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  • Popular Utah beer rejected by North Carolina because ‘polygamy is illegal’

    SALT LAKE CITY — Wasatch Brewery’s Polygamy Porter is currently sold in 20 states, including Utah, but after receiving a rejection letter from North Carolina based on the illegality of polygamy, the Tar Heel State may not be No. 21. Liquid gold pours straight from the taps at Wasatch Brewery. Among the choices, you’ll find some of the most recognized beers in the state. “Beer is supposed to be fun and we have a good time with it,” said Wasatch […]

  • Burger King customers tell manager to ‘go back to Mexico’ for speaking Spanish in Florida restaurant

    The general manager of a Burger King restaurant in Florida was told by a customer to “go back to Mexico” if he wanted to keep speaking Spanish. The exchange, captured in a video that was later posted on social media, shows Ricardo Castillo, who is of Puerto Rican descent, being berated by two unidentified women as they are eating in the restaurant in Eustis, 40 miles north of Orlando. “You’re in America, you should speak American English,” one woman can […]

  • Body cam video shows police officer crawl into burning home to save child

    CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio – Cleveland Heights police officers were first to arrive at the scene of a fire on Greyton Road early Saturday morning – and learned from the homeowner that her six-year-old son was trapped inside the smoke-filled home. Without hesitating, Patrolman Josh Robertson crawled under the heavy smoke and began searching for the child. Investigators said Officer Robertson could not see anything, but he heard the boy moaning and felt his way around until he found the unconscious child […]

  • Video shows dog scaring off black bear in New Jersey backyard

    HEWITT, N.J. – A New Jersey man is offering his neighbor’s dog a steak dinner after the pup scared off a bear in his backyard. Mark Stinziano said the incident happened Tuesday night at his Hewitt, New Jersey home. He shared security camera footage capturing the encounter between a black bear and Riley the dog. Video shows the bear pulling down Stinziano’s bird feeder before Riley races from the neighbor’s yard. Riley then runs full speed at the bear, barreling […]

  • Transformnation: Transgender in Salt Lake City

    Becca is a digital producer at Fox 13 in Salt Lake City, Utah. After coming out as transgender to her friends and family, Becca decided to talk about her transition and her coming out at work with the hopes that others who are trans will realize they have a right to exist in public. In my experience, many of the hardest things about being transgender don’t actually have all that much to do with being trans. Before I transitioned I […]

  • Mother arrested for driving with her kids on the roof of her car – in a pool

    DIXON, Illinois- An Illinois mother was arrested after concerned residents noticed she was driving around with two kids on the roof of her car (inside) of an inflatable pool. Police say Jennifer A. Janus Yeager,49, was driving westbound on Illinois Route 2, with a blue inflatable pool on the roof with the  two children inside of the pool. Officials say that Yeager drove into town to inflate the pool at a friends’ house and had her two young daughters ride […]

  • Kim Darroch, UK ambassador to US, resigns after Trump cables leak

    Britain’s ambassador to the United States, Kim Darroch, has resigned after a series of leaked diplomatic cables revealed he told 10 Downing Street that the Trump administration was “inept” and “clumsy.” The resignation, which was announced by the UK Foreign Office Wednesday, came after US President Donald Trump said Monday that the White House would no longer deal with Darroch. In a letter to Simon McDonald, the permanent under secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Darroch said he wanted to “put an end to speculation” […]

  • Trump tweets likely deal UK ambassador a fatal blow

    Only a month after basking in the pageantry and lavish hospitality that only Queen Elizabeth II can lay on, President Donald Trump is back to telling Britain who is boss. With a devastating pair of tweets on Monday that all but declared Ambassador Sir Kim Darroch persona-non-grata, the President did more than simply feed a personal grudge. He turned Britain’s extreme discomfort into political leverage over America’s best friend. By making it clear he would prefer an envoy more sympathetic to his […]

  • A Goodwill store found a World War II sailor’s Purple Heart. Now they want to find his family

    An associate sorting donations at a Goodwill in Tuscon, Arizona, came across a Purple Heart medal in a box of housewares. Now Goodwill is looking for the recipient’s family to reunite them with the prestigious medal. The medal engraved with the name “Nick D’Amelio, Jr.” along with “S2C, USN” was found in the middle of June. According to military records, D’Amelio was a seaman second class who served in the US Navy and went missing in action when the USS Little sank […]

  • Surveillance footage captures fireworks gone wrong in neighbor’s driveway

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. – Home surveillance footage captured a family firework show going terribly wrong. The family involved is amazed no one was hurt. Thursday night, Denis Kiriaev said he and his family returned home from a professional firework show. He said trash was scattered around his property. Kiriaev said he checked his home surveillance camera footage the next morning and saw where the debris came from. “Fireworks gone bad,” he said. The video shows Kiriaev’s neighbors shooting off fireworks in […]

  • Women’s World Cup: As champions for equality, USWNT to be admired in its fight for lasting change

    It has been impossible to ignore the US Women’s National Team in this World Cup, but so too impossible not to admire them. When many teams would have soaked up the adulation and reveled in winning the biggest prize in women’s football, the USWNT regarded the aftermath of victory as the perfect platform to drive their fight for equality further forward. Almost immediately after beating the Netherlands 2-0 in the Women’s World Cup final in Lyon, the players issued a statement which brought their battle […]

  • NYPD officers pay for groceries of woman accused of shoplifting at Whole Foods

    NEW YORK — A group of NYPD officers from the Strategic Response Group jumped into action to help a woman accused of shoplifting at a Whole Foods on Thursday. The woman was being held by security because she had food in her bag she hadn’t paid for, according to a New Yorker who captured the moment and shared it on Twitter. The distraught woman can be seen at checkout surrounded by three officers. “When the NYPD showed up, they paid for […]

  • 3 stabbed, several trampled outside Chicago’s Navy Pier after 4th of July fireworks show

    CHICAGO — Several people were injured Thursday following the July Fourth fireworks show at Navy Pier in Chicago, according to WGN. The incident happened around 10 p.m. outside the secured area of Navy Pier. Chicago police said a fight broke out among a group of young men after the flashing of gang signs. A 14-year-old boy and 15-year-old boy were stabbed in the upper body. A 30-year-old man, who was not involved, was stabbed in the face and arm. The […]

  • Injured baby bird arrives at Utah rescue center in an Uber

    OGDEN, Utah — The funny and heartwarming story of how one baby bird got to an animal rescue center in Ogden is definitely a first. Last weekend, a bird showed up to the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah.  A volunteer texted a photo to Buz Marthaler, the center’s chairman. “It was a picture of this bird, and it had come by Uber,” he said. “It was just crazy.” The two-week-old Lesser Goldfinch was by itself, the only Uber rider […]

  • Woman accused of torturing several of her 15 children and boiling their puppies

    NEW MEXICO — A New Mexico woman will appear in court Wednesday over accusations she tortured several of her 15 children and boiled the family’s litter of newborn puppies in a large sealed pot, authorities say. San Juan County resident Martha Crouch is charged with child abuse, extreme animal cruelty and obstruction of an investigation on child abuse or neglect, according to a criminal complaint and arrest affidavit obtained by CNN affiliate KOAT. In a series of interviews, one child […]

  • A black hospital patient went on a walk with an IV drip. Police arrested him on suspicion of stealing medical equipment

    A black man says he was racially profiled by white police officers while he was being treated at an Illinois hospital and went for a walk hooked up to an IV drip. Police arrested Shaquille Dukes, 24, on suspicion of stealing the medical equipment, after a security guard called them. The Freeport Police Department confirmed Sunday in a statement that Dukes filed a complaint “alleging unfair and biased conduct by responding officers.” The department said it has retained an outside, […]

  • Man facing attempted murder charge after dragging a Florida deputy during traffic stop

    A Florida man is facing a charge of attempted murder after body camera and dashcam video showed him dragging a sheriff’s deputy with his car during a traffic stop. Rocky Rudolph, 38, of Apopka, Florida, was pulled over by Seminole County Sheriff’s Deputy Aaron Blais Saturday. The body camera footage released by the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office Sunday shows the deputy and the officer having a calm, friendly interaction in the first few minutes of the traffic stop after Blais […]

  • Paramedic helps wife deliver their son in hospital parking lot

    DIAMOND SPRINGS, Calif — As an engineer paramedic for the Diamond Springs-El Dorado Fire Protection District, Shawn Kellogg is prepared for anything – well, almost anything. The first responder delivered his own son in the parking lot of the hospital. On June 1, Shawn and his wife, Shantel, were expecting the birth of Wyatt, their second child. After a trip to Kaiser Roseville Medical Center, they were told Shantel’s contractions didn’t indicate labor was imminent. “We still didn’t have the […]

  • Government moves 249 migrant children from Texas facility after reports of poor conditions

    Nearly 250 migrant children who were held at a Customs and Border Protection facility in Clint, Texas, will be shifted into the Department of Health and Human Services’ shelter system by Tuesday following reports of poor conditions at the facility. “Last week ORR identified shelter space in its network for 249 (unaccompanied children) who were located at the CBP Clint Station facility—these children should now all be in HHS care as of Tuesday, June 25th,” HHS spokesperson Evelyn Stauffer said […]

  • Beth Chapman from ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ is in a medically induced coma

    Beth Chapman, the bail bondswoman who starred on the reality show “Dog the Bounty Hunter,” is in a medically induced coma, her husband Duane “Dog” Chapman has confirmed on Facebook. The Facebook post linked to a Hawaii News Now story saying that Chapman was admitted to the ICU at Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. “Please say your prayers for Beth right now thank you love you,” Dog Chapman tweeted. Chapman, 51, starred with her husband on the A&E reality show “Dog the Bounty Hunter,” […]

  • Robert Friend, one of the original Tuskegee Airmen, dies at 99

    Retired US Air Force Lt. Col. Robert Friend, one of the last surviving members of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, has died, his daughter said. He was 99. Friend’s daughter told CNN affiliate KCBS her father was surrounded by friends and family when he died Friday in California. The cause of death was sepsis, Karen Crumlich, Friend’s daughter, said. “…We called the chaplain and we did a prayer,” Crumlich said. “And during the prayer, right when we said amen, […]

  • A rare, clockwise-spinning tornado touches down in South Dakota

    South Dakota doesn’t get a lot of tornadoes, but a twister there last weekend was particularly rare — because it was spinning clockwise. The National Weather Service says the anticyclonic tornado only lasted for about 45 seconds on June 15. That was long enough for it to knock down seven trees at a farmstead outside of Estelline, which is about 80 miles north of Sioux Falls. Only about 1% of tornadoes that hit the Northern Hemisphere rotate in a clockwise […]

  • Iran shoots down U.S. drone

    Iranian forces have shot down a United States military drone, a move that appears to have escalated the volatile situation playing out between Washington and Tehran in the Middle East. Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said it had shot down an “intruding American spy drone” after it entered into the country’s territory Thursday. A US official confirmed to CNN a drone had been shot down, but said the incident occurred in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz, one of the world’s most vital shipping routes. […]

  • Cracker Barrel bans an anti-gay pastor from holding an event in one of its stores

    Cracker Barrel says it will not permit a Tennessee pastor who has made death threats against gay people to hold an event in one of its stores. The company, which is headquartered in Lebanon, Tennessee, just east of Nashville, said it condemned his “statements of hate and divisiveness.” Grayson Fritts, the pastor who doubles as a county police detective, had planned an event at a Cracker Barrel in Cleveland, Tennessee, for his congregation, the All Scripture Baptist Church, on June 29. When […]

  • Great white shark makes appearance near Jersey Shore

    MANASQUAN, N.J — This isn’t a story about a wildlife documentary shot near Cape Cod or Nantucket, where you would expect to huge teeth on a long great white shark. In fact, viral footage at the heart of this story was shot right off the Manasquan inlet. Yes, right off the Jersey Shore. Two brothers, Jeff and Scott Crilly were wrapping up their day’s competition in a local Mako shark tournament Monday afternoon when they spotted a huge great white, […]

  • Surveillance video shows wheelchair stolen from shooting victim

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A 20-year-old recovering from getting shot twice in his own home was hit with another blow after someone stole his wheelchair off his front porch. Back in January, Brett Duncan walked out of his room to a burglar who shot him twice, once in the neck and once in the back. He spent nearly three months in the hospital and has had more than a dozen surgeries with more on the way. The damage done will be […]

  • Stranger accused of breaking into family’s apartment to take little girl

    LEBANON, Ind. – Police arrested a man accused of breaking into an apartment and trying to take a little girl. Last Monday night, Lebanon police responded an apartment complex off North East Street. The 6-year-old girl’s grandparents were inside when an intruder broke in the front door and a bedroom door. “I was sound asleep in my bedroom and this guy came kicking in and said, ‘You have my daughter,’” said grandmother Patty Roth. Lebanon police said 37-year-old Benjamin Dillon […]

  • Target expands childcare and paid family leave benefits as retailers battle for talent

    America’s top retailers are trying to outmatch each other with new employee benefits to attract workers as unemployment hovers near its lowest level in decades. On Monday, Target announced it will strengthen its child care benefits and expand paid family leave for 350,000 part–time and full-time hourly employees across stores, distribution centers and headquarters. Employee turnover is disruptive for retailers, which are locked in a tight battle to squeeze out sales in stores and online. So companies are stepping up pay and perks to keep existing […]

  • Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the back in the Dominican Republic

    Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz is recovering from surgery after being shot at a club in his native Dominican Republic on Sunday, according to police. Ortiz was shot in the back by a motorcyclist who approached Ortiz outside the Dial Discotheque in Santo Domingo, Felix Durán Mejia, a spokesman for the Dominican National Police, told CNN. “The bullet went through his stomach,” Durán Mejia said. Ortiz is in stable condition and “out of danger” after undergoing surgery. Ortiz’s […]

  • Utah man arrested for reckless driving after police use his YouTube videos as evidence

    WOODS CROSS, Utah — A Utah man was booked into jail Friday and faces multiple driving-related charges after Utah Highway Patrol officials used videos from his Youtube account as evidence, according to court documents. On May 9th, Utah Highway Patrol received an email complaining about a reckless driver on Interstate 15 in the Davis County area who then uploaded the dashcam video to YouTube. Court documents said the video, timestamped from April 12, 2019, around 10:30 a.m. shows Matthew Mitchell […]

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