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  • ‘LazyTown’ Robbie Rotten actor Stefan Karl Stefansson dies after cancer battle

    Stefan Karl Stefansson, the Icelandic actor best known for his role as Robbie Rotten on “LazyTown,” has died at 43 from an aggressive bile duct cancer, his family has confirmed. Stefansson played the villain on the children’s show from 2004 to 2014. The show filmed in Iceland and aired in over 180 countries. Stefansson was first diagnosed with cancer in 2016. In March, he announced his cancer had returned and was considered inoperable. Stefansson’s wife, Steinunn Olina, said the family would […]

  • Security camera captures man sneaking into college students’ apartment, watching woman sleep

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Police have arrested an Arkansas man after he allegedly admitted to entering a woman’s apartment and masturbating while she slept. Michael Irvin, 18, was arrested Monday in connection with two counts of residential burglary, voyeurism, and theft of property, according to KFSM. Irvin told Fayetteville police he entered a woman’s apartment at The Vue and stood over her, “fighting urges to not hurt her,” according to an arrest report. He said he exposed himself and masturbated over […]

  • Video shows ‘Silent Sam’ statue being brought down in UNC-Chapel Hill protest

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Protesters on Monday night toppled the controversial ‘Silent Sam’ statue on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. More than 200 protesters first gathered at the Peace and Justice Plaza at about 7 p.m., before marching to the base of the statue, calling for its removal. By 9:30 p.m., the statue was on the ground and the crowd erupted in cheers. Chancellor Folt released a statement about the toppling. ‘Silent Sam’ had […]

  • Man caught on video tunneling into convenience store

    LA VERNE, Calif. — A burglar tunneled his way into a convenience store in La Verne, California, early Friday morning, according to police, who posted photos to Facebook showing the suspect and a hole in the wall he apparently climbed through. Police responded to the scene just after 4 a.m. on Friday after a burglary alarm went off at the Inland Dairy Store. Once there, the officers noticed a hole inside one of the walls of the store. The suspect […]

  • Community says goodbye to 11-year-old girl with Harry Potter-themed funeral

    KOKOMO, Ind. – Ryana Alexis Nix lost her fight with Leukemia last week, so family, friends, and complete strangers came together to say goodbye to the 11-year-old in a magical way. To pay tribute to Ryana’s love of Harry Potter, her mom Kayla Beatty and the staff at the Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home discussed a Harry Potter theme for her funeral. Her family told WXIN she read every book. Dozens of fans who do not even know the family came […]

  • GOP House candidate: I was abducted by aliens

    The Miami Herald over the weekend made its endorsements in a local congressional race, an otherwise routine development that is making headlines for an odd reason: The candidate endorsed by the newspaper in the Republican primary not only believes in aliens, she claims to have been abducted by them, reports Newsweek. The Herald does not try to dodge the issue in backing Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera for the 27th District. “We realize that Rodriguez Aguilera is an unusual candidate,” the editors write. “Last year, she told […]

  • Video shows rescue of mother, son and dog after vehicle plunges into California marina

    LONG BEACH, Calif. – Dramatic video captured over the weekend shows lifeguards rescuing a mother, her son and a dog after the driver crashed through a guardrail and plunged into the water of a Long Beach, California marina. The incident occurred about 1 p.m. Saturday when a pickup truck went “blasting” into the water from an elevated parking lot in the Alamitos Bay Marina, Long Beach Fire Department Capt. Jeff Jones explains in the video. The footage shows the lifeguards working quickly […]

  • Teen arrested for lighting boy on fire during grill dispute, police say

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — A 13-year-old boy has been arrested after police said he set a 14-year-old boy on fire during an argument over grilling in Virginia Sunday afternoon. Police said the incident happened at Peterson’s Yacht Basin in Newport News around 4 p.m. When officers arrived, they found the 14-year-old with burns to his torso and one of his arms, WTKR reported. Police said the two teens got into an argument about who was going to light the charcoal on […]

  • Colorado baby born at 18:18 on 8-18-18

    LOVELAND, Colo. — A girl born in northern Colorado over the weekend has a pretty special birthday. Luciana Castillo was born Aug. 18, 2018. “She was two days late, actually,” her mother Erika Crespin told KDVR. Lucy must have been waiting specifically for the 18. The date she was born, 8-18-18, is a palindrome, meaning it is the same forward as it is backward. “When we were getting ready to push I was like ‘At least she’ll be born on […]

  • Netflix testing commercials, insists they are not commercials (and how to opt out)

    Netflix wants you to believe a commercial is not a commercial. The popular streaming service recently started testing video promotions between episodes and movies. A company spokesperson also pushed back on the term “commercials,” and insisted the “personalized recommendations” are for other shows and movies on Netflix. Some Reddit users, who were apparently part of the test, said they were unable to skip the video promos. Other users said they did see a “skip” button.” In a statement to CNN, Netflix […]

  • Separated by war, mother sees son for first time in 68 years

    They became separated in the chaos of fleeing the war 68 years ago and ended up on opposite sides of the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea, reports the BBC. But on Monday, 92-year-old Lee Keum-seom of South Korea traveled across the border and got to meet and hug her son Sang Chol, now 71 himself. Both dissolved into sobs, reports CNN. “This is a photo of my father, mom,” Sang Chol said, showing her a picture of his late father—and […]

  • Florida alpaca dies after eating Doritos, Cheese Nips and peanuts

    FLEMING ISLAND, Fla. — A community alpaca in Florida has died after someone repeatedly fed the animal Doritos, Cheese Nips, and peanuts, according to officials at Creekside Animal Hospital. “It is with a heavy heart that we want to inform our clients and friends… that our youngest alpaca that was born out on the shared field over a year ago has passed away,” the hospital wrote on Facebook. According to the statement, an unknown man who drives a blue car would […]