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  • Pregnant woman, 2 daughters reported missing in Colorado

    FREDERICK, Colo. — Multiple law enforcement agencies are working to find a missing Colorado woman and her two children Wednesday. Shanann Watts, 34, and her 3- and 4-year-old daughters, were last seen on Monday. Watts is 15 weeks pregnant, police said. Police released very little information, only saying that no vehicle has been associated with the disappearance. A majority of the Frederick Police Department is working to find Watts and her daughters, Bellaa and Celeste “Cece,” according to KDVR. Watts is […]

  • New Jersey principal creates in-school laundry room to combat bullying

    NEWARK, N.J. – He’s only had the job for a couple of weeks, but that’s all it took for a determined principal to realize a bold change was needed to fight bullying at his New Jersey high school. “They were choosing to stay home rather than coming to school to be bullied or ridiculed,” West Side High School Principal Akbar Cook told The Star-Ledger. “We didn’t know until we started making calls.” Cook told the paper that students would mock […]

  • ‘Hard to fathom’: 7 family members killed in Oregon car crash, including 5 children

    TACOMA, Wash. – A Washington state family is reeling after a head-on collision took the lives of seven relatives, including five children, as they drove outside of Burns, Oregon, headed for a vacation in Las Vegas. On Monday morning, 29-year-old Erika Boquet and her three young children, Isabella Boquet, 11; Elisabeth Boquet, 9; and Tytis Boquet, 6; were driving to Las Vegas for a family vacation with three other relatives. According to Oregon State Police, around 10 a.m. Monday, an oncoming […]

  • Women say Uber driver ‘terrorized’ them during 25-minute nightmare ride

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Three friends are speaking out two months after a nightmare 25-minute Uber ride through Sacramento left them fearing for their lives. “I legitimately believed that we were going to die,” Theadora Fuerstenberg said. It’s an app thousands use every day, but a June 15 Uber trip on Interstate 80 from a book club in Arden to Oak Park traumatized the three women. “He would swerve in and out and then as he was doing this he would say, […]

  • FDA recalls thyroid medication

    The Food and Drug Administration has issued a voluntary recall for a thyroid medication made by a Chinese manufacturer because of potential problems with an ingredient. In the Aug. 9 statement, the FDA said Levothyroxine and Liothyronine 15 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg, 90 mg, and 120 mg thyroid tablets are being recalled as a precaution. In a recorded voice statement (available at 1-888-354-9939), Westminster Pharmaceuticals said “If your medication is dosed in micrograms (mcg), your medication is not included in this […]

  • Girl Scouts announce new cookie flavor – it involves caramel and sea salt…

    Move over, Samoa. There’s a new Girl Scout cookie in town. Girl Scouts of the USA have announced a new cookie, Caramel Chocolate Chip, will join the 2019 lineup. According to a release, the cookie is gluten-free and will be offered in select areas. The Girl Scout’s website describes the cookie as the following: “Rich caramel, semisweet chocolate chips, and a hint of sea salt in a chewy cookie. Gluten-free Caramel Chocolate Chip cookies are offered only in select Girl […]

  • Worker dies after falling in vat of oil near Disney World

    WINTER GARDEN, Fla. — A 61-year-old worker has died in an “industrial accident” after he fell into a vat filled with oil near an employee-only area at Walt Disney World, according to authorities. Crews responded to the Reedy Creek energy facility, which is located on Walt Disney World property, shortly after midnight, according to the Orlando Sentinel. Deputies said the victim slipped and fell while working with another employee to empty oil and grease byproduct from a semi-truck into the […]

  • Trailer filled with $98,000 worth of ramen noodles stolen in Georgia

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. — A trailer filled with nearly $100,000 worth of ramen noodles was stolen from a gas station 30 miles south of Atlanta, according to WAGA. The 53-foot trailer was parked at a Chevron in Fayetteville, Georgia when someone hauled it away, including a load of $98,000 worth of noodles. Officials believe someone stole the trailer between July 25 and Aug. 1. Deputies with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office are looking for the culprit in five car break-ins, a stolen […]

  • 6-year-old orders $300 worth of toys on Amazon without her parents knowing

    OGDEN, Utah — A Utah girl took advantage of “one-click” ordering on Amazon and bought $300 worth of toys without her parents knowing, according to KSTU. Caitlin’s mom recently bought her a Barbie on Amazon for her birthday and let the girl track the package. When she left Caitlin unattended on Amazon, she purchased some more birthday gifts and chose overnight shipping. The following day, the delivery truck pulled up at their home in Utah. “They just started unloading box […]

  • CDC monitoring measles cases in 21 states, including Missouri and Kansas

    Health officials across the country are monitoring the spread of measles across 21 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to CDC, there have already been 107 cases reported this year. The majority of those cases were in people who were not vaccinated. Measles is an airborne virus that spreads through coughing and sneezing. Symptoms typically show up 10-14 days after exposure. 2018 is on track to become one of the worst years for measles in the […]

  • ‘I’m not a racist’: Woman apologizes for throwing hot coffee at Latino worker

    LOS ANGELES – A woman spoke out Tuesday after she was seen on video throwing hot coffee at a Latino contractor during a controversial confrontation at an upscale condominium complex in Century City. The incident took place on Aug. 4 at a building located in the 2300 block of Fox Hills Drive, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Rhonda Polon said she regrets the entire incident and that her only concern that day was to protect her property. “I’m […]

  • Restaurant puts together wedding meal in 90 minutes after caterer doesn’t show

    HUDSONVILLE, Mich. – Amber and Benjamin Vansledright said “I Do,” on August 11, 2018. The problem? Their caterer thought the wedding was scheduled for the following week. “All the details were planned and we had just finished with the photographs but we were waiting for the caterer,” Benjamin’s mother recalled. Just before the ceremony, the couple got the news that there would be no food at their wedding. So as the guests arrived, family made a last minute request to […]