers have to buy a dozen doughnuts at the store's regular price, then the second dozen will cost just $1.  In case 24 delicious, sweet doughnuts weren't enough, you can can actually use the deal twice,for a grand total of 48 doughnuts.  If it seems like Krispy kreme just ran this incredible promotion, they served up the buy one dozen get one for a buck deal back in July to celebrate the chains birthday.

Mueller investigation: Michael Flynn requests no jail time in court filing before sentencing

Mueller investigation: Michael Flynn requests no jail time in court filing before sentencing

Attorneys for President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn asked a judged to spare him prison time in a memo filed Tuesday. >> Read more trending news  In the filing, Flynn’s lawyers recommended for a sentence 'a term of probation not to exceed one year, with minimal conditions of supervision, along with 200 hours of community service, CNN reported. His attorneys said in the memo that “General Flynn accepted responsibility for his conduct and that his cooperation “was not grudging or delayed.” >> Related: Guilty: Michael Flynn admits in court to lying about Russian communication “Rather, it preceded his guilty plea or any threatened indictment and began very shortly after he was first contacted for assistance by the Special Counsel's Office.” Flynn is scheduled for sentencing next Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Washington for lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russian officials. Special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, recommended no jail time for Flynn in a filing last week. Original story: Attorneys for President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn are expected to make a sentencing recommendation Tuesday in a case brought by special counsel Robert Mueller’s office. Prosecutors with Mueller’s team said last week in court filings that Flynn has been cooperative since he pleaded guilty last year to making false statements to the FBI. In light of his assistance, prosecutors asked that Flynn receive little to no jail time for his crime, an argument Flynn’s attorneys are expected to echo, according to The Associated Press. >> Mueller investigation: Report recommends little to no jail time for Michael Flynn Flynn resigned from his post in the Trump administration in February 2017 after serving just 24 days in office. He pleaded guilty in December 2017 to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russian officials and agreed to fully cooperate with Mueller’s team.  Flynn is scheduled to be sentenced next week by U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan, according to court records.

VIDEO: Trump and top Democrats spar in Oval Office showdown

Demanding that Democrats accept his call for $5 billion in funding for a wall along the border with Mexico, President Donald Trump sparred with top Democrats in Congress in an extraordinary scene played out before television cameras in the Oval Office on Tuesday, as the President said he would be happy to see a partial government funding lapse later this month unless gets his way on money for to build a wall along the border with Mexico.

“I am proud to shut down the government for border security, Chuck,” the President said in what quickly escalated into a bitter back and [More]