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  • Canada Legalizes Recreational Marijuana, Making It The Largest Legal Marketplace

    Recreational marijuana is now legal all over Canada. As of 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, adults will be allowed to carry and share up to 30 grams of legal marijuana in public, according to a bill that passed the Senate in June. They will also be allowed to cultivate up to four plants in their households and make products such as edibles for personal use. Consumers must be at least 18 years old, and the production, distribution or sale of cannabis products is an […]

  • No Winner In Lottery Drawing, Mega Million Jackpot Hits A New Record Of $868 Million

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. — There was no winner in Tuesday’s Mega Millions lottery drawing. That means the jackpot for Friday’s drawing is now at least $868 million or a cash lump sum of $494.5 million. It will be the largest jackpot in the game’s history and the second largest in the U.S. lottery jackpot history. The Mega Millions jackpot beat its own record once again after no ticket matched all the six numbers in the drawing Tuesday night. The winning […]

  • Video Shows North Carolina Police Officers Trying To Catch Injured Squirrel; Hilarity Ensues

    HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. — Hillsborough police officers had some “serious police business” to attend to, the department said in a video posted to the HPD Facebook page Tuesday. Officers took to the Hampton Pointe Shopping Center in response to an unusual call: an injured squirrel. “They responded quickly and worked proficiently as they wrangled a squirrel who had an injured leg,” HPD wrote. The squirrel put up a good fight, but officers were ultimately able to capture the squirrel in a […]

  • YouTube Experienced A Major Outage Tuesday Night, Prompts Outcry On Social Media

    YouTube has reported widespread outages on several of their sites Tuesday evening. According to Down Detector, the outage is affecting users coast-to-coast, but the issues reportedly extend to the rest of the world, as well. YouTube has had similar issues in the past, but they aren’t common and rarely last as long as Tuesday’s – more than 50 minutes. Thanks for your reports about YouTube, YouTube TV and YouTube Music access issues. We're working on resolving this and will let you know […]

  • How ‘The Conners’ Dealt With Roseanne’s Departure

    Warning: This story contains spoilers about the series premiere of “The Conners.” So, Roseanne was right. Nearly five months since ABC’s much-publicized axing of its “Roseanne” revival from its lineup, the network on Tuesday premiered “The Conners,” a half hour spin-off framed around the fictional family of Roseanne Conner. In the first episode, Dan (John Goodman), Jackie (Laurie Metcalf) and Roseanne’s children are three weeks into dealing with the aftermath of her sudden death from what they believe to be a heart attack. […]

  • St. Louis Woman Who Tried To Block Black Tenant From Entering Building Speaks Out

    ST. LOUIS – A white St. Louis woman who lost her job after a video circulated online showing her refusing to let a black tenant inside the building spoke to KTVI Tuesday. The woman, Hillary Thornton, said the man didn’t have a key fob to get inside and forced his way in the apartment building. She reached out to share her side of the story after being called a racist and receiving death threats. “When I noticed an individual that […]

  • Florida Driver Uninjured After Plywood Slices Through Windshield

    ROCKLEDGE, Fla. — A driver is lucky to be alive after a large piece of plywood went through the vehicle’s windshield in a freak accident on Friday. The driver was identified as Rebecca Burgman, 35, of Melbourne, Florida, according to Florida Today Brevard County Fire Rescue shared images of the incident on Facebook and said that Burgman had minor injuries and refused any additional medical treatment. The Florida Highway Patrol said that the plywood was being carried by a 2006 Chevrolet pickup […]

  • 13-Year-Old Girl Missing After Parents Found Dead May Be In Florida

    BARRON, Wis. – A 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who disappeared after her parents were found dead in their home may have been spotted in Miami, Florida. Jayme Closs may have been spotted Monday (Oct. 15) afternoon in a black Ford Explorer with a possible Wisconsin plate of 160WER, according to a tweet from the Miami Police Department.  Closs is 5 feet tall and 100 pounds, with strawberry-blond hair and green eyes. An Amber Alert has been issued. Endangered Juvenile, Jayne Closs from Barron, WI, […]

  • Visitors At Ohio Haunted House Say They Experienced Mock Rape

    AKRON, Ohio — Akron Fright Fest is promoted as an extreme haunted house experience, but some are saying they have crossed the line, according to WJW. Located on the grounds of the Melanie Lake at Kim Tam Park recreation area in Uniontown, it includes six haunted houses of varying degrees of intensity. For three of the haunted houses, visitors are asked to sign waivers with the understanding that they can get physical. But some visitors are claiming their experience inside […]

  • Man Shot After Triggering Own Booby Trap While Feeding Squirrels At North Carolina Home

    CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. – A North Carolina man who booby-trapped his backdoor with a shotgun shot himself when he opened the door, according to deputies. WCNC reported that the 68-year-old man seriously injured himself with his own booby trap at about 11:30 a.m. Monday at his Cleveland County home. “I’ve never seen anything quite like this,” Capt. Jon Wright, with the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office, told the Gaston Gazette. Cleveland Co Sheriff’s Office says first arriving deputy used his tactical […]

  • Parents Say Little Caesars Pizza Left 2-Year-Old With Second-Degree Burns

    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – A Georgia couple says a trip to Little Caesars left their 2-year-old daughter screaming in pain after scalding-hot cheese and sauce fell onto the child’s hand and leg Friday evening. The girl’s mother, Koddi Dunn, of Cornelia, told WXIA they were on their way home from visiting with her husband’s mother when they decided to stop at a Little Caesars in Lawrenceville they often went to. The Dunns said it was packed around 8:30, but they waited and […]

  • Teen Accused Of Shooting At Road Sign, Accidentally Killing Marine On His Front Porch

    GREENWOOD COUNTY, S.C. – A South Carolina teenager is accused of firing a gun at a road sign and accidentally shooting and killing a Marine on his porch. The State newspaper reported that 17-year-old Eason Reid Gravley faces charges of involuntary manslaughter and possession of a handgun in connection to the death of 48-year-old Joe Darius Black. The suspect allegedly fired the gun at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in Greenwood County, fatally hitting the victim in the chest. The bullet “passed through […]