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    Fans lash out at Garth Brooks for wearing Barry Sanders jersey

    DETROIT (KFOR) – While many people know Garth Brooks as a country music superstar, some fans didn’t realize that he is also a football fan and supporter of a fellow Oklahoma State University alumnus. Earlier this week, Garth Brooks received a lot of criticism for a post that he made on social media. “Detroit, You carried me all night long But you always have I’m in love with you! love, g #GARTHinDETROIT,” the Instagram post read, which was accompanied by […]

  • Elderly couple handcuffed after being mistaken for bank robbers

    OAK PARK, Illinois (CNN) — An elderly couple is upset and shaken up after police swarmed their car in a parking lot after they left their normal bank. Ottis Dugar, 86, and his 67-year-old wife Demitri still can’t believe they were mistaken for armed thieves. The couple said they were handcuffed and detained for about 40 minutes. Ottis is a Korean War veteran with glaucoma and Demitri is diabetic. They said the incident happened after they left their bank. Demtiri […]

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    CVS and Walgreens warn there could be a shortage of hand sanitizer

    U.S. drug stores, retailers and suppliers are racing to keep up with surging interest for cleaning products as fears over coronavirus intensify. Demand for products like hand sanitizers, face masks and cleaning wipes has spiked, according to CVS, Walgreens and others. CVS warned it may cause supply shortages. “This demand may cause temporary shortages at some store locations and we re-supply those stores as quickly as possible,” a spokesperson for CVS said. Bath & Body Works, owned by L Brands, said Thursday […]

  • Family of bullied Australian boy declines crowdfunded trip to Disney, wants funds to support anti-bullying charities

    BRISBANE, Australia (WJW) – The family of a 9-year-old Australian boy who went viral after his mother shared a video on social media of him being bullied at school has declined a crowdfunded trip to Disneyland. Quaden Bayles, who was born with a form of dwarfism called Achondroplasia, won the support of well-wishers around the world who saw the video. In fact, American comedian Brad Williams, who also has dwarfism, set up a GoFundMe account aimed at raising money to […]

  • Texas mom makes her son do push-ups in store’s bathroom because he wouldn’t listen

    Parents, have you ever asked your kiddo to do something or behave properly and they’ve ignored you? Yeah, you’re not alone. To combat that behavior, one Texas mom had her son drop down to pushup position in the middle of a shopping trip at a craft store. Molly Wooden was in the restroom at a Hobby Lobby store in Killeen on Sunday when she saw another mom, Nicki Harper Quinn, disciplining her 10-year-old son. Wooden took a picture of the […]

  • Exclusive poll shows health care, economy most important issues with S.C. voters ahead of primary

    A Nexstar Media/Emerson College survey, conducted days before the primary, showed the two most important issues for South Carolina voters are health care and the economy. Nexstar Media/Emerson College The statewide survey, conducted on February 26 and February 27, included 550 respondents. Of those respondents, 29% said health care is the most important issue while 19.5% said the economy is. Following health care was impeachment with 9.9% and social issues with 9.4%. Would you have voted for Mike Bloomberg? Nexstar Media/Emerson […]

  • California woman with unknown origin of coronavirus is in serious condition

    The California patient who tested positive for the coronavirus days after being hospitalized is in serious condition and intubated, California Rep. John Garamendi told CNN’s Erin Burnett. The Solano County woman has puzzled health officials, who say they have not been able to trace where she contracted the virus. The patient didn’t have any relevant travel history, exposure to another known patient and wasn’t one of the evacuees repatriated from China, officials said. “This does appear to be a person who genuinely did acquire […]

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    How to prepare for coronavirus in the United States: 10 questions answered

    Officials at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have warned that the novel coronavirus will spread in US communities, and a case announced on Wednesday might be the country’s first instance of it. “Our aggressive containment strategy here in the United States has been working and is responsible for the low levels of cases that we have so far. However we do expect more cases, and this is a good time to prepare,” Dr. Anne Schuchat, CDC’s principal deputy director, said during a […]

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    Ohio man accused of coercing teen to perform sex act with baby

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – An Ohio man faces charges after investigators say he contacted a teen to get nude pictures and coerced the teen to perform a sex act on a baby. A Farmdale resident reported to police in July that they believed a 16-year-old relative had sexually assaulted their infant child, according to a criminal complaint. An investigation was initiated by the Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office which revealed that the teen had been contacted in July 2019 by 25-year-old […]

  • ‘Shark Tank’ host loses nearly $400,000 in phishing scam

    “Shark Tank” judge Barbara Corcoran lost nearly $400,000 in an elaborate email scam that tricked her staff. Corcoran said someone acting as her assistant sent an invoice to her bookkeeper earlier this week for a renovation payment. She told People that she had “no reason to be suspicious” about the email because she invests in real estate, so the bookkeeper wired $388,700 to the email address. The problem was that the email address didn’t belong to her assistant. The scammer […]

  • Pennsylvania woman in Cookie Monster costume overdoses after dropping child at babysitter, police say

    WEST NEWTON, Pennsylvania (WJW) — A Pittsburgh-area woman is facing child endangerment charges after police say she overdosed just after dropping her child at the babysitter. The West Newton police chief told KDKA-TV that Rachel Martin, 38, was wearing a Cookie Monster costume when she was found in her car. Investigators aren’t sure why she was wearing the costume. Police said the babysitter contacted them because she was concerned that Martin appeared to be under the influence of drugs, according to KDKA. Martin’s […]

  • Olive Garden giving 4 free desserts to people born on Feb. 29 to make up for lost birthdays

    Olive Garden giving 4 free desserts to people born on Feb. 29 to make up for lost birthdays

    (WGHP) – If you were born on Feb. 28, 1988, you would be turning 32 years old. If you were born on Feb. 29, 1988, you’d be turning 8. Leap Day, that rare 29th day of February, only comes once every four years, meaning the approximately 205,000 Americans born on Leap Day don’t see birthdays three out of four years. That’s why Olive Garden wants to give people born on Leap Days four free desserts to celebrate their birthday this […]

  • Ryan Newman shares ‘therapy’ fishing photo as he recovers from Daytona 500 crash

    Ryan Newman shared a photo from a fishing trip he took recently while he recovers from his crash during the final lap of the Daytona 500. “Got a little therapy in yesterday,” Newman wrote in the post showing him holding a fish. Got a little therapy in yesterday. #outdoors #catchandrelease pic.twitter.com/0pitjh94f5 — Ryan Newman (@RyanJNewman) February 25, 2020 Roush Fenway Racing said that Newman is being treated for a head injury but has no internal injuries. A statement from the […]

  • Florida woman accused of killing boyfriend by zipping him up in suitcase

    ORLANDO, Fla. – A 42-year-old Orlando woman accused of zipping her boyfriend inside a suitcase is facing murder charges. Orange County deputies responded Monday after Sarah Boone reported Jorge Torres was dead. She told police she put him in the suitcase during a game of hide-and-seek. Boone said they were drinking alcohol and she passed out in her bed while he was still in the suitcase. Deputies searched her phone and found videos showing Torres yelling he couldn’t breathe from inside […]

  • 7-year-old South Carolina girl dies one minute into tonsillectomy surgery

    A 7-year-old South Carolina girl died one minute into surgery to remove her tonsils, her parents told CNN affiliate WHNS. Paisley Cogsdill snored in her sleep but was perfectly healthy, relatives said, according to WHNS. But her heart suddenly stopped during the operation in Greenwood on Friday. “Going into surgery, she had no fear,” her grandmother, Mary Beth Truelock, told WHNS. “She was smiling and happy. Nothing was wrong.” A straight-A second grader, Paisley was an active little girl, according […]

  • Singer Duffy says she retreated from the spotlight after being ‘raped and drugged and held captive’

    Duffy opened up to her fans Tuesday in an Instagram post that explained why she stepped away from the spotlight nearly a decade ago. The “Mercy” singer said she still wasn’t sure now was the right time to share but that it felt “liberating” to do so. “Many of you wonder what happened to me, where did I disappear to and why,” she wrote. “The truth is, and please trust me I am ok and safe now, I was raped […]

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    Grandfather charged in death of toddler on cruise ship will change his plea to guilty

    Salvatore “Sam” Anello, the grandfather charged in the death of his 18-month-old granddaughter who fell from a cruise ship, will change his plea to guilty, according to his attorney. “This decision was an incredibly difficult one for Sam and the family, but because the plea agreement includes no jail time and no admission of facts, it was decided the plea deal is in the best interests of the family,” his attorney Michael Winkleman said in a statement obtained by CNN. […]

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    Arkansas man arrested for attempting to blow up vehicle in Pentagon parking lot, prosecutors say

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (KNWA) — An Arkansas man was arrested on Monday for allegedly attempting to blow up a vehicle at the Pentagon, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of Virginia. Matthew Dmitri Richardson, 19, was discovered in the Pentagon North Parking lot on Monday by a Pentagon police officer on patrol, according to the release. Richardson was allegedly standing next to a vehicle striking a cigarette lighter to a piece of fabric that was […]

  • Trump claims coronavirus is ‘going to go away’ despite mounting concerns

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday predicted the coronavirus is “going to go away” despite warnings from Democrats that his White House is asleep amid cresting fears in Washington that the outbreak could spark a pandemic. The President maintained his sunny optimism about the virus that is showing signs of spreading around the world from its Chinese epicenter and is already having a huge impact on global commerce. “I think that’s a problem that’s going to go away,” Trump said during a […]

  • ‘Skull Breaker Challenge’ leaves Arkansas teen with concussion

    PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KARK) – A teenager was seriously injured at school when some of his classmates used him in a dangerous viral prank that’s called the “Skull Breaker Challenge” on TikTok. The challenge involves three people lining up to jump, but instead of the two people on the outside jumping, they kick the middle person’s legs out from under them. Kimberly Hearn says that’s what happened to her son Ke’Avion. “He doesn’t deserve that, no child deserves that,” Hearn said. “You […]

  • Photo of dog joining Ohio boy during timeout goes viral

    NORWALK, Ohio (WJW) – A photo showing a dog joining his best buddy during a timeout has gone viral. Jillian Smith, of Norwalk, said that last month, her 3-year-old son, Peyton, got into a fight with his 5-year-old sister, Ryleigh. He had two choices: Go to his room or stand in timeout. Peyton chose the timeout option. Smith said Peyton had been standing at the wall just a short time when the family’s English mastiff, Dash, joined him. Smith took […]

  • Colorado mom says teacher took video of disabled son to bully him

    AURORA, Colo. (KDVR) – Cellphone footage taken of a severely disabled 15-year-old boy has led his mother to pull him out of his Colorado middle school. The video taken by a special education teacher at Laredo Middle School in Aurora shows Silas Padilla having a meltdown in his classroom, crying and shaking his head. “The most upsetting thing behind it is my son was crying because she (the teacher) took his wheelchair from him,” said mother Sabrina Padilla. She agreed […]

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    NYFD firefighter who recovered brother’s body after 9/11 dies from 9/11-related cancer

    NEW YORK CITY – A New York City firefighter who helped recover his brother’s body after 9/11 died on Saturday from pancreatic cancer caused by his rescue efforts at Ground Zero. Daniel Foley joined the Fire Department of New York in 1998, FDNY spokesperson Jim Long told CNN. On September 11, 2001, Foley watched his older brother, fellow firefighter Thomas Foley, respond to the catastrophic terrorist attack that left New York broken and wounded. But Thomas never came back home. […]

  • California family spends $50,000 to clone dog that saved their lives

    SAN DIEGO, California (WJW) – Any dog owner knows that hardest thing about having one is that they don’t live long enough. So when it came time for David and Alicia Tschirhart to say goodbye to their beloved lab, Marley, they weren’t ready. The couple credits the dog with saving their life on a hike back in 2014, KGTV reports Marley was 12 at the time and chased a rattlesnake away from Alicia, who was about four months pregnant. The […]

  • 9-year-old asks Pete Buttigieg to help him tell world he’s gay: ‘I want to be brave like you’

    Pete Buttigieg shared an emotional moment with a young supporter in Denver on Saturday night. “Thank you for being so brave,” the boy, later identified as 9-year-old Zachary Ro, wrote in a question submitted via fishbowl during the presidential hopeful’s Saturday rally, “Would you help me tell the world I’m gay, too? I want to be brave like you.” Zachary, who attended the rally with his parents, joined the former South Bend, Indiana, mayor on stage. He presented Buttigieg with […]

  • College cross country team buys plane ticket to get lunch from airport Chick-fil-A

    ALBANY, N.Y. (WTEN)- A group of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students decided to get creative after wanting food from Chick-fil-A. Vincent Putrino, a senior at RPI, is the captain of the cross country/track and field teams. He and his teammates had a week off from competitions, prompting the idea of getting Chick-fil-A for a team lunch. The only problem: the closest Chick-fil-A restaurant is about an hour and a half away, outside of the one located inside the Albany International Airport. […]

  • Virginia toddler walks again after being shot in the head in drive-by shooting: ‘It’s a miracle’

    HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – A 2-year-old is walking again after being shot in the head two months ago during a drive-by shooting. Lavier Robinson was critically injured when shots were fired at a Henrico home in December. “To actually have it happen to your family, it hits you,” Robinson’s grandmother Harneatha Atkinson said. “We have to stop the gun violence. There’s no need to shoot anyone’s house.” Robinson was rushed to VCU Medical Center after the shooting. He was later […]

  • Country singer Lindsey Renee Lagestee of Dixie Crush dies after being hit by a car

    Lindsey Renee Lagestee, the 25-year-old lead female vocalist of the country music band Dixie Crush, died days after being hit by a car on her way to a Valentine’s Day performance in Chicago, the band said on Facebook. Dixie Crush, which bills itself as “the Midwest’s Ultimate Country Party Band,” said Lagestee was a founding member of the group in 2015 and praised her as an “incredible performer, great friend, and the best bandmate.” She died on Monday. “Above and […]

  • 8 News Now/Emerson College poll shows health care, environment are important issues with Nevada voters

    LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Health care, the environment and the economy are top issues for Nevadans who were surveyed for an 8 News Now/Emerson College poll just a few days prior to the Nevada caucus. According to the statewide poll which questioned 425 people, 27.7% said health care was the single most important issue in deciding what candidate will get their vote. The environment was a major concern for 23.7% and 19.3% said it was the economy. A breakdown of the […]

  • Costco to ban non-members from food court

    If you frequent the Costco food court for cheap hot dogs and pizza, but you are not a member, you aren’t going to be able to do that for much longer. Costco says buying items from the food court has always required a membership. They just haven’t enforced it – until now. According to a Costco spokesperson, starting in March, the warehouse chain will require you to have an active membership to visit the food court. It costs about $60 […]

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