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  • Family receives hateful letter after disabled daughter shows goats in competition

    CORYDON, Iowa – The Turnbulls have had to figure out a lot of things when it comes to caring for their daughter, Stella. The 12-year-old was born with the children’s version of ALS and she was only given a month to live. So, when she told her parents she wanted to show goats, it was just one more challenge to overcome. “One thing we’ve learned about her is if there’s something she wants to do, we’ll try to help her […]

  • A woman woke up in her Memphis hotel room to find a snake on her arm

    Melinda Major was asleep in her hotel room in Memphis, Tennessee, on Friday morning when she felt something moving around on her arm. She was in town from Nashville for a doctor’s appointment and at first she thought it might have been her husband, until she remembered he wasn’t there with her. When she finally opened her eyes, what she saw was the stuff of nightmares. A thin, green garden snake was stretched out across her arm. “I’m not a […]

  • Gunman kills 3 people – including a 6-year-old boy – and wounds 11 others at California garlic festival

    The rock band TinMan was playing its last song for a crowd of a couple hundred people at the annual Gilroy Garlic Festival on Sunday evening in Northern California. Nearby, families sat eating, kids were playing and vendors were looking to make their last sales. Then the gun fire started. “We ran off the stage (and) we crawled underneath it,” TinMan singer Christian Swain said. “We could smell the gunpowder,” Swain said. Three people were killed and at least 11 others […]

  • University of Mississippi students suspended after posing in front of Emmett Till memorial sign with guns

    Three white University of Mississippi students have been suspended from their fraternity after a photo showing them posing with guns in front of a sign memorializing Emmett Till surfaced earlier this week. The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division is also reportedly investigating. The sign, which is posted outside Glendora, Mississippi, is there to commemorate the murder of Till, a 14-year-old African American who was tortured and killed in 1955 after accusations that he flirted with a white woman. He was […]

  • Body of girl missing for 34 years found at Colorado pipeline site

    The remains of a 12-year-girl who disappeared in Weld County, Colorado, in 1984 have been recovered and identified, authorities said Thursday. A work crew discovered the remains Tuesday while excavating for a pipeline, said Greeley Police Sgt. Joe Tymkowych. They are of Jonelle Matthews, based on evidence found at the scene and a coroner’s examination, he told CNN. Jonelle went missing on December 20, 1984, Tymkowych said. She would be 47 today had she survived. She was last seen entering […]

  • Video shows ‘Zombie chicken’ squirming off plate at restaurant

    There’s fresh food, and then there’s this. A video posted to Facebook on July 9th shows what appears a “zombie chicken” appearing to crawl off a plate at an unknown restaurant. The video has over 14 million views. You can hear some people screaming in the background of the unconfirmed video as the meat appears to crawl off the plate and land on the floor. This isn’t the first time a “dancing” food video has made the rounds online. In […]

  • US-born teen detained for weeks by CBP lost 26 pounds, was told ‘you have no rights’

    The Texas-born high school student who was detained by immigration officials for more than three weeks told CNN Thursday he was treated less than human at a US Customs and Border Protection facility. Francisco Galicia, 18, says he was held in filthy, overcrowded conditions where he was not allowed to shower for 23 days, forced to sleep on a cement floor and not given enough food. By the time he was released Tuesday, after word spread about his detention following […]

  • Dog kept under bed for 2 years is ‘most appalling’ neglect case

    RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond SPCA has rehabilitated a dog found living in one of the worst neglect situations the organization has seen in decades. The 7-year-old poodle nicknamed Lionheart was surrendered back in April. “The owner told us he had Lionheart under a bed for 2 years and had only kind of just put food under the bed,” Richmond SPCA CEO Robin Robertson Starr told WTVR. “Lionheart had been completely been without any human attention and affection for a considerable […]

  • Jeffrey Epstein reportedly injured in jail cell

    Financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was treated for injuries sustained in his Manhattan jail cell this week, a law enforcement source said Thursday. It is not clear to jail officials if the injuries were self-inflicted or the result of an assault, the source said. Epstein is awaiting trial at Metropolitan Correctional Center, New York. He is charged with one count of sex trafficking of minors and one count of conspiracy to engage in sex trafficking. He has pleaded […]

  • College student unearths 65 million-year-old Triceratops skull

    A college student made the discovery of a lifetime on a recent paleontology dig when he unearthed a partial Triceratops skull. Harrison Duran, a fifth-year biology student at the University of California, Merced, uncovered the 65 million-year-old skull in the badlands of North Dakota. “I can’t quite express my excitement in that moment when we uncovered the skull,” Duran said in a news release from the school on Wednesday. “I’ve been obsessed with dinosaurs since I was a kid, so […]

  • Valerie Harper’s husband says he can’t send her to hospic

    Valerie Harper’s husband says he will not follow doctors’ advice to put his wife in hospice care. Tony Cacciotti posted a note on his wife’s official Facebook page Tuesday regarding her current medical state. “I have been told by doctors to put Val in Hospice care and I can’t [because of our 40 years of shared commitment to each other] and I won’t because of the amazing good deeds she has graced us with while she’s been here on earth,” […]

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    Worldwide recall issued for textured breast implants tied to rare cancer

    Allergan issued a worldwide recall of Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders that have been linked to a rare cancer. The move came after the US Food and Drug Administration requested the manufacturer voluntarily recall the products. “Allergan is taking this action as a precaution following notification of recently updated global safety information concerning the uncommon incidence of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA),” according to a press announcement […]

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    Anti-vegan stunt had men eating raw squirrels

    There were the vegans who “terrorized” the butchers. Now, meat eaters tried to terrorize the vegans. The BBC reports a macabre scene in London on March 30th earned two men disorderly conduct convictions and fines on Monday. Gatis Lagzdins, 29; and Deonisy Khlebnikov, 22, stationed themselves in front of a food stall at the Soho Vegan Food Market and began to eat dead but raw squirrels—ones that still possessed their skin and fur, reports USA Today. You can view two grisly photos here; they show […]

  • Hospital sued after principal dies donating bone marrow for boy

    The fiancée of a beloved New Jersey high school principal who died earlier this year while attempting to donate bone marrow to a child has filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that doctors treating him were negligent. Derrick Nelson was described as a man of dignity and courage by his fiancée Sheronda Braker, who is the mother of his 5-year-old daughter. Braker filed a lawsuit in Union County Superior Court on Monday for malpractice involved in the treatment of Nelson. The defendants are Jerry […]

  • Bison bull tosses 9-year-old girl into air in terrifying Yellowstone video

    A 9-year-old girl was injured after a bison charged her in Yellowstone National Park on Monday, the park’s public affairs office said. Yellowstone officials tell CNN they are looking into a video posted to Twitter on Monday night and being circulated by local media. While Yellowstone hasn’t confirmed the authenticity of the video, it shows a bison charge three people. An adult man and woman run away, while a little girl is violently thrown into the air by the bison. […]

  • ‘I said yes and forever!’: Bindi Irwin gets engaged to longtime boyfriend on 21st birthday

    Bindi Irwin, the daughter of the late Steve Irwin, has announced her engagement to boyfriend Chandler Powell. Bindi posted the news on Instagram, saying he proposed on her 21st birthday. She wrote: “On my birthday I said ‘yes’ and ‘forever’ to the love of my life. Chandler, close to 6 years ago I fell in love with you and every day since has been a whirlwind of adventure and true happiness. I’m so looking forwarding to spending our forever together […]

  • Pete Buttigieg interview on country radio was silenced by company

    Blair Garner, host of a nationally syndicated radio program, taped an interview with 2020 Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg in Nashville last week. The idea for it came from the Buttigieg campaign, and Garner was pleased at the outreach. “Since Country music tends to lean in a conservative direction, I was surprised” to get the opportunity, Garner wrote afterward. “But more than surprised, I was EXTREMELY flattered. One of the few truly viable candidates in the race raised his hand and […]

  • ICE officers came for a Tennessee man. His neighbors stepped in to stop them

    When US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers tried to take a Tennessee man into custody, the man’s neighbors say they stepped in to stop the arrest. Videos posted on Facebook and shared by CNN affiliates show a standoff outside Nashville that witnesses said lasted for hours. It started early Monday morning when ICE officers followed a man’s van and tried to pull it over, CNN affiliates WTVF and WZTV reported. After the van’s driver pulled into the driveway of a house in Hermitage, Tennessee, […]

  • 3 family members charged in connection to viral Disneyland brawl

    LOS ANGELES – Two men and a woman face a slew of charges after a family dispute turned violent at Disneyland earlier this month, prosecutors said. The melee, which took place in the middle of Mickey’s Toontown on July 5th, was captured on a video that subsequently went viral. It was also witnessed by other park guests at the Anaheim theme park, including children. Avery Desmond-Edwinn Robinson, 35, of Las Vegas, has been charged with five felonies and nine misdemeanors. […]

  • Horse punched, 4 deputies injured in drunken fight at county fair

    TURLOCK, Calif. – Four deputies were injured and a sheriff’s horse was punched when a fight broke out during a busy night at the Stanislaus County Fair. Around 10 p.m. Sunday, a group of drunken men reportedly wearing gang attire had gathered near a beer booth, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department. When they were told to leave the fair, the sheriff’s department reports one of the men attacked a deputy, starting an altercation that drew a large crowd. […]

  • 6-year-old saves mom after she passes out from heat stroke

    GRANDVIEW, Mo. – First responders helped save a woman’s life in Missouri Saturday, but it wouldn’t have happened without the quick thinking of a 6-year-old girl. Christinia and her mom Mary spent part of their Saturday at an outdoor birthday party. “They had been out there for a couple hours, and then I guess they went to the nail shop,” Christinia’s grandma Vickie Hancock told WDAF. When they got home, the 6-year-old said her mom wasn’t acting right. “I took […]

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    Krispy Kreme is redesigning its stores for the first time in a decade – and making its menu even more sugary

    Sugar might be falling out of favor, but it’s the centerpiece of a makeover of Krispy Kreme that includes a new menu and its first store redesign in a decade. The doughnut company, founded 82 years ago, debuted a new location Tuesday in North Carolina that showcases Krispy Kreme’s new, extra-sweet menu. It features concoctions like doughnut-infused ice cream, milkshakes and a customizable toppings bar for the glazed doughnuts. The makeover follows rival Dunkin’s debut of a modernized store and […]

  • Macy’s pulls plates showing ‘mom jeans’ portion sizes

    Macy’s may have bitten off more than it could chew. The retail giant announced late Sunday that it would pull a line of porcelain plates advocating for smaller portion sizes after a wave of criticism that began – and ended – on Twitter. The decision came in response to a customer’s tweet criticizing the plates’ message Sunday night. The $9.50 plates, designed by a company called Pourtions, feature three circles of increasing sizes in which one might place their food. […]

  • ‘Reprehensible’: Disturbing videos show men dumping buckets of water on NYPD officers

    NEW YORK CITY- Officials are outraged after two videos surfaced on social media Monday showing New York Police Department officers being drenched with buckets of water by groups of men. One of the videos was shot in Brooklyn and the other in Harlem, WPIX reports. The videos show the group of men dump buckets of water on the officers, with bystanders laughing in the background. At one point, a bucket actually hits one of the officers in the head. It’s not […]

  • Man mauled to death by dogs on Memphis street

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 40-year-old man was mauled to death by a pack of dogs on a Memphis street Thursday, police said. Officers were called around 2 a.m. to Belle Haven and Meadowbrook in southwest Memphis and found a man with dog bites all over his body. Paramedics performed CPR and he was taken in critical condition to Regional Medical Center, where he later died from his injuries, according to WREG. Police have identified the victim as Mario Moore. Kevin Woods […]

  • Driver in clown mask holding prop chain saw arrested after police chase ends on beach

    LOS ANGELES – Authorities on Sunday released the identity of a Santa Ana man in a clown mask who allegedly brandished a prop chainsaw and hung out the sunroof of a car while leading the California Highway Patrol on a pursuit from Westminster to Venice Beach the day before. Damik A. Disdier was booked on suspicion of felony evading police, according to the CHP. The CHP described him as 40 years old, while L.A. County booking records listed his age […]

  • Missing toddler drove himself down to the county fair on his toy tractor

    How far can a little one really go? Well, one determined Minnesota 2-year-old got himself all the way down to the county fair, according to the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office received a call Friday night about a missing toddler, according to a Facebook post from the office. But the determined tyke wasn’t in danger – he just decided he wasn’t done at the fair. The young boy hopped on his battery-powered John Deere toy tractor and drove […]

  • Father of 6 dies after wave slams him into North Carolina beach

    A father of six has died after a wave struck him on a North Carolina beach and slammed him to the sand, breaking his neck, his wife said on Twitter. Lee Dingle, 37, was playing on Oak Island’s beach with three of his kids Thursday when the wave knocked him to the ground, Shannon Dingle said. The force of the impact broke his neck and made his throat swell so much that his brain was deprived of oxygen for too […]

  • Women recount haunting interactions with suspected child killer when they were teens

    ST. LOUIS – They worked for a dangerous sexual predator and suspected killer in the middle of his crime spree. But as teen girls, they didn’t know the danger they faced. In 1997, Earl Cox was leading an online child porn ring while escaping scrutiny for a child kidnapping and murder that police believe he committed. Jessica Mills was 17. Cox picked her out of a crowd to work for him. “A lot of emotions come through; like, ‘How did […]

  • Boy fighting to recover after losing hand to firework on 10th birthday

    COMPTON, Calif. – Aaron Carreto was playing outside his Compton home on his birthday earlier this month when his life changed forever. Two neighbors tossed a lit homemade firework at the 10-year-old boy, which exploded, claiming the child’s left hand, his family said. After undergoing four operations, the young patient is still fighting to recover from injuries that also included burns to his face and stomach, older sister Adriana Carreto wrote on an online fundraising website. He initially lost all […]

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