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  • Cop apologizes to firefighter with ‘sorry I tased you’ cake

    MAINEVILLE, Ohio – A police officer in Ohio who accidentally shocked a firefighter with a Taser has made amends with cake. The Hamilton Township Police Department in Maineville, Ohio, outside Cincinnati, posted the story on its Facebook page on Saturday. “Ofc. Workman was assisting our FD on an EMS call. When they arrived at the hospital an altercation ensued with the patient in the life squad,” the post read. The police department said Workman used her Taser to subdue the person […]

  • WATCH: Walmart customer goes viral after using intercom to ask for help

    LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. — A video of a Kentucky man using Walmart’s intercom system to ask for help has gone viral. Forrest Hunter posted the video to Facebook on Friday and it already has 39,000 shares and 1.9 million views as of Tuesday afternoon. The video, captioned “When you get sick of waiting on somebody at Walmart,” shows Hunter in the sporting goods section of the store. He picks up the store telephone and uses the intercom. “Customer needs assistance in […]

  • Video shows dog lock teeth onto New York City subway rider’s foot

    NEW YORK – It was a chaotic scene aboard a New York City subway train after a dog locked its jaws onto a rider’s foot in a video that surfaced on Instagram Monday. People on the train can be heard screaming in distress while the dog’s owner struggles to control the animal. “Get him off of me!” the subway rider yells. When and where the video was recorded is still not clear. Video of the incident was posted Monday morning […]

  • 13 semis join forces to help save suicidal man on Detroit freeway

    OAK PARK, Mich. – A line of truckers along with the Michigan State Police helped a man who was considering suicide on a highway overpass. Police received a call about a man on a bridge over I-696 early Tuesday morning around 1 a.m., according to WJBK, This photo does show the work troopers and local officers do to serve the public. But also in that photo is a man struggling with the decision to take his own life. Please remember help […]

  • NRA supporters are blowing up their expensive Yeti coolers

    The NRA’s charitable arm is calling the maker of a premium brand of cooler “unsportsmanlike” after the manufacturer ended a discount program. That’s per a letter from NRA Foundation lobbyist Marion Hammer, who was the NRA’s first female president and says Yeti “should be ashamed,” USA Today reports. In a statement, Yeti took issue with the NRA’s characterization, saying Hammer’s letter is “inaccurate” and that it’s simply halting some “outdated discounting programs” and setting up an “alternate customization program.” Yeti—which sells coolers that can go for up […]

  • Woman suspected of trying to abduct babies from hospitals in two states arrested

    Police have arrested a woman believed to have visited neonatal units of hospitals in the Carolinas “possibly in attempts to abduct a child.” Linda Mae Everett, 36, visited a women and children’s hospital in Wilmington, NC, on April 5th, but was denied entry at a check-in desk where all visitors must present photo identification, reports the News & Observer. Undeterred, Everett made her way to patient care areas anyway, says a rep for the New Hanover Regional Medical Center. She was […]

  • Deaf and nearly blind dog stays with 3-year-old girl overnight, leads rescuers to her

    QUEENSLAND, Australia – Good boy, Max! A 17-year-old blue heeler in Queensland, Australia is being hailed a hero after staying by the side of a 3-year-old girl who had been missing for more than 15 hours in the wilderness, according to ABC.net.au. Aurora went missing around 3 p.m. Friday. After several hours without luck, the search party decided to stop for the night. “It was really disheartening when everybody left,” said Leisa Bennett, Aurora’s grandmother. “We were standing in the darkness […]

  • Virginia man wins $4 million after forgetting about lottery ticket

    CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – A Virginia man is now a millionaire after scratching a Virginia Lottery ticket – one month after he bought it. Jeff Kretzer bought a “$100 Million Cash Extravaganza” ticket in December of 2017. The Chesterfield man put the ticket in his drawer and forgot about it. One month later, Kretzer happened to see the ticket in his drawer and decided to scratch it. Initially, Kretzer thought he won $4,000. “Oh, $4,000, this is going to be […]

  • RECALL: Ice pops recalled over possible listeria contamination

    DENVER –  A West Virginia company is voluntarily recalling thousands of cases of ice pops because of possible listeria contamination at a Denver facility, the Food and Drug Administration announced Monday. The recall covers two types of frozen desserts made by the Ziegenfelder Company – Budget $aver Cherry Pineapple Monster Pops and Sugar Free Twin pops. Between April 5 and April 19, roughly 3,000 cases of the potentially-tainted pops were sent to retailers and distributors in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Maine, […]

  • Zoo visitors kill kangaroo with rocks while trying to make it hop

    FUZHOU, China – One kangaroo is dead and another is injured after visitors at a Chinese zoo hurled rocks and other objects at them in two separate incidents. The Straits Times reports the first pelting happened at the end of February (though China Daily says it happened in early April), when gawkers decided to throw bricks and pieces of concrete at kangaroos at the Fuzhou Zoo in Fujian province to get them to hop around. A 12-year-old female marsupial was struck on her left […]

  • Woman faces $500 fine over free apple from Delta flight

    ARVADA, Colo. — A Colorado woman said she’s facing a $500 fine from U.S. Customs and Border Protection after she stashed a free apple during her flight home from Paris. According to KDVR, Crystal Tadlock said flight attendants were passing out apples in plastic bags, and she took one. She wasn’t hungry at the time so she threw the snack in her bag and planned to eat it during the second leg of her trip back to Denver. Tadlock said […]

  • Shark attack victim also survived bites from bear and a rattlesnake

    HONOLULU – A Colorado man attacked by a shark in Hawaii last week also survived earlier encounters with a bear and a rattlesnake. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Dylan McWilliams, 20 of Grand Junction, was bitten by a shark Thursday while swimming off the island of Kauai. He suffered several cuts to his leg that can be seen in one of his recent Facebook posts. McWilliams said he believes a tiger shark bit him. “That was the scariest part. I didn’t know […]