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  • Woman destroys her gun in wake of Florida school shooting

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – A Connecticut woman says she destroyed her gun because she did not want to be associated with gun culture after the deadly shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Amanda Meyer told WTIC hunting is a right of passage for her. “It’s a birthright. You just do it from the time you’re born,” said Meyer. She uses a compound bow to hunt on her 77-acre property given Connecticut’s limitations. “Connecticut is really small and you […]

  • Lucky Charms is retiring one of its marshmallows to add a unicorn

    For the first time in 10 years, Lucky Charms cereal is introducing a new and permanent marshmallow — the magical unicorn. General Mills, the company that makes Lucky Charms, made the decision on the new replacement after polling social media for suggestions. The purple-blue mythical creature will replace the yellow hourglass marshmallow. The hourglass has been part of the cereal since 2008. There’s another report that Lucky Charms is launching a new variety called Frosted Flakes Lucky Charms.” One can only […]

  • Shoplifting suspect arrested after wild confrontation in Walmart parking lot caught on video

    YUBA CITY, Calif. — A suspected shoplifter is in jail after his getaway attempt almost killed a man trying to stop him on Saturday. Video of the weekend’s dramatic confrontation has been shared hundreds of thousands of times. It shows the suspect in a Walmart parking lot in Yuba City, California almost running over a man trying to stop him from getting away, according to KTXL. Police say the 46-year-old victim boxed the suspect’s car in with his own, then […]

  • Couple worried mystery Amazon packages could be tied to international ‘brushing’ scam

    FOLSOM, Calif. — A Northern California couple say they are concerned about mysterious packages that keep showing up at their doorstep. Michelle Carroll told KTXL it all started a few weeks ago when she and her husband received a stuffed, talking hamster. They thought maybe a friend had sent it as a joke. But then package after package from Amazon showed up on the doorstep of their Folsom home. So far, they’ve gotten a dozen knee support pillows in just […]

  • Drinking alcohol more effective than exercise for living a long life, study finds

    IRVINE, Calif. – Drinking alcohol could be more important than exercise when it comes to living a long life, researchers say. The 90+ Study from the University of California, Irvine seeks to find out why people in the fastest growing age group in the United States – the “oldest-olds” – live as long as they do. Those who like to indulge in a moderate of alcohol should also enjoy the findings of neurologist Claudia Kawas and her team, who have […]

  • ‘Nobody would take me’: Dog found tied to tree with note attached to collar gets adopted

    PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. — A dog found tied to a tree in a wooded area of Prince George County, Virginia has found a new home. “My name is Zeus,” a note tied to his collar read. “I am a very good dog. My owner just can’t afford me anymore. She tried to find me a home but nobody would take me.” The owner wrote, “I am left with no other options for him, I hate to do this  but […]

  • ‘Thought she might not make it,’ 5th-grader saves choking friend

    HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – A fifth-grader in Virginia has been hailed a hero for jumping into action when he saw a classmate choking at lunch; she was starting to turn colors and gasping for breath. “I wasn’t really calm, my heart was racing I just knew I had to help her,” Benjamin Ford told WTVR. Though he was nervous, school officials said the fifth-grader had all the right moves. Benjamin said he knew what to do because he relied on […]

  • Army awards medals to JROTC students killed in Florida shooting

    The U.S. Army is awarding medals for heroism to three students killed in last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Alaina Petty, Peter Wang and Martin Duque, all students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, were also cadets in the school’s Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program and will receive the Medal of Heroism for their actions in last Wednesday’s shooting. Petty’s family was presented with her medal at her funeral service Monday, and Wang’s family was due to receive […]

  • Michigan convict wrote a hit book, now state wants to collect

    A Michigan convict who won accolades for his book of short stories may be forced to give up all he earned from his book deal. Curtis Dawkins’ debut, The Graybar Hotel, was published in July by Scribner and details life behind bars in ways that have thrilled readers. Michigan’s Department of Treasury is less enthused, however, and has filed a court complaint that asks that 90% of the convicted killer’s reported $150,000 advance be given to the state as payment […]

  • Watch two moviegoers try the ‘tall man’ trick to sneak into ‘Black Panther’

    CARSON, Ca. — Two “Black Panther” fans got creative over the weekend in their quest to see the movie for half the price. Twitter user Pillsbury posted video of the whole debacle. He and a friend in a “tall man disguise” got in line for tickets hoping to get a two-for-one deal. Others in line were pretty entertained — but the cashier? Not so much. Watch below: We tried getting the two for one special at black panther. The manager was […]

  • Video captures heartwarming reunion between veteran, stolen service dog

    AURORA, Colo. – A Colorado veteran and his beloved service dog are back together again after a man allegedly took the dog as it was tied up outside of a restaurant. “This dog is my life. He’s my soul,” Navy veteran Levi Roybal told KDVR. “I’m never letting him out of my sight now.” Just before 7 p.m. on Sunday, the dog was swiped from outside the Hibachi Grill on Mississippi and Sable. Roybal said he tethered Astro because he wanted the dog […]

  • Disney princess steps up when no one shows up at 7-year-old’s birthday party

    ARVADA, Colo. – A Colorado girl’s dream princess party turned out to be anything but because no one from the first-grader’s class came out to celebrate. Leyana’s mother said she handed out birthday invitations at her daughter’s school a week before the party but was devastated when no one showed up to their apartment. Leyana had been dreaming about the day for months. She wore her white ruffle dress on Saturday and counted down the minutes until her classmates would […]