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  • Off-duty firefighter saves elderly man from burning home: ‘It never crossed my mind not to go in’

    PRINCE GEORGE, Va. – An off-duty Petersburg firefighter jumped into action Friday night after a fire broke out at the at home of his elderly neighbor along South Crater Road in Prince George County. Chris Lawrence said he had checked on his next-door neighbor earlier in the night. “I helped him get in the bed and get him in the house,” Lawrence told WTVR. “I told him I’d come back around… and check on him to make sure he was […]

  • Father of Sandy Hook victim dies in apparent suicide at Newtown Town Hall

    NEWTOWN, Conn. – The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook shooting died in an apparent suicide early Monday, according to police. Jeremy Richman, 49, of Newtown,  was found dead at the Edmond Town Hall by ambulance crews who were called to the scene. Richman was the founder of the Avielle Foundation, which was named after his daughter Avielle who died in the Sandy Hook shooting in December, 2012. The foundation works to reduce violence in society. Jennifer Hensel, Avielle’s […]

  • ‘My God is awesome!’: Grandmother’s prayer closet withstands E4 tornado in Alabama

    LEE COUNTY, Ala. – Recovery efforts continue in Alabama where an E4 tornado touched down earlier this month, destroying everything in its path. But, there was one thing that managed to withstand the powerful storm: a grandmother’s prayer closet. Chaplain Jason Smith was out with Billy Graham’s Rapid Response Team when he made the discovery, according to 11 Alive. He wrote about it on Facebook saying the whole family survived. “Are you kidding me? My God is awesome! Shout somebody!” he […]

  • Dr. Dre deletes post bragging about daughter’s acceptance into USC after $70M donation backlash

    Hip-hop luminary Dr. Dre took to Instagram on Sunday to celebrate his daughter’s acceptance to the University of Southern California and throw shade at other rich families caught up in a national admissions scandal. The rapper, whose real name is Andre Young, posted a picture with his daughter, Truly Young, and her acceptance letter to the school. “My daughter got accepted into USC all on her own,” the rapper wrote in the caption. “No jail time!!!!” Dre’s comment was a […]

  • ‘It was like she was speaking to me’: Mom gets message from daughter killed in crash

    NEENAH, Wis. – While mourning the loss of her teen daughter after a deadly car crash, a Wisconsin mother got an unexpected text that left her stunned. Alyson Peters told WBAY she got the message as she visited the site where her daughter, 17-year-old MacKenzie Leeman, died Feb. 26 when her car slid off a highway overpass during a snowstorm. The high school senior, known as Kenzie to her loved ones, was driving home from a part-time job as a nursing […]

  • Missouri man accused of lacing co-workers’ drinks with LSD

    ARNOLD, Mo. – Authorities continue to investigate after a Missouri rental car agency employee allegedly slipped LSD into his co-workers’ drinks last Thursday. On Monday, Arnold police questioned a 19-year-old Enterprise Rent-A-Car worker accused of spiking the beverages, according to KMOV, but he hasn’t been charged pending laboratory tests. Police got a call from the Enterprise Rent-A-Car manager who reported that two employees, a 24-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man, had both been hospitalized after they began to feel “weird […]

  • This job will pay $1,000 for watching all 20 Marvel movies back-to-back

    Do you have the strength to binge more than 40 hours of superhero movies? CableTV.com will pay someone $1,000 to watch all 20 previously-released movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) back-to-back before the highly-anticipated “Avengers: Endgame” hits theaters on April 26. The ideal candidate is a Marvel superfan who is also an active, outgoing social media personality who’d be thrilled to live-tweet their marathon experience while tagging CableTV.com (@CableTV, #CableTV). Once you’re done, the site will ask for your […]

  • Figure in famous ‘The Scream’ print may not actually be screaming, museum says

    Edvard Munch’s “The Scream”may be one of the most recognizable images in art history, but the British Museum thinks most people have got it all wrong. The figure isn’t screaming — he’s hearing a scream, the curator of a new exhibit tells the Telegraph. Have we made a howler with the Scream? https://t.co/R5xPRPhNLa — The Telegraph (@Telegraph) March 21, 2019 This debate has actually been going on for years, but the museum says Munch’s own words make things clear. As Quartz explains, […]

  • Arkansas city offers bounty to anyone who cuts down Bradford pear trees

    FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas — The City of Fayetteville is offering a bounty on Bradford pear trees this spring. Bradford pear trees are considered an invasive species in Northwest Arkansas. They spread quickly and choke out the area’s native trees, shrubs, and flowers. The city says native tree species are more beneficial to the environment and wildlife. To spread awareness and discourage the spread of invasive trees, the city will give one native tree to each person who cuts down a Bradford […]

  • ‘There’s a big dog!’: Neighbor films burglar fleeing from pooch through second-floor window

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — On Tuesday, one pooch took it upon herself to save the day when a burglar busted into her owner’s home. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) said the man broke through the first-floor window of a home on Orange Street. Once inside he met Roxy, a large, 90-pound dog, and she was determined to thwart the crook. “Super proud of her, tried to tell everyone I could,” said Roxy’s owner Donnie Massing. “I tried to brag about her as […]

  • Pigs on the loose! Truck carrying 3,000 piglets overturns on on I-70 in Illinois

    CASEY, Ill. –  Illinois drivers are being warned to watch out for the possibility of escaped piglets following a crash Friday morning.  A truck caring thousands of piglets overturned on Interstate 70 between Casey and Greenup, about 135 miles northeast of St. Louis. According to Illinois State Police District 12 Facebook post, nearly 3000 piglets are loose near milepost 127. The circumstances surrounding the crash are unclear at this time. However, troopers warn that some piglets may be wandering loose and drivers should […]

  • Recent Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School graduate takes her own life

    PARKLAND, Florida – The mother of a recent Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School graduate said her daughter took her own life last weekend. Sydney Aiello, 19, was close friends with Meadow Pollack, one of the 17 students killed when a gunman opened fire inside the Parkland, Florida school last year, WFOR in Miami reported. Aiello’s mother told WFOR that her daughter suffered with “survivor’s guilt” and had recently been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. Her mother said Aiello struggled to […]

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