In Memphis, cops called Latisha Boddie's parents last weekend to tell them she was stabbed to death. They even released her photo to the media, which immediately began reporting the details of her tragic demise. But Latisha was very much alive. "My sister had called me and said to me, 'Mom said you died,'" she said. "I'm like, huh? I'm here lying on the couch, and I called my mom and all my family had already gotten together and called the funeral home to come get my body from the morgue." Uh oh.
Convenience store owner Taquanda Shanti Baker said she was behind the counter when a teenager, 16-year-old Quintavius Antonio Moore, entered and pointed a gun at her. She pulled out a pistol and shot him dead. She pleaded self defense. But after doing some police work, cops realized she wasn't in the store at the time of the shooting and concocted the story to protect her baby daddy -- who was the only on the person in the store at the time the teen was killed.
Mother of the Year Shanique Shelton is facing endangering the welfare of a minor charges after she put her 5-year-old daughter out of the car to teach her a lesson.
Last week, Oprah's other BFF - Newark mayor Cory Booker risked his own safety to rescue a woman from a burning house. That woman, Zina Hodge is telling her story.
Meanwhile, on Tybee Island, Georgia, a stranger banged on a family's home to alert them of a fire.
↪ River Flanary, a 17-year-old at a high school in Tempe, Arizona is straight -- but he's not letting that stop him from snatching a crown at this Saturday's prom. He has a black dress picked out and he wants to be prom queen. BUT, while he's amassed the most votes, the school board disqualified him because he's not a girl. Quick! Someone call Al Sharpton. Oh, wait.