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  • ‘Soak Up This Moment.’ Granger Smith’s Family Posts Touching Video Tribute To Son

    “What if you were given a gift of 1,000 days on this Earth?” That’s how country star Granger Smith is now framing the tragic death of his 3-year-old son, River, who died after a drowning accident at the family’s Texas home earlier this month. In an emotional, nearly 30-minute YouTube video titled “Finding Light in Our Darkest Time,” Smith and his wife, Amber, show photos and clips of their youngest child and speak about the time they had with him before he died. Smith […]

  • A Rare, Clockwise-Spinning Tornado Touches Down In South Dakota

    South Dakota doesn’t get a lot of tornadoes, but a twister there last weekend was particularly rare — because it was spinning clockwise. The National Weather Service says the anticyclonic tornado only lasted for about 45 seconds on June 15. That was long enough for it to knock down seven trees at a farmstead outside of Estelline, which is about 80 miles north of Sioux Falls. Only about 1% of tornadoes that hit the Northern Hemisphere rotate in a clockwise […]

  • Owner Of Construction Company Offers To Rebuild Ohio Family’s Driveway For Free After Flood

    GREEN, Ohio — The owner of a local construction company surprised an Ohio family in need this week by offering to rebuild their driveway, which collapsed due to flash flooding. Jason Johnson, who owns Arbor Ridge Construction, said he was so moved by Cory and Kayla Dowey’s story that he just had to help. “You know, we’ve all had problems. Everybody needs help sometimes and they just got the house six weeks ago I heard, I mean that’s a big hit,” […]

  • ‘Elizabeth Don’t Feed Me’: Kansas Couple Accused Of Starving, Abusing 5-Year-Old Boy

    SHAWNEE, Kan. — A Kansas couple are accused of starving a 5-year-old boy so badly that he only weighed 28 pounds. Elizabeth Francis and John Alvin Carter, of Shawnee, each face one count of abuse of a child under 18 and one count of aggravated endangerment of a child in Johnson County court. Carter is the boy’s adoptive father, but documents didn’t specify the nature of Francis’ relationship to the child. According to court documents, on Dec. 21, 2018, investigators […]

  • Utah Man Says Woman Broke In To Pet His Dogs, Got A Drink And Made Herself At Home

    NORTH SALT LAKE, Utah — A Utah man came in from a long night to find an unexpected visitor had made herself at home inside of his apartment. “I walked straight in and she was standing right here on the counter just looking at me,” Ryan Spurlock told KSTU as he re-enacted the bizarre encounter, opening his apartment door and looking to the island in the kitchen. “I was looking right at her and a homeless girl was just looking […]

  • Tennessee Driver Accused Of Killing ‘Randomly Chosen’ Pregnant Mother, 2-Year-Old

    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — A Tennessee man faces murder charges after police say he deliberately mowed down a pregnant woman and her toddler son Monday, killing both, along with the woman’s unborn child. William David Phillips, 33, of Jefferson City, has been charged with three counts of murder and one count of attempted murder, according to the Jefferson City Police Dept. Police say Phillips chose his victims at random, first driving into a 61-year-old man named Tillman Gunter, then slamming […]

  • Vape Pen Explosion Shatters Nevada Boy’s Jaw, Breaks His Teeth

    Warning: This article contains a photo some may find graphic NEVADA — The 17-year-old traveled 250 miles with a bloody mouth, broken teeth and a hole in his jaw, trekking from a small town in Nevada to a pediatric hospital in Utah with his mother. There, doctors rushed him into surgery, working to reconstruct and repair shattered bone. What he told doctors shocked them: The boy was vaping when, without warning, his e-cigarette exploded in his face. The freak accident, […]

  • Missouri Man Who Molested 11-Year-Old Girl Sentenced To Probation

    GREENE COUNTY, Miss. – A Missouri man who admitted to sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl was given a sentence Friday of five years probation, according to the Springfield News-Leader. Joseph Meili, 22, agreed to plead guilty to third-degree molestation as part of a plea deal reached in March. If he doesn’t violate the terms of the sentence, the conviction could be taken off his record, the paper reports. Meili met the victim through the dating app MeetMe, according to court […]

  • College Students Used Baseball Bat To Put Duck ‘Out Of Its Misery’, Police Say

    Former student baseball players at an Alabama community college are accused of pulling a duck from a campus pond and beating it with a bat. Following a party, Thomas “Landon” Grant and Jacob Frye allegedly beat the white Muscovy duck found on the campus of Central Alabama Community College in Alexander City before putting it in a bag at a nearby apartment. One of the pair allegedly then beat the duck further in an attempt to “put it out of […]

  • Cleveland Clinic Performs Its First In Utero Surgery On Fetus, Repairs Spina Bifida Before Baby’s Birth

    CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Clinic has joined other top hospitals in North America and can now offer in utero surgery. The hospital announced Wednesday that after more than a year of preparations they have successfully completed Northern Ohio’s first ever surgery on a fetus inside the uterus to repair spina bifida. “The operation on the fetus in the uterus, I’m directing and in charge of, and the guidance of where we should open the uterus, the exposure of the baby,” said Dr. […]

  • ‘Jeopardy!’ Champ James Holzhauer Donates To Pancreatic Cancer Fund In Honor Of Alex Trebek

    NAPERVILLE, Ill. – “Jeopardy!” champ James Holzhauer reportedly made a donation in honor of legendary host Alex Trebek, who is battling stage 4 cancer. According to the Chicago Tribune, the contestant gave money to a woman from Naperville, Illinois, Ann Zediker, who is hosting a walk to raise money to fight pancreatic cancer. Zediker told the Chicago Tribune she became a huge fan of Holzhauer’s after she saw a very special moment on “Jeopardy!” when Trebek thanked Holzhauer’s daughter for […]

  • Scientists: Tens Of Millions Of Goldfish Live In Great Lakes

    BUFFALO, N. Y. — They say a picture’s worth a thousand words. In this case, it might be worth several million goldfish. The Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper, which protects and restores water in western New York, posted a picture to its Facebook page Friday showing a member of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service holding a giant goldfish. In the caption, the organization explained the 14-inch fish is “why you should never flush your fish!” They said the fish was caught just […]

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