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  • Wendy Williams reveals she’s seeking treatment and living in a sober house

    Wendy Williams got incredibly candid during her show Tuesday about her struggle with addiction. The host of “The Wendy Williams Show” told viewers she is living in a sober house and talked about her past struggles with cocaine. “I have been living in a sober house,” she said tearfully. “You know, I’ve had a struggle with cocaine in the past. I never went to a place to get treatment. There are people in your family; it might be you. I […]

  • School system employee loses job after screaming racial slurs at man in grocery store

    EAST HAVEN, Conn. –  A racist tirade in a Connecticut supermarket Friday night has gone viral on social media – and cost the woman who screamed the slurs her job with Hamden schools. The woman in the videos told police an African-American man called her a disrespectful name as she walked through the Shop Rite, setting her off. As the very beginning of the video, now former Hamden Board of Education Secretary Corrine Terrone, said, “Don’t you dare talk to me […]

  • Disturbing video shows dog being dragged down Memphis street

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A video showing a moving truck dragging a dog down a Memphis street is getting attention from local authorities. It’s still unclear what led to the dog being dragged. Memphis Police tell WREG they think it was an accident since they never received any calls about it. Neither did Memphis Animal Services. The person who shot the video said on her Facebook page that she stopped the truck and told a woman who was driving that she […]

  • Her son died. And then anti-vaxers attacked her

    Not long ago, a 4-year-old boy died of the flu. His mother, under doctor’s orders, watched his two little brothers like a hawk, terrified they might get sick and die, too. Grieving and frightened, just days after her son’s death she checked her Facebook page hoping to read messages of comfort from family and friends. Instead, she found dozens of hateful comments: You’re a terrible mother. You killed your child. You deserved what happened to your son. This is all […]

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    Blood pressure medication recall expands again with new lots of Losartan

    The FDA has announced two added recalls of blood pressure medication tainted with a cancer-causing impurity. Legacy Pharmaceutical Packaging, LLC issued a voluntary nationwide recall of Losartan Potassium Tablets, USP, 50mg Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of N-Nitroso N-Methyl 4-amino butyric acid (NMBA) Impurity found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API). The recall is the latest in an ongoing investigation into a class of drugs known as angiotensin receptor blockers or ARBs, which contain either valsartan, losartan or […]

  • ‘Reality TV star ‘Mama June’ arrested on drug charges in Alabama

    The third season of her WE TV show From Not to Hot premiered Friday, but June Shannon (aka “Mama June” from TLC’s Here Comes Honey Boo Boo) may not have been much in the mood to watch it, despite putting up a brave front on Twitter. TMZreports that Shannon, 39, and her 43-year-old boyfriend, Geno Doak, were both arrested Wednesday after a call came in about an incident at an Alabama gas station. Both were reportedly hit with drug possession and drug paraphernalia charges, […]

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    Jelly Belly creator releases line of CBD-infused jelly beans

    LOS ANGELES – The creator of Jelly Belly jelly beans has released his own line of CBD-infused jelly beans. David Klein, who invented the Jelly Belly brand in 1976 but left the company in 1980, has now launched Spectrum Confections, which released and quickly sold out of CBD-infused jelly beans. “The jelly bean is perfect for the proper dosage (of CBD),” Klein told Cannabis Aficionado.“We are putting 10 ml in each. If people want a small dose, they eat one. If they […]

  • Dead whale found with more than 85 pounds of plastic bags in its stomach

    A young whale whose carcass washed up in the Philippines died of “dehydration and starvation” after consuming 40 kilograms (88 pounds) of plastic bags, scientists have found. Marine biologist and environmentalist Darrell Blatchley told CNN that the juvenile male Cuvier’s beaked whale was found “showing signs of being emaciated and dehydration” and had been “vomiting blood before it died.” Blatchley, who is president and founder of D’ Bone Collector Museum, a natural history museum in the Philippine city of Davao, […]

  • Photo of firefighter carrying elderly woman up stadium stairs captures hearts

    HOUSTON – Firefighter Thomas Harwell says it’s always been in his blood to help people, and not just when he’s on the clock. He, his wife Shayla and their 2-year-old daughter were at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo featuring Brad Paisley Saturday when they saw an elderly woman struggling to get down the stairs of the stadium with her daughter and two granddaughters. “She was having a rough time,” Shayla Harwell told CNN Sunday night. “I nudged my husband and told […]

  • Police looking for driver who dragged Nashville officer with his ATV

    The Metro Nashville Police Department is looking for the ATV driver who dragged an officer down Broadway on Saturday. About 100 “dirt bikes, motorcycles, ATVs, and four wheelers” illegally took over the street around 3 p.m. on Saturday, MNPD said. It was the second day in a row that off-road vehicles began illegally driving on major roads throughout Nashville, according to CNN affiliate WTVF. “These individuals were weaving in and out of moving and parked vehicles, endangering motorists and pedestrians, […]

  • ‘Disneyland Size’ crowds swamp California ‘super bloom’ fields

    LAKE ELSINORE, Calif.  – Recent record-breaking rainfall brought a “super bloom” that covered Lake Elsinore’s fields with bright-colored poppies, attracting crowds that congested traffic and strained the city’s resources, officials said, calling it a “public safety crisis.” About 50,000 people visited the poppy fields over the weekend, which was twice as many visitors as the weekend before, according to Lake Elsinore Mayor Steve Manos. “Our small city cannot sustain crowds of this magnitude—our city is not made for Disneyland size […]

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    Naked, barking man stole car, assaulted officers, police say

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police in Iowa arrested a naked, “barking” man Friday after he allegedly stole a car and assaulted officers while trying to escape, according to WHO-TV. Diamond Dolo, 29, is facing two counts of assault on a police officer causing injury and two counts of first-degree theft. The incident began at 7:38 a.m. when police were called to the 3200 block of 30th Street after someone noticed a naked man, later identified as Dolo, on the roof of […]

  • Postal Service celebrates Sesame Street’s 50th anniversary with new stamps

    WASHINGTON — Get ready for three new stamp sets to hit post offices this year! The United States Postal Service announced and revealed the new stamp subjects Tuesday. Sesame Street In honor of one of the nation’s most beloved children’s shows, 16 Sesame Street characters will get their faces on stamps. “For the last 50 years, it has provided educational programming and entertainment for generations of children throughout the country and around the world,” the USPS said in a news […]

  • Budweiser Clydesdales breeding facility introduces Carly, the first foal of 2019

    BOONVILLE, Mo. — Say hello to Carly, the very first foal born this year at Warm Springs Ranch, the breeding and training facility for the Budweiser Clydesdales! On Wednesday, the ranch shared video of the newborn taking her first steps. She already seems pretty sure-footed! The video shows her hopping around and getting used to her legs, close to her mama. The ranch is set to open its gates March 23, giving guests their first opportunity to meet Carly in […]

  • New device lets men breastfeed

    A new device lets dads take on nursing duty. The Dentsu Group, a Japanese company, has created a wearable breastfeeding technology that allows fathers to nurse babies. The breast-shaped device is equipped with a tank to hold milk or formula. It can also vibrate to induce sleep and alert parents of the baby’s feeding patterns. “With the softness and warmth close to that of a mother’s breast, babies are none the wiser, and can relax as usual,” according to a […]

  • Police post selfie of shoplifting suspect found on phone he left behind

    LAKESIDE, Colo. – The Lakeside Police Department posted a selfie from a phone left behind by an alleged shoplifter. The Facebook post shows Crow Lowry, who allegedly shoplifted at Walmart Thursday and left his cellphone at the store on North Harlan Street. “While Shoplifting at the Walmart today you left your Cell Phone. Please contact the Lakeside Police Department for your cellphone and (your) Shoplifting Charge,” LPD wrote. “Hope to see you soon.” Lakeside is a small municipality located immediately […]

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    Proposed ‘Firearm Registration Act’ would create gun registry in Pennsylvania

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – A new proposal in the Pennsylvania legislature seeks to create a statewide gun registry, according to WPMT. House Bill 768, or the Firearm Registration Act, was proposed on Friday by Representative Angel Cruz (D-Philadelphia), Representative Mary Isaacson (D-Philadelphia), and Representative Mary Jo Daley (D-Montgomery). In the Co-Sponsorship memoranda of the bill, the primary sponsor, Rep. Cruz, says: “In this world of instant information, we can’t go an hour without hearing on the news or social media about […]

  • Santa Anita Park bans race day medication after 22nd horse dies in less than 3 months

    ARCADIA, Calif. – After another fatality raised Santa Anita Park’s horse death toll to 22 in less than three months, company officials on Thursday declared a zero-tolerance policy for race day medication at the Arcadia facility. The Stronach Group, which owns the racetrack, did not definitively blame the horses’ fatal injuries on the substances they received. But the company said it needed to take a step toward fixing a “broken” system, according to KTLA. In addition to drugging, the park […]

  • Epic staring contest between bald eagle and squirrel captured by photographer

    LINCOLN, Maine – A photographer in Maine captured an epic staring contest between a bald eagle and a squirrel. The photo was shot by Roger Stevens Jr. on Monday and shows a gray squirrel and eagle staring at each other at the top of a tree in Lincoln, Maine, a small town about two hours away from the Canadian border. “I couldn’t have made this up!” Stevens wrote in the post, which has been shared more than 10,000 times. “Behind […]

  • 49 killed as gunmen open fire in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand

    At least 49 people have been killed and 20 seriously injured after gunmen opened fire in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch Friday, a coordinated and unprecedented attack that has shocked the usually peaceful nation. New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called the incident a terrorist attack in a Friday press conference, saying the suspects held “extremist views” that have no place in New Zealand or the world. Forty-one people were killed at the al Noor mosque on Deans […]

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    When night fell, the chickens killed the fox

    Not quite the easy meal the fox may have expected when it entered a bustling chicken coop at an agricultural school in northwest France. The automatic hatch door closed behind the juvenile fox, trapping him in a coop holding 3,000 hens, reports the BBC. The birds confronted the intruder, thought to be five or six months old, and pecked it to death. “There was a herd instinct,” says the school’s farming director. “It had blows to its neck, blows from beaks.” […]

  • Hero student saves bus driver, students during medical emergency

    JIM THORPE, Pa. – A high school student in Carbon County is being hailed a hero by his community for saving not only his bus driver but also a busload of students. Freshman Matt Stauffer was boarding his school bus on Tuesday morning when he noticed something was wrong with the driver. “I wasn’t really thinking. I was just acting, just doing what I thought was right,” Stauffer told WNEP. For 14-year-old Stauffer, Tuesday was just any other school day. […]

  • Bone marrow donor gets life-saving kidney transplant 20 years later

    It is said that it is far better to give than to receive. 68-year-old Robert Miller is currently recovering from a life-saving kidney transplant, given to him by an anonymous donor. Miller was on the other end of the surgical procedure 20 years ago, in 1999, when he donated his bone marrow and saved the life of a young man in a coma, according to WPIX. With tears in his eyes, Miller emotionally said it was humbling to know that […]

  • Dash camera captures plane crash in front of car on busy road

    MARKHAM, Ontario — A plane crashed in front of a car on a busy road and it was caught on dash camera, CTV reports. A single-engine plane lost control after taking off at Buttonville Airport around 2 p.m. Tuesday. The plane crashed through a fence before narrowly missing traffic on 16th Avenue. A male instructor and female student were in the plane. Amazingly, no one was injured.

  • California’s wildflower super bloom attracts swarms of migrating butterflies

    This year’s wildflower super bloom is not only filling California deserts with eye-popping displays of color — it’s also providing a feast for swarms of painted lady butterflies making their way north from Mexico. “This is the biggest outbreak since 2005,” said Art Shapiro, a professor at the University of California, Davis, who’s been studying the migration of butterflies in the state since 1972. Painted ladies tend to thrive when there’s a super bloom, Shapiro said, because there are so […]

  • ‘They were literally eating me alive.’ Arkansas woman dragged, bitten hundreds of times by pack of dogs

    *WARNING: Some images in the above video are disturbing ST. FRANCIS COUNTY, Ark. — A St. Francis County woman said she was dragged behind a house and viciously attacked while out walking, and the suspects all had four legs. Days into the healing process, the 27-year-old’s body is still a patchwork of stitches, bandages and injuries — some too graphic to show on television. Her mother said her daughter had more dog bites than the doctor was able to count. […]

  • U.S. warship quarantined at sea in Persian Gulf due to virus outbreak

    A U.S. warship has essentially been quarantined at sea for over two months and has been unable to make a port call due to an outbreak of a viral infection similar to mumps. Twenty-five sailors and Marines aboard the USS Fort McHenry amphibious warship have been diagnosed with parotitis, which causes symptoms similar to mumps, according to US military officials. Until CNN asked about the incident, the US military had not disclosed it. The illness first broke out in December, […]

  • Reputed Gambino crime boss shot and killed outside New York home

    A reputed New York crime boss was shot and killed outside a home Wednesday night. Francesco Cali, 53, was found with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso, the NYPD said. A law enforcement official confirmed to CNN that the victim was a high-ranking member of the Gambino crime family and is believed to be the acting boss. Police responded to a 911 call Wednesday night of an assault in front of the home in the New York borough of Staten […]

  • Man charged after Chihuahua found wrapped in plastic bags in grocery store trash

    DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. – A man faces charges after allegedly hiding a dog inside plastic bags and putting it into a trash can. 31-year-old Kegvin Flanagan has been charged with two counts of animal cruelty. It happened on February 12th around 4:30 p.m.  at Karns Foods Store  in Lower Paxton Township. A Karns employee tells WPMT he was working outside when he heard a rustling sound coming from inside the trash can. When he looked inside, he says he found […]

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    Woman sues Olive Garden after stuffed mushrooms cause severe burns to throat

    FORT WORTH, Texas – A Texas woman is suing Olive Garden after stuffed mushrooms caused severe burns to her throat, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The lawsuit was filed on March 8th and alleges the restaurant didn’t warn Danny Howard how hot the stuffed mushrooms were. On Aug. 11, 2017, Howard ordered stuffed mushrooms at an Olive Garden in the Fort Worth area. She took a bite and it immediately burned her mouth, the lawsuit claims. The mushroom then […]

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