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  • Shots fired inside Wisconsin high school, suspect in custody

    WAUKESHA, Wisc. — Police in Wisconsin say a suspect has been taken into custody after shots were fired inside Waukesha South High School on Monday morning, according to WITI. Officials say the building is safe and secure and described the incident as “isolated.” They say they are not seeking any other suspects at this time. “There has been a critical incident at Waukesha South high school,” police said in a statement. “This is an isolated incident. We are not seeking […]

  • Getting ‘Rael’ About Periods

    With homeless becoming an epidemic in Los Angeles, access to feminine hygiene products can be just as hard as finding shelter. Social Entrepreneur Yanghee Paik sat down to talk about her feminine care company, Rael, and how she along with her two cofounders used Korean technology to create safer products for women and the environment. Rael is all about sparking a movement that takes the shame and embarrassment out of conversations around periods, while laying a strong foundation of giving […]

  • Lost In America: The Film that aims to put a spotlight on the Homeless Youth Crisis In America

    According to the The National Network for Youth, there are an estimated 4.2 million homeless youth living in America. These are some of the statistics that filmmaker Rotimi Rainwater cites in his up-and-coming documentary film, ‘Lost In America,’ about the lives of youth living on the street in the United States.  “Seven-hundred thousand of those youth are under the age of 18. Seventy-five percent of homeless youth get propositioned for sex within the first 48 hours. Hundreds of thousands of […]

  • Multiple people injured after shooting at high school in California

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — A report of a shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita has prompted a massive police response and the lockdown of an entire school district on Thursday morning, authorities told KTLA. Deputies responded to a report of shots fired on campus, the Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station said in a series of tweets. At least five victims have been hospitalized, including two in critical condition, according to Henry Mayo Hospital. Local law enforcement officials said the […]

  • Robin Givens talks OWN’s ‘Ambitions’ and Allyship

    In media where diversity and strong, empowered female characters are on the rise, it’s great to see strong female leads, like Robin Givens playing dynamic characters like Stephanie Carlisle in OWN’s new series, Ambitions. Robin Givens has had a successful career as an American model, stage, film, and television actress. She is best known for her role as Darlene Merriman in the ABC hit sitcom Head of the Class. Ambitions, a family saga created by Jamey Giddens and produced by […]

  • Family wants public to watch dashcam of 11-year-old’s fatal crash involving deputy

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Michigan State Police have released dash camera video of an accident that killed an 11-year-old boy in May. The family of the boy who was killed told WXIN they wanted people to see the video, which was just released. According to MSP, the deputy was traveling 66 mph in a 30 mph zone. The law enforcement officer was en route to an emergency call but did not have emergency lights or sirens on when the collision happened. […]

  • Aldi frozen berries recalled due to possible hepatitis A contamination

    CHICAGO — Wawona Frozen Foods is voluntarily recalling packages of frozen raspberry and berry mixes sold at Aldi grocery stores due to a possible hepatitis A contamination. The frozen raspberry and berry mixes containing raspberries were packaged under the Aldi and Raley’s private labels. The products were pulled after a positive test result taken in a government sampling program. There have been no illnesses associated with the voluntary recall. Consumers who have purchased the berries should not eat them and […]

  • Firefighters battle to save Reagan Library as nearby wildfire approaches

    LOS ANGELES – Firefighters near Los Angeles are battling to keep a wind-driven wildfire away from Ronald Reagan Presidential Library near Los Angeles, according to KTLA. A massive fire exploded near the library in Simi Valley early Wednesday morning.  Melissa Giller, a spokeswoman for the library, says it is being protected by firefighters as a wind-driven wildfire burns nearby in hills northwest of Los Angeles. Giller says the portion of the library closest to the fire is a pavilion housing […]

  • Country singer says 2-year-old daughter died after choking at home

    Country singer Ned LeDoux and his wife are mourning the loss of their daughter. LeDoux said on Facebook that his two-year-old daughter Haven died in a “tragic choking accident” at their home on October 20. He said that he and his wife, Morgan, are in mourning, and asked for privacy. “It is with great sadness that Ned & Morgan inform friends and fans that their two year old daughter Haven passed away on October 20th due to a tragic choking accident in […]

  • Grandfather charged in death of toddler on cruise ship

    The grandfather of a toddler who fell to her death on a cruise ship in July has been charged with negligent homicide in her death, Puerto Rican authorities said. Salvatore “Sal” Anello was playing with the girl, Chloe Wiegand, on the 11th floor near a window while the ship was docked in Puerto Rico. An attorney for the Indiana family has said Anello sat the girl on rails near the open window, thinking it was closed. Prosecutors allege that Anello […]

  • Farmer turns 910-pound pumpkin into boat

    Instead of making a giant jack o’lantern or a massive pie that could feed the whole town, a farmer in Tennessee took his 910-pound pumpkin out for a spin in his pond. It’s been Justin Ownby’s dream to grow a giant pumpkin. And for the past four years, he has been trying to reach his goal of growing a 1,000 pound pumpkin, his wife, Christin, told CNN. This year the farmer from Cleveland, Tennessee, had an extra special seed to […]

  • ‘Sexy Popeyes chicken sandwich costume’ being sold online

    Popeye’s chicken sandwich is so popular, it’s inspiring a “sexy” Halloween costume. It’s called the “Sold Out Chicken Sandwich Costume,” clearly referencing Popeye’s hit sandwich, which sold out this summer. Some people even waited in line for hours to get one. But you won’t have to wait in line for the costume, which features a brown bodysuit, a ruffled bodice, and a white “sold out” stamp. Yandy.com is selling the outfit for almost $80. Get one before they’re gone!

  • Barbie’s Malibu Dreamhouse will be on Airbnb for $60 per night

    Call three friends, jump in the bubble gum pink Jeep, and hop on the Pacific Coast Highway. The Barbie Malibu Dreamhouse is available to rent. It is beachy and dreamy, and it is very, very pink. Better yet? It’s only $60 per night on Airbnb. Panoramic ocean views and glamorous décor bring the plastic playset of your childhood to life. The real house even has the iconic hot pink slide from the balcony to the infinity pool below. It will be […]

  • Family found living on remote farm with no contact with outside world for 9 years

    A family of six was discovered inside a remote farm in the Netherlands, where it is believed they lived in isolation for nine years, according to CNN affiliate NOS. The father and five children, ages 18 to 25, were found in the small village of Ruinerwold, in the northeastern province of Drenthe, Dutch police told CNN. A sixth adult child had left and was the one who alerted police. Although the village has just a few thousand residents, no one […]

  • Jennifer Aniston joins Instagram with help from some ‘Friends’

    Jennifer Aniston’s “Friends” co-stars will always be there for her — even for her first day on Instagram. The actress on Tuesday joined the social media platform with a bang, posting a photo with her former co-stars Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matthew Perry and Matt LeBlanc. “And now we’re Instagram FRIENDS too,” she wrote. “HI INSTAGRAM.” View this post on Instagram And now we’re Instagram FRIENDS too. HI INSTAGRAM 👋🏻 A post shared by Jennifer Aniston (@jenniferaniston) on […]

  • 10 years ago today, the ‘balloon boy hoax’ captivated America

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Only one family can claim “Balloon Boy” as their own. That’s the moniker given to Falcon Heene in October 2009 when he was just 6 years old. For nearly two hours, people around the world fixated on his fate — fearing he had floated as high as 7,000 feet in a massive helium balloon resembling a flying saucer. And nearly 10 years later, the day is still fresh on the minds of many in Colorado and […]

  • Hard Rock Hotel construction site collapses in New Orleans; 1 dead, several injured

    NEW ORLEANS — One person was killed and at least 18 were injured after a massive collapse at a Hard Rock Hotel construction site in New Orleans on Saturday, according to WGNO. The collapse dumped debris across the road and prompted evacuations at nearby buildings. Michael Dalle-Molle provided video to WWL that shows the moment of the collapse of the top section of the hotel. Buildings surrounding the collapse were evacuated, and shocked people spilled onto the road as NOPD […]

  • Chicken recall expands due to possible listeria contamination

    The USDA has announced a large recall of chicken sold at stores nationwide due to concerns about listeria contamination. Tip Top Poultry, Inc., based in Georgia, has recalled an undetermined amount of ready-to-eat poultry products that were used in additional products, including possibly being served from a deli counter in grocery stores. The frozen cooked, diced or shredded “ready-to-eat” chicken products were produced between January 21, 2019 and September 24, 2019. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “Est. P-17453” inside the USDA mark of […]

  • Teen’s memory ‘resets’ every 2 hours, thinks every day is June 11

    MONMOUTH, Illinois — An Illinois teenager wakes up every day believing it’s June 11 due to a traumatic head injury that causes her memory to “reset” every two hours, according to WQAD. Each morning Riley Horner wakes up confused. “I have a calendar on my door and I look and it’s September and I’m like ‘woah’,” Riley said. Riley was accidentally kicked in the head by a student while “crowd surfing” during a dance at the FFA State Convention on […]

  • Outbreak of salmonella infections linked to pig ear dog treats expands to 35 states

    A Salmonella outbreak linked to pig ear dog treats has now sickened 143 people across 35 states, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Earlier this year, the CDC warned animals and their humans can get sick from simply handling pig ear dog treats or caring for a dog who has eaten one. According to the CDC, 33 people have been hospitalized and 26 illnesses are among children younger than 5 years. No deaths have […]

  • Man catches stranger’s phone on roller coaster, becomes instant legend

    Catalonia, Spain – A man showed off his lightning-quick reflexes when he caught a stranger’s phone while riding a roller coaster in Spain. Samuel Kempf, who lives in New Zealand, visited PortAventura World theme park and rode the Shambhala roller coaster last month. An on-ride camera captured the moment Kempf caught the camera while riding the 80-mph coaster. Kempf told 1NewsNow he returned the phone to the owner when the ride was over. “He couldn’t believe it, he gave me […]

  • Disney World’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge officially opens to huge crowds

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge officially opened to massive crowds on Thursday and quickly reached capacity. The west coast version of Galaxy’s Edge opened earlier this year, but the nearly identical land 14-acre land in Florida officially welcomed its first guests early this morning. The land quickly reached capacity, which prompted to utilize a “virtual queue” system that allows guests to join a “boarding group” to gain entry to the land. After the guest joins the boarding […]

  • Disney unveils Epcot transformation, new details about Star Wars hotel

    Disney unveiled new details about its multi-year transformation of Epcot, its upcoming innovative Star Wars hotel, and several other attractions coming to its parks across the globe during a two-hour panel at the company’s D23 Expo in Anaheim over the weekend. Details included updates on a Spider-Man ride coming to Disney California Adventure Park, a Moana attraction and an overhaul of the Epcot theme park in Florida. Here’s a breakdown of the major announcements: A Starcruiser with fabulous views Visitors to […]

  • Doctors pull brown recluse spider out of Missouri woman’s ear

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Doctors in Missouri recently pulled a brown recluse spider out of a woman’s ear after she complained of discomfort, according to WDAF. Torres, who despises the creepy, crawly arachnids, said she first noticed some discomfort in her ear Tuesday morning. “I woke up Tuesday hearing a bunch of swooshing and water in my left ear. It was like when you went swimming and you have all of that water in your ear,” Torres said. At first, […]

  • Disneyland honors free ticket won by woman over 30 years ago

    LOS ANGELES – A California woman recently used a free Disneyland ticket she won 34 years ago, according to the Los Angeles Times. Tamia Richardson was 14 when she won a free ticket during a 30th anniversary promotion at the theme park in 1985.  Richardson recently found the ticket, originally valued at $16.50, in a box of keepsakes. On Thursday, Richardson was able to exchange the old ticket for a new pass valid at both Disneyland and California Adventure Park. Richardson […]

  • A special bond: Sanitation worker surprises boy with toy truck

    JENKS, Okla. — A sanitation worker in Oklahoma surprised a boy with a toy last week, according to the city of Jenks. Aaron Mitchell, who works at American Waste Control, would regularly see and interact with the boy along his route. The boy would stand outside to greet the sanitation workers in any type of weather. On Thursday, Mitchell delivered a brand new toy recycle truck to the little boy – all wrapped in a Mickey Mouse gift bag with […]

  • Engineering grad’s clever electronic cap decoration almost caused a bomb scare

    A computer engineering graduate got his diploma and one heck of a story because the DIY electronic decoration on his graduation cap looked a bit like a bomb. Can Cevik told CNN that police stopped him on Monday evening at a security entrance as he was walking into Florida International University’s graduation ceremony. They were suspicious of the gadget, which had a flashing, digital display that was connected to a 9-volt battery and electronic boards with red, black, yellow and […]

  • Dow plunges after Powell says not to expect further rate cuts

    The Dow fell as much as 450 points Wednesday afternoon after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that the quarter-point rate cut that the Fed had approved earlier in the day was a one-off. “We are thinking of it as a mid-cycle adjustment to policy,” Powell said during a press conference Wednesday. “I’m contrasting it with the beginning of a lengthy cutting cycle.” The market had initially interpreted the Fed’s statement about the rate cut, its first since 2008, to […]

  • Rattlesnake and radioactive uranium found during Oklahoma traffic stop

    GUTHRIE, Okla. – Two people were arrested in Oklahoma after police stopped a stolen car and found a rattlesnake, radioactive uranium, and an open bottle of Kentucky Deluxe, according to KFOR. Stephen Jennings is charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, transporting an open container of liquor, operating a vehicle with a suspended license, and failure to carry security verification form. Rachael Rivera is charged with possession of a firearm after a former felony conviction. The traffic stop was made […]

  • Family involved in Disneyland brawl denied it happened, according to police

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — The family allegedly involved in a brawl that broke out at Mickey’s Toontown in Disneyland last week have denied anything ever happened, according to police. The family was “uncooperative” when police responded to the park, and there was no video available at the time, so officers did not make any arrests, said Anaheim Police Sgt. Daron Wyatt. In response to a tweet questioning the ongoing investigation into the fight, Anaheim police responded Tuesday saying, “the parties involved […]

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