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  • Gator Found in Pennsylvania Creek

    DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. — The Darby creek in Prospect Park is usually a peaceful, serene place. The waters aren’t known to have any major threats… that is until last Sunday. “We deal with snakes and other things but we know that, but a gator is unheard of here.” Sunday morning, a three foot gator was pulled out the creek not too far from Mary Bosch’s home. “It was a little nerve-racking, because we have little dogs and we do swim in […]

  • Burglar Gets Trapped in Escape Room Business, Calls Police

      VANCOUVER, Wash. — An “escape room” business in the Washington state is dealing with a very ironic situation. A man made his way inside and created his own escape room adventure before finally calling police on himself. In an escape room there are all kinds of clues. Getting in is usually the easy part. The way out is the challenge. According to officials, Rye Wardlaw played the game a little differently. Rob Bertrand, owner, NW Escape Experience, “Sure enough, […]

  • Alarming Video Captures Toddler Scaling ‘Un-climbable’ Pool Ladder, Goes Viral

    ATTLEBORO, Mass. – A dad posted a video on Facebook of his 2-year-old son climbing up a gated ladder to their pool, that is meant to be “un-climbable”. The toddler’s father, Keith Wyman, posted this video in hopes of bringing awareness to other parents how important it is to always keep an eye on children when you have a pool. Since Friday, June 15, this video has gone viral, and been viewed upwards of 18 million times. Wyman says he […]

  • FBI Urges Public to Reboot Routers to Stop Russian Malware

    SAN JOSE, Ca. — Your router, the device that connects your home or office to the internet, is under attack by malware and the FBI is urging you to take immediate steps to stop it. The malware’s name is VPNFilter. It infects routers, the box that serves as the gateway to connect home and small business computers and other devices to the internet. The FBI and Justice Department want you to take this simple step: Reboot the router by disconnecting […]

  • Former Penn State Basketball Player Reprises Chewbacca Role in ‘Solo’

    “Solo: A Star Wars Story” hits theaters Friday and the latest installment of the “Star Wars” franchise shows the much-anticipated first meeting between Han Solo and sidekick Chewbacca, played by former Penn State basketball player Joonas Suotamo. Suotamo played power forward and center for the Nittany Lions before graduating in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. “Solo” shows Chewbacca in ways he hasn’t been seen in previous “Star Wars” films which surprised “Solo” co-star Alden Ehrenreich. “It was actually […]

  • NTSB Recommends Seat Belts on School Buses in Wake of Deadly Crashes

    WASHINGTON — A major announcement from the National Transportation Safety Board in the wake of several deadly school bus crashes. The NTSB recommending, for the first time, that all new school buses have both lap and shoulder seat belts. Chairman Sumwalt closes Board meeting: “Today’s recs if acted upon will help ensure new school buses are manufactured w/ occupant protection such as lap-shoulder belts, as well as collision avoidance tech. Safety demands oversight that puts lives first.” #NTSBmwl #NTSBhwy — […]

  • Caught on Camera: Crane Collapses at Site of New Police Headquarters

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fl. — A crane collapse in St. Petersburg, Florida sent construction workers scrambling for their lives. According to St. Petersburg Police, the incident took place Wednesday morning and was captured on security video. In the video, you can see the crane begin swaying before toppling over as workers below ran to be avoid it. The crane narrowly misses nearby buildings before crashing to the ground in a cloud of dust. No injuries were reported, and damage at the […]

  • Motorcyclist Involved in Multi-Vehicle Crash Captures It All on Helmet Cam

    Plano, TX — A Plano motorcyclist involved in a close-call wreck Saturday went uninjured, but the footage he captured of the crash on his GoPro camera racked up nearly 400,000 views on YouTube within a day. Malik Elizee was going north on Custer Road when he stopped at a light at McDermott Drive. The light turned green, and as he rode forward, an eastbound vehicle ran a red light, crashing into an SUV and car in front of Elizee. Elizee […]

  • Tractor-trailer Overturns, Dangles From Overpass Near Pittsburgh

    SOUTH STRABANE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — 911 dispatchers in western PA said an entrapment was reported after a tractor-trailer overturned in Washington County early Tuesday morning. The incident happened shortly after 5:30 a.m. in South Strabane Township in the area where I-79 NB meets I-70 WB near Pittsburgh. Multiple emergency responders were headed to the scene.

  • ‘Roseanne’ Reboot Premieres, Picks Up Where Show Left Off

    NEW YORK — 20 years after the iconic Conner family won our hearts on “Roseanne,” the cast is back for a new season of laughs and lessons. When asked to revive ABC’s hit sitcom “Roseanne”, the cast members who starred on the network’s airwaves from 1988 to 1997 eagerly jumped back on board. The Conners are back as the quintessential all-American, working-class family. Lead actress and co-creator Roseanne Barr says the show’s themes are more relevant than ever. “It just […]

  • ‘American Idol’ Auditions Conclude With Former Contestant’s Stunning Return

    “American Idol” auditions concluded Sunday, with judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan searching for talent in Nashville, Los Angeles, New York and Savannah, Georgia — including the shocking return of a season-12 contestant. Here’s some of Sunday’s highlights: Pittsburgh native Gabby Barrett, 17, made the mistake of trying to sound like Carrie Underwood during her rendition of Carrie’s “Good Girl,” but redeemed herself when she switched to a gospel tune. Perry, noting the teen had “stage presence,” gave […]

  • Pennsylvania Woman Rides Horse Through Wendy’s Drive-Thru, Orders Frosty

    Fox Chapel, PA — When Marcella Gruchalak and Shelly Tate left a fundraiser in Fox Chapel, PA on horseback, they figured, why not go to Wendy’s and order a Frosty on your horse. Wendy’s usually requires drive-thru customers to be in a car but made an exception in this case, according to WTAE. The video posted back in January is now going viral. According to Gruchalak’s Facebook page, making the news is off her bucket list.