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Woman breaks into house, takes bath, eats homeowner’s Cheetos, police say

A woman came home Tuesday and found a naked woman taking a bath and eating Cheetos, according to police. 

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Evelyn Washington, 29, was arrested and charged with simple burglary and criminal damage to property, according to police.

Washington told police an unknown man told her to break into the house. Washington used a tall cooler to break a window and gain entry, police said. 

A plate of food, including the homeowner’s Cheetos, was found on the toilet next to the bathtub, according to police.

Washington is held on $500 bond.

Florida man charged after woman he didn't know discovered in his bed

A 34-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after a woman he didn't know was discovered in his bed, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.

Shortly before 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, deputies said they arrived at a home on Gainesborough Drive near McCulloch and North Tanner roads to assist the University of Central Florida Police Department and the Seminole County Sheriff's Office with an investigation.

Investigators said they used GPS from the victim's phone to locate the home.

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Deputies said Jose David Rodriguez told them a woman whose name he didn't know was sleeping in his bedroom. They said they awoke the woman, who told them she thought she was at her boyfriend's home but soon realized she wasn't and didn't know how she ended up there.

Read: Jury recommends life sentence for Orange County man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend's teenage daughter

Surveillance footage showed a shirtless Rodriguez having difficulty keeping his pants up as he guided the victim into his home, an arrest affidavit said. The woman tried to walk away from him, but he grabbed her wrist and arm to keep her from doing so, the report said.

The victim's friend said the pair had visited several downtown Orlando bars Tuesday evening and that at about 1:45 a.m. Wednesday, the two got into a blue Nissan Altima, which they thought was an Uber ordered by the victim, the affidavit said.

Before arriving at the victim's home, Rodriguez took off his shirt and the victim's friend asked what he was doing, because she thought it was odd, but he didn't respond, the report said.

Investigators said the victim's friend told them she got out of the vehicle and also tried to get her friend, who was passed out, out of the vehicle so they could go home, but Rodriguez drove away with the victim.

Read: Police: Woman accused of having sex with teen boy for money

"The victim stated she was not wearing the same pants she went out with her friends in," the affidavit said.

Deputies said the victim told them she didn't think she had sexual intercourse, but she believes "something happened."

While being interviewed, Rodriguez told detectives that he went downtown to celebrate his birthday Tuesday evening and he said he wanted to speak with a lawyer, investigators said.

Rodriguez was booked into the Orange County Jail on a false imprisonment charge.

Read: Deputies: Florida man arrested after threatening to blackmail a student in exchange for sex

Photos: Shooting at Forest High School near Ocala, Florida

One person was injured Friday morning in a shooting reported at Forest High School in Ocala, according to the the Marion County Sheriff's Office.

Toys R Us rejects Bratz CEO’s buyout offer for being too low, report says

Toys R Us has rejected MGA Entertainment CEO Isaac Larian’s $675 million bid for about 30 percent of the remaining U.S. and Canada locations of the business.

CNN Money reported that the bid, which was made April 13, was too low, according to sources.

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Toys R Us filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2017 and announced store closings March 15.

“If this is true, it is very disappointing,” Larian said of the report. “We feel confident that we submitted a fair valuation of the company’s U.S. assets.” Larian added that he wants to keep working to save the business.

Larian’s company, MGA Entertainment, is known for making Bratz dolls and Little Tikes toys. 

Related: CEO of MGA Entertainment makes formal offer to buy Toys R Us

“The liquidation of Toys R Us is going to have a long-term effect on the toy business. The industry will truly suffer,” the billionaire said in a statement last week announcing the bid. “The prospect of bringing the Toys R Us experience to a new generation, my new grandson's generation, is enough to motivate me to Save Toys R Us.”

At the time, Larian said he would use his own money and financing from banks and other investors for the bid.

Toys R Us is considering other offers, CNN Money reported

Details released after 9-year-old taken from elementary school, found over 1,000 miles away

After a 9-year-old girl was forcibly taken from Northaven Elementary school, authorities found Za'Myiah White in Grants, New Mexico.

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Grants officers tracked down Brenton White through his cellphone. They discovered he was at a Sonic Drive-In.

Investigators said they found White parked in a stall when he was approached by officers.

Deputies told FOX13 the suspect began fidgeting in the vehicle, then started to back up. The deputies then asked Brenton White to exit the vehicle, but he did not comply and continued to back up the car.

The officer then attempted to open the driver's side door, but it was locked, investigators said.

White then attempted to drive around the Sonic parking lot at a high rate of speed. However, officers barricaded the exits and entrances, according to officials.

The suspect then drove on to the pedestrian walkway to escape police, however officers deployed spike strips that made contact with both driver’s side tires, deputies said.

White continued the drive further down the street. Officers attempted to slow the vehicle down by boxing him in, according to deputies.

Deputies also noticed a small child in the back seat standing up, looking back at the deputies’ cars. 

Florida man, 19, wins $15 million playing lottery scratch-off ticket 

A 19-year-old Florida man claimed a $15 million top prize in a new scratch-off game, Florida lottery officials announced Wednesday.

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Quinn Kofler of Bonita Springs won the top prize in the Florida 100X the Cash scratch-off game, lottery officials said in a news release.

The scratch-off game, which costs $30, debuted on Feb. 26 and features eight top prizes of $15 million, which lottery officials said is the largest scratch-off jackpot in state history. There are also 20 prizes of $1 million.

Kofler traveled to lottery headquarters in Tallahassee and decided to take his winnings in a lump sum of $11,175,000, according to the statement. He bought the ticket at a 7-Eleven convenience store in Bonita Springs.

Comey memos: What is in them, how does President Trump respond?

Now that Washington watchers have had time to digest the memos written by former FBI director James Comey, what do the written notes say about the relationship between the former director and President Donald Trump?

Comey gave the memos to Congress Thursday. They describe conversations between the president and himself from Jan. 7, 2017 through April 11, 2017, CNN reported.

The memos are what led to Robert Mueller’s appointment to special counsel investigating Russia’s ties to influence the 2016 presidential election, CNN reported.

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The New York Times reported that the memorandums show Comey saying Trump was distracted by focusing on political rivals and that he was afraid that bureaucrats and government officials were trying to undermine him.

Click here to read the memos, via the Washington Post.

>>Read from our Washington Insider Jamie Dupree: Trump denounces Comey, Russia probe, after release of Comey memos

Some of the highlights from the memos according to CNN:

  • Jan. 7: Trump was adamant that “There were no prostitutes; there were never prostitutes” during a 2013 trip to Moscow.
  • Jan. 27: Trump tells Comey that “The hookers thing is nonsense,” but later “Putin had told him, ‘We have some of the most beautiful hookers in the world.’” Trump also told Comey during the same day that he had “serious reservations” about Flynn’s judgement.
  • Feb. 8: Comey wrote about a meeting with Reince Priebus, White House chief of staff at the time, who asked Comey if the discussion was a “private conversation” then asked Comey, “Do you have a FISA order on Mike Flynn?”
  • March 30: Trump said he would have won Obamacare repeal if there wasn’t a cloud of the Russian investigation.
  • April 11: Trump tells Comey that he has been loyal to the former FBI director, “I have been very loyal to you, very loyal, we had that thing, you know.” CNN reported that the conversation about loyalty was in reference to his request for loyalty from those under him that he requested before the inauguration. Comey told the then president-elect that he would give “honesty.” Trump responded “honest loyalty.”

In another memo, one from Jan. 28, Comey said that Trump reprimanded Flynn for not scheduling a return call from a head of state who was offering congratulations for his election win. “In telling the story, the President pointed his fingers at his head and said, ‘the guy has serious judgment issues,’” Comey wrote in the memo, but Comey admitted he did not say anything at the time of Trump’s statement, the Washington Post reported.

>>Read more from Jamie Dupree: Instant leaks as feds deliver Comey memos to Congress

Trump disagrees with Comey’s recount of what was discussed, and outlined, in the memos. He took to his usual platform of Twitter to state his displeasure with the memos, continuing to call the Mueller investigation a “witch hunt.”

He also attacked Comey over the director’s recently published book.

Police: Mother facing charges after student, 7, attends school with cocaine in system 

An Ohio woman is facing charges after her 7-year-old child allegedly was high on cocaine while attending class Monday, police said.

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The child is a student at North Elementary School in Urbana, one of the district’s kindergarten and first-grade schools, and was acting very unusual in the late morning, police and school officials said.

“The student was drowsy, groggy and they thought there might be a blood sugar question,” Urbana Superintendent Charles Thiel said.

Thiel said the student’s classroom was quarantined and administrators called 911.

The student was taken to Urbana Mercy Health Hospital, where it was determined the substance in the student’s system was cocaine.

The child received treatment and was later released, but it’s not known whether the student has returned to school after the incident.

“It’s a terrible situation for one of our youngest students to have to be in an environment in which the ingestion of an illegal substance occurs,” Thiel said.

The child’s mother appeared to be under the influence of multiple drugs, including cocaine and fentanyl, when she showed up at the hospital, according to police.

Police said it’s likely the student inhaled the drug prior to the start of the school day while staying at a Springfield home.

The mother is currently being held at Tri-County Jail and is facing multiple felony drug abuse charges, police said.

Tammy Duckworth makes Senate history, votes with infant daughter in her arms 

Maile Pearl Bowlsbey doesn’t know it, but the 10-day-old infant made history Thursday at the U.S. Senate.

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Her mother, Tammy Duckworth, became the first person to cast a vote on the Senate floor with her newborn in her arms, The New York Times reported.

The Democrat from Illinois participated in Thursday’s vote on the confirmation of Republican Rep. James Bridenstine as NASA’s new administrator. Duckworth voted against confirmation, but the Senate approved Bridenstine by a 50-49 vote, CNN reported.

Duckworth, who already made history as the first U.S. senator to give birth, was elated about another groundbreaking day.

"It feels great," Duckworth said. "It is about time, huh?"

>> Tammy Duckworth becomes 1st senator to give birth while in office

Wednesday, the Senate changed a longtime rule to allow newborns on the Senate floor during voting, CNN reported. The vote passed by unanimous consent and allows senators with infants under 1 year old to bring the child onto the Senate field and even breastfeed during the voting, CNN reported.

"I think it's historic, I think it's amazing," Duckworth told reporters.

Duckworth led the charge for the rule change.

Before Thursday’s vote, she tweeted: "May have to vote today. Maile's outfit is prepped. Made sure she has a jacket so she doesn't violate the Senate floor dress code requiring blazers. Not sure what the policy is on duckling onesies but I think we're ready."

The tweet referenced Capitol Hill's previous rule, which required women -- reporters and lawmakers -- to wear dresses and blouses with sleeves, CNN reported.

The infant brought a more gentle atmosphere to the Senate.

“She’s so beautiful,” New York Democrat Chuck Schumer said. 

When reporters responded with an “awwww,” Schumer cracked that “The press is finally interested in something worthwhile,” the Times reported.

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