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  • Veteran collapses on ‘Antiques Roadshow’ after hearing current value of his 1974 Rolex

    A man brought a Rolex watch he purchased in 1974 for $345.97 to an antiques show to find out its current value. His reaction: priceless. Told a watch like his is now worth $400,000 at auction, the man toppled to the ground. But the appraiser wasn’t finished. Because of the watch’s pristine condition, the watch was valued at between $500,000 and $700,000. The man appeared on the PBS series “Antiques Roadshow” with his unworn Rolex Oyster Cosmograph Reference No. 6263 in […]

  • Man rescues 8-year-old girl during attempted kidnapping at North Carolina restaurant

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP)– A good Samaritan will enjoy free breakfast for a year after rescuing an 8-year-old girl from a potential kidnapper. Cody Byrd, a North Carolina A&T University graduate student studying computer science, is being praised as a hero after he stepped in when a man, Timothy Fry, allegedly tried to grab the girl at a Biscuitville restaurant in Greensboro. Police say Fry admitted to an officer that he intended to kidnap the girl and that he found her […]

  • Day care worker fired after mom finds ‘I’m out of diapers’ written across son’s stomach

    SANIBEL, Fla. – A Florida day care has fired one of its employees after a mother says she was furious to find “Mom I’m out of diapers pls read my report” written in large letters across her toddler son’s stomach. The executive director of the Children’s Education Center of the Islands, Cindy Carter DeCosta, said in a statement that they are “aware of the incident at the school and we are terribly sorry for the distress it has caused the family […]

  • Police say missing Denver mother of 4 has been found

    DENVER (KDVR) — Denver police say the search for a woman who was last seen on Sunday at Terreno Macizo nightclub is over. Patricia Ramirez, 23, sent her mother text messages on Sunday saying, “Mom help some guys picked me up idk were am mom pls help me mom they want to take my phn away idk were am goin.. [sic].” Police said Tuesday afternoon that Ramirez was found with people who are known to her in the southwest metro […]

  • Survey: 26 million Americans to wager on Super Bowl LIV

    DALLAS, Texas (NEXSTAR) — The American Gaming Association reports nearly $7 billion will be wagered on Sunday’s NFL championship game between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers. According to the AGA, 3 million more American adults plan to wager on this year’s big game than last year. If their research holds true, that means a record 26 million Americans will bet on the Super Bowl. Here are other key finding from the group’s survey conducted by Morning Consult: […]

  • Kliff Kingsbury gifts Super Bowl ticket to Patrick Mahomes’ high school coach

    WHITEHOUSE, Texas — Patrick Mahomes’ high school football coach will get to see his former quarterback play in the Super Bowl, thanks to former Texas Tech and current Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury. Adam Cook, who coaches Whitehouse Football in West Texas, posted a letter on Twitter to Kingsbury’s father, Tim. In it, he mentions Kliff Kingsbury’s offer of a Super Bowl ticket. — DUB House (@dub_coachacook) January 26, 2020 “Your and Sally’s baby boy sent a text […]

  • 10 best Super Bowl halftime shows of all time

    MIAMI (WFLA) — It’s every musician’s dream: Performing front and center at the Super Bowl halftime show. It’s 12 minutes on the world’s biggest stage at the world’s biggest game. Before J-Lo and Shakira take the stage on Super Bowl Sunday, here’s a look back at 10 of the best halftime performances of all time: 10. Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake (2004) You can’t talk about Super Bowl halftime shows without talking about the one that made the phrase “wardrobe […]

  • Tsunami threat message issued after magnitude 7.7 earthquake off the coast of Jamaica

    (CNN) — A tsunami threat message has been issued by the U.S. National Weather Service’s Pacific Tsunami Warning Center after a magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck Tuesday near Jamaica. The weather service said there is a threat of tsunami waves reaching 0.3 to 1 meter (about 1 to 3 feet) above tide level for the coasts of Jamaica, Belize, Cuba, Honduras, Mexico and the Cayman Islands. The United States Geological Survey said the earthquake had a preliminary depth of 10 kilometers […]

  • ‘Some guys have me’: Missing mother of 4 sent text for help, Denver police say

    DENVER (KDVR) – Police are searching for a missing woman who was last seen on Sunday at a Denver night club. Patricia Ramirez, 23, sent her mother text messages on Sunday saying, “Mom help some guys picked me up idk were am mom pls help me mom they want to take my phn away idk were am goin..” Family members of Ramirez said she was last seen wearing this before she went to Terreno Macizo, a club on the north […]

  • Get Super Bowl Sunday food inspiration from one of Miami’s hottest restaurants

    MIAMI (NEXSTAR) — The thought of typical stadium food may not propel your taste buds into overdrive — unless you’ve seen chef Adrianne Calvo put her twist on those typical concession stand dishes. Calvo, who has operated her own restaurants in South Florida for the last 13 years, recently transformed her popular food truck into the restaurant Cracked. “It’s basically fast food slow,” Calvo said when describing the concept. The restaurant features dishes like fancy chicken wings, pork belly sliders, crispy […]

  • Super Bowl champion Ed Reed learned from the ‘pavers’

    (NEXSTAR) — Ed Reed gave a straight-forward answer when asked what about his preparation set him apart from his competitors to help him become one of the greatest defensive players the NFL has ever seen. He studied. “If I study, it gives me a chance on the test,” Reed said. “How do you get an edge? If I don’t study, now I got to cheat, but you can’t cheat because you can’t rely on the person next to you. Even […]

  • ‘No place like Miami’: Super Bowl returns to South Florida for 11th time

    MIAMI, Fla. (Nexstar) — It’s back! Super Bowl Sunday returns to Miami for the first time in a long time. The Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers are hoping to chase more history in South Beach. The two teams are already chasing history: the Chiefs are making their first Super Bowl appearance in 50 years, while the 49ers are looking for their first Vince Lombardi trophy in 25 years. And what better place to do it than Miami, […]

  • NFL writer John Clayton predicts Mahomes will propel Chiefs to Super Bowl win

    MIAMI (NEXSTAR) — If you’re looking for an action-packed Super Bowl, longtime NFL reporter and commentator John Clayton says you’re going to like Sunday’s game between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers. Clayton predicts we won’t get a 13-3 game like we saw in 2019. Instead, an offensive explosion is likely. He added it’s going to be difficult for San Francisco to outscore Mahomes and the Chiefs. “What you like is that you have two offensive teams. That’s […]

  • Kobe Bryant’s death brings sadness to Super Bowl festivities in South Beach

    MIAMI (NEXSTAR) – As the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers kick off the events surrounding the big game at the Super Bowl’s Opening Night, there’s a certain sadness in South Beach as the sports world mourns the death of Kobe Bryant. “It was just devastating,” said former NFL linebacker Lofa Tatupu. “He just kept going, just kept going, that’s the Mamba mentality, he didn’t back down from anything.” Anyone you talked to agreed: Bryant was a transcendent athlete […]

  • Petition calls on NBA to change logo in honor of Kobe Bryant

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – Following the death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, hundreds of thousands have signed a petition circulating online calling on the NBA to change its logo to honor his legacy. Bryant died Sunday along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others in a helicopter crash in Calabasas. The group was flying to a basketball tournament for Bryant’s Mamba Academy in Thousand Oaks. “With the untimely and unexpected passing of the great Kobe Bryant please sign this petition in […]

  • Lions great Eric Hipple shares powerful message on mental health

    MIAMI, Fla. — Former Detroit Lions quarterback Eric Hipple understands the toll ignored mental issues can take on one’s well-being, which is why he’s sharing a powerful message at the country’s largest sports event. After Hipple’s son committed suicide in 2000, he continues to raise awareness of mental health issues in order to remove the stigma associated with discussing them publicly, or even privately. “The biggest challenge is to keep going when things get really, really dark,” said Hipple to […]

  • Big Game Bound’s Jarrett Payton on why loss of Kobe Bryant hits home for all of us

    MIAMI, Fla. — Kobe Bryant was much more than just an NBA legend, basketball ambassador and American icon. Bryant was a caring father, says WGN’s Jarrett Payton, who believes that’s why sports fans and non-sports fans alike continue to struggle with his passing. Payton, son of NFL legend Walter Payton, reflected on his father and his own lessons learned from becoming a father himself on Monday’s live stream of Big Game Bound. “To me, he was so involved [with his […]

  • Fellow sportscaster reveals to Jarrett Payton he used to babysit him, brings evidence

    MIAMI, Fla. — When WGN’s Jarrett Payton made his first appearance as co-host on Big Game Bound, he was told anyone could pop up on Radio Row. As it turns out, even his old babysitter. WXIN Sports Director Chris Hagan was invited to Monday’s show at the Miami Beach Convention Center, and before the show began, pulled out on old photo of himself, Walter Payton, and Walter’s son, a young Jarrett. “I brought this for you,” Hagan said to a […]

  • Pennsylvania man accused of pouring hot sauce into 7-month-old’s mouth, choking her mother

    JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ) — Charges have been filed against a Pennsylvania man for allegedly abusing a 7-month-old Monday morning. Johnstown police say David Jones, 21, hit the child and dumped hot sauce in the infant’s mouth. Jones allegedly sat on the child and pushed down on her with a bassinet frame as well. Police say the girl’s mother tried to stop him, but he grabbed her by the neck, choked her, and threw her against the wall. The woman fled […]

  • Kobe Bryant left his mark on Hollywood, too

    LOS ANGELES (CNN) – The court is where he became a legend, but Kobe Bryant — who at the age of 41 was one of five people killed in a helicopter crash Sunday on a hillside in Calabasas, California — also left his mark on Hollywood. In 2011, Kobe Bryant became the first professional athlete who was not an actor to have his hand and footprints enshrined at Hollywood’s historic Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. Crowds and attendees cheered during the ceremony for the beloved […]

  • 3 must-visit foodie stops during Super Bowl week in Miami

    MIAMI (NEXSTAR) — When you think about South Florida, unique food and culture likely come to mind. Ask people who live there, and they’ll say you’re right on the money. Who better to take us on a tour of some of Miami’s favorite spots than Grammy-award winning singer Jon Secada and “Real Housewives of Miami” star Ana Quincoces. Both grew up in the city and know it well. Quincoces has lived there her entire live — even attending law school in the southern […]

  • Chiefs fan draws inspiration from ‘Toy Story’ movies for new ‘Andy’ Reid tattoo

    HIGGINSVILLE, Mo. (WDAF) – Coach Andy Reid has a permanent friend in one fan, who found inspiration in Disney-Pixar’s movie “Toy Story” to pay homage to the Chiefs head coach. Jesse Glidewell recently got Reid’s first name tattooed on the bottom of his foot. He first got the idea when the Chiefs beat the Houston Texans in the Divisional round of the playoffs. “I posted on Facebook if we go to the Super Bowl, I’m going to get this tattoo,” […]

  • StubHub sells more Super Bowl Tickets to Missouri, Kansas fans than California

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WDAF) — New data from StubHub suggests Chiefs fans may have a slight upper hand against the 49ers in the number of fans at the big game. Of the tickets sold so far, 11 percent have come from Missouri and 8 percent have come from Kansas. That edges out California just barely, which has 18 percent of tickets. It looks fairly close with the Midwest edging out the West Coast by just 1 percent. However, a whopping […]

  • Space Force logo tweeted by Trump bears uncanny resemblance to ‘Star Trek’ insignia

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump unveiled the new US Space Force logo on Friday — which seems to boldly go where one logo has gone before. Trump posted an image on Twitter of the insignia for the newest branch of the US military, drawing immediate comparisons of the new logo to the “Star Trek” Starfleet Starship duty insignia. The logo is also similar to the insignia of the Air Force Space Command, which was the precursor to the Space Force, hosting 16,000 active duty […]

  • Virginia man sentenced 50 years for nationwide Snapchat child sexual exploitation ring

    (WDVM) — An Ashburn, Virginia man was sentenced Thursday to 50 years in federal prison for orchestrating a Snapchat “sextortion” ring which targeted children, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday. Joseph Isaiah Woodson Jr., 30, will serve 600 months as well as a lifetime of supervised release by U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez. He was convicted on Sept. 27, 2019 in Florida on three counts of Production of Child Pornography, one count of Distribution of Child Pornography, one […]

  • 49er fans get fresh ink ahead of the Big Game

    CONCORD, Calif. (KRON) — There’s no doubt that 49er fans are some of the most loyal in the NFL. The fan base has even dubbed themselves the “49er Faithful.” But some fans are going to the extreme to show their support for the team – by getting tattoos. Silver Needle Studios in Concord was busy Friday with Niner fans looking to get some fresh ink. They’re not simple 49er logos either. These fans are opting for more complex pieces that […]

  • A teen is trying to get the Super Bowl to be moved to Saturday. His petition has thousands of signatures

    NEW YORK – A teen in New York doesn’t think having the Super Bowl on Sundays is practical, so he’s trying to change it. Football fans must stay up pretty late on Sunday to watch the game and it makes it hard to get up for school and work the next day, says 16-year-old Frankie Ruggeri. “Why not have a kid say, ‘How about the Super Bowl be on a Saturday?” the high school junior told CNN on Tuesday. The idea came […]

  • 4-year-old Indiana boy shot while wrestling with his father dies

    MONROE COUNTY, Ind. (WXIN) – Police say a 4-year-old Indiana boy died Thursday after an apparent accidental shooting earlier this week. The incident occurred on Jan. 19 in the 1200 block of East Zinnia Drive in Bloomington. A preliminary investigation by detectives found that a 36-year-old man with a concealed handgun on the small of his back was play-wrestling on a bed with his 4-year-old son. While the two were playing, the gun fell and a shot was fired, striking both […]

  • Pit bull rescued from dog fighting ring joins sheriff’s office as K-9

    CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WJW) — An adorable pit bull named Nibbles is getting a second chance at life thanks to the Craven County Sheriff’s Office. According to the sheriff’s office, he’s joining the K-9 division where he’ll help with their “fight against drugs being trafficked and sold in Craven County.” Throw Away Dogs Project had originally rescued Nibbles from a dog fighting ring in Canada. The group was excited to share the good news about his career in law enforcement. On Thursday, […]

  • Mother dog found on side of road pulling crate with her 4 puppies inside

    DARIEN, Ga. (WNCN) — A mother dog and her four puppies were found on the side of a Georgia road pulling a crate containing the puppies, officials at an animal services agency said. “We know there is evil in this world and this just further proves that! This poor mama dog watched as someone put her four young puppies into a wire crate and then tied a blue belt around her collar and then tied the belt to this crate […]

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