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  • Couple accused of trying to sell 5-month-old baby on Craigslist

    GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. — A Tennesee couple is accused of trying to sell their baby on Craigslist, according to the Greeneville Sun. John David Cain, 26 and Deanna Greer, 37, were charged with aggravated child abuse and aggravated child neglect after the couple tried to sell their 5-month-old baby for $3,000. A local couple saw the alleged ad on Craigslist Friday and contacted police. Cain and Greer were then arrested after undercover officers set up a meeting to buy the […]

  • Sanitation Crew Helps Woman Find Wedding, Engagement Rings She Accidentally Trashed

    NEW YORK — Department of Sanitation workers helped a New York City woman find the wedding and engagement rings she accidentally threw away with the trash, according to WPIX. Last weekend, Shannon Lombardo was cleaning her wedding and engagement rings when she put them on a paper towel. The next day, she realized she accidentally trashed the rings with a pile of tissues. At this point, the garbage bag had already been thrown down the trash chute. Shannon called the sanitation department and […]

  • Crayola to Retire Color From 24-Count Crayon Box for First Time Ever

    Forks Township, PA — Crayola is kicking one of its iconic colors to the curb. The crayon company said it’s retiring a color from its classic 24-count box for the first time in its history. Crayola didn’t reveal which one is getting the hook, or what color, if any, will replace it. The big reveal will happen in Times Square at 8:15 a.m. Friday on National Crayon Day. But once the color is retired, the Forks Township, Pennsylvania-based company will not […]

  • New USPS Service Shows Photos of Your Mail Before You Get Home

    WASHINGTON — A new service from the U.S. Postal Service will show you photos of mail being delivered at your home — and yes, that probably includes photos of coupons you will never use. Informed Delivery is an optional notification service that sends an email to users containing images of the outside of letter–sized mailpieces. The images show the exterior, address side of the mailpieces. Notifications are only sent on days when mail is being delivered at the home. According to the […]

  • Girl Badly Burned by Homemade Slime, Mother Has Warning for Parents

    ROCKLAND, Mass. — A mother in Massachusetts is warning other parents after her young daughter was badly burned while making a popular DIY project for kids, according to WCVB. Siobhan Quinn was excited when her daughter Kathleen became interested in making and playing with homemade “slime.” “I thought it was great. I encouraged it and bought all the stuff. And then when it was gone, I bought more. She was being a little scientist,” Quinn told WCVB. But last weekend while […]

  • ‘Sometimes, It’s Ok to Throw Rocks at Girls’: Jewelry Store Criticized for Controversial Billboard

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Owners of a North Carolina jewelry store are apologizing for a controversial billboard that some people believe encourages domestic violence, WLOS reports. The billboard reads, “Sometimes, it’s ok to throw rocks at girls…” .@SpicerGreene is this supposed to be humorous because you think violence against women is funny? do better. be better. #notbuyingit — kim kelley (@mskimkelley) March 23, 2017 The owners of Spicer Green Jewelers in Asheville took to Facebook Thursday afternoon to issue an […]

  • Police Officer Calls Back IRS Scammer in Viral Facebook Video

    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – After a man pretending to be an IRS agent left a threatening voicemail for a Wisconsin police officer, the department decided to call back. In the Facebook video of the exchange, officer Kyle Roder calls the number and asks, “Hello, is this the IRS? It said to call this number, you said I had committed a fraud or something?” The scammer, unaware he’s about to be scammed, asks for a case number. When Roder says he […]

  • Mother, 8-Year-Old Daughter Killed in Separate Accidents Minutes Apart

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – A mother and her daughter died in separate car accidents along an Alabama highway Tuesday afternoon, according to authorities. Investigators say the woman, identified as 39-year-old Julia Yates Patterson, died when the Ford Explorer she was driving collided head-on with a Dodge Ram truck. The fatal crash happened on Highway 117 around 3:00 p.m., according to WHNT. Two people riding in the truck were hurt in the incident and taken to the hospital. HEARTBREAKING: Mother, young daughter […]

  • ‘A sweet day’: Gummy bear giant Haribo to open first U.S. factory

    MADISON, Wis. – Move over, cheese curds. Gummy bears are coming to Wisconsin. German gummy maker Haribo announced on Thursday that it will open its first U.S. factory in the Badger State. The Kenosha County plant will create 400 jobs, according to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, and is scheduled to open in 2020. The project marks one of the largest investments from a foreign company in the state’s history, the governor’s office said. Walker thanked Haribo for choosing his state. […]

  • New Scam Tricks Victims Out of Thousands of Dollars Using Old Con

    It’s a new twist on an old scam designed to steal thousands of dollars from unsuspecting consumers nationwide. It used to be called the Secret Shopper scam. The new version goes by the name Secret Surveyor, but the con is the same. “This is very alarming”, says Kim Cordero who contacted PIX11 after her parents, Irma and Rick Cordero of the Bronx, recently received a postal-service priority envelope. The return address says Smart Shopper in Santa Clarita, California. The mailing […]

  • Utah Man Killed, Wife Injured in London Terrorist Attack

    LONDON – A Utah man was killed and his wife injured in the London terrorist attack on Wednesday. Kurt and Melissa Cochran were caught in the attack on the Westminster Bridge. Relatives tell Fox 13 News Kurt died Thursday morning from his injuries. They say Melissa remains hospitalized with several broken bones. Relatives say the couple was in the UK visiting Melissa’s parents who are serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in London. Kurt […]

  • Girl Calls 911 From Back of SUV as Parents Overdose

    CINCINNATI, Ohio — A terrified Ohio girl had to call 911 from the backseat of an SUV after her parents overdosed on heroin. The call was made to a 911 dispatcher in Cincinnati last Saturday, WLWT-TV reported. “I’m scared,” the girl told the dispatcher. “I know you’re scared, but you’ll be o.k. It will be alright,” the dispatcher responded. The girl was unable to tell the dispatcher where she was – so they kept her on the phone until they […]