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  • Cleveland Browns win their first game since Barack Obama was President

    CLEVELAND, Ohio- The Cleveland Browns have won their first regular season game since December 2016, and if that seems like a long time ago, it was. Barack Obama was still President. After the win, Browns fans took to the streets to celebrate the first win for the franchise in nearly two years. Browns’ defensive end Myles Garrett got the party started inside FirstEnergy Stadium as he high-fived fans in post-game celebration. 🧡🧡🧡 @MylesLGarrett — Cleveland Browns (@Browns) September 21, […]

  • Woman watchers sister’s rescue from Hurricane Florence on local newscast

    GREENSBORO, NC – A North Carolina woman got the shock of her life while watching coverage of Hurricane Florence on WGHP. Sandy Gil said she saw video of her sister, Cindy, getting rescued during a newscast. Sandy sat down at her computer Monday after trying to get updates on the weather at the coast. Her sister lives in Pender County, an area that isn’t a stranger to hurricanes. She hadn’t heard from her sister in days. “She needed to hold […]

  • Florida nudist who loves yard work not loved by his neighbors

    STUART, Fla. — A community in Florida is growing frustrated with one neighbor who does his yard work completely naked. “I came out Sunday night to put the trash out, and I look over and he is bent over, winding up his hose, and I’m like, ‘That is my view of the neighborhood,” said neighbor Melissa Ny. “He works on his car, and he does it naked, and everyone has called the police. He is just out there doing his yard […]

  • McDonald’s changes up their apple pie, and social media isn’t happy

    Some changes have been made to a classic McDonald’s treat. Officials announced they have altered the recipe for their apple pie. The beloved dessert supposedly includes fewer ingredients and a whole new look. The pies are now covered in a lattice-style crust and sprinkled with a sugar topping. McDonald’s officials said they’re made with six different kinds of apples that are 100 percent American grown. The baked pies clock in at 240 calories, which is less than their previous version […]

  • Police dogs from all over the country compete to be ‘Top Dog’

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Police K-9s and handlers from across the country are competing in the National Police Dog Trials. 87 teams from across the nation are battling to see who is top dog, according to WHNT. “As far away as Minnesota, South Florida, New York, Maryland,” said Joe Jenkins, the K-9 Sergeant with the Huntsville Police Department. “To compete to be the top dog of the nation.” The dogs are judged on their obedience, agility, and criminal apprehension among other things. “When […]

  • This 94-year-old hands out chocolate bars to strangers. And people love it

    Every Saturday, Bob Williams walks into a Dollar General store in Long Grove, Iowa, and buys a box of Hershey’s milk chocolate bars. Williams hands two to the cashiers, a third to the person behind him in line and then sets off around town handing the rest out to anyone he sees. The World War II vet, retired teacher and high school football coach, 94, has been melting hearts this way around Long Grove, Iowa, for more than 10 years […]

  • Prank calls claiming tigers escaped zoo frightens residents and businesses

    SEATTLE, Wash. – Residents and businesses around a Seattle zoo can rest easy after learning a scary phone call they received was a prank, according to KCPQ. On Sunday, a robocall dialed multiple homes and restaurants near the Woodland Park Zoo, telling people to be on the lookout for a tiger that had escaped the zoo. The prank seemed very real because the caller used the same phone number as the Woodland Park Zoo, officials said. But it was definitely a prank. […]

  • Man pleads guilty to vandalizing ‘Field of Dreams’ in Iowa

    DYERSVILLE, Iowa — A man accused of vandalizing the “Field of Dreams” in Iowa pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal mischief, according to KCRG.  Austin Pape, 21, of Dyersville was accused of driving onto the property back in January, damaging the sprinkler system and leaving deep gashes in the field, according to police. Thousands of people visit the property every year, running around the bases and walking to the surrounding cornfields. According to WQAD, Pape pleaded not guilty earlier this year but entered […]

  • Mississippi Sheriff compares Osama Bin Laden to Colin Kaepernick in Facebook post

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Nike’s decision to make former NFL star Colin Kaepernick the face of their new campaign has caused controversy across the nation. Now, some citizens in Marshall County, Mississippi are wondering what one elected official may have meant by sharing a picture of Kaepernick next to Osama Bin Laden on social media, according to WREG. Marshall County Constable Don Cothern re-posted a meme that reads, “If Bin Laden had a son.” He has since taken down the post […]

  • Elizabeth Smart’s kidnapper to leave prison today

    Wanda Barzee, one of two people who abducted 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart in 2002, will be released from a Utah prison sometime Wednesday. Barzee was serving a 15-year sentence when the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole unexpectedly credited her with 2,436 days for time served, moving up her release date from 2024. Smart, now 30, urged officials to reconsider releasing the woman who assisted in her kidnapping and rape, saying she’s still a threat to the community. Barzee’s lawyer said […]

  • Animals stranded by Hurricane Florence headed to Ohio

    Elyria, Ohio – Animals stranded by Hurricane Florence are being rescued from catastrophic flooding in the Carolinas and evacuated to Northeast Ohio, according to WJW. Six dogs arrived over the weekend at the Friendship Animal Protective League in Elyria, Ohio, just west of Cleveland. Volunteers were ready and waiting for the new arrivals and have been showering them with love, trying to make them feel as comfortable as possible. “The thing with animals, they don’t understand why people are leaving. […]

  • ‘It’s just pizza’: Angry customer charged with assault after attacking Domino’s manager

    GUTHRIE, Okla. – An angry Domino’s Pizza customer was arrested after he allegedly got the wrong order and took his anger out on an employee recently, according to KFOR. The customer, identified by police as Milton Ray Davis, was arrested and charged with assault and battery. The Domino’s manager working at the time, Mike Merkle, got an angry phone call from the disgruntled customer. “I apologized to him and told him, ‘Hey, I’ll be happy to remake your pizza, no […]

  • Julie Chen leaving ‘The Talk’ after husband Les Moonves exits CBS

    Julie Chen is stepping down from “The Talk” on CBS, one week after her husband Les Moonves left the CBS Corporation under pressure. Chen’s decision is effective immediately, according to two sources close to her. She will address the decision through a videotaped message to viewers on Tuesday’s episode. “She has decided that her main focus needs to be clearing her husband’s name from accusations made 25-30 years ago and tending to her son,” one of the sources said. The […]

  • Fan Bingbing: China’s most famous actress has disappeared

    Imagine if one day Jennifer Lawrence was walking the red carpet in Los Angeles and the next she vanished completely with no word about where she was. It might sound ludicrous, or terrifying, but it’s the reality in China, where one of the country’s most famous actresses has disappeared without a trace amid an uproar over tax evasion by celebrities. Fan Bingbing, one of China’s highest-paid and most bankable stars, has appeared in both Chinese and Western films, including the […]

  • Couple gets their perfect day thanks to donations after wedding spoiled by Utah County fire evacuations

    WOODLAND HILLS, Utah — A picture-perfect couple planned a perfect wedding, until the home they planned to use for their wedding reception was put on evacuation notice due to the Pole Creek Fire. “Our wedding decorations, our tablecloths, everything, they’re still sitting at the house because we grabbed the most important stuff that got left behind,” the groom, Sterling Peterson told KSTU. After not having access to their reception location, food, decorations or table settings, the couple needed help. “I […]

  • Thrill seeking senior-citizens go skydiving

    GRAND HAVEN, Mich. – A group of seniors crossed an item off their bucket lists after they jumped out of a plane, according to WXMI. Four women from the Sparta Senior Neighbors Center made the trip to Grand Haven Sky Diving Saturday afternoon to jump out of a plane.  The trip was planned by the center as an effort to incorporate more active outings into their residents’ lives. One of the women jumping Saturday was Vivian Lidermore. The 86-year-old is a […]

  • Paul Manafort and special counsel close to deal for guilty plea

    Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman embattled by criminal indictments, may no longer fight the charges related to his Ukrainian lobbying operation. He and the special counsel’s office are close to a deal for a guilty plea ahead of his upcoming trial, according to a source familiar with the matter. A deal is expected but the source cautioned the two sides have been close before. The incentive appears to be to reach a deal ahead of a pretrial motion […]

  • Thirsty thief breaks into home for a bottle of water

    LOGAN COUNTY, Okla. – A man is facing felony charges after he was caught allegedly breaking down someone’s door to steal a water bottle, according to KFOR. Deputies arrested Derrick Dumas just after they say he broke into a home near Edmond, Oklahoma and stole the bottle. According to deputies, the homeowner woke up to a noise and discovered Dumas in front of the refrigerator with the door open. He told Dumas to “get the hell out” but Dumas replied that […]

  • ‘Sex and the City’ star Cynthia Nixon loses her bid to become governor of New York

    NEW YORK – Gov. Andrew Cuomo will win the Democratic nomination for a third term, CNN projects, easily defeating a challenge from his left by progressive activist and actress Cynthia Nixon. The Empire State primary marked the final opportunity this year for left-wing insurgents to unseat powerful Democratic incumbents. But Cuomo, a battle-tested campaigner with deep pockets, consolidated establishment support in the spring and spent the summer blitzing the airwaves, spending more than $8 million over three weeks late in […]

  • Video shows clumsy man drop gun in robbery attempt

    AURORA, Colo. — Police are investigating an attempted robbery at an E-Cig of Denver store in Aurora, according to KDVR. The clumsy would-be thief dropped the gun over the counter and quickly fled the store, and it was all caught on camera. In the video, the suspect walks up to the counter and pulls out what the owner and employee later identified as an Airsoft, or BB gun. As the footage continues, the suspect fumbles the gun and tries to […]

  • Anheuser-Busch breweries to produce emergency canned water

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Anheuser-Busch’s brewery in Fort Collins has become the company’s second facility that can produce cans of drinking water for those affected by natural disasters and other emergencies, according to KDVR. The Fort Collins brewery joins Anheuser-Busch’s facility in Cartersville, Georgia, that will produce emergency drinking water. The announcement was made Wednesday as Hurricane Florence appears poised to strike the East Coast. Anheuser-Busch says its emergency relief program has provided more than 79 million cans of water […]

  • Orcas chase fisherman off of Baja California coast

    SAN DIEGO – Four San Diego fishermen got the show of a lifetime over the weekend when they were fishing in Mexican waters south of the Coronado Islands. Tyler Bartholomew was celebrating his 40th birthday with his friends by trolling for tuna. The group had launched early from Coronado and spent the morning fishing in Mexican waters. They caught several skipjack and a couple of yellowfin tuna, but overall the fishing was disappointing, Bartholomew said. Around 2 p.m., things got […]

  • Video shows police cruiser taking up two lanes on the interstate

    CLEVELAND– Social media has been buzzing about a video posted by a truck driver showing a Cleveland police cruiser hogging two lanes on Interstate 90, according to WJW. Joe Gerhart said he was traveling east on I-90 towards downtown Cleveland on Sept. 7 when he noticed a police car get onto the highway and jumped into the center lane of traffic and almost immediately began straddling two lanes of traffic while traveling at 10 mph below the posted speed limit […]

  • 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund may run out of money as more victims become sick

    NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – The 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund was allotted $7.3 billion to finance medical expenses for survivors. The money is set to expire at the end of 2020, but could run out sooner as more people are getting sick. Special Master of the Victims’ Compensation Fund, Rupa Bhattacharyya, said the fund has paid out just over $4 billion to date, leaving a little more than $3 billion left. “We’re not at a point where this is an […]

  • Miss Michigan calls out Flint water crisis at Miss America pageant

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Instead of highlighting her achievements, one Miss America contestant introduced herself at Sunday’s pageant by bringing attention to the water crisis facing her state. “From the state with 84% of the United States’ fresh water but none for its residents to drink, I am Miss Michigan Emily Sioma,” she said. The introduction was a nod to Flint, Michigan, where cost-cutting measures led to tainted drinking water that contained lead and other toxins. Sioma received kudos on […]

  • Navy sailor adopts hurt puppy found at African base

    NORFOLK, Va. – Petty Officer 2nd class Royce Walters was deployed on New Year’s Eve. There were no big celebrations, but he did see a lot of stray dogs near his camp. One puppy caught his eye. “He was in bad shape,” Walters told WTKR, “he had this weird tarry substance on his head and on his back. He had cuts and contusions that looked to be infected. He had worms and was definitely malnourished.” For some reason, this puppy […]

  • Former Miss USA and Miss Universe Chelsi Smith dies after battle with liver cancer

    HOUSTON, Texas – Former Miss Universe and Miss USA Chelsi Smith died Saturday, according to WPIX. She was 45. She had been dealing with cancer, Miss New York USA 1995 Shanna Moakler said. “I am heartbroken. Godspeed beautiful,” Moakler tweeted. “You were my friend and a light. I love and will miss you more then you will never know. The epitome of a Queen.” Smith was crowned Miss Universe in the 1995 competition in Namibia, becoming the first woman from the […]

  • ‘My love for you is endless’: A wife’s tearful goodbye to her murdered husband

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Officials say a man killed outside San Diego last week was a 21-year-old Marine from New York. Christopher Truax Jr. was an active duty U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant stationed at MCAS Miramar, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department said. They are offering a $1,000 reward for anyone who can offer information leading to the arrest of his killer. Truax Jr.’s wife, Alexia, shared photos with KSWB showing her with her late husband and their 11-month-old son. […]

  • Off-duty Texas officer entered wrong apartment, shot and killed resident

    DALLAS, Texas – Dallas police are investigating a deadly shooting involving an off-duty police officer. According to news release, the officer arrived home around 10 p.m. Thursday after working a full shift. Police said she was in full uniform when she walked into an apartment she thought was her own and fired her weapon at the man inside. The @DallasPD says an off-duty officer entered what she believed was her own apartment at @SouthSideFlatsD but it was not. The person […]

  • 37,000 women sign letter calling on Pope Francis to answer questions about abuse

    CHICAGO, Ill. — In an open letter last week, a former top Catholic Church official made a stunning allegation against Pope Francis – accusing him of ignoring claims of sexual assault and abuse by now-removed Cardinal Theodore McCarrick. Pope Francis replied to Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano’s letter by saying: “I will not say a single word on this.” Now another letter is in the news. Signed by thousands of women of the faith, it urges the pope to answer questions surrounding Vigano’s accusations, […]