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  • California Woman, 102, Forced out of Home so Landlord’s Daughter Can Move In

    LOS ANGELES, Ca. — A 102-year-old woman is being forced out of her home in Ladera Heights, according to KCBS. Family and friends of Thelma Smith are banding together after she received an eviction notice and is being forced to relocate. Smith’s landlord intends to move his daughter into the residence once she graduates from law school. Smith has lost most of her family over the years, including her husband, and her remaining family lives on the East Coast. Her […]

  • Moose Crashes Wedding at Rocky Mountain National Park

    ESTES PARK, Colo. – A couple getting married in Rocky Mountain National Park on Monday got the best wedding gift they could have hoped for. The couple from Illinois spent months planning to elope in Colorado. “They got their wedding permit for Sprague Lake and we had grand plans of mountain views and beautiful May spring weather and then we get a snowstorm,” photographer Sarah Goff told KDVR. She says the bride and groom were a little disappointed at first […]

  • Two Runaway Barges Sink After Smashing Into Oklahoma Dam

    WEBBERS FALLS, Okla. – Two barges that broke free along the Arkansas River have struck the dam near Webbers Falls, Oklahoma. On Wednesday afternoon, emergency management officials in eastern Oklahoma asked residents to completely evacuate the town due to dangers associated with flooding, according to KFOR. “Residents in the Town of Webbers Falls need to evacuate immediately. This is a life threatening situation. If you choose to stay you are doing so at your own risk,” officials wrote on Facebook. […]

  • Healthy Dog Euthanized to Fulfill Late Owner’s Wish of Burial with Her Pet

    RICHMOND, Va. — Over the protests of shelter workers, a healthy dog was euthanized so she could be buried with her dead owner in accordance with the Virginia woman’s will, according to WWBT. The Shih Tzu named Emma was temporarily placed at the Chesterfield Animal Shelter, where staff members tried for two weeks to talk the executor of the will out of putting the dog down. Carrie Jones, a manager at Chesterfield Animal Services, told WWBT that Emma would have been […]

  • Off-Duty New York Firefighter Attacked by Teens After Defending Elderly Couple: Police

    NEW YORK — An off-duty FDNY firefighter was attacked after he defended an elderly couple from a group of teens in New York City Saturday morning, police said. Just before 9:30 a.m., police said the firefighter, 38, intervened after witnessing a group of teenagers harassing an elderly couple in the vicinity of 86th Street and Third Avenue on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. One of the teens sucker-punched the man from behind and pushed him to the ground, then […]

  • Sisters Sell Lemonade to Pay off Classmates’ School Lunch Debt

    DAVIDSON COUNTY. N.C. — Two young girls are hoping to make a difference in their classmates’ lives with a lemonade stand. Sisters Hailey and Hannah Hager spent the weekend squeezing and serving lemonade to raise money for their peers at Southwood Elementary in Lexington. Student lunch debt at the school is up to $3,100. “There’s one family that owes $800,” Erin Hager, the girls’mom, told WGHP. “I don’t know how many years’ worth that is, but it’s a big deal.” […]

  • Chick-Fil-A Is Testing Spicy Chicken Strips as Chain Looks to Expand Menu

    Chick-fil-A is turning up the heat and testing spicy chicken strips at select restaurants in Texas, Arizona and Pennsylvania. The Houston Chronicle reported that the Spicy Chick-n-Strips essentially combine the chain’s original chicken strips with the Spicy Chicken Sandwich. “You’re going to see Chick-fil-A do more with spicy,” Amanda Norris, the executive director of Chick-fil-A’s menu, recently told Business Insider. Norris said the spicy new strips are selling well. “We only see it growing — just looking at just what we sell […]

  • Dressbarn to close all of its 650 stores

    MAHWAH, N.J. – Dressbarn will be closing all 650 of its stores, Ascena Retail Group announced on Monday. The women’s clothing retailer has locations across the country, including dozens in Pennsylvania. “For more than 50 years, Dressbarn has served women’s fashion needs, and we thank all of our dedicated associates for their commitment to Dressbarn and our valued customers. This decision was difficult, but necessary, as the Dressbarn chain has not been operating at an acceptable level of profitability in […]

  • Van Passenger Impaled After Tripod Thrown From Freeway Overpass

    SACRAMENTO – A Caltrans tripod was stolen Thursday in Old Sacramento before it was thrown through the windshield of a van traveling on Interstate 5, injuring the people inside. The van was a shuttle for Military Families Support Group. “I was picking a veteran up from the Sacramento Airport heading to Mather to pick up another veteran. That’s what we do” driver Tim Page said. The California Highway Patrol says around 10:30 a.m., someone stole a Caltrans survey team’s tripod […]

  • Internet Sensation Grumpy Cat Dies at Age 7

    The world’s most famous frowning feline has passed away at age 7. Her owners made the announcement Friday morning, saying she had a urinary tract infection that became too tough for her to overcome. “We are unimaginably heartbroken to announce the loss of our beloved Grumpy Cat,” Tabatha Bundesen, Grumpy Cat’s owner, said. “Despite care from top professionals, as well as from her very loving family, Grumpy encountered complications from a recent urinary tract infection that unfortunately became too tough […]

  • Video Shows Parent Apparently Trip Player During Youth Basketball Tournament

    ROCKLIN, Calif. — Shocking video captures the moment a parent sitting court side at a youth basketball tournament in California appears to trip a player from the competing team. Players, coaches and parents from the Cornerstone Basketball Academy based in Vallejo traveled miles away to take part in the Hardwood Palace tournament Saturday against the Folsom Elite Basketball Academy. “This specific team is our 10-year-old and under team,” said Eugene Solano, the director of the Vallejo team. Solano told KTXL […]

  • Missing Kentucky Toddler Found Alive Days After He Disappeared From Home

    MAGOFFIN COUNTY, Ky. — Authorities announced a wonderful update in the disappearance of a Kentucky toddler who had been missing for nearly three days. WKYT reports the boy was found at an old strip mine, about a mile from his home. A search team told the TV station they heard the boy crying. He was found at the bottom of a 50-foot incline at the mine; they rescued him using a rope and basket. The Magoffin County Sheriff’s Office had been looking for 22-month-old […]

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