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  • 10-year-old piano prodigy spends his recess playing music for first-graders

    FOLSOM, Calif. –  — Tchaikovsky at Carnegie Hall, Chopin at Manchester’s Concert Hall – and Nathan Zhang at Theodore Judah Elementary school in California. You won’t find the audience dressed in ball gowns and tuxedos at Theodore Judah, but the classical music pouring into the Folsom lunchroom is competition for even the greatest performers. “I realized I really enjoyed playing for them,” said Nathan Zhang, a piano prodigy. At his own request, a couple of times a week, 10-year-old Nathan skips […]

  • Utah man arrested after allegedly carving ‘profane word’ into woman’s stomach

    CEDAR CITY, Utah — A Utah man was arrested Monday for an alleged assault during which he carved a profane word into the victim’s stomach using a piece of broken glass, police say. 22-year-old Brandon Lee Wall was arrested Monday and charged with aggravated assault as a second-degree felony, St. George News reports. Officers had responded to the woman’s home on a report that Wall had been there making threats. The woman told police Wall attacked her in late September, pushing her to […]

  • Times Square hotel selling bagel for $1,000

    MANHATTAN — Forget bagels with schmear and lox, a Times Square hotel is serving up a $1,000 bagel. The Westin New York hotel’s extravagant bagel will feature Alba white truffle cream cheese, goji berry-infused Riesling jelly, and gold leaf flakes. This is not your humble New York City breakfast. Westin first debuted the pricey breakfast in 2007, but the bagel only stayed on their menu for a few months. The bagel’s return a decade later will be limited. It will […]

  • 11-year-old kicked out of Cub Scouts over gun control question to state senator

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A Colorado Cub Scout who said he was kicked out of his den for asking a lawmaker too tough of a question is getting some big name support. Ames Mayfield said he was told he could no longer participate in Scouts with his current group after a Scout activity involving a question-and-answer session with Colorado State Sen. Vicki Marble. “He was supposed to research and ask a question that impacts our community,” his mother Lori Mayfield told […]

  • Black man hugs Nazi outside Richard Spencer event, asks him ‘Why do you hate me?’

    GAINSVILLE, Fla. — A video shows the moment a black man hugged a Nazi outside white supremacist leader Richard Spencer’s speech Thursday afternoon at the University of Florida in Gainesville. In the video, which was posted on Twitter by user Politics for Dummies, 31-year-old Aaron Alex Courtney is seen hugging the man and asking, “Why don’t you like me, dog?” Warning: Video contains harsh language A nazi and a black man…..America 2017 #SpencerAtUF — Politics for Dummies (@Politics4dum) October 19, […]

  • A bullied Whopper Jr.? Burger King uses social experiment in eye-opening campaign

    MIAMI – Scrawny. Short. Ugly. Fat. Weird. Those are some of the words heard by almost one third of children each year – that’s the number of school children worldwide who experience bullying, according to Burger King is speaking up against bullying during National Bullying Prevention Month with an eye-opening campaign called “Bullying Junior.” The spot shows an experiment that took place in a Los Angeles-area Burger King restaurant. First, a high school junior is bullied by friends (all actors), […]

  • Woman turns herself in after robbing man suffering seizure inside Utah 7-Eleven

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — Police have arrested a woman who was caught on camera taking a credit card from a man as he was suffering a seizure inside a 7-Eleven. 28-year-old Alexandra Dewsnup was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail on charges of felony theft and unlawful possession of a credit card, according to a police press release. Police received numerous tips identifying Dewsnup, including from her relatives, according to a statement of probable cause. Police say Dewsnup […]

  • Utah man takes to the streets to find kidney donor for wife

    FARR WEST, Utah — A 74-year-old Utah man is walking for miles a day on a mission to add time to his wife’s life. He’s spreading his message by wearing a sandwich board, and it’s gaining the attention of drivers and thousands of others online. Wayne Winters started this journey just three days ago, walking busy streets near his home in Farr West, Utah to help his wife find a kidney. He said he is already overwhelmed by those who […]

  • Parents create awesome ‘Wheel of Fortune’ costume for son in wheelchair

    MELROSE PARK, Illinois– The Alfano family in Illinois has created some pretty awesome Halloween costumes for their 8-year-old son Anthony, who has cerebral palsy. This year, they have turned their son’s wheelchair into the popular game show, “Wheel of Fortune.” Deanna Alfano told Inside Edition the game show is one of Anthony’s favorites and they watch it every night. “He loves hearing the alphabet, but he has a love for most game shows,” she said. Alfano explained to Inside Edition that […]

  • Run the Milwaukee Marathon the last two years? No, you didn’t

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Marathon officials have confirmed the city’s marathon was short of “USATF Certification” markings due to the course being “set incorrectly.” This marks the second year in a row of issues at the race, according to WITI. Last year, it was too long. This year? Too short, by nearly a mile. Participants ran 25.4 miles, according to race officials. Race officials said Tuesday an internal investigation was underway to determine whether the track was the regulation 26.2 miles. […]

  • Video shows thieves hugging in celebration after finding woman’s rent money

    HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – Surveillance video captured three men breaking into cars in Henrico County, Virginia, then embracing after realizing what was inside them. A woman living on Kinloch Lane said her daughter-in-law forgot to lock her car doors. Thieves broke in and stole the rent money out of her pocketbook early Tuesday morning. They were obviously happy with their heist, which was all caught on camera. As he watched video of the thieves rifling through cars in the early […]

  • What happened to missing 3-year-old forced to stand in alley? Answers may rest in family SUV

    DALLAS – The disappearance of three-year-old Sherin Mathews is posing plenty of problems for Richardson Police and public, but Dallas-based lawyer Chad Ruback says one thing is a guarantee. “Mr. Mathews is going to be convicted. Mr. Mathews is going to spend some time in prison for what he did,” Ruback told KDAF on Monday. “The only question is how long he’s going to be behind bars and what he’s convicted of.” “He has stupidly admitted that he knew there […]

  • Colorado teenager fatally stabs 2 young siblings, police say

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Two children were killed after their older brother stabbed them in an early-morning attack Tuesday, the Colorado Springs Police Department said. Police responding to a Colorado Springs home around 1 a.m. found three victims with apparent stab wounds. The suspect’s siblings, 5-year-old Sophia Murphy and 7-year-old Noah Murphy, suffered stab wounds to their necks and were later pronounced dead. A 19-year-old suspect, identified as Malik Vincent Murphy, was arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree […]

  • Security guard shot in Las Vegas massacre breaks silence

    The security guard who approached Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock’s hotel suite before the massacre said he heard “drilling sounds” before he was shot through the door. In an episode of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” set to air Wednesday, Jesus Campos recounts for the first time on TV the night of the shooting. Campos was wounded by Paddock on October 1, minutes before the gunman sprayed gunfire on concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest Festival from a hotel room in […]

  • Congresswoman says Trump told widow of fallen soldier ‘he knew what he signed up for’

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump denied Wednesday that he told the widow of a U.S. serviceman killed in an ambush in Niger that “he knew what he signed up for, but I guess it still hurt.” Rep. Frederica Wilson, made the claim Tuesday night, saying she was present when the call took place. Sgt. La David Johnson was among the four U.S. soldiers killed by enemy fire in an October 4th ambush in Niger. Trump denied Wilson’s claim in a […]

  • Florida man killed girlfriend’s son, then pawned her stuff, police say

    MIAMI — A 31-year-old man is accused of fatally beating his girlfriend’s 17-month-old son—then stealing her belongings and pawning them off while she was at the hospital with the dying toddler. David Earl Vickers called 911 on Aug. 21st to report the boy, Luca Sholey, was unresponsive and not breathing, the Miami Herald reports. After two days in the hospital, Luca was declared brain-dead from “injuries … consistent with child abuse,” per a police statement cited by People; he died Aug. 25th as […]

  • ‘Zombie Frap’ may come to Starbucks in time for Halloween

    CHICAGO – Not crazy about the Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks? The coffee giant may have another beverage for customers to try this season. The Zombie Frappuccino is rumored to come to the coffee shops just in time for Halloween. The drink is said to be a blend of green apple caramel powder and pink powder, topped with pink whipped cream to resemble brains. Starbucks hasn’t said anything officially about the new drink but word is leaking out from baristas […]

  • Innocent-looking unicorn transforms to terrify kids

    This stuffed toy unicorn looks innocent enough – but it is terrifying little kids. The cute and cuddly animal quickly turns scary, as Jessica Mags’ two-year-old son learned. Mags bought the Feisty Pet, named Glenda Glitterpoop the Unicorn, for her four children. The children didn’t know the toy’s face can transform, with eyes glaring and fangs baring. Mags showed her toddler who she says isn’t afraid of anything – except for maybe unicorns now. She said the boy was fine and laughed […]

  • Anne Frank Halloween costume faces backlash

    An “Anne Frank costume for girls” being sold on online Halloween costume stores whipped up controversy across the internet on Monday. This Anne Frank costume was pulled from some online stores. But is it still available? — Jerod MacDonald-Evoy (@JerodMacEvoy) October 16, 2017 The costume included a green beret, blue coat, brown satchel and name tag. As of Monday evening, the questionable outfit was still available at Walmart though a spokesperson said the company is “looking into” it. The […]

  • ‘He repossessed it like it was a car’: 5-year-old boy’s grave marker removed over payment dispute

    HICKORY, N.C. — A North Carolina couple is reeling after their 5-year-old son’s grave marker was repossessed by the manufacturer, WBTV reports. Crystal Leatherman’s son Jake passed away from leukemia nearly a year ago. When she recently went to visit her son’s grave, she discovered the monument was gone. “He repossessed it like it was a car,” Leatherman said. Company owner JC Shoaf said he removed the stone after the couple failed to pay the full amount owed. He says […]

  • Father wanted for shooting daughter’s boyfriend in the groin

    WEST MAHANOY TOWNSHIP, Pa. – A Pennsylvania father is accused of shooting his daughter’s boyfriend in the groin. Police said Donald Jenkins, 40, of Shenandoah shot his daughter’s boyfriend when he found the two of them at a hotel near Frackville Sunday afternoon. State police searching for Donald Jenkins of Shenandoah. Wanted for shooting daughter’s boyfriend in the groin @WNEP — Jessica Albert (@jessicaWNEP) October 16, 2017 Housekeeper Lisa Mowery was cleaning the room next door when she heard that […]

  • No charges filed in ‘forced splits’ cheerleading exercise

    DENVER — No criminal charges will be filed in connection with a Denver cheerleading practice that resulted in an injury to one girl, the Denver District Attorney’s office said Saturday afternoon. The coach, Ozell Williams, was fired after videos surfaced that showed cheerleaders were forced into doing the splits during practice. The decision comes after an investigation conducted by the Denver Police Department over the past several weeks that included dozens of interviews of cheerleader team members, parents, school personnel […]

  • High school principal shocked by cougar encounter caught on camera

    WOODINVILLE, Wash. — The principal at a Washington State high school describes a recent encounter with a cougar as “amazing.” Bob Hagin says  Northwest Liberty School in Woodinville was visited by a cougar three times on Friday. The animal was captured on a surveillance camera once. Hagin told KCPQ he was working in his office when he heard noises coming from the Study Lab area, but was stunned when he saw the source. “I check it out, only to see the cougar […]

  • Grandmother tells kidnapper ‘If you come near me, I’m going to shoot you’

    MOLINE- A pistol-packing grandmother says she kept her cool and waited for the right moment to pull her gun on a kidnapper with a knife. “The grace of God is what saved me, and the sense to have calm, and have my weapon, ” Diane McIntire told WQAD. McIntire says she pulled up in the parking lot of Southpark Mall in Moline last Sunday to buy vitamins, when a man who appeared to be waiting for a bus suddenly appeared […]

  • Bill Murray helps fellow Cubs fans announce pregnancy

    CHICAGO — Singing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” wasn’t the only thing actor Bill Murray did at Game 3 of the National League Division series. He also helped fellow Cubs fans Robbie Schloss and Kirsten Barrish Schloss announce their pregnancy in a video for the couple’s parents. #billmurray thank you for making my parents cry! #babybottles coming April2018 #mywifethesportsfan @kjbarrish @williammurraygolf @jschlo3535 you’re gonna be an uncle! #babyannouncement @cubs A post shared by Robbie Schloss (@schloss316) on Oct 14, […]

  • AirAsia staff accused of ‘screaming’ as flight plummets 20,000 feet

    PERTH, Australia – Passengers aboard an AirAsia flight from Perth to Bali Sunday have criticized the flight crew for allegedly screaming when the plane rapidly descended 20,000 feet, following an apparent pressurization issue in the cabin. “The panic was escalated because of the behavior of the staff, who were screaming and looked tearful and shocked,” passenger Clare Askew told CNN affiliate Seven News Australia after the plane turned around and landed safely back in Perth. “We look to them for reassurance and […]

  • Girl, 3, drowns in grease pit at Alabama ice cream shop

    AUBURN, Ala. – At what is normally the happiest of family destinations, a horror: Police investigating a call of a missing child at Bruster’s Real Ice Cream in Auburn, Ala., before 1pm Saturday arrived to find the 3-year-old had been located but was unresponsive. Sadie Grace Andrews had been found in a 6-foot-deep in-ground grease trap and drowned, reports the Opelika-Auburn News. It’s believed to have been an accident, with surveillance footage showing her playing with two of her five […]

  • Family dog found alive and well at home destroyed by California wildfire

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. — After a lengthy search through the aftermath of a wildfire, a Northern California family found their parents’ missing dog alive and well. Beckyjean Widen’s parents were asleep when flames started to surround their home and as they escaped, their family dog, Izzy, ran away from them. They could not chase after Izzy without risking their own lives, and feared Izzy didn’t make it after the fire burned through their neighborhood. But when Widen’s brother, Jack Weaver, […]

  • Drone crashes into passenger plane in Canada

    QUEBEC CITY, Canada — A drone crashed into a commercial airplane in Canada, the first time such an incident has occurred in the country, the government said Sunday. A plane operated by charter airline Skyjet was approaching Quebec City’s Jean Lesage International Airport on Thursday when a drone struck one of its wings, according to local media reports. There were six passengers and two crew members aboard the plane. “I am extremely relieved that the aircraft only sustained minor damage and […]

  • Indiana lawmaker drafts bill that would require journalists to be licensed by state police

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An Indiana state representative has drafted a bill that would require journalists to acquire licenses from state police. Republican Rep. Jim Lucas drew up the bill earlier this year and told the IndyStar he may file it to raise a point about his signature issue, gun rights. Lucas has been critical of the media’s coverage of his efforts to repeal a state law that requires a permit to carry a handgun. He has stated reporters, columnists and […]