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A married Texas police chief accused of cheating on his wife was arrested last week for forging annulment papers so he could appear single to not one — but two— of his girlfriends. 

People reports that Jason Collier, 41, resigned from his post, according to a statement released by the city of Stinnett. He was arrested on Thursday for charges of “tampering with a governmental record/with the intent to defraud,” which is a felony.

“Collier allegedly sent a text message to the victim with a fraudulent government record attached,” Sgt. Cindy Barkley said. “The document was a fraudulent marriage annulment.”

At the Hutchinson County District Attorney’s Office’s request, the Texas Rangers have launched a criminal investigation. 

One of Collier’s girlfriends, Cecily Steinmetz, said in a Facebook post that she was in a relationship with the former chief until Monday. At that time, she found out that Collier was leading a “double/triple life.”

“I also found out about a 2nd girlfriend, Kristi, last night,” she stated in her post. “He has lied to us, our children, and asked us both to marry him. He is a poor representative of your town.”

Her post went on to accuse Collier of visiting her in Amarillo while he was “on shift” and said the two had just returned from a vacation in Taos, New Mexico. Steinmetz said he lied to his second girlfriend about going away in the now-deleted post, telling her that he would be in Portland, Oregon, on work.

According to People, a law firm representing Collier’s wife said she filed for divorce on Feb. 1.

NBC News reports that the bond for Collier was set at $10,000, according to Barkley. The investigation is still ongoing. 

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Chicago Teen Helps Elderly Community Sign Up For COVID-19 Vaccine After Seeing Grandparents Struggle With Technology





A Chicago teen has created a Facebook group dedicated to helping the elderly community sign up for their COVID-19 vaccination.

“Chicago Vaccine Angels” is the new Facebook group created by 14-year-old Benjamin Kagan. The group’s mission is to help facilitate the elderly community with scheduling their Coronavirus vaccines after seeing his grandparents struggle with technology.

“Yeah, so, the process was super complicated, and my grandparents don’t know how to refresh a page. My grandfather doesn’t even own a cell phone. So, for them to try to navigate the system where tons of people were vying for very few slots, I knew that it wasn’t going to work. And, I care about them so much that I needed to make sure they got vaccinated,” said Kagan.

“So, I went in, and I had four computers open, and I- after my third attempt on the county’s website, I got them their shots. Now I’ve helped over, my group’s helped over 425 people get vaccinated in the same fashion,” Kagan said.

Kagan added that because there is a slew of people trying to get vaccines, he and other volunteers open several computers to flood the system. “A bunch of people are always checking different websites and you have to always be looking out for different tips from the larger group, the Chicago Vaccine Hunters,” said Kagan, mentioning that he does the community service effort while doing homework.

The teen says the best advice he would give someone is to be “flexible” when scheduling an appointment. “You have to be flexible. I texted someone this morning, and I said, ‘Hey, I have an appointment for you. It’s in four hours,’ and then two people responded back and said, ‘Yes, we’ll be there.’” Kagan said sometimes a person interested in getting vaccinated might have to travel outside of their community.

Kagan says this mission is important to him because the country can’t “get back to normal” until people are vaccinated. “In addition to that, some of these people have just incredibly heartbreaking stories. You know, I spoke to a woman yesterday who I got vaccinated who said she’d been seeing her grandson for the last year through a glass door. She’d been driving out to him every weekend and seeing him through a glass door, and now that I got her vaccinated, she can go hug her grandson this weekend.”


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Hasbro drops gender neutral name change for Mr. Potato Head after public backlash






Fans of classic toys were shocked when Hasbro announced a gender neutral makeover for Mr. Potato Head on Thursday.

The company decided to drop the “Mr.” and “Mrs.” Potato Head for the more gender neutral Potato Head.

The company announced the change would appear on toy boxes later this year. Mr. Potato Head was first introduced to children 70 years ago.

Hasbro announced the toys would reflect today’s modern family of two dads and two moms.

“It’s a potato. But kids like to see themselves in the toys they are playing with,” said Ali Mierzejewski, of The Toy Insider, referring to transgender children.

Liberals celebrated the change, but Hasbro backtracked after a furious public backlash to the company’s “woke” agenda.

“Hold that Tot – your main spud, MR. POTATO HEAD isn’t going anywhere! While it was announced today that the POTATO HEAD brand name & logo are dropping the ‘MR.’ I yam proud to confirm that MR. & MRS. POTATO HEAD aren’t going anywhere and will remain MR. & MRS. POTATO HEAD.”

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Mom Of 7-Month-Old Upset That Daycare Worker Gave The Baby To A Stranger





A Florida daycare is in hot water after a distraught mother filed an administrative complaint after her 7-month-old baby was handed over to a stranger by a staffer.

The Hillsborough County Child Care Licensing Office seeks to revoke Orient Road Child Development Center’s license to operate over the complaint, WFTS Tampa Bay News reported.

The mother, Trinity McCoggle, called 911 on January 25 after she arrived at the center to pick up her son, Adonis, who was not there.

McCoggle said that the staffer “went to the back to get him, and when she came back, she said, ‘He’s not here.’ I said, ‘What do you mean he is not here?’”

The baby had been given to another person who arrived at the facility earlier.

On the 911 call, McCoggle is heard screaming that her baby is missing.

The licensing office later confirmed that Adonis was handed over to a stranger who didn’t provide proper identification.

Within an hour, the stranger—a woman—who picked up Adonis returned him to the daycare. Trinity and deputies were there waiting.

Danice Donaldson, the owner of the daycare, responded to I-Team Investigator Jackie Callaway’s message, saying, “This child was the last child in the room, and when the elderly family member came, she pointed and said she came to pick up her grandson. The teacher who released the child never asked for ID as she assumed that she was the parent (family member or guardian).”

However, an investigation into the daycare revealed this wasn’t the first time it had misplaced a child, I-Team reported after reviewing county records over the last four years.

One incident involved a 4-year-old girl left inside a broken-down van. When the child woke up alone, she left the van and wandered inside a nearby building. Someone at the location called the sheriff’s office.

The licensing office cited the daycare with three class-one violations. The most serious violation was for leaving the child inside the van. The daycare was also hit with a $750 fine.

McCoggle said if she had known about the daycare’s previous violation, she “would have never taken my baby there.”

A year later, in 2018, two center inspections found several violations, including staff-to-children ratio issues.

The news outlet interviewed Child Care Licensing Manager Lisa Bragano earlier this month and was told that the center received another class one violation over what recently happened to 7-month-old Adonis.

A spokesperson for the county said that regulators conducted “a complete review of this incident and the facility’s compliance history, it was determined that revocation of the license is the appropriate action to take at this time.”

The attorney representing the daycare said that his client plans to appeal the county’s decision. The daycare has 15 days to respond to the administrative complaint that seeks to revoke its license.

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