Cloudy and Cold, Ohio Mom Throws Hot Chocolate on Husband and Kids, Lost Dog Found 200 Miles From Home

Cloudy and Cold, Ohio Mom Throws Hot Chocolate on Husband and Kids, Lost Dog Found 200 Miles From Home

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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A local mom was arrested Tuesday after allegedly throwing hot chocolate on her husband and two kids.

According to documents, Natasha Johnson, 29, was fighting with her  estranged husband in the car with their two daughters in the back.

Police say that the fight escalated and Johnson threw hot chocolate at him, splashing the girls, causing them second and third degree burns.

Johnson was charged with two counts child endangering and domestic violence Wednesday. Her bond is set at $20,000.

MANDAN, ND (KARE/CNN) - A dog owner who thought her best friend was lost got him home just in time for Christmas.

Bentley, a 3-year-old German shepherd, went missing in October while being watched by a friend.

"She was hoping he'd get hungry and come back. Well he didn't come back and that was like the worst call," said Cindi Leach, Bentley's owner.

Nearly two months later, she finally got a better call.

"I asked him to put it on speakerphone and as soon as I said Bentley's name, he said he just perked up and started chomping around the house," she said.

That call came from Detroit Lakes, MN, 200 miles away from her North Dakota home. Bryan Deike found Bentley in his front yard so malnourished he thought he was dead.

After nursing the dog back to health, he had a friend post pictures on Facebook, which eventually traced the missing dog back to Leach.

"To this day I don't know if someone picked him up and he took off from them, if he just ran that whole way," Leach said.

He has pneumonia, an ear infection, and is still a bit skittish. But Bentley is home after two months and thanks to a stranger 200 miles away.

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Julia Tullos, WOIO, Assignment Manager