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  • ‘Hard to watch’ video shows cops pulling baby from woman at food assistance center

    NEW YORK CITY — Video shows a group of police officers pulling a 1-year-old baby from a woman’s arms and dragging the woman across the floor of a Brooklyn food assistance center. “They’re hurting my son. They’re hurting my son,” she shouts again and again in the video, posted to Facebook on Friday. “I’m begging you.” The incident happened at 275 Bergen Street, according to WPIX. The woman, identified by police at 23-year-old Jazmine Headley, sat on the floor because there weren’t any […]

  • ‘You made it!’: Video shows moment family finds cat alive, 1 month after Camp Fire

    PARADISE, Calif. – Video captured the emotional moment when a Paradise family reunited with their cat Timber – one month after the state’s most destructive fire ripped across parts of Northern California, killing 85 and destroying thousands of homes. Courtney Werblow said on Facebook that Timber, who had been living at her parents’ house, had somehow survived the Camp Fire which left the town in ruins. Video shows the cat, hesitantly at first, walking toward the razed foundation of Werblow’s parents’ […]

  • Cheer team wins state title months after losing a parent, a teammate and their principal

    HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. – For the first time in school history, the Thunder Ridge High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, took home the state title in cheerleading. And it happened after the team and the school suffered the loss of a parent, a teammate and their principal. “Oh my gosh, so proud! They’re an amazing group of kids,” Coach Mandy Martinez told KDVR. She clapped so hard when her athletes won that she popped the blood vessels in her palm. […]

  • CDC says don’t eat raw cookie dough (even though it’s delicious)

    For many, one of the best parts of making cookies for the holidays is the spoonful (or 10) of raw dough snuck from the bowl before it’s scooped, baked and turned into actual cookies. Well, the health experts at the Centers for Disease Control say eating unbaked products can technically “make you sick.” That’s because the uncooked eggs in cookie dough could be contaminated with salmonella. The CDC estimates there are over 1 million cases of salmonella illnesses in the […]

  • Video shows Baskin-Robbins employee fight off robber armed with knife

    SEATTLE – Seattle police are asking for help to identifying a serial armed robber targeting Baskin-Robbins stores and Subway shops, according to KCPQ. Detectives say he has hit at least three since October. In the most recent robbery, the suspect described as a black male 40’s to 50’s years old with a possible shaved head, entered the Baskin-Robbins with a large knife at about 4:30 pm. “As soon as I get to the counter, he grabs me by the apron […]

  • Eels keep getting lodged in noses of Hawaiian monk seals, and no one knows why

    Endangered Hawaiian monk seals have enough to contend with — sharks, habitat loss, limited prey, nets — without eels wiggling in their noses. Yet NOAA researchers are noting just how much trouble an eel in the nose can cause after sharing a photo of an afflicted seal looking rather uncomfortable this week, before the eel was successfully removed, per CNN. The seal is actually one of “three or four” juveniles observed with an eel up its nose since the phenomenon was first spotted off Hawaii’s […]

  • 3 Sonic Drive-In employees arrested after family finds ecstasy in 4-year-old’s meal

    TAYLOR, Texas – Three employees of a Sonic Drive-In face charges after a family eating at the Texas restaurant told police they found an ecstasy pill in one of the meals. According to KVUE, police said the family was dining at the Taylor restaurant Thursday night when an 11-year-old girl unwrapped a hamburger for her 4-year-old brother and found the drug. “When she opened the wrapping, she noticed a pill. Being an 11-year-old, she asked her parents if this was […]

  • Man dying from heart failure coughs up blood clot shaped like lung passage

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – A 36-year-old man has died after suffering from chronic heart failure and coughing so severely that he spit out a bright red blood clot perfectly-shaped like the airway passages of his right lung’s bronchial tree. The unidentified patient was receiving treatment in the intensive care unit at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center, according to a November 29 article in the New England Journal of Medicine. A 36-year-old man was admitted to the ICU […]

  • Secret Service closes security detail for ‘Timberwolf,’ the code name for George H.W. Bush

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The security detail for “Timberwolf” is over after the 41st president of the United States was laid to rest. Jim McGrath, spokesperson for former President George H.W. Bush, shared the Bush Protective Division’s final notification on Twitter. “Timberwolf’s Detail concluded at 0600 … with no incidents to report at the George Bush Presidential Library – College Station, Texas. God speed Former President George H.W. Bush – you will be missed by all of us,” the post reads. […]

  • ‘Voice of God’ saves men from semi-truck crash

    NEWTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Two men who escaped being crushed by a semi say it was the voice of God that saved them. “We heard a voice, and it was to get out of the truck and I look down and I saw a semi swerving toward us,” Jordan Cole told WJW. He was traveling with Kenneth Bryant and several other men from Montana to Philadelphia for a pastor’s conference. The men were bringing a MudMan food truck. It’s part of […]

  • Pennsylvania mom delivers her own baby in middle of trip to hospital

    YORK COUNTY, Pa. – A Pennsylvania mother had her daughter came roaring into the world this week. That’s because mom never made it to the hospital, delivering her own baby alongside a road in York County. “This is Ava Sylar Fink. She’s the newest member of the Fink family. She came roaring into this world Tuesday,” said Ashley Fink, Ava’s mother. Weighing 7 pounds 12 ounces, the Fink’s sweet baby girl came into the world a few days early and with […]

  • Two women wiped out $1.5M worth of strangers’ medical debt using $12K

    NEW YORK – Some 1,284 people in New York state are getting some good news this holiday season—courtesy of two complete strangers. Ithaca residents Judith Jones, 80, and Carolyn Kenyon, 70, raised $12,500 over the summer and gave it to the RIP Medical Debt charity, which used it to forgive an amazing $1.5 million in medical debt, reports the New York Times. The charity—started in 2014 by former debt collection execs Craig Antico and Jerry Ashton—was able to buy up the overdue debt […]